Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 22 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)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 87 98
Rank change year-on-year 0 +11 -26
Contract jobs citing VLAN 10 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.90% 0.60% 0.074%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.90% 3.24% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 1
West Sussex median daily rate £413 £275 £501
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -45.05% +43.00%
10th Percentile £379 £215 £500
90th Percentile £419 £370 £501
South East median daily rate £375 £325 £360
% change year-on-year +15.38% -9.72% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
West Sussex median hourly rate - £26.25 -
South East median hourly rate £37.50 £26.25 -
% change year-on-year +42.86% - -

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 West Sussex with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 145 185 191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 13.02% 18.57% 14.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 92 110
West Sussex median daily rate £413 £425 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +14.86% +4.96%
10th Percentile £185 £175 £260
90th Percentile £595 £542 £488
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 18
West Sussex median hourly rate £16.00 £26.25 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.05% -16.00% +81.19%
10th Percentile £14.30 £12.75 £17.54
90th Percentile £36.60 £48.75 £44.50
South East median hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £24.15
% change year-on-year +31.94% -25.47% +7.33%

VLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for VLAN in West Sussex

VLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VLAN in West Sussex

VLAN
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 22 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
Crawley +15 8 £413 +17.86%
East Grinstead - 1 - -
Worthing - 1 - -
VLAN
South East

For the 6 months to 22 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 9 (90.00%) WAN
1 9 (90.00%) LAN
1 9 (90.00%) VPN
1 9 (90.00%) Firewall
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 8 (80.00%) VoIP
2 8 (80.00%) CCNP
2 8 (80.00%) CCNA
3 6 (60.00%) CCDP
3 6 (60.00%) CCIE
3 6 (60.00%) MPLS
3 6 (60.00%) BBC
3 6 (60.00%) Banking
3 6 (60.00%) Network Design
3 6 (60.00%) Load Balancing
3 6 (60.00%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (60.00%) Riverbed
3 6 (60.00%) F5
3 6 (60.00%) Rackspace
3 6 (60.00%) NetScaler
3 6 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
3 6 (60.00%) Virgin Media
4 3 (30.00%) 802.1X
4 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (30.00%) DNS
5 2 (20.00%) SMTP

VLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 9 (90.00%) Firewall
1 9 (90.00%) LAN
1 9 (90.00%) VPN
1 9 (90.00%) WAN
2 8 (80.00%) VoIP
3 6 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (60.00%) MPLS
3 6 (60.00%) NetScaler
4 3 (30.00%) DNS
4 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (20.00%) BGP
5 2 (20.00%) DHCP
5 2 (20.00%) EIGRP
5 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
5 2 (20.00%) FTP
5 2 (20.00%) OSPF
5 2 (20.00%) SMTP
5 2 (20.00%) SNMP
5 2 (20.00%) VRRP
5 2 (20.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (60.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) NOC Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) BBC
1 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
1 6 (60.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Check Point GAiA
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Load Balancing
1 6 (60.00%) Network Design
2 2 (20.00%) Network Virtualisation
2 2 (20.00%) Patch Management
2 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Thinking
3 1 (10.00%) IT Strategy
3 1 (10.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Security Hardening
3 1 (10.00%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) CCNA
1 8 (80.00%) CCNP
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (60.00%) CCDP
2 6 (60.00%) CCIE
3 2 (20.00%) CCENT
3 2 (20.00%) CCSA
3 2 (20.00%) JNCIA
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VirtualBox
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Cacti
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) CheckPoint
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) F5
2 6 (60.00%) Rackspace
2 6 (60.00%) Riverbed
2 6 (60.00%) Virgin Media
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) Aruba
4 2 (20.00%) Juniper
4 2 (20.00%) Qualys
4 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle