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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 87 45 31
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -14
Contract jobs citing SAN 4 20 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.51% 3.22% 3.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.25% 20.41% 23.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 9
Median daily rate £360 £200 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £212 £332
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £26.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.50 £26.75 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+73.83% -10.08%

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
178 98 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 22.85% 15.78% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 51 22
Median daily rate £335 £450 £354
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.55% +27.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £533 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 0
Median hourly rate £29.00 £21.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.09% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

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 17 January 2017, 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 32 (72.73%) ITIL
2 28 (63.64%) HP
3 26 (59.09%) Security Cleared
4 25 (56.82%) Linux
5 22 (50.00%) SC Cleared
6 18 (40.91%) iSCSI
6 18 (40.91%) Oracle
6 18 (40.91%) EMC
7 16 (36.36%) Red Hat
8 14 (31.82%) Windows
8 14 (31.82%) Windows Server
9 13 (29.55%) Unix
10 12 (27.27%) SQL Server
10 12 (27.27%) Cisco
10 12 (27.27%) NAS
11 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 11 (25.00%) HTTP
11 11 (25.00%) SQL
11 11 (25.00%) Service Delivery
12 10 (22.73%) Middleware
12 10 (22.73%) CA
12 10 (22.73%) Active Directory
12 10 (22.73%) JavaScript
12 10 (22.73%) AIX
12 10 (22.73%) Solaris
12 10 (22.73%) TCP/IP
12 10 (22.73%) HTTPS
12 10 (22.73%) Firewall
12 10 (22.73%) ITSM
12 10 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 7 (15.91%) Apache
2 5 (11.36%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 18 (40.91%) iSCSI
2 12 (27.27%) NAS
3 11 (25.00%) HTTP
4 10 (22.73%) Firewall
4 10 (22.73%) HTTPS
4 10 (22.73%) TCP/IP
5 8 (18.18%) DNS
6 7 (15.91%) LDAP
6 7 (15.91%) WAN
7 4 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (2.27%) DHCP
8 1 (2.27%) FTP
8 1 (2.27%) Internet
8 1 (2.27%) SSH
8 1 (2.27%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.91%) MySQL
3 1 (2.27%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 7 (15.91%) ClearCase
1 7 (15.91%) StarTeam
2 1 (2.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (2.27%) German Language
Job Titles
1 11 (25.00%) Storage Engineer
2 8 (18.18%) Administrator
3 6 (13.64%) Linux Administrator
4 5 (11.36%) Automation Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) HPUX Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Backup Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Linux Specialist
6 2 (4.55%) Automation Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) EMC Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) EMC Storage Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) HP Storage Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Solaris Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Storage and Backup Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.73%) Middleware
2 7 (15.91%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Clustering
1 8 (18.18%) EMC VMAX
1 8 (18.18%) Replication
2 4 (9.09%) Celerra
2 4 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.09%) EMC VNX
2 4 (9.09%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (9.09%) HP StoreVirtual
2 4 (9.09%) Symmetrix
3 3 (6.82%) HP Storage
3 3 (6.82%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (56.82%) Linux
2 14 (31.82%) Windows
2 14 (31.82%) Windows Server
3 13 (29.55%) Unix
4 10 (22.73%) AIX
4 10 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (22.73%) Solaris
5 5 (11.36%) HPUX
6 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (72.73%) ITIL
2 11 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 10 (22.73%) ITSM
3 10 (22.73%) Software Distribution
3 10 (22.73%) Virtual Environments
4 8 (18.18%) High Availability
4 8 (18.18%) OO
5 7 (15.91%) Compliance Management
5 7 (15.91%) Configuration Management
5 7 (15.91%) Incident Management
5 7 (15.91%) Unit Testing
6 4 (9.09%) Data Migration
6 4 (9.09%) Migration
6 4 (9.09%) QMS
6 4 (9.09%) Quality Management
7 2 (4.55%) Business Continuity
7 2 (4.55%) Change Management
7 2 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.55%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.00%) SQL
2 10 (22.73%) JavaScript
3 9 (20.45%) Perl
4 7 (15.91%) Bash Shell
4 7 (15.91%) C-shell
4 7 (15.91%) Korn
5 5 (11.36%) Jython
5 5 (11.36%) PowerShell
5 5 (11.36%) Python
6 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (59.09%) Security Cleared
2 22 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (18.18%) DV Cleared
3 8 (18.18%) RHCE
4 3 (6.82%) HP ASE
4 3 (6.82%) HPE ATP
5 2 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.27%) OCA
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 8 (18.18%) KVM
2 8 (18.18%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (15.91%) Samba
4 1 (2.27%) Firmware
4 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.27%) NFS
4 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (22.73%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 9 (20.45%) EMC NetWorker
3 5 (11.36%) BladeLogic
3 5 (11.36%) Puppet
3 5 (11.36%) SCCM
3 5 (11.36%) SCOrch
3 5 (11.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (9.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (9.09%) WSUS
5 2 (4.55%) HP SiteScope
5 2 (4.55%) MOM
5 2 (4.55%) Tivoli
6 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.27%) Legato
6 1 (2.27%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.27%) OpenView
6 1 (2.27%) PureDisk
6 1 (2.27%) Simpana
Vendors
1 28 (63.64%) HP
2 18 (40.91%) EMC
2 18 (40.91%) Oracle
3 16 (36.36%) Red Hat
4 12 (27.27%) Cisco
5 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 10 (22.73%) CA
7 9 (20.45%) 3PAR
7 9 (20.45%) Brocade
8 8 (18.18%) VMware
9 6 (13.64%) IBM
10 5 (11.36%) BMC
10 5 (11.36%) Dell
10 5 (11.36%) Symantec
11 4 (9.09%) Isilon
12 2 (4.55%) NetApp
13 1 (2.27%) arcserve
13 1 (2.27%) CommVault
13 1 (2.27%) Sun
13 1 (2.27%) Veritas