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 3 months to 23 April 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 54 54
Rank change year-on-year +4 0  
Contract jobs citing WAN 12 5 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.07% 0.76% 2.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 4.90% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 9
Median daily rate £379 £363 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% -27.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +7.58% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.25 £21.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -32.14% -19.23%  

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 60 102 81
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 10.33% 15.48% 9.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 48 49
Median daily rate £368 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.66% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £400 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +4.82% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £68.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.95 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -31.57% +16.66%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

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 3 months to 23 April 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 April 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 18 (64.29%) Firewall
2 17 (60.71%) LAN
3 11 (39.29%) Cisco
4 10 (35.71%) Windows
5 8 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 8 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (25.00%) Skype for Business
6 7 (25.00%) Office 365
6 7 (25.00%) Skype
6 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 7 (25.00%) Migration
7 6 (21.43%) CheckPoint
8 5 (17.86%) Finance
8 5 (17.86%) Law
8 5 (17.86%) Wireless
8 5 (17.86%) Solaris
8 5 (17.86%) Unix
8 5 (17.86%) Java
8 5 (17.86%) Oracle
8 5 (17.86%) Web Services
8 5 (17.86%) CISSP
8 5 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (17.86%) F5
8 5 (17.86%) Software Testing
8 5 (17.86%) VLAN
8 5 (17.86%) Riverbed
9 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (14.29%) Replication

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 8 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 7 (25.00%) Skype for Business
3 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.00%) Office 365
2 4 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (10.71%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 18 (64.29%) Firewall
2 17 (60.71%) LAN
3 7 (25.00%) Skype
3 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (17.86%) VLAN
4 5 (17.86%) Wireless
5 4 (14.29%) PABX
5 4 (14.29%) VoIP
6 3 (10.71%) BGP
6 3 (10.71%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (10.71%) EIGRP
6 3 (10.71%) OSPF
6 3 (10.71%) SAN
6 3 (10.71%) VPN
7 2 (7.14%) BIG-IP
7 2 (7.14%) DHCP
7 2 (7.14%) DNS
7 2 (7.14%) Unified Communications
8 1 (3.57%) SSL
8 1 (3.57%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
1 5 (17.86%) Law
2 4 (14.29%) Legal
3 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Network Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Architect
4 5 (17.86%) Security Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Technical Architect
5 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Office 365 Architect
7 2 (7.14%) Build Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Firewall Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) IP Network Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) IT Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) IT Security Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Migration Specialist
8 1 (3.57%) Network Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (3.57%) Office 365 Specialist
8 1 (3.57%) Switch Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Windows Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Replication
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Windows
2 5 (17.86%) Solaris
2 5 (17.86%) Unix
3 3 (10.71%) Linux
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.57%) CentOS
4 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Migration
2 5 (17.86%) Software Testing
3 4 (14.29%) ITIL
3 4 (14.29%) ITSM
3 4 (14.29%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 4 (14.29%) Service Management
4 3 (10.71%) Information Security
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 3 (10.71%) Process Improvement
4 3 (10.71%) Supplier Management
5 2 (7.14%) Information Assurance
5 2 (7.14%) Network Design
5 2 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.57%) Network Management
6 1 (3.57%) TOGAF
6 1 (3.57%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (17.86%) CISSP
2 4 (14.29%) CCNP
2 4 (14.29%) MCSA
2 4 (14.29%) MCSE
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (10.71%) CCNA
3 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
4 2 (7.14%) Degree
4 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) CCDP
5 1 (3.57%) CCIE
5 1 (3.57%) CCIP
5 1 (3.57%) CCSE
5 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) HP ASE
5 1 (3.57%) HP MASE
5 1 (3.57%) ISEB
5 1 (3.57%) JNCIA
5 1 (3.57%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) COBIT
1 3 (10.71%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 3 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (7.14%) SnapMirror
2 2 (7.14%) vCenter Server
2 2 (7.14%) WSUS
3 1 (3.57%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Cisco
2 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (21.43%) CheckPoint
4 5 (17.86%) F5
4 5 (17.86%) Oracle
4 5 (17.86%) Riverbed
5 4 (14.29%) HP
5 4 (14.29%) VMware
6 3 (10.71%) Intel Security
7 2 (7.14%) Aruba
7 2 (7.14%) Avaya
7 2 (7.14%) Dell
7 2 (7.14%) Fortinet
7 2 (7.14%) Juniper
7 2 (7.14%) NetApp
7 2 (7.14%) Palo Alto
7 2 (7.14%) Veeam
7 2 (7.14%) WatchGuard
8 1 (3.57%) Brocade
8 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
Glasgow Area
Spier Consulting Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
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