Period
to 2 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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 2 June 2020 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)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 113 182 204
Rank change year-on-year +69 +22 -34
Contract jobs citing VLAN 8 8 3
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.39% 0.18% 0.061%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.75% 1.53% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
Median daily rate £325 £235 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.30% - -
England median daily rate £423 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +2.42% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
England median hourly rate - £33.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year - +19.64% -27.27%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 291 523 628
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.15% 11.71% 12.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 361 442
Median daily rate £375 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +9.09% -1.79%
10th Percentile £186 £218 £226
90th Percentile £623 £575 £575
England median daily rate £425 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 36 30
Median hourly rate £17.00 £15.40 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.39% -13.31% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.61 £10.62 £12.95
90th Percentile £19.50 £19.75 £46.33
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% - +0.63%

VLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing VLAN as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for VLAN in Yorkshire

VLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VLAN in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for VLAN in Yorkshire

VLAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing VLAN in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for VLAN in Yorkshire

VLAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing VLAN in Yorkshire.

Hourly rate trend for VLAN in Yorkshire

VLAN
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 2 June 2020. 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
North Yorkshire +5 5 £325 +38.30% 3
West Yorkshire +45 2 £600 +99.92% 1
South Yorkshire - 1 £225 - 2
VLAN
England

For the 6 months to 2 June 2020, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 7 (87.50%) VPN
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
3 5 (62.50%) WAN
3 5 (62.50%) Azure
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 4 (50.00%) LAN
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (50.00%) CCNA
4 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (37.50%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (37.50%) Office 365
5 3 (37.50%) OSPF
5 3 (37.50%) BGP
5 3 (37.50%) DNS
5 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (37.50%) DHCP
5 3 (37.50%) Firewall
6 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
6 2 (25.00%) F5
6 2 (25.00%) Aruba
6 2 (25.00%) AWS
6 2 (25.00%) Supplier Management
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server

VLAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Azure
2 3 (37.50%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Office 365
3 2 (25.00%) AWS
4 1 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (12.50%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) VPN
2 5 (62.50%) WAN
3 4 (50.00%) LAN
3 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (37.50%) BGP
4 3 (37.50%) DHCP
4 3 (37.50%) DNS
4 3 (37.50%) Firewall
4 3 (37.50%) OSPF
5 1 (12.50%) BIG-IP
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (12.50%) HSRP
5 1 (12.50%) IPsec
5 1 (12.50%) IPv4
5 1 (12.50%) Skype
5 1 (12.50%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (12.50%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (12.50%) SSL
5 1 (12.50%) VSAN
5 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) CESG
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 2 (25.00%) Project Delivery
1 2 (25.00%) Supplier Management
1 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
2 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
2 1 (12.50%) Compliance Management
2 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) High Availability
2 1 (12.50%) ITSM
2 1 (12.50%) Network Virtualisation
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Presales
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CCNA
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) COBIT
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) VMware NSX
3 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Aruba
4 2 (25.00%) F5
5 1 (12.50%) 3PAR
5 1 (12.50%) Avaya
5 1 (12.50%) Brocade
5 1 (12.50%) Dell
5 1 (12.50%) D-Link
5 1 (12.50%) Ericsson
5 1 (12.50%) Fortinet
5 1 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) Juniper
5 1 (12.50%) NETGEAR
5 1 (12.50%) Nokia
5 1 (12.50%) Palo Alto
5 1 (12.50%) Ruckus Wireless