The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Scotland region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 58 67 53
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Contract jobs citing SAN 80 45 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.91% 1.83% 2.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.16% 21.43% 17.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 22 17
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£300 £400 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £280 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £21.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 - £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 - £37.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £23.25 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+1.07% +5.68%
Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
361 210 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 13.13% 8.52% 12.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 101 115
Average daily rate £340 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £158 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £423 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 25
Average hourly rate £16.00 £28.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.85% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.20 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £32.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
SAN
UK

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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 -17 25 £375 -6.25% 3
Glasgow +16 22 £300 - 1
Aberdeen +10 7 £150 -50.00%
Inverclyde - 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - - - - 1
South Lanarkshire - - - -
Argyll and Bute - - - - 1
Stirling - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
SAN
UK

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 78 (54.17%) Windows
2 59 (40.97%) VMware
3 55 (38.19%) Security Cleared
3 55 (38.19%) Linux
3 55 (38.19%) Microsoft
3 55 (38.19%) HP
4 53 (36.81%) SC Cleared
5 45 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 45 (31.25%) EMC
5 45 (31.25%) UNIX
6 37 (25.69%) Active Directory
7 35 (24.31%) Citrix
7 35 (24.31%) SQL Server
8 34 (23.61%) Windows Server 2008
9 32 (22.22%) SQL
10 31 (21.53%) Windows Server 2003
11 30 (20.83%) Oracle
12 29 (20.14%) ITIL
13 28 (19.44%) AIX
13 28 (19.44%) DNS
14 26 (18.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 25 (17.36%) Red Hat
15 25 (17.36%) NAS
16 24 (16.67%) DHCP
17 21 (14.58%) Windows Server 2012
18 20 (13.89%) VMware ESXi
18 20 (13.89%) Solaris
18 20 (13.89%) Clustering
19 19 (13.19%) Veritas
20 18 (12.50%) Finance

