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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 127 109 123
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +14
Contract jobs citing VLAN 12 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.43% 0.74% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.71% 4.64% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 8
Average daily rate
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£245 £350 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £260 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £400 £307
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +4.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £41.00 £35.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.41% +16.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.89% -32.85%
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
443 388 451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 15.74% 15.93% 16.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 183 183
Average daily rate £338 £320 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 59 58
Average hourly rate £29.75 £23.20 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.23% +16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.18 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.13
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.95%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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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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 0 5 £400 +35.59% 3
Suffolk +7 3 £245 -
Essex - 2 £413 -
Norfolk - 2 £181 -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 33 (80.49%) Cisco
2 27 (65.85%) Firewall
3 24 (58.54%) Windows
4 20 (48.78%) Citrix
5 19 (46.34%) ITIL
5 19 (46.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (43.90%) WatchGuard
7 17 (41.46%) VPN
7 17 (41.46%) XenServer
8 16 (39.02%) VoIP
9 15 (36.59%) ISO 9001
9 15 (36.59%) Kindle
10 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
10 13 (31.71%) Active Directory
11 10 (24.39%) VMware
12 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
12 9 (21.95%) LAN
13 8 (19.51%) HP
14 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
14 7 (17.07%) Cisco Certification
14 7 (17.07%) MPLS
14 7 (17.07%) BGP
14 7 (17.07%) IPsec
15 6 (14.63%) SQL
15 6 (14.63%) Oracle
15 6 (14.63%) UNIX
15 6 (14.63%) Solaris
15 6 (14.63%) MS Exchange
15 6 (14.63%) Ethernet
15 6 (14.63%) Vulnerability Assessment

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 6 (14.63%) MS Exchange
1 6 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
1 4 (9.76%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.88%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 27 (65.85%) Firewall
2 17 (41.46%) VPN
3 16 (39.02%) VoIP
4 9 (21.95%) LAN
5 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
5 7 (17.07%) MPLS
5 7 (17.07%) BGP
5 7 (17.07%) IPsec
6 6 (14.63%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (14.63%) Ethernet
7 4 (9.76%) ISDN
7 4 (9.76%) DNS
7 4 (9.76%) IPv6
7 4 (9.76%) SAN
7 4 (9.76%) Internet
7 4 (9.76%) Junos
7 4 (9.76%) Multicast
8 3 (7.32%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (7.32%) DWDM
8 3 (7.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (2.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (34.15%) Network Engineer
3 8 (19.51%) Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Test Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Network Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Security Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Server Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Security Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Lead Network Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) IT Support
7 1 (2.44%) IT Technician
7 1 (2.44%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Desktop Technician
7 1 (2.44%) Network Implementation Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) Web Services
1 1 (2.44%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (36.59%) Kindle
2 6 (14.63%) PKI
3 1 (2.44%) Replication
3 1 (2.44%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 24 (58.54%) Windows
2 19 (46.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (14.63%) UNIX
3 6 (14.63%) Solaris
4 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.44%) CentOS
5 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.44%) Linux
5 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (46.34%) ITIL
2 6 (14.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 6 (14.63%) Network Management
2 6 (14.63%) Test Strategy
3 5 (12.20%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (9.76%) Load Balancing
4 4 (9.76%) DNA
5 3 (7.32%) Test Scripting
6 2 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.44%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.44%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.44%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.44%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) VBScript
2 1 (2.44%) Python
2 1 (2.44%) Ruby
2 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
3 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
3 5 (12.20%) CCNP
3 5 (12.20%) CCNA
4 2 (4.88%) JNCIA
5 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (36.59%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (41.46%) XenServer
2 13 (31.71%) Active Directory
3 6 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (9.76%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.88%) Firmware
6 1 (2.44%) Nmap
6 1 (2.44%) NFS
6 1 (2.44%) vSphere
6 1 (2.44%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.44%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.44%) Nessus
2 1 (2.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (80.49%) Cisco
2 20 (48.78%) Citrix
3 18 (43.90%) WatchGuard
4 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
5 10 (24.39%) VMware
6 8 (19.51%) HP
7 6 (14.63%) Oracle
7 6 (14.63%) Splunk
8 5 (12.20%) Juniper
9 3 (7.32%) F5
9 3 (7.32%) Imperva
9 3 (7.32%) SolarWinds
10 2 (4.88%) Riverbed
10 2 (4.88%) 3PAR
10 2 (4.88%) Mitel
11 1 (2.44%) Blue Coat
11 1 (2.44%) NetApp
11 1 (2.44%) IBM
11 1 (2.44%) Infoblox