Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 24 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)
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 73 90
Contract jobs citing VLAN 0 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex - 0.57% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.79% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 2
Essex median daily rate - £375 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -15.49% -
East of England median daily rate £294 £335 £250
% change year-on-year -12.24% +34.00% -15.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Essex median hourly rate - - £28.00
East of England median hourly rate £15.73 £13.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +16.52% -66.25% +45.45%

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 Essex with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 131 179 204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 16.56% 20.36% 16.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 126 99
Essex median daily rate £450 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -18.75% +2.56%
10th Percentile £153 £213 £260
90th Percentile £598 £505 £538
East of England median daily rate £363 £363 £375
% change year-on-year - -3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 17
Essex median hourly rate £14.20 £34.62 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.98% +15.40% +2.56%
10th Percentile £10.40 £15.95 £13.65
90th Percentile £37.20 £42.90 £47.55
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -28.57% +16.67% +22.45%

VLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for VLAN in Essex

VLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VLAN in Essex

VLAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VLAN in Essex