The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 West / Bristol
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing VLAN 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.35% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.04% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £158 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £360 £300
% change year-on-year +9.72% +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Bristol with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 147 143 83
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 17.38% 16.76% 9.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 110 55
Median daily rate £370 £370 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £550 £457
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 5
Median hourly rate £30.25 £12.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +142.00% -55.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.31 £9.30 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £39.00 £37.32
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 Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 Bristol

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VLAN in Bristol

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VLAN in Bristol over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VLAN in Bristol

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VLAN in Bristol

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 Bristol region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 4 (50.00%) HP
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (37.50%) Network Security
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Capacity Management
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) NetApp
2 3 (37.50%) VPN
2 3 (37.50%) SLA
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) MCSE
2 3 (37.50%) FlexPod
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) Sun
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) Veritas
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (12.50%) iPlanet
4 1 (12.50%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 1 (12.50%) OpenView
4 1 (12.50%) SAN
4 1 (12.50%) Apache

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (12.50%) iPlanet
1 1 (12.50%) JBoss
1 1 (12.50%) MQSeries
1 1 (12.50%) OpenStack
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
1 1 (12.50%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) Network Security
2 3 (37.50%) VPN
2 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) FCoE
4 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) LDAP
4 1 (12.50%) NAS
4 1 (12.50%) SAN
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
General
1 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Coordinator
1 3 (37.50%) IT Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Author
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Author
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Writer
2 1 (12.50%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) FlexPod
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) AIX
1 1 (12.50%) HPUX
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Solaris
1 1 (12.50%) SUSE
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Capacity Management
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
1 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) High Availability
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (12.50%) Requirements Management
2 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
1 1 (12.50%) C-shell
1 1 (12.50%) Korn
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) MCSE
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) KVM
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (12.50%) Samba
2 1 (12.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) OpenView
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) NetApp
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Cognos
3 1 (12.50%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) Opsware
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) PlateSpin
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) Sun
3 1 (12.50%) Veritas
3 1 (12.50%) VMware