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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 15 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing SAN 16 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 11.85% 33.33% 15.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 71.43% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 1
Average daily rate
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£302 £355 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.92% -18.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £20.07
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +24.56%
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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
48 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 35.56% 46.67% 55.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 12 9
Average daily rate £320 £361 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.41% +1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £328 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £473 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

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 October 2014.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 28 (84.85%) SQL
2 23 (69.70%) SC Cleared
2 23 (69.70%) Security Cleared
3 19 (57.58%) Citrix
4 16 (48.48%) Clustering
5 15 (45.45%) Active Directory
5 15 (45.45%) HP
5 15 (45.45%) SQL Server
5 15 (45.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 14 (42.42%) NAS
6 14 (42.42%) Software Distribution
7 13 (39.39%) Configuration Management
7 13 (39.39%) Windows
7 13 (39.39%) Linux
8 12 (36.36%) DNS
8 12 (36.36%) Solaris
8 12 (36.36%) ITIL
8 12 (36.36%) IPsec
8 12 (36.36%) Tivoli
8 12 (36.36%) Netcool
8 12 (36.36%) Veritas
8 12 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (36.36%) VMware
9 10 (30.30%) DHCP
10 9 (27.27%) Service Management
10 9 (27.27%) VMware ESX
10 9 (27.27%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (21.21%) AppSense
11 7 (21.21%) Fat Client
11 7 (21.21%) Performance Testing

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 3 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (6.06%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Office
2 3 (9.09%) MS Project
3 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (42.42%) NAS
2 12 (36.36%) DNS
2 12 (36.36%) IPsec
3 10 (30.30%) DHCP
4 4 (12.12%) Firewall
5 3 (9.09%) LAN
5 3 (9.09%) WAN
6 2 (6.06%) iSCSI
7 1 (3.03%) VPN
7 1 (3.03%) Network Security
7 1 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (3.03%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MSI
1 2 (6.06%) InstallShield
1 2 (6.06%) AdminStudio
1 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (15.15%) Consultant
2 4 (12.12%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Server Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Build Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Services Delivery Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) IT Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Service Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) UNIX Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.03%) UNIX Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Services Delivery Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Service Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) Middleware
2 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
2 2 (6.06%) Application Packaging
2 2 (6.06%) .NET
3 1 (3.03%) CSS
3 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (48.48%) Clustering
2 7 (21.21%) Fat Client
2 7 (21.21%) Thin Client
3 3 (9.09%) Replication
3 3 (9.09%) EqualLogic
4 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.03%) Cryptography
5 1 (3.03%) Open Source
5 1 (3.03%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Windows
1 13 (39.39%) Linux
2 12 (36.36%) Solaris
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.06%) UNIX
5 1 (3.03%) AIX
5 1 (3.03%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) Software Distribution
2 13 (39.39%) Configuration Management
3 12 (36.36%) ITIL
4 9 (27.27%) Service Management
5 7 (21.21%) Performance Testing
6 4 (12.12%) Load Balancing
6 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
7 3 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (6.06%) ITIL V3
8 2 (6.06%) Lean Six Sigma
8 2 (6.06%) Validation
8 2 (6.06%) Six Sigma
9 1 (3.03%) Change Management
9 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (3.03%) Risk Management
9 1 (3.03%) Time Management
9 1 (3.03%) Network Load Balancing
9 1 (3.03%) Change Control
9 1 (3.03%) Change Data Capture
9 1 (3.03%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (84.85%) SQL
2 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.06%) REXX
3 2 (6.06%) Tcl
3 2 (6.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (69.70%) SC Cleared
1 23 (69.70%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.12%) MCTS
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.06%) Degree
4 1 (3.03%) CCNP
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) JSP 440
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 15 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 12 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (27.27%) VMware ESX
3 9 (27.27%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (12.12%) vSphere
5 3 (9.09%) vCloud
6 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (3.03%) KVM
7 1 (3.03%) RHEV
7 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (45.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 12 (36.36%) Tivoli
2 12 (36.36%) Netcool
3 2 (6.06%) WSUS
3 2 (6.06%) SCCM
4 1 (3.03%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 19 (57.58%) Citrix
2 15 (45.45%) HP
3 12 (36.36%) Veritas
3 12 (36.36%) VMware
4 7 (21.21%) AppSense
5 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 3 (9.09%) Dell
6 3 (9.09%) NetApp
7 2 (6.06%) CA
7 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
7 2 (6.06%) Symantec
7 2 (6.06%) Oracle
8 1 (3.03%) Cisco
8 1 (3.03%) EMC
8 1 (3.03%) McAfee
8 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.03%) Juniper
8 1 (3.03%) Crossbeam
8 1 (3.03%) TippingPoint
8 1 (3.03%) Riverbed