The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 68 70 68
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing SAN 9 23 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.87% 1.36% 0.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.87% 16.79% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 4
Median daily rate £400 £369 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.47% -13.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £289 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £450 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £34.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-50.00% +23.63%
SAN
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
131 137 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.64% 8.10% 6.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 59 40
Median daily rate £350 £375 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £206 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £463 £584
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £11.79 £25.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.84% +108.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -8.67%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing SAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAN across the Edinburgh region.

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

SAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the Edinburgh region.

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SAN 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for SAN.

1 17 (60.71%) Windows
1 17 (60.71%) Finance
2 14 (50.00%) Migration
2 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (42.86%) Unix
4 11 (39.29%) Linux
4 11 (39.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
5 10 (35.71%) Windows Server
6 9 (32.14%) HP
6 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
6 9 (32.14%) Change Management
6 9 (32.14%) VMware
7 8 (28.57%) Solaris
7 8 (28.57%) Data Centre
8 7 (25.00%) Red Hat
8 7 (25.00%) AIX
8 7 (25.00%) HPUX
8 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
9 6 (21.43%) SRDF
9 6 (21.43%) NetBackup
9 6 (21.43%) Cisco
9 6 (21.43%) SQL
9 6 (21.43%) Oracle
10 5 (17.86%) LAN
10 5 (17.86%) Brocade
10 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (17.86%) NAS
10 5 (17.86%) Disclosure Scotland

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) IIS
2 2 (7.14%) JBoss
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.14%) Bluemix
1 2 (7.14%) IBM Cloud
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.14%) OpenShift
2 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) LAN
1 5 (17.86%) NAS
2 3 (10.71%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (10.71%) Unified Communications
2 3 (10.71%) WAN
3 2 (7.14%) DHCP
3 2 (7.14%) DNS
3 2 (7.14%) VoIP
3 2 (7.14%) VPN
3 2 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.57%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 17 (60.71%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Financial Institution
3 2 (7.14%) Law
4 1 (3.57%) Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Retail
4 1 (3.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Administrator
2 5 (17.86%) Project Manager
3 4 (14.29%) Data Centre Manager
3 4 (14.29%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
3 4 (14.29%) Data Centre Project Manager
3 4 (14.29%) Data Migration Manager
3 4 (14.29%) Data Migration Project Manager
3 4 (14.29%) Migration Manager
3 4 (14.29%) Migration Project Manager
3 4 (14.29%) Unix Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) Cisco Project Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Migration Specialist
4 3 (10.71%) NAS Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) NetApp Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) SAN Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) SAN Storage Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Server Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Storage Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Storage Specialist
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.14%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.57%) iPad
3 1 (3.57%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 17 (60.71%) Windows
2 12 (42.86%) Unix
3 11 (39.29%) Linux
3 11 (39.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (35.71%) Windows Server
5 8 (28.57%) Solaris
6 7 (25.00%) AIX
6 7 (25.00%) HPUX
6 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (10.71%) Data ONTAP
7 3 (10.71%) Windows 2000
7 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
9 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
9 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
9 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Migration
2 9 (32.14%) Change Management
3 4 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 4 (14.29%) ITIL
3 4 (14.29%) Patch Management
3 4 (14.29%) Project Management
4 3 (10.71%) BCP
4 3 (10.71%) Business Continuity Planning
4 3 (10.71%) Data Migration
5 2 (7.14%) Change Control
5 2 (7.14%) High Availability
5 2 (7.14%) Network Architecture
5 2 (7.14%) Network Design
5 2 (7.14%) Service Management
5 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.14%) Supplier Management
6 1 (3.57%) ETL
6 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.57%) Server Building
6 1 (3.57%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) HND
1 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (21.43%) SRDF
3 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 4 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (10.71%) NFS
6 2 (7.14%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (21.43%) NetBackup
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (10.71%) SCCM
3 3 (10.71%) SCOM
4 2 (7.14%) Hyperic
5 1 (3.57%) vRealize
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (32.14%) HP
2 9 (32.14%) VMware
3 7 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 6 (21.43%) Cisco
4 6 (21.43%) Oracle
5 5 (17.86%) Brocade
6 4 (14.29%) Citrix
6 4 (14.29%) Veritas
7 3 (10.71%) EMC
7 3 (10.71%) IBM
7 3 (10.71%) NetApp
8 1 (3.57%) Altiris
8 1 (3.57%) Apple
8 1 (3.57%) CA
8 1 (3.57%) RedGate
8 1 (3.57%) Symantec
8 1 (3.57%) Veeam