The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Erskine with a requirement for SAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 25 June 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)
Renfrewshire / Erskine
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 21 13
Rank change year-on-year +10 -8  
Contract jobs citing SAN 5 54 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Erskine 18.52% 12.39% 13.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 41.67% 26.87% 29.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 39 6
Median daily rate £375 £340 £321
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% +5.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £421 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £343
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.48 £23.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year -22.18% -32.14%  

SAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Erskine with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Erskine
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 12 201 41
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Erskine 44.44% 46.10% 45.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 126 22
Median daily rate £415 £320 £337
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.68% -5.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £266 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £423 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 25 1
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +23.07%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +26.00%  

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Erskine

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Erskine citing SAN as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for SAN in Erskine

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAN in Erskine

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAN in Erskine over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAN in Erskine

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Erskine region with a requirement for SAN.

1 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 9 (69.23%) iSCSI
3 8 (61.54%) EMC
3 8 (61.54%) EMC Navisphere
3 8 (61.54%) NetBackup
3 8 (61.54%) Cisco
3 8 (61.54%) NAS
4 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
5 5 (38.46%) DNS
5 5 (38.46%) ITIL
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
6 4 (30.77%) SQL
6 4 (30.77%) VBScript
6 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
6 4 (30.77%) HP
6 4 (30.77%) DHCP
6 4 (30.77%) Windows
6 4 (30.77%) DV Cleared
6 4 (30.77%) Citrix
6 4 (30.77%) Terminal Services
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
6 4 (30.77%) XenApp
6 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (23.08%) Asset Management
8 1 (7.69%) Korn
8 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
8 1 (7.69%) LAMP
8 1 (7.69%) Samba

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Erskine 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 (7.69%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) iSCSI
2 8 (61.54%) NAS
3 5 (38.46%) DNS
4 4 (30.77%) DHCP
5 1 (7.69%) LDAP
5 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) NetBackup Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Backup Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Wintel Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Wintel Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
1 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
1 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (7.69%) AIX
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Solaris
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Asset Management
3 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
1 4 (30.77%) VBScript
2 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.69%) C-shell
2 1 (7.69%) Korn
2 1 (7.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
1 4 (30.77%) Terminal Services
1 4 (30.77%) XenApp
2 1 (7.69%) Samba
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) EMC Navisphere
1 8 (61.54%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco
1 8 (61.54%) EMC
2 4 (30.77%) Citrix
2 4 (30.77%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.69%) VMware