Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 156 138 123
Rank change year-on-year -18 -15 +27
Contract jobs citing VLAN 13 29 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.32% 0.67% 1.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.69% 2.94% 5.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 35
Berkshire median daily rate £300 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +6.67% +25.00%
10th Percentile £268 £217 £204
90th Percentile £459 £494 £440
South East median daily rate £323 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -7.86% - +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £41.61
South East median hourly rate £26.25 - £35.00

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 Berkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 768 987 1066
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.69% 22.94% 21.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 491 526
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
10th Percentile £234 £250 £213
90th Percentile £600 £525 £538
South East median daily rate £393 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 56 58
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £16.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.18% -42.61% +64.29%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £13.50
90th Percentile £42.40 £55.00 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £17.43 £25.50 £22.83
% change year-on-year -31.66% +11.70% +26.83%

VLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VLAN in Berkshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 23 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
Slough +4 6 £305 -12.86% 1
Bracknell +4 2 £300 +41.18%
Maidenhead - 1 £650 -
Newbury - 1 £300 -
VLAN
South East

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

1 11 (84.62%) VMware
1 11 (84.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (76.92%) Windows
3 9 (69.23%) Windows 7
3 9 (69.23%) Windows 10
4 8 (61.54%) Firewall
5 7 (53.85%) WAN
5 7 (53.85%) Citrix
5 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
5 7 (53.85%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (46.15%) Office 365
6 6 (46.15%) XenApp
6 6 (46.15%) XenDesktop
6 6 (46.15%) Windows 8
6 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (46.15%) LAN
6 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
6 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
6 6 (46.15%) DNS
6 6 (46.15%) DHCP
6 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
6 6 (46.15%) Linux
6 6 (46.15%) Apple
6 6 (46.15%) Symantec
6 6 (46.15%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (38.46%) Forcepoint
7 5 (38.46%) Polycom
7 5 (38.46%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (38.46%) Mobile Device Management
7 5 (38.46%) MobileIron

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 (7.69%) IBM Domino
1 1 (7.69%) IIS
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (7.69%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) Firewall
2 7 (53.85%) WAN
3 6 (46.15%) DHCP
3 6 (46.15%) DNS
3 6 (46.15%) LAN
3 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (7.69%) DMVPN
5 1 (7.69%) Network Security
5 1 (7.69%) VPN
5 1 (7.69%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (23.08%) Back Office
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) DBA
5 1 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Network Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (15.38%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 1 (7.69%) iPad
4 1 (7.69%) iPhone
4 1 (7.69%) Private Cloud
4 1 (7.69%) Replication
4 1 (7.69%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Windows 10
2 9 (69.23%) Windows 7
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
4 6 (46.15%) Linux
4 6 (46.15%) Windows 8
4 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (30.77%) Apple iOS
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (7.69%) CentOS
7 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (7.69%) Solaris
7 1 (7.69%) SUSE
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (23.08%) Asset Management
3 2 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) API Integration
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 1 (7.69%) eTOM
4 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Network Management
4 1 (7.69%) Patch Management
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) CCNA
3 2 (15.38%) CCNP
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (7.69%) CCA
4 1 (7.69%) CCAA
4 1 (7.69%) CCDA
4 1 (7.69%) CCDP
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (7.69%) MCP
4 1 (7.69%) MCSE
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (84.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (53.85%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
3 6 (46.15%) XenApp
3 6 (46.15%) XenDesktop
4 4 (30.77%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (7.69%) Docker
5 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
5 1 (7.69%) vCloud
5 1 (7.69%) VMware NSX
5 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (15.38%) SCCM
3 1 (7.69%) AirWatch
3 1 (7.69%) Ansible
3 1 (7.69%) CFEngine
3 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (7.69%) Puppet
3 1 (7.69%) SCOM
3 1 (7.69%) SCOrch
3 1 (7.69%) SCVMM
3 1 (7.69%) Unicenter
3 1 (7.69%) vCenter Server
3 1 (7.69%) vMotion
3 1 (7.69%) vRealize
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) VMware
2 7 (53.85%) Citrix
3 6 (46.15%) Apple
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) Symantec
4 5 (38.46%) Forcepoint
4 5 (38.46%) MobileIron
4 5 (38.46%) Polycom
5 4 (30.77%) Canon
5 4 (30.77%) Dell
6 3 (23.08%) Extreme Networks
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco
8 1 (7.69%) Avaya
8 1 (7.69%) CA
8 1 (7.69%) EMC
8 1 (7.69%) HP
8 1 (7.69%) IBM
8 1 (7.69%) NetApp
8 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
8 1 (7.69%) Sun