The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 21 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing SAN 27 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 9.41% 7.76% 11.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.00% 25.71% 42.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 5 17
Median daily rate £330 £345 £282
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +22.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £306 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £451 £354
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £331 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.18% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £28.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-22.80% +21.27%
SAN
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Renfrewshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
100 35 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 34.84% 30.17% 25.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 18 37
Median daily rate £308 £345 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.86% +7.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £451 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+39.37% +7.62%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Renfrewshire region citing SAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAN across the Renfrewshire region.

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

SAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

SAN
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Erskine -7 27 £330 -4.34%
SAN
Scotland

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Renfrewshire region with a requirement for SAN.

1 74 (77.89%) Security Cleared
2 65 (68.42%) SC Cleared
3 56 (58.95%) HP
4 54 (56.84%) Linux
5 52 (54.74%) ITIL
6 51 (53.68%) Unix
7 47 (49.47%) DNS
8 46 (48.42%) Microsoft
9 41 (43.16%) Windows
10 38 (40.00%) SQL
10 38 (40.00%) SQL Server
10 38 (40.00%) Windows Server
11 36 (37.89%) Active Directory
12 33 (34.74%) PowerShell
13 29 (30.53%) iSCSI
13 29 (30.53%) DHCP
14 28 (29.47%) Windows Server 2008
14 28 (29.47%) Windows Server 2012
15 26 (27.37%) Change Control
16 25 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
17 19 (20.00%) MS Excel
17 19 (20.00%) Citrix
18 18 (18.95%) Samba
18 18 (18.95%) WAN
18 18 (18.95%) TCP/IP
18 18 (18.95%) Perl
18 18 (18.95%) Apache
18 18 (18.95%) Unit Testing
18 18 (18.95%) C-shell
18 18 (18.95%) Bash Shell

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire 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 18 (18.95%) Apache
2 10 (10.53%) OpenStack
3 5 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (4.21%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.16%) Office 365
2 2 (2.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (1.05%) HP Helion
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 47 (49.47%) DNS
2 29 (30.53%) DHCP
2 29 (30.53%) iSCSI
3 18 (18.95%) TCP/IP
3 18 (18.95%) WAN
4 15 (15.79%) NAS
5 8 (8.42%) Firewall
5 8 (8.42%) HTTP
5 8 (8.42%) HTTPS
6 4 (4.21%) NetScaler
6 4 (4.21%) SMTP
7 2 (2.11%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.21%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (4.21%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (4.21%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.11%) ClearCase
1 2 (2.11%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 18 (18.95%) Storage Engineer
2 15 (15.79%) Unix Engineer
3 12 (12.63%) Consultant
4 10 (10.53%) Storage Consultant
5 9 (9.47%) Administrator
5 9 (9.47%) Wintel Engineer
6 8 (8.42%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 7 (7.37%) Backup Consultant
7 7 (7.37%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (7.37%) Wintel Specialist
8 6 (6.32%) Backup Engineer
9 5 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (4.21%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
10 4 (4.21%) Unix Administrator
11 3 (3.16%) Automation Engineer
11 3 (3.16%) NetBackup Engineer
11 3 (3.16%) Software Engineer
11 3 (3.16%) Unix Linux Engineer
11 3 (3.16%) Unix Systems Administrator
12 2 (2.11%) Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.42%) Middleware
2 2 (2.11%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.58%) Management Information System
2 9 (9.47%) Computer Science
3 8 (8.42%) Public Cloud
4 6 (6.32%) Clustering
5 5 (5.26%) PKI
6 4 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.21%) Blackberry
6 4 (4.21%) Data Centre
7 3 (3.16%) Celerra
7 3 (3.16%) CLARiiON
7 3 (3.16%) EMC VNX
7 3 (3.16%) Replication
7 3 (3.16%) Symmetrix
8 2 (2.11%) HP Storage
9 1 (1.05%) Private Cloud
9 1 (1.05%) Virtual Team
9 1 (1.05%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 54 (56.84%) Linux
2 51 (53.68%) Unix
3 41 (43.16%) Windows
4 38 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 28 (29.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (29.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (6.32%) Solaris
7 5 (5.26%) AIX
8 4 (4.21%) HPUX
9 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (54.74%) ITIL
2 26 (27.37%) Change Control
3 25 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
4 18 (18.95%) Mentoring
4 18 (18.95%) Unit Testing
5 15 (15.79%) Change Management
6 8 (8.42%) ITSM
6 8 (8.42%) Software Distribution
6 8 (8.42%) Virtual Environments
7 7 (7.37%) High Availability
8 6 (6.32%) Conflict Management
8 6 (6.32%) Risk Management
8 6 (6.32%) Service Delivery
9 5 (5.26%) Validation
10 4 (4.21%) OO
11 3 (3.16%) Asset Management
11 3 (3.16%) Migration
11 3 (3.16%) Server Virtualisation
11 3 (3.16%) Software Engineering
12 2 (2.11%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 38 (40.00%) SQL
2 33 (34.74%) PowerShell
3 18 (18.95%) Bash Shell
3 18 (18.95%) C-shell
3 18 (18.95%) Korn
3 18 (18.95%) Perl
4 16 (16.84%) Shell Script
5 15 (15.79%) VBScript
6 8 (8.42%) JavaScript
6 8 (8.42%) Jython
6 8 (8.42%) Python
Qualifications
1 74 (77.89%) Security Cleared
2 65 (68.42%) SC Cleared
3 12 (12.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (11.58%) DV Cleared
5 9 (9.47%) Degree
5 9 (9.47%) MCSA
5 9 (9.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.11%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.11%) MCTS
7 1 (1.05%) MCSE
7 1 (1.05%) OCA
7 1 (1.05%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.47%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (37.89%) Active Directory
2 18 (18.95%) Samba
3 16 (16.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (15.79%) Terminal Services
4 15 (15.79%) XenApp
5 12 (12.63%) Hyper-V
6 8 (8.42%) vSphere
7 4 (4.21%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (4.21%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.05%) DFS Replication
8 1 (1.05%) UAG
8 1 (1.05%) vCloud
8 1 (1.05%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (10.53%) SCCM
2 8 (8.42%) BladeLogic
2 8 (8.42%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 8 (8.42%) Puppet
2 8 (8.42%) SCOrch
2 8 (8.42%) WSUS
3 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (5.26%) SCOM
3 5 (5.26%) SCVMM
4 4 (4.21%) CA Spectrum
4 4 (4.21%) Failover Clustering
4 4 (4.21%) NetBackup
4 4 (4.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (4.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (3.16%) EMC Navisphere
6 2 (2.11%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (1.05%) OpenView
Vendors
1 56 (58.95%) HP
2 46 (48.42%) Microsoft
3 19 (20.00%) Citrix
4 16 (16.84%) VMware
5 13 (13.68%) CA
6 11 (11.58%) 3PAR
7 9 (9.47%) EMC
8 8 (8.42%) BMC
8 8 (8.42%) Dell
8 8 (8.42%) Symantec
9 7 (7.37%) Brocade
10 6 (6.32%) Red Hat
11 4 (4.21%) AppSense
11 4 (4.21%) arcserve
11 4 (4.21%) Lumension
12 3 (3.16%) Cisco
13 2 (2.11%) CommVault
13 2 (2.11%) NetApp
13 2 (2.11%) Oracle
14 1 (1.05%) Opsware