Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 78 95
Rank change year-on-year +9 +17 -18
Contract jobs citing VLAN 22 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.88% 1.08% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.97% 7.97% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 5
West Sussex median daily rate £350 £391 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.54% -13.06% +20.00%
10th Percentile £300 £163 £374
90th Percentile £420 £400 £475
South East median daily rate £350 £395 £388
% change year-on-year -11.39% +1.94% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £23.75 - £45.00

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 147 138 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 12.54% 13.53% 14.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 77 86
West Sussex median daily rate £388 £410 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.49% -2.38% +30.23%
10th Percentile £173 £250 £291
90th Percentile £593 £605 £566
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 8
West Sussex median hourly rate £29.00 £38.75 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.16% +24.00% +56.25%
10th Percentile £13.43 £24.35 £14.40
90th Percentile £48.53 £46.66 £48.38
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year - -42.86% +16.67%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VLAN in West Sussex over the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

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 6 months to 19 April 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 - 7 £350 -
Haywards Heath - 5 £425 -
Worthing -3 4 £300 +71.43%
Crawley -6 4 - -
Gatwick - 1 - -
VLAN
South East

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 15 (68.18%) Firewall
2 11 (50.00%) Wireless
2 11 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 11 (50.00%) VoIP
2 11 (50.00%) DHCP
3 10 (45.45%) WAN
3 10 (45.45%) LAN
3 10 (45.45%) SMTP
3 10 (45.45%) TCP/IP
3 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 10 (45.45%) Office 365
4 9 (40.91%) VPN
4 9 (40.91%) VMware
5 8 (36.36%) DNS
5 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (31.82%) Telecoms
6 7 (31.82%) Mitel
7 6 (27.27%) Migration
7 6 (27.27%) IMAP
7 6 (27.27%) Back Office
7 6 (27.27%) MAPI
7 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 6 (27.27%) POP3
7 6 (27.27%) VBA
7 6 (27.27%) MS Exchange
7 6 (27.27%) Virtual Environments
7 6 (27.27%) Commercial Awareness
7 6 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013

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 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
1 6 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (45.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (68.18%) Firewall
2 11 (50.00%) DHCP
2 11 (50.00%) VoIP
2 11 (50.00%) Wireless
2 11 (50.00%) Wireshark
3 10 (45.45%) LAN
3 10 (45.45%) SMTP
3 10 (45.45%) TCP/IP
3 10 (45.45%) WAN
4 9 (40.91%) VPN
5 8 (36.36%) DNS
6 6 (27.27%) IMAP
6 6 (27.27%) POP3
7 4 (18.18%) 802.11
7 4 (18.18%) ADSL
7 4 (18.18%) Ethernet
7 4 (18.18%) FTP
7 4 (18.18%) OSPF
7 4 (18.18%) SAN
7 4 (18.18%) SNMP
General
1 7 (31.82%) Telecoms
2 6 (27.27%) Back Office
3 4 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Mitel Engineer
1 7 (31.82%) Mitel VoIP Engineer
1 7 (31.82%) VoIP Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Architect
2 5 (22.73%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Messaging Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Messaging Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Office 365 Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Active Directory Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Exchange Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) MAPI
2 5 (22.73%) 802.1X
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Check Point GAiA
1 4 (18.18%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Commercial Awareness
1 6 (27.27%) Migration
1 6 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
1 6 (27.27%) Virtual Environments
2 5 (22.73%) High Availability
3 4 (18.18%) Change Control
3 4 (18.18%) Collaborative Working
3 4 (18.18%) ITIL
3 4 (18.18%) Network Load Balancing
3 4 (18.18%) Network Virtualisation
3 4 (18.18%) Patch Management
3 4 (18.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) MCP
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (18.18%) CCENT
2 4 (18.18%) CCNA
2 4 (18.18%) CCNP
2 4 (18.18%) CCSA
2 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (18.18%) DBS Check
2 4 (18.18%) Degree
2 4 (18.18%) JNCIA
2 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 4 (18.18%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (18.18%) Cacti
2 4 (18.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) VMware
2 7 (31.82%) Mitel
3 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 5 (22.73%) Symantec
5 4 (18.18%) Aruba
5 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
5 4 (18.18%) Cisco
5 4 (18.18%) Juniper
5 4 (18.18%) Qualys
5 4 (18.18%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.55%) Ivanti