Period
to 10 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for VXLAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VXLAN over the 6 months to 10 August 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 Extensible LAN (VXLAN)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 126 235 253
Rank change year-on-year +109 +18 -13
Contract jobs citing VXLAN 3 2 3
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.14% 0.031% 0.043%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.27% 0.28% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Median daily rate £350 £500 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +20.48% -2.35%
10th Percentile £325 £500 £407
90th Percentile £375 £500 £575
Central London median daily rate £350 £500 £415
% change year-on-year -30.00% +20.48% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

VXLAN 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 237 706 870
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.72% 10.81% 12.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 527 685
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £255 £204 £206
90th Percentile £638 £656 £638
Central London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 27
Median hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +71.05% -10.19%
10th Percentile £35.00 £13.85 £14.55
90th Percentile £49.35 £44.80 £33.90
Median hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +11.54% +66.67% -7.82%

VXLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for VXLAN in the City of London

VXLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Daily rate trend for VXLAN in the City of London

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing VXLAN 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 VXLAN.

1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ISE
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Spanning Tree
2 2 (66.67%) TrustSec
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Network Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Lisp
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) CCIE
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (66.67%) DNA
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) FTP

VXLAN
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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) BGP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco ISE
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
1 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) MPLS
1 2 (66.67%) OSPF
1 2 (66.67%) Spanning Tree
1 2 (66.67%) VLAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) FTP
2 1 (33.33%) HTTPS
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (33.33%) SMTP
2 1 (33.33%) SNMP
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (33.33%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) DNA
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Network Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Lisp
2 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCIE
3 1 (33.33%) CCDA
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (66.67%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) CA
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto