The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 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 South East 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 219 195 218
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +23
Contract jobs citing VLAN 21 39 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.46% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.27% 2.56% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 10
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£336 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £298 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -8.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +142.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +62.50%
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1657 1524 2051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.56% 18.15% 20.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 714 663 562
Average daily rate £338 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 144 187
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.37% -17.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
VLAN
England

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 22 July 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
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 22 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -10 9 £323 -28.33% 3
Berkshire -4 3 - - 7
Surrey -5 3 £413 -8.33% 3
Buckinghamshire -20 3 £275 -17.91%
West Sussex - 3 £375 - 4
East Sussex - - - - 1
Kent - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 2
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 44 (74.58%) Cisco
2 41 (69.49%) Firewall
3 31 (52.54%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (47.46%) TCP/IP
5 26 (44.07%) LAN
6 25 (42.37%) Windows
7 24 (40.68%) DNS
7 24 (40.68%) Juniper
8 23 (38.98%) WAN
9 22 (37.29%) VMware
9 22 (37.29%) OSPF
10 18 (30.51%) CCNA
11 17 (28.81%) Active Directory
11 17 (28.81%) Microsoft
11 17 (28.81%) BGP
11 17 (28.81%) CCNP
11 17 (28.81%) MPLS
11 17 (28.81%) Cisco ASA
12 15 (25.42%) Security Cleared
12 15 (25.42%) CheckPoint
12 15 (25.42%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (22.03%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (22.03%) VPN
14 13 (22.03%) ITIL
15 12 (20.34%) SAN
15 12 (20.34%) Hyper-V
16 11 (18.64%) Network Security
16 11 (18.64%) Cisco Nexus
16 11 (18.64%) DHCP

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 9 (15.25%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2000
4 4 (6.78%) Lync
5 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.69%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.69%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (11.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS Office
2 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.69%) SaaS
1 1 (1.69%) PaaS
1 1 (1.69%) IaaS
1 1 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (69.49%) Firewall
2 28 (47.46%) TCP/IP
3 26 (44.07%) LAN
4 24 (40.68%) DNS
5 23 (38.98%) WAN
6 22 (37.29%) OSPF
7 17 (28.81%) BGP
7 17 (28.81%) MPLS
7 17 (28.81%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (22.03%) VPN
9 12 (20.34%) SAN
10 11 (18.64%) Network Security
10 11 (18.64%) Cisco Nexus
10 11 (18.64%) DHCP
11 9 (15.25%) VoIP
12 8 (13.56%) Cisco IOS
13 7 (11.86%) IPv6
13 7 (11.86%) Ethernet
13 7 (11.86%) VRRP
14 6 (10.17%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 6 (10.17%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.47%) Finance
3 2 (3.39%) Banking
3 2 (3.39%) Local Government
4 1 (1.69%) Retail
4 1 (1.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (30.51%) Network Engineer
2 13 (22.03%) Architect
3 11 (18.64%) Network Architect
4 4 (6.78%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (6.78%) Administrator
4 4 (6.78%) Test Engineer
4 4 (6.78%) Server Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) Design Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) Support Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (5.08%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.39%) Programme Manager
6 2 (3.39%) Consultant
6 2 (3.39%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.39%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (3.39%) IT Programme Manager
6 2 (3.39%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) XML
1 1 (1.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) Clustering
2 2 (3.39%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.69%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.69%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.69%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.69%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.69%) PMI
3 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (42.37%) Windows
2 15 (25.42%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (11.86%) Linux
5 6 (10.17%) Windows 7
6 4 (6.78%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.39%) UNIX
8 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.69%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.03%) ITIL
2 9 (15.25%) Network Design
3 7 (11.86%) Load Balancing
3 7 (11.86%) Service Delivery
4 6 (10.17%) Service Management
4 6 (10.17%) Network Management
4 6 (10.17%) Migration
5 5 (8.47%) Time Management
5 5 (8.47%) TOGAF
5 5 (8.47%) E-Commerce
6 4 (6.78%) Network Load Balancing
6 4 (6.78%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.39%) Project Management
7 2 (3.39%) Information Security
7 2 (3.39%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.69%) Supplier Management
8 1 (1.69%) Logistics
8 1 (1.69%) Project Planning
8 1 (1.69%) Network Planning
8 1 (1.69%) DoDAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.17%) PowerShell
2 5 (8.47%) SQL
3 1 (1.69%) VBScript
3 1 (1.69%) C
3 1 (1.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 31 (52.54%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (30.51%) CCNA
3 17 (28.81%) CCNP
4 15 (25.42%) Security Cleared
5 10 (16.95%) SC Cleared
6 9 (15.25%) CCIE
7 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (6.78%) DV Cleared
9 3 (5.08%) MCSE
9 3 (5.08%) MCSA
10 2 (3.39%) CCA
10 2 (3.39%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (3.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.69%) JNCIP
11 1 (1.69%) JNCIE
11 1 (1.69%) MCTS
11 1 (1.69%) MCP
11 1 (1.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) QA
2 3 (5.08%) SLA
3 1 (1.69%) COBIT
3 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (28.81%) Active Directory
2 13 (22.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (20.34%) Hyper-V
4 7 (11.86%) vSphere
5 5 (8.47%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (6.78%) DFS Replication
7 2 (3.39%) ISA Server
7 2 (3.39%) XenApp
7 2 (3.39%) ProxySG
7 2 (3.39%) Snort
8 1 (1.69%) NLBS
8 1 (1.69%) Xen
8 1 (1.69%) vCloud
8 1 (1.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) NetBackup
2 3 (5.08%) SCCM
2 3 (5.08%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (3.39%) SCOM
3 2 (3.39%) WSUS
4 1 (1.69%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (1.69%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 44 (74.58%) Cisco
2 24 (40.68%) Juniper
3 22 (37.29%) VMware
4 17 (28.81%) Microsoft
5 15 (25.42%) CheckPoint
6 8 (13.56%) HP
6 8 (13.56%) Citrix
7 6 (10.17%) Oracle
7 6 (10.17%) F5
8 5 (8.47%) Brocade
8 5 (8.47%) 3PAR
8 5 (8.47%) Veeam
9 4 (6.78%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 4 (6.78%) Ericsson
9 4 (6.78%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 4 (6.78%) Huawei
10 3 (5.08%) Avaya
11 2 (3.39%) BT
11 2 (3.39%) NetApp
11 2 (3.39%) SAP
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