The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank - 71 -
Contract jobs citing VLAN 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds - 0.34% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.61% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £435 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £255 £313 £350
% change year-on-year
-18.40% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £31.56 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-12.85% +48.49%
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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 Leeds region.

Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
131 115 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.17% 13.01% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 68 74
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £435 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

VLAN
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

VLAN Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

VLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

VLAN Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) MPEG
2 4 (66.67%) C
2 4 (66.67%) C++
2 4 (66.67%) Perl
2 4 (66.67%) Client/Server
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) ISEB
2 4 (66.67%) Tcl
2 4 (66.67%) DVB
2 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 4 (66.67%) IPTV
2 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (66.67%) QA
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Video on Demand
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Ethernet
3 2 (33.33%) Test Management
3 2 (33.33%) STB
3 2 (33.33%) Capita
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) DVB
2 4 (66.67%) Ethernet
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) CTI
4 1 (16.67%) MPLS
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Test Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Integration Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Voice Architect
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) MPEG
1 4 (66.67%) Client/Server
1 4 (66.67%) IPTV
1 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 4 (66.67%) Video on Demand
2 2 (33.33%) STB
3 1 (16.67%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Performance Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Integration Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C
1 4 (66.67%) C++
1 4 (66.67%) Perl
1 4 (66.67%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ISEB
1 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
1 4 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Capita
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Avaya
2 1 (16.67%) Verint