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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 23 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing VLAN 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.42% 2.33% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.76% 13.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£263 £230 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.13% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £255 £320
% change year-on-year
+32.35% -20.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £27.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-30.90% -14.72%
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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 22 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 12.06% 17.05% 11.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 4
Average daily rate £275 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £405 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £21.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Clustering
2 3 (60.00%) FCoE
2 3 (60.00%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (60.00%) SCCM
2 3 (60.00%) SCOM
2 3 (60.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (60.00%) CCA
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) MCSE
2 3 (60.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (60.00%) MCITP
2 3 (60.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) Apache
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) NHS
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 1 (20.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (60.00%) iSCSI
1 3 (60.00%) FCoE
1 3 (60.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (20.00%) NAS
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQLBase
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Designer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (60.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) MCSE
1 3 (60.00%) CCA
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix Certification
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (60.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
1 3 (60.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle