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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 34 64 43
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -21
Contract jobs citing SAN 130 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 7.96% 0.81% 1.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.31% 5.15% 16.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 3 8
Median daily rate £315 £339 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.20% +0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £168 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £362
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
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 £23.38 £35.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-33.21% +59.09%
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
610 136 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 37.35% 15.83% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 63 46
Median daily rate £295 £285 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.59% +8.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £248 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £350 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 24 1
Median hourly rate £28.00 £16.16 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.26% +61.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £23.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+32.63% +25.00%

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 1 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 1 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 +27 128 £315 -7.20% 1
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 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 91 (66.91%) Security Cleared
2 89 (65.44%) ITIL
3 88 (64.71%) HP
4 84 (61.76%) Linux
5 72 (52.94%) SC Cleared
6 68 (50.00%) Unix
7 65 (47.79%) Oracle
8 58 (42.65%) SLA
9 47 (34.56%) AIX
10 44 (32.35%) Windows
10 44 (32.35%) EMC
11 43 (31.62%) Red Hat
11 43 (31.62%) Perl
12 42 (30.88%) TCP/IP
13 41 (30.15%) SQL
14 40 (29.41%) High Availability
15 39 (28.68%) SQL Server
16 37 (27.21%) Shell Script
17 36 (26.47%) EMC NetWorker
18 35 (25.74%) Windows Server
18 35 (25.74%) Clustering
19 32 (23.53%) Incident Management
19 32 (23.53%) AAT
20 31 (22.79%) Oracle RAC
21 30 (22.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 30 (22.06%) Root Cause Analysis
22 28 (20.59%) Service Delivery
22 28 (20.59%) DNS
23 27 (19.85%) RHCE
23 27 (19.85%) KVM

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 18 (13.24%) Apache
2 7 (5.15%) iPlanet
2 7 (5.15%) OpenStack
2 7 (5.15%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.21%) MQSeries
4 2 (1.47%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.74%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (16.91%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.74%) Office 365
1 1 (0.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 42 (30.88%) TCP/IP
2 28 (20.59%) DNS
3 18 (13.24%) iSCSI
3 18 (13.24%) WAN
4 10 (7.35%) DHCP
5 9 (6.62%) LDAP
6 7 (5.15%) BIG-IP
6 7 (5.15%) Fibre Channel
6 7 (5.15%) Firewall
7 3 (2.21%) NAS
8 2 (1.47%) FTP
8 2 (1.47%) Internet
8 2 (1.47%) SSH
9 1 (0.74%) FCoE
9 1 (0.74%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (28.68%) SQL Server
2 25 (18.38%) DB2
3 7 (5.15%) Oracle Database
4 6 (4.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (4.41%) ClearCase
1 6 (4.41%) StarTeam
General
1 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (22.06%) Administrator
2 21 (15.44%) Linux Engineer
3 14 (10.29%) Linux Administrator
3 14 (10.29%) Storage Engineer
4 13 (9.56%) Support Engineer
4 13 (9.56%) Unix Engineer
5 10 (7.35%) Linux Support
6 9 (6.62%) 3rd Line Support
7 8 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (5.88%) Linux Support Engineer
7 8 (5.88%) Solaris Administrator
8 7 (5.15%) Consultant
8 7 (5.15%) Server Support
9 6 (4.41%) AIX Administrator
9 6 (4.41%) Subject Matter Expert
9 6 (4.41%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (4.41%) Unix Linux Engineer
9 6 (4.41%) Virtualisation Engineer
10 5 (3.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 5 (3.68%) Linux Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.15%) JSP
2 6 (4.41%) J2EE
2 6 (4.41%) LAMP
3 2 (1.47%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (1.47%) Web Services
4 1 (0.74%) Middleware
4 1 (0.74%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 35 (25.74%) Clustering
2 13 (9.56%) Management Information System
3 9 (6.62%) EMC VNX
3 9 (6.62%) Enterprise Storage
4 7 (5.15%) EMC VMAX
5 6 (4.41%) HP Storage
5 6 (4.41%) HP StoreVirtual
6 5 (3.68%) Replication
7 4 (2.94%) Celerra
7 4 (2.94%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.94%) Mainframe
8 3 (2.21%) CLARiiON
8 3 (2.21%) Data Centre
8 3 (2.21%) Symmetrix DMX
9 2 (1.47%) Grid Computing
9 2 (1.47%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.74%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.74%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 84 (61.76%) Linux
2 68 (50.00%) Unix
3 47 (34.56%) AIX
4 44 (32.35%) Windows
5 35 (25.74%) Windows Server
6 30 (22.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 26 (19.12%) Solaris
8 17 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (7.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (4.41%) HPUX
11 5 (3.68%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.47%) zOS
13 1 (0.74%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (65.44%) ITIL
2 40 (29.41%) High Availability
3 32 (23.53%) Incident Management
4 30 (22.06%) Root Cause Analysis
5 28 (20.59%) Service Delivery
6 22 (16.18%) Configuration Management
7 20 (14.71%) Change Management
7 20 (14.71%) Mentoring
8 18 (13.24%) Unit Testing
9 13 (9.56%) Disaster Recovery
9 13 (9.56%) Server Building
9 13 (9.56%) Server Monitoring
10 12 (8.82%) Operations Management
10 12 (8.82%) Performance Management
11 10 (7.35%) QMS
11 10 (7.35%) Validation
12 9 (6.62%) Problem Management
13 8 (5.88%) Change Control
13 8 (5.88%) Conflict Management
13 8 (5.88%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (31.62%) Perl
2 41 (30.15%) SQL
3 37 (27.21%) Shell Script
4 24 (17.65%) VB
5 19 (13.97%) Bash Shell
5 19 (13.97%) Korn
6 18 (13.24%) C-shell
7 10 (7.35%) PowerShell
8 9 (6.62%) Java
9 4 (2.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 91 (66.91%) Security Cleared
2 72 (52.94%) SC Cleared
3 32 (23.53%) AAT
4 27 (19.85%) RHCE
5 15 (11.03%) BPSS Clearance
6 11 (8.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (6.62%) DV Cleared
8 6 (4.41%) MCSA
8 6 (4.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (3.68%) MCTS
10 4 (2.94%) Degree
11 2 (1.47%) HP ASE
11 2 (1.47%) HPE ATP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (42.65%) SLA
2 7 (5.15%) JSP 440
System Software
1 31 (22.79%) Oracle RAC
2 27 (19.85%) KVM
3 24 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (13.24%) Samba
5 13 (9.56%) Firmware
6 12 (8.82%) Active Directory
7 4 (2.94%) Terminal Services
7 4 (2.94%) vSphere
7 4 (2.94%) XenApp
8 2 (1.47%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.47%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.74%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 36 (26.47%) EMC NetWorker
2 24 (17.65%) Tivoli
3 22 (16.18%) MOM
4 19 (13.97%) HP SiteScope
5 10 (7.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (2.21%) HP Data Protector
6 3 (2.21%) NetBackup
6 3 (2.21%) OpenView
7 2 (1.47%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 88 (64.71%) HP
2 65 (47.79%) Oracle
3 44 (32.35%) EMC
4 43 (31.62%) Red Hat
5 25 (18.38%) VMware
6 24 (17.65%) BMC
6 24 (17.65%) CA
7 20 (14.71%) Cisco
7 20 (14.71%) IBM
7 20 (14.71%) ServiceNow
8 10 (7.35%) 3PAR
9 8 (5.88%) Sun
10 7 (5.15%) BEA
10 7 (5.15%) Brocade
10 7 (5.15%) F5
10 7 (5.15%) Microsoft
11 5 (3.68%) NetApp
12 4 (2.94%) Citrix
12 4 (2.94%) Isilon
12 4 (2.94%) Opsware
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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