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 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 415 346 398
Rank change year-on-year
-69 +52
Contract jobs citing VLAN 215 299 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.43% 0.58% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.66% 4.06% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 178 90
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £211 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £450 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £278
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +18.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 21
Median hourly rate £15.50 £25.58 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.39% -6.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £15.75 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £108.25 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £22.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-21.59% -16.19%
VLAN
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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
8074 7356 6792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.19% 14.25% 13.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4990 4265 3664
Median daily rate £400 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 451 401
Median hourly rate £28.00 £20.94 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.74% +4.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+39.37% +7.62%

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 July 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 July 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 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
London -74 72 £375 - 17
South East -32 37 £305 -7.65% 16
West Midlands -1 31 £285 -5.00% 9
South West -2 25 £350 -22.22% 3
East of England +15 17 £363 +45.00% 7
North West +11 17 £413 +26.63% 5
East Midlands -5 5 £300 +9.09% 2
North East -48 5 £250 -26.47%
Yorkshire -11 3 £300 -14.28% 2
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VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 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 England region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 225 (58.59%) Cisco
2 205 (53.39%) Firewall
3 140 (36.46%) Windows
4 138 (35.94%) LAN
5 133 (34.64%) WAN
6 131 (34.11%) Cisco Certification
7 127 (33.07%) VMware
8 121 (31.51%) VPN
9 106 (27.60%) DNS
9 106 (27.60%) DHCP
9 106 (27.60%) Linux
10 103 (26.82%) Active Directory
11 93 (24.22%) Microsoft
12 88 (22.92%) SAN
13 87 (22.66%) BGP
14 85 (22.14%) MPLS
15 84 (21.88%) OSPF
16 83 (21.61%) CCNA
17 82 (21.35%) Data Centre
18 79 (20.57%) TCP/IP
19 76 (19.79%) CCNP
19 76 (19.79%) VMware Infrastructure
20 75 (19.53%) Cisco ASA
21 74 (19.27%) Windows Server
22 70 (18.23%) Network Security
23 67 (17.45%) Wireless
24 64 (16.67%) Citrix
25 63 (16.41%) Juniper
25 63 (16.41%) Windows Server 2008
26 61 (15.89%) MS Exchange

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 61 (15.89%) MS Exchange
2 37 (9.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (4.43%) Skype for Business
4 10 (2.60%) Apache
4 10 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (2.60%) IIS
4 10 (2.60%) SharePoint
5 9 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (2.08%) Liferay
6 8 (2.08%) WebLogic
7 7 (1.82%) OpenStack
8 4 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2000
9 3 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.78%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.52%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.52%) WordPress
11 1 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 38 (9.90%) MS Excel
2 21 (5.47%) MS Office
3 13 (3.39%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.04%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
1 11 (2.86%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.52%) Infor M3
2 2 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.99%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (5.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (3.13%) IaaS
