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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 431 354 465
Rank change year-on-year
-77 +111
Contract jobs citing VLAN 191 292 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.57% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.47% 3.91% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 159 80
Median daily rate £355 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.32% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 11
Median hourly rate £27.75 £31.38 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.55% +30.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £17.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £90.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.75 £33.25 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-16.54% +35.71%
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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
7747 7475 6613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.92% 14.70% 13.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4802 4286 3573
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £501 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 350 440 377
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.83 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.64% +20.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.33 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.35% +40.72%

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 25 June 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
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 25 June 2016.

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 25 June 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 -77 58 £355 - 17
South East -12 44 £393 +30.83% 10
South West +15 24 £325 -1.51% 8
West Midlands -6 20 £355 +18.33% 12
East of England +3 17 £350 +40.00% 2
North West -12 12 £385 -14.44% 3
North East -52 5 £250 -33.33%
East Midlands +4 4 £300 +9.09% 3
Yorkshire +2 4 £300 -14.28% 2
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VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 205 (56.01%) Cisco
2 203 (55.46%) Firewall
3 129 (35.25%) LAN
4 127 (34.70%) WAN
5 126 (34.43%) VPN
6 120 (32.79%) Windows
7 111 (30.33%) DNS
8 107 (29.23%) Cisco Certification
9 104 (28.42%) DHCP
10 98 (26.78%) VMware
11 90 (24.59%) Data Centre
12 89 (24.32%) Linux
13 88 (24.04%) Active Directory
14 85 (23.22%) MPLS
15 82 (22.40%) BGP
16 80 (21.86%) OSPF
17 78 (21.31%) Microsoft
18 76 (20.77%) SAN
19 71 (19.40%) Network Security
20 68 (18.58%) Cisco ASA
21 65 (17.76%) CCNP
22 64 (17.49%) CCNA
23 62 (16.94%) TCP/IP
24 60 (16.39%) Citrix
25 59 (16.12%) Wireless
26 56 (15.30%) Windows Server
27 55 (15.03%) Juniper
27 55 (15.03%) VMware Infrastructure
28 54 (14.75%) Migration
29 52 (14.21%) CheckPoint

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 43 (11.75%) MS Exchange
2 32 (8.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (4.10%) SharePoint
4 14 (3.83%) IIS
5 12 (3.28%) Skype for Business
6 10 (2.73%) Apache
7 9 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (1.91%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.64%) Liferay
10 4 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.82%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.82%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.55%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.55%) WordPress
13 1 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.27%) JBoss
13 1 (0.27%) nginx
13 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 33 (9.02%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.55%) MS Office
3 12 (3.28%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (2.19%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (2.19%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.55%) Infor M3
2 2 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.64%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (4.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (3.28%) IaaS
