The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 26 June 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)
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 45 66
Contract jobs citing VLAN 0 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales - 1.06% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 5.26% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £380 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +44.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £358 £310
% change year-on-year +9.09% +15.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £27.75 £33.00
% change year-on-year +51.35% -15.90%  

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

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 77 95 62
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 14.47% 20.08% 10.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 55 42
Median daily rate £300 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £313 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 1
Median hourly rate £18.77 £22.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.51% +62.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.93% +26.00%  

VLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

VLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VLAN in South Wales

VLAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VLAN in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Wales region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management

VLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper