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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 216 191 168
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -23
Contract jobs citing VLAN 50 47 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.51% 0.53% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.48% 2.98% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 16 25
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£373 £400 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.87% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £280 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 21 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -57.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -52.00%
VLAN
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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
2015 1576 1564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.56% 17.80% 20.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 953 651 613
Average daily rate £350 £350 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £192 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 133 154
Average hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £13.87 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -6 15 £450 - 4
Hampshire -15 8 £405 +8.00% 2
Oxfordshire - 7 £268 - 5
Surrey +5 6 £325 - 5
West Sussex -18 5 £375 +25.00%
East Sussex - 4 £425 - 4
Buckinghamshire -5 3 £350 -26.31%
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - - 2
Sussex - - - -
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 72 (64.86%) Cisco
2 63 (56.76%) Firewall
3 52 (46.85%) VPN
4 48 (43.24%) Linux
5 45 (40.54%) WAN
6 42 (37.84%) LAN
7 40 (36.04%) Cisco Certification
8 38 (34.23%) Windows
9 34 (30.63%) OSPF
10 33 (29.73%) Juniper
10 33 (29.73%) VMware
11 28 (25.23%) CheckPoint
11 28 (25.23%) CCNA
12 27 (24.32%) DNS
13 22 (19.82%) Cisco ASA
14 21 (18.92%) ITIL
14 21 (18.92%) Citrix
15 20 (18.02%) Internet
15 20 (18.02%) TCP/IP
15 20 (18.02%) Security Cleared
15 20 (18.02%) F5
16 19 (17.12%) Microsoft
17 18 (16.22%) Ethernet
17 18 (16.22%) BGP
17 18 (16.22%) Network Security
17 18 (16.22%) IP Telephony
17 18 (16.22%) vSphere
18 17 (15.32%) HP
18 17 (15.32%) RIP
18 17 (15.32%) VoIP

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 16 (14.41%) IIS
2 8 (7.21%) MS Exchange
3 6 (5.41%) Apache
4 4 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.80%) SAS
6 1 (0.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.90%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 6 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.80%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (56.76%) Firewall
2 52 (46.85%) VPN
3 45 (40.54%) WAN
4 42 (37.84%) LAN
5 34 (30.63%) OSPF
6 27 (24.32%) DNS
7 22 (19.82%) Cisco ASA
8 20 (18.02%) Internet
8 20 (18.02%) TCP/IP
9 18 (16.22%) Ethernet
9 18 (16.22%) BGP
9 18 (16.22%) Network Security
9 18 (16.22%) IP Telephony
10 17 (15.32%) RIP
10 17 (15.32%) VoIP
11 16 (14.41%) SAN
11 16 (14.41%) IPsec
12 15 (13.51%) MPLS
13 14 (12.61%) SSL
13 14 (12.61%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.01%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.50%) DB2
3 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (5.41%) Subversion
General
1 10 (9.01%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.50%) Finance
3 3 (2.70%) Retail
4 2 (1.80%) Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (39.64%) Network Engineer
2 14 (12.61%) Design Engineer
2 14 (12.61%) IP Engineer
3 10 (9.01%) Architect
4 9 (8.11%) Network Support
5 8 (7.21%) Network Architect
5 8 (7.21%) Support Engineer
5 8 (7.21%) Administrator
5 8 (7.21%) Senior Network Engineer
6 7 (6.31%) Security Engineer
7 6 (5.41%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (5.41%) Network Security Engineer
8 5 (4.50%) Consultant
8 5 (4.50%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (4.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 5 (4.50%) Linux Administrator
8 5 (4.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 3 (2.70%) Network Support Specialist
9 3 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (2.70%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.50%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.90%) HTML
2 1 (0.90%) XML
