The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 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)
Scotland / Renfrewshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 21 15
Rank change year-on-year +11 -6  
Contract jobs citing SAN 5 54 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 16.13% 11.95% 10.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 38.46% 26.73% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 39 6
Median daily rate £375 £340 £321
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% +5.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £300 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £423 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.48 £23.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year -22.18% -32.14%  

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 Renfrewshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Renfrewshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 13 202 38
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 41.94% 44.69% 34.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 355 50
Median daily rate £415 £320 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.68% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £258 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £434 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +4.10% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 88 3
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +23.07%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -12.69% +36.95%  

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SAN in Renfrewshire

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAN in Renfrewshire

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAN in Renfrewshire

SAN
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Renfrewshire 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
Erskine +12 5 £375 +10.29%
SAN
Scotland

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 Renfrewshire region with a requirement for SAN.

1 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (60.00%) iSCSI
3 8 (53.33%) EMC Navisphere
3 8 (53.33%) NetBackup
3 8 (53.33%) NAS
3 8 (53.33%) Cisco
3 8 (53.33%) EMC
4 6 (40.00%) Citrix
4 6 (40.00%) SQL
4 6 (40.00%) XenApp
4 6 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
5 5 (33.33%) DNS
5 5 (33.33%) ITIL
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
6 4 (26.67%) VBScript
6 4 (26.67%) Windows
6 4 (26.67%) DHCP
6 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
6 4 (26.67%) HP
6 4 (26.67%) Terminal Services
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
6 4 (26.67%) DV Cleared
7 3 (20.00%) Asset Management
8 2 (13.33%) MCITP
8 2 (13.33%) Clustering
8 2 (13.33%) SCCM
8 2 (13.33%) SCOM

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Renfrewshire 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 2 (13.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) iSCSI
2 8 (53.33%) NAS
3 5 (33.33%) DNS
4 4 (26.67%) DHCP
5 2 (13.33%) Firewall
5 2 (13.33%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (13.33%) Skype
6 1 (6.67%) LDAP
6 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
General
1 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) NetBackup Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) IT Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) IT Systems Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) SCCM Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Backup Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Wintel Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Wintel Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
1 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
1 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (6.67%) AIX
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Solaris
2 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (13.33%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) VBScript
3 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.67%) C-shell
3 1 (6.67%) Korn
3 1 (6.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) DV Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) MCITP
4 2 (13.33%) MCSE
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) XenApp
2 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) Terminal Services
3 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.67%) Samba
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) EMC Navisphere
1 8 (53.33%) NetBackup
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (13.33%) SCCM
2 2 (13.33%) SCOM
2 2 (13.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco
1 8 (53.33%) EMC
2 6 (40.00%) Citrix
3 4 (26.67%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.67%) VMware