The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 Glasgow 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 62 67 50
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -17
Contract jobs citing SAN 5 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.71% 1.10% 1.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.80% 13.33% 16.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 3
Average daily rate £243 £295 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.79% +22.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £210 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £406 £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £27.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +3.84%
Communications & Networking Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
51 75 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 7.25% 8.21% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 49 23
Average daily rate £350 £338 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +20.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £120 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £421 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 13
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -44.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -20.35%
SAN
Scotland

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 16 April 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 16 April 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 17 (60.71%) Microsoft
2 15 (53.57%) Linux
3 14 (50.00%) Windows
4 13 (46.43%) Security Cleared
4 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (39.29%) SC Cleared
6 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (32.14%) Red Hat
8 8 (28.57%) AIX
8 8 (28.57%) Solaris
8 8 (28.57%) UNIX
8 8 (28.57%) NAS
9 7 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (25.00%) VMware
10 6 (21.43%) Clustering
10 6 (21.43%) Netcool
10 6 (21.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
10 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
10 6 (21.43%) MS Office
10 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Architecture
11 5 (17.86%) Veritas
11 5 (17.86%) Software Distribution
11 5 (17.86%) Windows XP
11 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (17.86%) Tivoli
11 5 (17.86%) Configuration Management
12 4 (14.29%) Firewall
12 4 (14.29%) DHCP

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.57%) WordPress
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Office
2 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) NAS
2 4 (14.29%) Firewall
2 4 (14.29%) DHCP
2 4 (14.29%) DNS
3 3 (10.71%) VPN
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Analyst
2 3 (10.71%) Administrator
2 3 (10.71%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (10.71%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 3 (10.71%) UNIX Administrator
3 2 (7.14%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) UNIX Support
3 2 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Technical Architect
3 2 (7.14%) Applications Developer
3 2 (7.14%) Systems Support
3 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Architect
3 2 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Support Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Technical Support
4 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Radia Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) Middleware
2 1 (3.57%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Clustering
2 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.57%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (53.57%) Linux
2 14 (50.00%) Windows
3 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (28.57%) AIX
5 8 (28.57%) Solaris
5 8 (28.57%) UNIX
6 7 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (17.86%) Windows XP
8 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
9 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
9 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (3.57%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Architecture
1 5 (17.86%) Software Distribution
1 5 (17.86%) Configuration Management
2 3 (10.71%) Change Management
3 2 (7.14%) Performance Management
3 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
3 2 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (3.57%) Six Sigma
4 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.57%) Release Management
4 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) VBScript
1 3 (10.71%) VB
2 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.57%) Perl
3 1 (3.57%) Python
3 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (46.43%) Security Cleared
2 11 (39.29%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (7.14%) MCSD
5 1 (3.57%) MCSE
5 1 (3.57%) MCSA
5 1 (3.57%) MCP
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.57%) vSphere
3 1 (3.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) Netcool
1 6 (21.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (17.86%) Tivoli
3 3 (10.71%) SCCM
4 2 (7.14%) Nagios
5 1 (3.57%) Legato
5 1 (3.57%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 17 (60.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (32.14%) Red Hat
3 7 (25.00%) VMware
4 5 (17.86%) Veritas
5 4 (14.29%) Cisco
5 4 (14.29%) IBM
5 4 (14.29%) NetApp
5 4 (14.29%) Citrix
6 3 (10.71%) HP
7 2 (7.14%) CommVault
8 1 (3.57%) EMC
8 1 (3.57%) Oracle
8 1 (3.57%) Symantec
8 1 (3.57%) Brocade
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