The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 10 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing SAN 15 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 14.56% 12.12% 23.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 38.46% 42.86% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 14
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.93% -6.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £425 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +1.85%
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
39 28 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 37.86% 28.28% 39.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 17 21
Average daily rate £342 £324 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -23.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the Renfrewshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine +4 15 £345 -5.93%
SAN
Scotland

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire region citing SAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAN.

1 24 (64.86%) Security Cleared
2 23 (62.16%) SC Cleared
3 22 (59.46%) Clustering
4 21 (56.76%) SQL
5 20 (54.05%) Veritas
5 20 (54.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 20 (54.05%) NAS
6 19 (51.35%) Active Directory
7 17 (45.95%) Citrix
7 17 (45.95%) Software Distribution
8 16 (43.24%) IPsec
9 15 (40.54%) Netcool
9 15 (40.54%) Solaris
9 15 (40.54%) Linux
10 14 (37.84%) Windows
10 14 (37.84%) Tivoli
10 14 (37.84%) Configuration Management
11 13 (35.14%) ITIL
12 12 (32.43%) HP
13 11 (29.73%) EMC
13 11 (29.73%) Cisco
13 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (27.03%) vSphere
14 10 (27.03%) 3PAR
14 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
15 9 (24.32%) Degree
15 9 (24.32%) Computer Science
15 9 (24.32%) Firewall
16 8 (21.62%) Service Management
17 7 (18.92%) Service Delivery

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire region citing SAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 7 (18.92%) MS Office
2 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 20 (54.05%) NAS
2 16 (43.24%) IPsec
3 9 (24.32%) Firewall
4 7 (18.92%) LAN
4 7 (18.92%) WAN
4 7 (18.92%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (18.92%) Junos
5 6 (16.22%) Network Security
6 2 (5.41%) iSCSI
6 2 (5.41%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
1 2 (5.41%) MSI
1 2 (5.41%) InstallShield
1 2 (5.41%) AdminStudio
2 1 (2.70%) StarTeam
General
1 1 (2.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Integration Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Network Engineer
3 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (5.41%) SAN Engineer
4 1 (2.70%) Project Manager
4 1 (2.70%) Consultant
4 1 (2.70%) Senior Manager
4 1 (2.70%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (2.70%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (2.70%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (2.70%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (2.70%) VMware Consultant
4 1 (2.70%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) .NET Framework
1 2 (5.41%) Application Packaging
1 2 (5.41%) .NET
2 1 (2.70%) XML
2 1 (2.70%) XSL
2 1 (2.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (59.46%) Clustering
2 9 (24.32%) Computer Science
3 6 (16.22%) Cryptography
4 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.41%) Replication
6 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (40.54%) Solaris
1 15 (40.54%) Linux
2 14 (37.84%) Windows
3 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.70%) UNIX
5 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) Software Distribution
2 14 (37.84%) Configuration Management
3 13 (35.14%) ITIL
4 8 (21.62%) Service Management
5 7 (18.92%) Service Delivery
5 7 (18.92%) Network Load Balancing
5 7 (18.92%) Incident Management
6 6 (16.22%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (16.22%) Network Management
7 5 (13.51%) Time Management
8 4 (10.81%) Asset Management
9 3 (8.11%) Change Management
9 3 (8.11%) Workflow
9 3 (8.11%) Load Balancing
10 2 (5.41%) Performance Management
11 1 (2.70%) Validation
11 1 (2.70%) Mentoring
11 1 (2.70%) Information Assurance
11 1 (2.70%) Test Scripting
11 1 (2.70%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (56.76%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.41%) Tcl
2 2 (5.41%) REXX
2 2 (5.41%) VB
3 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.70%) XPath
Qualifications
1 24 (64.86%) Security Cleared
2 23 (62.16%) SC Cleared
3 9 (24.32%) Degree
4 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (8.11%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) JSP 440
2 6 (16.22%) QA
3 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (51.35%) Active Directory
2 10 (27.03%) vSphere
3 7 (18.92%) Hyper-V
3 7 (18.92%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (13.51%) VMware ESX
4 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (5.41%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 20 (54.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 15 (40.54%) Netcool
3 14 (37.84%) Tivoli
4 6 (16.22%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (5.41%) WSUS
5 2 (5.41%) SCCM
6 1 (2.70%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 1 (2.70%) WMI
Vendors
1 20 (54.05%) Veritas
2 17 (45.95%) Citrix
3 12 (32.43%) HP
4 11 (29.73%) EMC
4 11 (29.73%) Cisco
5 10 (27.03%) 3PAR
6 7 (18.92%) McAfee
6 7 (18.92%) CheckPoint
6 7 (18.92%) Juniper
6 7 (18.92%) Crossbeam
6 7 (18.92%) Riverbed
6 7 (18.92%) TippingPoint
6 7 (18.92%) F5
7 5 (13.51%) VMware
8 3 (8.11%) NetApp
8 3 (8.11%) Brocade
9 2 (5.41%) CA
9 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
9 2 (5.41%) Symantec
10 1 (2.70%) Oracle