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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 43 44 56
Rank change year-on-year +1 +12  
Contract jobs citing SAN 9 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.72% 1.93% 1.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.75% 14.67% 14.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 7
Median daily rate £325 £366 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.26% +12.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £304 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £424 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £42.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -35.29% +41.66%  

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 48 75 97
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 9.18% 13.18% 11.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 42 56
Median daily rate £338 £288 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.39% -34.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £421 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £17.32 £16.00 £68.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.25% -76.47%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAN in Glasgow over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAN in Glasgow

SAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAN in Glasgow

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 16 (80.00%) VMware
2 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 14 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (55.00%) Windows Server
4 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (45.00%) ITIL
4 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
5 7 (35.00%) Citrix
5 7 (35.00%) Linux
5 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
7 5 (25.00%) WSUS
7 5 (25.00%) NAS
7 5 (25.00%) HP
7 5 (25.00%) DHCP
7 5 (25.00%) DNS
8 4 (20.00%) Cisco
8 4 (20.00%) AIX
8 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (20.00%) vSphere
8 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (15.00%) ITIL V3
9 3 (15.00%) Change Control
9 3 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (15.00%) VMware ESXi

SAN
Top Related 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 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.00%) MQSeries
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) DHCP
1 5 (25.00%) DNS
1 5 (25.00%) NAS
2 3 (15.00%) Firewall
2 3 (15.00%) WAN
3 2 (10.00%) Unified Communications
3 2 (10.00%) VSAN
4 1 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (5.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Server Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) IT Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Server Support
4 2 (10.00%) Server Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Unix Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Backup Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Solaris Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (15.00%) Clustering
4 1 (5.00%) Celerra
4 1 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (5.00%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (5.00%) EMC VNX
4 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (5.00%) HP Storage
4 1 (5.00%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (35.00%) Linux
5 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (20.00%) AIX
6 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (15.00%) Unix
8 2 (10.00%) Solaris
9 1 (5.00%) CentOS
9 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) Change Control
2 3 (15.00%) Change Management
2 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 3 (15.00%) ITIL V3
2 3 (15.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (15.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 3 (15.00%) Service Management
2 3 (15.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (5.00%) DevOps
3 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.00%) High Availability
3 1 (5.00%) QMS
3 1 (5.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (5.00%) Server Building
3 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) MCSA
1 3 (15.00%) MCSE
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 14 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (20.00%) vSphere
4 3 (15.00%) Terminal Server
4 3 (15.00%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (15.00%) VMware Server
4 3 (15.00%) XenApp
5 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.00%) PowerHA
5 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) WSUS
2 2 (10.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (10.00%) PowerCLI
2 2 (10.00%) SnapMirror
2 2 (10.00%) vRealize
3 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (5.00%) SCCM
3 1 (5.00%) SCOM
3 1 (5.00%) SCVMM
3 1 (5.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) VMware
2 7 (35.00%) Citrix
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (25.00%) HP
4 4 (20.00%) Cisco
5 3 (15.00%) Dell
5 3 (15.00%) EMC
5 3 (15.00%) NetApp
5 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (10.00%) Avaya
6 2 (10.00%) IBM
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle
6 2 (10.00%) Palo Alto
6 2 (10.00%) Riverbed
6 2 (10.00%) Veeam
6 2 (10.00%) WatchGuard
7 1 (5.00%) 3PAR
7 1 (5.00%) Brocade
7 1 (5.00%) Isilon
7 1 (5.00%) Veritas