The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 29 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 / North East
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 124 68
Rank change year-on-year +71 -56  
Contract jobs citing VLAN 3 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.53% 0.31% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.46% 0.84% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Median daily rate £400 £250 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £215 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £395 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £353 £320
% change year-on-year +11.34% +10.15%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% +21.21%  

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 the North East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 122 597 132
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 21.63% 36.90% 15.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 797 291
Median daily rate £340 £310 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +7.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £209 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £434 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +4.10% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 117 32
Median hourly rate £17.00 £28.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.28% +73.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £17.65 £12.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £36.50 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -12.69% +36.95%  

VLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing VLAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for VLAN in the North East

VLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VLAN in the North East

VLAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VLAN in the North East

VLAN
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the North East region over the 3 months to 29 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
Tyne and Wear +83 3 £400 +68.42% 4
VLAN
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 North East region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) F5
4 2 (40.00%) High Availability
4 2 (40.00%) Korn
4 2 (40.00%) OpenStack
4 2 (40.00%) HP SiteScope
4 2 (40.00%) KVM
4 2 (40.00%) Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (40.00%) Software Distribution
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (40.00%) FCoE
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 2 (40.00%) Veritas
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 2 (40.00%) SUSE
4 2 (40.00%) Samba

VLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 2 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (40.00%) iPlanet
1 2 (40.00%) JBoss
1 2 (40.00%) MQSeries
1 2 (40.00%) OpenStack
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (40.00%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) FCoE
3 2 (40.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (40.00%) LDAP
3 2 (40.00%) NAS
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) BGP
4 1 (20.00%) BIG-IP
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) OSPF
4 1 (20.00%) VRRP
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) AIX Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Migration Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (40.00%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) AIX
2 2 (40.00%) HPUX
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Solaris
2 2 (40.00%) SUSE
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) High Availability
2 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (40.00%) Software Distribution
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (20.00%) Network Design
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (40.00%) C-shell
1 2 (40.00%) Korn
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (40.00%) KVM
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (40.00%) Samba
1 2 (40.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) HP SiteScope
1 2 (40.00%) OpenView
1 2 (40.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) F5
2 2 (40.00%) Cognos
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Opsware
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) PlateSpin
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) Sun
2 2 (40.00%) Veritas
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Aruba
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) Riverbed
3 1 (20.00%) TippingPoint