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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 27 69 44
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -25
Contract jobs citing SAN 85 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 8.07% 0.38% 1.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.07% 2.01% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 1 6
Median daily rate £293 £243 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.61% -30.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £243 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £243 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £336 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +1.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £28.00 £23.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £29.48 £28.13
% change year-on-year
-42.33% +4.81%
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
326 149 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 30.96% 18.70% 11.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 81 33
Median daily rate £295 £406 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.38% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 20 3
Median hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +77.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £37.50 £30.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+66.08% -4.33%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 +45 83 £293 +20.61%
Sunderland - 1 £175 -
SAN
North East

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 108 (66.26%) ITIL
2 105 (64.42%) HP
2 105 (64.42%) Security Cleared
3 102 (62.58%) Linux
4 83 (50.92%) Unix
5 82 (50.31%) Oracle
5 82 (50.31%) SC Cleared
6 68 (41.72%) SLA
7 59 (36.20%) Red Hat
8 57 (34.97%) AIX
9 52 (31.90%) TCP/IP
10 51 (31.29%) Perl
11 50 (30.67%) EMC
11 50 (30.67%) High Availability
12 45 (27.61%) Windows
13 44 (26.99%) SQL
13 44 (26.99%) Clustering
13 44 (26.99%) EMC NetWorker
14 41 (25.15%) SQL Server
15 39 (23.93%) Shell Script
15 39 (23.93%) Oracle RAC
15 39 (23.93%) Incident Management
15 39 (23.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 38 (23.31%) Windows Server
17 37 (22.70%) Solaris
18 36 (22.09%) DNS
18 36 (22.09%) Service Delivery
19 35 (21.47%) RHCE
19 35 (21.47%) KVM
19 35 (21.47%) AAT

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 25 (15.34%) Apache
2 11 (6.75%) OpenStack
3 7 (4.29%) iPlanet
3 7 (4.29%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.84%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.23%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.23%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (14.72%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 52 (31.90%) TCP/IP
2 36 (22.09%) DNS
3 26 (15.95%) iSCSI
4 25 (15.34%) WAN
5 16 (9.82%) LDAP
6 11 (6.75%) DHCP
7 7 (4.29%) BIG-IP
7 7 (4.29%) Fibre Channel
7 7 (4.29%) Firewall
8 4 (2.45%) NAS
9 3 (1.84%) FTP
9 3 (1.84%) Internet
9 3 (1.84%) SSH
10 2 (1.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (25.15%) SQL Server
2 25 (15.34%) DB2
3 13 (7.98%) MySQL
4 7 (4.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (7.98%) ClearCase
1 13 (7.98%) StarTeam
General
1 1 (0.61%) German Language
1 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (25.77%) Administrator
2 25 (15.34%) Linux Engineer
3 21 (12.88%) Linux Administrator
4 19 (11.66%) Storage Engineer
5 15 (9.20%) Unix Engineer
6 14 (8.59%) Support Engineer
7 12 (7.36%) Linux Support
7 12 (7.36%) Solaris Administrator
8 10 (6.13%) Systems Administrator
9 9 (5.52%) 3rd Line Support
9 9 (5.52%) Linux Support Engineer
9 9 (5.52%) Server Support
10 8 (4.91%) AIX Administrator
10 8 (4.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (4.91%) Solaris Systems Administrator
10 8 (4.91%) Unix Linux Engineer
11 7 (4.29%) Consultant
