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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 63 40 27
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -13
Contract jobs citing SAN 15 14 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.61% 2.28% 5.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 13.86% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 18
Average daily rate £210 £275 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.63% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £406 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £28.00 - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.75 £30.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +33.33%
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
120 101 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 12.92% 16.45% 19.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 62 39
Average daily rate £400 £365 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +1.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £255 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £451 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 19
Average hourly rate £17.25 - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the North East region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 11 £200 -27.27% 2
Northumberland - 4 £425 -
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 25 (73.53%) Windows
1 25 (73.53%) VMware
2 22 (64.71%) Security Cleared
2 22 (64.71%) ITIL
2 22 (64.71%) Windows Server
3 21 (61.76%) SC Cleared
4 16 (47.06%) Cisco
5 15 (44.12%) EMC
5 15 (44.12%) EMC VNX
6 14 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (38.24%) Service Management
7 13 (38.24%) DV Cleared
8 12 (35.29%) NAS
8 12 (35.29%) Replication
9 11 (32.35%) Migration
9 11 (32.35%) CLARiiON
9 11 (32.35%) Symmetrix
9 11 (32.35%) NetBackup
9 11 (32.35%) Celerra
9 11 (32.35%) Veritas
10 9 (26.47%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (26.47%) AIX
10 9 (26.47%) Solaris
10 9 (26.47%) Incident Management
11 8 (23.53%) Unix
12 6 (17.65%) Data Migration
13 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
14 4 (11.76%) HP
14 4 (11.76%) Linux
14 4 (11.76%) SQL

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (2.94%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (35.29%) NAS
2 3 (8.82%) Firewall
3 2 (5.88%) DHCP
3 2 (5.88%) DNS
3 2 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (5.88%) HTTP
3 2 (5.88%) HTTPS
3 2 (5.88%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.94%) FCoE
4 1 (2.94%) LAN
4 1 (2.94%) MPLS
4 1 (2.94%) Network Security
4 1 (2.94%) SNMP
4 1 (2.94%) SSL
4 1 (2.94%) VPN
4 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 18 (52.94%) Support Engineer
2 13 (38.24%) Storage Engineer
3 11 (32.35%) NetBackup Support
4 9 (26.47%) NetBackup Engineer
4 9 (26.47%) SAN Engineer
4 9 (26.47%) SAN Storage Engineer
4 9 (26.47%) Storage Support Engineer
5 7 (20.59%) SAN Support
6 3 (8.82%) EMC Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) EMC Storage Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Platform Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) VMware Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V Specialist
8 1 (2.94%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Cloud Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior VMware Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Virtualisation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) Middleware
2 1 (2.94%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (44.12%) EMC VNX
2 12 (35.29%) Replication
3 11 (32.35%) Celerra
3 11 (32.35%) CLARiiON
3 11 (32.35%) Symmetrix
4 4 (11.76%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (8.82%) Data Centre
5 3 (8.82%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (73.53%) Windows
2 22 (64.71%) Windows Server
3 9 (26.47%) AIX
3 9 (26.47%) Solaris
4 8 (23.53%) Unix
5 4 (11.76%) Linux
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (64.71%) ITIL
2 13 (38.24%) Service Management
3 11 (32.35%) Migration
4 9 (26.47%) Incident Management
5 6 (17.65%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.88%) Change Management
6 2 (5.88%) Network Management
6 2 (5.88%) OO
7 1 (2.94%) BCP
7 1 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.94%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.94%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (2.94%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (64.71%) Security Cleared
2 21 (61.76%) SC Cleared
3 13 (38.24%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.88%) MCSA
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 14 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (26.47%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
4 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.88%) vSphere
5 1 (2.94%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (32.35%) NetBackup
2 2 (5.88%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 2 (5.88%) OpenView
2 2 (5.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 25 (73.53%) VMware
2 16 (47.06%) Cisco
3 15 (44.12%) EMC
4 11 (32.35%) Veritas
5 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
6 4 (11.76%) HP
7 2 (5.88%) IBM
7 2 (5.88%) Splunk
8 1 (2.94%) Dell
8 1 (2.94%) Juniper
8 1 (2.94%) Palo Alto
Prudhoe, Northumberland
Daisy Group
Rate: £450 p/d contract
Posted: 10 days ago
Prudhoe, Northumberland
Daisy Group
Rate: £350/450 p/d contract
Posted: 10 days ago