The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 86 83 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing VLAN 9 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.53% 0.97% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.69% 7.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 0
Average daily rate
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£204 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.06% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £255 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
-20.31% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £32.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-14.72% +61.25%
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Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
192 201 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.28% 12.99% 14.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 120 142
Average daily rate £325 £315 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £195 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £435 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 13
Average hourly rate £14.50 £31.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.33% +111.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.45 £22.50 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.28 £36.00 £18.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

VLAN
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

VLAN Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

VLAN
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VLAN across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

VLAN Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

VLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

VLAN Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

VLAN
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bradford -3 4 £216 -3.88% 1
Leeds - - - - 1
VLAN
Yorkshire

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 14 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 11 (52.38%) WAN
3 10 (47.62%) LAN
4 9 (42.86%) ISEB
4 9 (42.86%) Ethernet
5 8 (38.10%) MPLS
6 7 (33.33%) DVB
6 7 (33.33%) Tcl
6 7 (33.33%) Cisco
6 7 (33.33%) VoIP
6 7 (33.33%) Perl
6 7 (33.33%) Linux
6 7 (33.33%) IPTV
6 7 (33.33%) ISTQB
6 7 (33.33%) Performance Testing
6 7 (33.33%) Video on Demand
7 6 (28.57%) Integration Testing
7 6 (28.57%) Performance Analysis
7 6 (28.57%) CCNA
7 6 (28.57%) Internet
7 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (23.81%) VPN
8 5 (23.81%) C
8 5 (23.81%) C++
8 5 (23.81%) MPEG
8 5 (23.81%) Client/Server
8 5 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (23.81%) Software Testing
8 5 (23.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (19.05%) Computer Science

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 14 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 11 (52.38%) WAN
3 10 (47.62%) LAN
4 9 (42.86%) Ethernet
5 8 (38.10%) MPLS
6 7 (33.33%) DVB
6 7 (33.33%) VoIP
7 6 (28.57%) Internet
8 5 (23.81%) VPN
9 2 (9.52%) Wireless
10 1 (4.76%) Network Security
10 1 (4.76%) NAS
10 1 (4.76%) HSRP
10 1 (4.76%) DNS
10 1 (4.76%) SAN
10 1 (4.76%) CTI
10 1 (4.76%) DHCP
10 1 (4.76%) OSPF
10 1 (4.76%) BGP
10 1 (4.76%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (14.29%) Marketing
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Analyst
1 5 (23.81%) Test Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Network Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Systems Test Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Wintel Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Field Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Network Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Integration Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Integration Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Voice Architect
5 1 (4.76%) IT Support
5 1 (4.76%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) IPTV
1 7 (33.33%) Video on Demand
2 5 (23.81%) Client/Server
2 5 (23.81%) MPEG
3 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
4 2 (9.52%) STB
5 1 (4.76%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Windows
3 2 (9.52%) HPUX
3 2 (9.52%) UNIX
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 6 (28.57%) Integration Testing
2 6 (28.57%) Performance Analysis
3 5 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (23.81%) Software Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Business Continuity
5 3 (14.29%) Test Management
5 3 (14.29%) Data Protection
6 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
6 2 (9.52%) Manual Testing
7 1 (4.76%) System Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Information Security
7 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
7 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (4.76%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) Perl
1 7 (33.33%) Tcl
2 5 (23.81%) C
2 5 (23.81%) C++
3 4 (19.05%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) ISEB
2 7 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (28.57%) CCNA
4 5 (23.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (19.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.76%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (9.52%) Citrix
2 2 (9.52%) VMware
2 2 (9.52%) Capita
3 1 (4.76%) Verint
3 1 (4.76%) Avaya
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
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