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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 77 77 64
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Contract jobs citing SAN 18 15 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.41% 0.95% 1.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.08% 11.28% 18.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 10
Median daily rate £350 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £300 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £413 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £28.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-22.80% +21.27%
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
149 133 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.64% 8.46% 10.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 45 68
Median daily rate £350 £300 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -27.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £416 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 9
Median hourly rate £11.79 £18.68 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.86% +3.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+37.04% +7.62%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 17 (54.84%) Finance
2 14 (45.16%) Migration
2 14 (45.16%) Windows
3 13 (41.94%) Linux
3 13 (41.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (35.48%) Change Management
4 11 (35.48%) AIX
4 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
5 10 (32.26%) Unix
6 9 (29.03%) Red Hat
6 9 (29.03%) Active Directory
6 9 (29.03%) HP
6 9 (29.03%) VMware
6 9 (29.03%) Windows Server
7 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (25.81%) Cisco
7 8 (25.81%) Solaris
8 7 (22.58%) HPUX
8 7 (22.58%) Oracle
8 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
8 7 (22.58%) EMC NetWorker
8 7 (22.58%) Data Centre
8 7 (22.58%) Disclosure Scotland
9 6 (19.35%) SRDF
9 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (19.35%) NetBackup
9 6 (19.35%) LAN
9 6 (19.35%) Project Management
10 5 (16.13%) IBM
10 5 (16.13%) EMC

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 4 (12.90%) JBoss
2 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.45%) IIS
4 1 (3.23%) MQSeries
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.23%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
1 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.45%) Bluemix
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.45%) OpenShift
2 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) LAN
2 4 (12.90%) WAN
3 3 (9.68%) DHCP
3 3 (9.68%) DNS
3 3 (9.68%) NAS
3 3 (9.68%) Unified Communications
3 3 (9.68%) VPN
4 2 (6.45%) VoIP
4 2 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.23%) BGP
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (3.23%) EIGRP
5 1 (3.23%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (3.23%) Firewall
5 1 (3.23%) LDAP
5 1 (3.23%) OSPF
5 1 (3.23%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.23%) VLAN
5 1 (3.23%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 17 (54.84%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Law
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Administrator
2 5 (16.13%) Consultant
2 5 (16.13%) Project Manager
3 4 (12.90%) AIX Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) Data Centre Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Data Centre Project Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Data Migration Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Data Migration Project Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Migration Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Migration Project Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Server Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Unix Administrator
4 3 (9.68%) Cisco Project Manager
4 3 (9.68%) IT Manager
4 3 (9.68%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Migration Specialist
4 3 (9.68%) Storage Specialist
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) Middleware
2 1 (3.23%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (9.68%) Private Cloud
3 2 (6.45%) LPAR
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.23%) iPad
4 1 (3.23%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) Windows
2 13 (41.94%) Linux
2 13 (41.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (35.48%) AIX
4 10 (32.26%) Unix
5 9 (29.03%) Windows Server
6 8 (25.81%) Solaris
7 7 (22.58%) HPUX
8 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (9.68%) Windows 2000
9 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
10 1 (3.23%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
10 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
10 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Migration
2 11 (35.48%) Change Management
3 6 (19.35%) Project Management
4 5 (16.13%) ITIL
5 4 (12.90%) Business Continuity
5 4 (12.90%) Patch Management
6 3 (9.68%) BCP
6 3 (9.68%) Business Continuity Planning
6 3 (9.68%) Data Migration
6 3 (9.68%) High Availability
7 2 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (6.45%) DevOps
7 2 (6.45%) Network Architecture
7 2 (6.45%) Network Design
7 2 (6.45%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
7 2 (6.45%) Service Management
7 2 (6.45%) Software Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.45%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) Shell Script
2 3 (9.68%) Perl
2 3 (9.68%) SQL
3 1 (3.23%) Python
3 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) CCNP
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.23%) HND
2 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (6.45%) QA
3 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (29.03%) Active Directory
2 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (19.35%) SRDF
4 4 (12.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (9.68%) Hyper-V
6 2 (6.45%) PowerHA
6 2 (6.45%) vCloud
7 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (3.23%) NFS
7 1 (3.23%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (3.23%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (19.35%) NetBackup
3 4 (12.90%) SCCM
4 3 (9.68%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (9.68%) SCOM
5 2 (6.45%) Hyperic
6 1 (3.23%) Puppet
6 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (3.23%) vRealize
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 9 (29.03%) HP
2 9 (29.03%) Red Hat
2 9 (29.03%) VMware
3 8 (25.81%) Cisco
4 7 (22.58%) Oracle
5 5 (16.13%) Citrix
5 5 (16.13%) EMC
5 5 (16.13%) IBM
6 4 (12.90%) Brocade
6 4 (12.90%) Veritas
7 2 (6.45%) Veeam
8 1 (3.23%) Ab Initio
8 1 (3.23%) Altiris
8 1 (3.23%) Apple
8 1 (3.23%) CA
8 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.23%) NetApp
8 1 (3.23%) RedGate
8 1 (3.23%) Symantec