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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 55 54 48
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing SAN 17 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.99% 0.92% 1.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.35% 17.14% 19.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 4
Average daily rate
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£288 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £215 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £311 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +16.27%
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
104 35 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 12.19% 5.35% 9.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 16 26
Average daily rate £307 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.54% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £195 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £360 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -68.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 September 2014, 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 18 (62.07%) SC Cleared
1 18 (62.07%) Security Cleared
2 15 (51.72%) HP
3 14 (48.28%) Citrix
4 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
5 11 (37.93%) Windows
5 11 (37.93%) ISTQB
6 10 (34.48%) Oracle
7 9 (31.03%) VMware
7 9 (31.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (24.14%) DV Cleared
8 7 (24.14%) UNIX
8 7 (24.14%) SQL
9 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
9 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
9 6 (20.69%) EMC
10 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (17.24%) Oracle EBS
10 5 (17.24%) Cisco
10 5 (17.24%) VB
10 5 (17.24%) .NET
10 5 (17.24%) HTML
10 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
10 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
10 5 (17.24%) JSP
10 5 (17.24%) SCCM
10 5 (17.24%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (17.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 4 (13.79%) Windows 7

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.45%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
2 4 (13.79%) DNS
2 4 (13.79%) Firewall
2 4 (13.79%) Wireless
3 3 (10.34%) DHCP
4 2 (6.90%) NAS
4 2 (6.90%) VPN
5 1 (3.45%) IPsec
5 1 (3.45%) WAN
5 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (3.45%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.45%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
Job Titles
1 4 (13.79%) Analyst
1 4 (13.79%) Test Analyst
2 3 (10.34%) Test Manager
2 3 (10.34%) Tester
2 3 (10.34%) Performance Tester
2 3 (10.34%) Team Leader
3 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Defect Manager
3 2 (6.90%) Technical Architect
3 2 (6.90%) Architect
4 1 (3.45%) DBA
4 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (3.45%) Administrator
4 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) IT Support
4 1 (3.45%) Performance Test Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (3.45%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (3.45%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) .NET
1 5 (17.24%) HTML
1 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
1 5 (17.24%) JSP
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Clustering
2 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (3.45%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Windows
2 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (24.14%) UNIX
3 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
4 4 (13.79%) Linux
5 3 (10.34%) Solaris
5 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.90%) Windows 8
6 2 (6.90%) AIX
7 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.79%) CRM
2 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
2 3 (10.34%) Coaching
3 2 (6.90%) Software Testing
3 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
3 2 (6.90%) ITIL
4 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.45%) Change Management
4 1 (3.45%) ETL
4 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.45%) Software Distribution
4 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.45%) Unit Testing
4 1 (3.45%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) SQL
2 5 (17.24%) VB
2 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
3 4 (13.79%) Java
3 4 (13.79%) C#
4 2 (6.90%) VBA
5 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.45%) Perl
5 1 (3.45%) C-shell
5 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.45%) Korn
Qualifications
1 18 (62.07%) SC Cleared
1 18 (62.07%) Security Cleared
2 11 (37.93%) ISTQB
3 9 (31.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (24.14%) DV Cleared
5 5 (17.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (6.90%) MCTS
8 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (3.45%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
2 3 (10.34%) XenDesktop
3 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.45%) Samba
4 1 (3.45%) vSphere
4 1 (3.45%) VMware Server
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) SCCM
1 5 (17.24%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (6.90%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.45%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.45%) Netcool
3 1 (3.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (3.45%) Data Guard
3 1 (3.45%) WSUS
3 1 (3.45%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.45%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) HP
2 14 (48.28%) Citrix
3 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
4 10 (34.48%) Oracle
5 9 (31.03%) VMware
6 6 (20.69%) EMC
7 5 (17.24%) Cisco
8 4 (13.79%) Meru Networks
8 4 (13.79%) Apple
8 4 (13.79%) Juniper
9 3 (10.34%) IBM
10 2 (6.90%) Symantec
10 2 (6.90%) NetApp
10 2 (6.90%) Veritas
11 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
11 1 (3.45%) McAfee
11 1 (3.45%) Veeam
11 1 (3.45%) Brocade