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 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 103 103 103
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing VLAN 16 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.74% 0.75% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.94% 4.24% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 6
Average daily rate £625 £298 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+110.08% -4.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £35.00 £25.36
% change year-on-year
-57.14% +38.01%
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
544 401 400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 25.26% 17.77% 19.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 223 212
Average daily rate £360 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 29 29
Average hourly rate £40.25 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £14.28 £13.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £41.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

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 2016.

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 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Fareham - 8 £625 -
Southampton - 2 - -
Winchester - 2 - - 1
Basingstoke - 1 - - 1
VLAN
South East

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 31 (68.89%) Cisco
2 26 (57.78%) LAN
3 23 (51.11%) MPLS
3 23 (51.11%) Multicast
4 20 (44.44%) DNS
5 19 (42.22%) SAN
5 19 (42.22%) NetApp
5 19 (42.22%) Service Management
5 19 (42.22%) NAS
5 19 (42.22%) Cybersecurity
5 19 (42.22%) Data Centre
5 19 (42.22%) Server Virtualisation
6 12 (26.67%) SQL
7 11 (24.44%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (24.44%) V-Model
7 11 (24.44%) Security Cleared
7 11 (24.44%) Waterfall
8 10 (22.22%) SC Cleared
8 10 (22.22%) Smart Meter
9 9 (20.00%) Software Testing
9 9 (20.00%) ISTQB
9 9 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 8 (17.78%) Network Security
10 8 (17.78%) Security Architecture
11 7 (15.56%) Test Automation
11 7 (15.56%) Requirements Management
11 7 (15.56%) JIRA
11 7 (15.56%) Stress Testing
11 7 (15.56%) Firewall
11 7 (15.56%) Cisco Certification

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (57.78%) LAN
2 23 (51.11%) MPLS
2 23 (51.11%) Multicast
3 20 (44.44%) DNS
4 19 (42.22%) NAS
4 19 (42.22%) SAN
5 11 (24.44%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (17.78%) Network Security
7 7 (15.56%) Firewall
7 7 (15.56%) WAN
8 6 (13.33%) BGP
8 6 (13.33%) OSPF
9 5 (11.11%) Wireless
10 4 (8.89%) IPsec
10 4 (8.89%) IPv4
10 4 (8.89%) IPv6
10 4 (8.89%) VPN
11 2 (4.44%) Internet
11 2 (4.44%) Junos
11 2 (4.44%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) JIRA
2 4 (8.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.22%) Ant
3 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.22%) LabVIEW
General
1 6 (13.33%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.89%) Banking
3 4 (8.89%) Military
3 4 (8.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (35.56%) Architect
2 11 (24.44%) Network Engineer
2 11 (24.44%) Test Engineer
3 9 (20.00%) Technical Architect
4 8 (17.78%) Senior Architect
5 7 (15.56%) Senior Technical Architect
5 7 (15.56%) Smart Metering Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (11.11%) Network Architect
6 5 (11.11%) Network Technical Architect
6 5 (11.11%) Principal Architect
7 4 (8.89%) Network Security Architect
7 4 (8.89%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Security Architect
7 4 (8.89%) Security Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Security Technical Architect
7 4 (8.89%) Senior Test Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Senior Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 19 (42.22%) Data Centre
2 10 (22.22%) Smart Meter
3 6 (13.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.22%) DTV
4 1 (2.22%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.22%) Smart Energy
4 1 (2.22%) STB
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) Linux
1 6 (13.33%) Windows
2 5 (11.11%) Unix
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) Cybersecurity
1 19 (42.22%) Server Virtualisation
1 19 (42.22%) Service Management
2 11 (24.44%) V-Model
2 11 (24.44%) Waterfall
3 9 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 8 (17.78%) Security Architecture
5 7 (15.56%) Case Management
5 7 (15.56%) Requirements Management
5 7 (15.56%) Stress Testing
5 7 (15.56%) Test Automation
6 6 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (11.11%) Change Management
7 5 (11.11%) ITIL
8 4 (8.89%) Configuration Management
8 4 (8.89%) Defect Management
8 4 (8.89%) High Availability
8 4 (8.89%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (8.89%) Release Management
8 4 (8.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.67%) SQL
2 1 (2.22%) C++
2 1 (2.22%) Embedded C++
2 1 (2.22%) Java
2 1 (2.22%) Perl
2 1 (2.22%) PHP
2 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) Security Cleared
2 10 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 9 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 9 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 7 (15.56%) CCNA
4 7 (15.56%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (13.33%) Degree
6 5 (11.11%) CCNP
7 2 (4.44%) JNCIA
7 2 (4.44%) JNCIS
8 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 31 (68.89%) Cisco
2 19 (42.22%) NetApp
3 6 (13.33%) HP
4 4 (8.89%) CheckPoint
4 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.67%) Juniper
5 3 (6.67%) VMware
6 1 (2.22%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.22%) ProCurve
6 1 (2.22%) SonicWALL