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 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank - 47 47
Contract jobs citing SAN 0 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - 0.23% 2.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.17% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 7
Median daily rate - £205 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £32.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+20.31% +77.77%
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
43 46 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 10.57% 10.45% 19.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 26 63
Median daily rate £338 £300 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £463 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 12
Median hourly rate £12.00 £16.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -34.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 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 3 (100.00%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) BMC
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) CMMI
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (33.33%) Economics
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared

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 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) EMC Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) EMC Storage Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) NetBackup Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Storage Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Storage Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (33.33%) CMMI
1 1 (33.33%) Coaching
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) BMC
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) VMware