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 3 months to 23 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.

Network Security
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 58 71
Contract jobs citing Network Security 0 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow - 1.85% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 11.02% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 1
Median daily rate - £343 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -31.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £360 £368
% change year-on-year +18.05% -2.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £43.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.13 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -2.16% -  

Network Security 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 70 118 60
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 10.56% 16.76% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 58 22
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 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
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 £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing Network Security as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 23 June 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 6 (75.00%) Perl
1 6 (75.00%) Unix
1 6 (75.00%) AIX
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
1 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
1 6 (75.00%) EMC
1 6 (75.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 6 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 6 (75.00%) Ansible
1 6 (75.00%) yum
2 4 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Law
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) CREST Certified
3 1 (12.50%) SANS
3 1 (12.50%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Information Assurance
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (12.50%) CISSP
3 1 (12.50%) GIAC
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development

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 6 (75.00%) Firewall
1 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
1 4 (50.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) AIX Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Designer
1 2 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Network Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Security Architect
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) AIX
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
1 6 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 6 (75.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Cryptography
2 1 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (12.50%) Information Assurance
2 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CEH
1 1 (12.50%) CISSP
1 1 (12.50%) CREST Certified
1 1 (12.50%) GIAC
1 1 (12.50%) SANS
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) Ansible
1 6 (75.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 6 (75.00%) yum
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) EMC
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) F5