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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 62 55 33
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -22
Contract jobs citing SAN 22 20 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.49% 1.59% 3.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.06% 16.67% 22.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 7
Average daily rate
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£371 £329 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.92% -12.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £270 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £580 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
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
137 120 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.28% 9.57% 14.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 55 37
Average daily rate £375 £257 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.77% -6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £115 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £416 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £18.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% +28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 34 (53.97%) VMware
2 26 (41.27%) EMC
2 26 (41.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (38.10%) Windows
4 21 (33.33%) Migration
4 21 (33.33%) NAS
5 19 (30.16%) UNIX
6 17 (26.98%) Linux
7 16 (25.40%) Red Hat
7 16 (25.40%) SCCM
8 15 (23.81%) SQL
9 14 (22.22%) Oracle
9 14 (22.22%) Active Directory
9 14 (22.22%) HP
10 13 (20.63%) Solaris
10 13 (20.63%) Replication
11 12 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (17.46%) SCOM
12 11 (17.46%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (15.87%) Microsoft
13 10 (15.87%) DNS
13 10 (15.87%) ITIL
13 10 (15.87%) Change Management
13 10 (15.87%) Disaster Recovery
14 9 (14.29%) DHCP
14 9 (14.29%) Veritas
14 9 (14.29%) PowerShell
14 9 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
15 8 (12.70%) Enterprise Storage

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (6.35%) IIS
3 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.59%) Lync
4 1 (1.59%) JBoss
4 1 (1.59%) Apache
4 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Office
2 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 21 (33.33%) NAS
2 10 (15.87%) DNS
3 9 (14.29%) DHCP
4 7 (11.11%) WAN
4 7 (11.11%) LAN
5 6 (9.52%) Firewall
6 5 (7.94%) LDAP
7 4 (6.35%) TCP/IP
8 2 (3.17%) iSCSI
8 2 (3.17%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (3.17%) Kerberos
9 1 (1.59%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.59%) ADSL
9 1 (1.59%) VoIP
9 1 (1.59%) WLAN
9 1 (1.59%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (1.59%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.59%) SSH
9 1 (1.59%) Internet
9 1 (1.59%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.94%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.17%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.59%) Informix
3 1 (1.59%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (11.11%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Banking
3 1 (1.59%) Retail
3 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (17.46%) Consultant
2 8 (12.70%) Architect
2 8 (12.70%) Administrator
3 5 (7.94%) Operations Manager
3 5 (7.94%) Analyst
4 4 (6.35%) Technical Architect
4 4 (6.35%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (6.35%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (6.35%) UNIX Administrator
4 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 4 (6.35%) UNIX Support
4 4 (6.35%) Build Engineer
5 3 (4.76%) Senior UNIX Consultant
5 3 (4.76%) Senior UNIX Administrator
5 3 (4.76%) IT Operations Manager
5 3 (4.76%) Wintel Engineer
5 3 (4.76%) UNIX Consultant
5 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) .NET
1 1 (1.59%) Middleware
1 1 (1.59%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.63%) Replication
2 8 (12.70%) Enterprise Storage
3 5 (7.94%) Clustering
3 5 (7.94%) Mainframe
4 4 (6.35%) iPad
5 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.59%) NHS
7 1 (1.59%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.59%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 24 (38.10%) Windows
2 19 (30.16%) UNIX
3 17 (26.98%) Linux
4 13 (20.63%) Solaris
5 12 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (17.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (12.70%) AIX
8 7 (11.11%) Windows 7
9 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (9.52%) HPUX
10 4 (6.35%) Ubuntu
10 4 (6.35%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.33%) Migration
2 10 (15.87%) ITIL
2 10 (15.87%) Change Management
2 10 (15.87%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (9.52%) Business Continuity
3 6 (9.52%) Business Continuity Management
4 4 (6.35%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (6.35%) Service Management
5 3 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (4.76%) ITIL V3
6 2 (3.17%) ITIL V2
6 2 (3.17%) Change Control
6 2 (3.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.17%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (3.17%) Coaching
6 2 (3.17%) Project Management
6 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.17%) BCP
6 2 (3.17%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.59%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.81%) SQL
2 9 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.76%) C
4 1 (1.59%) Java
4 1 (1.59%) Perl
4 1 (1.59%) VBScript
4 1 (1.59%) Python
4 1 (1.59%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 7 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.94%) Degree
4 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.17%) OCP
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (3.17%) MCTS
5 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (3.17%) MCSE
5 2 (3.17%) CCNA
5 2 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (41.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 9 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (9.52%) VMware ESX
5 5 (7.94%) NFS
6 4 (6.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (6.35%) vSphere
7 2 (3.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (3.17%) Samba
8 1 (1.59%) Firmware
8 1 (1.59%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.59%) SRDF
8 1 (1.59%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 16 (25.40%) SCCM
2 11 (17.46%) SCOM
3 4 (6.35%) NetBackup
3 4 (6.35%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (6.35%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.59%) Legato
4 1 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.59%) WSUS
4 1 (1.59%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (1.59%) Puppet
4 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (1.59%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 34 (53.97%) VMware
2 26 (41.27%) EMC
3 16 (25.40%) Red Hat
4 14 (22.22%) HP
4 14 (22.22%) Oracle
5 10 (15.87%) Microsoft
6 9 (14.29%) Veritas
7 8 (12.70%) IBM
7 8 (12.70%) NetApp
8 6 (9.52%) Cisco
9 4 (6.35%) Apple
10 3 (4.76%) Brocade
10 3 (4.76%) Symantec
10 3 (4.76%) CommVault
10 3 (4.76%) Hitachi
10 3 (4.76%) Veeam
11 2 (3.17%) SolarWinds
11 2 (3.17%) 3PAR
11 2 (3.17%) F5
11 2 (3.17%) Sun
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