The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 23 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VLAN 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.33% - 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.64% - 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
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£230 - £388
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 - £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £246 - £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £259 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
-19.14% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £32.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-14.72% +61.25%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

Communications & Networking Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
22 8 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 17.05% 10.13% 18.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 22
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £420 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £21.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

VLAN
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

VLAN Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

VLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

VLAN Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

VLAN
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) Solaris
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) IPsec
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 5 (100.00%) PKI
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (100.00%) Network Management
1 5 (100.00%) Splunk
1 5 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Network Security

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
1 5 (100.00%) IPsec
2 3 (60.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 5 (100.00%) Network Management
1 5 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Splunk