The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 126 117 128
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +11
Contract jobs citing VLAN 34 23 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.90% 0.72% 0.037%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.68% 5.26% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 1
Average daily rate £450 £333 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.33% -36.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £380
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.13 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.26% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +25.00%
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
599 437 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.78% 13.59% 13.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 218 171
Average daily rate £400 £346 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.52% +2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £222 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £459 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 39 25
Average hourly rate £16.84 £18.13 £15.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.11% +20.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.50 £31.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

VLAN
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

VLAN Daily Rate Trend in the North West

VLAN
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VLAN across the North West region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

VLAN Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

VLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

VLAN Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

VLAN
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cheshire +12 25 £450 +88.48% 3
Manchester -19 7 £450 +46.34% 7
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 22 (45.83%) LAN
2 20 (41.67%) DNS
3 18 (37.50%) Firewall
3 18 (37.50%) Data Centre
4 17 (35.42%) Cisco
5 16 (33.33%) Citrix
5 16 (33.33%) Network Design
6 14 (29.17%) Migration
6 14 (29.17%) VMware
6 14 (29.17%) DHCP
7 13 (27.08%) Network Security
8 11 (22.92%) VPN
9 10 (20.83%) Active Directory
9 10 (20.83%) WAN
9 10 (20.83%) Windows
9 10 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (20.83%) F5
10 9 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
10 9 (18.75%) Change Control
10 9 (18.75%) Palo Alto
10 9 (18.75%) IPsec
10 9 (18.75%) SSH
10 9 (18.75%) SSL
11 8 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
12 7 (14.58%) Security Cleared
13 6 (12.50%) Linux
14 5 (10.42%) TCP/IP
14 5 (10.42%) Juniper
14 5 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
14 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (4.17%) Apache
1 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.17%) Amazon S3
1 2 (4.17%) Office 365
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (45.83%) LAN
2 20 (41.67%) DNS
3 18 (37.50%) Firewall
4 14 (29.17%) DHCP
5 13 (27.08%) Network Security
6 11 (22.92%) VPN
7 10 (20.83%) WAN
8 9 (18.75%) IPsec
8 9 (18.75%) SSH
8 9 (18.75%) SSL
9 8 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (10.42%) TCP/IP
11 4 (8.33%) MPLS
12 2 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (4.17%) Internet
12 2 (4.17%) iSCSI
12 2 (4.17%) SAN
12 2 (4.17%) Wireless
12 2 (4.17%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Hudson
1 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (43.75%) Architect
2 20 (41.67%) Network Architect
3 10 (20.83%) Network Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Consultant
4 4 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Security Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Senior Architect
5 3 (6.25%) Senior Network Architect
5 3 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) AWS Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) Cloud Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) Designer
6 2 (4.17%) IT Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Lead Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Migration Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Network Security Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Security Architect
7 1 (2.08%) Data Migration Architect
7 1 (2.08%) Firewall Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) Web Services
2 1 (2.08%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.08%) HTML
2 1 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.25%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.08%) CESG
3 1 (2.08%) Clustering
3 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.08%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (2.08%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.83%) Windows
2 6 (12.50%) Linux
3 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.08%) MVS
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (33.33%) Network Design
2 14 (29.17%) Migration
3 10 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (18.75%) Change Control
4 9 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (10.42%) Information Security
5 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (8.33%) Network Architecture
6 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.17%) Build Automation
7 2 (4.17%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.17%) Server Building
7 2 (4.17%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.08%) Business Continuity
8 1 (2.08%) CRM
8 1 (2.08%) ERP
8 1 (2.08%) High Availability
8 1 (2.08%) ITIL
8 1 (2.08%) Security Operations
8 1 (2.08%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 4 (8.33%) SQL
2 2 (4.17%) C
2 2 (4.17%) Python
3 1 (2.08%) Java
3 1 (2.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.25%) CCNA
3 3 (6.25%) MCSA
3 3 (6.25%) MCSE
4 2 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.08%) CCEA
5 1 (2.08%) CCEE
5 1 (2.08%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.08%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.08%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.17%) NFS
3 2 (4.17%) vSphere
3 2 (4.17%) Xen
4 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.17%) Puppet
2 1 (2.08%) vMotion
Vendors
1 17 (35.42%) Cisco
2 16 (33.33%) Citrix
3 14 (29.17%) VMware
4 10 (20.83%) F5
5 9 (18.75%) Palo Alto
6 5 (10.42%) EMC
6 5 (10.42%) Fortinet
6 5 (10.42%) Juniper
7 4 (8.33%) HP
7 4 (8.33%) IBM
7 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 4 (8.33%) NetApp
8 3 (6.25%) Oracle
8 3 (6.25%) SolarWinds
9 2 (4.17%) BT
10 1 (2.08%) Apple
10 1 (2.08%) Infoblox
10 1 (2.08%) Sophos
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