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 March 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 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 135 129
Rank change year-on-year +16 -6  
Contract jobs citing VLAN 3 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.14% 0.17% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.96% 1.32% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Median daily rate £360 £363 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.68% +45.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £378 £313
% change year-on-year -13.90% +20.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £11.25 £14.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.64% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £15.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year +152.45% -56.42%  

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 313 378 402
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 14.74% 13.15% 15.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 215 272
Median daily rate £425 £372 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.32% +23.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £188 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 35 23
Median hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +4.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.99 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £41.20 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

VLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire citing VLAN as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 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 3 months to 29 March 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 +16 3 £360 -0.68% 8
VLAN
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 19 (82.61%) Cisco
2 16 (69.57%) VPN
2 16 (69.57%) Firewall
3 15 (65.22%) IPsec
3 15 (65.22%) F5
4 14 (60.87%) Palo Alto
5 9 (39.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 9 (39.13%) Akamai
5 9 (39.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 9 (39.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 6 (26.09%) Performance Management
6 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
7 5 (21.74%) High Availability
8 4 (17.39%) WAN
9 3 (13.04%) Wireless
9 3 (13.04%) BGP
9 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
9 3 (13.04%) LAN
9 3 (13.04%) Windows
9 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
9 3 (13.04%) People Management
10 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
10 2 (8.70%) 802.1X
10 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
10 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
10 2 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing

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 (4.35%) IIS
1 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (39.13%) Akamai
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (69.57%) Firewall
1 16 (69.57%) VPN
2 15 (65.22%) IPsec
3 9 (39.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 9 (39.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (17.39%) WAN
5 3 (13.04%) BGP
5 3 (13.04%) LAN
5 3 (13.04%) Wireless
6 2 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (8.70%) DHCP
6 2 (8.70%) DNS
6 2 (8.70%) EIGRP
7 1 (4.35%) DMZ
7 1 (4.35%) DWDM
7 1 (4.35%) LDAP
7 1 (4.35%) MPLS
7 1 (4.35%) OSPF
7 1 (4.35%) SAN
7 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Legal
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Network Engineer
1 10 (43.48%) Team Leader
2 8 (34.78%) Network Team Leader
3 7 (30.43%) Lead Network Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Network Integration Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support
6 1 (4.35%) Network Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Network Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Network Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Network Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) 802.1X
2 1 (4.35%) Middleware
2 1 (4.35%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) AIX
3 1 (4.35%) CentOS
3 1 (4.35%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Solaris
3 1 (4.35%) SUSE
3 1 (4.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Performance Management
1 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (21.74%) High Availability
3 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
3 3 (13.04%) People Management
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL
4 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
4 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.35%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.35%) Change Control
5 1 (4.35%) Facilities Management
5 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.35%) KYC
5 1 (4.35%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Network Design
5 1 (4.35%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (4.35%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) Java
1 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
1 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) CCNP
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.35%) CCDA
2 1 (4.35%) CCIE
2 1 (4.35%) CCNA
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.35%) QA
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.35%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (82.61%) Cisco
2 15 (65.22%) F5
3 14 (60.87%) Palo Alto
4 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.35%) Aruba
5 1 (4.35%) BT
5 1 (4.35%) Dell
5 1 (4.35%) Hitachi
5 1 (4.35%) HP
5 1 (4.35%) IBM
5 1 (4.35%) NetApp
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.35%) Sun
5 1 (4.35%) Veritas