The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Livingston region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank - 7 8
Contract jobs citing SAN 0 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Livingston - 10.53% 11.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 37.50% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 2
Average daily rate
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- £420 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +2.27%
SAN
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Livingston region.

Communications & Networking Category
Livingston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
3 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Livingston 10.34% 28.07% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 5
Average daily rate £250 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Livingston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the Livingston region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Livingston

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Livingston

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Livingston

SAN
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Livingston 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 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Livingston 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) VMware