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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 61 48 57
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +9
Contract jobs citing LAN 3 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.41% 1.78% 1.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.16% 14.86% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 7
Average daily rate
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£223 £283 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.23% -5.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £149 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £417 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £369 £325
% change year-on-year
-11.86% +13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +4.16%
LAN
Scotland

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
95 74 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 13.03% 11.99% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 24 42
Average daily rate £340 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.20% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 December 2014, 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 8 (80.00%) WAN
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall
4 3 (30.00%) CISSP
4 3 (30.00%) SSCP
4 3 (30.00%) CCSP
4 3 (30.00%) UNIX
4 3 (30.00%) GIAC
4 3 (30.00%) CEH
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
5 2 (20.00%) SIEM
5 2 (20.00%) Project Governance
5 2 (20.00%) Resource Management
5 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (20.00%) Billing
5 2 (20.00%) Cryptography
5 2 (20.00%) Information Management
5 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (20.00%) Wireless
5 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco
5 2 (20.00%) Quality Management
6 1 (10.00%) Security Management
6 1 (10.00%) Management Information System

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) Wireless
3 2 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security
4 1 (10.00%) IPsec
4 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (10.00%) VPN
4 1 (10.00%) Internet
4 1 (10.00%) WLAN
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) IT Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) Security Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) IT Security Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Architect
3 1 (10.00%) IT Security Architect
3 1 (10.00%) IT Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) LAN Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Cryptography
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) UNIX
3 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
1 2 (20.00%) Quality Management
1 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (20.00%) Information Management
1 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (20.00%) Resource Management
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
1 2 (20.00%) SIEM
1 2 (20.00%) Project Governance
2 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (10.00%) Network Design
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Security Management
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (30.00%) SSCP
2 3 (30.00%) GIAC
2 3 (30.00%) CEH
2 3 (30.00%) CCSP
2 3 (30.00%) CISSP
3 1 (10.00%) CCIE
3 1 (10.00%) CCNP
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Juniper
2 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (10.00%) McAfee
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