Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for SAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAN over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 105 99
Rank change year-on-year +6 -6 -23
Contract jobs citing SAN 36 18 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.22% 0.85% 1.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.90% 6.38% 13.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 14 21
Edinburgh median daily rate £388 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.71% -11.39%
10th Percentile £246 £126 £281
90th Percentile £600 £464 £463
Scotland median daily rate £375 £330 £350
% change year-on-year +13.64% -5.71% +6.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £25.63 - -

SAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 279 282 277
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 9.47% 13.36% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 150 106
Edinburgh median daily rate £365 £373 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.01% -0.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £210 £206 £214
90th Percentile £555 £500 £492
Scotland median daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year +6.62% +1.49% +3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Edinburgh median hourly rate £31.00 £52.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.38% +108.00% +108.33%
10th Percentile £30.50 £12.81 £12.35
90th Percentile £31.50 £52.10 £34.85
Scotland median hourly rate £28.13 £38.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year -26.95% +123.19% -42.50%

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing SAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for SAN in Edinburgh

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAN in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAN in Edinburgh

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAN in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAN in Edinburgh

SAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAN in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for SAN.

1 28 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 27 (75.00%) Windows
3 26 (72.22%) VMware
4 23 (63.89%) Windows Server
5 20 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (47.22%) PowerShell
6 17 (47.22%) Linux
7 16 (44.44%) Finance
8 15 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (38.89%) vSphere
10 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
11 12 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (30.56%) Configuration Management
12 11 (30.56%) Puppet
12 11 (30.56%) Opscode Chef
13 10 (27.78%) Ansible
13 10 (27.78%) Continuous Delivery
13 10 (27.78%) Virtual Team
13 10 (27.78%) Git (software)
13 10 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (27.78%) Ruby
13 10 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (25.00%) Validation
14 9 (25.00%) TDD
14 9 (25.00%) DHCP
14 9 (25.00%) DNS
14 9 (25.00%) ITIL
14 9 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
14 9 (25.00%) Skype for Business
15 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 9 (25.00%) Skype for Business
2 6 (16.67%) IIS
3 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (11.11%) IBM Domino
3 4 (11.11%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.78%) Apache
4 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (11.11%) Office 365
3 3 (8.33%) Mimecast
4 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) DHCP
1 9 (25.00%) DNS
2 8 (22.22%) Firewall
3 7 (19.44%) Skype
3 7 (19.44%) TCP/IP
4 5 (13.89%) Unified Communications
5 4 (11.11%) VoIP
6 3 (8.33%) BGP
6 3 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (8.33%) EIGRP
6 3 (8.33%) Network Security
6 3 (8.33%) OSPF
6 3 (8.33%) Software-Defined Networking
6 3 (8.33%) Spanning Tree
6 3 (8.33%) VLAN
6 3 (8.33%) VPN
6 3 (8.33%) VXLAN
7 2 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (5.56%) NAS
7 2 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (27.78%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (5.56%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (19.44%) Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) Administrator
4 4 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Active Directory Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) IT Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Operations Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Systems Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Server Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Server Support
5 2 (5.56%) Server Support Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) Middleware
1 1 (2.78%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Virtual Team
2 6 (16.67%) EMC VNX
3 5 (13.89%) Data Centre
4 4 (11.11%) Blackberry
4 4 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (8.33%) Mainframe
5 3 (8.33%) Private Cloud
5 3 (8.33%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.78%) Clustering
7 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (75.00%) Windows
2 23 (63.89%) Windows Server
3 20 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (47.22%) Linux
5 15 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
9 2 (5.56%) AIX
9 2 (5.56%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (2.78%) Solaris
10 1 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) Configuration Management
2 10 (27.78%) Continuous Delivery
2 10 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (25.00%) ITIL
3 9 (25.00%) TDD
3 9 (25.00%) Validation
4 8 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 6 (16.67%) Coaching
5 6 (16.67%) Open Source
5 6 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 5 (13.89%) Asset Management
6 5 (13.89%) ITIL V3
7 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (11.11%) DevOps
8 3 (8.33%) High Availability
8 3 (8.33%) Migration
8 3 (8.33%) Project Management
9 2 (5.56%) Hardware Maintenance
9 2 (5.56%) Performance Analysis
9 2 (5.56%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 17 (47.22%) PowerShell
2 10 (27.78%) Ruby
3 2 (5.56%) Perl
3 2 (5.56%) SQL
4 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.78%) Java
4 1 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) MCSA
1 5 (13.89%) MCSE
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.56%) CCNP
2 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.78%) Degree
3 1 (2.78%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.78%) ISO 22301
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 14 (38.89%) vSphere
3 10 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (11.11%) VMware NSX
7 2 (5.56%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (5.56%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
8 1 (2.78%) OpenAM
8 1 (2.78%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 11 (30.56%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (30.56%) Puppet
2 10 (27.78%) Ansible
3 7 (19.44%) SCOM
4 5 (13.89%) SCCM
5 3 (8.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Packer
6 2 (5.56%) vCenter Server
6 2 (5.56%) WSUS
7 1 (2.78%) AirWatch
7 1 (2.78%) Control-M
7 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
7 1 (2.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Rundeck
7 1 (2.78%) Simpana
7 1 (2.78%) vRealize
Vendors
1 26 (72.22%) VMware
2 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
3 8 (22.22%) Cisco
4 7 (19.44%) EMC
5 6 (16.67%) Citrix
6 5 (13.89%) ServiceNow
7 4 (11.11%) Lotus
8 3 (8.33%) NetApp
8 3 (8.33%) Symantec
9 2 (5.56%) Brocade
9 2 (5.56%) CheckPoint
9 2 (5.56%) CommVault
9 2 (5.56%) Dell
9 2 (5.56%) Sophos
10 1 (2.78%) HP
10 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.78%) Software AG
10 1 (2.78%) Veeam
10 1 (2.78%) Veritas
10 1 (2.78%) webMethods