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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 73 67 68
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing SAN 52 52 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.78% 2.13% 2.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.20% 18.37% 15.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 21
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £212 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £25.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+16.50% +3.00%
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
342 283 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.68% 11.57% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 104 137
Average daily rate £347 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.91% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £129 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £421 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 10
Average hourly rate £37.50 £21.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% +47.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £16.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £29.17 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -5 21 £380 +7.42% 3
Glasgow +4 13 £325 -1.51% 2
West Lothian - 1 - - 2
Aberdeen - - - -
Aberdeenshire - - - -
SAN
UK

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 56 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 54 (37.50%) NAS
3 52 (36.11%) VMware
3 52 (36.11%) Windows
4 51 (35.42%) Linux
5 49 (34.03%) SQL
6 47 (32.64%) SC Cleared
7 45 (31.25%) Solaris
8 44 (30.56%) Veritas
9 43 (29.86%) Active Directory
9 43 (29.86%) EMC
10 42 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
11 34 (23.61%) HP
12 32 (22.22%) Migration
12 32 (22.22%) Clustering
13 31 (21.53%) UNIX
13 31 (21.53%) Oracle
14 30 (20.83%) Citrix
15 25 (17.36%) ITIL
15 25 (17.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
16 24 (16.67%) Red Hat
16 24 (16.67%) SCCM
17 23 (15.97%) Windows Server 2008
17 23 (15.97%) Configuration Management
18 22 (15.28%) Microsoft
18 22 (15.28%) Software Distribution
19 20 (13.89%) Tivoli
19 20 (13.89%) Netcool
19 20 (13.89%) Disaster Recovery
19 20 (13.89%) Firewall

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 8 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.17%) Lync
3 4 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (2.78%) IIS
4 3 (2.08%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (2.08%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.08%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.69%) Apache
5 1 (0.69%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.69%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.47%) MS Office
3 2 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.47%) Office 365
1 5 (3.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.69%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 54 (37.50%) NAS
2 20 (13.89%) Firewall
2 20 (13.89%) IPsec
3 15 (10.42%) DNS
3 15 (10.42%) LAN
3 15 (10.42%) WAN
4 13 (9.03%) DHCP
5 6 (4.17%) LDAP
5 6 (4.17%) TCP/IP
6 5 (3.47%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (2.78%) iSCSI
7 4 (2.78%) Junos
7 4 (2.78%) Network Security
7 4 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (2.08%) VPN
9 2 (1.39%) Internet
9 2 (1.39%) Kerberos
9 2 (1.39%) SSH
10 1 (0.69%) VoIP
10 1 (0.69%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.81%) Oracle Database
2 10 (6.94%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.94%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.39%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.39%) TKPROF
4 2 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.69%) Informix
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.69%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (1.39%) MSI
1 2 (1.39%) InstallShield
1 2 (1.39%) AdminStudio
1 2 (1.39%) Toad
1 2 (1.39%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.69%) Subversion
2 1 (0.69%) StarTeam
2 1 (0.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.69%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (8.33%) Finance
2 6 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (0.69%) Law
3 1 (0.69%) Retail
3 1 (0.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (14.58%) Consultant
2 15 (10.42%) Integration Engineer
3 11 (7.64%) Architect
4 10 (6.94%) Administrator
5 7 (4.86%) Operations Manager
5 7 (4.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (4.86%) DBA
5 7 (4.86%) Analyst
6 6 (4.17%) Network Engineer
6 6 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
6 6 (4.17%) Storage Engineer
6 6 (4.17%) UNIX Administrator
7 5 (3.47%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (3.47%) Backup Engineer
7 5 (3.47%) Designer
8 4 (2.78%) Build Engineer
8 4 (2.78%) Project Manager
8 4 (2.78%) Technical Architect
8 4 (2.78%) Wintel Engineer
8 4 (2.78%) UNIX Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.47%) Oracle Streams
1 5 (3.47%) HTML
1 5 (3.47%) Middleware
2 4 (2.78%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 4 (2.78%) .NET
3 3 (2.08%) Web Services
3 3 (2.08%) XML
