The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 84 83 54
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -29
Contract jobs citing SAN 37 47 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.85% 1.65% 3.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.23% 11.27% 25.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 27 53
Median daily rate £330 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.83% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £299 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £435 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £26.75 £29.88
% change year-on-year
+27.10% -10.46%
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
401 417 334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.01% 14.63% 11.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 203 156
Median daily rate £336 £350 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 8
Median hourly rate £15.75 £36.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.25% +20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing SAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Renfrewshire -3 20 £340 -10.52%
Glasgow +8 13 £300 -15.78% 1
Edinburgh +9 2 £450 +24.13% 1
Dundee - 1 £275 -
SAN
UK

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for SAN.

1 41 (53.95%) SQL Server
2 40 (52.63%) Windows
3 39 (51.32%) Active Directory
3 39 (51.32%) Security Cleared
4 37 (48.68%) SQL
5 34 (44.74%) ITIL
5 34 (44.74%) Windows Server
6 33 (43.42%) VMware
7 32 (42.11%) Linux
8 31 (40.79%) SC Cleared
9 30 (39.47%) Microsoft
10 27 (35.53%) VMware Infrastructure
11 24 (31.58%) HP
12 23 (30.26%) DNS
13 19 (25.00%) PowerShell
13 19 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
14 18 (23.68%) NAS
15 17 (22.37%) Windows Server 2012
16 16 (21.05%) Citrix
17 15 (19.74%) MS Excel
17 15 (19.74%) Clustering
18 14 (18.42%) DHCP
18 14 (18.42%) Software Distribution
18 14 (18.42%) Data Centre
18 14 (18.42%) vSphere
19 13 (17.11%) iSCSI
19 13 (17.11%) Unix
20 12 (15.79%) Cisco
20 12 (15.79%) WAN
20 12 (15.79%) Configuration Management

