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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 59 59 61
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing VLAN 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.63% 0.16% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.50% 0.81% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £275 £288
% change year-on-year
+12.72% -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £24.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -24.61%
VLAN
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
200 124 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.16% 20.33% 17.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 53 27
Average daily rate £350 £275 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -9.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 14 13
Average hourly rate £21.53 £14.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.75% -56.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

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 7 July 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
Watford - 3 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 - - 1
VLAN
East of England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 4 (66.67%) DHCP
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
1 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (50.00%) Server Building
2 3 (50.00%) SCCM
2 3 (50.00%) SCOM
2 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (50.00%) Puppet
2 3 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 3 (50.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (50.00%) Build Automation
2 3 (50.00%) SCOrch
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Dell
2 3 (50.00%) EMC
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (50.00%) Symantec
2 3 (50.00%) BGP

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) DHCP
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) BGP
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (16.67%) HSRP
4 1 (16.67%) Multicast
4 1 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (16.67%) ATM
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
4 1 (16.67%) ICMP
4 1 (16.67%) TACACS
4 1 (16.67%) Telnet
4 1 (16.67%) VRRP
4 1 (16.67%) SSL
4 1 (16.67%) DWDM
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Implementation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Design Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Design Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (50.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Change Management
1 3 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 3 (50.00%) Build Automation
1 3 (50.00%) Server Building
2 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCIE
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) Terminal Services
1 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
1 3 (50.00%) SCOM
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet
1 3 (50.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 3 (50.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Dell
1 3 (50.00%) EMC
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix
1 3 (50.00%) Symantec
1 3 (50.00%) 3PAR
1 3 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (16.67%) NetApp