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 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 450 355 430
Rank change year-on-year
-95 +75
Contract jobs citing VLAN 158 280 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.56% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.06% 3.74% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 154 100
Median daily rate £355 £338 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £202 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 13
Median hourly rate £27.75 £31.38 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.55% +53.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.95 £17.88 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.55 £40.00 £42.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £33.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-53.03% +45.05%
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
7683 7496 6607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.60% 14.97% 13.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4733 4276 3640
Median daily rate £400 £353 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.47% -2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 320 432 383
Median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +35.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £43.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 30 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
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 30 May 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 30 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 -88 47 £350 -3.11% 31
South East -14 43 £393 +35.34% 12
East of England -6 17 £313 +25.00% 4
South West -5 16 £325 +1.56% 5
West Midlands -13 13 £370 +13.84% 6
East Midlands +6 9 £400 +45.45% 3
North West -24 6 £365 +81.14% 5
Yorkshire +5 2 £300 - 5
North East -57 1 £400 -6.43%
VLAN
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VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 198 (57.89%) Cisco
2 186 (54.39%) Firewall
3 122 (35.67%) LAN
4 119 (34.80%) VPN
5 114 (33.33%) WAN
6 109 (31.87%) DNS
7 107 (31.29%) Windows
8 94 (27.49%) DHCP
9 91 (26.61%) Cisco Certification
10 86 (25.15%) VMware
11 85 (24.85%) Data Centre
12 81 (23.68%) Microsoft
13 80 (23.39%) OSPF
14 77 (22.51%) Linux
15 76 (22.22%) BGP
16 75 (21.93%) MPLS
17 74 (21.64%) Active Directory
18 72 (21.05%) Network Security
19 64 (18.71%) SAN
20 61 (17.84%) TCP/IP
21 60 (17.54%) CCNA
22 58 (16.96%) Cisco ASA
23 56 (16.37%) Wireless
24 53 (15.50%) Citrix
24 53 (15.50%) Juniper
24 53 (15.50%) CCNP
24 53 (15.50%) CheckPoint
24 53 (15.50%) VMware Infrastructure
25 52 (15.20%) Windows Server
26 51 (14.91%) IPsec

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 31 (9.06%) MS Exchange
2 17 (4.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (4.39%) SharePoint
4 14 (4.09%) IIS
5 12 (3.51%) Skype for Business
6 9 (2.63%) Apache
7 7 (2.05%) WebLogic
8 6 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (1.75%) Liferay
9 2 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.58%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.58%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.58%) WordPress
10 1 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.29%) JBoss
10 1 (0.29%) nginx
10 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 34 (9.94%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.80%) MS Office
3 10 (2.92%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (2.34%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (2.34%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (4.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (3.51%) IaaS
3 12 (3.51%) PaaS
4 8 (2.34%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (2.34%) SaaS
5 6 (1.75%) Office 365
6 5 (1.46%) SoftLayer
7 4 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.58%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.29%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 186 (54.39%) Firewall
2 122 (35.67%) LAN
3 119 (34.80%) VPN
4 114 (33.33%) WAN
5 109 (31.87%) DNS
6 94 (27.49%) DHCP
7 80 (23.39%) OSPF
8 76 (22.22%) BGP
9 75 (21.93%) MPLS
10 72 (21.05%) Network Security
11 64 (18.71%) SAN
12 61 (17.84%) TCP/IP
13 58 (16.96%) Cisco ASA
14 56 (16.37%) Wireless
15 51 (14.91%) IPsec
16 36 (10.53%) VoIP
17 33 (9.65%) Cisco Nexus
18 30 (8.77%) HSRP
18 30 (8.77%) Internet
19 29 (8.48%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (6.43%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.22%) Oracle Database
3 9 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (2.34%) MySQL
4 8 (2.34%) RDBMS
4 8 (2.34%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.05%) Oracle Database 12c
6 6 (1.75%) Oracle BI EE
6 6 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (1.46%) DB2
8 4 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.29%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (3.80%) JIRA
1 13 (3.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 6 (1.75%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (0.88%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.29%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.29%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.29%) TeamCity
General
1 32 (9.36%) Telecoms
2 29 (8.48%) Finance
3 25 (7.31%) Banking
4 10 (2.92%) Retail
5 5 (1.46%) Advertising
5 5 (1.46%) Back Office
5 5 (1.46%) Spanish Language
6 4 (1.17%) Military
7 3 (0.88%) Billing
7 3 (0.88%) French Language
7 3 (0.88%) Local Government
8 2 (0.58%) Dutch Language
8 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.58%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.29%) Front Office
9 1 (0.29%) German Language
9 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 97 (28.36%) Network Engineer
2 48 (14.04%) Architect
