Period
to 16 October 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 16 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)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 82 85
Rank change year-on-year -13 +3 +11
Contract jobs citing VLAN 8 19 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.50% 1.27% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.21% 5.94% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 3
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £389 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.68% +21.56% -8.57%
10th Percentile £290 £296 £304
90th Percentile £492 £485 £414
East of England median daily rate £450 £298 £310
% change year-on-year +51.01% -3.87% +24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - £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 249 320 288
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 15.59% 21.46% 20.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 143 156
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% +3.12%
10th Percentile £158 £135 £244
90th Percentile £500 £550 £525
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 43 10
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.50 £16.50 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.18% -9.59% -15.21%
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.25 £14.88
90th Percentile £52.75 £32.25 £44.08
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £25.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -36.00% -33.33% +17.19%

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 16 October 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 16 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
Stevenage -17 5 - -
Hemel Hempstead -7 1 £450 -
Royston - 1 £485 -
Waltham Cross - 1 £300 - 5
VLAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) LAN
2 5 (62.50%) Juniper
2 5 (62.50%) Migration
2 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) NsoIT
3 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) SSL
4 1 (12.50%) CCNA
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (12.50%) PBX
4 1 (12.50%) VoIP
4 1 (12.50%) DHCP
4 1 (12.50%) HTTP
4 1 (12.50%) SNMP
4 1 (12.50%) C
4 1 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) Perl
4 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
4 1 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) Subversion
4 1 (12.50%) IGMP

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 (62.50%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) BGP
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) HTTP
3 1 (12.50%) IGMP
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) IPsec
3 1 (12.50%) Junos
3 1 (12.50%) OSPF
3 1 (12.50%) PBX
3 1 (12.50%) RTCP
3 1 (12.50%) RTP
3 1 (12.50%) SNMP
3 1 (12.50%) SSL
3 1 (12.50%) VoIP
3 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (12.50%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) GDB
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (12.50%) Valgrind
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) C Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Lead Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Network Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Network Architect
2 1 (12.50%) NOC Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) 802.1X
1 1 (12.50%) FreeSWITCH
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) NsoIT
3 1 (12.50%) Feasibility Study
3 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) C++
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 1 (12.50%) KVM
1 1 (12.50%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) Juniper