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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 472 353 425
Rank change year-on-year
-119 +72
Contract jobs citing VLAN 159 278 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.55% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.06% 3.62% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 163 92
Median daily rate £360 £334 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.86% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £201 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 17
Median hourly rate £15.25 £33.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.47% +63.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £16.70 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £49.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-57.14% +40.00%
VLAN
UK

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
7734 7685 6692
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.18% 15.16% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4775 4255 3599
Median daily rate £393 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 293 420 374
Median hourly rate £26.00 £27.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.35 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +41.72%

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 4 May 2016.

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
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 4 May 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
London -82 62 £353 -5.36% 20
South East -18 32 £450 +42.85% 13
East of England +1 19 £300 +20.00% 3
South West -1 12 £293 -2.50% 6
West Midlands -13 10 £370 +13.84% 9
East Midlands +3 9 £450 +50.00%
North West -9 9 £365 +81.14% 3
Yorkshire -6 3 £300 +20.00% 6
North East -39 1 £400 -6.43% 1
VLAN
UK

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 England region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 214 (59.94%) Cisco
2 176 (49.30%) Firewall
3 131 (36.69%) LAN
4 111 (31.09%) VPN
5 109 (30.53%) DNS
6 104 (29.13%) WAN
7 101 (28.29%) Windows
7 101 (28.29%) Data Centre
8 90 (25.21%) Microsoft
8 90 (25.21%) Cisco Certification
8 90 (25.21%) VMware
9 79 (22.13%) OSPF
9 79 (22.13%) Active Directory
10 76 (21.29%) DHCP
10 76 (21.29%) BGP
11 75 (21.01%) SAN
12 72 (20.17%) MPLS
13 64 (17.93%) TCP/IP
14 63 (17.65%) Linux
15 62 (17.37%) Wireless
16 61 (17.09%) Network Security
17 59 (16.53%) CheckPoint
18 58 (16.25%) CCNA
19 56 (15.69%) Citrix
19 56 (15.69%) Juniper
19 56 (15.69%) Cisco ASA
20 53 (14.85%) CCNP
20 53 (14.85%) Windows Server
21 52 (14.57%) VMware Infrastructure
22 49 (13.73%) Migration

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 35 (9.80%) MS Exchange
2 22 (6.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (5.04%) SharePoint
4 14 (3.92%) IIS
4 14 (3.92%) Skype for Business
5 10 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (2.52%) Apache
7 7 (1.96%) WebLogic
8 6 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (1.68%) Liferay
9 5 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.56%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.56%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.56%) WordPress
11 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.28%) JBoss
11 1 (0.28%) nginx
11 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 25 (7.00%) MS Excel
2 17 (4.76%) MS Office
3 10 (2.80%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (2.24%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (2.24%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.04%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.52%) IaaS
3 9 (2.52%) Office 365
4 6 (1.68%) PaaS
5 5 (1.40%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (1.40%) SaaS
6 4 (1.12%) SoftLayer
7 3 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.56%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.28%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 176 (49.30%) Firewall
2 131 (36.69%) LAN
3 111 (31.09%) VPN
4 109 (30.53%) DNS
5 104 (29.13%) WAN
6 79 (22.13%) OSPF
7 76 (21.29%) BGP
7 76 (21.29%) DHCP
8 75 (21.01%) SAN
9 72 (20.17%) MPLS
10 64 (17.93%) TCP/IP
11 62 (17.37%) Wireless
12 61 (17.09%) Network Security
13 56 (15.69%) Cisco ASA
14 39 (10.92%) IPsec
15 34 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
15 34 (9.52%) VoIP
16 33 (9.24%) Internet
16 33 (9.24%) Multicast
17 30 (8.40%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (6.16%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.08%) Oracle Database
3 9 (2.52%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (2.24%) MySQL
4 8 (2.24%) RDBMS
4 8 (2.24%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.96%) Oracle Database 12c
6 6 (1.68%) Oracle BI EE
7 5 (1.40%) DB2
7 5 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.28%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (2.80%) JIRA
1 10 (2.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 6 (1.68%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (0.84%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.28%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.28%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.28%) TeamCity
General
1 35 (9.80%) Finance
2 23 (6.44%) Banking
2 23 (6.44%) Telecoms
3 9 (2.52%) Retail
4 6 (1.68%) Spanish Language
5 5 (1.40%) Advertising
6 4 (1.12%) Back Office
6 4 (1.12%) Military
7 3 (0.84%) Billing
7 3 (0.84%) French Language
8 2 (0.56%) Dutch Language
8 2 (0.56%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.56%) German Language
8 2 (0.56%) Local Government
9 1 (0.28%) Front Office
9 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 103 (28.85%) Network Engineer
2 58 (16.25%) Architect
3 30 (8.40%) Analyst
4 28 (7.84%) Network Architect
5 27 (7.56%) Cisco Engineer
5 27 (7.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 24 (6.72%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 23 (6.44%) Support Engineer
8 20 (5.60%) Network Analyst
9 19 (5.32%) Senior Network Engineer
10 16 (4.48%) Security Engineer
11 14 (3.92%) Infrastructure Architect
11 14 (3.92%) Network Security Engineer
11 14 (3.92%) Technical Architect
11 14 (3.92%) VMware Engineer
11 14 (3.92%) Windows Engineer
12 13 (3.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 13 (3.64%) Consultant
12 13 (3.64%) Network Support
12 13 (3.64%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.52%) 802.1X
2 6 (1.68%) LAMP
2 6 (1.68%) Oracle ADF
2 6 (1.68%) XML
3 5 (1.40%) .NET
4 3 (0.84%) JSON
4 3 (0.84%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (0.56%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (0.56%) CSS
5 2 (0.56%) libvirt
5 2 (0.56%) Regular Expression
5 2 (0.56%) Web Services
5 2 (0.56%) XMPP
6 1 (0.28%) J2EE
6 1 (0.28%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 101 (28.29%) Data Centre
2 22 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (4.48%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.80%) Smart Meter
5 8 (2.24%) Client/Server
5 8 (2.24%) Replication
6 7 (1.96%) Clustering
6 7 (1.96%) Private Cloud
6 7 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (1.68%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.68%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (1.40%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.40%) Fat Client
8 5 (1.40%) Thin Client
9 4 (1.12%) Grid Computing
9 4 (1.12%) MPEG
10 3 (0.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (0.84%) HP StoreVirtual
10 3 (0.84%) NHS
10 3 (0.84%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 101 (28.29%) Windows
2 63 (17.65%) Linux
3 53 (14.85%) Windows Server
4 45 (12.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (8.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (8.12%) Windows Server 2003
7 28 (7.84%) Unix
8 16 (4.48%) AIX
9 15 (4.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (4.20%) Windows 7
10 5 (1.40%) VMS
10 5 (1.40%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.12%) Android
11 4 (1.12%) Solaris
11 4 (1.12%) SUSE
11 4 (1.12%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.84%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.84%) CentOS
12 3 (0.84%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.84%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (13.73%) Migration
2 45 (12.61%) ITIL
3 36 (10.08%) Network Design
4 26 (7.28%) Project Management
5 25 (7.00%) High Availability
6 24 (6.72%) Load Balancing
7 22 (6.16%) Configuration Management
7 22 (6.16%) Service Management
8 21 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
8 21 (5.88%) Server Virtualisation
9 20 (5.60%) Change Management
10 19 (5.32%) Cybersecurity
10 19 (5.32%) Kalman Filter
11 18 (5.04%) Network Management
12 16 (4.48%) Continuous Improvement
13 15 (4.20%) Disaster Recovery
14 13 (3.64%) Network Architecture
14 13 (3.64%) Service Delivery
14 13 (3.64%) V-Model
14 13 (3.64%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 32 (8.96%) SQL
2 24 (6.72%) PowerShell
3 11 (3.08%) Bash Shell
3 11 (3.08%) Perl
4 8 (2.24%) Python
4 8 (2.24%) Ruby
5 4 (1.12%) Java
6 3 (0.84%) C#
7 2 (0.56%) C
7 2 (0.56%) PHP
8 1 (0.28%) C++
8 1 (0.28%) Embedded C++
8 1 (0.28%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 90 (25.21%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (16.25%) CCNA
3 53 (14.85%) CCNP
4 41 (11.48%) Security Cleared
5 29 (8.12%) SC Cleared
6 24 (6.72%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (5.04%) MCSA
7 18 (5.04%) MCSE
8 17 (4.76%) Degree
9 16 (4.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 11 (3.08%) CCSE
10 11 (3.08%) ISTQB
10 11 (3.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 9 (2.52%) DV Cleared
12 8 (2.24%) CCIE
12 8 (2.24%) MCP
13 6 (1.68%) CISSP
13 6 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (1.40%) JNCIS
15 4 (1.12%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.96%) PCI DSS
2 5 (1.40%) SLA
3 4 (1.12%) QA
4 3 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 79 (22.13%) Active Directory
2 52 (14.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (7.28%) vSphere
4 13 (3.64%) XenApp
5 12 (3.36%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (3.08%) Hyper-V
7 10 (2.80%) VMware ESX
8 8 (2.24%) Oracle RAC
8 8 (2.24%) Snort
9 7 (1.96%) XenServer
10 6 (1.68%) Firmware
10 6 (1.68%) NFS
10 6 (1.68%) VMware Server
11 5 (1.40%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (1.12%) Forefront TMG
12 4 (1.12%) UAG
12 4 (1.12%) Xen
12 4 (1.12%) XenDesktop
13 3 (0.84%) KVM
13 3 (0.84%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 20 (5.60%) SCCM
2 13 (3.64%) SCOM
3 9 (2.52%) Puppet
3 9 (2.52%) WSUS
4 8 (2.24%) Cisco UCCX
4 8 (2.24%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (1.96%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 7 (1.96%) Proventia
6 6 (1.68%) Tivoli
7 5 (1.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 5 (1.40%) FortiGate
8 4 (1.12%) Nagios
8 4 (1.12%) SCOrch
8 4 (1.12%) vMotion
9 3 (0.84%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (0.84%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (0.84%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.56%) BladeLogic
10 2 (0.56%) NSN NetAct
10 2 (0.56%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 214 (59.94%) Cisco
2 90 (25.21%) Microsoft
2 90 (25.21%) VMware
3 59 (16.53%) CheckPoint
4 56 (15.69%) Citrix
4 56 (15.69%) Juniper
5 46 (12.89%) HP
6 37 (10.36%) F5
7 32 (8.96%) NetApp
8 29 (8.12%) Palo Alto
9 25 (7.00%) Dell
10 24 (6.72%) Oracle
11 23 (6.44%) SolarWinds
12 18 (5.04%) Avaya
13 14 (3.92%) Brocade
13 14 (3.92%) Red Hat
14 13 (3.64%) Fortinet
15 12 (3.36%) SonicWALL
16 11 (3.08%) Blue Coat
16 11 (3.08%) IBM
Lewes, East Sussex
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Eden Lea UK Limited
Rate: Negotiable day rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £40000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Herefordshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham
aap3
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Yodel
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 22 days ago