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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 154 190 180
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -10
Contract jobs citing VLAN 11 23 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.32% 0.39% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.06% 3.01% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 12
Median daily rate £336 £375 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.33% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £363 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £280
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.63% -20.00%
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
533 764 723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.74% 12.87% 12.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 566 489
Median daily rate £470 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.58% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 29 24
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.98 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.35% -12.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 (88.89%) Cisco
2 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) VMware
3 10 (55.56%) Finance
3 10 (55.56%) Firewall
4 9 (50.00%) DNS
4 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 8 (44.44%) DHCP
6 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (33.33%) Replication
7 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 6 (33.33%) Dell
7 6 (33.33%) SAN
8 5 (27.78%) Juniper
8 5 (27.78%) Wireless
8 5 (27.78%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (27.78%) EqualLogic
8 5 (27.78%) WSUS
8 5 (27.78%) Network Security
8 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
9 4 (22.22%) FortiGate
9 4 (22.22%) Migration
9 4 (22.22%) MPLS
9 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
9 4 (22.22%) VPN
9 4 (22.22%) LAN
9 4 (22.22%) VoIP

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 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.56%) IIS
3 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) IaaS
2 1 (5.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) Firewall
2 9 (50.00%) DNS
3 8 (44.44%) DHCP
4 6 (33.33%) SAN
5 5 (27.78%) Network Security
5 5 (27.78%) Wireless
6 4 (22.22%) LAN
6 4 (22.22%) MPLS
6 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 4 (22.22%) VoIP
6 4 (22.22%) VPN
6 4 (22.22%) WAN
7 3 (16.67%) BGP
7 3 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (16.67%) EIGRP
7 3 (16.67%) OSPF
8 2 (11.11%) HSRP
8 2 (11.11%) IP Telephony
8 2 (11.11%) ISDN
9 1 (5.56%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Redis
General
1 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Back Office
3 1 (5.56%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Administrator
1 5 (27.78%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Network Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Server Migration Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Wintel Server Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Brocade Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Replication
2 5 (27.78%) EqualLogic
2 5 (27.78%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (16.67%) Hedge funds
4 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
5 1 (5.56%) Clustering
5 1 (5.56%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (5.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
4 3 (16.67%) Linux
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.56%) VMS
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.11%) Capacity Management
2 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 2 (11.11%) Network Management
2 2 (11.11%) Project Management
2 2 (11.11%) Wealth Management
3 1 (5.56%) Change Management
3 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (5.56%) Investment Management
3 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (5.56%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (16.67%) CCNA
3 2 (11.11%) MCSE
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (5.56%) CCNP
4 1 (5.56%) CCNP Voice
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (11.11%) vSphere
4 1 (5.56%) DFS Replication
4 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.56%) UAG
4 1 (5.56%) Xen
4 1 (5.56%) XenApp
4 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) WSUS
2 4 (22.22%) FortiGate
3 3 (16.67%) SCCM
3 3 (16.67%) SCOM
4 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (11.11%) Puppet
5 1 (5.56%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (5.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (5.56%) SCVMM
5 1 (5.56%) Tivoli
5 1 (5.56%) vMotion
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Cisco
2 11 (61.11%) VMware
3 6 (33.33%) Dell
4 5 (27.78%) Juniper
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.11%) Bloomberg
6 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
6 2 (11.11%) HP
6 2 (11.11%) NetApp
6 2 (11.11%) Palo Alto
6 2 (11.11%) SolarWinds
7 1 (5.56%) Altiris
7 1 (5.56%) Aruba
7 1 (5.56%) Avaya
7 1 (5.56%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (5.56%) Brocade
7 1 (5.56%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (5.56%) Riverbed
7 1 (5.56%) Sonus
7 1 (5.56%) Sophos