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 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Rank - 94 88
Contract jobs citing VLAN 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds - 0.072% 0.086%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.65% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £425 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +70.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £15.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year +156.66% -44.44%  

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 120 153 163
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 11.81% 11.02% 14.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 96 110
Median daily rate £438 £380 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.13% +16.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £265 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 4
Median hourly rate £19.00 £14.30 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.86% -59.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.95 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -35.27% +34.54%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VLAN in Leeds

VLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 13 (92.86%) VPN
1 13 (92.86%) Cisco
1 13 (92.86%) F5
2 12 (85.71%) Palo Alto
2 12 (85.71%) Firewall
2 12 (85.71%) IPsec
3 7 (50.00%) Akamai
3 7 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 7 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 7 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (35.71%) High Availability
5 4 (28.57%) Performance Management
5 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
6 3 (21.43%) People Management
7 2 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (14.29%) WAN
7 2 (14.29%) BGP
7 2 (14.29%) CCNP
7 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (7.14%) DWDM
8 1 (7.14%) MPLS
8 1 (7.14%) CCNA
8 1 (7.14%) CCDA
8 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
8 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
8 1 (7.14%) CCIE
8 1 (7.14%) SQL
8 1 (7.14%) SQL Server

VLAN
Top Related 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:

Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 13 (92.86%) VPN
2 12 (85.71%) Firewall
2 12 (85.71%) IPsec
3 7 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 7 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (14.29%) BGP
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (14.29%) WAN
5 1 (7.14%) DWDM
5 1 (7.14%) EIGRP
5 1 (7.14%) LAN
5 1 (7.14%) MPLS
5 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Network Engineer
1 9 (64.29%) Team Leader
2 8 (57.14%) Network Team Leader
3 7 (50.00%) Lead Network Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Network Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) High Availability
2 4 (28.57%) Performance Management
2 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
3 3 (21.43%) People Management
4 1 (7.14%) Change Control
4 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Network Design
4 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) CCNP
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) CCDA
2 1 (7.14%) CCIE
2 1 (7.14%) CCNA
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Cisco
1 13 (92.86%) F5
2 12 (85.71%) Palo Alto
3 1 (7.14%) BT
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft