The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 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 of England 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 129 101 133
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +32
Contract jobs citing VLAN 16 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.53% 0.71% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.76% 4.33% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 7
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£325 £308 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% -18.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £95 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £335 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +62.50%
Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
425 393 609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.02% 16.42% 20.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 154 240
Average daily rate £313 £290 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.75% -17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £188 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 57 68
Average hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.05 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £37.00 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +4.61%
VLAN
England

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 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
Cambridgeshire -2 12 £563 +89.07% 1
Suffolk - 3 £230 -
Hertfordshire -7 1 - - 4
Bedfordshire - - - - 3
Essex - - - -
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 (66.67%) Firewall
2 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
3 14 (51.85%) Cisco
4 11 (40.74%) ITIL
4 11 (40.74%) LAN
5 10 (37.04%) VMware
5 10 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (33.33%) WatchGuard
6 9 (33.33%) Windows
6 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 9 (33.33%) VPN
7 8 (29.63%) Citrix
7 8 (29.63%) VoIP
7 8 (29.63%) SharePoint
7 8 (29.63%) XenServer
8 7 (25.93%) Kindle
8 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
8 7 (25.93%) ISO 9001
9 6 (22.22%) HP
9 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
9 6 (22.22%) WAN
9 6 (22.22%) Migration
10 5 (18.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 5 (18.52%) MCITP
10 5 (18.52%) PKI
10 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (18.52%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (18.52%) SCCM

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (29.63%) SharePoint
2 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
2 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (18.52%) JOnAS
3 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (18.52%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (11.11%) Lync
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 18 (66.67%) Firewall
2 11 (40.74%) LAN
3 9 (33.33%) VPN
4 8 (29.63%) VoIP
5 6 (22.22%) WAN
5 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 5 (18.52%) IPsec
7 4 (14.81%) MPLS
8 3 (11.11%) Network Security
9 2 (7.41%) SSL
9 2 (7.41%) ISDN
9 2 (7.41%) Ethernet
10 1 (3.70%) DNS
10 1 (3.70%) IPv6
10 1 (3.70%) DMZ
10 1 (3.70%) Internet
10 1 (3.70%) Junos
10 1 (3.70%) Multicast
10 1 (3.70%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Network Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Project Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Test Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Security Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) IT Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Security Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Test Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Network Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Support Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Kindle
2 5 (18.52%) PKI
3 1 (3.70%) FMCG
3 1 (3.70%) NHS
3 1 (3.70%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Windows
1 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (18.52%) UNIX
2 5 (18.52%) Solaris
3 2 (7.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) ITIL
2 6 (22.22%) Migration
3 5 (18.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 5 (18.52%) Network Management
3 5 (18.52%) Test Strategy
4 3 (11.11%) TOGAF
5 2 (7.41%) Zachman Framework
5 2 (7.41%) SOA
5 2 (7.41%) Security Architecture
6 1 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.70%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.70%) Project Management
6 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.70%) DNA
6 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) MCSE
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (18.52%) MCITP
2 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) PMP
3 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) ISO 9001
2 2 (7.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
2 10 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (29.63%) XenServer
4 5 (18.52%) vSphere
4 5 (18.52%) UAG
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) SCCM
1 5 (18.52%) SCOM
1 5 (18.52%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.70%) OPNET
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Cisco
2 10 (37.04%) VMware
3 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 9 (33.33%) WatchGuard
4 8 (29.63%) Citrix
5 6 (22.22%) HP
6 5 (18.52%) Oracle
6 5 (18.52%) Splunk
7 3 (11.11%) SAP
8 2 (7.41%) Imperva
9 1 (3.70%) 3PAR
9 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
9 1 (3.70%) Juniper
9 1 (3.70%) Mitel
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