The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 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 West 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 133 108 126
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +18
Contract jobs citing VLAN 10 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.33% 0.047% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.33% 0.35% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 4
Average daily rate
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£300 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £450 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £450 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £17.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +62.50%
Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
430 286 444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.07% 13.43% 14.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 150 191
Average daily rate £375 £310 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £198 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 28 54
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.45 £15.80 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.85 £41.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +4.61%
VLAN
England

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
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 29 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
(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
Gloucestershire - 3 £325 - 1
Wiltshire -4 2 £242 -46.22%
Dorset - 2 £295 - 2
Bristol - 1 - - 1
Somerset - - - - 1
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 7 (41.18%) Cisco
2 6 (35.29%) DNS
2 6 (35.29%) LAN
2 6 (35.29%) WAN
3 5 (29.41%) ITIL
3 5 (29.41%) CCNP
3 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (29.41%) Juniper
3 5 (29.41%) BGP
4 4 (23.53%) Problem Management
4 4 (23.53%) OSPF
4 4 (23.53%) Change Management
4 4 (23.53%) Firewall
5 3 (17.65%) VMware
5 3 (17.65%) Wireless
5 3 (17.65%) Frame Relay
5 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
5 3 (17.65%) EIGRP
5 3 (17.65%) Firmware
5 3 (17.65%) CCNA
5 3 (17.65%) Ethernet
5 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
5 3 (17.65%) MS Office
5 3 (17.65%) Linux
5 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
5 3 (17.65%) Service Management
5 3 (17.65%) Data Protection
5 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
5 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
5 3 (17.65%) Capacity Planning

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 2 (11.76%) Apache
1 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.88%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) LAN
1 6 (35.29%) WAN
1 6 (35.29%) DNS
2 5 (29.41%) BGP
3 4 (23.53%) Firewall
3 4 (23.53%) OSPF
4 3 (17.65%) EIGRP
4 3 (17.65%) Wireless
4 3 (17.65%) Frame Relay
4 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
4 3 (17.65%) Ethernet
5 2 (11.76%) FTP
5 2 (11.76%) ATM
5 2 (11.76%) ISDN
5 2 (11.76%) VPN
5 2 (11.76%) DSL
5 2 (11.76%) SSL
5 2 (11.76%) SONET
5 2 (11.76%) MPLS
5 2 (11.76%) BIG-IP
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Subversion
General
1 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Network Supervisor
4 1 (5.88%) Mac Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) Network Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Project Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Support
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Firmware
2 2 (11.76%) Open Source
3 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) CentOS
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
3 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) Change Management
2 4 (23.53%) Problem Management
3 3 (17.65%) Data Protection
3 3 (17.65%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (17.65%) Service Management
3 3 (17.65%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (11.76%) Image Processing
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) ERP
4 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (29.41%) CCNP
2 3 (17.65%) CCNA
2 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) JNCIA
3 2 (11.76%) JNCIP
4 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Samba
1 2 (11.76%) VMware ESX
1 2 (11.76%) ProxySG
1 2 (11.76%) Sendmail
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco
2 5 (29.41%) Juniper
3 3 (17.65%) VMware
4 2 (11.76%) Blue Coat
4 2 (11.76%) JBoss
4 2 (11.76%) F5
4 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.88%) McAfee
5 1 (5.88%) Veeam
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