The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 30 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 56 73 48
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -25
Contract jobs citing SAN 48 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.17% 0.38% 2.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.64% 2.36% 17.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 1 9
Median daily rate £318 £243 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.92% -26.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £243 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £243 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.88 £33.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-52.25% +20.90%
SAN
Tyne and Wear

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

Communications & Networking Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
307 127 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 26.65% 16.16% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 78 42
Median daily rate £330 £500 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.00% +43.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £310 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £620 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
- +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 15 5
Median hourly rate £28.00 £25.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% -7.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.30 £37.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

SAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for SAN.

1 118 (67.43%) ITIL
2 114 (65.14%) Security Cleared
3 112 (64.00%) HP
4 109 (62.29%) Linux
5 90 (51.43%) SC Cleared
6 84 (48.00%) Oracle
7 83 (47.43%) Unix
8 70 (40.00%) SLA
9 61 (34.86%) Red Hat
10 59 (33.71%) AIX
11 56 (32.00%) EMC
12 52 (29.71%) Windows
12 52 (29.71%) TCP/IP
13 51 (29.14%) Perl
13 51 (29.14%) High Availability
14 50 (28.57%) SQL
15 47 (26.86%) SQL Server
16 46 (26.29%) EMC NetWorker
17 45 (25.71%) Windows Server
17 45 (25.71%) Clustering
18 43 (24.57%) Incident Management
19 41 (23.43%) Oracle RAC
19 41 (23.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 39 (22.29%) Service Delivery
20 39 (22.29%) Shell Script
21 37 (21.14%) RHCE
21 37 (21.14%) Solaris
21 37 (21.14%) KVM
22 36 (20.57%) Compliance Management
22 36 (20.57%) DNS

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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:

