The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 157 147 129
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -18
Contract jobs citing VLAN 9 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.36% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.53% 2.72% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 4
Median daily rate £365 £202 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.69% -39.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £200 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £341 £417
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 6
Median hourly rate £15.00 £49.50 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.69% +46.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £35.00 £25.36
% change year-on-year
-57.14% +38.01%
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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 North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
588 514 431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.58% 13.14% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 237 181
Median daily rate £375 £336 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.52% +12.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 51 33
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% -38.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.85 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.55 £51.67 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.59 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +47.92%

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

VLAN
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

VLAN Daily Rate Trend in the North West

VLAN
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

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

VLAN Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

VLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

VLAN Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

VLAN
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the North West region over the 3 months to 3 May 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
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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
Manchester -3 4 £500 +66.66%
Cheshire -14 3 £368 +81.93%
Lancashire - 2 £341 -
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VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 North West region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 17 (41.46%) DNS
2 16 (39.02%) Citrix
2 16 (39.02%) Data Centre
3 15 (36.59%) LAN
3 15 (36.59%) Network Design
4 14 (34.15%) Migration
5 13 (31.71%) DHCP
6 12 (29.27%) Firewall
7 11 (26.83%) VPN
7 11 (26.83%) Cisco
7 11 (26.83%) Network Security
8 10 (24.39%) Kalman Filter
9 9 (21.95%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (21.95%) Change Control
9 9 (21.95%) Palo Alto
9 9 (21.95%) SSH
9 9 (21.95%) VMware
9 9 (21.95%) SSL
9 9 (21.95%) Active Directory
9 9 (21.95%) IPsec
10 8 (19.51%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
12 6 (14.63%) Linux
12 6 (14.63%) Windows
13 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
13 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (12.20%) Fortinet
13 5 (12.20%) EMC
13 5 (12.20%) Information Security
13 5 (12.20%) F5

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (4.88%) Apache
1 2 (4.88%) Liferay
1 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.88%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Office
2 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.88%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (4.88%) Amazon S3
1 2 (4.88%) Office 365
1 2 (4.88%) SoftLayer
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (41.46%) DNS
2 15 (36.59%) LAN
3 13 (31.71%) DHCP
4 12 (29.27%) Firewall
5 11 (26.83%) Network Security
5 11 (26.83%) VPN
6 9 (21.95%) IPsec
6 9 (21.95%) SSH
6 9 (21.95%) SSL
7 8 (19.51%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (7.32%) WAN
9 2 (4.88%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (4.88%) iSCSI
9 2 (4.88%) SAN
9 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
9 2 (4.88%) VoIP
10 1 (2.44%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (2.44%) OSPF
10 1 (2.44%) Spanning Tree
10 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (4.88%) RDBMS
1 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (51.22%) Architect
2 19 (46.34%) Network Architect
3 6 (14.63%) Network Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Security Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Network Architect
6 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) DBA
6 2 (4.88%) Designer
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Lead Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Migration Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle ADF
2 1 (2.44%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 16 (39.02%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.32%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.44%) Clustering
3 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.44%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (2.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Linux
1 6 (14.63%) Windows
2 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.88%) AIX
4 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.44%) MVS
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) Network Design
2 14 (34.15%) Migration
3 10 (24.39%) Kalman Filter
4 9 (21.95%) Change Control
4 9 (21.95%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (12.20%) Information Security
5 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (9.76%) Network Architecture
6 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.88%) Open Source
8 1 (2.44%) Business Continuity
8 1 (2.44%) CRM
8 1 (2.44%) ERP
8 1 (2.44%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.44%) Security Operations
8 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.44%) Supplier Management
8 1 (2.44%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) C
1 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
1 2 (4.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.76%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.32%) CCNA
3 3 (7.32%) MCSA
3 3 (7.32%) MCSE
4 2 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.44%) CCEA
5 1 (2.44%) CCEE
5 1 (2.44%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.44%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (21.95%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.88%) NFS
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.88%) vSphere
2 2 (4.88%) Xen
3 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) vMotion
Vendors
1 16 (39.02%) Citrix
2 11 (26.83%) Cisco
3 9 (21.95%) Palo Alto
3 9 (21.95%) VMware
4 5 (12.20%) EMC
4 5 (12.20%) F5
4 5 (12.20%) Fortinet
4 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
5 4 (9.76%) IBM
5 4 (9.76%) NetApp
6 2 (4.88%) HP
6 2 (4.88%) Juniper
6 2 (4.88%) MuleSoft
6 2 (4.88%) Oracle
6 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.88%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.44%) Apple
7 1 (2.44%) BT
7 1 (2.44%) Infoblox
7 1 (2.44%) Sophos
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