The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 13 13 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing SAN 19 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 13.38% 3.85% 13.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 37.25% 14.29% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 0 0
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£304 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +2.27%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Erskine region.

Communications & Networking Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
51 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 35.92% 26.92% 81.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 4 8
Average daily rate £325 £300 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -22.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £327 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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 22 August 2014.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 23 (76.67%) SC Cleared
1 23 (76.67%) Security Cleared
2 22 (73.33%) SQL
3 19 (63.33%) Citrix
4 17 (56.67%) SQL Server
5 16 (53.33%) HP
6 14 (46.67%) DNS
7 13 (43.33%) ITIL
8 12 (40.00%) Windows
8 12 (40.00%) Active Directory
8 12 (40.00%) DHCP
8 12 (40.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 12 (40.00%) Clustering
9 11 (36.67%) VMware
9 11 (36.67%) Fat Client
9 11 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (36.67%) Thin Client
9 11 (36.67%) Configuration Management
9 11 (36.67%) Service Management
9 11 (36.67%) Linux
10 10 (33.33%) Solaris
10 10 (33.33%) Netcool
10 10 (33.33%) VMware ESX
11 9 (30.00%) Performance Testing
11 9 (30.00%) NAS
11 9 (30.00%) Software Distribution
11 9 (30.00%) Middleware
11 9 (30.00%) Veritas
12 8 (26.67%) Tivoli
12 8 (26.67%) IPsec

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (13.33%) WebLogic
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) MS Project
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (46.67%) DNS
2 12 (40.00%) DHCP
3 9 (30.00%) NAS
4 8 (26.67%) IPsec
5 5 (16.67%) LAN
5 5 (16.67%) WAN
5 5 (16.67%) Firewall
6 3 (10.00%) VPN
7 1 (3.33%) Junos
7 1 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (3.33%) iSCSI
7 1 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (3.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (56.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.33%) MSI
1 1 (3.33%) InstallShield
1 1 (3.33%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Consultant
2 4 (13.33%) Server Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Services Delivery Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Build Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Service Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) IT Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Technology Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Wintel Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Services Delivery Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) UNIX Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Service Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) Middleware
2 3 (10.00%) CSS
2 3 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (3.33%) .NET
3 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Clustering
2 11 (36.67%) Fat Client
2 11 (36.67%) Thin Client
3 3 (10.00%) Open Source
3 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.67%) PKI
5 1 (3.33%) Replication
5 1 (3.33%) EqualLogic
5 1 (3.33%) Visualisation
5 1 (3.33%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) Windows
2 11 (36.67%) Linux
3 10 (33.33%) Solaris
4 4 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (13.33%) UNIX
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (10.00%) AIX
5 3 (10.00%) HPUX
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) ITIL
2 11 (36.67%) Configuration Management
2 11 (36.67%) Service Management
3 9 (30.00%) Performance Testing
3 9 (30.00%) Software Distribution
4 4 (13.33%) Lean Six Sigma
4 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 4 (13.33%) Six Sigma
5 3 (10.00%) Change Data Capture
5 3 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.67%) ITIL V3
7 1 (3.33%) Change Management
7 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.33%) Validation
7 1 (3.33%) Network Management
7 1 (3.33%) High Availability
7 1 (3.33%) Change Control
7 1 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.33%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 22 (73.33%) SQL
2 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (10.00%) VB
4 2 (6.67%) VBScript
5 1 (3.33%) REXX
5 1 (3.33%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 23 (76.67%) SC Cleared
1 23 (76.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.00%) Degree
2 3 (10.00%) MCTS
3 1 (3.33%) CCNP
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
1 1 (3.33%) JSP 440
System Software
1 12 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (33.33%) VMware ESX
4 8 (26.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (10.00%) KVM
5 3 (10.00%) RHEV
6 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
6 2 (6.67%) vSphere
7 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (3.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (40.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 10 (33.33%) Netcool
3 8 (26.67%) Tivoli
4 3 (10.00%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (3.33%) WSUS
5 1 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) Citrix
2 16 (53.33%) HP
3 11 (36.67%) VMware
4 9 (30.00%) Veritas
5 7 (23.33%) AppSense
6 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 4 (13.33%) Oracle
7 4 (13.33%) Red Hat
8 2 (6.67%) EMC
9 1 (3.33%) Dell
9 1 (3.33%) Cisco
9 1 (3.33%) Juniper
9 1 (3.33%) CA
9 1 (3.33%) NetApp
9 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
9 1 (3.33%) Symantec
9 1 (3.33%) McAfee
9 1 (3.33%) 3PAR
9 1 (3.33%) F5
9 1 (3.33%) TippingPoint