Period
to 24 November 2017

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 November 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.

Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 211 221 238
Rank change year-on-year +10 +17 +6
Contract jobs citing VLAN 30 19 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.42% 0.28% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.01% 1.95% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 17 28
City of London median daily rate £300 £360 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% -6.80% -6.36%
10th Percentile £185 £264 £356
90th Percentile £545 £453 £508
Central London median daily rate £300 £360 £380
% change year-on-year -16.67% -5.26% -7.88%
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 749 972 1112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.47% 14.58% 12.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 744 834
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.18%
10th Percentile £211 £286 £263
90th Percentile £638 £588 £575
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 32
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +5.67% -7.79%
10th Percentile £11.68 £11.50 £14.25
90th Percentile £23.52 £48.63 £29.90
Central London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.98
% change year-on-year -10.53% +5.67% -5.37%

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 24 November 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 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 24 November 2017. 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 24 November 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 14 (46.67%) Cisco
2 13 (43.33%) Windows
2 13 (43.33%) Firewall
3 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
3 11 (36.67%) Citrix
4 10 (33.33%) BGP
4 10 (33.33%) VPN
5 9 (30.00%) Office 365
6 8 (26.67%) EIGRP
6 8 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (26.67%) Banking
7 7 (23.33%) Finance
7 7 (23.33%) Wireless
7 7 (23.33%) VMware
7 7 (23.33%) CCNP
7 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
7 7 (23.33%) OSPF
7 7 (23.33%) DNS
7 7 (23.33%) VoIP
7 7 (23.33%) Network Security
8 6 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (20.00%) High Availability
8 6 (20.00%) WAN
8 6 (20.00%) LAN
8 6 (20.00%) CheckPoint
8 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 6 (20.00%) SAN
8 6 (20.00%) Migration
9 5 (16.67%) Network Design
9 5 (16.67%) Cisco IOS

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 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (30.00%) Office 365
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (3.33%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 13 (43.33%) Firewall
2 10 (33.33%) BGP
2 10 (33.33%) VPN
3 8 (26.67%) EIGRP
4 7 (23.33%) DNS
4 7 (23.33%) Network Security
4 7 (23.33%) OSPF
4 7 (23.33%) VoIP
4 7 (23.33%) Wireless
5 6 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (20.00%) LAN
5 6 (20.00%) SAN
5 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (20.00%) WAN
6 5 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (16.67%) Multicast
7 4 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (13.33%) HSRP
7 4 (13.33%) iSCSI
7 4 (13.33%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (26.67%) Banking
2 7 (23.33%) Finance
3 2 (6.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Network Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) SAN Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Storage Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Citrix Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Desktop Support
4 3 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) SAN Storage Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) IT Support
5 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Transmission Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.33%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) COM
2 1 (3.33%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (3.33%) J2EE
2 1 (3.33%) RESTful
2 1 (3.33%) SOAP
2 1 (3.33%) Visualforce
2 1 (3.33%) VML
2 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.33%) BYOD
2 1 (3.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.33%) HP Storage
2 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) Windows
2 5 (16.67%) Linux
2 5 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (13.33%) Solaris
3 4 (13.33%) Windows 10
3 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) Android
4 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.33%) Mac OS
4 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.33%) SUSE
4 1 (3.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) High Availability
1 6 (20.00%) Migration
2 5 (16.67%) Network Design
3 4 (13.33%) Change Control
3 4 (13.33%) ITIL
4 3 (10.00%) IT Strategy
5 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.67%) ITIL V3
5 2 (6.67%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.67%) Network Management
5 2 (6.67%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.33%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.33%) B2B
6 1 (3.33%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) CRM
6 1 (3.33%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.33%) SOA
6 1 (3.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (3.33%) Apex Code
3 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.33%) C
3 1 (3.33%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) Perl
3 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (23.33%) CCNP
3 3 (10.00%) CCIE
4 2 (6.67%) CCDA
4 2 (6.67%) CCIE Routing and Switching
4 2 (6.67%) CCNA
4 2 (6.67%) MCSE
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.33%) CCSP
5 1 (3.33%) CCVP
5 1 (3.33%) DBS Check
5 1 (3.33%) MCITP
5 1 (3.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) COBIT
1 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.33%) NFS
2 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (13.33%) XenServer
3 3 (10.00%) vSphere
4 2 (6.67%) DFS Replication
4 2 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.33%) ProxySG
5 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle ZFS
2 3 (10.00%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (10.00%) vCenter Server
3 2 (6.67%) Cacti
3 2 (6.67%) SCCM
4 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (3.33%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (3.33%) Nagios
4 1 (3.33%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Cisco
2 11 (36.67%) Citrix
3 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (23.33%) VMware
4 6 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 5 (16.67%) Palo Alto
6 2 (6.67%) Apple
6 2 (6.67%) Dell
6 2 (6.67%) IBM
6 2 (6.67%) Meraki
6 2 (6.67%) Riverbed
6 2 (6.67%) Ruckus Wireless
6 2 (6.67%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.33%) HP
7 1 (3.33%) Informatica
7 1 (3.33%) McAfee
7 1 (3.33%) Mitel
7 1 (3.33%) NetApp
7 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (3.33%) Sophos