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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 42 33 23
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -10
Contract jobs citing SAN 6 22 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.55% 5.35% 2.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.95% 33.33% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 3
Average daily rate
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£275 £245 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.24% -18.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £25.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+16.50% +3.00%
SAN
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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
43 66 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 11.08% 16.06% 21.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 40 19
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 £155 £231 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £378 £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £26.75 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 11 (57.89%) ITIL
2 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
3 9 (47.37%) Windows
3 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 9 (47.37%) VMware
4 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (42.11%) UNIX
4 8 (42.11%) Linux
4 8 (42.11%) MS Exchange
4 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (36.84%) Solaris
5 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
5 7 (36.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
5 7 (36.84%) SharePoint
6 6 (31.58%) DV Cleared
7 5 (26.32%) Firewall
7 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
7 5 (26.32%) Oracle
8 4 (21.05%) SOA
8 4 (21.05%) Java
8 4 (21.05%) Middleware
8 4 (21.05%) Network Management
8 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
8 4 (21.05%) Change Management
8 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
8 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (15.79%) AquaLogic
9 3 (15.79%) Build Automation

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 8 (42.11%) MS Exchange
2 7 (36.84%) SharePoint
3 3 (15.79%) AquaLogic
3 3 (15.79%) WebLogic
4 1 (5.26%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
1 2 (10.53%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) Wireless
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (5.26%) Wireless Security
2 1 (5.26%) LAN
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
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 3 (15.79%) Technical Leader
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Storage Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Project Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Middleware
2 3 (15.79%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (15.79%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (42.11%) UNIX
2 8 (42.11%) Linux
3 7 (36.84%) Solaris
4 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.26%) CentOS
5 1 (5.26%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) SOA
2 4 (21.05%) Network Management
2 4 (21.05%) Change Management
3 3 (15.79%) Build Automation
3 3 (15.79%) Network Design
3 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
3 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) Service Management
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.26%) Scrum
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
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 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
2 6 (31.58%) DV Cleared
3 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) CCNP
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) JSP 440
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.26%) XenApp
3 1 (5.26%) vSphere
3 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
3 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 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 9 (47.37%) VMware
3 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
3 5 (26.32%) Oracle
4 3 (15.79%) Splunk
4 3 (15.79%) EMC
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco
6 1 (5.26%) Riverbed
6 1 (5.26%) 3PAR
6 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.26%) TippingPoint
6 1 (5.26%) Crossbeam
6 1 (5.26%) Juniper
6 1 (5.26%) NetApp
6 1 (5.26%) McAfee