The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 70 70 52
Rank change year-on-year
0 -18
Contract jobs citing VLAN 4 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.45% 0.13% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.85% 1.19% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
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£363 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £280 £303
% change year-on-year
+20.53% -7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.79
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-21.81% -15.38%
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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 Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
104 84 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 11.80% 11.26% 18.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 47 48
Average daily rate £363 £390 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.05% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 7
Average hourly rate £14.00 £19.00 £15.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +21.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £19.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £19.00 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

VLAN
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

VLAN Daily Rate Trend in Wales

VLAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VLAN across the Wales region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

VLAN Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

VLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

VLAN Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

VLAN
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the Wales region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
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IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) CCNP
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) VRRP
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) HSRP
2 3 (50.00%) Dell
3 2 (33.33%) F5
3 2 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (33.33%) WatchGuard
3 2 (33.33%) SonicWALL
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (33.33%) SSL
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) HTTP
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (33.33%) PKI
4 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (16.67%) OSPF
4 1 (16.67%) Migration

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (50.00%) VRRP
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) HSRP
2 2 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (33.33%) SSL
2 2 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (16.67%) ISDN
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) IPv6
3 1 (16.67%) OSPF
3 1 (16.67%) Softswitch
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) Structured Cabling
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Field Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Support
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CCNP
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) MCTS
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Dell
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (33.33%) WatchGuard
3 2 (33.33%) SonicWALL
3 2 (33.33%) F5
4 1 (16.67%) Avaya