The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 28 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 100 124 127
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +3
Contract jobs citing VLAN 24 18 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.97% 0.58% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.19% 3.49% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 7
Median daily rate £250 £250 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -27.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £203 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £336 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £263
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +29.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 14
Median hourly rate £13.50 £40.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.25% +45.45%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+1.21% -25.45%
VLAN
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
462 516 472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.60% 16.54% 14.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 246 252
Median daily rate £363 £330 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £210 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 70 69
Median hourly rate £37.50 £23.50 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.57% -7.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £55.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing VLAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

VLAN
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VLAN across the East of England region.

VLAN Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

VLAN
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VLAN across the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

VLAN Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

VLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VLAN across the East of England region.

VLAN Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

VLAN
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VLAN across the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

VLAN Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

VLAN
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norfolk +4 12 £165 -26.66%
Bedfordshire +6 5 £450 -
Hertfordshire +5 3 £310 - 2
Essex +1 3 £375 +3.44%
Cambridgeshire +21 1 £550 +92.98%
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 East of England region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 19 (46.34%) Windows
1 19 (46.34%) Firewall
2 18 (43.90%) Cisco
3 15 (36.59%) OSPF
3 15 (36.59%) VMware
4 14 (34.15%) LAN
5 13 (31.71%) WAN
5 13 (31.71%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (29.27%) Linux
7 11 (26.83%) VPN
7 11 (26.83%) BGP
7 11 (26.83%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (24.39%) Active Directory
8 10 (24.39%) CCNP
8 10 (24.39%) Windows 7
9 9 (21.95%) Windows Server
10 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (19.51%) CCNA
10 8 (19.51%) iSCSI
11 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (14.63%) SAN
12 6 (14.63%) CheckPoint
12 6 (14.63%) Wireless
12 6 (14.63%) HP
12 6 (14.63%) TCP/IP
12 6 (14.63%) ITIL
12 6 (14.63%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (14.63%) Data Centre
13 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 5 (12.20%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2000
3 3 (7.32%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (7.32%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (46.34%) Firewall
2 15 (36.59%) OSPF
3 14 (34.15%) LAN
4 13 (31.71%) WAN
5 11 (26.83%) BGP
5 11 (26.83%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (26.83%) VPN
6 8 (19.51%) iSCSI
7 6 (14.63%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (14.63%) SAN
7 6 (14.63%) TCP/IP
7 6 (14.63%) Wireless
8 5 (12.20%) VoIP
9 4 (9.76%) DHCP
9 4 (9.76%) DNS
9 4 (9.76%) EIGRP
9 4 (9.76%) Multicast
9 4 (9.76%) Network Security
9 4 (9.76%) Wireshark
10 2 (4.88%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) GCC
1 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (12.20%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.32%) Finance
3 2 (4.88%) Local Government
4 1 (2.44%) Advertising
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (41.46%) Network Engineer
2 5 (12.20%) Analyst
2 5 (12.20%) Architect
2 5 (12.20%) Desktop Engineer
2 5 (12.20%) Network Analyst
2 5 (12.20%) Support Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
3 4 (9.76%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 4 (9.76%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 4 (9.76%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (9.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Active Directory Architect
3 4 (9.76%) Desktop Support
3 4 (9.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Operations Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) VMware Architect
3 4 (9.76%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) Qt
1 2 (4.88%) RESTful
1 2 (4.88%) Yocto
2 1 (2.44%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Data Centre
2 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.32%) MPEG
4 2 (4.88%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.44%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.44%) FMCG
5 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.44%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (2.44%) Statistics
5 1 (2.44%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (46.34%) Windows
2 12 (29.27%) Linux
3 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (24.39%) Windows 7
5 9 (21.95%) Windows Server
6 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (9.76%) CentOS
8 4 (9.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (9.76%) Ubuntu
8 4 (9.76%) Unix
9 1 (2.44%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.63%) ITIL
2 3 (7.32%) Migration
2 3 (7.32%) Open Source
2 3 (7.32%) Project Management
3 2 (4.88%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (2.44%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (2.44%) Change Control
4 1 (2.44%) Change Management
4 1 (2.44%) Coaching
4 1 (2.44%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.44%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (2.44%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (2.44%) Presales
4 1 (2.44%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.44%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (2.44%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (2.44%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (2.44%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) C
2 2 (4.88%) C++
3 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (31.71%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (24.39%) CCNP
3 8 (19.51%) CCNA
4 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.44%) CCENT
4 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.44%) MCP
4 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (24.39%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.20%) Hyper-V
3 4 (9.76%) vSphere
4 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.44%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) SCCM
2 4 (9.76%) WSUS
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.44%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.44%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (2.44%) WMI
Vendors
1 18 (43.90%) Cisco
2 15 (36.59%) VMware
3 6 (14.63%) CheckPoint
3 6 (14.63%) HP
4 4 (9.76%) Citrix
4 4 (9.76%) Dell
4 4 (9.76%) Mitel
4 4 (9.76%) Red Hat
4 4 (9.76%) Veeam
5 3 (7.32%) F5
5 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.32%) Palo Alto
5 3 (7.32%) SolarWinds
5 3 (7.32%) Splunk
6 2 (4.88%) Avaya
6 2 (4.88%) NetApp
6 2 (4.88%) Nortel
7 1 (2.44%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.44%) PlateSpin
7 1 (2.44%) Siemens