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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 172 199 195
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -4
Contract jobs citing VLAN 74 64 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.86% 0.67% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.21% 3.21% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 29 18
Average daily rate £365 £365 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £258 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £358 £380
% change year-on-year
-2.09% -5.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 18
Average hourly rate £37.50 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £20.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.21 £20.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +23.07%
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
1758 1991 1499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.53% 20.87% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 970 961 638
Average daily rate £352 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 116 125
Average hourly rate £43.00 £35.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +55.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.65 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +33 33 £600 +48.14% 6
Berkshire +9 26 £365 +21.66% 4
East Sussex +8 3 £325 -18.75% 1
Oxfordshire +1 3 £238 -18.10% 6
Kent - 2 £450 -
Buckinghamshire +10 1 £200 -38.46% 1
Surrey -15 1 - - 5
Middlesex - 1 £438 -
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 92 (65.25%) Cisco
2 65 (46.10%) LAN
3 63 (44.68%) Firewall
4 62 (43.97%) DNS
5 57 (40.43%) VPN
6 49 (34.75%) TCP/IP
7 45 (31.91%) OSPF
7 45 (31.91%) Data Centre
8 44 (31.21%) MPLS
9 43 (30.50%) BGP
10 36 (25.53%) WAN
11 35 (24.82%) Windows
12 34 (24.11%) Juniper
13 32 (22.70%) Cisco Certification
13 32 (22.70%) CheckPoint
13 32 (22.70%) DHCP
14 31 (21.99%) Cisco ASA
15 30 (21.28%) Linux
16 28 (19.86%) SAN
16 28 (19.86%) VMware
17 27 (19.15%) HP
17 27 (19.15%) ITIL
18 25 (17.73%) Telecoms
18 25 (17.73%) Security Cleared
19 24 (17.02%) Active Directory
20 22 (15.60%) Ethernet
20 22 (15.60%) Microsoft
20 22 (15.60%) NAS
20 22 (15.60%) SC Cleared
21 21 (14.89%) CCNP

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 13 (9.22%) IIS
1 13 (9.22%) MS Exchange
2 10 (7.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (3.55%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.42%) nginx
6 2 (1.42%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.71%) Apache
7 1 (0.71%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.71%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (7.09%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.13%) MS Office
3 2 (1.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.26%) SaaS
2 3 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.42%) IaaS
3 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.42%) PaaS
3 2 (1.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 65 (46.10%) LAN
2 63 (44.68%) Firewall
3 62 (43.97%) DNS
4 57 (40.43%) VPN
5 49 (34.75%) TCP/IP
6 45 (31.91%) OSPF
7 44 (31.21%) MPLS
8 43 (30.50%) BGP
9 36 (25.53%) WAN
10 32 (22.70%) DHCP
11 31 (21.99%) Cisco ASA
12 28 (19.86%) SAN
13 22 (15.60%) Ethernet
13 22 (15.60%) NAS
14 20 (14.18%) IPsec
15 19 (13.48%) Multicast
16 18 (12.77%) Wireless
17 16 (11.35%) HSRP
18 15 (10.64%) VRRP
19 14 (9.93%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.55%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.42%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.42%) Big Data
4 2 (1.42%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.71%) GIS
5 1 (0.71%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (4.26%) Subversion
2 5 (3.55%) JIRA
3 4 (2.84%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.13%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.42%) Ant
5 2 (1.42%) Gerrit
5 2 (1.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.71%) Maven
General
1 25 (17.73%) Telecoms
2 12 (8.51%) Finance
3 4 (2.84%) Back Office
3 4 (2.84%) Billing
4 2 (1.42%) Banking
4 2 (1.42%) Military
5 1 (0.71%) German Language
5 1 (0.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 21 (14.89%) Architect
3 16 (11.35%) Cisco Engineer
4 15 (10.64%) Senior Network Engineer
5 14 (9.93%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 10 (7.09%) Network Architect
7 8 (5.67%) Administrator
7 8 (5.67%) Analyst
7 8 (5.67%) Firewall Engineer
8 7 (4.96%) Support Engineer
8 7 (4.96%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (4.96%) Technical Architect
9 6 (4.26%) Infrastructure Architect
9 6 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (4.26%) LAN Engineer
9 6 (4.26%) LAN/WAN Engineer
9 6 (4.26%) Senior Architect
9 6 (4.26%) Test Engineer
9 6 (4.26%) WAN Engineer
10 5 (3.55%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.38%) 802.1X
2 5 (3.55%) XML
3 2 (1.42%) .NET
3 2 (1.42%) CSS
3 2 (1.42%) ServiceStack
3 2 (1.42%) Web Services
4 1 (0.71%) boto
4 1 (0.71%) Flash
4 1 (0.71%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 45 (31.91%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.09%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.26%) Clustering
4 5 (3.55%) Smart Meter
5 3 (2.13%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.13%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.13%) PKI
6 2 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.42%) EqualLogic
6 2 (1.42%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.71%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.71%) BYOD
7 1 (0.71%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.71%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.71%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.71%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (0.71%) HP Storage
7 1 (0.71%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.71%) NHS
7 1 (0.71%) STB
Operating Systems
1 35 (24.82%) Windows
2 30 (21.28%) Linux
3 20 (14.18%) Windows Server
4 15 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (7.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (7.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (4.96%) Unix
8 5 (3.55%) CentOS
8 5 (3.55%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.84%) Windows XP
10 3 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.13%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.42%) Debian
11 2 (1.42%) Solaris
12 1 (0.71%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (19.15%) ITIL
2 18 (12.77%) Load Balancing
3 17 (12.06%) Cybersecurity
3 17 (12.06%) Service Management
4 12 (8.51%) Migration
4 12 (8.51%) Network Design
5 11 (7.80%) Change Management
5 11 (7.80%) High Availability
5 11 (7.80%) Network Monitoring
5 11 (7.80%) Project Management
6 9 (6.38%) Configuration Management
6 9 (6.38%) Service Delivery
7 6 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (4.26%) Security Architecture
7 6 (4.26%) V-Model
7 6 (4.26%) Waterfall
8 5 (3.55%) Capacity Management
8 5 (3.55%) CRM
9 4 (2.84%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (2.84%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.22%) SQL
2 9 (6.38%) Perl
3 8 (5.67%) Python
4 6 (4.26%) PHP
5 5 (3.55%) Bash Shell
5 5 (3.55%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.55%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.84%) Java
7 3 (2.13%) VBScript
8 1 (0.71%) C
8 1 (0.71%) Ruby
8 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (22.70%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (17.73%) Security Cleared
3 22 (15.60%) SC Cleared
4 21 (14.89%) CCNA
4 21 (14.89%) CCNP
5 8 (5.67%) MCSE
5 8 (5.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (4.96%) Degree
7 6 (4.26%) CCIE
7 6 (4.26%) MCSA
7 6 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (3.55%) CCENT
8 5 (3.55%) CCSE
8 5 (3.55%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (3.55%) LPIC
8 5 (3.55%) RHCT
9 4 (2.84%) ISTQB
9 4 (2.84%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 4 (2.84%) JNCIA
10 3 (2.13%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.67%) SLA
2 3 (2.13%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.42%) QA
4 1 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (17.02%) Active Directory
2 18 (12.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.26%) vSphere
4 5 (3.55%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.84%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.13%) XenApp
7 2 (1.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (1.42%) Docker
7 2 (1.42%) Terminal Server
7 2 (1.42%) vCloud
7 2 (1.42%) VirtualBox
7 2 (1.42%) Xen
7 2 (1.42%) XenServer
8 1 (0.71%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.71%) Firmware
8 1 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.71%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.71%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (5.67%) Puppet
2 7 (4.96%) Nagios
3 5 (3.55%) SCCM
3 5 (3.55%) WSUS
4 4 (2.84%) Cacti
4 4 (2.84%) SCOM
5 3 (2.13%) Ansible
5 3 (2.13%) vMotion
6 2 (1.42%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.42%) BMC Marimba
6 2 (1.42%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (1.42%) NSN NetAct
6 2 (1.42%) OpenView
6 2 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.42%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.71%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.71%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 92 (65.25%) Cisco
2 34 (24.11%) Juniper
3 32 (22.70%) CheckPoint
4 28 (19.86%) VMware
5 27 (19.15%) HP
6 22 (15.60%) Microsoft
7 20 (14.18%) F5
8 17 (12.06%) NetApp
9 16 (11.35%) Citrix
10 9 (6.38%) Palo Alto
11 8 (5.67%) Red Hat
12 7 (4.96%) Aruba
12 7 (4.96%) Avaya
13 6 (4.26%) Dell
13 6 (4.26%) Huawei
13 6 (4.26%) SolarWinds
14 5 (3.55%) Brocade
14 5 (3.55%) Fortinet
14 5 (3.55%) NetScout
14 5 (3.55%) ProCurve
Berkshire
CACI Network Services
Rate: Highly Attractive
Posted: 9 days ago
Southampton
IQ Telecom
Rate: £0.0000 per month
Posted: 17 days ago
Southampton
IQ Telecom
Rate: £0.0000 per month + Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Oxford
Spectrum IT
Rate: £29000 - £39000 per annum + 9mth FTC
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