Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 86 73
Rank change year-on-year +9 -13 -8
Contract jobs citing VLAN 12 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.18% 0.18% 0.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% 1.37% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 9
West Sussex median daily rate £350 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.20% +17.93% -6.67%
South East median daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate £26.25 - -
South East median hourly rate £93.13 - £38.31

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 156 146 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 15.38% 13.18% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 80 95
West Sussex median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £143 £288 £294
90th Percentile £638 £545 £568
South East median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 12
West Sussex median hourly rate £15.00 £35.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.14% +133.33% -25.00%
10th Percentile £12.75 £21.20 £12.55
90th Percentile £32.53 £45.23 £36.05
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £22.38 £32.50
% change year-on-year -21.79% -31.15% +62.50%

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 24 January 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
Horsham - 8 £350 -
Crawley 0 3 - -
Worthing - 1 £300 -
VLAN
South East

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 10 (83.33%) VoIP
2 9 (75.00%) DHCP
2 9 (75.00%) Wireless
2 9 (75.00%) Wireshark
3 7 (58.33%) Mitel
3 7 (58.33%) Telecoms
4 6 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
5 5 (41.67%) VMware
5 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (33.33%) Firewall
6 4 (33.33%) LAN
7 3 (25.00%) WAN
7 3 (25.00%) VPN
7 3 (25.00%) DNS
7 3 (25.00%) Cisco
7 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (16.67%) Qualys
8 2 (16.67%) SCCM
8 2 (16.67%) CCENT
8 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (16.67%) JNCIA
8 2 (16.67%) VPLS
8 2 (16.67%) IPsec
8 2 (16.67%) CCSA
8 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
8 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (16.67%) Juniper

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) VoIP
2 9 (75.00%) DHCP
2 9 (75.00%) Wireless
2 9 (75.00%) Wireshark
3 4 (33.33%) Firewall
3 4 (33.33%) LAN
4 3 (25.00%) DNS
4 3 (25.00%) VPN
4 3 (25.00%) WAN
5 2 (16.67%) 802.11
5 2 (16.67%) BGP
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (16.67%) EIGRP
5 2 (16.67%) HSRP
5 2 (16.67%) OSPF
5 2 (16.67%) SAN
5 2 (16.67%) SMTP
5 2 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (16.67%) tcpdump
5 2 (16.67%) VRRP
General
1 7 (58.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Mitel Engineer
1 7 (58.33%) Mitel VoIP Engineer
1 7 (58.33%) VoIP Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Technical Support
2 1 (8.33%) Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) VMWare Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) 802.1X
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Check Point GAiA
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
1 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) VMS
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Network Virtualisation
2 2 (16.67%) Patch Management
2 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (8.33%) Change Control
3 1 (8.33%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) CCENT
2 2 (16.67%) CCNA
2 2 (16.67%) CCNP
2 2 (16.67%) CCSA
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) JNCIA
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (16.67%) VirtualBox
3 1 (8.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Cacti
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Mitel
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) Aruba
4 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 2 (16.67%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) Juniper
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) Qualys
4 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds
5 1 (8.33%) BT
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) Dell
5 1 (8.33%) Draytek
5 1 (8.33%) Intel
5 1 (8.33%) NetApp
5 1 (8.33%) SonicWALL