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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 41 60 52
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -8
Contract jobs citing LAN 14 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.26% 1.15% 1.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.84% 8.57% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 1
Average daily rate £375 £469 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-16.26% +8.04%
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
109 105 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 17.58% 13.46% 11.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 61 18
Average daily rate £325 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £114 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016, 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 19 (86.36%) WAN
2 10 (45.45%) Firewall
3 9 (40.91%) Wireless
4 8 (36.36%) Windows
5 7 (31.82%) Unix
5 7 (31.82%) TCP/IP
5 7 (31.82%) Cisco
6 6 (27.27%) Linux
7 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (22.73%) Project Management
7 5 (22.73%) Programme Management
7 5 (22.73%) Network Management
8 4 (18.18%) Process Improvement
8 4 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
8 4 (18.18%) VLAN
8 4 (18.18%) CISSP
8 4 (18.18%) OSPF
8 4 (18.18%) BGP
8 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
8 4 (18.18%) Legal
8 4 (18.18%) EIGRP
8 4 (18.18%) CCNP
8 4 (18.18%) VPN
8 4 (18.18%) Solaris
8 4 (18.18%) Web Services
8 4 (18.18%) ITIL
8 4 (18.18%) Java
8 4 (18.18%) Oracle
9 3 (13.64%) DNS

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (86.36%) WAN
2 10 (45.45%) Firewall
3 9 (40.91%) Wireless
4 7 (31.82%) TCP/IP
5 4 (18.18%) BGP
5 4 (18.18%) EIGRP
5 4 (18.18%) OSPF
5 4 (18.18%) VLAN
5 4 (18.18%) VPN
6 3 (13.64%) DHCP
6 3 (13.64%) DNS
6 3 (13.64%) IPsec
6 3 (13.64%) MPLS
6 3 (13.64%) SSL
6 3 (13.64%) VoIP
6 3 (13.64%) WLAN
7 2 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (4.55%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (18.18%) Legal
1 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Analyst
1 5 (22.73%) Project Manager
2 4 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Security Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) IT Technician
4 2 (9.09%) Junior
4 2 (9.09%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Junior Security Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Network Support
4 2 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Security Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Virtualisation Architect
5 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Security Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.09%) Animation
1 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.55%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) Unix
3 6 (27.27%) Linux
4 4 (18.18%) Solaris
4 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
5 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
6 2 (9.09%) CentOS
6 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.55%) Debian
7 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Network Management
1 5 (22.73%) Programme Management
1 5 (22.73%) Project Management
2 4 (18.18%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (18.18%) Process Improvement
3 3 (13.64%) Network Design
4 2 (9.09%) ERP
4 2 (9.09%) Network Architecture
4 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 2 (9.09%) Workflow
5 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.55%) ITSM
5 1 (4.55%) Migration
5 1 (4.55%) Presales
5 1 (4.55%) Service Management
5 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) Python
2 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.55%) Perl
3 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (18.18%) CCNP
2 4 (18.18%) CISSP
3 2 (9.09%) CCIE
3 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) CCNA
4 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) MCITP
4 1 (4.55%) MCP
4 1 (4.55%) MCSA
4 1 (4.55%) MCSE
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) NFS
2 2 (9.09%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Cisco
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle
3 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
3 2 (9.09%) Fortinet
3 2 (9.09%) HP
3 2 (9.09%) Juniper
3 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 2 (9.09%) Siemens
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