The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 52 57 72
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +15
Contract jobs citing LAN 16 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.84% 1.11% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 12.96% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 4
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£500 £224 £178
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+123.46% +26.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £284
% change year-on-year
+6.92% +14.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £22.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +45.16%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Communications & Networking Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
96 54 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 11.05% 8.56% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 23 47
Average daily rate £438 £340 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.67% -4.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £251 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £380 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £68.00 £17.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+300.00% +17.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LAN across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LAN across the Glasgow region.

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LAN across the Glasgow region.

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LAN.

1 18 (90.00%) WAN
2 10 (50.00%) Firewall
3 9 (45.00%) VPN
4 8 (40.00%) Network Security
4 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 7 (35.00%) Security Architecture
5 7 (35.00%) Test Scripting
5 7 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
7 5 (25.00%) TOGAF
7 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 5 (25.00%) F5
7 5 (25.00%) SIEM
7 5 (25.00%) Varonis
8 4 (20.00%) Cisco
9 3 (15.00%) CCIE
9 3 (15.00%) CCNP
9 3 (15.00%) Windows
9 3 (15.00%) WLAN
9 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (15.00%) Network Design
10 2 (10.00%) Network Architecture
10 2 (10.00%) Network Management
10 2 (10.00%) Internet
10 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
10 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
11 1 (5.00%) DNS
11 1 (5.00%) DHCP
11 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
11 1 (5.00%) MS Excel

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (90.00%) WAN
2 10 (50.00%) Firewall
3 9 (45.00%) VPN
4 8 (40.00%) Network Security
5 3 (15.00%) WLAN
6 2 (10.00%) Internet
7 1 (5.00%) DHCP
7 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
7 1 (5.00%) DNS
7 1 (5.00%) SAN
7 1 (5.00%) Intranet
7 1 (5.00%) Wireless
7 1 (5.00%) IPsec
7 1 (5.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Architect
2 5 (25.00%) Security Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Designer
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Designer
4 2 (10.00%) Network Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Network Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) LAN Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
1 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (5.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Test Scripting
1 7 (35.00%) Security Architecture
2 5 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 5 (25.00%) SIEM
3 3 (15.00%) Network Design
4 2 (10.00%) Network Architecture
4 2 (10.00%) Network Management
5 1 (5.00%) Supplier Management
5 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.00%) Resource Management
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Project Governance
5 1 (5.00%) Change Control
5 1 (5.00%) Change Management
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Java
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) CCIE
3 3 (15.00%) CCNP
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Server
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) F5
1 5 (25.00%) Varonis
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix
4 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) AppSense
4 1 (5.00%) Infoblox
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle
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