The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
England / South East
Rank 188 181 188
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs citing VLAN 51 75 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.70% 0.91% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.29% 4.60% 3.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 46 30
Median daily rate £460 £344 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.81% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £613 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 3
Median hourly rate - £43.31 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +116.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £43.31 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.09% +116.52%

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

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1552 1632 1848
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.21% 19.89% 20.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 897 883 888
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £524 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 97 110
Median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.58 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £49.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

VLAN Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

VLAN
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

VLAN Daily Rate Trend in the South East

VLAN
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VLAN across the South East region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

VLAN Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

VLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

VLAN Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

VLAN
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the South East region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 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
Berkshire 0 21 £450 +18.42% 6
Buckinghamshire +15 14 £525 +162.50% 1
Hampshire -5 9 £380 -33.91% 5
Surrey +15 4 - - 2
West Sussex +2 1 £325 -9.72% 1
Oxfordshire -7 1 - - 2
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 South East region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 52 (64.20%) Cisco
2 36 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (38.27%) Windows
3 31 (38.27%) Firewall
3 31 (38.27%) Security Cleared
4 30 (37.04%) WAN
5 28 (34.57%) LAN
6 25 (30.86%) Juniper
6 25 (30.86%) SC Cleared
7 23 (28.40%) VMware
8 20 (24.69%) OSPF
8 20 (24.69%) VPN
9 19 (23.46%) CCNP
9 19 (23.46%) Telecoms
10 18 (22.22%) BGP
11 16 (19.75%) VMware Infrastructure
12 15 (18.52%) MPLS
12 15 (18.52%) DHCP
12 15 (18.52%) Linux
12 15 (18.52%) Data Centre
13 14 (17.28%) Cisco ASA
13 14 (17.28%) Cisco Nexus
14 11 (13.58%) CCNA
14 11 (13.58%) Windows 10
15 10 (12.35%) Cisco Prime
15 10 (12.35%) CCIE
15 10 (12.35%) ITIL
15 10 (12.35%) DNS
15 10 (12.35%) Unix
16 9 (11.11%) Network Security

