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 28 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)
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 32 56
Rank change year-on-year +6 +24  
Contract jobs citing SAN 19 123 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 5.46% 9.14% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.84% 22.00% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 81 3
Median daily rate £320 £315 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.58% -7.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £225 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £434 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £28.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +107.40%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.48 £24.88 £35.00
% change year-on-year -25.70% -28.92%  

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 87 559 90
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 25.00% 41.56% 15.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 767 263
Median daily rate £395 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.66% +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £209 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £434 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 109 15
Median hourly rate £18.50 £28.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.92% +86.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £18.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £36.50 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -12.69% +34.04%  

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing SAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAN in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAN in Newcastle upon Tyne

SAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAN in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 28 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for SAN.

1 19 (100.00%) AIX
1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (94.74%) Solaris
3 17 (89.47%) Windows
3 17 (89.47%) HP
4 16 (84.21%) Cisco
4 16 (84.21%) Security Cleared
5 14 (73.68%) SC Cleared
6 13 (68.42%) HP Data Protector
6 13 (68.42%) Fibre Channel
6 13 (68.42%) Brocade
6 13 (68.42%) EMC NetWorker
6 13 (68.42%) Symantec
6 13 (68.42%) NetBackup
6 13 (68.42%) EMC
6 13 (68.42%) Veritas
7 10 (52.63%) Backup Exec
8 9 (47.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 9 (47.37%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (42.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 8 (42.11%) Veeam
9 8 (42.11%) IBM
9 8 (42.11%) Replication
10 6 (31.58%) VMware
10 6 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (31.58%) Red Hat
10 6 (31.58%) HPUX
10 6 (31.58%) ITIL
10 6 (31.58%) Unix

SAN
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (21.05%) Apache
1 4 (21.05%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (21.05%) iPlanet
1 4 (21.05%) JBoss
1 4 (21.05%) MQSeries
1 4 (21.05%) OpenStack
1 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
1 4 (21.05%) Tomcat
1 4 (21.05%) WebLogic
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (15.79%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 13 (68.42%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (21.05%) LDAP
2 4 (21.05%) NAS
3 3 (15.79%) FCoE
3 3 (15.79%) Firewall
3 3 (15.79%) iSCSI
3 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.53%) DNS
4 2 (10.53%) VLAN
4 2 (10.53%) WAN
5 1 (5.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Backup Engineer
2 8 (42.11%) Storage and Backup Engineer
2 8 (42.11%) Storage Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) AIX Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Project Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Unix Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) EMC Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) NetBackup Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Replication
2 6 (31.58%) HP Storage
3 5 (26.32%) Clustering
4 4 (21.05%) Grid Computing
5 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
6 1 (5.26%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) AIX
1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (94.74%) Solaris
3 17 (89.47%) Windows
4 6 (31.58%) HPUX
4 6 (31.58%) Unix
5 5 (26.32%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 6 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (15.79%) High Availability
4 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
4 3 (15.79%) Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (15.79%) QMS
4 3 (15.79%) Quality Management
5 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Migration
6 1 (5.26%) Requirements Management
6 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
1 3 (15.79%) C-shell
1 3 (15.79%) Korn
1 3 (15.79%) Perl
2 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (84.21%) Security Cleared
2 14 (73.68%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
2 5 (26.32%) KVM
2 5 (26.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (10.53%) Samba
Systems Management
1 13 (68.42%) EMC NetWorker
1 13 (68.42%) HP Data Protector
1 13 (68.42%) NetBackup
2 10 (52.63%) Backup Exec
3 9 (47.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 8 (42.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (21.05%) OpenView
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) HP
2 16 (84.21%) Cisco
3 13 (68.42%) Brocade
3 13 (68.42%) EMC
3 13 (68.42%) Symantec
3 13 (68.42%) Veritas
4 8 (42.11%) IBM
4 8 (42.11%) Veeam
5 6 (31.58%) Red Hat
5 6 (31.58%) VMware
6 5 (26.32%) Oracle
6 5 (26.32%) PlateSpin
6 5 (26.32%) Sun
7 4 (21.05%) Cognos
7 4 (21.05%) Opsware
8 3 (15.79%) F5
9 1 (5.26%) Citrix
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £345 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago