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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 18 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing SAN 3 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Livingston 3.57% 2.78% 10.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.27% 16.67% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 6
Average daily rate
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£358 £375 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.66% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £375 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £345
% change year-on-year
+4.14% -5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £23.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+52.17% -8.00%
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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
11 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Livingston 13.10% 16.67% 28.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 11
Average daily rate £275 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £212 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -24.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Livingston

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Livingston region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram in Livingston

SAN
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Veritas
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) Law
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) NAS
3 1 (25.00%) Puppet
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) LDAP
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) SQL

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 (25.00%) LDAP
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (25.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (25.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Veritas
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco