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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 36 54 34
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -20
Contract jobs citing SAN 1 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.34% 0.21% 3.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.27% 1.41% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 9
Median daily rate £375 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.88 £29.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-46.63% +8.18%
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
44 71 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 14.77% 14.67% 26.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 33 40
Median daily rate £350 £358 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £208 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £433 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £347
% change year-on-year
- +4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 39
Median hourly rate £40.00 £20.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.12% -18.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £20.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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
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 1 October 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 17 (85.00%) Windows
2 15 (75.00%) Linux
3 14 (70.00%) DNS
4 13 (65.00%) Puppet
4 13 (65.00%) Virtual Environments
5 12 (60.00%) Virtual Machines
5 12 (60.00%) OSSEC
5 12 (60.00%) High Availability
5 12 (60.00%) Open Source
5 12 (60.00%) Cobbler
5 12 (60.00%) LogRhythm
5 12 (60.00%) Kalman Filter
5 12 (60.00%) iptables
5 12 (60.00%) Shell Script
5 12 (60.00%) EMC
5 12 (60.00%) Red Hat
5 12 (60.00%) Solaris
5 12 (60.00%) Unix
5 12 (60.00%) TippingPoint
5 12 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (55.00%) HP
6 11 (55.00%) Oracle
6 11 (55.00%) ITIL
6 11 (55.00%) PL/SQL
6 11 (55.00%) SQL
6 11 (55.00%) Nagios
6 11 (55.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (55.00%) Firewall
7 10 (50.00%) Configuration Management
7 10 (50.00%) JIRA

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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 14 (70.00%) DNS
2 11 (55.00%) Firewall
3 4 (20.00%) SSL
4 2 (10.00%) DHCP
4 2 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (10.00%) iSCSI
5 1 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (5.00%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (5.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (10.00%) Banking
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Administrator
2 12 (60.00%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (40.00%) Linux Administrator
4 7 (35.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 5 (25.00%) Unix Administrator
6 4 (20.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 3 (15.00%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (15.00%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
8 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (10.00%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
9 1 (5.00%) Architect
9 1 (5.00%) DBA
9 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
9 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
9 1 (5.00%) Server Engineer
9 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
9 1 (5.00%) Unix Engineer
9 1 (5.00%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (85.00%) Windows
2 15 (75.00%) Linux
3 12 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (60.00%) Solaris
3 12 (60.00%) Unix
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Virtual Environments
2 12 (60.00%) High Availability
2 12 (60.00%) Kalman Filter
2 12 (60.00%) Open Source
3 11 (55.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (55.00%) ITIL
4 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (50.00%) Change Control
4 10 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 10 (50.00%) Incident Management
4 10 (50.00%) Load Balancing
5 4 (20.00%) DevOps
6 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.00%) MOF
7 1 (5.00%) Storage Virtualisation
7 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 11 (55.00%) PL/SQL
2 11 (55.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (10.00%) PHP
5 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) MCSE
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (60.00%) iptables
1 12 (60.00%) Virtual Machines
2 10 (50.00%) Postfix
2 10 (50.00%) Sendmail
2 10 (50.00%) vSphere
3 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (20.00%) VMware ESX
4 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (65.00%) Puppet
2 12 (60.00%) Cobbler
2 12 (60.00%) OSSEC
3 11 (55.00%) Nagios
4 5 (25.00%) SCCM
5 4 (20.00%) SCOM
5 4 (20.00%) SCVMM
6 2 (10.00%) Ansible
6 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (10.00%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) EMC
1 12 (60.00%) LogRhythm
1 12 (60.00%) Red Hat
1 12 (60.00%) TippingPoint
2 11 (55.00%) HP
2 11 (55.00%) Oracle
3 10 (50.00%) ServiceNow
3 10 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 10 (50.00%) Splunk
4 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (30.00%) VMware
6 1 (5.00%) 3PAR
6 1 (5.00%) Citrix
6 1 (5.00%) NetApp