The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 36 41 50
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +9
Contract jobs citing VLAN 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.40% 0.52% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.76% 5.13% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £450 £535 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.88% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £263
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+1.21% -25.45%
VLAN
East of England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
74 39 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 20.67% 10.10% 8.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 22 29
Median daily rate £388 £313 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £230 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +263.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.53 £21.88
% change year-on-year
+62.60% -1.60%

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing VLAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

VLAN
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

VLAN Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

VLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

VLAN Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

VLAN
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford 0 1 - -
Luton - 1 £450 -
VLAN
East of England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VLAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 7 (87.50%) LAN
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
1 7 (87.50%) OSPF
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (75.00%) WAN
3 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (50.00%) BGP
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (37.50%) EIGRP
4 3 (37.50%) VoIP
4 3 (37.50%) CCNP
4 3 (37.50%) CCNA
5 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (25.00%) Citrix
5 2 (25.00%) VPN
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) DHCP
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (25.00%) VRRP
5 2 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (25.00%) DNS
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) Local Government
5 2 (25.00%) Mitel
6 1 (12.50%) Retail
6 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
1 7 (87.50%) LAN
1 7 (87.50%) OSPF
2 6 (75.00%) WAN
3 4 (50.00%) BGP
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (37.50%) EIGRP
4 3 (37.50%) VoIP
5 2 (25.00%) DHCP
5 2 (25.00%) DNS
5 2 (25.00%) VPN
5 2 (25.00%) VRRP
6 1 (12.50%) DMZ
6 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
6 1 (12.50%) IPv4
6 1 (12.50%) MPLS
6 1 (12.50%) RIP
6 1 (12.50%) SNA
6 1 (12.50%) SNMP
General
1 2 (25.00%) Local Government
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Migration Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Network Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (12.50%) Trend Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Two-Factor Authentication
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) CCNA
2 3 (37.50%) CCNP
3 1 (12.50%) CCENT
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) FortiGate
1 1 (12.50%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (12.50%) WMI
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) Mitel
5 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
5 1 (12.50%) Progress
5 1 (12.50%) Riverbed