Period
to 14 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for WAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WAN over the 6 months to 14 December 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.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 52 75
Rank change year-on-year -40 +23 +17
Contract jobs citing WAN 6 35 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.48% 3.06% 1.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.26% 17.50% 11.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 19 10
Glasgow median daily rate £338 £275 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.73% -18.52% -19.64%
10th Percentile £130 £167 £225
90th Percentile £435 £440 £391
Scotland median daily rate £350 £375 £360
% change year-on-year -6.67% +4.17% +8.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Glasgow median hourly rate - - £16.50
Scotland median hourly rate £44.50 £14.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +217.86% -15.15% -45.00%

WAN 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 141 200 218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 11.18% 17.47% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 103 102
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +4.62% -1.89%
10th Percentile £135 £200 £141
90th Percentile £550 £449 £463
Scotland median daily rate £368 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +8.09% -2.86% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 5
Glasgow median hourly rate £16.75 £46.50 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.98% +276.52% -29.43%
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £21.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year +17.65% +25.00% -43.33%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Glasgow

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WAN in Glasgow

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Glasgow over the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WAN in Glasgow

WAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WAN in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WAN 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 WAN.

1 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) Internet
2 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) Smartphone
3 2 (33.33%) SCCM
3 2 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) SDH
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 2 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Virtual Team Management
4 1 (16.67%) Virtual Team
4 1 (16.67%) Presales
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Telepresence
4 1 (16.67%) Converged Networks
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (16.67%) xDSL
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP
4 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) CCIE
4 1 (16.67%) CCNP
4 1 (16.67%) CCIP
4 1 (16.67%) CCDP

WAN
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 (66.67%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) SDH
3 2 (33.33%) Unified Communications
4 1 (16.67%) BGP
4 1 (16.67%) Converged Networks
4 1 (16.67%) DSL
4 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
4 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
4 1 (16.67%) IPsec
4 1 (16.67%) MPLS
4 1 (16.67%) OSPF
4 1 (16.67%) Telepresence
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP
4 1 (16.67%) VPLS
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) xDSL
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 2 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Network Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) WAN Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Smartphone
1 2 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) eTOM
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Presales
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Team Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCDP
1 1 (16.67%) CCIE
1 1 (16.67%) CCIP
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Nokia
2 1 (16.67%) Tandberg