Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 177 185 193
Rank change year-on-year +8 +8 -24
Contract jobs citing VLAN 6 21 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.13% 0.39% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.90% 2.58% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 17
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +45.45% -
10th Percentile £172 £300 £189
90th Percentile £500 £441 £375
England median daily rate £350 £350 £360
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +4.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Yorkshire median hourly rate £25.00 - £13.50
England median hourly rate £14.87 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -33.93% - -18.18%

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 665 814 896
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.96% 15.08% 14.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 486 553
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £169 £239 £205
90th Percentile £550 £551 £525
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 42 75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.58 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.11% +7.69% -15.76%
10th Percentile £11.22 £11.03 £9.63
90th Percentile £33.20 £47.13 £44.00
England median hourly rate £18.56 £23.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year -21.84% +15.85% +2.50%

VLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VLAN in Yorkshire

VLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VLAN in Yorkshire

VLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VLAN in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VLAN in Yorkshire

VLAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VLAN in Yorkshire.

Contractor 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 21 November 2017. 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
West Yorkshire +2 3 - - 6
South Yorkshire +17 1 £130 -
VLAN
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for VLAN.

1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (50.00%) Office 365
3 3 (50.00%) SAN
4 2 (33.33%) Internet
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Sophos
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) CCNA
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) WAP
4 2 (33.33%) DHCP
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (33.33%) WatchGuard
4 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (33.33%) iSCSI
4 2 (33.33%) Extreme Networks
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) Data Protection

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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) DMVPN
4 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) HSRP
4 1 (16.67%) IPsec
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) MPLS
4 1 (16.67%) SSL
4 1 (16.67%) VPLS
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Administrator
1 1 (16.67%) Architect
1 1 (16.67%) Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) Database Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (16.67%) IT Administrator
1 1 (16.67%) IT Support
1 1 (16.67%) IT Systems Administrator
1 1 (16.67%) Junior
1 1 (16.67%) Junior Network Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Senior IT Administrator
1 1 (16.67%) Senior IT Support
1 1 (16.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) BYOD
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Android
4 1 (16.67%) Mac OS
4 1 (16.67%) VMS
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
2 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCNA
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) MCP
2 1 (16.67%) MCSA
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Extreme Networks
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Sophos
2 2 (33.33%) WatchGuard
3 1 (16.67%) Apple
3 1 (16.67%) Aruba
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) Veeam