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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 96 93 113
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +20
Contract jobs citing VLAN 25 23 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.05% 0.96% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.51% 3.92% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 2
Median daily rate £235 £300 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.66% +71.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £315 £275
% change year-on-year
+13.49% +14.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.75 £33.25 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-16.54% +35.71%
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
554 586 638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.28% 24.35% 25.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 237 214
Median daily rate £365 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 31 10
Median hourly rate £14.50 £36.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.72% +105.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.75 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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
Reading +13 18 £235 -30.37% 1
VLAN
South East

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 20 (57.14%) DNS
2 19 (54.29%) DHCP
3 18 (51.43%) VPN
4 16 (45.71%) Linux
4 16 (45.71%) MPLS
5 15 (42.86%) Firewall
6 14 (40.00%) IPsec
6 14 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (40.00%) Windows
6 14 (40.00%) WAN
7 13 (37.14%) Cisco
7 13 (37.14%) Telecoms
8 12 (34.29%) MS Excel
8 12 (34.29%) Network Security
9 11 (31.43%) CCNA
9 11 (31.43%) OSPF
10 9 (25.71%) CCNP
10 9 (25.71%) SLA
10 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
11 8 (22.86%) DV Cleared
11 8 (22.86%) Ethernet
11 8 (22.86%) LAN
11 8 (22.86%) Windows Server
12 7 (20.00%) Change Management
13 6 (17.14%) Network Design
13 6 (17.14%) Software Testing
13 6 (17.14%) Huawei
13 6 (17.14%) ISTQB
13 6 (17.14%) JIRA
13 6 (17.14%) V-Model

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 (2.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (34.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) PaaS
1 3 (8.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (57.14%) DNS
2 19 (54.29%) DHCP
3 18 (51.43%) VPN
4 16 (45.71%) MPLS
5 15 (42.86%) Firewall
6 14 (40.00%) IPsec
6 14 (40.00%) WAN
7 12 (34.29%) Network Security
8 11 (31.43%) OSPF
9 8 (22.86%) Ethernet
9 8 (22.86%) LAN
10 6 (17.14%) BGP
11 5 (14.29%) HSRP
11 5 (14.29%) VRRP
12 4 (11.43%) 4G
12 4 (11.43%) Radio Access Network
12 4 (11.43%) RTCP
12 4 (11.43%) RTP
12 4 (11.43%) SCTP
12 4 (11.43%) xDSL
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) JIRA
General
1 13 (37.14%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.43%) Back Office
3 3 (8.57%) Banking
3 3 (8.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Network Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Security Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) IT Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) IT Security Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) Senior Test Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) Test Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Transmission Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) BSS Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Citrix Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Firewall Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) LAN Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) OSS Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Senior BSS Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Senior OSS Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Smart Metering Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) XML
2 1 (2.86%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.57%) Smart Meter
3 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (45.71%) Linux
2 14 (40.00%) Windows
3 8 (22.86%) Windows Server
4 6 (17.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) Change Management
2 6 (17.14%) Network Design
2 6 (17.14%) Software Testing
2 6 (17.14%) V-Model
2 6 (17.14%) Waterfall
3 5 (14.29%) Open Source
4 4 (11.43%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 4 (11.43%) Network Management
4 4 (11.43%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (11.43%) SIEM
4 4 (11.43%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 3 (8.57%) Case Management
5 3 (8.57%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (8.57%) Project Management
5 3 (8.57%) Requirements Management
5 3 (8.57%) Test Management
6 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.71%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.71%) Migration
6 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) Perl
2 1 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (31.43%) CCNA
3 9 (25.71%) CCNP
3 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
4 8 (22.86%) DV Cleared
5 6 (17.14%) CCIE
5 6 (17.14%) ISTQB
5 6 (17.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (8.57%) CCA
6 3 (8.57%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (2.86%) CCENT
7 1 (2.86%) CCNP Voice
7 1 (2.86%) JNCIS
7 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.71%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) XenApp
2 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) NSN NetAct
1 2 (5.71%) SCOM
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) Cisco
2 6 (17.14%) Huawei
2 6 (17.14%) Juniper
3 5 (14.29%) Citrix
4 4 (11.43%) CheckPoint
4 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
5 3 (8.57%) VMware
6 2 (5.71%) Extreme Networks
6 2 (5.71%) F5
6 2 (5.71%) Nokia
6 2 (5.71%) Nortel
7 1 (2.86%) Avaya
7 1 (2.86%) Foundry
7 1 (2.86%) Mitel
7 1 (2.86%) Palo Alto