Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 240 215 210
Rank change year-on-year -25 -5 +25
Contract jobs citing VLAN 9 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.13% 0.18% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.24% 1.42% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 14
City of London median daily rate £285 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.75% -8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £267 £302 £287
90th Percentile £498 £479 £534
Central London median daily rate £400 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 725 773 699
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.36% 12.70% 10.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 574 598 519
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £227 £275 £225
90th Percentile £623 £600 £588
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 19
City of London median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.79% -20.83% +28.34%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.34 £15.45
90th Percentile £22.55 £55.00 £31.68
Central London median hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £21.66
% change year-on-year -18.42% -12.27% +15.82%

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 25 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VLAN in the City of London

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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

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Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the City of London region over the 6 months to 25 February 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
London Bridge - 1 £300 -
VLAN
Central London

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
1 5 (55.56%) Office 365
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 10
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) VPN
3 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 3 (33.33%) High Availability
3 3 (33.33%) Network Security
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (33.33%) Banking
4 2 (22.22%) IT Strategy
4 2 (22.22%) Palo Alto
4 2 (22.22%) NX-OS
4 2 (22.22%) Multicast
4 2 (22.22%) Network Design
4 2 (22.22%) Change Control
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (22.22%) IPv4
4 2 (22.22%) OSPF
4 2 (22.22%) BGP
4 2 (22.22%) EIGRP
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Mitel
5 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (11.11%) Wireless

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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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Office 365
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (33.33%) Network Security
2 3 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (22.22%) BGP
3 2 (22.22%) EIGRP
3 2 (22.22%) IPv4
3 2 (22.22%) Multicast
3 2 (22.22%) NX-OS
3 2 (22.22%) OSPF
4 1 (11.11%) BIG-IP
4 1 (11.11%) DNS
4 1 (11.11%) Internet
4 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
4 1 (11.11%) LAN
4 1 (11.11%) Skype
4 1 (11.11%) VoIP
4 1 (11.11%) WAN
4 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless
General
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking Systems Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Support
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) VML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 10
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) High Availability
2 2 (22.22%) Change Control
2 2 (22.22%) IT Strategy
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Network Design
3 1 (11.11%) Break/Fix
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (22.22%) Palo Alto
4 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) Dell
4 1 (11.11%) F5
4 1 (11.11%) IBM
4 1 (11.11%) Mitel