The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 31 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 47 34 45
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +11
Contract jobs citing VLAN 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.24% 0.68% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.96% 4.65% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
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£213 £270 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.29% +2.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £280 £303
% change year-on-year
+20.53% -7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-21.81% -15.38%
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Nottinghamshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
51 43 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 12.11% 14.58% 21.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 12 51
Average daily rate £325 £338 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +16.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £203 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 7
Average hourly rate £19.00 £13.25 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.39% +10.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

VLAN
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

VLAN Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

VLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

VLAN Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 9 (64.29%) Cisco
2 8 (57.14%) Firewall
3 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (50.00%) DNS
3 7 (50.00%) WAN
3 7 (50.00%) ITIL
4 6 (42.86%) SAN
4 6 (42.86%) Load Balancing
4 6 (42.86%) FCoE
5 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (35.71%) CCNA
5 5 (35.71%) Windows
5 5 (35.71%) VoIP
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 4 (28.57%) LAN
6 4 (28.57%) Linux
6 4 (28.57%) Oracle
6 4 (28.57%) VPN
6 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 4 (28.57%) Juniper
6 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
6 4 (28.57%) Office 365
6 4 (28.57%) SUSE
6 4 (28.57%) VMware
6 4 (28.57%) Network Design
7 3 (21.43%) Oracle Application Server
7 3 (21.43%) MCITP
7 3 (21.43%) Korn
7 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (21.43%) Samba

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 3 (21.43%) WebLogic
1 3 (21.43%) JBoss
1 3 (21.43%) Apache
1 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
1 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
1 3 (21.43%) iPlanet
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Application Server
1 3 (21.43%) Office Communications Server
1 3 (21.43%) Lync
2 2 (14.29%) OpenStack
2 2 (14.29%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (14.29%) MQSeries
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Project
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) Firewall
2 7 (50.00%) WAN
2 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (50.00%) DNS
3 6 (42.86%) SAN
3 6 (42.86%) FCoE
4 5 (35.71%) VoIP
5 4 (28.57%) LAN
5 4 (28.57%) VPN
6 3 (21.43%) PBX
6 3 (21.43%) IPsec
6 3 (21.43%) Reverse Proxy
6 3 (21.43%) iSCSI
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (21.43%) NetScaler
7 2 (14.29%) NAS
7 2 (14.29%) LDAP
7 2 (14.29%) DHCP
8 1 (7.14%) Asterisk PBX
8 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Network Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Technical Specialist
1 3 (21.43%) UNIX Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Network Support
2 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Network Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Voice Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Clustering
1 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) SUSE
3 3 (21.43%) AIX
3 3 (21.43%) HPUX
3 3 (21.43%) Solaris
3 3 (21.43%) UNIX
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 6 (42.86%) Load Balancing
3 4 (28.57%) Network Design
4 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (21.43%) Network Load Balancing
4 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
4 3 (21.43%) ITIL V3
4 3 (21.43%) High Availability
4 3 (21.43%) Procure-to-pay
5 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Requirements Management
6 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
6 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Perl
1 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
1 3 (21.43%) Korn
1 3 (21.43%) C-shell
1 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) CCNA
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (21.43%) MCITP
2 3 (21.43%) MCSE
3 2 (14.29%) CCNP
4 1 (7.14%) MCSA
4 1 (7.14%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) Samba
2 3 (21.43%) KVM
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
2 3 (21.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) OpenView
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Cisco
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) Juniper
2 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 3 (21.43%) PlateSpin
3 3 (21.43%) F5
3 3 (21.43%) Veritas
3 3 (21.43%) Sun
3 3 (21.43%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) Cognos
4 2 (14.29%) Opsware
5 1 (7.14%) Lumension
5 1 (7.14%) Veeam
5 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix