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 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 65 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing LAN 5 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.58% 1.71% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.04% 11.97% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 0
Average daily rate
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£255 £410 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.80% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
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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
71 117 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 8.28% 14.29% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 60 18
Average daily rate £325 £331 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.69% +1.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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 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 21 (91.30%) WAN
2 14 (60.87%) Firewall
3 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
4 9 (39.13%) Cisco
5 8 (34.78%) VPN
6 7 (30.43%) Network Security
7 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
8 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting
8 5 (21.74%) Network Load Balancing
8 5 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (21.74%) MS Office
8 5 (21.74%) Juniper
8 5 (21.74%) Security Architecture
8 5 (21.74%) Network Management
8 5 (21.74%) F5
9 4 (17.39%) SIEM
9 4 (17.39%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (17.39%) Varonis
9 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (17.39%) CCNP
9 4 (17.39%) Incident Management
9 4 (17.39%) TOGAF
10 3 (13.04%) Network Design
10 3 (13.04%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (13.04%) CCNA
10 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
10 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
10 3 (13.04%) ITIL
10 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
10 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 5 (21.74%) MS Office
2 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (91.30%) WAN
2 14 (60.87%) Firewall
3 8 (34.78%) VPN
4 7 (30.43%) Network Security
5 3 (13.04%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (4.35%) WLAN
6 1 (4.35%) VLAN
6 1 (4.35%) Internet
6 1 (4.35%) MPLS
6 1 (4.35%) DSLAM
6 1 (4.35%) Junos
General
1 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Law
2 1 (4.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Network Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Architect
2 3 (13.04%) Security Architect
2 3 (13.04%) Security Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Designer
2 3 (13.04%) Designer
3 2 (8.70%) Network Design Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Network Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Design Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Security Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Service Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) 802.1X
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
2 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Network Load Balancing
1 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting
1 5 (21.74%) Security Architecture
1 5 (21.74%) Network Management
2 4 (17.39%) TOGAF
2 4 (17.39%) Incident Management
2 4 (17.39%) SIEM
2 4 (17.39%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (13.04%) Network Design
3 3 (13.04%) ITIL
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.35%) Network Architecture
5 1 (4.35%) Time Management
5 1 (4.35%) Resource Management
5 1 (4.35%) Service Management
5 1 (4.35%) Change Management
5 1 (4.35%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.35%) Supplier Management
5 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
2 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
3 4 (17.39%) CCNP
3 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (13.04%) CCNA
5 1 (4.35%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Cisco
2 5 (21.74%) Juniper
2 5 (21.74%) F5
3 4 (17.39%) Varonis
4 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
4 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.70%) McAfee
6 1 (4.35%) Crossbeam
6 1 (4.35%) TippingPoint
6 1 (4.35%) Riverbed
6 1 (4.35%) Infoblox
6 1 (4.35%) HP
6 1 (4.35%) Remedy
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle
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