The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for LAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 48 46 52
Rank change year-on-year -2 +6  
Contract jobs citing LAN 4 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.78% 1.76% 1.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.70% 13.16% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 9
Median daily rate £320 £380 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.78% -24.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £352 £348
% change year-on-year +0.14% +1.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.33 £21.25 £22.00
% change year-on-year -27.88% -3.40%  

LAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 46 76 100
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 8.97% 13.36% 12.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 42 56
Median daily rate £319 £288 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.86% -34.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £421 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 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 £22.85 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.24% +34.54%  

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing LAN as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Glasgow

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing LAN in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for LAN in Glasgow

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LAN in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAN in Glasgow

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing LAN 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 LAN.

1 18 (64.29%) Cisco
2 16 (57.14%) WAN
3 12 (42.86%) Telecoms
4 10 (35.71%) Firewall
4 10 (35.71%) Project Management
4 10 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (32.14%) Business Transformation
5 9 (32.14%) DNA
5 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (28.57%) ITIL
7 6 (21.43%) ITSM
7 6 (21.43%) Service Management
7 6 (21.43%) CCNP
7 6 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
8 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
8 5 (17.86%) Degree
8 5 (17.86%) Data Centre
9 4 (14.29%) Wireless
9 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
9 4 (14.29%) Windows
10 3 (10.71%) Finance
10 3 (10.71%) Law
10 3 (10.71%) Asset Management
10 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
10 3 (10.71%) HP
10 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
10 3 (10.71%) F5
10 3 (10.71%) Cisco IOS

LAN
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:

Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (57.14%) WAN
2 10 (35.71%) Firewall
3 4 (14.29%) Wireless
4 3 (10.71%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
4 3 (10.71%) VLAN
5 2 (7.14%) BGP
5 2 (7.14%) BIG-IP
5 2 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (7.14%) EIGRP
5 2 (7.14%) H.323
5 2 (7.14%) Network Security
5 2 (7.14%) OSPF
5 2 (7.14%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (7.14%) VoIP
6 1 (3.57%) IP Telephony
6 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
General
1 12 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Network Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Cabling Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Build Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Architect
4 3 (10.71%) LAN Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Security Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Service Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Designer
6 1 (3.57%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Network Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) JSON
1 1 (3.57%) Web Services
1 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.86%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.14%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.57%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.57%) Solaris
3 1 (3.57%) Unix
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Project Management
2 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (32.14%) Business Transformation
2 9 (32.14%) DNA
3 8 (28.57%) ITIL
4 6 (21.43%) ITSM
4 6 (21.43%) Service Management
5 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (10.71%) Asset Management
6 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
6 3 (10.71%) Software Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 2 (7.14%) Network Design
8 1 (3.57%) Application Packaging
8 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.57%) Change Control
8 1 (3.57%) ITIL V3
8 1 (3.57%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) CCNP
1 6 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.86%) Degree
2 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) CCNA
3 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) CCDP
4 1 (3.57%) CCIE
4 1 (3.57%) CCIP
4 1 (3.57%) CCSA
4 1 (3.57%) CCSE
4 1 (3.57%) CISSP
4 1 (3.57%) HP ASE
4 1 (3.57%) HP MASE
4 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.57%) JNCIA
4 1 (3.57%) JNCIE
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 18 (64.29%) Cisco
2 3 (10.71%) F5
2 3 (10.71%) HP
3 2 (7.14%) Aruba
3 2 (7.14%) CheckPoint
3 2 (7.14%) Juniper
3 2 (7.14%) Riverbed
4 1 (3.57%) Fortinet
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) ProCurve
4 1 (3.57%) SAP
4 1 (3.57%) Symantec