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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 45 65 67
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +2
Contract jobs citing SAN 89 54 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.23% 2.21% 2.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.14% 19.49% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 16 23
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£350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £403 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.08% -3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+32.22% -
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
354 277 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.84% 11.35% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 110 134
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 15
Average hourly rate £30.00 £29.50 £36.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -19.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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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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
Edinburgh +10 38 £408 +1.24% 3
Glasgow -10 18 £325 - 3
West Lothian - 1 - -
Aberdeen - - - - 2
SAN
UK

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 65 (46.10%) Security Cleared
2 58 (41.13%) SC Cleared
3 55 (39.01%) SQL
4 51 (36.17%) NAS
5 50 (35.46%) Windows
6 46 (32.62%) Linux
7 44 (31.21%) VMware
8 43 (30.50%) Active Directory
8 43 (30.50%) Veritas
9 42 (29.79%) Solaris
10 40 (28.37%) Citrix
11 37 (26.24%) HP
12 36 (25.53%) Clustering
13 35 (24.82%) VMware Infrastructure
14 34 (24.11%) Microsoft
15 30 (21.28%) EMC
16 29 (20.57%) UNIX
17 28 (19.86%) Oracle
17 28 (19.86%) SCCM
18 27 (19.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
18 27 (19.15%) Configuration Management
19 25 (17.73%) Software Distribution
20 24 (17.02%) Tivoli
20 24 (17.02%) Netcool
21 23 (16.31%) IPsec
21 23 (16.31%) Windows Server 2008
22 21 (14.89%) ITIL
23 20 (14.18%) Replication
23 20 (14.18%) Red Hat
24 19 (13.48%) Firewall

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 14 (9.93%) MS Exchange
2 7 (4.96%) Lync
3 5 (3.55%) WebLogic
3 5 (3.55%) IIS
3 5 (3.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (2.84%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.13%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.13%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.42%) Apache
6 2 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.71%) CICS
7 1 (0.71%) JBoss
7 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (7.80%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.96%) MS Office
3 3 (2.13%) MS Project
4 2 (1.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.84%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.42%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (3.55%) Office 365
2 1 (0.71%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 51 (36.17%) NAS
2 23 (16.31%) IPsec
3 19 (13.48%) Firewall
4 18 (12.77%) DNS
5 15 (10.64%) WAN
6 14 (9.93%) LAN
7 13 (9.22%) DHCP
8 8 (5.67%) TCP/IP
9 5 (3.55%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (3.55%) Network Security
9 5 (3.55%) iSCSI
9 5 (3.55%) Junos
10 3 (2.13%) SSH
10 3 (2.13%) VLAN
10 3 (2.13%) VPN
10 3 (2.13%) LDAP
11 2 (1.42%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.06%) Oracle Database
2 15 (10.64%) SQL Server
3 10 (7.09%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (3.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.42%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.71%) DB2
6 1 (0.71%) Informix
Development Applications
1 2 (1.42%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.42%) MSI
1 2 (1.42%) InstallShield
1 2 (1.42%) AdminStudio
2 1 (0.71%) Subversion
2 1 (0.71%) StarTeam
2 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.71%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (4.96%) Finance
2 4 (2.84%) Banking
3 1 (0.71%) Retail
3 1 (0.71%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (9.93%) Consultant
2 13 (9.22%) Integration Engineer
3 9 (6.38%) Architect
4 7 (4.96%) Operations Manager
5 6 (4.26%) Network Engineer
5 6 (4.26%) DBA
5 6 (4.26%) Technical Consultant
5 6 (4.26%) Administrator
5 6 (4.26%) Designer
6 5 (3.55%) Solutions Designer
6 5 (3.55%) UNIX Administrator
6 5 (3.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (3.55%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (2.84%) Technical Architect
7 4 (2.84%) Analyst
7 4 (2.84%) Server Engineer
7 4 (2.84%) UNIX Engineer
7 4 (2.84%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 3 (2.13%) Storage Engineer
8 3 (2.13%) SAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.96%) .NET
2 6 (4.26%) HTML
2 6 (4.26%) Middleware
2 6 (4.26%) Oracle Streams
3 5 (3.55%) Web Services
4 4 (2.84%) JSP
4 4 (2.84%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.42%) CSS
5 2 (1.42%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.42%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.71%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.71%) XML
6 1 (0.71%) XSL
6 1 (0.71%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 36 (25.53%) Clustering
2 20 (14.18%) Replication
3 7 (4.96%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.96%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (3.55%) Cryptography
5 4 (2.84%) Thin Client
5 4 (2.84%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.84%) Open Source
5 4 (2.84%) Fat Client
5 4 (2.84%) iPad
6 3 (2.13%) EqualLogic
6 3 (2.13%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.42%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.71%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.71%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.71%) NHS
8 1 (0.71%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 50 (35.46%) Windows
2 46 (32.62%) Linux
3 42 (29.79%) Solaris
4 29 (20.57%) UNIX
5 23 (16.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (12.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (12.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (9.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (6.38%) Windows 7
9 8 (5.67%) AIX
10 5 (3.55%) Ubuntu
11 4 (2.84%) HPUX
12 1 (0.71%) Tru64
12 1 (0.71%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (19.15%) Configuration Management
2 25 (17.73%) Software Distribution
3 21 (14.89%) ITIL
4 17 (12.06%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (9.93%) Migration
6 10 (7.09%) Service Management
7 9 (6.38%) Load Balancing
8 8 (5.67%) Business Continuity
8 8 (5.67%) Business Continuity Management
9 7 (4.96%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (4.26%) Performance Monitoring
10 6 (4.26%) ETL
10 6 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (4.26%) Incident Management
11 5 (3.55%) Network Load Balancing
11 5 (3.55%) Data Migration
11 5 (3.55%) Service Delivery
11 5 (3.55%) Network Management
12 4 (2.84%) Change Data Capture
12 4 (2.84%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 55 (39.01%) SQL
2 12 (8.51%) PowerShell
3 10 (7.09%) VB
4 5 (3.55%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.13%) Perl
5 3 (2.13%) VBA
5 3 (2.13%) Java
5 3 (2.13%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.42%) Korn
6 2 (1.42%) REXX
6 2 (1.42%) Tcl
6 2 (1.42%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.42%) C
6 2 (1.42%) C#
7 1 (0.71%) MUMPS
7 1 (0.71%) C-shell
7 1 (0.71%) XPath
Qualifications
1 65 (46.10%) Security Cleared
2 58 (41.13%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.80%) Degree
4 9 (6.38%) ISTQB
5 8 (5.67%) MCTS
5 8 (5.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (4.96%) DV Cleared
6 7 (4.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (3.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (2.84%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (2.13%) CCNA
9 3 (2.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (1.42%) MCSE
11 1 (0.71%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.55%) QA
1 5 (3.55%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.71%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (30.50%) Active Directory
2 35 (24.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (8.51%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (7.09%) vSphere
5 9 (6.38%) VMware ESX
6 7 (4.96%) Hyper-V
7 6 (4.26%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (2.84%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (2.84%) KVM
8 4 (2.84%) RHEV
9 3 (2.13%) vCloud
9 3 (2.13%) XenApp
10 2 (1.42%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.71%) Firmware
11 1 (0.71%) Samba
11 1 (0.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (0.71%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 28 (19.86%) SCCM
2 27 (19.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 24 (17.02%) Tivoli
3 24 (17.02%) Netcool
4 12 (8.51%) SCOM
5 7 (4.96%) NetBackup
6 6 (4.26%) Data Guard
7 5 (3.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 4 (2.84%) WhatsUp Gold
8 4 (2.84%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (2.84%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 3 (2.13%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (2.13%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (1.42%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 2 (1.42%) WSUS
10 2 (1.42%) Legato
11 1 (0.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 1 (0.71%) ARCserve
11 1 (0.71%) Puppet
Vendors
1 44 (31.21%) VMware
2 43 (30.50%) Veritas
3 40 (28.37%) Citrix
4 37 (26.24%) HP
5 34 (24.11%) Microsoft
6 30 (21.28%) EMC
7 28 (19.86%) Oracle
8 20 (14.18%) Red Hat
9 19 (13.48%) NetApp
10 16 (11.35%) IBM
11 12 (8.51%) Cisco
12 11 (7.80%) Symantec
13 10 (7.09%) Dell
14 8 (5.67%) Brocade
14 8 (5.67%) 3PAR
15 6 (4.26%) F5
15 6 (4.26%) CommVault
16 5 (3.55%) Juniper
16 5 (3.55%) Riverbed
16 5 (3.55%) Crossbeam
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