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 24 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 96 90 84
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Contract jobs citing VLAN 6 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.33% 0.40% 0.076%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.18% 2.74% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
Median daily rate £325 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £300 £303
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -0.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.75 £33.25 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-16.54% +38.54%
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
275 219 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.25% 14.43% 10.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 117 53
Median daily rate £375 £300 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 14
Median hourly rate £45.00 £19.91 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+126.04% +10.59%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +38.88%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 9 (64.29%) DNS
2 9 (64.29%) Windows
3 8 (57.14%) VMware
4 7 (50.00%) DHCP
5 6 (42.86%) Citrix
5 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
6 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (35.71%) NetApp
6 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
6 5 (35.71%) CCNA
6 5 (35.71%) MCSE
7 4 (28.57%) Linux
7 4 (28.57%) SQL
7 4 (28.57%) MS Office
7 4 (28.57%) VPN
7 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
7 4 (28.57%) vSphere
7 4 (28.57%) PCI DSS
7 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
8 3 (21.43%) Xen
8 3 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (21.43%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (21.43%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (21.43%) iSCSI

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 2 (14.29%) Apache
1 2 (14.29%) IBM Notes
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Office
2 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (21.43%) SoftLayer
2 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) DNS
2 7 (50.00%) DHCP
3 4 (28.57%) VPN
4 3 (21.43%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (21.43%) Firewall
4 3 (21.43%) iSCSI
4 3 (21.43%) LAN
4 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
4 3 (21.43%) WAN
4 3 (21.43%) WLAN
5 2 (14.29%) Internet
5 2 (14.29%) SAN
5 2 (14.29%) VoIP
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
6 1 (7.14%) SNMP
6 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Support
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) IT Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Clustering
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
1 1 (7.14%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (28.57%) Linux
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
2 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL
2 1 (7.14%) Network Architecture
2 1 (7.14%) Network Design
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
2 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
2 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) C
2 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (35.71%) CCNA
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (35.71%) MCSE
3 3 (21.43%) MCSA
3 3 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (7.14%) CCEA
4 1 (7.14%) CCEE
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (7.14%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) PCI DSS
2 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (28.57%) vSphere
3 3 (21.43%) NFS
3 3 (21.43%) Xen
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) vMotion
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) VMware
2 6 (42.86%) Citrix
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) NetApp
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco
4 3 (21.43%) HP
4 3 (21.43%) IBM
5 2 (14.29%) EMC
5 2 (14.29%) Infor
5 2 (14.29%) Lotus
5 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds
6 1 (7.14%) Infoblox
6 1 (7.14%) Intel Security
6 1 (7.14%) Juniper
6 1 (7.14%) Sophos
6 1 (7.14%) Veeam