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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 82 65 79
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +14
Contract jobs citing SAN 48 59 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.64% 2.32% 1.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.59% 17.10% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 25 27
Average daily rate
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£325 £329 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.14% -13.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £243 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £360
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -9.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £18.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.55% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £19.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+64.10% -27.77%
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
329 345 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.24% 13.57% 10.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 169 117
Average daily rate £333 £350 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.72% -3.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £140 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £446 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 12 10
Average hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -29.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.77 £16.00 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -19.10%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -17 15 £320 -17.41% 2
Glasgow +5 14 £313 +131.48% 4
Renfrewshire +1 11 £350 +32.07%
Stirling - 2 £444 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £300 -
SAN
UK

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 49 (47.12%) Windows
2 37 (35.58%) VMware
2 37 (35.58%) Security Cleared
3 36 (34.62%) HP
3 36 (34.62%) EMC
4 34 (32.69%) SC Cleared
5 32 (30.77%) SQL
6 31 (29.81%) Linux
7 29 (27.88%) Solaris
8 28 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 27 (25.96%) Active Directory
10 26 (25.00%) NAS
11 25 (24.04%) ITIL
12 24 (23.08%) Veritas
12 24 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
12 24 (23.08%) Migration
13 21 (20.19%) Windows Server 2003
13 21 (20.19%) Oracle
13 21 (20.19%) Cisco
14 19 (18.27%) UNIX
14 19 (18.27%) Citrix
14 19 (18.27%) Clustering
14 19 (18.27%) vSphere
15 17 (16.35%) Data Centre
15 17 (16.35%) Microsoft
16 16 (15.38%) LAN
16 16 (15.38%) WAN
16 16 (15.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
16 16 (15.38%) Change Management
17 15 (14.42%) Firewall

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 7 (6.73%) Lync
2 3 (2.88%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.88%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.96%) JBoss
3 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 13 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (0.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.85%) Office 365
3 1 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (25.00%) NAS
2 16 (15.38%) LAN
2 16 (15.38%) WAN
3 15 (14.42%) Firewall
4 12 (11.54%) IPsec
5 9 (8.65%) DHCP
5 9 (8.65%) DNS
6 7 (6.73%) Fibre Channel
6 7 (6.73%) Junos
6 7 (6.73%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (5.77%) iSCSI
7 6 (5.77%) Network Security
8 4 (3.85%) LDAP
8 4 (3.85%) TCP/IP
8 4 (3.85%) Internet
9 3 (2.88%) VoIP
9 3 (2.88%) WLAN
10 2 (1.92%) IP Telephony
10 2 (1.92%) Ethernet
10 2 (1.92%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.77%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.81%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (1.92%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.92%) TKPROF
5 1 (0.96%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.92%) Toad
1 2 (1.92%) InstallShield
1 2 (1.92%) AdminStudio
1 2 (1.92%) MSI
General
1 11 (10.58%) Finance
2 3 (2.88%) Banking
3 1 (0.96%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (14.42%) Consultant
2 10 (9.62%) Integration Engineer
2 10 (9.62%) Analyst
3 9 (8.65%) Network Engineer
4 8 (7.69%) Administrator
5 6 (5.77%) Network Analyst
5 6 (5.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (5.77%) Architect
6 5 (4.81%) Backup Engineer
6 5 (4.81%) Project Manager
6 5 (4.81%) DBA
6 5 (4.81%) Technical Consultant
6 5 (4.81%) UNIX Administrator
7 4 (3.85%) Data Network Analyst
7 4 (3.85%) Data Analyst
7 4 (3.85%) Oracle DBA
7 4 (3.85%) Storage Engineer
7 4 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (3.85%) Data Centre Analyst
8 3 (2.88%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.81%) HTML
2 3 (2.88%) XML
2 3 (2.88%) .NET
2 3 (2.88%) Oracle Streams
3 2 (1.92%) Application Packaging
3 2 (1.92%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.96%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.96%) Middleware
4 1 (0.96%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.96%) JSP
4 1 (0.96%) XSL
4 1 (0.96%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.27%) Clustering
2 17 (16.35%) Data Centre
3 10 (9.62%) Computer Science
4 7 (6.73%) Management Information System
5 6 (5.77%) Cryptography
6 4 (3.85%) Replication
6 4 (3.85%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.88%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.96%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.96%) NHS
9 1 (0.96%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.96%) PKI
9 1 (0.96%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.96%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 49 (47.12%) Windows
2 31 (29.81%) Linux
3 29 (27.88%) Solaris
4 28 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (20.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (18.27%) UNIX
7 11 (10.58%) AIX
7 11 (10.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (9.62%) Windows 7
9 8 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (6.73%) HPUX
11 4 (3.85%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (24.04%) ITIL
2 24 (23.08%) Migration
3 16 (15.38%) Change Management
4 15 (14.42%) Server Building
5 13 (12.50%) Software Distribution
6 12 (11.54%) Service Management
7 11 (10.58%) Configuration Management
8 9 (8.65%) Service Delivery
9 8 (7.69%) Incident Management
10 7 (6.73%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (6.73%) Network Load Balancing
11 6 (5.77%) Time Management
11 6 (5.77%) Network Management
11 6 (5.77%) Patch Management
11 6 (5.77%) Network Monitoring
12 5 (4.81%) Workflow
12 5 (4.81%) Load Balancing
13 4 (3.85%) Data Migration
13 4 (3.85%) Project Management
13 4 (3.85%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 32 (30.77%) SQL
2 6 (5.77%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.81%) VB
4 3 (2.88%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.92%) Korn
5 2 (1.92%) Java
5 2 (1.92%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.92%) Perl
5 2 (1.92%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.92%) REXX
5 2 (1.92%) Tcl
6 1 (0.96%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.96%) VBA
6 1 (0.96%) VBScript
6 1 (0.96%) C
6 1 (0.96%) Python
6 1 (0.96%) XPath
Qualifications
1 37 (35.58%) Security Cleared
2 34 (32.69%) SC Cleared
3 13 (12.50%) Degree
4 7 (6.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.85%) MCTS
5 4 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.92%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.92%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.92%) OCP
6 2 (1.92%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (1.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.96%) CCNA
7 1 (0.96%) MCP
7 1 (0.96%) HND
7 1 (0.96%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.73%) SLA
1 7 (6.73%) JSP 440
2 6 (5.77%) QA
System Software
1 27 (25.96%) Active Directory
2 24 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (18.27%) vSphere
4 13 (12.50%) VMware ESX
5 11 (10.58%) Hyper-V
5 11 (10.58%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (5.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 5 (4.81%) NFS
8 3 (2.88%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (2.88%) VMware Server
8 3 (2.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (1.92%) SRDF
9 2 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (1.92%) Samba
10 1 (0.96%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 16 (15.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 13 (12.50%) SCCM
3 12 (11.54%) NetBackup
4 11 (10.58%) Netcool
4 11 (10.58%) Tivoli
5 9 (8.65%) Oracle RMAN
6 7 (6.73%) Data Guard
7 6 (5.77%) WhatsUp Gold
8 5 (4.81%) EMC NetWorker
9 4 (3.85%) WSUS
9 4 (3.85%) Backup Exec
9 4 (3.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (2.88%) Legato
11 2 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (1.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (1.92%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 2 (1.92%) Red Hat Satellite
12 1 (0.96%) Cisco CUCM
12 1 (0.96%) Puppet
12 1 (0.96%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 37 (35.58%) VMware
2 36 (34.62%) HP
2 36 (34.62%) EMC
3 24 (23.08%) Veritas
4 21 (20.19%) Oracle
4 21 (20.19%) Cisco
5 19 (18.27%) Citrix
6 17 (16.35%) Microsoft
7 13 (12.50%) Red Hat
8 11 (10.58%) 3PAR
9 10 (9.62%) CommVault
10 9 (8.65%) McAfee
10 9 (8.65%) Symantec
11 8 (7.69%) NetApp
11 8 (7.69%) CheckPoint
11 8 (7.69%) F5
12 7 (6.73%) Juniper
12 7 (6.73%) Crossbeam
12 7 (6.73%) Riverbed
12 7 (6.73%) TippingPoint
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