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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 69 80 55
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -25
Contract jobs citing SAN 3 12 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.33% 0.80% 2.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.50% 8.00% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 21
Median daily rate £450 £363 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -14.70%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £26.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.10% -10.83%
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
120 150 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.25% 10.03% 8.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 58 56
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £226 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £435 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Median hourly rate £52.00 £25.43 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.52% -10.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 10 December 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 9 (60.00%) Windows
1 9 (60.00%) VMware
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
4 6 (40.00%) SQL
5 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 5 (33.33%) Unix
5 5 (33.33%) Finance
5 5 (33.33%) Brocade
5 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
6 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (26.67%) Migration
6 4 (26.67%) ITIL
6 4 (26.67%) Linux
6 4 (26.67%) LAN
7 3 (20.00%) NFS
7 3 (20.00%) EMC
7 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
7 3 (20.00%) Oracle
7 3 (20.00%) Financial Institution
7 3 (20.00%) NetApp
7 3 (20.00%) Cisco
7 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (20.00%) NAS
7 3 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (20.00%) Data ONTAP
7 3 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (13.33%) vCloud

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 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) JBoss
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) LAN
2 3 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (20.00%) NAS
3 2 (13.33%) Firewall
3 2 (13.33%) WAN
3 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
4 1 (6.67%) VoIP
4 1 (6.67%) VPN
4 1 (6.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
2 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (13.33%) Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Law
4 1 (6.67%) Retail
4 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Administrator
2 3 (20.00%) NAS Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) NetApp Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (20.00%) SAN Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) SAN Storage Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) VMWare Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Data Migration Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) IT Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Migration Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
3 1 (6.67%) iPad
3 1 (6.67%) iPhone
3 1 (6.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Unix
3 4 (26.67%) Linux
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
4 3 (20.00%) Data ONTAP
4 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
6 1 (6.67%) Solaris
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
1 4 (26.67%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
2 2 (13.33%) Change Control
2 2 (13.33%) Change Management
2 2 (13.33%) High Availability
2 2 (13.33%) Network Architecture
2 2 (13.33%) Project Management
2 2 (13.33%) Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) BCP
3 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (6.67%) ETL
3 1 (6.67%) Server Building
3 1 (6.67%) SOA
3 1 (6.67%) Software Distribution
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (6.67%) HND
1 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (20.00%) NFS
4 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (13.33%) vCloud
5 1 (6.67%) SRDF
5 1 (6.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Hyperic
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
1 2 (13.33%) SCOM
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) vRealize
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) VMware
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (33.33%) Brocade
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco
4 3 (20.00%) EMC
4 3 (20.00%) NetApp
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle
5 2 (13.33%) Citrix
5 2 (13.33%) HP
6 1 (6.67%) Apple
6 1 (6.67%) Dell
6 1 (6.67%) IBM
6 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (6.67%) RedGate
6 1 (6.67%) Veritas