The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 54 53 61
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs citing SAN 14 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.09% 1.70% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.59% 18.75% 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 2
Average daily rate £335 £310 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.06% +27.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £157 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £428 £329
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
- +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +27.27%
SAN
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Communications & Networking Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
103 80 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 15.40% 9.05% 6.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 50 29
Average daily rate £300 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £113 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £342 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.43% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £68.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +300.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAN across the Glasgow region.

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the Glasgow region.

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 15 (60.00%) VMware
2 14 (56.00%) Security Cleared
3 12 (48.00%) Windows
4 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 10 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 9 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (36.00%) HP
6 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
7 7 (28.00%) DNS
7 7 (28.00%) Unix
7 7 (28.00%) Linux
7 7 (28.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
8 6 (24.00%) AIX
8 6 (24.00%) Oracle
8 6 (24.00%) SQL
9 5 (20.00%) DHCP
9 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
9 5 (20.00%) Citrix
10 4 (16.00%) EMC
10 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
10 4 (16.00%) IBM
10 4 (16.00%) Solaris
10 4 (16.00%) .NET
10 4 (16.00%) HTML
10 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
10 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Office 365
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) DNS
2 5 (20.00%) DHCP
3 2 (8.00%) NAS
4 1 (4.00%) Firewall
4 1 (4.00%) IPv4
4 1 (4.00%) LAN
4 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.00%) VPN
4 1 (4.00%) WAN
4 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (12.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (16.00%) Administrator
1 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Unix Administrator
3 2 (8.00%) Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Storage Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (8.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 2 (8.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Architect
4 1 (4.00%) IT Support
4 1 (4.00%) Lead Designer
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Server Support
4 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Support Technician
4 1 (4.00%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) .NET
1 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (16.00%) HTML
2 3 (12.00%) JSP
3 1 (4.00%) Middleware
3 1 (4.00%) Software Packaging
3 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (8.00%) Freedom of Information Act
2 2 (8.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.00%) EqualLogic
3 1 (4.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.00%) HP Storage
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Replication
3 1 (4.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.00%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Windows
2 10 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (28.00%) Linux
3 7 (28.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (28.00%) Unix
3 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (24.00%) AIX
4 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (16.00%) Solaris
6 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
8 1 (4.00%) HPUX
8 1 (4.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (16.00%) ITIL
2 3 (12.00%) CRM
2 3 (12.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (12.00%) Migration
2 3 (12.00%) Project Management
2 3 (12.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (8.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (8.00%) High Availability
3 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (8.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.00%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (4.00%) Open Source
4 1 (4.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.00%) C#
3 3 (12.00%) Java
3 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (12.00%) VB
4 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.00%) Korn
4 1 (4.00%) Perl
4 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (56.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (16.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (12.00%) CCNA
4 3 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (12.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (8.00%) MCSA
5 2 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (4.00%) BC Cleared
6 1 (4.00%) ISEB
6 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 9 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (16.00%) vSphere
4 2 (8.00%) XenApp
5 1 (4.00%) KVM
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (4.00%) RHEV
5 1 (4.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (4.00%) Veritas File System
5 1 (4.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Legato
2 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) VMware
2 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (36.00%) HP
4 6 (24.00%) Oracle
5 5 (20.00%) Citrix
5 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
6 4 (16.00%) EMC
6 4 (16.00%) IBM
7 3 (12.00%) Cisco
8 1 (4.00%) 3PAR
8 1 (4.00%) Avaya
8 1 (4.00%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (4.00%) Dell
8 1 (4.00%) Intel Security
8 1 (4.00%) NetApp
8 1 (4.00%) Opsware
8 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds
8 1 (4.00%) Sun
8 1 (4.00%) Symantec
8 1 (4.00%) Veeam