Period
to 24 June 2018

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 6 months to 24 June 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 243 206 223
Rank change year-on-year -37 +17 +9
Contract jobs citing VLAN 10 27 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.14% 0.43% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.15% 4.01% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 11
City of London median daily rate £413 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +25.93% -16.41%
10th Percentile £312 £105 £231
90th Percentile £508 £535 £438
Central London median daily rate £419 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +11.67% - -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
City of London median hourly rate - £24.86 -
Central London median hourly rate - £24.86 -

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 869 673 822
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.53% 10.76% 12.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 683 511 629
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.86% +6.06%
10th Percentile £233 £198 £257
90th Percentile £625 £625 £591
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 21 17
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £21.16 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.60% -3.84% +13.65%
10th Percentile £14.05 £13.36 £17.60
90th Percentile £33.00 £29.77 £30.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £21.16 £21.34
% change year-on-year -11.60% -0.87% +10.86%

VLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing VLAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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

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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 6 months to 24 June 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VLAN in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 City of London region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 8 (80.00%) Cisco
1 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (50.00%) WAN
3 5 (50.00%) DHCP
3 5 (50.00%) VPN
3 5 (50.00%) DNS
3 5 (50.00%) OSPF
4 4 (40.00%) IPsec
4 4 (40.00%) BGP
4 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 4 (40.00%) CCNP
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (40.00%) F5
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (30.00%) Palo Alto
5 3 (30.00%) Network Virtualisation
5 3 (30.00%) CCNA
5 3 (30.00%) Juniper
5 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) MPLS
6 2 (20.00%) Wireless
6 2 (20.00%) ITIL
6 2 (20.00%) CCIE
6 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (20.00%) LAN
6 2 (20.00%) VXLAN

VLAN
Co-occurring 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 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Mimecast
2 1 (10.00%) OneDrive
2 1 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) DHCP
2 5 (50.00%) DNS
2 5 (50.00%) OSPF
2 5 (50.00%) VPN
2 5 (50.00%) WAN
3 4 (40.00%) BGP
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (40.00%) IPsec
4 3 (30.00%) MPLS
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (20.00%) HSRP
5 2 (20.00%) LAN
5 2 (20.00%) Network Security
5 2 (20.00%) NX-OS
5 2 (20.00%) VXLAN
5 2 (20.00%) Wireless
6 1 (10.00%) ISDN
6 1 (10.00%) SNMP
6 1 (10.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Power BI
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Core Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Design Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) LDAP
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
1 1 (10.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Unix
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Network Virtualisation
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (20.00%) Network Design
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Cryptography
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) High Availability
3 1 (10.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Network Management
3 1 (10.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (10.00%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Security Management
3 1 (10.00%) Server Patching
3 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (10.00%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (40.00%) CCNP
3 3 (30.00%) CCNA
4 2 (20.00%) CCIE
5 1 (10.00%) HND
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (20.00%) vSphere
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (10.00%) pfSense
2 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (10.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (10.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (40.00%) F5
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Juniper
3 3 (30.00%) Palo Alto
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (10.00%) Google
5 1 (10.00%) Meraki
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) NetApp
5 1 (10.00%) Riverbed
5 1 (10.00%) Ruckus Wireless
5 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
5 1 (10.00%) Sophos