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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 55 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Network Security 14 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.58% 0.29% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.50% 4.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £383
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £68.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +60.46%
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
80 47 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 9.02% 6.78% 8.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 29 46
Average daily rate £375 £350 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £135 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £68.00 £17.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+300.00% +17.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 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 9 (45.00%) LAN
1 9 (45.00%) WAN
1 9 (45.00%) Firewall
1 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (40.00%) Security Architecture
3 7 (35.00%) Test Scripting
3 7 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (35.00%) VPN
4 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (30.00%) F5
5 5 (25.00%) SIEM
5 5 (25.00%) Varonis
5 5 (25.00%) Linux
5 5 (25.00%) TOGAF
6 4 (20.00%) Perl
6 4 (20.00%) UNIX
6 4 (20.00%) Windows
7 3 (15.00%) .NET
7 3 (15.00%) C
7 3 (15.00%) C++
7 3 (15.00%) Java
7 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (15.00%) Python
7 3 (15.00%) Cryptography
7 3 (15.00%) Ruby
7 3 (15.00%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (15.00%) Finance
7 3 (15.00%) Internet
7 3 (15.00%) OWASP
8 2 (10.00%) Security Testing

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) LAN
1 9 (45.00%) WAN
1 9 (45.00%) Firewall
2 7 (35.00%) VPN
3 3 (15.00%) Internet
4 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.00%) IPv4
5 1 (5.00%) IPv6
5 1 (5.00%) Junos
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Architect
1 7 (35.00%) Security Architect
2 3 (15.00%) Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Network Security Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Network Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Network Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.00%) UNIX Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Security Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Cyber Security Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Incident Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) .NET
1 3 (15.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Cryptography
2 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) UNIX
2 4 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) AIX
3 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (5.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Security Architecture
2 7 (35.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (25.00%) SIEM
3 5 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 3 (15.00%) OWASP
5 2 (10.00%) Security Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Cyber Security
5 2 (10.00%) Migration
5 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (10.00%) SOA
6 1 (5.00%) Service Management
6 1 (5.00%) Change Management
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.00%) Supplier Management
6 1 (5.00%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.00%) Information Security
6 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.00%) Identity Management
6 1 (5.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) Perl
2 3 (15.00%) C
2 3 (15.00%) C++
2 3 (15.00%) Java
2 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (15.00%) Python
2 3 (15.00%) Ruby
3 1 (5.00%) Korn
3 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (5.00%) CISSP
4 1 (5.00%) CISA
4 1 (5.00%) CISM
4 1 (5.00%) GIAC
4 1 (5.00%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) F5
2 5 (25.00%) Varonis
3 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco
3 2 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (5.00%) Juniper
4 1 (5.00%) IBM
4 1 (5.00%) McAfee
4 1 (5.00%) Crossbeam
4 1 (5.00%) TippingPoint
4 1 (5.00%) Riverbed
4 1 (5.00%) Infoblox