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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 58 57 60
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing Network Security 4 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.55% 0.66% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.44% 5.13% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£348 £323 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.90% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -
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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
90 78 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 12.45% 12.94% 10.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 30 39
Average daily rate £340 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.22% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £16.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 5 (83.33%) Perl
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) C
2 3 (50.00%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Ruby
2 3 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (50.00%) OWASP
3 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (33.33%) Security Testing
3 2 (33.33%) AIX
3 2 (33.33%) Korn
3 2 (33.33%) Cryptography
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) IPv4
4 1 (16.67%) IPv6
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (16.67%) McAfee
4 1 (16.67%) LAN

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) IPv4
2 1 (16.67%) IPv6
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX Systems Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior UNIX Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior UNIX Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) AIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 2 (33.33%) Cryptography
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) OWASP
2 2 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Perl
2 3 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) C
2 3 (50.00%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) Ruby
3 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (33.33%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper
2 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (16.67%) McAfee
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco