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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 148 190 182
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -8
Contract jobs citing VLAN 41 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.80% 0.25% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.98% 2.24% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 11 7
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £388 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
-2.34% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £19.02 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+84.06% -45.67%
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
686 670 801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.36% 11.04% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 441 543
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £235 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 40
Average hourly rate £18.70 £20.50 £48.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.78% -57.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.75 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 32 (51.61%) Firewall
2 31 (50.00%) Cisco
3 30 (48.39%) Windows
4 22 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (32.26%) VPN
6 18 (29.03%) HP
6 18 (29.03%) LAN
6 18 (29.03%) Finance
6 18 (29.03%) VMware
6 18 (29.03%) OSPF
7 16 (25.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (25.81%) WAN
7 16 (25.81%) Cisco Nexus
8 15 (24.19%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (22.58%) Citrix
9 14 (22.58%) Active Directory
10 13 (20.97%) SAN
10 13 (20.97%) HTTP
10 13 (20.97%) DNS
10 13 (20.97%) Red Hat
10 13 (20.97%) F5
11 12 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2010
11 12 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (19.35%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (19.35%) BGP
11 12 (19.35%) MS Exchange
12 11 (17.74%) ITIL
12 11 (17.74%) MS Office
12 11 (17.74%) SOAP
12 11 (17.74%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 12 (19.35%) MS Exchange
1 12 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (11.29%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (11.29%) IIS
2 7 (11.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (8.06%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.84%) Lync
4 3 (4.84%) Apache
5 2 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (3.23%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (17.74%) MS Office
2 8 (12.90%) MS Excel
3 6 (9.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (6.45%) MS Visio
5 2 (3.23%) MS Project
6 1 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.84%) IaaS
2 2 (3.23%) Office 365
2 2 (3.23%) PaaS
3 1 (1.61%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.61%) SaaS
3 1 (1.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 32 (51.61%) Firewall
2 20 (32.26%) VPN
3 18 (29.03%) LAN
3 18 (29.03%) OSPF
4 16 (25.81%) WAN
4 16 (25.81%) Cisco Nexus
5 13 (20.97%) DNS
5 13 (20.97%) HTTP
5 13 (20.97%) SAN
6 12 (19.35%) BGP
6 12 (19.35%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (17.74%) TCP/IP
8 9 (14.52%) MPLS
8 9 (14.52%) SNMP
8 9 (14.52%) SSL
9 8 (12.90%) WLAN
9 8 (12.90%) Wireless
9 8 (12.90%) NAS
10 7 (11.29%) Wireshark
10 7 (11.29%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) MySQL
3 1 (1.61%) DB2
3 1 (1.61%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (29.03%) Finance
2 4 (6.45%) Advertising
2 4 (6.45%) Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (24.19%) Network Engineer
2 7 (11.29%) Analyst
2 7 (11.29%) Architect
2 7 (11.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (9.68%) Consultant
3 6 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (9.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (6.45%) Voice Engineer
4 4 (6.45%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 4 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (4.84%) Server Engineer
5 3 (4.84%) Network Support
5 3 (4.84%) Communications Engineer
5 3 (4.84%) Server Analyst
6 2 (3.23%) Product Analyst
6 2 (3.23%) Security Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) Network Architect
6 2 (3.23%) Network Security Manager
6 2 (3.23%) Service Management Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.74%) SOAP
2 4 (6.45%) XMPP
3 3 (4.84%) .NET
4 1 (1.61%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.61%) Regular Expression
4 1 (1.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.06%) Clustering
3 3 (4.84%) PKI
3 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.23%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.23%) HACMP
4 2 (3.23%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.61%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 30 (48.39%) Windows
2 22 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (25.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (12.90%) Linux
5 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.61%) UNIX
6 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.61%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.61%) AIX
6 1 (1.61%) SUSE
6 1 (1.61%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.74%) ITIL
1 11 (17.74%) BPR
1 11 (17.74%) Service Management
1 11 (17.74%) Business Analysis
1 11 (17.74%) Business Process Improvement
2 10 (16.13%) Load Balancing
3 9 (14.52%) Project Management
4 7 (11.29%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (11.29%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (11.29%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 5 (8.06%) Migration
5 5 (8.06%) Business Development
6 4 (6.45%) WAN Optimisation
7 3 (4.84%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.84%) Workflow
7 3 (4.84%) Network Design
7 3 (4.84%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.84%) Change Management
8 2 (3.23%) Risk Management
8 2 (3.23%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.29%) SQL
2 1 (1.61%) Python
2 1 (1.61%) Ruby
2 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.61%) Golang
2 1 (1.61%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (24.19%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (16.13%) CCNP
2 10 (16.13%) CCNA
3 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.84%) CCIE
4 2 (3.23%) CISSP
4 2 (3.23%) MCSE
4 2 (3.23%) Degree
4 2 (3.23%) CISM
5 1 (1.61%) CCSE
5 1 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.61%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certified Master
5 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certified Architect
5 1 (1.61%) MCP
5 1 (1.61%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.61%) COBIT
System Software
1 14 (22.58%) Active Directory
2 12 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (14.52%) Hyper-V
4 6 (9.68%) vSphere
5 5 (8.06%) VMware Server
5 5 (8.06%) DFS Replication
6 2 (3.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (3.23%) Snort
6 2 (3.23%) Squid
7 1 (1.61%) Xen
7 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.61%) Postfix
7 1 (1.61%) XenServer
7 1 (1.61%) Firmware
7 1 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.61%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (1.61%) vCloud
7 1 (1.61%) KVM
Systems Management
1 11 (17.74%) HP SiteScope
2 4 (6.45%) OPNET
2 4 (6.45%) Cisco UCCE
2 4 (6.45%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (3.23%) Puppet
3 2 (3.23%) FortiGate
3 2 (3.23%) Iperf
4 1 (1.61%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (1.61%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.61%) OpenView
4 1 (1.61%) SCOM
4 1 (1.61%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.61%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 31 (50.00%) Cisco
2 18 (29.03%) HP
2 18 (29.03%) VMware
3 14 (22.58%) Citrix
4 13 (20.97%) Red Hat
4 13 (20.97%) F5
5 11 (17.74%) Microsoft
6 8 (12.90%) CheckPoint
6 8 (12.90%) SolarWinds
7 7 (11.29%) Riverbed
7 7 (11.29%) NetApp
8 6 (9.68%) Juniper
9 4 (6.45%) Aruba
9 4 (6.45%) Blue Coat
9 4 (6.45%) Brocade
10 3 (4.84%) Fortinet
10 3 (4.84%) BT
11 2 (3.23%) Sourcefire
11 2 (3.23%) Mitel
11 2 (3.23%) Symantec
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