The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 52 56 57
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing SAN 15 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.31% 1.62% 0.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.15% 21.21% 8.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 1
Median daily rate £335 £313 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.20% +131.48%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £32.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+19.37% +79.16%
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
106 66 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 16.31% 7.62% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 32 47
Median daily rate £335 £330 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £158 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £500 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +44.44%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing SAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for SAN.

1 15 (57.69%) VMware
2 14 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 14 (53.85%) Windows
3 12 (46.15%) Windows Server
4 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
4 11 (42.31%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (38.46%) SC Cleared
5 10 (38.46%) Linux
5 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
5 10 (38.46%) HP
6 9 (34.62%) SQL
6 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (30.77%) Oracle
7 8 (30.77%) DNS
7 8 (30.77%) Red Hat
7 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (30.77%) Hyper-V
8 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
9 6 (23.08%) DHCP
9 6 (23.08%) Unix
9 6 (23.08%) Citrix
10 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
10 5 (19.23%) IBM
10 5 (19.23%) AIX
10 5 (19.23%) vSphere
10 5 (19.23%) PowerShell
10 5 (19.23%) Data Centre
11 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
11 4 (15.38%) Security Architecture

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.54%) OpenStack
2 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Office 365
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) DNS
2 6 (23.08%) DHCP
3 1 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (3.85%) Firewall
3 1 (3.85%) IPv4
3 1 (3.85%) LAN
3 1 (3.85%) NAS
3 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.85%) VPN
3 1 (3.85%) WAN
3 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) HP UFT
1 3 (11.54%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
1 2 (7.69%) Law
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (11.54%) Consultant
1 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (11.54%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 2 (7.69%) Administrator
2 2 (7.69%) Analyst
2 2 (7.69%) Storage Consultant
2 2 (7.69%) Storage Engineer
2 2 (7.69%) Test Analyst
2 2 (7.69%) Test Engineer
2 2 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Designer
3 1 (3.85%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (3.85%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (3.85%) Linux Consultant
3 1 (3.85%) Senior Storage Consultant
3 1 (3.85%) Server Administrator
3 1 (3.85%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (3.85%) Solaris Administrator
3 1 (3.85%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (3.85%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) .NET
1 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
1 4 (15.38%) HTML
2 3 (11.54%) JSP
3 1 (3.85%) Middleware
3 1 (3.85%) Software Packaging
3 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.54%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.85%) EqualLogic
3 1 (3.85%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.85%) HP Storage
3 1 (3.85%) Replication
3 1 (3.85%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.85%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Windows
2 12 (46.15%) Windows Server
3 10 (38.46%) Linux
4 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (23.08%) Unix
7 5 (19.23%) AIX
8 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (7.69%) Solaris
9 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
10 1 (3.85%) HPUX
10 1 (3.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
2 4 (15.38%) ITIL
2 4 (15.38%) Security Architecture
3 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (11.54%) CRM
3 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (11.54%) Functional Testing
3 3 (11.54%) Migration
4 2 (7.69%) High Availability
4 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (7.69%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.85%) Business Transformation
5 1 (3.85%) Change Data Capture
5 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.85%) Project Management
5 1 (3.85%) Server Building
5 1 (3.85%) Service Management
5 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) SQL
2 5 (19.23%) PowerShell
3 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.54%) C#
4 3 (11.54%) Java
4 3 (11.54%) VB
5 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.85%) Korn
5 1 (3.85%) Perl
5 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 10 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 4 (15.38%) ISTQB
3 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (11.54%) CCNA
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (11.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (11.54%) MCSA
4 3 (11.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.85%) BC Cleared
6 1 (3.85%) ISEB
6 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 11 (42.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 8 (30.77%) Hyper-V
4 5 (19.23%) vSphere
5 3 (11.54%) RHEV
6 2 (7.69%) XenApp
7 1 (3.85%) KVM
7 1 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (3.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (3.85%) Veritas File System
7 1 (3.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
7 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) VMware
2 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
3 10 (38.46%) HP
4 8 (30.77%) Oracle
4 8 (30.77%) Red Hat
5 6 (23.08%) Citrix
6 5 (19.23%) IBM
7 4 (15.38%) EMC
8 3 (11.54%) Cisco
9 2 (7.69%) PlateSpin
10 1 (3.85%) Avaya
10 1 (3.85%) Barracuda Networks
10 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
10 1 (3.85%) Dell
10 1 (3.85%) Intel Security
10 1 (3.85%) Opsware
10 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds
10 1 (3.85%) Symantec
10 1 (3.85%) Veeam
10 1 (3.85%) Veritas