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 25 June 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.

Local Area Network (LAN)
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 66 65
Rank change year-on-year +11 -1  
Contract jobs citing LAN 12 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.84% 0.71% 0.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.65% 4.20% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 2
Median daily rate £359 £400 £228
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.25% +75.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £368 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £432 £254
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -9.61% +23.80%  

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 68 119 61
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 10.41% 17.00% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 58 23
Median daily rate £388 £339 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.39% +4.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £238 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 £43.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.86% +145.71%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +26.00%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Glasgow over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 25 June 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 15 (88.24%) WAN
2 12 (70.59%) Firewall
3 10 (58.82%) Windows
4 9 (52.94%) Cisco
5 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
6 6 (35.29%) CheckPoint
7 5 (29.41%) Unix
7 5 (29.41%) CISSP
7 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
7 5 (29.41%) Solaris
7 5 (29.41%) Java
7 5 (29.41%) Oracle
7 5 (29.41%) Web Services
7 5 (29.41%) VLAN
8 4 (23.53%) SCCM
8 4 (23.53%) F5
8 4 (23.53%) Wireless
8 4 (23.53%) Legal
8 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (23.53%) McAfee
9 3 (17.65%) BGP
9 3 (17.65%) EIGRP
9 3 (17.65%) OSPF
9 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
9 3 (17.65%) HP
9 3 (17.65%) CCNP
9 3 (17.65%) CCNA
9 3 (17.65%) VPN
9 3 (17.65%) Information Security
9 3 (17.65%) COBIT

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 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (88.24%) WAN
2 12 (70.59%) Firewall
3 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
4 5 (29.41%) VLAN
5 4 (23.53%) Wireless
6 3 (17.65%) BGP
6 3 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (17.65%) EIGRP
6 3 (17.65%) OSPF
6 3 (17.65%) VPN
7 2 (11.76%) Internet
8 1 (5.88%) BIG-IP
8 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (5.88%) SSL
8 1 (5.88%) TACACS
8 1 (5.88%) WLAN
General
1 4 (23.53%) Legal
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Law
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Network Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) Security Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support
4 2 (11.76%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) IT Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) IT Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) IT Support
5 1 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.88%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (5.88%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Solaris
2 5 (29.41%) Unix
3 2 (11.76%) Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Information Security
1 3 (17.65%) Process Improvement
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Chat Support
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
3 1 (5.88%) ITSM
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (5.88%) Network Design
3 1 (5.88%) Network Management
3 1 (5.88%) Service Management
3 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) CISSP
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (17.65%) CCNA
3 3 (17.65%) CCNP
4 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) CCDP
5 1 (5.88%) CCIE
5 1 (5.88%) CCIP
5 1 (5.88%) CCSA
5 1 (5.88%) CCSE
5 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (5.88%) Degree
5 1 (5.88%) HP ASE
5 1 (5.88%) HP MASE
5 1 (5.88%) JNCIA
5 1 (5.88%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) COBIT
1 3 (17.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 3 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco
2 6 (35.29%) CheckPoint
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 5 (29.41%) Oracle
4 4 (23.53%) F5
4 4 (23.53%) McAfee
5 3 (17.65%) HP
6 2 (11.76%) Fortinet
6 2 (11.76%) Riverbed
6 2 (11.76%) VMware
7 1 (5.88%) Aruba
7 1 (5.88%) Brocade
7 1 (5.88%) Intel
7 1 (5.88%) Juniper
7 1 (5.88%) ProCurve
7 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds