Period
to 9 December 2019

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 9 December 2019 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
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 193 243 228
Rank change year-on-year +50 -15 +2
Contract jobs citing VLAN 25 18 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.44% 0.25% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.09% 2.34% 3.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 23
City of London median daily rate £350 £425 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +49.12% -20.83%
10th Percentile £150 £322 £185
90th Percentile £475 £509 £548
Central London median daily rate £350 £400 £300
% change year-on-year -12.50% +33.33% -16.67%
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 611 768 754
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.76% 10.83% 10.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 594 585
City of London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £196 £157 £203
90th Percentile £659 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 31 13
City of London median hourly rate £19.50 £18.70 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +10.00% -10.53%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.00 £11.30
90th Percentile £27.00 £25.50 £23.30
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.88 £16.50
% change year-on-year +5.93% +14.42% -13.16%

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

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 6 months to 9 December 2019.

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

VLAN
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 9 December 2019. 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 - 2 £375 -
VLAN
Central London

For the 6 months to 9 December 2019, 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 11 (44.00%) Windows
1 11 (44.00%) VPN
1 11 (44.00%) Cisco
2 10 (40.00%) Firewall
3 9 (36.00%) LAN
3 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
4 8 (32.00%) Azure
5 7 (28.00%) Office 365
5 7 (28.00%) Windows Server
5 7 (28.00%) DHCP
5 7 (28.00%) Network Security
6 6 (24.00%) WAN
6 6 (24.00%) DNS
6 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
7 5 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (20.00%) MPLS
7 5 (20.00%) OSPF
7 5 (20.00%) BGP
7 5 (20.00%) CCNP
7 5 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (16.00%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
8 4 (16.00%) CheckPoint
8 4 (16.00%) Palo Alto
8 4 (16.00%) Network Virtualisation
9 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
9 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (12.00%) 4G

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 (4.00%) Apache
1 1 (4.00%) IIS
1 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.00%) Houdini
2 1 (4.00%) Maya
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 8 (32.00%) Azure
2 7 (28.00%) Office 365
3 3 (12.00%) AWS
4 2 (8.00%) PaaS
5 1 (4.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (4.00%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (4.00%) IaaS
5 1 (4.00%) Mimecast
5 1 (4.00%) Power Platform
5 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (44.00%) VPN
2 10 (40.00%) Firewall
3 9 (36.00%) LAN
4 7 (28.00%) DHCP
4 7 (28.00%) Network Security
5 6 (24.00%) DNS
5 6 (24.00%) WAN
6 5 (20.00%) BGP
6 5 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (20.00%) MPLS
6 5 (20.00%) OSPF
7 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
7 4 (16.00%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (12.00%) 3G
8 3 (12.00%) 4G
8 3 (12.00%) Internet
8 3 (12.00%) IPsec
8 3 (12.00%) UMTS
8 3 (12.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Power BI
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2017
General
1 2 (8.00%) Banking
1 2 (8.00%) Law
1 2 (8.00%) Legal
2 1 (4.00%) Back Office
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Exchange Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Exchange Support
5 2 (8.00%) Field Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) IT Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) IT Support
5 2 (8.00%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Network Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Network Field Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Service Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Cloud Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) VML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (8.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Digital Signage
3 1 (4.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (4.00%) PKI
3 1 (4.00%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Windows
2 7 (28.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.00%) Linux
4 2 (8.00%) Unix
4 2 (8.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.00%) Android
5 1 (4.00%) CentOS
5 1 (4.00%) Mac OS
5 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) Network Virtualisation
2 2 (8.00%) High Availability
2 2 (8.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (8.00%) Network Architecture
2 2 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (8.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (4.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (4.00%) Change Control
3 1 (4.00%) Customer-Centric Approach
3 1 (4.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (4.00%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (4.00%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (4.00%) Project Delivery
3 1 (4.00%) Security Patching
3 1 (4.00%) SIEM
3 1 (4.00%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (4.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (20.00%) CCNP
3 3 (12.00%) CCSP
4 2 (8.00%) CCNA
5 1 (4.00%) AWS Certification
5 1 (4.00%) CCIE
5 1 (4.00%) CISSP
5 1 (4.00%) DBS Check
5 1 (4.00%) Degree
5 1 (4.00%) IISP
5 1 (4.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) GDPR
1 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Docker
2 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) CASB
2 1 (4.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (4.00%) NetVault Backup
2 1 (4.00%) Terraform
2 1 (4.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Cisco
2 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (16.00%) Palo Alto
4 3 (12.00%) Apple
4 3 (12.00%) Citrix
4 3 (12.00%) Mitel
5 2 (8.00%) BT
5 2 (8.00%) Dell
5 2 (8.00%) F5
5 2 (8.00%) IBM
5 2 (8.00%) Meraki
5 2 (8.00%) VMware
5 2 (8.00%) Zscaler
6 1 (4.00%) Aerohive Networks
6 1 (4.00%) AlgoSec
6 1 (4.00%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.00%) Darktrace
6 1 (4.00%) ForeScout
6 1 (4.00%) Splunk