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 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 381 287 359
Rank change year-on-year
-94 +72
Contract jobs citing VLAN 50 134 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.61% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.76% 4.56% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 85 42
Median daily rate £338 £360 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -15.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £190 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £495 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £29.75 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £33.00 £25.36
% change year-on-year
-53.03% +30.12%
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
2848 2939 2753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.14% 13.27% 11.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1963 1909 1849
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £327
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 89 79
Median hourly rate £21.34 £22.83 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.52% +14.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £50.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +30.00%

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 24 May 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 24 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
City of London +9 6 £388 -4.90% 11
Hillingdon - 1 £275 -
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 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 London region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 69 (63.89%) Cisco
2 62 (57.41%) Firewall
3 40 (37.04%) VMware
4 38 (35.19%) Windows
5 36 (33.33%) VPN
6 35 (32.41%) SAN
7 33 (30.56%) Microsoft
8 32 (29.63%) Linux
9 30 (27.78%) WAN
10 29 (26.85%) Wireless
10 29 (26.85%) VMware Infrastructure
11 28 (25.93%) Data Centre
11 28 (25.93%) LAN
12 27 (25.00%) DNS
12 27 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
12 27 (25.00%) BGP
13 26 (24.07%) Active Directory
14 25 (23.15%) TCP/IP
15 24 (22.22%) OSPF
16 23 (21.30%) CheckPoint
16 23 (21.30%) Network Security
17 21 (19.44%) Juniper
17 21 (19.44%) DHCP
18 20 (18.52%) Windows Server
19 18 (16.67%) Citrix
19 18 (16.67%) Finance
20 17 (15.74%) Migration
20 17 (15.74%) MPLS
20 17 (15.74%) MS Exchange
21 16 (14.81%) CCNP

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 17 (15.74%) MS Exchange
2 9 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (6.48%) IIS
4 6 (5.56%) Apache
4 6 (5.56%) SharePoint
4 6 (5.56%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.85%) Liferay
5 2 (1.85%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.85%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.70%) MS Project
2 4 (3.70%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.78%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.63%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.70%) IaaS
3 4 (3.70%) SaaS
4 3 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.85%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.93%) Office 365
6 1 (0.93%) PaaS
6 1 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 62 (57.41%) Firewall
2 36 (33.33%) VPN
3 35 (32.41%) SAN
4 30 (27.78%) WAN
5 29 (26.85%) Wireless
6 28 (25.93%) LAN
7 27 (25.00%) BGP
7 27 (25.00%) DNS
8 25 (23.15%) TCP/IP
9 24 (22.22%) OSPF
10 23 (21.30%) Network Security
11 21 (19.44%) DHCP
12 17 (15.74%) MPLS
13 16 (14.81%) Cisco Nexus
13 16 (14.81%) HSRP
14 15 (13.89%) Spanning Tree
15 13 (12.04%) Cisco ASA
15 13 (12.04%) EIGRP
15 13 (12.04%) Internet
15 13 (12.04%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.63%) MySQL
4 4 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.78%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.78%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.85%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (1.85%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.93%) DB2
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.93%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.85%) JIRA
2 2 (1.85%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.93%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (16.67%) Finance
2 15 (13.89%) Banking
3 6 (5.56%) Spanish Language
4 3 (2.78%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.85%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.93%) Back Office
6 1 (0.93%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.93%) French Language
6 1 (0.93%) Front Office
6 1 (0.93%) German Language
6 1 (0.93%) Publishing
6 1 (0.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (23.15%) Network Engineer
2 17 (15.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
4 11 (10.19%) VMware Engineer
5 9 (8.33%) Architect
6 8 (7.41%) Cisco Engineer
6 8 (7.41%) Consultant
6 8 (7.41%) Project Manager
6 8 (7.41%) Senior Network Engineer
7 6 (5.56%) Active Directory Engineer
7 6 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 6 (5.56%) PowerShell Engineer
7 6 (5.56%) SCCM Engineer
7 6 (5.56%) Security Engineer
7 6 (5.56%) Server Engineer
7 6 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 5 (4.63%) Designer
8 5 (4.63%) Network Security Engineer
8 5 (4.63%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.63%) LAMP
2 3 (2.78%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (1.85%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (1.85%) CSS
3 2 (1.85%) libvirt
3 2 (1.85%) Oracle ADF
3 2 (1.85%) Regular Expression
3 2 (1.85%) Web Services
4 1 (0.93%) .NET
4 1 (0.93%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.93%) JSON
4 1 (0.93%) XML
4 1 (0.93%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (25.93%) Data Centre
2 10 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.56%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (2.78%) HP StoreVirtual
4 3 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.78%) Private Cloud
4 3 (2.78%) Replication
4 3 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.85%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.85%) EqualLogic
5 2 (1.85%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.85%) NHS
6 1 (0.93%) CCTV
6 1 (0.93%) Clustering
6 1 (0.93%) Grid Computing
6 1 (0.93%) IVR
6 1 (0.93%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 38 (35.19%) Windows
2 32 (29.63%) Linux
3 20 (18.52%) Windows Server
4 16 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (12.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (12.04%) Unix
7 8 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (6.48%) AIX
9 6 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (3.70%) Mac OS X
10 4 (3.70%) Solaris
10 4 (3.70%) SUSE
10 4 (3.70%) Windows 7
11 3 (2.78%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.85%) CentOS
12 2 (1.85%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.93%) Android
13 1 (0.93%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.93%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (15.74%) Migration
2 13 (12.04%) Network Management
3 11 (10.19%) Configuration Management
3 11 (10.19%) Load Balancing
4 9 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
5 8 (7.41%) ITIL
5 8 (7.41%) Project Management
6 7 (6.48%) Network Design
6 7 (6.48%) PRINCE2
7 6 (5.56%) High Availability
7 6 (5.56%) Workflow
8 5 (4.63%) Analytics
8 5 (4.63%) Cutover Planning
8 5 (4.63%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (3.70%) Capacity Management
9 4 (3.70%) Data Protection
9 4 (3.70%) Infrastructure Transformation
9 4 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (3.70%) Mentoring
9 4 (3.70%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.19%) PowerShell
2 8 (7.41%) Bash Shell
3 7 (6.48%) Perl
3 7 (6.48%) Ruby
4 6 (5.56%) Python
4 6 (5.56%) SQL
5 2 (1.85%) C#
5 2 (1.85%) PHP
6 1 (0.93%) Java
6 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (14.81%) CCNA
2 16 (14.81%) CCNP
3 8 (7.41%) CCSE
3 8 (7.41%) MCSE
3 8 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (6.48%) CISSP
4 7 (6.48%) MCSA
4 7 (6.48%) SC Cleared
4 7 (6.48%) Security Cleared
5 6 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (3.70%) Degree
7 3 (2.78%) CCNP Voice
7 3 (2.78%) MCP
8 2 (1.85%) BC Cleared
8 2 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.85%) CCIE
8 2 (1.85%) RHCA
8 2 (1.85%) RHCE
8 2 (1.85%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (26.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (24.07%) Active Directory
3 13 (12.04%) vSphere
4 7 (6.48%) Hyper-V
4 7 (6.48%) Snort
4 7 (6.48%) VMware ESX
4 7 (6.48%) XenApp
5 6 (5.56%) VMware Server
6 5 (4.63%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (3.70%) UAG
7 4 (3.70%) XenServer
8 3 (2.78%) Firmware
8 3 (2.78%) KVM
8 3 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (1.85%) iptables
9 2 (1.85%) NFS
9 2 (1.85%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.93%) Docker
10 1 (0.93%) LXC
10 1 (0.93%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (10.19%) SCCM
2 7 (6.48%) Proventia
3 6 (5.56%) Cisco UCCX
4 4 (3.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 4 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (3.70%) Puppet
5 3 (2.78%) WSUS
6 2 (1.85%) Ansible
6 2 (1.85%) BladeLogic
6 2 (1.85%) HAProxy
6 2 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.85%) SCOM
6 2 (1.85%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.93%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.93%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.93%) DameWare
7 1 (0.93%) Graphite
7 1 (0.93%) Nagios
7 1 (0.93%) OpenView
7 1 (0.93%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 69 (63.89%) Cisco
2 40 (37.04%) VMware
3 33 (30.56%) Microsoft
4 23 (21.30%) CheckPoint
5 21 (19.44%) Juniper
6 18 (16.67%) Citrix
7 16 (14.81%) F5
8 15 (13.89%) HP
9 13 (12.04%) Dell
10 12 (11.11%) Oracle
11 11 (10.19%) Blue Coat
12 9 (8.33%) SolarWinds
13 8 (7.41%) Brocade
13 8 (7.41%) Palo Alto
13 8 (7.41%) Red Hat
14 7 (6.48%) Sourcefire
15 6 (5.56%) IronPort
16 5 (4.63%) Dell Compellent
17 4 (3.70%) Riverbed
17 4 (3.70%) Sonus
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