The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 131 132 122
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs citing VLAN 11 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.36% 0.071% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.84% 0.51% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 5
Average daily rate
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£293 £300 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £300 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £300 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.64% -42.14%
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
387 396 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.67% 14.11% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 203 194
Average daily rate £360 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 12 30
Average hourly rate £27.00 £14.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.85% -34.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £9.50 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.46 £29.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.90% -8.88%

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VLAN across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

VLAN
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VLAN across the South West region.

VLAN Daily Rate Trend in the South West

VLAN
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VLAN across the South West region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

VLAN Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

VLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VLAN across the South West region.

VLAN Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

VLAN
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 6 March 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
Wiltshire - 4 £260 - 3
Gloucestershire -10 3 £310 +3.33% 7
Bristol - 2 £388 - 2
Somerset - 1 £163 - 4
Dorset - - - - 1
VLAN
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VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 14 (63.64%) Cisco
2 13 (59.09%) Firewall
3 12 (54.55%) Wireless
4 11 (50.00%) LAN
4 11 (50.00%) WAN
5 10 (45.45%) CCNA
5 10 (45.45%) Windows
5 10 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (31.82%) Juniper
7 7 (31.82%) MPLS
7 7 (31.82%) MCSE
7 7 (31.82%) VPN
7 7 (31.82%) VoIP
7 7 (31.82%) VMware
8 6 (27.27%) WLAN
8 6 (27.27%) DHCP
8 6 (27.27%) DNS
8 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
9 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (22.73%) Internet
9 5 (22.73%) Avaya
9 5 (22.73%) McAfee
9 5 (22.73%) Blackberry
9 5 (22.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (22.73%) IP Telephony
9 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
9 5 (22.73%) Polycom
9 5 (22.73%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (22.73%) SonicWALL

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 5 (22.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (9.09%) IIS
2 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.55%) Apache
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.55%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (4.55%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 13 (59.09%) Firewall
2 12 (54.55%) Wireless
3 11 (50.00%) LAN
3 11 (50.00%) WAN
4 7 (31.82%) VoIP
4 7 (31.82%) VPN
4 7 (31.82%) MPLS
5 6 (27.27%) DNS
5 6 (27.27%) WLAN
5 6 (27.27%) DHCP
6 5 (22.73%) Internet
6 5 (22.73%) IP Telephony
7 3 (13.64%) Multicast
7 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
7 3 (13.64%) Ethernet
8 2 (9.09%) FTP
8 2 (9.09%) OSPF
8 2 (9.09%) BGP
8 2 (9.09%) EIGRP
8 2 (9.09%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) MySQL
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Test Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Systems Test Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Network Support
4 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Network Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Network Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Network Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.55%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Blackberry
1 5 (22.73%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (13.64%) Handset
3 2 (9.09%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
5 2 (9.09%) UNIX
5 2 (9.09%) Linux
6 1 (4.55%) AIX
6 1 (4.55%) Solaris
6 1 (4.55%) CentOS
6 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 3 (13.64%) Validation
2 3 (13.64%) Migration
2 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
2 3 (13.64%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (9.09%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.55%) Network Management
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.55%) Service Management
4 1 (4.55%) Email Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) Python
2 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.55%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) CCNA
1 10 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (31.82%) MCSE
4 3 (13.64%) CCNP
5 2 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
6 1 (4.55%) Degree
6 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.55%) A+ Certification
6 1 (4.55%) RHCT
6 1 (4.55%) MCSD
6 1 (4.55%) MCSA
6 1 (4.55%) CCA
6 1 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (4.55%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) XenApp
2 1 (4.55%) vSphere
2 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Nagios
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Cisco
2 7 (31.82%) Juniper
2 7 (31.82%) VMware
3 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 5 (22.73%) SonicWALL
4 5 (22.73%) Polycom
4 5 (22.73%) McAfee
4 5 (22.73%) Avaya
5 3 (13.64%) SolarWinds
5 3 (13.64%) CheckPoint
6 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
6 2 (9.09%) Citrix
7 1 (4.55%) Oracle
7 1 (4.55%) HP
7 1 (4.55%) Dell
7 1 (4.55%) Remedy
7 1 (4.55%) Wyse
7 1 (4.55%) TOWER Software
7 1 (4.55%) ProCurve
7 1 (4.55%) Aruba
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