The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 24 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)
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 36 -
Rank change year-on-year -8 -  
Contract jobs citing VLAN 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.75% 0.39% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.26% 2.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £360 £300
% change year-on-year +9.72% +20.00%  
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 Leicestershire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 38 37 51
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 14.34% 14.29% 16.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 23 26
Median daily rate £250 £290 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.79% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £233 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £345
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Median hourly rate £11.18 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.22% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.84% +30.00%  

VLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

VLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VLAN in Leicestershire

VLAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VLAN in Leicestershire

VLAN
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester - 1 - - 1
VLAN
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) MPLS
2 3 (60.00%) OSPF
2 3 (60.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (40.00%) Network Management
3 2 (40.00%) Spanning Tree
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (40.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (40.00%) TACACS
3 2 (40.00%) BGP
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) SNMP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (40.00%) ADSL
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (20.00%) HSRP

VLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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:

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) MPLS
2 3 (60.00%) OSPF
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) ADSL
3 2 (40.00%) BGP
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) SNMP
3 2 (40.00%) Spanning Tree
3 2 (40.00%) TACACS
4 1 (20.00%) Broadband
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Network Support
2 2 (40.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Network Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
1 2 (40.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 2 (40.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) ITSM
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) SolarWinds
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Aruba
2 1 (20.00%) Avaya
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) Meraki
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (20.00%) Riverbed