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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 57 28 33
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +5
Contract jobs citing SAN 22 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.77% 3.67% 3.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.54% 38.24% 14.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 4
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£348 £305 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.01% +16.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £373 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.63 £25.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+14.50% +17.64%
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
133 34 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 16.75% 9.60% 20.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 15 32
Average daily rate £348 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £183 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £377 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 5 20
Average hourly rate £30.00 £15.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.54% -13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £32.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the North East region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -33 15 £348 +12.17% 2
Northumberland - - - -
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 19 (57.58%) HP
2 18 (54.55%) ITIL
2 18 (54.55%) Security Cleared
3 16 (48.48%) Firewall
4 15 (45.45%) Service Management
4 15 (45.45%) DNS
5 14 (42.42%) WAN
5 14 (42.42%) Windows
5 14 (42.42%) SC Cleared
6 13 (39.39%) UNIX
6 13 (39.39%) LAN
6 13 (39.39%) Linux
6 13 (39.39%) EMC
7 12 (36.36%) Network Management
7 12 (36.36%) VMware
8 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (33.33%) Solaris
9 10 (30.30%) Cisco
10 9 (27.27%) Juniper
10 9 (27.27%) CheckPoint
10 9 (27.27%) Network Design
10 9 (27.27%) Incident Management
10 9 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (27.27%) Junos
10 9 (27.27%) WhatsUp Gold
10 9 (27.27%) vSphere
10 9 (27.27%) 3PAR
10 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (27.27%) Hyper-V
10 9 (27.27%) JSP 440

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 7 (21.21%) WebLogic
2 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
3 4 (12.12%) AquaLogic
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.03%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
2 6 (18.18%) MS Office
3 1 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 16 (48.48%) Firewall
2 15 (45.45%) DNS
3 14 (42.42%) WAN
4 13 (39.39%) LAN
5 9 (27.27%) Network Security
5 9 (27.27%) Junos
6 8 (24.24%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (21.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 7 (21.21%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 7 (21.21%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (21.21%) DHCP
7 7 (21.21%) SSL
8 4 (12.12%) VPN
9 3 (9.09%) LDAP
9 3 (9.09%) SMS
9 3 (9.09%) NAS
10 1 (3.03%) Wireless
10 1 (3.03%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) Oracle Database
2 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.06%) Marketing
2 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Consultant
2 6 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) UNIX Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) SAN Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Solaris Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Linux Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Project Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Leader
5 2 (6.06%) UNIX Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Network Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Server Support
6 1 (3.03%) Customer Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) Middleware
2 4 (12.12%) Java EE
3 3 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Cryptography
2 4 (12.12%) Thin Client
2 4 (12.12%) Fat Client
2 4 (12.12%) Open Source
3 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.06%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.03%) Clustering
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (42.42%) Windows
2 13 (39.39%) UNIX
2 13 (39.39%) Linux
3 11 (33.33%) Solaris
3 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (24.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (18.18%) AIX
7 3 (9.09%) HPUX
8 2 (6.06%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
9 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) ITIL
2 15 (45.45%) Service Management
3 12 (36.36%) Network Management
4 9 (27.27%) Network Monitoring
4 9 (27.27%) Network Design
4 9 (27.27%) Incident Management
5 8 (24.24%) Load Balancing
6 7 (21.21%) Service Delivery
7 5 (15.15%) Time Management
8 4 (12.12%) High Availability
8 4 (12.12%) Performance Testing
8 4 (12.12%) Change Management
8 4 (12.12%) SOA
8 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
8 4 (12.12%) Problem Management
9 3 (9.09%) Network Load Balancing
9 3 (9.09%) Change Data Capture
10 2 (6.06%) Build Automation
10 2 (6.06%) Performance Management
10 2 (6.06%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) Java
1 4 (12.12%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 14 (42.42%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.12%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (27.27%) JSP 440
2 7 (21.21%) QA
System Software
1 9 (27.27%) Hyper-V
1 9 (27.27%) vSphere
1 9 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
2 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.12%) VMware ESX
3 4 (12.12%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
4 3 (9.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Veritas File System
4 3 (9.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (9.09%) KVM
4 3 (9.09%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 9 (27.27%) WhatsUp Gold
2 4 (12.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (9.09%) OpenView
4 2 (6.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (6.06%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 19 (57.58%) HP
2 13 (39.39%) EMC
3 12 (36.36%) VMware
4 10 (30.30%) Cisco
5 9 (27.27%) Juniper
5 9 (27.27%) CheckPoint
5 9 (27.27%) TippingPoint
5 9 (27.27%) 3PAR
5 9 (27.27%) F5
6 8 (24.24%) Red Hat
6 8 (24.24%) McAfee
6 8 (24.24%) Oracle
7 5 (15.15%) Veritas
8 4 (12.12%) Citrix
8 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
9 3 (9.09%) Crossbeam
9 3 (9.09%) Riverbed
9 3 (9.09%) Splunk
10 2 (6.06%) Sun
10 2 (6.06%) SAP
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