The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 99 81 79
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -2
Contract jobs citing VLAN 7 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.38% 0.64% 0.088%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.54% 5.11% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
Average daily rate £450 £308 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.34% -41.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +25.00%
VLAN
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
276 176 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.02% 12.59% 13.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 90 69
Average daily rate £363 £318 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.17% +15.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £220 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 13
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.88 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +43.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.52 £10.00 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VLAN across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

VLAN Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (53.85%) DNS
1 7 (53.85%) VMware
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 6 (46.15%) Citrix
2 6 (46.15%) Windows
3 4 (30.77%) DHCP
3 4 (30.77%) NetApp
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (23.08%) Network Design
4 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS
4 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (23.08%) SolarWinds
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
4 3 (23.08%) HP
4 3 (23.08%) LAN
4 3 (23.08%) WAN
5 2 (15.38%) Linux
5 2 (15.38%) MCSE
5 2 (15.38%) MCSA
5 2 (15.38%) Apache
5 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
5 2 (15.38%) C
5 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) EMC
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) WLAN
5 2 (15.38%) NFS

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (15.38%) Apache
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) DNS
2 4 (30.77%) DHCP
3 3 (23.08%) LAN
3 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
3 3 (23.08%) WAN
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (15.38%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (15.38%) Firewall
4 2 (15.38%) iSCSI
4 2 (15.38%) MPLS
4 2 (15.38%) SAN
4 2 (15.38%) Wireless
4 2 (15.38%) WLAN
5 1 (7.69%) 802.11
5 1 (7.69%) IMAP
5 1 (7.69%) Internet
5 1 (7.69%) Multicast
5 1 (7.69%) Network Security
5 1 (7.69%) OSPF
5 1 (7.69%) Spanning Tree
General
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) VMware Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) IT Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Active Directory Support
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Assistant
4 1 (7.69%) Junior
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Junior PHP Developer
4 1 (7.69%) PHP Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) 802.1X
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Private Cloud
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (15.38%) Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Network Design
2 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
2 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
2 1 (7.69%) ERP
2 1 (7.69%) High Availability
2 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
2 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
2 1 (7.69%) Service Management
2 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) C
1 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (15.38%) CCNA
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) MCSA
2 2 (15.38%) MCSE
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (7.69%) CCEA
3 1 (7.69%) CCEE
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (7.69%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) NFS
3 2 (15.38%) vSphere
3 2 (15.38%) Xen
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) vMotion
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) VMware
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) Citrix
3 4 (30.77%) NetApp
4 3 (23.08%) HP
4 3 (23.08%) SolarWinds
5 2 (15.38%) EMC
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.69%) F5
6 1 (7.69%) IBM
6 1 (7.69%) Infoblox
6 1 (7.69%) Juniper
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle
6 1 (7.69%) Sophos
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