The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 88 107 120
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +13
Contract jobs citing VLAN 18 20 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.90% 0.78% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.12% 3.48% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 0
Median daily rate £325 £344 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £16.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+129.85% -16.25%

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

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
437 574 734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.81% 22.47% 26.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 297 316
Median daily rate £400 £359 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.49% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 21 17
Median hourly rate £13.00 £45.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.11% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £23.95 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

VLAN
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

VLAN Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

VLAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VLAN across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

VLAN Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

VLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

VLAN Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

VLAN
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 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
Slough +9 4 - -
Reading +1 3 £375 -2.91%
Bracknell - 3 £300 -
Maidenhead - 3 £518 -
VLAN
South East

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 17 (48.57%) Telecoms
2 15 (42.86%) Cisco
3 12 (34.29%) Juniper
4 11 (31.43%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (31.43%) CCNP
4 11 (31.43%) VMware
5 10 (28.57%) Firewall
5 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 10 (28.57%) Ethernet
5 10 (28.57%) Windows
5 10 (28.57%) OSPF
6 9 (25.71%) MPLS
6 9 (25.71%) Linux
6 9 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (22.86%) Unix
7 8 (22.86%) BGP
7 8 (22.86%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (20.00%) CCNA
8 7 (20.00%) IGMP
8 7 (20.00%) VPLS
9 6 (17.14%) Network Security
9 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP
9 6 (17.14%) ITIL
9 6 (17.14%) SLA
9 6 (17.14%) Internet
9 6 (17.14%) DV Cleared
9 6 (17.14%) Network Architecture
9 6 (17.14%) Multicast
10 5 (14.29%) Over-the-Top Content
10 5 (14.29%) Data Centre

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.71%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) Ethernet
1 10 (28.57%) Firewall
1 10 (28.57%) OSPF
2 9 (25.71%) MPLS
3 8 (22.86%) BGP
3 8 (22.86%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (20.00%) IGMP
4 7 (20.00%) VPLS
5 6 (17.14%) Internet
5 6 (17.14%) Multicast
5 6 (17.14%) Network Security
5 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP
6 5 (14.29%) DNS
6 5 (14.29%) FTP
6 5 (14.29%) HTTP
6 5 (14.29%) ICMP
6 5 (14.29%) SAN
6 5 (14.29%) SNMP
6 5 (14.29%) VPN
6 5 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) JIRA
1 2 (5.71%) JMeter
General
1 17 (48.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.71%) Billing
2 2 (5.71%) Electronics
2 2 (5.71%) Legal
3 1 (2.86%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) French Language
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Juniper Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (8.57%) Architect
3 3 (8.57%) BSS Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Data Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) OSS Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Transmission Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Author
4 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (5.71%) Network Architect
4 2 (5.71%) Senior BSS Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Test Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Technical Author
4 2 (5.71%) Test Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 5 (14.29%) IPTV
1 5 (14.29%) Over-the-Top Content
1 5 (14.29%) Video on Demand
2 4 (11.43%) STB
3 2 (5.71%) Clustering
3 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Cloud
3 2 (5.71%) FlexPod
3 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) Windows
2 9 (25.71%) Linux
3 8 (22.86%) Unix
4 5 (14.29%) Android
5 2 (5.71%) Data ONTAP
5 2 (5.71%) Solaris
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) ITIL
1 6 (17.14%) Network Architecture
2 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 4 (11.43%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (8.57%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (8.57%) Incident Management
3 3 (8.57%) Network Design
4 2 (5.71%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (5.71%) eTOM
4 2 (5.71%) Software Testing
4 2 (5.71%) Test Management
4 2 (5.71%) V-Model
4 2 (5.71%) Waterfall
5 1 (2.86%) Capacity Management
5 1 (2.86%) Escalation Management
5 1 (2.86%) High Availability
5 1 (2.86%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.86%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) C
2 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (31.43%) CCNP
1 11 (31.43%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 7 (20.00%) CCNA
4 6 (17.14%) DV Cleared
5 4 (11.43%) CCIP
5 4 (11.43%) JNCIA
5 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
6 2 (5.71%) CCDA
6 2 (5.71%) CCDP
6 2 (5.71%) Degree
6 2 (5.71%) ISTQB
6 2 (5.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.86%) HNC
7 1 (2.86%) NCDA
7 1 (2.86%) NCIE
7 1 (2.86%) OCP
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (14.29%) vSphere
3 3 (8.57%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Nagios
2 3 (8.57%) vMotion
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.86%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.86%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (2.86%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.86%) SCCM
4 1 (2.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) Cisco
2 12 (34.29%) Juniper
3 11 (31.43%) VMware
4 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 5 (14.29%) NetApp
5 4 (11.43%) Huawei
6 3 (8.57%) CheckPoint
6 3 (8.57%) EMC
6 3 (8.57%) Ericsson
6 3 (8.57%) Extreme Networks
6 3 (8.57%) Remedy
7 2 (5.71%) Oracle
8 1 (2.86%) Brocade
8 1 (2.86%) Citrix
8 1 (2.86%) F5
8 1 (2.86%) HP
8 1 (2.86%) Nortel
8 1 (2.86%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.86%) Virgin Media