The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 39 51 59
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +8
Contract jobs citing WAN 16 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.91% 1.27% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% 7.41% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 0
Median daily rate £263 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £390 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.56% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £20.63
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -20.00%
WAN
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
112 135 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 20.36% 17.13% 11.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 72 36
Median daily rate £340 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £140 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

WAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

WAN Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WAN 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 WAN.

1 28 (87.50%) LAN
2 19 (59.38%) Firewall
3 14 (43.75%) Cisco
4 12 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (34.38%) TCP/IP
5 11 (34.38%) CCNA
6 9 (28.13%) Wireless
7 8 (25.00%) Windows
8 7 (21.88%) ITIL
8 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
8 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
9 6 (18.75%) Data Centre
9 6 (18.75%) OSPF
9 6 (18.75%) BGP
9 6 (18.75%) EIGRP
9 6 (18.75%) CCNP
10 5 (15.63%) VPN
10 5 (15.63%) ITSM
10 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
10 5 (15.63%) Service Management
10 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
10 5 (15.63%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (15.63%) VLAN
10 5 (15.63%) Degree
11 4 (12.50%) Brocade
11 4 (12.50%) Network Security
11 4 (12.50%) Riverbed
11 4 (12.50%) F5
11 4 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (12.50%) DNS

WAN
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (87.50%) LAN
2 19 (59.38%) Firewall
3 11 (34.38%) TCP/IP
4 9 (28.13%) Wireless
5 6 (18.75%) BGP
5 6 (18.75%) EIGRP
5 6 (18.75%) OSPF
6 5 (15.63%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (15.63%) VLAN
6 5 (15.63%) VPN
7 4 (12.50%) DHCP
7 4 (12.50%) DNS
7 4 (12.50%) Network Security
7 4 (12.50%) WLAN
8 3 (9.38%) ATM
8 3 (9.38%) Ethernet
8 3 (9.38%) H.323
8 3 (9.38%) Internet
8 3 (9.38%) ISDN
8 3 (9.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) Law
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Network Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Network Security Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Security Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Architect
4 4 (12.50%) Build Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Service Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.13%) Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Security Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Solutions Designer
7 1 (3.13%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) Web Services
2 1 (3.13%) JSON
2 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) CCTV
3 2 (6.25%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (9.38%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.25%) Linux
3 2 (6.25%) Solaris
3 2 (6.25%) Unix
3 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) ITIL
2 5 (15.63%) ITSM
2 5 (15.63%) Service Management
3 4 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (9.38%) Asset Management
4 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
4 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 3 (9.38%) Load Balancing
4 3 (9.38%) Network Design
4 3 (9.38%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (9.38%) Supplier Management
5 2 (6.25%) Chat Support
5 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.25%) Network Management
5 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.13%) Application Packaging
6 1 (3.13%) Change Control
6 1 (3.13%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (3.13%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (34.38%) CCNA
3 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
4 6 (18.75%) CCNP
5 5 (15.63%) Degree
5 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
6 3 (9.38%) JNCIA
6 3 (9.38%) MCSA
6 3 (9.38%) MCSE
6 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (6.25%) DV Cleared
8 1 (3.13%) CISSP
8 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) SCCM
1 2 (6.25%) SnapMirror
1 2 (6.25%) WSUS
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) Cisco
2 4 (12.50%) Brocade
2 4 (12.50%) F5
2 4 (12.50%) Riverbed
3 3 (9.38%) HP
3 3 (9.38%) VMware
4 2 (6.25%) Avaya
4 2 (6.25%) CheckPoint
4 2 (6.25%) Dell
4 2 (6.25%) Intel Security
4 2 (6.25%) NetApp
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle
4 2 (6.25%) Palo Alto
4 2 (6.25%) SolarWinds
4 2 (6.25%) Veeam
4 2 (6.25%) WatchGuard
5 1 (3.13%) Aruba
5 1 (3.13%) Fortinet
5 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.13%) Symantec