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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank - 50 60
Contract jobs citing VLAN 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 0.45% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.50% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £413 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £358 £380
% change year-on-year
-2.09% -5.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +23.07%
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
69 80 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 13.45% 17.82% 11.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 43 43
Average daily rate £438 £275 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -31.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £184 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 5
Average hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -21.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Mesos
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Mesos
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware