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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 345 378 423
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +45
Contract jobs citing VLAN 249 187 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.47% 0.39% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.21% 2.86% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 83 85
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£325 £331 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% -5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £236 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £471 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £255 £313 £350
% change year-on-year
-18.40% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 19 13
Average hourly rate £27.50 £31.56 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% +57.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.21 £21.70 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.00 £34.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £31.56 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-12.85% +48.49%
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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
7747 6541 8360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.77% 13.58% 15.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4362 3663 3882
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 361 651
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% -4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.82 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +68 121 £388 +1.97% 17
South East -30 31 £285 -12.30% 19
East of England -12 29 £250 +163.15% 2
West Midlands +1 17 £210 -34.37% 2
North West -6 17 £280 +1.81% 8
South West -19 13 £263 -38.23% 7
Yorkshire +1 9 £204 -53.16% 3
East Midlands +1 4 - - 3
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VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 249 (62.88%) Cisco
2 234 (59.09%) Firewall
3 182 (45.96%) Windows
4 156 (39.39%) VPN
5 136 (34.34%) Cisco Certification
6 135 (34.09%) VMware
7 132 (33.33%) WAN
8 120 (30.30%) LAN
9 116 (29.29%) DNS
9 116 (29.29%) Microsoft
10 112 (28.28%) TCP/IP
11 110 (27.78%) Active Directory
12 104 (26.26%) SAN
13 102 (25.76%) Juniper
14 94 (23.74%) Citrix
15 92 (23.23%) VMware Infrastructure
16 91 (22.98%) Windows Server 2008
17 90 (22.73%) CheckPoint
18 87 (21.97%) BGP
19 85 (21.46%) OSPF
20 82 (20.71%) CCNP
21 75 (18.94%) CCNA
21 75 (18.94%) MS Exchange
22 73 (18.43%) HP
23 72 (18.18%) ITIL
24 70 (17.68%) Linux
25 64 (16.16%) Network Security
26 63 (15.91%) MPLS
27 61 (15.40%) SQL Server
27 61 (15.40%) VoIP

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 75 (18.94%) MS Exchange
2 43 (10.86%) IIS
3 40 (10.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 24 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2003
5 22 (5.56%) SharePoint
6 18 (4.55%) Lync
7 17 (4.29%) Apache
8 14 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2007
9 11 (2.78%) Tomcat
10 7 (1.77%) WebSphere
11 5 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (1.01%) Office Communications Server
13 3 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.76%) JOnAS
13 3 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.76%) OpenStack
14 2 (0.51%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.51%) SAS
14 2 (0.51%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 27 (6.82%) MS Office
2 26 (6.57%) MS Excel
3 16 (4.04%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.52%) MS Project
5 4 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.77%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.55%) Office 365
2 17 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.26%) IaaS
4 4 (1.01%) Joyent
4 4 (1.01%) PaaS
5 2 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.51%) SaaS
5 2 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 234 (59.09%) Firewall
2 156 (39.39%) VPN
3 132 (33.33%) WAN
4 120 (30.30%) LAN
5 116 (29.29%) DNS
6 112 (28.28%) TCP/IP
7 104 (26.26%) SAN
8 87 (21.97%) BGP
9 85 (21.46%) OSPF
10 64 (16.16%) Network Security
11 63 (15.91%) MPLS
12 61 (15.40%) VoIP
13 60 (15.15%) DHCP
14 50 (12.63%) Ethernet
14 50 (12.63%) NAS
14 50 (12.63%) Cisco Nexus
15 48 (12.12%) HSRP
16 46 (11.62%) Cisco IOS
17 41 (10.35%) Cisco ASA
18 35 (8.84%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (15.40%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.79%) MySQL
3 14 (3.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (3.03%) DB2
5 5 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.76%) Redis
7 2 (0.51%) DataStage
7 2 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.51%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.25%) Big Data
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 5 (1.26%) TeamCity
1 5 (1.26%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.01%) Subversion
3 3 (0.76%) JIRA
3 3 (0.76%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.51%) Hudson
5 1 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 55 (13.89%) Finance
2 32 (8.08%) Banking
3 29 (7.32%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.53%) Financial Institution
4 10 (2.53%) Retail
4 10 (2.53%) Local Government
5 9 (2.27%) Legal
6 5 (1.26%) Marketing
6 5 (1.26%) Spanish Language
7 4 (1.01%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.76%) Publishing
8 3 (0.76%) Dutch Language
9 2 (0.51%) Russian Language
9 2 (0.51%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.51%) Law
10 1 (0.25%) German Language
Job Titles
1 113 (28.54%) Network Engineer
2 37 (9.34%) Architect
3 36 (9.09%) Analyst
4 31 (7.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 28 (7.07%) Consultant
