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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
North West / Manchester
Rank 79 93 88
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Contract jobs citing VLAN 13 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.98% 0.44% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.28% 3.11% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 3
Median daily rate £338 £350 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -10.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £212 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £492 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £360 £310
% change year-on-year
-2.64% +15.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £15.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+156.66% -25.00%

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
207 257 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.65% 14.19% 13.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 140 101
Median daily rate £400 £389 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% +19.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £259 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 14
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.15 £19.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.02% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.97 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £48.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017, 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 17 (56.67%) Windows
2 16 (53.33%) Firewall
3 15 (50.00%) VMware
4 14 (46.67%) TCP/IP
5 12 (40.00%) DNS
6 11 (36.67%) Windows Server
7 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (33.33%) Cisco
7 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
8 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (20.00%) DHCP
9 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (16.67%) F5
10 5 (16.67%) IIS
10 5 (16.67%) Web Services
10 5 (16.67%) VPN
10 5 (16.67%) NetApp
10 5 (16.67%) Citrix
10 5 (16.67%) OSPF
10 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
10 5 (16.67%) XenApp
10 5 (16.67%) Blue Coat
10 5 (16.67%) ProxySG
11 4 (13.33%) VMware ESX
11 4 (13.33%) Migration

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 (16.67%) IIS
2 2 (6.67%) Apache
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.33%) CMS
3 1 (3.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 16 (53.33%) Firewall
2 14 (46.67%) TCP/IP
3 12 (40.00%) DNS
4 6 (20.00%) DHCP
5 5 (16.67%) OSPF
5 5 (16.67%) VPN
6 4 (13.33%) LAN
6 4 (13.33%) SMTP
6 4 (13.33%) WAN
7 3 (10.00%) BGP
7 3 (10.00%) HSRP
7 3 (10.00%) MPLS
8 2 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (6.67%) FTP
8 2 (6.67%) Internet
8 2 (6.67%) IPsec
8 2 (6.67%) Network Security
8 2 (6.67%) SAN
8 2 (6.67%) VRRP
8 2 (6.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 5 (16.67%) Designer
1 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Network Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Architect
3 3 (10.00%) Network Architect
3 3 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Cybersecurity Specialist
4 2 (6.67%) Design Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (6.67%) IT Support
4 2 (6.67%) Network Design Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Network Specialist
4 2 (6.67%) Security Specialist
4 2 (6.67%) Server Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) IT Technician
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Architect
5 1 (3.33%) SIEM Specialist
5 1 (3.33%) VMS Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 17 (56.67%) Windows
2 11 (36.67%) Windows Server
3 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (10.00%) VMS
6 2 (6.67%) Linux
7 1 (3.33%) Solaris
7 1 (3.33%) Unix
7 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.33%) Migration
1 4 (13.33%) Network Design
1 4 (13.33%) Security Hardening
1 4 (13.33%) Server Building
2 3 (10.00%) Application Performance Management
2 3 (10.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (10.00%) Performance Management
2 3 (10.00%) SIEM
3 2 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (6.67%) Network Architecture
3 2 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL
4 1 (3.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (3.33%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (3.33%) Network Planning
4 1 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (10.00%) CCDP
2 3 (10.00%) CCIE
3 2 (6.67%) CCNA
3 2 (6.67%) CCNP
3 2 (6.67%) MCSE
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.33%) CISM
4 1 (3.33%) CISSP
4 1 (3.33%) ISEB
4 1 (3.33%) JNCIP
4 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (16.67%) ProxySG
3 5 (16.67%) XenApp
4 4 (13.33%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) BladeLogic
2 3 (10.00%) QRadar
3 2 (6.67%) ArcSight ESM
3 2 (6.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) VMware
2 10 (33.33%) Cisco
3 5 (16.67%) Blue Coat
3 5 (16.67%) Citrix
3 5 (16.67%) F5
3 5 (16.67%) NetApp
4 4 (13.33%) AppDynamics
4 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (13.33%) Oracle
5 3 (10.00%) AlienVault
5 3 (10.00%) ArcSight
5 3 (10.00%) Juniper
5 3 (10.00%) Qualys
5 3 (10.00%) Splunk
6 2 (6.67%) Ericsson
6 2 (6.67%) ZyXEL
7 1 (3.33%) Brocade
7 1 (3.33%) HP
7 1 (3.33%) Huawei
7 1 (3.33%) Lotus