The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 34 75 43
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -32
Contract jobs citing SAN 116 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 7.67% 0.54% 2.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.10% 3.57% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 2 9
Median daily rate £295 £329 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.26% -6.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £260 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £398 £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 £28.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-22.80% +21.27%
SAN
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Communications & Networking Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
525 140 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 34.70% 15.10% 14.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 62 51
Median daily rate £295 £294 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.34% -11.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 24 3
Median hourly rate £28.00 £18.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.90 £27.50 £30.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+38.21% +7.62%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing SAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAN across the North East region.

SAN Daily Rate Trend in the North East

SAN
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the North East region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the North East region.

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

SAN
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the North East region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +36 112 £295 -10.26% 1
Durham - 1 £93 -
Northumberland - 1 £300 -
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 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 North East region with a requirement for SAN.

1 96 (63.16%) Security Cleared
2 94 (61.84%) ITIL
2 94 (61.84%) HP
3 90 (59.21%) Linux
4 76 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 75 (49.34%) Unix
6 69 (45.39%) Oracle
7 64 (42.11%) SLA
8 51 (33.55%) AIX
9 47 (30.92%) EMC
9 47 (30.92%) Red Hat
10 46 (30.26%) Windows
10 46 (30.26%) Perl
11 45 (29.61%) High Availability
12 44 (28.95%) SQL
12 44 (28.95%) TCP/IP
13 42 (27.63%) SQL Server
14 39 (25.66%) Clustering
15 38 (25.00%) Shell Script
15 38 (25.00%) Incident Management
15 38 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
16 37 (24.34%) Windows Server
17 35 (23.03%) AAT
18 33 (21.71%) Root Cause Analysis
18 33 (21.71%) Oracle RAC
18 33 (21.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 31 (20.39%) Service Delivery
19 31 (20.39%) Solaris
20 30 (19.74%) DNS
20 30 (19.74%) RHCE

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 20 (13.16%) Apache
2 8 (5.26%) OpenStack
3 7 (4.61%) iPlanet
3 7 (4.61%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.97%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.32%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.66%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (15.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.66%) Office 365
1 1 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 44 (28.95%) TCP/IP
2 30 (19.74%) DNS
3 19 (12.50%) iSCSI
3 19 (12.50%) WAN
4 11 (7.24%) DHCP
5 10 (6.58%) LDAP
6 8 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
7 7 (4.61%) BIG-IP
7 7 (4.61%) Firewall
8 3 (1.97%) NAS
9 2 (1.32%) FTP
9 2 (1.32%) Internet
9 2 (1.32%) SSH
10 1 (0.66%) FCoE
10 1 (0.66%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (27.63%) SQL Server
2 26 (17.11%) DB2
3 7 (4.61%) MySQL
3 7 (4.61%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (4.61%) ClearCase
1 7 (4.61%) StarTeam
General
1 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (23.68%) Administrator
2 23 (15.13%) Linux Engineer
3 18 (11.84%) Storage Engineer
4 16 (10.53%) Linux Administrator
5 14 (9.21%) Support Engineer
6 13 (8.55%) Unix Engineer
7 11 (7.24%) Linux Support
7 11 (7.24%) Solaris Administrator
8 9 (5.92%) 3rd Line Support
8 9 (5.92%) Linux Support Engineer
8 9 (5.92%) Systems Administrator
9 8 (5.26%) AIX Administrator
9 8 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (5.26%) Server Support
10 7 (4.61%) Consultant
10 7 (4.61%) Server Engineer
10 7 (4.61%) Solaris Systems Administrator
10 7 (4.61%) Subject Matter Expert
11 6 (3.95%) Linux Server Engineer
11 6 (3.95%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.61%) JSP
1 7 (4.61%) LAMP
2 6 (3.95%) J2EE
3 2 (1.32%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (1.32%) Web Services
4 1 (0.66%) Middleware
4 1 (0.66%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 39 (25.66%) Clustering
2 15 (9.87%) Management Information System
3 10 (6.58%) EMC VNX
3 10 (6.58%) Enterprise Storage
4 8 (5.26%) EMC VMAX
5 7 (4.61%) HP Storage
5 7 (4.61%) HP StoreVirtual
6 6 (3.95%) Replication
7 5 (3.29%) Celerra
8 4 (2.63%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.63%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.97%) CLARiiON
9 3 (1.97%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.97%) Symmetrix DMX
10 2 (1.32%) Grid Computing
10 2 (1.32%) IBM Mainframe
11 1 (0.66%) FlexPod
11 1 (0.66%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.66%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 90 (59.21%) Linux
2 75 (49.34%) Unix
3 51 (33.55%) AIX
4 46 (30.26%) Windows
5 37 (24.34%) Windows Server
6 33 (21.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 31 (20.39%) Solaris
8 17 (11.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (6.58%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (3.95%) HPUX
11 5 (3.29%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.32%) zOS
13 1 (0.66%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (61.84%) ITIL
2 45 (29.61%) High Availability
3 38 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 33 (21.71%) Root Cause Analysis
5 31 (20.39%) Service Delivery
6 26 (17.11%) Configuration Management
7 22 (14.47%) Change Management
7 22 (14.47%) Mentoring
8 19 (12.50%) Unit Testing
9 16 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
9 16 (10.53%) Server Building
10 14 (9.21%) Operations Management
10 14 (9.21%) Performance Management
10 14 (9.21%) Server Monitoring
11 11 (7.24%) QMS
11 11 (7.24%) Validation
12 10 (6.58%) Problem Management
13 9 (5.92%) Change Control
14 8 (5.26%) Conflict Management
14 8 (5.26%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (30.26%) Perl
2 44 (28.95%) SQL
3 38 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 25 (16.45%) VB
5 21 (13.82%) Bash Shell
6 20 (13.16%) Korn
7 19 (12.50%) C-shell
8 10 (6.58%) PowerShell
9 9 (5.92%) Java
10 4 (2.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 96 (63.16%) Security Cleared
2 76 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 35 (23.03%) AAT
4 30 (19.74%) RHCE
5 18 (11.84%) BPSS Clearance
6 13 (8.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (6.58%) DV Cleared
8 7 (4.61%) MCTS
9 6 (3.95%) MCSA
9 6 (3.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (2.63%) Degree
11 3 (1.97%) HP ASE
11 3 (1.97%) HPE ATP
12 1 (0.66%) MCDST
12 1 (0.66%) MCITP
12 1 (0.66%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (42.11%) SLA
2 7 (4.61%) JSP 440
System Software
1 33 (21.71%) Oracle RAC
2 30 (19.74%) KVM
3 26 (17.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (12.50%) Samba
5 16 (10.53%) Firmware
6 13 (8.55%) Active Directory
7 4 (2.63%) Terminal Services
7 4 (2.63%) vSphere
7 4 (2.63%) XenApp
8 2 (1.32%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.32%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.66%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 38 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 25 (16.45%) Tivoli
3 23 (15.13%) MOM
4 20 (13.16%) HP SiteScope
5 10 (6.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (1.97%) HP Data Protector
6 3 (1.97%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.97%) OpenView
7 2 (1.32%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.66%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.66%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.66%) SCCM
8 1 (0.66%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 94 (61.84%) HP
2 69 (45.39%) Oracle
3 47 (30.92%) EMC
3 47 (30.92%) Red Hat
4 28 (18.42%) VMware
5 25 (16.45%) BMC
5 25 (16.45%) CA
6 22 (14.47%) Cisco
7 21 (13.82%) IBM
8 20 (13.16%) ServiceNow
9 11 (7.24%) 3PAR
10 8 (5.26%) Brocade
10 8 (5.26%) Microsoft
10 8 (5.26%) Sun
11 7 (4.61%) BEA
11 7 (4.61%) F5
12 6 (3.95%) NetApp
13 5 (3.29%) Isilon
14 4 (2.63%) Citrix
14 4 (2.63%) Opsware
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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