Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 22 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 > Glasgow
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 68 79
Rank change year-on-year -25 +11 -1
Contract jobs citing SAN 5 18 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.38% 1.60% 1.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.31% 10.34% 11.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 10
Glasgow median daily rate - £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.69% -
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
Glasgow 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 Glasgow with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 151 174 202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 11.60% 15.47% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 97 89
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +4.62% -4.41%
10th Percentile £135 £206 £148
90th Percentile £550 £440 £463
Scotland median daily rate £363 £340 £330
% change year-on-year +6.62% +3.03% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 6
Glasgow median hourly rate £16.75 £46.50 £14.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.98% +228.04% -58.00%
10th Percentile £10.73 £43.70 £12.35
90th Percentile £22.75 £49.30 £17.75
Scotland median hourly rate £28.13 £30.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year -6.25% +73.91% -42.50%

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for SAN in Glasgow

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAN in Glasgow

SAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAN in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for SAN.

1 4 (80.00%) VMware
1 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (40.00%) WSUS
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (40.00%) CentOS
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) vSphere
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) MCSA
3 2 (40.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Avaya
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) Shell Script

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) VSAN
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) ICT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) ICT Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Migration Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Migration Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) SAN Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Mindset
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) CentOS
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Demand Management
2 1 (20.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) MCSA
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (40.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Avaya
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) Brocade
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Sophos
3 1 (20.00%) Veeam