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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 220 213 190
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -23
Contract jobs citing VLAN 39 40 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.41% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.93% 2.33% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 26 19
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£320 £318 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.78% +10.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £175 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.94 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.89% -36.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -28.57%
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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2018 1715 1627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.05% 17.72% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 982 762 667
Average daily rate £350 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 130 156
Average hourly rate £36.00 £21.56 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.01% -4.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £55.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+46.34% -8.88%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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
Hampshire -2 17 £298 -20.66% 5
Berkshire -7 13 £425 +142.85% 5
Buckinghamshire -6 4 - - 1
West Sussex -29 1 £260 -29.49%
Oxfordshire - 1 £225 - 1
Surrey - 1 £325 - 5
East Sussex - 1 £370 - 1
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
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VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (70.09%) Cisco
2 67 (62.62%) Firewall
3 53 (49.53%) VPN
3 53 (49.53%) Linux
4 44 (41.12%) WAN
5 42 (39.25%) LAN
6 40 (37.38%) Cisco Certification
7 37 (34.58%) Juniper
8 31 (28.97%) Windows
9 30 (28.04%) CheckPoint
9 30 (28.04%) OSPF
10 29 (27.10%) VMware
11 27 (25.23%) CCNA
12 23 (21.50%) DNS
12 23 (21.50%) ITIL
13 22 (20.56%) Microsoft
14 21 (19.63%) Cisco ASA
14 21 (19.63%) F5
15 20 (18.69%) TCP/IP
16 19 (17.76%) SQL
17 18 (16.82%) BGP
18 17 (15.89%) VoIP
18 17 (15.89%) Ethernet
19 16 (14.95%) DHCP
19 16 (14.95%) RIP
19 16 (14.95%) CentOS
19 16 (14.95%) Telecoms
20 15 (14.02%) Internet
20 15 (14.02%) Citrix
20 15 (14.02%) vSphere

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 11 (10.28%) IIS
1 11 (10.28%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.67%) Apache
2 5 (4.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (2.80%) Lync
4 3 (2.80%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.87%) SAS
6 1 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (6.54%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.80%) MS Office
3 2 (1.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.87%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (62.62%) Firewall
2 53 (49.53%) VPN
3 44 (41.12%) WAN
4 42 (39.25%) LAN
5 30 (28.04%) OSPF
6 23 (21.50%) DNS
7 21 (19.63%) Cisco ASA
8 20 (18.69%) TCP/IP
9 18 (16.82%) BGP
10 17 (15.89%) Ethernet
10 17 (15.89%) VoIP
11 16 (14.95%) DHCP
11 16 (14.95%) RIP
12 15 (14.02%) Internet
13 14 (13.08%) SAN
13 14 (13.08%) IP Telephony
13 14 (13.08%) Cisco Nexus
14 13 (12.15%) MPLS
15 12 (11.21%) SNMP
15 12 (11.21%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.15%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.74%) DB2
4 3 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.80%) MySQL
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (5.61%) Subversion
2 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (14.95%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.74%) Finance
3 3 (2.80%) Retail
4 1 (0.93%) Spanish Language
4 1 (0.93%) Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (37.38%) Network Engineer
2 14 (13.08%) Design Engineer
2 14 (13.08%) IP Engineer
3 10 (9.35%) Senior Network Engineer
3 10 (9.35%) Support Engineer
4 9 (8.41%) Network Support
5 8 (7.48%) Security Engineer
5 8 (7.48%) Consultant
5 8 (7.48%) Network Security Engineer
6 7 (6.54%) Administrator
7 5 (4.67%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (4.67%) Architect
7 5 (4.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 5 (4.67%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (3.74%) Network Architect
8 4 (3.74%) Network Support Engineer
8 4 (3.74%) Network Consultant
9 3 (2.80%) Analyst
