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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 110 125 131
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +6
Contract jobs citing VLAN 18 20 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.71% 0.64% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.99% 3.50% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 5
Median daily rate £363 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £210 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £353 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £280
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 9
Median hourly rate £13.50 £137.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-90.18% +400.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.63% -20.00%
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
451 572 432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.69% 18.36% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 310 237
Median daily rate £375 £315 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £459 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 66 53
Median hourly rate £37.00 £23.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.86% -9.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.80 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.65 £52.50 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +8 6 £450 -15.88%
Norfolk -1 6 £250 +11.11%
Essex +4 4 £363 +13.72%
Cambridgeshire +13 1 £550 +77.41% 1
Hertfordshire +11 1 £425 - 4
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (50.00%) Cisco
2 18 (47.37%) Firewall
3 17 (44.74%) VMware
4 16 (42.11%) OSPF
5 14 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (36.84%) LAN
5 14 (36.84%) Windows
6 13 (34.21%) WAN
7 12 (31.58%) Linux
7 12 (31.58%) BGP
8 11 (28.95%) CCNP
8 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (26.32%) VPN
9 10 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (23.68%) Windows Server
10 9 (23.68%) CCNA
10 9 (23.68%) Active Directory
11 8 (21.05%) SAN
11 8 (21.05%) iSCSI
11 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (18.42%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (18.42%) TCP/IP
13 6 (15.79%) VoIP
13 6 (15.79%) HP
13 6 (15.79%) Wireless
13 6 (15.79%) Veeam
14 5 (13.16%) Hyper-V
14 5 (13.16%) SCCM
14 5 (13.16%) CheckPoint

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 (13.16%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2000
3 3 (7.89%) Skype for Business
4 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (7.89%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (47.37%) Firewall
2 16 (42.11%) OSPF
3 14 (36.84%) LAN
4 13 (34.21%) WAN
5 12 (31.58%) BGP
6 10 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (26.32%) VPN
7 8 (21.05%) iSCSI
7 8 (21.05%) SAN
8 7 (18.42%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (18.42%) TCP/IP
9 6 (15.79%) VoIP
9 6 (15.79%) Wireless
10 5 (13.16%) DHCP
10 5 (13.16%) Multicast
11 4 (10.53%) DNS
11 4 (10.53%) EIGRP
11 4 (10.53%) Wireshark
12 3 (7.89%) Network Security
13 2 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) GCC
1 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.89%) Finance
3 2 (5.26%) Local Government
3 2 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Network Engineer
2 5 (13.16%) Architect
2 5 (13.16%) Support Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
3 4 (10.53%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 4 (10.53%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 4 (10.53%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Active Directory Architect
3 4 (10.53%) Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Desktop Support
3 4 (10.53%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Hyper-V Architect
3 4 (10.53%) Network Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) VMware Architect
4 3 (7.89%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) Qt
1 2 (5.26%) RESTful
2 1 (2.63%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (13.16%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.53%) MPEG
3 2 (5.26%) Clustering
3 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.63%) FMCG
4 1 (2.63%) Replication
4 1 (2.63%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (2.63%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (36.84%) Windows
2 12 (31.58%) Linux
3 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (23.68%) Windows Server
5 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (10.53%) CentOS
7 4 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (10.53%) Ubuntu
7 4 (10.53%) Unix
7 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
8 2 (5.26%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (2.63%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (10.53%) ITIL
2 3 (7.89%) Migration
2 3 (7.89%) Open Source
2 3 (7.89%) Project Management
3 2 (5.26%) Asset Management
3 2 (5.26%) DevOps
3 2 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (2.63%) Change Management
4 1 (2.63%) Coaching
4 1 (2.63%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.63%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.63%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (2.63%) Network Management
4 1 (2.63%) Presales
4 1 (2.63%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (2.63%) Risk Management
4 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.63%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (2.63%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (2.63%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) C
2 2 (5.26%) C++
3 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (28.95%) CCNP
3 9 (23.68%) CCNA
4 2 (5.26%) Degree
4 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.63%) CCENT
5 1 (2.63%) MCP
5 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 9 (23.68%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.16%) Hyper-V
3 4 (10.53%) vSphere
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.63%) NFS
4 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) SCCM
2 4 (10.53%) WSUS
3 1 (2.63%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.63%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (2.63%) WMI
Vendors
1 19 (50.00%) Cisco
2 17 (44.74%) VMware
3 6 (15.79%) HP
3 6 (15.79%) Veeam
4 5 (13.16%) CheckPoint
5 4 (10.53%) Dell
5 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 4 (10.53%) Mitel
5 4 (10.53%) Red Hat
6 3 (7.89%) Avaya
6 3 (7.89%) Citrix
6 3 (7.89%) F5
6 3 (7.89%) NetApp
6 3 (7.89%) Palo Alto
6 3 (7.89%) SolarWinds
6 3 (7.89%) Splunk
7 1 (2.63%) 3PAR
7 1 (2.63%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.63%) Nortel
7 1 (2.63%) Progress