The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 47 57 58
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Contract jobs citing Network Security 8 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.46% 0.32% 1.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.27% 2.06% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 9
Median daily rate £400 £363 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -27.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £45.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-58.88% +17.64%

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 97 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 12.93% 15.65% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 52 63
Median daily rate £350 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £400 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £17.32 £16.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.25% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-38.57% +32.07%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing Network Security as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Network Security
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Security across the Glasgow region.

Network Security Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Network Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Security across the Glasgow region.

Network Security Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Network Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 16 (88.89%) Firewall
2 9 (50.00%) Perl
2 9 (50.00%) Unix
2 9 (50.00%) AIX
2 9 (50.00%) Linux
2 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (38.89%) Finance
4 6 (33.33%) Korn
4 6 (33.33%) Mathematics
4 6 (33.33%) IBM
4 6 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 6 (33.33%) PowerHA
5 4 (22.22%) Publishing
5 4 (22.22%) Business Continuity
5 4 (22.22%) Symantec
5 4 (22.22%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (22.22%) BCP
5 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 4 (22.22%) Cisco
5 4 (22.22%) C#
5 4 (22.22%) Solaris
5 4 (22.22%) Windows
5 4 (22.22%) VBScript
5 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
5 4 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (22.22%) SCCM
5 4 (22.22%) Business Continuity Planning
5 4 (22.22%) Windows 10

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 16 (88.89%) Firewall
2 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (16.67%) BGP
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (16.67%) EIGRP
4 3 (16.67%) H.323
4 3 (16.67%) LAN
4 3 (16.67%) OSPF
4 3 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
4 3 (16.67%) VLAN
4 3 (16.67%) WAN
4 3 (16.67%) Wireless
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (11.11%) VoIP
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco PIX
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Publishing
3 2 (11.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Security Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) AIX Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Unix Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Unix Systems Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Network Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Designer
6 2 (11.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Senior Unix Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Senior Unix Systems Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Network Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Network Security Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.56%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (5.56%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) AIX
1 9 (50.00%) Linux
1 9 (50.00%) Unix
2 4 (22.22%) Solaris
2 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Windows 10
3 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 4 (22.22%) BCP
2 4 (22.22%) Business Continuity
2 4 (22.22%) Business Continuity Planning
3 3 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) Cryptography
5 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.56%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (5.56%) Information Assurance
5 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.56%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) Perl
2 6 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 6 (33.33%) Korn
3 4 (22.22%) C#
3 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 4 (22.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) CCNA
2 3 (16.67%) CCNP
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) CEH
3 1 (5.56%) CISSP
3 1 (5.56%) CREST Certified
3 1 (5.56%) GIAC
3 1 (5.56%) SANS
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) PowerHA
2 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (22.22%) SCCM
2 3 (16.67%) Ansible
2 3 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (16.67%) yum
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) IBM
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco
2 4 (22.22%) Symantec
3 3 (16.67%) EMC
3 3 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.56%) F5