The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the East Midlands region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 84 89 79
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Contract jobs citing VLAN 7 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.48% 0.14% 0.070%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.02% 0.90% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£344 £269 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.90% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £305 £326
% change year-on-year
-8.19% -6.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £24.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +62.50%
Communications & Networking Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
174 221 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.01% 15.25% 11.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 121 64
Average daily rate £350 £290 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 10 25
Average hourly rate £19.00 £12.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.94 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £15.50 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
VLAN
England

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VLAN across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

VLAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +13 2 £270 +2.85%
Northamptonshire - - - - 3
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 9 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 7 (33.33%) WAN
4 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (23.81%) Fat Client
5 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (23.81%) LAN
5 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
5 5 (23.81%) Cisco
5 5 (23.81%) Thin Client
6 4 (19.05%) Firewall
6 4 (19.05%) Wireless
6 4 (19.05%) VMware
6 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
6 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (19.05%) MS Office
6 4 (19.05%) Network Security
6 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
6 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
7 3 (14.29%) Migration
7 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (14.29%) Office 365
7 3 (14.29%) SAP
7 3 (14.29%) SQL
7 3 (14.29%) Linux
7 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
7 3 (14.29%) CCNA
7 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (14.29%) HP

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.76%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) WAN
2 5 (23.81%) LAN
3 4 (19.05%) Firewall
3 4 (19.05%) Wireless
3 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
3 4 (19.05%) Network Security
4 2 (9.52%) Internet
4 2 (9.52%) MPLS
4 2 (9.52%) DVB
4 2 (9.52%) DNS
4 2 (9.52%) DHCP
4 2 (9.52%) Ethernet
5 1 (4.76%) VoIP
5 1 (4.76%) Broadband
5 1 (4.76%) ISDN
5 1 (4.76%) SAN
5 1 (4.76%) VRRP
5 1 (4.76%) IP Telephony
General
1 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Deployment Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (14.29%) Rollout Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Field Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Operations Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Security Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Project Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) SAP PI
2 1 (4.76%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) EDI
2 1 (4.76%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Fat Client
1 5 (23.81%) Thin Client
2 2 (9.52%) IPTV
2 2 (9.52%) STB
2 2 (9.52%) MPEG
2 2 (9.52%) iPad
2 2 (9.52%) Video on Demand
3 1 (4.76%) TRADACOMS
3 1 (4.76%) NHS
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (14.29%) Linux
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
6 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
6 2 (9.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Migration
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL
2 2 (9.52%) Performance Testing
2 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
3 1 (4.76%) Security Architecture
3 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
3 1 (4.76%) ERP
3 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.76%) Identity Management
3 1 (4.76%) Network Design
3 1 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (4.76%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) Tcl
2 2 (9.52%) Python
2 2 (9.52%) Perl
2 2 (9.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) CCNA
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (9.52%) ISEB
3 2 (9.52%) CCNP
4 1 (4.76%) VCP4
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (4.76%) MCSE
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.76%) JNCIA
4 1 (4.76%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) Cisco
3 4 (19.05%) VMware
4 3 (14.29%) SAP
4 3 (14.29%) HP
5 2 (9.52%) Juniper
6 1 (4.76%) Novell