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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 12 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SAN 22 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 15.71% - 14.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 40.00% - 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 0 1
Average daily rate
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£293 - £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +1.12%
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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
55 3 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 39.29% 15.00% 70.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 1 12
Average daily rate £324 £368 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +3.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £368 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £368 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.90% -7.16%

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 1 September 2014.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 25 (78.13%) SQL
2 24 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 24 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 21 (65.63%) Citrix
4 17 (53.13%) SQL Server
5 16 (50.00%) HP
6 15 (46.88%) DNS
7 14 (43.75%) Active Directory
7 14 (43.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 13 (40.63%) Configuration Management
8 13 (40.63%) Linux
8 13 (40.63%) DHCP
8 13 (40.63%) ITIL
8 13 (40.63%) Windows
8 13 (40.63%) Clustering
9 12 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (37.50%) Solaris
9 12 (37.50%) VMware
9 12 (37.50%) Netcool
10 11 (34.38%) Thin Client
10 11 (34.38%) Service Management
10 11 (34.38%) NAS
10 11 (34.38%) Software Distribution
10 11 (34.38%) Fat Client
11 10 (31.25%) VMware ESX
11 10 (31.25%) IPsec
11 10 (31.25%) Veritas
11 10 (31.25%) Tivoli
12 9 (28.13%) Middleware
12 9 (28.13%) Performance Testing

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Office
2 2 (6.25%) MS Project
3 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (46.88%) DNS
2 13 (40.63%) DHCP
3 11 (34.38%) NAS
4 10 (31.25%) IPsec
5 5 (15.63%) LAN
5 5 (15.63%) WAN
5 5 (15.63%) Firewall
6 3 (9.38%) VPN
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (3.13%) Network Security
7 1 (3.13%) iSCSI
7 1 (3.13%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (53.13%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.13%) MSI
1 1 (3.13%) InstallShield
1 1 (3.13%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 6 (18.75%) Consultant
2 4 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Server Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Services Delivery Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) Build Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) UNIX Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Services Delivery Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Technology Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Wintel Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) UNIX Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) IT Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Service Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) Middleware
2 3 (9.38%) CSS
2 3 (9.38%) Web Services
3 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.13%) Application Packaging
3 1 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (40.63%) Clustering
2 11 (34.38%) Thin Client
2 11 (34.38%) Fat Client
3 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
3 3 (9.38%) Open Source
4 2 (6.25%) EqualLogic
4 2 (6.25%) PKI
4 2 (6.25%) Replication
5 1 (3.13%) Cryptography
5 1 (3.13%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) Windows
1 13 (40.63%) Linux
2 12 (37.50%) Solaris
3 4 (12.50%) UNIX
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (9.38%) AIX
4 3 (9.38%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Configuration Management
1 13 (40.63%) ITIL
2 11 (34.38%) Service Management
2 11 (34.38%) Software Distribution
3 9 (28.13%) Performance Testing
4 4 (12.50%) Lean Six Sigma
4 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 4 (12.50%) Six Sigma
5 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (9.38%) Load Balancing
5 3 (9.38%) Change Data Capture
6 2 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) ITIL V3
7 1 (3.13%) Change Control
7 1 (3.13%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (3.13%) Time Management
7 1 (3.13%) Network Management
7 1 (3.13%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.13%) Validation
7 1 (3.13%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (78.13%) SQL
2 5 (15.63%) PowerShell
3 3 (9.38%) VB
4 2 (6.25%) VBScript
5 1 (3.13%) REXX
5 1 (3.13%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 24 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 24 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.38%) MCTS
2 3 (9.38%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) CCNP
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
1 1 (3.13%) JSP 440
System Software
1 14 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 12 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (31.25%) VMware ESX
4 8 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (9.38%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (9.38%) vSphere
5 3 (9.38%) KVM
5 3 (9.38%) RHEV
6 2 (6.25%) vCloud
6 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
7 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (43.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 12 (37.50%) Netcool
3 10 (31.25%) Tivoli
4 3 (9.38%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (3.13%) WSUS
5 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (65.63%) Citrix
2 16 (50.00%) HP
3 12 (37.50%) VMware
4 10 (31.25%) Veritas
5 7 (21.88%) AppSense
6 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
7 4 (12.50%) Oracle
7 4 (12.50%) Red Hat
8 2 (6.25%) Dell
8 2 (6.25%) NetApp
9 1 (3.13%) Juniper
9 1 (3.13%) CA
9 1 (3.13%) EMC
9 1 (3.13%) Cisco
9 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
9 1 (3.13%) Symantec
9 1 (3.13%) McAfee
9 1 (3.13%) Crossbeam
9 1 (3.13%) TippingPoint
9 1 (3.13%) Riverbed