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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 65 58 59
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing WAN 10 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.15% 0.15% 0.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.26% 3.03% 8.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Average daily rate
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£420 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £344
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.68
% change year-on-year
- +1.62%
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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
108 33 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 12.37% 4.98% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 14 25
Average daily rate £307 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.54% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £205 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £350 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -3.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014, 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 16 (84.21%) LAN
2 11 (57.89%) Windows
3 10 (52.63%) UNIX
3 10 (52.63%) Firewall
4 9 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (42.11%) Finance
5 8 (42.11%) CCSP
5 8 (42.11%) CEH
5 8 (42.11%) CISSP
6 7 (36.84%) GIAC
6 7 (36.84%) SSCP
6 7 (36.84%) ITIL
7 6 (31.58%) Risk Management
8 5 (26.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 5 (26.32%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (26.32%) ITIL V3
8 5 (26.32%) SIEM
9 4 (21.05%) Cryptography
9 4 (21.05%) Information Management
9 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
9 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
10 3 (15.79%) CESG
10 3 (15.79%) Billing
10 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
11 2 (10.53%) Project Governance
11 2 (10.53%) Network Security
11 2 (10.53%) RMADS
11 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Management
11 2 (10.53%) Resource Management
11 2 (10.53%) Samba

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 (5.26%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 16 (84.21%) LAN
2 10 (52.63%) Firewall
3 5 (26.32%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.53%) Network Security
5 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
5 1 (5.26%) DNS
5 1 (5.26%) SAN
5 1 (5.26%) Internet
5 1 (5.26%) MPLS
5 1 (5.26%) VLAN
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Billing
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) IT Consultant
1 4 (21.05%) Consultant
1 4 (21.05%) Security Consultant
1 4 (21.05%) IT Security Consultant
2 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
2 2 (10.53%) Security Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) IT Security Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Security Officer
3 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Technician
3 1 (5.26%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) IT Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Applications Developer
3 1 (5.26%) IT Security Manager
3 1 (5.26%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) CSS
1 1 (5.26%) JSP
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Cryptography
2 3 (15.79%) CESG
2 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.53%) RMADS
3 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) Economics
4 1 (5.26%) Statistics
4 1 (5.26%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) UNIX
3 2 (10.53%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) CentOS
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) ITIL
2 6 (31.58%) Risk Management
3 5 (26.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 5 (26.32%) ITIL V3
3 5 (26.32%) SIEM
4 4 (21.05%) Information Management
5 2 (10.53%) Security Management
5 2 (10.53%) Information Security
5 2 (10.53%) Resource Management
5 2 (10.53%) Quality Management
5 2 (10.53%) Project Governance
5 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (5.26%) Software Deployment
6 1 (5.26%) Demand Forecasting
6 1 (5.26%) Change Control
6 1 (5.26%) Change Management
6 1 (5.26%) Migration
6 1 (5.26%) OOP
6 1 (5.26%) OO
6 1 (5.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) Java
1 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.26%) Korn
2 1 (5.26%) C-shell
2 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) Perl
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) VB
2 1 (5.26%) Python
2 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (42.11%) CCSP
2 8 (42.11%) CEH
2 8 (42.11%) CISSP
3 7 (36.84%) SSCP
3 7 (36.84%) GIAC
4 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
4 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) Degree
5 1 (5.26%) CCNA
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.53%) Samba
2 1 (5.26%) NFS
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) HP
2 1 (5.26%) Juniper
2 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
2 1 (5.26%) McAfee
2 1 (5.26%) BT
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
Glasgow Area
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago