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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
England / London
Rank 354 358 297
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -61
Contract jobs citing VLAN 53 58 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.27% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.15% 2.14% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 36 83
Median daily rate £375 £413 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £208 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.85% +16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £16.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+129.85% -16.25%

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
2460 2706 2851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.73% 12.83% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1666 1768 1851
Median daily rate £450 £423 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.50% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 68 83
Median hourly rate £33.00 £24.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +1 8 £400 +3.22% 4
Croydon -4 5 - -
Twickenham - 2 £400 -
Feltham - 1 - -
New Malden - 1 £143 -
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 76 (53.90%) Cisco
2 62 (43.97%) Firewall
3 60 (42.55%) Active Directory
4 58 (41.13%) Windows
5 57 (40.43%) Cisco Certification
6 54 (38.30%) TCP/IP
7 53 (37.59%) VMware
8 48 (34.04%) VPN
9 42 (29.79%) CCNA
9 42 (29.79%) VMware Infrastructure
10 41 (29.08%) WAN
11 40 (28.37%) MPLS
12 39 (27.66%) Linux
13 35 (24.82%) LAN
13 35 (24.82%) CCNP
14 34 (24.11%) DNS
15 33 (23.40%) Windows Server
16 32 (22.70%) BGP
17 31 (21.99%) OSPF
18 30 (21.28%) Microsoft
19 28 (19.86%) SAN
19 28 (19.86%) Windows Server 2012
19 28 (19.86%) Microsoft Azure
20 26 (18.44%) Windows Server 2008
20 26 (18.44%) Hyper-V
20 26 (18.44%) DHCP
20 26 (18.44%) Finance
21 25 (17.73%) Load Balancing
21 25 (17.73%) Data Centre
22 24 (17.02%) CheckPoint

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 21 (14.89%) MS Exchange
2 16 (11.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (7.09%) Apache
4 9 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (6.38%) OpenStack
5 6 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (4.26%) IIS
6 2 (1.42%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.71%) JBoss
7 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.71%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.71%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (12.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.71%) MS Office
2 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 28 (19.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (12.06%) Office 365
3 14 (9.93%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (5.67%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (5.67%) IaaS
5 7 (4.96%) PaaS
6 6 (4.26%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (2.13%) SaaS
8 2 (1.42%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.71%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.71%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.71%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 62 (43.97%) Firewall
2 54 (38.30%) TCP/IP
3 48 (34.04%) VPN
4 41 (29.08%) WAN
5 40 (28.37%) MPLS
6 35 (24.82%) LAN
7 34 (24.11%) DNS
8 32 (22.70%) BGP
9 31 (21.99%) OSPF
10 28 (19.86%) SAN
11 26 (18.44%) DHCP
12 21 (14.89%) Wireless
13 20 (14.18%) EIGRP
13 20 (14.18%) Network Security
14 18 (12.77%) iSCSI
15 16 (11.35%) Cisco ASA
16 14 (9.93%) VoIP
17 13 (9.22%) Internet
18 11 (7.80%) IPsec
18 11 (7.80%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.38%) MySQL
3 6 (4.26%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (3.55%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.13%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (5.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.42%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.42%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (1.42%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.71%) Gerrit
3 1 (0.71%) Maven
3 1 (0.71%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.71%) Subversion
3 1 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 26 (18.44%) Finance
2 16 (11.35%) Banking
3 8 (5.67%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.84%) Military
5 3 (2.13%) Billing
5 3 (2.13%) Marketing
5 3 (2.13%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.71%) Back Office
6 1 (0.71%) Law
6 1 (0.71%) Music Industry
6 1 (0.71%) Publishing
6 1 (0.71%) Retail
6 1 (0.71%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 32 (22.70%) Network Engineer
2 26 (18.44%) Architect
3 21 (14.89%) Cisco Engineer
4 19 (13.48%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 18 (12.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (7.09%) Administrator
6 10 (7.09%) Systems Administrator
7 9 (6.38%) Analyst
7 9 (6.38%) Support Engineer
7 9 (6.38%) Technical Architect
7 9 (6.38%) VMware Engineer
8 8 (5.67%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
8 8 (5.67%) Telephony Engineer
8 8 (5.67%) VoIP Engineer
9 6 (4.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 6 (4.26%) Consultant
