The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 21 11 15
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Contract jobs citing SAN 15 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 8.72% 16.46% 12.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 39.47% 48.15% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 18
Median daily rate £350 £315 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £306 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £388 £353
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £336 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £29.46 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-42.29% +13.30%
SAN
Renfrewshire

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
38 27 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 22.09% 34.18% 34.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 14 45
Median daily rate £345 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £451 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.53 £21.88
% change year-on-year
+62.60% -1.60%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Erskine region citing SAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 August 2016.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 Erskine region with a requirement for SAN.

1 51 (71.83%) Security Cleared
2 47 (66.20%) ITIL
3 46 (64.79%) DNS
4 43 (60.56%) SC Cleared
5 39 (54.93%) HP
6 38 (53.52%) Linux
7 35 (49.30%) Unix
8 34 (47.89%) Windows
9 33 (46.48%) SQL
9 33 (46.48%) SQL Server
10 31 (43.66%) Windows Server
11 30 (42.25%) Active Directory
12 28 (39.44%) DHCP
13 27 (38.03%) PowerShell
13 27 (38.03%) Windows Server 2008
13 27 (38.03%) Windows Server 2012
14 24 (33.80%) Microsoft
15 21 (29.58%) iSCSI
16 19 (26.76%) Citrix
17 18 (25.35%) Samba
17 18 (25.35%) TCP/IP
17 18 (25.35%) WAN
17 18 (25.35%) Perl
17 18 (25.35%) Apache
17 18 (25.35%) Unit Testing
17 18 (25.35%) Korn
17 18 (25.35%) C-shell
17 18 (25.35%) Bash Shell
18 17 (23.94%) MS Excel
19 16 (22.54%) Shell Script

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine 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 18 (25.35%) Apache
2 9 (12.68%) OpenStack
3 5 (7.04%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (5.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (23.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.23%) Office 365
2 2 (2.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (1.41%) HP Helion
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 46 (64.79%) DNS
2 28 (39.44%) DHCP
3 21 (29.58%) iSCSI
4 18 (25.35%) TCP/IP
4 18 (25.35%) WAN
5 7 (9.86%) NAS
6 4 (5.63%) NetScaler
6 4 (5.63%) SMTP
7 3 (4.23%) Firewall
7 3 (4.23%) HTTP
7 3 (4.23%) HTTPS
8 2 (2.82%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (46.48%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) ClearCase
1 2 (2.82%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 15 (21.13%) Unix Engineer
2 12 (16.90%) Storage Engineer
3 9 (12.68%) Administrator
3 9 (12.68%) Wintel Engineer
4 7 (9.86%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (9.86%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 7 (9.86%) Wintel Specialist
5 5 (7.04%) Backup Engineer
5 5 (7.04%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 4 (5.63%) Unix Administrator
7 3 (4.23%) Storage and Backup Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 2 (2.82%) Active Directory Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Consultant
8 2 (2.82%) Hyper-V Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.23%) Middleware
2 2 (2.82%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.86%) Clustering
1 7 (9.86%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.04%) PKI
3 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.63%) Blackberry
3 4 (5.63%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.63%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.23%) Public Cloud
4 3 (4.23%) Replication
5 2 (2.82%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.41%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.41%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.41%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 38 (53.52%) Linux
2 35 (49.30%) Unix
3 34 (47.89%) Windows
4 31 (43.66%) Windows Server
5 27 (38.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (38.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (8.45%) Solaris
7 5 (7.04%) AIX
8 4 (5.63%) HPUX
9 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (66.20%) ITIL
2 18 (25.35%) Unit Testing
3 11 (15.49%) Mentoring
4 10 (14.08%) Change Control
5 9 (12.68%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (11.27%) Change Management
6 8 (11.27%) High Availability
7 6 (8.45%) Conflict Management
7 6 (8.45%) Risk Management
7 6 (8.45%) Validation
8 3 (4.23%) ITSM
8 3 (4.23%) Load Balancing
8 3 (4.23%) Migration
8 3 (4.23%) Server Virtualisation
8 3 (4.23%) Software Distribution
8 3 (4.23%) Virtual Environments
9 2 (2.82%) Configuration Management
9 2 (2.82%) Software Engineering
10 1 (1.41%) Incident Management
10 1 (1.41%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 33 (46.48%) SQL
2 27 (38.03%) PowerShell
3 18 (25.35%) Bash Shell
3 18 (25.35%) C-shell
3 18 (25.35%) Korn
3 18 (25.35%) Perl
4 16 (22.54%) Shell Script
5 15 (21.13%) VBScript
6 3 (4.23%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.23%) Jython
6 3 (4.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 51 (71.83%) Security Cleared
2 43 (60.56%) SC Cleared
3 12 (16.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (11.27%) DV Cleared
4 8 (11.27%) MCSA
4 8 (11.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (9.86%) Degree
6 3 (4.23%) MCTS
7 2 (2.82%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.41%) MCSE
8 1 (1.41%) OCA
8 1 (1.41%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.68%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (42.25%) Active Directory
2 18 (25.35%) Samba
3 15 (21.13%) Terminal Services
3 15 (21.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (21.13%) XenApp
4 11 (15.49%) Hyper-V
5 7 (9.86%) vSphere
6 4 (5.63%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (5.63%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.41%) DFS Replication
7 1 (1.41%) UAG
7 1 (1.41%) vCloud
7 1 (1.41%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (8.45%) SCCM
2 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (7.04%) SCOM
2 5 (7.04%) SCVMM
3 4 (5.63%) CA Spectrum
3 4 (5.63%) Failover Clustering
3 4 (5.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (5.63%) WSUS
4 3 (4.23%) BladeLogic
4 3 (4.23%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 3 (4.23%) Puppet
4 3 (4.23%) SCOrch
5 2 (2.82%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.41%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.41%) OpenView
Vendors
1 39 (54.93%) HP
2 24 (33.80%) Microsoft
3 19 (26.76%) Citrix
4 15 (21.13%) VMware
5 8 (11.27%) 3PAR
5 8 (11.27%) CA
6 6 (8.45%) Red Hat
7 4 (5.63%) AppSense
7 4 (5.63%) arcserve
7 4 (5.63%) Brocade
7 4 (5.63%) Lumension
7 4 (5.63%) Symantec
8 3 (4.23%) BMC
8 3 (4.23%) Dell
8 3 (4.23%) EMC
9 2 (2.82%) CommVault
9 2 (2.82%) NetApp
9 2 (2.82%) Oracle
10 1 (1.41%) Opsware