The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 44 - 39
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SAN 3 0 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.68% - 3.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.08% - 14.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 9
Median daily rate £400 - £251
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £343
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £34.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+13.23% +23.63%
SAN
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
59 48 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 13.35% 10.74% 22.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 27 59
Median daily rate £370 £300 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £456 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 9
Median hourly rate £13.50 £11.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% -53.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.35 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.57 £31.30 £33.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.59 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +47.92%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing SAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAN across the Lancashire region.

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the Lancashire region.

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

SAN
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chorley - 1 - -
Lytham St Annes - 1 £400 -
Preston - 1 - -
SAN
North West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 3 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for SAN.

1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) NetApp
3 2 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Clustering
3 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) BMC
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) CMMI
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Military
4 1 (16.67%) Economics
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (16.67%) Veritas Volume Manager

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) DBA
3 1 (16.67%) AIX Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) EMC Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) EMC Storage Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) NetBackup Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Storage Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Economics
2 1 (16.67%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) AIX
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Solaris
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (16.67%) CMMI
2 1 (16.67%) Coaching
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) GPFS
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (16.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 2 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) NetApp
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) BMC
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) EMC
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Sun
3 1 (16.67%) VMware