Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 178 172 159
Rank change year-on-year -6 -13 +16
Contract jobs citing VLAN 19 23 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.42% 0.48% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.22% 2.85% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 20
East of England median daily rate £378 £325 £268
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.15% +21.50% -10.83%
10th Percentile £250 £220 £155
90th Percentile £450 £403 £397
England median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
East of England median hourly rate - £15.73 -
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year - -35.06% +71.11%

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 857 808 795
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.94% 16.87% 17.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 406 415
East of England median daily rate £388 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.90% +3.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £193 £151 £188
90th Percentile £550 £552 £544
England median daily rate £425 £410 £401
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.37% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 101 56
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £31.50 £34.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.62% -9.51% +16.03%
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.35 £14.00
90th Percentile £53.15 £49.25 £44.63
England median hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +1.60% -16.89% +2.27%

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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 +5 12 £300 -25.56% 4
Bedfordshire +13 3 £413 +71.88% 1
Cambridgeshire +17 2 - - 5
Norfolk +11 1 £380 +33.33%
Essex - 1 £400 -
VLAN
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 9 (47.37%) Migration
2 8 (42.11%) Telecoms
2 8 (42.11%) Cisco
3 7 (36.84%) LAN
4 6 (31.58%) Windows
4 6 (31.58%) Juniper
4 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
4 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
4 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
5 5 (26.32%) SNMP
5 5 (26.32%) Linux
5 5 (26.32%) Perl
5 5 (26.32%) Python
5 5 (26.32%) Firewall
6 4 (21.05%) Internet
6 4 (21.05%) RTCP
6 4 (21.05%) RTP
6 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
6 4 (21.05%) XML
6 4 (21.05%) PBX
6 4 (21.05%) VoIP
6 4 (21.05%) C
6 4 (21.05%) C++
6 4 (21.05%) OO
6 4 (21.05%) HTTP
6 4 (21.05%) DHCP
6 4 (21.05%) Subversion
6 4 (21.05%) IGMP
6 4 (21.05%) Wireshark
6 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server

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 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) CMS
1 1 (5.26%) nginx
1 1 (5.26%) OpenStack
1 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) LAN
2 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
3 5 (26.32%) Firewall
3 5 (26.32%) SNMP
4 4 (21.05%) DHCP
4 4 (21.05%) HTTP
4 4 (21.05%) IGMP
4 4 (21.05%) Internet
4 4 (21.05%) PBX
4 4 (21.05%) RTCP
4 4 (21.05%) RTP
4 4 (21.05%) VoIP
4 4 (21.05%) Wireshark
5 3 (15.79%) BGP
5 3 (15.79%) OSPF
5 3 (15.79%) VPN
6 2 (10.53%) DNS
6 2 (10.53%) IPsec
6 2 (10.53%) SSL
6 2 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
1 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) GDB
1 4 (21.05%) Subversion
1 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (21.05%) Valgrind
1 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (42.11%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Network Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) C Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Software Developer
2 4 (21.05%) VoIP Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Network Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Network Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) AWS Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Lead Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Network Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) FreeSWITCH
1 4 (21.05%) XML
2 2 (10.53%) 802.1X
3 1 (5.26%) LAMP
3 1 (5.26%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (5.26%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) CMDB
1 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.26%) PKI
1 1 (5.26%) Private Cloud
1 1 (5.26%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) CentOS
3 1 (5.26%) Mac OS
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Migration
2 4 (21.05%) OO
3 1 (5.26%) DevOps
3 1 (5.26%) Feasibility Study
3 1 (5.26%) Network Architecture
3 1 (5.26%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (5.26%) NsoIT
3 1 (5.26%) Project Management
3 1 (5.26%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Perl
1 5 (26.32%) Python
2 4 (21.05%) C
2 4 (21.05%) C++
3 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
1 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.26%) CCNA
3 1 (5.26%) CCNP
3 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
1 4 (21.05%) KVM
1 4 (21.05%) VirtualBox
2 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.26%) Docker
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Ansible
1 1 (5.26%) Jamf Pro
1 1 (5.26%) Kubernetes
1 1 (5.26%) Nagios
1 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
1 1 (5.26%) Salt
1 1 (5.26%) Terraform
1 1 (5.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Cisco
2 6 (31.58%) Juniper
3 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.26%) Adobe
4 1 (5.26%) Altiris
4 1 (5.26%) Apple
4 1 (5.26%) Aruba
4 1 (5.26%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) NetApp
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.26%) Symantec
4 1 (5.26%) VMware