The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 99 113 97
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -16
Contract jobs citing VLAN 18 6 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.81% 0.30% 1.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.52% 1.48% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 8
Average daily rate
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£315 £313 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.79% +35.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £233 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £41.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -28.57%
VLAN
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
398 406 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 17.83% 19.99% 19.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 211 189
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 29 66
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.11%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VLAN across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

VLAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 May 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Hook 0 5 £339 +42.61%
Eastleigh - 2 - -
Portsmouth - 1 £100 - 1
Farnborough - 1 - -
VLAN
South East

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 14 (63.64%) Cisco
2 13 (59.09%) LAN
2 13 (59.09%) WAN
2 13 (59.09%) Firewall
3 12 (54.55%) Juniper
4 10 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (36.36%) CCNA
6 7 (31.82%) VPN
6 7 (31.82%) ITIL
6 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
7 6 (27.27%) BIG-IP
7 6 (27.27%) iSCSI
7 6 (27.27%) F5
7 6 (27.27%) FortiGate
7 6 (27.27%) Ethernet
7 6 (27.27%) Linux
8 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
8 5 (22.73%) MPLS
8 5 (22.73%) McAfee
8 5 (22.73%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 4 (18.18%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (18.18%) Internet
9 4 (18.18%) HP
9 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
9 4 (18.18%) Service Delivery
9 4 (18.18%) VMware
9 4 (18.18%) SSL
9 4 (18.18%) IIS
9 4 (18.18%) SQL

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 4 (18.18%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (59.09%) LAN
1 13 (59.09%) WAN
1 13 (59.09%) Firewall
2 7 (31.82%) VPN
3 6 (27.27%) BIG-IP
3 6 (27.27%) iSCSI
3 6 (27.27%) Ethernet
4 5 (22.73%) MPLS
4 5 (22.73%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (18.18%) Internet
5 4 (18.18%) SSL
6 3 (13.64%) VoIP
6 3 (13.64%) DVB
6 3 (13.64%) Wireshark
7 2 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (9.09%) IP Telephony
7 2 (9.09%) Frame Relay
7 2 (9.09%) Intranet
7 2 (9.09%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Network Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Support Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Network Support
4 3 (13.64%) Software Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Systems Engineering Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Leader
5 2 (9.09%) Network Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) Engineering Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Systems Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Network Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support
6 1 (4.55%) Support Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Development Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Network Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Security Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Network Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) STB
1 3 (13.64%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) DTV
3 1 (4.55%) Biometrics
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) Android
3 1 (4.55%) CentOS
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
3 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
3 3 (13.64%) Network Management
4 2 (9.09%) Protective Monitoring
4 2 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (9.09%) Service Management
4 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.55%) Network Design
5 1 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (4.55%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) Java
2 3 (13.64%) PHP
3 1 (4.55%) C
3 1 (4.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (36.36%) CCNA
3 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
4 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
4 3 (13.64%) DV Cleared
5 2 (9.09%) CCNP
6 1 (4.55%) CCIE
6 1 (4.55%) CCDP
6 1 (4.55%) MCSE
6 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
1 3 (13.64%) PCI DSS
2 2 (9.09%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Snort
1 2 (9.09%) Squid
2 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) Firmware
2 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) FortiGate
2 4 (18.18%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (4.55%) WSUS
3 1 (4.55%) SCVMM
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Cisco
2 12 (54.55%) Juniper
3 6 (27.27%) F5
4 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
4 5 (22.73%) McAfee
5 4 (18.18%) HP
5 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
5 4 (18.18%) VMware
6 1 (4.55%) Remedy
6 1 (4.55%) Mercator
6 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds