The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 36 47 41
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Contract jobs citing VLAN 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.61% 0.24% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.88% 1.39% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£281 £325 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.46% +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £325 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £325 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £299
% change year-on-year
- +0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £22.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+45.05% -35.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Communications & Networking Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
41 72 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 12.58% 17.31% 15.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 51 33
Average daily rate £450 £425 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £303 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £519 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Average hourly rate £41.25 £40.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +52.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -19.10%

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

VLAN
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

VLAN Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

VLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

VLAN Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

VLAN
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) RHCT
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) CentOS
3 1 (33.33%) Nagios
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) Big Data
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) MPLS
1 2 (66.67%) OSPF
1 2 (66.67%) BGP
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Support
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) CentOS
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) RHCT
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Nagios
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Juniper
1 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat