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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Area Network (SAN)
England / North East
Rank 83 67 41
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -26
Contract jobs citing SAN 2 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.23% 0.79% 2.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.23% 5.93% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 13
Median daily rate £278 £363 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.44% +31.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £425 £397
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £43.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-36.78% +24.28%

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
163 118 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 18.67% 13.32% 14.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 65 58
Median daily rate £338 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £527 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-38.57% +32.07%

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
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 25 February 2017. 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 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 -19 1 £275 +30.95% 2
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 North East region with a requirement for SAN.

1 18 (60.00%) ITIL
1 18 (60.00%) Windows
1 18 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (56.67%) SC Cleared
2 17 (56.67%) HP
3 15 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 14 (46.67%) Linux
5 13 (43.33%) Cisco
5 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
5 13 (43.33%) Active Directory
5 13 (43.33%) iSCSI
6 11 (36.67%) NAS
6 11 (36.67%) Firewall
7 10 (33.33%) ITSM
7 10 (33.33%) Middleware
7 10 (33.33%) CA
7 10 (33.33%) HTTPS
7 10 (33.33%) HTTP
7 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 10 (33.33%) SQL
7 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 10 (33.33%) Software Distribution
7 10 (33.33%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 10 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
8 9 (30.00%) Brocade
9 8 (26.67%) OO
9 8 (26.67%) Oracle
9 8 (26.67%) EMC
10 7 (23.33%) DV Cleared
11 6 (20.00%) VMware

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 2 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (43.33%) iSCSI
2 11 (36.67%) Firewall
2 11 (36.67%) NAS
3 10 (33.33%) HTTP
3 10 (33.33%) HTTPS
4 4 (13.33%) DNS
4 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
5 3 (10.00%) Wireless
6 2 (6.67%) DHCP
6 2 (6.67%) LDAP
6 2 (6.67%) WAN
7 1 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (3.33%) LAN
7 1 (3.33%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) MySQL
3 1 (3.33%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (3.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Storage Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Backup Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Automation Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Storage and Backup Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Automation Specialist
5 1 (3.33%) IT Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) SAN Storage Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) Middleware
2 2 (6.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 5 (16.67%) EMC VMAX
1 5 (16.67%) Replication
2 4 (13.33%) Symmetrix
3 3 (10.00%) Public Cloud
4 2 (6.67%) Clustering
5 1 (3.33%) Celerra
5 1 (3.33%) EMC VNX
5 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (3.33%) HP Storage
5 1 (3.33%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 18 (60.00%) Windows
2 15 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 14 (46.67%) Linux
4 5 (16.67%) AIX
4 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (10.00%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (10.00%) Solaris
6 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.33%) Unix
8 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) ITIL
2 10 (33.33%) ITSM
2 10 (33.33%) Software Distribution
2 10 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
3 8 (26.67%) OO
4 5 (16.67%) Migration
4 5 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 4 (13.33%) Data Migration
5 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
6 3 (10.00%) High Availability
7 2 (6.67%) Change Management
7 2 (6.67%) Compliance Management
7 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.33%) Data Protection
8 1 (3.33%) OOD
8 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
8 1 (3.33%) Quality Management
8 1 (3.33%) Release Management
8 1 (3.33%) Storage Virtualisation
8 1 (3.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 10 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (16.67%) Jython
2 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 5 (16.67%) Python
3 3 (10.00%) Perl
4 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.67%) C-shell
4 2 (6.67%) Korn
Qualifications
1 18 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (56.67%) SC Cleared
3 7 (23.33%) DV Cleared
4 3 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (6.67%) RHCE
6 1 (3.33%) CCNA
6 1 (3.33%) CCNP
6 1 (3.33%) OCA
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (43.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.67%) KVM
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (6.67%) Samba
5 1 (3.33%) Firmware
5 1 (3.33%) NFS
5 1 (3.33%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (33.33%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 5 (16.67%) BladeLogic
2 5 (16.67%) Puppet
2 5 (16.67%) SCCM
2 5 (16.67%) SCOrch
2 5 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (13.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (13.33%) WSUS
4 3 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
5 1 (3.33%) NetBackup
5 1 (3.33%) PureDisk
5 1 (3.33%) Simpana
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) HP
2 13 (43.33%) Cisco
2 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (33.33%) CA
4 9 (30.00%) Brocade
5 8 (26.67%) EMC
5 8 (26.67%) Oracle
6 6 (20.00%) Red Hat
6 6 (20.00%) VMware
7 5 (16.67%) 3PAR
7 5 (16.67%) BMC
7 5 (16.67%) Dell
7 5 (16.67%) Symantec
8 3 (10.00%) IBM
9 2 (6.67%) NetApp
10 1 (3.33%) arcserve
10 1 (3.33%) CommVault
10 1 (3.33%) Convergys
10 1 (3.33%) Sun
10 1 (3.33%) Veritas