The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 98 58 56
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -2
Contract jobs citing VLAN 1 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.087% 0.91% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.31% 7.14% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
Median daily rate £400 £428 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.43% +52.67%
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+24.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £33.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-54.47% +34.00%
VLAN
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
322 98 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 27.95% 12.71% 11.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 55 45
Median daily rate £289 £300 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.66% +10.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £248 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 4
Median hourly rate £28.00 £18.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% +44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.99 £13.00 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £27.50 £16.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +40.00%

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing VLAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

VLAN
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

VLAN Daily Rate Trend in the North East

VLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

VLAN Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

VLAN
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the North East region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Durham - 1 £400 - 1
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VLAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Avaya
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) Apple
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 2 (66.67%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Aruba
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Transition Management
3 1 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Linux

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Support
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Transition Management
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Apple
1 2 (66.67%) Aruba
1 2 (66.67%) Avaya
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Juniper
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft