The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex 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 58 - 40
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VLAN 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.39% - 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.85% - 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£413 - £160
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +4.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.89% -32.85%
VLAN
East of 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 Essex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
108 86 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 21.22% 14.65% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 44 29
Average daily rate £350 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £175 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £433 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 10
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £26.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -29.60%
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 Essex

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

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

VLAN
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

VLAN Daily Rate Trend in Essex

VLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

VLAN Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

VLAN
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the Essex 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
Southend-on-Sea - - - -
VLAN
East of England

VLAN
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) SNMP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) SNMP
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Technician
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support Technician
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support Technician
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support
1 1 (50.00%) IT Technician
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Technician
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) VMware