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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 56 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VLAN 9 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.14% - 1.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.11% - 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
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£428 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 - £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £301 £299
% change year-on-year
-0.41% +0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £22.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+45.05% -35.00%
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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 North East region.

Communications & Networking Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
111 56 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 14.05% 9.64% 15.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 37 19
Average daily rate £288 £280 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.68% -6.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £378 £301
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £10.50 £10.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -1.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.10 £10.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £13.70 £29.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -18.18%

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
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the North East region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Tyne and Wear - 9 £428 - 1
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 (66.67%) Client/Server
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
3 4 (44.44%) Internet
4 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) MS Office
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 1 (11.11%) Open Source
5 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
5 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (11.11%) Retail
5 1 (11.11%) LAN
5 1 (11.11%) VoIP
5 1 (11.11%) WAN
5 1 (11.11%) VPN
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 1 (11.11%) Apple
5 1 (11.11%) EPoS

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) VoIP
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Technical Leader
2 2 (22.22%) Lead Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Cloud Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Client/Server
2 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (11.11%) EPoS
3 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Open Source
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
1 1 (11.11%) Apple