The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 29 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)
England > North East
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 34 67
Rank change year-on-year +1 +33  
Contract jobs citing SAN 23 126 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 4.08% 7.79% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.85% 21.11% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 82 3
North East median daily rate £330 £315 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% -7.20%  
10th Percentile £305 £225 £157
90th Percentile £423 £429 £410
England median daily rate £400 £400 £353
% change year-on-year - +13.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
North East median hourly rate - £28.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +107.40%  
England median hourly rate £21.50 £23.75 £28.15
% change year-on-year -9.47% -15.63%  

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 the North East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 122 597 132
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 21.63% 36.90% 15.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 797 291
North East median daily rate £340 £310 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +7.82%  
10th Percentile £196 £209 £225
90th Percentile £513 £434 £350
England median daily rate £400 £400 £360
% change year-on-year - +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 117 32
North East median hourly rate £17.00 £28.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.28% +73.26%  
10th Percentile £10.25 £17.65 £12.53
90th Percentile £29.50 £36.50 £28.75
England median hourly rate £24.86 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -11.21% +24.44%  

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing SAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for SAN in the North East

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAN in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAN in the North East

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAN in the North East over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAN in the North East

SAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAN in the North East

SAN
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the North East region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +6 21 £330 +4.76% 6
Durham - 2 - -
SAN
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 North East region with a requirement for SAN.

1 21 (84.00%) Windows
1 21 (84.00%) HP
2 20 (80.00%) AIX
2 20 (80.00%) Linux
3 19 (76.00%) Solaris
4 18 (72.00%) Cisco
4 18 (72.00%) Security Cleared
5 16 (64.00%) SC Cleared
6 14 (56.00%) Veritas
7 13 (52.00%) Symantec
7 13 (52.00%) NetBackup
7 13 (52.00%) EMC
7 13 (52.00%) HP Data Protector
7 13 (52.00%) EMC NetWorker
7 13 (52.00%) Brocade
7 13 (52.00%) Fibre Channel
8 10 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (40.00%) Backup Exec
8 10 (40.00%) VMware
9 9 (36.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 9 (36.00%) Hyper-V
9 9 (36.00%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (32.00%) Veeam
10 8 (32.00%) Replication
10 8 (32.00%) IBM
10 8 (32.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 7 (28.00%) HPUX
11 7 (28.00%) ITIL
11 7 (28.00%) Unix
11 7 (28.00%) Red Hat

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 5 (20.00%) Apache
1 5 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (20.00%) iPlanet
1 5 (20.00%) JBoss
1 5 (20.00%) MQSeries
1 5 (20.00%) OpenStack
1 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 5 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 5 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 4 (16.00%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (52.00%) Fibre Channel
2 7 (28.00%) NAS
3 6 (24.00%) Firewall
4 5 (20.00%) LDAP
5 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (12.00%) FCoE
6 3 (12.00%) iSCSI
7 2 (8.00%) DNS
7 2 (8.00%) NetScaler
7 2 (8.00%) VLAN
7 2 (8.00%) WAN
8 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (4.00%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (4.00%) LAN
8 1 (4.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Backup Engineer
2 8 (32.00%) Storage and Backup Engineer
2 8 (32.00%) Storage Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) AIX Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Project Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Unix Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Citrix Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) EMC Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Network Support
6 1 (4.00%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Server Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Replication
2 6 (24.00%) Clustering
2 6 (24.00%) HP Storage
3 5 (20.00%) Grid Computing
4 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (8.00%) Fat Client
5 2 (8.00%) Thin Client
6 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (4.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 21 (84.00%) Windows
2 20 (80.00%) AIX
2 20 (80.00%) Linux
3 19 (76.00%) Solaris
4 7 (28.00%) HPUX
4 7 (28.00%) Unix
5 6 (24.00%) SUSE
6 2 (8.00%) Windows 10
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (28.00%) ITIL
3 6 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (20.00%) High Availability
4 5 (20.00%) Load Balancing
5 4 (16.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (12.00%) Migration
6 3 (12.00%) Procure-to-Pay
6 3 (12.00%) QMS
6 3 (12.00%) Quality Management
7 2 (8.00%) Identity Management
7 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Change Management
8 1 (4.00%) Network Architecture
8 1 (4.00%) Network Design
8 1 (4.00%) OOD
8 1 (4.00%) Project Management
8 1 (4.00%) Requirements Management
8 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (4.00%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (12.00%) C-shell
1 3 (12.00%) Korn
1 3 (12.00%) Perl
2 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (72.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (64.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) CCNA
3 1 (4.00%) CCNP
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 10 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (36.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (24.00%) KVM
3 6 (24.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 5 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (8.00%) Samba
7 1 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (52.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 13 (52.00%) HP Data Protector
1 13 (52.00%) NetBackup
2 10 (40.00%) Backup Exec
3 9 (36.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 8 (32.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 5 (20.00%) OpenView
6 2 (8.00%) SCCM
6 2 (8.00%) SCOM
7 1 (4.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 21 (84.00%) HP
2 18 (72.00%) Cisco
3 14 (56.00%) Veritas
4 13 (52.00%) Brocade
4 13 (52.00%) EMC
4 13 (52.00%) Symantec
5 10 (40.00%) VMware
6 8 (32.00%) IBM
6 8 (32.00%) Veeam
7 7 (28.00%) Red Hat
8 6 (24.00%) Oracle
8 6 (24.00%) PlateSpin
8 6 (24.00%) Sun
9 5 (20.00%) Cognos
9 5 (20.00%) Opsware
10 4 (16.00%) F5
11 3 (12.00%) Citrix
12 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
13 1 (4.00%) Concur
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