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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 85 57 68
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +11
Contract jobs citing SAN 50 80 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.56% 2.90% 1.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.50% 21.80% 21.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 39 22
Average daily rate
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£315 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £324 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.38% -0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £23.50 £23.25
% change year-on-year
+28.72% +1.07%
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
303 367 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.47% 13.31% 8.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 200 102
Average daily rate £310 £343 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.48% +0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £180 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £476 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 8
Average hourly rate £12.35 £16.75 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.26% -41.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.22 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+11.10% -21.56%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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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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 -14 17 £350 -6.66% 3
Renfrewshire -2 10 £345 +22.34%
Inverclyde -5 6 £250 -
Glasgow -7 6 £325 +8.33% 3
West Lothian - 4 £358 -
Stirling - 1 £465 -
Fife - 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £300 -
SAN
UK

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 53 (50.48%) Windows
2 45 (42.86%) VMware
3 37 (35.24%) SQL
4 36 (34.29%) Active Directory
5 35 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (32.38%) EMC
7 31 (29.52%) VMware Infrastructure
8 30 (28.57%) NAS
8 30 (28.57%) ITIL
8 30 (28.57%) Linux
9 27 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003
10 26 (24.76%) HP
10 26 (24.76%) Solaris
11 25 (23.81%) Oracle
12 24 (22.86%) UNIX
12 24 (22.86%) Security Cleared
13 23 (21.90%) Citrix
13 23 (21.90%) Migration
14 22 (20.95%) Veritas
15 21 (20.00%) Cisco
16 20 (19.05%) Microsoft
16 20 (19.05%) SC Cleared
16 20 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 20 (19.05%) Data Centre
17 18 (17.14%) Change Management
18 16 (15.24%) Red Hat
18 16 (15.24%) vSphere
18 16 (15.24%) Clustering
19 15 (14.29%) NetBackup
19 15 (14.29%) LAN

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 5 (4.76%) JBoss
1 5 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.81%) Lync
3 3 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (2.86%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 11 (10.48%) MS Office
2 7 (6.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Summit
1 1 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (28.57%) NAS
2 15 (14.29%) LAN
3 12 (11.43%) DNS
3 12 (11.43%) Firewall
4 11 (10.48%) IPsec
4 11 (10.48%) DHCP
5 10 (9.52%) WAN
6 6 (5.71%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (4.76%) iSCSI
8 4 (3.81%) Network Security
8 4 (3.81%) LDAP
9 3 (2.86%) VoIP
9 3 (2.86%) WLAN
9 3 (2.86%) TCP/IP
9 3 (2.86%) IPv4
9 3 (2.86%) Internet
9 3 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (2.86%) Junos
9 3 (2.86%) NetScaler
10 2 (1.90%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.90%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.90%) TKPROF
4 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.95%) Sybase IQ
5 1 (0.95%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (0.95%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.90%) Toad
1 2 (1.90%) MSI
1 2 (1.90%) InstallShield
1 2 (1.90%) AdminStudio
1 2 (1.90%) Subversion
1 2 (1.90%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.90%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (12.38%) Finance
2 3 (2.86%) Banking
3 1 (0.95%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 16 (15.24%) Administrator
2 14 (13.33%) Analyst
3 11 (10.48%) Integration Engineer
4 8 (7.62%) Storage Engineer
5 7 (6.67%) Backup Engineer
5 7 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (5.71%) Project Manager
6 6 (5.71%) Network Analyst
6 6 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (5.71%) DBA
6 6 (5.71%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (4.76%) Architect
7 5 (4.76%) Network Engineer
7 5 (4.76%) Consultant
8 4 (3.81%) Data Analyst
8 4 (3.81%) Oracle DBA
8 4 (3.81%) UNIX Administrator
8 4 (3.81%) Data Centre Analyst
8 4 (3.81%) Wintel Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) Data Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.86%) Oracle Streams
2 2 (1.90%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.90%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.90%) HTML
2 2 (1.90%) .NET
2 2 (1.90%) XML
3 1 (0.95%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.95%) CSS
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 16 (15.24%) Clustering
3 10 (9.52%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.86%) Replication
5 3 (2.86%) Thin Client
5 3 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.86%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.90%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.90%) CLARiiON
6 2 (1.90%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.90%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (0.95%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.95%) PKI
7 1 (0.95%) Statistics
7 1 (0.95%) iSeries
7 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.95%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.95%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 53 (50.48%) Windows
2 35 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (28.57%) Linux
4 27 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (24.76%) Solaris
6 24 (22.86%) UNIX
7 20 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (9.52%) Windows 7
8 10 (9.52%) AIX
9 8 (7.62%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (4.76%) HPUX
11 4 (3.81%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.90%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (28.57%) ITIL
2 23 (21.90%) Migration
3 18 (17.14%) Change Management
4 14 (13.33%) Server Building
5 12 (11.43%) Software Distribution
5 12 (11.43%) Service Management
6 10 (9.52%) Configuration Management
7 9 (8.57%) Change Control
8 8 (7.62%) Service Delivery
9 6 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (4.76%) Project Management
10 5 (4.76%) Problem Management
11 4 (3.81%) Performance Testing
11 4 (3.81%) Load Balancing
11 4 (3.81%) Performance Monitoring
12 3 (2.86%) Mentoring
12 3 (2.86%) ETL Development
12 3 (2.86%) Patch Management
12 3 (2.86%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 37 (35.24%) SQL
2 9 (8.57%) Perl
3 6 (5.71%) Shell Script
4 5 (4.76%) VB
4 5 (4.76%) Python
5 4 (3.81%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.86%) Korn
7 2 (1.90%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.90%) REXX
7 2 (1.90%) Tcl
7 2 (1.90%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.90%) Java
8 1 (0.95%) C
8 1 (0.95%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (22.86%) Security Cleared
2 20 (19.05%) SC Cleared
3 13 (12.38%) Degree
4 7 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.86%) MCTS
6 2 (1.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.90%) CCNA
6 2 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.90%) OCP
6 2 (1.90%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.95%) CCVP
7 1 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.95%) MCP
7 1 (0.95%) HND
7 1 (0.95%) MCSE
7 1 (0.95%) CCSP
7 1 (0.95%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.71%) SLA
2 3 (2.86%) JSP 440
3 2 (1.90%) QA
System Software
1 36 (34.29%) Active Directory
2 31 (29.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (15.24%) vSphere
4 10 (9.52%) VMware ESX
5 9 (8.57%) Hyper-V
6 6 (5.71%) Terminal Server
6 6 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (4.76%) SRDF
7 5 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (2.86%) XenDesktop
8 3 (2.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 3 (2.86%) NFS
8 3 (2.86%) VMware Server
9 2 (1.90%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (1.90%) Samba
10 1 (0.95%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.95%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (14.29%) NetBackup
2 14 (13.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 11 (10.48%) SCCM
4 10 (9.52%) Tivoli
5 9 (8.57%) Netcool
6 8 (7.62%) EMC NetWorker
7 7 (6.67%) Data Guard
7 7 (6.67%) Puppet
7 7 (6.67%) Red Hat Satellite
8 6 (5.71%) WSUS
8 6 (5.71%) Backup Exec
8 6 (5.71%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (2.86%) Legato
10 2 (1.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (1.90%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (1.90%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 2 (1.90%) WhatsUp Gold
11 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 1 (0.95%) Cisco CUCM
11 1 (0.95%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 45 (42.86%) VMware
2 34 (32.38%) EMC
3 26 (24.76%) HP
4 25 (23.81%) Oracle
5 23 (21.90%) Citrix
6 22 (20.95%) Veritas
7 21 (20.00%) Cisco
8 20 (19.05%) Microsoft
9 16 (15.24%) Red Hat
10 8 (7.62%) CommVault
11 6 (5.71%) NetApp
11 6 (5.71%) Symantec
11 6 (5.71%) Brocade
12 5 (4.76%) McAfee
12 5 (4.76%) CheckPoint
13 4 (3.81%) 3PAR
13 4 (3.81%) F5
13 4 (3.81%) Dell
14 3 (2.86%) IBM
14 3 (2.86%) Juniper
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