The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 76 49 79
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +30
Contract jobs citing VLAN 3 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.36% 0.95% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.16% 4.67% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Average daily rate
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- £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £323 £355
% change year-on-year
-18.60% -9.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £29.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £29.53 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.86% +9.36%
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East of England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
139 107 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.65% 20.27% 23.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 36 70
Average daily rate £340 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £238 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 6
Average hourly rate £15.29 £40.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.77% +122.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £15.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £40.00 £20.09
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 24 October 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
Watford -3 1 - -
Hoddesdon - - - -
Kings Langley - - - - 1
VLAN
East of England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) F5
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) PMP
3 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) VBScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) LDAP
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) Lync
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) IPsec
3 1 (25.00%) BIG-IP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) LDAP
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Architect
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) PKI
1 1 (25.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) VBScript
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) PMP
1 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) VMFS
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (25.00%) NFS
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (25.00%) Infoblox