Period
to 16 December 2017

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 16 December 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)
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 71 53
Rank change year-on-year +24 -18 -
Contract jobs citing VLAN 8 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 2.14% 0.42% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.09% 1.99% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Shropshire median daily rate £420 - £300
10th Percentile £413 - £290
90th Percentile £443 - £310
West Midlands median daily rate £435 £300 £388
% change year-on-year +45.00% -22.58% +82.35%
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 88 151 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 23.59% 21.30% 9.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 73 12
Shropshire median daily rate £440 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.33% +25.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £180 £308 £221
90th Percentile £536 £509 £388
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year -3.23% +10.71% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Shropshire median hourly rate - - £12.35
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.16 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +101.03% -14.29% -12.50%

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
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 16 December 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
Telford +21 7 £415 - 1
VLAN
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 8 (100.00%) WAN
1 8 (100.00%) VPN
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) IBM
1 8 (100.00%) CCNP
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (100.00%) BMC
1 8 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 8 (100.00%) Internet
1 8 (100.00%) MPLS
1 8 (100.00%) OSPF
1 8 (100.00%) McAfee
1 8 (100.00%) BGP
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) Wireless
1 8 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 8 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 8 (100.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 8 (100.00%) WAN Optimisation
1 8 (100.00%) HSRP
1 8 (100.00%) F5
1 8 (100.00%) Network Packet Analysis
2 7 (87.50%) Coaching
3 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (75.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (50.00%) Check Point Certification

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:

Cloud Services
1 8 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) BGP
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) HSRP
1 8 (100.00%) Internet
1 8 (100.00%) MPLS
1 8 (100.00%) OSPF
1 8 (100.00%) VPN
1 8 (100.00%) WAN
1 8 (100.00%) Wireless
2 6 (75.00%) Intrusion Detection
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Expert
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Network Operations Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Network Support
3 2 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Cisco Expert
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Network Support
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Service Operations Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 8 (100.00%) Network Packet Analysis
1 8 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 8 (100.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 7 (87.50%) Coaching
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) CCNP
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) CCIE
3 4 (50.00%) Check Point Certification
3 4 (50.00%) CISSP
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 8 (100.00%) BMC
1 8 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) F5
1 8 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 8 (100.00%) IBM
1 8 (100.00%) McAfee
2 4 (50.00%) Aruba
2 4 (50.00%) HP