The first table below looks at the demand for VLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 17 April 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 Leicestershire 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 45 31 27
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -4
Contract jobs citing VLAN 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.57% 0.45% 1.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.71% 3.33% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £275 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +46.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +12.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
35 30 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 9.92% 13.64% 10.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 5
Average daily rate £250 £325 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +62.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 £27.50 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.72% +39.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.50 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £32.50 £25.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
VLAN
East Midlands

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

VLAN
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

VLAN Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

VLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

VLAN Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

VLAN
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 17 April 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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VLAN
East Midlands

VLAN
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) VCP4
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Project Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (50.00%) VCP4
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) VMware