Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 238 232 227
Rank change year-on-year -6 -5 +3
Contract jobs citing VLAN 18 26 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.25% 0.36% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.38% 3.36% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 13
City of London median daily rate £425 £285 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +49.12% -20.83% -14.54%
10th Percentile £322 £185 £290
90th Percentile £509 £536 £468
Central London median daily rate £400 £300 £360
% change year-on-year +33.33% -16.67% -7.10%
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 755 773 912
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.69% 10.75% 13.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 599 701
City of London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £156 £208 £300
90th Percentile £625 £625 £588
Central London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 15 16
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -10.53% +8.57%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.35 £11.50
90th Percentile £25.50 £22.85 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.88 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +14.42% -13.16% +8.57%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 (50.00%) Firewall
1 9 (50.00%) VMware
2 8 (44.44%) Cisco
2 8 (44.44%) BGP
2 8 (44.44%) Data Centre
3 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (38.89%) OSPF
3 7 (38.89%) Citrix
3 7 (38.89%) CCNP
3 7 (38.89%) Finance
3 7 (38.89%) XenDesktop
4 6 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (33.33%) Banking
4 6 (33.33%) vSphere
4 6 (33.33%) Dell
4 6 (33.33%) Migration
4 6 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 6 (33.33%) VSAN
5 5 (27.78%) EIGRP
5 5 (27.78%) DHCP
5 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
5 5 (27.78%) High Availability
6 4 (22.22%) VCAP
6 4 (22.22%) Multicast
6 4 (22.22%) Palo Alto
6 4 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (22.22%) VCDX
6 4 (22.22%) VPN
6 4 (22.22%) Windows

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 (5.56%) CMS
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Mimecast
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) Firewall
2 8 (44.44%) BGP
3 7 (38.89%) OSPF
4 6 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (33.33%) VSAN
5 5 (27.78%) DHCP
5 5 (27.78%) EIGRP
5 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
6 4 (22.22%) IPv4
6 4 (22.22%) Multicast
6 4 (22.22%) NX-OS
6 4 (22.22%) VPN
7 3 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (16.67%) DNS
7 3 (16.67%) Network Security
7 3 (16.67%) Wireless
8 2 (11.11%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (11.11%) IPsec
8 2 (11.11%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Power BI
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (16.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Law
4 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) CISSP Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Data Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 2 (11.11%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Firewall Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Voice Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Voice Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Voice Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
1 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.11%) Windows 10
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Migration
2 5 (27.78%) High Availability
3 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (11.11%) Functional Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (11.11%) Web Filtering
4 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.56%) Coaching
4 1 (5.56%) Critical Thinking
4 1 (5.56%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.56%) Information Security
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (5.56%) Power Management
4 1 (5.56%) Server Patching
4 1 (5.56%) Task Automation
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) CCNP
1 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (22.22%) CCNA
2 4 (22.22%) VCAP
2 4 (22.22%) VCDX
2 4 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (16.67%) CISSP
4 2 (11.11%) CCSE
4 2 (11.11%) CCSM
5 1 (5.56%) CCIE
5 1 (5.56%) CCSP
5 1 (5.56%) CWNA
5 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) XenDesktop
2 6 (33.33%) vSphere
3 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) SCCM
2 2 (11.11%) Cacti
2 2 (11.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) VMware
2 8 (44.44%) Cisco
3 7 (38.89%) Citrix
4 6 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 6 (33.33%) Dell
5 4 (22.22%) Palo Alto
6 3 (16.67%) HP
6 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 2 (11.11%) AlgoSec
7 2 (11.11%) Forcepoint
8 1 (5.56%) Adobe
8 1 (5.56%) Aerohive Networks
8 1 (5.56%) F5
8 1 (5.56%) Ivanti
8 1 (5.56%) Juniper
8 1 (5.56%) Meraki
8 1 (5.56%) Mitel
8 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow
8 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds
8 1 (5.56%) Sophos