The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 30 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 47 69 47
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -22
Contract jobs citing SAN 8 7 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.37% 0.84% 2.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 6.42% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 11
Median daily rate £358 £283 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.54% -1.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £257 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £309 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £336 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +1.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £23.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £29.48 £28.13
% change year-on-year
-42.33% +4.81%
SAN
East of England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
80 109 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 13.75% 13.01% 20.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 47 79
Median daily rate £375 £265 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% -19.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £198 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £411 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 30 41
Median hourly rate £40.00 £23.50 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.21% -7.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £20.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+66.08% -4.33%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

SAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

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

SAN Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

SAN
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 30 August 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
Cambridge +21 5 £358 +13.49% 3
Peterborough +2 1 - - 2
SAN
East of England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

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

1 21 (87.50%) Windows
2 15 (62.50%) Linux
3 14 (58.33%) DNS
4 13 (54.17%) ITIL
4 13 (54.17%) Puppet
4 13 (54.17%) High Availability
4 13 (54.17%) Virtual Environments
5 12 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
5 12 (50.00%) Cobbler
5 12 (50.00%) OSSEC
5 12 (50.00%) Open Source
5 12 (50.00%) LogRhythm
5 12 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
5 12 (50.00%) iptables
5 12 (50.00%) TippingPoint
5 12 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (50.00%) Unix
5 12 (50.00%) Solaris
5 12 (50.00%) SQL
5 12 (50.00%) EMC
5 12 (50.00%) Red Hat
5 12 (50.00%) Shell Script
6 11 (45.83%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (45.83%) Firewall
6 11 (45.83%) Nagios
6 11 (45.83%) HP
6 11 (45.83%) Oracle
6 11 (45.83%) PL/SQL
7 10 (41.67%) Configuration Management
7 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 14 (58.33%) DNS
2 11 (45.83%) Firewall
3 4 (16.67%) SSL
4 2 (8.33%) DHCP
4 2 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (8.33%) iSCSI
5 1 (4.17%) LAN
5 1 (4.17%) NAS
5 1 (4.17%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (4.17%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (4.17%) VLAN
5 1 (4.17%) VPN
5 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) JIRA
2 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (8.33%) Banking
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Administrator
2 12 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
4 7 (29.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 5 (20.83%) Unix Administrator
6 4 (16.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 3 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (12.50%) Server Engineer
8 2 (8.33%) DBA
8 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
8 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (8.33%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
9 1 (4.17%) Architect
9 1 (4.17%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
9 1 (4.17%) Technical Architect
9 1 (4.17%) Unix Linux Engineer
9 1 (4.17%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) Driving Licence
2 2 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.17%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (87.50%) Windows
2 15 (62.50%) Linux
3 12 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (50.00%) Solaris
3 12 (50.00%) Unix
4 6 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (4.17%) CentOS
7 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) High Availability
1 13 (54.17%) ITIL
1 13 (54.17%) Virtual Environments
2 12 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 12 (50.00%) Open Source
3 11 (45.83%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (41.67%) Change Control
4 10 (41.67%) Configuration Management
4 10 (41.67%) Incident Management
4 10 (41.67%) Load Balancing
5 4 (16.67%) DevOps
6 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.17%) Change Management
7 1 (4.17%) Data Protection
7 1 (4.17%) MOF
7 1 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (4.17%) Storage Virtualisation
7 1 (4.17%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 12 (50.00%) SQL
2 11 (45.83%) PL/SQL
3 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 2 (8.33%) PHP
5 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.17%) Perl
5 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) MCSE
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (50.00%) iptables
1 12 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 10 (41.67%) Postfix
2 10 (41.67%) Sendmail
2 10 (41.67%) vSphere
3 7 (29.17%) Hyper-V
4 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 4 (16.67%) VMware ESX
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (4.17%) Terminal Services
6 1 (4.17%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 13 (54.17%) Puppet
2 12 (50.00%) Cobbler
2 12 (50.00%) OSSEC
3 11 (45.83%) Nagios
4 5 (20.83%) SCCM
5 4 (16.67%) SCOM
5 4 (16.67%) SCVMM
6 2 (8.33%) Ansible
6 2 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (4.17%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) EMC
1 12 (50.00%) LogRhythm
1 12 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 12 (50.00%) TippingPoint
2 11 (45.83%) HP
2 11 (45.83%) Oracle
3 10 (41.67%) ServiceNow
3 10 (41.67%) SolarWinds
3 10 (41.67%) Splunk
4 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 8 (33.33%) VMware
6 2 (8.33%) Citrix
7 1 (4.17%) 3PAR
7 1 (4.17%) NetApp