The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 57 63 50
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Contract jobs citing VLAN 13 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.65% 0.56% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.10% 2.60% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
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£488 £234 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+108.77% -45.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £255 £320
% change year-on-year
+32.35% -20.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £27.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-30.90% -14.72%
VLAN
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
183 154 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 23.28% 21.63% 14.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 84 39
Average daily rate £425 £413 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +12.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £256 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £519 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £19.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £25.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

VLAN
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

VLAN Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

VLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

VLAN Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

VLAN
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 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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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
Swindon 0 5 £500 +122.22% 1
VLAN
South West

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 21 (87.50%) Cisco
2 20 (83.33%) Firewall
3 15 (62.50%) WAN
4 13 (54.17%) LAN
5 12 (50.00%) CheckPoint
6 11 (45.83%) MPLS
6 11 (45.83%) OSPF
6 11 (45.83%) ITIL
7 10 (41.67%) BGP
8 9 (37.50%) Juniper
9 8 (33.33%) Service Delivery
9 8 (33.33%) Wireless
9 8 (33.33%) VPN
9 8 (33.33%) Network Design
9 8 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (33.33%) Data Centre
10 7 (29.17%) Network Monitoring
10 7 (29.17%) SolarWinds
10 7 (29.17%) Cisco PIX
11 6 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
11 6 (25.00%) F5
11 6 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (20.83%) VRRP
12 5 (20.83%) Radware
12 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
12 5 (20.83%) CCNP
12 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
12 5 (20.83%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (20.83%) HSRP
13 4 (16.67%) McAfee

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 (12.50%) IIS
1 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (4.17%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (83.33%) Firewall
2 15 (62.50%) WAN
3 13 (54.17%) LAN
4 11 (45.83%) MPLS
4 11 (45.83%) OSPF
5 10 (41.67%) BGP
6 8 (33.33%) VPN
6 8 (33.33%) Wireless
6 8 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (29.17%) Cisco PIX
8 5 (20.83%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (20.83%) HSRP
8 5 (20.83%) VRRP
8 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
9 4 (16.67%) EIGRP
9 4 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
10 3 (12.50%) Multicast
10 3 (12.50%) NAS
10 3 (12.50%) IPsec
10 3 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Military
1 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Network Support
3 5 (20.83%) Network Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Support Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Network Support Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Design Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Network Design Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Designer
5 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Administrator
6 2 (8.33%) Network Designer
6 2 (8.33%) Technical Design Authority
6 2 (8.33%) Network Administrator
6 2 (8.33%) Security Administrator
7 1 (4.17%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Designer
7 1 (4.17%) Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) J2EE
2 1 (4.17%) XML
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) ITIL
2 8 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 8 (33.33%) Network Design
3 7 (29.17%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (8.33%) ISMS
5 2 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (8.33%) Service Management
5 2 (8.33%) Validation
5 2 (8.33%) Change Management
6 1 (4.17%) ITSM
6 1 (4.17%) B2B
6 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.17%) ITIL V3
6 1 (4.17%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (20.83%) CCNP
2 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (8.33%) CCNA
4 2 (8.33%) JNCIP
4 2 (8.33%) Degree
4 2 (8.33%) CCIE
5 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.17%) Xen
2 1 (4.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) WSUS
2 2 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 21 (87.50%) Cisco
2 12 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 9 (37.50%) Juniper
4 7 (29.17%) SolarWinds
5 6 (25.00%) F5
6 5 (20.83%) Radware
7 4 (16.67%) McAfee
8 3 (12.50%) VMware
8 3 (12.50%) Blue Coat
8 3 (12.50%) Dell
8 3 (12.50%) Oracle
8 3 (12.50%) IronPort
9 2 (8.33%) HP
9 2 (8.33%) Intel
9 2 (8.33%) Sourcefire
10 1 (4.17%) Fortinet
10 1 (4.17%) Remedy
10 1 (4.17%) Microsoft