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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 361 291 333
Rank change year-on-year
-70 +42
Contract jobs citing VLAN 71 142 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.32% 0.60% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.23% 4.62% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 87 43
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £225 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £460 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £280
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Median hourly rate £9.00 £28.66 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.59% -15.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.59% -12.00%
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
3191 3076 2808
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.40% 13.03% 12.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2158 1990 1746
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 112 89
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.98 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.79% -10.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.35 £42.70 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+38.21% +7.62%

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 July 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 July 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 +38 14 £340 -9.33% 3
Croydon -17 2 £450 -14.28%
Mayfair +2 1 £400 +21.58%
Barnet - 1 - -
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 87 (60.84%) Cisco
2 70 (48.95%) Firewall
2 70 (48.95%) VMware
3 58 (40.56%) SAN
4 57 (39.86%) Windows
5 48 (33.57%) Active Directory
6 46 (32.17%) VMware Infrastructure
7 45 (31.47%) Linux
7 45 (31.47%) Cisco Certification
8 41 (28.67%) WAN
9 40 (27.97%) Microsoft
10 39 (27.27%) VPN
10 39 (27.27%) MS Exchange
10 39 (27.27%) Citrix
11 38 (26.57%) LAN
12 37 (25.87%) TCP/IP
12 37 (25.87%) Wireless
13 35 (24.48%) DNS
13 35 (24.48%) Data Centre
14 32 (22.38%) DHCP
15 29 (20.28%) Exchange Server 2010
15 29 (20.28%) Windows Server 2008
16 28 (19.58%) OSPF
16 28 (19.58%) BGP
17 27 (18.88%) HP
17 27 (18.88%) Windows Server
18 26 (18.18%) Finance
19 25 (17.48%) CheckPoint
19 25 (17.48%) Network Security
20 24 (16.78%) MPLS

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 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 29 (20.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (5.59%) Apache
3 8 (5.59%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (4.90%) IIS
5 6 (4.20%) OpenStack
5 6 (4.20%) Skype for Business
6 4 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (2.80%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.40%) Liferay
8 2 (1.40%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.50%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.80%) MS Project
4 1 (0.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.10%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.10%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.90%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (3.50%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.50%) IaaS
4 4 (2.80%) SaaS
5 2 (1.40%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.40%) PaaS
6 1 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.70%) Office 365
6 1 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 70 (48.95%) Firewall
2 58 (40.56%) SAN
3 41 (28.67%) WAN
4 39 (27.27%) VPN
5 38 (26.57%) LAN
6 37 (25.87%) TCP/IP
6 37 (25.87%) Wireless
7 35 (24.48%) DNS
8 32 (22.38%) DHCP
9 28 (19.58%) BGP
9 28 (19.58%) OSPF
10 25 (17.48%) Network Security
11 24 (16.78%) MPLS
12 23 (16.08%) Cisco ASA
13 22 (15.38%) NetScaler
14 17 (11.89%) EIGRP
14 17 (11.89%) Internet
15 13 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
15 13 (9.09%) HSRP
15 13 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.59%) MySQL
2 7 (4.90%) Oracle Database
3 6 (4.20%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.80%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (2.80%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.10%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.10%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.40%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (1.40%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (1.40%) Redis
7 1 (0.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (3.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.40%) JIRA
2 2 (1.40%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.70%) TeamCity
General
1 26 (18.18%) Finance
2 16 (11.19%) Banking
3 7 (4.90%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.40%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.40%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.40%) Legal
4 2 (1.40%) Publishing
4 2 (1.40%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.70%) Back Office
5 1 (0.70%) Billing
5 1 (0.70%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.70%) French Language
5 1 (0.70%) Front Office
5 1 (0.70%) German Language
5 1 (0.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (23.78%) Network Engineer
2 31 (21.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (12.59%) Cisco Engineer
4 17 (11.89%) VMware Engineer
5 16 (11.19%) Architect
6 15 (10.49%) Windows Engineer
7 13 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 11 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
