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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 89 86 104
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +18
Contract jobs citing VLAN 24 27 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.20% 1.06% 1.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.80% 5.03% 4.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 6
Median daily rate £400 £390 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £306 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £440 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £298
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +157.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +45.83%
VLAN
South East

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
500 537 649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.03% 21.08% 24.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 290 276
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £265 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 29 15
Median hourly rate £50.00 £39.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.58% +2.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £45.31 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 9 December 2016.

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 9 December 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
Slough +14 4 - -
Maidenhead +2 3 £518 +21.76%
Reading -12 1 £400 -9.09%
Bracknell - 1 £213 -
VLAN
South East

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 16 (48.48%) Cisco
1 16 (48.48%) Telecoms
2 13 (39.39%) Firewall
3 12 (36.36%) Linux
4 11 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (33.33%) VMware
5 10 (30.30%) Juniper
5 10 (30.30%) CCNP
5 10 (30.30%) OSPF
5 10 (30.30%) Windows
5 10 (30.30%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (27.27%) Unix
6 9 (27.27%) BGP
7 8 (24.24%) Ethernet
7 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
8 7 (21.21%) MPLS
8 7 (21.21%) Internet
9 6 (18.18%) CCNA
9 6 (18.18%) SAN
9 6 (18.18%) DNS
9 6 (18.18%) ITIL
9 6 (18.18%) IGMP
10 5 (15.15%) Network Design
10 5 (15.15%) SLA
10 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
10 5 (15.15%) FTP
10 5 (15.15%) HTTP
10 5 (15.15%) DV Cleared
10 5 (15.15%) vSphere

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 (6.06%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.03%) Apache
2 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (39.39%) Firewall
2 10 (30.30%) Cisco Nexus
2 10 (30.30%) OSPF
3 9 (27.27%) BGP
4 8 (24.24%) Ethernet
5 7 (21.21%) Internet
5 7 (21.21%) MPLS
6 6 (18.18%) DNS
6 6 (18.18%) IGMP
6 6 (18.18%) SAN
7 5 (15.15%) FTP
7 5 (15.15%) HTTP
7 5 (15.15%) Network Security
7 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
8 4 (12.12%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (12.12%) HSRP
8 4 (12.12%) Multicast
8 4 (12.12%) SNMP
8 4 (12.12%) VPLS
8 4 (12.12%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) JIRA
2 2 (6.06%) JMeter
General
1 16 (48.48%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.06%) Billing
2 2 (6.06%) Electronics
2 2 (6.06%) Legal
3 1 (3.03%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) French Language
3 1 (3.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Network Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Juniper Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) BSS Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) OSS Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Senior BSS Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Senior OSS Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Test Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Test Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (6.06%) Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Data Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) FlexPod Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Network Architect
5 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Transmission Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) Middleware
2 1 (3.03%) Apache Flex
2 1 (3.03%) CSS
2 1 (3.03%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.12%) IPTV
2 4 (12.12%) Over-the-Top Content
2 4 (12.12%) Video on Demand
3 3 (9.09%) STB
4 2 (6.06%) Clustering
4 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (6.06%) FlexPod
4 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) Linux
2 10 (30.30%) Windows
3 9 (27.27%) Unix
4 4 (12.12%) Android
5 3 (9.09%) Solaris
6 2 (6.06%) Data ONTAP
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.03%) FreeBSD
7 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) ITIL
2 5 (15.15%) Network Design
3 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 4 (12.12%) Network Architecture
4 3 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (9.09%) Software Testing
4 3 (9.09%) Test Management
4 3 (9.09%) V-Model
4 3 (9.09%) Waterfall
5 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.06%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.06%) Project Planning
5 2 (6.06%) TOGAF
6 1 (3.03%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.03%) DevOps
6 1 (3.03%) Escalation Management
6 1 (3.03%) High Availability
6 1 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) Perl
2 2 (6.06%) Java
2 2 (6.06%) Python
3 1 (3.03%) C
3 1 (3.03%) PHP
3 1 (3.03%) Ruby
3 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (30.30%) CCNP
3 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
4 6 (18.18%) CCNA
5 5 (15.15%) DV Cleared
6 3 (9.09%) CCIP
6 3 (9.09%) ISTQB
6 3 (9.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (9.09%) JNCIA
7 2 (6.06%) CCIE
7 2 (6.06%) Degree
7 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
7 2 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (15.15%) vSphere
3 3 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.03%) KVM
4 1 (3.03%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Nagios
2 3 (9.09%) vMotion
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (3.03%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) Cisco
2 11 (33.33%) VMware
3 10 (30.30%) Juniper
4 4 (12.12%) CheckPoint
4 4 (12.12%) F5
4 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
4 4 (12.12%) NetApp
5 3 (9.09%) Ericsson
5 3 (9.09%) Extreme Networks
5 3 (9.09%) Huawei
5 3 (9.09%) Oracle
6 2 (6.06%) EMC
6 2 (6.06%) Remedy
7 1 (3.03%) Citrix
7 1 (3.03%) Dell
7 1 (3.03%) Foundry
7 1 (3.03%) HP
7 1 (3.03%) Palo Alto
7 1 (3.03%) Red Hat