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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 105 110 131
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +21
Contract jobs citing SAN 47 82 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.50% 1.63% 1.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.82% 12.11% 11.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 63 59
Average daily rate £425 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £296 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £23.22 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.75 £30.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +33.33%
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
340 677 688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.84% 13.45% 11.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 491 442
Average daily rate £413 £388 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £507 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 24
Average hourly rate £24.00 £18.70 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.34% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £16.25 £12.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £40.00 £31.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 5 February 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 5 February 2016, 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 49 (59.76%) Windows
2 48 (58.54%) VMware
3 32 (39.02%) Windows Server
4 30 (36.59%) NAS
4 30 (36.59%) Finance
4 30 (36.59%) Linux
5 29 (35.37%) Data Centre
6 27 (32.93%) Active Directory
6 27 (32.93%) VMware Infrastructure
7 23 (28.05%) Cisco
8 21 (25.61%) EMC
9 20 (24.39%) HP
9 20 (24.39%) Microsoft
10 17 (20.73%) Red Hat
11 16 (19.51%) Banking
12 15 (18.29%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (18.29%) ITIL
13 14 (17.07%) Unix
13 14 (17.07%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (15.85%) vSphere
14 13 (15.85%) PowerShell
15 12 (14.63%) Firewall
15 12 (14.63%) Solaris
15 12 (14.63%) SQL Server
15 12 (14.63%) Citrix
15 12 (14.63%) Veritas
16 11 (13.41%) NetApp
16 11 (13.41%) Windows Server 2003
16 11 (13.41%) SQL
16 11 (13.41%) Bash Shell

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 9 (10.98%) MS Exchange
2 8 (9.76%) IIS
3 5 (6.10%) OpenStack
3 5 (6.10%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.66%) PowerExchange
5 2 (2.44%) Apache
5 2 (2.44%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.44%) Node.js
5 2 (2.44%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.22%) JBoss
6 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.22%) Zimbra
Applications
1 4 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.44%) MS Office
2 2 (2.44%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.22%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.66%) Office 365
2 2 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.44%) IaaS
3 1 (1.22%) PaaS
3 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (36.59%) NAS
2 12 (14.63%) Firewall
3 10 (12.20%) DNS
3 10 (12.20%) LAN
3 10 (12.20%) WAN
4 9 (10.98%) DHCP
5 8 (9.76%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (7.32%) TCP/IP
7 5 (6.10%) iSCSI
7 5 (6.10%) NetScaler
8 4 (4.88%) MPLS
8 4 (4.88%) VPN
9 3 (3.66%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (3.66%) Internet
9 3 (3.66%) Network Security
9 3 (3.66%) SNMP
9 3 (3.66%) SSL
9 3 (3.66%) VLAN
10 2 (2.44%) HTTP
10 2 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.10%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.66%) PowerCenter
4 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.44%) GIS
5 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.22%) Big Data
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.22%) SAP HANA
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 30 (36.59%) Finance
2 16 (19.51%) Banking
3 4 (4.88%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.66%) Legal
5 1 (1.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (14.63%) Administrator
1 12 (14.63%) Systems Administrator
2 11 (13.41%) Architect
3 9 (10.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (9.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (9.76%) Analyst
5 7 (8.54%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 7 (8.54%) Consultant
5 7 (8.54%) Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (8.54%) Linux Administrator
5 7 (8.54%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 5 (6.10%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (6.10%) Network Engineer
6 5 (6.10%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (6.10%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 4 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 4 (4.88%) Storage Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.66%) Web Services
2 2 (2.44%) JRuby
2 2 (2.44%) Windows Identity Foundation
