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 23 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 79 89 100
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +11
Contract jobs citing SAN 43 31 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.79% 1.22% 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.93% 5.11% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 10 10
Median daily rate £413 £400 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.25% -9.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £275 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £479 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £20.25 £16.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.61% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £28.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-22.80% +21.27%
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
542 607 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.57% 23.86% 25.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 268 202
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £208 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 15
Median hourly rate £14.50 £35.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.57% +48.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.00 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.37 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+37.04% +7.62%

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 23 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 23 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 23 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 +3 14 £475 - 2
Reading +5 10 £550 +22.22% 8
Slough +9 7 £375 - 2
Wokingham -7 2 £520 - 2
Newbury -5 1 - -
SAN
South East

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 53 (67.95%) Windows
2 42 (53.85%) Linux
3 39 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 32 (41.03%) EMC
4 32 (41.03%) VMware
5 31 (39.74%) HP
6 27 (34.62%) Microsoft
6 27 (34.62%) Oracle
6 27 (34.62%) Security Cleared
7 26 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 25 (32.05%) Cisco
9 23 (29.49%) ITIL
10 22 (28.21%) Windows Server 2008
10 22 (28.21%) Data Centre
11 21 (26.92%) Clustering
11 21 (26.92%) Firewall
12 20 (25.64%) MS Exchange
12 20 (25.64%) Windows Server 2003
13 19 (24.36%) IBM
13 19 (24.36%) VMware Infrastructure
14 18 (23.08%) Ethernet
14 18 (23.08%) SQL Server
14 18 (23.08%) Fibre Channel
15 17 (21.79%) SQL
15 17 (21.79%) DV Cleared
16 16 (20.51%) NetBackup
17 15 (19.23%) Red Hat
17 15 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
17 15 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 14 (17.95%) vSphere

