The first table below looks at the demand for VLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 17 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 Yorkshire 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 107 102 111
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Contract jobs citing VLAN 12 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.47% 0.44% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.48% 3.07% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 0
Average daily rate £325 £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £20.50 £25.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.00% +19.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +12.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
268 293 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 10.42% 14.21% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 152 164
Average daily rate £375 £300 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £425 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 33 32
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.21 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £115.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
VLAN
England

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

VLAN
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

VLAN Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

VLAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VLAN across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

VLAN Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

VLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

VLAN Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

VLAN
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -19 11 £325 -10.34% 1
South Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (82.35%) TCP/IP
2 10 (58.82%) LAN
2 10 (58.82%) WAN
3 7 (41.18%) Ethernet
3 7 (41.18%) Python
3 7 (41.18%) VPN
3 7 (41.18%) ISEB
4 6 (35.29%) Linux
4 6 (35.29%) Windows
5 5 (29.41%) Perl
5 5 (29.41%) Tcl
5 5 (29.41%) Performance Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Test Strategy
7 3 (17.65%) MPLS
7 3 (17.65%) Citrix
7 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
7 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
7 3 (17.65%) Cisco
7 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
7 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
7 3 (17.65%) Network Security
7 3 (17.65%) Data Protection
7 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (17.65%) VMware
8 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
8 2 (11.76%) Firewall
8 2 (11.76%) IPTV
8 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
8 2 (11.76%) Marketing

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.88%) IIS
3 1 (5.88%) IBM Notes
3 1 (5.88%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) CATIA
1 1 (5.88%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 14 (82.35%) TCP/IP
2 10 (58.82%) LAN
2 10 (58.82%) WAN
3 7 (41.18%) VPN
3 7 (41.18%) Ethernet
4 3 (17.65%) MPLS
4 3 (17.65%) Network Security
5 2 (11.76%) HSRP
5 2 (11.76%) OSPF
5 2 (11.76%) BGP
5 2 (11.76%) DVB
5 2 (11.76%) EIGRP
5 2 (11.76%) DHCP
5 2 (11.76%) Firewall
5 2 (11.76%) DNS
5 2 (11.76%) VoIP
6 1 (5.88%) SMTP
6 1 (5.88%) SAN
6 1 (5.88%) CTI
6 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (11.76%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Test Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Test Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Voice Architect
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support
4 1 (5.88%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
1 2 (11.76%) IPTV
1 2 (11.76%) Video on Demand
2 1 (5.88%) Replication
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) HPUX
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (11.76%) UNIX
3 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Performance Testing
2 4 (23.53%) Test Strategy
3 3 (17.65%) Data Protection
4 2 (11.76%) Network Architecture
4 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
4 2 (11.76%) ERP
5 1 (5.88%) CAD
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.88%) Network Design
5 1 (5.88%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL
5 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Test Management
5 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Python
2 5 (29.41%) Tcl
2 5 (29.41%) Perl
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) ISEB
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (11.76%) CCIE
3 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
3 2 (11.76%) CCNA
4 1 (5.88%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) CCNP
4 1 (5.88%) MCSE
4 1 (5.88%) MCSA
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.88%) Terminal Services
3 1 (5.88%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
1 1 (5.88%) Backup Exec
1 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
1 3 (17.65%) Citrix
1 3 (17.65%) VMware
2 2 (11.76%) Avaya
2 2 (11.76%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) Dell
3 1 (5.88%) EMC
3 1 (5.88%) Lotus
3 1 (5.88%) Sage
3 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.88%) Symantec
3 1 (5.88%) LANDesk
3 1 (5.88%) Kaspersky
3 1 (5.88%) Verint