3 34 (9.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 31 (9.06%) Analyst
5 22 (6.43%) Cisco Engineer
5 22 (6.43%) Network Analyst
5 22 (6.43%) Network Architect
5 22 (6.43%) Security Engineer
6 20 (5.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 18 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
8 17 (4.97%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 17 (4.97%) Windows Engineer
9 16 (4.68%) Support Engineer
9 16 (4.68%) Test Engineer
9 16 (4.68%) VMware Engineer
10 15 (4.39%) Network Security Engineer
11 12 (3.51%) IT Engineer
11 12 (3.51%) Technical Architect
12 11 (3.22%) Consultant
12 11 (3.22%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.51%) 802.1X
2 6 (1.75%) LAMP
2 6 (1.75%) Oracle ADF
2 6 (1.75%) XML
3 5 (1.46%) .NET
4 3 (0.88%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (0.58%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.58%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (0.58%) CSS
5 2 (0.58%) libvirt
5 2 (0.58%) Regular Expression
5 2 (0.58%) Web Services
5 2 (0.58%) XMPP
6 1 (0.29%) J2EE
6 1 (0.29%) JSON
6 1 (0.29%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 85 (24.85%) Data Centre
2 20 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.09%) Replication
4 11 (3.22%) Smart Meter
5 10 (2.92%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
7 8 (2.34%) Client/Server
7 8 (2.34%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (2.05%) Clustering
9 6 (1.75%) Blackberry
10 5 (1.46%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.46%) Fat Client
10 5 (1.46%) Private Cloud
10 5 (1.46%) Thin Client
11 4 (1.17%) Grid Computing
11 4 (1.17%) MPEG
12 3 (0.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 3 (0.88%) EqualLogic
12 3 (0.88%) HP StoreVirtual
12 3 (0.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 107 (31.29%) Windows
2 77 (22.51%) Linux
3 52 (15.20%) Windows Server
4 39 (11.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (9.06%) Unix
6 29 (8.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 23 (6.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (5.26%) AIX
9 15 (4.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (2.63%) Windows 7
11 8 (2.34%) VMS
12 5 (1.46%) Windows 8
12 5 (1.46%) Windows XP
13 4 (1.17%) Mac OS X
13 4 (1.17%) Solaris
13 4 (1.17%) SUSE
14 3 (0.88%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.88%) Windows 10
15 2 (0.58%) Data ONTAP
15 2 (0.58%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (14.91%) Migration
2 40 (11.70%) Network Design
3 36 (10.53%) ITIL
4 29 (8.48%) Project Management
5 25 (7.31%) Configuration Management
6 23 (6.73%) High Availability
7 22 (6.43%) Network Monitoring
8 21 (6.14%) Network Management
9 20 (5.85%) Change Management
10 19 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
10 19 (5.56%) Load Balancing
11 16 (4.68%) Open Source
11 16 (4.68%) V-Model
11 16 (4.68%) Waterfall
12 14 (4.09%) Software Testing
13 13 (3.80%) Network Architecture
14 11 (3.22%) Change Control
14 11 (3.22%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (3.22%) Service Delivery
14 11 (3.22%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (9.94%) SQL
2 25 (7.31%) PowerShell
3 11 (3.22%) Perl
4 10 (2.92%) Bash Shell
5 7 (2.05%) Python
5 7 (2.05%) Ruby
6 3 (0.88%) C
6 3 (0.88%) Java
7 2 (0.58%) C#
7 2 (0.58%) PHP
8 1 (0.29%) C++
8 1 (0.29%) Embedded C++
8 1 (0.29%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 91 (26.61%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (17.54%) CCNA
3 53 (15.50%) CCNP
4 42 (12.28%) Security Cleared
5 27 (7.89%) SC Cleared
6 20 (5.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (4.68%) MCSE
8 14 (4.09%) ISTQB
8 14 (4.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 14 (4.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 13 (3.80%) MCSA
10 12 (3.51%) DV Cleared
11 10 (2.92%) CCIE
11 10 (2.92%) Degree
12 9 (2.63%) CCSE
13 6 (1.75%) CISSP
14 5 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (1.46%) JNCIA
14 5 (1.46%) JNCIS
14 5 (1.46%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.92%) SLA
2 8 (2.34%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.88%) QA
5 2 (0.58%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 74 (21.64%) Active Directory
2 53 (15.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (7.02%) vSphere
4 13 (3.80%) Hyper-V
5 12 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (3.51%) XenApp
6 11 (3.22%) VMware ESX
7 8 (2.34%) Oracle RAC
8 7 (2.05%) XenServer
9 6 (1.75%) NFS
9 6 (1.75%) Snort
9 6 (1.75%) VMware Server
10 5 (1.46%) Xen
11 4 (1.17%) Forefront TMG
11 4 (1.17%) UAG
12 3 (0.88%) Firmware
12 3 (0.88%) KVM
12 3 (0.88%) ProxySG
13 2 (0.58%) iptables
13 2 (0.58%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 20 (5.85%) SCCM
2 14 (4.09%) SCOM
3 11 (3.22%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (3.22%) Puppet
4 9 (2.63%) Tivoli
4 9 (2.63%) WSUS
5 8 (2.34%) Cisco UCCX
5 8 (2.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 7 (2.05%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 6 (1.75%) Proventia
8 5 (1.46%) FortiGate
8 5 (1.46%) Nagios
9 4 (1.17%) SCOrch
9 4 (1.17%) vMotion
10 3 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (0.88%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.58%) BMC Marimba
11 2 (0.58%) NSN NetAct
11 2 (0.58%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 198 (57.89%) Cisco
2 86 (25.15%) VMware
3 81 (23.68%) Microsoft
4 53 (15.50%) CheckPoint
4 53 (15.50%) Citrix
4 53 (15.50%) Juniper
5 41 (11.99%) HP
6 33 (9.65%) F5
7 31 (9.06%) Palo Alto
8 26 (7.60%) SolarWinds
9 25 (7.31%) Oracle
10 23 (6.73%) Dell
11 20 (5.85%) NetApp
12 18 (5.26%) Avaya
13 14 (4.09%) Brocade
13 14 (4.09%) Red Hat
14 13 (3.80%) Fortinet
15 12 (3.51%) IBM
16 11 (3.22%) Blue Coat
17 10 (2.92%) Riverbed
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