Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 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)
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 57 73
Rank change year-on-year +14 +16 -10
Contract jobs citing SAN 43 109 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.94% 4.97% 2.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.38% 16.82% 12.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 86 6
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £323 £315 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +57.50% -42.44%
10th Percentile £300 £225 £191
90th Percentile £415 £372 £243
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £324 £315 £200
% change year-on-year +2.78% +57.50% -42.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 11
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - £28.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.70% -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £22.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year - -16.67% -

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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 211 648 253
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 24.23% 29.54% 17.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 438 136
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £350 £320 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -30.17% +30.93%
10th Percentile £256 £206 £234
90th Percentile £538 £457 £654
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £320 £413
% change year-on-year +9.38% -22.42% +18.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 67 35
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £21.24 £28.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.14% +9.80% -11.30%
10th Percentile £10.35 £15.00 £11.99
90th Percentile £32.15 £36.00 £41.30
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £15.80 £28.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year -43.57% +10.89% +13.48%

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 6 months to 24 November 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 24 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for SAN.

1 39 (90.70%) Solaris
1 39 (90.70%) Linux
1 39 (90.70%) AIX
2 37 (86.05%) Windows
3 36 (83.72%) Cisco
4 35 (81.40%) HP
5 30 (69.77%) Security Cleared
6 28 (65.12%) Symantec
6 28 (65.12%) NetBackup
7 27 (62.79%) Veritas
7 27 (62.79%) EMC
7 27 (62.79%) Brocade
7 27 (62.79%) EMC NetWorker
7 27 (62.79%) HP Data Protector
8 26 (60.47%) Fibre Channel
8 26 (60.47%) ITIL
9 25 (58.14%) SC Cleared
10 20 (46.51%) Backup Exec
11 18 (41.86%) IBM
12 17 (39.53%) Replication
12 17 (39.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 17 (39.53%) Veeam
12 17 (39.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 15 (34.88%) Performance Tuning
14 13 (30.23%) Quality Management
14 13 (30.23%) HPUX
14 13 (30.23%) Unix
14 13 (30.23%) Oracle
15 12 (27.91%) VMware
15 12 (27.91%) SUSE

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 11 (25.58%) Apache
1 11 (25.58%) iPlanet
1 11 (25.58%) JBoss
1 11 (25.58%) Tomcat
1 11 (25.58%) WebLogic
2 9 (20.93%) Oracle Application Server
3 8 (18.60%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (18.60%) MQSeries
3 8 (18.60%) OpenStack
3 8 (18.60%) SharePoint
4 7 (16.28%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Office
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (23.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.33%) IaaS
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
1 1 (2.33%) PaaS
1 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (60.47%) Fibre Channel
2 10 (23.26%) Firewall
2 10 (23.26%) TCP/IP
3 9 (20.93%) NAS
4 8 (18.60%) DNS
4 8 (18.60%) FCoE
4 8 (18.60%) iSCSI
4 8 (18.60%) LDAP
5 6 (13.95%) WAN
6 2 (4.65%) DHCP
6 2 (4.65%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (4.65%) VLAN
7 1 (2.33%) VoIP
7 1 (2.33%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.33%) SAP HANA
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 26 (60.47%) Backup Engineer
2 16 (37.21%) Storage and Backup Engineer
2 16 (37.21%) Storage Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Unix Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) AIX Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) NetBackup Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Solaris Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) EMC Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Project Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 1 (2.33%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (2.33%) Backup Consultant
8 1 (2.33%) Designer
8 1 (2.33%) Operations Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.58%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (39.53%) Replication
2 10 (23.26%) Clustering
3 9 (20.93%) HP Storage
4 5 (11.63%) Data Centre
4 5 (11.63%) Grid Computing
5 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 39 (90.70%) AIX
1 39 (90.70%) Linux
1 39 (90.70%) Solaris
2 37 (86.05%) Windows
3 13 (30.23%) HPUX
3 13 (30.23%) Unix
4 12 (27.91%) SUSE
5 2 (4.65%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (60.47%) ITIL
2 15 (34.88%) Performance Tuning
3 13 (30.23%) Quality Management
4 12 (27.91%) QMS
5 9 (20.93%) High Availability
5 9 (20.93%) Load Balancing
5 9 (20.93%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (16.28%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (13.95%) Procure-to-Pay
8 5 (11.63%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (11.63%) Unit Testing
9 4 (9.30%) Requirements Management
10 2 (4.65%) Change Control
11 1 (2.33%) Change Management
11 1 (2.33%) Data Protection
11 1 (2.33%) ITSM
11 1 (2.33%) Problem Management
11 1 (2.33%) Release Management
11 1 (2.33%) Service Delivery
11 1 (2.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.93%) Perl
2 8 (18.60%) Bash Shell
2 8 (18.60%) C-shell
2 8 (18.60%) Korn
3 5 (11.63%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (69.77%) Security Cleared
2 25 (58.14%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.33%) Degree
4 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 12 (27.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (25.58%) Hyper-V
3 10 (23.26%) KVM
3 10 (23.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 8 (18.60%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (13.95%) Samba
6 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
6 2 (4.65%) Firmware
7 1 (2.33%) VMware NSX
7 1 (2.33%) XenApp
7 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 28 (65.12%) NetBackup
2 27 (62.79%) EMC NetWorker
2 27 (62.79%) HP Data Protector
3 20 (46.51%) Backup Exec
4 17 (39.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 17 (39.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 8 (18.60%) OpenView
6 1 (2.33%) PowerCLI
6 1 (2.33%) PureDisk
6 1 (2.33%) SafeCom
6 1 (2.33%) Simpana
6 1 (2.33%) Tivoli
6 1 (2.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 36 (83.72%) Cisco
2 35 (81.40%) HP
3 28 (65.12%) Symantec
4 27 (62.79%) Brocade
4 27 (62.79%) EMC
4 27 (62.79%) Veritas
5 18 (41.86%) IBM
6 17 (39.53%) Veeam
7 13 (30.23%) Oracle
8 12 (27.91%) Red Hat
8 12 (27.91%) Sun
8 12 (27.91%) VMware
9 10 (23.26%) PlateSpin
10 9 (20.93%) F5
11 8 (18.60%) Cognos
11 8 (18.60%) Opsware
12 3 (6.98%) Borland
12 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
13 1 (2.33%) arcserve
13 1 (2.33%) Citrix