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.21%) Apache
3 4 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.63%) JBoss
5 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.32%) IIS
5 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (19.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.32%) Bluemix
1 1 (1.32%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.32%) OpenShift
1 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (30.26%) DNS
2 18 (23.68%) NAS
3 14 (18.42%) DHCP
4 13 (17.11%) iSCSI
5 12 (15.79%) WAN
6 11 (14.47%) Firewall
7 9 (11.84%) TCP/IP
8 8 (10.53%) Fibre Channel
9 7 (9.21%) IPsec
10 6 (7.89%) HTTP
10 6 (7.89%) HTTPS
11 5 (6.58%) Unified Communications
12 4 (5.26%) LAN
13 2 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
14 1 (1.32%) LDAP
14 1 (1.32%) VoIP
14 1 (1.32%) VPN
14 1 (1.32%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (53.95%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.63%) ObjectStore
4 1 (1.32%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.32%) MySQL
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.32%) HP UFT
1 1 (1.32%) LoadRunner
1 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (1.32%) StarTeam
1 1 (1.32%) Subversion
General
1 8 (10.53%) Finance
2 3 (3.95%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.32%) Banking
3 1 (1.32%) Law
3 1 (1.32%) Retail
3 1 (1.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (10.53%) Virtualisation Specialist
2 6 (7.89%) Integration Engineer
2 6 (7.89%) Project Manager
3 5 (6.58%) Administrator
3 5 (6.58%) Analyst
3 5 (6.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (6.58%) Unix Engineer
4 4 (5.26%) Storage Engineer
4 4 (5.26%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 3 (3.95%) Backup Engineer
5 3 (3.95%) Data Centre Manager
5 3 (3.95%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 3 (3.95%) Data Migration Manager
5 3 (3.95%) Data Migration Project Manager
5 3 (3.95%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (3.95%) Migration Manager
5 3 (3.95%) Migration Project Manager
5 3 (3.95%) SAN Engineer
5 3 (3.95%) SAN Storage Engineer
5 3 (3.95%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.84%) Middleware
2 2 (2.63%) .NET
2 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.63%) HTML
3 1 (1.32%) JSP
3 1 (1.32%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.74%) Clustering
2 14 (18.42%) Data Centre
3 7 (9.21%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.26%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (2.63%) Replication
7 1 (1.32%) Celerra
7 1 (1.32%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.32%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.32%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (1.32%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.32%) HP Storage
7 1 (1.32%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (1.32%) iPad
7 1 (1.32%) iPhone
7 1 (1.32%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.32%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 40 (52.63%) Windows
2 34 (44.74%) Windows Server
3 32 (42.11%) Linux
4 19 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (22.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (17.11%) Unix
7 9 (11.84%) Solaris
8 7 (9.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (6.58%) AIX
10 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (3.95%) Data ONTAP
11 3 (3.95%) Windows 7
12 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.32%) CentOS
12 1 (1.32%) Windows 10
12 1 (1.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (44.74%) ITIL
2 14 (18.42%) Software Distribution
3 12 (15.79%) Configuration Management
4 9 (11.84%) Migration
4 9 (11.84%) Server Building
5 7 (9.21%) Unit Testing
6 6 (7.89%) Change Control
6 6 (7.89%) ITSM
6 6 (7.89%) Project Management
6 6 (7.89%) Virtual Environments
7 5 (6.58%) High Availability
7 5 (6.58%) Supplier Management
8 4 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (5.26%) Business Continuity
8 4 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (5.26%) Continuous Deployment
8 4 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (5.26%) OO
8 4 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (5.26%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 37 (48.68%) SQL
2 19 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 8 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 7 (9.21%) Bash Shell
4 7 (9.21%) C-shell
4 7 (9.21%) Korn
4 7 (9.21%) Perl
5 6 (7.89%) Jython
5 6 (7.89%) Python
5 6 (7.89%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.63%) VBScript
7 1 (1.32%) C
7 1 (1.32%) C#
7 1 (1.32%) Java
7 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (51.32%) Security Cleared
2 31 (40.79%) SC Cleared
3 11 (14.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (9.21%) Degree
4 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (6.58%) DV Cleared
6 3 (3.95%) MCSA
6 3 (3.95%) MCSE
6 3 (3.95%) MCTS
7 2 (2.63%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.32%) CCNA
8 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.32%) HND
8 1 (1.32%) ISEB
8 1 (1.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (51.32%) Active Directory
2 27 (35.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (18.42%) vSphere
4 7 (9.21%) Samba
5 5 (6.58%) Hyper-V
5 5 (6.58%) XenApp
6 4 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (3.95%) NFS
7 3 (3.95%) VMware Server
8 2 (2.63%) Terminal Services
8 2 (2.63%) vCloud
8 2 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (15.79%) vRealize
2 11 (14.47%) PowerCLI
3 7 (9.21%) Netcool
3 7 (9.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (9.21%) Tivoli
4 6 (7.89%) BladeLogic
4 6 (7.89%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 6 (7.89%) Puppet
4 6 (7.89%) SCOrch
5 5 (6.58%) WSUS
6 4 (5.26%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (3.95%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (3.95%) NetBackup
8 2 (2.63%) Hyperic
8 2 (2.63%) SCCM
8 2 (2.63%) SCOM
8 2 (2.63%) SnapMirror
9 1 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 33 (43.42%) VMware
2 30 (39.47%) Microsoft
3 24 (31.58%) HP
4 16 (21.05%) Citrix
5 12 (15.79%) Cisco
6 9 (11.84%) Dell
7 8 (10.53%) EMC
7 8 (10.53%) Oracle
8 7 (9.21%) IBM
8 7 (9.21%) Red Hat
8 7 (9.21%) Veritas
9 6 (7.89%) BMC
9 6 (7.89%) Brocade
9 6 (7.89%) CA
10 5 (6.58%) NetApp
11 4 (5.26%) CheckPoint
11 4 (5.26%) F5
12 3 (3.95%) CommVault
13 2 (2.63%) Avaya
13 2 (2.63%) WatchGuard
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