Period
to 19 October 2018

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 19 October 2018 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 95 67
Rank change year-on-year -1 -28 +16
Contract jobs citing WAN 18 7 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.07% 0.52% 2.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.92% 4.64% 15.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 15
Glasgow median daily rate £313 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% - +15.38%
10th Percentile £227 £130 £191
90th Percentile £344 £365 £463
Scotland median daily rate £313 £325 £400
% change year-on-year -3.85% -18.75% +53.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £17.50 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £18.25 £37.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -51.33% +167.86% -

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 151 151 178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 8.98% 11.24% 14.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 71 89
Glasgow median daily rate £338 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.63% +17.65% +8.80%
10th Percentile £122 £130 £213
90th Percentile £507 £550 £439
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +7.14% +2.94% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £14.25 £16.75 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.93% -63.98% +276.52%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.73 £43.70
90th Percentile £19.50 £22.75 £49.30
Scotland median hourly rate £15.75 £30.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -48.36% -23.75% +223.89%

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 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 19 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for WAN.

1 14 (77.78%) LAN
2 13 (72.22%) Cisco
3 12 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 9 (50.00%) Internet
4 9 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 9 (50.00%) CCNP
4 9 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 8 (44.44%) MPLS
6 7 (38.89%) DSL
6 7 (38.89%) Firewall
6 7 (38.89%) CCNA
6 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
6 7 (38.89%) VPN
6 7 (38.89%) ADSL
6 7 (38.89%) Ethernet
6 7 (38.89%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (33.33%) BC Cleared
7 6 (33.33%) BGP
7 6 (33.33%) xDSL
7 6 (33.33%) RIP
7 6 (33.33%) ATM
7 6 (33.33%) Juniper
7 6 (33.33%) EIGRP
7 6 (33.33%) OSPF
7 6 (33.33%) Migration
8 5 (27.78%) F5
9 4 (22.22%) VLAN
9 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
9 4 (22.22%) DWDM

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 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (77.78%) LAN
2 9 (50.00%) Internet
3 8 (44.44%) MPLS
4 7 (38.89%) ADSL
4 7 (38.89%) DSL
4 7 (38.89%) Ethernet
4 7 (38.89%) Firewall
4 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
4 7 (38.89%) VPN
5 6 (33.33%) ATM
5 6 (33.33%) BGP
5 6 (33.33%) EIGRP
5 6 (33.33%) OSPF
5 6 (33.33%) RIP
5 6 (33.33%) xDSL
6 4 (22.22%) DWDM
6 4 (22.22%) SDH
6 4 (22.22%) VLAN
7 3 (16.67%) Network Security
8 2 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
General
1 9 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Network Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Network Support
3 3 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Transmission Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) WAN Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) IT Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Telecoms Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 2 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.56%) NHS
2 1 (5.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Android
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Migration
2 4 (22.22%) ITIL
3 3 (16.67%) Cryptography
4 2 (11.11%) Decision-Making
4 2 (11.11%) Escalation Management
4 2 (11.11%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (11.11%) Network Management
4 2 (11.11%) Network Virtualisation
4 2 (11.11%) Proactive Management
4 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.11%) Service Management
5 1 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (5.56%) Fault Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (5.56%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (5.56%) Resource Management
5 1 (5.56%) Supplier Relationship Management
5 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (50.00%) CCNP
2 9 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (38.89%) BPSS Clearance
3 7 (38.89%) CCNA
4 6 (33.33%) BC Cleared
5 2 (11.11%) CCIP
5 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
2 2 (11.11%) SLA
3 1 (5.56%) GDPR
3 1 (5.56%) JSP 440
3 1 (5.56%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) vSphere
2 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Cisco
2 6 (33.33%) Juniper
3 5 (27.78%) F5
4 4 (22.22%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
4 4 (22.22%) Nortel
5 3 (16.67%) McAfee
6 2 (11.11%) Ciena
6 2 (11.11%) Ericsson
6 2 (11.11%) HP
6 2 (11.11%) Huawei
6 2 (11.11%) Palo Alto
6 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.56%) Avaya
7 1 (5.56%) BT
7 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.56%) Openreach
7 1 (5.56%) Remedy
7 1 (5.56%) Riverbed
7 1 (5.56%) VMware