Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 80 77
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3 -1
Contract jobs citing WAN 16 16 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.25% 1.22% 1.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.22% 8.60% 18.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 13
Glasgow median daily rate £359 £361 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.62% -27.75% +37.93%
Scotland median daily rate £363 £375 £306
% change year-on-year -3.33% +22.45% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £37.50 £41.75 -
% change year-on-year -10.18% - -

WAN 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 121 186 155
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 9.44% 14.23% 8.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 94 75
Glasgow median daily rate £355 £333 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.77% +2.31% -
10th Percentile £160 £210 £128
90th Percentile £465 £431 £500
Scotland median daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% -0.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Glasgow median hourly rate £25.00 £43.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.86% +156.72% -9.46%
Scotland median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £29.17
% change year-on-year -18.75% +37.13% +45.85%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 15 (93.75%) LAN
2 12 (75.00%) Firewall
3 9 (56.25%) Windows
4 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 8 (50.00%) Cisco
5 6 (37.50%) CheckPoint
6 5 (31.25%) CISSP
6 5 (31.25%) Unix
6 5 (31.25%) Solaris
6 5 (31.25%) Java
6 5 (31.25%) Oracle
6 5 (31.25%) Web Services
6 5 (31.25%) VLAN
7 4 (25.00%) F5
7 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 4 (25.00%) McAfee
7 4 (25.00%) Wireless
7 4 (25.00%) Legal
8 3 (18.75%) Information Security
8 3 (18.75%) BGP
8 3 (18.75%) EIGRP
8 3 (18.75%) CCNP
8 3 (18.75%) CCNA
8 3 (18.75%) VPN
8 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
8 3 (18.75%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (93.75%) LAN
2 12 (75.00%) Firewall
3 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (31.25%) VLAN
5 4 (25.00%) Wireless
6 3 (18.75%) BGP
6 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (18.75%) EIGRP
6 3 (18.75%) OSPF
6 3 (18.75%) VPN
7 2 (12.50%) Internet
8 1 (6.25%) BIG-IP
8 1 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (6.25%) PABX
8 1 (6.25%) Skype
8 1 (6.25%) SSL
8 1 (6.25%) TACACS
8 1 (6.25%) VoIP
8 1 (6.25%) WLAN
General
1 4 (25.00%) Legal
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Law
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Security Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) IT Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support
4 1 (6.25%) Office 365 Architect
4 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (6.25%) Replication
1 1 (6.25%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Solaris
2 5 (31.25%) Unix
3 2 (12.50%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Information Security
1 3 (18.75%) Process Improvement
2 2 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Chat Support
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) ITSM
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (6.25%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (6.25%) Network Design
3 1 (6.25%) Network Management
3 1 (6.25%) Service Management
3 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) CISSP
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (18.75%) CCNA
3 3 (18.75%) CCNP
4 1 (6.25%) CCDP
4 1 (6.25%) CCIE
4 1 (6.25%) CCIP
4 1 (6.25%) CCSA
4 1 (6.25%) CCSE
4 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) HP ASE
4 1 (6.25%) HP MASE
4 1 (6.25%) JNCIA
4 1 (6.25%) JNCIE
4 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) COBIT
1 3 (18.75%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) FortiGate
2 1 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Cisco
2 6 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle
4 4 (25.00%) F5
4 4 (25.00%) McAfee
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (12.50%) Fortinet
5 2 (12.50%) HP
5 2 (12.50%) Riverbed
5 2 (12.50%) VMware
6 1 (6.25%) Aruba
6 1 (6.25%) Brocade
6 1 (6.25%) Intel
6 1 (6.25%) Juniper
6 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds