The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 71 62 62
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Contract jobs citing SAN 54 55 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.02% 2.29% 2.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.12% 19.43% 15.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 25
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £362
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £291 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.24% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.54% +6.66%
SAN
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
335 283 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.51% 11.81% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 96 157
Average daily rate £325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £150 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 13
Average hourly rate £29.50 £21.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.47% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £14.85 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £29.17 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.90% -8.88%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

SAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the Scotland region.

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

SAN
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 6 March 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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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
Edinburgh +4 23 £363 +2.47%
Glasgow +2 13 £318 -6.61% 4
West Lothian - 1 - -
Aberdeen - - - - 2
Aberdeenshire - - - -
SAN
UK

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 58 (41.43%) Security Cleared
2 53 (37.86%) Linux
3 51 (36.43%) NAS
4 50 (35.71%) SC Cleared
4 50 (35.71%) VMware
4 50 (35.71%) Windows
5 46 (32.86%) SQL
6 45 (32.14%) Solaris
6 45 (32.14%) Veritas
7 41 (29.29%) Active Directory
7 41 (29.29%) EMC
7 41 (29.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 33 (23.57%) Clustering
8 33 (23.57%) Citrix
9 31 (22.14%) HP
9 31 (22.14%) UNIX
10 30 (21.43%) Migration
11 27 (19.29%) Oracle
12 25 (17.86%) Red Hat
13 23 (16.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 23 (16.43%) Configuration Management
14 21 (15.00%) ITIL
14 21 (15.00%) Microsoft
14 21 (15.00%) SCCM
14 21 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
14 21 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 20 (14.29%) Replication
15 20 (14.29%) Tivoli
15 20 (14.29%) Netcool
15 20 (14.29%) IPsec

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (6.43%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.57%) Lync
3 4 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (2.86%) IIS
4 3 (2.14%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.14%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.14%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.43%) Apache
6 1 (0.71%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.71%) JBoss
6 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.57%) MS Office
3 2 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.71%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (3.57%) Office 365
2 1 (0.71%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 51 (36.43%) NAS
2 20 (14.29%) IPsec
3 17 (12.14%) Firewall
3 17 (12.14%) DNS
4 13 (9.29%) WAN
4 13 (9.29%) DHCP
5 12 (8.57%) LAN
6 7 (5.00%) TCP/IP
6 7 (5.00%) LDAP
7 4 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (2.86%) Network Security
7 4 (2.86%) Junos
8 3 (2.14%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (2.14%) SSH
8 3 (2.14%) VPN
9 2 (1.43%) iSCSI
9 2 (1.43%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.71%) ADSL
10 1 (0.71%) Intranet
10 1 (0.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.43%) Oracle Database
2 10 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 9 (6.43%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.43%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.71%) TKPROF
6 1 (0.71%) Informix
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.71%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Toad
1 1 (0.71%) Subversion
1 1 (0.71%) StarTeam
1 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.71%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (7.86%) Finance
2 5 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (0.71%) Retail
3 1 (0.71%) Retail Banking
3 1 (0.71%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (14.29%) Consultant
2 14 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
3 11 (7.86%) Architect
4 10 (7.14%) Administrator
5 7 (5.00%) Operations Manager
6 6 (4.29%) Technical Consultant
6 6 (4.29%) UNIX Administrator
6 6 (4.29%) Network Engineer
6 6 (4.29%) DBA
6 6 (4.29%) Storage Engineer
6 6 (4.29%) Designer
7 5 (3.57%) Analyst
7 5 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (3.57%) Server Engineer
7 5 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (2.86%) Solutions Designer
8 4 (2.86%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (2.86%) Technical Architect
8 4 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.57%) Middleware
1 5 (3.57%) Oracle Streams
2 4 (2.86%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 4 (2.86%) HTML
3 3 (2.14%) Web Services
4 2 (1.43%) XML
4 2 (1.43%) .NET
5 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.71%) CSS
5 1 (0.71%) JSP
5 1 (0.71%) XSL
5 1 (0.71%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.71%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 33 (23.57%) Clustering
2 20 (14.29%) Replication
3 12 (8.57%) Computer Science
4 8 (5.71%) Enterprise Storage
5 5 (3.57%) Mainframe
5 5 (3.57%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.86%) Thin Client
6 4 (2.86%) Cryptography
6 4 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.86%) Fat Client
6 4 (2.86%) iPad
7 3 (2.14%) Open Source
8 2 (1.43%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.71%) NHS
9 1 (0.71%) PKI
9 1 (0.71%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.71%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.71%) iSeries
9 1 (0.71%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 53 (37.86%) Linux
2 50 (35.71%) Windows
3 45 (32.14%) Solaris
4 31 (22.14%) UNIX
5 21 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (9.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (7.86%) AIX
9 9 (6.43%) HPUX
10 8 (5.71%) Windows 7
11 4 (2.86%) Ubuntu
11 4 (2.86%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.71%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (21.43%) Migration
2 23 (16.43%) Configuration Management
3 21 (15.00%) ITIL
4 20 (14.29%) Software Distribution
5 19 (13.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (7.86%) Change Management
6 11 (7.86%) Service Management
7 8 (5.71%) Business Continuity
7 8 (5.71%) Load Balancing
7 8 (5.71%) Business Continuity Management
8 7 (5.00%) Incident Management
9 6 (4.29%) Data Migration
9 6 (4.29%) Performance Monitoring
10 5 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (3.57%) ETL
10 5 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (2.86%) Service Delivery
11 4 (2.86%) Network Load Balancing
11 4 (2.86%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (2.86%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (32.86%) SQL
2 9 (6.43%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.57%) VB
4 3 (2.14%) C
4 3 (2.14%) Perl
4 3 (2.14%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.43%) Java
5 2 (1.43%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.71%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.71%) VBA
6 1 (0.71%) Python
6 1 (0.71%) MUMPS
6 1 (0.71%) Korn
6 1 (0.71%) XPath
6 1 (0.71%) C-shell
6 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 58 (41.43%) Security Cleared
2 50 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 17 (12.14%) Degree
4 8 (5.71%) VCP4
5 7 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (4.29%) MCTS
7 5 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (2.14%) MCSE
8 3 (2.14%) CCNA
8 3 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.43%) OCP
9 2 (1.43%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (1.43%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (1.43%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.71%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.86%) QA
1 4 (2.86%) JSP 440
2 3 (2.14%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (29.29%) Active Directory
1 41 (29.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (9.29%) VMware ESXi
3 11 (7.86%) VMware ESX
4 10 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
5 8 (5.71%) vSphere
6 7 (5.00%) Hyper-V
7 5 (3.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (2.86%) NFS
9 3 (2.14%) Samba
9 3 (2.14%) XenApp
9 3 (2.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 3 (2.14%) KVM
9 3 (2.14%) RHEV
10 2 (1.43%) SRDF
10 2 (1.43%) vCloud
11 1 (0.71%) Firmware
11 1 (0.71%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 23 (16.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 21 (15.00%) SCCM
3 20 (14.29%) Tivoli
3 20 (14.29%) Netcool
4 12 (8.57%) SCOM
5 9 (6.43%) NetBackup
6 7 (5.00%) Data Guard
7 6 (4.29%) EMC NetWorker
8 5 (3.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 4 (2.86%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 4 (2.86%) WhatsUp Gold
10 3 (2.14%) Backup Exec
10 3 (2.14%) Legato
11 2 (1.43%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 2 (1.43%) Puppet
12 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Satellite
12 1 (0.71%) Cisco CUCM
12 1 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
12 1 (0.71%) HP Data Protector
12 1 (0.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 50 (35.71%) VMware
2 45 (32.14%) Veritas
3 41 (29.29%) EMC
4 33 (23.57%) Citrix
5 31 (22.14%) HP
6 27 (19.29%) Oracle
7 25 (17.86%) Red Hat
8 21 (15.00%) Microsoft
9 16 (11.43%) NetApp
10 13 (9.29%) Cisco
10 13 (9.29%) IBM
11 10 (7.14%) Symantec
11 10 (7.14%) 3PAR
12 8 (5.71%) Dell
12 8 (5.71%) CommVault
13 7 (5.00%) Brocade
14 6 (4.29%) F5
15 5 (3.57%) CheckPoint
16 4 (2.86%) McAfee
16 4 (2.86%) Crossbeam
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