The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 28 42 45
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +3
Contract jobs citing SAN 16 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.51% 1.28% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.67% 6.41% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 2
Median daily rate £340 £275 £193
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.63% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £187 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £314 £203
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £32.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+20.31% +77.77%
SAN
Cambridgeshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
60 78 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.90% 19.95% 21.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 50 32
Median daily rate £413 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £401 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 9
Median hourly rate £45.00 £20.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+119.51% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £16.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £47.50
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 Cambridge

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

SAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for SAN.

1 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Linux
3 10 (52.63%) Puppet
4 9 (47.37%) Cobbler
4 9 (47.37%) DNS
4 9 (47.37%) Unix
4 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
4 9 (47.37%) HP
4 9 (47.37%) VMware
5 8 (42.11%) TippingPoint
5 8 (42.11%) EMC
5 8 (42.11%) Red Hat
5 8 (42.11%) Shell Script
5 8 (42.11%) Oracle
5 8 (42.11%) ITIL
5 8 (42.11%) PL/SQL
5 8 (42.11%) SQL
5 8 (42.11%) Solaris
5 8 (42.11%) High Availability
5 8 (42.11%) LogRhythm
5 8 (42.11%) Kalman Filter
5 8 (42.11%) iptables
5 8 (42.11%) OSSEC
5 8 (42.11%) Open Source
5 8 (42.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (36.84%) Incident Management
6 7 (36.84%) SolarWinds
6 7 (36.84%) vSphere
6 7 (36.84%) Postfix
6 7 (36.84%) Sendmail

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.53%) WordPress
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) DNS
2 7 (36.84%) Firewall
3 4 (21.05%) SSL
4 3 (15.79%) iSCSI
4 3 (15.79%) VLAN
5 2 (10.53%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (5.26%) DHCP
6 1 (5.26%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (10.53%) Banking
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Administrator
2 7 (36.84%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (26.32%) Unix Administrator
4 4 (21.05%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (21.05%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 3 (15.79%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (15.79%) Server Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) IT Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Senior IT Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (5.26%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Server Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Clustering
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) Driving Licence
2 2 (10.53%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (5.26%) Private Cloud
3 1 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Linux
3 9 (47.37%) Unix
4 8 (42.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (42.11%) Solaris
5 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
6 2 (10.53%) Data ONTAP
6 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (5.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) High Availability
1 8 (42.11%) ITIL
1 8 (42.11%) Kalman Filter
1 8 (42.11%) Open Source
2 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) Change Control
2 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
2 7 (36.84%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (36.84%) Incident Management
2 7 (36.84%) Load Balancing
3 6 (31.58%) DevOps
4 2 (10.53%) Asset Management
4 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.26%) MOF
5 1 (5.26%) Storage Virtualisation
5 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) PL/SQL
1 8 (42.11%) Shell Script
1 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
3 2 (10.53%) PHP
4 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) MCSE
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) iptables
2 7 (36.84%) Postfix
2 7 (36.84%) Sendmail
2 7 (36.84%) vSphere
3 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
3 4 (21.05%) VMware ESX
3 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (5.26%) VMware Server
5 1 (5.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (52.63%) Puppet
2 9 (47.37%) Cobbler
3 8 (42.11%) OSSEC
4 7 (36.84%) Nagios
5 6 (31.58%) SCCM
6 4 (21.05%) SCOM
6 4 (21.05%) SCVMM
7 2 (10.53%) Ansible
7 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) HP
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
1 9 (47.37%) VMware
2 8 (42.11%) EMC
2 8 (42.11%) LogRhythm
2 8 (42.11%) Oracle
2 8 (42.11%) Red Hat
2 8 (42.11%) TippingPoint
3 7 (36.84%) ServiceNow
3 7 (36.84%) SolarWinds
3 7 (36.84%) Splunk
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix
4 2 (10.53%) NetApp
4 2 (10.53%) Veeam
5 1 (5.26%) 3PAR