The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank - - 40
Contract jobs citing VLAN 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire - - 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £35.00 £25.36
% change year-on-year
-57.14% +38.01%
VLAN
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
83 78 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 15.04% 16.18% 16.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 52 20
Average daily rate £400 £275 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £140 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £325 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £342 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.43% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 9
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +21.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

VLAN
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

VLAN Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

VLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

VLAN Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) MPLS
1 3 (75.00%) OSPF
1 3 (75.00%) BGP
1 3 (75.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (75.00%) Juniper
1 3 (75.00%) Spanning Tree
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) F5
2 2 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 2 (50.00%) RIP
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) JBoss
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) LDAP
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) .NET

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) JBoss
1 1 (25.00%) nginx
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) BGP
1 3 (75.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (75.00%) MPLS
1 3 (75.00%) OSPF
1 3 (75.00%) Spanning Tree
2 2 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 2 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (50.00%) RIP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) HSRP
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) LDAP
3 1 (25.00%) Multicast
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Network Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Network Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Network Design Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Network Design Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Technical Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Design Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Design Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) LAMP
1 1 (25.00%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Debian
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Line Management
1 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (25.00%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) F5