Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 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 17 October 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)
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 53 75
Rank change year-on-year -39 +22 -29
Contract jobs citing VLAN 6 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 0.67% 1.07% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.06% 5.19% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Shropshire median daily rate £448 £415 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.83% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £415 £300
% change year-on-year -9.64% +38.33% -22.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Shropshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

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 Shropshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Shropshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 99 77 160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 11.02% 20.64% 19.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 44 76
Shropshire median daily rate £475 £433 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.83% +9.84% +31.25%
10th Percentile £378 £230 £320
90th Percentile £575 £557 £516
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Shropshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year -17.50% -13.98% +32.86%

VLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VLAN in Shropshire

VLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VLAN in Shropshire

VLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VLAN in Shropshire over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VLAN in Shropshire

VLAN
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the Shropshire region over the 6 months to 17 October 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
Telford -28 6 £448 +7.83% 2
VLAN
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
1 5 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (83.33%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (66.67%) Coaching
2 4 (66.67%) F5
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL V3
2 4 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) Network Load Balancing
2 4 (66.67%) WAN Optimisation
2 4 (66.67%) HSRP
2 4 (66.67%) Blue Coat
2 4 (66.67%) Fortinet
2 4 (66.67%) Wireless
2 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 4 (66.67%) Internet
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) MPLS
2 4 (66.67%) OSPF
2 4 (66.67%) McAfee
2 4 (66.67%) BGP
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) CCNP
3 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (33.33%) CISSP

VLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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 1 (16.67%) Confluence
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) BGP
2 4 (66.67%) HSRP
2 4 (66.67%) Internet
2 4 (66.67%) MPLS
2 4 (66.67%) OSPF
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (16.67%) ADSL
4 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) Maven
1 1 (16.67%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Operations Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) NOC Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Operations Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (16.67%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (66.67%) Coaching
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL V3
2 4 (66.67%) Network Load Balancing
2 4 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) WAN Optimisation
3 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 2 (33.33%) Network Packet Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Deployment Automation
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (16.67%) Kanban
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) Release Automation
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Task Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CCNP
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) Check Point Certification
3 2 (33.33%) CISSP
4 1 (16.67%) CCIE
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
1 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
1 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
1 1 (16.67%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (16.67%) Nagios
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Blue Coat
1 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) F5
1 4 (66.67%) Fortinet
1 4 (66.67%) McAfee
2 2 (33.33%) BMC
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Riverbed