3 12 (3.13%) PaaS
4 8 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.82%) SaaS
6 5 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (1.04%) Office 365
7 4 (1.04%) SoftLayer
8 1 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 205 (53.39%) Firewall
2 138 (35.94%) LAN
3 133 (34.64%) WAN
4 121 (31.51%) VPN
5 106 (27.60%) DHCP
5 106 (27.60%) DNS
6 88 (22.92%) SAN
7 87 (22.66%) BGP
8 85 (22.14%) MPLS
9 84 (21.88%) OSPF
10 79 (20.57%) TCP/IP
11 75 (19.53%) Cisco ASA
12 70 (18.23%) Network Security
13 67 (17.45%) Wireless
14 40 (10.42%) VoIP
15 36 (9.38%) EIGRP
16 35 (9.11%) Cisco Nexus
17 34 (8.85%) HSRP
17 34 (8.85%) IPsec
18 32 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (6.77%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.91%) Oracle Database
3 12 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
4 11 (2.86%) RDBMS
4 11 (2.86%) Relational Database
5 10 (2.60%) MySQL
5 10 (2.60%) Oracle Database 12c
6 7 (1.82%) Oracle BI EE
7 5 (1.30%) DB2
7 5 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.52%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (4.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 15 (3.91%) JIRA
3 8 (2.08%) Git (software)
3 8 (2.08%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (0.78%) LabVIEW
5 2 (0.52%) GCC
5 2 (0.52%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.26%) Ant
6 1 (0.26%) Maven
6 1 (0.26%) Subversion
6 1 (0.26%) TeamCity
General
1 40 (10.42%) Finance
2 31 (8.07%) Telecoms
3 26 (6.77%) Banking
4 9 (2.34%) Retail
5 5 (1.30%) Back Office
6 4 (1.04%) Military
7 3 (0.78%) French Language
8 2 (0.52%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.52%) Billing
8 2 (0.52%) Dutch Language
8 2 (0.52%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.52%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.52%) Legal
8 2 (0.52%) Local Government
8 2 (0.52%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.52%) Publishing
8 2 (0.52%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.26%) Advertising
9 1 (0.26%) Front Office
9 1 (0.26%) German Language
Job Titles
1 112 (29.17%) Network Engineer
2 52 (13.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 49 (12.76%) Architect
4 34 (8.85%) Cisco Engineer
5 27 (7.03%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 27 (7.03%) VMware Engineer
6 24 (6.25%) Analyst
6 24 (6.25%) Support Engineer
7 21 (5.47%) Windows Engineer
8 20 (5.21%) Security Engineer
8 20 (5.21%) Senior Network Engineer
9 19 (4.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 19 (4.95%) Network Analyst
10 16 (4.17%) Technical Architect
11 14 (3.65%) IT Engineer
12 13 (3.39%) Administrator
12 13 (3.39%) Network Security Engineer
12 13 (3.39%) Server Engineer
13 12 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support
13 12 (3.13%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.95%) 802.1X
2 8 (2.08%) Oracle ADF
3 7 (1.82%) LAMP
4 5 (1.30%) CSS
4 5 (1.30%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (1.04%) libvirt
5 4 (1.04%) RESTful
6 2 (0.52%) .NET
6 2 (0.52%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.52%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (0.52%) Qt
6 2 (0.52%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.52%) XMPP
7 1 (0.26%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.26%) boto
7 1 (0.26%) HTML
7 1 (0.26%) J2EE
7 1 (0.26%) JSON
7 1 (0.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 82 (21.35%) Data Centre
2 26 (6.77%) Replication
3 23 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (4.17%) Blackberry
5 10 (2.60%) Hybrid Cloud
6 9 (2.34%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.34%) Video Conferencing
7 8 (2.08%) Smart Meter
8 7 (1.82%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.56%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 6 (1.56%) EqualLogic
9 6 (1.56%) PKI
10 5 (1.30%) Clustering
10 5 (1.30%) Private Cloud
11 4 (1.04%) MPEG
11 4 (1.04%) PDA
11 4 (1.04%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.78%) HP StoreVirtual
12 3 (0.78%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 140 (36.46%) Windows
2 106 (27.60%) Linux
3 74 (19.27%) Windows Server
4 63 (16.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 45 (11.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 39 (10.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (7.81%) Unix
8 23 (5.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 21 (5.47%) AIX
10 12 (3.13%) Windows 7
11 8 (2.08%) Ubuntu
11 8 (2.08%) VMS
12 7 (1.82%) Solaris
13 6 (1.56%) Windows 8
14 5 (1.30%) Windows XP
15 4 (1.04%) CentOS
15 4 (1.04%) SUSE
16 3 (0.78%) Windows 10
17 2 (0.52%) Data ONTAP
17 2 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (11.98%) Migration
2 40 (10.42%) ITIL
3 31 (8.07%) Network Design
4 28 (7.29%) Configuration Management
4 28 (7.29%) Project Management
5 27 (7.03%) Open Source
6 26 (6.77%) Change Management
7 23 (5.99%) Network Management
8 21 (5.47%) Network Monitoring
9 20 (5.21%) Load Balancing
10 17 (4.43%) High Availability
11 13 (3.39%) Software Testing
11 13 (3.39%) Time Management
11 13 (3.39%) V-Model
11 13 (3.39%) Waterfall
12 12 (3.13%) Infrastructure Management
12 12 (3.13%) PRINCE2
12 12 (3.13%) Service Management
13 11 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (2.86%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 32 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 31 (8.07%) SQL
3 14 (3.65%) Bash Shell
4 11 (2.86%) Ruby
5 10 (2.60%) Python
6 8 (2.08%) Perl
7 7 (1.82%) C
8 3 (0.78%) C++
8 3 (0.78%) Java
8 3 (0.78%) PHP
9 2 (0.52%) C#
10 1 (0.26%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.26%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 131 (34.11%) Cisco Certification
2 83 (21.61%) CCNA
3 76 (19.79%) CCNP
4 54 (14.06%) Security Cleared
5 39 (10.16%) SC Cleared
6 27 (7.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 23 (5.99%) CCIE
8 22 (5.73%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (4.69%) MCSE
10 15 (3.91%) Degree
11 13 (3.39%) DV Cleared
11 13 (3.39%) ISTQB
11 13 (3.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 10 (2.60%) MCSA
13 7 (1.82%) CCSE
14 6 (1.56%) JNCIP
15 5 (1.30%) CCDP
16 4 (1.04%) JNCIA
16 4 (1.04%) RHCA
16 4 (1.04%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.39%) SLA
2 6 (1.56%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.52%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.52%) QA
5 1 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 103 (26.82%) Active Directory
2 76 (19.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (9.38%) vSphere
4 30 (7.81%) XenApp
5 21 (5.47%) VMware Server
6 18 (4.69%) Hyper-V
7 16 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (3.91%) VMware ESX
9 13 (3.39%) XenDesktop
10 11 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
10 11 (2.86%) Xen
11 10 (2.60%) XenServer
12 9 (2.34%) DFS Replication
12 9 (2.34%) NFS
13 8 (2.08%) ProxySG
14 7 (1.82%) KVM
15 4 (1.04%) Forefront TMG
15 4 (1.04%) iptables
15 4 (1.04%) UAG
15 4 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 34 (8.85%) SCCM
2 21 (5.47%) SCOM
3 16 (4.17%) FortiGate
3 16 (4.17%) Puppet
4 13 (3.39%) WSUS
5 12 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (2.86%) Cisco UCCX
7 10 (2.60%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 9 (2.34%) Tivoli
9 8 (2.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 8 (2.08%) SCVMM
10 7 (1.82%) Nagios
11 5 (1.30%) Backup Exec
12 4 (1.04%) Cisco CUCM
12 4 (1.04%) HAProxy
13 3 (0.78%) Proventia
13 3 (0.78%) ZABBIX
14 2 (0.52%) Ansible
14 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Clustering
14 2 (0.52%) vMotion
Vendors
1 225 (58.59%) Cisco
2 127 (33.07%) VMware
3 93 (24.22%) Microsoft
4 64 (16.67%) Citrix
5 63 (16.41%) Juniper
6 51 (13.28%) HP
7 47 (12.24%) CheckPoint
8 31 (8.07%) Dell
8 31 (8.07%) SolarWinds
9 30 (7.81%) F5
10 29 (7.55%) Oracle
11 27 (7.03%) NetApp
11 27 (7.03%) Palo Alto
12 22 (5.73%) Red Hat
13 16 (4.17%) Blue Coat
14 15 (3.91%) Fortinet
14 15 (3.91%) Intel Security
14 15 (3.91%) Veeam
15 14 (3.65%) Brocade
15 14 (3.65%) Riverbed
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