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 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 205 223 202
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -21
Contract jobs citing VLAN 55 22 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.60% 0.25% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.20% 1.28% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 15 8
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£300 £323 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -20.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £231 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £400 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £275 £288
% change year-on-year
+12.72% -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 10
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £40.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 - £29.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £24.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -24.61%
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
1719 1721 1558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.81% 19.29% 18.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 842 748 658
Average daily rate £375 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £195 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 95 163
Average hourly rate £26.00 £17.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.57% -31.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £12.55 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

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 7 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 7 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 +31 20 £275 - 2
East Sussex - 10 £330 - 2
Surrey +4 9 £225 -45.45% 4
Hampshire -2 8 £363 +39.76% 4
West Sussex -5 7 £425 +13.33%
Oxfordshire - 1 £250 - 1
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England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 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 56 (59.57%) Firewall
2 47 (50.00%) Cisco
3 39 (41.49%) LAN
3 39 (41.49%) DNS
4 37 (39.36%) Windows
5 36 (38.30%) Microsoft
6 34 (36.17%) TCP/IP
7 31 (32.98%) DHCP
7 31 (32.98%) VMware
8 30 (31.91%) VPN
8 30 (31.91%) WAN
9 29 (30.85%) Juniper
10 24 (25.53%) Cisco Certification
10 24 (25.53%) SQL
11 23 (24.47%) VMware Infrastructure
12 22 (23.40%) Data Centre
13 21 (22.34%) Linux
13 21 (22.34%) SAN
14 19 (20.21%) OSPF
14 19 (20.21%) Active Directory
14 19 (20.21%) Cisco ASA
15 18 (19.15%) Windows Server 2008
15 18 (19.15%) Cisco Nexus
16 16 (17.02%) IaaS
16 16 (17.02%) Telecoms
16 16 (17.02%) CheckPoint
16 16 (17.02%) Windows Server 2003
17 14 (14.89%) MS Excel
17 14 (14.89%) MS Exchange
17 14 (14.89%) PowerShell

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 14 (14.89%) MS Exchange
1 14 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 13 (13.83%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (9.57%) SharePoint
4 6 (6.38%) IIS
5 3 (3.19%) Lync
5 3 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.13%) Apache
7 1 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 14 (14.89%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.38%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.26%) MS Project
4 1 (1.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.02%) IaaS
2 13 (13.83%) PaaS
3 12 (12.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (11.70%) SaaS
5 3 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (2.13%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (2.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 56 (59.57%) Firewall
2 39 (41.49%) LAN
2 39 (41.49%) DNS
3 34 (36.17%) TCP/IP
4 31 (32.98%) DHCP
5 30 (31.91%) WAN
5 30 (31.91%) VPN
6 21 (22.34%) SAN
7 19 (20.21%) OSPF
7 19 (20.21%) Cisco ASA
8 18 (19.15%) Cisco Nexus
9 13 (13.83%) Fibre Channel
9 13 (13.83%) Ethernet
10 12 (12.77%) BGP
10 12 (12.77%) MPLS
11 11 (11.70%) NAS
12 10 (10.64%) WLAN
13 9 (9.57%) SNMP
14 7 (7.45%) IPsec
14 7 (7.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.32%) SQL Server
1 5 (5.32%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (3.19%) MySQL
3 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Subversion
2 1 (1.06%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (17.02%) Telecoms
2 13 (13.83%) Finance
3 4 (4.26%) Billing
4 2 (2.13%) Banking
5 1 (1.06%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.06%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (27.66%) Network Engineer
2 14 (14.89%) Analyst
3 7 (7.45%) Consultant
3 7 (7.45%) IP Engineer
4 6 (6.38%) Architect
4 6 (6.38%) Design Engineer
5 5 (5.32%) Server Analyst
5 5 (5.32%) Security Engineer
6 4 (4.26%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (4.26%) Cloud Architect
6 4 (4.26%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (4.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (4.26%) Administrator
