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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 192 201 216
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +15
Contract jobs citing VLAN 61 36 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.63% 0.43% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.36% 2.58% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 19 16
Average daily rate
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£325 £330 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -10.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £330 £366
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -9.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 4
Average hourly rate £28.75 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -21.42%
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
1815 1397 1851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.76% 16.52% 21.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 848 659 657
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £180 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 94 169
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.52% +32.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.04% +3.57%

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 26 November 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VLAN across the South East region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

VLAN Hourly Rate Histogram 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 26 November 2014. 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 +16 31 £285 -13.63% 3
Hampshire -16 14 £348 +93.33% 6
Surrey -11 5 £325 -21.68% 5
East Sussex - 4 £400 -
Buckinghamshire -11 3 £300 -
Kent -2 2 £500 +64.60% 2
Oxfordshire -27 1 - - 3
West Sussex - 1 £295 - 1
Home Counties - - - -
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 63 (71.59%) Cisco
2 51 (57.95%) Firewall
3 41 (46.59%) WAN
4 38 (43.18%) LAN
5 37 (42.05%) Juniper
5 37 (42.05%) OSPF
6 36 (40.91%) Windows
7 35 (39.77%) VPN
8 33 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
9 30 (34.09%) CheckPoint
10 27 (30.68%) VMware
10 27 (30.68%) Security Cleared
11 25 (28.41%) TCP/IP
12 24 (27.27%) DNS
12 24 (27.27%) Linux
13 23 (26.14%) Network Security
14 22 (25.00%) vSphere
14 22 (25.00%) HP
15 20 (22.73%) CCNA
15 20 (22.73%) SAN
16 19 (21.59%) Windows Server 2003
16 19 (21.59%) Cisco ASA
17 18 (20.45%) F5
18 17 (19.32%) VMware Infrastructure
18 17 (19.32%) SC Cleared
19 16 (18.18%) Citrix
19 16 (18.18%) BGP
20 15 (17.05%) Internet
20 15 (17.05%) RIP
20 15 (17.05%) IIS

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 15 (17.05%) IIS
2 6 (6.82%) Apache
3 3 (3.41%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.27%) SAS
5 1 (1.14%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.14%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.14%) Lync
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 3 (3.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (57.95%) Firewall
2 41 (46.59%) WAN
3 38 (43.18%) LAN
4 37 (42.05%) OSPF
5 35 (39.77%) VPN
6 25 (28.41%) TCP/IP
7 24 (27.27%) DNS
8 23 (26.14%) Network Security
9 20 (22.73%) SAN
10 19 (21.59%) Cisco ASA
11 16 (18.18%) BGP
12 15 (17.05%) Internet
12 15 (17.05%) RIP
13 14 (15.91%) Cisco IOS
13 14 (15.91%) NetScaler
14 13 (14.77%) Ethernet
15 12 (13.64%) Cisco Nexus
16 10 (11.36%) IPsec
16 10 (11.36%) MPLS
16 10 (11.36%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.68%) DB2
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 11 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.82%) Finance
3 4 (4.55%) Banking
4 1 (1.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 13 (14.77%) Design Engineer
3 12 (13.64%) IP Engineer
4 11 (12.50%) Architect
5 9 (10.23%) Security Engineer
5 9 (10.23%) Network Architect
6 8 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
7 7 (7.95%) Cisco Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) Senior Network Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) Network Support
8 6 (6.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) Support Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) Consultant
10 3 (3.41%) Network Consultant
10 3 (3.41%) Administrator
10 3 (3.41%) Data Network Engineer
10 3 (3.41%) Virtualisation Specialist
10 3 (3.41%) Cisco Administrator
10 3 (3.41%) Cisco Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.68%) Regular Expression
2 2 (2.27%) HTML
2 2 (2.27%) XML
3 1 (1.14%) Middleware
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.14%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.41%) Cryptography
3 2 (2.27%) Replication
3 2 (2.27%) Clustering
3 2 (2.27%) GIS
4 1 (1.14%) PMI
4 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.14%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.14%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.14%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.14%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 36 (40.91%) Windows
2 24 (27.27%) Linux
3 19 (21.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (7.95%) SUSE
6 6 (6.82%) AIX
7 5 (5.68%) Windows 7
7 5 (5.68%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (4.55%) Windows XP
9 3 (3.41%) UNIX
9 3 (3.41%) CentOS
10 2 (2.27%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.27%) VMS
10 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (1.14%) HPUX
11 1 (1.14%) Solaris
11 1 (1.14%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (13.64%) ITIL
2 11 (12.50%) Network Management
3 9 (10.23%) Service Management
3 9 (10.23%) Load Balancing
4 8 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 7 (7.95%) Time Management
6 6 (6.82%) Incident Management
6 6 (6.82%) Migration
6 6 (6.82%) Change Management
6 6 (6.82%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (5.68%) Network Design
7 5 (5.68%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (4.55%) Reverse Engineering
8 4 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (3.41%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (3.41%) Line Management
9 3 (3.41%) E-Commerce
9 3 (3.41%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.77%) SQL
2 6 (6.82%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.41%) VBScript
4 2 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (30.68%) Security Cleared
3 20 (22.73%) CCNA
4 17 (19.32%) SC Cleared
5 14 (15.91%) CCNP
6 12 (13.64%) DV Cleared
7 11 (12.50%) CCIE
8 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (5.68%) MCSE
10 2 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (2.27%) Degree
11 1 (1.14%) MCSA
11 1 (1.14%) MCP
11 1 (1.14%) PMI Certification
11 1 (1.14%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.82%) QA
2 4 (4.55%) SLA
3 3 (3.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (25.00%) vSphere
2 17 (19.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 8 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (7.95%) Firmware
6 6 (6.82%) Hyper-V
7 5 (5.68%) FreeRADIUS
8 4 (4.55%) Snort
9 2 (2.27%) ProxySG
9 2 (2.27%) vCloud
9 2 (2.27%) XenApp
9 2 (2.27%) XenDesktop
10 1 (1.14%) Samba
10 1 (1.14%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (1.14%) Squid
Systems Management
1 5 (5.68%) CA Spectrum
2 4 (4.55%) SCCM
2 4 (4.55%) FortiGate
3 3 (3.41%) WSUS
4 2 (2.27%) SCOM
4 2 (2.27%) HP SIM
4 2 (2.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (2.27%) Nagios
5 1 (1.14%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.14%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (1.14%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (1.14%) Cacti
5 1 (1.14%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.14%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.14%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 63 (71.59%) Cisco
2 37 (42.05%) Juniper
3 30 (34.09%) CheckPoint
4 27 (30.68%) VMware
5 22 (25.00%) HP
6 18 (20.45%) F5
7 16 (18.18%) Citrix
8 11 (12.50%) Oracle
8 11 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 8 (9.09%) IBM
10 6 (6.82%) Brocade
10 6 (6.82%) 3PAR
11 5 (5.68%) Splunk
11 5 (5.68%) CA
12 4 (4.55%) SolarWinds
12 4 (4.55%) Dell
13 3 (3.41%) Avaya
13 3 (3.41%) Radware
13 3 (3.41%) Nokia
13 3 (3.41%) ProCurve
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