The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 30 23 23
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing SAN 7 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.15% 5.31% 2.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 36.17% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 4
Average daily rate £375 £170 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+120.58% -58.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £367 £358 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.62% +3.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £23.15
% change year-on-year
+9.23% +40.38%
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 Merseyside region.

Communications & Networking Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
42 47 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 12.88% 14.69% 9.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 10
Average daily rate £425 £413 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +37.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £15.18
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +25.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

SAN
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -2 6 £375 -
SAN
North West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 8 (42.11%) Oracle
2 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) HP
2 7 (36.84%) Migration
3 6 (31.58%) Firewall
3 6 (31.58%) Intel
4 5 (26.32%) SQL
4 5 (26.32%) VMware
4 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
5 4 (21.05%) Converged Infrastructure
5 4 (21.05%) SCOrch
5 4 (21.05%) XenApp
5 4 (21.05%) PaaS
5 4 (21.05%) IaaS
5 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (21.05%) Project Management
5 4 (21.05%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (21.05%) SCOM
5 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (21.05%) IIS
5 4 (21.05%) Solaris
5 4 (21.05%) NetApp
6 3 (15.79%) Citrix
6 3 (15.79%) HACMP
6 3 (15.79%) Nagios
6 3 (15.79%) Apache
6 3 (15.79%) Cisco
6 3 (15.79%) IBM
6 3 (15.79%) PowerShell

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 4 (21.05%) IIS
2 3 (15.79%) Apache
2 3 (15.79%) Confluence
3 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
3 2 (10.53%) Tuxedo
3 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) IaaS
1 4 (21.05%) PaaS
2 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) LAN
2 2 (10.53%) LDAP
2 2 (10.53%) WAN
3 1 (5.26%) NAS
3 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) JIRA
General
1 3 (15.79%) Banking
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Server Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Architect
2 3 (15.79%) Designer
2 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) SAN Specialist
2 3 (15.79%) Solutions Designer
2 3 (15.79%) Technical Designer
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) SAN Storage Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Solaris Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Solaris Systems Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Storage Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Storage Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Virtualisation Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Messaging Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (15.79%) HACMP
2 3 (15.79%) Wiki
3 1 (5.26%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (5.26%) LPAR
3 1 (5.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
3 4 (21.05%) Solaris
4 2 (10.53%) Linux
4 2 (10.53%) Unix
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.26%) AIX
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Migration
2 4 (21.05%) Converged Infrastructure
2 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (21.05%) Project Management
3 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (10.53%) High Availability
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) Patch Management
5 1 (5.26%) Analytics
5 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Operations
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps
5 1 (5.26%) Email Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (21.05%) XenApp
2 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
3 2 (10.53%) GPFS
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (10.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (10.53%) Veritas File System
3 2 (10.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.26%) PowerHA
4 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) SCOM
1 4 (21.05%) SCOrch
2 3 (15.79%) EdgeSight
2 3 (15.79%) Nagios
2 3 (15.79%) SCCM
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (10.53%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (5.26%) Ansible
4 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (5.26%) Puppet
4 1 (5.26%) vRealize
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle
2 7 (36.84%) HP
3 6 (31.58%) Intel
4 5 (26.32%) VMware
5 4 (21.05%) NetApp
6 3 (15.79%) Brocade
6 3 (15.79%) Cisco
6 3 (15.79%) Citrix
6 3 (15.79%) IBM
7 2 (10.53%) EMC
7 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
7 2 (10.53%) Symantec
7 2 (10.53%) Veritas
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