The first table below looks at the demand for VLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 29 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 Manchester 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 83 79 84
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing VLAN 1 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.081% 0.26% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.67% 2.31% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£255 - £235
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £28.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +62.50%
Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
149 130 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.02% 11.41% 18.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 71 57
Average daily rate £320 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 33
Average hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +4.61%
VLAN
North West

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

VLAN
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

VLAN Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

VLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

VLAN Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

VLAN
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - - - - 1
VLAN
North West

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) BPR
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) BPR
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Business Process Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) EMC
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
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