The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham 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 66 66 59
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing VLAN 7 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.85% 0.28% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.65% 1.45% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 2
Median daily rate £370 - £381
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 - £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 - £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £315 £275
% change year-on-year
+13.49% +14.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.75 £33.25 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-16.54% +35.71%
VLAN
West Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
124 138 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.99% 18.98% 17.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 84 60
Median daily rate £350 £325 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £285 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £424 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 14
Median hourly rate £12.50 £26.50 £11.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.83% +126.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £15.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £30.00 £17.20
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 Birmingham

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

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

VLAN
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

VLAN Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

VLAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VLAN across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

VLAN Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

VLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

VLAN Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

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 Birmingham region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) WAN
3 6 (75.00%) LAN
4 4 (50.00%) DHCP
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco
4 4 (50.00%) Wireless
4 4 (50.00%) BGP
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (37.50%) OSPF
5 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (37.50%) Spanning Tree
5 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
5 3 (37.50%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (37.50%) EIGRP
5 3 (37.50%) H.323
5 3 (37.50%) VMware
5 3 (37.50%) Change Management
5 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (37.50%) VoIP

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) WAN
3 6 (75.00%) LAN
4 4 (50.00%) BGP
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (50.00%) DHCP
4 4 (50.00%) Wireless
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (37.50%) EIGRP
5 3 (37.50%) H.323
5 3 (37.50%) OSPF
5 3 (37.50%) Spanning Tree
5 3 (37.50%) VoIP
6 1 (12.50%) DNS
6 1 (12.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) IT Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Network Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (37.50%) Change Management
1 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (12.50%) Inmon Methodology
2 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCDP
1 1 (12.50%) CCIE
1 1 (12.50%) CCNP
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (12.50%) FortiGate
2 1 (12.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Brocade
3 1 (12.50%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) Fortinet
3 1 (12.50%) Infoblox
3 1 (12.50%) Meru Networks