The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 28 March 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 / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 199 224 238
Rank change year-on-year +25 +14  
Contract jobs citing VLAN 55 43 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.70% 0.46% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.75% 2.11% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 24 18
Median daily rate £395 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.24% +17.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £208 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £625 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £375 £315
% change year-on-year -13.33% +19.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £15.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +156.66% -57.14%  

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 South East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1466 2035 2053
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 18.71% 21.94% 20.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 843 1132 995
Median daily rate £400 £352 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% +2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 106 105
Median hourly rate £19.56 £41.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.28% +13.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.05 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £51.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

VLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing VLAN as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for VLAN in the South East

VLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VLAN in the South East

VLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VLAN in the South East over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VLAN in the South East

VLAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VLAN in the South East

VLAN
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South East region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Hampshire +2 13 £269 -46.99% 3
Buckinghamshire - 13 £525 -
Berkshire +26 10 £300 -31.03% 1
Surrey +20 9 £375 -37.50% 5
West Sussex - 6 £195 -
Oxfordshire -4 2 £400 +64.10% 2
Kent +12 1 £375 -16.66%
VLAN
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 South East region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 65 (63.11%) Cisco
2 49 (47.57%) Cisco Certification
3 42 (40.78%) Security Cleared
4 40 (38.83%) Firewall
5 37 (35.92%) LAN
6 36 (34.95%) WAN
6 36 (34.95%) Windows
7 34 (33.01%) OSPF
8 33 (32.04%) SC Cleared
9 32 (31.07%) Juniper
10 28 (27.18%) BGP
11 27 (26.21%) VPN
12 26 (25.24%) CCNP
13 25 (24.27%) VMware
14 23 (22.33%) Telecoms
14 23 (22.33%) MPLS
15 22 (21.36%) CCNA
16 21 (20.39%) DNS
17 20 (19.42%) Linux
17 20 (19.42%) DHCP
18 19 (18.45%) VMware Infrastructure
19 17 (16.50%) Data Centre
19 17 (16.50%) Windows 10
20 16 (15.53%) CCIE
21 15 (14.56%) Cisco Prime
22 14 (13.59%) Cisco ASA
22 14 (13.59%) VPLS
23 13 (12.62%) TCP/IP
24 12 (11.65%) JNCIS
24 12 (11.65%) Office 365

VLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 (1.94%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.97%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (2.91%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.91%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.65%) Office 365
2 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.97%) IaaS
3 1 (0.97%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (38.83%) Firewall
2 37 (35.92%) LAN
3 36 (34.95%) WAN
4 34 (33.01%) OSPF
5 28 (27.18%) BGP
6 27 (26.21%) VPN
7 23 (22.33%) MPLS
8 21 (20.39%) DNS
9 20 (19.42%) DHCP
10 14 (13.59%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (13.59%) VPLS
11 13 (12.62%) TCP/IP
12 11 (10.68%) Cisco IOS
13 10 (9.71%) Ethernet
13 10 (9.71%) VoIP
14 9 (8.74%) Cisco Nexus
14 9 (8.74%) SAN
15 8 (7.77%) IPv6
15 8 (7.77%) Junos
15 8 (7.77%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.94%) MySQL
1 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database
1 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (1.94%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.94%) Ant
2 2 (1.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (1.94%) Gerrit
2 2 (1.94%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.94%) JIRA
2 2 (1.94%) JMeter
General
1 23 (22.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.88%) Banking
2 4 (3.88%) Finance
3 2 (1.94%) Billing
3 2 (1.94%) Electronics
3 2 (1.94%) Legal
4 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.97%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.97%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (32.04%) Network Engineer
2 21 (20.39%) Architect
3 14 (13.59%) Network Architect
4 11 (10.68%) Cisco Engineer
5 10 (9.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 9 (8.74%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
7 6 (5.83%) Firewall Architect
7 6 (5.83%) Juniper Engineer
7 6 (5.83%) Support Engineer
8 5 (4.85%) Analyst
8 5 (4.85%) Consultant
8 5 (4.85%) Senior Network Engineer
9 4 (3.88%) Administrator
9 4 (3.88%) Data Engineer
9 4 (3.88%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.88%) Network Support
9 4 (3.88%) Network Support Engineer
9 4 (3.88%) NOC Engineer
9 4 (3.88%) Systems Administrator
10 3 (2.91%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.85%) Middleware
2 2 (1.94%) RFC 2547
2 2 (1.94%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.50%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.83%) STB
3 5 (4.85%) IPTV
3 5 (4.85%) Over-the-Top Content
3 5 (4.85%) Video on Demand
4 3 (2.91%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (2.91%) NHS
5 2 (1.94%) BBC
5 2 (1.94%) Clustering
5 2 (1.94%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.94%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.94%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.97%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (0.97%) Digital TV
6 1 (0.97%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.97%) Handset
6 1 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.97%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 36 (34.95%) Windows
2 20 (19.42%) Linux
3 17 (16.50%) Windows 10
4 10 (9.71%) Unix
5 5 (4.85%) AIX
5 5 (4.85%) Android
6 4 (3.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.88%) Solaris
6 4 (3.88%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.94%) Debian
7 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.97%) VMS
8 1 (0.97%) VyOS
8 1 (0.97%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.97%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (8.74%) Network Design
2 8 (7.77%) Migration
3 7 (6.80%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (5.83%) Configuration Management
4 6 (5.83%) ITIL
4 6 (5.83%) Load Balancing
4 6 (5.83%) Network Architecture
5 5 (4.85%) High Availability
6 4 (3.88%) DevOps
6 4 (3.88%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 3 (2.91%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (2.91%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (2.91%) Incident Management
7 3 (2.91%) Project Management
7 3 (2.91%) Service Management
8 2 (1.94%) Business Continuity
8 2 (1.94%) eTOM
8 2 (1.94%) Scrum
8 2 (1.94%) Software Testing
8 2 (1.94%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.85%) PowerShell
2 4 (3.88%) Perl
2 4 (3.88%) PHP
2 4 (3.88%) SQL
3 2 (1.94%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.94%) C
3 2 (1.94%) Java
3 2 (1.94%) Python
3 2 (1.94%) Ruby
3 2 (1.94%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.97%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 49 (47.57%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (40.78%) Security Cleared
3 33 (32.04%) SC Cleared
4 26 (25.24%) CCNP
5 22 (21.36%) CCNA
6 16 (15.53%) CCIE
7 12 (11.65%) JNCIS
8 10 (9.71%) CCDP
8 10 (9.71%) DV Cleared
8 10 (9.71%) JNCIA
9 7 (6.80%) Degree
10 5 (4.85%) CCIP
11 3 (2.91%) CCDA
12 2 (1.94%) ISTQB
12 2 (1.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 1 (0.97%) CCSP
13 1 (0.97%) CISSP
13 1 (0.97%) DBS Check
13 1 (0.97%) NCDA
13 1 (0.97%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.85%) SLA
2 2 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.97%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 19 (18.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (6.80%) Active Directory
3 6 (5.83%) vSphere
4 4 (3.88%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.88%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.91%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.94%) NFS
7 1 (0.97%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.97%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 15 (14.56%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (5.83%) Puppet
3 5 (4.85%) Nagios
3 5 (4.85%) vMotion
4 4 (3.88%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.91%) Ansible
6 2 (1.94%) Control-M
6 2 (1.94%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (1.94%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.94%) OpenView
6 2 (1.94%) SCCM
7 1 (0.97%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.97%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.97%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.97%) Salt
7 1 (0.97%) SCOM
7 1 (0.97%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.97%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 65 (63.11%) Cisco
2 32 (31.07%) Juniper
3 25 (24.27%) VMware
4 11 (10.68%) Brocade
5 10 (9.71%) Microsoft
6 8 (7.77%) F5
7 7 (6.80%) CheckPoint
8 6 (5.83%) EMC
8 6 (5.83%) HP
9 4 (3.88%) Huawei
10 3 (2.91%) Ericsson
10 3 (2.91%) Extreme Networks
10 3 (2.91%) NetApp
10 3 (2.91%) Oracle
10 3 (2.91%) Remedy
10 3 (2.91%) SolarWinds
10 3 (2.91%) Virgin Media
11 2 (1.94%) BT
11 2 (1.94%) Rackspace
11 2 (1.94%) Riverbed
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