The table below looks at the statistics for VLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank 124 142 142
Rank change year-on-year
+18 0
Contract jobs citing VLAN 17 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.63% 0.31% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.93% 2.42% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 5
Median daily rate £450 £225 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 4
Median hourly rate £41.00 - £33.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 - £20.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 - £103.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +35.41%
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
345 414 514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.74% 12.99% 15.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 233 295
Median daily rate £330 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £475 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 35 65
Median hourly rate £28.00 £39.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.20% +65.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.54 £17.00 £15.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%

VLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

VLAN
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

VLAN Daily Rate Trend in the South West

VLAN
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VLAN across the South West region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

VLAN Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

VLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

VLAN Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

VLAN
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VLAN across the South West region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

VLAN Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

VLAN
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 3 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
Wiltshire +5 9 - -
Somerset +28 3 - -
Dorset -1 2 £450 +150.00% 3
Bristol - 2 £310 - 2
Gloucestershire -3 1 - - 2
VLAN
England

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 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 West region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 26 (81.25%) Cisco
2 21 (65.63%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (53.13%) CCNA
3 17 (53.13%) Migration
4 12 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 11 (34.38%) Firewall
5 11 (34.38%) TCP/IP
5 11 (34.38%) VPN
5 11 (34.38%) ITIL
5 11 (34.38%) PRINCE2
5 11 (34.38%) Windows
5 11 (34.38%) Windows Server
6 10 (31.25%) WAN
6 10 (31.25%) DV Cleared
7 9 (28.13%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (25.00%) LAN
8 8 (25.00%) OSPF
9 7 (21.88%) Six Sigma
9 7 (21.88%) BGP
9 7 (21.88%) DHCP
10 6 (18.75%) VoIP
10 6 (18.75%) Juniper
10 6 (18.75%) Spanning Tree
10 6 (18.75%) SonicWALL
11 5 (15.63%) MPLS
11 5 (15.63%) Service Management
12 4 (12.50%) Internet
12 4 (12.50%) Project Management
12 4 (12.50%) CheckPoint
12 4 (12.50%) DNS

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) Firewall
1 11 (34.38%) TCP/IP
1 11 (34.38%) VPN
2 10 (31.25%) WAN
3 9 (28.13%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (25.00%) LAN
4 8 (25.00%) OSPF
5 7 (21.88%) BGP
5 7 (21.88%) DHCP
6 6 (18.75%) Spanning Tree
6 6 (18.75%) VoIP
7 5 (15.63%) MPLS
8 4 (12.50%) DNS
8 4 (12.50%) HSRP
8 4 (12.50%) Internet
9 3 (9.38%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (9.38%) Ethernet
9 3 (9.38%) FabricPath
9 3 (9.38%) NetScreen
9 3 (9.38%) VPLS
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Marketing
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) NOC Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Juniper Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Firewall Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (6.25%) Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Author
6 2 (6.25%) Network Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Network Operations Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Author
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Leader
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Writer
7 1 (3.13%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (34.38%) Windows
1 11 (34.38%) Windows Server
2 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
2 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.25%) Windows 10
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Migration
2 11 (34.38%) ITIL
2 11 (34.38%) PRINCE2
3 7 (21.88%) Six Sigma
4 5 (15.63%) Service Management
5 4 (12.50%) Project Management
6 3 (9.38%) Contact Management
6 3 (9.38%) Network Design
7 2 (6.25%) Change Management
7 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.25%) Functional Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Integration Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (6.25%) Regression Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
7 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.25%) System Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Test Management
7 2 (6.25%) Time Management
7 2 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (65.63%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (53.13%) CCNA
3 12 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 10 (31.25%) DV Cleared
5 3 (9.38%) CCNP
5 3 (9.38%) HNC
6 2 (6.25%) Degree
6 2 (6.25%) MCITP
6 2 (6.25%) MCSE
6 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.13%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
1 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.13%) Firmware
2 1 (3.13%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Cisco LMS
1 1 (3.13%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (81.25%) Cisco
2 6 (18.75%) Juniper
2 6 (18.75%) SonicWALL
3 4 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 3 (9.38%) Fortinet
4 3 (9.38%) Intel Security
4 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.38%) Palo Alto
4 3 (9.38%) VMware
4 3 (9.38%) WatchGuard
5 1 (3.13%) Apple
5 1 (3.13%) Aruba
5 1 (3.13%) Avaya
5 1 (3.13%) Google
5 1 (3.13%) HP
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle
5 1 (3.13%) Remedy
5 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds
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