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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 224 201 221
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +20
Contract jobs citing VLAN 45 61 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.50% 0.66% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.58% 3.44% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 29 18
Median daily rate £393 £300 £299
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.83% +0.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £405 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £315 £275
% change year-on-year
+12.69% +14.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.75 £33.25 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-16.54% +35.71%
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
1746 1771 1726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.45% 19.07% 19.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 961 871 740
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 120 98
Median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £41.40 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 -6 25 £235 -21.66% 2
Hampshire +14 12 £425 +17.24% 2
Surrey -9 4 £506 +125.00% 4
West Sussex -15 4 £450 +36.36% 1
Oxfordshire +10 1 £325 +30.00%
East Sussex 0 1 £413 +25.00% 2
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 48 (54.55%) Cisco
2 45 (51.14%) Firewall
3 43 (48.86%) MPLS
3 43 (48.86%) DNS
4 40 (45.45%) VPN
4 40 (45.45%) WAN
5 35 (39.77%) DHCP
6 34 (38.64%) LAN
7 30 (34.09%) Windows
8 28 (31.82%) Network Security
9 23 (26.14%) Linux
10 22 (25.00%) Data Centre
11 21 (23.86%) SQL
11 21 (23.86%) OSPF
12 20 (22.73%) IPsec
12 20 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
13 19 (21.59%) Microsoft
13 19 (21.59%) Telecoms
13 19 (21.59%) Security Cleared
14 16 (18.18%) V-Model
14 16 (18.18%) BGP
14 16 (18.18%) TCP/IP
14 16 (18.18%) Waterfall
15 15 (17.05%) Windows Server
15 15 (17.05%) Juniper
15 15 (17.05%) CCNA
15 15 (17.05%) MS Excel
15 15 (17.05%) Configuration Management
16 14 (15.91%) Unix
16 14 (15.91%) JIRA

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 6 (6.82%) IIS
2 4 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.41%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.41%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.14%) Apache
5 1 (1.14%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (17.05%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.23%) PaaS
2 6 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.82%) IaaS
2 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.68%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (3.41%) SaaS
5 1 (1.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 45 (51.14%) Firewall
2 43 (48.86%) DNS
2 43 (48.86%) MPLS
3 40 (45.45%) VPN
3 40 (45.45%) WAN
4 35 (39.77%) DHCP
5 34 (38.64%) LAN
6 28 (31.82%) Network Security
7 21 (23.86%) OSPF
8 20 (22.73%) IPsec
9 16 (18.18%) BGP
9 16 (18.18%) TCP/IP
10 12 (13.64%) SAN
11 11 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (12.50%) Multicast
12 10 (11.36%) Ethernet
13 7 (7.95%) NAS
14 6 (6.82%) Junos
15 5 (5.68%) HSRP
15 5 (5.68%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (15.91%) JIRA
2 4 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (3.41%) LabVIEW
4 1 (1.14%) Ant
4 1 (1.14%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.14%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.14%) Maven
4 1 (1.14%) Subversion
General
1 19 (21.59%) Telecoms
2 8 (9.09%) Banking
3 5 (5.68%) Retail
4 4 (4.55%) Back Office
4 4 (4.55%) Billing
4 4 (4.55%) Finance
4 4 (4.55%) Military
5 2 (2.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 24 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 15 (17.05%) Test Engineer
3 13 (14.77%) Architect
4 12 (13.64%) Security Engineer
5 9 (10.23%) Senior Test Engineer
6 8 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (7.95%) Smart Metering Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) Cloud Architect
8 6 (6.82%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) IT Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) IT Security Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) Network Security Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) Technical Architect
9 5 (5.68%) BSS Engineer
9 5 (5.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 5 (5.68%) OSS Engineer
9 5 (5.68%) Senior Architect
9 5 (5.68%) Senior BSS Engineer
9 5 (5.68%) Senior Network Engineer
9 5 (5.68%) Senior Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.55%) XML
2 3 (3.41%) .NET
3 2 (2.27%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.14%) boto
4 1 (1.14%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 12 (13.64%) Smart Meter
3 7 (7.95%) Management Information System
4 6 (6.82%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (5.68%) Replication
6 3 (3.41%) Client/Server
6 3 (3.41%) Grid Computing
7 2 (2.27%) Cryptography
7 2 (2.27%) PKI
8 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.14%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.14%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 30 (34.09%) Windows
2 23 (26.14%) Linux
3 15 (17.05%) Windows Server
4 14 (15.91%) Unix
5 6 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (5.68%) VMS
7 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.27%) AIX
8 2 (2.27%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.27%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.27%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (18.18%) V-Model
1 16 (18.18%) Waterfall
2 15 (17.05%) Configuration Management
3 14 (15.91%) Software Testing
4 10 (11.36%) Case Management
4 10 (11.36%) Change Management
4 10 (11.36%) Cybersecurity
4 10 (11.36%) Network Design
4 10 (11.36%) Open Source
4 10 (11.36%) Requirements Management
4 10 (11.36%) Service Management
5 8 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
5 8 (9.09%) Stress Testing
5 8 (9.09%) Test Automation
6 7 (7.95%) ITIL
6 7 (7.95%) Release Management
6 7 (7.95%) Server Virtualisation
7 6 (6.82%) Defect Management
7 6 (6.82%) Security Architecture
7 6 (6.82%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 21 (23.86%) SQL
2 8 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.55%) Perl
4 2 (2.27%) Python
5 1 (1.14%) C++
5 1 (1.14%) Embedded C++
5 1 (1.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (21.59%) Security Cleared
3 15 (17.05%) CCNA
4 14 (15.91%) ISTQB
4 14 (15.91%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 11 (12.50%) CCNP
6 9 (10.23%) DV Cleared
6 9 (10.23%) SC Cleared
7 7 (7.95%) CCIE
8 3 (3.41%) CCA
8 3 (3.41%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (3.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (2.27%) JNCIA
9 2 (2.27%) JNCIS
9 2 (2.27%) MCSA
9 2 (2.27%) MCSE
9 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.14%) AWS Certification
10 1 (1.14%) CCENT
10 1 (1.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.36%) SLA
2 3 (3.41%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.41%) QA
3 2 (2.27%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.14%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.68%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (4.55%) Forefront TMG
4 4 (4.55%) vSphere
5 3 (3.41%) VMware ESX
5 3 (3.41%) XenApp
5 3 (3.41%) XenServer
6 2 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (11.36%) SCOM
2 6 (6.82%) Puppet
3 5 (5.68%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 5 (5.68%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (5.68%) Tivoli
4 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (3.41%) SCCM
4 3 (3.41%) SCOrch
4 3 (3.41%) WSUS
5 2 (2.27%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (2.27%) NSN NetAct
5 2 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.14%) Ansible
6 1 (1.14%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 48 (54.55%) Cisco
2 19 (21.59%) Microsoft
3 15 (17.05%) Juniper
4 13 (14.77%) CheckPoint
5 11 (12.50%) HP
5 11 (12.50%) VMware
6 10 (11.36%) Citrix
7 7 (7.95%) NetApp
7 7 (7.95%) Palo Alto
7 7 (7.95%) SolarWinds
8 6 (6.82%) Huawei
9 5 (5.68%) Barracuda Networks
9 5 (5.68%) Dell
10 4 (4.55%) 3Com
10 4 (4.55%) Intel Security
10 4 (4.55%) Riverbed
11 3 (3.41%) Meraki
12 2 (2.27%) Extreme Networks
12 2 (2.27%) F5
12 2 (2.27%) Nokia