9 3 (2.80%) Software Engineer
9 3 (2.80%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.74%) Regular Expression
2 3 (2.80%) Ajax
3 2 (1.87%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.74%) STB
1 4 (3.74%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.80%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.80%) Clustering
2 3 (2.80%) GIS
3 2 (1.87%) DTV
3 2 (1.87%) Replication
4 1 (0.93%) MPEG
4 1 (0.93%) Biometrics
4 1 (0.93%) IPTV
4 1 (0.93%) Statistics
4 1 (0.93%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 53 (49.53%) Linux
2 31 (28.97%) Windows
3 16 (14.95%) CentOS
4 12 (11.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (10.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (9.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (7.48%) Windows 7
8 7 (6.54%) SUSE
8 7 (6.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (3.74%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (3.74%) AIX
10 3 (2.80%) Ubuntu
10 3 (2.80%) Android
11 2 (1.87%) VMS
12 1 (0.93%) UNIX
12 1 (0.93%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.93%) HPUX
12 1 (0.93%) Solaris
12 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (21.50%) ITIL
2 13 (12.15%) Configuration Management
3 11 (10.28%) Risk Assessment
3 11 (10.28%) Kalman Filter
4 10 (9.35%) Load Balancing
4 10 (9.35%) Network Management
5 9 (8.41%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (7.48%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (6.54%) Change Management
8 6 (5.61%) Service Management
8 6 (5.61%) Service Delivery
8 6 (5.61%) Reverse Engineering
9 5 (4.67%) Migration
10 4 (3.74%) E-Commerce
11 3 (2.80%) Project Management
11 3 (2.80%) Document Management
11 3 (2.80%) Software Engineering
11 3 (2.80%) Incident Management
11 3 (2.80%) Project Planning
11 3 (2.80%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (17.76%) SQL
2 7 (6.54%) Python
2 7 (6.54%) Perl
3 6 (5.61%) PowerShell
3 6 (5.61%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.80%) PHP
4 3 (2.80%) Java
5 2 (1.87%) C
6 1 (0.93%) Golang
6 1 (0.93%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 40 (37.38%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (25.23%) CCNA
3 12 (11.21%) Security Cleared
4 11 (10.28%) CCNP
5 10 (9.35%) CCIE
6 9 (8.41%) MCSE
6 9 (8.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (6.54%) DV Cleared
8 6 (5.61%) RHCT
9 5 (4.67%) CCDP
9 5 (4.67%) Check Point Certification
10 4 (3.74%) CISSP
10 4 (3.74%) SC Cleared
10 4 (3.74%) CCSP
11 3 (2.80%) MCSA
11 3 (2.80%) MCP
12 2 (1.87%) A+ Certification
12 2 (1.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (1.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.93%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.21%) PCI DSS
2 6 (5.61%) SLA
3 3 (2.80%) QA
4 2 (1.87%) JSP 440
4 2 (1.87%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (14.02%) vSphere
2 13 (12.15%) Active Directory
2 13 (12.15%) Firmware
3 12 (11.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (5.61%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.61%) Snort
5 4 (3.74%) FreeRADIUS
5 4 (3.74%) XenApp
5 4 (3.74%) XenDesktop
5 4 (3.74%) Samba
6 3 (2.80%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.87%) Squid
7 2 (1.87%) vCloud
8 1 (0.93%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 15 (14.02%) FortiGate
2 9 (8.41%) SCCM
3 8 (7.48%) Nagios
4 4 (3.74%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (3.74%) Puppet
4 4 (3.74%) CA Spectrum
4 4 (3.74%) WSUS
5 3 (2.80%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (2.80%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.87%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (1.87%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.87%) vMotion
6 2 (1.87%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.93%) Ansible
7 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.93%) Cacti
7 1 (0.93%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.93%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 75 (70.09%) Cisco
2 37 (34.58%) Juniper
3 30 (28.04%) CheckPoint
4 29 (27.10%) VMware
5 22 (20.56%) Microsoft
6 21 (19.63%) F5
7 15 (14.02%) Citrix
8 12 (11.21%) HP
9 8 (7.48%) Oracle
9 8 (7.48%) SolarWinds
10 6 (5.61%) Red Hat
10 6 (5.61%) IBM
11 5 (4.67%) Nokia
11 5 (4.67%) Radware
11 5 (4.67%) Redback
12 4 (3.74%) Blue Coat
12 4 (3.74%) Sourcefire
12 4 (3.74%) Splunk
12 4 (3.74%) McAfee
12 4 (3.74%) CA
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