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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 82 93 88
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Contract jobs citing SAN 41 30 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.75% 1.22% 1.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.48% 4.87% 5.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 19
Median daily rate £363 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £276 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £484 £637
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.09% +4.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 £19.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.64% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.38 £35.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-33.21% +52.17%
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
548 616 642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.38% 24.95% 25.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 250 216
Median daily rate £365 £335 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.95% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £208 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 34 10
Median hourly rate £14.50 £36.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.72% +105.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £23.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+32.63% +25.00%

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 2 July 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
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 2 July 2016.

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 2 July 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
Bracknell +4 13 £298 -23.09% 2
Slough +6 9 £375 +9.09%
Reading -1 8 £550 +14.58% 7
Newbury -5 1 - -
SAN
South East

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 57 (71.25%) Windows
2 46 (57.50%) Windows Server
3 42 (52.50%) Linux
4 35 (43.75%) VMware
5 33 (41.25%) HP
6 31 (38.75%) EMC
7 30 (37.50%) Microsoft
8 28 (35.00%) Active Directory
9 26 (32.50%) Cisco
9 26 (32.50%) Security Cleared
10 24 (30.00%) Data Centre
10 24 (30.00%) Fibre Channel
11 23 (28.75%) Oracle
11 23 (28.75%) Firewall
12 22 (27.50%) SQL Server
12 22 (27.50%) MS Exchange
13 21 (26.25%) Ethernet
14 20 (25.00%) IBM
14 20 (25.00%) ITIL
14 20 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 19 (23.75%) Windows Server 2008
15 19 (23.75%) Clustering
15 19 (23.75%) Windows Server 2003
16 18 (22.50%) SQL
16 18 (22.50%) Cisco Certification
17 16 (20.00%) TCP/IP
17 16 (20.00%) NetBackup
17 16 (20.00%) DV Cleared
18 15 (18.75%) Veritas
19 14 (17.50%) OpenView Configuration Management

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 (27.50%) MS Exchange
2 10 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 8 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (10.00%) IIS
3 8 (10.00%) Live Communications Server
4 2 (2.50%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.25%) Apache
5 1 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.25%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.25%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.25%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.25%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 13 (16.25%) MS Office
2 9 (11.25%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.50%) MS Project
3 2 (2.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.25%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.75%) Office 365
2 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.25%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.25%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.25%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 24 (30.00%) Fibre Channel
2 23 (28.75%) Firewall
3 21 (26.25%) Ethernet
4 16 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 13 (16.25%) Cisco Nexus
6 12 (15.00%) NAS
7 11 (13.75%) DNS
8 10 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (12.50%) FCoE
9 8 (10.00%) DHCP
10 7 (8.75%) LAN
10 7 (8.75%) WAN
11 5 (6.25%) Unified Communications
12 4 (5.00%) VoIP
13 3 (3.75%) IMAP
13 3 (3.75%) SMTP
13 3 (3.75%) VPN
14 2 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
14 2 (2.50%) iSCSI
14 2 (2.50%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (27.50%) SQL Server
2 13 (16.25%) MS Access
3 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.25%) EDRMS
4 1 (1.25%) MySQL
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.25%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.25%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (5.00%) Finance
1 4 (5.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.75%) Back Office
3 2 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (32.50%) Support Engineer
2 14 (17.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 9 (11.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 9 (11.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 8 (10.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 7 (8.75%) Administrator
5 7 (8.75%) Architect
5 7 (8.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (8.75%) NetApp Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) VMware Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Cisco Support
7 5 (6.25%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Consultant
7 5 (6.25%) Linux Support
8 4 (5.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
8 4 (5.00%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) FlexPod Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.25%) ELK Stack
1 1 (1.25%) LAMP
1 1 (1.25%) MAPI
1 1 (1.25%) Middleware
1 1 (1.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 19 (23.75%) Clustering
3 10 (12.50%) e-Health
3 10 (12.50%) FlexPod
4 8 (10.00%) Fat Client
4 8 (10.00%) Statistics
4 8 (10.00%) Thin Client
5 7 (8.75%) Driving Licence
6 6 (7.50%) Replication
7 5 (6.25%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (3.75%) Blackberry
9 3 (3.75%) iPad
10 1 (1.25%) CLARiiON
10 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
10 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.25%) Private Cloud
10 1 (1.25%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 57 (71.25%) Windows
2 46 (57.50%) Windows Server
3 42 (52.50%) Linux
4 19 (23.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (23.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (16.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (16.25%) Windows XP
6 12 (15.00%) Unix
7 10 (12.50%) Data ONTAP
7 10 (12.50%) Solaris
7 10 (12.50%) Windows 7
8 8 (10.00%) AIX
9 5 (6.25%) CentOS
10 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (3.75%) Android
12 2 (2.50%) SUSE
13 1 (1.25%) Debian
13 1 (1.25%) Fedora
13 1 (1.25%) Ubuntu
13 1 (1.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.00%) ITIL
2 11 (13.75%) High Availability
2 11 (13.75%) Problem Management
3 7 (8.75%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (6.25%) Capacity Management
4 5 (6.25%) Data Protection
4 5 (6.25%) Migration
4 5 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 4 (5.00%) Project Management
5 4 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (3.75%) Change Management
6 3 (3.75%) Configuration Management
6 3 (3.75%) Incident Management
6 3 (3.75%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (3.75%) Performance Optimisation
7 2 (2.50%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.50%) DevOps
7 2 (2.50%) Open Source
7 2 (2.50%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 18 (22.50%) SQL
2 9 (11.25%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.50%) PHP
3 2 (2.50%) Python
4 1 (1.25%) C
4 1 (1.25%) Perl
4 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (32.50%) Security Cleared
2 18 (22.50%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 12 (15.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 11 (13.75%) CCNA
5 11 (13.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 9 (11.25%) CCNP
8 8 (10.00%) MCP
8 8 (10.00%) MCSA
8 8 (10.00%) SC Cleared
9 7 (8.75%) NCDA
10 6 (7.50%) RHCE
11 5 (6.25%) Degree
12 2 (2.50%) MCITP
12 2 (2.50%) VCP5
13 1 (1.25%) CompTIA Security+
13 1 (1.25%) MCTS
13 1 (1.25%) Security+ Certification
13 1 (1.25%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.75%) PCI DSS
2 5 (6.25%) SLA
3 2 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 28 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 20 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (17.50%) vSphere
4 13 (16.25%) Hyper-V
5 8 (10.00%) KVM
6 7 (8.75%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (3.75%) NFS
7 3 (3.75%) vCloud
8 2 (2.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (2.50%) VMware ESX
8 2 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.50%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (1.25%) Postfix
9 1 (1.25%) qmail
9 1 (1.25%) Sendmail
9 1 (1.25%) Varnish
9 1 (1.25%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (1.25%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (1.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 14 (17.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 13 (16.25%) Netcool
4 9 (11.25%) EMC NetWorker
5 8 (10.00%) Unicenter
5 8 (10.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 4 (5.00%) Puppet
7 3 (3.75%) Nagios
8 2 (2.50%) Backup Exec
8 2 (2.50%) cPanel
8 2 (2.50%) vMotion
9 1 (1.25%) Ansible
9 1 (1.25%) Bacula
9 1 (1.25%) Grafana
9 1 (1.25%) Graphite
9 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 1 (1.25%) Salt
9 1 (1.25%) Simpana
Vendors
1 35 (43.75%) VMware
2 33 (41.25%) HP
3 31 (38.75%) EMC
4 30 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 26 (32.50%) Cisco
6 23 (28.75%) Oracle
7 20 (25.00%) IBM
8 15 (18.75%) Veritas
9 13 (16.25%) NetApp
10 12 (15.00%) Citrix
11 11 (13.75%) Red Hat
12 10 (12.50%) CA
13 9 (11.25%) Dell
13 9 (11.25%) Hitachi
14 8 (10.00%) Intel
14 8 (10.00%) Meridio
15 7 (8.75%) Brocade
16 6 (7.50%) Intel Security
17 4 (5.00%) CommVault
18 3 (3.75%) StorageTek
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