The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 28 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 61 65 70
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs citing VLAN 1 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.14% 1.32% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.58% 6.34% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 2
Median daily rate £225 £388 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.93% -22.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £263
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +29.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+1.21% -25.45%
VLAN
Berkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
173 205 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.44% 20.83% 28.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 104 93
Median daily rate £433 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.61% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £233 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 12
Median hourly rate £37.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.89 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £24.26 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

VLAN
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

VLAN Daily Rate Trend in Reading

VLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

VLAN Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 Reading region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 13 (68.42%) DHCP
2 12 (63.16%) DNS
3 11 (57.89%) Linux
3 11 (57.89%) Firewall
4 10 (52.63%) WAN
4 10 (52.63%) Windows
4 10 (52.63%) CCNA
4 10 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (47.37%) MPLS
5 9 (47.37%) VPN
5 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
5 9 (47.37%) IPsec
5 9 (47.37%) Network Security
6 7 (36.84%) Telecoms
6 7 (36.84%) LAN
6 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
7 6 (31.58%) Cisco
7 6 (31.58%) CCNP
8 5 (26.32%) SLA
8 5 (26.32%) DV Cleared
8 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
9 4 (21.05%) Open Source
9 4 (21.05%) SIEM
9 4 (21.05%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 4 (21.05%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 4 (21.05%) CCIE
9 4 (21.05%) Citrix
9 4 (21.05%) Change Management
9 4 (21.05%) Network Design
9 4 (21.05%) Huawei

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) PaaS
1 3 (15.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (68.42%) DHCP
2 12 (63.16%) DNS
3 11 (57.89%) Firewall
4 10 (52.63%) WAN
5 9 (47.37%) IPsec
5 9 (47.37%) MPLS
5 9 (47.37%) Network Security
5 9 (47.37%) VPN
6 7 (36.84%) LAN
7 2 (10.53%) ZigBee
8 1 (5.26%) BGP
8 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (5.26%) EIGRP
8 1 (5.26%) HSRP
8 1 (5.26%) OSPF
8 1 (5.26%) Unified Communications
8 1 (5.26%) Value-Added Service
8 1 (5.26%) VRRP
8 1 (5.26%) WebEx
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) JIRA
General
1 7 (36.84%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.79%) Back Office
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
2 3 (15.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Security Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) IT Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) IT Security Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Network Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Citrix Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Firewall Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) LAN Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Senior Test Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Smart Metering Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Test Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Network Operations Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Radio Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Apache Flex
1 1 (5.26%) CSS
1 1 (5.26%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Smart Meter
2 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Linux
2 10 (52.63%) Windows
3 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
4 3 (15.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Change Management
1 4 (21.05%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 4 (21.05%) Network Design
1 4 (21.05%) Open Source
1 4 (21.05%) SIEM
1 4 (21.05%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 3 (15.79%) Case Management
2 3 (15.79%) Network Management
2 3 (15.79%) Requirements Management
2 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
2 3 (15.79%) V-Model
2 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
3 2 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Converged Infrastructure
4 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.26%) Presales
4 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) CCNA
1 10 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (31.58%) CCNP
3 5 (26.32%) DV Cleared
3 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
4 4 (21.05%) CCIE
5 3 (15.79%) CCA
5 3 (15.79%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
5 3 (15.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (5.26%) CCENT
6 1 (5.26%) CCNP Voice
6 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) XenApp
2 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) SCOM
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Cisco
2 4 (21.05%) Citrix
2 4 (21.05%) Huawei
3 3 (15.79%) VMware
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.26%) Avaya
5 1 (5.26%) Dell
5 1 (5.26%) Mitel