The first table below looks at the demand for VLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East 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 North East 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 56 37 36
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -1
Contract jobs citing VLAN 1 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.19% 0.29% 1.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.32% 3.33% 10.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£238 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.14% +6.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +62.50%
Communications & Networking Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
76 30 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 14.31% 8.75% 17.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 11 47
Average daily rate £331 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.42% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 7
Average hourly rate £13.50 £32.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.46% +71.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.61 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.60 £32.65 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +4.61%
VLAN
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VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VLAN across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) UNIX
2 5 (83.33%) Solaris
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) Splunk
3 4 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (66.67%) PKI
3 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) IPsec
3 4 (66.67%) VPN
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
4 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) ProCurve
4 1 (16.67%) CCNP
4 1 (16.67%) CCNA
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
1 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) IPsec
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) MPLS
3 1 (16.67%) BGP
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
1 5 (83.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) Splunk
3 1 (16.67%) ProCurve
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) Remedy