Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 December 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)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 97 128
Rank change year-on-year -29 +31 -10
Contract jobs citing VLAN 12 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.41% 0.66% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.18% 5.12% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 1
Edinburgh median daily rate £344 £350 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.79% +150.00% -44.00%
10th Percentile £273 £275 £135
90th Percentile £421 £413 £145
Scotland median daily rate £344 £363 £300
% change year-on-year -5.17% +20.83% +100.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 287 254 293
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 9.77% 12.89% 9.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 142 116
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £375 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.39% +4.64%
10th Percentile £219 £201 £219
90th Percentile £550 £487 £489
Scotland median daily rate £370 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +8.82% -2.86% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Edinburgh median hourly rate £23.93 £52.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.98% +108.00% +108.33%
10th Percentile £17.71 £12.81 £12.35
90th Percentile £30.09 £52.10 £34.85
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £19.25 £16.75
% change year-on-year +29.87% +14.93% -44.17%

VLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing VLAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for VLAN in Edinburgh

VLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VLAN in Edinburgh

VLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VLAN in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VLAN in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 10 (83.33%) LAN
2 8 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 8 (66.67%) Cisco
3 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
3 7 (58.33%) WAN
3 7 (58.33%) Firewall
3 7 (58.33%) VMware
4 6 (50.00%) VPN
4 6 (50.00%) Private Cloud
5 5 (41.67%) Spanning Tree
5 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
5 5 (41.67%) VXLAN
5 5 (41.67%) VMware NSX
5 5 (41.67%) Citrix
5 5 (41.67%) Internet
5 5 (41.67%) OSPF
5 5 (41.67%) BGP
5 5 (41.67%) EIGRP
5 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (33.33%) Network Security
6 4 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (33.33%) Wireless
6 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (33.33%) CCNP
6 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
6 4 (33.33%) DNS
6 4 (33.33%) DHCP
6 4 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (33.33%) Skype for Business

VLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 4 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) IaaS
1 2 (16.67%) PaaS
1 2 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) LAN
2 8 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 7 (58.33%) Firewall
3 7 (58.33%) WAN
4 6 (50.00%) VPN
5 5 (41.67%) BGP
5 5 (41.67%) EIGRP
5 5 (41.67%) Internet
5 5 (41.67%) OSPF
5 5 (41.67%) Spanning Tree
5 5 (41.67%) VXLAN
6 4 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (33.33%) DHCP
6 4 (33.33%) DNS
6 4 (33.33%) Network Security
6 4 (33.33%) Wireless
7 3 (25.00%) Ethernet
7 3 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (25.00%) SAN
7 3 (25.00%) Skype
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Private Cloud
2 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
3 3 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (25.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 2 (16.67%) EMC VNX
5 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (8.33%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (25.00%) Data Security
2 3 (25.00%) Database Security
2 3 (25.00%) DevOps
2 3 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (16.67%) Application Packaging
3 2 (16.67%) Kanban
3 2 (16.67%) Patch Management
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Re-Platforming
4 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security
4 1 (8.33%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Network Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Network Management
4 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CCNP
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (8.33%) CISM
3 1 (8.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (16.67%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (41.67%) VMware NSX
3 3 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (25.00%) vSphere
4 2 (16.67%) DFS Replication
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (16.67%) XenApp
4 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (16.67%) AppDNA
2 2 (16.67%) SCOM
3 1 (8.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 7 (58.33%) VMware
3 5 (41.67%) Citrix
4 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 2 (16.67%) Google
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) Riverbed
5 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds
6 1 (8.33%) Fortinet
6 1 (8.33%) HP
6 1 (8.33%) WebSpy