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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Area Network (SAN)
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 84 54 34
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -20
Contract jobs citing SAN 5 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.64% 1.88% 3.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.99% 13.98% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 12
Median daily rate £338 £200 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.75% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £212 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 £27.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.43% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+56.36% -7.56%

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
167 93 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 21.25% 13.44% 18.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 48 42
Median daily rate £335 £417 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.56% +14.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £295 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £533 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 8 0
Median hourly rate £29.00 £21.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.09% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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
Sunderland - 3 £275 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -31 2 £400 +100.00% 2
SAN
North East

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 30 (68.18%) ITIL
1 30 (68.18%) HP
2 26 (59.09%) Linux
2 26 (59.09%) Security Cleared
3 22 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 20 (45.45%) Oracle
5 17 (38.64%) Windows
5 17 (38.64%) EMC
5 17 (38.64%) Red Hat
5 17 (38.64%) iSCSI
6 15 (34.09%) Cisco
7 14 (31.82%) Windows Server
8 12 (27.27%) SQL Server
8 12 (27.27%) NAS
9 11 (25.00%) Brocade
9 11 (25.00%) Firewall
9 11 (25.00%) SQL
9 11 (25.00%) HTTP
9 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 10 (22.73%) HTTPS
10 10 (22.73%) JavaScript
10 10 (22.73%) Unix
10 10 (22.73%) Active Directory
10 10 (22.73%) CA
10 10 (22.73%) Middleware
10 10 (22.73%) Service Delivery
10 10 (22.73%) ITSM
10 10 (22.73%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 10 (22.73%) Virtual Environments
10 10 (22.73%) Software Distribution

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 6 (13.64%) Apache
2 4 (9.09%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 17 (38.64%) iSCSI
2 12 (27.27%) NAS
3 11 (25.00%) Firewall
3 11 (25.00%) HTTP
4 10 (22.73%) HTTPS
5 9 (20.45%) TCP/IP
6 7 (15.91%) DNS
7 6 (13.64%) LDAP
7 6 (13.64%) WAN
8 3 (6.82%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (6.82%) Wireless
9 1 (2.27%) DHCP
9 1 (2.27%) FTP
9 1 (2.27%) Internet
9 1 (2.27%) SSH
9 1 (2.27%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.64%) MySQL
3 1 (2.27%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) ClearCase
1 6 (13.64%) StarTeam
2 1 (2.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (2.27%) German Language
Job Titles
1 10 (22.73%) Storage Engineer
2 6 (13.64%) Administrator
3 5 (11.36%) Automation Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) HPUX Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Linux Administrator
3 5 (11.36%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Backup Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Automation Consultant
5 2 (4.55%) Consultant
5 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Linux Specialist
5 2 (4.55%) Storage and Backup Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Unix Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (2.27%) Network Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) Server Support
6 1 (2.27%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.73%) Middleware
2 6 (13.64%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Clustering
1 7 (15.91%) EMC VMAX
1 7 (15.91%) Replication
2 5 (11.36%) Data Centre
3 4 (9.09%) Symmetrix
4 3 (6.82%) Celerra
4 3 (6.82%) EMC VNX
4 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (6.82%) HP StoreVirtual
4 3 (6.82%) Public Cloud
5 2 (4.55%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 26 (59.09%) Linux
2 17 (38.64%) Windows
3 14 (31.82%) Windows Server
4 10 (22.73%) Unix
5 9 (20.45%) AIX
5 9 (20.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (18.18%) Solaris
7 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (11.36%) HPUX
9 3 (6.82%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (68.18%) ITIL
2 10 (22.73%) ITSM
2 10 (22.73%) Service Delivery
2 10 (22.73%) Software Distribution
2 10 (22.73%) Virtual Environments
3 8 (18.18%) High Availability
3 8 (18.18%) OO
4 7 (15.91%) Compliance Management
5 6 (13.64%) Configuration Management
5 6 (13.64%) Unit Testing
6 5 (11.36%) Incident Management
7 4 (9.09%) Data Migration
7 4 (9.09%) Migration
8 3 (6.82%) Change Management
8 3 (6.82%) QMS
8 3 (6.82%) Quality Management
9 2 (4.55%) Server Monitoring
10 1 (2.27%) Matrix Organization
10 1 (2.27%) Presales
10 1 (2.27%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.00%) SQL
2 10 (22.73%) JavaScript
3 8 (18.18%) Perl
4 6 (13.64%) Bash Shell
4 6 (13.64%) C-shell
4 6 (13.64%) Korn
5 5 (11.36%) Jython
5 5 (11.36%) PowerShell
5 5 (11.36%) Python
6 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (59.09%) Security Cleared
2 22 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (18.18%) DV Cleared
4 7 (15.91%) RHCE
5 3 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (4.55%) HP ASE
6 2 (4.55%) HPE ATP
7 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.27%) CCNA
7 1 (2.27%) CCNP
7 1 (2.27%) OCA
7 1 (2.27%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 8 (18.18%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (15.91%) KVM
3 7 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (13.64%) Samba
5 5 (11.36%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.27%) Firmware
6 1 (2.27%) NFS
6 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (22.73%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 9 (20.45%) EMC NetWorker
3 5 (11.36%) BladeLogic
3 5 (11.36%) Puppet
3 5 (11.36%) SCCM
3 5 (11.36%) SCOrch
3 5 (11.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (9.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (9.09%) WSUS
5 2 (4.55%) HP SiteScope
5 2 (4.55%) MOM
5 2 (4.55%) Tivoli
6 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.27%) Legato
6 1 (2.27%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.27%) OpenView
6 1 (2.27%) PureDisk
6 1 (2.27%) Simpana
Vendors
1 30 (68.18%) HP
2 20 (45.45%) Oracle
3 17 (38.64%) EMC
3 17 (38.64%) Red Hat
4 15 (34.09%) Cisco
5 11 (25.00%) Brocade
5 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 10 (22.73%) CA
7 8 (18.18%) 3PAR
8 7 (15.91%) VMware
9 6 (13.64%) IBM
10 5 (11.36%) BMC
10 5 (11.36%) Dell
10 5 (11.36%) Symantec
11 3 (6.82%) Isilon
12 2 (4.55%) NetApp
13 1 (2.27%) arcserve
13 1 (2.27%) CommVault
13 1 (2.27%) Sun
13 1 (2.27%) Veritas