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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 60 49 50
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs citing LAN 1 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.14% 1.96% 1.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.35% 16.22% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 7
Average daily rate
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- £290 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.13 £18.10 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.20% +3.41%
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
74 74 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 10.65% 12.07% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 34 37
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £209 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 £10.73 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+366.20% -35.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £22.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +5.95%

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 20 November 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 (88.89%) WAN
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Firewall
3 4 (44.44%) UNIX
3 4 (44.44%) CCSP
3 4 (44.44%) CISSP
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (44.44%) CEH
4 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (33.33%) SIEM
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) GIAC
4 3 (33.33%) SSCP
5 2 (22.22%) Quality Management
5 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) Project Governance
5 2 (22.22%) Billing
5 2 (22.22%) Cryptography
5 2 (22.22%) Information Management
5 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
5 2 (22.22%) Resource Management
5 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
5 2 (22.22%) Network Security
6 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) WAN
2 5 (55.56%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (22.22%) Network Security
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (11.11%) Wireless
5 1 (11.11%) Internet
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) IT Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) Security Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) IT Security Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Security Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) IT Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) LAN Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) IT Architect
3 1 (11.11%) IT Security Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Security Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Migration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Cryptography
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) UNIX
3 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
1 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 3 (33.33%) SIEM
2 2 (22.22%) Project Governance
2 2 (22.22%) Information Management
2 2 (22.22%) Resource Management
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
2 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
2 2 (22.22%) Quality Management
3 1 (11.11%) Security Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CCSP
1 4 (44.44%) CISSP
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (44.44%) CEH
2 3 (33.33%) SSCP
2 3 (33.33%) GIAC
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco
1 1 (11.11%) HP
1 1 (11.11%) Juniper
1 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
1 1 (11.11%) McAfee