Period
to 14 July 2020

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 6 months to 14 July 2020 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
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 364 463 527
Rank change year-on-year +99 +64 -47
Contract jobs citing VLAN 38 137 115
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.22% 0.33% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.06% 3.19% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 99 87
Median daily rate £444 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.58% +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £333 £212 £235
90th Percentile £541 £640 £625
England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £34.25 -
England median hourly rate - £38.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year - +37.50% -27.27%

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 London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,849 4,292 5,718
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.77% 10.40% 12.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,196 2,888 3,961
Median daily rate £459 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.42% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £250 £220 £213
90th Percentile £654 £650 £631
England median daily rate £438 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +1.74% +1.18% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 103 167
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.09% +10.00% -6.98%
10th Percentile £16.13 £14.06 £14.00
90th Percentile £52.13 £52.50 £48.20
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +33.33% +5.00% +5.26%

VLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing VLAN as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for VLAN in London

VLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VLAN in London.

Daily rate trend for VLAN in London

VLAN
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing VLAN in London over the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for VLAN in London

VLAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing VLAN in London.

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 6 months to 14 July 2020. 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
Central London +110 9 £423 -15.50% 7
West London +40 1 - - 1
VLAN
England

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, 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 London region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 25 (65.79%) Cisco
2 17 (44.74%) Firewall
2 17 (44.74%) Finance
3 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
4 13 (34.21%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (34.21%) VMware
5 12 (31.58%) Windows
5 12 (31.58%) LAN
5 12 (31.58%) TCP/IP
5 12 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (31.58%) Splunk
6 11 (28.95%) Network Segmentation
6 11 (28.95%) ForeScout
6 11 (28.95%) DNS
7 10 (26.32%) Active Directory
7 10 (26.32%) WAN
7 10 (26.32%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (23.68%) Data Centre
8 9 (23.68%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 9 (23.68%) ITIL
8 9 (23.68%) CCNP
8 9 (23.68%) OSPF
8 9 (23.68%) Change Management
8 9 (23.68%) BGP
9 8 (21.05%) VPN
9 8 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (21.05%) Service Design
9 8 (21.05%) HSRP
9 8 (21.05%) Azure
9 8 (21.05%) AWS

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 6 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.16%) Apache
2 5 (13.16%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.26%) IIS
4 2 (5.26%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.63%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.63%) nginx
5 1 (2.63%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (7.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.05%) AWS
1 8 (21.05%) Azure
2 5 (13.16%) Office 365
3 3 (7.89%) OpenShift
4 2 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (5.26%) Mimecast
4 2 (5.26%) OneDrive
4 2 (5.26%) SaaS
5 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.63%) GitHub
5 1 (2.63%) Heroku
5 1 (2.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (44.74%) Firewall
2 12 (31.58%) LAN
2 12 (31.58%) TCP/IP
3 11 (28.95%) DNS
4 10 (26.32%) WAN
5 9 (23.68%) BGP
5 9 (23.68%) OSPF
6 8 (21.05%) HSRP
6 8 (21.05%) VPN
7 7 (18.42%) MPLS
8 6 (15.79%) DHCP
8 6 (15.79%) VRRP
9 5 (13.16%) IPsec
9 5 (13.16%) iSCSI
9 5 (13.16%) SNMP
9 5 (13.16%) Wireless
10 4 (10.53%) FTP
10 4 (10.53%) SAN
11 3 (7.89%) HTTP
11 3 (7.89%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) MySQL
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.63%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (2.63%) CF BOSH
1 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.63%) GitLab
1 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.63%) JIRA
1 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (44.74%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) French Language
2 2 (5.26%) German Language
2 2 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Analyst
1 9 (23.68%) Network Engineer
2 6 (15.79%) Business Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Consultant
4 3 (7.89%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) IT Support
4 3 (7.89%) Network Specialist
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (5.26%) Management Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Network Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Platform Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Applications Support
6 1 (2.63%) Architect
6 1 (2.63%) Network Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) 802.1X
2 2 (5.26%) COM
2 2 (5.26%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (5.26%) LDAP
3 1 (2.63%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.63%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.16%) Clustering
2 5 (13.16%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.26%) EMC VNX
4 2 (5.26%) PKI
4 2 (5.26%) SWIFT
4 2 (5.26%) User Experience
5 1 (2.63%) Fibre Optics
5 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) Windows
2 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2016
3 7 (18.42%) Windows Server
3 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (15.79%) Linux
5 5 (13.16%) Windows 10
6 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.26%) VMS
7 1 (2.63%) CentOS
7 1 (2.63%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.63%) Unix
7 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) Network Segmentation
2 10 (26.32%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (23.68%) Change Management
3 9 (23.68%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 9 (23.68%) ITIL
4 8 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (21.05%) Service Design
5 7 (18.42%) DevOps
5 7 (18.42%) Risk Management
6 6 (15.79%) Migration
7 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
7 4 (10.53%) Network Design
7 4 (10.53%) Network Management
7 4 (10.53%) Technical Analysis
8 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (7.89%) DNA
8 3 (7.89%) High Availability
8 3 (7.89%) Load Balancing
8 3 (7.89%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (7.89%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.53%) SQL
3 3 (7.89%) Python
4 2 (5.26%) C
4 2 (5.26%) Lisp
4 2 (5.26%) Perl
5 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.63%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 13 (34.21%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (23.68%) CCNP
3 6 (15.79%) CCNA
4 4 (10.53%) CCIE
5 1 (2.63%) CCDE
5 1 (2.63%) Degree
5 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.63%) Master's Degree
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.63%) NCDA
5 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) GDPR
2 2 (5.26%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (5.26%) HIPAA
2 2 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.26%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (26.32%) Active Directory
3 5 (13.16%) Docker
3 5 (13.16%) Hyper-V
4 3 (7.89%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (7.89%) VMware NSX
5 2 (5.26%) DFS Replication
5 2 (5.26%) NFS
5 2 (5.26%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (5.26%) XenApp
6 1 (2.63%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) Ansible
1 7 (18.42%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (10.53%) Puppet
3 3 (7.89%) Backup Exec
3 3 (7.89%) SCOM
3 3 (7.89%) vMotion
4 2 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (5.26%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (5.26%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (5.26%) Kubernetes
4 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (5.26%) Nagios
4 2 (5.26%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (5.26%) Terraform
4 2 (5.26%) TrustSec
5 1 (2.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (2.63%) HAProxy
5 1 (2.63%) Packer
5 1 (2.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (65.79%) Cisco
2 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 13 (34.21%) VMware
4 12 (31.58%) Splunk
5 11 (28.95%) ForeScout
6 7 (18.42%) F5
7 5 (13.16%) NetApp
8 4 (10.53%) Dell
8 4 (10.53%) EMC
8 4 (10.53%) EqualLogic
8 4 (10.53%) Fortinet
8 4 (10.53%) HP
9 3 (7.89%) Aruba
9 3 (7.89%) Citrix
9 3 (7.89%) Oracle
9 3 (7.89%) Palo Alto
10 2 (5.26%) Arista
10 2 (5.26%) IBM
10 2 (5.26%) Symantec
11 1 (2.63%) Remedy