The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for VLAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VLAN over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 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)
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 107 105
Rank change year-on-year +28 -2  
Contract jobs citing VLAN 13 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.18% 0.20% 0.065%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.22% 1.40% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Median daily rate £349 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.25% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £358 £315
% change year-on-year +9.79% +13.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £27.75 £33.00
% change year-on-year +51.35% -15.90%  

VLAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 141 215 223
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 12.79% 14.35% 14.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 138 141
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £531 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 8
Median hourly rate £25.00 £10.20 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +145.09% -54.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.20 £13.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.27 £13.21 £117.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

VLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing VLAN as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for VLAN in Leeds

VLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VLAN in Leeds

VLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VLAN in Leeds over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VLAN in Leeds

VLAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VLAN in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VLAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 9 (69.23%) WAN
2 7 (53.85%) Firewall
2 7 (53.85%) Migration
3 6 (46.15%) LAN
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) Windows
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
4 5 (38.46%) IIS
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (38.46%) Visual Studio
4 5 (38.46%) XML
4 5 (38.46%) ITIL
4 5 (38.46%) C#
4 5 (38.46%) Delphi
4 5 (38.46%) HTML
4 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 5 (38.46%) .NET
4 5 (38.46%) DNS
4 5 (38.46%) DHCP
4 5 (38.46%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (38.46%) Internet
4 5 (38.46%) MS Access
4 5 (38.46%) Project Management
4 5 (38.46%) Web Development
4 5 (38.46%) .NET Framework
4 5 (38.46%) Degree
4 5 (38.46%) jQuery
4 5 (38.46%) Data Protection

VLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 5 (38.46%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) WAN
2 7 (53.85%) Firewall
3 6 (46.15%) LAN
4 5 (38.46%) DHCP
4 5 (38.46%) DNS
4 5 (38.46%) Internet
4 5 (38.46%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (30.77%) MPLS
6 3 (23.08%) BGP
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (23.08%) DWDM
6 3 (23.08%) EIGRP
7 2 (15.38%) Wireless
8 1 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (7.69%) DMZ
8 1 (7.69%) LDAP
8 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
8 1 (7.69%) VPN
8 1 (7.69%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) MS Access
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Project Leader
2 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Junior
3 2 (15.38%) Junior Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Project Support Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
1 5 (38.46%) .NET Framework
1 5 (38.46%) HTML
1 5 (38.46%) jQuery
1 5 (38.46%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
2 3 (23.08%) Mainframe
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) AIX
2 1 (7.69%) CentOS
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Solaris
2 1 (7.69%) SUSE
2 1 (7.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Migration
2 5 (38.46%) Data Protection
2 5 (38.46%) Information Governance
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Project Management
2 5 (38.46%) Web Development
3 4 (30.77%) Load Balancing
4 3 (23.08%) Change Management
4 3 (23.08%) Network Design
4 3 (23.08%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
5 1 (7.69%) Facilities Management
5 1 (7.69%) KYC
5 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.69%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) C#
1 5 (38.46%) Delphi
1 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 4 (30.77%) CCNP
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.69%) CCNA
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
1 1 (7.69%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco
3 3 (23.08%) Aruba
3 3 (23.08%) BT
3 3 (23.08%) F5
4 2 (15.38%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix
5 1 (7.69%) Dell
5 1 (7.69%) Hitachi
5 1 (7.69%) IBM
5 1 (7.69%) NetApp
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle
5 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.69%) Sun
5 1 (7.69%) Veritas