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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 27 71 40
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -31
Contract jobs citing SAN 83 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 8.46% 0.41% 1.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.77% 2.17% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 1 7
Median daily rate £290 £243 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.58% -30.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £243 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £243 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £336 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £28.00 £23.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £29.48 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.33% +11.24%
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
310 138 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 31.60% 18.80% 11.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 80 33
Median daily rate £295 £468 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.99% +33.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £583 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 18 1
Median hourly rate £28.00 £25.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% -21.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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.

1 108 (67.50%) ITIL
2 104 (65.00%) Security Cleared
3 103 (64.38%) HP
4 101 (63.13%) Linux
5 82 (51.25%) Unix
5 82 (51.25%) Oracle
6 81 (50.63%) SC Cleared
7 68 (42.50%) SLA
8 59 (36.88%) Red Hat
9 57 (35.63%) AIX
10 51 (31.88%) Perl
10 51 (31.88%) TCP/IP
11 50 (31.25%) EMC
12 49 (30.63%) High Availability
13 44 (27.50%) EMC NetWorker
13 44 (27.50%) Windows
14 43 (26.88%) SQL
14 43 (26.88%) Clustering
15 40 (25.00%) SQL Server
16 39 (24.38%) Shell Script
16 39 (24.38%) Oracle RAC
16 39 (24.38%) Incident Management
16 39 (24.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 37 (23.13%) Windows Server
17 37 (23.13%) Solaris
18 36 (22.50%) Service Delivery
19 35 (21.88%) DNS
19 35 (21.88%) RHCE
19 35 (21.88%) KVM
19 35 (21.88%) AAT

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 (15.63%) Apache
2 11 (6.88%) OpenStack
3 7 (4.38%) iPlanet
3 7 (4.38%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.88%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.25%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.63%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (15.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 51 (31.88%) TCP/IP
2 35 (21.88%) DNS
3 25 (15.63%) iSCSI
3 25 (15.63%) WAN
4 16 (10.00%) LDAP
5 10 (6.25%) DHCP
6 7 (4.38%) BIG-IP
6 7 (4.38%) Fibre Channel
6 7 (4.38%) Firewall
7 3 (1.88%) FTP
7 3 (1.88%) Internet
7 3 (1.88%) NAS
7 3 (1.88%) SSH
8 2 (1.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (15.63%) DB2
3 13 (8.13%) MySQL
4 7 (4.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (8.13%) ClearCase
1 13 (8.13%) StarTeam
General
1 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (26.25%) Administrator
2 25 (15.63%) Linux Engineer
3 21 (13.13%) Linux Administrator
4 19 (11.88%) Storage Engineer
5 15 (9.38%) Unix Engineer
6 14 (8.75%) Support Engineer
7 12 (7.50%) Linux Support
7 12 (7.50%) Solaris Administrator
8 10 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
9 9 (5.63%) 3rd Line Support
9 9 (5.63%) Linux Support Engineer
9 9 (5.63%) Server Support
10 8 (5.00%) AIX Administrator
10 8 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (5.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
10 8 (5.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
11 7 (4.38%) Consultant
11 7 (4.38%) HPUX Engineer
11 7 (4.38%) Linux Specialist
11 7 (4.38%) Subject Matter Expert
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.13%) LAMP
2 7 (4.38%) JSP
3 6 (3.75%) J2EE
4 2 (1.25%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (1.25%) Web Services
5 1 (0.63%) Middleware
5 1 (0.63%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 43 (26.88%) Clustering
2 15 (9.38%) Management Information System
3 10 (6.25%) EMC VMAX
4 9 (5.63%) HP StoreVirtual
5 7 (4.38%) Celerra
5 7 (4.38%) EMC VNX
5 7 (4.38%) Enterprise Storage
5 7 (4.38%) HP Storage
5 7 (4.38%) Replication
6 4 (2.50%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.50%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.88%) CLARiiON
7 3 (1.88%) Symmetrix DMX
8 2 (1.25%) Grid Computing
8 2 (1.25%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.63%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 101 (63.13%) Linux
2 82 (51.25%) Unix
3 57 (35.63%) AIX
4 44 (27.50%) Windows
5 39 (24.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 37 (23.13%) Solaris
6 37 (23.13%) Windows Server
7 19 (11.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (6.88%) HPUX
10 7 (4.38%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.25%) zOS
12 1 (0.63%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (67.50%) ITIL
2 49 (30.63%) High Availability
3 39 (24.38%) Incident Management
4 36 (22.50%) Service Delivery
5 34 (21.25%) Compliance Management
6 33 (20.63%) Root Cause Analysis
7 32 (20.00%) Configuration Management
8 25 (15.63%) Unit Testing
9 23 (14.38%) Change Management
10 22 (13.75%) Mentoring
11 16 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 16 (10.00%) Server Building
12 15 (9.38%) Server Monitoring
13 14 (8.75%) Operations Management
13 14 (8.75%) Performance Management
14 13 (8.13%) QMS
15 11 (6.88%) Validation
16 10 (6.25%) Problem Management
17 9 (5.63%) Change Control
18 8 (5.00%) Conflict Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (31.88%) Perl
2 43 (26.88%) SQL
3 39 (24.38%) Shell Script
4 26 (16.25%) Bash Shell
4 26 (16.25%) Korn
5 25 (15.63%) C-shell
5 25 (15.63%) VB
6 10 (6.25%) PowerShell
7 9 (5.63%) Java
8 4 (2.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 104 (65.00%) Security Cleared
2 81 (50.63%) SC Cleared
3 35 (21.88%) AAT
3 35 (21.88%) RHCE
4 18 (11.25%) BPSS Clearance
5 11 (6.88%) DV Cleared
5 11 (6.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (3.75%) MCSA
6 6 (3.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (3.13%) HP ASE
7 5 (3.13%) HPE ATP
7 5 (3.13%) MCTS
8 4 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (42.50%) SLA
2 7 (4.38%) JSP 440
System Software
1 39 (24.38%) Oracle RAC
2 35 (21.88%) KVM
3 27 (16.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (15.63%) Samba
5 16 (10.00%) Firmware
6 11 (6.88%) Active Directory
7 4 (2.50%) Terminal Services
7 4 (2.50%) XenApp
8 2 (1.25%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 2 (1.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 44 (27.50%) EMC NetWorker
2 26 (16.25%) Tivoli
3 24 (15.00%) MOM
4 21 (13.13%) HP SiteScope
5 7 (4.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (2.50%) OpenView
7 3 (1.88%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (1.88%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.25%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 103 (64.38%) HP
2 82 (51.25%) Oracle
3 59 (36.88%) Red Hat
4 50 (31.25%) EMC
5 27 (16.88%) VMware
6 24 (15.00%) BMC
6 24 (15.00%) CA
7 21 (13.13%) IBM
8 20 (12.50%) ServiceNow
9 17 (10.63%) Cisco
10 13 (8.13%) 3PAR
11 10 (6.25%) Brocade
12 8 (5.00%) Sun
13 7 (4.38%) BEA
13 7 (4.38%) F5
13 7 (4.38%) Isilon
13 7 (4.38%) Microsoft
14 5 (3.13%) NetApp
14 5 (3.13%) Opsware
15 4 (2.50%) Citrix