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 3 months to 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 143 145
Rank change year-on-year +31 +2  
Contract jobs citing VLAN 12 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.58% 0.072% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.85% 0.49% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 3
Yorkshire median daily rate £350 - £350
10th Percentile £271 - £325
90th Percentile £430 - £375
England median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +2.73% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £36.75 £40.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year -8.12% +34.45%  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 312 412 414
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 15.16% 14.73% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 713 842
Yorkshire median daily rate £395 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.05% +41.66%  
10th Percentile £263 £275 £163
90th Percentile £500 £550 £444
England median daily rate £400 £400 £360
% change year-on-year - +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 16 48
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -50.00%  
10th Percentile £9.25 £10.20 £7.19
90th Percentile £29.13 £20.75 £160.00
England median hourly rate £24.86 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -11.21% +24.44%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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

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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 3 months to 29 June 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
West Yorkshire +37 11 £338 - 4
South Yorkshire - 1 £363 -
VLAN
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 10 (66.67%) WAN
2 8 (53.33%) LAN
2 8 (53.33%) Firewall
3 7 (46.67%) Migration
3 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (46.67%) Windows
4 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (40.00%) ITIL
4 6 (40.00%) DHCP
5 5 (33.33%) MS Access
5 5 (33.33%) CCNP
5 5 (33.33%) DNS
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco
5 5 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 5 (33.33%) XML
5 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 5 (33.33%) IIS
5 5 (33.33%) C#
5 5 (33.33%) Delphi
5 5 (33.33%) HTML
5 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 5 (33.33%) SQL
5 5 (33.33%) .NET
5 5 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (33.33%) Internet
5 5 (33.33%) Project Management
5 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (33.33%) Web Development
5 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework

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 5 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) WAN
2 8 (53.33%) Firewall
2 8 (53.33%) LAN
3 6 (40.00%) DHCP
4 5 (33.33%) DNS
4 5 (33.33%) Internet
4 5 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (26.67%) MPLS
6 3 (20.00%) BGP
6 3 (20.00%) DWDM
6 3 (20.00%) EIGRP
7 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
7 2 (13.33%) VPN
7 2 (13.33%) Wireless
8 1 (6.67%) DMZ
8 1 (6.67%) LDAP
8 1 (6.67%) OSPF
8 1 (6.67%) SNMP
8 1 (6.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) MS Access
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Network Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Project Leader
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Junior
3 2 (13.33%) Junior Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Support
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Project Support Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) .NET
1 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 5 (33.33%) HTML
1 5 (33.33%) jQuery
1 5 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (20.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) AIX
2 1 (6.67%) CentOS
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Solaris
2 1 (6.67%) SUSE
2 1 (6.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Migration
2 6 (40.00%) ITIL
3 5 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 5 (33.33%) Information Governance
3 5 (33.33%) Project Management
3 5 (33.33%) Web Development
4 4 (26.67%) Change Management
4 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
5 3 (20.00%) Network Design
5 3 (20.00%) TDD
6 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
6 1 (6.67%) Change Control
6 1 (6.67%) Facilities Management
6 1 (6.67%) KYC
6 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
6 1 (6.67%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) C#
1 5 (33.33%) Delphi
1 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) CCNP
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (6.67%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco
3 3 (20.00%) Aruba
3 3 (20.00%) BT
3 3 (20.00%) F5
4 2 (13.33%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix
5 1 (6.67%) Dell
5 1 (6.67%) Fortinet
5 1 (6.67%) Hitachi
5 1 (6.67%) IBM
5 1 (6.67%) NetApp
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.67%) Sun
5 1 (6.67%) Veritas