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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 77 76 57
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -19
Contract jobs citing SAN 20 10 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.48% 0.71% 2.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.82% 7.87% 18.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 15
Median daily rate £350 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £211 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £334 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £35.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-32.14% +84.21%
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
156 127 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.56% 9.01% 12.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 42 91
Median daily rate £355 £310 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.51% -22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £150 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £398 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 8
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +90.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 15 (53.57%) Finance
2 13 (46.43%) Migration
2 13 (46.43%) Windows
3 12 (42.86%) AIX
4 11 (39.29%) Linux
4 11 (39.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
6 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
6 9 (32.14%) HP
6 9 (32.14%) Red Hat
6 9 (32.14%) Change Management
6 9 (32.14%) Unix
6 9 (32.14%) Windows Server
7 8 (28.57%) Solaris
8 7 (25.00%) HPUX
8 7 (25.00%) Oracle
8 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 7 (25.00%) Project Management
8 7 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
9 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (21.43%) VMware
9 6 (21.43%) NetBackup
9 6 (21.43%) Cisco
9 6 (21.43%) IBM
9 6 (21.43%) Disclosure Scotland
9 6 (21.43%) SRDF
10 5 (17.86%) Data Centre
10 5 (17.86%) LAN
10 5 (17.86%) Citrix

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 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) IIS
2 2 (7.14%) JBoss
3 1 (3.57%) MQSeries
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
1 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.14%) Bluemix
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.14%) OpenShift
2 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) LAN
2 3 (10.71%) DHCP
2 3 (10.71%) DNS
2 3 (10.71%) Unified Communications
2 3 (10.71%) VPN
2 3 (10.71%) WAN
3 2 (7.14%) NAS
3 2 (7.14%) VoIP
4 1 (3.57%) BGP
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (3.57%) EIGRP
4 1 (3.57%) Firewall
4 1 (3.57%) LDAP
4 1 (3.57%) OSPF
4 1 (3.57%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (3.57%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.57%) VLAN
4 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.57%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 15 (53.57%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Administrator
2 6 (21.43%) Consultant
3 4 (14.29%) AIX Consultant
3 4 (14.29%) Data Centre Manager
3 4 (14.29%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
3 4 (14.29%) Data Centre Project Manager
3 4 (14.29%) Data Migration Manager
3 4 (14.29%) Data Migration Project Manager
3 4 (14.29%) Migration Manager
3 4 (14.29%) Migration Project Manager
3 4 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 4 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Unix Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) Cisco Project Manager
4 3 (10.71%) IT Manager
4 3 (10.71%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Migration Specialist
4 3 (10.71%) Storage Specialist
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) Middleware
2 1 (3.57%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.71%) LPAR
2 3 (10.71%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) iPad
3 1 (3.57%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) Windows
2 12 (42.86%) AIX
3 11 (39.29%) Linux
3 11 (39.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (32.14%) Unix
4 9 (32.14%) Windows Server
5 8 (28.57%) Solaris
6 7 (25.00%) HPUX
7 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (10.71%) Windows 2000
8 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
9 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
9 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
9 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Migration
2 9 (32.14%) Change Management
3 7 (25.00%) Project Management
4 4 (14.29%) Patch Management
5 3 (10.71%) BCP
5 3 (10.71%) Business Continuity
5 3 (10.71%) Business Continuity Planning
5 3 (10.71%) Data Migration
6 2 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (7.14%) Change Control
6 2 (7.14%) DevOps
6 2 (7.14%) ITIL
6 2 (7.14%) Network Design
6 2 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
6 2 (7.14%) Server Building
6 2 (7.14%) Software Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Supplier Management
7 1 (3.57%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (3.57%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) Shell Script
2 3 (10.71%) Perl
3 2 (7.14%) SQL
4 1 (3.57%) Python
4 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) CCNP
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.57%) HND
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (10.71%) QA
3 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
2 6 (21.43%) SRDF
2 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
4 3 (10.71%) PowerHA
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (3.57%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (3.57%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (21.43%) NetBackup
3 4 (14.29%) SCCM
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (10.71%) SCOM
5 1 (3.57%) Puppet
5 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (32.14%) HP
2 9 (32.14%) Red Hat
3 7 (25.00%) Oracle
4 6 (21.43%) Cisco
4 6 (21.43%) IBM
4 6 (21.43%) VMware
5 5 (17.86%) Citrix
6 4 (14.29%) EMC
6 4 (14.29%) Veritas
7 2 (7.14%) Veeam
8 1 (3.57%) Ab Initio
8 1 (3.57%) Altiris
8 1 (3.57%) Apple
8 1 (3.57%) Brocade
8 1 (3.57%) CA
8 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.57%) RedGate
8 1 (3.57%) Symantec