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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 167 191 203
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +12
Contract jobs citing VLAN 33 20 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.59% 0.33% 0.062%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.63% 2.79% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 11 2
Average daily rate
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£404 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.35% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £275 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £299
% change year-on-year
- +0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £22.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+45.05% -35.00%
VLAN
London

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
713 716 842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.84% 11.70% 12.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 535 524 560
Average daily rate £413 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 41
Average hourly rate £18.70 £21.00 £43.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% -51.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.12 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -19.10%

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VLAN across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VLAN across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

VLAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing VLAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VLAN.

1 37 (51.39%) Windows
2 36 (50.00%) Cisco
3 35 (48.61%) Firewall
4 27 (37.50%) LAN
5 26 (36.11%) VPN
6 21 (29.17%) Finance
6 21 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (29.17%) OSPF
7 20 (27.78%) WAN
7 20 (27.78%) Microsoft
7 20 (27.78%) Active Directory
7 20 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (26.39%) HP
9 17 (23.61%) TCP/IP
10 16 (22.22%) Citrix
11 15 (20.83%) CCNP
11 15 (20.83%) DNS
11 15 (20.83%) SAN
11 15 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (20.83%) VMware
11 15 (20.83%) Cisco Nexus
11 15 (20.83%) Data Centre
12 14 (19.44%) F5
13 13 (18.06%) Exchange Server 2010
13 13 (18.06%) BGP
13 13 (18.06%) MS Office
13 13 (18.06%) MS Exchange
14 12 (16.67%) MS Excel
14 12 (16.67%) Red Hat
14 12 (16.67%) Load Balancing

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing VLAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VLAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (18.06%) Exchange Server 2010
1 13 (18.06%) MS Exchange
2 8 (11.11%) IIS
3 5 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (6.94%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (4.17%) Lync
4 3 (4.17%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.78%) Apache
6 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (18.06%) MS Office
2 12 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 8 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (5.56%) MS Visio
5 3 (4.17%) MS Project
6 2 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.56%) IaaS
2 4 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.17%) PaaS
4 2 (2.78%) Google Apps
4 2 (2.78%) Office 365
5 1 (1.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 35 (48.61%) Firewall
2 27 (37.50%) LAN
3 26 (36.11%) VPN
4 21 (29.17%) OSPF
5 20 (27.78%) WAN
6 17 (23.61%) TCP/IP
7 15 (20.83%) DNS
7 15 (20.83%) SAN
7 15 (20.83%) Cisco Nexus
8 13 (18.06%) BGP
9 11 (15.28%) NAS
10 10 (13.89%) DHCP
10 10 (13.89%) HTTP
10 10 (13.89%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (12.50%) MPLS
11 9 (12.50%) Wireless
11 9 (12.50%) SSL
12 8 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
12 8 (11.11%) Network Security
13 7 (9.72%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.78%) MySQL
3 1 (1.39%) DB2
3 1 (1.39%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (29.17%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Banking
3 4 (5.56%) Advertising
4 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (26.39%) Network Engineer
2 12 (16.67%) Architect
3 8 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 7 (9.72%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (8.33%) Consultant
5 6 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Analyst
6 4 (5.56%) Voice Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Network Architect
6 4 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (4.17%) Communications Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Security Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Administrator
8 2 (2.78%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (2.78%) Network Security Engineer
8 2 (2.78%) Data Network Engineer
8 2 (2.78%) IT Support
8 2 (2.78%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.89%) SOAP
2 4 (5.56%) XMPP
3 3 (4.17%) .NET
4 1 (1.39%) HTML
4 1 (1.39%) Web Services
4 1 (1.39%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.83%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.72%) Clustering
3 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.56%) Public Cloud
4 4 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.17%) PKI
5 3 (4.17%) Replication
5 3 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (4.17%) HACMP
5 3 (4.17%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (2.78%) iPhone
6 2 (2.78%) IVR
7 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.39%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.39%) AS400
7 1 (1.39%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (51.39%) Windows
2 20 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (13.89%) Linux
5 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.78%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.78%) Windows 2000
6 2 (2.78%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.78%) Android
6 2 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.39%) SUSE
7 1 (1.39%) VMS
7 1 (1.39%) NetWare
7 1 (1.39%) UNIX
7 1 (1.39%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 11 (15.28%) Project Management
2 11 (15.28%) ITIL
3 10 (13.89%) Service Management
3 10 (13.89%) BPR
3 10 (13.89%) Business Process Improvement
3 10 (13.89%) Business Analysis
4 7 (9.72%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (9.72%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (9.72%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 5 (6.94%) Network Design
5 5 (6.94%) Business Development
6 4 (5.56%) Migration
6 4 (5.56%) Network Management
7 3 (4.17%) Risk Management
7 3 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.17%) Change Control
8 2 (2.78%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.78%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.78%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.72%) SQL
2 4 (5.56%) C
3 1 (1.39%) Ruby
3 1 (1.39%) Python
3 1 (1.39%) Go
Qualifications
1 21 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (20.83%) CCNP
3 11 (15.28%) CCNA
4 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (8.33%) MCSE
5 6 (8.33%) Degree
6 4 (5.56%) MCP
6 4 (5.56%) CCIE
7 3 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (2.78%) CCEE
8 2 (2.78%) Postgraduate
8 2 (2.78%) CCEA
8 2 (2.78%) CISSP
8 2 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.78%) CISM
9 1 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.39%) MCTS
9 1 (1.39%) MCITP
9 1 (1.39%) CCSE
9 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 10 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (12.50%) vSphere
3 9 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.56%) Xen
5 3 (4.17%) DFS Replication
5 3 (4.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (4.17%) VMware Server
5 3 (4.17%) XenApp
5 3 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.78%) Snort
7 1 (1.39%) Squid
7 1 (1.39%) vCloud
7 1 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.39%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (1.39%) XenServer
7 1 (1.39%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (13.89%) HP SiteScope
2 6 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (8.33%) Cisco UCCE
3 4 (5.56%) OPNET
4 3 (4.17%) Data Guard
5 2 (2.78%) FortiGate
5 2 (2.78%) Iperf
5 2 (2.78%) Puppet
6 1 (1.39%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.39%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.39%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.39%) SCOM
6 1 (1.39%) OpenView
6 1 (1.39%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (1.39%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 36 (50.00%) Cisco
2 20 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 19 (26.39%) HP
4 16 (22.22%) Citrix
5 15 (20.83%) VMware
6 14 (19.44%) F5
7 12 (16.67%) Red Hat
8 8 (11.11%) Juniper
8 8 (11.11%) CheckPoint
9 7 (9.72%) NetApp
10 6 (8.33%) SolarWinds
11 5 (6.94%) Riverbed
11 5 (6.94%) Oracle
12 4 (5.56%) Aruba
12 4 (5.56%) Brocade
13 3 (4.17%) Fortinet
13 3 (4.17%) BT
13 3 (4.17%) Veritas
13 3 (4.17%) Sun
14 2 (2.78%) IBM
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