Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 129 159
Rank change year-on-year -5 +30 -6
Contract jobs citing VLAN 44 33 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.20% 0.93% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.74% 3.94% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 9
Hampshire median daily rate £375 £403 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.95% -5.18% +30.77%
10th Percentile £313 £255 £242
90th Percentile £475 £525 £663
South East median daily rate £375 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +18.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £22.50 - -

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 766 837 899
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 20.87% 23.48% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 505 590
Hampshire median daily rate £415 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26% +0.66%
10th Percentile £255 £263 £285
90th Percentile £570 £500 £525
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.13% +1.27% +6.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 61 71
Hampshire median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.01% -43.66% +29.09%
10th Percentile £12.64 £10.40 £13.00
90th Percentile £45.91 £43.75 £48.00
South East median hourly rate £22.88 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +30.71% -30.00% +4.17%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 0 13 £380 -5.00%
Basingstoke +13 11 £295 -23.87% 4
Fareham - 5 £422 -
Southampton - 2 £375 - 2
VLAN
South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 36 (81.82%) Firewall
2 26 (59.09%) VMware
2 26 (59.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (54.55%) Active Directory
4 22 (50.00%) Windows
4 22 (50.00%) DNS
5 20 (45.45%) Cisco
5 20 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (43.18%) Citrix
6 19 (43.18%) VPN
6 19 (43.18%) DHCP
6 19 (43.18%) Security Cleared
7 18 (40.91%) Windows Server
8 17 (38.64%) XenApp
8 17 (38.64%) XenDesktop
8 17 (38.64%) Juniper
8 17 (38.64%) Microsoft
9 16 (36.36%) PKI
9 16 (36.36%) Migration
9 16 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (36.36%) VMware ESXi
10 15 (34.09%) Hyper-V
10 15 (34.09%) XenServer
10 15 (34.09%) NetScaler
10 15 (34.09%) Cisco ASA
10 15 (34.09%) SCCM
10 15 (34.09%) OSPF
10 15 (34.09%) BGP
11 14 (31.82%) PowerShell
11 14 (31.82%) SC Cleared

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 13 (29.55%) SharePoint
1 13 (29.55%) Skype for Business
2 6 (13.64%) MS Exchange
3 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 11 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 11 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (25.00%) Office 365
1 11 (25.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 36 (81.82%) Firewall
2 22 (50.00%) DNS
3 19 (43.18%) DHCP
3 19 (43.18%) VPN
4 15 (34.09%) BGP
4 15 (34.09%) Cisco ASA
4 15 (34.09%) NetScaler
4 15 (34.09%) OSPF
5 13 (29.55%) Skype
6 12 (27.27%) SAN
7 11 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
7 11 (25.00%) iSCSI
7 11 (25.00%) LAN
8 6 (13.64%) WAN
9 5 (11.36%) SNMP
9 5 (11.36%) Wireless
10 4 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (9.09%) DAB
10 4 (9.09%) SMTP
11 3 (6.82%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) MySQL
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) JIRA
2 1 (2.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (22.73%) Architect
3 9 (20.45%) Network Architect
4 5 (11.36%) IT Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Network Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (6.82%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.82%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Design Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Network Design Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Smart Metering Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Systems Test Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Consultant
7 1 (2.27%) Desktop Support
7 1 (2.27%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) XML
1 3 (6.82%) XML Messaging
2 2 (4.55%) .NET
2 2 (4.55%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.27%) 802.1X
3 1 (2.27%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (36.36%) PKI
2 13 (29.55%) Fat Client
2 13 (29.55%) Thin Client
3 11 (25.00%) Clustering
4 4 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 4 (9.09%) Smart Meter
5 3 (6.82%) DataPower
6 1 (2.27%) CESG
6 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (50.00%) Windows
2 18 (40.91%) Windows Server
3 16 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (9.09%) Windows NT
5 3 (6.82%) Linux
5 3 (6.82%) Unix
5 3 (6.82%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.27%) CentOS
6 1 (2.27%) Check Point GAiA
6 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (36.36%) Migration
2 14 (31.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 13 (29.55%) ITIL
4 12 (27.27%) High Availability
5 11 (25.00%) Application Packaging
6 10 (22.73%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (11.36%) Network Management
8 4 (9.09%) Disk Encryption
8 4 (9.09%) Problem Management
9 3 (6.82%) Network Design
9 3 (6.82%) Regression Testing
9 3 (6.82%) Test Strategy
9 3 (6.82%) V-Model
9 3 (6.82%) Waterfall
10 2 (4.55%) Network Virtualisation
10 2 (4.55%) Requirements Management
10 2 (4.55%) Software Testing
10 2 (4.55%) System Testing
10 2 (4.55%) Test Automation
10 2 (4.55%) Traceability Matrix
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.82%) PowerShell
2 9 (20.45%) SQL
3 1 (2.27%) VB
3 1 (2.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (43.18%) Security Cleared
3 14 (31.82%) SC Cleared
4 13 (29.55%) CCA
4 13 (29.55%) CCNP
4 13 (29.55%) Citrix Certification
5 12 (27.27%) JNCIS
6 11 (25.00%) CCDP
7 8 (18.18%) DV Cleared
8 5 (11.36%) CCNA
9 3 (6.82%) CCIE
10 2 (4.55%) ISTQB
10 2 (4.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (2.27%) JNCIA
11 1 (2.27%) MCSE
11 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) JSP 440
System Software
1 26 (59.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 17 (38.64%) XenApp
3 17 (38.64%) XenDesktop
4 16 (36.36%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (34.09%) Hyper-V
5 15 (34.09%) XenServer
6 13 (29.55%) DFS Replication
7 11 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (13.64%) VMware NSX
9 4 (9.09%) BitLocker
9 4 (9.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (9.09%) VirtualBox
10 3 (6.82%) Snort
11 2 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (34.09%) SCCM
2 11 (25.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 11 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (9.09%) Backup Exec
3 4 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (6.82%) Netcool
5 2 (4.55%) SCOM
6 1 (2.27%) OpenView
6 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (2.27%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 26 (59.09%) VMware
2 20 (45.45%) Cisco
3 19 (43.18%) Citrix
4 17 (38.64%) Juniper
4 17 (38.64%) Microsoft
5 11 (25.00%) Dell
6 6 (13.64%) Brocade
7 5 (11.36%) McAfee
7 5 (11.36%) Oracle
7 5 (11.36%) Sophos
8 4 (9.09%) Acronis
8 4 (9.09%) ESET
8 4 (9.09%) Kaspersky
8 4 (9.09%) Symantec
8 4 (9.09%) Veeam
9 2 (4.55%) F5
9 2 (4.55%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.27%) Aruba
10 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.27%) Infoblox