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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Area Network (SAN)
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 83 65 35
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -30
Contract jobs citing SAN 1 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.14% 0.29% 3.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.73% 2.17% 20.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 12
Median daily rate £275 £210 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.95% -23.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £43.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-36.04% +24.63%

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
137 92 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 19.08% 13.43% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 51 44
Median daily rate £343 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £268 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £533 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £14.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

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
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 27 February 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 - 1 £275 -
SAN
North East

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 16 (64.00%) ITIL
1 16 (64.00%) HP
2 15 (60.00%) Windows
2 15 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 14 (56.00%) SC Cleared
4 13 (52.00%) Cisco
5 12 (48.00%) Linux
5 12 (48.00%) Windows Server
6 11 (44.00%) iSCSI
6 11 (44.00%) NAS
6 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
6 11 (44.00%) Firewall
7 10 (40.00%) ITSM
7 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
7 10 (40.00%) CA
7 10 (40.00%) Middleware
7 10 (40.00%) HTTPS
7 10 (40.00%) HTTP
7 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
7 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
7 10 (40.00%) SQL
7 10 (40.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 10 (40.00%) Software Distribution
7 10 (40.00%) Virtual Environments
8 9 (36.00%) Brocade
9 8 (32.00%) OO
9 8 (32.00%) EMC
10 7 (28.00%) DV Cleared
11 6 (24.00%) Oracle
12 5 (20.00%) Python

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 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 11 (44.00%) Firewall
1 11 (44.00%) iSCSI
1 11 (44.00%) NAS
2 10 (40.00%) HTTP
2 10 (40.00%) HTTPS
3 3 (12.00%) Wireless
4 1 (4.00%) DHCP
4 1 (4.00%) DNS
4 1 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.00%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (4.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Storage Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Backup Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Automation Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Storage and Backup Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (4.00%) Automation Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) IT Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Network Support
5 1 (4.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) SAN Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) SAN Storage Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 5 (20.00%) EMC VMAX
1 5 (20.00%) Replication
2 4 (16.00%) Symmetrix
3 3 (12.00%) Public Cloud
4 2 (8.00%) Clustering
5 1 (4.00%) Celerra
5 1 (4.00%) EMC VNX
5 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (4.00%) HP Storage
5 1 (4.00%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 15 (60.00%) Windows
2 12 (48.00%) Linux
2 12 (48.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (12.00%) AIX
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.00%) Solaris
5 1 (4.00%) Unix
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) ITIL
2 10 (40.00%) ITSM
2 10 (40.00%) Software Distribution
2 10 (40.00%) Virtual Environments
3 8 (32.00%) OO
4 5 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 4 (16.00%) Data Migration
5 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
5 4 (16.00%) Migration
6 3 (12.00%) High Availability
7 2 (8.00%) Change Management
7 2 (8.00%) Compliance Management
8 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
8 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
8 1 (4.00%) QMS
8 1 (4.00%) Quality Management
8 1 (4.00%) Release Management
8 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (4.00%) Storage Virtualisation
8 1 (4.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 10 (40.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.00%) Jython
2 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (4.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (56.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (28.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (8.00%) RHCE
6 1 (4.00%) CCNA
6 1 (4.00%) CCNP
6 1 (4.00%) OCA
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.00%) KVM
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (4.00%) Firmware
4 1 (4.00%) NFS
4 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (40.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 5 (20.00%) BladeLogic
2 5 (20.00%) Puppet
2 5 (20.00%) SCCM
2 5 (20.00%) SCOrch
2 5 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (16.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (16.00%) WSUS
4 3 (12.00%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
5 1 (4.00%) NetBackup
5 1 (4.00%) PureDisk
5 1 (4.00%) Simpana
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) HP
2 13 (52.00%) Cisco
3 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (40.00%) CA
5 9 (36.00%) Brocade
6 8 (32.00%) EMC
7 6 (24.00%) Oracle
8 5 (20.00%) 3PAR
8 5 (20.00%) BMC
8 5 (20.00%) Dell
8 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
8 5 (20.00%) Symantec
9 3 (12.00%) IBM
10 2 (8.00%) NetApp
11 1 (4.00%) arcserve
11 1 (4.00%) CommVault
11 1 (4.00%) Convergys
11 1 (4.00%) SAP
11 1 (4.00%) Sun
11 1 (4.00%) Veritas