The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 187 186 184
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing VLAN 62 50 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.68% 0.59% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.40% 3.46% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 18 16
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£365 £415 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.04% +12.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £250 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £380 £334
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +13.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 19 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -50.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -54.28%
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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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1825 1444 1587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.90% 17.14% 20.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 880 611 620
Average daily rate £350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £212 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 119 162
Average hourly rate £34.00 £22.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.11% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.53 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

VLAN
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

VLAN Daily Rate Trend in the South East

VLAN
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VLAN across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

VLAN Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

VLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

VLAN Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

VLAN
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South East region over the 3 months to 29 January 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
Berkshire +3 25 £300 -27.71% 2
Surrey +5 8 £325 -21.68%
Oxfordshire -10 7 £290 +50.64% 1
West Sussex -10 6 £375 -
East Sussex - 6 £400 -
Buckinghamshire -10 5 £325 -31.57% 1
Hampshire -26 4 £386 -3.43% 2
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Sussex - - - -
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VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 75 (68.18%) Cisco
2 63 (57.27%) Firewall
3 50 (45.45%) VPN
4 46 (41.82%) Linux
5 43 (39.09%) WAN
6 42 (38.18%) Cisco Certification
7 41 (37.27%) Windows
8 39 (35.45%) LAN
9 36 (32.73%) OSPF
10 35 (31.82%) Juniper
11 33 (30.00%) VMware
12 30 (27.27%) CheckPoint
13 29 (26.36%) CCNA
14 28 (25.45%) DNS
15 24 (21.82%) TCP/IP
16 22 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
17 21 (19.09%) Security Cleared
17 21 (19.09%) ITIL
17 21 (19.09%) Citrix
18 20 (18.18%) SAN
18 20 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
18 20 (18.18%) HP
18 20 (18.18%) Network Security
19 19 (17.27%) vSphere
19 19 (17.27%) Microsoft
19 19 (17.27%) RIP
19 19 (17.27%) VoIP
19 19 (17.27%) SQL
19 19 (17.27%) Internet
20 18 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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.

