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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 119 130 115
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -15
Contract jobs citing VLAN 23 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.71% 0.36% 0.047%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.69% 2.49% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 1
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£450 £295 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.54% -34.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £280 £305
% change year-on-year
+20.53% -8.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -15.38%
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
404 442 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.42% 14.52% 13.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 262 149
Average daily rate £390 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 34 28
Average hourly rate £42.46 £22.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.00% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.00 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £96.90 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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
Gloucestershire +3 10 £450 +46.93%
Wiltshire +8 9 £450 +85.95% 1
Devon -2 3 £175 -44.44%
Bristol -3 1 £325 -
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England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 30 (81.08%) Firewall
2 23 (62.16%) Cisco
3 20 (54.05%) WAN
4 18 (48.65%) LAN
5 17 (45.95%) VPN
6 15 (40.54%) Windows
7 14 (37.84%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (37.84%) CheckPoint
8 13 (35.14%) TCP/IP
8 13 (35.14%) VMware ESXi
9 12 (32.43%) DNS
10 11 (29.73%) Wireless
11 10 (27.03%) MPLS
11 10 (27.03%) Juniper
11 10 (27.03%) CCNA
11 10 (27.03%) ITIL
12 9 (24.32%) Hyper-V
12 9 (24.32%) SSL
12 9 (24.32%) BGP
13 8 (21.62%) OSPF
13 8 (21.62%) LAMP
13 8 (21.62%) Service Delivery
13 8 (21.62%) Linux
13 8 (21.62%) SolarWinds
13 8 (21.62%) VirtualBox
13 8 (21.62%) Wireshark
13 8 (21.62%) Network Security
13 8 (21.62%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (21.62%) Metasploit
13 8 (21.62%) Nmap

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 6 (16.22%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (8.11%) IIS
2 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.70%) Apache
4 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 30 (81.08%) Firewall
2 20 (54.05%) WAN
3 18 (48.65%) LAN
4 17 (45.95%) VPN
5 13 (35.14%) TCP/IP
6 12 (32.43%) DNS
7 11 (29.73%) Wireless
8 10 (27.03%) MPLS
9 9 (24.32%) BGP
9 9 (24.32%) SSL
10 8 (21.62%) OSPF
10 8 (21.62%) Wireshark
10 8 (21.62%) Network Security
10 8 (21.62%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (18.92%) IPsec
11 7 (18.92%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (18.92%) Cisco PIX
12 6 (16.22%) SAN
13 5 (13.51%) VRRP
13 5 (13.51%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.70%) Finance
1 1 (2.70%) Military
1 1 (2.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Network Engineer
2 10 (27.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (21.62%) Network Support
4 6 (16.22%) Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) Support Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) Network Support Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) Network Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Network Design Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Design Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Security Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Designer
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Design Authority
7 2 (5.41%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Cyber Security Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Network Designer
8 1 (2.70%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (2.70%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) LAMP
2 3 (8.11%) J2EE
3 1 (2.70%) XML
3 1 (2.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 8 (21.62%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.41%) Replication
3 1 (2.70%) Statistics
3 1 (2.70%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 15 (40.54%) Windows
2 8 (21.62%) Linux
3 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (8.11%) Windows 7
4 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) ITIL
2 8 (21.62%) Service Delivery
2 8 (21.62%) Cyber Security
2 8 (21.62%) Network Monitoring
2 8 (21.62%) DDoS Mitigation
3 7 (18.92%) Network Load Balancing
3 7 (18.92%) Network Design
4 3 (8.11%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (5.41%) Service Management
5 2 (5.41%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (2.70%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.70%) ITSM
6 1 (2.70%) Validation
6 1 (2.70%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.70%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.70%) Software Delivery
6 1 (2.70%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.70%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) Java
2 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (37.84%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (27.03%) CCNA
3 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
4 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
4 5 (13.51%) CCNP
5 2 (5.41%) CCIE
6 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) QA
System Software
1 13 (35.14%) VMware ESXi
2 9 (24.32%) Hyper-V
3 8 (21.62%) VirtualBox
4 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
5 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (5.41%) vSphere
7 1 (2.70%) NFS
7 1 (2.70%) ProxySG
7 1 (2.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) Nmap
2 3 (8.11%) WSUS
3 2 (5.41%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco LMS
4 1 (2.70%) Iperf
Vendors
1 23 (62.16%) Cisco
2 14 (37.84%) CheckPoint
3 10 (27.03%) Juniper
4 8 (21.62%) SolarWinds
5 7 (18.92%) F5
6 6 (16.22%) VMware
7 5 (13.51%) Radware
8 4 (10.81%) Oracle
9 3 (8.11%) Dell
9 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
10 2 (5.41%) HP
10 2 (5.41%) McAfee
10 2 (5.41%) Veeam
10 2 (5.41%) Blue Coat
11 1 (2.70%) Fortinet
11 1 (2.70%) Remedy
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