Period
to 22 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 February 2019 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)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
22 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 47 - 53
Rank change year-on-year - +53 -
Contract jobs citing SAN 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 0.80% - 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.88% - 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Northern Ireland median daily rate £465 - £275
10th Percentile £458 - £263
90th Percentile £473 - £288
UK median daily rate £390 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -2.50% +6.67% -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £44.18 £17.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year +159.88% -49.25% +21.82%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 51 36 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 13.56% 7.21% 11.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 33
Northern Ireland median daily rate £400 £388 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +24.00% -26.47%
10th Percentile £278 £104 £213
90th Percentile £466 £512 £452
UK median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £17.75 £14.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.34% - -
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £19.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -4.10% -9.30% -4.44%

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing SAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for SAN in Northern Ireland

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAN in Northern Ireland

SAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAN in Northern Ireland

SAN
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 22 February 2019. 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
County Antrim - 3 £465 - 1
SAN
UK

For the 6 months to 22 February 2019, 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for SAN.

1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Juniper
1 2 (66.67%) MPLS
1 2 (66.67%) OSPF
1 2 (66.67%) BGP
1 2 (66.67%) DDNS
1 2 (66.67%) DSL
1 2 (66.67%) TACACS
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
1 2 (66.67%) IPsec
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (66.67%) ISDN
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) SSL
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) CCIE
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (66.67%) IP Telephony
1 2 (66.67%) Information Management
1 2 (66.67%) Network Design
1 2 (66.67%) PKI

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) BGP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco IPT
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (66.67%) DDNS
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) DSL
1 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
1 2 (66.67%) FCoE
1 2 (66.67%) IP Telephony
1 2 (66.67%) ISDN
1 2 (66.67%) Junos
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) MPLS
1 2 (66.67%) Multicast
1 2 (66.67%) OSPF
1 2 (66.67%) SSL
1 2 (66.67%) TACACS
1 2 (66.67%) Unified Communications
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) IP Network Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Juniper Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior IP Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) CCTV
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (66.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Adaptive Security
1 2 (66.67%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (66.67%) Information Management
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
1 2 (66.67%) Network Design
1 2 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Presales
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCIE
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Barracuda Networks
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) F5
1 2 (66.67%) Juniper
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Palo Alto
1 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) VMware