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 11 (7.64%) WebSphere
2 10 (6.94%) MS Exchange
3 9 (6.25%) CICS
4 8 (5.56%) SharePoint
5 6 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (3.47%) WebLogic
6 5 (3.47%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.78%) IIS
7 4 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (2.08%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (1.39%) WordPress
9 2 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.69%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.69%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.69%) Lync
10 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.69%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 13 (9.03%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.47%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.78%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (2.78%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.39%) Office 365
2 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (19.44%) DNS
2 25 (17.36%) NAS
3 24 (16.67%) DHCP
4 14 (9.72%) Firewall
5 11 (7.64%) TCP/IP
6 6 (4.17%) VPN
6 6 (4.17%) VLAN
7 5 (3.47%) LAN
7 5 (3.47%) WAN
7 5 (3.47%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (2.78%) Network Security
8 4 (2.78%) iSCSI
8 4 (2.78%) Wireless
9 3 (2.08%) IPsec
9 3 (2.08%) Connectrix
9 3 (2.08%) Ethernet
10 2 (1.39%) IP Telephony
10 2 (1.39%) Cisco PIX
11 1 (0.69%) Junos
11 1 (0.69%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (24.31%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.42%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (7.64%) DB2
4 8 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (2.08%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.69%) MSI
1 1 (0.69%) InstallShield
1 1 (0.69%) AdminStudio
General
1 18 (12.50%) Finance
2 13 (9.03%) Banking
3 6 (4.17%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.78%) Marketing
5 1 (0.69%) Military
5 1 (0.69%) Retail
5 1 (0.69%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.69%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (12.50%) Administrator
2 14 (9.72%) Consultant
2 14 (9.72%) Systems Administrator
3 13 (9.03%) Analyst
4 9 (6.25%) UNIX Administrator
4 9 (6.25%) Designer
5 8 (5.56%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 7 (4.86%) Infrastructure Designer
7 5 (3.47%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (3.47%) Server Engineer
7 5 (3.47%) Architect
8 4 (2.78%) Test Analyst
8 4 (2.78%) Programme Manager
8 4 (2.78%) Support Analyst
8 4 (2.78%) Solutions Designer
8 4 (2.78%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (2.78%) Wintel Consultant
9 3 (2.08%) VMware Specialist
9 3 (2.08%) UNIX Engineer
9 3 (2.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.72%) Middleware
2 7 (4.86%) Web Services
3 6 (4.17%) .NET
4 5 (3.47%) ASP.NET
4 5 (3.47%) HTML
4 5 (3.47%) JSP
5 3 (2.08%) CSS
6 2 (1.39%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.69%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.69%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.69%) J2EE
7 1 (0.69%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.89%) Clustering
2 14 (9.72%) Thin Client
2 14 (9.72%) Fat Client
3 10 (6.94%) Replication
4 9 (6.25%) Mainframe
4 9 (6.25%) IBM Mainframe
5 7 (4.86%) CLARiiON
6 6 (4.17%) Management Information System
7 5 (3.47%) PKI
7 5 (3.47%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (2.08%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.08%) Open Source
8 3 (2.08%) EqualLogic
9 2 (1.39%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.39%) Celerra
9 2 (1.39%) Symmetrix
9 2 (1.39%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.69%) EMC Centera
10 1 (0.69%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.69%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 78 (54.17%) Windows
2 55 (38.19%) Linux
3 45 (31.25%) UNIX
4 34 (23.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (21.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 28 (19.44%) AIX
7 26 (18.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (14.58%) Windows Server 2012
9 20 (13.89%) Solaris
10 12 (8.33%) Windows 7
11 11 (7.64%) SUSE
12 9 (6.25%) zOS
13 5 (3.47%) Windows XP
14 4 (2.78%) Ubuntu
15 3 (2.08%) HPUX
16 2 (1.39%) Windows 8
17 1 (0.69%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (20.14%) ITIL
2 11 (7.64%) Service Management
3 9 (6.25%) Service Delivery
3 9 (6.25%) Change Management
3 9 (6.25%) Performance Testing
3 9 (6.25%) Software Distribution
4 8 (5.56%) Load Balancing
4 8 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 8 (5.56%) Project Management
5 6 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (2.78%) PRINCE2
6 4 (2.78%) CRM
6 4 (2.78%) Six Sigma
6 4 (2.78%) Network Design
6 4 (2.78%) Lean Six Sigma
7 3 (2.08%) Change Data Capture
7 3 (2.08%) ITIL V3
8 2 (1.39%) Software Testing
8 2 (1.39%) Migration
9 1 (0.69%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 32 (22.22%) SQL
2 10 (6.94%) PowerShell
2 10 (6.94%) VB
3 9 (6.25%) Korn
3 9 (6.25%) Perl
4 5 (3.47%) VBScript
4 5 (3.47%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.78%) C#
5 4 (2.78%) Java
5 4 (2.78%) C-shell
5 4 (2.78%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.39%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.39%) C
6 2 (1.39%) VBA
7 1 (0.69%) Python
7 1 (0.69%) REXX
7 1 (0.69%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 55 (38.19%) Security Cleared
2 53 (36.81%) SC Cleared
3 14 (9.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (7.64%) ISTQB
5 9 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (4.86%) MCTS
6 7 (4.86%) DV Cleared
7 6 (4.17%) Degree
8 5 (3.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 4 (2.78%) MCSE
10 3 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (1.39%) CCNA
11 2 (1.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.69%) CISSP
12 1 (0.69%) MCSA
12 1 (0.69%) CCNP
12 1 (0.69%) MCP
12 1 (0.69%) MCITP
12 1 (0.69%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.86%) SLA
2 4 (2.78%) COBIT
2 4 (2.78%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.69%) QA
3 1 (0.69%) JSP 440
System Software
1 45 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (25.69%) Active Directory
3 20 (13.89%) VMware ESXi
4 18 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 17 (11.81%) vSphere
6 12 (8.33%) VMware ESX
7 9 (6.25%) SRDF
8 8 (5.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 8 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (2.78%) XenApp
10 3 (2.08%) XenDesktop
10 3 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (2.08%) VMware Server
10 3 (2.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (2.08%) KVM
10 3 (2.08%) RHEV
11 2 (1.39%) Cronacle
11 2 (1.39%) Veritas File System
12 1 (0.69%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 1 (0.69%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 16 (11.11%) SCCM
2 15 (10.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 14 (9.72%) Netcool
3 14 (9.72%) EMC NetWorker
4 13 (9.03%) Tivoli
4 13 (9.03%) NetBackup
5 9 (6.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 9 (6.25%) Legato
6 7 (4.86%) Norton AntiVirus
6 7 (4.86%) HP Data Protector
7 6 (4.17%) WSUS
8 5 (3.47%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (2.78%) SCOM
9 4 (2.78%) Backup Exec
9 4 (2.78%) nmon
10 2 (1.39%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 2 (1.39%) Ionix
10 2 (1.39%) ARCserve
11 1 (0.69%) EMC Navisphere
Vendors
1 59 (40.97%) VMware
2 55 (38.19%) Microsoft
2 55 (38.19%) HP
3 45 (31.25%) EMC
4 35 (24.31%) Citrix
5 30 (20.83%) Oracle
6 25 (17.36%) Red Hat
7 19 (13.19%) Veritas
8 17 (11.81%) IBM
9 15 (10.42%) Symantec
10 12 (8.33%) Cisco
11 11 (7.64%) NetApp
12 9 (6.25%) CommVault
13 8 (5.56%) Dell
14 7 (4.86%) AppSense
15 6 (4.17%) Sun
16 5 (3.47%) Juniper
17 4 (2.78%) McAfee
17 4 (2.78%) Apple
17 4 (2.78%) Northgate
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