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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 31 79 49
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -30
Contract jobs citing SAN 89 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 7.27% 0.29% 2.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.21% 1.59% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 1 9
Median daily rate £293 £243 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.61% -30.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £243 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £243 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
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 £17.00 £29.48 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-42.33% +15.60%
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
353 189 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 28.82% 18.10% 13.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 93 55
Median daily rate £300 £350 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 26 6
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.58 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.71% +15.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £35.65 £32.21
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +47 86 £293 +20.61%
Durham - 1 £93 -
Northumberland - 1 £300 -
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 108 (65.06%) ITIL
1 108 (65.06%) HP
2 107 (64.46%) Security Cleared
3 104 (62.65%) Linux
4 84 (50.60%) Unix
4 84 (50.60%) SC Cleared
5 83 (50.00%) Oracle
6 68 (40.96%) SLA
7 59 (35.54%) Red Hat
8 57 (34.34%) AIX
9 53 (31.93%) Perl
10 52 (31.33%) TCP/IP
11 51 (30.72%) EMC
12 50 (30.12%) High Availability
13 47 (28.31%) Windows
14 45 (27.11%) SQL
15 44 (26.51%) Clustering
15 44 (26.51%) EMC NetWorker
16 43 (25.90%) SQL Server
17 40 (24.10%) Shell Script
18 39 (23.49%) Oracle RAC
18 39 (23.49%) Incident Management
18 39 (23.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 39 (23.49%) Windows Server
19 38 (22.89%) Solaris
20 36 (21.69%) DNS
20 36 (21.69%) Service Delivery
21 35 (21.08%) RHCE
21 35 (21.08%) KVM
21 35 (21.08%) AAT

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 (15.66%) Apache
2 12 (7.23%) OpenStack
3 7 (4.22%) iPlanet
3 7 (4.22%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.81%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.20%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.60%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (14.46%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.60%) Office 365
1 1 (0.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 52 (31.33%) TCP/IP
2 36 (21.69%) DNS
3 25 (15.06%) iSCSI
3 25 (15.06%) WAN
4 16 (9.64%) LDAP
5 11 (6.63%) DHCP
6 7 (4.22%) BIG-IP
6 7 (4.22%) Fibre Channel
6 7 (4.22%) Firewall
7 4 (2.41%) NAS
8 3 (1.81%) FTP
8 3 (1.81%) Internet
8 3 (1.81%) SSH
9 2 (1.20%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (25.90%) SQL Server
2 26 (15.66%) DB2
3 13 (7.83%) MySQL
4 7 (4.22%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (7.83%) ClearCase
1 13 (7.83%) StarTeam
General
1 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (25.30%) Administrator
2 26 (15.66%) Linux Engineer
3 21 (12.65%) Linux Administrator
4 20 (12.05%) Storage Engineer
5 15 (9.04%) Unix Engineer
6 14 (8.43%) Support Engineer
7 12 (7.23%) Linux Support
7 12 (7.23%) Solaris Administrator
8 10 (6.02%) Systems Administrator
9 9 (5.42%) 3rd Line Support
9 9 (5.42%) Linux Support Engineer
9 9 (5.42%) Server Support
10 8 (4.82%) AIX Administrator
10 8 (4.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (4.82%) Solaris Systems Administrator
10 8 (4.82%) Unix Linux Engineer
11 7 (4.22%) Consultant
11 7 (4.22%) Linux Specialist
11 7 (4.22%) Server Engineer
11 7 (4.22%) Subject Matter Expert
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.83%) LAMP
2 7 (4.22%) JSP
3 6 (3.61%) J2EE
4 2 (1.20%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (1.20%) Web Services
5 1 (0.60%) Middleware
5 1 (0.60%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 44 (26.51%) Clustering
2 15 (9.04%) Management Information System
3 10 (6.02%) EMC VMAX
4 9 (5.42%) HP StoreVirtual
5 8 (4.82%) HP Storage
5 8 (4.82%) Replication
6 7 (4.22%) Celerra
6 7 (4.22%) EMC VNX
6 7 (4.22%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (2.41%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.41%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.81%) CLARiiON
8 3 (1.81%) Symmetrix DMX
9 2 (1.20%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.20%) Grid Computing
9 2 (1.20%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.60%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.60%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 104 (62.65%) Linux
2 84 (50.60%) Unix
3 57 (34.34%) AIX
4 47 (28.31%) Windows
5 39 (23.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 39 (23.49%) Windows Server
6 38 (22.89%) Solaris
7 19 (11.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (7.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (6.63%) HPUX
10 7 (4.22%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.20%) zOS
12 1 (0.60%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (65.06%) ITIL
2 50 (30.12%) High Availability
3 39 (23.49%) Incident Management
4 36 (21.69%) Service Delivery
5 34 (20.48%) Compliance Management
6 33 (19.88%) Root Cause Analysis
7 32 (19.28%) Configuration Management
8 25 (15.06%) Unit Testing
9 23 (13.86%) Change Management
10 22 (13.25%) Mentoring
11 16 (9.64%) Disaster Recovery
11 16 (9.64%) Server Building
11 16 (9.64%) Server Monitoring
12 14 (8.43%) Operations Management
12 14 (8.43%) Performance Management
13 13 (7.83%) QMS
14 11 (6.63%) Validation
15 10 (6.02%) Problem Management
16 9 (5.42%) Change Control
17 8 (4.82%) Conflict Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (31.93%) Perl
2 45 (27.11%) SQL
3 40 (24.10%) Shell Script
4 27 (16.27%) Bash Shell
5 26 (15.66%) Korn
5 26 (15.66%) VB
6 25 (15.06%) C-shell
7 10 (6.02%) PowerShell
8 9 (5.42%) Java
9 4 (2.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 107 (64.46%) Security Cleared
2 84 (50.60%) SC Cleared
3 35 (21.08%) AAT
3 35 (21.08%) RHCE
4 19 (11.45%) BPSS Clearance
5 13 (7.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (6.63%) DV Cleared
7 7 (4.22%) MCTS
8 6 (3.61%) MCSA
8 6 (3.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (3.01%) HP ASE
9 5 (3.01%) HPE ATP
10 4 (2.41%) Degree
11 1 (0.60%) MCDST
11 1 (0.60%) MCITP
11 1 (0.60%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (40.96%) SLA
2 7 (4.22%) JSP 440
System Software
1 39 (23.49%) Oracle RAC
2 35 (21.08%) KVM
3 28 (16.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (15.06%) Samba
5 16 (9.64%) Firmware
6 12 (7.23%) Active Directory
7 4 (2.41%) Terminal Services
7 4 (2.41%) XenApp
8 2 (1.20%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.20%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 2 (1.20%) vSphere
9 1 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 44 (26.51%) EMC NetWorker
2 27 (16.27%) Tivoli
3 25 (15.06%) MOM
4 22 (13.25%) HP SiteScope
5 7 (4.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (2.41%) OpenView
7 3 (1.81%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (1.81%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.20%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.60%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.60%) SCCM
9 1 (0.60%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 108 (65.06%) HP
2 83 (50.00%) Oracle
3 59 (35.54%) Red Hat
4 51 (30.72%) EMC
5 29 (17.47%) VMware
6 25 (15.06%) BMC
6 25 (15.06%) CA
7 21 (12.65%) IBM
7 21 (12.65%) ServiceNow
8 19 (11.45%) Cisco
9 14 (8.43%) 3PAR
10 10 (6.02%) Brocade
11 8 (4.82%) Microsoft
11 8 (4.82%) Sun
12 7 (4.22%) BEA
12 7 (4.22%) F5
12 7 (4.22%) Isilon
13 6 (3.61%) NetApp
14 5 (3.01%) Opsware
15 4 (2.41%) Citrix