The first table below looks at the demand for VLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Lancashire region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 48 34 47
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +13
Contract jobs citing VLAN 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.22% 0.38% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.56% 3.57% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £298 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -8.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +62.50%
Communications & Networking Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
64 28 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 14.25% 10.73% 14.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 9 32
Average daily rate £251 £250 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.20% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £150 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £330 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £29.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.72% -1.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
VLAN
North West

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

VLAN
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

VLAN Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

VLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

VLAN Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

VLAN
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 22 July 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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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
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Vacancies
Lancaster - - - -
VLAN
North West

VLAN
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) IP Telephony

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) IP Telephony
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Technician
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco