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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 106 90 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing VLAN 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.054% 0.19% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.38% 2.10% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£488 £165 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+195.45% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-7.85% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.07 £24.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-22.18% -30.00%
VLAN
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
260 143 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 14.13% 8.93% 10.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 81 72
Average daily rate £338 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 11
Average hourly rate £14.87 £12.50 £15.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.92% -21.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.39 £17.50 £75.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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
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 24 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Leeds -15 1 £488 - 3
Wakefield - - - -
Bradford - - - -
VLAN
Yorkshire

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 8 (80.00%) LAN
1 8 (80.00%) WAN
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) Internet
2 7 (70.00%) MPLS
3 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (60.00%) CCNA
3 6 (60.00%) VoIP
4 5 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (40.00%) Business Continuity
6 3 (30.00%) Wireless
6 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (20.00%) VPN
7 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
7 2 (20.00%) Firewall
8 1 (10.00%) Network Design
8 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
8 1 (10.00%) IPTV
8 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
8 1 (10.00%) Marketing
8 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
8 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
8 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
8 1 (10.00%) System Testing
8 1 (10.00%) NAS
8 1 (10.00%) Video on Demand
8 1 (10.00%) High Availability
8 1 (10.00%) HSRP
8 1 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) LAN
1 8 (80.00%) WAN
2 7 (70.00%) Internet
2 7 (70.00%) MPLS
3 6 (60.00%) VoIP
4 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (30.00%) Wireless
5 2 (20.00%) VPN
5 2 (20.00%) Firewall
5 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
6 1 (10.00%) WLAN
6 1 (10.00%) OSPF
6 1 (10.00%) BGP
6 1 (10.00%) DVB
6 1 (10.00%) EIGRP
6 1 (10.00%) SAN
6 1 (10.00%) NAS
6 1 (10.00%) HSRP
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Network Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Network Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Integration Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Field Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (10.00%) MPEG
1 1 (10.00%) IPTV
1 1 (10.00%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (40.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security
3 1 (10.00%) Network Design
3 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) System Testing
3 1 (10.00%) High Availability
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
1 1 (10.00%) C++
1 1 (10.00%) Perl
1 1 (10.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) CCNA
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco