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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 160 186 183
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -3
Contract jobs citing VLAN 26 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.52% 0.25% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.96% 2.15% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 9
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£450 £375 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £380 £334
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +13.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -54.28%
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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
656 698 792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.23% 11.67% 13.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 449 519
Average daily rate £388 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 26 45
Average hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.75 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £23.40 £157.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 39 (63.93%) Firewall
2 34 (55.74%) Windows
3 32 (52.46%) Cisco
4 23 (37.70%) VPN
5 22 (36.07%) VMware
6 20 (32.79%) WAN
7 19 (31.15%) Finance
8 18 (29.51%) HP
8 18 (29.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (27.87%) DNS
9 17 (27.87%) TCP/IP
9 17 (27.87%) SAN
9 17 (27.87%) BGP
10 16 (26.23%) Citrix
10 16 (26.23%) Cisco Certification
10 16 (26.23%) MS Exchange
11 15 (24.59%) LAN
11 15 (24.59%) Linux
11 15 (24.59%) Active Directory
11 15 (24.59%) OSPF
11 15 (24.59%) CheckPoint
11 15 (24.59%) Exchange Server 2010
12 14 (22.95%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (22.95%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (22.95%) Cisco Nexus
13 12 (19.67%) HSRP
13 12 (19.67%) Red Hat
13 12 (19.67%) SQL Server
13 12 (19.67%) F5
14 11 (18.03%) Load Balancing

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 16 (26.23%) MS Exchange
2 15 (24.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (11.48%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (11.48%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (9.84%) IIS
5 5 (8.20%) Apache
5 5 (8.20%) Tomcat
5 5 (8.20%) SharePoint
6 3 (4.92%) WebSphere
6 3 (4.92%) Lync
7 2 (3.28%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (3.28%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (3.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.64%) JBoss
8 1 (1.64%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) MS Office
2 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.56%) Office 365
3 3 (4.92%) PaaS
3 3 (4.92%) IaaS
4 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (63.93%) Firewall
2 23 (37.70%) VPN
3 20 (32.79%) WAN
4 17 (27.87%) DNS
4 17 (27.87%) TCP/IP
4 17 (27.87%) SAN
4 17 (27.87%) BGP
5 15 (24.59%) LAN
5 15 (24.59%) OSPF
6 14 (22.95%) Cisco Nexus
7 12 (19.67%) HSRP
8 10 (16.39%) HTTP
9 9 (14.75%) Network Security
9 9 (14.75%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (13.11%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (13.11%) DHCP
10 8 (13.11%) WLAN
10 8 (13.11%) LDAP
11 7 (11.48%) SNMP
11 7 (11.48%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.84%) MySQL
3 3 (4.92%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 19 (31.15%) Finance
2 11 (18.03%) Banking
3 3 (4.92%) Retail
4 2 (3.28%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.28%) Advertising
5 1 (1.64%) Legal
5 1 (1.64%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (19.67%) Analyst
2 11 (18.03%) Network Engineer
3 8 (13.11%) Architect
4 7 (11.48%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (9.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) Network Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) Consultant
7 4 (6.56%) Security Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Cisco Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Server Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Server Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Network Support
8 3 (4.92%) Senior Network Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) Network Security Manager
9 2 (3.28%) Senior Security Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) Network Architect
9 2 (3.28%) Telephony Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.11%) SOAP
2 3 (4.92%) LAMP
2 3 (4.92%) Regular Expression
3 2 (3.28%) .NET
4 1 (1.64%) Web Services
4 1 (1.64%) J2EE
4 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.64%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Clustering
2 5 (8.20%) Replication
2 5 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.28%) PKI
3 2 (3.28%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.64%) PACS
4 1 (1.64%) CMDB
4 1 (1.64%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 34 (55.74%) Windows
2 18 (29.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (24.59%) Linux
4 14 (22.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (8.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (6.56%) AIX
6 4 (6.56%) UNIX
7 3 (4.92%) SUSE
7 3 (4.92%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.64%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.64%) Solaris
8 1 (1.64%) Debian
8 1 (1.64%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.64%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.64%) CentOS
8 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.03%) Load Balancing
1 11 (18.03%) Service Management
2 8 (13.11%) Business Process Improvement
2 8 (13.11%) Business Analysis
2 8 (13.11%) BPR
3 6 (9.84%) Migration
3 6 (9.84%) ITIL
4 5 (8.20%) WAN Optimisation
4 5 (8.20%) Mentoring
5 4 (6.56%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (6.56%) Low Latency
5 4 (6.56%) Change Management
6 3 (4.92%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.92%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.92%) Network Design
6 3 (4.92%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.92%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (4.92%) Line Management
7 2 (3.28%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.03%) SQL
2 4 (6.56%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.92%) C
4 2 (3.28%) Ruby
4 2 (3.28%) Python
5 1 (1.64%) C++
5 1 (1.64%) Java
5 1 (1.64%) Perl
5 1 (1.64%) PHP
5 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.64%) Golang
Qualifications
1 16 (26.23%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (13.11%) CCNP
3 6 (9.84%) CCNA
4 4 (6.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (6.56%) CCIE
4 4 (6.56%) MCSE
5 3 (4.92%) RHCE
5 3 (4.92%) MCITP
5 3 (4.92%) RHCT
6 2 (3.28%) CCVP
6 2 (3.28%) CISM
6 2 (3.28%) CISSP
7 1 (1.64%) CCA
7 1 (1.64%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.64%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.64%) Degree
7 1 (1.64%) CCSE
7 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) COBIT
System Software
1 15 (24.59%) Active Directory
2 14 (22.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (14.75%) Hyper-V
3 9 (14.75%) vSphere
4 6 (9.84%) VMware Server
5 5 (8.20%) DFS Replication
6 4 (6.56%) XenApp
6 4 (6.56%) Firmware
6 4 (6.56%) NFS
7 3 (4.92%) VMware ESX
7 3 (4.92%) FreeRADIUS
8 2 (3.28%) XenServer
8 2 (3.28%) Snort
9 1 (1.64%) Squid
9 1 (1.64%) Xen
9 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.64%) Postfix
9 1 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.64%) KVM
9 1 (1.64%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 8 (13.11%) HP SiteScope
2 3 (4.92%) MIMEsweeper
2 3 (4.92%) MAILsweeper
2 3 (4.92%) Backup Exec
2 3 (4.92%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (3.28%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (3.28%) Puppet
3 2 (3.28%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (3.28%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (3.28%) OpenView
4 1 (1.64%) Control-M
4 1 (1.64%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.64%) SCOM
4 1 (1.64%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.64%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 32 (52.46%) Cisco
2 22 (36.07%) VMware
3 18 (29.51%) HP
4 16 (26.23%) Citrix
5 15 (24.59%) CheckPoint
6 12 (19.67%) Red Hat
6 12 (19.67%) F5
7 11 (18.03%) Microsoft
8 9 (14.75%) NetApp
8 9 (14.75%) Juniper
9 7 (11.48%) Oracle
9 7 (11.48%) IBM
10 6 (9.84%) Blue Coat
11 5 (8.20%) Symantec
12 4 (6.56%) Riverbed
12 4 (6.56%) SolarWinds
13 3 (4.92%) Sophos
14 2 (3.28%) Mitel
14 2 (3.28%) Fortinet
14 2 (3.28%) Brocade
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