The table below looks at the statistics for WAN 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 WAN 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
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 60 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing WAN 10 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.17% 1.83% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.08% 12.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 0
Average daily rate
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£260 £410 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.58% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -12.50%
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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%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing WAN 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 WAN.

1 21 (72.41%) LAN
2 18 (62.07%) Firewall
3 11 (37.93%) Cisco
4 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
5 8 (27.59%) VPN
6 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
6 7 (24.14%) Network Security
6 7 (24.14%) F5
7 6 (20.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (20.69%) MS Office
8 5 (17.24%) Juniper
8 5 (17.24%) CheckPoint
8 5 (17.24%) Network Management
8 5 (17.24%) Security Architecture
8 5 (17.24%) Network Load Balancing
8 5 (17.24%) Test Scripting
9 4 (13.79%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (13.79%) Varonis
9 4 (13.79%) SIEM
9 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (13.79%) CCNP
9 4 (13.79%) Incident Management
9 4 (13.79%) TOGAF
9 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
10 3 (10.34%) CCNA
10 3 (10.34%) Windows
10 3 (10.34%) VoIP
10 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
11 2 (6.90%) Project Governance
11 2 (6.90%) Cisco Nexus

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing WAN 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 WAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.45%) Lync
1 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (72.41%) LAN
2 18 (62.07%) Firewall
3 8 (27.59%) VPN
4 7 (24.14%) Network Security
5 3 (10.34%) VoIP
6 2 (6.90%) SDH
6 2 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (6.90%) DWDM
6 2 (6.90%) MPLS
6 2 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (6.90%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (6.90%) Ethernet
7 1 (3.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (3.45%) Junos
7 1 (3.45%) BGP
7 1 (3.45%) DSLAM
7 1 (3.45%) Wireless
7 1 (3.45%) IP Telephony
7 1 (3.45%) Nortel Meridian
7 1 (3.45%) VLAN
General
1 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Billing
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Network Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Project Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Network Consultant
3 3 (10.34%) Consultant
3 3 (10.34%) Security Architect
3 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Designer
3 3 (10.34%) Architect
3 3 (10.34%) Designer
4 2 (6.90%) Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Service Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Security Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Network Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.45%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) Network Load Balancing
1 5 (17.24%) Test Scripting
1 5 (17.24%) Security Architecture
1 5 (17.24%) Network Management
2 4 (13.79%) SIEM
2 4 (13.79%) TOGAF
2 4 (13.79%) Incident Management
2 4 (13.79%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (6.90%) ITIL
3 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
3 2 (6.90%) Project Governance
3 2 (6.90%) Time Management
4 1 (3.45%) Resource Management
4 1 (3.45%) Network Architecture
4 1 (3.45%) Project Management
4 1 (3.45%) Service Management
4 1 (3.45%) Change Management
4 1 (3.45%) Migration
4 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.45%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) Java
1 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
2 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.79%) CCNP
3 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (10.34%) CCNA
5 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (3.45%) Degree
6 1 (3.45%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Cisco
2 7 (24.14%) F5
3 5 (17.24%) Juniper
3 5 (17.24%) CheckPoint
4 4 (13.79%) Varonis
5 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.90%) McAfee
6 1 (3.45%) Crossbeam
6 1 (3.45%) TippingPoint
6 1 (3.45%) Riverbed
6 1 (3.45%) Infoblox
6 1 (3.45%) HP
6 1 (3.45%) Nortel
6 1 (3.45%) Remedy
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle
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