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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 36 34 44
Rank change year-on-year -2 +10  
Contract jobs citing VLAN 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.36% 0.66% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.57% 7.69% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £325 £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £375 £315
% change year-on-year -13.33% +19.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £15.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +156.66% -57.14%  

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

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 28 26 45
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 10.18% 8.52% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 28
Median daily rate £375 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £274 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.24% +23.33%  

VLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing VLAN as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VLAN in Bedfordshire

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (50.00%) AppSense
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Mitel
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Remedy
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CCEA
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) XenApp
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) MCP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Network Management

VLAN
Top Related 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) NetScaler
1 2 (50.00%) VoIP
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (25.00%) DMVPN
2 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (25.00%) FTP
2 1 (25.00%) IPsec
2 1 (25.00%) IPv4
2 1 (25.00%) ISDN
2 1 (25.00%) OSPF
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) VRRP
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) WLAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Provisioning Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Network Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (25.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCEA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (25.00%) CCIE
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (50.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) AppSense
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Mitel
2 2 (50.00%) Remedy
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) Riverbed
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds