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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 78 34 44
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +10
Contract jobs citing SAN 19 29 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.86% 4.41% 3.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.48% 23.97% 18.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 10
Median daily rate £345 £200 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.50% -36.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £198 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £222 £349
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 0
Median hourly rate - £27.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £26.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.10% -10.83%
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
254 121 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 24.88% 18.39% 16.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 64 45
Median daily rate £331 £475 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.31% +36.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £535 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 3
Median hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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
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 9 December 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 62 (66.67%) ITIL
2 58 (62.37%) HP
3 54 (58.06%) Linux
3 54 (58.06%) Security Cleared
4 45 (48.39%) Oracle
5 42 (45.16%) SC Cleared
6 40 (43.01%) Unix
7 34 (36.56%) Red Hat
8 32 (34.41%) SLA
9 31 (33.33%) EMC
10 29 (31.18%) High Availability
11 26 (27.96%) TCP/IP
11 26 (27.96%) AIX
11 26 (27.96%) SQL Server
11 26 (27.96%) SQL
12 25 (26.88%) Perl
12 25 (26.88%) iSCSI
13 24 (25.81%) Windows Server
13 24 (25.81%) Windows
13 24 (25.81%) Clustering
13 24 (25.81%) Incident Management
14 23 (24.73%) Service Delivery
14 23 (24.73%) Configuration Management
15 22 (23.66%) Solaris
15 22 (23.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 21 (22.58%) EMC NetWorker
17 20 (21.51%) Oracle RAC
17 20 (21.51%) RHCE
17 20 (21.51%) KVM
18 19 (20.43%) Compliance Management

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 14 (15.05%) Apache
2 9 (9.68%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (8.60%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 26 (27.96%) TCP/IP
2 25 (26.88%) iSCSI
3 16 (17.20%) DNS
4 14 (15.05%) WAN
5 13 (13.98%) LDAP
6 12 (12.90%) NAS
7 11 (11.83%) HTTP
8 10 (10.75%) Firewall
8 10 (10.75%) HTTPS
9 5 (5.38%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (2.15%) DHCP
11 1 (1.08%) FTP
11 1 (1.08%) Internet
11 1 (1.08%) SSH
11 1 (1.08%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (27.96%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.98%) MySQL
3 9 (9.68%) DB2
4 1 (1.08%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 13 (13.98%) ClearCase
1 13 (13.98%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (1.08%) German Language
Job Titles
1 23 (24.73%) Administrator
2 15 (16.13%) Storage Engineer
3 14 (15.05%) Linux Engineer
4 11 (11.83%) Linux Administrator
5 9 (9.68%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (7.53%) HPUX Engineer
6 7 (7.53%) Linux Support
6 7 (7.53%) Solaris Administrator
6 7 (7.53%) Solaris Systems Administrator
7 6 (6.45%) Server Support
7 6 (6.45%) Unix Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Automation Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Linux Support Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Support Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Unix Administrator
9 4 (4.30%) Backup Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) Linux Server Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) Server Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) Subject Matter Expert
9 4 (4.30%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.98%) LAMP
2 10 (10.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (25.81%) Clustering
2 9 (9.68%) EMC VMAX
2 9 (9.68%) Replication
3 6 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.38%) Celerra
4 5 (5.38%) EMC VNX
4 5 (5.38%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (5.38%) HP StoreVirtual
5 4 (4.30%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.30%) HP Storage
5 4 (4.30%) Symmetrix
6 3 (3.23%) Public Cloud
7 2 (2.15%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 54 (58.06%) Linux
2 40 (43.01%) Unix
3 26 (27.96%) AIX
4 24 (25.81%) Windows
4 24 (25.81%) Windows Server
5 22 (23.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (23.66%) Solaris
6 9 (9.68%) HPUX
7 5 (5.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (66.67%) ITIL
2 29 (31.18%) High Availability
3 24 (25.81%) Incident Management
4 23 (24.73%) Configuration Management
4 23 (24.73%) Service Delivery
5 19 (20.43%) Compliance Management
6 17 (18.28%) Root Cause Analysis
7 14 (15.05%) Unit Testing
8 10 (10.75%) Change Management
8 10 (10.75%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (10.75%) ITSM
8 10 (10.75%) Server Building
8 10 (10.75%) Software Distribution
8 10 (10.75%) Virtual Environments
9 9 (9.68%) Mentoring
10 8 (8.60%) OO
11 7 (7.53%) Server Monitoring
12 6 (6.45%) Operations Management
12 6 (6.45%) Performance Management
13 5 (5.38%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (27.96%) SQL
2 25 (26.88%) Perl
3 14 (15.05%) Bash Shell
3 14 (15.05%) C-shell
3 14 (15.05%) Korn
4 12 (12.90%) Shell Script
5 10 (10.75%) JavaScript
5 10 (10.75%) VB
6 6 (6.45%) PowerShell
7 5 (5.38%) Jython
7 5 (5.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 54 (58.06%) Security Cleared
2 42 (45.16%) SC Cleared
3 20 (21.51%) RHCE
4 18 (19.35%) AAT
5 13 (13.98%) DV Cleared
6 11 (11.83%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (4.30%) MCTS
9 3 (3.23%) HP ASE
9 3 (3.23%) HPE ATP
10 2 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (1.08%) Degree
11 1 (1.08%) MCSA
11 1 (1.08%) OCA
11 1 (1.08%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (34.41%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (21.51%) KVM
1 20 (21.51%) Oracle RAC
2 15 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (15.05%) Samba
4 11 (11.83%) Active Directory
4 11 (11.83%) Firmware
5 1 (1.08%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.08%) NFS
5 1 (1.08%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 21 (22.58%) EMC NetWorker
2 11 (11.83%) MOM
2 11 (11.83%) Tivoli
3 10 (10.75%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 9 (9.68%) HP SiteScope
5 5 (5.38%) BladeLogic
5 5 (5.38%) Puppet
5 5 (5.38%) SCCM
5 5 (5.38%) SCOrch
5 5 (5.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (4.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 4 (4.30%) WSUS
7 2 (2.15%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.08%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.08%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (1.08%) Legato
8 1 (1.08%) OpenView
8 1 (1.08%) PowerCLI
8 1 (1.08%) PureDisk
8 1 (1.08%) Simpana
Vendors
1 58 (62.37%) HP
2 45 (48.39%) Oracle
3 34 (36.56%) Red Hat
4 31 (33.33%) EMC
5 19 (20.43%) CA
6 15 (16.13%) VMware
7 14 (15.05%) BMC
8 13 (13.98%) Cisco
9 12 (12.90%) IBM
9 12 (12.90%) Microsoft
10 10 (10.75%) 3PAR
10 10 (10.75%) Brocade
11 6 (6.45%) ServiceNow
12 5 (5.38%) Dell
12 5 (5.38%) Isilon
12 5 (5.38%) Symantec
13 2 (2.15%) CommVault
13 2 (2.15%) NetApp
14 1 (1.08%) arcserve
14 1 (1.08%) Veritas