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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 44 48 53
Rank change year-on-year +4 +5  
Contract jobs citing Network Security 8 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.53% 1.04% 1.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 8.00% 15.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 9
Median daily rate £400 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -20.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £68.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £33.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -28.88% +12.50%  

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 48 75 98
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 9.18% 13.04% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 42 57
Median daily rate £338 £288 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.39% -34.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £421 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £17.32 £16.00 £68.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.25% -76.47%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.17
% change year-on-year -39.18% +26.84%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Security in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Security in Glasgow

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 18 (90.00%) Firewall
2 12 (60.00%) Perl
2 12 (60.00%) Unix
2 12 (60.00%) Linux
2 12 (60.00%) AIX
2 12 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 9 (45.00%) Finance
4 8 (40.00%) Mathematics
5 6 (30.00%) VMware
5 6 (30.00%) Korn
5 6 (30.00%) IBM
5 6 (30.00%) EMC
5 6 (30.00%) Bash Shell
5 6 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (30.00%) EMC NetWorker
5 6 (30.00%) yum
5 6 (30.00%) PowerHA
5 6 (30.00%) Ansible
6 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Law
6 4 (20.00%) Publishing
6 4 (20.00%) Business Continuity
6 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
6 4 (20.00%) Symantec
6 4 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (20.00%) BCP
6 4 (20.00%) C#
6 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 4 (20.00%) Solaris
6 4 (20.00%) Windows

Network Security
Top Related 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 18 (90.00%) Firewall
2 12 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (10.00%) BGP
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (10.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (10.00%) H.323
4 2 (10.00%) LAN
4 2 (10.00%) OSPF
4 2 (10.00%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (10.00%) VLAN
4 2 (10.00%) VoIP
4 2 (10.00%) WAN
4 2 (10.00%) Wireless
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco PIX
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Law
2 4 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) AIX Engineer
1 7 (35.00%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Security Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Unix Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Unix Systems Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Designer
5 2 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Unix Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Unix Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Network Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (10.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.00%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (5.00%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) AIX
1 12 (60.00%) Linux
1 12 (60.00%) Unix
2 6 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (20.00%) Solaris
3 4 (20.00%) Windows
3 4 (20.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (20.00%) BCP
2 4 (20.00%) Business Continuity
2 4 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) Cryptography
5 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (5.00%) Information Assurance
5 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.00%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) Perl
2 6 (30.00%) Bash Shell
2 6 (30.00%) Korn
3 4 (20.00%) C#
3 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) CCNA
2 2 (10.00%) CCNP
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) CEH
3 1 (5.00%) CISSP
3 1 (5.00%) CREST Certified
3 1 (5.00%) GIAC
3 1 (5.00%) SANS
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) PowerHA
2 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Ansible
1 6 (30.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 6 (30.00%) yum
2 4 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) EMC
1 6 (30.00%) IBM
1 6 (30.00%) VMware
2 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (20.00%) Symantec
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco
4 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.00%) F5