Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 20 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)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 83 83
Rank change year-on-year -12 0 +13
Contract jobs citing VLAN 6 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.37% 1.01% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.41% 4.55% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 4
Hertfordshire median daily rate £393 £389 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.90% +4.43% +6.43%
10th Percentile £317 £296 £306
90th Percentile £482 £485 £438
East of England median daily rate £450 £389 £300
% change year-on-year +15.68% +29.67% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 - £13.50

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 249 286 283
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 15.53% 22.14% 19.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 144 163
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £163 £130 £245
90th Percentile £515 £575 £525
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 36 10
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 £16.65 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.09% -8.75% -14.04%
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.25 £13.23
90th Percentile £52.60 £33.00 £44.04
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £18.98 £37.50
% change year-on-year -10.43% -49.39% +27.12%

VLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VLAN in Hertfordshire

VLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VLAN in Hertfordshire

VLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VLAN in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VLAN in Hertfordshire

VLAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VLAN in Hertfordshire

VLAN
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 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
Stevenage -22 3 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - - 1
Royston - 1 £485 -
VLAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) CCNA
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (50.00%) Juniper
3 3 (50.00%) Migration
3 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (33.33%) Wireshark
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) Wireless
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) CCNP
4 2 (33.33%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto
4 2 (33.33%) VMware NSX
4 2 (33.33%) NsoIT
5 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence

VLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) Wireless
2 2 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 1 (16.67%) IPsec
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Network Architect
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
1 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) NsoIT
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (16.67%) Statistics
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCNA
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (33.33%) VMware NSX
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Juniper
3 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto
3 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow