The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
London / City of London
Rank 146 157 154
Rank change year-on-year +11 -3  
Contract jobs citing VLAN 7 4 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.23% 0.12% 0.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.06% 1.06% 6.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 35
Median daily rate £400 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -13.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £248 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £363 £320
% change year-on-year -10.34% +13.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £15.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year +156.66% -44.44%  

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 the City of London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 339 377 677
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 11.32% 11.47% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 278 500
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 11
Median hourly rate £17.50 £26.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.69% +39.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £19.00 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.19 £30.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.24% +34.54%  

VLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

VLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VLAN in the City of London

VLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VLAN in the City of London over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VLAN in the City of London

VLAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VLAN in the City of London

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 City of London region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 10 (76.92%) Cisco
2 9 (69.23%) Firewall
3 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (46.15%) LAN
3 6 (46.15%) WAN
4 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
4 5 (38.46%) MPLS
4 5 (38.46%) OSPF
4 5 (38.46%) BGP
5 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
5 4 (30.77%) Wireless
5 4 (30.77%) VPN
5 4 (30.77%) Juniper
5 4 (30.77%) DHCP
5 4 (30.77%) ITIL
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (23.08%) Network Security
6 3 (23.08%) Windows
6 3 (23.08%) CCNP
6 3 (23.08%) CCNA
6 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
6 3 (23.08%) HP
6 3 (23.08%) DNS
6 3 (23.08%) IPv4
6 3 (23.08%) Finance
6 3 (23.08%) VMware
6 3 (23.08%) Network Design
6 3 (23.08%) EIGRP
7 2 (15.38%) ICMP
7 2 (15.38%) Project Management

VLAN
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) SaaS
2 1 (7.69%) IaaS
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) LAN
2 6 (46.15%) WAN
3 5 (38.46%) BGP
3 5 (38.46%) MPLS
3 5 (38.46%) OSPF
3 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (30.77%) DHCP
4 4 (30.77%) VPN
4 4 (30.77%) Wireless
5 3 (23.08%) DNS
5 3 (23.08%) EIGRP
5 3 (23.08%) IPv4
5 3 (23.08%) Network Security
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (15.38%) Ethernet
6 2 (15.38%) ICMP
6 2 (15.38%) IPsec
6 2 (15.38%) SNMP
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Law
3 1 (7.69%) Legal
3 1 (7.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Data Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Data Network Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Network Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Designer
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Designer
4 1 (7.69%) NHS Data Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
1 2 (15.38%) Virtual Team
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (7.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
2 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Network Design
3 2 (15.38%) Capacity Management
3 2 (15.38%) Change Control
3 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (15.38%) High Availability
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Data Security
4 1 (7.69%) IT Strategy
4 1 (7.69%) Network Management
4 1 (7.69%) People Management
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) SOA
4 1 (7.69%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (23.08%) CCNA
2 3 (23.08%) CCNP
3 2 (15.38%) CCIE
3 2 (15.38%) MCSE
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) Degree
4 1 (7.69%) JNCIA
4 1 (7.69%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco
2 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
2 4 (30.77%) Juniper
3 3 (23.08%) HP
3 3 (23.08%) VMware
4 2 (15.38%) Palo Alto
4 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds
5 1 (7.69%) Brocade
5 1 (7.69%) F5
5 1 (7.69%) Meraki
5 1 (7.69%) Riverbed
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