Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 17 October 2018 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 East > Hampshire
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 129 154
Rank change year-on-year -17 +25 +8
Contract jobs citing VLAN 30 27 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.81% 0.77% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.00% 3.43% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 9
Hampshire median daily rate £378 £396 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.67% +10.00% -8.57%
10th Percentile £329 £253 £309
90th Percentile £475 £525 £447
South East median daily rate £378 £325 £360
% change year-on-year +16.15% -9.72% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £37.50 £26.25 -
% change year-on-year +42.86% - -

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 Hampshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 750 788 793
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 20.29% 22.44% 20.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 473 498
Hampshire median daily rate £408 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.88% +6.67% -0.99%
10th Percentile £269 £217 £263
90th Percentile £569 £525 £500
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 51 72
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -33.88% -3.20%
10th Percentile £12.83 £11.60 £12.50
90th Percentile £49.78 £43.75 £49.46
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +38.89% -28.00% +11.11%

VLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VLAN in Hampshire

VLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VLAN in Hampshire

VLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VLAN in Hampshire over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VLAN in Hampshire

VLAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VLAN in Hampshire

VLAN
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 17 October 2018. 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
Winchester +1 13 £380 +26.67% 1
Basingstoke +3 5 - - 2
Fareham - 2 £422 -
Southampton - 2 £375 - 1
VLAN
South East

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 21 (70.00%) Firewall
2 17 (56.67%) VMware
2 17 (56.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (53.33%) Windows
3 16 (53.33%) DNS
3 16 (53.33%) Active Directory
4 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
5 13 (43.33%) Citrix
5 13 (43.33%) DHCP
5 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (43.33%) PKI
5 13 (43.33%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (40.00%) Security Cleared
6 12 (40.00%) Windows Server
6 12 (40.00%) SCCM
6 12 (40.00%) Cisco
7 11 (36.67%) SC Cleared
7 11 (36.67%) PowerShell
7 11 (36.67%) XenApp
7 11 (36.67%) XenDesktop
8 10 (33.33%) DFS Replication
8 10 (33.33%) Skype for Business
8 10 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 10 (33.33%) Skype
8 10 (33.33%) Fat Client
8 10 (33.33%) Migration
8 10 (33.33%) CCA
8 10 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
8 10 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (33.33%) Thin Client

VLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 10 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 10 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 8 (26.67%) Azure Active Directory
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (26.67%) Office 365
1 8 (26.67%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 21 (70.00%) Firewall
2 16 (53.33%) DNS
3 13 (43.33%) DHCP
4 10 (33.33%) Skype
5 9 (30.00%) LAN
5 9 (30.00%) NetScaler
5 9 (30.00%) SAN
5 9 (30.00%) VPN
6 8 (26.67%) Fibre Channel
6 8 (26.67%) iSCSI
7 6 (20.00%) BGP
7 6 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (20.00%) OSPF
7 6 (20.00%) WAN
8 5 (16.67%) SNMP
9 4 (13.33%) SMTP
10 3 (10.00%) MPLS
10 3 (10.00%) Wireless
11 2 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (6.67%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) JIRA
2 1 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Architect
2 4 (13.33%) Network Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) IT Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Network Architect
3 3 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Design Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Network Design Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Test Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Smart Metering Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Systems Test Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.33%) Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) IP Network Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Network Technician
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) XML
1 3 (10.00%) XML Messaging
2 2 (6.67%) .NET
2 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.33%) 802.1X
3 1 (3.33%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (43.33%) PKI
2 10 (33.33%) Fat Client
2 10 (33.33%) Thin Client
3 8 (26.67%) Clustering
4 4 (13.33%) Smart Meter
5 3 (10.00%) DataPower
6 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
7 1 (3.33%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 16 (53.33%) Windows
2 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (10.00%) Linux
4 3 (10.00%) Unix
4 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.33%) CentOS
5 1 (3.33%) Check Point GAiA
5 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.33%) Windows NT
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 10 (33.33%) Migration
2 9 (30.00%) High Availability
2 9 (30.00%) ITIL
3 8 (26.67%) Application Packaging
4 7 (23.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (10.00%) Network Management
5 3 (10.00%) Regression Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (10.00%) V-Model
5 3 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (6.67%) Case Management
6 2 (6.67%) Decision-Making
6 2 (6.67%) Defect Management
6 2 (6.67%) Network Design
6 2 (6.67%) Requirements Management
6 2 (6.67%) Service Design
6 2 (6.67%) Software Testing
6 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
6 2 (6.67%) Traceability Matrix
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) PowerShell
2 7 (23.33%) SQL
3 1 (3.33%) VB
3 1 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (36.67%) SC Cleared
3 10 (33.33%) CCA
3 10 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
4 6 (20.00%) CCNP
5 5 (16.67%) JNCIS
6 4 (13.33%) CCDP
6 4 (13.33%) CCNA
7 3 (10.00%) DV Cleared
8 2 (6.67%) CCIE
8 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
8 2 (6.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (3.33%) JNCIA
9 1 (3.33%) MCSE
9 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) JSP 440
System Software
1 17 (56.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (53.33%) Active Directory
3 13 (43.33%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (36.67%) XenApp
4 11 (36.67%) XenDesktop
5 10 (33.33%) DFS Replication
6 9 (30.00%) Hyper-V
6 9 (30.00%) XenServer
7 8 (26.67%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (10.00%) VMware NSX
9 2 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (3.33%) BitLocker
10 1 (3.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (3.33%) Snort
10 1 (3.33%) VirtualBox
10 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (40.00%) SCCM
2 8 (26.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (10.00%) Netcool
4 2 (6.67%) SCOM
5 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
5 1 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (3.33%) OpenView
5 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (3.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) VMware
2 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 13 (43.33%) Citrix
4 12 (40.00%) Cisco
5 8 (26.67%) Dell
5 8 (26.67%) Juniper
6 3 (10.00%) Brocade
6 3 (10.00%) Oracle
7 2 (6.67%) F5
7 2 (6.67%) McAfee
7 2 (6.67%) SolarWinds
7 2 (6.67%) Sophos
8 1 (3.33%) Acronis
8 1 (3.33%) Aruba
8 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.33%) ESET
8 1 (3.33%) HP
8 1 (3.33%) Infoblox
8 1 (3.33%) Symantec
8 1 (3.33%) Veeam