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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 7 14 14
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Contract jobs citing SAN 27 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 26.47% 15.09% 6.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 57.45% 29.63% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 5 2
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£348 £355 £409
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.97% -13.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £333 £396
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £355 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.88 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+32.77% -
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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
47 27 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 46.08% 50.94% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 20 9
Average daily rate £390 £350 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £324 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 19 December 2014.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 35 (72.92%) SQL
1 35 (72.92%) Security Cleared
2 34 (70.83%) SC Cleared
3 27 (56.25%) Clustering
4 26 (54.17%) Citrix
5 25 (52.08%) Linux
6 24 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 24 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 24 (50.00%) Configuration Management
7 23 (47.92%) Veritas
7 23 (47.92%) Solaris
7 23 (47.92%) NAS
8 22 (45.83%) Software Distribution
9 21 (43.75%) Netcool
10 20 (41.67%) Tivoli
10 20 (41.67%) IPsec
11 18 (37.50%) HP
12 14 (29.17%) ITIL
13 13 (27.08%) Windows
13 13 (27.08%) SQL Server
14 12 (25.00%) Firewall
15 11 (22.92%) VMware
15 11 (22.92%) VMware Infrastructure
16 10 (20.83%) Service Management
17 9 (18.75%) LAN
17 9 (18.75%) WAN
17 9 (18.75%) DNS
17 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
17 9 (18.75%) vSphere
18 8 (16.67%) DHCP

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (10.42%) WebLogic
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (14.58%) MS Office
2 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.25%) MS Project
4 1 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 23 (47.92%) NAS
2 20 (41.67%) IPsec
3 12 (25.00%) Firewall
4 9 (18.75%) LAN
4 9 (18.75%) WAN
4 9 (18.75%) DNS
5 8 (16.67%) DHCP
6 5 (10.42%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (10.42%) Junos
6 5 (10.42%) Network Security
7 3 (6.25%) VPN
8 2 (4.17%) iSCSI
9 1 (2.08%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.08%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MSI
1 2 (4.17%) InstallShield
1 2 (4.17%) AdminStudio
1 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.08%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 10 (20.83%) Integration Engineer
2 5 (10.42%) Network Engineer
3 3 (6.25%) Consultant
3 3 (6.25%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (4.17%) SAN Engineer
5 1 (2.08%) Software Engineer
5 1 (2.08%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (2.08%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (2.08%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (2.08%) Linux Support
5 1 (2.08%) UNIX Consultant
5 1 (2.08%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (2.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.08%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (2.08%) Server Engineer
5 1 (2.08%) Technology Consultant
5 1 (2.08%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) Middleware
2 4 (8.33%) Web Services
3 2 (4.17%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.17%) Application Packaging
3 2 (4.17%) CSS
3 2 (4.17%) .NET
4 1 (2.08%) HTML
4 1 (2.08%) XML
4 1 (2.08%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 27 (56.25%) Clustering
2 6 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 5 (10.42%) Thin Client
3 5 (10.42%) Cryptography
3 5 (10.42%) Fat Client
4 4 (8.33%) Open Source
4 4 (8.33%) Replication
5 3 (6.25%) EqualLogic
6 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
7 1 (2.08%) Visualisation
7 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 25 (52.08%) Linux
2 23 (47.92%) Solaris
3 13 (27.08%) Windows
4 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (10.42%) UNIX
6 5 (10.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (8.33%) AIX
7 4 (8.33%) HPUX
8 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 22 (45.83%) Software Distribution
3 14 (29.17%) ITIL
4 10 (20.83%) Service Management
5 6 (12.50%) Load Balancing
6 5 (10.42%) Network Load Balancing
6 5 (10.42%) Incident Management
6 5 (10.42%) Network Management
6 5 (10.42%) Performance Testing
7 4 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (8.33%) Change Data Capture
7 4 (8.33%) Time Management
7 4 (8.33%) Service Delivery
7 4 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (6.25%) Validation
8 3 (6.25%) Six Sigma
8 3 (6.25%) Lean Six Sigma
8 3 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (4.17%) Asset Management
10 1 (2.08%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 35 (72.92%) SQL
2 5 (10.42%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.17%) Tcl
3 2 (4.17%) REXX
3 2 (4.17%) VB
4 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.08%) XPath
Qualifications
1 35 (72.92%) Security Cleared
2 34 (70.83%) SC Cleared
3 6 (12.50%) Degree
4 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (10.42%) MCTS
5 1 (2.08%) CCNP
5 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) QA
1 5 (10.42%) JSP 440
System Software
1 24 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (22.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (18.75%) vSphere
4 8 (16.67%) VMware ESX
5 5 (10.42%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (10.42%) Hyper-V
6 4 (8.33%) KVM
6 4 (8.33%) RHEV
6 4 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (6.25%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 24 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 21 (43.75%) Netcool
3 20 (41.67%) Tivoli
4 4 (8.33%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (4.17%) WSUS
5 2 (4.17%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (4.17%) SCCM
6 1 (2.08%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 26 (54.17%) Citrix
2 23 (47.92%) Veritas
3 18 (37.50%) HP
4 11 (22.92%) VMware
5 7 (14.58%) Cisco
5 7 (14.58%) EMC
5 7 (14.58%) 3PAR
6 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 5 (10.42%) Oracle
7 5 (10.42%) McAfee
7 5 (10.42%) Juniper
7 5 (10.42%) NetApp
7 5 (10.42%) Red Hat
7 5 (10.42%) CheckPoint
7 5 (10.42%) Crossbeam
7 5 (10.42%) Riverbed
7 5 (10.42%) TippingPoint
7 5 (10.42%) F5
8 3 (6.25%) Dell
9 2 (4.17%) Brocade