The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 373 281 361
Rank change year-on-year
-92 +80
Contract jobs citing VLAN 60 148 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.64% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.98% 4.86% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 86 32
Median daily rate £375 £355 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% -15.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £190 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £315 £275
% change year-on-year
+12.69% +14.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £9.00 £22.38 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.77% -13.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.75 £33.25 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-16.54% +35.71%
VLAN
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
3023 3045 2760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.94% 13.25% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2052 1970 1768
Median daily rate £433 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.74% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £582 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 91 81
Median hourly rate £22.00 £19.72 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.59% -1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £34.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing VLAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in London

VLAN
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VLAN across the London region.

VLAN Daily Rate Trend in London

VLAN
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VLAN across the London region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

VLAN Daily Rate Histogram in London

VLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VLAN across the London region.

VLAN Hourly Rate Trend in London

VLAN
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the London region over the 3 months to 28 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
City of London +21 10 £335 -10.66% 6
Croydon - 2 £450 -
Barnet - 1 - -
Mayfair - 1 £400 -
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 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 London region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 80 (61.54%) Cisco
2 69 (53.08%) Firewall
3 54 (41.54%) VMware
4 51 (39.23%) Windows
4 51 (39.23%) SAN
5 40 (30.77%) Linux
5 40 (30.77%) WAN
6 39 (30.00%) Active Directory
7 37 (28.46%) VPN
8 36 (27.69%) LAN
9 35 (26.92%) Microsoft
9 35 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
9 35 (26.92%) Wireless
9 35 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
10 34 (26.15%) Citrix
10 34 (26.15%) DNS
11 33 (25.38%) Data Centre
12 32 (24.62%) MS Exchange
13 29 (22.31%) DHCP
14 27 (20.77%) HP
14 27 (20.77%) Windows Server 2008
15 26 (20.00%) BGP
16 25 (19.23%) TCP/IP
17 24 (18.46%) Windows Server
17 24 (18.46%) Exchange Server 2010
18 23 (17.69%) Network Security
19 22 (16.92%) CheckPoint
19 22 (16.92%) OSPF
20 21 (16.15%) NetScaler
21 20 (15.38%) MPLS

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 32 (24.62%) MS Exchange
2 24 (18.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (5.38%) IIS
5 6 (4.62%) Apache
5 6 (4.62%) Skype for Business
6 5 (3.85%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.31%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.54%) Liferay
8 2 (1.54%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.77%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.08%) MS Project
2 4 (3.08%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.31%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.31%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.77%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.85%) IaaS
3 4 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (3.08%) SaaS
4 2 (1.54%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.54%) PaaS
5 1 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.77%) Office 365
5 1 (0.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 69 (53.08%) Firewall
2 51 (39.23%) SAN
3 40 (30.77%) WAN
4 37 (28.46%) VPN
5 36 (27.69%) LAN
6 35 (26.92%) Wireless
7 34 (26.15%) DNS
8 29 (22.31%) DHCP
9 26 (20.00%) BGP
10 25 (19.23%) TCP/IP
11 23 (17.69%) Network Security
12 22 (16.92%) OSPF
13 21 (16.15%) NetScaler
14 20 (15.38%) MPLS
15 19 (14.62%) Cisco ASA
16 16 (12.31%) Internet
17 15 (11.54%) VoIP
18 14 (10.77%) Cisco Nexus
18 14 (10.77%) EIGRP
19 13 (10.00%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.15%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.38%) Oracle Database
3 6 (4.62%) MySQL
4 4 (3.08%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (3.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.31%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.31%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.54%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (1.54%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.77%) DB2
7 1 (0.77%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (2.31%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.54%) JIRA
2 2 (1.54%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.77%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.77%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (15.38%) Finance
2 13 (10.00%) Banking
3 5 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.54%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.54%) Legal
4 2 (1.54%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.77%) Back Office
5 1 (0.77%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.77%) French Language
5 1 (0.77%) Front Office
5 1 (0.77%) German Language
5 1 (0.77%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.77%) Publishing
5 1 (0.77%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (23.85%) Network Engineer
2 29 (22.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (10.77%) Cisco Engineer
3 14 (10.77%) VMware Engineer
3 14 (10.77%) Windows Engineer
4 11 (8.46%) Architect
5 10 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 10 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
6 8 (6.15%) Project Manager
6 8 (6.15%) Server Engineer
7 7 (5.38%) Active Directory Engineer
7 7 (5.38%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (4.62%) Analyst
8 6 (4.62%) Infrastructure Architect
8 6 (4.62%) PowerShell Engineer
8 6 (4.62%) SCCM Engineer
8 6 (4.62%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (4.62%) Support Engineer
8 6 (4.62%) Windows Server Engineer
9 5 (3.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.85%) LAMP
2 3 (2.31%) 802.1X
2 3 (2.31%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (1.54%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (1.54%) CSS
3 2 (1.54%) libvirt
3 2 (1.54%) Oracle ADF
3 2 (1.54%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.77%) .NET
4 1 (0.77%) JSON
4 1 (0.77%) RESTful
4 1 (0.77%) XML
4 1 (0.77%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (25.38%) Data Centre
2 14 (10.77%) Replication
3 9 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.38%) Blackberry
5 6 (4.62%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (3.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (3.85%) EqualLogic
7 3 (2.31%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.31%) HP StoreVirtual
7 3 (2.31%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (2.31%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.31%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.54%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.54%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.54%) NHS
9 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.77%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.77%) HP Storage
9 1 (0.77%) iPad
9 1 (0.77%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 51 (39.23%) Windows
2 40 (30.77%) Linux
3 27 (20.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (18.46%) Windows Server
5 17 (13.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (9.23%) Unix
8 7 (5.38%) AIX
9 6 (4.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (3.85%) Solaris
10 5 (3.85%) Windows 7
11 4 (3.08%) Mac OS X
11 4 (3.08%) SUSE
12 3 (2.31%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.54%) CentOS
13 2 (1.54%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (1.54%) VMS
13 2 (1.54%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.77%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.77%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (13.85%) Migration
2 13 (10.00%) Configuration Management
2 13 (10.00%) Network Management
3 11 (8.46%) ITIL
3 11 (8.46%) Load Balancing
3 11 (8.46%) Project Management
4 9 (6.92%) Network Monitoring
5 8 (6.15%) PRINCE2
6 7 (5.38%) High Availability
6 7 (5.38%) Infrastructure Management
6 7 (5.38%) Network Design
7 6 (4.62%) Workflow
8 5 (3.85%) Analytics
8 5 (3.85%) Cutover Planning
8 5 (3.85%) Time Management
9 4 (3.08%) Capacity Management
9 4 (3.08%) Data Protection
9 4 (3.08%) DDoS Mitigation
9 4 (3.08%) ITIL V3
9 4 (3.08%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.46%) PowerShell
2 8 (6.15%) Bash Shell
3 7 (5.38%) Perl
3 7 (5.38%) Ruby
3 7 (5.38%) SQL
4 6 (4.62%) Python
5 2 (1.54%) C#
5 2 (1.54%) PHP
6 1 (0.77%) Java
6 1 (0.77%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.77%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (15.38%) CCNP
3 18 (13.85%) CCNA
4 17 (13.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (6.92%) MCSE
5 9 (6.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (6.15%) Security Cleared
7 7 (5.38%) MCSA
7 7 (5.38%) SC Cleared
8 5 (3.85%) CCIE
9 4 (3.08%) CCSE
9 4 (3.08%) Degree
10 3 (2.31%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (2.31%) CCNP Voice
10 3 (2.31%) CISSP
10 3 (2.31%) MCP
11 2 (1.54%) CCDP
11 2 (1.54%) RHCA
11 2 (1.54%) RHCE
11 2 (1.54%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.77%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 35 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (13.08%) vSphere
3 17 (13.08%) XenApp
4 12 (9.23%) VMware ESX
4 12 (9.23%) VMware Server
5 7 (5.38%) DFS Replication
5 7 (5.38%) XenDesktop
6 6 (4.62%) Hyper-V
7 5 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (3.85%) Xen
8 4 (3.08%) KVM
8 4 (3.08%) ProxySG
8 4 (3.08%) UAG
8 4 (3.08%) XenServer
9 3 (2.31%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (2.31%) Snort
10 2 (1.54%) Firmware
10 2 (1.54%) iptables
10 2 (1.54%) NFS
Systems Management
1 18 (13.85%) SCCM
2 11 (8.46%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 10 (7.69%) SCOM
4 9 (6.92%) Cisco UCCX
5 7 (5.38%) SCVMM
6 6 (4.62%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (4.62%) Puppet
6 6 (4.62%) WSUS
7 4 (3.08%) FortiGate
8 3 (2.31%) Proventia
9 2 (1.54%) Ansible
9 2 (1.54%) Backup Exec
9 2 (1.54%) BladeLogic
9 2 (1.54%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (1.54%) HAProxy
9 2 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (1.54%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.77%) DameWare
10 1 (0.77%) Nagios
10 1 (0.77%) OpenView
Vendors
1 80 (61.54%) Cisco
2 54 (41.54%) VMware
3 35 (26.92%) Microsoft
4 34 (26.15%) Citrix
5 27 (20.77%) HP
6 22 (16.92%) CheckPoint
7 18 (13.85%) Juniper
8 16 (12.31%) Dell
9 15 (11.54%) SolarWinds
10 13 (10.00%) F5
11 11 (8.46%) NetApp
11 11 (8.46%) Oracle
12 10 (7.69%) Blue Coat
13 8 (6.15%) Palo Alto
13 8 (6.15%) Red Hat
14 6 (4.62%) Brocade
14 6 (4.62%) IronPort
15 5 (3.85%) Dell Compellent
15 5 (3.85%) EMC
15 5 (3.85%) Riverbed
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