The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 126 113 99
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -14
Contract jobs citing VLAN 7 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.26% 0.40% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.78% 3.72% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 4
Average daily rate
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£250 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £251 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £365 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £315 £320
% change year-on-year
- -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £20.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £19.02 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+84.06% -45.67%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
394 269 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.60% 10.87% 12.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 162 115
Average daily rate £310 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.57% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 19 34
Average hourly rate £16.72 £13.71 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -11.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.14 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £26.60 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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
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 30 March 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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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
West Yorkshire -15 6 £250 -23.07% 4
South Yorkshire - - - -
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 10 (90.91%) LAN
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco
3 6 (54.55%) CCNA
3 6 (54.55%) WAN
3 6 (54.55%) VoIP
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (54.55%) Internet
3 6 (54.55%) MPLS
3 6 (54.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (45.45%) Business Continuity
4 5 (45.45%) Spanning Tree
5 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (36.36%) Firewall
5 4 (36.36%) Windows
6 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
6 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
6 3 (27.27%) SQL
6 3 (27.27%) VB
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 3 (27.27%) MS Office
6 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) Finance
6 3 (27.27%) SAN
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (27.27%) Mitel
6 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
7 1 (9.09%) Wireless
7 1 (9.09%) Service Management

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 (27.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) LAN
2 6 (54.55%) VoIP
2 6 (54.55%) WAN
2 6 (54.55%) Internet
2 6 (54.55%) MPLS
3 5 (45.45%) Spanning Tree
4 4 (36.36%) Firewall
5 3 (27.27%) SAN
6 1 (9.09%) WLAN
6 1 (9.09%) Wireless
6 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
6 1 (9.09%) VPN
6 1 (9.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Data Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) IT Support Technician
3 3 (27.27%) IT Support
3 3 (27.27%) Support Technician
4 2 (18.18%) Network Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Support Assistant
5 1 (9.09%) Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Network Architect
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
2 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (45.45%) Business Continuity
3 1 (9.09%) Network Design
3 1 (9.09%) High Availability
3 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (9.09%) Software Licensing
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
1 3 (27.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) CCNA
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
2 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Mitel
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix