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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Area Network (SAN)
London / City of London
Rank 114 104 121
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +17
Contract jobs citing SAN 41 45 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.42% 1.46% 1.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.46% 13.55% 10.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 42 55
Median daily rate £401 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.58% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £358 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £23.22
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £27.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+59.25% -9.24%

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
392 332 673
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.55% 10.80% 13.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 230 487
Median daily rate £433 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.84% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 12
Median hourly rate £55.00 £23.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.13% +22.99%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017, 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 46 (67.65%) Windows
2 42 (61.76%) VMware
3 37 (54.41%) Finance
4 32 (47.06%) Windows Server
5 25 (36.76%) Data Centre
6 24 (35.29%) HP
7 23 (33.82%) Microsoft
8 22 (32.35%) VMware Infrastructure
9 21 (30.88%) Unix
9 21 (30.88%) Active Directory
10 19 (27.94%) Cisco
10 19 (27.94%) Citrix
10 19 (27.94%) Banking
11 17 (25.00%) Firewall
11 17 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (22.06%) EMC
12 15 (22.06%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (20.59%) DNS
13 14 (20.59%) Migration
14 13 (19.12%) Linux
15 12 (17.65%) LAN
15 12 (17.65%) DHCP
15 12 (17.65%) VMware ESX
15 12 (17.65%) PowerShell
16 11 (16.18%) Hyper-V
16 11 (16.18%) WAN
16 11 (16.18%) Microsoft Azure
17 10 (14.71%) 3PAR
17 10 (14.71%) ITIL
17 10 (14.71%) SQL Server

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 8 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (8.82%) IIS
3 4 (5.88%) Apache
3 4 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.88%) Skype for Business
4 3 (4.41%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.47%) JBoss
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.47%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (7.35%) MS Office
2 4 (5.88%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.47%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.47%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (8.82%) Office 365
3 4 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.94%) IaaS
5 1 (1.47%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (25.00%) Firewall
2 14 (20.59%) DNS
3 12 (17.65%) DHCP
3 12 (17.65%) LAN
4 11 (16.18%) WAN
5 9 (13.24%) NAS
6 8 (11.76%) Internet
6 8 (11.76%) iSCSI
7 6 (8.82%) SSL
8 5 (7.35%) NetScaler
8 5 (7.35%) TCP/IP
8 5 (7.35%) VPN
8 5 (7.35%) VSAN
9 4 (5.88%) DMZ
9 4 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (5.88%) Wireless
10 3 (4.41%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (4.41%) FCoE
10 3 (4.41%) FTP
10 3 (4.41%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.88%) MySQL
3 2 (2.94%) Ingres
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.47%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.47%) HBase
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
General
1 37 (54.41%) Finance
2 19 (27.94%) Banking
3 4 (5.88%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.94%) Electronics
4 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.94%) Marketing
4 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.47%) Advertising
5 1 (1.47%) French Language
5 1 (1.47%) Games
5 1 (1.47%) Legal
5 1 (1.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (20.59%) Architect
1 14 (20.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (11.76%) Analyst
3 7 (10.29%) Support Engineer
4 6 (8.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 6 (8.82%) Consultant
4 6 (8.82%) Data Centre Architect
4 6 (8.82%) Infrastructure Support
4 6 (8.82%) Migration Architect
5 5 (7.35%) Administrator
5 5 (7.35%) Data Architect
5 5 (7.35%) Data Migration Architect
5 5 (7.35%) Storage Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Migration Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.82%) Middleware
2 5 (7.35%) .NET
2 5 (7.35%) J2EE
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 25 (36.76%) Data Centre
2 10 (14.71%) Clustering
3 8 (11.76%) EMC VNX
4 5 (7.35%) Mainframe
5 4 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (4.41%) EMC VMAX
7 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.94%) HP StoreVirtual
8 1 (1.47%) CMDB
8 1 (1.47%) EMC Centera
8 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.47%) HP Storage
8 1 (1.47%) Online Banking
8 1 (1.47%) Replication
8 1 (1.47%) Statistics
8 1 (1.47%) SWIFT
8 1 (1.47%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 46 (67.65%) Windows
2 32 (47.06%) Windows Server
3 21 (30.88%) Unix
4 17 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (22.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (19.12%) Linux
7 8 (11.76%) Solaris
8 7 (10.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (5.88%) Windows 7
9 4 (5.88%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.94%) CentOS
10 2 (2.94%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.47%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (1.47%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (1.47%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.59%) Migration
2 10 (14.71%) ITIL
3 7 (10.29%) High Availability
3 7 (10.29%) Load Balancing
3 7 (10.29%) Project Management
4 6 (8.82%) Asset Management
4 6 (8.82%) Network Management
5 5 (7.35%) EAI
5 5 (7.35%) Problem Management
5 5 (7.35%) SOA
5 5 (7.35%) Workflow
6 4 (5.88%) Server Building
6 4 (5.88%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.41%) Data Centre Operations
7 3 (4.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.41%) PRINCE2
7 3 (4.41%) Programme Management
7 3 (4.41%) Validation
8 2 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (2.94%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.65%) PowerShell
2 5 (7.35%) Bash Shell
2 5 (7.35%) SQL
3 4 (5.88%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.47%) C
4 1 (1.47%) C#
4 1 (1.47%) Korn
4 1 (1.47%) Python
4 1 (1.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.41%) CCNA
2 3 (4.41%) MCSE
3 2 (2.94%) CCNP
3 2 (2.94%) Degree
3 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.47%) CCA
4 1 (1.47%) CCSA
4 1 (1.47%) CCSE
4 1 (1.47%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.47%) MCSD
4 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.94%) SLA
2 1 (1.47%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (32.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (30.88%) Active Directory
3 12 (17.65%) VMware ESX
4 11 (16.18%) Hyper-V
5 8 (11.76%) XenApp
6 5 (7.35%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (7.35%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (5.88%) NFS
7 4 (5.88%) vSphere
8 3 (4.41%) SRDF
8 3 (4.41%) XenDesktop
9 2 (2.94%) DFS Replication
9 2 (2.94%) VMware Server
9 2 (2.94%) XenServer
10 1 (1.47%) GPFS
10 1 (1.47%) KVM
10 1 (1.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (1.47%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (1.47%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (14.71%) SCCM
2 6 (8.82%) NetBackup
3 4 (5.88%) Backup Exec
3 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (5.88%) Red Hat Satellite
3 4 (5.88%) SCOM
3 4 (5.88%) SCVMM
4 3 (4.41%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (4.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (2.94%) Control-M
5 2 (2.94%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (2.94%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (2.94%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (2.94%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (2.94%) SCOrch
5 2 (2.94%) SCSM
5 2 (2.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (2.94%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (1.47%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 42 (61.76%) VMware
2 24 (35.29%) HP
3 23 (33.82%) Microsoft
4 19 (27.94%) Cisco
4 19 (27.94%) Citrix
5 15 (22.06%) EMC
6 10 (14.71%) 3PAR
6 10 (14.71%) NetApp
7 8 (11.76%) Symantec
8 6 (8.82%) Brocade
8 6 (8.82%) Dell
8 6 (8.82%) Oracle
8 6 (8.82%) Red Hat
9 5 (7.35%) Veritas
10 4 (5.88%) CommVault
10 4 (5.88%) IBM
10 4 (5.88%) ServiceNow
11 3 (4.41%) SAP
12 2 (2.94%) Apple
12 2 (2.94%) Hitachi
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