Period
to 18 November 2017

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 November 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 of England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 182 156 177
Rank change year-on-year -26 +21 +1
Contract jobs citing VLAN 26 33 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.51% 0.68% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.75% 3.87% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 24 20
East of England median daily rate £294 £335 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.24% +34.00% -23.08%
10th Percentile £220 £155 £211
90th Percentile £417 £464 £386
England median daily rate £350 £350 £360
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +5.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
East of England median hourly rate £15.73 £13.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.52% -66.25% +45.45%
10th Percentile £15.23 £11.26 £29.10
90th Percentile £16.23 £34.03 £133.50
England median hourly rate £15.73 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -30.09% - -18.18%

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 945 852 954
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.48% 17.48% 16.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 474 466
East of England median daily rate £370 £364 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.72% -3.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £155 £200 £213
90th Percentile £562 £525 £525
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 66 126
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £36.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.56% +20.00% +22.45%
10th Percentile £12.63 £12.77 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.25 £43.88 £51.88
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.84 £20.50
% change year-on-year -18.11% +11.39% +2.50%

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 November 2017.

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 November 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
Hertfordshire +8 18 £403 +25.94%
Bedfordshire -13 4 £240 -44.51%
Suffolk +12 2 £190 -45.71%
Cambridgeshire -12 1 - - 3
Norfolk -12 1 £285 +67.65%
VLAN
England

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

1 14 (53.85%) Windows
1 14 (53.85%) LAN
2 11 (42.31%) Firewall
2 11 (42.31%) Security Cleared
2 11 (42.31%) SC Cleared
3 10 (38.46%) VMware
4 9 (34.62%) Migration
4 9 (34.62%) Cisco
4 9 (34.62%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
5 8 (30.77%) DHCP
6 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
6 7 (26.92%) VPN
6 7 (26.92%) DNS
7 6 (23.08%) Degree
8 5 (19.23%) JNCIS
8 5 (19.23%) Brocade
8 5 (19.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (19.23%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (19.23%) DV Cleared
8 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (19.23%) SIEM
8 5 (19.23%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (19.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
8 5 (19.23%) CompTIA Security+
8 5 (19.23%) Linux
8 5 (19.23%) CISSP
8 5 (19.23%) Juniper
8 5 (19.23%) CCNP

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 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.85%) Site Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (53.85%) LAN
2 11 (42.31%) Firewall
3 8 (30.77%) DHCP
4 7 (26.92%) DNS
4 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
4 7 (26.92%) VPN
5 5 (19.23%) BGP
5 5 (19.23%) OSPF
6 4 (15.38%) Diameter Protocol
6 4 (15.38%) MVNO
6 4 (15.38%) SS7
6 4 (15.38%) Value-Added Service
6 4 (15.38%) VoLTE
6 4 (15.38%) VoWiFi
6 4 (15.38%) WAN
7 3 (11.54%) DWDM
7 3 (11.54%) NetScaler
7 3 (11.54%) Network Security
8 2 (7.69%) Internet
8 2 (7.69%) MPLS
General
1 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
2 4 (15.38%) Billing
3 1 (3.85%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Network Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Administrator
2 5 (19.23%) Design Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Network Administrator
2 5 (19.23%) Technical Leader
3 4 (15.38%) Network Design Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Project Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Service Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Services Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Team Leader
6 1 (3.85%) Core Network Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Mobile Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Core Data
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.85%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) Linux
2 5 (19.23%) Unix
2 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
3 3 (11.54%) Windows 10
3 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.69%) Windows 2000
4 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Migration
2 5 (19.23%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (19.23%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (19.23%) Risk Management
2 5 (19.23%) SIEM
3 4 (15.38%) High Availability
3 4 (15.38%) Network Design
3 4 (15.38%) Network Management
4 2 (7.69%) Change Control
4 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.69%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.85%) Change Management
5 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.85%) Project Management
5 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.85%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) Java
1 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (42.31%) SC Cleared
1 11 (42.31%) Security Cleared
2 9 (34.62%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (23.08%) Degree
4 5 (19.23%) CCDP
4 5 (19.23%) CCNP
4 5 (19.23%) CISM
4 5 (19.23%) CISSP
4 5 (19.23%) CompTIA Security+
4 5 (19.23%) DV Cleared
4 5 (19.23%) JNCIS
4 5 (19.23%) Security+ Certification
5 3 (11.54%) CCNA
6 1 (3.85%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.85%) GMP
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.85%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) FortiGate
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
1 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) VMware
2 9 (34.62%) Cisco
3 5 (19.23%) Brocade
3 5 (19.23%) Juniper
4 4 (15.38%) Citrix
4 4 (15.38%) Nokia
4 4 (15.38%) Oracle
4 4 (15.38%) Tekelec
5 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
6 2 (7.69%) HP
7 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.85%) F5
7 1 (3.85%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.85%) Fujitsu
7 1 (3.85%) Mitel
7 1 (3.85%) ProCurve
7 1 (3.85%) Riverbed
7 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds