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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 61 57 60
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing SAN 11 21 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.21% 2.41% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.67% 19.44% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 0
Average daily rate
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£316 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.46 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.12% +22.22%
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
75 108 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 8.26% 12.41% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 56 14
Average daily rate £325 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.88% -11.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £225 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £443 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £12.35 £17.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.42% +40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 1 September 2015, 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 10 (47.62%) Migration
2 7 (33.33%) Solaris
3 6 (28.57%) Windows
3 6 (28.57%) VMware
3 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 6 (28.57%) NAS
4 5 (23.81%) Finance
4 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
4 5 (23.81%) EMC
5 4 (19.05%) AIX
5 4 (19.05%) Oracle
5 4 (19.05%) NetBackup
5 4 (19.05%) Data Guard
5 4 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
6 3 (14.29%) ETL Development
6 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
6 3 (14.29%) Banking
6 3 (14.29%) Korn
6 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (14.29%) Oracle Streams
6 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (14.29%) vSphere
6 3 (14.29%) Data Migration
6 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 3 (14.29%) Brocade
6 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
6 3 (14.29%) NetApp
6 3 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 (9.52%) MS Exchange
1 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (4.76%) Lync
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) NAS
2 2 (9.52%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (9.52%) Firewall
3 1 (4.76%) IP Telephony
3 1 (4.76%) iSCSI
3 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Consultant
1 4 (19.05%) Storage Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Backup Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) DBA
2 3 (14.29%) Storage Consultant
2 3 (14.29%) SAN Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Linux Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Storage Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Storage Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) SAN Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Flash
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle Streams
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Solaris
2 6 (28.57%) Windows
3 4 (19.05%) AIX
4 3 (14.29%) Linux
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (14.29%) UNIX
5 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Migration
2 4 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (14.29%) ETL Development
3 3 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 3 (14.29%) ETL
3 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
4 2 (9.52%) Service Management
4 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (9.52%) Project Planning
5 1 (4.76%) Server Building
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.76%) Change Control
5 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Workflow
5 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL
5 1 (4.76%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) VB
1 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
1 3 (14.29%) Korn
2 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
2 2 (9.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.76%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 3 (14.29%) vSphere
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) NetBackup
1 4 (19.05%) Data Guard
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (9.52%) Backup Exec
3 2 (9.52%) Legato
3 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (9.52%) SCCM
4 1 (4.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
4 1 (4.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (4.76%) WSUS
4 1 (4.76%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) VMware
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) EMC
3 4 (19.05%) Oracle
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco
4 3 (14.29%) IBM
4 3 (14.29%) HP
4 3 (14.29%) NetApp
4 3 (14.29%) Brocade
4 3 (14.29%) Veritas
5 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
5 2 (9.52%) Symantec
5 2 (9.52%) CommVault
6 1 (4.76%) StorageTek
6 1 (4.76%) Dell
6 1 (4.76%) McAfee