3 1 (1.22%) .NET
3 1 (1.22%) COM
3 1 (1.22%) Middleware
3 1 (1.22%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 29 (35.37%) Data Centre
2 8 (9.76%) Clustering
3 5 (6.10%) Enterprise Storage
3 5 (6.10%) Replication
4 3 (3.66%) EMC Centera
4 3 (3.66%) Video on Demand
5 2 (2.44%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.44%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.44%) HP Storage
5 2 (2.44%) IPTV
5 2 (2.44%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.44%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.22%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.22%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.22%) New Media
6 1 (1.22%) PMI
6 1 (1.22%) Social Media
6 1 (1.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 49 (59.76%) Windows
2 32 (39.02%) Windows Server
3 30 (36.59%) Linux
4 15 (18.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (17.07%) Unix
5 14 (17.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (14.63%) Solaris
7 11 (13.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (13.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (6.10%) AIX
9 4 (4.88%) SUSE
10 3 (3.66%) Windows 7
11 2 (2.44%) VyOS
11 2 (2.44%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.22%) CentOS
12 1 (1.22%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (1.22%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.22%) VMS
12 1 (1.22%) Windows 10
12 1 (1.22%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.29%) ITIL
2 10 (12.20%) Migration
3 8 (9.76%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (6.10%) Configuration Management
4 5 (6.10%) Data Protection
4 5 (6.10%) High Availability
4 5 (6.10%) Load Balancing
4 5 (6.10%) Project Management
5 4 (4.88%) Change Control
5 4 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (4.88%) WAN Optimisation
6 3 (3.66%) Coaching
6 3 (3.66%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (3.66%) Network Management
6 3 (3.66%) Open Source
6 3 (3.66%) Patch Management
6 3 (3.66%) PRINCE
6 3 (3.66%) Process Management
6 3 (3.66%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.66%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.85%) PowerShell
2 11 (13.41%) Bash Shell
2 11 (13.41%) SQL
3 10 (12.20%) Shell Script
4 9 (10.98%) Korn
5 5 (6.10%) Python
6 4 (4.88%) Perl
6 4 (4.88%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.66%) C-shell
7 3 (3.66%) Java
8 2 (2.44%) Ruby
8 2 (2.44%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.22%) Tcl
9 1 (1.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (9.76%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.10%) CCNP
3 5 (6.10%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (6.10%) MCSA
3 5 (6.10%) MCSE
4 4 (4.88%) CCEE
4 4 (4.88%) Degree
4 4 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (3.66%) CCA
5 3 (3.66%) CCNA
6 2 (2.44%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.22%) CCEA
7 1 (1.22%) HP ASE
7 1 (1.22%) HP MASE
7 1 (1.22%) MCP
7 1 (1.22%) MCTS
7 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 1 (1.22%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (32.93%) Active Directory
1 27 (32.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (15.85%) vSphere
3 9 (10.98%) NFS
4 8 (9.76%) Hyper-V
4 8 (9.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 8 (9.76%) XenApp
5 7 (8.54%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 5 (6.10%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (4.88%) VMware ESX
7 4 (4.88%) XenDesktop
8 3 (3.66%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (2.44%) DFS Replication
9 2 (2.44%) XenServer
10 1 (1.22%) Firmware
10 1 (1.22%) KVM
10 1 (1.22%) Samba
10 1 (1.22%) UAG
10 1 (1.22%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (9.76%) Puppet
2 5 (6.10%) NetBackup
2 5 (6.10%) SCCM
3 4 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.66%) HP SIM
4 3 (3.66%) SCOM
5 2 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.44%) Oracle ZFS
5 2 (2.44%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 2 (2.44%) WSUS
6 1 (1.22%) Ansible
6 1 (1.22%) CFEngine
6 1 (1.22%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.22%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (1.22%) NetVault Backup
6 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (1.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (1.22%) vMotion
6 1 (1.22%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 48 (58.54%) VMware
2 23 (28.05%) Cisco
3 21 (25.61%) EMC
4 20 (24.39%) HP
4 20 (24.39%) Microsoft
5 17 (20.73%) Red Hat
6 12 (14.63%) Citrix
6 12 (14.63%) Veritas
7 11 (13.41%) NetApp
8 8 (9.76%) F5
8 8 (9.76%) Oracle
9 7 (8.54%) IBM
10 6 (7.32%) 3PAR
10 6 (7.32%) Juniper
11 4 (4.88%) Brocade
11 4 (4.88%) CommVault
11 4 (4.88%) Symantec
12 3 (3.66%) Altiris
12 3 (3.66%) CheckPoint
12 3 (3.66%) Fortinet
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