Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 80 86
Rank change year-on-year -23 +6 -6
Contract jobs citing LAN 15 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.86% 1.34% 1.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.43% 14.29% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 8
Glasgow median daily rate £293 £350 £371
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.43% -5.72% -25.75%
10th Percentile £231 £202 £229
90th Percentile £322 £400 £450
Scotland median daily rate £265 £350 £394
% change year-on-year -24.29% -11.11% +31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £13.50 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £16.00 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -57.33% -16.67% -10.00%

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 178 119 178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 10.15% 9.38% 13.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 56 88
Glasgow median daily rate £363 £355 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.97% +2.29%
10th Percentile £200 £160 £210
90th Percentile £491 £463 £438
Scotland median daily rate £325 £361 £350
% change year-on-year -10.03% +3.21% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £13.50 £25.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.00% -15.25% +76.12%
10th Percentile £10.73 £25.00 £17.80
90th Percentile £36.30 £25.00 £40.40
Scotland median hourly rate £15.38 £33.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -53.76% -16.88% +25.98%

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 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 18 July 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 13 (86.67%) Cisco
2 11 (73.33%) WAN
3 9 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
5 7 (46.67%) CCNP
5 7 (46.67%) CCNA
6 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
6 6 (40.00%) Telecoms
7 5 (33.33%) Firewall
7 5 (33.33%) DSL
7 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 5 (33.33%) VPN
8 4 (26.67%) Ethernet
8 4 (26.67%) RIP
8 4 (26.67%) ADSL
8 4 (26.67%) ATM
8 4 (26.67%) HP
8 4 (26.67%) Juniper
8 4 (26.67%) Internet
8 4 (26.67%) MPLS
8 4 (26.67%) OSPF
8 4 (26.67%) BGP
8 4 (26.67%) EIGRP
8 4 (26.67%) Wireless
8 4 (26.67%) Migration
8 4 (26.67%) BC Cleared
8 4 (26.67%) xDSL
8 4 (26.67%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (20.00%) McAfee
9 3 (20.00%) Driving Licence

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 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) WAN
2 5 (33.33%) DSL
2 5 (33.33%) Firewall
2 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (33.33%) VPN
3 4 (26.67%) ADSL
3 4 (26.67%) ATM
3 4 (26.67%) BGP
3 4 (26.67%) EIGRP
3 4 (26.67%) Ethernet
3 4 (26.67%) Internet
3 4 (26.67%) MPLS
3 4 (26.67%) OSPF
3 4 (26.67%) RIP
3 4 (26.67%) Wireless
3 4 (26.67%) xDSL
4 3 (20.00%) Network Security
4 3 (20.00%) WLAN
5 2 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
General
1 6 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Network Support
2 3 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Mitel Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Mitel Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) IT Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Messaging Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Network Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Transmission Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (13.33%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Cryptography
2 2 (13.33%) Decision-Making
2 2 (13.33%) Escalation Management
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (13.33%) Network Management
2 2 (13.33%) Proactive Management
2 2 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (13.33%) Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (6.67%) Fault Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (6.67%) Requirements Management
3 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.67%) System Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
3 7 (46.67%) CCNA
3 7 (46.67%) CCNP
4 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (26.67%) BC Cleared
5 4 (26.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) JSP 440
1 1 (6.67%) QA
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Cisco
2 4 (26.67%) HP
2 4 (26.67%) Juniper
3 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (20.00%) F5
3 3 (20.00%) McAfee
4 2 (13.33%) Mitel
5 1 (6.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (6.67%) Avaya
5 1 (6.67%) Ciena
5 1 (6.67%) Ericsson
5 1 (6.67%) Huawei
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.67%) Nortel
5 1 (6.67%) Remedy
5 1 (6.67%) Riverbed
5 1 (6.67%) VMware