The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 52 60 64
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Contract jobs citing SAN 7 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.09% 1.29% 1.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.61% 7.18% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 6
Median daily rate £370 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.94% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £345 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £605 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £60.00 £21.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+179.06% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £26.75 £29.88
% change year-on-year
+27.10% -10.46%
SAN
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
92 181 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 14.35% 17.90% 17.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 129 74
Median daily rate £400 £425 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +25.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £225 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 7
Median hourly rate £21.06 £17.77 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.52% -1.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.02 £16.01 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £162.50 £32.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

SAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

SAN
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 8 December 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
Warrington -3 1 £250 -56.52% 2
Knutsford - 1 - -
SAN
North West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for SAN.

1 10 (66.67%) VMware
2 9 (60.00%) Linux
2 9 (60.00%) Migration
3 8 (53.33%) HP
3 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (40.00%) Veritas
4 6 (40.00%) Cisco
4 6 (40.00%) Unix
4 6 (40.00%) Windows
4 6 (40.00%) AIX
5 5 (33.33%) Oracle
5 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
6 4 (26.67%) WAN
6 4 (26.67%) LAN
6 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
6 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
7 3 (20.00%) VMware ESX
7 3 (20.00%) Clustering
7 3 (20.00%) StarTeam
7 3 (20.00%) WSUS
7 3 (20.00%) iSCSI
7 3 (20.00%) Fujitsu
7 3 (20.00%) NAS
7 3 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (20.00%) MPLS
7 3 (20.00%) Service Management
7 3 (20.00%) GAP Analysis

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) LAN
1 4 (26.67%) WAN
2 3 (20.00%) DHCP
2 3 (20.00%) DNS
2 3 (20.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (20.00%) MPLS
2 3 (20.00%) NAS
3 2 (13.33%) Firewall
3 2 (13.33%) Network Security
4 1 (6.67%) BGP
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (6.67%) Internet
4 1 (6.67%) IPsec
4 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.67%) VoIP
4 1 (6.67%) VPN
4 1 (6.67%) Wireless
4 1 (6.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) MySQL
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) GIS
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) ClearCase
1 3 (20.00%) StarTeam
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (13.33%) Banking
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) AIX Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) HPUX Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Linux Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Storage Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) SAN Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) SAN Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Unix Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (20.00%) Clustering
3 2 (13.33%) IBM XIV
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Media
4 1 (6.67%) HACMP
4 1 (6.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) AIX
2 6 (40.00%) Unix
2 6 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
4 3 (20.00%) HPUX
4 3 (20.00%) Solaris
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Migration
2 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
3 3 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) Service Management
4 2 (13.33%) Coaching
4 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
4 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) CRM
5 1 (6.67%) ERP
5 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) Release Management
5 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
1 2 (13.33%) VBScript
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) PHP
2 1 (6.67%) VB
2 1 (6.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CCNA
1 1 (6.67%) CCNP
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.67%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (20.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (13.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (6.67%) PowerHA
5 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (6.67%) VMware GSX
5 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) WSUS
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (13.33%) NetBackup
2 2 (13.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) MOM
3 1 (6.67%) SCCM
3 1 (6.67%) SCOM
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) VMware
2 8 (53.33%) HP
3 6 (40.00%) Cisco
3 6 (40.00%) Veritas
4 5 (33.33%) Oracle
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
6 3 (20.00%) Fujitsu
7 2 (13.33%) Brocade
7 2 (13.33%) Dell
7 2 (13.33%) IBM
7 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds
7 2 (13.33%) Symantec
8 1 (6.67%) Avaya
8 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
8 1 (6.67%) Citrix
8 1 (6.67%) F5
8 1 (6.67%) Fortinet
8 1 (6.67%) Lumension
8 1 (6.67%) NetApp
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