9 6 (4.26%) Infrastructure Architect
9 6 (4.26%) Network Analyst
9 6 (4.26%) Senior Network Engineer
10 5 (3.55%) Active Directory Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.26%) 802.1X
1 6 (4.26%) LAMP
1 6 (4.26%) libvirt
1 6 (4.26%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (1.42%) .NET
2 2 (1.42%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.42%) JSON
2 2 (1.42%) RESTful
3 1 (0.71%) SOAP
3 1 (0.71%) Web Services
3 1 (0.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.73%) Data Centre
2 13 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.67%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.96%) Client/Server
4 7 (4.96%) Private Cloud
4 7 (4.96%) Replication
5 6 (4.26%) Clustering
5 6 (4.26%) Virtual Team
6 5 (3.55%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (2.13%) NHS
7 3 (2.13%) PKI
7 3 (2.13%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.13%) Social Network
8 2 (1.42%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.42%) CMDB
8 2 (1.42%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.42%) Social Media
9 1 (0.71%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.71%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 58 (41.13%) Windows
2 39 (27.66%) Linux
3 33 (23.40%) Windows Server
4 28 (19.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (18.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (10.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (9.22%) Unix
8 5 (3.55%) Ubuntu
9 4 (2.84%) CentOS
9 4 (2.84%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.42%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.71%) CatOS
11 1 (0.71%) Debian
11 1 (0.71%) VMS
11 1 (0.71%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.71%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (17.73%) Load Balancing
2 20 (14.18%) Migration
3 17 (12.06%) High Availability
3 17 (12.06%) ITIL
4 16 (11.35%) Configuration Management
5 12 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (7.09%) Project Management
7 9 (6.38%) Open Source
8 8 (5.67%) Network Design
8 8 (5.67%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (5.67%) Virtual Environments
9 7 (4.96%) DevOps
9 7 (4.96%) Network Management
9 7 (4.96%) Service Delivery
10 6 (4.26%) Capacity Management
10 6 (4.26%) Kernel Tuning
10 6 (4.26%) Time Management
11 5 (3.55%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (3.55%) Identity Access Management
11 5 (3.55%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.35%) PowerShell
2 13 (9.22%) SQL
3 10 (7.09%) Bash Shell
4 9 (6.38%) Python
5 3 (2.13%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.42%) C
7 1 (0.71%) Korn
7 1 (0.71%) Perl
7 1 (0.71%) Ruby
7 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 57 (40.43%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (29.79%) CCNA
3 35 (24.82%) CCNP
4 18 (12.77%) Security Cleared
5 15 (10.64%) CCIE
5 15 (10.64%) SC Cleared
6 9 (6.38%) Degree
6 9 (6.38%) MCSE
6 9 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (5.67%) CCVP
8 7 (4.96%) MCITP
9 6 (4.26%) JNCIE
9 6 (4.26%) RHCA
9 6 (4.26%) RHCE
9 6 (4.26%) RHCSA
10 4 (2.84%) JNCIA
10 4 (2.84%) MCP
10 4 (2.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (2.13%) RHCT
12 2 (1.42%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.26%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.71%) BS7799
2 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.71%) ISO27005
System Software
1 60 (42.55%) Active Directory
2 42 (29.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (18.44%) Hyper-V
4 8 (5.67%) KVM
5 7 (4.96%) iptables
5 7 (4.96%) NFS
5 7 (4.96%) Terminal Services
6 6 (4.26%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (4.26%) XenServer
7 4 (2.84%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (2.84%) XenApp
8 3 (2.13%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (2.13%) VMware Server
8 3 (2.13%) vSphere
9 2 (1.42%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.42%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.71%) Samba
10 1 (0.71%) Snort
10 1 (0.71%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 16 (11.35%) Puppet
2 9 (6.38%) Cisco CUCM
2 9 (6.38%) Cisco UCCX
3 8 (5.67%) Cisco UCCE
4 7 (4.96%) Microsoft Clustering
4 7 (4.96%) SCCM
5 6 (4.26%) HAProxy
5 6 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (2.84%) Nagios
7 3 (2.13%) Ansible
7 3 (2.13%) ZABBIX
8 2 (1.42%) SCOM
8 2 (1.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.71%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.71%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.71%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.71%) HP SiteScope
9 1 (0.71%) Salt
9 1 (0.71%) Terraform
Vendors
1 76 (53.90%) Cisco
2 53 (37.59%) VMware
3 30 (21.28%) Microsoft
4 24 (17.02%) CheckPoint
5 23 (16.31%) Palo Alto
6 20 (14.18%) HP
6 20 (14.18%) Juniper
7 14 (9.93%) Citrix
8 8 (5.67%) Red Box
9 6 (4.26%) Meraki
10 5 (3.55%) Red Hat
11 4 (2.84%) 3PAR
11 4 (2.84%) Avaya
11 4 (2.84%) Dell
11 4 (2.84%) F5
11 4 (2.84%) SolarWinds
12 3 (2.13%) Fortinet
12 3 (2.13%) Infoblox
12 3 (2.13%) Riverbed
12 3 (2.13%) SonicWALL
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