The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
UK / England
Rank 398 427 374
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -53
Contract jobs citing VLAN 184 187 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.44% 0.39% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.95% 2.70% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 107 141
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £207 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 16
Median hourly rate £38.50 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.00% -12.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £15.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+156.66% -25.00%

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

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6241 6916 7226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.90% 14.50% 15.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3931 4152 4004
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 328 296 431
Median hourly rate £21.00 £27.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.63% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.80 £12.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in England

VLAN
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

VLAN Daily Rate Trend in England

VLAN
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VLAN across the England region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

VLAN Daily Rate Histogram in England

VLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

VLAN Hourly Rate Trend in England

VLAN
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VLAN across the England region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

VLAN Hourly Rate Histogram in England

VLAN
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 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
South East +18 59 £419 +19.64% 9
London +16 51 £388 -8.82% 32
North West +15 26 £338 -25.00% 6
South West +23 15 £336 +37.14% 4
West Midlands +19 10 £311 -26.76% 8
East of England -2 9 £198 -43.57% 9
East Midlands +7 8 £280 +16.06% 8
Yorkshire +20 6 £350 -17.64% 6
VLAN
UK

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 England region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 223 (57.47%) Cisco
2 170 (43.81%) Firewall
3 167 (43.04%) Cisco Certification
4 131 (33.76%) Windows
5 121 (31.19%) VPN
6 115 (29.64%) CCNA
7 114 (29.38%) LAN
8 111 (28.61%) WAN
9 108 (27.84%) VMware
10 98 (25.26%) TCP/IP
11 97 (25.00%) Active Directory
12 89 (22.94%) DNS
13 86 (22.16%) CCNP
14 83 (21.39%) Security Cleared
15 81 (20.88%) MPLS
16 75 (19.33%) DHCP
16 75 (19.33%) VMware Infrastructure
17 74 (19.07%) OSPF
18 70 (18.04%) Windows Server
19 66 (17.01%) BGP
20 65 (16.75%) Juniper
21 63 (16.24%) Microsoft
22 61 (15.72%) Linux
23 54 (13.92%) SC Cleared
23 54 (13.92%) Data Centre
24 53 (13.66%) Migration
25 48 (12.37%) Wireless
25 48 (12.37%) Windows Server 2012
26 46 (11.86%) ITIL
26 46 (11.86%) Windows Server 2008

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in 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 29 (7.47%) MS Exchange
2 21 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (3.09%) Apache
4 11 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (2.84%) IIS
5 10 (2.58%) OpenStack
6 7 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.03%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.52%) CMS
8 2 (0.52%) JBoss
8 2 (0.52%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.26%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.26%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 24 (6.19%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.29%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.03%) MS Office
4 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Infor M3
1 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 42 (10.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (8.51%) Office 365
3 23 (5.93%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (2.32%) Akamai
5 8 (2.06%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (2.06%) IaaS
6 7 (1.80%) PaaS
7 3 (0.77%) SaaS
8 2 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.26%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 170 (43.81%) Firewall
2 121 (31.19%) VPN
3 114 (29.38%) LAN
4 111 (28.61%) WAN
5 98 (25.26%) TCP/IP
6 89 (22.94%) DNS
7 81 (20.88%) MPLS
8 75 (19.33%) DHCP
9 74 (19.07%) OSPF
10 66 (17.01%) BGP
11 48 (12.37%) Wireless
12 44 (11.34%) SAN
13 42 (10.82%) VoIP
14 40 (10.31%) Network Security
15 36 (9.28%) Cisco ASA
16 33 (8.51%) IPsec
17 30 (7.73%) EIGRP
17 30 (7.73%) Internet
18 27 (6.96%) Cisco Nexus
18 27 (6.96%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (5.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.58%) MySQL
3 7 (1.80%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (1.80%) Oracle Database
3 7 (1.80%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.29%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (0.77%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.77%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.26%) Big Data
8 1 (0.26%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.26%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (2.58%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.03%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.03%) JIRA
2 4 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (0.77%) Gerrit
4 2 (0.52%) Ant
4 2 (0.52%) JMeter
4 2 (0.52%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (0.52%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (0.52%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.26%) Maven
5 1 (0.26%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.26%) Subversion
General
1 35 (9.02%) Telecoms
2 34 (8.76%) Finance
3 19 (4.90%) Banking
4 5 (1.29%) Billing
4 5 (1.29%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.29%) Military
5 4 (1.03%) Electronics
5 4 (1.03%) Multimedia
6 3 (0.77%) Legal
6 3 (0.77%) Local Government
6 3 (0.77%) Marketing
6 3 (0.77%) Retail
7 2 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.26%) Advertising
8 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.26%) Back Office
8 1 (0.26%) French Language
8 1 (0.26%) Music Industry
8 1 (0.26%) Publishing
8 1 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 114 (29.38%) Network Engineer
2 54 (13.92%) Architect
3 53 (13.66%) Cisco Engineer
4 42 (10.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 31 (7.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 27 (6.96%) Support Engineer
7 25 (6.44%) Network Architect
8 20 (5.15%) Network Support
9 19 (4.90%) NOC Engineer
10 18 (4.64%) Analyst
11 15 (3.87%) Administrator
11 15 (3.87%) Systems Administrator
11 15 (3.87%) VMware Engineer
12 14 (3.61%) Consultant
13 13 (3.35%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
14 12 (3.09%) Senior Network Engineer
14 12 (3.09%) Technical Architect
15 11 (2.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 11 (2.84%) Juniper Engineer
15 11 (2.84%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.35%) 802.1X
2 6 (1.55%) LAMP
2 6 (1.55%) libvirt
2 6 (1.55%) Middleware
2 6 (1.55%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (1.55%) Web Services
3 2 (0.52%) .NET
3 2 (0.52%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.52%) JSON
3 2 (0.52%) RESTful
3 2 (0.52%) RFC 2547
4 1 (0.26%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.26%) LINQ to SQL
4 1 (0.26%) SOAP
4 1 (0.26%) WAP
4 1 (0.26%) WebCenter
4 1 (0.26%) WSH
4 1 (0.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 54 (13.92%) Data Centre
2 17 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (3.35%) NHS
4 12 (3.09%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.09%) Driving Licence
5 10 (2.58%) Clustering
6 9 (2.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 9 (2.32%) Replication
7 8 (2.06%) Client/Server
7 8 (2.06%) Hybrid Cloud
8 7 (1.80%) STB
9 6 (1.55%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.55%) Private Cloud
9 6 (1.55%) Virtual Team
10 5 (1.29%) IPTV
10 5 (1.29%) Over-the-Top Content
10 5 (1.29%) Video on Demand
11 4 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (0.77%) BBC
12 3 (0.77%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 131 (33.76%) Windows
2 70 (18.04%) Windows Server
3 61 (15.72%) Linux
4 48 (12.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 46 (11.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (7.99%) Windows Server 2003
7 25 (6.44%) Unix
8 20 (5.15%) Windows 10
9 10 (2.58%) Windows 7
10 6 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.29%) Android
11 5 (1.29%) Ubuntu
11 5 (1.29%) VMS
12 4 (1.03%) CentOS
12 4 (1.03%) Solaris
13 3 (0.77%) Debian
13 3 (0.77%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.77%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.26%) CatOS
14 1 (0.26%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (13.66%) Migration
2 46 (11.86%) ITIL
3 35 (9.02%) Load Balancing
4 27 (6.96%) Network Design
5 26 (6.70%) High Availability
6 22 (5.67%) Configuration Management
7 17 (4.38%) Service Delivery
8 16 (4.12%) Project Management
9 14 (3.61%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (3.09%) PRINCE2
10 12 (3.09%) Server Building
11 11 (2.84%) Mentoring
11 11 (2.84%) Network Management
11 11 (2.84%) Network Monitoring
11 11 (2.84%) Open Source
12 10 (2.58%) Change Control
13 9 (2.32%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (2.32%) Network Architecture
13 9 (2.32%) Performance Management
13 9 (2.32%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 29 (7.47%) PowerShell
2 24 (6.19%) SQL
3 12 (3.09%) Bash Shell
4 9 (2.32%) Python
5 4 (1.03%) C
6 3 (0.77%) Java
6 3 (0.77%) Perl
6 3 (0.77%) Shell Script
6 3 (0.77%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.52%) PHP
7 2 (0.52%) VBScript
8 1 (0.26%) Korn
8 1 (0.26%) Ruby
8 1 (0.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 167 (43.04%) Cisco Certification
2 115 (29.64%) CCNA
3 86 (22.16%) CCNP
4 83 (21.39%) Security Cleared
5 54 (13.92%) SC Cleared
6 41 (10.57%) CCIE
7 25 (6.44%) Degree
8 23 (5.93%) DV Cleared
9 19 (4.90%) CCDP
10 17 (4.38%) MCSE
10 17 (4.38%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (3.35%) JNCIA
12 10 (2.58%) JNCIS
13 9 (2.32%) MCITP
14 7 (1.80%) CCVP
15 6 (1.55%) MCP
15 6 (1.55%) RHCA
15 6 (1.55%) RHCE
15 6 (1.55%) RHCSA
16 5 (1.29%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.35%) SLA
2 7 (1.80%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.26%) BS7799
4 1 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.26%) ISO27005
4 1 (0.26%) QA
System Software
1 97 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 75 (19.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (9.28%) Hyper-V
4 13 (3.35%) XenApp
5 11 (2.84%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (2.58%) vSphere
7 9 (2.32%) Terminal Services
8 8 (2.06%) KVM
8 8 (2.06%) VMware ESX
9 7 (1.80%) iptables
9 7 (1.80%) NFS
9 7 (1.80%) XenServer
10 5 (1.29%) ProxySG
10 5 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.77%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.52%) VirtualBox
14 1 (0.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (4.90%) Cisco Prime
1 19 (4.90%) Puppet
2 11 (2.84%) SCCM
3 10 (2.58%) Cisco CUCM
4 9 (2.32%) Cisco UCCX
4 9 (2.32%) Nagios
5 8 (2.06%) Microsoft Clustering
6 7 (1.80%) Cisco UCCE
6 7 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (1.55%) FortiGate
7 6 (1.55%) HAProxy
8 5 (1.29%) vMotion
9 4 (1.03%) Ansible
9 4 (1.03%) BladeLogic
10 3 (0.77%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (0.77%) QRadar
10 3 (0.77%) SolarWinds Orion
10 3 (0.77%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 2 (0.52%) Salt
Vendors
1 223 (57.47%) Cisco
2 108 (27.84%) VMware
3 65 (16.75%) Juniper
4 63 (16.24%) Microsoft
5 44 (11.34%) CheckPoint
6 42 (10.82%) Palo Alto
7 39 (10.05%) F5
8 32 (8.25%) HP
9 29 (7.47%) Citrix
10 19 (4.90%) Brocade
11 17 (4.38%) NetApp
12 12 (3.09%) EMC
12 12 (3.09%) SolarWinds
13 11 (2.84%) Fortinet
14 10 (2.58%) Oracle
15 7 (1.80%) Blue Coat
15 7 (1.80%) Dell
15 7 (1.80%) Red Box
15 7 (1.80%) Red Hat
16 6 (1.55%) Meraki
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