The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
London / City of London
Rank 150 149 154
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing VLAN 7 4 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.13% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.95% 1.14% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 29
Median daily rate £425 £388 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £248 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £478 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £15.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+156.66% -25.00%

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

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
359 351 713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.12% 10.98% 13.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 247 515
Median daily rate £425 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £237 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 13
Median hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% +60.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £25.78 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £32.24 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

VLAN
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

VLAN Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

VLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

VLAN Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 City of London region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 10 (90.91%) Cisco
2 8 (72.73%) Firewall
3 6 (54.55%) LAN
4 5 (45.45%) WAN
4 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (45.45%) MPLS
4 5 (45.45%) OSPF
4 5 (45.45%) BGP
5 4 (36.36%) Wireless
5 4 (36.36%) Juniper
5 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
5 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
5 4 (36.36%) DHCP
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (27.27%) Network Security
6 3 (27.27%) ITIL
6 3 (27.27%) VPN
6 3 (27.27%) IPv4
6 3 (27.27%) CCNP
6 3 (27.27%) EIGRP
6 3 (27.27%) Finance
6 3 (27.27%) Network Design
7 2 (18.18%) ICMP
7 2 (18.18%) IPsec
7 2 (18.18%) CCNA
7 2 (18.18%) DNS
7 2 (18.18%) CCIE
7 2 (18.18%) HP
7 2 (18.18%) Ethernet
7 2 (18.18%) SNMP

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 6 (54.55%) LAN
3 5 (45.45%) BGP
3 5 (45.45%) MPLS
3 5 (45.45%) OSPF
3 5 (45.45%) WAN
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (36.36%) DHCP
4 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
4 4 (36.36%) Wireless
5 3 (27.27%) EIGRP
5 3 (27.27%) IPv4
5 3 (27.27%) Network Security
5 3 (27.27%) VPN
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (18.18%) DNS
6 2 (18.18%) Ethernet
6 2 (18.18%) ICMP
6 2 (18.18%) IPsec
6 2 (18.18%) SNMP
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Data Network Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Network Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Head of IT
4 1 (9.09%) Network Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Network Designer
4 1 (9.09%) NHS Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
1 2 (18.18%) Virtual Team
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (9.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
1 3 (27.27%) Network Design
2 2 (18.18%) Capacity Management
2 2 (18.18%) Change Control
2 2 (18.18%) High Availability
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Data Security
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) Network Management
3 1 (9.09%) People Management
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) SOA
3 1 (9.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (27.27%) CCNP
3 2 (18.18%) CCIE
3 2 (18.18%) CCNA
3 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) JNCIA
4 1 (9.09%) JNCIE
4 1 (9.09%) MCSE
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
2 4 (36.36%) Juniper
3 2 (18.18%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) Palo Alto
3 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
4 1 (9.09%) Brocade
4 1 (9.09%) F5
4 1 (9.09%) Meraki
4 1 (9.09%) Riverbed
4 1 (9.09%) VMware