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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Area Network (SAN)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 85 93 112
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +19
Contract jobs citing SAN 22 33 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.09% 1.31% 0.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.98% 5.88% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 11
Median daily rate £450 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 3
Median hourly rate £27.50 £63.00 £13.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.34% +361.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £43.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year
-19.18% +29.32%

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
442 561 735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.95% 22.28% 26.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 288 316
Median daily rate £400 £358 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.88% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £253 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 21 17
Median hourly rate £13.00 £45.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.11% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £23.95 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 21 February 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

SAN Hourly Rate Histogram 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 21 February 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
Bracknell +8 6 - -
Reading -11 5 £325 -18.75% 1
Newbury - 5 £450 -
Maidenhead - 3 £535 -
Slough - 2 £450 -
SAN
South East

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for SAN.

1 40 (54.05%) Linux
2 36 (48.65%) Cisco
3 34 (45.95%) NetApp
4 33 (44.59%) Windows
5 32 (43.24%) Data Centre
6 31 (41.89%) IBM
6 31 (41.89%) EMC
7 30 (40.54%) VMware
8 29 (39.19%) Unix
9 28 (37.84%) Solaris
10 22 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
11 19 (25.68%) Oracle
11 19 (25.68%) Mainframe
12 18 (24.32%) AIX
12 18 (24.32%) EMC VNX
12 18 (24.32%) EMC VMAX
13 17 (22.97%) IBM Mainframe
13 17 (22.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 17 (22.97%) Shell Script
14 16 (21.62%) HP
15 15 (20.27%) Microsoft
15 15 (20.27%) LAN
15 15 (20.27%) Law
16 13 (17.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 12 (16.22%) Cisco Nexus
17 12 (16.22%) BGP
17 12 (16.22%) Veritas
17 12 (16.22%) Tivoli
18 11 (14.86%) Active Directory
19 10 (13.51%) Red Hat

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 5 (6.76%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.05%) IIS
2 3 (4.05%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.70%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (5.41%) MS Office
2 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.35%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.27%) LAN
2 12 (16.22%) BGP
2 12 (16.22%) Cisco Nexus
3 9 (12.16%) Firewall
3 9 (12.16%) MPLS
4 8 (10.81%) WAN
5 5 (6.76%) NAS
5 5 (6.76%) Network Security
5 5 (6.76%) VLAN
5 5 (6.76%) VPN
6 4 (5.41%) DHCP
6 4 (5.41%) DNS
6 4 (5.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 4 (5.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (4.05%) NetScaler
8 2 (2.70%) IGMP
8 2 (2.70%) Unified Communications
8 2 (2.70%) VXLAN
9 1 (1.35%) FTP
9 1 (1.35%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.05%) MS Access
2 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.35%) DB2
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
General
1 15 (20.27%) Law
2 9 (12.16%) Finance
3 8 (10.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (25.68%) Architect
2 12 (16.22%) Storage Engineer
3 6 (8.11%) Administrator
3 6 (8.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (8.11%) Technical Leader
4 5 (6.76%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (6.76%) Network Architect
4 5 (6.76%) Project Manager
4 5 (6.76%) Storage Architect
4 5 (6.76%) Technical Manager
5 4 (5.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) Consultant
5 4 (5.41%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (5.41%) Network Security Architect
5 4 (5.41%) Security Architect
5 4 (5.41%) Server Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) Technical Project Manager
6 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (4.05%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (4.05%) Storage Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.46%) Middleware
2 6 (8.11%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (2.70%) Web Services
4 1 (1.35%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 32 (43.24%) Data Centre
2 19 (25.68%) Mainframe
3 18 (24.32%) EMC VMAX
3 18 (24.32%) EMC VNX
4 17 (22.97%) IBM Mainframe
5 10 (13.51%) Clustering
6 5 (6.76%) PKI
7 3 (4.05%) Virtual Team
8 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.70%) Replication
9 1 (1.35%) AS400
9 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (1.35%) Fat Client
9 1 (1.35%) iSeries
9 1 (1.35%) Public Cloud
9 1 (1.35%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 40 (54.05%) Linux
2 33 (44.59%) Windows
3 29 (39.19%) Unix
4 28 (37.84%) Solaris
5 18 (24.32%) AIX
6 13 (17.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (10.81%) Windows Server
8 6 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (4.05%) Windows XP
11 2 (2.70%) Windows 7
12 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.35%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (10.81%) Capacity Planning
1 8 (10.81%) Process Improvement
2 7 (9.46%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (9.46%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (8.11%) Business Continuity
3 6 (8.11%) Business Process Improvement
3 6 (8.11%) Problem Management
3 6 (8.11%) Project Management
4 5 (6.76%) Change Management
5 4 (5.41%) ITSM
5 4 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (4.05%) High Availability
6 3 (4.05%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.05%) Project Governance
6 3 (4.05%) Translating Business Requirements
6 3 (4.05%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 2 (2.70%) Capacity Management
7 2 (2.70%) Data Deduplication
7 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (2.70%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.97%) Shell Script
2 10 (13.51%) SQL
3 4 (5.41%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.35%) C
4 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (6.76%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.05%) DV Cleared
2 3 (4.05%) MCSE
2 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.05%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) CCIE
3 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.35%) MCSA
3 1 (1.35%) NCDA
3 1 (1.35%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) QA
1 3 (4.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.35%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.35%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (14.86%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.76%) Firmware
4 4 (5.41%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 4 (5.41%) NFS
4 4 (5.41%) vCloud
4 4 (5.41%) VMware ESX
5 3 (4.05%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (4.05%) vSphere
6 2 (2.70%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (1.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.35%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 17 (22.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 12 (16.22%) Tivoli
3 6 (8.11%) NetBackup
4 4 (5.41%) Red Hat Satellite
4 4 (5.41%) vRealize
5 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (4.05%) Netcool
5 3 (4.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (4.05%) vMotion
6 2 (2.70%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (1.35%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (1.35%) SCCM
7 1 (1.35%) SCOM
7 1 (1.35%) SnapMirror
7 1 (1.35%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 36 (48.65%) Cisco
2 34 (45.95%) NetApp
3 31 (41.89%) EMC
3 31 (41.89%) IBM
4 30 (40.54%) VMware
5 19 (25.68%) Oracle
6 16 (21.62%) HP
7 15 (20.27%) Microsoft
8 12 (16.22%) Veritas
9 10 (13.51%) Red Hat
10 9 (12.16%) 3PAR
11 7 (9.46%) CheckPoint
12 6 (8.11%) TIBCO
13 5 (6.76%) F5
13 5 (6.76%) Palo Alto
14 4 (5.41%) Citrix
15 3 (4.05%) BMC
15 3 (4.05%) Brocade
15 3 (4.05%) Intel Security
15 3 (4.05%) Remedy