The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 368 371 392
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +21
Contract jobs citing VLAN 243 180 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.46% 0.38% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.21% 2.78% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 113 84
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£375 £350 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £338 £365
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 18 12
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.99 £20.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £38.25 £50.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -21.42%
VLAN
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7566 6482 7294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.35% 13.69% 15.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4413 3630 3611
Average daily rate £365 £375 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +3.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 418 432 604
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.13 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £42.50
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 England

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

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in England

VLAN
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

VLAN Daily Rate Trend in England

VLAN
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VLAN across the England region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

VLAN Daily Rate Histogram in England

VLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

VLAN Hourly Rate Trend in England

VLAN
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VLAN across the England region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

VLAN Hourly Rate Histogram in England

VLAN
Contract Job Locations in 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 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
London +44 123 £425 -0.06% 27
South East +1 62 £325 -1.51% 17
North West +6 14 £275 - 4
South West -22 13 £200 -27.27% 6
East of England -12 11 £213 -39.28% 2
West Midlands -8 10 £213 -7.60% 6
East Midlands -9 6 - - 3
Yorkshire -8 1 £488 - 11
North East -32 1 £451 +50.49%
Midlands - 1 - -
VLAN
UK

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 302 (63.58%) Firewall
2 295 (62.11%) Cisco
3 224 (47.16%) Windows
4 190 (40.00%) VPN
5 166 (34.95%) WAN
6 160 (33.68%) DNS
7 159 (33.47%) VMware
8 147 (30.95%) Microsoft
9 142 (29.89%) LAN
10 137 (28.84%) Cisco Certification
11 124 (26.11%) Active Directory
12 123 (25.89%) TCP/IP
13 119 (25.05%) OSPF
14 112 (23.58%) SAN
15 107 (22.53%) Juniper
16 106 (22.32%) BGP
16 106 (22.32%) CheckPoint
17 104 (21.89%) Windows Server 2008
18 100 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
19 96 (20.21%) Linux
20 93 (19.58%) MS Exchange
20 93 (19.58%) Citrix
21 84 (17.68%) MPLS
22 81 (17.05%) HP
23 79 (16.63%) DHCP
24 77 (16.21%) CCNA
25 75 (15.79%) SQL Server
26 73 (15.37%) HSRP
27 72 (15.16%) vSphere
28 71 (14.95%) Security Cleared

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 93 (19.58%) MS Exchange
2 64 (13.47%) IIS
3 58 (12.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 29 (6.11%) SharePoint
5 26 (5.47%) Exchange Server 2007
6 25 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
6 25 (5.26%) Lync
7 24 (5.05%) Apache
8 16 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2013
9 13 (2.74%) Office Communications Server
10 11 (2.32%) OpenStack
11 10 (2.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 9 (1.89%) Cloud Foundry
13 7 (1.47%) Tomcat
14 4 (0.84%) WebSphere
15 3 (0.63%) JBoss
16 2 (0.42%) SAS
16 2 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
17 1 (0.21%) Oracle Service Bus
17 1 (0.21%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 37 (7.79%) MS Excel
2 30 (6.32%) MS Office
3 22 (4.63%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.47%) MS Project
5 3 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (5.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (5.68%) Office 365
3 14 (2.95%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (2.74%) PaaS
5 9 (1.89%) Heroku
5 9 (1.89%) Engine Yard
6 8 (1.68%) IaaS
7 4 (0.84%) Amazon ELB
7 4 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.42%) SaaS
9 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 302 (63.58%) Firewall
2 190 (40.00%) VPN
3 166 (34.95%) WAN
4 160 (33.68%) DNS
5 142 (29.89%) LAN
6 123 (25.89%) TCP/IP
7 119 (25.05%) OSPF
8 112 (23.58%) SAN
9 106 (22.32%) BGP
10 84 (17.68%) MPLS
11 79 (16.63%) DHCP
12 73 (15.37%) HSRP
13 71 (14.95%) Network Security
14 67 (14.11%) VoIP
15 66 (13.89%) Cisco Nexus
16 56 (11.79%) Cisco ASA
17 54 (11.37%) IPsec
18 51 (10.74%) Ethernet
18 51 (10.74%) Cisco IOS
19 50 (10.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.58%) DB2
3 15 (3.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (2.74%) MySQL
5 9 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (1.68%) RDBMS
6 8 (1.68%) Relational Database
6 8 (1.68%) MongoDB
6 8 (1.68%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (1.68%) NoSQL
7 4 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.21%) Big Data
9 1 (0.21%) OLTP
9 1 (0.21%) DataStage
9 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 10 (2.11%) Subversion
2 9 (1.89%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.21%) Hudson
4 1 (0.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 53 (11.16%) Finance
2 35 (7.37%) Banking
3 29 (6.11%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.11%) Legal
5 8 (1.68%) Financial Institution
5 8 (1.68%) Retail
5 8 (1.68%) Local Government
6 5 (1.05%) Spanish Language
7 4 (0.84%) Law
7 4 (0.84%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.63%) Dutch Language
8 3 (0.63%) Marketing
9 2 (0.42%) Russian Language
10 1 (0.21%) German Language
Job Titles
1 154 (32.42%) Network Engineer
2 47 (9.89%) Analyst
3 45 (9.47%) Architect
4 35 (7.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 32 (6.74%) Security Engineer
6 29 (6.11%) Network Security Engineer
6 29 (6.11%) Senior Network Engineer
7 28 (5.89%) 3rd Line Support
8 27 (5.68%) Consultant
9 26 (5.47%) Network Support
10 25 (5.26%) Support Engineer
11 24 (5.05%) Network Analyst
12 23 (4.84%) Cisco Engineer
13 20 (4.21%) Network Architect
14 17 (3.58%) Solutions Architect
15 15 (3.16%) Cisco Network Engineer
15 15 (3.16%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 14 (2.95%) Design Engineer
16 14 (2.95%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 14 (2.95%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.58%) Regular Expression
2 14 (2.95%) Web Services
3 8 (1.68%) MCollective
4 4 (0.84%) WAP
5 3 (0.63%) .NET
5 3 (0.63%) LAMP
6 2 (0.42%) Middleware
6 2 (0.42%) HTML
6 2 (0.42%) XML
6 2 (0.42%) SOAP
6 2 (0.42%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.21%) WebCenter
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.21%) YAML
7 1 (0.21%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.21%) J2EE
7 1 (0.21%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (6.95%) Clustering
3 22 (4.63%) Blackberry
4 16 (3.37%) PKI
5 15 (3.16%) Kindle
6 14 (2.95%) Replication
7 13 (2.74%) PDA
8 12 (2.53%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.68%) Device Driver
9 8 (1.68%) Computer Science
9 8 (1.68%) Hedge funds
10 4 (0.84%) MPEG
10 4 (0.84%) IPTV
10 4 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (0.63%) Video on Demand
11 3 (0.63%) CESG
11 3 (0.63%) Cryptography
11 3 (0.63%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.63%) Handset
12 2 (0.42%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 224 (47.16%) Windows
