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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 354 352 308
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -44
Contract jobs citing VLAN 80 79 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.37% 0.35% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.83% 2.83% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 57 89
Median daily rate £353 £363 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.75% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £216 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £18.00 £43.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.13% +186.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +45.83%
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
2830 2794 3120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.04% 12.51% 13.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1865 1881 2118
Median daily rate £438 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 88 85
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.62 £20.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.67% +11.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.65 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 -2 4 £315 -31.89% 4
Hayes - 1 £365 -
Westminster - 1 £400 -
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 95 (52.20%) VMware
2 90 (49.45%) Cisco
3 78 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 78 (42.86%) Windows
4 73 (40.11%) Cisco Certification
5 68 (37.36%) TCP/IP
5 68 (37.36%) VMware Infrastructure
6 60 (32.97%) SAN
7 58 (31.87%) Linux
8 57 (31.32%) Firewall
9 52 (28.57%) VPN
10 47 (25.82%) CCNA
11 46 (25.27%) Windows Server
12 43 (23.63%) CCNP
12 43 (23.63%) DNS
13 42 (23.08%) OSPF
13 42 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
14 41 (22.53%) Data Centre
14 41 (22.53%) BGP
14 41 (22.53%) WAN
15 39 (21.43%) MS Exchange
15 39 (21.43%) LAN
15 39 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
16 37 (20.33%) HP
17 36 (19.78%) MPLS
17 36 (19.78%) Citrix
17 36 (19.78%) Finance
18 35 (19.23%) Microsoft
19 32 (17.58%) iSCSI
19 32 (17.58%) Load Balancing

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 39 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 31 (17.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (10.99%) OpenStack
4 17 (9.34%) Apache
5 12 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (3.85%) IIS
7 5 (2.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.10%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.55%) JBoss
9 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.55%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.75%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.10%) MS Office
4 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.44%) Cloud Computing
2 18 (9.89%) Office 365
3 15 (8.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (2.20%) IaaS
6 3 (1.65%) PaaS
6 3 (1.65%) SaaS
7 1 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 68 (37.36%) TCP/IP
2 60 (32.97%) SAN
3 57 (31.32%) Firewall
4 52 (28.57%) VPN
5 43 (23.63%) DNS
6 42 (23.08%) OSPF
7 41 (22.53%) BGP
7 41 (22.53%) WAN
8 39 (21.43%) LAN
9 36 (19.78%) MPLS
10 32 (17.58%) iSCSI
11 31 (17.03%) DHCP
12 27 (14.84%) Cisco ASA
12 27 (14.84%) EIGRP
12 27 (14.84%) Wireless
13 22 (12.09%) Internet
14 18 (9.89%) VoIP
14 18 (9.89%) WLAN
15 17 (9.34%) Cisco IOS
16 16 (8.79%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.89%) MySQL
2 13 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.10%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.55%) Redis
5 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (8.79%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.10%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (1.10%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.55%) Maven
3 1 (0.55%) Subversion
General
1 36 (19.78%) Finance
2 20 (10.99%) Banking
3 14 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.65%) Billing
4 3 (1.65%) Marketing
5 2 (1.10%) Legal
5 2 (1.10%) Publishing
6 1 (0.55%) Back Office
6 1 (0.55%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.55%) Law
6 1 (0.55%) Retail
6 1 (0.55%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 45 (24.73%) Network Engineer
2 33 (18.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 32 (17.58%) Cisco Engineer
4 28 (15.38%) Architect
5 27 (14.84%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 18 (9.89%) VMware Engineer
7 15 (8.24%) Cloud Engineer
8 12 (6.59%) Administrator
8 12 (6.59%) Systems Administrator
9 10 (5.49%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
9 10 (5.49%) Support Engineer
9 10 (5.49%) Telephony Engineer
9 10 (5.49%) VoIP Engineer
10 9 (4.95%) Technical Architect
11 8 (4.40%) Senior Network Engineer
11 8 (4.40%) Server Engineer
11 8 (4.40%) Windows Engineer
12 7 (3.85%) Active Directory Engineer
12 7 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
12 7 (3.85%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.79%) LAMP
2 15 (8.24%) RabbitMQ
3 10 (5.49%) libvirt
4 5 (2.75%) 802.1X
5 4 (2.20%) RESTful
6 2 (1.10%) .NET
6 2 (1.10%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.10%) CSS
6 2 (1.10%) REST
6 2 (1.10%) XML
7 1 (0.55%) JSON
7 1 (0.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 41 (22.53%) Data Centre
2 16 (8.79%) Client/Server
2 16 (8.79%) Private Cloud
3 12 (6.59%) Computer Science
4 10 (5.49%) Replication
5 9 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (4.95%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.20%) Clustering
6 4 (2.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (1.65%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.65%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.10%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.55%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.55%) EMC Centera
9 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.55%) EPoS
9 1 (0.55%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.55%) NHS
9 1 (0.55%) PKI
9 1 (0.55%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 78 (42.86%) Windows
2 58 (31.87%) Linux
3 46 (25.27%) Windows Server
4 42 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 39 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (9.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (4.95%) Ubuntu
7 9 (4.95%) Unix
8 4 (2.20%) CentOS
8 4 (2.20%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.10%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.55%) CatOS
10 1 (0.55%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.55%) Solaris
10 1 (0.55%) VMS
10 1 (0.55%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (17.58%) Load Balancing
2 27 (14.84%) ITIL
3 20 (10.99%) Configuration Management
4 17 (9.34%) Migration
5 15 (8.24%) Kernel Tuning
6 14 (7.69%) Open Source
6 14 (7.69%) Project Management
7 13 (7.14%) Network Design
8 12 (6.59%) DevOps
8 12 (6.59%) High Availability
8 12 (6.59%) Time Management
9 8 (4.40%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (4.40%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (4.40%) Virtual Environments
9 8 (4.40%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 7 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (3.85%) Infrastructure Management
10 7 (3.85%) Workflow
11 5 (2.75%) ITIL V3
12 4 (2.20%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 22 (12.09%) Bash Shell
2 18 (9.89%) Python
3 13 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 10 (5.49%) SQL
5 4 (2.20%) Ruby
6 2 (1.10%) C
6 2 (1.10%) VB
7 1 (0.55%) Korn
7 1 (0.55%) Perl
7 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 73 (40.11%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (25.82%) CCNA
3 43 (23.63%) CCNP
4 16 (8.79%) CCIE
4 16 (8.79%) Security Cleared
4 16 (8.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 14 (7.69%) Degree
5 14 (7.69%) SC Cleared
6 10 (5.49%) CCVP
6 10 (5.49%) RHCA
6 10 (5.49%) RHCE
6 10 (5.49%) RHCSA
7 9 (4.95%) MCSE
7 9 (4.95%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (3.30%) JNCIE
9 5 (2.75%) CCDP
9 5 (2.75%) CCSP
10 3 (1.65%) JNCIA
10 3 (1.65%) MCITP
11 2 (1.10%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.75%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.55%) BS7799
2 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.55%) QA
2 1 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 78 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 68 (37.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (17.58%) Hyper-V
4 15 (8.24%) iptables
5 14 (7.69%) KVM
5 14 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (7.14%) VMware Server
7 12 (6.59%) XenApp
8 11 (6.04%) VMware ESX
8 11 (6.04%) vSphere
9 10 (5.49%) NFS
9 10 (5.49%) XenServer
10 8 (4.40%) DFS Replication
11 7 (3.85%) XenDesktop
12 4 (2.20%) VirtualBox
12 4 (2.20%) Xen
13 3 (1.65%) ProxySG
13 3 (1.65%) Terminal Services
14 2 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 25 (13.74%) Puppet
1 25 (13.74%) SCCM
2 15 (8.24%) HAProxy
3 13 (7.14%) Cisco UCCX
4 11 (6.04%) Cisco CUCM
5 10 (5.49%) Cisco UCCE
5 10 (5.49%) SCOM
6 8 (4.40%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 7 (3.85%) Backup Exec
7 7 (3.85%) Microsoft Clustering
7 7 (3.85%) SCVMM
8 6 (3.30%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (2.20%) WSUS
10 3 (1.65%) FortiGate
11 2 (1.10%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (1.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 1 (0.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 1 (0.55%) HP SIM
12 1 (0.55%) vRealize
12 1 (0.55%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 95 (52.20%) VMware
2 90 (49.45%) Cisco
3 37 (20.33%) HP
4 36 (19.78%) Citrix
5 35 (19.23%) Microsoft
6 29 (15.93%) CheckPoint
6 29 (15.93%) Palo Alto
7 19 (10.44%) Juniper
8 12 (6.59%) NetApp
9 11 (6.04%) Dell
10 10 (5.49%) Red Box
11 9 (4.95%) Blue Coat
11 9 (4.95%) Meraki
12 8 (4.40%) F5
12 8 (4.40%) Symantec
13 7 (3.85%) EMC
13 7 (3.85%) SolarWinds
14 6 (3.30%) Veeam
15 5 (2.75%) 3PAR
16 4 (2.20%) Aerohive Networks
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