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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Renfrewshire / Erskine
Rank 15 9 14
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing SAN 8 31 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 16.67% 23.48% 15.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.81% 56.36% 43.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 10
Median daily rate £285 £410 £374
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.48% +9.62%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £43.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year
-19.18% +29.32%

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
31 55 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 64.58% 41.67% 34.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 38 21
Median daily rate £325 £410 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.73% -1.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £280 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £445 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 22 (78.57%) Security Cleared
2 20 (71.43%) SQL
2 20 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 20 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 19 (67.86%) NAS
4 18 (64.29%) SC Cleared
5 15 (53.57%) ITIL
6 14 (50.00%) Windows
6 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 14 (50.00%) iSCSI
6 14 (50.00%) PowerShell
6 14 (50.00%) Windows Server
7 13 (46.43%) Linux
8 12 (42.86%) Software Distribution
9 9 (32.14%) MS Excel
9 9 (32.14%) DNS
9 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (32.14%) VMware
10 8 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (28.57%) vSphere
10 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (28.57%) vRealize
10 8 (28.57%) PowerCLI
10 8 (28.57%) VSAN
11 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (25.00%) NetBackup
11 7 (25.00%) EMC Navisphere
11 7 (25.00%) DHCP
11 7 (25.00%) Cisco
11 7 (25.00%) HP

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 1 (3.57%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (32.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (67.86%) NAS
2 14 (50.00%) iSCSI
3 9 (32.14%) DNS
4 8 (28.57%) VSAN
5 7 (25.00%) DHCP
6 6 (21.43%) Firewall
6 6 (21.43%) HTTP
6 6 (21.43%) HTTPS
6 6 (21.43%) IPsec
7 1 (3.57%) LDAP
7 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Virtualisation Specialist
2 6 (21.43%) Integration Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) NetBackup Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) VMware Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Automation Tester
5 1 (3.57%) Backup Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) PowerShell Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Tester
5 1 (3.57%) Unix Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) Middleware
2 1 (3.57%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Clustering
2 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) Windows
1 14 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 13 (46.43%) Linux
3 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (25.00%) Solaris
4 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.57%) AIX
5 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) ITIL
2 12 (42.86%) Software Distribution
3 6 (21.43%) Configuration Management
3 6 (21.43%) ITSM
3 6 (21.43%) Server Building
3 6 (21.43%) Virtual Environments
4 4 (14.29%) OO
5 3 (10.71%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.57%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (71.43%) SQL
2 14 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 6 (21.43%) Jython
3 6 (21.43%) Python
4 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.57%) C
4 1 (3.57%) C-shell
4 1 (3.57%) Korn
4 1 (3.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (78.57%) Security Cleared
2 18 (64.29%) SC Cleared
3 8 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (21.43%) DV Cleared
5 5 (17.86%) Degree
System Software
1 20 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (28.57%) vSphere
4 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.57%) Samba
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) PowerCLI
1 8 (28.57%) vRealize
2 7 (25.00%) EMC Navisphere
2 7 (25.00%) NetBackup
3 6 (21.43%) BladeLogic
3 6 (21.43%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 6 (21.43%) Netcool
3 6 (21.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (21.43%) Puppet
3 6 (21.43%) SCOrch
3 6 (21.43%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (32.14%) VMware
3 7 (25.00%) Cisco
3 7 (25.00%) EMC
3 7 (25.00%) HP
4 6 (21.43%) BMC
4 6 (21.43%) CA
4 6 (21.43%) Citrix
4 6 (21.43%) Dell
4 6 (21.43%) Veritas
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle
5 1 (3.57%) Red Hat