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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 52 79 65
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -14
Contract jobs citing SAN 109 55 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.65% 1.85% 2.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.64% 15.67% 18.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 26 23
Average daily rate £375 £333 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.78% -8.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £184 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +103.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £34.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+13.23% +13.33%
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
555 351 351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.59% 11.77% 13.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 167 152
Average daily rate £345 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £140 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 20 13
Average hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +72.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £16.50 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 -4 64 £375 +9.41%
Edinburgh -15 14 £387 +13.82% 3
Glasgow +4 13 £335 +8.06% 2
West Lothian - 3 £388 -
SAN
UK

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 85 (55.92%) HP
1 85 (55.92%) Security Cleared
2 72 (47.37%) SC Cleared
2 72 (47.37%) Windows
3 69 (45.39%) Microsoft
4 67 (44.08%) Unix
5 66 (43.42%) Linux
6 58 (38.16%) Windows Server
7 53 (34.87%) VMware
8 51 (33.55%) ITIL
9 50 (32.89%) DNS
10 49 (32.24%) Active Directory
11 45 (29.61%) SQL
12 43 (28.29%) SQL Server
12 43 (28.29%) VMware Infrastructure
13 42 (27.63%) Windows Server 2008
14 40 (26.32%) PowerShell
15 39 (25.66%) Windows Server 2012
16 36 (23.68%) DHCP
17 35 (23.03%) EMC
18 31 (20.39%) AIX
18 31 (20.39%) vSphere
19 29 (19.08%) NAS
19 29 (19.08%) Citrix
20 28 (18.42%) MS Excel
20 28 (18.42%) iSCSI
21 26 (17.11%) Performance Tuning
22 24 (15.79%) Change Management
22 24 (15.79%) Firewall
22 24 (15.79%) Oracle

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 20 (13.16%) OpenStack
2 12 (7.89%) Apache
3 5 (3.29%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.97%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.32%) JBoss
6 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.66%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.66%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.66%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.66%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 28 (18.42%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.97%) MS Office
2 3 (1.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.61%) Office 365
2 3 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.66%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 50 (32.89%) DNS
2 36 (23.68%) DHCP
3 29 (19.08%) NAS
4 28 (18.42%) iSCSI
5 24 (15.79%) Firewall
6 19 (12.50%) TCP/IP
7 16 (10.53%) WAN
8 10 (6.58%) HTTP
8 10 (6.58%) HTTPS
9 6 (3.95%) LDAP
10 5 (3.29%) LAN
11 3 (1.97%) OSPF
11 3 (1.97%) Software-Defined Networking
12 2 (1.32%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (1.32%) VPN
13 1 (0.66%) BGP
13 1 (0.66%) Cisco IOS
13 1 (0.66%) EIGRP
13 1 (0.66%) IPv4
13 1 (0.66%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (28.29%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.89%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.97%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.32%) Informix
4 2 (1.32%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.32%) MySQL
4 2 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (1.97%) HP UFT
1 3 (1.97%) LoadRunner
2 2 (1.32%) ClearCase
2 2 (1.32%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.66%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.66%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.66%) Subversion
General
1 17 (11.18%) Finance
2 4 (2.63%) Back Office
3 3 (1.97%) Banking
4 2 (1.32%) Law
5 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (16.45%) Consultant
2 20 (13.16%) Storage Engineer
3 14 (9.21%) Administrator
3 14 (9.21%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 12 (7.89%) Storage Consultant
5 11 (7.24%) Unix Administrator
5 11 (7.24%) Unix Engineer
6 9 (5.92%) Architect
6 9 (5.92%) Wintel Engineer
7 8 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
8 7 (4.61%) Backup Consultant
9 6 (3.95%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (3.95%) Wintel Specialist
10 5 (3.29%) Automation Engineer
10 5 (3.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (3.29%) Unix Systems Administrator
11 4 (2.63%) Backup Engineer
11 4 (2.63%) NetBackup Engineer
11 4 (2.63%) Solaris Administrator
11 4 (2.63%) Storage Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.24%) Middleware
2 8 (5.26%) .NET
3 4 (2.63%) ASP.NET
3 4 (2.63%) HTML
3 4 (2.63%) LAMP
4 3 (1.97%) JSP
5 1 (0.66%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (0.66%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.66%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.89%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.58%) Management Information System
2 10 (6.58%) Public Cloud
3 8 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.95%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (3.29%) HP Storage
5 5 (3.29%) Private Cloud
5 5 (3.29%) Replication
6 4 (2.63%) LPAR
7 3 (1.97%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.97%) Celerra
7 3 (1.97%) CLARiiON
7 3 (1.97%) EMC VNX
7 3 (1.97%) Symmetrix
8 1 (0.66%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.66%) Clustering
8 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.66%) IBM XIV
8 1 (0.66%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.66%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 72 (47.37%) Windows
2 67 (44.08%) Unix
3 66 (43.42%) Linux
4 58 (38.16%) Windows Server
5 42 (27.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 39 (25.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 31 (20.39%) AIX
8 21 (13.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (13.16%) Solaris
10 14 (9.21%) HPUX
11 10 (6.58%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (1.97%) Windows 2000
12 3 (1.97%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.66%) Android
13 1 (0.66%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.66%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (33.55%) ITIL
2 26 (17.11%) Performance Tuning
3 24 (15.79%) Change Management
4 23 (15.13%) Change Control
5 17 (11.18%) Migration
6 14 (9.21%) Mentoring
7 12 (7.89%) Unit Testing
8 10 (6.58%) Conflict Management
8 10 (6.58%) Risk Management
8 10 (6.58%) Software Distribution
9 9 (5.92%) ITSM
9 9 (5.92%) Server Building
10 8 (5.26%) TOGAF
11 7 (4.61%) Configuration Management
11 7 (4.61%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (3.95%) OO
12 6 (3.95%) Server Virtualisation
12 6 (3.95%) Service Delivery
13 5 (3.29%) Patch Management
13 5 (3.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (29.61%) SQL
2 40 (26.32%) PowerShell
3 18 (11.84%) Shell Script
4 17 (11.18%) Perl
5 13 (8.55%) Bash Shell
5 13 (8.55%) JavaScript
5 13 (8.55%) Korn
5 13 (8.55%) VBScript
6 12 (7.89%) C-shell
7 10 (6.58%) Python
8 9 (5.92%) Jython
9 7 (4.61%) VB
10 3 (1.97%) C#
10 3 (1.97%) Java
Qualifications
1 85 (55.92%) Security Cleared
2 72 (47.37%) SC Cleared
3 18 (11.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (10.53%) MCSA
4 16 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 13 (8.55%) Degree
6 11 (7.24%) DV Cleared
7 6 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (3.29%) CCNA
9 4 (2.63%) ISTQB
10 3 (1.97%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.66%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.66%) CCNP
11 1 (0.66%) ISEB
11 1 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.66%) MCSE
11 1 (0.66%) OCA
11 1 (0.66%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.95%) SLA
2 4 (2.63%) QA
3 2 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 49 (32.24%) Active Directory
2 43 (28.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (20.39%) vSphere
4 18 (11.84%) Hyper-V
5 15 (9.87%) XenApp
6 13 (8.55%) Terminal Services
7 12 (7.89%) Samba
8 7 (4.61%) SRDF
9 6 (3.95%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 5 (3.29%) VMware ESX
10 5 (3.29%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (2.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (2.63%) PowerHA
11 4 (2.63%) vCloud
12 3 (1.97%) Firmware
13 1 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.66%) UAG
13 1 (0.66%) Veritas File System
13 1 (0.66%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 1 (0.66%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (9.21%) SCCM
2 13 (8.55%) NetBackup
3 11 (7.24%) EMC NetWorker
3 11 (7.24%) Puppet
4 9 (5.92%) BladeLogic
4 9 (5.92%) SCOrch
5 8 (5.26%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 6 (3.95%) EMC Navisphere
6 6 (3.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 6 (3.95%) WSUS
7 4 (2.63%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (2.63%) SCOM
8 3 (1.97%) vMotion
9 1 (0.66%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.66%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 1 (0.66%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.66%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 85 (55.92%) HP
2 69 (45.39%) Microsoft
3 53 (34.87%) VMware
4 35 (23.03%) EMC
5 29 (19.08%) Citrix
6 24 (15.79%) Oracle
7 23 (15.13%) Cisco
8 22 (14.47%) Red Hat
9 20 (13.16%) IBM
10 13 (8.55%) Dell
11 12 (7.89%) CA
12 9 (5.92%) 3PAR
12 9 (5.92%) BMC
13 8 (5.26%) Symantec
13 8 (5.26%) Veritas
14 5 (3.29%) Brocade
15 4 (2.63%) NetApp
16 3 (1.97%) CheckPoint
16 3 (1.97%) Sun
16 3 (1.97%) Veeam
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