The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 102 84 83
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -1
Contract jobs citing SAN 104 161 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.77% 2.24% 2.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.94% 18.32% 15.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 125 103
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£425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £336 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £512
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Average hourly rate £27.00 £27.50 £25.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% +6.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £27.50 £21.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £27.50 £26.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +16.27%
SAN
London

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

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
804 879 1025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.66% 12.21% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 590 675
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 33 42
Average hourly rate £20.00 £36.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.82% +81.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.58 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £60.00 £40.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

SAN
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the City of London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

SAN
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the City of London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

SAN Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing SAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAN.

1 131 (63.29%) Windows
2 126 (60.87%) VMware
3 81 (39.13%) Microsoft
4 77 (37.20%) VMware Infrastructure
5 70 (33.82%) Linux
6 68 (32.85%) Active Directory
7 61 (29.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 58 (28.02%) Cisco
9 57 (27.54%) Finance
10 56 (27.05%) HP
11 54 (26.09%) EMC
12 52 (25.12%) Citrix
13 51 (24.64%) UNIX
14 48 (23.19%) SQL
15 42 (20.29%) NetApp
16 39 (18.84%) NAS
17 37 (17.87%) MS Exchange
17 37 (17.87%) WAN
18 35 (16.91%) Firewall
18 35 (16.91%) Banking
19 34 (16.43%) DNS
20 33 (15.94%) Oracle
20 33 (15.94%) ITIL
20 33 (15.94%) XenApp
21 32 (15.46%) SQL Server
21 32 (15.46%) LAN
22 31 (14.98%) IBM
22 31 (14.98%) Red Hat
22 31 (14.98%) Windows Server 2003
22 31 (14.98%) Clustering

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing SAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 37 (17.87%) MS Exchange
2 19 (9.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (8.21%) IIS
4 14 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (6.28%) SharePoint
6 11 (5.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 9 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (4.35%) Apache
8 8 (3.86%) Tomcat
9 7 (3.38%) WebSphere
10 6 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (2.42%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (2.42%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (1.45%) Lync
12 3 (1.45%) Oracle Coherence
12 3 (1.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 2 (0.97%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.48%) Office Communications Server
14 1 (0.48%) GlassFish
14 1 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 17 (8.21%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.31%) MS Office
3 4 (1.93%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.45%) MS Project
5 1 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.42%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.45%) RMDS
3 1 (0.48%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.48%) Office 365
3 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 39 (18.84%) NAS
2 37 (17.87%) WAN
3 35 (16.91%) Firewall
4 34 (16.43%) DNS
5 32 (15.46%) LAN
6 24 (11.59%) TCP/IP
7 18 (8.70%) DHCP
8 17 (8.21%) Fibre Channel
9 14 (6.76%) VLAN
10 12 (5.80%) VPN
11 11 (5.31%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (4.83%) iSCSI
12 10 (4.83%) NetScaler
13 9 (4.35%) Multicast
13 9 (4.35%) Ethernet
14 8 (3.86%) FCoE
15 7 (3.38%) Wireless
15 7 (3.38%) MPLS
16 6 (2.90%) Internet
16 6 (2.90%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (15.46%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.86%) Oracle Database
3 6 (2.90%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (2.90%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.42%) Hadoop
4 5 (2.42%) DB2
5 4 (1.93%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.93%) MySQL
5 4 (1.93%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.45%) HBase
7 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.97%) IDOL
7 2 (0.97%) DB2 UDB
7 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (0.97%) TKPROF
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (0.97%) Toad
1 2 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.48%) Subversion
2 1 (0.48%) MSI
General
1 57 (27.54%) Finance
2 35 (16.91%) Banking
3 11 (5.31%) Investment Banking
4 10 (4.83%) Legal
5 7 (3.38%) Law
6 6 (2.90%) Financial Institution
7 5 (2.42%) Retail
8 4 (1.93%) Back Office
9 3 (1.45%) Publishing
10 2 (0.97%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.48%) International Banking
11 1 (0.48%) German Language
11 1 (0.48%) Games
Job Titles
1 40 (19.32%) Architect
2 29 (14.01%) Analyst
3 25 (12.08%) Infrastructure Architect
4 20 (9.66%) Administrator
5 17 (8.21%) Storage Engineer
6 13 (6.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (5.80%) Server Engineer
8 10 (4.83%) Network Engineer
8 10 (4.83%) Systems Engineer
9 9 (4.35%) Project Manager
9 9 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
10 8 (3.86%) UNIX Administrator
10 8 (3.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 8 (3.86%) Systems Administrator
11 7 (3.38%) Data Centre Architect
11 7 (3.38%) Wintel Engineer
11 7 (3.38%) Server Analyst
11 7 (3.38%) Data Architect
11 7 (3.38%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (3.38%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.31%) Middleware
2 8 (3.86%) .NET
3 7 (3.38%) HTML
4 5 (2.42%) XML
5 3 (1.45%) Regular Expression
5 3 (1.45%) LAMP
5 3 (1.45%) XSLT
5 3 (1.45%) Web Services
5 3 (1.45%) Rendezvous
6 2 (0.97%) JSP
6 2 (0.97%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.48%) YAML
7 1 (0.48%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.48%) CSS
7 1 (0.48%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.48%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 31 (14.98%) Clustering
1 31 (14.98%) Replication
2 14 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (6.28%) Blackberry
4 7 (3.38%) EqualLogic
4 7 (3.38%) Fat Client
4 7 (3.38%) Thin Client
5 6 (2.90%) Enterprise Storage
6 5 (2.42%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.42%) Firmware
7 4 (1.93%) CLARiiON
7 4 (1.93%) EMC Centera
8 3 (1.45%) FlexPod
8 3 (1.45%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.97%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.97%) CCTV
9 2 (0.97%) RMADS
9 2 (0.97%) Celerra
9 2 (0.97%) User Experience
10 1 (0.48%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 131 (63.29%) Windows
2 70 (33.82%) Linux
3 61 (29.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 51 (24.64%) UNIX
5 31 (14.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 30 (14.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 27 (13.04%) Solaris
8 24 (11.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (4.35%) Windows 7
10 7 (3.38%) AIX
11 4 (1.93%) SUSE
11 4 (1.93%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (1.45%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.97%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.48%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.48%) CentOS
14 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.48%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.48%) Debian
14 1 (0.48%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (15.94%) ITIL
2 28 (13.53%) Migration
3 18 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (5.80%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (5.31%) PRINCE2
6 9 (4.35%) Change Management
7 8 (3.86%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (3.86%) Service Management
7 8 (3.86%) Benchmarking
7 8 (3.86%) Project Management
8 7 (3.38%) Load Balancing
8 7 (3.38%) Configuration Management
9 6 (2.90%) Risk Management
9 6 (2.90%) Data Migration
9 6 (2.90%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (2.42%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (2.42%) Performance Management
10 5 (2.42%) Service Delivery
10 5 (2.42%) TOGAF
11 4 (1.93%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (23.19%) SQL
2 16 (7.73%) PowerShell
3 13 (6.28%) Java
4 9 (4.35%) Perl
4 9 (4.35%) Shell Script
5 5 (2.42%) C++
5 5 (2.42%) C
6 4 (1.93%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.93%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.93%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.45%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.45%) VB
8 2 (0.97%) Python
8 2 (0.97%) PHP
8 2 (0.97%) C#
9 1 (0.48%) Bourne shell
9 1 (0.48%) C-shell
9 1 (0.48%) Ruby
9 1 (0.48%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.48%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (9.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (7.25%) MCSE
3 9 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 9 (4.35%) MCITP
3 9 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (3.86%) CCNA
5 7 (3.38%) SC Cleared
5 7 (3.38%) Degree
6 6 (2.90%) NCDA
7 4 (1.93%) RHCE
8 3 (1.45%) NCIE
8 3 (1.45%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.45%) RHCT
9 2 (0.97%) CCNP
9 2 (0.97%) CCDA
9 2 (0.97%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.97%) MCSA
9 2 (0.97%) MCP
9 2 (0.97%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (2.42%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.97%) SLA
5 1 (0.48%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.48%) QA
System Software
1 77 (37.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 68 (32.85%) Active Directory
3 33 (15.94%) XenApp
4 28 (13.53%) Hyper-V
5 22 (10.63%) vSphere
6 18 (8.70%) NFS
7 13 (6.28%) Xen
7 13 (6.28%) VMware ESX
8 11 (5.31%) XenDesktop
8 11 (5.31%) SRDF
9 10 (4.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 10 (4.83%) Oracle RAC
9 10 (4.83%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (3.38%) XenServer
10 7 (3.38%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (2.90%) Veritas File System
11 6 (2.90%) UAG
12 5 (2.42%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 5 (2.42%) VMware Server
12 5 (2.42%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 18 (8.70%) NetBackup
2 16 (7.73%) SCCM
3 9 (4.35%) Tivoli
3 9 (4.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 8 (3.86%) Control-M
5 7 (3.38%) SCOM
6 6 (2.90%) Backup Exec
6 6 (2.90%) Data Guard
7 4 (1.93%) WSUS
7 4 (1.93%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (1.45%) Puppet
8 3 (1.45%) MIMEsweeper
8 3 (1.45%) MAILsweeper
8 3 (1.45%) BMC PATROL
8 3 (1.45%) Nagios
9 2 (0.97%) Foglight
9 2 (0.97%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 2 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.48%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.48%) YUM
Vendors
1 126 (60.87%) VMware
2 81 (39.13%) Microsoft
3 58 (28.02%) Cisco
4 56 (27.05%) HP
5 54 (26.09%) EMC
6 52 (25.12%) Citrix
7 42 (20.29%) NetApp
8 33 (15.94%) Oracle
9 31 (14.98%) IBM
9 31 (14.98%) Red Hat
10 16 (7.73%) Veritas
11 15 (7.25%) Hitachi
12 14 (6.76%) Symantec
12 14 (6.76%) Dell
13 13 (6.28%) Intel
14 11 (5.31%) CheckPoint
15 10 (4.83%) 3PAR
16 7 (3.38%) Brocade
16 7 (3.38%) DataSynapse
16 7 (3.38%) CommVault
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