The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 114 122 114
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Contract jobs citing VLAN 13 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.55% 0.27% 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.77% 1.87% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 8
Average daily rate £350 £275 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £233 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £420 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £358 £380
% change year-on-year
-2.09% -5.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +23.07%
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 of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
345 375 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.48% 14.65% 13.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 184 163
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £160 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 64 52
Average hourly rate £22.38 £23.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.71% +15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.75 £39.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

VLAN
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

VLAN Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

VLAN
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VLAN across the East of England region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

VLAN Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

VLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

VLAN Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

VLAN
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Hertfordshire +14 8 £363 - 4
Norfolk -9 3 - -
Bedfordshire - 2 £250 - 1
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 18 (78.26%) Cisco
2 14 (60.87%) Firewall
3 13 (56.52%) LAN
4 12 (52.17%) WAN
4 12 (52.17%) Citrix
4 12 (52.17%) CheckPoint
5 10 (43.48%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (43.48%) NetScaler
6 9 (39.13%) ITIL
6 9 (39.13%) Windows
7 8 (34.78%) Project Management
7 8 (34.78%) DNS
7 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
7 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
7 8 (34.78%) Data Centre
8 7 (30.43%) Load Balancing
8 7 (30.43%) CCNP
8 7 (30.43%) OSPF
8 7 (30.43%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (26.09%) BGP
9 6 (26.09%) EIGRP
9 6 (26.09%) VPN
9 6 (26.09%) HP
9 6 (26.09%) Juniper
9 6 (26.09%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (26.09%) Network Security
9 6 (26.09%) MPLS
9 6 (26.09%) IP Telephony
9 6 (26.09%) JNCIA
9 6 (26.09%) JNCIS

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (60.87%) Firewall
2 13 (56.52%) LAN
3 12 (52.17%) WAN
4 10 (43.48%) NetScaler
5 8 (34.78%) DNS
6 7 (30.43%) OSPF
6 7 (30.43%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (26.09%) BGP
7 6 (26.09%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (26.09%) EIGRP
7 6 (26.09%) IP Telephony
7 6 (26.09%) Junos
7 6 (26.09%) MPLS
7 6 (26.09%) Network Security
7 6 (26.09%) VPN
8 5 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (21.74%) Cisco ISE
8 5 (21.74%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (21.74%) RSVP
8 5 (21.74%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (21.74%) Advertising
1 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.04%) Local Government
2 3 (13.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Network Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Cisco Design Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Design Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Juniper Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Network Design Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Network Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Network Support
5 3 (13.04%) Cisco Support
6 2 (8.70%) Service Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Administrator
7 1 (4.35%) Contracts Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Server Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Data Centre
2 5 (21.74%) Fat Client
2 5 (21.74%) Thin Client
3 2 (8.70%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (4.35%) Clustering
4 1 (4.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.70%) Linux
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.35%) Solaris
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) ITIL
2 8 (34.78%) Project Management
3 7 (30.43%) Load Balancing
4 5 (21.74%) Migration
4 5 (21.74%) Network Design
5 2 (8.70%) Server Building
5 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.35%) Change Control
6 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.35%) DevOps
6 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.35%) Email Filtering
6 1 (4.35%) Facilities Management
6 1 (4.35%) High Availability
6 1 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (4.35%) Network Management
6 1 (4.35%) Open Source
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (30.43%) CCNP
3 6 (26.09%) JNCIA
3 6 (26.09%) JNCIS
4 5 (21.74%) CCIE
4 5 (21.74%) CCSA
4 5 (21.74%) CCSE
4 5 (21.74%) Degree
4 5 (21.74%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (21.74%) JNCIE
4 5 (21.74%) JNCIP
5 4 (17.39%) CCNA
6 1 (4.35%) CCA
6 1 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (4.35%) MCITP
6 1 (4.35%) MCSE
6 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Docker
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) Mesos
2 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.35%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) Cisco
2 12 (52.17%) CheckPoint
2 12 (52.17%) Citrix
3 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
4 6 (26.09%) HP
4 6 (26.09%) Juniper
5 5 (21.74%) Blue Coat
5 5 (21.74%) Fortinet
5 5 (21.74%) IronPort
5 5 (21.74%) Nortel
5 5 (21.74%) Siemens
5 5 (21.74%) Tufin
6 3 (13.04%) Avaya
6 3 (13.04%) Mitel
6 3 (13.04%) VMware
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