Period
to 24 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 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)
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 69 58 75
Rank change year-on-year -11 +17 -2
Contract jobs citing VLAN 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.52% 0.16% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.36% 1.16% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Gloucestershire median daily rate £431 - £355
10th Percentile £389 - £318
90th Percentile £478 - £389
South West median daily rate £419 £450 £325
% change year-on-year -6.94% +38.46% +36.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - £19.00
South West median hourly rate - - £39.25

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 119 86 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 15.35% 13.89% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 43 71
Gloucestershire median daily rate £475 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +58.33% +9.09% -24.14%
10th Percentile £200 £157 £105
90th Percentile £538 £485 £418
South West median daily rate £388 £388 £350
% change year-on-year - +10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 10
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £13.70 £31.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.81% +96.83% -63.37%
10th Percentile £10.92 £15.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £42.50 £52.13
South West median hourly rate £40.77 £26.75 £38.00
% change year-on-year +52.39% -29.61% -2.56%

VLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for VLAN in Gloucestershire

VLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VLAN in Gloucestershire

VLAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VLAN in Gloucestershire

VLAN
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 24 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
Gloucester - 2 £388 - 1
Cheltenham - 1 - - 1
VLAN
South West

For the 6 months to 24 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 3 (75.00%) DHCP
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (75.00%) XenApp
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Server Management
2 2 (50.00%) Storage Management
2 2 (50.00%) Proactive Management
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
2 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) NAS
2 2 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (50.00%) SCDPM
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Converged Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) ITSM
2 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (50.00%) Fault Management
2 2 (50.00%) Data Protection

VLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DHCP
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (50.00%) NAS
2 2 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Converged Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) Fault Management
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (50.00%) ITSM
2 2 (50.00%) Proactive Management
2 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (50.00%) Server Management
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) Storage Management
2 2 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Presales
3 1 (25.00%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (75.00%) XenApp
2 2 (50.00%) Firmware
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (50.00%) SCDPM
2 1 (25.00%) Ansible
2 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco