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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
London / City of London
Rank 146 142 169
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +27
Contract jobs citing VLAN 9 5 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.16% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.28% 1.52% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 14
Median daily rate £400 £500 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £460 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £515 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +100.00%

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
395 328 675
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.48% 10.74% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 232 486
Median daily rate £433 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.84% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
- +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 13
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 £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017, 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 12 (80.00%) Cisco
2 7 (46.67%) Firewall
3 6 (40.00%) MPLS
3 6 (40.00%) OSPF
3 6 (40.00%) BGP
3 6 (40.00%) LAN
3 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (33.33%) Network Security
4 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 5 (33.33%) WAN
4 5 (33.33%) DHCP
4 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 5 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 4 (26.67%) Wireless
5 4 (26.67%) Finance
5 4 (26.67%) VMware
5 4 (26.67%) VPN
5 4 (26.67%) DNS
5 4 (26.67%) ITIL
5 4 (26.67%) Juniper
5 4 (26.67%) HP
5 4 (26.67%) Palo Alto
5 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (20.00%) Multicast
6 3 (20.00%) CCNP
6 3 (20.00%) CCIE
6 3 (20.00%) Windows
6 3 (20.00%) IPsec

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 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) Firewall
2 6 (40.00%) BGP
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (40.00%) LAN
2 6 (40.00%) MPLS
2 6 (40.00%) OSPF
3 5 (33.33%) DHCP
3 5 (33.33%) Network Security
3 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 5 (33.33%) WAN
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (26.67%) DNS
4 4 (26.67%) VPN
4 4 (26.67%) Wireless
5 3 (20.00%) EIGRP
5 3 (20.00%) IPsec
5 3 (20.00%) Multicast
6 2 (13.33%) 3G
6 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
6 2 (13.33%) IPv4
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Network Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Data Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Data Network Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Network Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Head of IT
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) NHS Data Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Security Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Switch Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Virtual Team
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.67%) NHS
3 1 (6.67%) Private Cloud
3 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Data Security
2 3 (20.00%) Network Design
3 2 (13.33%) Capacity Management
3 2 (13.33%) Change Control
3 2 (13.33%) High Availability
4 1 (6.67%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.67%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) UML
4 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (20.00%) CCIE
2 3 (20.00%) CCNP
3 2 (13.33%) CCNA
3 2 (13.33%) CCSP
3 2 (13.33%) JNCIE
3 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
4 1 (6.67%) JNCIA
4 1 (6.67%) MCSE
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.67%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
1 1 (6.67%) HP SIM
1 1 (6.67%) vRealize
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Cisco
2 5 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 4 (26.67%) HP
3 4 (26.67%) Juniper
3 4 (26.67%) Palo Alto
3 4 (26.67%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds
5 1 (6.67%) Altiris
5 1 (6.67%) Brocade
5 1 (6.67%) Dell
5 1 (6.67%) EMC
5 1 (6.67%) F5
5 1 (6.67%) Meraki
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.67%) Riverbed
5 1 (6.67%) Symantec