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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 179 173 209
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +36
Contract jobs citing VLAN 22 21 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.38% 0.36% 0.086%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.94% 3.04% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 5
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£375 £413 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £310 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £500 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £275 £293
% change year-on-year
+12.72% -5.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £23.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.01% -28.46%
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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
748 691 825
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.82% 12.00% 11.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 489 541
Average daily rate £413 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £227 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 21 42
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.29% -48.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £16.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.15 £38.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 34 (52.31%) Cisco
2 32 (49.23%) Windows
3 31 (47.69%) Firewall
4 26 (40.00%) LAN
5 25 (38.46%) VPN
6 23 (35.38%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (33.85%) Microsoft
8 20 (30.77%) Finance
8 20 (30.77%) OSPF
9 19 (29.23%) WAN
10 17 (26.15%) CCNP
10 17 (26.15%) Active Directory
10 17 (26.15%) HP
11 16 (24.62%) TCP/IP
11 16 (24.62%) Cisco Nexus
12 15 (23.08%) Citrix
13 14 (21.54%) BGP
13 14 (21.54%) Windows Server 2008
13 14 (21.54%) Data Centre
14 13 (20.00%) DNS
14 13 (20.00%) MS Office
15 12 (18.46%) MS Excel
15 12 (18.46%) SAN
15 12 (18.46%) VMware
16 11 (16.92%) Project Management
16 11 (16.92%) ITIL
16 11 (16.92%) CCNA
17 10 (15.38%) Linux
17 10 (15.38%) Red Hat
17 10 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 9 (13.85%) MS Exchange
1 9 (13.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (12.31%) IIS
3 5 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.62%) Lync
5 3 (4.62%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.08%) Apache
6 2 (3.08%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (20.00%) MS Office
2 12 (18.46%) MS Excel
3 8 (12.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (6.15%) MS Visio
5 3 (4.62%) MS Project
6 2 (3.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.15%) IaaS
3 3 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.62%) PaaS
4 2 (3.08%) Google Apps
4 2 (3.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (47.69%) Firewall
2 26 (40.00%) LAN
3 25 (38.46%) VPN
4 20 (30.77%) OSPF
5 19 (29.23%) WAN
6 16 (24.62%) TCP/IP
6 16 (24.62%) Cisco Nexus
7 14 (21.54%) BGP
8 13 (20.00%) DNS
9 12 (18.46%) SAN
10 9 (13.85%) MPLS
10 9 (13.85%) SSL
10 9 (13.85%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (12.31%) NAS
11 8 (12.31%) DHCP
11 8 (12.31%) HTTP
11 8 (12.31%) Wireless
12 7 (10.77%) VoIP
12 7 (10.77%) Cisco IOS
13 6 (9.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.08%) MySQL
3 1 (1.54%) DB2
3 1 (1.54%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (30.77%) Finance
2 5 (7.69%) Banking
3 4 (6.15%) Advertising
4 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (30.77%) Network Engineer
2 11 (16.92%) Architect
3 7 (10.77%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (9.23%) Consultant
5 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (6.15%) Voice Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Administrator
6 3 (4.62%) Security Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Citrix Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Network Architect
6 3 (4.62%) Communications Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Analyst
7 2 (3.08%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.08%) Data Analyst
7 2 (3.08%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (3.08%) Network Specialist
7 2 (3.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.31%) SOAP
2 4 (6.15%) XMPP
3 3 (4.62%) .NET
4 1 (1.54%) HTML
4 1 (1.54%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.54%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.77%) Clustering
3 5 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.15%) Public Cloud
4 4 (6.15%) PKI
4 4 (6.15%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.62%) N-Tier
5 3 (4.62%) HACMP
5 3 (4.62%) Replication
5 3 (4.62%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (3.08%) iPhone
6 2 (3.08%) IVR
7 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.54%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.54%) AS400
7 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 32 (49.23%) Windows
2 14 (21.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (15.38%) Linux
4 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.08%) Android
5 2 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.08%) Windows 2000
5 2 (3.08%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.08%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.54%) UNIX
6 1 (1.54%) AIX
6 1 (1.54%) VMS
6 1 (1.54%) NetWare
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.54%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.92%) ITIL
1 11 (16.92%) Project Management
2 9 (13.85%) Load Balancing
3 8 (12.31%) Business Process Improvement
3 8 (12.31%) Service Management
3 8 (12.31%) BPR
3 8 (12.31%) Business Analysis
4 7 (10.77%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (10.77%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (10.77%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 5 (7.69%) Network Design
5 5 (7.69%) Business Development
6 3 (4.62%) Change Control
6 3 (4.62%) Risk Management
6 3 (4.62%) Migration
7 2 (3.08%) Workflow
7 2 (3.08%) Validation
7 2 (3.08%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.08%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.08%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.77%) SQL
2 4 (6.15%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (35.38%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (26.15%) CCNP
3 11 (16.92%) CCNA
4 9 (13.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (12.31%) MCSE
6 6 (9.23%) Degree
7 5 (7.69%) MCP
8 4 (6.15%) CCIE
8 4 (6.15%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (4.62%) CCEA
9 3 (4.62%) CCEE
10 2 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (3.08%) Postgraduate
11 1 (1.54%) CCSE
11 1 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.54%) MCTS
11 1 (1.54%) MCITP
11 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certified Master
11 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certified Architect
11 1 (1.54%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (26.15%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.31%) vSphere
3 6 (9.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (6.15%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.15%) XenApp
4 4 (6.15%) Xen
5 3 (4.62%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (4.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (4.62%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (3.08%) Snort
6 2 (3.08%) XenServer
7 1 (1.54%) Squid
7 1 (1.54%) Firmware
7 1 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.54%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (1.54%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (12.31%) HP SiteScope
2 6 (9.23%) Cisco UCCE
2 6 (9.23%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (6.15%) OPNET
4 3 (4.62%) Data Guard
5 2 (3.08%) Puppet
5 2 (3.08%) FortiGate
5 2 (3.08%) Iperf
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (1.54%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (1.54%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.54%) OpenView
6 1 (1.54%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.54%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 34 (52.31%) Cisco
2 22 (33.85%) Microsoft
3 17 (26.15%) HP
4 15 (23.08%) Citrix
5 12 (18.46%) VMware
6 10 (15.38%) F5
6 10 (15.38%) Red Hat
7 7 (10.77%) Juniper
8 6 (9.23%) CheckPoint
9 5 (7.69%) SolarWinds
9 5 (7.69%) Oracle
10 4 (6.15%) NetApp
10 4 (6.15%) Infoblox
10 4 (6.15%) Aruba
10 4 (6.15%) Riverbed
10 4 (6.15%) Brocade
11 3 (4.62%) Fortinet
11 3 (4.62%) BT
11 3 (4.62%) Veritas
11 3 (4.62%) Sun
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