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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 346 303 334
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +31
Contract jobs citing VLAN 62 112 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.53% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.30% 3.96% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 83 48
Average daily rate £400 £438 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +17.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £300 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £358 £380
% change year-on-year
-2.09% -5.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -1.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +23.07%
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
2692 2829 2735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.71% 13.34% 12.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1741 1841 1745
Average daily rate £423 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.03% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 80 74
Average hourly rate £24.23 £19.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.68% +16.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.12 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £30.00 £33.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the London region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +8 5 £444 -1.38% 2
Croydon - 5 £413 -
Wembley - 2 £300 -
Wimbledon - 1 £175 -
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 94 (62.67%) Firewall
2 84 (56.00%) Cisco
3 80 (53.33%) Windows
4 73 (48.67%) LAN
5 71 (47.33%) VPN
6 66 (44.00%) WAN
7 60 (40.00%) Active Directory
8 57 (38.00%) Juniper
9 56 (37.33%) VMware
10 55 (36.67%) Microsoft
11 46 (30.67%) DNS
12 43 (28.67%) Windows Server
13 41 (27.33%) CheckPoint
14 40 (26.67%) OSPF
14 40 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
15 39 (26.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 39 (26.00%) BGP
15 39 (26.00%) Cisco Certification
16 37 (24.67%) TCP/IP
16 37 (24.67%) SAN
17 34 (22.67%) DHCP
17 34 (22.67%) Network Security
18 33 (22.00%) Cisco Nexus
18 33 (22.00%) Citrix
18 33 (22.00%) MPLS
19 30 (20.00%) Data Centre
20 29 (19.33%) F5
20 29 (19.33%) Wireless
21 26 (17.33%) Windows Server 2012
21 26 (17.33%) Spanning Tree

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 15 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (8.00%) IIS
3 11 (7.33%) SharePoint
4 10 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (6.00%) Skype for Business
6 6 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (2.67%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.33%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.67%) Apache
10 1 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.67%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (12.00%) MS Office
2 17 (11.33%) MS Excel
3 13 (8.67%) MS Visio
4 5 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.67%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.33%) Office 365
2 9 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.33%) IaaS
4 2 (1.33%) SoftLayer
5 1 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.67%) PaaS
5 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 94 (62.67%) Firewall
2 73 (48.67%) LAN
3 71 (47.33%) VPN
4 66 (44.00%) WAN
5 46 (30.67%) DNS
6 40 (26.67%) OSPF
7 39 (26.00%) BGP
8 37 (24.67%) SAN
8 37 (24.67%) TCP/IP
9 34 (22.67%) DHCP
9 34 (22.67%) Network Security
10 33 (22.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 33 (22.00%) MPLS
11 29 (19.33%) Wireless
12 26 (17.33%) Spanning Tree
13 23 (15.33%) HSRP
14 22 (14.67%) SSL
15 21 (14.00%) IPsec
15 21 (14.00%) VoIP
16 19 (12.67%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.67%) Big Data
3 1 (0.67%) MySQL
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.67%) git-flow
2 1 (0.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.67%) JIRA
2 1 (0.67%) Vagrant
General
1 25 (16.67%) Finance
2 12 (8.00%) Banking
3 10 (6.67%) Spanish Language
4 5 (3.33%) Korean Language
5 3 (2.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.33%) Advertising
6 2 (1.33%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.33%) German Language
6 2 (1.33%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.67%) Back Office
7 1 (0.67%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.67%) French Language
7 1 (0.67%) Front Office
7 1 (0.67%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 56 (37.33%) Network Engineer
2 21 (14.00%) Architect
3 18 (12.00%) Security Engineer
4 17 (11.33%) Infrastructure Architect
5 15 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (7.33%) Network Security Engineer
6 11 (7.33%) Senior Network Engineer
6 11 (7.33%) Support Engineer
7 10 (6.67%) Network Architect
7 10 (6.67%) Senior Security Engineer
8 9 (6.00%) Analyst
8 9 (6.00%) Security Architect
9 8 (5.33%) Citrix Engineer
9 8 (5.33%) Juniper Engineer
9 8 (5.33%) Network Infrastructure Architect
9 8 (5.33%) Network Security Architect
9 8 (5.33%) VMware Engineer
10 7 (4.67%) Cisco Engineer
