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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 124 112 127
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +15
Contract jobs citing VLAN 11 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.38% 0.66% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.25% 3.88% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 5
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£213 £350 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.28% +55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £260 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £400 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £338 £365
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £28.75 £41.00 £51.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.87% -20.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -21.42%
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
488 412 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.78% 16.99% 15.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 180 194
Average daily rate £350 £308 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.82% -12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £190 £220
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 39 73 57
Average hourly rate £27.50 £21.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.43% -33.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.74 £11.65 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.88 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+5.17% +3.57%

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 28 November 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
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 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 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 -13 5 £400 +35.59% 1
Cambridgeshire -6 3 - -
Norfolk - 2 £181 -
Essex - 1 - -
Suffolk - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 29 (74.36%) Cisco
2 26 (66.67%) Firewall
3 21 (53.85%) Windows
4 20 (51.28%) ITIL
4 20 (51.28%) Citrix
5 19 (48.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (46.15%) WatchGuard
7 17 (43.59%) XenServer
8 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
9 15 (38.46%) ISO 9001
9 15 (38.46%) VoIP
9 15 (38.46%) Kindle
10 13 (33.33%) VPN
10 13 (33.33%) Active Directory
11 8 (20.51%) MPLS
12 7 (17.95%) BGP
12 7 (17.95%) VMware
13 6 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (15.38%) HP
13 6 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (15.38%) Ethernet
13 6 (15.38%) MS Exchange
13 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
13 6 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
14 5 (12.82%) Capacity Planning
14 5 (12.82%) LAN
14 5 (12.82%) CCNP
14 5 (12.82%) Juniper
14 5 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
15 4 (10.26%) Load Balancing

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (15.38%) MS Exchange
1 6 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (7.69%) Lync
2 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.56%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Visio
1 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (66.67%) Firewall
2 15 (38.46%) VoIP
3 13 (33.33%) VPN
4 8 (20.51%) MPLS
5 7 (17.95%) BGP
6 6 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (15.38%) Ethernet
7 5 (12.82%) LAN
8 4 (10.26%) IPsec
8 4 (10.26%) Internet
8 4 (10.26%) SAN
8 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
8 4 (10.26%) IPv6
8 4 (10.26%) Junos
8 4 (10.26%) Multicast
9 3 (7.69%) ISDN
9 3 (7.69%) DNS
9 3 (7.69%) SSL
9 3 (7.69%) DWDM
9 3 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Architect
4 3 (7.69%) Network Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Lead Network Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Server Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Security Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) IT Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Administrator
5 2 (5.13%) Security Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.13%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Enterprise Architect
6 1 (2.56%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) Web Services
1 1 (2.56%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (38.46%) Kindle
2 4 (10.26%) PKI
3 1 (2.56%) Replication
3 1 (2.56%) Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 21 (53.85%) Windows
2 19 (48.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (7.69%) Solaris
3 3 (7.69%) UNIX
3 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) ITIL
2 5 (12.82%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (10.26%) Load Balancing
3 4 (10.26%) DNA
4 3 (7.69%) Test Strategy
4 3 (7.69%) Network Management
4 3 (7.69%) TOGAF
4 3 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (5.13%) Zachman Framework
5 2 (5.13%) SOA
5 2 (5.13%) Security Architecture
5 2 (5.13%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.56%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.56%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.56%) Project Management
6 1 (2.56%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.56%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) Perl
2 1 (2.56%) VBScript
2 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (12.82%) CCNP
3 4 (10.26%) CCNA
4 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.13%) JNCIA
6 1 (2.56%) PMP
6 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (38.46%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (43.59%) XenServer
2 13 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 5 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (10.26%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.56%) VMFS
5 1 (2.56%) NFS
5 1 (2.56%) Firmware
5 1 (2.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (74.36%) Cisco
2 20 (51.28%) Citrix
3 18 (46.15%) WatchGuard
4 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
5 7 (17.95%) VMware
6 6 (15.38%) HP
7 5 (12.82%) Juniper
8 3 (7.69%) F5
8 3 (7.69%) Splunk
8 3 (7.69%) SAP
8 3 (7.69%) Oracle
8 3 (7.69%) SolarWinds
8 3 (7.69%) Imperva
9 2 (5.13%) Riverbed
9 2 (5.13%) Mitel
9 2 (5.13%) 3PAR
10 1 (2.56%) IBM
10 1 (2.56%) NetApp
10 1 (2.56%) Blue Coat
10 1 (2.56%) Infoblox