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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Area Network (SAN)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 79 85 79
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing SAN 27 33 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.42% 1.34% 1.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.21% 6.04% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 23
Median daily rate £450 £376 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.60% +14.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £513 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 2
Median hourly rate £50.00 £44.75 £13.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.73% +227.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+56.36% -7.56%

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
435 546 681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.86% 22.17% 26.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 268 315
Median daily rate £350 £358 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £455 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 31 12
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +109.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 22 January 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
Reading -2 8 £425 +12.58% 3
Newbury - 8 £450 -
Bracknell +2 3 - - 1
Maidenhead - 3 £535 - 1
SAN
South East

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 42 (55.26%) Linux
2 40 (52.63%) Cisco
3 34 (44.74%) IBM
3 34 (44.74%) VMware
4 33 (43.42%) NetApp
4 33 (43.42%) Windows
4 33 (43.42%) Data Centre
5 31 (40.79%) Unix
6 29 (38.16%) Solaris
6 29 (38.16%) EMC
7 26 (34.21%) VMware Infrastructure
8 21 (27.63%) AIX
8 21 (27.63%) Oracle
9 19 (25.00%) Mainframe
9 19 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 18 (23.68%) LAN
10 18 (23.68%) EMC VNX
11 17 (22.37%) EMC VMAX
11 17 (22.37%) IBM Mainframe
11 17 (22.37%) Shell Script
12 16 (21.05%) HP
13 15 (19.74%) Law
14 14 (18.42%) Firewall
14 14 (18.42%) Microsoft
14 14 (18.42%) Cisco Nexus
15 13 (17.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 13 (17.11%) Tivoli
16 11 (14.47%) BGP
16 11 (14.47%) MPLS
16 11 (14.47%) Clustering

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 4 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.95%) IIS
2 3 (3.95%) OpenStack
2 3 (3.95%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.32%) iPlanet
3 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (3.95%) MS Office
2 1 (1.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.32%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (23.68%) LAN
2 14 (18.42%) Cisco Nexus
2 14 (18.42%) Firewall
3 11 (14.47%) BGP
3 11 (14.47%) MPLS
3 11 (14.47%) WAN
4 6 (7.89%) Network Security
4 6 (7.89%) VLAN
4 6 (7.89%) VPN
5 5 (6.58%) DNS
5 5 (6.58%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 5 (6.58%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 5 (6.58%) NAS
6 4 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (5.26%) Unified Communications
7 3 (3.95%) DHCP
7 3 (3.95%) NetScaler
8 2 (2.63%) DMZ
8 2 (2.63%) Internet
8 2 (2.63%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.21%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.63%) MS Access
3 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.32%) DB2
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
General
1 15 (19.74%) Law
2 10 (13.16%) Finance
2 10 (13.16%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (26.32%) Architect
2 12 (15.79%) Storage Engineer
3 6 (7.89%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (7.89%) Infrastructure Architect
3 6 (7.89%) Network Architect
3 6 (7.89%) Technical Leader
4 5 (6.58%) Consultant
4 5 (6.58%) Network Security Architect
4 5 (6.58%) Security Architect
4 5 (6.58%) Storage Architect
4 5 (6.58%) Technical Manager
5 4 (5.26%) Administrator
5 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (5.26%) Project Manager
5 4 (5.26%) Storage Specialist
5 4 (5.26%) Technical Project Manager
6 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (3.95%) Server Engineer
6 3 (3.95%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (3.95%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.84%) Middleware
2 6 (7.89%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.32%) Flash
3 1 (1.32%) J2EE
3 1 (1.32%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (43.42%) Data Centre
2 19 (25.00%) Mainframe
3 18 (23.68%) EMC VNX
4 17 (22.37%) EMC VMAX
4 17 (22.37%) IBM Mainframe
5 11 (14.47%) Clustering
6 6 (7.89%) PKI
7 3 (3.95%) Replication
7 3 (3.95%) Virtual Team
8 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.63%) Statistics
9 1 (1.32%) AS400
9 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (1.32%) iSeries
9 1 (1.32%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 42 (55.26%) Linux
2 33 (43.42%) Windows
3 31 (40.79%) Unix
4 29 (38.16%) Solaris
5 21 (27.63%) AIX
6 13 (17.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (7.89%) Windows Server
8 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (2.63%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.63%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.32%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (9.21%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (9.21%) Process Improvement
3 6 (7.89%) Business Process Improvement
3 6 (7.89%) ITIL
3 6 (7.89%) Network Design
4 5 (6.58%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (6.58%) Problem Management
4 5 (6.58%) Project Management
5 4 (5.26%) Business Continuity
5 4 (5.26%) Change Management
5 4 (5.26%) High Availability
5 4 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (3.95%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (3.95%) Project Governance
6 3 (3.95%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (2.63%) Data Deduplication
7 2 (2.63%) Data Protection
7 2 (2.63%) Target Operating Model
7 2 (2.63%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.37%) Shell Script
2 11 (14.47%) SQL
3 2 (2.63%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.63%) C
4 1 (1.32%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (7.89%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.26%) DV Cleared
3 3 (3.95%) CCIE
3 3 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.95%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.63%) MCSE
4 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.32%) CCNP
5 1 (1.32%) MCSA
5 1 (1.32%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) SLA
2 3 (3.95%) QA
3 2 (2.63%) JSP 440
System Software
1 26 (34.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (14.47%) Active Directory
3 6 (7.89%) VMware ESX
3 6 (7.89%) vSphere
4 5 (6.58%) Firmware
5 4 (5.26%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 3 (3.95%) Hyper-V
6 3 (3.95%) vCloud
6 3 (3.95%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.63%) NFS
8 1 (1.32%) KVM
8 1 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (1.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.32%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 19 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 13 (17.11%) Tivoli
3 5 (6.58%) NetBackup
4 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (3.95%) vMotion
4 3 (3.95%) vRealize
5 2 (2.63%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (2.63%) Netcool
5 2 (2.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (2.63%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.32%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.32%) EMC VPLEX
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (1.32%) SCCM
6 1 (1.32%) SCOM
6 1 (1.32%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 40 (52.63%) Cisco
2 34 (44.74%) IBM
2 34 (44.74%) VMware
3 33 (43.42%) NetApp
4 29 (38.16%) EMC
5 21 (27.63%) Oracle
6 16 (21.05%) HP
7 14 (18.42%) Microsoft
8 11 (14.47%) Red Hat
8 11 (14.47%) Veritas
9 9 (11.84%) 3PAR
9 9 (11.84%) F5
10 8 (10.53%) CheckPoint
11 6 (7.89%) Palo Alto
11 6 (7.89%) TIBCO
12 3 (3.95%) BMC
12 3 (3.95%) Citrix
12 3 (3.95%) Intel Security
12 3 (3.95%) Remedy
13 2 (2.63%) Juniper
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