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 3 months to 29 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)
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 68 56
Rank change year-on-year +10 -12  
Contract jobs citing VLAN 6 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.14% 0.16% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.89% 1.12% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Median daily rate £195 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -56.66% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £450 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £450 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £378 £313
% change year-on-year -13.90% +20.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £15.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year +152.45% -56.42%  

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

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 76 89 105
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 14.48% 14.52% 20.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 34 74
Median daily rate £388 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +28.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 9
Median hourly rate £27.50 £42.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.29% +18.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.00 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £46.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

VLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VLAN in West Sussex over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 3 months to 29 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
Crawley +11 3 £400 -11.11%
Worthing - 3 £175 -
VLAN
South East

For the 6 months to 29 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) NHS
2 3 (42.86%) CCNA
2 3 (42.86%) MPLS
2 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 3 (42.86%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) Virgin Media
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 2 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (28.57%) BBC
3 2 (28.57%) Riverbed
3 2 (28.57%) F5
3 2 (28.57%) Rackspace
3 2 (28.57%) NetScaler
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Network Design
3 2 (28.57%) CCDP
3 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 2 (28.57%) CCIE
3 2 (28.57%) CCNP
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) VoIP
4 1 (14.29%) Unix
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Linux

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 4 (57.14%) DNS
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) MPLS
2 3 (42.86%) VPN
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) NetScaler
3 2 (28.57%) VoIP
4 1 (14.29%) BGP
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (14.29%) DHCP
4 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
4 1 (14.29%) IPv4
4 1 (14.29%) IPv6
4 1 (14.29%) NX-OS
4 1 (14.29%) OSPF
4 1 (14.29%) VPLS
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Network Support
2 3 (42.86%) Network Support Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) NOC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
1 3 (42.86%) NHS
2 2 (28.57%) BBC
2 2 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
1 1 (14.29%) VyOS
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
1 2 (28.57%) Network Design
2 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CCNA
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCDP
2 2 (28.57%) CCIE
2 2 (28.57%) CCNP
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
2 2 (28.57%) F5
2 2 (28.57%) Rackspace
2 2 (28.57%) Riverbed
2 2 (28.57%) Virgin Media
3 1 (14.29%) Aruba
3 1 (14.29%) Brocade
3 1 (14.29%) ProCurve
3 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
3 1 (14.29%) SonicWALL
3 1 (14.29%) Ubiquiti
3 1 (14.29%) VMware