The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 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)
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 32 53
Rank change year-on-year +4 +21  
Contract jobs citing SAN 19 124 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 4.96% 8.65% 0.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.65% 21.60% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 82 3
Median daily rate £330 £315 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% -7.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £241 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £419 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +3.44% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £28.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +107.40%  
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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 92 574 104
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 24.02% 40.06% 16.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 355 54
Median daily rate £390 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £218 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £421 £347
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 47 13
Median hourly rate £18.50 £28.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.92% +86.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £19.50 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £36.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAN in Tyne and Wear

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAN in Tyne and Wear over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAN in Tyne and Wear

SAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAN in Tyne and Wear

SAN
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 27 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +4 18 £330 +4.76% 5
Sunderland - 1 - - 2
SAN
North East

For the 6 months to 27 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for SAN.

1 18 (94.74%) AIX
1 18 (94.74%) Linux
2 17 (89.47%) Solaris
3 16 (84.21%) Windows
3 16 (84.21%) Cisco
3 16 (84.21%) HP
4 15 (78.95%) Security Cleared
5 13 (68.42%) SC Cleared
5 13 (68.42%) Veritas
6 12 (63.16%) EMC
6 12 (63.16%) Symantec
6 12 (63.16%) NetBackup
6 12 (63.16%) Brocade
6 12 (63.16%) EMC NetWorker
6 12 (63.16%) HP Data Protector
6 12 (63.16%) Fibre Channel
7 10 (52.63%) Backup Exec
8 9 (47.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 8 (42.11%) Replication
9 8 (42.11%) IBM
9 8 (42.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 8 (42.11%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (42.11%) Veeam
10 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (31.58%) Hyper-V
10 6 (31.58%) HP Storage
10 6 (31.58%) Red Hat
10 6 (31.58%) HPUX
10 6 (31.58%) ITIL
10 6 (31.58%) Unix

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 4 (21.05%) Apache
1 4 (21.05%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (21.05%) iPlanet
1 4 (21.05%) JBoss
1 4 (21.05%) MQSeries
1 4 (21.05%) OpenStack
1 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
1 4 (21.05%) Tomcat
1 4 (21.05%) WebLogic
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (15.79%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (21.05%) Firewall
2 4 (21.05%) LDAP
2 4 (21.05%) NAS
3 3 (15.79%) FCoE
3 3 (15.79%) iSCSI
3 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.53%) DNS
4 2 (10.53%) VLAN
4 2 (10.53%) WAN
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (5.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Backup Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Storage and Backup Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Storage Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) AIX Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Project Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Unix Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) EMC Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) NetBackup Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Network Support
6 1 (5.26%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Replication
2 6 (31.58%) HP Storage
3 5 (26.32%) Clustering
4 4 (21.05%) Grid Computing
5 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
6 1 (5.26%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) AIX
1 18 (94.74%) Linux
2 17 (89.47%) Solaris
3 16 (84.21%) Windows
4 6 (31.58%) HPUX
4 6 (31.58%) Unix
5 5 (26.32%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 6 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (21.05%) High Availability
3 4 (21.05%) Load Balancing
3 4 (21.05%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (15.79%) Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (15.79%) QMS
4 3 (15.79%) Quality Management
5 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Change Management
6 1 (5.26%) Migration
6 1 (5.26%) Requirements Management
6 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
1 3 (15.79%) C-shell
1 3 (15.79%) Korn
1 3 (15.79%) Perl
2 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (78.95%) Security Cleared
2 13 (68.42%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) CCNA
3 1 (5.26%) CCNP
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Hyper-V
1 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (26.32%) KVM
2 5 (26.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (10.53%) Samba
Systems Management
1 12 (63.16%) EMC NetWorker
1 12 (63.16%) HP Data Protector
1 12 (63.16%) NetBackup
2 10 (52.63%) Backup Exec
3 9 (47.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 8 (42.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (21.05%) OpenView
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Cisco
1 16 (84.21%) HP
2 13 (68.42%) Veritas
3 12 (63.16%) Brocade
3 12 (63.16%) EMC
3 12 (63.16%) Symantec
4 8 (42.11%) IBM
4 8 (42.11%) Veeam
5 6 (31.58%) Red Hat
5 6 (31.58%) VMware
6 5 (26.32%) Oracle
6 5 (26.32%) PlateSpin
6 5 (26.32%) Sun
7 4 (21.05%) Cognos
7 4 (21.05%) Opsware
8 3 (15.79%) F5
9 1 (5.26%) Citrix
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