Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 81 86
Rank change year-on-year -19 +5 -15
Contract jobs citing WAN 18 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.03% 1.26% 1.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.11% 13.45% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 8
Glasgow median daily rate £320 £359 £371
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.86% -3.30% -21.84%
10th Percentile £244 £239 £229
90th Percentile £398 £400 £450
Scotland median daily rate £275 £350 £378
% change year-on-year -21.43% -7.28% +12.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £13.50 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £13.50 £37.50 £41.75
% change year-on-year -64.00% -10.18% -

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 178 119 178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 10.15% 9.38% 13.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 56 88
Glasgow median daily rate £363 £355 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.97% +2.29%
10th Percentile £200 £160 £210
90th Percentile £491 £463 £438
Scotland median daily rate £325 £361 £350
% change year-on-year -10.03% +3.21% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £13.50 £25.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.00% -15.25% +76.12%
10th Percentile £10.73 £25.00 £17.80
90th Percentile £36.30 £25.00 £40.40
Scotland median hourly rate £15.38 £33.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -53.76% -16.88% +25.98%

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 18 July 2018.

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 18 July 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 11 (61.11%) LAN
1 11 (61.11%) Cisco
2 9 (50.00%) Firewall
2 9 (50.00%) Internet
2 9 (50.00%) MPLS
2 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (38.89%) Telecoms
3 7 (38.89%) CCNP
3 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (33.33%) Migration
5 5 (27.78%) DSL
5 5 (27.78%) CCNA
5 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
5 5 (27.78%) VPN
5 5 (27.78%) ADSL
5 5 (27.78%) Ethernet
5 5 (27.78%) QA
5 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
5 5 (27.78%) F5
6 4 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (22.22%) BC Cleared
6 4 (22.22%) xDSL
6 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
6 4 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (22.22%) VLAN
6 4 (22.22%) RIP
6 4 (22.22%) ATM
6 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
6 4 (22.22%) EIGRP

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%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) LAN
2 9 (50.00%) Firewall
2 9 (50.00%) Internet
2 9 (50.00%) MPLS
3 5 (27.78%) ADSL
3 5 (27.78%) DSL
3 5 (27.78%) Ethernet
3 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
3 5 (27.78%) VPN
4 4 (22.22%) ATM
4 4 (22.22%) BGP
4 4 (22.22%) EIGRP
4 4 (22.22%) OSPF
4 4 (22.22%) RIP
4 4 (22.22%) VLAN
4 4 (22.22%) xDSL
5 3 (16.67%) Network Security
6 2 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (38.89%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 3 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
2 3 (16.67%) IT Security Manager
2 3 (16.67%) IT Security Project Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Network Support
2 3 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Security Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Security Project Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.56%) IT Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.56%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Messaging Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Transmission Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Migration
2 4 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Cryptography
3 3 (16.67%) Data Loss Prevention
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 3 (16.67%) Proactive Management
3 3 (16.67%) Project Management
3 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 2 (11.11%) Decision-Making
4 2 (11.11%) Escalation Management
4 2 (11.11%) Network Virtualisation
4 2 (11.11%) People Management
4 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 2 (11.11%) Resource Allocation
4 2 (11.11%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 2 (11.11%) Scrum
4 2 (11.11%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (38.89%) CCNP
2 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (27.78%) CCNA
3 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
4 4 (22.22%) BC Cleared
4 4 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
5 2 (11.11%) PMP
6 1 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (5.56%) Degree
6 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) QA
2 2 (11.11%) PMO
2 2 (11.11%) SLA
3 1 (5.56%) GDPR
3 1 (5.56%) JSP 440
3 1 (5.56%) PMBOK
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) vSphere
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Cisco
2 5 (27.78%) F5
3 4 (22.22%) Juniper
4 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 3 (16.67%) McAfee
5 2 (11.11%) HP
5 2 (11.11%) IBM
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.11%) Palo Alto
5 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 2 (11.11%) VMware
6 1 (5.56%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (5.56%) Avaya
6 1 (5.56%) BT
6 1 (5.56%) Ciena
6 1 (5.56%) Ericsson
6 1 (5.56%) Huawei
6 1 (5.56%) Nortel
6 1 (5.56%) Openreach
6 1 (5.56%) Riverbed