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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 42 60 67
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +7
Contract jobs citing WAN 15 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.53% 1.24% 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.75% 14.29% 7.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 5
Median daily rate £275 £293 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.98% -30.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £253 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £386 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
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
80 77 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 13.47% 8.66% 12.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 29 56
Median daily rate £275 £325 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +12.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £188 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £442
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £43.00 £12.35 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+248.17% -29.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+67.24% -4.33%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 20 (95.24%) LAN
2 13 (61.90%) Firewall
3 11 (52.38%) TCP/IP
4 8 (38.10%) CCNA
4 8 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
6 6 (28.57%) VPN
6 6 (28.57%) Cisco
6 6 (28.57%) Unix
6 6 (28.57%) Windows
7 5 (23.81%) DHCP
7 5 (23.81%) Wireless
8 4 (19.05%) WLAN
8 4 (19.05%) Ethernet
8 4 (19.05%) Oracle
8 4 (19.05%) ATM
8 4 (19.05%) ISDN
8 4 (19.05%) Web Services
8 4 (19.05%) Solaris
8 4 (19.05%) Brocade
8 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
9 3 (14.29%) Network Design
9 3 (14.29%) JNCIA
9 3 (14.29%) VLAN
9 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
9 3 (14.29%) F5
9 3 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 3 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (14.29%) ITIL

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 1 (4.76%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 20 (95.24%) LAN
2 13 (61.90%) Firewall
3 11 (52.38%) TCP/IP
4 6 (28.57%) VPN
5 5 (23.81%) DHCP
5 5 (23.81%) Wireless
6 4 (19.05%) ATM
6 4 (19.05%) Ethernet
6 4 (19.05%) ISDN
6 4 (19.05%) WLAN
7 3 (14.29%) BGP
7 3 (14.29%) DNS
7 3 (14.29%) EIGRP
7 3 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (14.29%) FDDI
7 3 (14.29%) Internet
7 3 (14.29%) OSPF
7 3 (14.29%) VLAN
7 3 (14.29%) VoIP
8 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.52%) Legal
2 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Network Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Security Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Junior
5 1 (4.76%) Security Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) CCTV
2 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Private Cloud
2 1 (4.76%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Unix
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Solaris
3 1 (4.76%) AIX
3 1 (4.76%) HPUX
3 1 (4.76%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) ITIL
1 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
1 3 (14.29%) Network Design
1 3 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
2 2 (9.52%) Defect Management
2 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
2 2 (9.52%) Matrix Organization
2 2 (9.52%) Migration
2 2 (9.52%) Network Management
2 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (9.52%) TOGAF
2 2 (9.52%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) Change Management
3 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.76%) Project Management
3 1 (4.76%) Security Management
3 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) CCNA
1 8 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 3 (14.29%) JNCIA
5 2 (9.52%) CCNP
5 2 (9.52%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) KVM
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.76%) RHEV
2 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Cisco
2 4 (19.05%) Brocade
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle
3 3 (14.29%) F5
4 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix
4 2 (9.52%) Intel Security
4 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds
5 1 (4.76%) BT
5 1 (4.76%) Computacenter
5 1 (4.76%) Fortinet
5 1 (4.76%) HP
5 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.76%) Riverbed
5 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow
5 1 (4.76%) Verint
5 1 (4.76%) VMware