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 10 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 199 183 207
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +24
Contract jobs citing VLAN 47 81 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.61% 0.86% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.00% 4.56% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 54 25
Median daily rate £360 £368 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% +13.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £268 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £600 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £293
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +19.65%
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 £35.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +45.83%
VLAN
England

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
1568 1776 1879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.26% 18.84% 19.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 867 959 880
Median daily rate £375 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £506 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 115 112
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.00 £23.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.81% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 10 December 2016.

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 10 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
Berkshire +7 24 £400 -3.03% 1
Hampshire -1 10 £360 -37.39% 5
Surrey +19 5 £175 -36.36% 4
Buckinghamshire +21 3 £300 +50.00%
West Sussex +5 2 £413 +17.92%
Middlesex -3 1 £400 +21.21%
Oxfordshire -13 1 - - 1
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 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 South East region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 47 (61.04%) Cisco
2 34 (44.16%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (42.86%) Firewall
4 27 (35.06%) Juniper
5 25 (32.47%) VMware
6 24 (31.17%) WAN
7 23 (29.87%) Windows
7 23 (29.87%) CCNP
7 23 (29.87%) Security Cleared
8 22 (28.57%) VPN
8 22 (28.57%) LAN
8 22 (28.57%) OSPF
9 21 (27.27%) BGP
10 19 (24.68%) Linux
11 18 (23.38%) MPLS
11 18 (23.38%) Telecoms
11 18 (23.38%) Data Centre
12 17 (22.08%) VMware Infrastructure
12 17 (22.08%) SC Cleared
13 16 (20.78%) CCNA
14 15 (19.48%) Cisco ASA
15 14 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
16 12 (15.58%) Unix
17 11 (14.29%) ITIL
17 11 (14.29%) DNS
18 10 (12.99%) Microsoft
19 9 (11.69%) TCP/IP
19 9 (11.69%) SAN
19 9 (11.69%) VoIP
19 9 (11.69%) Network Design

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 4 (5.19%) OpenStack
2 3 (3.90%) Apache
2 3 (3.90%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.30%) CMS
3 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.30%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.60%) MS Office
3 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.90%) IaaS
2 3 (3.90%) PaaS
3 2 (2.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (2.60%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (42.86%) Firewall
2 24 (31.17%) WAN
3 22 (28.57%) LAN
3 22 (28.57%) OSPF
3 22 (28.57%) VPN
4 21 (27.27%) BGP
5 18 (23.38%) MPLS
6 15 (19.48%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
8 11 (14.29%) DNS
9 9 (11.69%) Network Security
9 9 (11.69%) SAN
9 9 (11.69%) TCP/IP
9 9 (11.69%) VoIP
10 8 (10.39%) Ethernet
10 8 (10.39%) Internet
11 6 (7.79%) FTP
11 6 (7.79%) HTTP
11 6 (7.79%) IGMP
11 6 (7.79%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database
1 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (2.60%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (1.30%) GIS
Development Applications
1 6 (7.79%) JIRA
2 2 (2.60%) Ant
2 2 (2.60%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.60%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.60%) JMeter
2 2 (2.60%) Maven
2 2 (2.60%) Subversion
3 1 (1.30%) LabVIEW
3 1 (1.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (23.38%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.19%) Billing
3 2 (2.60%) Electronics
3 2 (2.60%) Legal
4 1 (1.30%) Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Finance
4 1 (1.30%) French Language
4 1 (1.30%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 14 (18.18%) Architect
3 11 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
4 10 (12.99%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (7.79%) Juniper Engineer
5 6 (7.79%) VMware Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Firewall Architect
6 5 (6.49%) Network Architect
6 5 (6.49%) NOC Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) BSS Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) EMC Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Network Specialist
7 4 (5.19%) OSS Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) Consultant
8 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (3.90%) Senior BSS Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.19%) Middleware
2 2 (2.60%) boto
3 1 (1.30%) Apache Flex
3 1 (1.30%) CSS
3 1 (1.30%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.38%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.19%) IPTV
2 4 (5.19%) Over-the-Top Content
2 4 (5.19%) Video on Demand
3 3 (3.90%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (3.90%) STB
4 2 (2.60%) Clustering
4 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.60%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.60%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (2.60%) FlexPod
4 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.30%) BBC
5 1 (1.30%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.30%) Handset
5 1 (1.30%) iPhone
5 1 (1.30%) Replication
5 1 (1.30%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (29.87%) Windows
2 19 (24.68%) Linux
3 12 (15.58%) Unix
4 6 (7.79%) Windows Server
5 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.19%) Android
7 3 (3.90%) Solaris
7 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.60%) AIX
8 2 (2.60%) Data ONTAP
8 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.30%) FreeBSD
9 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.30%) VMS
9 1 (1.30%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (14.29%) ITIL
2 9 (11.69%) Network Design
3 6 (7.79%) Configuration Management
3 6 (7.79%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 6 (7.79%) Migration
4 5 (6.49%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (5.19%) DevOps
5 4 (5.19%) Load Balancing
5 4 (5.19%) Network Architecture
5 4 (5.19%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (5.19%) Software Testing
5 4 (5.19%) TOGAF
5 4 (5.19%) V-Model
5 4 (5.19%) Waterfall
6 3 (3.90%) Capacity Management
6 3 (3.90%) High Availability
6 3 (3.90%) Open Source
6 3 (3.90%) Software Deployment
6 3 (3.90%) Test Management
6 3 (3.90%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.19%) Python
2 3 (3.90%) Perl
2 3 (3.90%) Ruby
2 3 (3.90%) SQL
3 2 (2.60%) Java
4 1 (1.30%) C
4 1 (1.30%) PHP
4 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (44.16%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (29.87%) CCNP
2 23 (29.87%) Security Cleared
3 17 (22.08%) SC Cleared
4 16 (20.78%) CCNA
5 6 (7.79%) CCDP
6 5 (6.49%) CCIE
6 5 (6.49%) Degree
6 5 (6.49%) DV Cleared
6 5 (6.49%) JNCIS
7 4 (5.19%) ISTQB
7 4 (5.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (5.19%) JNCIA
8 3 (3.90%) CCIP
8 3 (3.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (2.60%) AWS Certification
10 1 (1.30%) DBS Check
10 1 (1.30%) MCSA
10 1 (1.30%) MCSE
10 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (22.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (9.09%) vSphere
3 6 (7.79%) Active Directory
4 4 (5.19%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.30%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.30%) KVM
5 1 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.30%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.30%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (6.49%) Nagios
2 4 (5.19%) Puppet
3 3 (3.90%) Ansible
3 3 (3.90%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.90%) vMotion
4 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (2.60%) SCCM
5 1 (1.30%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.30%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.30%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.30%) OpenView
5 1 (1.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.30%) OVSD
5 1 (1.30%) Salt
5 1 (1.30%) SCOM
5 1 (1.30%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 47 (61.04%) Cisco
2 27 (35.06%) Juniper
3 25 (32.47%) VMware
4 10 (12.99%) Microsoft
5 9 (11.69%) Brocade
5 9 (11.69%) F5
6 8 (10.39%) CheckPoint
7 6 (7.79%) EMC
8 5 (6.49%) HP
9 4 (5.19%) NetApp
10 3 (3.90%) Citrix
10 3 (3.90%) Ericsson
10 3 (3.90%) Extreme Networks
10 3 (3.90%) Huawei
10 3 (3.90%) Oracle
11 2 (2.60%) Barracuda Networks
11 2 (2.60%) Dell
11 2 (2.60%) Palo Alto
11 2 (2.60%) Remedy
11 2 (2.60%) SolarWinds