The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the City of London region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 191 188 192
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing VLAN 19 12 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.29% 0.19% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.56% 1.35% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 18
Average daily rate £325 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +12.00%
Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
743 888 1084
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.49% 14.30% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 518 601 727
Average daily rate £388 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 42 43
Average hourly rate £22.00 £49.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.10% +122.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £17.50 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £135.00 £44.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
VLAN
London

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014, 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 29 (85.29%) Cisco
2 23 (67.65%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (64.71%) Firewall
4 21 (61.76%) EIGRP
5 19 (55.88%) CCNP
6 14 (41.18%) CheckPoint
7 13 (38.24%) CCNA
8 12 (35.29%) WAN
8 12 (35.29%) HSRP
9 11 (32.35%) Cisco CUCM
9 11 (32.35%) WLAN
9 11 (32.35%) LAN
9 11 (32.35%) TCP/IP
9 11 (32.35%) Finance
10 10 (29.41%) BGP
10 10 (29.41%) Windows
10 10 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (26.47%) VPN
11 9 (26.47%) VoIP
12 8 (23.53%) CCVP
12 8 (23.53%) Banking
12 8 (23.53%) SolarWinds
12 8 (23.53%) Cisco UCCE
12 8 (23.53%) Cisco IOS
12 8 (23.53%) Cisco UCCX
12 8 (23.53%) F5
13 7 (20.59%) Network Management
13 7 (20.59%) Wireless
13 7 (20.59%) DNS
13 7 (20.59%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.94%) Lync
2 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 22 (64.71%) Firewall
2 21 (61.76%) EIGRP
3 12 (35.29%) WAN
3 12 (35.29%) HSRP
4 11 (32.35%) TCP/IP
4 11 (32.35%) LAN
4 11 (32.35%) WLAN
5 10 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (29.41%) BGP
6 9 (26.47%) VoIP
6 9 (26.47%) VPN
7 8 (23.53%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (20.59%) Wireless
8 7 (20.59%) DNS
8 7 (20.59%) DHCP
9 6 (17.65%) MPLS
10 5 (14.71%) DMZ
10 5 (14.71%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (11.76%) Wireshark
11 4 (11.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (32.35%) Finance
2 8 (23.53%) Banking
3 3 (8.82%) Law
4 2 (5.88%) Legal
5 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.94%) Back Office
5 1 (2.94%) Retail
5 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Network Engineer
2 10 (29.41%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) Telephony Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Architect
4 4 (11.76%) VoIP Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Communications Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Network Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Network Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Network Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Voice Network Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Administrator
7 1 (2.94%) Voice Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) DCOM
1 1 (2.94%) XML
1 1 (2.94%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) PKI
2 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.94%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.94%) FMCG
2 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.94%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) Windows
2 6 (17.65%) Linux
3 4 (11.76%) UNIX
4 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) Network Management
2 6 (17.65%) Load Balancing
3 4 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (8.82%) ITIL
4 3 (8.82%) Change Management
5 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.88%) Migration
5 2 (5.88%) TOGAF
5 2 (5.88%) Project Management
5 2 (5.88%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (2.94%) Change Control
6 1 (2.94%) Content Management
6 1 (2.94%) Network Design
6 1 (2.94%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.94%) Supplier Management
6 1 (2.94%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.94%) SOA
6 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) C
3 1 (2.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (67.65%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (55.88%) CCNP
3 13 (38.24%) CCNA
4 8 (23.53%) CCVP
5 2 (5.88%) Degree
5 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.94%) MCP
6 1 (2.94%) MCSE
6 1 (2.94%) CCSP
6 1 (2.94%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.94%) CCEA
6 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.94%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
1 1 (2.94%) COBIT
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.94%) XenApp
4 1 (2.94%) XenServer
4 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (32.35%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (23.53%) Cisco UCCE
2 8 (23.53%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (8.82%) SCOM
3 3 (8.82%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (5.88%) Nagios
5 1 (2.94%) WSUS
5 1 (2.94%) SCCM
5 1 (2.94%) SCDPM
5 1 (2.94%) OpenView
Vendors
1 29 (85.29%) Cisco
2 14 (41.18%) CheckPoint
3 8 (23.53%) SolarWinds
3 8 (23.53%) F5
4 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 6 (17.65%) VMware
4 6 (17.65%) Riverbed
5 5 (14.71%) Citrix
6 3 (8.82%) Speakerbus
6 3 (8.82%) HP
7 2 (5.88%) Oracle
7 2 (5.88%) Infoblox
8 1 (2.94%) Aruba
8 1 (2.94%) ArcSight
8 1 (2.94%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.94%) Juniper
8 1 (2.94%) Brocade
8 1 (2.94%) EMC
8 1 (2.94%) TIBCO
8 1 (2.94%) Remedy
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