Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 239 206 214
Rank change year-on-year -33 +8 +34
Contract jobs citing VLAN 15 37 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.21% 0.54% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.79% 5.15% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 27 19
City of London median daily rate £425 £312 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.44% -13.47% -4.00%
10th Percentile £279 £113 £265
90th Percentile £480 £560 £445
Central London median daily rate £400 £306 £360
% change year-on-year +30.83% -15.07% -4.00%
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 837 719 979
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.95% 10.58% 14.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 657 545 766
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £187 £198 £267
90th Percentile £638 £638 £588
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 22 11
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.63 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.73% +12.16% -2.67%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.92 £11.50
90th Percentile £33.00 £29.98 £26.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +3.89% +0.11%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 9 (60.00%) Firewall
2 8 (53.33%) VMware
2 8 (53.33%) Cisco
3 7 (46.67%) DHCP
3 7 (46.67%) VPN
4 6 (40.00%) OSPF
4 6 (40.00%) DNS
4 6 (40.00%) WAN
4 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (33.33%) CCNP
5 5 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 5 (33.33%) BGP
5 5 (33.33%) IPsec
5 5 (33.33%) Finance
5 5 (33.33%) vSphere
5 5 (33.33%) F5
6 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (26.67%) XenDesktop
6 4 (26.67%) Migration
6 4 (26.67%) CCNA
6 4 (26.67%) Juniper
6 4 (26.67%) Citrix
6 4 (26.67%) Windows
6 4 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (26.67%) Palo Alto
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
6 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
7 3 (20.00%) VSAN
7 3 (20.00%) Network Virtualisation
7 3 (20.00%) LAN

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 (6.67%) CMS
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (13.33%) Mimecast
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (6.67%) OneDrive
2 1 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) Firewall
2 7 (46.67%) DHCP
2 7 (46.67%) VPN
3 6 (40.00%) DNS
3 6 (40.00%) OSPF
3 6 (40.00%) WAN
4 5 (33.33%) BGP
4 5 (33.33%) IPsec
5 4 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (20.00%) LAN
6 3 (20.00%) MPLS
6 3 (20.00%) Network Security
6 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (20.00%) VSAN
6 3 (20.00%) Wireless
7 2 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (13.33%) HSRP
8 1 (6.67%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Power BI
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Law
3 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Server Support
4 1 (6.67%) Server Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) 802.1X
1 1 (6.67%) LDAP
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
1 1 (6.67%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
1 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
2 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Network Virtualisation
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Cryptography
4 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (6.67%) High Availability
4 1 (6.67%) Identity Management
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (6.67%) Network Design
4 1 (6.67%) Network Management
4 1 (6.67%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (6.67%) Security Management
4 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (6.67%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (33.33%) CCNP
3 4 (26.67%) CCNA
4 2 (13.33%) VCAP
4 2 (13.33%) VCDX
4 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (6.67%) CCIE
5 1 (6.67%) CCSE
5 1 (6.67%) CCSM
5 1 (6.67%) HND
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.67%) QA
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) vSphere
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (26.67%) XenDesktop
3 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (6.67%) pfSense
5 1 (6.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (6.67%) Cacti
3 1 (6.67%) Nagios
3 1 (6.67%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (6.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco
1 8 (53.33%) VMware
2 5 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 5 (33.33%) F5
3 4 (26.67%) Citrix
3 4 (26.67%) Juniper
3 4 (26.67%) Palo Alto
4 3 (20.00%) Dell
4 3 (20.00%) SolarWinds
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (6.67%) Adobe
6 1 (6.67%) Blue Coat
6 1 (6.67%) Forcepoint
6 1 (6.67%) Google
6 1 (6.67%) HP
6 1 (6.67%) Mitel
6 1 (6.67%) NetApp
6 1 (6.67%) Riverbed
6 1 (6.67%) Sophos