6 4 (4.26%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (4.26%) Network Consultant
6 4 (4.26%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (4.26%) Support Engineer
7 3 (3.19%) Software Engineer
7 3 (3.19%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (3.19%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.45%) Application Packaging
2 3 (3.19%) Ajax
3 2 (2.13%) boto
4 1 (1.06%) .NET
4 1 (1.06%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (23.40%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.32%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.26%) STB
3 4 (4.26%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (4.26%) EMC VNX
4 3 (3.19%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.13%) PKI
5 2 (2.13%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.13%) Replication
5 2 (2.13%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.13%) DTV
6 1 (1.06%) GIS
6 1 (1.06%) Biometrics
6 1 (1.06%) Clustering
6 1 (1.06%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.06%) Online Games
6 1 (1.06%) Video on Demand
6 1 (1.06%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 37 (39.36%) Windows
2 21 (22.34%) Linux
3 18 (19.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (17.02%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (5.32%) UNIX
7 2 (2.13%) VMS
8 1 (1.06%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.06%) SUSE
8 1 (1.06%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.06%) Android
8 1 (1.06%) CentOS
8 1 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.06%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.06%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.83%) Service Delivery
2 10 (10.64%) ITIL
3 9 (9.57%) Migration
3 9 (9.57%) Network Management
4 8 (8.51%) Project Management
5 7 (7.45%) Software Deployment
6 6 (6.38%) Risk Assessment
6 6 (6.38%) Project Planning
6 6 (6.38%) Load Balancing
6 6 (6.38%) Matrix Management
7 5 (5.32%) Network Design
8 4 (4.26%) Resource Management
8 4 (4.26%) Incident Management
8 4 (4.26%) Capacity Management
8 4 (4.26%) Reverse Engineering
8 4 (4.26%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (3.19%) Mentoring
9 3 (3.19%) Malware Detection\Protection
9 3 (3.19%) Time Management
9 3 (3.19%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 24 (25.53%) SQL
2 14 (14.89%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.26%) Java
4 3 (3.19%) VBScript
4 3 (3.19%) PHP
5 2 (2.13%) Python
5 2 (2.13%) Ruby
6 1 (1.06%) Perl
6 1 (1.06%) C
6 1 (1.06%) C#
Qualifications
1 24 (25.53%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (13.83%) CCNA
3 10 (10.64%) CCIE
3 10 (10.64%) CCNP
3 10 (10.64%) Security Cleared
4 6 (6.38%) MCSE
4 6 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (5.32%) Check Point Certification
5 5 (5.32%) CCDP
5 5 (5.32%) CISSP
5 5 (5.32%) SC Cleared
6 4 (4.26%) DV Cleared
6 4 (4.26%) MCITP
6 4 (4.26%) Degree
6 4 (4.26%) CCSP
7 3 (3.19%) MCSA
8 1 (1.06%) CISA
8 1 (1.06%) CCSE
8 1 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.06%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.26%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.19%) QA
3 2 (2.13%) JSP 440
3 2 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (24.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (20.21%) Active Directory
3 9 (9.57%) Hyper-V
3 9 (9.57%) vSphere
3 9 (9.57%) vCloud
4 4 (4.26%) Snort
5 3 (3.19%) Samba
5 3 (3.19%) VMware ESX
5 3 (3.19%) XenDesktop
5 3 (3.19%) XenApp
5 3 (3.19%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.13%) XenServer
6 2 (2.13%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.13%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.06%) Firmware
7 1 (1.06%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.06%) NFS
7 1 (1.06%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 9 (9.57%) vMotion
2 8 (8.51%) SCCM
3 7 (7.45%) SCVMM
4 5 (5.32%) WSUS
4 5 (5.32%) FortiGate
5 4 (4.26%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (3.19%) HP SIM
6 3 (3.19%) Puppet
6 3 (3.19%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (3.19%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (3.19%) NetBackup
7 2 (2.13%) Cacti
7 2 (2.13%) Cisco UCCE
7 2 (2.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (2.13%) Ansible
8 1 (1.06%) Cisco LMS
8 1 (1.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (1.06%) SCOM
8 1 (1.06%) OpenView
8 1 (1.06%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 47 (50.00%) Cisco
2 36 (38.30%) Microsoft
3 31 (32.98%) VMware
4 29 (30.85%) Juniper
5 16 (17.02%) CheckPoint
6 14 (14.89%) F5
7 13 (13.83%) HP
8 10 (10.64%) Citrix
9 8 (8.51%) SolarWinds
9 8 (8.51%) McAfee
10 6 (6.38%) Sourcefire
11 5 (5.32%) EMC
12 4 (4.26%) Symantec
12 4 (4.26%) Nokia
12 4 (4.26%) Redback
12 4 (4.26%) Blue Coat
12 4 (4.26%) Radware
13 3 (3.19%) Infoblox
13 3 (3.19%) 3PAR
13 3 (3.19%) Brocade
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