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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 60 58 37
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -21
Contract jobs citing SAN 21 19 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.53% 1.54% 2.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.07% 17.76% 16.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 6
Average daily rate
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£369 £333 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.90% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £294 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £473 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.75% +6.66%
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
123 107 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.94% 8.69% 17.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 44 44
Average daily rate £350 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £129 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Average hourly rate £28.50 £18.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% +28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 27 (49.09%) VMware
2 24 (43.64%) EMC
3 22 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (38.18%) Windows
4 21 (38.18%) NAS
5 20 (36.36%) Migration
6 18 (32.73%) UNIX
7 17 (30.91%) Linux
8 16 (29.09%) Red Hat
9 14 (25.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (25.45%) SCCM
10 13 (23.64%) Solaris
11 12 (21.82%) HP
11 12 (21.82%) Replication
12 11 (20.00%) SCOM
12 11 (20.00%) Active Directory
12 11 (20.00%) Veritas
12 11 (20.00%) SQL
12 11 (20.00%) Oracle
13 10 (18.18%) IBM
13 10 (18.18%) Change Management
13 10 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
14 9 (16.36%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (14.55%) Enterprise Storage
15 8 (14.55%) VMware ESXi
15 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2003
15 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
15 8 (14.55%) DNS
15 8 (14.55%) PowerShell
16 7 (12.73%) Finance

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (12.73%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (7.27%) IIS
3 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.82%) JBoss
4 1 (1.82%) Apache
4 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 21 (38.18%) NAS
2 8 (14.55%) DNS
3 5 (9.09%) LDAP
3 5 (9.09%) DHCP
3 5 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 4 (7.27%) Firewall
5 3 (5.45%) SSH
5 3 (5.45%) LAN
5 3 (5.45%) WAN
6 1 (1.82%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.82%) Informix
2 1 (1.82%) Data Mining
General
1 7 (12.73%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Retail
3 1 (1.82%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (18.18%) Consultant
2 9 (16.36%) Architect
3 8 (14.55%) Administrator
4 5 (9.09%) Operations Manager
5 4 (7.27%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) UNIX Administrator
5 4 (7.27%) Technical Architect
5 4 (7.27%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 4 (7.27%) UNIX Support
5 4 (7.27%) Designer
5 4 (7.27%) Build Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) UNIX Consultant
6 3 (5.45%) IT Operations Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Senior UNIX Consultant
6 3 (5.45%) Senior UNIX Administrator
6 3 (5.45%) Server Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) .NET
1 1 (1.82%) Middleware
1 1 (1.82%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.82%) Replication
2 8 (14.55%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (7.27%) Mainframe
3 4 (7.27%) Clustering
3 4 (7.27%) iPad
4 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.82%) NHS
5 1 (1.82%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.82%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 21 (38.18%) Windows
2 18 (32.73%) UNIX
3 17 (30.91%) Linux
4 14 (25.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (23.64%) Solaris
6 9 (16.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (12.73%) AIX
9 6 (10.91%) HPUX
10 5 (9.09%) Windows 7
10 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (7.27%) Ubuntu
11 4 (7.27%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (36.36%) Migration
2 10 (18.18%) Change Management
2 10 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (10.91%) Business Continuity
3 6 (10.91%) Business Continuity Management
4 4 (7.27%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (7.27%) ITIL
5 3 (5.45%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (3.64%) Coaching
6 2 (3.64%) ITIL V3
6 2 (3.64%) ITIL V2
6 2 (3.64%) Change Control
6 2 (3.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.64%) BCP
7 1 (1.82%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.82%) SOA
7 1 (1.82%) Zachman Framework
7 1 (1.82%) TOGAF
7 1 (1.82%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.00%) SQL
2 8 (14.55%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.64%) C
4 1 (1.82%) Java
4 1 (1.82%) Perl
4 1 (1.82%) Python
4 1 (1.82%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.45%) VCP4
2 3 (5.45%) Degree
3 2 (3.64%) MCSE
3 2 (3.64%) CCNA
3 2 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.64%) MCTS
System Software
1 22 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (14.55%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (7.27%) VMware ESX
4 4 (7.27%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (7.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (3.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (3.64%) NFS
6 1 (1.82%) vCloud
6 1 (1.82%) SRDF
6 1 (1.82%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (25.45%) SCCM
2 11 (20.00%) SCOM
3 3 (5.45%) NetBackup
3 3 (5.45%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 2 (3.64%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.82%) Legato
5 1 (1.82%) Puppet
5 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 27 (49.09%) VMware
2 24 (43.64%) EMC
3 16 (29.09%) Red Hat
4 12 (21.82%) HP
5 11 (20.00%) Oracle
5 11 (20.00%) Veritas
6 10 (18.18%) IBM
7 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
8 6 (10.91%) NetApp
9 4 (7.27%) Apple
9 4 (7.27%) Symantec
10 3 (5.45%) Brocade
10 3 (5.45%) Veeam
10 3 (5.45%) Cisco
10 3 (5.45%) Hitachi
11 2 (3.64%) Sun
11 2 (3.64%) 3PAR
12 1 (1.82%) F5
12 1 (1.82%) Splunk
12 1 (1.82%) Dell
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