6 27 (6.82%) Security Engineer
7 23 (5.81%) Network Security Engineer
8 22 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
9 21 (5.30%) Senior Network Engineer
10 19 (4.80%) 3rd Line Support
11 17 (4.29%) Support Engineer
12 16 (4.04%) Network Analyst
13 15 (3.79%) Administrator
14 14 (3.54%) Systems Engineer
14 14 (3.54%) Solutions Architect
15 13 (3.28%) Network Consultant
15 13 (3.28%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 13 (3.28%) Infrastructure Architect
16 11 (2.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
16 11 (2.78%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.03%) Regular Expression
2 7 (1.77%) XML
3 6 (1.52%) CSS
3 6 (1.52%) JSON
4 3 (0.76%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (0.76%) Middleware
4 3 (0.76%) LAMP
4 3 (0.76%) .NET
4 3 (0.76%) Web Services
4 3 (0.76%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (0.51%) WAP
6 1 (0.25%) HTML
6 1 (0.25%) J2EE
6 1 (0.25%) SOAP
6 1 (0.25%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.25%) OCX
6 1 (0.25%) VXML
6 1 (0.25%) YAML
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.25%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (4.55%) Blackberry
3 17 (4.29%) Client/Server
3 17 (4.29%) Replication
4 16 (4.04%) Clustering
5 15 (3.79%) PKI
5 15 (3.79%) PDA
5 15 (3.79%) Kindle
6 12 (3.03%) Firmware
7 9 (2.27%) Hedge funds
8 7 (1.77%) MPEG
8 7 (1.77%) IPTV
8 7 (1.77%) Video on Demand
9 6 (1.52%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.52%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.01%) STB
10 4 (1.01%) Economics
10 4 (1.01%) Thin Client
10 4 (1.01%) Psychology
10 4 (1.01%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 182 (45.96%) Windows
2 91 (22.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 70 (17.68%) Linux
4 59 (14.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (6.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (4.29%) UNIX
7 14 (3.54%) AIX
7 14 (3.54%) Windows 7
8 13 (3.28%) SUSE
8 13 (3.28%) Windows XP
9 12 (3.03%) Solaris
9 12 (3.03%) Oracle Linux
10 8 (2.02%) Ubuntu
10 8 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (1.52%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.01%) CentOS
12 4 (1.01%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.76%) SmartOS
14 2 (0.51%) Windows NT
14 2 (0.51%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (18.18%) ITIL
2 48 (12.12%) Migration
3 44 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 28 (7.07%) Service Management
5 23 (5.81%) Change Management
6 22 (5.56%) Network Design
7 20 (5.05%) Network Management
8 19 (4.80%) Capacity Planning
9 18 (4.55%) Service Delivery
10 17 (4.29%) Mentoring
11 16 (4.04%) Disaster Recovery
12 14 (3.54%) Problem Management
12 14 (3.54%) DevOps
13 12 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
13 12 (3.03%) TOGAF
13 12 (3.03%) Configuration Management
13 12 (3.03%) Project Management
14 11 (2.78%) Time Management
14 11 (2.78%) Incident Management
14 11 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 50 (12.63%) SQL
2 22 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 18 (4.55%) Perl
4 13 (3.28%) C
4 13 (3.28%) Java
5 10 (2.53%) VB
5 10 (2.53%) VBA
6 8 (2.02%) Shell Script
7 7 (1.77%) Tcl
8 6 (1.52%) JavaScript
8 6 (1.52%) C++
8 6 (1.52%) VBScript
9 5 (1.26%) Python
10 4 (1.01%) Ruby
11 2 (0.51%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 136 (34.34%) Cisco Certification
2 82 (20.71%) CCNP
3 75 (18.94%) CCNA
4 54 (13.64%) Security Cleared
5 49 (12.37%) SC Cleared
6 28 (7.07%) CCIE
7 24 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (4.04%) MCSE
9 13 (3.28%) CCVP
9 13 (3.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 11 (2.78%) CCSE
10 11 (2.78%) Degree
11 9 (2.27%) DV Cleared
11 9 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
12 7 (1.77%) MCP
12 7 (1.77%) ISEB
12 7 (1.77%) MCITP
12 7 (1.77%) JNCIA
12 7 (1.77%) CCSA
13 5 (1.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.55%) ISO 9001
2 15 (3.79%) QA
3 11 (2.78%) SLA
3 11 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.25%) COBIT
4 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 110 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 92 (23.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (15.15%) vSphere
4 45 (11.36%) XenServer
5 42 (10.61%) Hyper-V
6 36 (9.09%) XenApp
7 20 (5.05%) NFS
8 18 (4.55%) XenDesktop
9 17 (4.29%) Snort
10 15 (3.79%) VMware ESXi
11 14 (3.54%) vCloud
12 13 (3.28%) VMware Server
13 11 (2.78%) FreeRADIUS
13 11 (2.78%) ProxySG
14 9 (2.27%) VMware ESX
15 8 (2.02%) Xen
16 5 (1.26%) Oracle RAC
16 5 (1.26%) Microsoft App-V
16 5 (1.26%) DFS Replication
17 3 (0.76%) UAG
Systems Management
1 32 (8.08%) SCCM
2 14 (3.54%) SCOM
2 14 (3.54%) Cisco CUCM
3 12 (3.03%) Cisco UCCE
3 12 (3.03%) Cisco UCCX
3 12 (3.03%) Backup Exec
4 10 (2.53%) EMC NetWorker
5 7 (1.77%) Puppet
5 7 (1.77%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (1.52%) FortiGate
6 6 (1.52%) CA Spectrum
7 5 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (1.01%) SCDPM
8 4 (1.01%) Nagios
8 4 (1.01%) NetBackup
8 4 (1.01%) Data Guard
8 4 (1.01%) SCVMM
9 3 (0.76%) ZABBIX
9 3 (0.76%) BladeLogic
9 3 (0.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 249 (62.88%) Cisco
2 135 (34.09%) VMware
3 116 (29.29%) Microsoft
4 102 (25.76%) Juniper
5 94 (23.74%) Citrix
6 90 (22.73%) CheckPoint
7 73 (18.43%) HP
8 55 (13.89%) F5
9 35 (8.84%) IBM
9 35 (8.84%) Oracle
10 34 (8.59%) Blue Coat
11 33 (8.33%) Dell
12 18 (4.55%) EMC
12 18 (4.55%) WatchGuard
12 18 (4.55%) SolarWinds
13 17 (4.29%) Sourcefire
14 16 (4.04%) NetApp
15 13 (3.28%) Red Hat
15 13 (3.28%) Websense
16 12 (3.03%) Brocade
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