Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for VLAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VLAN over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Virtual LAN (VLAN)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 53 58
Rank change year-on-year -13 +5 +15
Contract jobs citing VLAN 4 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.59% 1.28% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.25% 6.96% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Bedfordshire median daily rate £240 £433 £535
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -44.51% -19.16% -
10th Percentile £220 £376 £503
90th Percentile £374 £484 £568
East of England median daily rate £294 £335 £250
% change year-on-year -12.24% +34.00% -23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £40.00 £40.00
East of England median hourly rate £15.73 £13.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +16.52% -66.25% +45.45%

VLAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 123 115 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 18.14% 18.46% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 58 44
Bedfordshire median daily rate £389 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.97% +1.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £125 £200 £208
90th Percentile £525 £589 £500
East of England median daily rate £370 £364 £375
% change year-on-year +1.72% -3.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 11
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £13.50 £35.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.43% +125.81% +40.91%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.30 £10.00
90th Percentile £14.25 £40.70 £43.75
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £36.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -30.56% +20.00% +22.45%

VLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing VLAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for VLAN in Bedfordshire

VLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VLAN in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for VLAN in Bedfordshire

VLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VLAN in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VLAN in Bedfordshire

VLAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VLAN in Bedfordshire

VLAN
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -4 2 £240 -48.11%
VLAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 2000
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) Change Control
4 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (25.00%) H.323
4 1 (25.00%) Mitel
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) IPsec
4 1 (25.00%) DMVPN
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Riverbed
4 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (25.00%) Network Management
4 1 (25.00%) F5
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) IPv4
4 1 (25.00%) CCIE
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco

VLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) DMVPN
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (25.00%) FTP
3 1 (25.00%) H.323
3 1 (25.00%) IPsec
3 1 (25.00%) IPv4
3 1 (25.00%) ISDN
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Services Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) CCIE
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) Mitel
2 1 (25.00%) Riverbed
2 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds