The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 113 130 120
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -10
Contract jobs citing VLAN 11 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.49% 0.30% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.50% 3.23% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 9
Median daily rate £381 £300 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.08% +100.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £338 £259
% change year-on-year
-0.81% +30.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+1.21% -25.45%
VLAN
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
314 310 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.03% 9.45% 12.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 124 187
Median daily rate £350 £315 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -0.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 10
Median hourly rate £40.50 £12.35 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+227.93% -29.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £25.50 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+67.24% -4.33%

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

VLAN
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

VLAN Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

VLAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VLAN across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

VLAN Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

VLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

VLAN Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

VLAN
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
Edinburgh +11 9 £350 +150.00%
Glasgow - 2 £444 -
VLAN
UK

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 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 Scotland region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 14 (100.00%) WAN
2 13 (92.86%) LAN
3 12 (85.71%) Firewall
4 11 (78.57%) Cisco
5 10 (71.43%) OSPF
5 10 (71.43%) BGP
5 10 (71.43%) EIGRP
5 10 (71.43%) Wireless
6 9 (64.29%) CheckPoint
6 9 (64.29%) MPLS
6 9 (64.29%) Data Centre
7 8 (57.14%) TCP/IP
8 7 (50.00%) CCNP
8 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (50.00%) Finance
9 6 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (35.71%) Load Balancing
10 5 (35.71%) Network Design
10 5 (35.71%) Fortinet
10 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (35.71%) CCIE
10 5 (35.71%) X.25
10 5 (35.71%) CCNA
10 5 (35.71%) PPP
10 5 (35.71%) ATM
10 5 (35.71%) ISDN
10 5 (35.71%) High Availability
10 5 (35.71%) DMVPN
10 5 (35.71%) HSRP
11 4 (28.57%) Network Monitoring

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) WAN
2 13 (92.86%) LAN
3 12 (85.71%) Firewall
4 10 (71.43%) BGP
4 10 (71.43%) EIGRP
4 10 (71.43%) OSPF
4 10 (71.43%) Wireless
5 9 (64.29%) MPLS
6 8 (57.14%) TCP/IP
7 6 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (35.71%) ATM
8 5 (35.71%) DMVPN
8 5 (35.71%) HSRP
8 5 (35.71%) ISDN
8 5 (35.71%) PPP
8 5 (35.71%) X.25
9 4 (28.57%) Cisco Wireless
9 4 (28.57%) Internet
9 4 (28.57%) Spanning Tree
9 4 (28.57%) WAAS
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Law
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Consultant
2 7 (50.00%) Network Consultant
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco Consultant
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco Network Consultant
3 5 (35.71%) Data Consultant
4 3 (21.43%) Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Check Point Support
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco Support
5 2 (14.29%) Network Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Network Support
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco Specialist
6 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Security Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Security Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Cisco Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Solaris
1 3 (21.43%) Unix
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) High Availability
1 5 (35.71%) Load Balancing
1 5 (35.71%) Network Design
1 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (28.57%) Change Management
2 4 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (28.57%) Supplier Management
3 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) Kanban
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) CCNP
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (35.71%) CCIE
2 5 (35.71%) CCNA
3 2 (14.29%) CISSP
4 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Cisco
2 9 (64.29%) CheckPoint
3 5 (35.71%) Fortinet
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle
5 1 (7.14%) Aruba
5 1 (7.14%) HP
5 1 (7.14%) VMware