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 1 March 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 41 43 50
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Contract jobs citing WAN 8 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.48% 2.24% 2.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.27% 15.22% 17.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 13
Median daily rate £249 £375 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.60% -25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
-41.81% +21.19%

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
71 92 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 13.10% 14.70% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 48 62
Median daily rate £350 £300 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -18.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £181 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £420 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £17.32 £16.00 £68.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.25% -76.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-41.89% +34.54%

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 1 March 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 1 March 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 14 (56.00%) LAN
2 12 (48.00%) Firewall
3 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 9 (36.00%) Cisco
5 8 (32.00%) MS Exchange
5 8 (32.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (32.00%) Office 365
6 7 (28.00%) Skype
6 7 (28.00%) Skype for Business
6 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (28.00%) Windows
6 7 (28.00%) Migration
7 6 (24.00%) ITIL
7 6 (24.00%) VoIP
8 5 (20.00%) ITSM
8 5 (20.00%) Service Management
8 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
8 5 (20.00%) Degree
9 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
9 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (16.00%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
9 4 (16.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 4 (16.00%) PABX
9 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (16.00%) Wireless
9 4 (16.00%) Replication
9 4 (16.00%) VMware

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 8 (32.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (32.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (28.00%) Skype for Business
3 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (32.00%) Office 365
2 4 (16.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (12.00%) OneDrive
4 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (56.00%) LAN
2 12 (48.00%) Firewall
3 7 (28.00%) Skype
4 6 (24.00%) VoIP
5 4 (16.00%) PABX
5 4 (16.00%) Wireless
6 3 (12.00%) BGP
6 3 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (12.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (12.00%) EIGRP
6 3 (12.00%) H.323
6 3 (12.00%) Network Security
6 3 (12.00%) OSPF
6 3 (12.00%) SAN
6 3 (12.00%) Spanning Tree
6 3 (12.00%) VLAN
7 2 (8.00%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (8.00%) DHCP
7 2 (8.00%) DNS
7 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
1 3 (12.00%) Law
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Architect
3 5 (20.00%) Technical Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Build Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Office 365 Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Security Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Service Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (4.00%) IP Network Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Solutions Designer
7 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) JSON
1 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (16.00%) Replication
3 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.00%) Driving Licence
5 1 (4.00%) CCTV
5 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.00%) Linux
3 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Migration
2 6 (24.00%) ITIL
3 5 (20.00%) ITSM
3 5 (20.00%) Service Management
4 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (16.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 3 (12.00%) Asset Management
5 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 3 (12.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (12.00%) Supplier Management
6 2 (8.00%) Information Assurance
6 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.00%) Application Packaging
7 1 (4.00%) Network Design
7 1 (4.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (4.00%) TOGAF
7 1 (4.00%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
2 4 (16.00%) CCNP
2 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (16.00%) MCSA
2 4 (16.00%) MCSE
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) CCNA
3 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) ISEB
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (8.00%) SCCM
2 2 (8.00%) SnapMirror
2 2 (8.00%) WSUS
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Cisco
2 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.00%) VMware
4 3 (12.00%) HP
4 3 (12.00%) Riverbed
5 2 (8.00%) Avaya
5 2 (8.00%) Dell
5 2 (8.00%) NetApp
5 2 (8.00%) Palo Alto
5 2 (8.00%) Veeam
5 2 (8.00%) WatchGuard
6 1 (4.00%) Aruba
6 1 (4.00%) F5
6 1 (4.00%) Juniper
6 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.00%) Symantec