Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 22 January 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)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 31 -
Rank change year-on-year +7 - +21
Contract jobs citing VLAN 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 1.76% 1.28% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.54% 10.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Chester median daily rate £200 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.00% - -
Cheshire median daily rate £200 £338 £450
% change year-on-year -40.74% -25.00% +63.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Chester median hourly rate £32.50 - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +62.50% +14.29% -4.45%

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 Chester with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 26 30 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 15.29% 12.82% 19.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 23 35
Chester median daily rate £280 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.12% -10.53% +18.75%
10th Percentile £175 £209 £278
90th Percentile £425 £530 £520
Cheshire median daily rate £350 £425 £438
% change year-on-year -17.65% -2.86% +18.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 12
Chester median hourly rate £32.50 £16.08 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +102.18% -32.32% +28.38%
10th Percentile £16.65 £11.87 £15.92
90th Percentile £33.75 £17.85 £37.50
Cheshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £17.77
% change year-on-year -17.14% -1.52% -3.95%

VLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for VLAN in Chester

VLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VLAN in Chester

VLAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VLAN in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Chester region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Local Government
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) SCOM
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) SMS
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) 802.11
3 1 (33.33%) 802.1X

VLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) 802.11
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) SMS
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless Security
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (66.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) CWNA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
1 2 (66.67%) SCOM
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) VMware