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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 69 52 44
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -8
Contract jobs citing SAN 15 28 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.05% 2.34% 1.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.49% 20.14% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 4
Average daily rate
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£320 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.41% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £297 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £478 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £360
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -9.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £19.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+64.10% -27.77%
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
143 139 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.01% 11.60% 10.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 77 23
Average daily rate £340 £385 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.68% +4.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £140 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £452 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £9.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +171.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -19.10%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 20 (54.05%) VMware
2 18 (48.65%) EMC
3 16 (43.24%) Windows
3 16 (43.24%) Migration
4 13 (35.14%) Linux
4 13 (35.14%) HP
5 12 (32.43%) Solaris
5 12 (32.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (29.73%) Change Management
6 11 (29.73%) UNIX
6 11 (29.73%) Oracle
7 10 (27.03%) Red Hat
7 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (27.03%) Data Centre
8 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (21.62%) ITIL
8 8 (21.62%) SQL
8 8 (21.62%) AIX
9 7 (18.92%) HPUX
9 7 (18.92%) DHCP
9 7 (18.92%) DNS
9 7 (18.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (18.92%) VMware ESX
9 7 (18.92%) Windows 7
10 6 (16.22%) Finance
10 6 (16.22%) NAS
10 6 (16.22%) Cisco
11 5 (13.51%) Veritas
11 5 (13.51%) NFS
11 5 (13.51%) WAN

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 2 (5.41%) Lync
2 1 (2.70%) JBoss
2 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Office
2 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) DHCP
1 7 (18.92%) DNS
2 6 (16.22%) NAS
3 5 (13.51%) WAN
3 5 (13.51%) LAN
4 4 (10.81%) LDAP
5 3 (8.11%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
5 3 (8.11%) iSCSI
5 3 (8.11%) Firewall
6 2 (5.41%) Internet
6 2 (5.41%) VoIP
6 2 (5.41%) WLAN
6 2 (5.41%) Kerberos
7 1 (2.70%) Ethernet
7 1 (2.70%) ADSL
7 1 (2.70%) MPLS
7 1 (2.70%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.70%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.41%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (18.92%) Analyst
1 7 (18.92%) Consultant
1 7 (18.92%) Administrator
2 4 (10.81%) Network Analyst
2 4 (10.81%) Architect
2 4 (10.81%) UNIX Administrator
3 3 (8.11%) Senior Consultant
3 3 (8.11%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (8.11%) Senior UNIX Administrator
3 3 (8.11%) Project Manager
3 3 (8.11%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (8.11%) Senior UNIX Consultant
3 3 (8.11%) UNIX Consultant
3 3 (8.11%) Build Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Data Network Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Wintel Consultant
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) UNIX Support
4 2 (5.41%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.81%) Mainframe
3 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.41%) Replication
5 1 (2.70%) Clustering
5 1 (2.70%) iSeries
5 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (43.24%) Windows
2 13 (35.14%) Linux
3 12 (32.43%) Solaris
4 11 (29.73%) UNIX
5 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (21.62%) AIX
6 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (18.92%) HPUX
7 7 (18.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (18.92%) Windows 7
8 4 (10.81%) Windows 2000
9 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) Migration
2 11 (29.73%) Change Management
3 8 (21.62%) ITIL
4 5 (13.51%) Patch Management
5 4 (10.81%) Service Management
6 2 (5.41%) Project Management
6 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.41%) BCP
6 2 (5.41%) Change Control
6 2 (5.41%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (2.70%) Transition Management
7 1 (2.70%) Business Continuity Management
7 1 (2.70%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.70%) Demand Management
7 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.70%) SEO
7 1 (2.70%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.70%) Information Security
7 1 (2.70%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.70%) VBScript
3 1 (2.70%) Python
3 1 (2.70%) C
3 1 (2.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
1 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) OCP
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (2.70%) HND
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (32.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (18.92%) VMware ESX
3 5 (13.51%) NFS
3 5 (13.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 5 (13.51%) vSphere
4 4 (10.81%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
5 2 (5.41%) Samba
5 2 (5.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (2.70%) vCloud
6 1 (2.70%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.70%) SRDF
6 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) EMC NetWorker
1 4 (10.81%) NetBackup
1 4 (10.81%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (8.11%) SCCM
3 1 (2.70%) Puppet
3 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.70%) WSUS
3 1 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 20 (54.05%) VMware
2 18 (48.65%) EMC
3 13 (35.14%) HP
4 11 (29.73%) Oracle
5 10 (27.03%) Red Hat
6 6 (16.22%) Cisco
7 5 (13.51%) Veritas
8 3 (8.11%) CommVault
8 3 (8.11%) NetApp
8 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
9 2 (5.41%) Sun
9 2 (5.41%) IBM
9 2 (5.41%) SolarWinds
9 2 (5.41%) 3PAR
9 2 (5.41%) Brocade
10 1 (2.70%) Fortinet
10 1 (2.70%) F5
10 1 (2.70%) Splunk
10 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.70%) Symantec