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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 29 64 30
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -34
Contract jobs citing SAN 106 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 8.70% 0.45% 3.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.09% 2.86% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 1 9
Median daily rate £295 £243 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.64% -30.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £243 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £243 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
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 £22.00 £28.25 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-22.12% +20.21%
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
459 105 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 37.68% 15.58% 13.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 47 35
Median daily rate £290 £282 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -14.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 19 1
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.23% -33.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 96 (66.21%) ITIL
2 95 (65.52%) Security Cleared
3 92 (63.45%) HP
4 88 (60.69%) Linux
5 74 (51.03%) Unix
5 74 (51.03%) SC Cleared
6 69 (47.59%) Oracle
7 65 (44.83%) SLA
8 52 (35.86%) AIX
9 48 (33.10%) Red Hat
10 45 (31.03%) High Availability
11 44 (30.34%) Perl
12 43 (29.66%) TCP/IP
12 43 (29.66%) EMC
13 42 (28.97%) SQL
13 42 (28.97%) Windows
14 39 (26.90%) Clustering
14 39 (26.90%) Incident Management
14 39 (26.90%) EMC NetWorker
15 38 (26.21%) SQL Server
16 37 (25.52%) Shell Script
17 35 (24.14%) AAT
17 35 (24.14%) Windows Server
18 34 (23.45%) Oracle RAC
18 34 (23.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 33 (22.76%) Root Cause Analysis
20 32 (22.07%) Service Delivery
21 31 (21.38%) RHCE
21 31 (21.38%) Solaris
21 31 (21.38%) KVM

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 19 (13.10%) Apache
2 7 (4.83%) iPlanet
2 7 (4.83%) OpenStack
2 7 (4.83%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.07%) MQSeries
4 2 (1.38%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.69%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (16.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 43 (29.66%) TCP/IP
2 29 (20.00%) DNS
3 19 (13.10%) iSCSI
3 19 (13.10%) WAN
4 10 (6.90%) DHCP
4 10 (6.90%) LDAP
5 7 (4.83%) BIG-IP
5 7 (4.83%) Firewall
6 6 (4.14%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (2.07%) FTP
7 3 (2.07%) Internet
7 3 (2.07%) NAS
7 3 (2.07%) SSH
8 2 (1.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (26.21%) SQL Server
2 25 (17.24%) DB2
3 7 (4.83%) MySQL
3 7 (4.83%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (4.83%) ClearCase
1 7 (4.83%) StarTeam
General
1 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (26.21%) Administrator
2 22 (15.17%) Linux Engineer
3 17 (11.72%) Linux Administrator
3 17 (11.72%) Storage Engineer
4 14 (9.66%) Support Engineer
5 13 (8.97%) Unix Engineer
6 12 (8.28%) Solaris Administrator
7 11 (7.59%) Linux Support
8 10 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
9 9 (6.21%) 3rd Line Support
9 9 (6.21%) Linux Support Engineer
10 8 (5.52%) AIX Administrator
10 8 (5.52%) Server Support
10 8 (5.52%) Solaris Systems Administrator
11 7 (4.83%) Consultant
11 7 (4.83%) Subject Matter Expert
12 6 (4.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (4.14%) Linux Server Engineer
12 6 (4.14%) Unix Administrator
12 6 (4.14%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.83%) JSP
1 7 (4.83%) LAMP
2 6 (4.14%) J2EE
3 2 (1.38%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (1.38%) Web Services
4 1 (0.69%) Middleware
4 1 (0.69%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 39 (26.90%) Clustering
2 15 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 9 (6.21%) EMC VMAX
4 8 (5.52%) HP StoreVirtual
5 7 (4.83%) HP Storage
6 6 (4.14%) Celerra
6 6 (4.14%) EMC VNX
6 6 (4.14%) Enterprise Storage
6 6 (4.14%) Replication
7 4 (2.76%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.76%) Mainframe
8 3 (2.07%) CLARiiON
8 3 (2.07%) Symmetrix DMX
9 2 (1.38%) Grid Computing
9 2 (1.38%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.69%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 88 (60.69%) Linux
2 74 (51.03%) Unix
3 52 (35.86%) AIX
4 42 (28.97%) Windows
5 35 (24.14%) Windows Server
6 34 (23.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 31 (21.38%) Solaris
8 17 (11.72%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (4.14%) HPUX
11 5 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.38%) zOS
13 1 (0.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (66.21%) ITIL
2 45 (31.03%) High Availability
3 39 (26.90%) Incident Management
4 33 (22.76%) Root Cause Analysis
5 32 (22.07%) Service Delivery
6 26 (17.93%) Configuration Management
7 23 (15.86%) Change Management
8 22 (15.17%) Mentoring
9 19 (13.10%) Unit Testing
10 16 (11.03%) Disaster Recovery
10 16 (11.03%) Server Building
11 14 (9.66%) Operations Management
11 14 (9.66%) Performance Management
12 13 (8.97%) Server Monitoring
13 12 (8.28%) QMS
14 11 (7.59%) Validation
15 10 (6.90%) Problem Management
16 9 (6.21%) Change Control
17 8 (5.52%) Conflict Management
17 8 (5.52%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (30.34%) Perl
2 42 (28.97%) SQL
3 37 (25.52%) Shell Script
4 24 (16.55%) VB
5 20 (13.79%) Bash Shell
5 20 (13.79%) Korn
6 19 (13.10%) C-shell
7 10 (6.90%) PowerShell
8 9 (6.21%) Java
9 4 (2.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 95 (65.52%) Security Cleared
2 74 (51.03%) SC Cleared
3 35 (24.14%) AAT
4 31 (21.38%) RHCE
5 17 (11.72%) BPSS Clearance
6 11 (7.59%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (6.90%) DV Cleared
8 6 (4.14%) MCSA
8 6 (4.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (3.45%) MCTS
10 4 (2.76%) Degree
10 4 (2.76%) HP ASE
10 4 (2.76%) HPE ATP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (44.83%) SLA
2 7 (4.83%) JSP 440
System Software
1 34 (23.45%) Oracle RAC
2 31 (21.38%) KVM
3 21 (14.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (13.10%) Samba
5 16 (11.03%) Firmware
6 11 (7.59%) Active Directory
7 4 (2.76%) Terminal Services
7 4 (2.76%) XenApp
8 2 (1.38%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.38%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 2 (1.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 39 (26.90%) EMC NetWorker
2 24 (16.55%) Tivoli
3 22 (15.17%) MOM
4 19 (13.10%) HP SiteScope
5 7 (4.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (2.76%) OpenView
7 3 (2.07%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (2.07%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.38%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 92 (63.45%) HP
2 69 (47.59%) Oracle
3 48 (33.10%) Red Hat
4 43 (29.66%) EMC
5 24 (16.55%) BMC
5 24 (16.55%) CA
6 21 (14.48%) VMware
7 19 (13.10%) IBM
7 19 (13.10%) ServiceNow
8 16 (11.03%) Cisco
9 11 (7.59%) 3PAR
10 9 (6.21%) Brocade
11 8 (5.52%) Sun
12 7 (4.83%) BEA
12 7 (4.83%) F5
12 7 (4.83%) Microsoft
13 6 (4.14%) Isilon
14 5 (3.45%) NetApp
14 5 (3.45%) Opsware
15 4 (2.76%) Citrix