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 3 (3.70%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.23%) Apache
2 1 (1.23%) CMS
2 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (4.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.23%) MS Office
2 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.64%) Office 365
2 3 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.47%) IaaS
3 2 (2.47%) PaaS
4 1 (1.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.23%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 31 (38.27%) Firewall
2 30 (37.04%) WAN
3 28 (34.57%) LAN
4 20 (24.69%) OSPF
4 20 (24.69%) VPN
5 18 (22.22%) BGP
6 15 (18.52%) DHCP
6 15 (18.52%) MPLS
7 14 (17.28%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (17.28%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (12.35%) DNS
9 9 (11.11%) Ethernet
9 9 (11.11%) Network Security
9 9 (11.11%) VoIP
10 8 (9.88%) Internet
10 8 (9.88%) SAN
11 6 (7.41%) IGMP
11 6 (7.41%) TCP/IP
11 6 (7.41%) VPLS
11 6 (7.41%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database
1 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (2.47%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (1.23%) GIS
Development Applications
1 4 (4.94%) JIRA
2 2 (2.47%) JMeter
3 1 (1.23%) Ant
3 1 (1.23%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.23%) Maven
3 1 (1.23%) Subversion
3 1 (1.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 19 (23.46%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.70%) Billing
3 2 (2.47%) Electronics
3 2 (2.47%) Legal
4 1 (1.23%) Banking
4 1 (1.23%) Finance
4 1 (1.23%) French Language
4 1 (1.23%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.23%) Publishing
4 1 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (23.46%) Network Engineer
2 17 (20.99%) Architect
3 12 (14.81%) Cisco Engineer
4 11 (13.58%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 10 (12.35%) Network Architect
6 7 (8.64%) Juniper Engineer
7 6 (7.41%) Consultant
7 6 (7.41%) Firewall Architect
7 6 (7.41%) VMware Engineer
8 5 (6.17%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
8 5 (6.17%) Network Specialist
9 4 (4.94%) BSS Engineer
9 4 (4.94%) EMC Engineer
9 4 (4.94%) NOC Engineer
9 4 (4.94%) OSS Engineer
9 4 (4.94%) Support Engineer
10 3 (3.70%) Analyst
10 3 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.70%) Principal Consultant
10 3 (3.70%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.94%) Middleware
2 1 (1.23%) boto
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.52%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.94%) IPTV
2 4 (4.94%) Over-the-Top Content
2 4 (4.94%) Video on Demand
3 3 (3.70%) STB
4 2 (2.47%) Clustering
4 2 (2.47%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (2.47%) FlexPod
4 2 (2.47%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.23%) BBC
5 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.23%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.23%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (1.23%) Handset
5 1 (1.23%) iPhone
5 1 (1.23%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.23%) Replication
5 1 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 31 (38.27%) Windows
2 15 (18.52%) Linux
3 11 (13.58%) Windows 10
4 10 (12.35%) Unix
5 6 (7.41%) Windows Server
6 5 (6.17%) Android
7 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.47%) AIX
8 2 (2.47%) Data ONTAP
8 2 (2.47%) Solaris
8 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.23%) VMS
9 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.23%) Windows CE
9 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (12.35%) ITIL
2 8 (9.88%) Network Design
3 5 (6.17%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 5 (6.17%) Load Balancing
3 5 (6.17%) Network Architecture
3 5 (6.17%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (4.94%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (4.94%) Configuration Management
4 4 (4.94%) Migration
5 3 (3.70%) DevOps
5 3 (3.70%) High Availability
5 3 (3.70%) Incident Management
5 3 (3.70%) Project Management
5 3 (3.70%) Software Testing
5 3 (3.70%) Test Management
5 3 (3.70%) TOGAF
5 3 (3.70%) V-Model
5 3 (3.70%) Waterfall
6 2 (2.47%) Boundary Protection
6 2 (2.47%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.47%) C
1 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
1 2 (2.47%) Python
1 2 (2.47%) Ruby
2 1 (1.23%) Java
2 1 (1.23%) Perl
2 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.23%) SQL
2 1 (1.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (38.27%) Security Cleared
3 25 (30.86%) SC Cleared
4 19 (23.46%) CCNP
5 11 (13.58%) CCNA
6 10 (12.35%) CCIE
7 7 (8.64%) CCDP
8 6 (7.41%) DV Cleared
8 6 (7.41%) JNCIS
9 5 (6.17%) Degree
10 4 (4.94%) JNCIA
11 3 (3.70%) CCIP
11 3 (3.70%) ISTQB
11 3 (3.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 2 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (1.23%) AWS Certification
13 1 (1.23%) DBS Check
13 1 (1.23%) HNC
13 1 (1.23%) JNCIP
13 1 (1.23%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) SLA
2 1 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (19.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (8.64%) Active Directory
3 6 (7.41%) vSphere
4 4 (4.94%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.23%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.23%) KVM
5 1 (1.23%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (12.35%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (6.17%) Nagios
3 3 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.70%) Puppet
3 3 (3.70%) SCCM
3 3 (3.70%) vMotion
4 2 (2.47%) Ansible
4 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.23%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.23%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.23%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.23%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.23%) OpenView
5 1 (1.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.23%) OVSD
5 1 (1.23%) Salt
5 1 (1.23%) SCOM
5 1 (1.23%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 52 (64.20%) Cisco
2 25 (30.86%) Juniper
3 23 (28.40%) VMware
4 9 (11.11%) Brocade
4 9 (11.11%) F5
5 8 (9.88%) Microsoft
6 7 (8.64%) CheckPoint
7 6 (7.41%) EMC
8 4 (4.94%) HP
8 4 (4.94%) NetApp
9 3 (3.70%) Ericsson
9 3 (3.70%) Extreme Networks
9 3 (3.70%) Huawei
9 3 (3.70%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.47%) Barracuda Networks
10 2 (2.47%) Citrix
10 2 (2.47%) Oracle
10 2 (2.47%) Remedy
11 1 (1.23%) Dell
11 1 (1.23%) Intel Security
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