9 9 (6.29%) Active Directory Engineer
10 8 (5.59%) PowerShell Engineer
10 8 (5.59%) Project Manager
10 8 (5.59%) SCCM Engineer
10 8 (5.59%) Server Engineer
11 7 (4.90%) Administrator
11 7 (4.90%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (4.20%) Analyst
12 6 (4.20%) Infrastructure Architect
12 6 (4.20%) Solutions Architect
12 6 (4.20%) Support Engineer
12 6 (4.20%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.90%) LAMP
2 5 (3.50%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (2.80%) libvirt
4 3 (2.10%) 802.1X
4 3 (2.10%) CSS
5 2 (1.40%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.40%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (1.40%) Oracle ADF
5 2 (1.40%) Regular Expression
5 2 (1.40%) RESTful
6 1 (0.70%) JSON
6 1 (0.70%) XML
6 1 (0.70%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (24.48%) Data Centre
2 15 (10.49%) Replication
3 11 (7.69%) Blackberry
4 9 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.90%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (4.20%) Computer Science
6 6 (4.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 6 (4.20%) EqualLogic
7 5 (3.50%) Private Cloud
8 4 (2.80%) Client/Server
9 3 (2.10%) Hedge funds
9 3 (2.10%) HP StoreVirtual
9 3 (2.10%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (2.10%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.40%) Clustering
10 2 (1.40%) NHS
10 2 (1.40%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.70%) RSA SecurID
11 1 (0.70%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.70%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 57 (39.86%) Windows
2 45 (31.47%) Linux
3 29 (20.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (18.88%) Windows Server
5 23 (16.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (11.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (7.69%) Unix
8 7 (4.90%) AIX
9 6 (4.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (4.20%) Solaris
10 4 (2.80%) SUSE
10 4 (2.80%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.40%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.40%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (1.40%) VMS
11 2 (1.40%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.70%) Android
12 1 (0.70%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (11.19%) Migration
2 15 (10.49%) Configuration Management
2 15 (10.49%) Load Balancing
3 14 (9.79%) ITIL
3 14 (9.79%) Project Management
4 12 (8.39%) Network Management
5 9 (6.29%) Network Monitoring
5 9 (6.29%) Time Management
6 8 (5.59%) Network Design
6 8 (5.59%) Open Source
6 8 (5.59%) Workflow
7 7 (4.90%) High Availability
7 7 (4.90%) Infrastructure Management
8 6 (4.20%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (4.20%) PRINCE2
9 5 (3.50%) Analytics
9 5 (3.50%) Capacity Management
9 5 (3.50%) DDoS Mitigation
9 5 (3.50%) DevOps
9 5 (3.50%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.79%) PowerShell
2 12 (8.39%) Bash Shell
3 9 (6.29%) Ruby
4 8 (5.59%) Python
5 5 (3.50%) Perl
5 5 (3.50%) SQL
6 2 (1.40%) C#
6 2 (1.40%) PHP
7 1 (0.70%) Java
7 1 (0.70%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 45 (31.47%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (16.78%) CCNA
3 23 (16.08%) CCNP
4 19 (13.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 10 (6.99%) MCSE
5 10 (6.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (6.29%) Security Cleared
7 8 (5.59%) SC Cleared
8 7 (4.90%) Degree
9 6 (4.20%) CCIE
10 5 (3.50%) MCSA
11 4 (2.80%) CCSE
11 4 (2.80%) RHCA
11 4 (2.80%) RHCE
11 4 (2.80%) RHCSA
12 3 (2.10%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (2.10%) CCDP
12 3 (2.10%) CCNP Voice
12 3 (2.10%) CISSP
13 2 (1.40%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.70%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (33.57%) Active Directory
2 46 (32.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (13.99%) vSphere
4 17 (11.89%) XenApp
5 15 (10.49%) VMware Server
6 13 (9.09%) VMware ESX
7 9 (6.29%) Hyper-V
8 8 (5.59%) DFS Replication
8 8 (5.59%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (4.90%) KVM
9 7 (4.90%) XenDesktop
10 5 (3.50%) ProxySG
10 5 (3.50%) Xen
10 5 (3.50%) XenServer
11 4 (2.80%) iptables
11 4 (2.80%) NFS
11 4 (2.80%) UAG
12 3 (2.10%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (2.10%) Snort
13 2 (1.40%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 18 (12.59%) SCCM
2 10 (6.99%) SCOM
3 9 (6.29%) Cisco UCCX
3 9 (6.29%) Puppet
4 8 (5.59%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 7 (4.90%) SCVMM
6 6 (4.20%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (4.20%) WSUS
7 5 (3.50%) FortiGate
8 4 (2.80%) Backup Exec
8 4 (2.80%) HAProxy
9 3 (2.10%) Proventia
10 2 (1.40%) BladeLogic
10 2 (1.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (1.40%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.70%) DameWare
11 1 (0.70%) HP SIM
11 1 (0.70%) Nagios
11 1 (0.70%) OpenView
11 1 (0.70%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 87 (60.84%) Cisco
2 70 (48.95%) VMware
3 40 (27.97%) Microsoft
4 39 (27.27%) Citrix
5 27 (18.88%) HP
6 25 (17.48%) CheckPoint
7 20 (13.99%) Juniper
8 17 (11.89%) Dell
9 14 (9.79%) F5
9 14 (9.79%) SolarWinds
10 13 (9.09%) Blue Coat
11 12 (8.39%) NetApp
12 11 (7.69%) Oracle
13 10 (6.99%) Palo Alto
14 8 (5.59%) IronPort
14 8 (5.59%) Red Hat
15 7 (4.90%) Veeam
16 6 (4.20%) Brocade
16 6 (4.20%) EMC
16 6 (4.20%) Riverbed
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