Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 54 42
Rank change year-on-year -24 -12 +71
Contract jobs citing SAN 28 41 176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.32% 3.41% 6.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.40% 14.86% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 36 125
North East median daily rate £365 £325 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.31% +3.17% +8.26%
10th Percentile £315 £300 £225
90th Percentile £388 £418 £418
England median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
North East median hourly rate - - £28.00
England median hourly rate £38.75 £33.75 £23.38
% change year-on-year +14.81% +44.39% -24.60%

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 209 276 902
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 17.30% 22.92% 30.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 220 568
North East median daily rate £339 £328 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% +5.65% -10.79%
10th Percentile £208 £188 £206
90th Percentile £476 £526 £456
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 75
North East median hourly rate £15.20 £14.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.83% -48.21% +73.27%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.23 £15.00
90th Percentile £30.55 £28.80 £36.30
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.10 £23.00
% change year-on-year +10.50% -21.30% +15.00%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -20 26 £370 +13.85% 3
Durham -11 1 £129 - 1
SAN
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 24 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 22 (78.57%) HP
2 22 (78.57%) SC Cleared
3 21 (75.00%) ITIL
4 14 (50.00%) Windows
4 14 (50.00%) EMC
4 14 (50.00%) Cisco
4 14 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 13 (46.43%) 3PAR
5 13 (46.43%) EMC VMAX
5 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
6 12 (42.86%) Replication
6 12 (42.86%) Business Continuity
7 11 (39.29%) Celerra
7 11 (39.29%) Brocade
7 11 (39.29%) Isilon
7 11 (39.29%) Fibre Channel
7 11 (39.29%) EMC VNX
8 10 (35.71%) HP StoreVirtual
8 10 (35.71%) Enterprise Storage
8 10 (35.71%) HP Storage
8 10 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (35.71%) VMware
8 10 (35.71%) Citrix
9 9 (32.14%) DHCP
9 9 (32.14%) DNS
9 9 (32.14%) IIS
9 9 (32.14%) Ivanti
9 9 (32.14%) XenApp

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 9 (32.14%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) Fibre Channel
2 9 (32.14%) DHCP
2 9 (32.14%) DNS
2 9 (32.14%) NetScaler
3 7 (25.00%) NAS
4 4 (14.29%) Firewall
4 4 (14.29%) HTTP
4 4 (14.29%) HTTPS
4 4 (14.29%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (3.57%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Storage Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Citrix Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) EMC Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) EMC Storage Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Support
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Citrix Support
5 2 (7.14%) Citrix Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Project Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Storage Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Storage Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) EMC Storage Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) SAN Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) SAN Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (46.43%) EMC VMAX
2 12 (42.86%) Replication
3 11 (39.29%) Celerra
3 11 (39.29%) EMC VNX
4 10 (35.71%) Enterprise Storage
4 10 (35.71%) HP Storage
4 10 (35.71%) HP StoreVirtual
5 8 (28.57%) Management Information System
6 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
7 1 (3.57%) Digital Signage
7 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
7 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
7 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
7 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) Windows
1 14 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.14%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) ITIL
2 12 (42.86%) Business Continuity
3 8 (28.57%) Project Management
3 8 (28.57%) QMS
3 8 (28.57%) Quality Management
3 8 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 4 (14.29%) Disk Encryption
4 4 (14.29%) ITSM
4 4 (14.29%) OO
4 4 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (14.29%) Runbook
4 4 (14.29%) Software Distribution
4 4 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (10.71%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (7.14%) Performance Management
6 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Migration
7 1 (3.57%) Service Management
7 1 (3.57%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 22 (78.57%) SC Cleared
3 6 (21.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (21.43%) Degree
4 4 (14.29%) HP ASE
4 4 (14.29%) HPE ATP
5 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.57%) DBS Check
6 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
2 10 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (32.14%) vSphere
3 9 (32.14%) XenApp
3 9 (32.14%) XenDesktop
4 2 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 2 (7.14%) SnapMirror
2 2 (7.14%) SnapVault
3 1 (3.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 22 (78.57%) HP
2 14 (50.00%) Cisco
2 14 (50.00%) EMC
3 13 (46.43%) 3PAR
4 11 (39.29%) Brocade
4 11 (39.29%) Isilon
5 10 (35.71%) Citrix
5 10 (35.71%) VMware
6 9 (32.14%) Ivanti
7 8 (28.57%) SAP
8 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 2 (7.14%) NetApp
10 1 (3.57%) Apple
10 1 (3.57%) Google
10 1 (3.57%) Veritas
10 1 (3.57%) Wyse