Application Platforms
1 14 (12.73%) IIS
2 10 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 6 (5.45%) Apache
3 6 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (3.64%) SAS
5 2 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.91%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (6.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.91%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (57.27%) Firewall
2 50 (45.45%) VPN
3 43 (39.09%) WAN
4 39 (35.45%) LAN
5 36 (32.73%) OSPF
6 28 (25.45%) DNS
7 24 (21.82%) TCP/IP
8 22 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
9 20 (18.18%) SAN
9 20 (18.18%) Network Security
10 19 (17.27%) RIP
10 19 (17.27%) VoIP
10 19 (17.27%) Internet
11 17 (15.45%) IP Telephony
12 16 (14.55%) BGP
12 16 (14.55%) Ethernet
13 15 (13.64%) DHCP
13 15 (13.64%) IPsec
14 14 (12.73%) NetScaler
15 13 (11.82%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.55%) DB2
3 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.91%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 6 (5.45%) Subversion
General
1 11 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.45%) Finance
3 3 (2.73%) Retail
4 2 (1.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (39.09%) Network Engineer
2 15 (13.64%) Design Engineer
2 15 (13.64%) IP Engineer
3 10 (9.09%) Architect
4 9 (8.18%) Network Support
5 8 (7.27%) Support Engineer
5 8 (7.27%) Administrator
5 8 (7.27%) Senior Network Engineer
5 8 (7.27%) Network Architect
6 7 (6.36%) Security Engineer
6 7 (6.36%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (5.45%) Network Security Engineer
7 6 (5.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 5 (4.55%) Linux Administrator
8 5 (4.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 5 (4.55%) Analyst
8 5 (4.55%) Consultant
8 5 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (3.64%) Network Consultant
9 4 (3.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.55%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.91%) WebCenter
2 1 (0.91%) Middleware
2 1 (0.91%) HTML
2 1 (0.91%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.64%) Clustering
2 3 (2.73%) Cryptography
3 2 (1.82%) GIS
3 2 (1.82%) Replication
4 1 (0.91%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.91%) Statistics
4 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.91%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.91%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 46 (41.82%) Linux
2 41 (37.27%) Windows
3 20 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (13.64%) CentOS
4 15 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (7.27%) Windows 7
7 7 (6.36%) SUSE
8 6 (5.45%) AIX
9 5 (4.55%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (3.64%) Windows XP
11 3 (2.73%) UNIX
12 2 (1.82%) VMS
12 2 (1.82%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.82%) Android
13 1 (0.91%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.91%) HPUX
13 1 (0.91%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (19.09%) ITIL
2 13 (11.82%) Kalman Filter
2 13 (11.82%) Configuration Management
3 12 (10.91%) Network Monitoring
3 12 (10.91%) Network Management
4 10 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
4 10 (9.09%) Load Balancing
5 8 (7.27%) Service Delivery
5 8 (7.27%) Change Management
5 8 (7.27%) Service Management
5 8 (7.27%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (5.45%) Migration
6 6 (5.45%) Reverse Engineering
7 5 (4.55%) Time Management
7 5 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (4.55%) Document Management
8 4 (3.64%) CRM
8 4 (3.64%) E-Commerce
8 4 (3.64%) Network Load Balancing
9 3 (2.73%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (17.27%) SQL
2 7 (6.36%) Python
3 6 (5.45%) Perl
3 6 (5.45%) Bash Shell
4 5 (4.55%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.82%) VBScript
6 1 (0.91%) Ruby
6 1 (0.91%) C
Qualifications
1 42 (38.18%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (26.36%) CCNA
3 21 (19.09%) Security Cleared
4 15 (13.64%) CCNP
5 12 (10.91%) DV Cleared
6 11 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 11 (10.00%) CCIE
7 10 (9.09%) MCSE
7 10 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (5.45%) RHCT
9 3 (2.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (2.73%) MCP
10 2 (1.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.82%) CCDP
10 2 (1.82%) CCSP
10 2 (1.82%) CISSP
10 2 (1.82%) A+ Certification
10 2 (1.82%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (1.82%) Degree
11 1 (0.91%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.09%) PCI DSS
2 5 (4.55%) SLA
3 3 (2.73%) QA
4 2 (1.82%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (17.27%) vSphere
2 18 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (12.73%) Active Directory
4 13 (11.82%) Firmware
5 7 (6.36%) Hyper-V
6 5 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (4.55%) FreeRADIUS
7 4 (3.64%) vCloud
8 3 (2.73%) XenApp
8 3 (2.73%) XenDesktop
8 3 (2.73%) Snort
9 2 (1.82%) Squid
10 1 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.91%) Samba
10 1 (0.91%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (10.00%) FortiGate
2 10 (9.09%) Nagios
3 8 (7.27%) SCCM
4 5 (4.55%) CA Spectrum
5 4 (3.64%) Puppet
6 3 (2.73%) WSUS
6 3 (2.73%) NetBackup
6 3 (2.73%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (1.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (1.82%) HP SIM
7 2 (1.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (1.82%) Cacti
7 2 (1.82%) SCOM
8 1 (0.91%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.91%) WhatsUp Gold
8 1 (0.91%) CiscoWorks
8 1 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.91%) Ansible
Vendors
1 75 (68.18%) Cisco
2 35 (31.82%) Juniper
3 33 (30.00%) VMware
4 30 (27.27%) CheckPoint
5 21 (19.09%) Citrix
6 20 (18.18%) HP
7 19 (17.27%) Microsoft
8 18 (16.36%) F5
9 10 (9.09%) Oracle
10 8 (7.27%) IBM
11 7 (6.36%) SolarWinds
12 6 (5.45%) Red Hat
13 5 (4.55%) Fortinet
13 5 (4.55%) CA
13 5 (4.55%) Splunk
14 4 (3.64%) Dell
14 4 (3.64%) Radware
14 4 (3.64%) Avaya
14 4 (3.64%) Nokia
14 4 (3.64%) Redback
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