Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 21 November 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 178 157 179
Rank change year-on-year -21 +22 -13
Contract jobs citing VLAN 9 24 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.18% 0.56% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.49% 3.38% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 5
Scotland median daily rate £344 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.79% +16.67% +100.00%
10th Percentile £291 £275 £197
90th Percentile £381 £475 £374
UK median daily rate £350 £350 £360
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +10.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £14.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -44.00% +11.11% -18.18%

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 Scotland with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 606 711 697
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 12.06% 16.49% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 426 308
Scotland median daily rate £361 £340 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.03% +1.54%
10th Percentile £147 £210 £168
90th Percentile £538 £450 £463
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 24 32
Scotland median hourly rate £28.13 £30.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +73.91% -42.50%
10th Percentile £11.53 £13.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £47.18 £47.90 £40.23
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £24.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -20.83% +17.07% +2.50%

VLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing VLAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for VLAN in Scotland

VLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VLAN in Scotland

VLAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VLAN in Scotland

VLAN
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Edinburgh -13 9 £344 -1.79% 2
VLAN
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 7 (77.78%) LAN
1 7 (77.78%) TCP/IP
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) VPN
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) Private Cloud
2 5 (55.56%) Data Centre
3 4 (44.44%) Spanning Tree
3 4 (44.44%) VXLAN
3 4 (44.44%) VMware NSX
3 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 4 (44.44%) WAN
3 4 (44.44%) Wireless
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) OSPF
3 4 (44.44%) BGP
3 4 (44.44%) EIGRP
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Network Security
4 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (33.33%) Database Security
4 3 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (33.33%) SAN
4 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 3 (33.33%) Internet
4 3 (33.33%) Data Security

VLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (22.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) IaaS
1 2 (22.22%) PaaS
1 2 (22.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
1 7 (77.78%) LAN
1 7 (77.78%) TCP/IP
2 5 (55.56%) VPN
3 4 (44.44%) BGP
3 4 (44.44%) EIGRP
3 4 (44.44%) Network Security
3 4 (44.44%) OSPF
3 4 (44.44%) Spanning Tree
3 4 (44.44%) VXLAN
3 4 (44.44%) WAN
3 4 (44.44%) Wireless
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (33.33%) Ethernet
4 3 (33.33%) Internet
4 3 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (33.33%) SAN
5 2 (22.22%) DHCP
5 2 (22.22%) DNS
5 2 (22.22%) LDAP
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Systems Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Data Centre
1 5 (55.56%) Private Cloud
2 3 (33.33%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 2 (22.22%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (11.11%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (33.33%) Data Security
2 3 (33.33%) Database Security
2 3 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) Re-Platforming
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security
4 1 (11.11%) Kanban
4 1 (11.11%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Network Management
4 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) Security Monitoring
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CCNP
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (11.11%) CISM
3 1 (11.11%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (22.22%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
1 4 (44.44%) VMware NSX
2 3 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (22.22%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (22.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Nagios
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 3 (33.33%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) Fortinet
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) WebSpy