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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 75 49 47
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -2
Contract jobs citing SAN 27 29 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.13% 3.02% 2.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.12% 18.71% 15.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 17
Median daily rate £331 £200 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.25% -38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £198 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £222 £396
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 £27.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £26.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.10% -10.83%
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
296 155 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 23.38% 16.15% 18.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 81 88
Median daily rate £330 £475 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.52% +36.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £252 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £535 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 25 9
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.86 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.54% -47.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £12.66 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £27.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -37 23 £340 +70.00%
Durham - 2 £155 - 1
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 64 (60.95%) ITIL
1 64 (60.95%) HP
2 60 (57.14%) Linux
3 58 (55.24%) Security Cleared
4 50 (47.62%) Oracle
5 46 (43.81%) SC Cleared
6 40 (38.10%) Unix
7 38 (36.19%) Red Hat
8 32 (30.48%) SLA
9 31 (29.52%) EMC
9 31 (29.52%) High Availability
10 30 (28.57%) Windows
11 29 (27.62%) TCP/IP
12 28 (26.67%) AIX
12 28 (26.67%) SQL Server
12 28 (26.67%) Perl
13 27 (25.71%) SQL
13 27 (25.71%) iSCSI
13 27 (25.71%) Windows Server
14 25 (23.81%) Solaris
14 25 (23.81%) Clustering
15 24 (22.86%) Incident Management
16 23 (21.90%) Service Delivery
16 23 (21.90%) Configuration Management
16 23 (21.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 21 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
17 21 (20.00%) VMware
18 20 (19.05%) Oracle RAC
18 20 (19.05%) RHCE
18 20 (19.05%) DNS

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 17 (16.19%) Apache
2 9 (8.57%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.95%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (7.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (27.62%) TCP/IP
2 27 (25.71%) iSCSI
3 20 (19.05%) DNS
4 16 (15.24%) WAN
5 15 (14.29%) LDAP
6 12 (11.43%) NAS
7 11 (10.48%) Firewall
7 11 (10.48%) HTTP
8 10 (9.52%) HTTPS
9 5 (4.76%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (3.81%) DHCP
11 3 (2.86%) Wireless
12 1 (0.95%) FTP
12 1 (0.95%) Internet
12 1 (0.95%) LAN
12 1 (0.95%) SSH
12 1 (0.95%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 15 (14.29%) MySQL
3 9 (8.57%) DB2
4 1 (0.95%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (12.38%) ClearCase
1 13 (12.38%) StarTeam
2 1 (0.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (0.95%) German Language
Job Titles
1 23 (21.90%) Administrator
2 16 (15.24%) Linux Engineer
3 15 (14.29%) Storage Engineer
4 11 (10.48%) Linux Administrator
5 9 (8.57%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (6.67%) HPUX Engineer
6 7 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (6.67%) Linux Support
6 7 (6.67%) Solaris Administrator
6 7 (6.67%) Solaris Systems Administrator
7 6 (5.71%) Server Support
7 6 (5.71%) Support Engineer
7 6 (5.71%) Unix Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) Automation Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) Linux Support Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) Server Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) Unix Administrator
9 4 (3.81%) Backup Engineer
9 4 (3.81%) Subject Matter Expert
9 4 (3.81%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.29%) LAMP
2 10 (9.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 25 (23.81%) Clustering
2 9 (8.57%) EMC VMAX
2 9 (8.57%) Replication
3 6 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.76%) Celerra
4 5 (4.76%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.76%) EMC VNX
4 5 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (4.76%) HP StoreVirtual
5 4 (3.81%) HP Storage
5 4 (3.81%) Symmetrix
6 3 (2.86%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.90%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.95%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 60 (57.14%) Linux
2 40 (38.10%) Unix
3 30 (28.57%) Windows
4 28 (26.67%) AIX
5 27 (25.71%) Windows Server
6 25 (23.81%) Solaris
7 23 (21.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (8.57%) HPUX
9 8 (7.62%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (2.86%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.95%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.95%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (60.95%) ITIL
2 31 (29.52%) High Availability
3 24 (22.86%) Incident Management
4 23 (21.90%) Configuration Management
4 23 (21.90%) Service Delivery
5 19 (18.10%) Compliance Management
6 17 (16.19%) Root Cause Analysis
7 16 (15.24%) Unit Testing
8 11 (10.48%) Change Management
9 10 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (9.52%) ITSM
9 10 (9.52%) Server Building
9 10 (9.52%) Software Distribution
9 10 (9.52%) Virtual Environments
10 9 (8.57%) Mentoring
11 8 (7.62%) OO
11 8 (7.62%) Server Monitoring
12 6 (5.71%) Operations Management
12 6 (5.71%) Performance Management
13 5 (4.76%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 28 (26.67%) Perl
2 27 (25.71%) SQL
3 17 (16.19%) Bash Shell
4 16 (15.24%) C-shell
4 16 (15.24%) Korn
5 12 (11.43%) Shell Script
6 10 (9.52%) JavaScript
6 10 (9.52%) VB
7 6 (5.71%) PowerShell
8 5 (4.76%) Jython
8 5 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 58 (55.24%) Security Cleared
2 46 (43.81%) SC Cleared
3 20 (19.05%) RHCE
4 18 (17.14%) AAT
5 13 (12.38%) DV Cleared
6 12 (11.43%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (5.71%) MCTS
9 3 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (2.86%) HP ASE
9 3 (2.86%) HPE ATP
10 1 (0.95%) CCNP
10 1 (0.95%) Degree
10 1 (0.95%) MCDST
10 1 (0.95%) MCITP
10 1 (0.95%) MCSA
10 1 (0.95%) MCSE
10 1 (0.95%) OCA
10 1 (0.95%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (30.48%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (19.05%) KVM
1 20 (19.05%) Oracle RAC
2 18 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (15.24%) Samba
4 14 (13.33%) Active Directory
5 11 (10.48%) Firmware
6 5 (4.76%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.95%) NFS
7 1 (0.95%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.95%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 21 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 11 (10.48%) MOM
2 11 (10.48%) Tivoli
3 10 (9.52%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 9 (8.57%) HP SiteScope
5 6 (5.71%) SCCM
6 5 (4.76%) BladeLogic
6 5 (4.76%) Puppet
6 5 (4.76%) SCOrch
6 5 (4.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (3.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 4 (3.81%) WSUS
8 2 (1.90%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.90%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.95%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.95%) OpenView
9 1 (0.95%) PowerCLI
9 1 (0.95%) PureDisk
9 1 (0.95%) Simpana
9 1 (0.95%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 64 (60.95%) HP
2 50 (47.62%) Oracle
3 38 (36.19%) Red Hat
4 31 (29.52%) EMC
5 21 (20.00%) VMware
6 19 (18.10%) CA
6 19 (18.10%) Cisco
7 15 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 14 (13.33%) BMC
9 13 (12.38%) Brocade
10 12 (11.43%) IBM
11 10 (9.52%) 3PAR
12 6 (5.71%) ServiceNow
13 5 (4.76%) Dell
13 5 (4.76%) Isilon
13 5 (4.76%) Symantec
14 3 (2.86%) NetApp
15 2 (1.90%) CommVault
16 1 (0.95%) arcserve
16 1 (0.95%) Veritas