Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 56 71
Rank change year-on-year -40 +15 +3
Contract jobs citing LAN 11 28 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.78% 2.62% 1.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.33% 16.67% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 12
Glasgow median daily rate £363 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% -6.67% -25.00%
10th Percentile £264 £213 £168
90th Percentile £440 £400 £457
Scotland median daily rate £300 £325 £390
% change year-on-year -7.69% -16.67% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £13.50 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £16.00 £55.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year -70.91% +25.00% +46.67%

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 150 168 220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 10.66% 15.75% 16.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 96 110
Glasgow median daily rate £365 £350 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +6.87% -6.16%
10th Percentile £205 £163 £150
90th Percentile £444 £465 £438
Scotland median daily rate £345 £363 £365
% change year-on-year -4.83% -0.68% +7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £20.00 £17.32 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.47% +6.58% -76.10%
10th Percentile £11.40 £17.32 £15.08
90th Percentile £42.80 £36.35 £17.23
Scotland median hourly rate £15.50 £22.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year -31.87% -39.33% +19.05%

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 19 April 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 19 April 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 7 (63.64%) WAN
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco
3 4 (36.36%) CCNA
3 4 (36.36%) HP
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (27.27%) Juniper
4 3 (27.27%) WLAN
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (27.27%) Wireless
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 3 (27.27%) Mitel
4 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) Driving Licence
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
5 2 (18.18%) Proactive Monitoring
5 2 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
5 2 (18.18%) IBM XIV
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (18.18%) Change Control
5 2 (18.18%) Capacity Management
5 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (18.18%) Resource Management

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 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) WAN
2 3 (27.27%) Wireless
2 3 (27.27%) WLAN
3 2 (18.18%) SAN
4 1 (9.09%) ADSL
4 1 (9.09%) ATM
4 1 (9.09%) BGP
4 1 (9.09%) DSL
4 1 (9.09%) EIGRP
4 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
4 1 (9.09%) Internet
4 1 (9.09%) MPLS
4 1 (9.09%) OSPF
4 1 (9.09%) RIP
4 1 (9.09%) SDH
4 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
4 1 (9.09%) VLAN
4 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (9.09%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Mitel Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Senior Mitel Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) SAN Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) SAN Storage Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Storage Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Messaging Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Network Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) WAN Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Driving Licence
2 2 (18.18%) IBM XIV
2 2 (18.18%) Replication
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
3 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) AIX
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Solaris
1 2 (18.18%) SUSE
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
1 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
2 2 (18.18%) Capacity Management
2 2 (18.18%) Change Control
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (18.18%) Proactive Monitoring
2 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
2 2 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Resource Management
2 2 (18.18%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 2 (18.18%) Service Management
2 2 (18.18%) Supplier Management
3 1 (9.09%) eTOM
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Requirements Management
3 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) CCNA
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) HND
3 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) BC Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (9.09%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 2 (18.18%) Firmware
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) HP
3 3 (27.27%) Juniper
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Mitel
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) Brocade
4 2 (18.18%) IBM