Period
to 20 July 2017

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 20 July 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 130 126
Rank change year-on-year -7 -4 -13
Contract jobs citing VLAN 10 13 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.32% 0.40% 0.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.55% 3.49% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 7
East Midlands median daily rate £275 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.43% +27.27% +1.85%
10th Percentile £254 £231 £240
90th Percentile £325 £613 £374
England median daily rate £375 £364 £350
% change year-on-year +3.09% +3.93% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
East Midlands median hourly rate - - £16.25
England median hourly rate £38.50 £15.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year +148.39% -47.90% +23.96%

VLAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 392 372 389
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 12.47% 11.51% 11.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 232 205
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £373 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.75% +9.56% -4.56%
10th Percentile £147 £198 £208
90th Percentile £511 £615 £475
England median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 22 29
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.20 £14.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.73% -13.24% +25.93%
10th Percentile £10.96 £11.25 £8.43
90th Percentile £52.50 £36.18 £49.00
England median hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -24.00% +21.95% +13.89%

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 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 20 July 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
Leicestershire -10 5 £265 +6.00% 2
Derbyshire -14 4 £288 +15.00%
Northamptonshire +2 1 - -
VLAN
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 8 (80.00%) LAN
1 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (70.00%) MPLS
3 6 (60.00%) Cisco
3 6 (60.00%) DNS
3 6 (60.00%) DHCP
4 5 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (40.00%) NetApp
5 4 (40.00%) Intel
5 4 (40.00%) WAN
5 4 (40.00%) Manufacturing
6 3 (30.00%) Dell
6 3 (30.00%) Wireless
6 3 (30.00%) EIGRP
6 3 (30.00%) Application Packaging
6 3 (30.00%) LANDesk
6 3 (30.00%) WLAN
6 3 (30.00%) ADSL
6 3 (30.00%) OSPF
6 3 (30.00%) VPN
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (30.00%) SolarWinds
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco Wireless
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco ISE

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 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) Firewall
1 8 (80.00%) LAN
2 7 (70.00%) MPLS
3 6 (60.00%) DHCP
3 6 (60.00%) DNS
4 5 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (40.00%) WAN
6 3 (30.00%) ADSL
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco ISE
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco Wireless
6 3 (30.00%) EIGRP
6 3 (30.00%) OSPF
6 3 (30.00%) VPN
6 3 (30.00%) Wireless
6 3 (30.00%) WLAN
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (20.00%) Spanning Tree
General
1 4 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (20.00%) Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Network Support
4 2 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) IT Support
5 1 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Application Packaging
2 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (20.00%) Network Management
3 1 (10.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) ITSM
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) Intel
3 4 (40.00%) NetApp
4 3 (30.00%) Dell
4 3 (30.00%) LANDesk
4 3 (30.00%) SolarWinds
5 2 (20.00%) Juniper
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (10.00%) Aruba
6 1 (10.00%) Avaya
6 1 (10.00%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (10.00%) HP
6 1 (10.00%) Meraki
6 1 (10.00%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto
6 1 (10.00%) Riverbed