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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 135 97 121
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +24
Contract jobs citing VLAN 13 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.39% 0.31% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.35% 2.72% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 9
Average daily rate
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£263 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.23% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £320 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £443 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £255 £313 £350
% change year-on-year
-18.40% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £85.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+240.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £25.00 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £121.00 £27.00 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £31.56 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-12.85% +48.49%
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
553 257 427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.62% 11.49% 13.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 134 185
Average daily rate £363 £290 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -22.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £458 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 32 61
Average hourly rate £25.00 £24.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.65 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £120.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VLAN across the South West region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

VLAN Hourly Rate Histogram 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 19 September 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire - 6 £263 - 2
Wiltshire -9 4 £234 -45.05% 2
Bristol - 1 - - 2
Dorset - - - -
Somerset - - - -
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 14 (66.67%) Cisco
2 11 (52.38%) Juniper
2 11 (52.38%) ITIL
2 11 (52.38%) BGP
3 10 (47.62%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (47.62%) Firewall
3 10 (47.62%) LAN
3 10 (47.62%) WAN
3 10 (47.62%) CCNP
4 8 (38.10%) VPN
4 8 (38.10%) MPLS
4 8 (38.10%) Problem Management
5 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 7 (33.33%) EIGRP
6 6 (28.57%) OSPF
6 6 (28.57%) SSL
6 6 (28.57%) Cisco PIX
6 6 (28.57%) Blue Coat
6 6 (28.57%) ProxySG
6 6 (28.57%) BIG-IP
6 6 (28.57%) F5
6 6 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
7 5 (23.81%) DNS
7 5 (23.81%) CCNA
7 5 (23.81%) VMware
7 5 (23.81%) Change Management
7 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
8 4 (19.05%) Wireless

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (9.52%) Lync
1 2 (9.52%) Apache
1 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (52.38%) BGP
2 10 (47.62%) Firewall
2 10 (47.62%) LAN
2 10 (47.62%) WAN
3 8 (38.10%) VPN
3 8 (38.10%) MPLS
4 7 (33.33%) EIGRP
5 6 (28.57%) OSPF
5 6 (28.57%) SSL
5 6 (28.57%) Cisco PIX
5 6 (28.57%) BIG-IP
6 5 (23.81%) DNS
7 4 (19.05%) Wireless
7 4 (19.05%) Ethernet
7 4 (19.05%) ATM
8 3 (14.29%) FTP
8 3 (14.29%) DHCP
8 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
8 3 (14.29%) Frame Relay
9 2 (9.52%) DMVPN
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Subversion
1 2 (9.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Network Team Leader
2 5 (23.81%) Team Leader
3 3 (14.29%) Network Operations Team Leader
3 3 (14.29%) Operations Team Leader
4 2 (9.52%) Network Supervisor
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (9.52%) Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Network Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Project Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Firmware
2 2 (9.52%) Open Source
3 1 (4.76%) Streaming Video
3 1 (4.76%) Replication
3 1 (4.76%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) CentOS
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
3 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) ITIL
2 8 (38.10%) Problem Management
3 6 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
4 5 (23.81%) Change Management
5 3 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 3 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (9.52%) Migration
6 2 (9.52%) ERP
7 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
1 2 (9.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (47.62%) CCNP
2 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 5 (23.81%) CCNA
4 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) JNCIA
4 2 (9.52%) JNCIP
5 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) ProxySG
2 2 (9.52%) vSphere
2 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (9.52%) Sendmail
2 2 (9.52%) Samba
2 2 (9.52%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 2 (9.52%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Cisco
2 11 (52.38%) Juniper
3 6 (28.57%) Blue Coat
3 6 (28.57%) F5
4 5 (23.81%) VMware
5 2 (9.52%) NetQoS
5 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
5 2 (9.52%) JBoss
6 1 (4.76%) Dell
6 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.76%) McAfee
6 1 (4.76%) Veeam
6 1 (4.76%) Meraki
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