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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 112 93 113
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +20
Contract jobs citing VLAN 9 32 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.41% 1.29% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.97% 6.10% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 24 5
Median daily rate £350 £370 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +29.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £208 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £440 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £350 £250
% change year-on-year
-3.92% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+57.14% -36.36%
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
456 525 652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.75% 21.08% 26.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 272 241
Median daily rate £375 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £208 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
- +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 19 25
Median hourly rate £36.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -3 3 £350 +68.67%
Bracknell - 2 £213 - 1
Reading 0 1 £225 -41.93% 2
VLAN
South East

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 18 (52.94%) Linux
2 16 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (47.06%) Firewall
3 15 (44.12%) Windows
3 15 (44.12%) DNS
4 14 (41.18%) DHCP
4 14 (41.18%) Cisco
4 14 (41.18%) Telecoms
5 13 (38.24%) CCNA
6 12 (35.29%) MPLS
6 12 (35.29%) WAN
6 12 (35.29%) Network Security
7 11 (32.35%) IPsec
7 11 (32.35%) VPN
8 10 (29.41%) MS Excel
8 10 (29.41%) CCNP
9 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
9 8 (23.53%) SLA
9 8 (23.53%) Windows Server
10 7 (20.59%) Waterfall
10 7 (20.59%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 7 (20.59%) Unix
10 7 (20.59%) LAN
10 7 (20.59%) V-Model
10 7 (20.59%) DV Cleared
10 7 (20.59%) JIRA
10 7 (20.59%) Network Design
10 7 (20.59%) Software Testing
10 7 (20.59%) ISTQB
11 6 (17.65%) VMware

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 1 (2.94%) Apache
1 1 (2.94%) Skype for Business
1 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (29.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) PaaS
1 3 (8.82%) SaaS
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (47.06%) Firewall
2 15 (44.12%) DNS
3 14 (41.18%) DHCP
4 12 (35.29%) MPLS
4 12 (35.29%) Network Security
4 12 (35.29%) WAN
5 11 (32.35%) IPsec
5 11 (32.35%) VPN
6 7 (20.59%) LAN
7 4 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (11.76%) Internet
7 4 (11.76%) OSPF
8 3 (8.82%) BGP
8 3 (8.82%) Unified Communications
9 2 (5.88%) DMZ
9 2 (5.88%) RIP
9 2 (5.88%) SAN
9 2 (5.88%) SMTP
9 2 (5.88%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) JIRA
General
1 14 (41.18%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.82%) Back Office
2 3 (8.82%) Banking
2 3 (8.82%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) French Language
3 1 (2.94%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Network Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) Security Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) Senior Test Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) Test Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) IT Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) IT Security Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) BSS Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) OSS Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Senior BSS Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Senior OSS Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) VMware Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Firewall Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) LAN Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Smart Metering Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) Apache Flex
1 1 (2.94%) CSS
1 1 (2.94%) HTML
1 1 (2.94%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.82%) Smart Meter
3 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Cloud
3 2 (5.88%) FlexPod
4 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (52.94%) Linux
2 15 (44.12%) Windows
3 8 (23.53%) Windows Server
4 7 (20.59%) Unix
5 2 (5.88%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (2.94%) FreeBSD
6 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) Network Design
1 7 (20.59%) Software Testing
1 7 (20.59%) V-Model
1 7 (20.59%) Waterfall
2 5 (14.71%) Change Management
2 5 (14.71%) ITIL
2 5 (14.71%) Open Source
3 4 (11.76%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 4 (11.76%) SIEM
3 4 (11.76%) Test Management
3 4 (11.76%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 3 (8.82%) Case Management
4 3 (8.82%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (8.82%) Network Management
4 3 (8.82%) Project Management
4 3 (8.82%) Requirements Management
5 2 (5.88%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.88%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.88%) Project Planning
5 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) Perl
3 2 (5.88%) Java
3 2 (5.88%) Python
4 1 (2.94%) PHP
4 1 (2.94%) Ruby
4 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (38.24%) CCNA
3 10 (29.41%) CCNP
4 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
5 7 (20.59%) DV Cleared
5 7 (20.59%) ISTQB
5 7 (20.59%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 6 (17.65%) CCIE
7 3 (8.82%) CCA
7 3 (8.82%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (8.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.94%) CCENT
8 1 (2.94%) CCNP Voice
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (23.53%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) XenApp
2 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.88%) vSphere
3 1 (2.94%) KVM
3 1 (2.94%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) SCOM
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) Cisco
2 6 (17.65%) VMware
3 5 (14.71%) Citrix
4 4 (11.76%) Huawei
5 3 (8.82%) F5
5 3 (8.82%) Juniper
6 2 (5.88%) Extreme Networks
6 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.88%) NetApp
7 1 (2.94%) Avaya
7 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.94%) Dell
7 1 (2.94%) Foundry
7 1 (2.94%) Mitel
7 1 (2.94%) Oracle
7 1 (2.94%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.94%) Red Hat