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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 44 50 58
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +8
Contract jobs citing WAN 12 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.94% 2.09% 1.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.43% 15.69% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 1
Average daily rate £375 £475 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +35.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.69 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.85% +13.45%
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
105 102 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 16.94% 13.30% 9.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 59 18
Average daily rate £325 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £113 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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 14 February 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 14 February 2016, 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 19 (82.61%) LAN
2 11 (47.83%) Firewall
3 9 (39.13%) Windows
4 8 (34.78%) Cisco
5 7 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (30.43%) Unix
5 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
5 7 (30.43%) Wireless
6 6 (26.09%) Linux
6 6 (26.09%) MPLS
7 5 (21.74%) BGP
7 5 (21.74%) VPN
7 5 (21.74%) ITIL
7 5 (21.74%) Network Management
7 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
8 4 (17.39%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (17.39%) Process Improvement
8 4 (17.39%) Web Services
8 4 (17.39%) Solaris
8 4 (17.39%) Java
8 4 (17.39%) Oracle
8 4 (17.39%) DNS
8 4 (17.39%) EIGRP
8 4 (17.39%) Project Management
8 4 (17.39%) OSPF
8 4 (17.39%) CISSP
8 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
8 4 (17.39%) CCNP
8 4 (17.39%) Legal
8 4 (17.39%) Programme Management

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.35%) Live Communications Server
2 1 (4.35%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (82.61%) LAN
2 11 (47.83%) Firewall
3 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
3 7 (30.43%) Wireless
4 6 (26.09%) MPLS
5 5 (21.74%) BGP
5 5 (21.74%) VPN
6 4 (17.39%) DNS
6 4 (17.39%) EIGRP
6 4 (17.39%) OSPF
6 4 (17.39%) VLAN
7 3 (13.04%) DHCP
7 3 (13.04%) IPsec
7 3 (13.04%) SSL
7 3 (13.04%) VoIP
8 2 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (8.70%) WLAN
9 1 (4.35%) Cisco Wireless
9 1 (4.35%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (4.35%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (17.39%) Legal
2 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.70%) Advertising
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Network Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Project Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Security Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Architect
5 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) IT Technician
5 2 (8.70%) Junior
5 2 (8.70%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Junior Security Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Network Support
5 2 (8.70%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Security Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Virtualisation Architect
6 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) CSS
2 1 (4.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.70%) Animation
1 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.35%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) Unix
3 6 (26.09%) Linux
4 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
5 4 (17.39%) Solaris
6 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
7 2 (8.70%) CentOS
7 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (4.35%) Debian
8 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
8 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) ITIL
1 5 (21.74%) Network Management
2 4 (17.39%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (17.39%) Process Improvement
2 4 (17.39%) Programme Management
2 4 (17.39%) Project Management
3 3 (13.04%) Network Design
3 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.70%) ERP
4 2 (8.70%) Network Architecture
4 2 (8.70%) Workflow
5 1 (4.35%) Facilities Management
5 1 (4.35%) ITSM
5 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.35%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Presales
5 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.35%) Service Management
5 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) Java
2 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.70%) Python
2 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) Perl
3 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (17.39%) CCNP
2 4 (17.39%) CISSP
3 2 (8.70%) CCIE
3 2 (8.70%) CCNA
3 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) Degree
4 1 (4.35%) MCITP
4 1 (4.35%) MCP
4 1 (4.35%) MCSA
4 1 (4.35%) MCSE
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) NFS
2 2 (8.70%) Samba
3 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Cisco
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle
3 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
3 2 (8.70%) Fortinet
3 2 (8.70%) HP
3 2 (8.70%) Juniper
3 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.35%) Citrix
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) Red Box
4 1 (4.35%) VMware
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago