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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 26 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing VLAN 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.86% 1.10% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.65% 10.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £25.36 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+38.01% -27.54%
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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
17 20 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 10.56% 10.99% 10.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 4
Average daily rate £250 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Average hourly rate £30.50 £14.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.34% +16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £14.10 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £18.10 £21.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VLAN across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

VLAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (50.00%) VPN
4 3 (50.00%) UNIX
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) Solaris
4 3 (50.00%) LAN
4 3 (50.00%) IPsec
4 3 (50.00%) VMware
4 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Network Management
4 3 (50.00%) Splunk
4 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
5 2 (33.33%) SAN
5 2 (33.33%) NAS
5 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (33.33%) PKI
5 2 (33.33%) SQLBase
5 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (33.33%) Firewall
5 2 (33.33%) Apache
5 2 (33.33%) SOA

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (50.00%) VPN
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) IPsec
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) NAS
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
3 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
3 1 (16.67%) FCoE
3 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (33.33%) SQLBase
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Designer
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) PKI
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) UNIX
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (50.00%) Network Management
1 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) CCA
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) MCITP
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (16.67%) Nessus
2 1 (16.67%) Nmap
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Splunk
4 2 (33.33%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft