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 17 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 53 60 75
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +15
Contract jobs citing WAN 19 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.13% 1.15% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.17% 15.69% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 2
Average daily rate
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£500 £305 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.93% +103.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +10.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +21.73%
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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
82 51 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 9.18% 7.36% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 29 49
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £270 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
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 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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
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 17 April 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 20 (64.52%) LAN
2 18 (58.06%) Firewall
3 13 (41.94%) Security Cleared
4 12 (38.71%) Cisco
5 11 (35.48%) F5
6 10 (32.26%) SC Cleared
7 9 (29.03%) Network Security
7 9 (29.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (25.81%) VPN
9 7 (22.58%) Test Scripting
9 7 (22.58%) Security Architecture
10 5 (16.13%) SIEM
10 5 (16.13%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (16.13%) Varonis
10 5 (16.13%) CheckPoint
10 5 (16.13%) TOGAF
11 4 (12.90%) ITIL
12 3 (9.68%) WLAN
12 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
12 3 (9.68%) CCIE
12 3 (9.68%) CCNP
12 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
12 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (9.68%) Change Management
12 3 (9.68%) Network Management
12 3 (9.68%) Network Design
13 2 (6.45%) Nortel Meridian
13 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
13 2 (6.45%) Technical Architecture
13 2 (6.45%) Network Architecture

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Project
1 2 (6.45%) MS Office
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 20 (64.52%) LAN
2 18 (58.06%) Firewall
3 9 (29.03%) Network Security
4 8 (25.81%) VPN
5 5 (16.13%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (9.68%) WLAN
7 2 (6.45%) PBX
7 2 (6.45%) VoIP
7 2 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (6.45%) Internet
7 2 (6.45%) MPLS
7 2 (6.45%) IP Telephony
7 2 (6.45%) Nortel Meridian
7 2 (6.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (6.45%) DECT
8 1 (3.23%) VLAN
8 1 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (3.23%) Junos
8 1 (3.23%) DHCP
8 1 (3.23%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Architect
2 5 (16.13%) Network Consultant
2 5 (16.13%) Consultant
2 5 (16.13%) Security Architect
3 4 (12.90%) Network Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Designer
4 3 (9.68%) Designer
5 2 (6.45%) Network Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Network Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (6.45%) Coordinator
5 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Network Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Security Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Web Services
1 1 (3.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) CESG
2 1 (3.23%) Cryptography
2 1 (3.23%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.23%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
2 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Test Scripting
1 7 (22.58%) Security Architecture
2 5 (16.13%) TOGAF
2 5 (16.13%) SIEM
3 4 (12.90%) ITIL
4 3 (9.68%) Network Design
4 3 (9.68%) Change Management
4 3 (9.68%) Network Management
5 2 (6.45%) Network Architecture
5 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.23%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (3.23%) Resource Management
6 1 (3.23%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Time Management
6 1 (3.23%) ITSM
6 1 (3.23%) Migration
6 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.23%) Supplier Management
6 1 (3.23%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) Java
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (41.94%) Security Cleared
2 10 (32.26%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) CCIE
3 3 (9.68%) CCNP
3 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (29.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Server
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Cisco
2 11 (35.48%) F5
3 5 (16.13%) Varonis
3 5 (16.13%) CheckPoint
4 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.45%) Nortel
6 1 (3.23%) Citrix
6 1 (3.23%) Juniper
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle
6 1 (3.23%) Remedy
6 1 (3.23%) McAfee
6 1 (3.23%) BT
6 1 (3.23%) VMware
6 1 (3.23%) AppSense
6 1 (3.23%) Crossbeam
6 1 (3.23%) TippingPoint
6 1 (3.23%) Riverbed
6 1 (3.23%) Infoblox
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