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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 58 58 55
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing WAN 6 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.93% 1.48% 1.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.66% 19.70% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 7
Median daily rate £360 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £221 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £500 £432
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £23.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.60% +31.42%
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
106 66 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 16.46% 7.53% 11.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 32 47
Median daily rate £335 £330 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £158 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £500 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 18 (90.00%) LAN
2 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) Firewall
3 8 (40.00%) Unix
3 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
5 6 (30.00%) Solaris
5 6 (30.00%) Oracle
5 6 (30.00%) Web Services
5 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
6 5 (25.00%) CISSP
6 5 (25.00%) Java
6 5 (25.00%) VLAN
6 5 (25.00%) Legal
6 5 (25.00%) Process Improvement
7 4 (20.00%) Programme Management
7 4 (20.00%) Network Design
7 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 4 (20.00%) Project Management
8 3 (15.00%) Wireless
8 3 (15.00%) Migration
8 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (15.00%) Cisco
8 3 (15.00%) DHCP
8 3 (15.00%) VoIP
8 3 (15.00%) ITIL
8 3 (15.00%) SCCM
8 3 (15.00%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
9 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi

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 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.00%) Live Communications Server
2 1 (5.00%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 18 (90.00%) LAN
2 10 (50.00%) Firewall
3 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (25.00%) VLAN
5 3 (15.00%) DHCP
5 3 (15.00%) VoIP
5 3 (15.00%) Wireless
6 2 (10.00%) DNS
7 1 (5.00%) ATM
7 1 (5.00%) DMZ
7 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
7 1 (5.00%) ISDN
7 1 (5.00%) MPLS
7 1 (5.00%) Network Security
7 1 (5.00%) PABX
7 1 (5.00%) SAN
7 1 (5.00%) Symposium
7 1 (5.00%) VPN
7 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (5.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (25.00%) Legal
2 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst
1 6 (30.00%) Architect
2 5 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Junior
4 3 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Junior Security Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Security Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Application Security Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco Network Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Exchange Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Junior Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Lync Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Network Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) CSS
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (5.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.00%) Private Cloud
1 1 (5.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Unix
3 6 (30.00%) Solaris
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.00%) AIX
5 1 (5.00%) HPUX
5 1 (5.00%) Linux
5 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 4 (20.00%) Network Design
2 4 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 4 (20.00%) Project Management
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) Migration
3 3 (15.00%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (10.00%) Defect Management
4 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (10.00%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.00%) High Availability
5 1 (5.00%) Information Assurance
5 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.00%) Network Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) Network Management
5 1 (5.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (25.00%) CISSP
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (5.00%) CCIE
5 1 (5.00%) CCNA
5 1 (5.00%) CCNP
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) KVM
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (5.00%) RHEV
3 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco
3 2 (10.00%) Citrix
3 2 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) BT
4 1 (5.00%) Computacenter
4 1 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (5.00%) Verint