Period
to 24 May 2020

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 May 2020 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 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 148 223 243
Rank change year-on-year +75 +20 -33
Contract jobs citing VLAN 9 19 6
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.28% 0.29% 0.087%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.95% 2.59% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 5
Median daily rate £375 £500 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +21.21% +3.13%
10th Percentile £285 £413 £353
90th Percentile £573 £663 £479
Central London median daily rate £333 £500 £431
% change year-on-year -33.50% +15.94% +7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 305 733 876
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.62% 11.32% 12.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 547 688
Median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £212 £210 £233
90th Percentile £653 £656 £625
Central London median daily rate £450 £486 £450
% change year-on-year -7.46% +8.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 26
Median hourly rate £36.50 £32.50 £18.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.31% +79.56% -9.85%
10th Percentile £27.73 £18.47 £12.13
90th Percentile £53.35 £43.73 £33.00
Median hourly rate £35.75 £26.75 £18.10
% change year-on-year +33.64% +47.79% -9.85%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for VLAN in the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VLAN in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for VLAN in the City of London

VLAN
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing VLAN in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for VLAN in the City of London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing VLAN in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for VLAN in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 May 2020, 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 6 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 5 (55.56%) OSPF
2 5 (55.56%) BGP
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) CCNP
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (44.44%) DHCP
3 4 (44.44%) MPLS
4 3 (33.33%) EIGRP
4 3 (33.33%) Firewall
4 3 (33.33%) WAN
4 3 (33.33%) SNMP
4 3 (33.33%) LAN
4 3 (33.33%) CCIE
4 3 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (33.33%) F5
4 3 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (22.22%) TrustSec
5 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (22.22%) Palo Alto
5 2 (22.22%) Network Management
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (22.22%) Fat Client
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (22.22%) Azure
5 2 (22.22%) AWS
5 2 (22.22%) Network Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (22.22%) VXLAN
5 2 (22.22%) VPN

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 (11.11%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (11.11%) nginx
1 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) AWS
1 2 (22.22%) Azure
2 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (11.11%) Heroku
2 1 (11.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) BGP
1 5 (55.56%) OSPF
2 4 (44.44%) DHCP
2 4 (44.44%) MPLS
3 3 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 3 (33.33%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) LAN
3 3 (33.33%) SNMP
3 3 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
3 3 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
4 2 (22.22%) FTP
4 2 (22.22%) Internet
4 2 (22.22%) IPsec
4 2 (22.22%) SSH
4 2 (22.22%) VPN
4 2 (22.22%) VXLAN
4 2 (22.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) CF BOSH
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Field Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Network Field Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Cabling Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Wireless Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) 802.1X
1 1 (11.11%) LDAP
1 1 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (11.11%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) Fat Client
3 2 (22.22%) Thin Client
4 1 (11.11%) Clustering
4 1 (11.11%) Fibre Optics
4 1 (11.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) DNA
1 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
1 2 (22.22%) Migration
1 2 (22.22%) Network Architecture
1 2 (22.22%) Network Management
1 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 1 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps
2 1 (11.11%) Network Virtualisation
2 1 (11.11%) SIEM
2 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Lisp
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CCNP
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) CCIE
3 1 (11.11%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Docker
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (22.22%) TrustSec
2 1 (11.11%) HAProxy
2 1 (11.11%) Kubernetes
2 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (11.11%) Puppet
2 1 (11.11%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (11.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) F5
3 2 (22.22%) BT
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) Mitel
3 2 (22.22%) Palo Alto
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Aruba
4 1 (11.11%) CA
4 1 (11.11%) Google
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) Juniper
4 1 (11.11%) Remedy