The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 66 64 34
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -30
Contract jobs citing SAN 27 15 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.61% 1.28% 3.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.37% 15.96% 34.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 13
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £218 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.67% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.48 £28.13 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.81% +25.00%
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
147 94 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.74% 7.99% 9.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 46 32
Average daily rate £350 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £158 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £650 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £12.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% -62.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing SAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAN.

1 25 (62.50%) VMware
2 20 (50.00%) Windows
2 20 (50.00%) EMC
3 19 (47.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (37.50%) ITIL
4 15 (37.50%) Cisco
5 14 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (32.50%) HP
6 13 (32.50%) Red Hat
7 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (30.00%) Oracle
7 12 (30.00%) Finance
8 11 (27.50%) Migration
8 11 (27.50%) Change Management
9 10 (25.00%) UNIX
10 9 (22.50%) vSphere
11 8 (20.00%) Puppet
11 8 (20.00%) Windows 7
11 8 (20.00%) Linux
11 8 (20.00%) Perl
11 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
11 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 8 (20.00%) Active Directory
12 7 (17.50%) Veritas
12 7 (17.50%) DNS
12 7 (17.50%) Solaris
12 7 (17.50%) LAN
12 7 (17.50%) SQL
12 7 (17.50%) MS Office

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing SAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (17.50%) JBoss
2 3 (7.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.00%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) MS Office
2 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (17.50%) DNS
2 7 (17.50%) LAN
3 6 (15.00%) DHCP
3 6 (15.00%) NAS
4 5 (12.50%) Firewall
4 5 (12.50%) WAN
5 3 (7.50%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (7.50%) Network Security
6 2 (5.00%) iSCSI
6 2 (5.00%) VoIP
6 2 (5.00%) WLAN
6 2 (5.00%) Internet
7 1 (2.50%) MPLS
7 1 (2.50%) LDAP
7 1 (2.50%) ADSL
7 1 (2.50%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (2.50%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.50%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Subversion
1 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Administrator
2 7 (17.50%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (15.00%) Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 4 (10.00%) Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Network Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Server Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Windows Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Cisco Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Data Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) UNIX Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Network Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Data Network Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Network Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Data Centre Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Network Support Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (7.50%) CLARiiON
4 2 (5.00%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.50%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (2.50%) Replication
5 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.50%) Clustering
5 1 (2.50%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 20 (50.00%) Windows
2 14 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (25.00%) UNIX
5 8 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 8 (20.00%) Linux
6 7 (17.50%) Solaris
6 7 (17.50%) AIX
7 6 (15.00%) HPUX
7 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (7.50%) Windows 2000
8 3 (7.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) ITIL
2 11 (27.50%) Change Management
2 11 (27.50%) Migration
3 3 (7.50%) Project Management
3 3 (7.50%) Patch Management
4 2 (5.00%) Service Management
4 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.50%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.50%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.50%) Time Management
5 1 (2.50%) Network Architecture
5 1 (2.50%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.50%) Demand Management
5 1 (2.50%) Transition Management
5 1 (2.50%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.50%) Coaching
5 1 (2.50%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) Perl
2 7 (17.50%) SQL
2 7 (17.50%) Python
3 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.00%) VBScript
5 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.50%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.00%) Degree
4 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.50%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (47.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (22.50%) vSphere
3 8 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (15.00%) VMware ESX
5 4 (10.00%) Hyper-V
5 4 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (10.00%) SRDF
6 3 (7.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (5.00%) VMware Server
8 1 (2.50%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (20.00%) Puppet
2 7 (17.50%) Red Hat Satellite
2 7 (17.50%) NetBackup
2 7 (17.50%) SCCM
3 4 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (10.00%) WSUS
4 3 (7.50%) Backup Exec
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (2.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (2.50%) SCOM
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 25 (62.50%) VMware
2 20 (50.00%) EMC
3 15 (37.50%) Cisco
4 13 (32.50%) Red Hat
4 13 (32.50%) HP
5 12 (30.00%) Oracle
6 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (17.50%) Veritas
8 6 (15.00%) Brocade
9 4 (10.00%) CommVault
10 3 (7.50%) Dell Compellent
10 3 (7.50%) Dell
11 2 (5.00%) IBM
12 1 (2.50%) Hitachi
12 1 (2.50%) NetApp
12 1 (2.50%) Fortinet
12 1 (2.50%) F5
12 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
12 1 (2.50%) Symantec
12 1 (2.50%) McAfee
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