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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 57 35 21
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -14
Contract jobs citing SAN 7 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.07% 2.24% 4.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.42% 19.15% 39.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 3
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£339 £338 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% +22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £263 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £362 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £342
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -4.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £23.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+59.09% -12.00%
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
109 47 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 16.67% 11.72% 11.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 40 7
Average daily rate £275 £280 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 3
Average hourly rate £24.00 £10.00 £10.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.00% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £10.00 £10.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £10.00 £10.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £18.63 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+34.22% -25.50%

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 30 June 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

SAN Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 June 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -19 5 £339 +0.57%
Sunderland - 2 - -
SAN
North East

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (61.54%) HP
3 8 (61.54%) ITIL
4 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
5 6 (46.15%) Hyper-V
5 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
5 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
5 6 (46.15%) VMware
6 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
6 5 (38.46%) UNIX
6 5 (38.46%) MS Office
6 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
6 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
6 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
6 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (38.46%) vSphere
7 4 (30.77%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (30.77%) Junos
7 4 (30.77%) F5
7 4 (30.77%) 3PAR
7 4 (30.77%) Software Delivery
7 4 (30.77%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (30.77%) JSP 440
7 4 (30.77%) TippingPoint
7 4 (30.77%) DV Cleared
7 4 (30.77%) Solaris
7 4 (30.77%) Cisco
7 4 (30.77%) LAN

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
1 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.69%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Office
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) LAN
1 4 (30.77%) WAN
1 4 (30.77%) Firewall
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (30.77%) Junos
2 2 (15.38%) Network Security
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (7.69%) NAS
3 1 (7.69%) DNS
3 1 (7.69%) SSL
3 1 (7.69%) Internet
3 1 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner
1 1 (7.69%) Rational Performance Tester
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Network Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Linux Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Cryptography
2 1 (7.69%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Thin Client
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (38.46%) UNIX
4 4 (30.77%) Solaris
5 3 (23.08%) Linux
6 1 (7.69%) HPUX
6 1 (7.69%) CentOS
6 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Software Delivery
3 3 (23.08%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (15.38%) Network Management
4 2 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
4 2 (15.38%) Service Management
4 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Network Design
5 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
5 1 (7.69%) SOA
5 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
5 1 (7.69%) Time Management
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) Perl
1 1 (7.69%) Python
1 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) DV Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) MCSA
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) JSP 440
2 2 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (46.15%) Hyper-V
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) vSphere
3 4 (30.77%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (15.38%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) HP
2 6 (46.15%) VMware
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) 3PAR
4 4 (30.77%) F5
4 4 (30.77%) TippingPoint
4 4 (30.77%) EMC
4 4 (30.77%) Juniper
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco
4 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
4 4 (30.77%) McAfee
5 3 (23.08%) Riverbed
5 3 (23.08%) Crossbeam
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle
6 2 (15.38%) Red Hat