Period
to 16 July 2018

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 16 July 2018 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 195 162 198
Rank change year-on-year -33 +36 -5
Contract jobs citing VLAN 16 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.29% 0.29% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.50% 2.52% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 5
Scotland median daily rate £351 £379 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.32% +5.28% +9.09%
10th Percentile £221 £297 £321
90th Percentile £495 £400 £428
UK median daily rate £400 £361 £360
% change year-on-year +10.73% +0.35% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £37.50 £38.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -2.60% +148.39% -47.90%

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 639 477 922
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 11.39% 11.45% 16.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 255 478
Scotland median daily rate £325 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.34% +3.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £200 £167 £222
90th Percentile £512 £463 £450
UK median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 35 48
Scotland median hourly rate £15.38 £33.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.41% -17.50% +25.98%
10th Percentile £10.95 £15.02 £14.21
90th Percentile £32.48 £47.85 £44.95
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.56 £25.00
% change year-on-year +2.24% -21.75% +19.05%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VLAN in Scotland over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 16 July 2018. 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
Glasgow -10 11 £313 -20.89% 2
South Lanarkshire - 3 £420 -
Edinburgh -26 2 £450 +41.18% 1
VLAN
UK

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 11 (68.75%) Cisco
2 9 (56.25%) Firewall
2 9 (56.25%) WAN
2 9 (56.25%) vSphere
3 7 (43.75%) Palo Alto
4 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (37.50%) F5
4 6 (37.50%) Linux
4 6 (37.50%) Windows
4 6 (37.50%) Red Hat
4 6 (37.50%) VMware
5 5 (31.25%) ITIL
5 5 (31.25%) VPN
5 5 (31.25%) DNS
5 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
5 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
5 5 (31.25%) DV Cleared
5 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
5 5 (31.25%) Network Virtualisation
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 4 (25.00%) Cryptography
6 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 4 (25.00%) Juniper
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (25.00%) LAN
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (25.00%) DHCP
6 4 (25.00%) Wireless
6 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification

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 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 2 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (18.75%) Office 365
2 2 (12.50%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) Firewall
1 9 (56.25%) WAN
2 5 (31.25%) DNS
2 5 (31.25%) VPN
3 4 (25.00%) DHCP
3 4 (25.00%) Internet
3 4 (25.00%) LAN
3 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (25.00%) Wireless
4 3 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (12.50%) BGP
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (12.50%) EIGRP
5 2 (12.50%) OSPF
5 2 (12.50%) SNMP
5 2 (12.50%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (12.50%) VXLAN
6 1 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
6 1 (6.25%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (12.50%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Advertising
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Platform Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Designer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (6.25%) PowerShell Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) iPhone
2 2 (12.50%) Private Cloud
3 1 (6.25%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) EMC VNX
3 1 (6.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (18.75%) Solaris
3 3 (18.75%) Unix
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Phone
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) ITIL
1 5 (31.25%) Network Virtualisation
2 4 (25.00%) Cryptography
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL V3
3 3 (18.75%) Patch Management
4 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (12.50%) Innovative Thinking
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) CRM
5 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
5 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.25%) Kanban
5 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.25%) Network Management
5 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (6.25%) System Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) DV Cleared
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (18.75%) CCNA
3 3 (18.75%) HND
4 1 (6.25%) CCNP
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) GDPR
1 1 (6.25%) PMO
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) vSphere
2 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
4 3 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (6.25%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Backup Exec
1 2 (12.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (12.50%) Malwarebytes
1 2 (12.50%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (12.50%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Cisco
2 7 (43.75%) Palo Alto
3 6 (37.50%) F5
3 6 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 6 (37.50%) VMware
4 4 (25.00%) Juniper
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
6 2 (12.50%) Apple
6 2 (12.50%) Avaya
6 2 (12.50%) Dell
6 2 (12.50%) Sophos
6 2 (12.50%) Symantec
7 1 (6.25%) Citrix
7 1 (6.25%) NetApp
7 1 (6.25%) Oracle
7 1 (6.25%) Veritas