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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 93 93 84
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Contract jobs citing VLAN 19 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.04% 0.43% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.51% 3.46% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 4
Median daily rate £356 £400 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.93% +50.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £400 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £286
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £340 £255
% change year-on-year
-1.10% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £18.00 £10.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+57.14% -36.36%
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
292 231 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.96% 12.31% 13.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 131 103
Median daily rate £400 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £255 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 16
Median hourly rate £18.00 £13.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -43.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £10.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.94 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -8.05%

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 28 September 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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
Bolton - 1 £335 -
VLAN
North West

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 21 (80.77%) Windows
1 21 (80.77%) DNS
2 20 (76.92%) Active Directory
3 18 (69.23%) DHCP
3 18 (69.23%) VMware
4 17 (65.38%) Firewall
5 12 (46.15%) LAN
5 12 (46.15%) WAN
5 12 (46.15%) SQL Server
6 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
6 10 (38.46%) Windows Server
7 9 (34.62%) MS Excel
7 9 (34.62%) TCP/IP
7 9 (34.62%) PowerShell
8 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (30.77%) MS Office
8 8 (30.77%) Cisco
9 7 (26.92%) Citrix
9 7 (26.92%) SQL
10 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
10 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database
10 6 (23.08%) Oracle
10 6 (23.08%) ITIL
10 6 (23.08%) VPN
10 6 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (23.08%) SAN
10 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (23.08%) VMware ESX
10 6 (23.08%) CCNA
11 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008

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 (19.23%) MS Exchange
1 5 (19.23%) Skype for Business
2 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (11.54%) IBM Notes
3 1 (3.85%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (34.62%) MS Excel
2 8 (30.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Infor M3
2 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (7.69%) Amazon S3
3 2 (7.69%) IBM Cloud
3 2 (7.69%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 21 (80.77%) DNS
2 18 (69.23%) DHCP
3 17 (65.38%) Firewall
4 12 (46.15%) LAN
4 12 (46.15%) WAN
5 9 (34.62%) TCP/IP
6 6 (23.08%) SAN
6 6 (23.08%) VPN
7 5 (19.23%) SMTP
7 5 (19.23%) WLAN
8 4 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (11.54%) Internet
9 3 (11.54%) iSCSI
10 2 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (7.69%) IP Telephony
10 2 (7.69%) VoIP
11 1 (3.85%) HSRP
11 1 (3.85%) Skype
11 1 (3.85%) Spanning Tree
11 1 (3.85%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database
2 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 1 (3.85%) Aerospace
1 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Designer
2 4 (15.38%) Azure Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (11.54%) Administrator
3 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Support
3 3 (11.54%) Network Designer
3 3 (11.54%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) IT Support
4 2 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.85%) PKI
2 1 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (80.77%) Windows
2 10 (38.46%) Windows Server
3 5 (19.23%) Linux
3 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.85%) AIX
6 1 (3.85%) CentOS
6 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) ITIL
2 5 (19.23%) ERP
2 5 (19.23%) Server Building
3 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 2 (7.69%) Migration
4 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 2 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.85%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.85%) Change Management
5 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.85%) Network Architecture
5 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.85%) Service Design
5 1 (3.85%) TOGAF
5 1 (3.85%) Validation
5 1 (3.85%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) PowerShell
2 7 (26.92%) SQL
3 2 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) CCNA
1 6 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (19.23%) MCSE
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.69%) MCSA
3 2 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.85%) CCNP
4 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) PCI DSS
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (23.08%) VMware ESX
4 4 (15.38%) vSphere
4 4 (15.38%) XenApp
5 2 (7.69%) NFS
5 2 (7.69%) Xen
6 1 (3.85%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (3.85%) FortiGate
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
1 1 (3.85%) SCOM
1 1 (3.85%) vMotion
1 1 (3.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) VMware
2 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 8 (30.77%) Cisco
4 7 (26.92%) Citrix
5 6 (23.08%) Oracle
6 3 (11.54%) HP
6 3 (11.54%) Lotus
7 2 (7.69%) F5
7 2 (7.69%) IBM
7 2 (7.69%) Infor
7 2 (7.69%) Intel Security
7 2 (7.69%) NetApp
7 2 (7.69%) Sun
7 2 (7.69%) Veeam
8 1 (3.85%) Dell
8 1 (3.85%) Juniper
8 1 (3.85%) Riverbed
8 1 (3.85%) Siemens
8 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.85%) Sonus