The first table below looks at the demand for VLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Hampshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 108 87 85
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -2
Contract jobs citing VLAN 4 23 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.19% 1.33% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.96% 7.03% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 9
Average daily rate £475 £230 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+106.52% -45.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £35.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-35.00% +12.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
418 327 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 19.99% 18.97% 21.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 178 157
Average daily rate £363 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.07% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 57 70
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -4.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.83 £15.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -20.35%
VLAN
South East

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

VLAN
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

VLAN Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

VLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

VLAN Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

VLAN
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke +10 1 £375 +78.57%
Southampton - - - - 3
Farnborough - - - -
VLAN
South East

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 (53.85%) Active Directory
1 7 (53.85%) VMware
2 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (46.15%) Windows
3 5 (38.46%) HP
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (30.77%) Windows XP
4 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
4 4 (30.77%) vSphere
5 3 (23.08%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
5 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
5 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
5 3 (23.08%) WAN
5 3 (23.08%) ITIL
5 3 (23.08%) Sun
5 3 (23.08%) DHCP
5 3 (23.08%) VPN
5 3 (23.08%) DNS
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco
5 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
5 3 (23.08%) Replication
6 2 (15.38%) Samba
6 2 (15.38%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (15.38%) Military
6 2 (15.38%) Document Management
6 2 (15.38%) WSUS

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (15.38%) IIS
2 2 (15.38%) Apache
2 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) WAN
1 3 (23.08%) DHCP
1 3 (23.08%) VPN
1 3 (23.08%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) SSL
2 2 (15.38%) SAN
2 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) KiloStream
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (15.38%) HTTP
2 2 (15.38%) Kerberos
2 2 (15.38%) SNMP
2 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 2 (15.38%) LDAP
2 2 (15.38%) LAN
2 2 (15.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 2 (15.38%) Military
3 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Network Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Programme Manager
2 2 (15.38%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) IT Programme Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Designer
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
1 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
3 4 (30.77%) Windows XP
4 2 (15.38%) Linux
5 1 (7.69%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) ERP
2 2 (15.38%) Document Management
2 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) MCSE
3 2 (15.38%) MCSA
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (30.77%) vSphere
3 3 (23.08%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (15.38%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
4 2 (15.38%) Samba
5 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
5 1 (7.69%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) VMware
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) HP
3 3 (23.08%) Sun
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco
4 2 (15.38%) IBM
4 2 (15.38%) Dell
4 2 (15.38%) EMC
4 2 (15.38%) NetApp
4 2 (15.38%) BT
5 1 (7.69%) ProCurve
5 1 (7.69%) Intel
5 1 (7.69%) Juniper