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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Scotland / Renfrewshire
Rank 13 11 13
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing SAN 9 31 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 16.67% 21.23% 13.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.47% 52.54% 39.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 10
Median daily rate £300 £410 £374
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.82% +9.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £390 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £446 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £43.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year
-19.18% +29.32%

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
34 59 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 62.96% 40.41% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 39 24
Median daily rate £325 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.73% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £276 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £445 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 -4 8 £285 -30.48%
Renfrew - 1 £340 -
SAN
Scotland

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 22 (75.86%) Security Cleared
2 21 (72.41%) SQL
3 20 (68.97%) SQL Server
3 20 (68.97%) Active Directory
4 19 (65.52%) NAS
5 18 (62.07%) SC Cleared
6 15 (51.72%) PowerShell
6 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
6 15 (51.72%) ITIL
7 14 (48.28%) Windows
7 14 (48.28%) iSCSI
7 14 (48.28%) Windows Server
8 13 (44.83%) Linux
9 12 (41.38%) Software Distribution
10 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (31.03%) DNS
10 9 (31.03%) MS Excel
10 9 (31.03%) VMware
11 8 (27.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (27.59%) vSphere
11 8 (27.59%) vRealize
11 8 (27.59%) PowerCLI
11 8 (27.59%) VSAN
12 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (24.14%) NetBackup
12 7 (24.14%) EMC Navisphere
12 7 (24.14%) Clustering
12 7 (24.14%) Firewall
12 7 (24.14%) DHCP

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 1 (3.45%) Apache
1 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (31.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (65.52%) NAS
2 14 (48.28%) iSCSI
3 9 (31.03%) DNS
4 8 (27.59%) VSAN
5 7 (24.14%) DHCP
5 7 (24.14%) Firewall
6 6 (20.69%) HTTP
6 6 (20.69%) HTTPS
6 6 (20.69%) IPsec
7 1 (3.45%) LDAP
7 1 (3.45%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (3.45%) Skype
7 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (68.97%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
General
1 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Virtualisation Specialist
2 6 (20.69%) Integration Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) NetBackup Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) VMware Specialist
5 1 (3.45%) Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Automation Tester
5 1 (3.45%) Backup Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V Specialist
5 1 (3.45%) IT Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) IT Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) PowerShell Specialist
5 1 (3.45%) SCCM Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Tester
5 1 (3.45%) Unix Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) Middleware
2 1 (3.45%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Clustering
2 5 (17.24%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (48.28%) Windows
1 14 (48.28%) Windows Server
2 13 (44.83%) Linux
3 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (24.14%) Solaris
4 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.45%) AIX
5 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) ITIL
2 12 (41.38%) Software Distribution
3 6 (20.69%) Configuration Management
3 6 (20.69%) ITSM
3 6 (20.69%) Server Building
3 6 (20.69%) Virtual Environments
4 4 (13.79%) OO
5 3 (10.34%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.45%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (3.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (72.41%) SQL
2 15 (51.72%) PowerShell
3 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
3 6 (20.69%) Jython
3 6 (20.69%) Python
4 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.45%) C
4 1 (3.45%) C-shell
4 1 (3.45%) Korn
4 1 (3.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (75.86%) Security Cleared
2 18 (62.07%) SC Cleared
3 8 (27.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (20.69%) DV Cleared
5 5 (17.24%) Degree
6 1 (3.45%) MCITP
6 1 (3.45%) MCSE
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 20 (68.97%) Active Directory
2 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (27.59%) vSphere
4 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.45%) Samba
5 1 (3.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) PowerCLI
1 8 (27.59%) vRealize
2 7 (24.14%) EMC Navisphere
2 7 (24.14%) NetBackup
3 6 (20.69%) BladeLogic
3 6 (20.69%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 6 (20.69%) Netcool
3 6 (20.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (20.69%) Puppet
3 6 (20.69%) SCOrch
3 6 (20.69%) Tivoli
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (3.45%) SCCM
4 1 (3.45%) SCOM
4 1 (3.45%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 9 (31.03%) VMware
3 7 (24.14%) Cisco
3 7 (24.14%) Citrix
3 7 (24.14%) EMC
3 7 (24.14%) HP
4 6 (20.69%) BMC
4 6 (20.69%) CA
4 6 (20.69%) Dell
4 6 (20.69%) Veritas
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle
5 1 (3.45%) Red Hat