The first table below looks at the demand for VLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 25 July 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 Hertfordshire 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 59 57 72
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +15
Contract jobs citing VLAN 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.15% 0.32% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.85% 1.96% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £300 £326
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -8.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +62.50%
Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
118 102 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.53% 16.56% 20.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 24 49
Average daily rate £275 £315 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.69% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 9
Average hourly rate £23.00 £26.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% +103.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.55 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £32.75 £31.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
VLAN
East of England

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

VLAN
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

VLAN Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

VLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

VLAN Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

VLAN
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 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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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
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Hoddesdon - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Watford - - - -
VLAN
East of England

VLAN
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) PMP
1 1 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (100.00%) FMCG
1 1 (100.00%) Lync

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Enterprise Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) PMP
1 1 (100.00%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft