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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 39 13 17
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +4
Contract jobs citing SAN 12 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 4.74% 14.04% 10.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.19% 51.61% 32.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 17
Median daily rate £325 £323 £304
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% +6.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £296 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £387 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.88 £29.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-46.63% +8.18%
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
91 31 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 35.97% 27.19% 33.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 18 44
Median daily rate £330 £330 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £347
% change year-on-year
- +4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -26 12 £325 +0.77%
SAN
Scotland

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 46 (71.88%) Security Cleared
2 44 (68.75%) ITIL
3 41 (64.06%) SQL
3 41 (64.06%) SQL Server
4 39 (60.94%) DNS
4 39 (60.94%) Active Directory
5 38 (59.38%) HP
5 38 (59.38%) SC Cleared
6 36 (56.25%) Windows
7 34 (53.13%) Linux
8 33 (51.56%) Windows Server
9 29 (45.31%) PowerShell
10 28 (43.75%) DHCP
11 27 (42.19%) Windows Server 2008
11 27 (42.19%) Windows Server 2012
12 25 (39.06%) Citrix
13 20 (31.25%) Unix
14 19 (29.69%) Microsoft
15 17 (26.56%) MS Excel
16 16 (25.00%) iSCSI
17 15 (23.44%) NAS
17 15 (23.44%) XenApp
17 15 (23.44%) VMware Infrastructure
17 15 (23.44%) VBScript
17 15 (23.44%) Terminal Services
17 15 (23.44%) VMware
18 13 (20.31%) Clustering
19 12 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
19 12 (18.75%) Solaris
20 11 (17.19%) Apache

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 11 (17.19%) Apache
2 9 (14.06%) OpenStack
3 5 (7.81%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (26.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) Office 365
2 2 (3.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (1.56%) HP Helion
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 39 (60.94%) DNS
2 28 (43.75%) DHCP
3 16 (25.00%) iSCSI
4 15 (23.44%) NAS
5 11 (17.19%) TCP/IP
5 11 (17.19%) WAN
6 6 (9.38%) IPsec
7 5 (7.81%) Firewall
7 5 (7.81%) HTTP
7 5 (7.81%) HTTPS
8 4 (6.25%) NetScaler
8 4 (6.25%) SMTP
9 2 (3.13%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (64.06%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) ClearCase
1 2 (3.13%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 9 (14.06%) Administrator
1 9 (14.06%) Unix Engineer
1 9 (14.06%) Wintel Engineer
2 7 (10.94%) Systems Administrator
2 7 (10.94%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 7 (10.94%) Wintel Specialist
3 6 (9.38%) Integration Engineer
4 5 (7.81%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 4 (6.25%) Storage Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Unix Administrator
6 3 (4.69%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.13%) Active Directory Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Backup Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Citrix Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Hyper-V Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.81%) Middleware
2 2 (3.13%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.31%) Clustering
2 8 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.81%) PKI
4 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.25%) Blackberry
4 4 (6.25%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.69%) Replication
6 2 (3.13%) HP Storage
7 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.56%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.56%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.56%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 36 (56.25%) Windows
2 34 (53.13%) Linux
3 33 (51.56%) Windows Server
4 27 (42.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (42.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (31.25%) Unix
6 12 (18.75%) Solaris
7 5 (7.81%) AIX
8 4 (6.25%) HPUX
9 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (68.75%) ITIL
2 11 (17.19%) Software Distribution
2 11 (17.19%) Unit Testing
3 8 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 8 (12.50%) High Availability
3 8 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 6 (9.38%) Conflict Management
4 6 (9.38%) Risk Management
4 6 (9.38%) Server Building
5 5 (7.81%) Change Management
5 5 (7.81%) ITSM
5 5 (7.81%) Virtual Environments
6 4 (6.25%) Validation
7 3 (4.69%) Change Control
7 3 (4.69%) Load Balancing
7 3 (4.69%) Migration
7 3 (4.69%) OO
7 3 (4.69%) Server Virtualisation
8 1 (1.56%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (1.56%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 41 (64.06%) SQL
2 29 (45.31%) PowerShell
3 15 (23.44%) VBScript
4 11 (17.19%) Bash Shell
4 11 (17.19%) C-shell
4 11 (17.19%) Korn
4 11 (17.19%) Perl
5 9 (14.06%) Shell Script
6 5 (7.81%) JavaScript
6 5 (7.81%) Jython
6 5 (7.81%) Python
Qualifications
1 46 (71.88%) Security Cleared
2 38 (59.38%) SC Cleared
3 12 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (14.06%) DV Cleared
5 8 (12.50%) Degree
5 8 (12.50%) MCSA
5 8 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (4.69%) MCTS
7 2 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.56%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.06%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (60.94%) Active Directory
2 15 (23.44%) Terminal Services
2 15 (23.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (23.44%) XenApp
3 11 (17.19%) Hyper-V
3 11 (17.19%) Samba
4 7 (10.94%) vSphere
5 4 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.56%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.56%) UAG
6 1 (1.56%) vCloud
6 1 (1.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (12.50%) PowerCLI
2 6 (9.38%) Netcool
2 6 (9.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (9.38%) Tivoli
3 5 (7.81%) BladeLogic
3 5 (7.81%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (7.81%) Puppet
3 5 (7.81%) SCCM
3 5 (7.81%) SCOM
3 5 (7.81%) SCOrch
3 5 (7.81%) SCVMM
4 4 (6.25%) CA Spectrum
4 4 (6.25%) Failover Clustering
4 4 (6.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (6.25%) WSUS
5 2 (3.13%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.56%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.56%) OpenView
Vendors
1 38 (59.38%) HP
2 25 (39.06%) Citrix
3 19 (29.69%) Microsoft
4 15 (23.44%) VMware
5 10 (15.63%) CA
6 7 (10.94%) 3PAR
7 6 (9.38%) Red Hat
7 6 (9.38%) Veritas
8 5 (7.81%) BMC
8 5 (7.81%) Dell
9 4 (6.25%) AppSense
9 4 (6.25%) arcserve
9 4 (6.25%) Brocade
9 4 (6.25%) Lumension
9 4 (6.25%) Symantec
10 3 (4.69%) EMC
11 2 (3.13%) Oracle
12 1 (1.56%) CommVault
12 1 (1.56%) Opsware