4 2 (1.39%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.39%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.69%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.69%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.69%) CSS
5 1 (0.69%) JSP
5 1 (0.69%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 32 (22.22%) Clustering
2 19 (13.19%) Replication
3 13 (9.03%) Computer Science
4 8 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
4 8 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.47%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.78%) iPad
6 4 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.78%) Thin Client
6 4 (2.78%) Fat Client
6 4 (2.78%) Cryptography
7 3 (2.08%) Open Source
8 2 (1.39%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.69%) PKI
9 1 (0.69%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.69%) NHS
9 1 (0.69%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.69%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 52 (36.11%) Windows
2 51 (35.42%) Linux
3 45 (31.25%) Solaris
4 31 (21.53%) UNIX
5 23 (15.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (13.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (11.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (7.64%) AIX
9 10 (6.94%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (6.25%) HPUX
10 9 (6.25%) Windows 7
11 4 (2.78%) Windows 2000
11 4 (2.78%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.69%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (22.22%) Migration
2 25 (17.36%) ITIL
3 23 (15.97%) Configuration Management
4 22 (15.28%) Software Distribution
5 20 (13.89%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (9.03%) Service Management
7 12 (8.33%) Change Management
8 8 (5.56%) Business Continuity Management
8 8 (5.56%) Business Continuity
9 7 (4.86%) Incident Management
10 6 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
10 6 (4.17%) Service Delivery
10 6 (4.17%) Load Balancing
10 6 (4.17%) Data Migration
11 5 (3.47%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (3.47%) ETL
11 5 (3.47%) Project Management
11 5 (3.47%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (2.78%) Network Management
12 4 (2.78%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 49 (34.03%) SQL
2 11 (7.64%) PowerShell
3 7 (4.86%) VB
4 3 (2.08%) C
4 3 (2.08%) Java
4 3 (2.08%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.39%) REXX
5 2 (1.39%) Tcl
5 2 (1.39%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.39%) Perl
5 2 (1.39%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.69%) Korn
6 1 (0.69%) XPath
6 1 (0.69%) VBA
6 1 (0.69%) VBScript
6 1 (0.69%) Python
6 1 (0.69%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 56 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 47 (32.64%) SC Cleared
3 18 (12.50%) Degree
4 5 (3.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (3.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.78%) MCTS
6 3 (2.08%) MCSE
6 3 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.08%) CCNA
7 2 (1.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.39%) OCP
7 2 (1.39%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (1.39%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.39%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.69%) MCP
8 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.78%) QA
1 4 (2.78%) JSP 440
2 3 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (29.86%) Active Directory
2 42 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (11.11%) VMware ESX
4 13 (9.03%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (7.64%) vSphere
6 7 (4.86%) Hyper-V
7 5 (3.47%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (3.47%) NFS
7 5 (3.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 3 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (2.08%) KVM
8 3 (2.08%) RHEV
8 3 (2.08%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (1.39%) SRDF
9 2 (1.39%) Samba
10 1 (0.69%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.69%) Firmware
10 1 (0.69%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 25 (17.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 24 (16.67%) SCCM
3 20 (13.89%) Tivoli
3 20 (13.89%) Netcool
4 12 (8.33%) SCOM
5 11 (7.64%) NetBackup
5 11 (7.64%) Oracle RMAN
6 9 (6.25%) Data Guard
7 6 (4.17%) EMC NetWorker
8 5 (3.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 4 (2.78%) WhatsUp Gold
9 4 (2.78%) Legato
9 4 (2.78%) Backup Exec
10 3 (2.08%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 2 (1.39%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 2 (1.39%) Puppet
11 2 (1.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (1.39%) WSUS
12 1 (0.69%) WMI
12 1 (0.69%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 52 (36.11%) VMware
2 44 (30.56%) Veritas
3 43 (29.86%) EMC
4 34 (23.61%) HP
5 31 (21.53%) Oracle
6 30 (20.83%) Citrix
7 24 (16.67%) Red Hat
8 22 (15.28%) Microsoft
9 15 (10.42%) NetApp
9 15 (10.42%) Cisco
10 11 (7.64%) Symantec
10 11 (7.64%) CommVault
11 10 (6.94%) 3PAR
12 9 (6.25%) IBM
13 7 (4.86%) Brocade
13 7 (4.86%) Dell
14 6 (4.17%) F5
15 5 (3.47%) CheckPoint
16 4 (2.78%) Riverbed
16 4 (2.78%) Juniper
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