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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 52 22 33
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +11
Contract jobs citing SAN 12 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.29% 2.70% 2.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.58% 33.33% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 3
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£348 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.91% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £230 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £335 £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +16.27%
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
77 15 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 14.72% 8.11% 23.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 7 35
Average daily rate £349 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £188 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 13
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £15.50 £18.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 22 September 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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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
Newcastle upon Tyne -30 11 £347 +15.82% 5
SAN
North East

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 19 (86.36%) Security Cleared
2 17 (77.27%) ITIL
2 17 (77.27%) Service Management
3 15 (68.18%) SC Cleared
4 14 (63.64%) Firewall
4 14 (63.64%) WAN
5 13 (59.09%) Windows
5 13 (59.09%) LAN
6 12 (54.55%) UNIX
7 11 (50.00%) DNS
7 11 (50.00%) HP
8 10 (45.45%) VMware
8 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (45.45%) Network Management
9 9 (40.91%) EMC
9 9 (40.91%) Cisco
9 9 (40.91%) Solaris
10 8 (36.36%) Linux
10 8 (36.36%) AIX
10 8 (36.36%) Oracle
10 8 (36.36%) Juniper
10 8 (36.36%) Red Hat
10 8 (36.36%) CheckPoint
10 8 (36.36%) Middleware
10 8 (36.36%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (36.36%) Junos
10 8 (36.36%) F5
10 8 (36.36%) WhatsUp Gold
10 8 (36.36%) vSphere

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 7 (31.82%) WebLogic
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (13.64%) AquaLogic
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
2 6 (27.27%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (63.64%) WAN
1 14 (63.64%) Firewall
2 13 (59.09%) LAN
3 11 (50.00%) DNS
4 8 (36.36%) Network Security
4 8 (36.36%) Junos
5 7 (31.82%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (27.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 6 (27.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 6 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (27.27%) SSL
7 5 (22.73%) DHCP
7 5 (22.73%) VPN
8 2 (9.09%) SMS
9 1 (4.55%) Wireless
9 1 (4.55%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) Oracle Database
2 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) UNIX Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Support Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) UNIX Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Linux Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Data Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Network Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.55%) Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) Middleware
2 4 (18.18%) Web Services
3 3 (13.64%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Cryptography
2 5 (22.73%) Thin Client
2 5 (22.73%) Fat Client
2 5 (22.73%) Open Source
3 1 (4.55%) Celerra
3 1 (4.55%) Symmetrix DMX
3 1 (4.55%) CLARiiON
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) Windows
2 12 (54.55%) UNIX
3 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (40.91%) Solaris
5 8 (36.36%) Linux
5 8 (36.36%) AIX
5 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (18.18%) HPUX
7 2 (9.09%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Service Management
1 17 (77.27%) ITIL
2 10 (45.45%) Network Management
3 8 (36.36%) Network Monitoring
3 8 (36.36%) Incident Management
4 7 (31.82%) Service Delivery
5 6 (27.27%) Network Design
6 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
6 5 (22.73%) Load Balancing
6 5 (22.73%) Performance Testing
6 5 (22.73%) Time Management
7 4 (18.18%) Change Data Capture
8 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
8 3 (13.64%) Performance Management
8 3 (13.64%) Network Load Balancing
8 3 (13.64%) SOA
9 2 (9.09%) Change Management
9 2 (9.09%) High Availability
10 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
10 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (86.36%) Security Cleared
2 15 (68.18%) SC Cleared
3 5 (22.73%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (36.36%) JSP 440
2 7 (31.82%) QA
System Software
1 10 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (36.36%) Hyper-V
2 8 (36.36%) vSphere
2 8 (36.36%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (22.73%) VMware ESX
3 5 (22.73%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (18.18%) KVM
4 4 (18.18%) RHEV
5 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (36.36%) WhatsUp Gold
2 4 (18.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (13.64%) NetBackup
4 2 (9.09%) OpenView
5 1 (4.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) HP
2 10 (45.45%) VMware
3 9 (40.91%) EMC
3 9 (40.91%) Cisco
4 8 (36.36%) Juniper
4 8 (36.36%) Red Hat
4 8 (36.36%) CheckPoint
4 8 (36.36%) TippingPoint
4 8 (36.36%) 3PAR
4 8 (36.36%) F5
4 8 (36.36%) Oracle
5 7 (31.82%) McAfee
6 5 (22.73%) Citrix
7 3 (13.64%) Veritas
7 3 (13.64%) Riverbed
7 3 (13.64%) Crossbeam
8 2 (9.09%) Splunk
9 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
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