2 104 (21.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 96 (20.21%) Linux
4 70 (14.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 54 (11.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (5.68%) Windows XP
7 24 (5.05%) Windows 7
8 20 (4.21%) AIX
8 20 (4.21%) SUSE
9 17 (3.58%) Oracle Linux
10 15 (3.16%) CentOS
11 14 (2.95%) UNIX
12 12 (2.53%) Ubuntu
13 11 (2.32%) Windows 8
14 9 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 6 (1.26%) Solaris
16 4 (0.84%) Windows 2000
17 2 (0.42%) Debian
17 2 (0.42%) Windows NT
17 2 (0.42%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (13.89%) Load Balancing
2 63 (13.26%) ITIL
3 49 (10.32%) Migration
4 31 (6.53%) Service Management
4 31 (6.53%) Change Management
5 25 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 22 (4.63%) Network Design
7 21 (4.42%) Network Monitoring
8 20 (4.21%) Network Management
9 18 (3.79%) WAN Optimisation
9 18 (3.79%) DevOps
10 16 (3.37%) Root Cause Analysis
11 15 (3.16%) Capacity Planning
11 15 (3.16%) Disaster Recovery
12 14 (2.95%) Network Load Balancing
12 14 (2.95%) High Availability
12 14 (2.95%) Mentoring
13 13 (2.74%) Line Management
14 12 (2.53%) Problem Management
14 12 (2.53%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 57 (12.00%) SQL
2 26 (5.47%) PowerShell
3 16 (3.37%) Perl
4 12 (2.53%) Python
5 11 (2.32%) Shell Script
6 10 (2.11%) Bash Shell
7 9 (1.89%) Ruby
7 9 (1.89%) Korn
8 8 (1.68%) VB
8 8 (1.68%) VBA
9 7 (1.47%) VBScript
10 5 (1.05%) Java
10 5 (1.05%) C
11 3 (0.63%) Tcl
12 2 (0.42%) C++
13 1 (0.21%) PHP
Qualifications
1 137 (28.84%) Cisco Certification
2 77 (16.21%) CCNA
3 71 (14.95%) Security Cleared
4 66 (13.89%) CCNP
5 56 (11.79%) SC Cleared
6 35 (7.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 29 (6.11%) CCIE
8 24 (5.05%) MCSE
9 16 (3.37%) DV Cleared
9 16 (3.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (2.11%) CCSE
11 9 (1.89%) Degree
11 9 (1.89%) CCVP
12 6 (1.26%) MCSA
13 4 (0.84%) CCSA
13 4 (0.84%) Citrix Certification
13 4 (0.84%) MCITP
14 3 (0.63%) RHCT
14 3 (0.63%) JNCIA
14 3 (0.63%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.79%) QA
2 15 (3.16%) ISO 9001
3 13 (2.74%) SLA
4 5 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.05%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.21%) COBIT
System Software
1 124 (26.11%) Active Directory
2 100 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (15.16%) vSphere
4 48 (10.11%) Hyper-V
5 39 (8.21%) XenServer
6 24 (5.05%) XenApp
7 22 (4.63%) Snort
8 18 (3.79%) VMware ESXi
8 18 (3.79%) FreeRADIUS
9 17 (3.58%) Firmware
10 16 (3.37%) NFS
10 16 (3.37%) XenDesktop
11 15 (3.16%) VMware Server
12 12 (2.53%) VMware ESX
12 12 (2.53%) ProxySG
13 11 (2.32%) vCloud
14 6 (1.26%) DFS Replication
15 5 (1.05%) Squid
16 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 4 (0.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 29 (6.11%) SCCM
2 12 (2.53%) Nagios
2 12 (2.53%) Puppet
3 11 (2.32%) SCOM
4 10 (2.11%) Backup Exec
4 10 (2.11%) Norton AntiVirus
4 10 (2.11%) FortiGate
4 10 (2.11%) CA Spectrum
4 10 (2.11%) Cisco CUCM
5 8 (1.68%) EMC NetWorker
5 8 (1.68%) Cisco UCCE
5 8 (1.68%) collectd
5 8 (1.68%) Cobbler
5 8 (1.68%) Cisco UCCX
6 5 (1.05%) SCDPM
6 5 (1.05%) SCVMM
7 4 (0.84%) BladeLogic
7 4 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (0.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 295 (62.11%) Cisco
2 159 (33.47%) VMware
3 147 (30.95%) Microsoft
4 107 (22.53%) Juniper
5 106 (22.32%) CheckPoint
6 93 (19.58%) Citrix
7 81 (17.05%) HP
8 68 (14.32%) F5
9 42 (8.84%) Blue Coat
10 40 (8.42%) Oracle
11 38 (8.00%) IBM
12 36 (7.58%) Dell
13 25 (5.26%) NetApp
14 21 (4.42%) EMC
15 20 (4.21%) Sourcefire
15 20 (4.21%) SolarWinds
15 20 (4.21%) WatchGuard
16 18 (3.79%) Symantec
17 17 (3.58%) Red Hat
18 13 (2.74%) Splunk
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £28000 - £32000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
South East London
Redblade Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
City of York Council
Rate: From £27,611 to £32,081 per annum (Grade 9, Level 1 - 4)
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Michael Page Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Glossop, Derbyshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £279.79 - £299.77 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 320-350 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesbrough, North East, United Kingdom
Fine Organics
Rate: £20-22,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
Roc Search
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £25.00 - £28.00 per hour
Posted: 7 days ago