Period
to 11 July 2020

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 11 July 2020 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
11 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 54 88 106
Rank change year-on-year +34 +18 -27
Contract jobs citing LAN 11 23 15
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.60% 1.49% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.70% 12.64% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 15 5
Median daily rate £340 £270 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.93% -5.26% -18.57%
Scotland median daily rate £190 £273 £263
% change year-on-year -30.28% +3.81% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +29.63% -
Scotland median hourly rate £39.50 £17.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year +125.71% +11.11% -58.00%

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 94 182 192
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 13.70% 11.80% 10.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 103 100
Median daily rate £400 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +17.24% +2.11%
10th Percentile £198 £164 £205
90th Percentile £540 £575 £489
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £325
% change year-on-year - +30.77% -11.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 10
Median hourly rate £20.00 £23.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +70.37% -36.20%
10th Percentile £17.80 £16.08 £10.73
90th Percentile £26.40 £35.00 £36.30
Median hourly rate £35.00 £23.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year +48.94% +54.10% -53.79%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Glasgow

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing LAN in Glasgow.

Daily rate trend for LAN in Glasgow

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing LAN in Glasgow.

Hourly rate trend for LAN in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 11 July 2020, 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 11 (100.00%) WAN
2 7 (63.64%) Firewall
2 7 (63.64%) Network Security
3 6 (54.55%) DNS
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco
4 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
4 5 (45.45%) VPN
4 5 (45.45%) Juniper
4 5 (45.45%) Internet
4 5 (45.45%) MPLS
4 5 (45.45%) OSPF
4 5 (45.45%) BGP
4 5 (45.45%) EIGRP
4 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
5 4 (36.36%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (36.36%) xDSL
5 4 (36.36%) Unified Communications
5 4 (36.36%) Communications Security
5 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
5 4 (36.36%) BC Cleared
5 4 (36.36%) DSL
5 4 (36.36%) QA
5 4 (36.36%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (36.36%) TACACS
5 4 (36.36%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (36.36%) Process Management
5 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
5 4 (36.36%) Change Management
5 4 (36.36%) IPsec

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 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
1 1 (9.09%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) FileZilla
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) WAN
2 7 (63.64%) Firewall
2 7 (63.64%) Network Security
3 6 (54.55%) DNS
4 5 (45.45%) BGP
4 5 (45.45%) EIGRP
4 5 (45.45%) Internet
4 5 (45.45%) MPLS
4 5 (45.45%) OSPF
4 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
4 5 (45.45%) VPN
5 4 (36.36%) ADSL
5 4 (36.36%) DSL
5 4 (36.36%) Ethernet
5 4 (36.36%) IPsec
5 4 (36.36%) PPP
5 4 (36.36%) RIP
5 4 (36.36%) SNMP
5 4 (36.36%) TACACS
5 4 (36.36%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 3 (27.27%) Public Sector
3 1 (9.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) IT Support
2 2 (18.18%) IT Support Technician
2 2 (18.18%) IT Technician
2 2 (18.18%) Support Technician
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Build Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Data Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Build Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Security Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) LDAP
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Unix
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Change Management
1 4 (36.36%) Communications Security
1 4 (36.36%) Migration
1 4 (36.36%) Process Management
1 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
2 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
2 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) ITSM
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (9.09%) Release Management
3 1 (9.09%) Server Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) Perl
1 1 (9.09%) PHP
1 1 (9.09%) Python
1 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) BC Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (36.36%) CCDP
2 4 (36.36%) CCIP
2 4 (36.36%) CCNA
2 4 (36.36%) CCNP
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (18.18%) vSphere
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) Juniper
3 4 (36.36%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) Palo Alto
4 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
5 1 (9.09%) Aruba
5 1 (9.09%) Dell
5 1 (9.09%) F5
5 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
5 1 (9.09%) McAfee