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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 69 81 61
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -20
Contract jobs citing SAN 4 10 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.47% 0.69% 1.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.40% 6.90% 19.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 9
Median daily rate £450 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £43.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year
-19.18% +29.32%

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
91 145 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.73% 10.03% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 55 46
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £52.00 - £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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
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 21 February 2017, 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 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (42.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (42.86%) SRDF
4 3 (42.86%) Change Control
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (42.86%) HP
4 3 (42.86%) Veritas
4 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
4 3 (42.86%) Unix
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) EMC
4 3 (42.86%) Banking
5 2 (28.57%) Citrix
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
6 1 (14.29%) vSphere
6 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
6 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (14.29%) DevOps

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 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) LDAP
2 1 (14.29%) Skype
2 1 (14.29%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Administrator
1 3 (42.86%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (42.86%) Unix Administrator
1 3 (42.86%) Unix Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Unix
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Server Building
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) SRDF
2 3 (42.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) vRealize
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) EMC
2 3 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 3 (42.86%) Veritas
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Dell
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle