Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 149 184 153
Rank change year-on-year +35 -31 -4
Contract jobs citing VLAN 35 10 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.79% 0.23% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.89% 1.23% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 19
East of England median daily rate £450 £200 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +125.00% -42.86% +27.27%
10th Percentile £243 £184 £220
90th Percentile £500 £389 £438
England median daily rate £400 £360 £353
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.13% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 - £40.00
10th Percentile £14.00 - £37.50
90th Percentile £19.00 - £42.50
England median hourly rate £29.00 £38.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -24.68% +133.33% -38.60%

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 716 815 712
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.19% 18.35% 14.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 450 390
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £153 £163 £205
90th Percentile £550 £575 £564
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 85 53
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £19.90 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.57% -47.63% +53.54%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.16 £14.50
90th Percentile £46.50 £45.10 £49.75
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% -24.00% +17.65%

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 20 June 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 20 June 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
Hertfordshire +2 10 £393 +4.67% 4
Bedfordshire +6 9 £450 +21.62%
Cambridgeshire - 8 £375 - 4
Essex +14 4 £250 +28.21% 5
Norfolk - 2 - -
East Anglia - 2 - -
VLAN
England

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 19 (54.29%) Firewall
2 17 (48.57%) Migration
2 17 (48.57%) LAN
3 15 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 13 (37.14%) Cisco
4 13 (37.14%) Windows
4 13 (37.14%) VMware
4 13 (37.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (37.14%) Windows Server
5 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 10 (28.57%) VPN
6 9 (25.71%) WAN
6 9 (25.71%) SQL
6 9 (25.71%) Project Management
6 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (22.86%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (22.86%) Private Cloud
7 8 (22.86%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (22.86%) Citrix
7 8 (22.86%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (22.86%) Juniper
7 8 (22.86%) CCNA
7 8 (22.86%) TCP/IP
8 7 (20.00%) DHCP
8 7 (20.00%) DNS
8 7 (20.00%) MySQL
8 7 (20.00%) Oracle
8 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 6 (17.14%) Hyper-V
9 6 (17.14%) Data Centre

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 6 (17.14%) MS Exchange
2 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (14.29%) IIS
3 4 (11.43%) Apache
3 4 (11.43%) Tomcat
4 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (5.71%) CMS
5 2 (5.71%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (11.43%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (22.86%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (14.29%) Office 365
4 2 (5.71%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 2 (5.71%) Slack
5 1 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (54.29%) Firewall
2 17 (48.57%) LAN
3 10 (28.57%) VPN
4 9 (25.71%) WAN
5 8 (22.86%) TCP/IP
6 7 (20.00%) DHCP
6 7 (20.00%) DNS
7 5 (14.29%) MPLS
8 4 (11.43%) Wireless
8 4 (11.43%) WLAN
9 3 (8.57%) NetScaler
10 2 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (5.71%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (5.71%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (5.71%) IPsec
10 2 (5.71%) Junos
10 2 (5.71%) OpenFlow
10 2 (5.71%) Software-Defined Networking
10 2 (5.71%) VoIP
10 2 (5.71%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) MySQL
2 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (5.71%) Bitbucket
1 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.71%) JIRA
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
1 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Network Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Architect
4 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Network Architect
4 4 (11.43%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) AWS Architect
5 3 (8.57%) AWS Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Azure Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Firewall Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Technical Leader
6 2 (5.71%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) 802.1X
1 2 (5.71%) RESTful
2 1 (2.86%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Private Cloud
2 6 (17.14%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.71%) CMDB
3 2 (5.71%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (5.71%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.86%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 13 (37.14%) Windows
1 13 (37.14%) Windows Server
2 6 (17.14%) Linux
3 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (8.57%) Windows NT
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.71%) Debian
5 2 (5.71%) Mac OS
5 2 (5.71%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.86%) VMS
6 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Migration
2 9 (25.71%) Project Management
3 8 (22.86%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (11.43%) Load Balancing
5 4 (11.43%) Service Management
6 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.57%) Disk Encryption
6 3 (8.57%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (5.71%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (5.71%) NsoIT
7 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
7 2 (5.71%) Software Distribution
7 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.71%) Waterfall
8 1 (2.86%) Data Architecture
8 1 (2.86%) DevOps
8 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (2.86%) Open Source
8 1 (2.86%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) SQL
2 4 (11.43%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.71%) Java
3 2 (5.71%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) CCNA
1 8 (22.86%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared
2 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) CCNP
3 3 (8.57%) DV Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.71%) MCSA
4 2 (5.71%) MCSE
5 1 (2.86%) Degree
5 1 (2.86%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.86%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 13 (37.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (17.14%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.57%) BitLocker
4 3 (8.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (8.57%) VirtualBox
4 3 (8.57%) XenApp
4 3 (8.57%) XenDesktop
4 3 (8.57%) XenServer
5 2 (5.71%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Backup Exec
1 3 (8.57%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (5.71%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (5.71%) Jamf Pro
2 2 (5.71%) SCCM
3 1 (2.86%) Nagios
3 1 (2.86%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) Cisco
1 13 (37.14%) VMware
2 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 8 (22.86%) Citrix
3 8 (22.86%) Juniper
4 7 (20.00%) Oracle
5 5 (14.29%) Symantec
6 4 (11.43%) Red Hat
7 3 (8.57%) Acronis
7 3 (8.57%) Kaspersky
7 3 (8.57%) McAfee
7 3 (8.57%) SolarWinds
7 3 (8.57%) Sophos
7 3 (8.57%) Veeam
8 2 (5.71%) Adobe
8 2 (5.71%) Altiris
8 2 (5.71%) Apple
8 2 (5.71%) Palo Alto
9 1 (2.86%) Aruba
9 1 (2.86%) Extreme Networks