The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 49 66 70
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +4
Contract jobs citing VLAN 10 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.56% 0.69% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.87% 3.87% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
Median daily rate £338 £300 £110
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +172.72%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £298
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £22.50 - £18.02
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.20 - £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £134.50 - £18.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +45.83%
VLAN
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
92 181 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 14.35% 17.90% 17.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 129 74
Median daily rate £400 £425 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +25.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £225 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 7
Median hourly rate £21.06 £17.77 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.52% -1.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.02 £16.01 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £162.50 £32.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

VLAN
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

VLAN Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

VLAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VLAN across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

VLAN Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

VLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

VLAN Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

VLAN
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VLAN across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

VLAN Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

VLAN
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 8 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
Warrington +1 2 £338 -
Macclesfield - 2 - - 1
Chester - 1 £400 -
VLAN
North West

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 8 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 9 (81.82%) LAN
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
1 9 (81.82%) Firewall
2 8 (72.73%) WAN
3 7 (63.64%) VPN
4 6 (54.55%) DNS
4 6 (54.55%) VoIP
4 6 (54.55%) DHCP
4 6 (54.55%) Network Design
5 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
6 4 (36.36%) CCNA
6 4 (36.36%) NHS
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (27.27%) Citrix
8 2 (18.18%) Network Security
8 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
8 2 (18.18%) Driving Licence
8 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
8 2 (18.18%) CCNP
8 2 (18.18%) MPLS
8 2 (18.18%) Ethernet
8 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
9 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (9.09%) WebCenter
9 1 (9.09%) F5
9 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (9.09%) JBoss
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
1 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) Firewall
1 9 (81.82%) LAN
2 8 (72.73%) WAN
3 7 (63.64%) VPN
4 6 (54.55%) DHCP
4 6 (54.55%) DNS
4 6 (54.55%) VoIP
5 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (18.18%) Ethernet
7 2 (18.18%) MPLS
7 2 (18.18%) Network Security
8 1 (9.09%) BGP
8 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (9.09%) EIGRP
8 1 (9.09%) H.323
8 1 (9.09%) HTTP
8 1 (9.09%) Internet
8 1 (9.09%) OSPF
8 1 (9.09%) SSL
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Check Point Support
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall Support
3 1 (9.09%) Network Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Network Support
3 1 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Security Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
1 1 (9.09%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) NHS
2 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Driving Licence
3 1 (9.09%) BYOD
3 1 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (9.09%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Network Design
2 1 (9.09%) Change Management
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
2 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (9.09%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (36.36%) CCNA
3 2 (18.18%) CCNP
3 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) CCIE
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) Citrix
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
3 1 (9.09%) F5
3 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Juniper
3 1 (9.09%) LANDesk
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Palo Alto