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 26 September 2016 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 162 168 166
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing VLAN 10 19 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.29% 0.41% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.85% 3.17% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 19
Median daily rate £380 £381 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.32% -4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £365 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £485 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £340 £253
% change year-on-year
-1.47% +34.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+57.14% -36.36%
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
540 600 816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.65% 12.95% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 452 533
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 27
Median hourly rate £12.00 £14.75 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.64% -24.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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
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 26 September 2016.

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 26 September 2016, 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 16 (80.00%) Cisco
2 14 (70.00%) VMware
3 12 (60.00%) Windows
4 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 10 (50.00%) Finance
4 10 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (45.00%) Firewall
6 8 (40.00%) DNS
7 7 (35.00%) Dell
7 7 (35.00%) SAN
7 7 (35.00%) MS Exchange
7 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (35.00%) Network Security
7 7 (35.00%) Windows Server
8 6 (30.00%) Replication
8 6 (30.00%) DHCP
9 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (25.00%) MPLS
9 5 (25.00%) VPN
9 5 (25.00%) WSUS
9 5 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (25.00%) EqualLogic
9 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
10 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (20.00%) FortiGate
10 4 (20.00%) Palo Alto
10 4 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (20.00%) HP

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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (35.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.00%) IIS
3 1 (5.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) IaaS
3 1 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) Firewall
2 8 (40.00%) DNS
3 7 (35.00%) Network Security
3 7 (35.00%) SAN
4 6 (30.00%) DHCP
5 5 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (25.00%) MPLS
5 5 (25.00%) VPN
6 4 (20.00%) BGP
6 4 (20.00%) OSPF
7 3 (15.00%) LAN
7 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (15.00%) VoIP
7 3 (15.00%) WAN
7 3 (15.00%) Wireless
8 2 (10.00%) 3G
8 2 (10.00%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (10.00%) EIGRP
8 2 (10.00%) HSRP
8 2 (10.00%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Redis
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 6 (30.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Administrator
2 5 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Server Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Server Migration Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Replication
2 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (15.00%) Hedge funds
5 2 (10.00%) Public Cloud
6 1 (5.00%) Clustering
6 1 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (5.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (35.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.00%) Linux
6 1 (5.00%) VMS
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (10.00%) Data Security
2 2 (10.00%) Project Management
2 2 (10.00%) Wealth Management
3 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (5.00%) Change Management
3 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.00%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (5.00%) DevOps
3 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (5.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL
3 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.00%) Network Design
3 1 (5.00%) Network Management
3 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.00%) CCNA
3 2 (10.00%) CCIE
3 2 (10.00%) CCSP
3 2 (10.00%) JNCIE
3 2 (10.00%) MCSE
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 10 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (10.00%) vSphere
4 1 (5.00%) DFS Replication
4 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.00%) vCloud
4 1 (5.00%) Xen
4 1 (5.00%) XenApp
4 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) WSUS
2 4 (20.00%) FortiGate
3 3 (15.00%) SCOM
4 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (10.00%) Puppet
4 2 (10.00%) SCCM
5 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
5 1 (5.00%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (5.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (5.00%) HP SIM
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (5.00%) SCVMM
5 1 (5.00%) Tivoli
5 1 (5.00%) vMotion
5 1 (5.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Cisco
2 14 (70.00%) VMware
3 7 (35.00%) Dell
4 5 (25.00%) EqualLogic
5 4 (20.00%) HP
5 4 (20.00%) Juniper
5 4 (20.00%) Palo Alto
6 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (10.00%) EMC
6 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.00%) NetApp
7 1 (5.00%) Altiris
7 1 (5.00%) Aruba
7 1 (5.00%) Avaya
7 1 (5.00%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (5.00%) Bloomberg
7 1 (5.00%) Citrix
7 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
7 1 (5.00%) Sophos
7 1 (5.00%) Symantec