The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 293 341 336
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -5
Contract jobs citing VLAN 122 92 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.50% 0.36% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.87% 2.97% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 67 42
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£421 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.31% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £520 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £320 £368
% change year-on-year
-17.96% -12.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £22.69 £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.65% +9.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £29.53 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.86% +9.36%
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
3152 3102 3403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.97% 12.28% 13.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2084 2038 2168
Average daily rate £400 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £575 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 91 150
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.60 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £41.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VLAN across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the London region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +33 38 £425 -7.60% 4
Bromley - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing VLAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VLAN.

1 157 (74.06%) Firewall
2 131 (61.79%) Cisco
3 116 (54.72%) Windows
4 113 (53.30%) VPN
5 78 (36.79%) DNS
6 75 (35.38%) Microsoft
7 73 (34.43%) WAN
7 73 (34.43%) VMware
8 70 (33.02%) TCP/IP
9 67 (31.60%) CheckPoint
10 65 (30.66%) SAN
11 63 (29.72%) BGP
12 60 (28.30%) Cisco Certification
12 60 (28.30%) Linux
13 58 (27.36%) OSPF
13 58 (27.36%) HSRP
14 55 (25.94%) Active Directory
15 54 (25.47%) VMware Infrastructure
16 51 (24.06%) LAN
17 49 (23.11%) SQL Server
18 47 (22.17%) MS Exchange
19 46 (21.70%) Juniper
19 46 (21.70%) Cisco Nexus
20 44 (20.75%) Finance
21 43 (20.28%) F5
22 40 (18.87%) HP
23 39 (18.40%) vSphere
24 38 (17.92%) Network Security
25 36 (16.98%) IIS
26 34 (16.04%) SQL

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing VLAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VLAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 47 (22.17%) MS Exchange
2 36 (16.98%) IIS
3 29 (13.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (8.02%) SharePoint
5 14 (6.60%) Exchange Server 2007
6 13 (6.13%) Lync
7 12 (5.66%) Apache
8 8 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (2.36%) Office Communications Server
11 4 (1.89%) Tomcat
11 4 (1.89%) WebSphere
12 3 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (1.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.94%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
14 1 (0.47%) CMS
14 1 (0.47%) JBoss
Applications
1 24 (11.32%) MS Excel
2 18 (8.49%) MS Visio
3 17 (8.02%) MS Office
4 3 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.42%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 20 (9.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (7.55%) Office 365
3 6 (2.83%) IaaS
4 5 (2.36%) PaaS
5 3 (1.42%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.94%) SaaS
6 2 (0.94%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 157 (74.06%) Firewall
2 113 (53.30%) VPN
3 78 (36.79%) DNS
4 73 (34.43%) WAN
5 70 (33.02%) TCP/IP
6 65 (30.66%) SAN
7 63 (29.72%) BGP
8 58 (27.36%) OSPF
8 58 (27.36%) HSRP
9 51 (24.06%) LAN
10 46 (21.70%) Cisco Nexus
11 38 (17.92%) Network Security
12 34 (16.04%) IPsec
13 32 (15.09%) Cisco IOS
14 30 (14.15%) NAS
14 30 (14.15%) MPLS
15 26 (12.26%) Cisco ASA
16 25 (11.79%) VRRP
16 25 (11.79%) DHCP
17 24 (11.32%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (23.11%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (5.19%) DB2
4 7 (3.30%) MySQL
5 4 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.94%) Redis
7 1 (0.47%) Big Data
7 1 (0.47%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 2 (0.94%) TeamCity
1 2 (0.94%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.94%) JIRA
1 2 (0.94%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 44 (20.75%) Finance
2 30 (14.15%) Banking
3 10 (4.72%) Legal
4 9 (4.25%) Financial Institution
5 7 (3.30%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.83%) Retail
7 5 (2.36%) Spanish Language
8 4 (1.89%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.42%) Publishing
10 2 (0.94%) Law
10 2 (0.94%) Russian Language
11 1 (0.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 64 (30.19%) Network Engineer
2 26 (12.26%) Architect
3 23 (10.85%) Consultant
4 20 (9.43%) Security Engineer
5 19 (8.96%) Senior Network Engineer
5 19 (8.96%) Solutions Architect
5 19 (8.96%) Analyst
6 18 (8.49%) Network Security Engineer
6 18 (8.49%) Network Support
7 15 (7.08%) Cisco Engineer
8 12 (5.66%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 10 (4.72%) Senior Security Engineer
9 10 (4.72%) Senior Network Security Engineer
9 10 (4.72%) Network Consultant
10 8 (3.77%) Telephony Engineer
10 8 (3.77%) Infrastructure Architect
10 8 (3.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 7 (3.30%) Network Architect
12 6 (2.83%) Systems Engineer
12 6 (2.83%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.19%) Regular Expression
2 4 (1.89%) Web Services
3 3 (1.42%) JSON
3 3 (1.42%) LAMP
3 3 (1.42%) XML
3 3 (1.42%) CSS
3 3 (1.42%) .NET
3 3 (1.42%) WAP
4 2 (0.94%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (0.94%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.47%) YAML
5 1 (0.47%) VXML
5 1 (0.47%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.15%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.08%) Clustering
3 14 (6.60%) Replication
3 14 (6.60%) PKI
4 12 (5.66%) Client/Server
5 9 (4.25%) Hedge funds
6 4 (1.89%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.89%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.42%) Psychology
7 3 (1.42%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (1.42%) Economics
7 3 (1.42%) CESG
8 2 (0.94%) New Media
8 2 (0.94%) Open Source
8 2 (0.94%) CMDB
9 1 (0.47%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.47%) iPhone
9 1 (0.47%) PACS
9 1 (0.47%) EPoS
9 1 (0.47%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 116 (54.72%) Windows
2 60 (28.30%) Linux
3 33 (15.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (10.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (8.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (6.13%) Windows XP
7 12 (5.66%) AIX
7 12 (5.66%) SUSE
8 11 (5.19%) Oracle Linux
8 11 (5.19%) Windows 7
9 8 (3.77%) Windows 8
10 7 (3.30%) UNIX
11 5 (2.36%) Ubuntu
11 5 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (1.89%) Solaris
13 2 (0.94%) Debian
13 2 (0.94%) CentOS
13 2 (0.94%) SmartOS
14 1 (0.47%) Android
14 1 (0.47%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (16.04%) Load Balancing
2 32 (15.09%) Migration
3 24 (11.32%) Change Management
4 21 (9.91%) ITIL
5 20 (9.43%) Service Management
6 17 (8.02%) Network Monitoring
6 17 (8.02%) Network Design
7 16 (7.55%) WAN Optimisation
8 12 (5.66%) Network Load Balancing
8 12 (5.66%) DevOps
9 11 (5.19%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (5.19%) Information Assurance
9 11 (5.19%) Service Delivery
10 10 (4.72%) ITSM
10 10 (4.72%) High Availability
10 10 (4.72%) ISMS
10 10 (4.72%) Mentoring
11 9 (4.25%) Low Latency
11 9 (4.25%) Configuration Management
12 8 (3.77%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (16.04%) SQL
2 18 (8.49%) PowerShell
3 10 (4.72%) VB
3 10 (4.72%) VBA
4 6 (2.83%) Perl
4 6 (2.83%) Shell Script
5 4 (1.89%) VBScript
5 4 (1.89%) Java
6 3 (1.42%) Ruby
6 3 (1.42%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.42%) C
7 2 (0.94%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.47%) Korn
8 1 (0.47%) C++
8 1 (0.47%) PHP
8 1 (0.47%) Python
Qualifications
1 60 (28.30%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (14.15%) CCNP
3 19 (8.96%) CCNA
4 14 (6.60%) CCIE
5 11 (5.19%) CCSE
6 9 (4.25%) CCVP
7 8 (3.77%) Security Cleared
8 7 (3.30%) SC Cleared
8 7 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (2.83%) MCSE
9 6 (2.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (2.36%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (1.42%) CCEE
11 3 (1.42%) MCITP
11 3 (1.42%) RHCT
11 3 (1.42%) CCEA
11 3 (1.42%) RHCE
11 3 (1.42%) MCP
12 2 (0.94%) CCDP
13 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (3.77%) SLA
3 4 (1.89%) QA
4 3 (1.42%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.47%) COBIT
System Software
1 55 (25.94%) Active Directory
2 54 (25.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (18.40%) vSphere
4 31 (14.62%) Hyper-V
5 19 (8.96%) NFS
6 16 (7.55%) Snort
7 12 (5.66%) FreeRADIUS
7 12 (5.66%) vCloud
8 10 (4.72%) XenServer
9 9 (4.25%) XenApp
10 8 (3.77%) Firmware
11 7 (3.30%) VMware Server
11 7 (3.30%) VMware ESX
12 6 (2.83%) DFS Replication
13 5 (2.36%) ProxySG
14 4 (1.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 3 (1.42%) Microsoft App-V
16 2 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
16 2 (0.94%) Docker
16 2 (0.94%) LXC
Systems Management
1 10 (4.72%) EMC NetWorker
2 9 (4.25%) Cisco CUCM
2 9 (4.25%) Backup Exec
2 9 (4.25%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (3.77%) Cisco UCCE
3 8 (3.77%) SCCM
3 8 (3.77%) Cisco UCCX
4 6 (2.83%) Puppet
5 5 (2.36%) SCDPM
5 5 (2.36%) SCOM
5 5 (2.36%) SCVMM
6 4 (1.89%) FortiGate
6 4 (1.89%) CA Spectrum
7 3 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (1.42%) MIMEsweeper
7 3 (1.42%) MAILsweeper
8 2 (0.94%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.94%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.47%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 131 (61.79%) Cisco
2 75 (35.38%) Microsoft
3 73 (34.43%) VMware
4 67 (31.60%) CheckPoint
5 46 (21.70%) Juniper
6 43 (20.28%) F5
7 40 (18.87%) HP
8 34 (16.04%) Citrix
9 32 (15.09%) Blue Coat
10 29 (13.68%) IBM
11 20 (9.43%) Oracle
12 16 (7.55%) EMC
12 16 (7.55%) Sourcefire
13 15 (7.08%) NetApp
14 13 (6.13%) Symantec
15 12 (5.66%) Dell
16 10 (4.72%) Websense
17 8 (3.77%) Sophos
17 8 (3.77%) SolarWinds
18 7 (3.30%) Riverbed
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