The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for VLAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 27 June 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 / Glasgow
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 70 -
Rank change year-on-year +10 -  
Contract jobs citing VLAN 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.60% 0.14% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.97% 0.83% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £395 £360 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.72% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £358 £315
% change year-on-year +9.79% +13.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £27.75 £33.00
% change year-on-year +51.35% -15.90%  

VLAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 67 120 58
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 10.12% 16.88% 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 58 19
Median daily rate £388 £339 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.39% +4.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £238 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 £43.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.86% +145.71%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

VLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing VLAN as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for VLAN in Glasgow

VLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VLAN in Glasgow

VLAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VLAN in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Solaris
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 5 (83.33%) Unix
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (83.33%) CISSP
3 4 (66.67%) Legal
4 3 (50.00%) Information Security
4 3 (50.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (50.00%) COBIT
4 3 (50.00%) Process Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) Office 365
5 1 (16.67%) BitLocker
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Active Directory

VLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
1 5 (83.33%) LAN
1 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
1 5 (83.33%) WAN
General
1 4 (66.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Analyst
2 5 (83.33%) Security Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Solaris
2 5 (83.33%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Information Security
1 3 (50.00%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) COBIT
1 3 (50.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft