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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 84 59 73
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +14
Contract jobs citing SAN 48 71 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.88% 2.61% 1.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.26% 19.94% 15.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 35 9
Average daily rate £405 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £289 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £500 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +44.44%
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
362 356 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.21% 13.10% 11.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 167 84
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £160 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £500 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 12
Average hourly rate £16.50 £29.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.06% +40.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £18.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.40 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Renfrewshire +1 27 £410 +17.81% 2
Edinburgh -30 11 £350 -22.22% 3
Glasgow +3 10 £420 +29.23% 9
SAN
UK

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 51 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 49 (48.04%) Windows
3 45 (44.12%) SC Cleared
4 39 (38.24%) Microsoft
5 38 (37.25%) EMC
5 38 (37.25%) Windows Server
6 37 (36.27%) HP
7 34 (33.33%) Unix
7 34 (33.33%) Linux
8 33 (32.35%) VMware
9 30 (29.41%) NAS
10 28 (27.45%) Active Directory
11 23 (22.55%) SQL Server
11 23 (22.55%) Windows Server 2008
12 22 (21.57%) Cisco
13 21 (20.59%) IBM
13 21 (20.59%) ITIL
13 21 (20.59%) SQL
13 21 (20.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 20 (19.61%) VMware Infrastructure
15 19 (18.63%) DNS
16 18 (17.65%) iSCSI
16 18 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
16 18 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
17 17 (16.67%) NetBackup
18 16 (15.69%) AIX
18 16 (15.69%) Solaris
18 16 (15.69%) MS Excel
19 15 (14.71%) DHCP
19 15 (14.71%) Oracle

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (8.82%) OpenStack
2 6 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.94%) Apache
3 3 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.96%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.96%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.98%) JBoss
Applications
1 16 (15.69%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.94%) MS Office
3 2 (1.96%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.94%) Office 365
2 2 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 30 (29.41%) NAS
2 19 (18.63%) DNS
3 18 (17.65%) iSCSI
4 15 (14.71%) DHCP
5 11 (10.78%) Firewall
6 9 (8.82%) LDAP
7 6 (5.88%) TCP/IP
8 5 (4.90%) HTTP
8 5 (4.90%) HTTPS
9 2 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.96%) Kerberos
9 2 (1.96%) LAN
9 2 (1.96%) OSPF
9 2 (1.96%) Software-Defined Networking
9 2 (1.96%) WAN
10 1 (0.98%) IPv4
10 1 (0.98%) SMTP
10 1 (0.98%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (22.55%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.86%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.94%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.96%) Informix
4 2 (1.96%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (4.90%) Git (software)
1 5 (4.90%) Jenkins
1 5 (4.90%) Subversion
General
1 14 (13.73%) Finance
2 8 (7.84%) Banking
3 2 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (24.51%) Consultant
2 16 (15.69%) Storage Consultant
3 15 (14.71%) Administrator
4 12 (11.76%) Unix Administrator
5 10 (9.80%) Storage Engineer
6 8 (7.84%) NetBackup Engineer
6 8 (7.84%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (7.84%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 8 (7.84%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 6 (5.88%) Backup Consultant
7 6 (5.88%) SAN Engineer
8 5 (4.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (4.90%) SAN Consultant
8 5 (4.90%) SAN Storage Consultant
8 5 (4.90%) Solaris Administrator
8 5 (4.90%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (3.92%) Automation Engineer
9 4 (3.92%) IBM Storage Consultant
9 4 (3.92%) Storage Administrator
9 4 (3.92%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.92%) Flash
1 4 (3.92%) Middleware
2 2 (1.96%) LAMP
3 1 (0.98%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.80%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.84%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.86%) Clustering
4 5 (4.90%) IBM XIV
4 5 (4.90%) Public Cloud
5 4 (3.92%) Celerra
5 4 (3.92%) CLARiiON
5 4 (3.92%) HP Storage
5 4 (3.92%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (2.94%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.94%) EMC VNX
6 3 (2.94%) Freedom of Information
6 3 (2.94%) Freedom of Information Act
6 3 (2.94%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.96%) LPAR
7 2 (1.96%) Replication
7 2 (1.96%) Symmetrix
7 2 (1.96%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.98%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.98%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 49 (48.04%) Windows
2 38 (37.25%) Windows Server
3 34 (33.33%) Linux
3 34 (33.33%) Unix
4 23 (22.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (20.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (15.69%) AIX
7 16 (15.69%) Solaris
8 7 (6.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (4.90%) HPUX
10 3 (2.94%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.98%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (20.59%) ITIL
2 18 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
3 15 (14.71%) Change Control
4 13 (12.75%) Migration
5 12 (11.76%) Change Management
6 9 (8.82%) Asset Management
6 9 (8.82%) Service Delivery
7 8 (7.84%) Mentoring
7 8 (7.84%) Risk Management
8 7 (6.86%) Configuration Management
9 6 (5.88%) Project Management
10 5 (4.90%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (4.90%) Data Protection
10 5 (4.90%) Patch Management
10 5 (4.90%) Problem Management
10 5 (4.90%) Software Distribution
11 4 (3.92%) Capacity Management
11 4 (3.92%) High Availability
11 4 (3.92%) OO
11 4 (3.92%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (20.59%) SQL
2 14 (13.73%) PowerShell
3 10 (9.80%) Shell Script
4 8 (7.84%) Perl
5 4 (3.92%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.94%) Python
7 2 (1.96%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.96%) C-shell
7 2 (1.96%) Jython
7 2 (1.96%) Korn
8 1 (0.98%) C
Qualifications
1 51 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 45 (44.12%) SC Cleared
3 14 (13.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (10.78%) MCSA
5 9 (8.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (6.86%) Degree
7 3 (2.94%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.94%) MCITP
8 2 (1.96%) CCNA
8 2 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.96%) OCP
8 2 (1.96%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.98%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.98%) IBM Certification
9 1 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.94%) SLA
2 2 (1.96%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 28 (27.45%) Active Directory
2 20 (19.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (12.75%) Hyper-V
4 12 (11.76%) vSphere
5 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (3.92%) SRDF
6 4 (3.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (1.96%) PowerHA
7 2 (1.96%) Samba
7 2 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.96%) XenApp
8 1 (0.98%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (16.67%) NetBackup
2 10 (9.80%) SCCM
3 9 (8.82%) EMC Navisphere
4 8 (7.84%) Puppet
5 7 (6.86%) EMC NetWorker
6 6 (5.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 5 (4.90%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 5 (4.90%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 5 (4.90%) WSUS
8 4 (3.92%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (2.94%) Backup Exec
9 3 (2.94%) Legato
9 3 (2.94%) SCOM
9 3 (2.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (1.96%) BladeLogic
10 2 (1.96%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 2 (1.96%) SCDPM
10 2 (1.96%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 39 (38.24%) Microsoft
2 38 (37.25%) EMC
3 37 (36.27%) HP
4 33 (32.35%) VMware
5 22 (21.57%) Cisco
6 21 (20.59%) IBM
7 15 (14.71%) Oracle
7 15 (14.71%) Red Hat
8 13 (12.75%) Veritas
9 12 (11.76%) Brocade
10 6 (5.88%) NetApp
10 6 (5.88%) Symantec
11 5 (4.90%) 3PAR
11 5 (4.90%) CA
11 5 (4.90%) Citrix
11 5 (4.90%) Dell
12 3 (2.94%) SolarWinds
12 3 (2.94%) Veeam
13 2 (1.96%) CheckPoint
13 2 (1.96%) Dell Compellent
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