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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security 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
Network Security
Rank 67 71 66
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing Network Security 3 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.35% 0.49% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.23% 3.42% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Average daily rate
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£301 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.86% +19.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.46 £21.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+97.48% -36.29%
Network Security
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%

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
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 31 July 2015, 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 7 (41.18%) LAN
1 7 (41.18%) WAN
1 7 (41.18%) Firewall
2 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 6 (35.29%) Security Architecture
3 5 (29.41%) F5
3 5 (29.41%) VPN
3 5 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
4 4 (23.53%) TOGAF
4 4 (23.53%) SIEM
4 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
4 4 (23.53%) Varonis
4 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
5 3 (17.65%) Finance
5 3 (17.65%) Cisco
5 3 (17.65%) Windows
5 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
6 2 (11.76%) Juniper
6 2 (11.76%) Internet
6 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
6 2 (11.76%) Citrix
6 2 (11.76%) CISSP
6 2 (11.76%) Migration
6 2 (11.76%) Information Security
6 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (11.76%) TippingPoint
6 2 (11.76%) Cyber Security
7 1 (5.88%) Protective Monitoring
7 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
1 1 (5.88%) PaaS
1 1 (5.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) LAN
1 7 (41.18%) WAN
1 7 (41.18%) Firewall
2 5 (29.41%) VPN
3 2 (11.76%) Internet
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (5.88%) Junos
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Legal
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Russian Language
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Security Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Network Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Security Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Information Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Security Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Incident Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Security Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Cyber Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Middleware
1 1 (5.88%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Cryptography
3 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.88%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
2 1 (5.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Security Architecture
2 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
3 4 (23.53%) TOGAF
3 4 (23.53%) SIEM
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Information Security
4 2 (11.76%) Cyber Security
5 1 (5.88%) Protective Monitoring
5 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (5.88%) Application Discovery
5 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.88%) Network Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Network Management
5 1 (5.88%) Change Control
5 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (5.88%) Supplier Management
5 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) CISSP
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.88%) CISA
4 1 (5.88%) CISM
4 1 (5.88%) GIAC
4 1 (5.88%) CCSA
4 1 (5.88%) CCSE
4 1 (5.88%) JNCIS
4 1 (5.88%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) CRISC
4 1 (5.88%) CCNP
4 1 (5.88%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) F5
2 4 (23.53%) Varonis
3 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco
4 2 (11.76%) Citrix
4 2 (11.76%) Juniper
4 2 (11.76%) TippingPoint
5 1 (5.88%) Riverbed
5 1 (5.88%) Infoblox
5 1 (5.88%) McAfee
5 1 (5.88%) Crossbeam
5 1 (5.88%) Qualys