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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 58 63 67
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Contract jobs citing SAN 14 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.57% 0.72% 1.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.07% 9.80% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £243 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.02% -17.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £157 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £329 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +16.66%
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
82 51 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 9.18% 7.36% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 29 49
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £270 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £68.00 £17.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+300.00% +17.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 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 14 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 12 (42.86%) Windows
3 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 10 (35.71%) VMware
4 9 (32.14%) HP
5 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (25.00%) SCCM
6 7 (25.00%) Migration
6 7 (25.00%) NetBackup
6 7 (25.00%) Symantec
6 7 (25.00%) CommVault
7 6 (21.43%) Dell
7 6 (21.43%) EMC
7 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
7 6 (21.43%) Oracle
7 6 (21.43%) Solaris
7 6 (21.43%) Linux
7 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (21.43%) NAS
8 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (17.86%) Data Guard
8 5 (17.86%) Lync
8 5 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (17.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
8 5 (17.86%) Citrix
8 5 (17.86%) Office 365
8 5 (17.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (17.86%) Lync
2 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (17.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) NAS
2 3 (10.71%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (10.71%) Firewall
3 1 (3.57%) IPsec
3 1 (3.57%) IP Telephony
3 1 (3.57%) LAN
3 1 (3.57%) WAN
3 1 (3.57%) DHCP
3 1 (3.57%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.57%) VPN
3 1 (3.57%) DNS
3 1 (3.57%) Intranet
3 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Consultant
2 6 (21.43%) Technical Consultant
3 5 (17.86%) Backup Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Storage Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) DBA
6 2 (7.14%) Linux Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Linux Specialist
7 1 (3.57%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Designer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Designer
7 1 (3.57%) Defect Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Project Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle Streams
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (3.57%) HTML
2 1 (3.57%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.57%) JSP
2 1 (3.57%) Middleware
2 1 (3.57%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) Windows
2 6 (21.43%) Solaris
2 6 (21.43%) Linux
2 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (14.29%) UNIX
3 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (7.14%) AIX
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Migration
2 5 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (10.71%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (10.71%) Data Migration
3 3 (10.71%) ETL
3 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (10.71%) ITIL
4 2 (7.14%) Service Management
4 2 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (7.14%) Workflow
5 1 (3.57%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.57%) Change Control
5 1 (3.57%) Software Distribution
5 1 (3.57%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.57%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
1 3 (10.71%) VB
2 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
2 2 (7.14%) Korn
3 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.57%) VBA
3 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 5 (17.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared
5 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
5 2 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (3.57%) Degree
6 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (3.57%) MCTS
6 1 (3.57%) MCP
6 1 (3.57%) MCSE
6 1 (3.57%) CCNA
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.14%) vSphere
3 2 (7.14%) VMware Server
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 7 (25.00%) SCCM
2 5 (17.86%) Data Guard
2 5 (17.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (14.29%) Backup Exec
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (10.71%) Legato
5 2 (7.14%) Tivoli
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (3.57%) Netcool
6 1 (3.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (3.57%) WSUS
6 1 (3.57%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (3.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
1 10 (35.71%) VMware
2 9 (32.14%) HP
3 7 (25.00%) CommVault
3 7 (25.00%) Symantec
4 6 (21.43%) Oracle
4 6 (21.43%) Dell
4 6 (21.43%) EMC
5 5 (17.86%) Citrix
6 4 (14.29%) NetApp
6 4 (14.29%) Veritas
7 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
8 2 (7.14%) Cisco
9 1 (3.57%) StorageTek
9 1 (3.57%) McAfee
9 1 (3.57%) AppSense
9 1 (3.57%) Brocade
9 1 (3.57%) 3PAR