Period
to 22 June 2018

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 6 months to 22 June 2018 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
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 92 48
Rank change year-on-year +31 -44 +37
Contract jobs citing SAN 45 15 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.49% 1.16% 4.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.86% 6.15% 18.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 12 81
North East median daily rate £305 £310 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.77% -3.13% +4.16%
10th Percentile £262 £283 £225
90th Percentile £380 £349 £438
England median daily rate £400 £395 £400
% change year-on-year +1.27% -1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
North East median hourly rate - - £28.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% -28.57% +28.33%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 252 244 657
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 19.55% 18.93% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 166 390
North East median daily rate £325 £348 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.47% +17.80% -
10th Percentile £230 £208 £206
90th Percentile £500 £524 £425
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 44
North East median hourly rate £15.60 £32.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.00% +16.07% +73.27%
10th Percentile £10.50 £13.85 £15.00
90th Percentile £42.25 £42.80 £36.35
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% -24.00% +19.05%

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 6 months to 22 June 2018.

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 6 months to 22 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +23 43 £309 -0.32% 4
Durham -5 2 £215 - 1
SAN
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North East region with a requirement for SAN.

1 37 (82.22%) ITIL
2 36 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 34 (75.56%) HP
4 31 (68.89%) Windows
5 30 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (66.67%) SC Cleared
5 30 (66.67%) Windows Server
6 28 (62.22%) Active Directory
6 28 (62.22%) VMware
7 27 (60.00%) Business Continuity
7 27 (60.00%) Citrix
8 26 (57.78%) Service Delivery
8 26 (57.78%) VMware Infrastructure
9 25 (55.56%) XenApp
9 25 (55.56%) XenDesktop
9 25 (55.56%) NetScaler
9 25 (55.56%) DHCP
9 25 (55.56%) DNS
9 25 (55.56%) SAP
10 24 (53.33%) IIS
10 24 (53.33%) vSphere
10 24 (53.33%) Ivanti
11 23 (51.11%) Project Management
12 18 (40.00%) Management Information System
13 17 (37.78%) Cisco
14 16 (35.56%) EMC
14 16 (35.56%) Brocade
15 13 (28.89%) Degree
15 13 (28.89%) Computer Science
15 13 (28.89%) 3PAR

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 24 (53.33%) IIS
2 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (55.56%) DHCP
1 25 (55.56%) DNS
1 25 (55.56%) NetScaler
2 11 (24.44%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (6.67%) WinSCP
4 2 (4.44%) Firewall
5 1 (2.22%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.22%) HTTP
5 1 (2.22%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.22%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.22%) LAN
5 1 (2.22%) NAS
5 1 (2.22%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.22%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) SAP HANA
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (44.44%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 16 (35.56%) Support Engineer
3 12 (26.67%) Storage Engineer
4 10 (22.22%) Citrix Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) EMC Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) EMC Storage Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Backup Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Citrix Support
7 2 (4.44%) Citrix Support Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Project Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) VMware Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Windows Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Active Directory Administrator
8 1 (2.22%) Administrator
8 1 (2.22%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Storage and Backup Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 13 (28.89%) Computer Science
2 13 (28.89%) EMC VNX
3 11 (24.44%) Celerra
3 11 (24.44%) EMC VMAX
4 10 (22.22%) Enterprise Storage
4 10 (22.22%) HP Storage
4 10 (22.22%) HP StoreVirtual
4 10 (22.22%) Replication
5 2 (4.44%) CLARiiON
5 2 (4.44%) EMC VNXe
6 1 (2.22%) Digital Signage
6 1 (2.22%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.22%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.22%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (2.22%) Thin Client
6 1 (2.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 31 (68.89%) Windows
2 30 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 30 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.67%) AIX
3 3 (6.67%) Linux
3 3 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (6.67%) Solaris
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.22%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (82.22%) ITIL
2 27 (60.00%) Business Continuity
3 26 (57.78%) Service Delivery
4 23 (51.11%) Project Management
5 8 (17.78%) QMS
5 8 (17.78%) Quality Management
6 4 (8.89%) Change Management
6 4 (8.89%) Disk Encryption
6 4 (8.89%) Proactive Management
6 4 (8.89%) Problem Management
6 4 (8.89%) Release Management
6 4 (8.89%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (6.67%) Data Protection
7 3 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (4.44%) Time Management
8 2 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (2.22%) Performance Improvement
9 1 (2.22%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.67%) Perl
2 2 (4.44%) SQL
3 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 36 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 30 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 13 (28.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (28.89%) Degree
4 4 (8.89%) HP ASE
4 4 (8.89%) HPE ATP
5 1 (2.22%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 28 (62.22%) Active Directory
2 26 (57.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (55.56%) XenApp
3 25 (55.56%) XenDesktop
4 24 (53.33%) vSphere
5 4 (8.89%) Firmware
6 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.22%) VMware NSX
6 1 (2.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Backup Exec
1 3 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (6.67%) NetBackup
1 3 (6.67%) PureDisk
1 3 (6.67%) Simpana
1 3 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.22%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 1 (2.22%) PowerCLI
2 1 (2.22%) SafeCom
2 1 (2.22%) vRealize
Vendors
1 34 (75.56%) HP
2 28 (62.22%) VMware
3 27 (60.00%) Citrix
4 25 (55.56%) SAP
5 24 (53.33%) Ivanti
6 17 (37.78%) Cisco
7 16 (35.56%) Brocade
7 16 (35.56%) EMC
8 13 (28.89%) 3PAR
8 13 (28.89%) Isilon
9 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
10 5 (11.11%) NetApp
11 4 (8.89%) Veritas
12 3 (6.67%) arcserve
12 3 (6.67%) CA
12 3 (6.67%) CommVault
12 3 (6.67%) IBM
12 3 (6.67%) Oracle
12 3 (6.67%) Sun
12 3 (6.67%) Symantec