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 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 55 55 65
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Contract jobs citing LAN 13 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.62% 1.56% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.15% 16.13% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 5
Average daily rate
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£500 £224 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+123.46% -36.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £310
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £21.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.09% +35.48%
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
107 62 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 13.33% 9.70% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 20 54
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £270 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £393 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £68.00 - £12.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -14.27%

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 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 12 (85.71%) WAN
2 8 (57.14%) VPN
2 8 (57.14%) Firewall
3 7 (50.00%) Network Security
3 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (42.86%) Security Architecture
4 6 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 6 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
6 4 (28.57%) F5
6 4 (28.57%) SIEM
6 4 (28.57%) Varonis
6 4 (28.57%) TOGAF
6 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 4 (28.57%) Cisco
7 3 (21.43%) CCIE
7 3 (21.43%) CCNP
7 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (21.43%) Network Design
7 3 (21.43%) WLAN
8 2 (14.29%) Network Architecture
8 2 (14.29%) Network Management
8 2 (14.29%) Internet
9 1 (7.14%) Change Management
9 1 (7.14%) Middleware
9 1 (7.14%) Citrix
9 1 (7.14%) Wireless
9 1 (7.14%) IPsec
9 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
9 1 (7.14%) Migration

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) WAN
2 8 (57.14%) VPN
2 8 (57.14%) Firewall
3 7 (50.00%) Network Security
4 3 (21.43%) WLAN
5 2 (14.29%) Internet
6 1 (7.14%) DHCP
6 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
6 1 (7.14%) DNS
6 1 (7.14%) SAN
6 1 (7.14%) Intranet
6 1 (7.14%) Wireless
6 1 (7.14%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Security Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Network Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Network Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (7.14%) LAN Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
1 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Test Scripting
1 6 (42.86%) Security Architecture
2 4 (28.57%) TOGAF
2 4 (28.57%) SIEM
3 3 (21.43%) Network Design
4 2 (14.29%) Network Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) Network Management
5 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
5 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Change Control
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) CCIE
3 3 (21.43%) CCNP
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Server
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco
1 4 (28.57%) F5
1 4 (28.57%) Varonis
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Citrix
2 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
2 1 (7.14%) VMware
2 1 (7.14%) AppSense
2 1 (7.14%) Infoblox
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £62000 - £75000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £330 - £600 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago