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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 59 - 40
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VLAN 1 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.16% - 1.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.84% - 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £255 £320
% change year-on-year
+32.35% -20.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £27.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-30.90% -14.72%
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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 Essex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
119 90 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 18.62% 18.71% 21.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 55 34
Average daily rate £375 £338 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £165 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £460 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 11
Average hourly rate £29.75 £26.75 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.21% +48.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £112.25 £32.76
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 10 (76.92%) Cisco
2 8 (61.54%) Firewall
3 6 (46.15%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) OSPF
4 5 (38.46%) ITIL
5 4 (30.77%) Windows
5 4 (30.77%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (30.77%) Aerohive Networks
6 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
6 3 (23.08%) Mitel
6 3 (23.08%) VMware
7 2 (15.38%) SQL
7 2 (15.38%) Wireless
7 2 (15.38%) LAN
7 2 (15.38%) CCNA
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (15.38%) IVR
7 2 (15.38%) Migration
7 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
8 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
8 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
8 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (7.69%) EqualLogic
8 1 (7.69%) Aruba
8 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (7.69%) F5
8 1 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (38.46%) OSPF
4 4 (30.77%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (15.38%) Wireless
5 2 (15.38%) LAN
6 1 (7.69%) WAN
6 1 (7.69%) DHCP
6 1 (7.69%) DNS
6 1 (7.69%) Network Security
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Support
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Support
4 1 (7.69%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Design Authority
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Technician
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Technician
4 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Junior
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) IVR
2 1 (7.69%) EqualLogic
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Fedora
3 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CCNA
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
2 1 (7.69%) CCNP
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
1 1 (7.69%) SCOM
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) Aerohive Networks
4 3 (23.08%) VMware
4 3 (23.08%) Mitel
5 1 (7.69%) SonicWALL
5 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
5 1 (7.69%) Aruba
5 1 (7.69%) F5
5 1 (7.69%) Dell
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix
5 1 (7.69%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (7.69%) Siemens
5 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.69%) Clearswift