Period
to 25 April 2019

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 25 April 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 East > Hampshire
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 136 135 136
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 +1
Contract jobs citing VLAN 47 34 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.26% 0.91% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.34% 4.14% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 6 14
Hampshire median daily rate £390 £431 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.57% +12.01% -34.47%
10th Percentile £329 £317 £231
90th Percentile £450 £463 £460
South East median daily rate £400 £350 £395
% change year-on-year +14.29% -11.39% +2.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Hampshire median hourly rate £48.50 £22.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +115.56% - -
South East median hourly rate £33.25 £23.75 -
% change year-on-year +39.99% - -

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 741 822 916
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 19.82% 22.06% 25.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 380 605
Hampshire median daily rate £408 £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.88% -3.61% +9.21%
10th Percentile £275 £207 £267
90th Percentile £550 £508 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 70 62
Hampshire median hourly rate £24.91 £24.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.79% +20.00% -47.05%
10th Percentile £12.31 £10.40 £10.40
90th Percentile £46.95 £47.83 £37.00
South East median hourly rate £17.21 £20.00 £19.63
% change year-on-year -13.95% +1.91% -40.08%

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 25 April 2019.

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 25 April 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
Winchester +13 13 £383 -4.73%
Southampton - 12 £360 -
Havant - 3 - -
Farnborough - 2 £275 - 2
Basingstoke -12 1 £375 +27.12%
Portsmouth - 1 £475 -
VLAN
South East

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 30 (63.83%) Windows
2 26 (55.32%) Active Directory
3 25 (53.19%) Windows Server
4 24 (51.06%) Cisco
4 24 (51.06%) VMware
5 23 (48.94%) DNS
6 22 (46.81%) Microsoft
7 21 (44.68%) Citrix
7 21 (44.68%) DHCP
8 20 (42.55%) VMware Infrastructure
8 20 (42.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (42.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 19 (40.43%) PowerShell
9 19 (40.43%) XenApp
9 19 (40.43%) SCCM
9 19 (40.43%) ITIL
10 18 (38.30%) Hyper-V
10 18 (38.30%) VMware ESXi
10 18 (38.30%) NetScaler
11 17 (36.17%) XenDesktop
11 17 (36.17%) Microsoft Intune
11 17 (36.17%) Fat Client
11 17 (36.17%) Thin Client
11 17 (36.17%) VPN
12 16 (34.04%) Microsoft App-V
12 16 (34.04%) Application Packaging
12 16 (34.04%) XenServer
12 16 (34.04%) High Availability
12 16 (34.04%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 15 (31.91%) Office 365

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 15 (31.91%) MS Exchange
2 7 (14.89%) SharePoint
2 7 (14.89%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.13%) Apache
4 1 (2.13%) IIS
4 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 15 (31.91%) Azure Active Directory
1 15 (31.91%) Microsoft Azure
1 15 (31.91%) Office 365
2 12 (25.53%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (19.15%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (12.77%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 23 (48.94%) DNS
2 21 (44.68%) DHCP
3 18 (38.30%) NetScaler
4 17 (36.17%) VPN
5 13 (27.66%) Fibre Channel
5 13 (27.66%) iSCSI
5 13 (27.66%) SAN
6 12 (25.53%) Firewall
7 11 (23.40%) Network Security
8 7 (14.89%) Skype
9 4 (8.51%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (6.38%) BGP
10 3 (6.38%) OSPF
10 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
11 2 (4.26%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (4.26%) LAN
12 1 (2.13%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (2.13%) HSRP
12 1 (2.13%) Spanning Tree
12 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) TestPartner
General
1 1 (2.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 19 (40.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (19.15%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (10.64%) Network Engineer
3 5 (10.64%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Administrator
6 2 (4.26%) IT Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Server Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.26%) Windows Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) NetBackup Specialist
7 1 (2.13%) Server Migration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 17 (36.17%) Fat Client
1 17 (36.17%) Thin Client
2 15 (31.91%) Clustering
3 14 (29.79%) PKI
4 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.26%) Replication
5 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 30 (63.83%) Windows
2 25 (53.19%) Windows Server
3 20 (42.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (29.79%) Linux
4 14 (29.79%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (42.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 19 (40.43%) ITIL
3 16 (34.04%) Application Packaging
3 16 (34.04%) High Availability
4 12 (25.53%) DevOps
5 11 (23.40%) Network Architecture
6 10 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (21.28%) Security Testing
6 10 (21.28%) Test Automation
7 8 (17.02%) Migration
8 4 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (6.38%) Converged Infrastructure
10 2 (4.26%) Network Design
11 1 (2.13%) Change Control
11 1 (2.13%) Coaching
11 1 (2.13%) Document Management
11 1 (2.13%) Information Security
11 1 (2.13%) Software Delivery
11 1 (2.13%) System Integration Testing
11 1 (2.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 19 (40.43%) PowerShell
2 12 (25.53%) Python
3 3 (6.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (31.91%) Security Cleared
2 14 (29.79%) SC Cleared
3 7 (14.89%) CCA
3 7 (14.89%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (8.51%) CCNA
4 4 (8.51%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (6.38%) MCSE
5 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.26%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.13%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 26 (55.32%) Active Directory
2 20 (42.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (40.43%) XenApp
4 18 (38.30%) Hyper-V
4 18 (38.30%) VMware ESXi
5 17 (36.17%) XenDesktop
6 16 (34.04%) Microsoft App-V
6 16 (34.04%) XenServer
7 6 (12.77%) DFS Replication
8 2 (4.26%) BitLocker
8 2 (4.26%) vSphere
9 1 (2.13%) Firmware
9 1 (2.13%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 19 (40.43%) SCCM
2 17 (36.17%) Microsoft Intune
3 16 (34.04%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 12 (25.53%) Ansible
4 12 (25.53%) Terraform
5 2 (4.26%) NetBackup
5 2 (4.26%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (2.13%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (2.13%) FortiGate
6 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (2.13%) Nagios
6 1 (2.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (51.06%) Cisco
1 24 (51.06%) VMware
2 22 (46.81%) Microsoft
3 21 (44.68%) Citrix
4 14 (29.79%) Dell
5 10 (21.28%) McAfee
6 3 (6.38%) Juniper
7 2 (4.26%) Sophos
7 2 (4.26%) Veritas
8 1 (2.13%) EMC
8 1 (2.13%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.13%) HP
8 1 (2.13%) Meraki
8 1 (2.13%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.13%) ProCurve
8 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds