Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Network Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Network Security over the 6 months to 24 November 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.

Network Security
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 74 95
Rank change year-on-year -17 +21 +4
Contract jobs citing Network Security 5 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.38% 1.16% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.36% 7.30% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £413 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +37.27% -27.15%
Scotland median daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% +15.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - £43.00 -
Scotland median hourly rate £44.00 £43.00 -
% change year-on-year +2.33% - -

Network Security 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 149 178 208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 11.47% 15.94% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 100 91
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £339 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.08% +4.23% -4.06%
10th Percentile £144 £200 £150
90th Percentile £550 £438 £463
Scotland median daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year +6.62% +1.49% +3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 6
Glasgow median hourly rate £16.75 £46.50 £14.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.98% +228.04% -58.00%
10th Percentile £10.73 £43.70 £12.35
90th Percentile £22.75 £49.30 £17.75
Scotland median hourly rate £28.13 £38.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year -26.95% +123.19% -42.50%

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in Glasgow

Network Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Network Security in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Security in Glasgow

Network Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Security in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Network Security 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 Network Security.

1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Virtual Servers
2 4 (80.00%) Analytical Thinking
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) CCNP
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (80.00%) OSPF
2 4 (80.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Wireshark
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (80.00%) tcpdump
2 4 (80.00%) F5
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (80.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (60.00%) Law
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management

Network Security
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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (80.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) OSPF
1 4 (80.00%) tcpdump
1 4 (80.00%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Network Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Services Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Implementation Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Implementation Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Project Implementation Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Thinking
1 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CCNP
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat