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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 84 84 95
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Contract jobs citing VLAN 22 26 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.12% 1.08% 1.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.74% 4.78% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 5
Median daily rate £438 £380 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.13% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £440 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £337
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £43.31 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.09% +116.52%

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
464 544 670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.71% 22.52% 26.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 272 311
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £270 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 29 12
Median hourly rate £55.00 £42.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% +19.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.50 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £52.38 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.58 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-11.41% +26.31%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +12 4 - -
Maidenhead -1 3 £518 +21.76% 1
Reading -4 2 £413 -1.78% 2
Bracknell - 1 - - 2
VLAN
South East

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 16 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 13 (40.63%) Cisco
3 12 (37.50%) VMware
4 11 (34.38%) Firewall
4 11 (34.38%) Windows
4 11 (34.38%) Linux
5 10 (31.25%) Juniper
5 10 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (31.25%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (28.13%) Ethernet
6 9 (28.13%) Unix
7 8 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (25.00%) OSPF
7 8 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 7 (21.88%) Internet
8 7 (21.88%) CCNP
9 6 (18.75%) ITIL
9 6 (18.75%) MPLS
9 6 (18.75%) SAN
9 6 (18.75%) BGP
9 6 (18.75%) Network Security
9 6 (18.75%) DV Cleared
9 6 (18.75%) IGMP
10 5 (15.63%) Network Design
10 5 (15.63%) DNS
10 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
10 5 (15.63%) Android
10 5 (15.63%) vSphere
10 5 (15.63%) Network Architecture
10 5 (15.63%) 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 (6.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) Firewall
2 10 (31.25%) Cisco Nexus
3 9 (28.13%) Ethernet
4 8 (25.00%) OSPF
5 7 (21.88%) Internet
6 6 (18.75%) BGP
6 6 (18.75%) IGMP
6 6 (18.75%) MPLS
6 6 (18.75%) Network Security
6 6 (18.75%) SAN
7 5 (15.63%) DNS
7 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
8 4 (12.50%) FTP
8 4 (12.50%) HTTP
8 4 (12.50%) ICMP
8 4 (12.50%) Multicast
8 4 (12.50%) SNMP
8 4 (12.50%) VPLS
8 4 (12.50%) VPN
9 3 (9.38%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) JIRA
2 2 (6.25%) JMeter
General
1 16 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) Billing
2 2 (6.25%) Electronics
2 2 (6.25%) Legal
3 1 (3.13%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) French Language
3 1 (3.13%) Publishing
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (18.75%) Network Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) Juniper Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) BSS Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) OSS Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Senior BSS Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Senior OSS Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Test Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Test Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Data Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) FlexPod Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Network Architect
5 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Transmission Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.50%) IPTV
2 4 (12.50%) Over-the-Top Content
2 4 (12.50%) Video on Demand
3 3 (9.38%) STB
4 2 (6.25%) Clustering
4 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (6.25%) FlexPod
4 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (34.38%) Linux
1 11 (34.38%) Windows
2 9 (28.13%) Unix
3 5 (15.63%) Android
4 2 (6.25%) Data ONTAP
4 2 (6.25%) Solaris
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.13%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) ITIL
2 5 (15.63%) Network Architecture
2 5 (15.63%) Network Design
3 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 4 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (9.38%) Incident Management
4 3 (9.38%) Software Testing
4 3 (9.38%) Test Management
4 3 (9.38%) V-Model
4 3 (9.38%) Waterfall
5 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.25%) TOGAF
6 1 (3.13%) Build Automation
6 1 (3.13%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.13%) DevOps
6 1 (3.13%) High Availability
6 1 (3.13%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) C
2 1 (3.13%) Java
2 1 (3.13%) Perl
2 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.13%) Python
2 1 (3.13%) Ruby
2 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (21.88%) CCNP
3 6 (18.75%) DV Cleared
4 3 (9.38%) CCIP
4 3 (9.38%) CCNA
4 3 (9.38%) ISTQB
4 3 (9.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (9.38%) JNCIA
5 2 (6.25%) Degree
5 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
5 2 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (3.13%) CCIE
6 1 (3.13%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (15.63%) vSphere
3 3 (9.38%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.13%) KVM
4 1 (3.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Nagios
2 3 (9.38%) vMotion
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (3.13%) AirWatch
4 1 (3.13%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.13%) SCCM
4 1 (3.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Cisco
2 12 (37.50%) VMware
3 10 (31.25%) Juniper
4 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 4 (12.50%) NetApp
5 3 (9.38%) CheckPoint
5 3 (9.38%) Ericsson
5 3 (9.38%) Extreme Networks
5 3 (9.38%) F5
5 3 (9.38%) Huawei
6 2 (6.25%) EMC
6 2 (6.25%) Oracle
6 2 (6.25%) Remedy
7 1 (3.13%) Citrix
7 1 (3.13%) HP
7 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds