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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 58 56 72
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +16
Contract jobs citing WAN 10 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.17% 1.59% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.24% 12.00% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 1
Average daily rate
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£260 £420 £105
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.09% +300.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -2.77%
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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
58 100 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 6.77% 13.28% 7.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 58 30
Average daily rate £325 £358 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £245 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015, 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 23 (69.70%) LAN
2 22 (66.67%) Firewall
3 14 (42.42%) Cisco
3 14 (42.42%) Security Cleared
4 11 (33.33%) F5
5 10 (30.30%) SC Cleared
5 10 (30.30%) VPN
6 9 (27.27%) Network Security
6 9 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (21.21%) Test Scripting
7 7 (21.21%) Security Architecture
8 6 (18.18%) CheckPoint
9 5 (15.15%) Network Management
9 5 (15.15%) SIEM
9 5 (15.15%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (15.15%) Varonis
9 5 (15.15%) TOGAF
10 4 (12.12%) Network Load Balancing
10 4 (12.12%) Incident Management
10 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
10 4 (12.12%) CCNP
10 4 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (12.12%) Juniper
10 4 (12.12%) MS Office
11 3 (9.09%) ITIL
11 3 (9.09%) Windows
11 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
11 3 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
12 2 (6.06%) Nortel Meridian
12 2 (6.06%) Network Design

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 (3.03%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.03%) Lync
1 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.03%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 23 (69.70%) LAN
2 22 (66.67%) Firewall
3 10 (30.30%) VPN
4 9 (27.27%) Network Security
5 5 (15.15%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (6.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (6.06%) DECT
6 2 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (6.06%) Internet
6 2 (6.06%) MPLS
6 2 (6.06%) IP Telephony
6 2 (6.06%) Nortel Meridian
6 2 (6.06%) PBX
6 2 (6.06%) VoIP
6 2 (6.06%) WLAN
7 1 (3.03%) DHCP
7 1 (3.03%) DNS
7 1 (3.03%) SAN
7 1 (3.03%) Intranet
7 1 (3.03%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
1 2 (6.06%) Billing
2 1 (3.03%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Network Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Architect
3 5 (15.15%) Network Consultant
3 5 (15.15%) Consultant
3 5 (15.15%) Security Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Designer
4 3 (9.09%) Designer
5 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Network Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) Network Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Security Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (3.03%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Network Support
6 1 (3.03%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Network Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Web Services
1 1 (3.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.03%) Cryptography
2 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Test Scripting
1 7 (21.21%) Security Architecture
2 5 (15.15%) TOGAF
2 5 (15.15%) Network Management
2 5 (15.15%) SIEM
3 4 (12.12%) Incident Management
3 4 (12.12%) Network Load Balancing
4 3 (9.09%) ITIL
4 3 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (6.06%) Project Governance
5 2 (6.06%) Network Design
5 2 (6.06%) Change Management
5 2 (6.06%) Network Architecture
6 1 (3.03%) Time Management
6 1 (3.03%) Resource Management
6 1 (3.03%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.03%) ITSM
6 1 (3.03%) Migration
6 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.03%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) Java
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
1 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (42.42%) Security Cleared
2 10 (30.30%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.12%) CCNP
3 4 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (6.06%) CCIE
4 2 (6.06%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Server
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Cisco
2 11 (33.33%) F5
3 6 (18.18%) CheckPoint
4 5 (15.15%) Varonis
5 4 (12.12%) Juniper
6 2 (6.06%) Nortel
6 2 (6.06%) Remedy
6 2 (6.06%) McAfee
7 1 (3.03%) VMware
7 1 (3.03%) AppSense
7 1 (3.03%) Crossbeam
7 1 (3.03%) TippingPoint
7 1 (3.03%) Riverbed
7 1 (3.03%) Infoblox
7 1 (3.03%) Citrix
7 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.03%) HP
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle
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