The first table below looks at the demand for Network Security 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 Network Security over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Glasgow region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 68 60 56
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Contract jobs citing Network Security 4 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.49% 0.51% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.51% 9.76% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.80% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £361
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £33.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-36.29% +10.65%
Communications & Networking Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
114 41 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 14.02% 5.20% 8.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 18 24
Average daily rate £324 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £285 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -3.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +4.61%
Network Security
Scotland

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Security across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Network Security Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Network Security 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 Network Security.

1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) CCSP
4 1 (20.00%) CCNP
4 1 (20.00%) CCNA
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) CISSP
4 1 (20.00%) AIX
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) MCSE
4 1 (20.00%) Perl
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) HND
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) McAfee
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (20.00%) BMC

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Network Security 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 Network Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) SSL
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Network Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Network Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX Systems Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Network Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Senior UNIX Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Senior UNIX Systems Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) IT Security Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) AIX Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (20.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) AIX
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Service Management
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security Management
1 1 (20.00%) Security Management
1 1 (20.00%) Network Design
1 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (20.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) Korn
1 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CEH
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) HND
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
2 1 (20.00%) CCSP
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) CISSP
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) XenApp
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) McAfee
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) BMC