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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 45 50 24
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -26
Contract jobs citing SAN 6 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.24% 2.25% 2.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.77% 18.64% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 3
Average daily rate
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£307 £245 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.39% -18.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £281 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +1.85%
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
47 59 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 9.73% 12.07% 18.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 41 18
Average daily rate £300 £273 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.09% -9.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £222 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £350 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £26.00 £10.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+153.65% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 13 (68.42%) HP
2 12 (63.16%) ITIL
2 12 (63.16%) Security Cleared
3 11 (57.89%) Windows
4 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
4 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (47.37%) VMware
5 9 (47.37%) MS Exchange
6 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
6 8 (42.11%) SharePoint
6 8 (42.11%) UNIX
6 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
6 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (36.84%) Software Delivery
7 7 (36.84%) Solaris
7 7 (36.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 6 (31.58%) Linux
8 6 (31.58%) DV Cleared
9 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
9 5 (26.32%) Oracle
9 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
10 4 (21.05%) EMC
10 4 (21.05%) SOA
10 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
10 4 (21.05%) Java
10 4 (21.05%) Middleware
10 4 (21.05%) Change Management
10 4 (21.05%) Firewall
10 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 9 (47.37%) MS Exchange
2 8 (42.11%) SharePoint
3 3 (15.79%) AquaLogic
3 3 (15.79%) WebLogic
4 1 (5.26%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.26%) IIS
4 1 (5.26%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.79%) MS Office
3 1 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) LAN
2 2 (10.53%) WAN
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (5.26%) Junos
3 1 (5.26%) NAS
3 1 (5.26%) Wireless Security
3 1 (5.26%) Internet
3 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Rational Performance Tester
1 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Project Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Storage Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Middleware
2 3 (15.79%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Private Cloud
1 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
1 1 (5.26%) Clustering
1 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
1 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (42.11%) UNIX
4 7 (36.84%) Solaris
5 6 (31.58%) Linux
6 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (5.26%) CentOS
8 1 (5.26%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) ITIL
2 7 (36.84%) Software Delivery
3 4 (21.05%) SOA
3 4 (21.05%) Change Management
3 4 (21.05%) Network Management
4 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.26%) Build Automation
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.26%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.26%) Scrum
5 1 (5.26%) Service Management
5 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.26%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.26%) Perl
2 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) Security Cleared
2 6 (31.58%) DV Cleared
3 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) CCNP
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) JSP 440
2 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
1 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.79%) vSphere
3 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
3 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.26%) XenApp
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (15.79%) OpenView
3 1 (5.26%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) HP
2 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
3 9 (47.37%) VMware
4 5 (26.32%) Oracle
4 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
5 4 (21.05%) EMC
6 3 (15.79%) Splunk
6 3 (15.79%) Cisco
7 2 (10.53%) Juniper
7 2 (10.53%) McAfee
7 2 (10.53%) Crossbeam
7 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
7 2 (10.53%) TippingPoint
7 2 (10.53%) Riverbed
7 2 (10.53%) 3PAR
8 1 (5.26%) F5
8 1 (5.26%) NetApp