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 20 April 2015 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 49 43 25
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -18
Contract jobs citing SAN 7 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.30% 2.83% 3.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.14% 23.08% 16.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 3
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£339 £245 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.55% -18.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £233 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £325 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.75 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+13.82% +13.88%
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
69 65 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 12.85% 12.26% 20.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 43 20
Average daily rate £300 £273 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.09% -9.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £353 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
Average hourly rate £26.00 £14.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 20 April 2015.

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 20 April 2015. 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 0 6 £307 +25.39% 2
Sunderland - 1 - -
Prudhoe - - - -
SAN
North East

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 14 (60.87%) ITIL
1 14 (60.87%) HP
1 14 (60.87%) Security Cleared
2 13 (56.52%) Windows
3 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
5 9 (39.13%) MS Exchange
5 9 (39.13%) VMware
6 8 (34.78%) Firewall
6 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
6 8 (34.78%) SharePoint
6 8 (34.78%) UNIX
6 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
6 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
7 7 (30.43%) Software Delivery
7 7 (30.43%) Solaris
7 7 (30.43%) Linux
7 7 (30.43%) EMC
7 7 (30.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
8 6 (26.09%) Cisco
8 6 (26.09%) vSphere
8 6 (26.09%) Network Management
8 6 (26.09%) DV Cleared
9 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (21.74%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (21.74%) 3PAR
9 5 (21.74%) LAN
9 5 (21.74%) WAN

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 9 (39.13%) MS Exchange
2 8 (34.78%) SharePoint
3 3 (13.04%) WebLogic
3 3 (13.04%) AquaLogic
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.35%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (4.35%) IIS
4 1 (4.35%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 5 (21.74%) MS Office
3 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) Firewall
2 5 (21.74%) LAN
2 5 (21.74%) WAN
3 4 (17.39%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (13.04%) Junos
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (8.70%) Network Security
6 1 (4.35%) Wireless Security
6 1 (4.35%) Wireless
6 1 (4.35%) DNS
6 1 (4.35%) SSL
6 1 (4.35%) Internet
6 1 (4.35%) NAS
6 1 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.35%) MySQL
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) LoadRunner
1 1 (4.35%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Network Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (17.39%) Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Leader
4 2 (8.70%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Project Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Storage Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Middleware
2 3 (13.04%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Client/Server
1 2 (8.70%) Cryptography
1 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.35%) Private Cloud
2 1 (4.35%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.35%) Thin Client
2 1 (4.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Windows
2 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (34.78%) UNIX
4 7 (30.43%) Solaris
4 7 (30.43%) Linux
5 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.35%) CentOS
7 1 (4.35%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) ITIL
2 7 (30.43%) Software Delivery
3 6 (26.09%) Network Management
4 4 (17.39%) Incident Management
4 4 (17.39%) SOA
4 4 (17.39%) Service Management
4 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
4 4 (17.39%) Change Management
4 4 (17.39%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (13.04%) Load Balancing
5 3 (13.04%) Problem Management
5 3 (13.04%) Network Design
6 2 (8.70%) Build Automation
6 2 (8.70%) Time Management
6 2 (8.70%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (4.35%) Performance Management
7 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (4.35%) Capacity Management
7 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.35%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) Java
2 1 (4.35%) Perl
2 1 (4.35%) Python
2 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (60.87%) Security Cleared
2 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
3 6 (26.09%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) CCNP
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) JSP 440
2 3 (13.04%) QA
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
1 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (26.09%) vSphere
3 5 (21.74%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.35%) XenApp
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (13.04%) WhatsUp Gold
2 3 (13.04%) OpenView
3 1 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) HP
2 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
3 9 (39.13%) VMware
4 7 (30.43%) EMC
5 6 (26.09%) Cisco
6 5 (21.74%) Oracle
6 5 (21.74%) Red Hat
6 5 (21.74%) 3PAR
7 4 (17.39%) F5
7 4 (17.39%) TippingPoint
7 4 (17.39%) CheckPoint
7 4 (17.39%) McAfee
7 4 (17.39%) Juniper
8 3 (13.04%) Riverbed
8 3 (13.04%) Crossbeam
8 3 (13.04%) Splunk
9 1 (4.35%) NetApp