Application Platforms
1 25 (14.29%) Apache
2 11 (6.29%) OpenStack
3 7 (4.00%) iPlanet
3 7 (4.00%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.71%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.14%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.14%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (13.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 52 (29.71%) TCP/IP
2 36 (20.57%) DNS
3 33 (18.86%) iSCSI
4 25 (14.29%) WAN
5 16 (9.14%) LDAP
6 14 (8.00%) Firewall
7 11 (6.29%) DHCP
7 11 (6.29%) NAS
8 9 (5.14%) HTTP
9 7 (4.00%) BIG-IP
9 7 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
9 7 (4.00%) HTTPS
10 3 (1.71%) FTP
10 3 (1.71%) Internet
10 3 (1.71%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (26.86%) SQL Server
2 25 (14.29%) DB2
3 13 (7.43%) MySQL
4 7 (4.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (7.43%) ClearCase
1 13 (7.43%) StarTeam
General
1 1 (0.57%) German Language
1 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (24.00%) Administrator
2 27 (15.43%) Linux Engineer
3 24 (13.71%) Storage Engineer
4 21 (12.00%) Linux Administrator
5 15 (8.57%) Unix Engineer
6 14 (8.00%) Support Engineer
7 12 (6.86%) Linux Support
7 12 (6.86%) Solaris Administrator
8 10 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
9 9 (5.14%) 3rd Line Support
9 9 (5.14%) Linux Support Engineer
9 9 (5.14%) Server Support
10 8 (4.57%) AIX Administrator
10 8 (4.57%) Consultant
10 8 (4.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (4.57%) Solaris Systems Administrator
10 8 (4.57%) Unix Linux Engineer
11 7 (4.00%) HPUX Engineer
11 7 (4.00%) Linux Specialist
11 7 (4.00%) Subject Matter Expert
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.43%) LAMP
2 8 (4.57%) Middleware
3 7 (4.00%) JSP
4 6 (3.43%) J2EE
5 2 (1.14%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (1.14%) Web Services
6 1 (0.57%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 45 (25.71%) Clustering
2 15 (8.57%) Management Information System
3 14 (8.00%) EMC VMAX
4 11 (6.29%) Replication
5 9 (5.14%) HP StoreVirtual
6 7 (4.00%) Celerra
6 7 (4.00%) EMC VNX
6 7 (4.00%) Enterprise Storage
6 7 (4.00%) HP Storage
7 5 (2.86%) Data Centre
8 4 (2.29%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.29%) Mainframe
8 4 (2.29%) Symmetrix
9 3 (1.71%) CLARiiON
9 3 (1.71%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.71%) Symmetrix DMX
10 2 (1.14%) Grid Computing
10 2 (1.14%) IBM Mainframe
11 1 (0.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 109 (62.29%) Linux
2 83 (47.43%) Unix
3 59 (33.71%) AIX
4 52 (29.71%) Windows
5 45 (25.71%) Windows Server
6 41 (23.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 37 (21.14%) Solaris
8 20 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (6.86%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (6.29%) HPUX
11 8 (4.57%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.14%) zOS
13 1 (0.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (67.43%) ITIL
2 51 (29.14%) High Availability
3 43 (24.57%) Incident Management
4 39 (22.29%) Service Delivery
5 36 (20.57%) Compliance Management
6 33 (18.86%) Root Cause Analysis
7 32 (18.29%) Configuration Management
8 25 (14.29%) Unit Testing
9 23 (13.14%) Change Management
10 22 (12.57%) Mentoring
11 16 (9.14%) Disaster Recovery
11 16 (9.14%) Server Building
12 15 (8.57%) Server Monitoring
13 14 (8.00%) Operations Management
13 14 (8.00%) Performance Management
14 13 (7.43%) QMS
15 11 (6.29%) Validation
16 10 (5.71%) Problem Management
17 9 (5.14%) Change Control
18 8 (4.57%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (29.14%) Perl
2 50 (28.57%) SQL
3 39 (22.29%) Shell Script
4 26 (14.86%) Bash Shell
4 26 (14.86%) Korn
5 25 (14.29%) C-shell
5 25 (14.29%) VB
6 15 (8.57%) PowerShell
7 9 (5.14%) Java
8 7 (4.00%) JavaScript
9 5 (2.86%) Jython
9 5 (2.86%) Python
10 4 (2.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 114 (65.14%) Security Cleared
2 90 (51.43%) SC Cleared
3 37 (21.14%) RHCE
4 35 (20.00%) AAT
5 18 (10.29%) BPSS Clearance
6 16 (9.14%) DV Cleared
7 11 (6.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (3.43%) MCSA
8 6 (3.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (2.86%) HP ASE
9 5 (2.86%) HPE ATP
9 5 (2.86%) MCTS
10 4 (2.29%) Degree
11 1 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (40.00%) SLA
2 7 (4.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 41 (23.43%) Oracle RAC
2 37 (21.14%) KVM
3 28 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (14.29%) Samba
5 19 (10.86%) Active Directory
6 16 (9.14%) Firmware
7 4 (2.29%) Terminal Services
7 4 (2.29%) XenApp
8 3 (1.71%) Hyper-V
9 2 (1.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 2 (1.14%) vSphere
10 1 (0.57%) NFS
10 1 (0.57%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 46 (26.29%) EMC NetWorker
2 26 (14.86%) Tivoli
3 24 (13.71%) MOM
4 21 (12.00%) HP SiteScope
5 11 (6.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 7 (4.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 6 (3.43%) PowerCLI
8 5 (2.86%) BladeLogic
8 5 (2.86%) Puppet
8 5 (2.86%) SCOrch
9 4 (2.29%) OpenView
10 3 (1.71%) HP Data Protector
10 3 (1.71%) NetBackup
10 3 (1.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 2 (1.14%) BMC PATROL
11 2 (1.14%) SCCM
11 2 (1.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 112 (64.00%) HP
2 84 (48.00%) Oracle
3 61 (34.86%) Red Hat
4 56 (32.00%) EMC
5 31 (17.71%) CA
6 29 (16.57%) BMC
7 28 (16.00%) VMware
8 23 (13.14%) Cisco
8 23 (13.14%) IBM
9 20 (11.43%) ServiceNow
10 17 (9.71%) 3PAR
11 15 (8.57%) Microsoft
12 14 (8.00%) Brocade
13 8 (4.57%) Sun
14 7 (4.00%) BEA
14 7 (4.00%) F5
14 7 (4.00%) Isilon
15 6 (3.43%) NetApp
16 5 (2.86%) Dell
16 5 (2.86%) Opsware