10 7 (4.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 7 (4.67%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.33%) Web Services
2 2 (1.33%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.33%) JSON
3 1 (0.67%) .NET
3 1 (0.67%) Django
3 1 (0.67%) ELK Stack
3 1 (0.67%) FFmpeg
3 1 (0.67%) LAMP
3 1 (0.67%) libvirt
3 1 (0.67%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.67%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 17 (11.33%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.00%) Video Conferencing
4 8 (5.33%) PKI
5 5 (3.33%) CCTV
5 5 (3.33%) Client/Server
5 5 (3.33%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.67%) Clustering
6 4 (2.67%) IVR
6 4 (2.67%) NHS
7 3 (2.00%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.00%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.33%) iPad
8 2 (1.33%) Life Science
8 2 (1.33%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.33%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.67%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.67%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.67%) HP Storage
9 1 (0.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 80 (53.33%) Windows
2 43 (28.67%) Windows Server
3 40 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (17.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (14.00%) Linux
6 17 (11.33%) Windows 7
7 15 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (6.00%) Unix
9 5 (3.33%) Android
9 5 (3.33%) CentOS
10 4 (2.67%) Apple iOS
10 4 (2.67%) Ubuntu
11 3 (2.00%) AIX
11 3 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (2.00%) SUSE
11 3 (2.00%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.33%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.33%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.33%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (1.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (10.67%) Migration
2 14 (9.33%) ITIL
3 12 (8.00%) Network Management
4 11 (7.33%) Network Design
5 10 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (6.67%) Load Balancing
6 9 (6.00%) Analytics
6 9 (6.00%) High Availability
7 8 (5.33%) Change Management
7 8 (5.33%) Patch Management
7 8 (5.33%) Project Management
8 7 (4.67%) Service Management
8 7 (4.67%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (4.67%) TOGAF
9 6 (4.00%) Change Control
9 6 (4.00%) Configuration Management
9 6 (4.00%) Data Management
9 6 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
9 6 (4.00%) Problem Management
9 6 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.67%) SQL
2 6 (4.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (4.00%) Python
3 5 (3.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.33%) Java
4 2 (1.33%) Perl
4 2 (1.33%) Ruby
5 1 (0.67%) C#
5 1 (0.67%) C++
5 1 (0.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 39 (26.00%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (14.67%) CCNA
3 20 (13.33%) CCNP
3 20 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (10.00%) CCSE
5 14 (9.33%) MCSE
6 12 (8.00%) CISSP
6 12 (8.00%) Degree
7 11 (7.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
9 7 (4.67%) MCP
9 7 (4.67%) MCSA
9 7 (4.67%) SC Cleared
9 7 (4.67%) Security Cleared
10 5 (3.33%) A+ Certification
11 4 (2.67%) CCEA
11 4 (2.67%) CCEE
11 4 (2.67%) Microsoft Certified Architect
11 4 (2.67%) Microsoft Certified Master
12 3 (2.00%) CCNP Voice
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.33%) SLA
2 4 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 60 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 39 (26.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 24 (16.00%) vSphere
5 15 (10.00%) XenServer
6 14 (9.33%) Snort
7 12 (8.00%) XenDesktop
8 11 (7.33%) VMware ESX
8 11 (7.33%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (7.33%) XenApp
9 4 (2.67%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (2.67%) vCloud
10 3 (2.00%) Firmware
11 2 (1.33%) BIND 9
11 2 (1.33%) Docker
11 2 (1.33%) pfSense
11 2 (1.33%) Samba
11 2 (1.33%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.67%) iptables
12 1 (0.67%) KVM
Systems Management
1 13 (8.67%) Proventia
2 9 (6.00%) SCCM
3 7 (4.67%) SolarWinds Orion
4 4 (2.67%) Ansible
4 4 (2.67%) Backup Exec
4 4 (2.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 4 (2.67%) WSUS
5 3 (2.00%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (2.00%) FortiGate
5 3 (2.00%) Puppet
5 3 (2.00%) SCOM
6 2 (1.33%) BladeLogic
6 2 (1.33%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.33%) Windows Intune
6 2 (1.33%) XenMobile
6 2 (1.33%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.67%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.67%) DameWare
7 1 (0.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 84 (56.00%) Cisco
2 57 (38.00%) Juniper
3 56 (37.33%) VMware
4 55 (36.67%) Microsoft
5 41 (27.33%) CheckPoint
6 33 (22.00%) Citrix
7 29 (19.33%) F5
8 22 (14.67%) Brocade
9 21 (14.00%) HP
10 16 (10.67%) Blue Coat
10 16 (10.67%) Dell
11 14 (9.33%) Sourcefire
12 11 (7.33%) SolarWinds
13 9 (6.00%) IBM
13 9 (6.00%) Mitel
13 9 (6.00%) NetApp
14 6 (4.00%) AppSense
14 6 (4.00%) Palo Alto
15 5 (3.33%) Remedy
15 5 (3.33%) Symantec
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