The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 93 82 76
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -6
Contract jobs citing VLAN 10 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.60% 0.54% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.78% 5.06% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£275 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 - £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 - £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £301 £299
% change year-on-year
-0.41% +0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +39.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £22.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+45.05% -35.00%
VLAN
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
209 158 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.48% 10.60% 12.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 59 65
Average daily rate £363 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 22
Average hourly rate £21.00 £14.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -16.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £25.72 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -18.18%

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VLAN across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

VLAN
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VLAN across the East Midlands region.

VLAN Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

VLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VLAN across the East Midlands region.

VLAN Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

VLAN
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
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Last Year
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Average
Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Nottinghamshire 0 10 £275 - 1
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing VLAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VLAN.

1 12 (63.16%) Cisco
2 10 (52.63%) WAN
2 10 (52.63%) Firewall
3 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
3 8 (42.11%) DNS
4 7 (36.84%) CCNA
4 7 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (36.84%) SAN
4 7 (36.84%) LAN
4 7 (36.84%) Windows
4 7 (36.84%) ITIL
4 7 (36.84%) FCoE
5 6 (31.58%) Load Balancing
5 6 (31.58%) VMware
5 6 (31.58%) Network Design
5 6 (31.58%) VoIP
5 6 (31.58%) Juniper
5 6 (31.58%) VPN
5 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
5 6 (31.58%) Office 365
6 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
6 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
7 4 (21.05%) Linux
7 4 (21.05%) Oracle
7 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
7 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (21.05%) SUSE
7 4 (21.05%) IPsec
7 4 (21.05%) Network Load Balancing

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing VLAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VLAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 4 (21.05%) Lync
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (15.79%) Office Communications Server
3 3 (15.79%) iPlanet
3 3 (15.79%) WebLogic
3 3 (15.79%) JBoss
3 3 (15.79%) Apache
3 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
4 2 (10.53%) MQSeries
4 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
4 2 (10.53%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (10.53%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (10.53%) OpenStack
5 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS Project
3 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) WAN
1 10 (52.63%) Firewall
2 8 (42.11%) DNS
2 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
3 7 (36.84%) LAN
3 7 (36.84%) SAN
3 7 (36.84%) FCoE
4 6 (31.58%) VoIP
4 6 (31.58%) VPN
5 4 (21.05%) IPsec
5 4 (21.05%) Reverse Proxy
5 4 (21.05%) NetScaler
5 4 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (15.79%) iSCSI
6 3 (15.79%) DHCP
6 3 (15.79%) PBX
7 2 (10.53%) LDAP
7 2 (10.53%) Internet
7 2 (10.53%) NAS
7 2 (10.53%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Analyst
1 4 (21.05%) Network Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Technical Specialist
2 3 (15.79%) UNIX Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Voice Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Network Support
3 2 (10.53%) Network Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Data Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Support Assistant
4 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Network Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) J2EE
2 1 (5.26%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.79%) Clustering
3 2 (10.53%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Linux
2 4 (21.05%) SUSE
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.79%) AIX
3 3 (15.79%) HPUX
3 3 (15.79%) Solaris
3 3 (15.79%) UNIX
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) ITIL
2 6 (31.58%) Load Balancing
2 6 (31.58%) Network Design
3 4 (21.05%) Network Load Balancing
3 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
4 3 (15.79%) ITIL V3
4 3 (15.79%) High Availability
4 3 (15.79%) Procure-to-pay
5 2 (10.53%) Requirements Management
5 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (5.26%) Migration
6 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (5.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
1 3 (15.79%) Korn
1 3 (15.79%) C-shell
1 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
1 3 (15.79%) Perl
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) CCNA
1 7 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (15.79%) MCITP
3 3 (15.79%) CCNP
3 3 (15.79%) MCSE
4 1 (5.26%) MCSA
4 1 (5.26%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
3 3 (15.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Samba
3 3 (15.79%) KVM
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) OpenView
2 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Cisco
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) Juniper
2 6 (31.58%) VMware
3 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
3 4 (21.05%) Oracle
4 3 (15.79%) Veritas
4 3 (15.79%) Sun
4 3 (15.79%) HP
4 3 (15.79%) F5
4 3 (15.79%) PlateSpin
5 2 (10.53%) Opsware
5 2 (10.53%) Cognos
6 1 (5.26%) Citrix
6 1 (5.26%) Lumension
6 1 (5.26%) Veeam
6 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds
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