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 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 48 19 32
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +13
Contract jobs citing SAN 12 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.39% 3.36% 2.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.90% 66.67% 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 0
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£331 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £20.79
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +20.27%
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
71 6 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 14.12% 5.04% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 5 23
Average daily rate £348 £300 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 8
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

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 2 October 2014.

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 2 October 2014, 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 18 (90.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (80.00%) ITIL
3 14 (70.00%) SC Cleared
4 13 (65.00%) Service Management
5 12 (60.00%) Firewall
5 12 (60.00%) WAN
5 12 (60.00%) HP
6 11 (55.00%) Windows
6 11 (55.00%) LAN
7 10 (50.00%) UNIX
7 10 (50.00%) Network Management
8 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (45.00%) DNS
9 8 (40.00%) Red Hat
9 8 (40.00%) Oracle
9 8 (40.00%) Solaris
9 8 (40.00%) Linux
9 8 (40.00%) VMware
9 8 (40.00%) Middleware
9 8 (40.00%) Oracle Database
9 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (35.00%) Hyper-V
10 7 (35.00%) WhatsUp Gold
10 7 (35.00%) Network Security
10 7 (35.00%) JSP 440
10 7 (35.00%) TippingPoint
10 7 (35.00%) CheckPoint
10 7 (35.00%) Incident Management

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 7 (35.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (20.00%) AquaLogic
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (30.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (60.00%) Firewall
1 12 (60.00%) WAN
2 11 (55.00%) LAN
3 9 (45.00%) DNS
4 7 (35.00%) Network Security
4 7 (35.00%) Junos
5 6 (30.00%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 5 (25.00%) SSL
7 4 (20.00%) DHCP
7 4 (20.00%) VPN
8 1 (5.00%) Wireless
8 1 (5.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) UNIX Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) UNIX Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Linux Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Data Network Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Server Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Network Support
6 1 (5.00%) Server Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Data Centre Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Server Support
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) Middleware
2 4 (20.00%) Java EE
3 3 (15.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Cryptography
2 4 (20.00%) Thin Client
2 4 (20.00%) Open Source
2 4 (20.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) UNIX
3 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (40.00%) Solaris
4 8 (40.00%) Linux
4 8 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (30.00%) AIX
7 3 (15.00%) HPUX
8 2 (10.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) ITIL
2 13 (65.00%) Service Management
3 10 (50.00%) Network Management
4 7 (35.00%) Incident Management
4 7 (35.00%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (35.00%) Service Delivery
5 5 (25.00%) Time Management
5 5 (25.00%) Network Design
6 4 (20.00%) SOA
6 4 (20.00%) Change Management
6 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (20.00%) Performance Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Problem Management
6 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
7 3 (15.00%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (15.00%) Change Data Capture
8 2 (10.00%) High Availability
8 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
9 1 (5.00%) Lean Six Sigma
9 1 (5.00%) Budget Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) Java
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (90.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (70.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) JSP 440
1 7 (35.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (35.00%) Hyper-V
2 7 (35.00%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (35.00%) vSphere
3 4 (20.00%) VMware ESX
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (15.00%) KVM
4 3 (15.00%) RHEV
5 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) WhatsUp Gold
2 4 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (15.00%) OpenView
4 2 (10.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (10.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) HP
2 8 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 8 (40.00%) Oracle
2 8 (40.00%) VMware
3 7 (35.00%) TippingPoint
3 7 (35.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (35.00%) F5
3 7 (35.00%) 3PAR
3 7 (35.00%) EMC
3 7 (35.00%) Juniper
3 7 (35.00%) Cisco
4 6 (30.00%) McAfee
5 4 (20.00%) Citrix
6 3 (15.00%) Crossbeam
6 3 (15.00%) Riverbed
6 3 (15.00%) Splunk
7 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (10.00%) Veritas