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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 53 71
Rank change year-on-year +1 +18  
Contract jobs citing VLAN 2 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.38% 1.03% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.08% 7.79% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Median daily rate £225 £420 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -46.42% -16.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £375 £315
% change year-on-year -13.33% +19.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £15.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +156.66% -57.14%  

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 49 77 100
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 9.35% 13.28% 11.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 43 61
Median daily rate £338 £288 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.39% -31.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £420 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £17.32 £16.00 £68.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.25% -76.47%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

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

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VLAN in Glasgow

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Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (33.33%) BitLocker
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 1 (33.33%) H.323

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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 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 1 (33.33%) H.323
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle