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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 61 58 66
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs citing LAN 9 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.02% 1.55% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.52% 11.88% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 2
Average daily rate
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£228 £420 £178
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.83% +136.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £186 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £445 £236
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £308
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £19.38
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.67%
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
58 101 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 6.59% 13.07% 7.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 58 29
Average daily rate £325 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £245 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -24.00%

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 1 July 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 23 (92.00%) WAN
2 15 (60.00%) Firewall
3 14 (56.00%) Security Cleared
4 10 (40.00%) VPN
5 9 (36.00%) Cisco
5 9 (36.00%) Network Security
6 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
7 7 (28.00%) Test Scripting
7 7 (28.00%) Security Architecture
7 7 (28.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (24.00%) F5
9 5 (20.00%) SIEM
9 5 (20.00%) Network Management
9 5 (20.00%) Varonis
9 5 (20.00%) TOGAF
10 4 (16.00%) Network Load Balancing
10 4 (16.00%) Network Design
10 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
10 4 (16.00%) CCNP
10 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (16.00%) Juniper
10 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
10 4 (16.00%) MS Office
11 3 (12.00%) ITIL
11 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
11 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint
11 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
11 3 (12.00%) Network Monitoring
11 3 (12.00%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (8.00%) Data Centre

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 4 (16.00%) MS Office
2 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (92.00%) WAN
2 15 (60.00%) Firewall
3 10 (40.00%) VPN
4 9 (36.00%) Network Security
5 3 (12.00%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (8.00%) WLAN
6 2 (8.00%) Internet
7 1 (4.00%) MPLS
7 1 (4.00%) DSLAM
7 1 (4.00%) DHCP
7 1 (4.00%) DNS
7 1 (4.00%) SAN
7 1 (4.00%) Intranet
7 1 (4.00%) VLAN
7 1 (4.00%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Law
2 1 (4.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Architect
3 5 (20.00%) Security Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Security Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Designer
4 3 (12.00%) Designer
5 2 (8.00%) Network Design Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Network Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Design Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Security Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Voice Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Network Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
1 1 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (4.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (4.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Test Scripting
1 7 (28.00%) Security Architecture
2 5 (20.00%) Network Management
2 5 (20.00%) TOGAF
2 5 (20.00%) SIEM
3 4 (16.00%) Network Design
3 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
3 4 (16.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 3 (12.00%) ITIL
4 3 (12.00%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL V3
5 2 (8.00%) Network Architecture
6 1 (4.00%) Supplier Management
6 1 (4.00%) Time Management
6 1 (4.00%) Service Management
6 1 (4.00%) Change Management
6 1 (4.00%) Migration
6 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.00%) Resource Management
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) Java
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (56.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (16.00%) CCNP
3 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (8.00%) CCIE
4 2 (8.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Server
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Cisco
2 6 (24.00%) F5
3 5 (20.00%) Varonis
4 4 (16.00%) Juniper
5 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (8.00%) McAfee
7 1 (4.00%) VMware
7 1 (4.00%) AppSense
7 1 (4.00%) Crossbeam
7 1 (4.00%) TippingPoint
7 1 (4.00%) Riverbed
7 1 (4.00%) Infoblox
7 1 (4.00%) HP
7 1 (4.00%) Citrix
7 1 (4.00%) Remedy
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle
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