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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 56 84 52
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -32
Contract jobs citing SAN 55 3 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.00% 0.27% 2.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.76% 1.60% 16.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 1 14
Median daily rate £310 £243 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.83% -28.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £243 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £243 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £344 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.88 £34.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-53.30% +23.63%
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
349 188 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 25.40% 17.12% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 101 72
Median daily rate £330 £490 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.65% +40.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £344
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 23 16
Median hourly rate £27.50 £13.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.70% -50.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £31.50 £37.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +20 53 £310 +27.83% 1
Durham - 1 £93 - 1
Northumberland - 1 £300 -
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 118 (65.19%) ITIL
2 117 (64.64%) HP
2 117 (64.64%) Security Cleared
3 112 (61.88%) Linux
4 93 (51.38%) SC Cleared
5 85 (46.96%) Unix
5 85 (46.96%) Oracle
6 70 (38.67%) SLA
7 61 (33.70%) Red Hat
8 59 (32.60%) AIX
9 57 (31.49%) EMC
10 55 (30.39%) Windows
11 53 (29.28%) Perl
11 53 (29.28%) TCP/IP
12 52 (28.73%) SQL
12 52 (28.73%) High Availability
13 50 (27.62%) SQL Server
14 47 (25.97%) Windows Server
15 46 (25.41%) EMC NetWorker
15 46 (25.41%) Clustering
16 43 (23.76%) Incident Management
17 41 (22.65%) Oracle RAC
17 41 (22.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 40 (22.10%) Shell Script
19 39 (21.55%) Service Delivery
20 38 (20.99%) Solaris
21 37 (20.44%) DNS
21 37 (20.44%) RHCE
21 37 (20.44%) KVM
22 36 (19.89%) Compliance Management

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 26 (14.36%) Apache
2 12 (6.63%) OpenStack
3 7 (3.87%) iPlanet
3 7 (3.87%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.66%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.10%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.10%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (13.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.55%) Office 365
1 1 (0.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 53 (29.28%) TCP/IP
2 37 (20.44%) DNS
3 33 (18.23%) iSCSI
4 25 (13.81%) WAN
5 16 (8.84%) LDAP
6 14 (7.73%) Firewall
7 12 (6.63%) DHCP
7 12 (6.63%) NAS
8 9 (4.97%) HTTP
9 7 (3.87%) BIG-IP
9 7 (3.87%) Fibre Channel
9 7 (3.87%) HTTPS
10 3 (1.66%) FTP
10 3 (1.66%) Internet
10 3 (1.66%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (27.62%) SQL Server
2 26 (14.36%) DB2
3 13 (7.18%) MySQL
4 7 (3.87%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (7.18%) ClearCase
1 13 (7.18%) StarTeam
General
1 1 (0.55%) German Language
1 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (23.20%) Administrator
2 28 (15.47%) Linux Engineer
3 25 (13.81%) Storage Engineer
4 21 (11.60%) Linux Administrator
5 15 (8.29%) Unix Engineer
6 14 (7.73%) Support Engineer
7 12 (6.63%) Linux Support
7 12 (6.63%) Solaris Administrator
8 10 (5.52%) Systems Administrator
9 9 (4.97%) 3rd Line Support
9 9 (4.97%) Linux Support Engineer
9 9 (4.97%) Server Support
10 8 (4.42%) AIX Administrator
10 8 (4.42%) Consultant
10 8 (4.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (4.42%) Solaris Systems Administrator
10 8 (4.42%) Unix Linux Engineer
11 7 (3.87%) HPUX Engineer
11 7 (3.87%) Server Engineer
11 7 (3.87%) Subject Matter Expert
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.18%) LAMP
2 8 (4.42%) Middleware
3 7 (3.87%) JSP
4 6 (3.31%) J2EE
5 2 (1.10%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (1.10%) Web Services
6 1 (0.55%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 46 (25.41%) Clustering
2 15 (8.29%) Management Information System
3 14 (7.73%) EMC VMAX
4 12 (6.63%) Replication
5 9 (4.97%) HP StoreVirtual
6 8 (4.42%) HP Storage
7 7 (3.87%) Celerra
7 7 (3.87%) EMC VNX
7 7 (3.87%) Enterprise Storage
8 6 (3.31%) Data Centre
9 4 (2.21%) Computer Science
9 4 (2.21%) Mainframe
9 4 (2.21%) Symmetrix
10 3 (1.66%) CLARiiON
10 3 (1.66%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.66%) Symmetrix DMX
11 2 (1.10%) Grid Computing
11 2 (1.10%) IBM Mainframe
12 1 (0.55%) FlexPod
12 1 (0.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 112 (61.88%) Linux
2 85 (46.96%) Unix
3 59 (32.60%) AIX
4 55 (30.39%) Windows
5 47 (25.97%) Windows Server
6 41 (22.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 38 (20.99%) Solaris
8 20 (11.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (6.63%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (6.08%) HPUX
11 8 (4.42%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.10%) zOS
13 1 (0.55%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (65.19%) ITIL
2 52 (28.73%) High Availability
3 43 (23.76%) Incident Management
4 39 (21.55%) Service Delivery
5 36 (19.89%) Compliance Management
6 33 (18.23%) Root Cause Analysis
7 32 (17.68%) Configuration Management
8 25 (13.81%) Unit Testing
9 23 (12.71%) Change Management
10 22 (12.15%) Mentoring
11 16 (8.84%) Disaster Recovery
11 16 (8.84%) Server Building
11 16 (8.84%) Server Monitoring
12 14 (7.73%) Operations Management
12 14 (7.73%) Performance Management
13 13 (7.18%) QMS
14 11 (6.08%) Validation
15 10 (5.52%) Problem Management
16 9 (4.97%) Change Control
17 8 (4.42%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (29.28%) Perl
2 52 (28.73%) SQL
3 40 (22.10%) Shell Script
4 27 (14.92%) Bash Shell
5 26 (14.36%) Korn
5 26 (14.36%) VB
6 25 (13.81%) C-shell
7 15 (8.29%) PowerShell
8 9 (4.97%) Java
9 7 (3.87%) JavaScript
10 5 (2.76%) Jython
10 5 (2.76%) Python
11 4 (2.21%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 117 (64.64%) Security Cleared
2 93 (51.38%) SC Cleared
3 37 (20.44%) RHCE
4 35 (19.34%) AAT
5 19 (10.50%) BPSS Clearance
6 16 (8.84%) DV Cleared
7 13 (7.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (3.87%) MCTS
9 6 (3.31%) MCSA
9 6 (3.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (2.76%) HP ASE
10 5 (2.76%) HPE ATP
11 4 (2.21%) Degree
12 1 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.55%) MCDST
12 1 (0.55%) MCITP
12 1 (0.55%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (38.67%) SLA
2 7 (3.87%) JSP 440
System Software
1 41 (22.65%) Oracle RAC
2 37 (20.44%) KVM
3 29 (16.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (13.81%) Samba
5 20 (11.05%) Active Directory
6 16 (8.84%) Firmware
7 4 (2.21%) Terminal Services
7 4 (2.21%) XenApp
8 3 (1.66%) Hyper-V
9 2 (1.10%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 2 (1.10%) vSphere
10 1 (0.55%) NFS
10 1 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.55%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 46 (25.41%) EMC NetWorker
2 27 (14.92%) Tivoli
3 25 (13.81%) MOM
4 22 (12.15%) HP SiteScope
5 11 (6.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 7 (3.87%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 6 (3.31%) PowerCLI
8 5 (2.76%) BladeLogic
8 5 (2.76%) Puppet
8 5 (2.76%) SCOrch
9 4 (2.21%) OpenView
10 3 (1.66%) HP Data Protector
10 3 (1.66%) NetBackup
10 3 (1.66%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 3 (1.66%) SCCM
11 2 (1.10%) BMC PATROL
11 2 (1.10%) WSUS
12 1 (0.55%) Backup Exec
12 1 (0.55%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 117 (64.64%) HP
2 85 (46.96%) Oracle
3 61 (33.70%) Red Hat
4 57 (31.49%) EMC
5 32 (17.68%) CA
6 30 (16.57%) BMC
6 30 (16.57%) VMware
7 25 (13.81%) Cisco
8 23 (12.71%) IBM
9 21 (11.60%) ServiceNow
10 18 (9.94%) 3PAR
11 16 (8.84%) Microsoft
12 14 (7.73%) Brocade
13 8 (4.42%) Sun
14 7 (3.87%) BEA
14 7 (3.87%) F5
14 7 (3.87%) Isilon
14 7 (3.87%) NetApp
15 5 (2.76%) Dell
15 5 (2.76%) Opsware
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