11 7 (4.29%) HPUX Engineer
11 7 (4.29%) Linux Specialist
11 7 (4.29%) Subject Matter Expert
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.98%) LAMP
2 7 (4.29%) JSP
3 6 (3.68%) J2EE
4 2 (1.23%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (1.23%) Web Services
5 1 (0.61%) Middleware
5 1 (0.61%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 44 (26.99%) Clustering
2 15 (9.20%) Management Information System
3 10 (6.13%) EMC VMAX
4 9 (5.52%) HP StoreVirtual
5 7 (4.29%) Celerra
5 7 (4.29%) EMC VNX
5 7 (4.29%) Enterprise Storage
5 7 (4.29%) HP Storage
5 7 (4.29%) Replication
6 4 (2.45%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.45%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.84%) CLARiiON
7 3 (1.84%) Symmetrix DMX
8 2 (1.23%) Grid Computing
8 2 (1.23%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.61%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 102 (62.58%) Linux
2 83 (50.92%) Unix
3 57 (34.97%) AIX
4 45 (27.61%) Windows
5 39 (23.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 38 (23.31%) Windows Server
7 37 (22.70%) Solaris
8 20 (12.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (7.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (6.75%) HPUX
11 8 (4.91%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.23%) zOS
13 1 (0.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (66.26%) ITIL
2 50 (30.67%) High Availability
3 39 (23.93%) Incident Management
4 36 (22.09%) Service Delivery
5 34 (20.86%) Compliance Management
6 33 (20.25%) Root Cause Analysis
7 32 (19.63%) Configuration Management
8 25 (15.34%) Unit Testing
9 23 (14.11%) Change Management
10 22 (13.50%) Mentoring
11 16 (9.82%) Disaster Recovery
11 16 (9.82%) Server Building
12 15 (9.20%) Server Monitoring
13 14 (8.59%) Operations Management
13 14 (8.59%) Performance Management
14 13 (7.98%) QMS
15 11 (6.75%) Validation
16 10 (6.13%) Problem Management
17 9 (5.52%) Change Control
18 8 (4.91%) Conflict Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (31.29%) Perl
2 44 (26.99%) SQL
3 39 (23.93%) Shell Script
4 26 (15.95%) Bash Shell
4 26 (15.95%) Korn
5 25 (15.34%) C-shell
5 25 (15.34%) VB
6 10 (6.13%) PowerShell
7 9 (5.52%) Java
8 4 (2.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 105 (64.42%) Security Cleared
2 82 (50.31%) SC Cleared
3 35 (21.47%) AAT
3 35 (21.47%) RHCE
4 18 (11.04%) BPSS Clearance
5 12 (7.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (6.75%) DV Cleared
7 6 (3.68%) MCSA
7 6 (3.68%) MCTS
7 6 (3.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (3.07%) HP ASE
8 5 (3.07%) HPE ATP
9 4 (2.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (41.72%) SLA
2 7 (4.29%) JSP 440
System Software
1 39 (23.93%) Oracle RAC
2 35 (21.47%) KVM
3 28 (17.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (15.34%) Samba
5 16 (9.82%) Firmware
6 12 (7.36%) Active Directory
7 4 (2.45%) Terminal Services
7 4 (2.45%) XenApp
8 3 (1.84%) Hyper-V
9 2 (1.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 2 (1.23%) vSphere
10 1 (0.61%) NFS
10 1 (0.61%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 44 (26.99%) EMC NetWorker
2 26 (15.95%) Tivoli
3 24 (14.72%) MOM
4 21 (12.88%) HP SiteScope
5 7 (4.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (2.45%) OpenView
7 3 (1.84%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (1.84%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.23%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 105 (64.42%) HP
2 82 (50.31%) Oracle
3 59 (36.20%) Red Hat
4 50 (30.67%) EMC
5 28 (17.18%) VMware
6 24 (14.72%) BMC
6 24 (14.72%) CA
7 21 (12.88%) IBM
8 20 (12.27%) ServiceNow
9 19 (11.66%) Cisco
10 13 (7.98%) 3PAR
11 10 (6.13%) Brocade
12 8 (4.91%) Microsoft
12 8 (4.91%) Sun
13 7 (4.29%) BEA
13 7 (4.29%) F5
13 7 (4.29%) Isilon
14 6 (3.68%) NetApp
15 5 (3.07%) Opsware
16 4 (2.45%) Citrix