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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 6 17
Rank change year-on-year -10 +11  
Contract jobs citing SAN 10 49 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 13.16% 33.79% 9.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.73% 56.32% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 32 5
Median daily rate £315 £408 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.69% +17.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £321 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £445 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £378 £375
% change year-on-year -7.28% +0.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £42.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -35.29% +41.66%  

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 44 87 32
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 57.89% 60.00% 29.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 61 20
Median daily rate £340 £400 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +15.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £310 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £445 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +23.33%  

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Renfrewshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Renfrewshire citing SAN as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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
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 27 March 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 -11 8 £285 -30.06%
Renfrew - 2 £340 -
SAN
Scotland

SAN
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 15 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 13 (61.90%) SQL
3 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
3 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
3 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
3 11 (52.38%) SC Cleared
3 11 (52.38%) PowerShell
4 10 (47.62%) NAS
4 10 (47.62%) ITIL
5 9 (42.86%) Windows
5 9 (42.86%) MS Excel
5 9 (42.86%) DNS
5 9 (42.86%) VMware
5 9 (42.86%) iSCSI
5 9 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (42.86%) Windows Server
6 8 (38.10%) vRealize
6 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (38.10%) vSphere
6 8 (38.10%) PowerCLI
6 8 (38.10%) VSAN
6 8 (38.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (33.33%) NetBackup
7 7 (33.33%) EMC Navisphere
7 7 (33.33%) DHCP
7 7 (33.33%) EMC
7 7 (33.33%) Cisco
7 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (19.05%) DV Cleared
8 4 (19.05%) Citrix

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 (9.52%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (42.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) NAS
2 9 (42.86%) DNS
2 9 (42.86%) iSCSI
3 8 (38.10%) VSAN
4 7 (33.33%) DHCP
5 3 (14.29%) Firewall
6 2 (9.52%) IPsec
6 2 (9.52%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (9.52%) Skype
7 1 (4.76%) HTTP
7 1 (4.76%) HTTPS
7 1 (4.76%) LDAP
7 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
7 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
General
1 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Virtualisation Specialist
2 6 (28.57%) NetBackup Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) IT Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) IT Systems Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) SCCM Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Backup Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) PowerShell Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) LAMP
1 1 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Clustering
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
1 9 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (19.05%) Linux
5 3 (14.29%) Solaris
6 1 (4.76%) AIX
6 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 3 (14.29%) Software Distribution
3 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
3 2 (9.52%) Server Building
3 2 (9.52%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (4.76%) ITSM
4 1 (4.76%) OO
4 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) SQL
2 11 (52.38%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.76%) C
3 1 (4.76%) C-shell
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) Jython
3 1 (4.76%) Korn
3 1 (4.76%) Perl
3 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 11 (52.38%) SC Cleared
3 8 (38.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (19.05%) DV Cleared
5 2 (9.52%) Degree
5 2 (9.52%) MCITP
5 2 (9.52%) MCSE
5 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
2 9 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (38.10%) vSphere
4 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 2 (9.52%) XenApp
6 1 (4.76%) Samba
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) PowerCLI
1 8 (38.10%) vRealize
2 7 (33.33%) EMC Navisphere
2 7 (33.33%) NetBackup
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Netcool
3 2 (9.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (9.52%) SCCM
3 2 (9.52%) SCOM
3 2 (9.52%) SCVMM
3 2 (9.52%) Tivoli
4 1 (4.76%) BladeLogic
4 1 (4.76%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 1 (4.76%) Puppet
4 1 (4.76%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 9 (42.86%) VMware
3 7 (33.33%) Cisco
3 7 (33.33%) EMC
4 4 (19.05%) Citrix
5 2 (9.52%) HP
5 2 (9.52%) Veritas
6 1 (4.76%) BMC
6 1 (4.76%) CA
6 1 (4.76%) Dell
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle
6 1 (4.76%) Red Hat