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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 14 13 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing SAN 8 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 10.67% 12.32% 21.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.67% 41.46% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 17 11
Average daily rate
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£343 £280 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.32% -34.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £252 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £350 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £23.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+46.73% -8.00%
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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
30 41 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 40.00% 29.71% 35.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 39 17
Average daily rate £343 £320 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.03% -24.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

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 2 July 2015.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 14 (66.67%) SQL
2 12 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 11 (52.38%) Windows
3 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
4 10 (47.62%) HP
4 10 (47.62%) Clustering
4 10 (47.62%) SC Cleared
5 9 (42.86%) NAS
5 9 (42.86%) ITIL
5 9 (42.86%) Citrix
6 8 (38.10%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
6 8 (38.10%) Degree
6 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (38.10%) Computer Science
7 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (33.33%) Software Distribution
7 7 (33.33%) VMware
7 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (33.33%) Veritas
8 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 6 (28.57%) Linux
8 6 (28.57%) IPsec
8 6 (28.57%) Server Building
8 6 (28.57%) Hyper-V
9 5 (23.81%) vSphere
9 5 (23.81%) Firewall
9 5 (23.81%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (23.81%) EMC
9 5 (23.81%) UNIX

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Office
2 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) NAS
2 6 (28.57%) IPsec
3 5 (23.81%) Firewall
4 3 (14.29%) NetScaler
4 3 (14.29%) Junos
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (14.29%) LAN
4 3 (14.29%) WAN
4 3 (14.29%) DHCP
4 3 (14.29%) DNS
4 3 (14.29%) IPv4
5 2 (9.52%) Network Security
5 2 (9.52%) iSCSI
6 1 (4.76%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
1 2 (9.52%) MSI
1 2 (9.52%) InstallShield
1 2 (9.52%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Integration Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
1 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
1 2 (9.52%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Clustering
2 8 (38.10%) Computer Science
3 3 (14.29%) Fat Client
3 3 (14.29%) Thin Client
3 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 2 (9.52%) Cryptography
5 1 (4.76%) Replication
5 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (28.57%) Linux
5 5 (23.81%) UNIX
5 5 (23.81%) Solaris
6 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) ITIL
2 7 (33.33%) Software Distribution
3 6 (28.57%) Server Building
4 4 (19.05%) Change Control
4 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
4 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
4 4 (19.05%) Change Management
5 3 (14.29%) Service Management
5 3 (14.29%) Six Sigma
5 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 3 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
5 3 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
5 3 (14.29%) Performance Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Time Management
6 2 (9.52%) Performance Management
6 2 (9.52%) Network Management
6 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
6 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
6 2 (9.52%) Workflow
6 2 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) VB
2 2 (9.52%) REXX
2 2 (9.52%) Tcl
2 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 10 (47.62%) SC Cleared
3 8 (38.10%) Degree
4 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (14.29%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) JSP 440
2 2 (9.52%) SLA
2 2 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
2 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (28.57%) Hyper-V
4 5 (23.81%) vSphere
4 5 (23.81%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (19.05%) VMware ESX
6 3 (14.29%) XenDesktop
6 3 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (19.05%) Tivoli
2 4 (19.05%) Netcool
3 2 (9.52%) WSUS
3 2 (9.52%) SCCM
3 2 (9.52%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (4.76%) WMI
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) HP
2 9 (42.86%) Citrix
3 7 (33.33%) Veritas
3 7 (33.33%) VMware
4 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 5 (23.81%) Cisco
5 5 (23.81%) EMC
6 4 (19.05%) 3PAR
7 3 (14.29%) F5
7 3 (14.29%) Crossbeam
7 3 (14.29%) TippingPoint
7 3 (14.29%) Riverbed
7 3 (14.29%) AppSense
7 3 (14.29%) CheckPoint
7 3 (14.29%) Juniper
7 3 (14.29%) McAfee
8 2 (9.52%) CA
8 2 (9.52%) Symantec
9 1 (4.76%) Brocade
9 1 (4.76%) NetApp