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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 111 132 116
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -16
Contract jobs citing VLAN 12 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.55% 0.34% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.46% 3.53% 4.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 10
Median daily rate £344 £300 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% +71.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £188 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £342 £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £340 £255
% change year-on-year
-1.47% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+57.14% -36.36%
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
347 312 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 15.79% 9.66% 11.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 127 177
Median daily rate £330 £310 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £170 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 11
Median hourly rate £14.25 £12.35 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -52.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £25.50 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +16 8 £338 +141.07%
Glasgow - 3 £444 -
Falkirk - 1 £250 -
VLAN
UK

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 17 (89.47%) WAN
2 16 (84.21%) LAN
3 15 (78.95%) Firewall
4 13 (68.42%) Cisco
5 11 (57.89%) Wireless
5 11 (57.89%) OSPF
5 11 (57.89%) BGP
5 11 (57.89%) EIGRP
5 11 (57.89%) Data Centre
6 10 (52.63%) CheckPoint
7 9 (47.37%) MPLS
8 8 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
8 8 (42.11%) CCNP
9 7 (36.84%) Finance
10 6 (31.58%) CCNA
10 6 (31.58%) Windows
10 6 (31.58%) Fortinet
10 6 (31.58%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (26.32%) Load Balancing
11 5 (26.32%) Network Design
11 5 (26.32%) HSRP
11 5 (26.32%) High Availability
11 5 (26.32%) DMVPN
11 5 (26.32%) Spanning Tree
11 5 (26.32%) ATM
11 5 (26.32%) ISDN
11 5 (26.32%) PPP
11 5 (26.32%) CCIE
11 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management

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:

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (89.47%) WAN
2 16 (84.21%) LAN
3 15 (78.95%) Firewall
4 11 (57.89%) BGP
4 11 (57.89%) EIGRP
4 11 (57.89%) OSPF
4 11 (57.89%) Wireless
5 9 (47.37%) MPLS
6 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
7 6 (31.58%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (26.32%) ATM
8 5 (26.32%) DMVPN
8 5 (26.32%) HSRP
8 5 (26.32%) ISDN
8 5 (26.32%) PPP
8 5 (26.32%) Spanning Tree
8 5 (26.32%) X.25
9 4 (21.05%) Cisco Wireless
9 4 (21.05%) Internet
9 4 (21.05%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Law
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Consultant
2 7 (36.84%) Network Consultant
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco Consultant
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco Network Consultant
3 5 (26.32%) Data Consultant
4 4 (21.05%) Network Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Check Point Support
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco Support
6 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Network Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Network Support
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) Server Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Windows Server Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Cisco Network Specialist
7 1 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 11 (57.89%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Solaris
2 3 (15.79%) Unix
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) High Availability
1 5 (26.32%) Load Balancing
1 5 (26.32%) Network Design
1 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (21.05%) Change Management
2 4 (21.05%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (21.05%) Supplier Management
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 1 (5.26%) DevOps
4 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.26%) Kanban
4 1 (5.26%) People Management
4 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.26%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) CCNP
1 8 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (31.58%) CCNA
3 5 (26.32%) CCIE
4 2 (10.53%) CISSP
4 2 (10.53%) Degree
5 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) vSphere
3 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (5.26%) vRealize
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Cisco
2 10 (52.63%) CheckPoint
3 6 (31.58%) Fortinet
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle
4 3 (15.79%) VMware
5 2 (10.53%) HP
6 1 (5.26%) 3Com
6 1 (5.26%) Aruba
6 1 (5.26%) Dell
6 1 (5.26%) EMC
6 1 (5.26%) Juniper
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.26%) WebSpy