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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 80 70 57
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -13
Contract jobs citing SAN 16 18 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.13% 1.27% 2.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.21% 12.41% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 14
Median daily rate £387 £340 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.82% -12.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £243 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £383 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £32.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+20.31% +52.38%
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
131 145 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.29% 10.20% 11.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 52 77
Median daily rate £375 £340 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -11.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £144 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £327
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 8
Median hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +90.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +30.00%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 16 (61.54%) AIX
2 14 (53.85%) Linux
2 14 (53.85%) Finance
2 14 (53.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 13 (50.00%) Windows
4 11 (42.31%) Unix
4 11 (42.31%) Solaris
4 11 (42.31%) Change Management
4 11 (42.31%) Migration
4 11 (42.31%) EMC NetWorker
5 10 (38.46%) HPUX
6 9 (34.62%) HP
6 9 (34.62%) NetBackup
6 9 (34.62%) SRDF
7 8 (30.77%) Oracle
8 7 (26.92%) EMC
8 7 (26.92%) VMware
8 7 (26.92%) Veritas
8 7 (26.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 7 (26.92%) Patch Management
8 7 (26.92%) Windows Server
9 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (23.08%) Shell Script
9 6 (23.08%) Oracle RMAN
10 5 (19.23%) Project Management
10 5 (19.23%) IBM
10 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (15.38%) SCCM
11 4 (15.38%) Degree

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 2 (7.69%) JBoss
1 2 (7.69%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) MQSeries
2 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.85%) Bluemix
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.85%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) DHCP
1 3 (11.54%) DNS
2 2 (7.69%) Firewall
2 2 (7.69%) LAN
2 2 (7.69%) LDAP
2 2 (7.69%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.69%) VPN
2 2 (7.69%) WAN
3 1 (3.85%) BGP
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (3.85%) EIGRP
3 1 (3.85%) NAS
3 1 (3.85%) OSPF
3 1 (3.85%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (3.85%) VLAN
3 1 (3.85%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Informix
2 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
General
1 14 (53.85%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Consultant
2 8 (30.77%) Administrator
3 6 (23.08%) Unix Administrator
4 4 (15.38%) AIX Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) Storage Specialist
5 3 (11.54%) Migration Specialist
5 3 (11.54%) Server Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Solaris Administrator
5 3 (11.54%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Specialist
6 2 (7.69%) Build Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) EMC Storage Administrator
6 2 (7.69%) HP Storage Administrator
6 2 (7.69%) HPUX Systems Administrator
6 2 (7.69%) Server Administrator
6 2 (7.69%) Solaris Systems Administrator
6 2 (7.69%) Storage Administrator
6 2 (7.69%) Storage Systems Administrator
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (3.85%) LAMP
1 1 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) LPAR
2 3 (11.54%) Private Cloud
3 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (61.54%) AIX
2 14 (53.85%) Linux
2 14 (53.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (50.00%) Windows
4 11 (42.31%) Solaris
4 11 (42.31%) Unix
5 10 (38.46%) HPUX
6 7 (26.92%) Windows Server
7 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (11.54%) Windows 2000
8 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Change Management
1 11 (42.31%) Migration
2 7 (26.92%) Patch Management
3 5 (19.23%) Project Management
4 3 (11.54%) DevOps
4 3 (11.54%) Server Building
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (7.69%) Kanban
5 2 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (7.69%) Re-Platforming
5 2 (7.69%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (3.85%) High Availability
6 1 (3.85%) ITIL
6 1 (3.85%) Network Design
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) Shell Script
2 3 (11.54%) Perl
3 2 (7.69%) SQL
4 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) CCNP
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) QA
2 2 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) SRDF
2 7 (26.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
4 4 (15.38%) PowerHA
5 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (42.31%) EMC NetWorker
2 9 (34.62%) NetBackup
3 6 (23.08%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (15.38%) SCCM
5 2 (7.69%) SCOM
6 1 (3.85%) Puppet
6 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 9 (34.62%) HP
3 8 (30.77%) Oracle
4 7 (26.92%) EMC
4 7 (26.92%) Veritas
4 7 (26.92%) VMware
5 5 (19.23%) IBM
6 4 (15.38%) Citrix
7 3 (11.54%) Cisco
7 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
8 2 (7.69%) Veeam
9 1 (3.85%) Ab Initio
9 1 (3.85%) Altiris
9 1 (3.85%) Brocade
9 1 (3.85%) CA
9 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
9 1 (3.85%) Sun
9 1 (3.85%) Symantec