Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 22 January 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 129 129
Rank change year-on-year -3 0 +1
Contract jobs citing VLAN 15 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.50% 0.58% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.57% 4.53% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 7
East Midlands median daily rate £300 £270 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +8.00% -
10th Percentile £136 £213 £207
90th Percentile £400 £359 £295
England median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
East Midlands median hourly rate - - £22.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £38.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -35.06% +71.11% -6.25%

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 East Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 420 397 390
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 14.09% 12.76% 12.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 264 210
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £335 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.99% -4.29% -
10th Percentile £141 £131 £162
90th Percentile £488 £480 £481
England median daily rate £409 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 29 36
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +16.67% -25.00%
10th Percentile £9.75 £8.69 £10.50
90th Percentile £43.00 £40.75 £36.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.38
% change year-on-year -16.89% +0.56% +9.29%

VLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing VLAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for VLAN in the East Midlands

VLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VLAN in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for VLAN in the East Midlands

VLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VLAN in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VLAN in the East Midlands

VLAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VLAN in the East Midlands

VLAN
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 January 2018. 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
Derbyshire -5 6 £350 +45.83% 1
Nottinghamshire +5 5 £170 -48.48% 3
Leicestershire -2 3 £125 -66.67% 1
Northamptonshire - 1 £250 - 2
VLAN
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) DNS
2 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
3 11 (73.33%) MS Exchange
4 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 10 (66.67%) SQL
5 9 (60.00%) Windows Server
6 8 (53.33%) LAN
6 8 (53.33%) WAN
7 6 (40.00%) DHCP
7 6 (40.00%) Cisco
7 6 (40.00%) NetApp
7 6 (40.00%) VMware
7 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (40.00%) Hyper-V
8 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (33.33%) Test Management
8 5 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (33.33%) Firewall
8 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
9 4 (26.67%) CCNA
9 4 (26.67%) SAN
9 4 (26.67%) Citrix
9 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (26.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (26.67%) SCCM

VLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 11 (73.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (26.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) DNS
2 8 (53.33%) LAN
2 8 (53.33%) WAN
3 6 (40.00%) DHCP
4 5 (33.33%) Firewall
4 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 4 (26.67%) NAS
5 4 (26.67%) SAN
6 3 (20.00%) VPN
7 2 (13.33%) MPLS
7 2 (13.33%) VoIP
8 1 (6.67%) Broadband
8 1 (6.67%) EIGRP
8 1 (6.67%) HSRP
8 1 (6.67%) Internet
8 1 (6.67%) OSPF
8 1 (6.67%) PBX
8 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
8 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (6.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Consultant
1 5 (33.33%) Exchange Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Exchange Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Technician
3 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) IT Technician
4 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Exchange Support
5 1 (6.67%) IT Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) IT Support
5 1 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Network Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Driving Licence
1 3 (20.00%) NHS
2 2 (13.33%) Fat Client
2 2 (13.33%) Thin Client
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
5 3 (20.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (6.67%) Linux
6 1 (6.67%) Unix
6 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (33.33%) Test Management
2 2 (13.33%) Change Control
2 2 (13.33%) Data Management
2 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (6.67%) ITSM
3 1 (6.67%) Service Design
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) CCNA
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (20.00%) CCNP
2 3 (20.00%) MCSA
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (26.67%) XenApp
5 1 (6.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco
2 6 (40.00%) NetApp
2 6 (40.00%) VMware
3 4 (26.67%) Citrix
4 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds
5 1 (6.67%) Aruba
5 1 (6.67%) Avaya
5 1 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) Juniper
5 1 (6.67%) Meraki
5 1 (6.67%) Palo Alto
5 1 (6.67%) Riverbed