Period
to 18 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 18 August 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 > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 - 85
Rank change year-on-year - +85 +13
Contract jobs citing VLAN 8 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.71% - 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.23% - 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 - £538
10th Percentile £263 - £514
90th Percentile £388 - £571
East of England median daily rate £450 £375 £300
% change year-on-year +20.00% +25.00% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £16.50 - -
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 - £13.50

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 189 240 157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 16.84% 19.77% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 123 72
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -15.15% +26.92%
10th Percentile £250 £190 £267
90th Percentile £506 £496 £538
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 43 29
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £18.00 £33.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.27% -16.25% +70.21%
10th Percentile £9.73 £13.51 £32.50
90th Percentile £44.38 £43.00 £61.50
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £18.96 £37.50
% change year-on-year -10.34% -49.44% +27.20%

VLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VLAN in Cambridgeshire

VLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VLAN in Cambridgeshire

VLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VLAN in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VLAN in Cambridgeshire

VLAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VLAN in Cambridgeshire

VLAN
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 18 August 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
Peterborough - 5 £375 - 2
Cambridge - 3 £245 - 7
VLAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 4 (50.00%) DNS
3 4 (50.00%) DHCP
4 3 (37.50%) Windows NT
4 3 (37.50%) MySQL
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle
4 3 (37.50%) Citrix
4 3 (37.50%) Symantec
4 3 (37.50%) McAfee
4 3 (37.50%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (37.50%) Sophos
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco
4 3 (37.50%) Backup Exec
4 3 (37.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (37.50%) VPN
4 3 (37.50%) Kaspersky
4 3 (37.50%) XenApp
4 3 (37.50%) XenServer
4 3 (37.50%) XenDesktop
4 3 (37.50%) Veeam
4 3 (37.50%) VirtualBox

VLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (12.50%) IIS
3 1 (12.50%) OpenStack
3 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
1 2 (25.00%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) DHCP
2 4 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (37.50%) NetScaler
3 3 (37.50%) VPN
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (25.00%) Junos
4 2 (25.00%) OpenFlow
4 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (12.50%) LAN
5 1 (12.50%) Skype
5 1 (12.50%) WAN
5 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
2 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (25.00%) Bitbucket
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Linux Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Python Developer
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) 802.1X
1 2 (25.00%) RESTful
2 1 (12.50%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
2 3 (37.50%) Windows NT
3 2 (25.00%) Debian
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Disk Encryption
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) MCSA
1 2 (25.00%) MCSE
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
1 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) BitLocker
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 3 (37.50%) VirtualBox
2 3 (37.50%) XenApp
2 3 (37.50%) XenDesktop
2 3 (37.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Backup Exec
1 3 (37.50%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (12.50%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Acronis
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
2 3 (37.50%) ESET
2 3 (37.50%) Kaspersky
2 3 (37.50%) McAfee
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) Sophos
2 3 (37.50%) Symantec
2 3 (37.50%) Veeam
3 2 (25.00%) Juniper
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Aruba
4 1 (12.50%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (12.50%) ShoreTel