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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 9 12 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing SAN 16 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 20.25% 12.82% 25.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 51.61% 43.48% 62.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 14
Average daily rate
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£345 £367 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.93% -6.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £425 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +16.66%
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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
31 23 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 39.24% 29.49% 40.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 21
Average daily rate £347 £324 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.41% -23.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 17 April 2015.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 25 (67.57%) Security Cleared
2 24 (64.86%) SC Cleared
3 22 (59.46%) SQL
3 22 (59.46%) Clustering
4 20 (54.05%) Veritas
4 20 (54.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 20 (54.05%) NAS
5 19 (51.35%) Active Directory
6 18 (48.65%) Citrix
7 17 (45.95%) Software Distribution
8 16 (43.24%) Solaris
8 16 (43.24%) Linux
8 16 (43.24%) IPsec
9 15 (40.54%) Netcool
9 15 (40.54%) Configuration Management
10 14 (37.84%) Tivoli
10 14 (37.84%) Windows
11 13 (35.14%) ITIL
12 12 (32.43%) HP
13 11 (29.73%) EMC
13 11 (29.73%) Cisco
13 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (27.03%) Firewall
14 10 (27.03%) vSphere
14 10 (27.03%) 3PAR
14 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
15 9 (24.32%) Degree
15 9 (24.32%) Computer Science
16 8 (21.62%) Service Management
17 7 (18.92%) Service Delivery

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) MS Office
2 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 20 (54.05%) NAS
2 16 (43.24%) IPsec
3 10 (27.03%) Firewall
4 7 (18.92%) Junos
4 7 (18.92%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (18.92%) LAN
4 7 (18.92%) WAN
5 6 (16.22%) Network Security
6 2 (5.41%) iSCSI
6 2 (5.41%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.70%) DHCP
7 1 (2.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
1 2 (5.41%) MSI
1 2 (5.41%) InstallShield
1 2 (5.41%) AdminStudio
2 1 (2.70%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Integration Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Network Engineer
3 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (5.41%) SAN Engineer
4 1 (2.70%) Linux Support
4 1 (2.70%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (2.70%) VMware Consultant
4 1 (2.70%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (2.70%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (2.70%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (2.70%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) .NET
1 2 (5.41%) .NET Framework
1 2 (5.41%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.70%) HTML
2 1 (2.70%) Web Services
2 1 (2.70%) XML
2 1 (2.70%) XSL
2 1 (2.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (59.46%) Clustering
2 9 (24.32%) Computer Science
3 6 (16.22%) Cryptography
4 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.41%) Replication
6 1 (2.70%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.70%) Open Source
6 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (2.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (43.24%) Solaris
1 16 (43.24%) Linux
2 14 (37.84%) Windows
3 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.41%) UNIX
6 1 (2.70%) AIX
6 1 (2.70%) HPUX
6 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) Software Distribution
2 15 (40.54%) Configuration Management
3 13 (35.14%) ITIL
4 8 (21.62%) Service Management
5 7 (18.92%) Service Delivery
5 7 (18.92%) Network Load Balancing
5 7 (18.92%) Incident Management
6 6 (16.22%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (16.22%) Network Management
7 5 (13.51%) Time Management
8 4 (10.81%) Asset Management
9 3 (8.11%) Workflow
9 3 (8.11%) Change Management
9 3 (8.11%) Load Balancing
10 2 (5.41%) Performance Management
11 1 (2.70%) Information Assurance
11 1 (2.70%) Problem Management
11 1 (2.70%) Performance Testing
11 1 (2.70%) Test Scripting
11 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 22 (59.46%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) VB
2 2 (5.41%) REXX
2 2 (5.41%) Tcl
2 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.70%) XPath
Qualifications
1 25 (67.57%) Security Cleared
2 24 (64.86%) SC Cleared
3 9 (24.32%) Degree
4 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (8.11%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) JSP 440
2 6 (16.22%) QA
3 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (51.35%) Active Directory
2 10 (27.03%) vSphere
3 7 (18.92%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (18.92%) Hyper-V
4 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (16.22%) VMware ESX
5 2 (5.41%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (2.70%) KVM
6 1 (2.70%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 20 (54.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 15 (40.54%) Netcool
3 14 (37.84%) Tivoli
4 6 (16.22%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (5.41%) WSUS
5 2 (5.41%) SCCM
6 1 (2.70%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 1 (2.70%) WMI
Vendors
1 20 (54.05%) Veritas
2 18 (48.65%) Citrix
3 12 (32.43%) HP
4 11 (29.73%) EMC
4 11 (29.73%) Cisco
5 10 (27.03%) 3PAR
6 7 (18.92%) F5
6 7 (18.92%) Juniper
6 7 (18.92%) CheckPoint
6 7 (18.92%) McAfee
6 7 (18.92%) Crossbeam
6 7 (18.92%) TippingPoint
6 7 (18.92%) Riverbed
7 6 (16.22%) VMware
8 3 (8.11%) Brocade
8 3 (8.11%) NetApp
9 2 (5.41%) CA
9 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
9 2 (5.41%) Symantec
10 1 (2.70%) Borland