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 10 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 122 126 128
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing VLAN 7 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.31% 0.23% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.83% 1.56% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 7
Median daily rate £375 £425 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +73.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £345 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £505 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £293
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +19.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +45.83%
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
383 385 465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.91% 14.96% 16.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 199 274
Median daily rate £350 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £248 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 46 36
Median hourly rate £29.61 £30.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.30% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 10 December 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
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 10 December 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
Bedfordshire - 3 £375 -
Suffolk - 2 £350 -
Norfolk +10 1 £235 -
Hertfordshire -3 1 - -
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 10 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 East of England region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 20 (64.52%) Windows
2 15 (48.39%) VMware
3 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (38.71%) LAN
3 12 (38.71%) Firewall
4 11 (35.48%) Cisco
4 11 (35.48%) Active Directory
4 11 (35.48%) Windows Server
5 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (32.26%) Windows 7
6 9 (29.03%) VPN
6 9 (29.03%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (25.81%) CheckPoint
7 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
7 8 (25.81%) iSCSI
8 7 (22.58%) Finance
8 7 (22.58%) CCNP
8 7 (22.58%) WAN
9 6 (19.35%) ITIL
9 6 (19.35%) HP
9 6 (19.35%) OSPF
9 6 (19.35%) Citrix
9 6 (19.35%) SAN
9 6 (19.35%) Data Centre
10 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (16.13%) DNS
10 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
10 5 (16.13%) Linux
10 5 (16.13%) Hyper-V
11 4 (12.90%) XenApp

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 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2000
1 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (38.71%) Firewall
1 12 (38.71%) LAN
2 9 (29.03%) VPN
3 8 (25.81%) iSCSI
3 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
4 7 (22.58%) WAN
5 6 (19.35%) OSPF
5 6 (19.35%) SAN
6 5 (16.13%) DNS
7 4 (12.90%) BGP
7 4 (12.90%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (9.68%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (9.68%) DHCP
8 3 (9.68%) EIGRP
8 3 (9.68%) IPsec
8 3 (9.68%) NetScaler
8 3 (9.68%) Wireless
8 3 (9.68%) WLAN
9 2 (6.45%) DMZ
9 2 (6.45%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.45%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Advertising
3 1 (3.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Network Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Architect
2 5 (16.13%) Desktop Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Support Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Windows Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
3 4 (12.90%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 4 (12.90%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 4 (12.90%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (12.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Active Directory Architect
3 4 (12.90%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Desktop Support
3 4 (12.90%) Hyper-V Architect
3 4 (12.90%) Operations Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Technical Architect
3 4 (12.90%) VMware Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) Statistics
4 1 (3.23%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 20 (64.52%) Windows
2 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (35.48%) Windows Server
4 10 (32.26%) Windows 7
4 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (16.13%) Linux
5 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (12.90%) CentOS
6 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (12.90%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) ITIL
2 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
3 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (3.23%) Change Control
3 1 (3.23%) Coaching
3 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.23%) Information Security
3 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (3.23%) Migration
3 1 (3.23%) Network Management
3 1 (3.23%) Open Source
3 1 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (3.23%) Presales
3 1 (3.23%) Project Management
3 1 (3.23%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (3.23%) Risk Management
3 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.23%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (3.23%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) C
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (22.58%) CCNP
3 3 (9.68%) CCNA
4 2 (6.45%) CCEA
4 2 (6.45%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (6.45%) Degree
4 2 (6.45%) MCP
4 2 (6.45%) MCSA
4 2 (6.45%) MCSE
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.23%) CCIE
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (35.48%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.13%) Hyper-V
3 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.90%) vSphere
3 4 (12.90%) XenApp
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) SCCM
1 4 (12.90%) WSUS
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) VMware
2 11 (35.48%) Cisco
3 8 (25.81%) CheckPoint
4 6 (19.35%) Citrix
4 6 (19.35%) HP
5 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
6 4 (12.90%) Dell
6 4 (12.90%) Red Hat
6 4 (12.90%) Veeam
7 2 (6.45%) AppSense
7 2 (6.45%) F5
7 2 (6.45%) Mitel
7 2 (6.45%) Remedy
7 2 (6.45%) Riverbed
8 1 (3.23%) Blue Coat
8 1 (3.23%) Fortinet
8 1 (3.23%) Juniper
8 1 (3.23%) Nortel
8 1 (3.23%) Palo Alto
8 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds