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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 84 80 76
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing VLAN 17 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.02% 1.01% 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.24% 9.74% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £125 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+140.00% -61.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
-2.34% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Average hourly rate £19.50 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £19.02 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+84.06% -45.67%
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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
184 154 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 10.99% 10.40% 15.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 51 90
Average daily rate £400 £335 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £110 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 28 32
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.83 £27.50 £35.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 March 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
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 +3 14 £311 +148.99% 2
Derbyshire +5 1 - - 1
Northamptonshire - 1 £300 - 2
Leicestershire - - - - 1
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 11 (52.38%) Cisco
2 10 (47.62%) Firewall
3 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 9 (42.86%) Windows
3 9 (42.86%) WAN
4 8 (38.10%) Office 365
5 7 (33.33%) VMware
5 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 7 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 7 (33.33%) LAN
5 7 (33.33%) DNS
5 7 (33.33%) CCNA
5 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (33.33%) Juniper
6 6 (28.57%) SAN
6 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (28.57%) VoIP
6 6 (28.57%) ITIL
6 6 (28.57%) Network Design
6 6 (28.57%) FCoE
7 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (23.81%) Load Balancing
7 5 (23.81%) VPN
7 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
7 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (19.05%) Network Load Balancing
8 4 (19.05%) IPsec
8 4 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (19.05%) Reverse Proxy

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 7 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (19.05%) Lync
2 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (14.29%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (9.52%) OpenStack
4 2 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (9.52%) iPlanet
4 2 (9.52%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (9.52%) WebLogic
4 2 (9.52%) JBoss
4 2 (9.52%) Apache
4 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
4 2 (9.52%) MQSeries
4 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Office
2 2 (9.52%) MS Project
3 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 8 (38.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) Firewall
2 9 (42.86%) WAN
3 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 7 (33.33%) LAN
3 7 (33.33%) DNS
4 6 (28.57%) SAN
4 6 (28.57%) VoIP
4 6 (28.57%) FCoE
5 5 (23.81%) VPN
6 4 (19.05%) NetScaler
6 4 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (19.05%) IPsec
6 4 (19.05%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (14.29%) DHCP
7 3 (14.29%) PBX
7 3 (14.29%) BGP
8 2 (9.52%) Internet
8 2 (9.52%) LDAP
8 2 (9.52%) NAS
8 2 (9.52%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Network Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (14.29%) Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Data Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Voice Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Project Leader
4 1 (4.76%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) IT Support Assistant
4 1 (4.76%) IT Assistant
4 1 (4.76%) IT Support
4 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Network Support
4 1 (4.76%) Project Leader
4 1 (4.76%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) J2EE
2 1 (4.76%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Grid Computing
1 2 (9.52%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (14.29%) Linux
3 3 (14.29%) SUSE
4 2 (9.52%) UNIX
4 2 (9.52%) AIX
4 2 (9.52%) HPUX
4 2 (9.52%) Solaris
4 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) ITIL
1 6 (28.57%) Network Design
2 5 (23.81%) Load Balancing
2 5 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (19.05%) Network Load Balancing
4 3 (14.29%) Migration
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL V3
5 2 (9.52%) High Availability
5 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Procure-to-pay
5 2 (9.52%) Requirements Management
5 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (4.76%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
1 2 (9.52%) Korn
1 2 (9.52%) C-shell
1 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
1 2 (9.52%) Perl
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) CCNA
1 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (14.29%) MCITP
3 3 (14.29%) MCSE
3 3 (14.29%) CCNP
4 1 (4.76%) MCSA
4 1 (4.76%) CCDP
4 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
3 2 (9.52%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Samba
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (9.52%) KVM
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) OpenView
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Cisco
2 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 7 (33.33%) Juniper
3 7 (33.33%) VMware
4 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 3 (14.29%) HP
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle
5 2 (9.52%) Cognos
5 2 (9.52%) Sun
5 2 (9.52%) Veritas
5 2 (9.52%) F5
5 2 (9.52%) PlateSpin
5 2 (9.52%) Opsware
6 1 (4.76%) 3PAR
6 1 (4.76%) Veeam
6 1 (4.76%) Lumension
6 1 (4.76%) Citrix