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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 112 115 128
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +13
Contract jobs citing VLAN 9 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.37% 0.46% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.31% 3.83% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 2
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£204 £435 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.16% +74.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £313 £350
% change year-on-year
-16.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £31.56 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-12.85% +48.49%
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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
272 261 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 11.22% 12.10% 13.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 147 164
Average daily rate £305 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £435 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 9 31
Average hourly rate £12.62 £14.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.96% -12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.38 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.54 £27.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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
West Yorkshire -2 9 £204 -51.19% 2
East Yorkshire - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 12 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 10 (47.62%) LAN
3 9 (42.86%) WAN
4 8 (38.10%) Cisco
4 8 (38.10%) MPLS
5 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (33.33%) VoIP
5 7 (33.33%) VPN
5 7 (33.33%) Linux
5 7 (33.33%) Perl
6 6 (28.57%) CCNA
6 6 (28.57%) Internet
7 5 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (23.81%) Tcl
7 5 (23.81%) DVB
7 5 (23.81%) ISEB
7 5 (23.81%) Ethernet
7 5 (23.81%) C
7 5 (23.81%) C++
7 5 (23.81%) Windows
7 5 (23.81%) MPEG
7 5 (23.81%) Client/Server
7 5 (23.81%) Software Testing
7 5 (23.81%) IPTV
7 5 (23.81%) ISTQB
7 5 (23.81%) Performance Testing
7 5 (23.81%) Integration Testing
7 5 (23.81%) Video on Demand
7 5 (23.81%) Performance Analysis
7 5 (23.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 2 (9.52%) WebLogic
1 2 (9.52%) Apache
1 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
1 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 10 (47.62%) LAN
3 9 (42.86%) WAN
4 8 (38.10%) MPLS
5 7 (33.33%) VoIP
5 7 (33.33%) VPN
6 6 (28.57%) Internet
7 5 (23.81%) DVB
7 5 (23.81%) Ethernet
8 2 (9.52%) HTTP
8 2 (9.52%) LDAP
8 2 (9.52%) SAN
8 2 (9.52%) OSPF
8 2 (9.52%) OpenLDAP
8 2 (9.52%) Wireless
9 1 (4.76%) SSH
9 1 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (4.76%) Network Security
9 1 (4.76%) iSCSI
9 1 (4.76%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Subversion
1 2 (9.52%) TeamCity
1 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
1 2 (9.52%) Hudson
General
1 3 (14.29%) Marketing
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Architect
2 4 (19.05%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Test Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Network Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Data Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Test Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Wintel Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Integration Engineer
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%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (9.52%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Client/Server
1 5 (23.81%) MPEG
1 5 (23.81%) IPTV
1 5 (23.81%) Video on Demand
2 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.52%) STB
4 1 (4.76%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Linux
2 5 (23.81%) Windows
3 2 (9.52%) HPUX
3 2 (9.52%) UNIX
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (23.81%) Software Testing
1 5 (23.81%) Performance Testing
1 5 (23.81%) Integration Testing
1 5 (23.81%) Performance Analysis
2 4 (19.05%) Business Continuity
3 3 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 2 (9.52%) Test Management
4 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.76%) System Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Information Security
5 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.76%) ERP
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) Perl
2 5 (23.81%) C
2 5 (23.81%) C++
2 5 (23.81%) Tcl
3 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
3 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
3 2 (9.52%) Java
3 2 (9.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (28.57%) CCNA
3 5 (23.81%) ISEB
3 5 (23.81%) ISTQB
3 5 (23.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (19.05%) Degree
5 1 (4.76%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) Xen
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) qmail
3 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.76%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Cisco
2 3 (14.29%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) Capita
3 2 (9.52%) JBoss
3 2 (9.52%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) Avaya
4 1 (4.76%) NetApp
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) HP
4 1 (4.76%) Verint