The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 93 92 82
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Contract jobs citing SAN 35 29 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.42% 1.15% 1.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.03% 4.41% 6.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 21
Median daily rate £363 £422 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.09% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £279 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £487 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £32.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+20.31% +64.10%
SAN
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
580 658 586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.48% 26.01% 23.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 280 204
Median daily rate £365 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 21
Median hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +108.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £17.50 £15.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing SAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAN across the Berkshire region.

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

SAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

SAN
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading +4 11 £350 -27.83% 11
Bracknell +2 11 £298 -23.09% 2
Slough +5 6 £338 -15.62%
SAN
South East

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for SAN.

1 54 (78.26%) Windows
2 39 (56.52%) Windows Server
3 37 (53.62%) VMware
4 32 (46.38%) Linux
5 31 (44.93%) Microsoft
6 26 (37.68%) Cisco
7 25 (36.23%) HP
7 25 (36.23%) EMC
8 24 (34.78%) SQL Server
9 23 (33.33%) Active Directory
10 22 (31.88%) MS Exchange
10 22 (31.88%) VMware Infrastructure
11 21 (30.43%) Data Centre
11 21 (30.43%) Fibre Channel
12 20 (28.99%) Firewall
13 19 (27.54%) Security Cleared
14 17 (24.64%) Oracle
14 17 (24.64%) Cisco Certification
14 17 (24.64%) TCP/IP
15 16 (23.19%) Ethernet
15 16 (23.19%) IBM
15 16 (23.19%) Hyper-V
16 15 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
17 14 (20.29%) ITIL
17 14 (20.29%) SQL
18 13 (18.84%) Veritas
18 13 (18.84%) Windows Server 2003
18 13 (18.84%) DV Cleared
18 13 (18.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 12 (17.39%) NAS

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 22 (31.88%) MS Exchange
2 10 (14.49%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (11.59%) Live Communications Server
4 7 (10.14%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.80%) IIS
6 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.90%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.90%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.45%) Apache
7 1 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.45%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.45%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (17.39%) MS Office
2 7 (10.14%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.90%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.45%) Sage 200
1 1 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.35%) Office 365
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.45%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.45%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.45%) CloudBees
3 1 (1.45%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 21 (30.43%) Fibre Channel
2 20 (28.99%) Firewall
3 17 (24.64%) TCP/IP
4 16 (23.19%) Ethernet
5 12 (17.39%) NAS
6 11 (15.94%) DNS
7 8 (11.59%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (11.59%) DHCP
8 7 (10.14%) WAN
9 6 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (8.70%) LAN
10 5 (7.25%) FCoE
11 4 (5.80%) VoIP
12 3 (4.35%) IMAP
12 3 (4.35%) MPLS
12 3 (4.35%) SMTP
12 3 (4.35%) VPN
12 3 (4.35%) Wireless
13 2 (2.90%) Intrusion Detection
13 2 (2.90%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.04%) MS Access
3 5 (7.25%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.45%) EDRMS
5 1 (1.45%) MySQL
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.45%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (7.25%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.90%) Back Office
4 1 (1.45%) Billing
4 1 (1.45%) Electronics
4 1 (1.45%) Legal
4 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (21.74%) Support Engineer
2 9 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (13.04%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 8 (11.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 8 (11.59%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (11.59%) Architect
4 7 (10.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 7 (10.14%) Consultant
4 7 (10.14%) VMware Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) Administrator
5 6 (8.70%) Exchange Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) SAN Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) Server Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Windows Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Windows Server Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Storage Consultant
7 4 (5.80%) Storage Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.45%) ELK Stack
1 1 (1.45%) LAMP
1 1 (1.45%) MAPI
1 1 (1.45%) Middleware
1 1 (1.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (30.43%) Data Centre
2 10 (14.49%) Clustering
3 8 (11.59%) Fat Client
3 8 (11.59%) Thin Client
4 7 (10.14%) Statistics
5 6 (8.70%) Enterprise Storage
6 5 (7.25%) Driving Licence
6 5 (7.25%) e-Health
6 5 (7.25%) FlexPod
6 5 (7.25%) Replication
7 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.90%) Blackberry
8 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.90%) EMC VNX
8 2 (2.90%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (2.90%) iPad
8 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.90%) Public Cloud
9 1 (1.45%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.45%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 54 (78.26%) Windows
2 39 (56.52%) Windows Server
3 32 (46.38%) Linux
4 15 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (18.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (14.49%) Unix
6 10 (14.49%) Windows 7
6 10 (14.49%) Windows XP
7 7 (10.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (10.14%) Solaris
8 5 (7.25%) CentOS
8 5 (7.25%) Data ONTAP
9 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (2.90%) AIX
10 2 (2.90%) Android
10 2 (2.90%) SUSE
11 1 (1.45%) Debian
11 1 (1.45%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.45%) NetWare
11 1 (1.45%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.29%) ITIL
2 9 (13.04%) Problem Management
3 8 (11.59%) Migration
4 7 (10.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (8.70%) Data Protection
6 5 (7.25%) Capacity Management
7 4 (5.80%) Change Management
7 4 (5.80%) Configuration Management
7 4 (5.80%) High Availability
8 3 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (4.35%) Performance Optimisation
8 3 (4.35%) Presales
8 3 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (2.90%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (2.90%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (2.90%) DevOps
9 2 (2.90%) Mentoring
9 2 (2.90%) Open Source
9 2 (2.90%) Project Management
9 2 (2.90%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.29%) SQL
2 9 (13.04%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.35%) Python
4 2 (2.90%) C
4 2 (2.90%) Perl
4 2 (2.90%) PHP
5 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 19 (27.54%) Security Cleared
2 17 (24.64%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (18.84%) DV Cleared
3 13 (18.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 12 (17.39%) CCNA
5 11 (15.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (14.49%) MCP
7 9 (13.04%) MCSA
8 7 (10.14%) CCNP
9 5 (7.25%) Degree
9 5 (7.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (7.25%) NCDA
10 4 (5.80%) SC Cleared
11 2 (2.90%) MCITP
11 2 (2.90%) VCP5
12 1 (1.45%) A+ Certification
12 1 (1.45%) CCDP
12 1 (1.45%) CompTIA Security+
12 1 (1.45%) MCTS
12 1 (1.45%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.70%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.90%) QA
2 2 (2.90%) SLA
3 1 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 22 (31.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (23.19%) Hyper-V
4 11 (15.94%) vSphere
5 3 (4.35%) KVM
5 3 (4.35%) NFS
5 3 (4.35%) vCloud
5 3 (4.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (1.45%) Docker
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.45%) Postfix
6 1 (1.45%) qmail
6 1 (1.45%) RHEV
6 1 (1.45%) Sendmail
6 1 (1.45%) Varnish
6 1 (1.45%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.45%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.45%) Xen
6 1 (1.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (15.94%) NetBackup
2 10 (14.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 9 (13.04%) Netcool
4 8 (11.59%) Unicenter
4 8 (11.59%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 5 (7.25%) Puppet
6 3 (4.35%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (4.35%) Nagios
6 3 (4.35%) vMotion
7 2 (2.90%) Backup Exec
7 2 (2.90%) cPanel
7 2 (2.90%) EMC VPLEX
8 1 (1.45%) Bacula
8 1 (1.45%) Grafana
8 1 (1.45%) Graphite
8 1 (1.45%) Kibana
8 1 (1.45%) logstash
8 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (1.45%) Salt
8 1 (1.45%) Simpana
Vendors
1 37 (53.62%) VMware
2 31 (44.93%) Microsoft
3 26 (37.68%) Cisco
4 25 (36.23%) EMC
4 25 (36.23%) HP
5 17 (24.64%) Oracle
6 16 (23.19%) IBM
7 13 (18.84%) Veritas
8 10 (14.49%) Citrix
8 10 (14.49%) Dell
8 10 (14.49%) Hitachi
9 9 (13.04%) Intel
10 8 (11.59%) Meridio
11 7 (10.14%) Brocade
11 7 (10.14%) NetApp
12 5 (7.25%) CA
12 5 (7.25%) Red Hat
13 4 (5.80%) CommVault
14 3 (4.35%) SAP
14 3 (4.35%) Sun
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