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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 67 41 34
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -7
Contract jobs citing SAN 9 32 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.76% 2.80% 2.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.25% 25.81% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 7
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £285 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £21.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £20.79
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +20.27%
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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
80 124 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.71% 10.86% 10.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 40 42
Average daily rate £265 £400 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.75% +63.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £200 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £17.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.80 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £32.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014, 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 28 (70.00%) Windows
2 27 (67.50%) Linux
3 23 (57.50%) UNIX
4 22 (55.00%) VMware
5 20 (50.00%) EMC
6 18 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
8 15 (37.50%) Red Hat
8 15 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (35.00%) VMware ESXi
9 14 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (32.50%) Finance
10 13 (32.50%) Active Directory
10 13 (32.50%) AIX
11 11 (27.50%) HP
12 10 (25.00%) IBM
12 10 (25.00%) Hyper-V
13 9 (22.50%) NAS
13 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (22.50%) WebSphere
13 9 (22.50%) Oracle
13 9 (22.50%) DB2
14 8 (20.00%) Mainframe
14 8 (20.00%) zOS
14 8 (20.00%) CICS
14 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (20.00%) Replication
14 8 (20.00%) SRDF
14 8 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
15 7 (17.50%) Banking

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 9 (22.50%) WebSphere
2 8 (20.00%) CICS
3 5 (12.50%) MS Exchange
4 4 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (7.50%) IIS
6 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.50%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (2.50%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) MS Office
2 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (22.50%) NAS
2 7 (17.50%) DNS
3 6 (15.00%) DHCP
4 5 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 4 (10.00%) Firewall
6 3 (7.50%) Network Security
7 2 (5.00%) Connectrix
8 1 (2.50%) SSH
8 1 (2.50%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.50%) MPLS
8 1 (2.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) DB2
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 13 (32.50%) Finance
2 7 (17.50%) Banking
3 4 (10.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.00%) Marketing
5 1 (2.50%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Administrator
2 9 (22.50%) Designer
3 8 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (15.00%) Consultant
4 6 (15.00%) Infrastructure Designer
5 4 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (10.00%) Solutions Designer
6 3 (7.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (7.50%) Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) VMware Specialist
7 2 (5.00%) Wintel Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) VMWare Administrator
7 2 (5.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.00%) UNIX Administrator
8 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Server Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Storage Consultant
8 1 (2.50%) UNIX Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) IT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) Middleware
2 1 (2.50%) J2EE
2 1 (2.50%) Flash
2 1 (2.50%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Mainframe
1 8 (20.00%) Replication
1 8 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (7.50%) EqualLogic
3 2 (5.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.00%) CLARiiON
3 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (70.00%) Windows
2 27 (67.50%) Linux
3 23 (57.50%) UNIX
4 15 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (32.50%) AIX
7 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (20.00%) zOS
8 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (17.50%) SUSE
10 5 (12.50%) Windows XP
11 4 (10.00%) Ubuntu
11 4 (10.00%) Windows 7
12 1 (2.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.00%) ITIL
2 4 (10.00%) Network Design
3 3 (7.50%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (5.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (5.00%) Project Management
5 1 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.50%) Line Management
5 1 (2.50%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) Korn
2 2 (5.00%) Perl
2 2 (5.00%) C-shell
3 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
1 2 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) COBIT
1 4 (10.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (35.00%) VMware ESXi
3 13 (32.50%) Active Directory
4 10 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 8 (20.00%) SRDF
6 6 (15.00%) vSphere
7 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (10.00%) SCCM
3 3 (7.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (7.50%) NetBackup
3 3 (7.50%) WSUS
4 2 (5.00%) Backup Exec
4 2 (5.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (5.00%) SCOM
4 2 (5.00%) nmon
5 1 (2.50%) ARCserve
5 1 (2.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (2.50%) Legato
Vendors
1 22 (55.00%) VMware
2 20 (50.00%) EMC
3 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 15 (37.50%) Red Hat
5 11 (27.50%) HP
6 10 (25.00%) IBM
7 9 (22.50%) Oracle
8 6 (15.00%) Symantec
9 5 (12.50%) Brocade
10 4 (10.00%) Dell
10 4 (10.00%) CommVault
10 4 (10.00%) NetApp
11 3 (7.50%) Cisco
12 2 (5.00%) JBoss
12 2 (5.00%) Veritas
13 1 (2.50%) TIBCO
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