2 1 (0.90%) Middleware
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.90%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.70%) GIS
1 3 (2.70%) Cryptography
2 2 (1.80%) Management Information System
2 2 (1.80%) Replication
2 2 (1.80%) Clustering
3 1 (0.90%) STB
3 1 (0.90%) IPTV
3 1 (0.90%) Statistics
3 1 (0.90%) Smart Meter
3 1 (0.90%) Video on Demand
3 1 (0.90%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.90%) MPEG
3 1 (0.90%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 48 (43.24%) Linux
2 38 (34.23%) Windows
3 16 (14.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (14.41%) CentOS
4 13 (11.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (8.11%) Windows 7
7 8 (7.21%) SUSE
8 6 (5.41%) AIX
9 5 (4.50%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (3.60%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (3.60%) Windows XP
11 3 (2.70%) Ubuntu
11 3 (2.70%) UNIX
12 2 (1.80%) Android
12 2 (1.80%) VMS
13 1 (0.90%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.90%) HPUX
13 1 (0.90%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (18.92%) ITIL
2 14 (12.61%) Configuration Management
2 14 (12.61%) Kalman Filter
3 12 (10.81%) Network Management
4 11 (9.91%) Load Balancing
4 11 (9.91%) Risk Assessment
5 10 (9.01%) Network Monitoring
6 9 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (7.21%) Change Management
8 7 (6.31%) Migration
8 7 (6.31%) Service Management
9 6 (5.41%) Service Delivery
9 6 (5.41%) Reverse Engineering
10 5 (4.50%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (3.60%) E-Commerce
12 3 (2.70%) Information Security
12 3 (2.70%) Document Management
12 3 (2.70%) Time Management
12 3 (2.70%) Incident Management
12 3 (2.70%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (15.32%) SQL
2 7 (6.31%) Python
3 6 (5.41%) Bash Shell
3 6 (5.41%) Perl
4 5 (4.50%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.80%) VBScript
6 1 (0.90%) C
6 1 (0.90%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 40 (36.04%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (25.23%) CCNA
3 20 (18.02%) Security Cleared
4 14 (12.61%) CCNP
5 12 (10.81%) DV Cleared
6 10 (9.01%) CCIE
7 9 (8.11%) SC Cleared
8 8 (7.21%) MCSE
8 8 (7.21%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (5.41%) RHCT
10 4 (3.60%) CCDP
10 4 (3.60%) VCP4
11 3 (2.70%) CISSP
11 3 (2.70%) Check Point Certification
11 3 (2.70%) CCSP
11 3 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (2.70%) MCP
12 2 (1.80%) A+ Certification
12 2 (1.80%) Degree
12 2 (1.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.91%) PCI DSS
2 5 (4.50%) SLA
3 3 (2.70%) QA
4 2 (1.80%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.90%) JSP 440
System Software
1 18 (16.22%) vSphere
2 16 (14.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (12.61%) Firmware
4 12 (10.81%) Active Directory
5 5 (4.50%) FreeRADIUS
5 5 (4.50%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.70%) XenApp
6 3 (2.70%) XenDesktop
6 3 (2.70%) Snort
6 3 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.80%) vCloud
7 2 (1.80%) Squid
8 1 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.90%) Samba
8 1 (0.90%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (12.61%) FortiGate
2 8 (7.21%) Nagios
3 6 (5.41%) SCCM
4 5 (4.50%) CA Spectrum
5 4 (3.60%) Puppet
6 3 (2.70%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (2.70%) NetBackup
6 3 (2.70%) WSUS
7 2 (1.80%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (1.80%) SCOM
7 2 (1.80%) Cacti
7 2 (1.80%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (1.80%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.80%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.90%) Ansible
8 1 (0.90%) WhatsUp Gold
8 1 (0.90%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.90%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 72 (64.86%) Cisco
2 33 (29.73%) Juniper
2 33 (29.73%) VMware
3 28 (25.23%) CheckPoint
4 21 (18.92%) Citrix
5 20 (18.02%) F5
6 19 (17.12%) Microsoft
7 17 (15.32%) HP
8 10 (9.01%) Oracle
9 8 (7.21%) IBM
10 6 (5.41%) Red Hat
10 6 (5.41%) SolarWinds
11 5 (4.50%) Splunk
11 5 (4.50%) Nokia
11 5 (4.50%) CA
11 5 (4.50%) Radware
11 5 (4.50%) Redback
12 4 (3.60%) Fortinet
12 4 (3.60%) Dell
13 3 (2.70%) ProCurve
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