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 20 (25.64%) MS Exchange
2 10 (12.82%) SharePoint
3 8 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (10.26%) IIS
3 8 (10.26%) Live Communications Server
4 3 (3.85%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.56%) iPlanet
5 2 (2.56%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.28%) Apache
6 1 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.28%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.28%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.28%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.28%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.28%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.28%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 13 (16.67%) MS Office
2 9 (11.54%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.56%) MS Project
3 2 (2.56%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.28%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.85%) Office 365
2 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.28%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.28%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.28%) CloudBees
3 1 (1.28%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 21 (26.92%) Firewall
2 18 (23.08%) Ethernet
2 18 (23.08%) Fibre Channel
3 14 (17.95%) TCP/IP
4 13 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (12.82%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (12.82%) DNS
5 10 (12.82%) FCoE
6 9 (11.54%) NAS
7 8 (10.26%) LAN
7 8 (10.26%) WAN
8 7 (8.97%) DHCP
9 5 (6.41%) Unified Communications
10 4 (5.13%) VoIP
11 3 (3.85%) IMAP
11 3 (3.85%) SMTP
11 3 (3.85%) VPN
11 3 (3.85%) Wireless
12 2 (2.56%) BIG-IP
12 2 (2.56%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 13 (16.67%) MS Access
3 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.28%) DB2
4 1 (1.28%) EDRMS
4 1 (1.28%) MySQL
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.28%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (5.13%) Finance
1 4 (5.13%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.85%) Back Office
3 2 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 14 (17.95%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (10.26%) Linux Support
4 7 (8.97%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 7 (8.97%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 7 (8.97%) NetApp Engineer
5 6 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
5 6 (7.69%) Administrator
5 6 (7.69%) Architect
5 6 (7.69%) Linux Specialist
5 6 (7.69%) Support Specialist
5 6 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Cisco Support
6 5 (6.41%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Network Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Network Support
6 5 (6.41%) Network Support Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.56%) J2EE
1 2 (2.56%) JSP
1 2 (2.56%) Web Services
2 1 (1.28%) ELK Stack
2 1 (1.28%) LAMP
2 1 (1.28%) MAPI
2 1 (1.28%) Middleware
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 22 (28.21%) Data Centre
2 21 (26.92%) Clustering
3 10 (12.82%) e-Health
3 10 (12.82%) FlexPod
4 8 (10.26%) Fat Client
4 8 (10.26%) Statistics
4 8 (10.26%) Thin Client
5 7 (8.97%) Driving Licence
6 4 (5.13%) Replication
7 3 (3.85%) Blackberry
7 3 (3.85%) iPad
8 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.28%) CLARiiON
9 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (1.28%) Grid Computing
9 1 (1.28%) HP StoreVirtual
9 1 (1.28%) Private Cloud
9 1 (1.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 53 (67.95%) Windows
2 42 (53.85%) Linux
3 39 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 22 (28.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (25.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (17.95%) Windows XP
8 13 (16.67%) AIX
8 13 (16.67%) Unix
9 11 (14.10%) Solaris
10 10 (12.82%) Data ONTAP
10 10 (12.82%) Windows 7
11 5 (6.41%) CentOS
12 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (3.85%) Android
14 2 (2.56%) SUSE
15 1 (1.28%) Debian
15 1 (1.28%) Fedora
15 1 (1.28%) Ubuntu
15 1 (1.28%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.49%) ITIL
2 13 (16.67%) High Availability
3 10 (12.82%) Problem Management
4 6 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 6 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 5 (6.41%) Project Management
6 4 (5.13%) Data Protection
6 4 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.85%) Capacity Management
7 3 (3.85%) Change Management
7 3 (3.85%) Incident Management
7 3 (3.85%) ITIL V3
7 3 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (3.85%) Migration
7 3 (3.85%) Performance Optimisation
7 3 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.56%) CRM
8 2 (2.56%) Service Management
8 2 (2.56%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 17 (21.79%) SQL
2 8 (10.26%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.56%) Java
3 2 (2.56%) PHP
3 2 (2.56%) Python
4 1 (1.28%) C
4 1 (1.28%) Perl
4 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (34.62%) Security Cleared
2 17 (21.79%) DV Cleared
3 15 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (12.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 9 (11.54%) CCNP
5 9 (11.54%) RHCE
5 9 (11.54%) SC Cleared
5 9 (11.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (10.26%) CCNA
6 8 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (8.97%) NCDA
8 6 (7.69%) MCP
9 5 (6.41%) MCSA
10 4 (5.13%) Degree
11 2 (2.56%) MCITP
11 2 (2.56%) VCP5
12 1 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (1.28%) CCDP
12 1 (1.28%) CompTIA Security+
12 1 (1.28%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.10%) PCI DSS
2 8 (10.26%) SLA
3 2 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.56%) JSP 440
3 2 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 26 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 19 (24.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (17.95%) vSphere
4 11 (14.10%) KVM
4 11 (14.10%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (10.26%) Hyper-V
6 3 (3.85%) vCloud
7 2 (2.56%) NFS
7 2 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (2.56%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.56%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.28%) Postfix
8 1 (1.28%) qmail
8 1 (1.28%) Sendmail
8 1 (1.28%) Varnish
8 1 (1.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (1.28%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (20.51%) NetBackup
2 14 (17.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 13 (16.67%) Netcool
4 12 (15.38%) EMC NetWorker
5 8 (10.26%) Unicenter
5 8 (10.26%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 4 (5.13%) Puppet
7 3 (3.85%) Nagios
7 3 (3.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (2.56%) Backup Exec
8 2 (2.56%) cPanel
9 1 (1.28%) Ansible
9 1 (1.28%) BladeLogic
9 1 (1.28%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (1.28%) Control-M
9 1 (1.28%) Kibana
9 1 (1.28%) logstash
9 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 1 (1.28%) Salt
Vendors
1 32 (41.03%) EMC
1 32 (41.03%) VMware
2 31 (39.74%) HP
3 27 (34.62%) Microsoft
3 27 (34.62%) Oracle
4 25 (32.05%) Cisco
5 19 (24.36%) IBM
6 15 (19.23%) Red Hat
7 14 (17.95%) Veritas
8 13 (16.67%) NetApp
9 12 (15.38%) Citrix
10 10 (12.82%) CA
11 8 (10.26%) Meridio
12 6 (7.69%) Dell
12 6 (7.69%) Hitachi
13 5 (6.41%) BMC
13 5 (6.41%) Intel
13 5 (6.41%) Intel Security
14 4 (5.13%) Brocade
14 4 (5.13%) Symantec
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