The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 38 42 37
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing VLAN 14 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 2.88% 0.80% 1.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.54% 6.38% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
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£311 £125 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+148.99% -66.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £25.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+33.00% -28.57%
VLAN
East Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
65 47 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 13.37% 12.47% 19.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 13 28
Average daily rate £347 £400 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.13% +15.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £125 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £500 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £22.69 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

VLAN
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

VLAN Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

VLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

VLAN Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

VLAN
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 5 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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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
Nottingham +5 13 £311 +148.99% 1
VLAN
East Midlands

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 (56.25%) Cisco
1 9 (56.25%) Firewall
2 8 (50.00%) WAN
3 7 (43.75%) ITIL
3 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
3 7 (43.75%) CCNA
3 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (43.75%) DNS
3 7 (43.75%) SAN
3 7 (43.75%) FCoE
4 6 (37.50%) Network Design
4 6 (37.50%) Load Balancing
4 6 (37.50%) Juniper
5 5 (31.25%) Windows
5 5 (31.25%) VoIP
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 5 (31.25%) LAN
6 4 (25.00%) Linux
6 4 (25.00%) Oracle
6 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 4 (25.00%) VPN
6 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
6 4 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
6 4 (25.00%) IPsec
6 4 (25.00%) SUSE
6 4 (25.00%) VMware
6 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (25.00%) Office 365

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 (18.75%) Lync
1 3 (18.75%) Office Communications Server
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Application Server
1 3 (18.75%) iPlanet
1 3 (18.75%) WebLogic
1 3 (18.75%) JBoss
1 3 (18.75%) Apache
1 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
1 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) MQSeries
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (12.50%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (12.50%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Project
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) Firewall
2 8 (50.00%) WAN
3 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
3 7 (43.75%) DNS
3 7 (43.75%) SAN
3 7 (43.75%) FCoE
4 5 (31.25%) VoIP
4 5 (31.25%) LAN
5 4 (25.00%) VPN
5 4 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
5 4 (25.00%) IPsec
5 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (25.00%) NetScaler
6 3 (18.75%) iSCSI
6 3 (18.75%) PBX
7 2 (12.50%) DHCP
7 2 (12.50%) LDAP
7 2 (12.50%) BGP
7 2 (12.50%) NAS
8 1 (6.25%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Specialist
2 3 (18.75%) UNIX Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Voice Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Data Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Project Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Support
4 1 (6.25%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Project Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) Grid Computing
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) SUSE
3 3 (18.75%) UNIX
3 3 (18.75%) AIX
3 3 (18.75%) HPUX
3 3 (18.75%) Solaris
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ITIL
2 6 (37.50%) Network Design
2 6 (37.50%) Load Balancing
3 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 3 (18.75%) Procure-to-pay
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL V3
4 3 (18.75%) High Availability
4 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Requirements Management
5 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) C-shell
1 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
1 3 (18.75%) Korn
1 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
1 3 (18.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) CCNA
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (18.75%) MCITP
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (18.75%) MCSE
2 3 (18.75%) CCNP
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) CCDP
3 1 (6.25%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) KVM
2 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
2 3 (18.75%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Samba
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (6.25%) vSphere
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) OpenView
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Cisco
2 6 (37.50%) Juniper
3 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle
4 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (25.00%) VMware
5 3 (18.75%) F5
5 3 (18.75%) PlateSpin
5 3 (18.75%) HP
5 3 (18.75%) Veritas
5 3 (18.75%) Sun
6 2 (12.50%) Cognos
6 2 (12.50%) Opsware
7 1 (6.25%) Lumension
7 1 (6.25%) 3PAR
7 1 (6.25%) Veeam
7 1 (6.25%) Citrix