The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 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 West Sussex 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 32 38 53
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +15
Contract jobs citing VLAN 12 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 3.30% 0.48% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.00% 3.64% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 0
Average daily rate £369 £320 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.23% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.36 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-27.54% +7.69%
Communications & Networking Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
75 55 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 20.60% 13.13% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 29 32
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 2
Average hourly rate £15.75 £32.50 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.53% +64.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
VLAN
South East

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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VLAN across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

VLAN Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Worthing - 4 £300 -
VLAN
South East

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 8 (66.67%) Firewall
2 7 (58.33%) LAN
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) OSPF
3 6 (50.00%) BGP
3 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (50.00%) Load Balancing
4 5 (41.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (41.67%) Network Design
4 5 (41.67%) CCNP
4 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
5 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (33.33%) Oracle
5 4 (33.33%) CCIE
5 4 (33.33%) WAN
5 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 4 (33.33%) DMZ
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (33.33%) DNS
5 4 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
5 4 (33.33%) Finance
5 4 (33.33%) Clustering
5 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) Lync
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) Firewall
2 7 (58.33%) LAN
3 6 (50.00%) OSPF
3 6 (50.00%) BGP
4 5 (41.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (33.33%) DNS
5 4 (33.33%) DMZ
5 4 (33.33%) WAN
5 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 3 (25.00%) WLAN
6 3 (25.00%) Wireless
7 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (16.67%) VPN
8 1 (8.33%) MPLS
8 1 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Architect
1 6 (50.00%) Network Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Server Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Network Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 5 (41.67%) Network Design
3 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 4 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
5 1 (8.33%) Logistics
5 1 (8.33%) Time Management
5 1 (8.33%) Network Management
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
1 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (41.67%) CCNP
3 4 (33.33%) CCIE
4 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) CCNA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle
3 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) Avaya
4 2 (16.67%) Juniper
4 2 (16.67%) SAP
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix