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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 30 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 136 123 106
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -17
Contract jobs citing SAN 36 65 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.05% 1.41% 1.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.84% 10.89% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 51 80
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £285 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.88 £33.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-52.25% +20.90%
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
526 597 828
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.38% 12.95% 14.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 453 542
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £285 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
- +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 27
Median hourly rate £17.25 £14.75 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.94% -24.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.47 £19.00 £160.00
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 the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing SAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 September 2016.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 City of London region with a requirement for SAN.

1 52 (65.00%) VMware
2 46 (57.50%) Windows
3 40 (50.00%) Finance
4 32 (40.00%) HP
5 31 (38.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 30 (37.50%) Cisco
6 30 (37.50%) Linux
7 28 (35.00%) Active Directory
8 27 (33.75%) EMC
8 27 (33.75%) Microsoft
9 26 (32.50%) NetApp
10 25 (31.25%) Windows Server
11 21 (26.25%) Data Centre
11 21 (26.25%) NAS
12 18 (22.50%) Citrix
13 17 (21.25%) Firewall
13 17 (21.25%) NFS
13 17 (21.25%) Windows Server 2008
14 16 (20.00%) Unix
15 15 (18.75%) DNS
15 15 (18.75%) Dell
15 15 (18.75%) 3PAR
15 15 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
16 14 (17.50%) MS Exchange
16 14 (17.50%) ITIL
17 13 (16.25%) WAN
17 13 (16.25%) LAN
17 13 (16.25%) Fibre Channel
17 13 (16.25%) VMware ESXi
18 12 (15.00%) iSCSI

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 14 (17.50%) MS Exchange
2 11 (13.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (7.50%) IIS
4 5 (6.25%) Apache
4 5 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (6.25%) Tomcat
5 4 (5.00%) Skype for Business
6 3 (3.75%) OpenStack
6 3 (3.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (2.50%) JBoss
8 1 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.25%) Confluence
8 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.25%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.25%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.75%) MS Office
3 3 (3.75%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.25%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Faxination
1 1 (1.25%) Markit EDM
1 1 (1.25%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.25%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.50%) Office 365
3 3 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.75%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.25%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.25%) IaaS
4 1 (1.25%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (1.25%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 21 (26.25%) NAS
2 17 (21.25%) Firewall
3 15 (18.75%) DNS
4 13 (16.25%) Fibre Channel
4 13 (16.25%) LAN
4 13 (16.25%) WAN
5 12 (15.00%) iSCSI
6 10 (12.50%) DHCP
7 7 (8.75%) VLAN
8 6 (7.50%) Internet
8 6 (7.50%) NetScaler
9 5 (6.25%) Network Security
10 4 (5.00%) DMZ
10 4 (5.00%) FCoE
10 4 (5.00%) HTTP
10 4 (5.00%) SSL
10 4 (5.00%) VPN
11 3 (3.75%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (3.75%) TCP/IP
11 3 (3.75%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (3.75%) MySQL
4 2 (2.50%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.50%) HBase
5 1 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.25%) DB2
5 1 (1.25%) Ingres
5 1 (1.25%) ObjectStore
5 1 (1.25%) OLAP
5 1 (1.25%) OLTP
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (1.25%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.25%) JIRA
General
1 40 (50.00%) Finance
2 10 (12.50%) Banking
3 4 (5.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.75%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.75%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.50%) Advertising
5 2 (2.50%) Law
6 1 (1.25%) Back Office
6 1 (1.25%) French Language
6 1 (1.25%) Games
6 1 (1.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (22.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (16.25%) Administrator
3 12 (15.00%) Systems Administrator
4 11 (13.75%) Storage Engineer
5 9 (11.25%) Architect
6 8 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
7 6 (7.50%) Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (7.50%) Linux Administrator
7 6 (7.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 6 (7.50%) Support Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) Analyst
9 4 (5.00%) Storage Specialist
9 4 (5.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.75%) Consultant
10 3 (3.75%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 3 (3.75%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.75%) Middleware
2 4 (5.00%) JRuby
3 1 (1.25%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.25%) JMS
3 1 (1.25%) LAMP
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.25%) SOAP
3 1 (1.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (26.25%) Data Centre
2 12 (15.00%) EMC VNX
3 6 (7.50%) EMC VMAX
4 5 (6.25%) Replication
5 4 (5.00%) Hedge funds
5 4 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (3.75%) CLARiiON
6 3 (3.75%) Clustering
6 3 (3.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.75%) Virtual Team
7 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.50%) EMC Centera
7 2 (2.50%) SWIFT
8 1 (1.25%) BYOD
8 1 (1.25%) Derivative
8 1 (1.25%) HP Storage
8 1 (1.25%) HP StoreVirtual
8 1 (1.25%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.25%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 46 (57.50%) Windows
2 30 (37.50%) Linux
3 25 (31.25%) Windows Server
4 17 (21.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (20.00%) Unix
6 15 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (8.75%) Solaris
8 4 (5.00%) VyOS
8 4 (5.00%) Windows 7
8 4 (5.00%) Windows 8
8 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.50%) AIX
10 2 (2.50%) CentOS
10 2 (2.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (1.25%) Android
11 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.25%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.25%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.50%) ITIL
2 9 (11.25%) Migration
3 7 (8.75%) PRINCE2
4 5 (6.25%) Server Virtualisation
5 4 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (5.00%) Asset Management
5 4 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (5.00%) Data Management
5 4 (5.00%) Load Balancing
5 4 (5.00%) Open Source
5 4 (5.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.75%) Capacity Management
6 3 (3.75%) Change Management
6 3 (3.75%) Compatibility Testing
6 3 (3.75%) Investment Management
6 3 (3.75%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (3.75%) Problem Management
6 3 (3.75%) Risk Management
6 3 (3.75%) Server Building
6 3 (3.75%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (6.25%) Ruby
3 4 (5.00%) Python
3 4 (5.00%) SQL
4 3 (3.75%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.50%) Java
5 2 (2.50%) Perl
6 1 (1.25%) Korn
6 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (7.50%) RHCA
1 6 (7.50%) RHCE
2 4 (5.00%) CCNA
2 4 (5.00%) CCNP
2 4 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.50%) Degree
4 2 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.25%) CCSP
5 1 (1.25%) MCSE
5 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.50%) QA
1 2 (2.50%) SLA
2 1 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 31 (38.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (35.00%) Active Directory
3 17 (21.25%) NFS
4 13 (16.25%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (15.00%) VMware ESX
6 9 (11.25%) Hyper-V
6 9 (11.25%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (10.00%) XenApp
8 6 (7.50%) vSphere
9 5 (6.25%) SRDF
10 4 (5.00%) DFS Replication
10 4 (5.00%) Xen
11 3 (3.75%) KVM
11 3 (3.75%) XenDesktop
12 2 (2.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 1 (1.25%) Firmware
13 1 (1.25%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (1.25%) Snort
13 1 (1.25%) VMware Server
13 1 (1.25%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (12.50%) Puppet
2 7 (8.75%) SCCM
3 5 (6.25%) NetBackup
3 5 (6.25%) SCOM
3 5 (6.25%) SCVMM
3 5 (6.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 5 (6.25%) WSUS
4 4 (5.00%) FortiGate
4 4 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (3.75%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (3.75%) EMC VPLEX
5 3 (3.75%) Nagios
5 3 (3.75%) Tivoli
6 2 (2.50%) Control-M
6 2 (2.50%) HP SIM
6 2 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (2.50%) MOM
6 2 (2.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (2.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 52 (65.00%) VMware
2 32 (40.00%) HP
3 30 (37.50%) Cisco
4 27 (33.75%) EMC
4 27 (33.75%) Microsoft
5 26 (32.50%) NetApp
6 18 (22.50%) Citrix
7 15 (18.75%) 3PAR
7 15 (18.75%) Dell
8 10 (12.50%) IBM
9 9 (11.25%) Brocade
9 9 (11.25%) Red Hat
10 8 (10.00%) Symantec
11 7 (8.75%) Oracle
12 6 (7.50%) Juniper
13 4 (5.00%) CheckPoint
13 4 (5.00%) Dell Compellent
13 4 (5.00%) EqualLogic
13 4 (5.00%) Vyatta
14 3 (3.75%) ServiceNow
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