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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 153 162 196
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +34
Contract jobs citing VLAN 6 31 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.57% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.35% 4.42% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 22 10
Median daily rate £388 £408 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.90% +20.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £304 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £33.00 £25.36
% change year-on-year
-53.03% +30.12%
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
446 701 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.49% 12.95% 11.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 519 513
Median daily rate £425 £413 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +8.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £247 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £327
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 15
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -10.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £13.46 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £22.83 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +30.00%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) Firewall
3 5 (50.00%) Wireless
3 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) OSPF
3 5 (50.00%) BGP
3 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (50.00%) VPN
3 5 (50.00%) Network Security
4 4 (40.00%) DNS
4 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 4 (40.00%) WAN
4 4 (40.00%) MPLS
5 3 (30.00%) EIGRP
5 3 (30.00%) Migration
5 3 (30.00%) VMware
5 3 (30.00%) Banking
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (30.00%) Juniper
5 3 (30.00%) DHCP
5 3 (30.00%) LAN
5 3 (30.00%) VoIP
5 3 (30.00%) HSRP
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (20.00%) Hedge funds
6 2 (20.00%) Palo Alto
6 2 (20.00%) Multicast
6 2 (20.00%) Network Management
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (20.00%) CCNA

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 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) BGP
2 5 (50.00%) Network Security
2 5 (50.00%) OSPF
2 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (50.00%) VPN
2 5 (50.00%) Wireless
3 4 (40.00%) DNS
3 4 (40.00%) MPLS
3 4 (40.00%) WAN
4 3 (30.00%) DHCP
4 3 (30.00%) EIGRP
4 3 (30.00%) HSRP
4 3 (30.00%) LAN
4 3 (30.00%) VoIP
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (20.00%) Internet
5 2 (20.00%) IP Telephony
5 2 (20.00%) ISDN
5 2 (20.00%) Multicast
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Back Office
3 1 (10.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Network Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Brocade Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Firewall Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Firewall Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Server Migration Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Hedge funds
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Network Management
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Network Design
3 1 (10.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Network Packet Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) CCNP
3 1 (10.00%) CCNP Voice
3 1 (10.00%) CCSE
3 1 (10.00%) JNCIS
3 1 (10.00%) MCSE
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Snort
2 1 (10.00%) UAG
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Proventia
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) Juniper
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Bloomberg
3 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (10.00%) Altiris
4 1 (10.00%) Aruba
4 1 (10.00%) Avaya
4 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (10.00%) Brocade
4 1 (10.00%) Dell
4 1 (10.00%) F5
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Riverbed
4 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (10.00%) Sonus
4 1 (10.00%) Sophos
4 1 (10.00%) Sourcefire
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