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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 116 132 107
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -25
Contract jobs citing VLAN 28 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.94% 0.30% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.95% 2.20% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 8
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£250 £325 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £222 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £563 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £275 £306
% change year-on-year
+16.36% -10.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £26.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.15 - £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £107.20 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £24.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -24.61%
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
566 410 397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.95% 13.85% 17.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 214 151
Average daily rate £315 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 41 68
Average hourly rate £23.50 £23.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.17% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £35.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -28.00%

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 June 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VLAN across the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 June 2015.

VLAN Hourly Rate Histogram 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 June 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
Norfolk - 9 £225 - 2
Essex - 8 £275 - 1
Cambridgeshire -5 6 £250 -55.55% 2
Hertfordshire -5 4 - - 7
Suffolk +12 2 £263 +16.66%
Bedfordshire - 1 £535 -
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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 24 (54.55%) Cisco
2 21 (47.73%) Active Directory
3 20 (45.45%) Firewall
4 18 (40.91%) Windows
5 16 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 15 (34.09%) DNS
6 15 (34.09%) VMware
7 14 (31.82%) DHCP
8 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (25.00%) MS Exchange
9 11 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (22.73%) SCCM
11 9 (20.45%) OSPF
11 9 (20.45%) HP
11 9 (20.45%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
12 8 (18.18%) Data Centre
12 8 (18.18%) SAN
12 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
12 8 (18.18%) LAN
13 7 (15.91%) Linux
13 7 (15.91%) Citrix
13 7 (15.91%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (15.91%) Migration
14 6 (13.64%) Replication
14 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (13.64%) SQL
14 6 (13.64%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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 11 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (13.64%) SharePoint
4 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (11.36%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (4.55%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (45.45%) Firewall
2 15 (34.09%) DNS
3 14 (31.82%) DHCP
4 9 (20.45%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (20.45%) OSPF
5 8 (18.18%) LAN
5 8 (18.18%) SAN
6 6 (13.64%) WAN
7 5 (11.36%) IPv4
8 4 (9.09%) VoIP
8 4 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (6.82%) Wireless
9 3 (6.82%) NAS
9 3 (6.82%) BGP
9 3 (6.82%) VRRP
9 3 (6.82%) VPN
9 3 (6.82%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (6.82%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (4.55%) iSCSI
10 2 (4.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.55%) SQLBase
General
1 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.55%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Local Government
3 1 (2.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 6 (13.64%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Administrator
4 4 (9.09%) Consultant
4 4 (9.09%) Support Technician
4 4 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Systems Support
5 3 (6.82%) Server Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.82%) Network Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Network Support
6 2 (4.55%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Designer
6 2 (4.55%) Designer
6 2 (4.55%) Voice Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) 2nd Line Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 6 (13.64%) Replication
3 3 (6.82%) Clustering
4 2 (4.55%) IVR
4 2 (4.55%) PKI
4 2 (4.55%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.27%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 18 (40.91%) Windows
2 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (15.91%) Linux
6 5 (11.36%) Windows XP
6 5 (11.36%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.55%) Android
8 1 (2.27%) UNIX
8 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.91%) Migration
2 5 (11.36%) ITIL
2 5 (11.36%) Load Balancing
2 5 (11.36%) Time Management
3 3 (6.82%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (4.55%) Server Building
4 2 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (4.55%) Asset Management
4 2 (4.55%) Build Automation
4 2 (4.55%) SOA
4 2 (4.55%) Change Management
4 2 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.27%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.27%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.27%) Service Management
5 1 (2.27%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.27%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.27%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.27%) Network Architecture
5 1 (2.27%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.64%) SQL
2 5 (11.36%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
3 2 (4.55%) C
3 2 (4.55%) C#
3 2 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (11.36%) CCNA
4 4 (9.09%) MCSE
5 2 (4.55%) CCNP
5 2 (4.55%) CCA
5 2 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (4.55%) MCITP
5 2 (4.55%) Degree
6 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.27%) HNC
6 1 (2.27%) MCSA
6 1 (2.27%) CCIE
System Software
1 21 (47.73%) Active Directory
2 11 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (9.09%) Terminal Services
5 3 (6.82%) Hyper-V
6 2 (4.55%) XenApp
7 1 (2.27%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (22.73%) SCCM
2 5 (11.36%) SCOM
3 2 (4.55%) Puppet
3 2 (4.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (4.55%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.27%) vMotion
4 1 (2.27%) ARCserve
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 24 (54.55%) Cisco
2 16 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 15 (34.09%) VMware
4 9 (20.45%) HP
5 7 (15.91%) Citrix
6 5 (11.36%) Mitel
6 5 (11.36%) Veeam
7 4 (9.09%) 3PAR
7 4 (9.09%) Aerohive Networks
8 3 (6.82%) CheckPoint
8 3 (6.82%) Symantec
8 3 (6.82%) Dell
9 2 (4.55%) EMC
9 2 (4.55%) Oracle
9 2 (4.55%) ServiceNow
10 1 (2.27%) F5
10 1 (2.27%) Nimble Storage
10 1 (2.27%) Juniper
10 1 (2.27%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 1 (2.27%) NetApp
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