3 12 (3.28%) PaaS
4 8 (2.19%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (1.91%) SaaS
6 4 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.82%) Office 365
7 3 (0.82%) SoftLayer
8 2 (0.55%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.27%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 203 (55.46%) Firewall
2 129 (35.25%) LAN
3 127 (34.70%) WAN
4 126 (34.43%) VPN
5 111 (30.33%) DNS
6 104 (28.42%) DHCP
7 85 (23.22%) MPLS
8 82 (22.40%) BGP
9 80 (21.86%) OSPF
10 76 (20.77%) SAN
11 71 (19.40%) Network Security
12 68 (18.58%) Cisco ASA
13 62 (16.94%) TCP/IP
14 59 (16.12%) Wireless
15 41 (11.20%) IPsec
16 36 (9.84%) Cisco Nexus
17 33 (9.02%) HSRP
17 33 (9.02%) VoIP
18 31 (8.47%) EIGRP
19 30 (8.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (6.28%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.28%) Oracle Database
3 9 (2.46%) MySQL
3 9 (2.46%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (2.19%) RDBMS
4 8 (2.19%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.91%) Oracle Database 12c
6 6 (1.64%) Oracle BI EE
7 5 (1.37%) DB2
7 5 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.27%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (4.37%) JIRA
2 15 (4.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 6 (1.64%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.64%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (0.82%) LabVIEW
5 2 (0.55%) GCC
5 2 (0.55%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.27%) Ant
6 1 (0.27%) Maven
6 1 (0.27%) Subversion
6 1 (0.27%) TeamCity
General
1 33 (9.02%) Finance
2 32 (8.74%) Telecoms
3 24 (6.56%) Banking
4 10 (2.73%) Retail
5 5 (1.37%) Back Office
6 4 (1.09%) Billing
6 4 (1.09%) Military
7 3 (0.82%) Advertising
7 3 (0.82%) French Language
8 2 (0.55%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.55%) Dutch Language
8 2 (0.55%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.55%) Legal
8 2 (0.55%) Local Government
8 2 (0.55%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.55%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.27%) Front Office
9 1 (0.27%) German Language
9 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 105 (28.69%) Network Engineer
2 48 (13.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 46 (12.57%) Architect
4 29 (7.92%) Cisco Engineer
5 28 (7.65%) Analyst
6 25 (6.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 22 (6.01%) Network Analyst
8 21 (5.74%) Security Engineer
8 21 (5.74%) VMware Engineer
9 20 (5.46%) Senior Network Engineer
9 20 (5.46%) Windows Engineer
10 18 (4.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 18 (4.92%) Network Architect
11 16 (4.37%) Test Engineer
12 14 (3.83%) Network Security Engineer
13 13 (3.55%) IT Engineer
13 13 (3.55%) Support Engineer
14 12 (3.28%) Administrator
14 12 (3.28%) Server Engineer
14 12 (3.28%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.83%) 802.1X
2 6 (1.64%) LAMP
2 6 (1.64%) Oracle ADF
3 5 (1.37%) .NET
3 5 (1.37%) XML
4 3 (0.82%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (0.55%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.55%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (0.55%) CSS
5 2 (0.55%) libvirt
5 2 (0.55%) Qt
5 2 (0.55%) Regular Expression
5 2 (0.55%) RESTful
5 2 (0.55%) XMPP
6 1 (0.27%) boto
6 1 (0.27%) J2EE
6 1 (0.27%) JSON
6 1 (0.27%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 90 (24.59%) Data Centre
2 24 (6.56%) Replication
3 20 (5.46%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.28%) Smart Meter
5 11 (3.01%) Management Information System
6 10 (2.73%) Hybrid Cloud
7 8 (2.19%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (1.91%) Blackberry
8 7 (1.91%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.64%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.37%) Clustering
10 5 (1.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 5 (1.37%) EqualLogic
10 5 (1.37%) PKI
11 4 (1.09%) Grid Computing
11 4 (1.09%) MPEG
11 4 (1.09%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.82%) Fat Client
12 3 (0.82%) HP StoreVirtual
