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 26 June 2016 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 20 13 14
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing SAN 54 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 12.39% 13.95% 11.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.87% 31.58% 39.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 6 15
Median daily rate £340 £321 £269
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.83% +19.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £264 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £401 £346
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £35.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-32.14% +94.44%
SAN
Renfrewshire

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
201 38 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 46.10% 44.19% 29.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 19 36
Median daily rate £320 £300 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £262 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £451 £349
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 1 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

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
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 26 June 2016.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, 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 80 (77.67%) Security Cleared
2 71 (68.93%) SC Cleared
3 61 (59.22%) HP
4 58 (56.31%) ITIL
5 54 (52.43%) Linux
6 53 (51.46%) DNS
7 52 (50.49%) Microsoft
8 51 (49.51%) Unix
9 48 (46.60%) Windows
10 45 (43.69%) Windows Server
11 44 (42.72%) SQL
11 44 (42.72%) SQL Server
12 42 (40.78%) Active Directory
13 39 (37.86%) PowerShell
14 35 (33.98%) DHCP
15 34 (33.01%) Windows Server 2008
15 34 (33.01%) Windows Server 2012
16 31 (30.10%) iSCSI
17 26 (25.24%) Change Control
18 25 (24.27%) Performance Tuning
18 25 (24.27%) MS Excel
19 22 (21.36%) VMware Infrastructure
19 22 (21.36%) VMware
20 19 (18.45%) Citrix
21 18 (17.48%) Microsoft Certification
21 18 (17.48%) Samba
21 18 (17.48%) WAN
21 18 (17.48%) TCP/IP
21 18 (17.48%) Perl
21 18 (17.48%) Apache

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 18 (17.48%) Apache
2 16 (15.53%) OpenStack
3 5 (4.85%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (3.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 25 (24.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.91%) Office 365
2 2 (1.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.97%) HP Helion
3 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 53 (51.46%) DNS
2 35 (33.98%) DHCP
3 31 (30.10%) iSCSI
4 18 (17.48%) TCP/IP
4 18 (17.48%) WAN
5 17 (16.50%) NAS
6 8 (7.77%) Firewall
6 8 (7.77%) HTTP
6 8 (7.77%) HTTPS
7 4 (3.88%) NetScaler
7 4 (3.88%) SMTP
8 2 (1.94%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (42.72%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (3.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (3.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.94%) ClearCase
1 2 (1.94%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 18 (17.48%) Storage Engineer
2 15 (14.56%) Unix Engineer
3 14 (13.59%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 12 (11.65%) Consultant
5 10 (9.71%) Storage Consultant
6 9 (8.74%) Administrator
6 9 (8.74%) Wintel Engineer
7 7 (6.80%) Backup Consultant
7 7 (6.80%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (6.80%) Wintel Specialist
8 6 (5.83%) Backup Engineer
9 5 (4.85%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (3.88%) NetBackup Engineer
10 4 (3.88%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
10 4 (3.88%) Unix Administrator
11 3 (2.91%) Automation Engineer
11 3 (2.91%) Software Engineer
11 3 (2.91%) Unix Linux Engineer
11 3 (2.91%) Unix Systems Administrator
12 2 (1.94%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.77%) Middleware
2 2 (1.94%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.68%) Management Information System
2 9 (8.74%) Computer Science
3 8 (7.77%) Public Cloud
4 6 (5.83%) Clustering
5 5 (4.85%) PKI
6 4 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.88%) Blackberry
6 4 (3.88%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.91%) Celerra
7 3 (2.91%) CLARiiON
7 3 (2.91%) EMC VNX
7 3 (2.91%) Replication
7 3 (2.91%) Symmetrix
8 2 (1.94%) HP Storage
9 1 (0.97%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.97%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.97%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 54 (52.43%) Linux
2 51 (49.51%) Unix
3 48 (46.60%) Windows
4 45 (43.69%) Windows Server
5 34 (33.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (33.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (5.83%) Solaris
7 5 (4.85%) AIX
8 4 (3.88%) HPUX
9 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (56.31%) ITIL
2 26 (25.24%) Change Control
3 25 (24.27%) Performance Tuning
4 18 (17.48%) Mentoring
4 18 (17.48%) Unit Testing
5 15 (14.56%) Change Management
6 10 (9.71%) Conflict Management
6 10 (9.71%) Risk Management
7 8 (7.77%) ITSM
7 8 (7.77%) Software Distribution
7 8 (7.77%) Virtual Environments
8 7 (6.80%) High Availability
9 6 (5.83%) Service Delivery
10 5 (4.85%) Asset Management
10 5 (4.85%) Validation
11 4 (3.88%) OO
12 3 (2.91%) Migration
12 3 (2.91%) Server Virtualisation
12 3 (2.91%) Software Engineering
13 2 (1.94%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 44 (42.72%) SQL
2 39 (37.86%) PowerShell
3 18 (17.48%) Bash Shell
3 18 (17.48%) C-shell
3 18 (17.48%) Korn
3 18 (17.48%) Perl
4 16 (15.53%) Shell Script
5 15 (14.56%) VBScript
6 8 (7.77%) JavaScript
6 8 (7.77%) Jython
6 8 (7.77%) Python
Qualifications
1 80 (77.67%) Security Cleared
2 71 (68.93%) SC Cleared
3 18 (17.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (14.56%) MCSA
4 15 (14.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 11 (10.68%) DV Cleared
6 9 (8.74%) Degree
7 2 (1.94%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.94%) MCTS
8 1 (0.97%) MCSE
8 1 (0.97%) OCA
8 1 (0.97%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.74%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (40.78%) Active Directory
2 22 (21.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (17.48%) Hyper-V
3 18 (17.48%) Samba
4 15 (14.56%) Terminal Services
4 15 (14.56%) XenApp
5 14 (13.59%) vSphere
6 4 (3.88%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (3.88%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.97%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.97%) UAG
7 1 (0.97%) vCloud
7 1 (0.97%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (9.71%) SCCM
2 8 (7.77%) BladeLogic
2 8 (7.77%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 8 (7.77%) Puppet
2 8 (7.77%) SCOrch
2 8 (7.77%) WSUS
3 6 (5.83%) NetBackup
4 5 (4.85%) EMC Navisphere
4 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (4.85%) SCOM
4 5 (4.85%) SCVMM
5 4 (3.88%) CA Spectrum
5 4 (3.88%) Failover Clustering
5 4 (3.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (3.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (1.94%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.97%) OpenView
Vendors
1 61 (59.22%) HP
2 52 (50.49%) Microsoft
3 22 (21.36%) VMware
4 19 (18.45%) Citrix
5 13 (12.62%) CA
6 11 (10.68%) 3PAR
6 11 (10.68%) EMC
7 8 (7.77%) BMC
7 8 (7.77%) Dell
7 8 (7.77%) Symantec
8 7 (6.80%) Brocade
9 6 (5.83%) Red Hat
10 5 (4.85%) Cisco
11 4 (3.88%) AppSense
11 4 (3.88%) arcserve
11 4 (3.88%) Lumension
12 2 (1.94%) CommVault
12 2 (1.94%) NetApp
12 2 (1.94%) Oracle
13 1 (0.97%) Opsware