The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 23 June 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)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 100 93
Rank change year-on-year +2 -7  
Contract jobs citing VLAN 6 24 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.33% 1.02% 0.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.63% 4.36% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 13
Median daily rate £300 £235 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.65% -21.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £360 £300
% change year-on-year +9.72% +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £27.75 £33.00
% change year-on-year +51.35% -15.90%  

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 Berkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 369 551 604
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 20.12% 23.32% 24.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 249 243
Median daily rate £388 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.03% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 25 28
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.89% -60.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £45.00 £39.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

VLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire 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 Berkshire

VLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VLAN in Berkshire

VLAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VLAN in Berkshire

VLAN
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 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
Bracknell - 5 £300 - 2
VLAN
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 10 (62.50%) CCNP
1 10 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (56.25%) CCNA
3 8 (50.00%) ITIL
3 8 (50.00%) WAN
4 7 (43.75%) CCDA
4 7 (43.75%) CCDP
4 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
4 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
4 7 (43.75%) eTOM
4 7 (43.75%) DMVPN
5 6 (37.50%) Cisco
6 4 (25.00%) VPN
6 4 (25.00%) Firewall
6 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 4 (25.00%) MPLS
7 3 (18.75%) OSPF
7 3 (18.75%) BGP
7 3 (18.75%) DNS
7 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
7 3 (18.75%) VPLS
8 2 (12.50%) SCCM
8 2 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
8 2 (12.50%) Multicast
8 2 (12.50%) Spanning Tree
8 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
8 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (12.50%) HTTP

VLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) WAN
2 7 (43.75%) DMVPN
3 4 (25.00%) Firewall
3 4 (25.00%) MPLS
3 4 (25.00%) VPN
4 3 (18.75%) BGP
4 3 (18.75%) DNS
4 3 (18.75%) OSPF
4 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
4 3 (18.75%) VPLS
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (12.50%) HTTP
5 2 (12.50%) Multicast
5 2 (12.50%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (12.50%) VRRP
6 1 (6.25%) DWDM
6 1 (6.25%) EIGRP
6 1 (6.25%) ICMP
6 1 (6.25%) Internet
6 1 (6.25%) RSVP
General
1 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Author
1 7 (43.75%) Technical Author
2 2 (12.50%) Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (6.25%) Data Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Migration Architect
3 1 (6.25%) NetApp Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Optical Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Transmission Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
1 1 (6.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.25%) Digital Media
1 1 (6.25%) IPTV
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.25%) Over-the-Top Content
1 1 (6.25%) STB
1 1 (6.25%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
2 1 (6.25%) Android
2 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) ITIL
2 7 (43.75%) eTOM
3 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 2 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
4 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
4 1 (6.25%) Data Management
4 1 (6.25%) Identity Management
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) ITSM
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Open Source
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) CCNP
1 10 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (56.25%) CCNA
3 7 (43.75%) CCDA
3 7 (43.75%) CCDP
3 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
3 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) CCIP
4 1 (6.25%) JNCIA
4 1 (6.25%) NCDA
4 1 (6.25%) NCIE
4 1 (6.25%) OCP
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) BitLocker
2 1 (6.25%) KVM
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (6.25%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (6.25%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) AirWatch
2 1 (6.25%) FortiGate
2 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.25%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Cisco
2 2 (12.50%) Juniper
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Brocade
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) EMC
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Huawei
3 1 (6.25%) NetApp
3 1 (6.25%) Nortel
3 1 (6.25%) Palo Alto
3 1 (6.25%) Remedy
3 1 (6.25%) Virgin Media
Bracknell, Berkshire
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