The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank - - 42
Contract jobs citing SAN 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne - - 1.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 13.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Median daily rate - - £275
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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 99 75 43
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 18.54% 11.49% 11.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 38 26
Median daily rate £375 £270 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.88% -18.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £197 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £403 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £16.99 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +135.43% -36.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £16.99 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £17.90 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.24% +34.54%  

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 Newcastle upon Tyne

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAN in Newcastle upon Tyne

SAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAN in Newcastle upon Tyne

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 23 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for SAN.

1 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
1 9 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 8 (66.67%) ITIL
2 8 (66.67%) Cisco
3 6 (50.00%) Brocade
3 6 (50.00%) EMC
4 5 (41.67%) HP
4 5 (41.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (41.67%) Windows
4 5 (41.67%) Replication
4 5 (41.67%) EMC VMAX
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
4 5 (41.67%) 3PAR
5 4 (33.33%) Software Distribution
5 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 4 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
5 4 (33.33%) Symmetrix
5 4 (33.33%) Incident Management
5 4 (33.33%) Middleware
5 4 (33.33%) Firewall
5 4 (33.33%) ITSM
5 4 (33.33%) Migration
5 4 (33.33%) NAS
5 4 (33.33%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 4 (33.33%) iSCSI
5 4 (33.33%) Data Migration
5 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (33.33%) HTTP
5 4 (33.33%) HTTPS

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
1 4 (33.33%) HTTP
1 4 (33.33%) HTTPS
1 4 (33.33%) iSCSI
1 4 (33.33%) NAS
2 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (8.33%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Storage Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Backup Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Storage and Backup Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) SAN Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) SAN Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) EMC VMAX
1 5 (41.67%) Replication
2 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (33.33%) Symmetrix
3 1 (8.33%) Celerra
3 1 (8.33%) EMC VNX
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (8.33%) HP Storage
3 1 (8.33%) HP StoreVirtual
3 1 (8.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
1 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) AIX
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Solaris
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 4 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 4 (33.33%) ITSM
2 4 (33.33%) Migration
2 4 (33.33%) Software Distribution
2 4 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
3 3 (25.00%) OO
3 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
4 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (8.33%) QMS
4 1 (8.33%) Quality Management
4 1 (8.33%) Release Management
4 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Jython
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) OCA
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (33.33%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 3 (25.00%) SCCM
4 2 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (16.67%) WSUS
5 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
5 1 (8.33%) BladeLogic
5 1 (8.33%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
5 1 (8.33%) Puppet
5 1 (8.33%) PureDisk
5 1 (8.33%) SCOrch
5 1 (8.33%) Simpana
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) Brocade
2 6 (50.00%) EMC
3 5 (41.67%) 3PAR
3 5 (41.67%) HP
4 4 (33.33%) CA
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) Symantec
6 1 (8.33%) arcserve
6 1 (8.33%) BMC
6 1 (8.33%) CommVault
6 1 (8.33%) Dell
6 1 (8.33%) IBM
6 1 (8.33%) Isilon
6 1 (8.33%) NetApp
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle
6 1 (8.33%) SAP
6 1 (8.33%) Sun
6 1 (8.33%) Veritas