Period
to 23 May 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 May 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 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 55 50
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5 +11
Contract jobs citing VLAN 11 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.82% 0.17% 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.96% 1.49% 8.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 4
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £405 £313 £230
90th Percentile £500 £338 £335
East of England median daily rate £375 £200 £350
% change year-on-year +87.50% -42.86% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £40.00
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 - £40.00

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 92 67 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 15.21% 11.41% 11.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 43 37
Bedfordshire median daily rate £380 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% - -
10th Percentile £152 £160 £208
90th Percentile £553 £623 £638
East of England median daily rate £375 £372 £388
% change year-on-year +0.74% -3.94% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 6
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -68.89% +13.56%
10th Percentile £14.46 £14.00 £25.25
90th Percentile £73.90 £14.00 £46.79
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £38.38
% change year-on-year -30.00% -34.85% +56.63%

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 May 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 May 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 - 6 £450 -
Bedford - 1 - - 1
VLAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server
3 7 (63.64%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (63.64%) Private Cloud
3 7 (63.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (63.64%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (63.64%) Firewall
3 7 (63.64%) Migration
4 6 (54.55%) VMware
4 6 (54.55%) Citrix
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
5 4 (36.36%) Linux
5 4 (36.36%) Apache
5 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (36.36%) MS Visio
5 4 (36.36%) SQL
5 4 (36.36%) MySQL
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 4 (36.36%) IIS
5 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
5 4 (36.36%) Project Management
5 4 (36.36%) Service Management
5 4 (36.36%) Load Balancing
5 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 (36.36%) Apache
1 4 (36.36%) IIS
1 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
2 2 (18.18%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (36.36%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (63.64%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (18.18%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) MySQL
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Architect
1 3 (27.27%) AWS Architect
1 3 (27.27%) AWS Solutions Architect
1 3 (27.27%) Azure Architect
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall Architect
1 3 (27.27%) Network Architect
1 3 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
1 3 (27.27%) Technical Leader
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Provisioning Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Private Cloud
2 2 (18.18%) CMDB
2 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
3 1 (9.09%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
1 9 (81.82%) Windows Server
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Migration
1 7 (63.64%) Problem-Solving
1 7 (63.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 4 (36.36%) Load Balancing
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) Service Management
3 3 (27.27%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (18.18%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CCA
1 2 (18.18%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (18.18%) MCP
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Jamf Pro
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Citrix
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
1 6 (54.55%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
3 2 (18.18%) Adobe
3 2 (18.18%) Altiris
3 2 (18.18%) Apple
3 2 (18.18%) Ivanti
3 2 (18.18%) Remedy
3 2 (18.18%) Symantec