Period
to 22 October 2018

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 6 months to 22 October 2018 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.

Local Area Network (LAN)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 89 66
Rank change year-on-year -7 -23 +21
Contract jobs citing LAN 17 9 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.01% 0.68% 2.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.18% 5.88% 16.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 16
Glasgow median daily rate £300 £155 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +93.55% -53.03% +29.41%
10th Percentile £177 £116 £193
90th Percentile £405 £350 £438
Scotland median daily rate £305 £325 £388
% change year-on-year -6.15% -16.13% +44.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £18.25 £14.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.86% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £18.25 £33.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -45.52% +139.29% -

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 152 153 170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 9.06% 11.48% 14.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 72 85
Glasgow median daily rate £338 £394 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +16.67% +8.87%
10th Percentile £122 £131 £213
90th Percentile £507 £550 £442
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +7.14% +2.94% +5.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £14.25 £16.75 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.93% -63.98% +276.52%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.73 £43.70
90th Percentile £19.50 £22.75 £49.30
Scotland median hourly rate £15.75 £30.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -48.36% -23.75% +212.50%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing LAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Glasgow over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LAN in Glasgow

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAN in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for LAN.

1 14 (82.35%) WAN
2 13 (76.47%) Cisco
3 10 (58.82%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (52.94%) CCNP
4 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
5 8 (47.06%) SC Cleared
5 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
5 8 (47.06%) Internet
5 8 (47.06%) Telecoms
6 7 (41.18%) DSL
6 7 (41.18%) VPN
6 7 (41.18%) CCNA
6 7 (41.18%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (35.29%) BC Cleared
7 6 (35.29%) xDSL
7 6 (35.29%) Ethernet
7 6 (35.29%) RIP
7 6 (35.29%) ADSL
7 6 (35.29%) ATM
7 6 (35.29%) EIGRP
7 6 (35.29%) MPLS
7 6 (35.29%) OSPF
7 6 (35.29%) BGP
7 6 (35.29%) Migration
8 5 (29.41%) Firewall
8 5 (29.41%) CheckPoint
8 5 (29.41%) Juniper
9 4 (23.53%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 4 (23.53%) Nortel
9 4 (23.53%) Active Directory

LAN
Co-occurring 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 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (82.35%) WAN
2 8 (47.06%) Internet
2 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
3 7 (41.18%) DSL
3 7 (41.18%) VPN
4 6 (35.29%) ADSL
4 6 (35.29%) ATM
4 6 (35.29%) BGP
4 6 (35.29%) EIGRP
4 6 (35.29%) Ethernet
4 6 (35.29%) MPLS
4 6 (35.29%) OSPF
4 6 (35.29%) RIP
4 6 (35.29%) xDSL
5 5 (29.41%) Firewall
6 4 (23.53%) DWDM
6 4 (23.53%) SDH
7 3 (17.65%) Network Security
7 3 (17.65%) Wireless
8 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
General
1 8 (47.06%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Network Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Network Support
3 3 (17.65%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Transmission Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) WAN Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) IT Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) IT Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) IT Support
5 1 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.88%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Android
2 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Migration
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Cryptography
3 2 (11.76%) Decision-Making
3 2 (11.76%) Escalation Management
3 2 (11.76%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (11.76%) Network Management
3 2 (11.76%) Proactive Management
3 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.76%) Service Management
4 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Fault Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (5.88%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (5.88%) Server Management
4 1 (5.88%) System Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (52.94%) CCNP
2 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
3 8 (47.06%) SC Cleared
4 7 (41.18%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (41.18%) CCNA
5 6 (35.29%) BC Cleared
6 2 (11.76%) CCIP
7 1 (5.88%) ACDT
7 1 (5.88%) ACHDS
7 1 (5.88%) ACTC
7 1 (5.88%) CCIE
7 1 (5.88%) CCIE Security
7 1 (5.88%) MCDST
7 1 (5.88%) MCP
7 1 (5.88%) MCSA
7 1 (5.88%) MCSE
7 1 (5.88%) MCSM
7 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (5.88%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) JSP 440
1 1 (5.88%) QA
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Cisco
2 5 (29.41%) CheckPoint
2 5 (29.41%) Juniper
3 4 (23.53%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 4 (23.53%) Nortel
4 3 (17.65%) F5
4 3 (17.65%) HP
4 3 (17.65%) McAfee
5 2 (11.76%) Ciena
5 2 (11.76%) Ericsson
5 2 (11.76%) Huawei
5 2 (11.76%) Riverbed
6 1 (5.88%) Apple
6 1 (5.88%) Avaya
6 1 (5.88%) Citrix
6 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle
6 1 (5.88%) Remedy