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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 32 43 49
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +6
Contract jobs citing WAN 16 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.23% 2.56% 1.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.95% 13.39% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 8
Median daily rate £249 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.60% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £175 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £460 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £390 £341
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £22.69
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -11.85%

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
107 127 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 21.62% 19.10% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 64 54
Median daily rate £350 £340 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -4.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Median hourly rate £17.32 £16.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.96% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017, 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 21 (65.63%) LAN
2 16 (50.00%) Firewall
3 12 (37.50%) Cisco
4 9 (28.13%) Active Directory
5 8 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (25.00%) Windows
6 7 (21.88%) MS Exchange
6 7 (21.88%) Wireless
6 7 (21.88%) CCNA
6 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
6 7 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (21.88%) Office 365
7 6 (18.75%) Skype for Business
7 6 (18.75%) Migration
7 6 (18.75%) ITIL
7 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
7 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
7 6 (18.75%) Skype
7 6 (18.75%) Data Centre
8 5 (15.63%) CCNP
8 5 (15.63%) VoIP
8 5 (15.63%) EIGRP
8 5 (15.63%) OSPF
8 5 (15.63%) BGP
8 5 (15.63%) ITSM
8 5 (15.63%) Service Management
8 5 (15.63%) Degree
8 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
9 4 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement

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 7 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (21.88%) MS Exchange
2 6 (18.75%) Skype for Business
3 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) Office 365
2 3 (9.38%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.38%) OneDrive
3 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (65.63%) LAN
2 16 (50.00%) Firewall
3 7 (21.88%) Wireless
4 6 (18.75%) Skype
4 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
5 5 (15.63%) BGP
5 5 (15.63%) EIGRP
5 5 (15.63%) OSPF
5 5 (15.63%) VoIP
6 4 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (12.50%) Network Security
6 4 (12.50%) VLAN
7 3 (9.38%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (9.38%) DHCP
7 3 (9.38%) DNS
7 3 (9.38%) H.323
7 3 (9.38%) PABX
7 3 (9.38%) SAN
7 3 (9.38%) Spanning Tree
7 3 (9.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (12.50%) Law
1 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Network Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Architect
3 5 (15.63%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Security Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Build Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Office 365 Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) IT Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Migration Specialist
6 1 (3.13%) Office 365 Specialist
6 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) JSON
1 1 (3.13%) Web Services
1 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) CCTV
2 3 (9.38%) Replication
3 2 (6.25%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.25%) Linux
3 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.13%) CentOS
4 1 (3.13%) Solaris
4 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) ITIL
1 6 (18.75%) Migration
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%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 3 (9.38%) Software Testing
4 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (9.38%) Supplier Management
5 2 (6.25%) Information Assurance
5 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.25%) Network Design
5 2 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.13%) Network Management
6 1 (3.13%) Office Automation
6 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (21.88%) CCNA
2 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
3 5 (15.63%) CCNP
3 5 (15.63%) Degree
3 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
4 4 (12.50%) MCSA
4 4 (12.50%) MCSE
4 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (6.25%) DV Cleared
5 2 (6.25%) JNCIA
6 1 (3.13%) CISSP
6 1 (3.13%) ISEB
6 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 9 (28.13%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (6.25%) SCCM
2 2 (6.25%) SnapMirror
2 2 (6.25%) WSUS
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Cisco
2 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.50%) VMware
4 3 (9.38%) HP
4 3 (9.38%) Riverbed
5 2 (6.25%) Avaya
5 2 (6.25%) Brocade
5 2 (6.25%) Dell
5 2 (6.25%) F5
5 2 (6.25%) NetApp
5 2 (6.25%) Palo Alto
5 2 (6.25%) Veeam
5 2 (6.25%) WatchGuard
6 1 (3.13%) Aruba
6 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.13%) Intel Security
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle
6 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.13%) Symantec