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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 158 153 184
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +31
Contract jobs citing VLAN 4 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.29% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.92% 2.75% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 11
Median daily rate £315 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.89% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £374 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £530 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% +45.83%
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
435 363 752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.59% 10.49% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 272 541
Median daily rate £450 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £238 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 17
Median hourly rate £55.00 £23.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.13% +17.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 11 (68.75%) Cisco
2 10 (62.50%) VMware
3 8 (50.00%) Windows
3 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
4 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (37.50%) DNS
5 6 (37.50%) Firewall
5 6 (37.50%) Finance
5 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (31.25%) SAN
6 5 (31.25%) DHCP
6 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
7 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
7 4 (25.00%) LAN
7 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 4 (25.00%) Dell
7 4 (25.00%) Juniper
7 4 (25.00%) MPLS
7 4 (25.00%) OSPF
7 4 (25.00%) BGP
7 4 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (25.00%) Network Security
8 3 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (18.75%) Replication
8 3 (18.75%) IPsec
8 3 (18.75%) Data Security

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 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) DNS
1 6 (37.50%) Firewall
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (31.25%) DHCP
2 5 (31.25%) SAN
3 4 (25.00%) BGP
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (25.00%) LAN
3 4 (25.00%) MPLS
3 4 (25.00%) Network Security
3 4 (25.00%) OSPF
4 3 (18.75%) IPsec
4 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
5 2 (12.50%) 3G
5 2 (12.50%) Ethernet
5 2 (12.50%) UMTS
5 2 (12.50%) VPN
5 2 (12.50%) WAN
5 2 (12.50%) Wireless
5 2 (12.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Redis
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Server Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Head of IT
4 1 (6.25%) Security Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Storage Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Switch Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 3 (18.75%) Replication
3 2 (12.50%) Public Cloud
3 2 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (6.25%) Clustering
4 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (6.25%) Hedge funds
4 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (18.75%) Linux
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Data Security
2 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
3 1 (6.25%) Change Management
3 1 (6.25%) DevOps
3 1 (6.25%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Network Design
3 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) UML
3 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (6.25%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) C
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (18.75%) CCIE
2 3 (18.75%) CCNA
2 3 (18.75%) CCNP
3 2 (12.50%) CCSP
3 2 (12.50%) JNCIE
3 2 (12.50%) MCSE
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) JNCIA
4 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
3 3 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 2 (12.50%) vSphere
5 1 (6.25%) DFS Replication
5 1 (6.25%) vCloud
5 1 (6.25%) Xen
5 1 (6.25%) XenApp
5 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) FortiGate
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
1 2 (12.50%) SCOM
1 2 (12.50%) WSUS
2 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.25%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) HP SIM
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.25%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) SCVMM
2 1 (6.25%) vMotion
2 1 (6.25%) vRealize
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Cisco
2 10 (62.50%) VMware
3 4 (25.00%) Dell
3 4 (25.00%) Juniper
4 3 (18.75%) HP
5 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 2 (12.50%) D-Link
5 2 (12.50%) EMC
5 2 (12.50%) EqualLogic
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (12.50%) NetApp
5 2 (12.50%) Palo Alto
6 1 (6.25%) Altiris
6 1 (6.25%) Brocade
6 1 (6.25%) F5
6 1 (6.25%) Meraki
6 1 (6.25%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (6.25%) Riverbed
6 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
6 1 (6.25%) Symantec