The first table below looks at the demand for VLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 25 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 Reading 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 68 76 77
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Contract jobs citing VLAN 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.11% 0.21% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.40% 0.86% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£500 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £300 £326
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -8.04%
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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
253 232 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.08% 24.07% 36.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 82 96
Average daily rate £351 £275 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.45% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £130 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 15
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.50 £15.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.53% +50.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £16.30 £14.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
VLAN
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VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

VLAN
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

VLAN Daily Rate Trend in Reading

VLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

VLAN Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Juniper
2 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (60.00%) CCIE
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (40.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) FTP
3 2 (40.00%) HTTP
3 2 (40.00%) RIP
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) SMTP
3 2 (40.00%) MPLS
3 2 (40.00%) OSPF
3 2 (40.00%) BGP
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) F5
3 2 (40.00%) FWSM
4 1 (20.00%) Office 365
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (20.00%) SABSA

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) MPLS
3 2 (40.00%) OSPF
3 2 (40.00%) BGP
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) SMTP
3 2 (40.00%) FTP
3 2 (40.00%) HTTP
3 2 (40.00%) RIP
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (40.00%) FWSM
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (20.00%) ATM
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Architect
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Architect
2 1 (20.00%) IP Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) DoDAF
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Release Management
2 1 (20.00%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCIE
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) JNCIP
3 1 (20.00%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
1 1 (20.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) XenApp
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
1 1 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Juniper
2 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) F5
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Apple
4 1 (20.00%) Fujitsu
4 1 (20.00%) McAfee
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