12 3 (0.82%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 120 (32.79%) Windows
2 89 (24.32%) Linux
3 56 (15.30%) Windows Server
4 52 (14.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (9.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (9.02%) Unix
7 30 (8.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (4.92%) AIX
9 15 (4.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (2.73%) Windows 7
11 8 (2.19%) VMS
12 5 (1.37%) Solaris
12 5 (1.37%) Windows 8
12 5 (1.37%) Windows XP
13 4 (1.09%) Mac OS X
13 4 (1.09%) SUSE
14 3 (0.82%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.82%) Windows 10
15 2 (0.55%) Data ONTAP
15 2 (0.55%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (14.75%) Migration
2 39 (10.66%) ITIL
3 37 (10.11%) Network Design
4 29 (7.92%) Project Management
5 28 (7.65%) Configuration Management
6 25 (6.83%) Change Management
7 22 (6.01%) Network Management
8 20 (5.46%) Load Balancing
8 20 (5.46%) Network Monitoring
9 19 (5.19%) Open Source
10 17 (4.64%) High Availability
10 17 (4.64%) V-Model
10 17 (4.64%) Waterfall
11 15 (4.10%) Infrastructure Management
11 15 (4.10%) Software Testing
12 14 (3.83%) Kalman Filter
13 13 (3.55%) PRINCE2
14 12 (3.28%) Information Security
14 12 (3.28%) Service Management
15 11 (3.01%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 35 (9.56%) SQL
2 25 (6.83%) PowerShell
3 12 (3.28%) Perl
4 10 (2.73%) Bash Shell
5 9 (2.46%) Python
6 8 (2.19%) Ruby
7 5 (1.37%) C
8 3 (0.82%) C++
8 3 (0.82%) Java
9 2 (0.55%) C#
9 2 (0.55%) PHP
10 1 (0.27%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.27%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 107 (29.23%) Cisco Certification
2 65 (17.76%) CCNP
3 64 (17.49%) CCNA
4 46 (12.57%) Security Cleared
5 30 (8.20%) SC Cleared
6 25 (6.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 22 (6.01%) CCIE
8 20 (5.46%) Microsoft Certification
9 16 (4.37%) MCSE
10 15 (4.10%) ISTQB
10 15 (4.10%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 12 (3.28%) Degree
11 12 (3.28%) DV Cleared
11 12 (3.28%) MCSA
12 7 (1.91%) CCSE
13 5 (1.37%) JNCIP
13 5 (1.37%) MCP
14 4 (1.09%) CCDP
14 4 (1.09%) Citrix Certification
14 4 (1.09%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.83%) SLA
2 8 (2.19%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.09%) QA
5 2 (0.55%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 88 (24.04%) Active Directory
2 55 (15.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (7.65%) vSphere
4 22 (6.01%) XenApp
5 17 (4.64%) VMware ESX
6 13 (3.55%) Hyper-V
6 13 (3.55%) VMware Server
7 12 (3.28%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (2.73%) Xen
9 8 (2.19%) DFS Replication
9 8 (2.19%) Oracle RAC
9 8 (2.19%) XenDesktop
10 7 (1.91%) ProxySG
10 7 (1.91%) Virtual Machines
10 7 (1.91%) XenServer
11 6 (1.64%) NFS
12 4 (1.09%) Forefront TMG
12 4 (1.09%) UAG
13 3 (0.82%) KVM
13 3 (0.82%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 27 (7.38%) SCCM
2 22 (6.01%) SCOM
3 15 (4.10%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 12 (3.28%) Puppet
5 11 (3.01%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (3.01%) WSUS
6 10 (2.73%) Cisco UCCX
7 9 (2.46%) FortiGate
7 9 (2.46%) Tivoli
8 8 (2.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 8 (2.19%) SCVMM
9 6 (1.64%) Nagios
10 4 (1.09%) Cisco CUCM
10 4 (1.09%) SCOrch
11 3 (0.82%) Ansible
11 3 (0.82%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (0.82%) Proventia
11 3 (0.82%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.55%) NSN NetAct
12 2 (0.55%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 205 (56.01%) Cisco
2 98 (26.78%) VMware
3 78 (21.31%) Microsoft
4 60 (16.39%) Citrix
5 55 (15.03%) Juniper
6 52 (14.21%) CheckPoint
7 48 (13.11%) HP
8 35 (9.56%) SolarWinds
9 32 (8.74%) F5
10 29 (7.92%) Palo Alto
11 28 (7.65%) NetApp
12 25 (6.83%) Oracle
13 23 (6.28%) Dell
14 14 (3.83%) Red Hat
15 13 (3.55%) Blue Coat
15 13 (3.55%) Fortinet
15 13 (3.55%) Intel Security
16 12 (3.28%) Riverbed
17 10 (2.73%) Brocade
17 10 (2.73%) SonicWALL
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