The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 75 38 41
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +3
Contract jobs citing SAN 23 29 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.11% 3.97% 3.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.78% 21.80% 18.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 14
Median daily rate £340 £200 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -37.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £198 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £222 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 £27.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £26.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.10% -10.83%
SAN
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Communications & Networking Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
262 133 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 24.04% 18.22% 18.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 74 63
Median daily rate £330 £450 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +28.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £533 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 18 5
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -23.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £14.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £27.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing SAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAN across the Tyne and Wear region.

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

SAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the Tyne and Wear region.

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

SAN
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 10 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -42 19 £345 +72.50%
Sunderland - 4 £275 -
SAN
North East

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 10 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for SAN.

1 60 (63.16%) ITIL
1 60 (63.16%) HP
2 55 (57.89%) Linux
3 52 (54.74%) Security Cleared
4 47 (49.47%) Oracle
5 41 (43.16%) SC Cleared
6 39 (41.05%) Unix
7 36 (37.89%) Red Hat
8 30 (31.58%) SLA
8 30 (31.58%) High Availability
9 29 (30.53%) EMC
10 27 (28.42%) Windows
10 27 (28.42%) SQL Server
10 27 (28.42%) SQL
11 26 (27.37%) TCP/IP
12 25 (26.32%) Perl
12 25 (26.32%) iSCSI
13 24 (25.26%) Windows Server
13 24 (25.26%) AIX
13 24 (25.26%) Clustering
14 23 (24.21%) Incident Management
14 23 (24.21%) Configuration Management
15 22 (23.16%) Service Delivery
16 21 (22.11%) Solaris
16 21 (22.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 20 (21.05%) EMC NetWorker
18 19 (20.00%) KVM
18 19 (20.00%) RHCE
18 19 (20.00%) CA
18 19 (20.00%) Oracle RAC

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 14 (14.74%) Apache
2 9 (9.47%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.05%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (8.42%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 26 (27.37%) TCP/IP
2 25 (26.32%) iSCSI
3 16 (16.84%) DNS
4 14 (14.74%) WAN
5 13 (13.68%) LDAP
6 12 (12.63%) NAS
7 11 (11.58%) Firewall
7 11 (11.58%) HTTP
8 10 (10.53%) HTTPS
9 4 (4.21%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (3.16%) Wireless
11 2 (2.11%) DHCP
12 1 (1.05%) FTP
12 1 (1.05%) Internet
12 1 (1.05%) SSH
12 1 (1.05%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (28.42%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.68%) MySQL
3 9 (9.47%) DB2
4 1 (1.05%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 13 (13.68%) ClearCase
1 13 (13.68%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (1.05%) German Language
Job Titles
1 23 (24.21%) Administrator
2 14 (14.74%) Storage Engineer
3 13 (13.68%) Linux Engineer
4 11 (11.58%) Linux Administrator
5 9 (9.47%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (7.37%) HPUX Engineer
6 7 (7.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (7.37%) Linux Support
6 7 (7.37%) Solaris Administrator
6 7 (7.37%) Solaris Systems Administrator
7 6 (6.32%) Server Support
7 6 (6.32%) Support Engineer
8 5 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
8 5 (5.26%) Linux Support Engineer
8 5 (5.26%) Unix Administrator
8 5 (5.26%) Unix Engineer
9 4 (4.21%) Server Engineer
9 4 (4.21%) Server Support Engineer
9 4 (4.21%) Subject Matter Expert
9 4 (4.21%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.68%) LAMP
2 10 (10.53%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (25.26%) Clustering
2 8 (8.42%) EMC VMAX
2 8 (8.42%) Replication
3 6 (6.32%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.26%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.21%) Celerra
5 4 (4.21%) EMC VNX
5 4 (4.21%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (4.21%) HP StoreVirtual
5 4 (4.21%) Symmetrix
6 3 (3.16%) HP Storage
6 3 (3.16%) Public Cloud
7 2 (2.11%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 55 (57.89%) Linux
2 39 (41.05%) Unix
3 27 (28.42%) Windows
4 24 (25.26%) AIX
4 24 (25.26%) Windows Server
5 21 (22.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (22.11%) Solaris
6 8 (8.42%) HPUX
6 8 (8.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.16%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (63.16%) ITIL
2 30 (31.58%) High Availability
3 23 (24.21%) Configuration Management
3 23 (24.21%) Incident Management
4 22 (23.16%) Service Delivery
5 18 (18.95%) Compliance Management
6 16 (16.84%) Root Cause Analysis
7 14 (14.74%) Unit Testing
8 10 (10.53%) Change Management
8 10 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (10.53%) ITSM
8 10 (10.53%) Server Building
8 10 (10.53%) Software Distribution
8 10 (10.53%) Virtual Environments
9 9 (9.47%) Mentoring
10 8 (8.42%) OO
11 7 (7.37%) Server Monitoring
12 6 (6.32%) Operations Management
12 6 (6.32%) Performance Management
13 5 (5.26%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 27 (28.42%) SQL
2 25 (26.32%) Perl
3 14 (14.74%) Bash Shell
3 14 (14.74%) C-shell
3 14 (14.74%) Korn
4 12 (12.63%) Shell Script
5 10 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 10 (10.53%) VB
6 6 (6.32%) PowerShell
7 5 (5.26%) Jython
7 5 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 52 (54.74%) Security Cleared
2 41 (43.16%) SC Cleared
3 19 (20.00%) RHCE
4 17 (17.89%) AAT
5 13 (13.68%) DV Cleared
6 11 (11.58%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (6.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (5.26%) MCTS
9 3 (3.16%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (3.16%) HP ASE
9 3 (3.16%) HPE ATP
10 1 (1.05%) CCNA
10 1 (1.05%) CCNP
10 1 (1.05%) Degree
10 1 (1.05%) MCSA
10 1 (1.05%) OCA
10 1 (1.05%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (31.58%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (20.00%) KVM
1 19 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
2 15 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (14.74%) Samba
4 11 (11.58%) Active Directory
4 11 (11.58%) Firmware
5 5 (5.26%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.05%) NFS
6 1 (1.05%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 20 (21.05%) EMC NetWorker
2 11 (11.58%) MOM
2 11 (11.58%) Tivoli
3 10 (10.53%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 9 (9.47%) HP SiteScope
5 5 (5.26%) BladeLogic
5 5 (5.26%) Puppet
5 5 (5.26%) SCCM
5 5 (5.26%) SCOrch
5 5 (5.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (4.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 4 (4.21%) WSUS
7 1 (1.05%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.05%) Legato
7 1 (1.05%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.05%) OpenView
7 1 (1.05%) PowerCLI
7 1 (1.05%) PureDisk
7 1 (1.05%) Simpana
Vendors
1 60 (63.16%) HP
2 47 (49.47%) Oracle
3 36 (37.89%) Red Hat
4 29 (30.53%) EMC
5 19 (20.00%) CA
6 17 (17.89%) Cisco
7 15 (15.79%) VMware
8 14 (14.74%) BMC
9 12 (12.63%) Brocade
9 12 (12.63%) Microsoft
10 11 (11.58%) IBM
11 9 (9.47%) 3PAR
12 6 (6.32%) ServiceNow
13 5 (5.26%) Dell
13 5 (5.26%) Symantec
14 4 (4.21%) Isilon
15 2 (2.11%) NetApp
16 1 (1.05%) arcserve
16 1 (1.05%) CommVault
16 1 (1.05%) Veritas