The first table below looks at the demand for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Erskine region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 11 8 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing SAN 10 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 12.50% 26.79% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 43.48% 65.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 0
Average daily rate £367 £393 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.56% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.07% -6.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Communications & Networking Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
23 23 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 28.75% 41.07% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 2
Average daily rate £324 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.88% +3.65%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
SAN
Renfrewshire

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the Erskine region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAN across the Erskine region.

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

SAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Erskine region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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 13 (92.86%) SC Cleared
1 13 (92.86%) Security Cleared
2 11 (78.57%) HP
3 10 (71.43%) Windows
4 9 (64.29%) DNS
5 8 (57.14%) DHCP
5 8 (57.14%) Citrix
5 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
5 8 (57.14%) Thin Client
5 8 (57.14%) Fat Client
6 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (42.86%) VBScript
7 6 (42.86%) VB
7 6 (42.86%) ITIL
8 5 (35.71%) Service Management
8 5 (35.71%) VMware ESX
8 5 (35.71%) VMware
8 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
9 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (28.57%) Performance Testing
9 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (28.57%) PKI
9 4 (28.57%) Firewall
9 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (28.57%) Netcool
9 4 (28.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 4 (28.57%) Middleware
9 4 (28.57%) SQL
9 4 (28.57%) Active Directory

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) DNS
2 8 (57.14%) DHCP
3 4 (28.57%) Firewall
3 4 (28.57%) LAN
3 4 (28.57%) WAN
4 2 (14.29%) VPN
4 2 (14.29%) Network Security
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (14.29%) Junos
5 1 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (7.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) Server Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Wintel Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) Radia Specialist
2 1 (7.14%) Service Manager
2 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
2 1 (7.14%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Developer
2 1 (7.14%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Middleware
2 2 (14.29%) CSS
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
2 2 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Thin Client
1 8 (57.14%) Fat Client
2 4 (28.57%) PKI
3 2 (14.29%) Cryptography
3 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 2 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (21.43%) Solaris
4 2 (14.29%) Linux
4 2 (14.29%) UNIX
4 2 (14.29%) AIX
4 2 (14.29%) HPUX
4 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) Service Management
3 4 (28.57%) Performance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Six Sigma
4 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 2 (14.29%) Time Management
4 2 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (14.29%) Change Data Capture
5 1 (7.14%) High Availability
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
5 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) VBScript
1 6 (42.86%) VB
2 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Korn
4 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) SC Cleared
1 13 (92.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) VMware ESX
1 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 2 (14.29%) vSphere
3 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (14.29%) KVM
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (7.14%) VMware GSX
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Netcool
1 4 (28.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (14.29%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) HP
2 8 (57.14%) Citrix
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) VMware
5 3 (21.43%) EMC
6 2 (14.29%) Juniper
6 2 (14.29%) NetApp
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle
6 2 (14.29%) McAfee
6 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
6 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 2 (14.29%) AppSense
6 2 (14.29%) Crossbeam
6 2 (14.29%) Riverbed
6 2 (14.29%) 3PAR
6 2 (14.29%) TippingPoint
6 2 (14.29%) F5
7 1 (7.14%) Veritas