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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 110 123 119
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Contract jobs citing VLAN 13 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.64% 0.25% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.22% 1.68% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 5
Median daily rate £338 £380 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.18% +61.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £380 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £380 £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +45.83%
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
404 417 334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.95% 14.63% 11.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 203 156
Median daily rate £336 £350 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 8
Median hourly rate £15.75 £36.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.25% +20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 +23 7 £338 -
Aberdeen - 2 - -
Glasgow - 2 - -
Falkirk - 1 £250 -
VLAN
UK

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 21 (87.50%) WAN
2 20 (83.33%) LAN
3 19 (79.17%) Firewall
4 18 (75.00%) Cisco
5 12 (50.00%) Wireless
6 11 (45.83%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (45.83%) EIGRP
6 11 (45.83%) OSPF
6 11 (45.83%) CCNP
6 11 (45.83%) Data Centre
7 10 (41.67%) BGP
7 10 (41.67%) CheckPoint
8 8 (33.33%) CCNA
8 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 8 (33.33%) VPN
8 8 (33.33%) Windows
8 8 (33.33%) Degree
8 8 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (29.17%) VMware
10 6 (25.00%) MPLS
10 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
11 5 (20.83%) CCIE
11 5 (20.83%) Cisco Wireless
11 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
12 4 (16.67%) VoIP
12 4 (16.67%) Finance
12 4 (16.67%) Juniper
12 4 (16.67%) HSRP

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 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (87.50%) WAN
2 20 (83.33%) LAN
3 19 (79.17%) Firewall
4 12 (50.00%) Wireless
5 11 (45.83%) EIGRP
5 11 (45.83%) OSPF
6 10 (41.67%) BGP
7 8 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
7 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 8 (33.33%) VPN
8 6 (25.00%) MPLS
8 6 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
9 5 (20.83%) Cisco Wireless
10 4 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (16.67%) HSRP
10 4 (16.67%) Network Security
10 4 (16.67%) VoIP
11 3 (12.50%) DMVPN
11 3 (12.50%) MRTG
11 3 (12.50%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Network Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Consultant
3 4 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Network Consultant
3 4 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Security Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Data Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Network Support
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Server Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) Driving Licence
2 2 (8.33%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.17%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
3 3 (12.50%) Unix
4 2 (8.33%) Solaris
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (12.50%) Change Management
2 3 (12.50%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 3 (12.50%) DevOps
2 3 (12.50%) High Availability
2 3 (12.50%) ITIL
2 3 (12.50%) ITIL V3
2 3 (12.50%) Kanban
2 3 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 3 (12.50%) Migration
2 3 (12.50%) Network Design
2 3 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (12.50%) People Management
2 3 (12.50%) Software Delivery
2 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (12.50%) Supplier Management
3 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (8.33%) Network Management
3 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) CCNP
1 11 (45.83%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (33.33%) CCNA
2 8 (33.33%) Degree
3 5 (20.83%) CCIE
4 2 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (4.17%) CISSP
5 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) COBIT
1 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.67%) vSphere
3 3 (12.50%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.17%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (4.17%) vRealize
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) Cisco
2 10 (41.67%) CheckPoint
3 7 (29.17%) VMware
4 4 (16.67%) Fortinet
4 4 (16.67%) Juniper
5 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (8.33%) EMC
6 2 (8.33%) HP
6 2 (8.33%) Oracle
6 2 (8.33%) SolarWinds
7 1 (4.17%) 3Com
7 1 (4.17%) Aruba
7 1 (4.17%) Dell
7 1 (4.17%) NetApp
7 1 (4.17%) WebSpy