The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 82 96 87
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Contract jobs citing VLAN 18 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.09% 0.36% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.55% 2.67% 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 4
Median daily rate £475 £400 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £320 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £286
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 £10.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -66.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +45.83%
VLAN
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
275 262 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.72% 13.46% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 143 91
Median daily rate £425 £368 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.64% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 16
Median hourly rate £14.75 £12.35 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.43% -25.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £16.50 £32.50
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 Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing VLAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

VLAN
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VLAN across the Manchester region.

VLAN Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

VLAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VLAN across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

VLAN Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

VLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VLAN across the Manchester region.

VLAN Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 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 Manchester region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 28 (75.68%) Firewall
2 27 (72.97%) Windows
3 25 (67.57%) VMware
4 22 (59.46%) DNS
5 21 (56.76%) Active Directory
6 18 (48.65%) DHCP
7 15 (40.54%) Cisco
8 14 (37.84%) TCP/IP
8 14 (37.84%) SQL Server
9 13 (35.14%) Windows Server
10 12 (32.43%) WAN
10 12 (32.43%) LAN
11 11 (29.73%) Citrix
11 11 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (27.03%) Amazon AWS
13 9 (24.32%) XenApp
13 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Azure
13 9 (24.32%) Oracle Database
13 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
13 9 (24.32%) Oracle
13 9 (24.32%) VMware ESX
13 9 (24.32%) Oracle Database 11g
14 8 (21.62%) SMTP
14 8 (21.62%) SAN
14 8 (21.62%) Server Building
14 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (21.62%) PowerShell
15 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
15 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (18.92%) Cisco Certification

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 5 (13.51%) MS Exchange
1 5 (13.51%) Skype for Business
2 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.41%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.70%) Apache
4 1 (2.70%) CMS
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
2 6 (16.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.70%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.03%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.41%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.70%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (2.70%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 28 (75.68%) Firewall
2 22 (59.46%) DNS
3 18 (48.65%) DHCP
4 14 (37.84%) TCP/IP
5 12 (32.43%) LAN
5 12 (32.43%) WAN
6 8 (21.62%) SAN
6 8 (21.62%) SMTP
7 6 (16.22%) VPN
8 4 (10.81%) OSPF
8 4 (10.81%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (8.11%) MPLS
9 3 (8.11%) WLAN
10 2 (5.41%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (5.41%) Internet
10 2 (5.41%) IP Telephony
10 2 (5.41%) IPsec
10 2 (5.41%) iSCSI
11 1 (2.70%) HSRP
11 1 (2.70%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (37.84%) SQL Server
2 9 (24.32%) Oracle Database
2 9 (24.32%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 1 (2.70%) Aerospace
1 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Designer
2 7 (18.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Architect
3 4 (10.81%) Azure Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Network Designer
4 3 (8.11%) Network Architect
4 3 (8.11%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.41%) Cisco Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (5.41%) IT Support
6 1 (2.70%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) IT Technician
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Architect
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) Web Services
2 1 (2.70%) .NET
2 1 (2.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.70%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.70%) PKI
2 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 27 (72.97%) Windows
2 13 (35.14%) Windows Server
3 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (13.51%) Linux
6 2 (5.41%) Solaris
6 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.70%) AIX
7 1 (2.70%) CentOS
7 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) Server Building
2 6 (16.22%) Migration
3 5 (13.51%) ITIL
4 4 (10.81%) ERP
4 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
5 3 (8.11%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.41%) Network Architecture
6 2 (5.41%) Network Design
6 2 (5.41%) Project Management
7 1 (2.70%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.70%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.70%) Change Management
7 1 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.70%) Service Design
7 1 (2.70%) Validation
7 1 (2.70%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) PowerShell
2 5 (13.51%) SQL
3 1 (2.70%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (10.81%) CCNA
3 3 (8.11%) CCDP
3 3 (8.11%) CCIE
3 3 (8.11%) MCSE
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.41%) CCNP
5 1 (2.70%) Degree
5 1 (2.70%) MCSA
5 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (56.76%) Active Directory
2 11 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (24.32%) VMware ESX
3 9 (24.32%) XenApp
4 5 (13.51%) ProxySG
5 2 (5.41%) vSphere
6 1 (2.70%) NFS
6 1 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.70%) Xen
6 1 (2.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (2.70%) SCCM
2 1 (2.70%) SCOM
2 1 (2.70%) vMotion
2 1 (2.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (67.57%) VMware
2 15 (40.54%) Cisco
3 11 (29.73%) Citrix
4 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
4 9 (24.32%) Oracle
5 6 (16.22%) F5
5 6 (16.22%) NetApp
6 5 (13.51%) Blue Coat
7 2 (5.41%) HP
7 2 (5.41%) Lotus
7 2 (5.41%) Sun
8 1 (2.70%) Dell
8 1 (2.70%) IBM
8 1 (2.70%) Infor
8 1 (2.70%) Intel Security
8 1 (2.70%) JD Edwards
8 1 (2.70%) Juniper
8 1 (2.70%) Siemens
8 1 (2.70%) Sonus
8 1 (2.70%) Veeam