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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 72 71 68
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing SAN 57 62 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.88% 2.35% 2.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.10% 18.56% 19.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 23 32
Average daily rate
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£341 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.86% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £260 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.12% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +1.85%
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
354 334 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.70% 12.64% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 142 146
Average daily rate £328 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £129 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 12
Average hourly rate £38.75 £22.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.22% -26.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.00 £11.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 April 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 24 April 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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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 -2 21 £340 -4.56% 2
Renfrewshire +2 15 £345 -5.93%
Glasgow +6 14 £325 +34.02% 3
Stirling -6 2 £444 -1.33%
SAN
UK

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 57 (41.01%) Windows
2 55 (39.57%) Security Cleared
3 52 (37.41%) SQL
4 51 (36.69%) SC Cleared
5 50 (35.97%) VMware
6 46 (33.09%) Active Directory
7 45 (32.37%) EMC
7 45 (32.37%) Linux
7 45 (32.37%) NAS
8 39 (28.06%) Solaris
9 38 (27.34%) HP
9 38 (27.34%) Veritas
10 35 (25.18%) VMware Infrastructure
11 33 (23.74%) Clustering
12 32 (23.02%) Windows Server 2008
13 29 (20.86%) ITIL
14 28 (20.14%) Oracle
14 28 (20.14%) Citrix
14 28 (20.14%) Migration
15 26 (18.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
16 25 (17.99%) Windows Server 2003
16 25 (17.99%) UNIX
17 22 (15.83%) Cisco
17 22 (15.83%) SCCM
17 22 (15.83%) Software Distribution
18 21 (15.11%) IPsec
18 21 (15.11%) Microsoft
19 20 (14.39%) Tivoli
19 20 (14.39%) Netcool
19 20 (14.39%) Configuration Management

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (5.76%) Lync
2 6 (4.32%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.88%) IIS
3 4 (2.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.16%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.72%) Apache
5 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.72%) JBoss
Applications
1 13 (9.35%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.63%) MS Office
3 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (3.60%) Office 365
2 1 (0.72%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 45 (32.37%) NAS
2 21 (15.11%) IPsec
3 16 (11.51%) Firewall
3 16 (11.51%) LAN
3 16 (11.51%) WAN
4 12 (8.63%) DHCP
4 12 (8.63%) DNS
5 9 (6.47%) Fibre Channel
6 7 (5.04%) Junos
6 7 (5.04%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (4.32%) iSCSI
7 6 (4.32%) Network Security
8 4 (2.88%) TCP/IP
8 4 (2.88%) LDAP
8 4 (2.88%) Internet
9 3 (2.16%) VoIP
9 3 (2.16%) WLAN
10 2 (1.44%) Ethernet
10 2 (1.44%) Kerberos
10 2 (1.44%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.63%) Oracle Database
2 11 (7.91%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.32%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.44%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.44%) TKPROF
4 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.44%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.72%) Informix
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.72%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (1.44%) Toad
1 2 (1.44%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.44%) MSI
1 2 (1.44%) InstallShield
1 2 (1.44%) AdminStudio
2 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.72%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.72%) Subversion
2 1 (0.72%) StarTeam
General
1 14 (10.07%) Finance
2 5 (3.60%) Banking
3 1 (0.72%) Retail
3 1 (0.72%) Law
3 1 (0.72%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (12.23%) Consultant
1 17 (12.23%) Integration Engineer
2 10 (7.19%) Analyst
3 9 (6.47%) Architect
3 9 (6.47%) Network Engineer
3 9 (6.47%) Administrator
4 6 (4.32%) Technical Consultant
4 6 (4.32%) DBA
4 6 (4.32%) Storage Engineer
4 6 (4.32%) Operations Manager
4 6 (4.32%) Network Analyst
5 5 (3.60%) Backup Engineer
5 5 (3.60%) UNIX Administrator
5 5 (3.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (3.60%) Project Manager
6 4 (2.88%) Technical Architect
6 4 (2.88%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (2.88%) UNIX Support
6 4 (2.88%) Wintel Engineer
6 4 (2.88%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.60%) HTML
2 4 (2.88%) .NET
2 4 (2.88%) Oracle Streams
3 3 (2.16%) XML
4 2 (1.44%) Middleware
4 2 (1.44%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.44%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (0.72%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.72%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.72%) JSP
5 1 (0.72%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 33 (23.74%) Clustering
2 15 (10.79%) Replication
3 14 (10.07%) Computer Science
4 8 (5.76%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.32%) Cryptography
6 5 (3.60%) Mainframe
7 4 (2.88%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.44%) BYOD
8 2 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.44%) iPad
9 1 (0.72%) iSeries
9 1 (0.72%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.72%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.72%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.72%) PKI
9 1 (0.72%) NHS
9 1 (0.72%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 57 (41.01%) Windows
2 45 (32.37%) Linux
3 39 (28.06%) Solaris
4 32 (23.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (17.99%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (17.99%) UNIX
6 16 (11.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (8.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (7.91%) AIX
9 10 (7.19%) Windows 7
10 7 (5.04%) HPUX
11 4 (2.88%) Windows 2000
11 4 (2.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (20.86%) ITIL
2 28 (20.14%) Migration
3 22 (15.83%) Software Distribution
4 20 (14.39%) Configuration Management
5 15 (10.79%) Change Management
6 14 (10.07%) Service Management
7 13 (9.35%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (6.47%) Incident Management
9 8 (5.76%) Service Delivery
10 7 (5.04%) Network Load Balancing
11 6 (4.32%) Load Balancing
11 6 (4.32%) Time Management
11 6 (4.32%) Business Continuity
11 6 (4.32%) Business Continuity Management
11 6 (4.32%) Network Monitoring
11 6 (4.32%) Network Management
12 5 (3.60%) Performance Monitoring
12 5 (3.60%) Workflow
12 5 (3.60%) Data Migration
13 4 (2.88%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 52 (37.41%) SQL
2 7 (5.04%) PowerShell
3 6 (4.32%) VB
4 4 (2.88%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.16%) C
5 3 (2.16%) Java
5 3 (2.16%) Perl
6 2 (1.44%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.44%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.44%) REXX
6 2 (1.44%) Tcl
6 2 (1.44%) Korn
7 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.72%) XPath
7 1 (0.72%) VBA
7 1 (0.72%) VBScript
7 1 (0.72%) Python
7 1 (0.72%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 55 (39.57%) Security Cleared
2 51 (36.69%) SC Cleared
3 20 (14.39%) Degree
4 9 (6.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (4.32%) MCTS
6 5 (3.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.16%) MCSE
7 3 (2.16%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.16%) CCNA
8 2 (1.44%) OCP
8 2 (1.44%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (1.44%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.44%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.72%) MCP
9 1 (0.72%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.04%) JSP 440
1 7 (5.04%) SLA
2 6 (4.32%) QA
System Software
1 46 (33.09%) Active Directory
2 35 (25.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (13.67%) vSphere
4 15 (10.79%) VMware ESX
5 12 (8.63%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (7.19%) Hyper-V
7 6 (4.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 5 (3.60%) NFS
9 3 (2.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 3 (2.16%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (2.16%) VMware Server
10 2 (1.44%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (1.44%) Samba
10 2 (1.44%) SRDF
11 1 (0.72%) vCloud
11 1 (0.72%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 26 (18.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 22 (15.83%) SCCM
3 20 (14.39%) Tivoli
3 20 (14.39%) Netcool
4 13 (9.35%) NetBackup
5 10 (7.19%) Oracle RMAN
6 8 (5.76%) SCOM
6 8 (5.76%) Data Guard
7 6 (4.32%) WhatsUp Gold
8 5 (3.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 5 (3.60%) EMC NetWorker
9 4 (2.88%) Legato
9 4 (2.88%) WSUS
9 4 (2.88%) Backup Exec
10 2 (1.44%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (1.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (1.44%) Red Hat Satellite
10 2 (1.44%) Puppet
10 2 (1.44%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 1 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 50 (35.97%) VMware
2 45 (32.37%) EMC
3 38 (27.34%) HP
3 38 (27.34%) Veritas
4 28 (20.14%) Oracle
4 28 (20.14%) Citrix
5 22 (15.83%) Cisco
6 21 (15.11%) Microsoft
7 19 (13.67%) Red Hat
8 15 (10.79%) NetApp
9 13 (9.35%) 3PAR
10 11 (7.91%) CommVault
11 10 (7.19%) Symantec
12 9 (6.47%) F5
12 9 (6.47%) McAfee
13 8 (5.76%) CheckPoint
14 7 (5.04%) Riverbed
14 7 (5.04%) TippingPoint
14 7 (5.04%) Crossbeam
14 7 (5.04%) Brocade
Glasgow
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £250.00 - £340.00 per day
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Edinburgh
Edward Carter Solutions
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