The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank - 46 37
Contract jobs citing VLAN 0 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex - 1.29% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 6.67% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
Average daily rate - £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +25.00%
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 West Sussex region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
57 90 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 11.75% 19.35% 13.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 53 25
Average daily rate £400 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £420 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £36.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.33% +132.25%
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 West Sussex

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

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

VLAN
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

VLAN Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

VLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

VLAN Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 6 (85.71%) ITIL
1 6 (85.71%) LAN
1 6 (85.71%) CheckPoint
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
1 6 (85.71%) Telecoms
2 5 (71.43%) CCSE
2 5 (71.43%) Wireshark
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco PIX
2 5 (71.43%) CCENT
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (71.43%) tcpdump
2 5 (71.43%) HSRP
2 5 (71.43%) IPsec
2 5 (71.43%) VRRP
2 5 (71.43%) VoIP
2 5 (71.43%) CCNA
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) SMTP
2 5 (71.43%) DHCP
2 5 (71.43%) Ethernet
2 5 (71.43%) FTP
2 5 (71.43%) SNMP
2 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 5 (71.43%) VPN
2 5 (71.43%) DNS
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Spanning Tree
3 4 (57.14%) Juniper
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco IOS

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 6 (85.71%) Firewall
1 6 (85.71%) LAN
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco PIX
2 5 (71.43%) DHCP
2 5 (71.43%) DNS
2 5 (71.43%) Ethernet
2 5 (71.43%) FTP
2 5 (71.43%) HSRP
2 5 (71.43%) IPsec
2 5 (71.43%) SMTP
2 5 (71.43%) SNMP
2 5 (71.43%) Spanning Tree
2 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 5 (71.43%) tcpdump
2 5 (71.43%) VoIP
2 5 (71.43%) VPN
2 5 (71.43%) VRRP
2 5 (71.43%) Wireshark
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco IOS
General
1 6 (85.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Network Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Commercial Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Commercial Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Network Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Network Design
2 2 (28.57%) Patch Management
2 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) CCENT
1 5 (71.43%) CCNA
1 5 (71.43%) CCSE
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCNP
2 2 (28.57%) JNCIA
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (14.29%) APMP
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VirtualBox
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Cacti
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) CheckPoint
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
3 4 (57.14%) Juniper
4 2 (28.57%) Aruba
4 2 (28.57%) Qualys
4 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds
4 2 (28.57%) VMware