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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 187 170 219
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +49
Contract jobs citing VLAN 21 29 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.36% 0.50% 0.099%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.74% 4.02% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £303 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £280 £303
% change year-on-year
+20.53% -7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.69 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-21.81% -15.38%
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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
766 722 798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.08% 12.44% 11.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 571 488 531
Average daily rate £425 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £236 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £570 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 21 36
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.50 £43.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.29% -52.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.58 £160.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 35 (57.38%) Cisco
2 29 (47.54%) Firewall
3 27 (44.26%) LAN
4 26 (42.62%) Windows
5 24 (39.34%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (37.70%) WAN
7 22 (36.07%) VPN
8 20 (32.79%) Microsoft
9 19 (31.15%) CCNP
10 18 (29.51%) OSPF
11 17 (27.87%) Finance
12 16 (26.23%) TCP/IP
12 16 (26.23%) Active Directory
13 15 (24.59%) Cisco Nexus
14 14 (22.95%) CCNA
15 13 (21.31%) VMware
15 13 (21.31%) BGP
15 13 (21.31%) Data Centre
16 12 (19.67%) DNS
16 12 (19.67%) MS Excel
17 11 (18.03%) MS Office
17 11 (18.03%) DHCP
17 11 (18.03%) Project Management
18 10 (16.39%) Microsoft Certification
18 10 (16.39%) SAN
18 10 (16.39%) Windows Server 2008
19 9 (14.75%) Cisco ASA
19 9 (14.75%) F5
19 9 (14.75%) Load Balancing
19 9 (14.75%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (9.84%) MS Exchange
1 6 (9.84%) IIS
1 6 (9.84%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.28%) Apache
2 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.64%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.64%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (19.67%) MS Excel
2 11 (18.03%) MS Office
3 8 (13.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (8.20%) MS Visio
5 3 (4.92%) MS Project
6 2 (3.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.28%) Google Apps
2 2 (3.28%) IaaS
3 1 (1.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (47.54%) Firewall
2 27 (44.26%) LAN
3 23 (37.70%) WAN
4 22 (36.07%) VPN
5 18 (29.51%) OSPF
6 16 (26.23%) TCP/IP
7 15 (24.59%) Cisco Nexus
8 13 (21.31%) BGP
9 12 (19.67%) DNS
10 11 (18.03%) DHCP
11 10 (16.39%) SAN
12 9 (14.75%) VoIP
12 9 (14.75%) MPLS
12 9 (14.75%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (13.11%) Wireless
13 8 (13.11%) Cisco IOS
14 7 (11.48%) NAS
14 7 (11.48%) Spanning Tree
15 6 (9.84%) NX-OS
15 6 (9.84%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.84%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) DB2
2 1 (1.64%) Big Data
2 1 (1.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (27.87%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) Banking
3 4 (6.56%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.28%) Advertising
5 1 (1.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (36.07%) Network Engineer
2 8 (13.11%) Architect
3 7 (11.48%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) Voice Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (6.56%) Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Network Specialist
7 3 (4.92%) Data Network Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.92%) Consultant
7 3 (4.92%) Security Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Citrix Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Network Architect
7 3 (4.92%) Communications Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Data Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.28%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.20%) XMPP
2 3 (4.92%) .NET
2 3 (4.92%) SOAP
3 1 (1.64%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.64%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.31%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.20%) Management Information System
2 5 (8.20%) Clustering
2 5 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.56%) PKI
4 3 (4.92%) IVR
4 3 (4.92%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (4.92%) Replication
4 3 (4.92%) N-Tier
4 3 (4.92%) HACMP
5 2 (3.28%) iPhone
5 2 (3.28%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.64%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.64%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.64%) NHS
6 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.64%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 26 (42.62%) Windows
2 10 (16.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (14.75%) Linux
4 7 (11.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.28%) Android
6 2 (3.28%) Windows 2000
6 2 (3.28%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.28%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.64%) UNIX
7 1 (1.64%) AIX
7 1 (1.64%) VMS
7 1 (1.64%) NetWare
7 1 (1.64%) SUSE
7 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.64%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.03%) Project Management
2 9 (14.75%) ITIL
2 9 (14.75%) Load Balancing
3 7 (11.48%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (8.20%) Business Development
5 4 (6.56%) Change Control
6 3 (4.92%) Business Process Improvement
6 3 (4.92%) Network Design
6 3 (4.92%) Business Analysis
6 3 (4.92%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.92%) BPR
6 3 (4.92%) Service Management
6 3 (4.92%) Change Management
6 3 (4.92%) Risk Management
6 3 (4.92%) Network Management
6 3 (4.92%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 3 (4.92%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (3.28%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.28%) SIEM
7 2 (3.28%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.48%) SQL
2 3 (4.92%) C
3 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (39.34%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (31.15%) CCNP
3 14 (22.95%) CCNA
4 10 (16.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (14.75%) MCSE
6 6 (9.84%) MCP
6 6 (9.84%) Degree
7 4 (6.56%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (4.92%) CCEA
8 3 (4.92%) CCEE
9 2 (3.28%) CCIE
9 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
9 2 (3.28%) Postgraduate
9 2 (3.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.64%) CCSE
10 1 (1.64%) MCTS
10 1 (1.64%) MCITP
10 1 (1.64%) BC Cleared
10 1 (1.64%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (26.23%) Active Directory
2 8 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (11.48%) vSphere
4 4 (6.56%) XenApp
4 4 (6.56%) Xen
5 3 (4.92%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (4.92%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (4.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (3.28%) XenServer
6 2 (3.28%) Snort
6 2 (3.28%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.64%) Squid
7 1 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.64%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (1.64%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (13.11%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (11.48%) Cisco UCCE
3 4 (6.56%) OPNET
4 3 (4.92%) Data Guard
4 3 (4.92%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (1.64%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.64%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (1.64%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.64%) vMotion
5 1 (1.64%) Iperf
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (1.64%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.64%) Puppet
5 1 (1.64%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (1.64%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.64%) WSUS
5 1 (1.64%) SCCM
5 1 (1.64%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 35 (57.38%) Cisco
2 20 (32.79%) Microsoft
3 13 (21.31%) VMware
4 9 (14.75%) F5
4 9 (14.75%) Citrix
4 9 (14.75%) HP
5 5 (8.20%) CheckPoint
5 5 (8.20%) Juniper
5 5 (8.20%) Oracle
5 5 (8.20%) SolarWinds
6 4 (6.56%) Infoblox
6 4 (6.56%) Aruba
6 4 (6.56%) Riverbed
6 4 (6.56%) Red Hat
6 4 (6.56%) NetApp
7 3 (4.92%) Veritas
7 3 (4.92%) Remedy
7 3 (4.92%) BT
8 2 (3.28%) Apple
8 2 (3.28%) Sun
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
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Rate: £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago