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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 20 16 17
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing SAN 56 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 13.11% 11.22% 10.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 25.58% 45.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 7 9
Median daily rate £340 £350 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +32.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £265 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £451 £341
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £32.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+20.31% +52.38%
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
224 43 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 52.46% 43.88% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 29 19
Median daily rate £321 £347 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.62% +24.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £262 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £451 £326
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £326
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 1 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +30.00%

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
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 May 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 -6 56 £340 -2.85%
SAN
Scotland

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 68 (76.40%) Security Cleared
2 62 (69.66%) SC Cleared
3 55 (61.80%) HP
4 52 (58.43%) Microsoft
5 49 (55.06%) ITIL
6 47 (52.81%) Linux
7 46 (51.69%) Windows
8 44 (49.44%) DNS
9 43 (48.31%) Unix
9 43 (48.31%) Windows Server
10 40 (44.94%) SQL
10 40 (44.94%) SQL Server
10 40 (44.94%) Active Directory
11 37 (41.57%) PowerShell
12 33 (37.08%) DHCP
13 32 (35.96%) Windows Server 2008
13 32 (35.96%) Windows Server 2012
14 25 (28.09%) Performance Tuning
15 24 (26.97%) Change Control
15 24 (26.97%) iSCSI
16 23 (25.84%) MS Excel
17 21 (23.60%) VMware Infrastructure
17 21 (23.60%) VMware
18 18 (20.22%) Hyper-V
18 18 (20.22%) Mentoring
19 17 (19.10%) NAS
19 17 (19.10%) Citrix
20 16 (17.98%) Microsoft Certification
20 16 (17.98%) OpenStack
21 15 (16.85%) Change Management

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 16 (17.98%) OpenStack
2 11 (12.36%) Apache
3 5 (5.62%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (4.49%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 23 (25.84%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.37%) Office 365
2 2 (2.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (1.12%) HP Helion
3 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 44 (49.44%) DNS
2 33 (37.08%) DHCP
3 24 (26.97%) iSCSI
4 17 (19.10%) NAS
5 11 (12.36%) TCP/IP
5 11 (12.36%) WAN
6 8 (8.99%) Firewall
6 8 (8.99%) HTTP
6 8 (8.99%) HTTPS
7 4 (4.49%) NetScaler
7 4 (4.49%) SMTP
8 1 (1.12%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (44.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.12%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.12%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.12%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 18 (20.22%) Storage Engineer
2 14 (15.73%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 12 (13.48%) Consultant
4 10 (11.24%) Storage Consultant
4 10 (11.24%) Unix Engineer
5 8 (8.99%) Administrator
5 8 (8.99%) Wintel Engineer
6 7 (7.87%) Backup Consultant
6 7 (7.87%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (6.74%) Wintel Specialist
8 4 (4.49%) Backup Engineer
8 4 (4.49%) NetBackup Engineer
8 4 (4.49%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 4 (4.49%) Unix Administrator
9 3 (3.37%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (3.37%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.37%) Unix Systems Administrator
10 2 (2.25%) Citrix Engineer
10 2 (2.25%) Linux Engineer
10 2 (2.25%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.99%) Middleware
2 1 (1.12%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.36%) Management Information System
2 9 (10.11%) Computer Science
3 8 (8.99%) Public Cloud
4 5 (5.62%) PKI
5 4 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.49%) Blackberry
5 4 (4.49%) Clustering
5 4 (4.49%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.37%) Celerra
6 3 (3.37%) CLARiiON
6 3 (3.37%) EMC VNX
6 3 (3.37%) Replication
6 3 (3.37%) Symmetrix
7 2 (2.25%) HP Storage
8 1 (1.12%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.12%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 47 (52.81%) Linux
2 46 (51.69%) Windows
3 43 (48.31%) Unix
3 43 (48.31%) Windows Server
4 32 (35.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (35.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (5.62%) Solaris
6 4 (4.49%) AIX
6 4 (4.49%) HPUX
7 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (55.06%) ITIL
2 25 (28.09%) Performance Tuning
3 24 (26.97%) Change Control
4 18 (20.22%) Mentoring
5 15 (16.85%) Change Management
6 11 (12.36%) Unit Testing
7 10 (11.24%) Conflict Management
7 10 (11.24%) Risk Management
8 8 (8.99%) ITSM
8 8 (8.99%) Software Distribution
9 6 (6.74%) Service Delivery
10 5 (5.62%) Asset Management
10 5 (5.62%) High Availability
11 4 (4.49%) OO
12 3 (3.37%) Migration
12 3 (3.37%) Server Virtualisation
12 3 (3.37%) Software Engineering
12 3 (3.37%) Validation
13 1 (1.12%) Performance Analysis
13 1 (1.12%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 40 (44.94%) SQL
2 37 (41.57%) PowerShell
3 13 (14.61%) VBScript
4 11 (12.36%) Bash Shell
4 11 (12.36%) C-shell
4 11 (12.36%) Korn
4 11 (12.36%) Perl
5 10 (11.24%) Shell Script
6 8 (8.99%) JavaScript
6 8 (8.99%) Jython
6 8 (8.99%) Python
Qualifications
1 68 (76.40%) Security Cleared
2 62 (69.66%) SC Cleared
3 16 (17.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (16.85%) MCSA
4 15 (16.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (10.11%) Degree
6 8 (8.99%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.25%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.12%) MCSE
8 1 (1.12%) OCA
8 1 (1.12%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.99%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (44.94%) Active Directory
2 21 (23.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (20.22%) Hyper-V
4 14 (15.73%) vSphere
5 13 (14.61%) Terminal Services
5 13 (14.61%) XenApp
6 11 (12.36%) Samba
7 4 (4.49%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.12%) DFS Replication
8 1 (1.12%) UAG
8 1 (1.12%) vCloud
8 1 (1.12%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (11.24%) SCCM
2 8 (8.99%) BladeLogic
2 8 (8.99%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 8 (8.99%) Puppet
2 8 (8.99%) SCOrch
2 8 (8.99%) WSUS
3 5 (5.62%) EMC Navisphere
3 5 (5.62%) NetBackup
3 5 (5.62%) SCOM
3 5 (5.62%) SCVMM
4 4 (4.49%) CA Spectrum
4 4 (4.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (4.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.12%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.12%) OpenView
Vendors
1 55 (61.80%) HP
2 52 (58.43%) Microsoft
3 21 (23.60%) VMware
4 17 (19.10%) Citrix
5 13 (14.61%) CA
6 11 (12.36%) 3PAR
6 11 (12.36%) EMC
7 8 (8.99%) BMC
7 8 (8.99%) Dell
7 8 (8.99%) Symantec
8 7 (7.87%) Brocade
9 5 (5.62%) Cisco
9 5 (5.62%) Red Hat
10 4 (4.49%) AppSense
10 4 (4.49%) arcserve
10 4 (4.49%) Lumension
11 2 (2.25%) NetApp
12 1 (1.12%) CommVault
12 1 (1.12%) Opsware
12 1 (1.12%) Oracle