The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 28 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)
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 353 374 288
Rank change year-on-year +21 -86  
Contract jobs citing VLAN 69 60 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.33% 0.28% 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.00% 1.99% 4.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 40 86
Median daily rate £331 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.80% +5.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £280 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £355 £315
% change year-on-year +9.85% +12.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £24.86 £9.00 £22.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +176.22% -59.77%  
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 London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2299 3018 3064
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 11.07% 13.90% 13.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1536 2047 1982
Median daily rate £450 £430 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +10.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 49 91
Median hourly rate £24.86 £22.00 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.00% +11.59%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.13 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £50.00
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 London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

VLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VLAN in London

VLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VLAN in London over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VLAN in London

VLAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VLAN in London

VLAN
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the London region over the 3 months to 28 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
City of London +8 19 £350 +4.47% 6
VLAN
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 London region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 76 (67.26%) Firewall
2 68 (60.18%) Cisco
3 51 (45.13%) VPN
3 51 (45.13%) Windows
4 45 (39.82%) Cisco Certification
5 42 (37.17%) Active Directory
6 37 (32.74%) TCP/IP
6 37 (32.74%) WAN
7 32 (28.32%) Network Security
8 31 (27.43%) MPLS
8 31 (27.43%) BGP
9 30 (26.55%) LAN
10 29 (25.66%) VoIP
11 28 (24.78%) OSPF
12 27 (23.89%) Microsoft
13 26 (23.01%) Microsoft Azure
14 24 (21.24%) DNS
14 24 (21.24%) Citrix
15 23 (20.35%) ITIL
15 23 (20.35%) VMware
16 22 (19.47%) SNMP
17 21 (18.58%) Network Management
18 20 (17.70%) SolarWinds
18 20 (17.70%) Windows Server
19 19 (16.81%) CCIE
19 19 (16.81%) CCNA
20 18 (15.93%) CCNP
20 18 (15.93%) IPv6
20 18 (15.93%) Finance
20 18 (15.93%) PowerShell

VLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 11 (9.73%) MS Exchange
2 9 (7.96%) IIS
3 6 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.65%) Apache
5 2 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.77%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.77%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.77%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.77%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.88%) nginx
6 1 (0.88%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (5.31%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 26 (23.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (12.39%) Office 365
3 13 (11.50%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (6.19%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (6.19%) IaaS
5 4 (3.54%) Mimecast
5 4 (3.54%) PaaS
6 3 (2.65%) SaaS
7 2 (1.77%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.88%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.88%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.88%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 76 (67.26%) Firewall
2 51 (45.13%) VPN
3 37 (32.74%) TCP/IP
3 37 (32.74%) WAN
4 32 (28.32%) Network Security
5 31 (27.43%) BGP
5 31 (27.43%) MPLS
6 30 (26.55%) LAN
7 29 (25.66%) VoIP
8 28 (24.78%) OSPF
9 24 (21.24%) DNS
10 22 (19.47%) SNMP
11 18 (15.93%) IPv6
12 17 (15.04%) IPv4
13 16 (14.16%) DHCP
13 16 (14.16%) Wireless
14 15 (13.27%) ISDN
14 15 (13.27%) NetScaler
15 13 (11.50%) ICMP
15 13 (11.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.96%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.77%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.88%) Big Data
4 1 (0.88%) MySQL
4 1 (0.88%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.88%) Redis
4 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (7.08%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.65%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.65%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.77%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.88%) Ant
4 1 (0.88%) Gerrit
4 1 (0.88%) Maven
4 1 (0.88%) MSI
General
1 18 (15.93%) Finance
2 17 (15.04%) Telecoms
3 13 (11.50%) Military
4 5 (4.42%) Back Office
4 5 (4.42%) Banking
5 3 (2.65%) Billing
5 3 (2.65%) Law
5 3 (2.65%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.77%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.77%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.77%) Music Industry
7 1 (0.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (28.32%) Network Engineer
2 22 (19.47%) Architect
3 14 (12.39%) Cisco Engineer
3 14 (12.39%) Network Architect
4 12 (10.62%) Support Engineer
5 11 (9.73%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 10 (8.85%) Senior Network Engineer
7 9 (7.96%) Cisco Architect
7 9 (7.96%) Cisco Network Architect
7 9 (7.96%) Telecoms Architect
8 8 (7.08%) Consultant
8 8 (7.08%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (5.31%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 6 (5.31%) Security Consultant
9 6 (5.31%) Security Engineer
10 5 (4.42%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (4.42%) AWS Engineer
10 5 (4.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (4.42%) Network Support
10 5 (4.42%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.85%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.77%) .NET
3 1 (0.88%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.88%) JSON
3 1 (0.88%) LAMP
3 1 (0.88%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (0.88%) Middleware
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (0.88%) RESTful
3 1 (0.88%) SOAP
3 1 (0.88%) Spring
3 1 (0.88%) Spring Boot
3 1 (0.88%) Web Services
3 1 (0.88%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.04%) Data Centre
2 13 (11.50%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (10.62%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (5.31%) Fintech
5 5 (4.42%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.54%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.77%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.77%) PKI
7 2 (1.77%) Replication
7 2 (1.77%) Social Media
7 2 (1.77%) Social Network
7 2 (1.77%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.88%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.88%) Clustering
8 1 (0.88%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.88%) iPad
8 1 (0.88%) iPhone
8 1 (0.88%) STB
8 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 51 (45.13%) Windows
2 20 (17.70%) Windows Server
3 18 (15.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (15.04%) Linux
5 16 (14.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (9.73%) Windows 10
6 11 (9.73%) Windows 7
7 6 (5.31%) Windows 8
8 4 (3.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.65%) CentOS
9 3 (2.65%) Ubuntu
9 3 (2.65%) Unix
10 2 (1.77%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.88%) Debian
11 1 (0.88%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.88%) Solaris
11 1 (0.88%) SUSE
11 1 (0.88%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.88%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.35%) ITIL
2 21 (18.58%) Network Management
3 16 (14.16%) Migration
4 13 (11.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 13 (11.50%) SOA
5 12 (10.62%) People Management
6 10 (8.85%) Change Management
6 10 (8.85%) DevOps
7 9 (7.96%) Patch Management
8 8 (7.08%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (7.08%) E-Commerce
8 8 (7.08%) Email Filtering
8 8 (7.08%) Kalman Filter
8 8 (7.08%) Load Balancing
8 8 (7.08%) Security Patching
8 8 (7.08%) Web Filtering
9 7 (6.19%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (6.19%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (5.31%) Configuration Management
11 5 (4.42%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 18 (15.93%) PowerShell
2 8 (7.08%) SQL
3 4 (3.54%) Bash Shell
3 4 (3.54%) Perl
3 4 (3.54%) Python
4 2 (1.77%) C
4 2 (1.77%) Java
5 1 (0.88%) PHP
5 1 (0.88%) Ruby
5 1 (0.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 45 (39.82%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (16.81%) CCIE
2 19 (16.81%) CCNA
3 18 (15.93%) CCNP
4 13 (11.50%) JNCIE
5 7 (6.19%) Degree
6 6 (5.31%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (3.54%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (3.54%) MCSE
8 3 (2.65%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.77%) JNCIA
9 2 (1.77%) RHCT
9 2 (1.77%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.88%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.88%) CCDA
10 1 (0.88%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 1 (0.88%) CCVP
10 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.88%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.88%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.54%) PCI DSS
1 4 (3.54%) SLA
2 3 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.77%) GMP
4 1 (0.88%) MiFID
System Software
1 42 (37.17%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.19%) vSphere
4 4 (3.54%) XenApp
5 3 (2.65%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.77%) iptables
6 2 (1.77%) Xen
7 1 (0.88%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.88%) Docker
7 1 (0.88%) KVM
7 1 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.88%) Postfix
7 1 (0.88%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.88%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (13.27%) Cisco CUCM
2 10 (8.85%) Cisco Prime
3 9 (7.96%) Puppet
4 7 (6.19%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (5.31%) Ansible
5 6 (5.31%) Cisco UCCX
6 4 (3.54%) Nagios
6 4 (3.54%) SCCM
7 3 (2.65%) AirWatch
7 3 (2.65%) Cacti
7 3 (2.65%) ZABBIX
8 2 (1.77%) FortiGate
8 2 (1.77%) vRealize
9 1 (0.88%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (0.88%) Cisco UCCE
9 1 (0.88%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.88%) Terraform
9 1 (0.88%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 68 (60.18%) Cisco
2 27 (23.89%) Microsoft
3 24 (21.24%) Citrix
4 23 (20.35%) VMware
5 20 (17.70%) SolarWinds
6 17 (15.04%) CheckPoint
7 16 (14.16%) Juniper
8 13 (11.50%) HP
9 10 (8.85%) Meraki
10 9 (7.96%) Fortinet
11 7 (6.19%) F5
11 7 (6.19%) Palo Alto
12 6 (5.31%) Avaya
12 6 (5.31%) SonicWALL
13 5 (4.42%) NetApp
13 5 (4.42%) Oracle
14 4 (3.54%) Red Hat
15 3 (2.65%) Draytek
15 3 (2.65%) NetScout
15 3 (2.65%) Riverbed
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