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 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
UK / England
Rank 361 397 365
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -32
Contract jobs citing VLAN 211 194 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.51% 0.42% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.35% 2.93% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 115 127
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £565 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 18
Median hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £19.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +83.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.85 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £45.31 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +100.00%

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
6292 6623 6753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.15% 14.46% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3867 3907 3869
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 311 339 377
Median hourly rate £26.58 £27.50 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.36% +21.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £12.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 January 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 January 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 January 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
London +20 66 £350 -17.64% 10
South East -10 54 £443 +26.42% 18
North West +19 26 £338 -25.00% 8
South West +13 18 £371 +64.88% 1
Yorkshire +25 16 £375 -10.17% 6
East of England +4 11 £313 -10.71% 6
East Midlands +6 10 £290 +20.20% 4
West Midlands +5 10 £311 -17.00% 12
VLAN
UK

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 January 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.

1 243 (56.64%) Cisco
2 190 (44.29%) Firewall
3 173 (40.33%) Cisco Certification
4 157 (36.60%) Windows
5 133 (31.00%) VMware
6 132 (30.77%) VPN
7 125 (29.14%) Active Directory
8 122 (28.44%) WAN
9 121 (28.21%) LAN
10 118 (27.51%) CCNA
11 104 (24.24%) TCP/IP
12 102 (23.78%) DNS
13 96 (22.38%) CCNP
14 91 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
15 88 (20.51%) DHCP
16 85 (19.81%) Security Cleared
16 85 (19.81%) Windows Server
17 81 (18.88%) Microsoft
18 79 (18.41%) MPLS
19 73 (17.02%) OSPF
20 72 (16.78%) Linux
21 70 (16.32%) Data Centre
22 69 (16.08%) Juniper
22 69 (16.08%) BGP
23 61 (14.22%) SAN
24 60 (13.99%) Migration
25 57 (13.29%) SC Cleared
26 56 (13.05%) CheckPoint
27 55 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
28 54 (12.59%) ITIL

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 44 (10.26%) MS Exchange
2 30 (6.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (4.43%) Apache
3 19 (4.43%) OpenStack
4 13 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (2.33%) IIS
6 8 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (0.93%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.70%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.47%) CMS
9 2 (0.47%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.47%) JBoss
9 2 (0.47%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 26 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.40%) MS Office
3 3 (0.70%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Infor M3
1 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 41 (9.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (7.69%) Office 365
3 26 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (3.50%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (2.10%) Akamai
6 8 (1.86%) Azure Active Directory
6 8 (1.86%) IaaS
7 7 (1.63%) PaaS
8 3 (0.70%) SaaS
9 2 (0.47%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 190 (44.29%) Firewall
2 132 (30.77%) VPN
3 122 (28.44%) WAN
4 121 (28.21%) LAN
5 104 (24.24%) TCP/IP
6 102 (23.78%) DNS
7 88 (20.51%) DHCP
8 79 (18.41%) MPLS
9 73 (17.02%) OSPF
10 69 (16.08%) BGP
11 61 (14.22%) SAN
12 51 (11.89%) Wireless
13 50 (11.66%) Cisco ASA
14 48 (11.19%) VoIP
15 41 (9.56%) Network Security
16 39 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
17 36 (8.39%) IPsec
18 34 (7.93%) Internet
19 32 (7.46%) EIGRP
20 28 (6.53%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (8.16%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.96%) MySQL
3 13 (3.03%) Oracle Database
3 13 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (1.40%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.17%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (0.93%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (0.70%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.23%) Big Data
9 1 (0.23%) GIS
9 1 (0.23%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.23%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (3.50%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.63%) JIRA
3 4 (0.93%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.47%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.47%) JMeter
4 2 (0.47%) Maven
4 2 (0.47%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (0.47%) Subversion
4 2 (0.47%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.23%) Ant
5 1 (0.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.23%) Metasploit
General
1 39 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 37 (8.62%) Finance
3 20 (4.66%) Banking
4 6 (1.40%) Billing
5 5 (1.17%) Marketing
6 4 (0.93%) Electronics
6 4 (0.93%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.70%) Legal
7 3 (0.70%) Retail
8 2 (0.47%) Advertising
8 2 (0.47%) Local Government
8 2 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.47%) Publishing
9 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.23%) Back Office
9 1 (0.23%) French Language
9 1 (0.23%) Law
9 1 (0.23%) Military
9 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 120 (27.97%) Network Engineer
2 64 (14.92%) Cisco Engineer
3 57 (13.29%) Architect
4 53 (12.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 35 (8.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 28 (6.53%) Support Engineer
7 23 (5.36%) Network Architect
8 22 (5.13%) Analyst
9 20 (4.66%) VMware Engineer
10 19 (4.43%) Network Support
11 15 (3.50%) Consultant
11 15 (3.50%) Network Analyst
11 15 (3.50%) NOC Engineer
11 15 (3.50%) Technical Architect
12 14 (3.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 14 (3.26%) Administrator
12 14 (3.26%) Designer
12 14 (3.26%) Systems Administrator
12 14 (3.26%) VoIP Engineer
13 12 (2.80%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.26%) LAMP
2 13 (3.03%) RabbitMQ
3 12 (2.80%) 802.1X
4 8 (1.86%) libvirt
5 6 (1.40%) Middleware
6 5 (1.17%) Web Services
7 2 (0.47%) .NET
7 2 (0.47%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.47%) CSS
7 2 (0.47%) REST
7 2 (0.47%) RESTful
7 2 (0.47%) XML
8 1 (0.23%) boto
8 1 (0.23%) ELK Stack
8 1 (0.23%) JSON
8 1 (0.23%) LINQ to SQL
8 1 (0.23%) RFC 2547
8 1 (0.23%) WebCenter
8 1 (0.23%) WSH
8 1 (0.23%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 70 (16.32%) Data Centre
2 15 (3.50%) Client/Server
2 15 (3.50%) Computer Science
3 14 (3.26%) Private Cloud
4 13 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (3.03%) Clustering
4 13 (3.03%) Driving Licence
5 11 (2.56%) NHS
6 10 (2.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 9 (2.10%) Blackberry
7 9 (2.10%) Replication
8 7 (1.63%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.63%) Virtual Team
9 5 (1.17%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (1.17%) IPTV
9 5 (1.17%) Over-the-Top Content
9 5 (1.17%) Video on Demand
10 4 (0.93%) Fat Client
10 4 (0.93%) PDA
10 4 (0.93%) STB
Operating Systems
1 157 (36.60%) Windows
2 85 (19.81%) Windows Server
3 72 (16.78%) Linux
4 55 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 53 (12.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 32 (7.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 31 (7.23%) Unix
8 17 (3.96%) Windows 7
9 15 (3.50%) Windows 10
10 8 (1.86%) Solaris
11 7 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (1.40%) Ubuntu
13 5 (1.17%) Android
13 5 (1.17%) CentOS
14 4 (0.93%) AIX
15 3 (0.70%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.70%) SUSE
16 2 (0.47%) Debian
16 2 (0.47%) VMS
16 2 (0.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (13.99%) Migration
2 54 (12.59%) ITIL
3 44 (10.26%) Load Balancing
4 34 (7.93%) Network Design
5 27 (6.29%) Configuration Management
6 25 (5.83%) High Availability
7 20 (4.66%) Project Management
8 18 (4.20%) Service Delivery
9 17 (3.96%) Server Building
10 15 (3.50%) Disaster Recovery
11 14 (3.26%) DevOps
11 14 (3.26%) Network Monitoring
11 14 (3.26%) PRINCE2
12 13 (3.03%) Kernel Tuning
12 13 (3.03%) Mentoring
12 13 (3.03%) Open Source
13 12 (2.80%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (2.56%) Change Control
14 11 (2.56%) Network Architecture
15 10 (2.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (7.23%) PowerShell
2 27 (6.29%) SQL
3 20 (4.66%) Bash Shell
4 18 (4.20%) Python
5 5 (1.17%) C
6 4 (0.93%) Ruby
7 3 (0.70%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.47%) Java
8 2 (0.47%) Perl
8 2 (0.47%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.47%) VB
8 2 (0.47%) VBScript
9 1 (0.23%) Korn
Qualifications
1 173 (40.33%) Cisco Certification
2 118 (27.51%) CCNA
3 96 (22.38%) CCNP
4 85 (19.81%) Security Cleared
5 57 (13.29%) SC Cleared
6 39 (9.09%) CCIE
7 26 (6.06%) Degree
8 21 (4.90%) DV Cleared
9 18 (4.20%) CCDP
9 18 (4.20%) MCSE
9 18 (4.20%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (2.56%) CCVP
11 10 (2.33%) JNCIA
11 10 (2.33%) MCITP
12 8 (1.86%) JNCIS
12 8 (1.86%) RHCA
12 8 (1.86%) RHCE
12 8 (1.86%) RHCSA
13 6 (1.40%) JNCIE
13 6 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.80%) SLA
2 8 (1.86%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.47%) QA
4 1 (0.23%) BS7799
4 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.23%) ISO27005
System Software
1 125 (29.14%) Active Directory
2 91 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (8.86%) Hyper-V
4 16 (3.73%) vSphere
4 16 (3.73%) XenApp
5 15 (3.50%) VMware ESX
6 14 (3.26%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (3.03%) iptables
8 11 (2.56%) KVM
9 10 (2.33%) Terminal Services
9 10 (2.33%) XenServer
10 9 (2.10%) NFS
11 5 (1.17%) ProxySG
11 5 (1.17%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (1.17%) VMware Server
12 4 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (0.93%) Terminal Server
13 3 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.47%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 27 (6.29%) Puppet
2 23 (5.36%) SCCM
3 16 (3.73%) Cisco UCCX
4 15 (3.50%) Cisco CUCM
4 15 (3.50%) Cisco Prime
5 13 (3.03%) HAProxy
6 10 (2.33%) Cisco UCCE
7 8 (1.86%) Microsoft Clustering
7 8 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (1.63%) Nagios
9 5 (1.17%) FortiGate
9 5 (1.17%) vMotion
10 4 (0.93%) Ansible
10 4 (0.93%) Backup Exec
10 4 (0.93%) SolarWinds Orion
11 3 (0.70%) Failover Clustering
11 3 (0.70%) SCOM
11 3 (0.70%) WSUS
12 2 (0.47%) Salt
12 2 (0.47%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 243 (56.64%) Cisco
2 133 (31.00%) VMware
3 81 (18.88%) Microsoft
4 69 (16.08%) Juniper
5 56 (13.05%) CheckPoint
6 50 (11.66%) Palo Alto
7 41 (9.56%) F5
7 41 (9.56%) HP
8 39 (9.09%) Citrix
9 18 (4.20%) Brocade
9 18 (4.20%) NetApp
10 16 (3.73%) Oracle
11 15 (3.50%) Dell
12 13 (3.03%) Fortinet
13 12 (2.80%) EMC
14 11 (2.56%) SolarWinds
15 10 (2.33%) Avaya
15 10 (2.33%) Blue Coat
15 10 (2.33%) Red Box
16 7 (1.63%) Remedy
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