The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Erskine region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 15 13 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing SAN 17 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 11.41% 7.14% 2.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 43.59% 25.00% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 0
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£282 £370 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.78% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £24.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-2.08% +9.09%
Communications & Networking Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
39 8 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 26.17% 28.57% 88.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 5 13
Average daily rate £320 £334 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.11% -13.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £233 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £370 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.54% +2.00%
SAN
Renfrewshire

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 23 July 2014.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 22 (81.48%) SC Cleared
1 22 (81.48%) Security Cleared
2 19 (70.37%) SQL Server
3 17 (62.96%) HP
4 16 (59.26%) Citrix
4 16 (59.26%) DNS
4 16 (59.26%) SQL
5 13 (48.15%) ITIL
5 13 (48.15%) Windows
5 13 (48.15%) DHCP
5 13 (48.15%) Thin Client
5 13 (48.15%) Fat Client
6 11 (40.74%) VMware ESX
6 11 (40.74%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (40.74%) Service Management
6 11 (40.74%) VMware
7 9 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 9 (33.33%) Middleware
7 9 (33.33%) Performance Testing
8 8 (29.63%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (25.93%) AppSense
9 7 (25.93%) Clustering
9 7 (25.93%) Netcool
9 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
9 7 (25.93%) Solaris
9 7 (25.93%) Linux
10 6 (22.22%) Configuration Management
11 5 (18.52%) Firewall
11 5 (18.52%) VB

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 4 (14.81%) WebLogic
1 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 16 (59.26%) DNS
2 13 (48.15%) DHCP
3 5 (18.52%) LAN
3 5 (18.52%) WAN
3 5 (18.52%) Firewall
4 4 (14.81%) NAS
5 3 (11.11%) IPsec
5 3 (11.11%) VPN
6 2 (7.41%) iSCSI
7 1 (3.70%) Junos
7 1 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (3.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (70.37%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.70%) MSI
1 1 (3.70%) InstallShield
1 1 (3.70%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (3.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Consultant
2 4 (14.81%) Server Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) UNIX Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Services Delivery Consultant
3 2 (7.41%) Build Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Radia Specialist
4 1 (3.70%) Technology Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) Wintel Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) UNIX Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Services Delivery Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) IT Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) Network Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) Service Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) Middleware
2 3 (11.11%) CSS
2 3 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.70%) Application Packaging
3 1 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (48.15%) Thin Client
1 13 (48.15%) Fat Client
2 7 (25.93%) Clustering
3 4 (14.81%) PKI
4 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 3 (11.11%) Open Source
5 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
5 1 (3.70%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 13 (48.15%) Windows
2 7 (25.93%) Solaris
2 7 (25.93%) Linux
3 4 (14.81%) UNIX
3 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (11.11%) AIX
4 3 (11.11%) HPUX
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) ITIL
2 11 (40.74%) Service Management
3 9 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 6 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 4 (14.81%) Lean Six Sigma
5 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
5 4 (14.81%) Six Sigma
5 4 (14.81%) Software Distribution
6 3 (11.11%) Change Data Capture
6 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (11.11%) Load Balancing
7 2 (7.41%) ITIL V3
8 1 (3.70%) High Availability
8 1 (3.70%) Change Control
8 1 (3.70%) Time Management
8 1 (3.70%) Network Management
8 1 (3.70%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
8 1 (3.70%) Validation
8 1 (3.70%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
2 5 (18.52%) VB
3 4 (14.81%) VBScript
4 1 (3.70%) REXX
4 1 (3.70%) Tcl
4 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.70%) Korn
Qualifications
1 22 (81.48%) SC Cleared
1 22 (81.48%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.11%) MCTS
2 3 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) CCNP
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
1 1 (3.70%) JSP 440
System Software
1 11 (40.74%) VMware ESX
1 11 (40.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 8 (29.63%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (11.11%) KVM
4 3 (11.11%) RHEV
5 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.70%) vSphere
6 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.70%) VMware GSX
6 1 (3.70%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 7 (25.93%) Netcool
3 3 (11.11%) Tivoli
3 3 (11.11%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (3.70%) WSUS
4 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) HP
2 16 (59.26%) Citrix
3 11 (40.74%) VMware
4 7 (25.93%) AppSense
4 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
5 4 (14.81%) Oracle
5 4 (14.81%) Veritas
5 4 (14.81%) Red Hat
6 2 (7.41%) EMC
7 1 (3.70%) Cisco
7 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.70%) Symantec
7 1 (3.70%) McAfee
7 1 (3.70%) Juniper
7 1 (3.70%) CA
7 1 (3.70%) Crossbeam
7 1 (3.70%) TippingPoint
7 1 (3.70%) Riverbed
7 1 (3.70%) 3PAR
7 1 (3.70%) F5