The first table below looks at the demand for VLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Tyne and Wear region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank - 27 32
Contract jobs citing VLAN 0 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - 0.49% 2.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 5.88% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +62.50%
Communications & Networking Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
44 17 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 10.86% 8.37% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 7 44
Average daily rate £347 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.72% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £275 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.59 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.60 £15.50 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
VLAN
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VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

VLAN
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

VLAN Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

VLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

VLAN Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

VLAN
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) Solaris
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (100.00%) Splunk
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (80.00%) PKI
2 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) IPsec
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) IPsec
2 4 (80.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Splunk
2 4 (80.00%) HP