Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 18 October 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 of England
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 186 183 160
Rank change year-on-year -3 -23 +6
Contract jobs citing VLAN 29 26 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.57% 0.51% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.23% 2.75% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 22
East of England median daily rate £450 £298 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +51.01% -3.87% +24.00%
10th Percentile £363 £220 £155
90th Percentile £493 £415 £471
England median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
East of England median hourly rate - - £13.50
England median hourly rate £28.50 £28.88 £31.25
% change year-on-year -1.30% -7.60% +38.89%

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 of England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 898 944 834
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 17.60% 18.60% 17.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 464 463
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £178 £170 £200
90th Percentile £550 £573 £543
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 118 62
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £24.75 £37.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.35% -33.56% +16.41%
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.81 £12.89
90th Percentile £52.50 £44.05 £44.98
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.95% -16.89% +12.50%

VLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for VLAN in the East of England

VLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VLAN in the East of England

VLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VLAN in the East of England over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VLAN in the East of England

VLAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VLAN in the East of England

VLAN
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 18 October 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
Bedfordshire +13 9 £450 +87.50%
Hertfordshire -19 7 £450 +15.68% 12
Cambridgeshire - 5 £375 - 10
Norfolk +19 3 £380 +33.33% 1
Essex - 3 £400 - 1
East Anglia - 2 - - 2
VLAN
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 East of England region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 16 (55.17%) Migration
2 15 (51.72%) Firewall
3 11 (37.93%) Windows
3 11 (37.93%) Active Directory
4 10 (34.48%) LAN
4 10 (34.48%) Project Management
5 9 (31.03%) Cisco
5 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
5 9 (31.03%) Windows Server
6 8 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
6 8 (27.59%) VPN
6 8 (27.59%) Linux
6 8 (27.59%) VMware
7 7 (24.14%) DNS
7 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (24.14%) Private Cloud
8 6 (20.69%) Data Centre
8 6 (20.69%) WAN
8 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Office
8 6 (20.69%) MySQL
8 6 (20.69%) DHCP
9 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
9 5 (17.24%) Apache
9 5 (17.24%) SQL
9 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
9 5 (17.24%) Citrix
9 5 (17.24%) Juniper
9 5 (17.24%) Red Hat

VLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 5 (17.24%) Apache
2 4 (13.79%) IIS
2 4 (13.79%) Tomcat
3 3 (10.34%) OpenStack
4 2 (6.90%) CMS
4 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
5 1 (3.45%) nginx
5 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (13.79%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (17.24%) Office 365
4 2 (6.90%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (3.45%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 15 (51.72%) Firewall
2 10 (34.48%) LAN
3 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
3 8 (27.59%) VPN
4 7 (24.14%) DNS
5 6 (20.69%) DHCP
5 6 (20.69%) WAN
6 4 (13.79%) MPLS
6 4 (13.79%) WLAN
7 3 (10.34%) BGP
7 3 (10.34%) IPsec
7 3 (10.34%) OSPF
7 3 (10.34%) SSL
7 3 (10.34%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (6.90%) Broadband
8 2 (6.90%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (6.90%) Junos
8 2 (6.90%) SNMP
8 2 (6.90%) Wireless
9 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) MySQL
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.45%) MariaDB
4 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (3.45%) Bitbucket
1 1 (3.45%) GDB
1 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
1 1 (3.45%) Subversion
1 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.45%) Vagrant
1 1 (3.45%) Valgrind
1 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Automotive
3 1 (3.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Network Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Architect
2 4 (13.79%) Network Architect
2 4 (13.79%) Project Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Technical Leader
4 2 (6.90%) Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) AWS Architect
4 2 (6.90%) AWS Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Azure Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Firewall Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.45%) FreeSWITCH
2 1 (3.45%) LAMP
2 1 (3.45%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (3.45%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (3.45%) RESTful
2 1 (3.45%) Twisted
2 1 (3.45%) XML
2 1 (3.45%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Private Cloud
2 6 (20.69%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.90%) CMDB
3 2 (6.90%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.45%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.45%) PKI
4 1 (3.45%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Windows
2 9 (31.03%) Windows Server
3 8 (27.59%) Linux
4 4 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.90%) Mac OS
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.45%) CentOS
6 1 (3.45%) Debian
6 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.45%) VMS
6 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Migration
2 10 (34.48%) Project Management
3 5 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (13.79%) Load Balancing
4 4 (13.79%) Service Management
5 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.90%) DevOps
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (6.90%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (6.90%) Software Distribution
6 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.45%) Commercial Awareness
7 1 (3.45%) Data Architecture
7 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (3.45%) Network Architecture
7 1 (3.45%) NsoIT
7 1 (3.45%) Open Source
7 1 (3.45%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) Bash Shell
3 3 (10.34%) Python
4 2 (6.90%) Perl
5 1 (3.45%) C
5 1 (3.45%) C++
5 1 (3.45%) Java
5 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
1 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.90%) MCSA
2 2 (6.90%) MCSE
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.45%) CCNA
3 1 (3.45%) CCNP
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (37.93%) Active Directory
2 8 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.45%) Docker
4 1 (3.45%) KVM
4 1 (3.45%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (6.90%) Jamf Pro
1 2 (6.90%) Nagios
2 1 (3.45%) Ansible
2 1 (3.45%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.45%) Puppet
2 1 (3.45%) Salt
2 1 (3.45%) Terraform
2 1 (3.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Cisco
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 8 (27.59%) VMware
3 5 (17.24%) Citrix
3 5 (17.24%) Juniper
3 5 (17.24%) Red Hat
4 4 (13.79%) Oracle
5 3 (10.34%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.90%) Adobe
6 2 (6.90%) Altiris
6 2 (6.90%) Apple
6 2 (6.90%) Aruba
6 2 (6.90%) Symantec
7 1 (3.45%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (3.45%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.45%) Huawei
7 1 (3.45%) NetApp
7 1 (3.45%) NETGEAR
7 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.45%) SonicWALL