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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 96 75 108
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +33
Contract jobs citing SAN 63 143 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.88% 2.54% 1.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.97% 19.56% 15.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 114 85
Median daily rate £475 £413 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £265 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £534
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Median hourly rate - £22.83 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £32.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+20.31% +64.10%
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
451 731 709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.45% 12.97% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 548 522
Median daily rate £425 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 15
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -10.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £13.46 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £24.66 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 61 (50.41%) Linux
2 59 (48.76%) Windows
3 55 (45.45%) VMware
4 48 (39.67%) Finance
5 38 (31.40%) VMware Infrastructure
6 37 (30.58%) HP
7 35 (28.93%) EMC
7 35 (28.93%) NAS
8 32 (26.45%) Active Directory
8 32 (26.45%) Unix
9 31 (25.62%) Red Hat
10 30 (24.79%) NetApp
11 28 (23.14%) Windows Server
12 24 (19.83%) Cisco
13 23 (19.01%) Data Centre
14 22 (18.18%) IBM
15 21 (17.36%) Banking
16 20 (16.53%) ITIL
17 19 (15.70%) Solaris
17 19 (15.70%) Citrix
18 18 (14.88%) SQL
18 18 (14.88%) NFS
19 17 (14.05%) Microsoft
19 17 (14.05%) Veritas
19 17 (14.05%) Puppet
20 16 (13.22%) Firewall
21 15 (12.40%) LAN
21 15 (12.40%) SQL Server
21 15 (12.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 15 (12.40%) PowerShell

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 11 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.96%) Apache
2 6 (4.96%) IIS
2 6 (4.96%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.31%) OpenStack
3 4 (3.31%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.48%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (2.48%) PowerExchange
4 3 (2.48%) Skype for Business
4 3 (2.48%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.65%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.65%) JBoss
5 2 (1.65%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.65%) Zimbra
6 1 (0.83%) Confluence
6 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (5.79%) MS Office
2 3 (2.48%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.83%) HipChat
3 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.83%) RMDS
2 1 (0.83%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.96%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.48%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.65%) IaaS
3 2 (1.65%) Office 365
4 1 (0.83%) PaaS
4 1 (0.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 35 (28.93%) NAS
2 16 (13.22%) Firewall
3 15 (12.40%) LAN
4 14 (11.57%) Fibre Channel
4 14 (11.57%) WAN
5 13 (10.74%) DNS
6 12 (9.92%) DHCP
7 9 (7.44%) iSCSI
8 7 (5.79%) Network Security
8 7 (5.79%) TCP/IP
9 5 (4.13%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (3.31%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (3.31%) HTTP
10 4 (3.31%) LDAP
10 4 (3.31%) SSL
11 3 (2.48%) Internet
11 3 (2.48%) VoIP
11 3 (2.48%) VPN
11 3 (2.48%) Wireless
12 2 (1.65%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.40%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.61%) Oracle Database
3 7 (5.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (4.96%) DB2
5 5 (4.13%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (3.31%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.48%) HBase
7 3 (2.48%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.48%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (2.48%) PowerCenter
7 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.65%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.83%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.83%) Big Data
9 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.83%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.83%) JIRA
2 1 (0.83%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 48 (39.67%) Finance
2 21 (17.36%) Banking
3 9 (7.44%) Investment Banking
4 6 (4.96%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.31%) Legal
6 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (28.10%) Administrator
2 21 (17.36%) Systems Administrator
3 15 (12.40%) Architect
4 14 (11.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (9.92%) Linux Administrator
6 11 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 10 (8.26%) Analyst
8 9 (7.44%) Infrastructure Architect
8 9 (7.44%) Storage Administrator
9 8 (6.61%) Linux Engineer
10 7 (5.79%) Consultant
10 7 (5.79%) EMC Storage Administrator
10 7 (5.79%) Unix Administrator
10 7 (5.79%) Unix Systems Administrator
11 6 (4.96%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 5 (4.13%) DBA
12 5 (4.13%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (4.13%) Storage Engineer
12 5 (4.13%) Windows Engineer
12 5 (4.13%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.13%) JRuby
1 5 (4.13%) Middleware
2 3 (2.48%) Web Services
3 2 (1.65%) .NET
3 2 (1.65%) CGI
3 2 (1.65%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (1.65%) SAX
3 2 (1.65%) XML
4 1 (0.83%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.83%) Java SE
4 1 (0.83%) LAMP
4 1 (0.83%) Rendezvous
4 1 (0.83%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.83%) Ultra Messaging
4 1 (0.83%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.83%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.01%) Data Centre
2 11 (9.09%) Clustering
3 10 (8.26%) EMC VNX
3 10 (8.26%) Replication
4 9 (7.44%) EMC VMAX
5 7 (5.79%) Enterprise Storage
6 6 (4.96%) iSeries
7 5 (4.13%) Hedge funds
8 4 (3.31%) Management Information System
8 4 (3.31%) Video on Demand
9 3 (2.48%) Derivative
9 3 (2.48%) EMC Centera
9 3 (2.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (1.65%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.65%) CMDB
10 2 (1.65%) Digital Media
10 2 (1.65%) Fixed Income
10 2 (1.65%) HP Storage
10 2 (1.65%) IPTV
10 2 (1.65%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 61 (50.41%) Linux
2 59 (48.76%) Windows
3 32 (26.45%) Unix
4 28 (23.14%) Windows Server
5 19 (15.70%) Solaris
6 15 (12.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (12.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (9.09%) AIX
7 11 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (6.61%) Windows 7
9 7 (5.79%) Apple iOS
9 7 (5.79%) SUSE
10 6 (4.96%) Windows 8
11 5 (4.13%) VyOS
12 4 (3.31%) CentOS
12 4 (3.31%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (2.48%) Mac OS X
14 2 (1.65%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.83%) Android
15 1 (0.83%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (16.53%) ITIL
2 14 (11.57%) Migration
3 10 (8.26%) Change Management
4 9 (7.44%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (6.61%) High Availability
5 8 (6.61%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (5.79%) Incident Management
7 6 (4.96%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (4.96%) SDLC
7 6 (4.96%) Service Delivery
8 5 (4.13%) Data Protection
8 5 (4.13%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (4.13%) Open Source
8 5 (4.13%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (3.31%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (3.31%) Data Management
9 4 (3.31%) DevOps
9 4 (3.31%) Portfolio Management
9 4 (3.31%) Risk Management
9 4 (3.31%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (14.88%) SQL
2 15 (12.40%) PowerShell
3 12 (9.92%) Python
3 12 (9.92%) Shell Script
4 9 (7.44%) Perl
5 8 (6.61%) Bash Shell
6 6 (4.96%) PL/SQL
6 6 (4.96%) Ruby
7 5 (4.13%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.31%) C
8 4 (3.31%) Korn
8 4 (3.31%) PHP
9 3 (2.48%) C#
9 3 (2.48%) C-shell
10 2 (1.65%) Java
10 2 (1.65%) RPG IV
10 2 (1.65%) Tcl
10 2 (1.65%) VBScript
11 1 (0.83%) R
11 1 (0.83%) sed
Qualifications
1 7 (5.79%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (5.79%) RHCA
1 7 (5.79%) RHCE
2 6 (4.96%) Degree
3 4 (3.31%) CCNP
4 3 (2.48%) CCNA
4 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.65%) MCSE
5 2 (1.65%) MCTS
6 1 (0.83%) CCEA
6 1 (0.83%) CCEE
6 1 (0.83%) CCSP
6 1 (0.83%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.83%) MCSA
6 1 (0.83%) NCDA
6 1 (0.83%) NCIE
6 1 (0.83%) NCSA
6 1 (0.83%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.83%) PMP
6 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.96%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 38 (31.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (26.45%) Active Directory
3 18 (14.88%) NFS
4 13 (10.74%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (7.44%) VMware ESX
6 8 (6.61%) Hyper-V
6 8 (6.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 7 (5.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 6 (4.96%) KVM
9 5 (4.13%) XenApp
10 4 (3.31%) vSphere
11 3 (2.48%) DFS Replication
11 3 (2.48%) RHEV
11 3 (2.48%) Samba
11 3 (2.48%) SRDF
12 2 (1.65%) Firmware
12 2 (1.65%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (1.65%) StorNext
12 2 (1.65%) Xen
12 2 (1.65%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (14.05%) Puppet
2 9 (7.44%) EMC VPLEX
3 8 (6.61%) SCOM
4 7 (5.79%) Control-M
4 7 (5.79%) NetBackup
4 7 (5.79%) SCCM
5 6 (4.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 5 (4.13%) Nagios
6 5 (4.13%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (4.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (3.31%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (3.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (2.48%) BMC PATROL
8 3 (2.48%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 3 (2.48%) HP SIM
8 3 (2.48%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (2.48%) SCVMM
9 2 (1.65%) BladeLogic
9 2 (1.65%) Oracle Identity Management
9 2 (1.65%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 55 (45.45%) VMware
2 37 (30.58%) HP
3 35 (28.93%) EMC
4 31 (25.62%) Red Hat
5 30 (24.79%) NetApp
6 24 (19.83%) Cisco
7 22 (18.18%) IBM
8 19 (15.70%) Citrix
9 17 (14.05%) Microsoft
9 17 (14.05%) Veritas
10 14 (11.57%) 3PAR
11 13 (10.74%) Oracle
12 10 (8.26%) Dell
13 9 (7.44%) Brocade
13 9 (7.44%) Symantec
14 5 (4.13%) Vyatta
15 4 (3.31%) BMC
15 4 (3.31%) CommVault
15 4 (3.31%) F5
16 3 (2.48%) Nokia
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