The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 22 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 46 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VLAN 5 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.07% - 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.00% - 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Average daily rate
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£263 - £388
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 - £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £278 - £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £320 £338
% change year-on-year
-17.96% -5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +62.50%
VLAN
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
100 32 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 21.32% 14.35% 14.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 13 33
Average daily rate £315 £300 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £130 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

VLAN
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

VLAN Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

VLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

VLAN Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

VLAN
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
Cheltenham - 4 £263 -
VLAN
South West

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) MPLS
2 6 (85.71%) BGP
2 6 (85.71%) EIGRP
2 6 (85.71%) Blue Coat
2 6 (85.71%) ProxySG
2 6 (85.71%) BIG-IP
2 6 (85.71%) LAN
2 6 (85.71%) WAN
2 6 (85.71%) VPN
2 6 (85.71%) SSL
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) Juniper
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco PIX
2 6 (85.71%) F5
2 6 (85.71%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (71.43%) Problem Management
3 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 5 (71.43%) CCNP
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (71.43%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) NetQoS
4 2 (28.57%) Open Source
4 2 (28.57%) tcpdump
4 2 (28.57%) Ethereal
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 2 (28.57%) DSL
4 2 (28.57%) Wireless
4 2 (28.57%) Frame Relay

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) MPLS
2 6 (85.71%) BGP
2 6 (85.71%) EIGRP
2 6 (85.71%) BIG-IP
2 6 (85.71%) LAN
2 6 (85.71%) WAN
2 6 (85.71%) VPN
2 6 (85.71%) SSL
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (28.57%) tcpdump
3 2 (28.57%) Ethereal
3 2 (28.57%) DSL
3 2 (28.57%) Wireless
3 2 (28.57%) Frame Relay
3 2 (28.57%) ATM
3 2 (28.57%) ISDN
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) SONET
4 1 (14.29%) DNS
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Network Team Leader
1 5 (71.43%) Team Leader
2 3 (42.86%) Operations Team Leader
2 3 (42.86%) Network Operations Team Leader
3 2 (28.57%) Network Supervisor
4 1 (14.29%) Project Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Mac Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Performance Monitoring
2 5 (71.43%) Problem Management
2 5 (71.43%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) CCNP
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) ProxySG
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Blue Coat
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
1 6 (85.71%) Juniper
1 6 (85.71%) F5
2 2 (28.57%) NetQoS
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Veeam