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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 13 18 8
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Contract jobs citing SAN 15 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 15.00% 6.56% 20.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 44.12% 23.53% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 6
Average daily rate
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£374 £425 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +14.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £413 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.75% +6.66%
SAN
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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
34 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 34.00% 27.87% 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 11
Average daily rate £400 £375 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £327 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £425 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

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 27 February 2015.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (71.79%) Security Cleared
2 26 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 26 (66.67%) SQL
3 25 (64.10%) Clustering
4 24 (61.54%) Veritas
5 23 (58.97%) Linux
5 23 (58.97%) Citrix
6 22 (56.41%) Solaris
6 22 (56.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 22 (56.41%) NAS
7 21 (53.85%) Configuration Management
7 21 (53.85%) Active Directory
8 20 (51.28%) Software Distribution
9 19 (48.72%) Netcool
9 19 (48.72%) IPsec
10 18 (46.15%) Tivoli
11 11 (28.21%) HP
12 10 (25.64%) ITIL
13 9 (23.08%) Firewall
13 9 (23.08%) Degree
13 9 (23.08%) Computer Science
14 8 (20.51%) VMware
14 8 (20.51%) vSphere
14 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (20.51%) Service Management
14 8 (20.51%) Windows
14 8 (20.51%) Cisco
14 8 (20.51%) EMC
15 7 (17.95%) 3PAR
15 7 (17.95%) VMware ESX

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (7.69%) WebLogic
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Office
2 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.56%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 22 (56.41%) NAS
2 19 (48.72%) IPsec
3 9 (23.08%) Firewall
4 6 (15.38%) LAN
4 6 (15.38%) WAN
5 4 (10.26%) DHCP
5 4 (10.26%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (10.26%) Network Security
5 4 (10.26%) DNS
5 4 (10.26%) Junos
6 2 (5.13%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (5.13%) VPN
7 1 (2.56%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.56%) MSI
1 1 (2.56%) InstallShield
1 1 (2.56%) AdminStudio
1 1 (2.56%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Integration Engineer
2 4 (10.26%) Network Engineer
3 2 (5.13%) Consultant
3 2 (5.13%) SAN Engineer
3 2 (5.13%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (2.56%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (2.56%) Linux Support
4 1 (2.56%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (2.56%) VMware Consultant
4 1 (2.56%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (2.56%) Software Engineer
4 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (2.56%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) Web Services
1 3 (7.69%) Middleware
2 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.56%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.56%) XML
2 1 (2.56%) XSL
2 1 (2.56%) HTML
2 1 (2.56%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (64.10%) Clustering
2 9 (23.08%) Computer Science
3 4 (10.26%) Cryptography
4 3 (7.69%) Thin Client
4 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.69%) Replication
4 3 (7.69%) Fat Client
4 3 (7.69%) Open Source
5 1 (2.56%) EqualLogic
5 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 23 (58.97%) Linux
2 22 (56.41%) Solaris
3 8 (20.51%) Windows
4 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (7.69%) AIX
6 3 (7.69%) HPUX
6 3 (7.69%) UNIX
7 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (53.85%) Configuration Management
2 20 (51.28%) Software Distribution
3 10 (25.64%) ITIL
4 8 (20.51%) Service Management
5 5 (12.82%) Incident Management
6 4 (10.26%) Network Load Balancing
6 4 (10.26%) Service Delivery
6 4 (10.26%) Asset Management
6 4 (10.26%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (10.26%) Network Management
7 3 (7.69%) Change Data Capture
7 3 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (7.69%) Load Balancing
7 3 (7.69%) Performance Testing
7 3 (7.69%) Time Management
8 2 (5.13%) Validation
9 1 (2.56%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (2.56%) Build Automation
9 1 (2.56%) Information Assurance
9 1 (2.56%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 26 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.56%) VB
3 1 (2.56%) REXX
3 1 (2.56%) Tcl
3 1 (2.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 28 (71.79%) Security Cleared
2 26 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 9 (23.08%) Degree
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.13%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) QA
1 4 (10.26%) JSP 440
System Software
1 21 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (20.51%) vSphere
3 7 (17.95%) VMware ESX
4 4 (10.26%) Hyper-V
4 4 (10.26%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (7.69%) KVM
5 3 (7.69%) RHEV
5 3 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (2.56%) vCloud
6 1 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 22 (56.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 19 (48.72%) Netcool
3 18 (46.15%) Tivoli
4 4 (10.26%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (2.56%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (2.56%) WSUS
5 1 (2.56%) SCCM
5 1 (2.56%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 24 (61.54%) Veritas
2 23 (58.97%) Citrix
3 11 (28.21%) HP
4 8 (20.51%) Cisco
4 8 (20.51%) EMC
4 8 (20.51%) VMware
5 7 (17.95%) 3PAR
6 4 (10.26%) F5
6 4 (10.26%) Crossbeam
6 4 (10.26%) TippingPoint
6 4 (10.26%) Riverbed
6 4 (10.26%) McAfee
6 4 (10.26%) CheckPoint
6 4 (10.26%) NetApp
6 4 (10.26%) Juniper
7 3 (7.69%) Oracle
7 3 (7.69%) Red Hat
7 3 (7.69%) Brocade
8 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.56%) Dell