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 3 months to 26 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)
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 54 66
Rank change year-on-year -4 +12  
Contract jobs citing SAN 5 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.75% 2.57% 0.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.35% 15.13% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 6
Median daily rate £415 £350 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.57% +9.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £335 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £380 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +3.44% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Glasgow with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 68 119 62
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 10.23% 16.98% 6.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 58 23
Median daily rate £388 £339 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.39% +4.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £238 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 £43.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.86% +145.71%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.93% +26.00%  

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 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 26 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for SAN.

1 10 (71.43%) VMware
2 9 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (50.00%) Change Management
3 7 (50.00%) Windows
3 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (42.86%) Linux
4 6 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
5 5 (35.71%) IBM
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 5 (35.71%) ITIL
5 5 (35.71%) Unix
6 4 (28.57%) AIX
6 4 (28.57%) Citrix
6 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
6 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
6 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (21.43%) NAS
7 3 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (21.43%) Change Control
7 3 (21.43%) ITIL V3
7 3 (21.43%) Server Virtualisation
7 3 (21.43%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (21.43%) Terminal Server
7 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (21.43%) Cisco
7 3 (21.43%) Service Management
7 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
8 2 (14.29%) Time Management

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 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.14%) MQSeries
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) NAS
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) VPN
2 2 (14.29%) VSAN
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Linux Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) SAN Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Unix Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) AIX Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support
4 1 (7.14%) Solaris Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
2 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 2 (14.29%) Replication
4 1 (7.14%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (35.71%) Unix
4 4 (28.57%) AIX
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (14.29%) CentOS
6 2 (14.29%) Solaris
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Change Management
2 5 (35.71%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) Change Control
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL V3
3 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
3 3 (21.43%) Server Virtualisation
3 3 (21.43%) Service Management
4 2 (14.29%) Coaching
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 2 (14.29%) Time Management
5 1 (7.14%) High Availability
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 1 (7.14%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) CCNA
1 2 (14.29%) CCNP
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (14.29%) MCSA
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (21.43%) Terminal Server
3 3 (21.43%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (14.29%) vSphere
5 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
5 1 (7.14%) PowerHA
5 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) WSUS
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) SCOM
2 1 (7.14%) SCVMM
2 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) VMware
2 5 (35.71%) IBM
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) Citrix
3 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco
5 2 (14.29%) Avaya
5 2 (14.29%) EMC
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle
6 1 (7.14%) Dell
6 1 (7.14%) F5
6 1 (7.14%) HP
6 1 (7.14%) NetApp
6 1 (7.14%) Sophos
6 1 (7.14%) Symantec
6 1 (7.14%) Veeam
6 1 (7.14%) Veritas