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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 33 46 35
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -11
Contract jobs citing SAN 4 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.27% 0.27% 1.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.55% 1.85% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £425 £300 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -2.04%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £43.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-19.18% +32.30%

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
53 54 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.83% 14.36% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 27 26
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £437 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 4
Median hourly rate £21.00 £55.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.81% +29.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £42.00 £41.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £56.00 £43.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 20 February 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for SAN.

1 3 (60.00%) VMware
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) KVM
2 2 (40.00%) Vyatta
2 2 (40.00%) Docker
2 2 (40.00%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (40.00%) LXC
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) Riverbed
2 2 (40.00%) Software Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Brocade
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) Law
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (40.00%) CA
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 2 (40.00%) Fibre Channel

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 1 (20.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
1 2 (40.00%) Software-Defined Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (20.00%) NAS
2 1 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Law
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Python Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) EMC Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Clustering
3 1 (20.00%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (20.00%) EMC VNX
3 1 (20.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Application Virtualisation
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (40.00%) SDLC
1 2 (40.00%) Software Architecture
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Converged Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Secure Coding
2 1 (20.00%) Security Hardening
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
1 2 (40.00%) C++
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
1 2 (40.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Docker
2 2 (40.00%) KVM
2 2 (40.00%) LXC
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) vCloud
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) EMC VPLEX
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Brocade
2 2 (40.00%) CA
2 2 (40.00%) Riverbed
2 2 (40.00%) Vyatta
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft