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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 62 30 25
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -5
Contract jobs citing SAN 9 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.34% 3.34% 7.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.34% 21.57% 36.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 16
Average daily rate £200 £275 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +12.24%
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +44.44%
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
87 51 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 12.93% 15.50% 20.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 28 32
Average daily rate £405 £413 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% +68.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £174 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £451 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 8
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £26.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 - £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 - £28.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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
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 12 February 2016, 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 24 (80.00%) Windows
2 22 (73.33%) ITIL
2 22 (73.33%) Security Cleared
2 22 (73.33%) Windows Server
3 21 (70.00%) SC Cleared
3 21 (70.00%) VMware
4 13 (43.33%) Service Management
4 13 (43.33%) DV Cleared
5 12 (40.00%) NAS
5 12 (40.00%) Replication
5 12 (40.00%) Cisco
6 11 (36.67%) EMC
6 11 (36.67%) Veritas
6 11 (36.67%) Migration
6 11 (36.67%) CLARiiON
6 11 (36.67%) Symmetrix
6 11 (36.67%) NetBackup
6 11 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (36.67%) Celerra
6 11 (36.67%) EMC VNX
7 9 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (30.00%) Incident Management
7 9 (30.00%) AIX
7 9 (30.00%) Solaris
8 8 (26.67%) Unix
9 6 (20.00%) Data Migration
10 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
11 4 (13.33%) HP
11 4 (13.33%) Linux
11 4 (13.33%) SQL

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 1 (3.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (40.00%) NAS
2 3 (10.00%) Firewall
3 2 (6.67%) DHCP
3 2 (6.67%) DNS
3 2 (6.67%) HTTP
3 2 (6.67%) HTTPS
3 2 (6.67%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.33%) LAN
4 1 (3.33%) MPLS
4 1 (3.33%) Network Security
4 1 (3.33%) SNMP
4 1 (3.33%) SSL
4 1 (3.33%) VPN
4 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 12 (40.00%) Storage Engineer
3 11 (36.67%) NetBackup Support
4 9 (30.00%) NetBackup Engineer
4 9 (30.00%) SAN Engineer
4 9 (30.00%) SAN Storage Engineer
4 9 (30.00%) Storage Support Engineer
5 7 (23.33%) SAN Support
6 1 (3.33%) Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) EMC Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) EMC Storage Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Linux Support
6 1 (3.33%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Storage Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) Virtualisation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) Middleware
2 1 (3.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Replication
2 11 (36.67%) Celerra
2 11 (36.67%) CLARiiON
2 11 (36.67%) EMC VNX
2 11 (36.67%) Symmetrix
3 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (80.00%) Windows
2 22 (73.33%) Windows Server
3 9 (30.00%) AIX
3 9 (30.00%) Solaris
4 8 (26.67%) Unix
5 4 (13.33%) Linux
6 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) ITIL
2 13 (43.33%) Service Management
3 11 (36.67%) Migration
4 9 (30.00%) Incident Management
5 6 (20.00%) Data Migration
6 2 (6.67%) Change Management
6 2 (6.67%) Network Management
6 2 (6.67%) OO
7 1 (3.33%) BCP
7 1 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.33%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (3.33%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (73.33%) Security Cleared
2 21 (70.00%) SC Cleared
3 13 (43.33%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.67%) MCSA
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 11 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (36.67%) NetBackup
2 2 (6.67%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 2 (6.67%) OpenView
Vendors
1 21 (70.00%) VMware
2 12 (40.00%) Cisco
3 11 (36.67%) EMC
3 11 (36.67%) Veritas
4 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (13.33%) HP
6 2 (6.67%) Splunk
7 1 (3.33%) Dell
7 1 (3.33%) Juniper
7 1 (3.33%) Palo Alto