The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 97 82 90
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +8
Contract jobs citing VLAN 1 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.083% 0.56% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.32% 2.62% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate - £325 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -21.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £358 £380
% change year-on-year
-2.09% -5.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +23.07%
VLAN
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Communications & Networking Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
313 305 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 25.98% 21.36% 16.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 146 96
Average daily rate £388 £325 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £185 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £491 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 14 21
Average hourly rate £43.00 £20.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.00% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.96 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.11 £107.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

VLAN
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

VLAN Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

VLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

VLAN Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

VLAN
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
Oxted - 1 - -
VLAN
South East

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) DNS
3 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (50.00%) Capacity Management
4 4 (50.00%) DHCP
4 4 (50.00%) VPN
4 4 (50.00%) Firewall
4 4 (50.00%) VMware
5 3 (37.50%) Migration
5 3 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (37.50%) Back Office
5 3 (37.50%) Project Management
5 3 (37.50%) Citrix
5 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (37.50%) LAN
5 3 (37.50%) WAN
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco
5 3 (37.50%) Java
5 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (25.00%) SCCM
6 2 (25.00%) SCOM

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (25.00%) IIS
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (25.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) OpenStack
2 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (12.50%) IaaS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) DNS
2 4 (50.00%) DHCP
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) VPN
3 3 (37.50%) LAN
3 3 (37.50%) WAN
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (25.00%) iSCSI
4 2 (25.00%) SAN
5 1 (12.50%) ADSL
5 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
5 1 (12.50%) Junos
5 1 (12.50%) LDAP
5 1 (12.50%) MPLS
5 1 (12.50%) Network Security
5 1 (12.50%) SSH
5 1 (12.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Ant
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) Maven
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 3 (37.50%) Back Office
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (12.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) OSS Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) OSS Support Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix Support
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) boto
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
1 2 (25.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
4 1 (12.50%) Auto-Scaling
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Network Design
4 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) MCITP
1 2 (25.00%) MCP
1 2 (25.00%) MCSA
1 2 (25.00%) MCSE
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) CCNP
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
1 2 (25.00%) SCOM
1 2 (25.00%) WSUS
2 1 (12.50%) Ansible
2 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 2 (25.00%) Dell
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Symantec
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) ProCurve