Period
to 23 September 2018

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 23 September 2018 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 61 50
Rank change year-on-year +17 -11 +10
Contract jobs citing VLAN 12 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.21% 0.59% 1.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.12% 3.25% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 2
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £240 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +87.50% -48.11% -13.55%
10th Percentile £406 £220 £429
90th Percentile £483 £374 £486
East of England median daily rate £450 £298 £325
% change year-on-year +51.01% -8.31% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £40.00
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 - £13.50

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 85 123 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 15.63% 18.22% 17.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 82 55
Bedfordshire median daily rate £388 £408 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.91% +8.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £176 £139 £200
90th Percentile £488 £570 £568
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 9
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £19.38 £14.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.39% -65.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £14.26 £14.00 £12.10
90th Percentile £85.65 £14.00 £45.21
East of England median hourly rate £16.75 £22.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -23.86% -41.33% +22.95%

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 23 September 2018.

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 23 September 2018. 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 +7 9 £450 +87.50%
VLAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VLAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (66.67%) Firewall
2 8 (66.67%) Migration
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (58.33%) Private Cloud
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
4 6 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (33.33%) Office 365
5 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 4 (33.33%) CMDB
5 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (33.33%) Mac OS
5 4 (33.33%) Service Management
5 4 (33.33%) Altiris
5 4 (33.33%) Load Balancing
5 4 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 4 (33.33%) Software Distribution
5 4 (33.33%) Jamf Pro
5 4 (33.33%) Linux
5 4 (33.33%) Apache
5 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (33.33%) MS Visio
5 4 (33.33%) Adobe

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (33.33%) Apache
1 4 (33.33%) CMS
1 4 (33.33%) IIS
1 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (33.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 4 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) BGP
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (8.33%) EIGRP
2 1 (8.33%) IPv4
2 1 (8.33%) OSPF
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) MySQL
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Architect
1 3 (25.00%) AWS Architect
1 3 (25.00%) AWS Solutions Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Azure Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Network Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Technical Leader
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Private Cloud
2 4 (33.33%) CMDB
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
1 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
2 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Mac OS
2 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Migration
2 6 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 4 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 4 (33.33%) Project Management
3 4 (33.33%) Service Management
3 4 (33.33%) Software Distribution
4 3 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCNP
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Adobe
2 4 (33.33%) Altiris
2 4 (33.33%) Apple
2 4 (33.33%) Citrix
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 4 (33.33%) Symantec
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco