The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 44 52 24
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -28
Contract jobs citing VLAN 5 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.27% 1.19% 1.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.36% 7.46% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Average daily rate
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£430 £280 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.57% -6.74%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £308 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £19.02 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+84.06% -45.67%
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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 Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Communications & Networking Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
44 67 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 11.14% 15.91% 21.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 41 19
Average daily rate £300 £273 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.09% -9.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £223 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £378 £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £26.75 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

VLAN
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

VLAN Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

VLAN
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 4 (66.67%) Client/Server
2 3 (50.00%) Internet
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Private Cloud

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 3 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Technical Leader
2 2 (33.33%) Lead Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Cloud Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Client/Server
2 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (16.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared