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 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 191 229 192
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -37
Contract jobs citing VLAN 70 22 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.73% 0.24% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.00% 1.27% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 13 13
Average daily rate
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£338 £347 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.87% -7.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £420 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £280 £303
% change year-on-year
+20.53% -7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Average hourly rate £22.00 £50.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £50.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.40 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-21.81% -15.38%
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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
1748 1734 1564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.34% 18.85% 18.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 917 773 689
Average daily rate £360 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £203 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £470 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 95 127
Average hourly rate £25.50 £17.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.71% -31.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.91 £12.95 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.00
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 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +25 24 £300 -40.00% 6
East Sussex - 16 £330 -
West Sussex +3 13 £375 -
Hampshire -7 9 £375 +16.27%
Surrey 0 5 £225 -45.45% 3
Kent - 1 £388 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £250 - 1
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VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 62 (54.39%) Cisco
1 62 (54.39%) Firewall
2 58 (50.88%) LAN
3 53 (46.49%) TCP/IP
4 52 (45.61%) DNS
5 45 (39.47%) Windows
6 44 (38.60%) DHCP
7 42 (36.84%) Microsoft
8 41 (35.96%) VMware
9 40 (35.09%) WAN
10 34 (29.82%) VMware Infrastructure
11 33 (28.95%) VPN
12 31 (27.19%) Cisco Certification
13 30 (26.32%) SAN
14 29 (25.44%) Juniper
15 28 (24.56%) SQL
16 25 (21.93%) Active Directory
16 25 (21.93%) HP
17 24 (21.05%) Data Centre
18 23 (20.18%) Windows Server 2008
18 23 (20.18%) OSPF
19 22 (19.30%) Ethernet
19 22 (19.30%) IaaS
20 21 (18.42%) Linux
21 20 (17.54%) MS Exchange
21 20 (17.54%) CCNA
21 20 (17.54%) BGP
21 20 (17.54%) Exchange Server 2007
21 20 (17.54%) Exchange Server 2010
21 20 (17.54%) Fibre Channel

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 20 (17.54%) MS Exchange
1 20 (17.54%) Exchange Server 2007
1 20 (17.54%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (9.65%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.26%) IIS
4 4 (3.51%) Lync
4 4 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.75%) Apache
6 1 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.88%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (14.04%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.26%) MS Visio
3 5 (4.39%) MS Project
4 1 (0.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 22 (19.30%) IaaS
2 19 (16.67%) PaaS
3 18 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (14.91%) SaaS
5 4 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (1.75%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.88%) HP Helion
7 1 (0.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 62 (54.39%) Firewall
2 58 (50.88%) LAN
3 53 (46.49%) TCP/IP
4 52 (45.61%) DNS
5 44 (38.60%) DHCP
6 40 (35.09%) WAN
7 33 (28.95%) VPN
8 30 (26.32%) SAN
9 23 (20.18%) OSPF
10 22 (19.30%) Ethernet
11 20 (17.54%) BGP
11 20 (17.54%) Fibre Channel
12 19 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
13 18 (15.79%) NAS
14 17 (14.91%) Cisco Nexus
15 16 (14.04%) MPLS
15 16 (14.04%) WLAN
16 11 (9.65%) SNMP
16 11 (9.65%) VoIP
16 11 (9.65%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.63%) MySQL
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.88%) Big Data
4 1 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Subversion
2 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 14 (12.28%) Finance
3 4 (3.51%) Billing
4 2 (1.75%) Banking
5 1 (0.88%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (31.58%) Network Engineer
2 20 (17.54%) Analyst
3 10 (8.77%) Architect
3 10 (8.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 8 (7.02%) Senior Network Engineer
5 7 (6.14%) Consultant
6 6 (5.26%) Support Engineer
7 5 (4.39%) Administrator
7 5 (4.39%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (4.39%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (4.39%) Security Engineer
7 5 (4.39%) Server Analyst
7 5 (4.39%) Cloud Architect
8 4 (3.51%) Network Architect
8 4 (3.51%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (3.51%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (3.51%) Network Consultant
8 4 (3.51%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (2.63%) Senior Consultant
9 3 (2.63%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.14%) Application Packaging
2 4 (3.51%) 802.1X
3 3 (2.63%) CSS
3 3 (2.63%) Ajax
4 2 (1.75%) boto
5 1 (0.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (21.05%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.39%) EMC VNX
3 5 (4.39%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (3.51%) STB
5 3 (2.63%) PKI
5 3 (2.63%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.63%) Replication
5 3 (2.63%) Clustering
5 3 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.75%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.75%) DTV
6 2 (1.75%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.88%) Online Games
7 1 (0.88%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.88%) IPTV
7 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.88%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 45 (39.47%) Windows
2 23 (20.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (18.42%) Linux
4 17 (14.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (6.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.51%) UNIX
7 2 (1.75%) VMS
7 2 (1.75%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.75%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.88%) CentOS
8 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.88%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (0.88%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.88%) SUSE
8 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 15 (13.16%) ITIL
3 13 (11.40%) Migration
4 11 (9.65%) Load Balancing
5 10 (8.77%) Network Design
6 9 (7.89%) Project Management
7 7 (6.14%) Network Management
7 7 (6.14%) Software Deployment
8 6 (5.26%) Matrix Management
9 5 (4.39%) Project Planning
9 5 (4.39%) Capacity Management
9 5 (4.39%) Patch Management
10 4 (3.51%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (3.51%) Resource Management
10 4 (3.51%) Incident Management
11 3 (2.63%) Software Engineering
11 3 (2.63%) Time Management
11 3 (2.63%) Use Case
11 3 (2.63%) Change Management
11 3 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 28 (24.56%) SQL
2 15 (13.16%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.51%) VBScript
3 4 (3.51%) Java
4 3 (2.63%) PHP
5 2 (1.75%) C
5 2 (1.75%) Python
5 2 (1.75%) Ruby
6 1 (0.88%) C#
6 1 (0.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 31 (27.19%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (17.54%) CCNA
3 18 (15.79%) Security Cleared
4 15 (13.16%) CCNP
5 13 (11.40%) SC Cleared
6 9 (7.89%) CCIE
7 8 (7.02%) MCSE
7 8 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (3.51%) MCSA
8 4 (3.51%) CCDP
8 4 (3.51%) MCITP
8 4 (3.51%) Degree
8 4 (3.51%) CCSE
9 3 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (2.63%) CCENT
9 3 (2.63%) CISSP
9 3 (2.63%) Check Point Certification
9 3 (2.63%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.75%) CCSP
10 2 (1.75%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.63%) QA
2 2 (1.75%) JSP 440
2 2 (1.75%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (29.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (21.93%) Active Directory
3 15 (13.16%) vCloud
4 11 (9.65%) Hyper-V
5 10 (8.77%) vSphere
6 4 (3.51%) XenApp
6 4 (3.51%) Snort
7 3 (2.63%) Samba
7 3 (2.63%) VMware ESX
7 3 (2.63%) XenDesktop
7 3 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.75%) VirtualBox
8 2 (1.75%) NFS
8 2 (1.75%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (1.75%) XenServer
8 2 (1.75%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.75%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.88%) Firmware
9 1 (0.88%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.88%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 15 (13.16%) vMotion
2 7 (6.14%) SCCM
2 7 (6.14%) SCVMM
3 5 (4.39%) Cacti
3 5 (4.39%) FortiGate
4 4 (3.51%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (3.51%) NetBackup
4 4 (3.51%) WSUS
5 3 (2.63%) OpenView
5 3 (2.63%) HP SIM
5 3 (2.63%) Puppet
5 3 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.75%) Ansible
6 2 (1.75%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.75%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.88%) SCOM
7 1 (0.88%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.88%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 62 (54.39%) Cisco
2 42 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 41 (35.96%) VMware
4 29 (25.44%) Juniper
5 25 (21.93%) HP
6 20 (17.54%) F5
7 19 (16.67%) CheckPoint
8 12 (10.53%) Citrix
9 9 (7.89%) SolarWinds
10 8 (7.02%) McAfee
11 6 (5.26%) Sourcefire
11 6 (5.26%) EMC
12 5 (4.39%) Brocade
13 4 (3.51%) Fortinet
13 4 (3.51%) ProCurve
13 4 (3.51%) Blue Coat
13 4 (3.51%) Symantec
13 4 (3.51%) Infoblox
14 3 (2.63%) Aruba
14 3 (2.63%) 3PAR
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