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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 116 93 109
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +16
Contract jobs citing SAN 47 120 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.41% 2.07% 1.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.15% 16.24% 14.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 96 74
Median daily rate £467 £408 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.53% -4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £525 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 3
Median hourly rate - £22.83 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £35.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-32.14% +94.44%
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
463 739 701
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.93% 12.72% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 550 502
Median daily rate £463 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £290 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 24 18
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.98 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.67% -12.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £14.90 £16.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £32.86 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 (50.83%) Windows
2 58 (48.33%) Linux
3 56 (46.67%) VMware
4 55 (45.83%) Finance
5 39 (32.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 35 (29.17%) HP
7 32 (26.67%) Active Directory
7 32 (26.67%) NetApp
8 30 (25.00%) Unix
9 29 (24.17%) EMC
9 29 (24.17%) NAS
10 27 (22.50%) Red Hat
11 26 (21.67%) Cisco
12 25 (20.83%) Windows Server
13 23 (19.17%) Data Centre
14 20 (16.67%) IBM
14 20 (16.67%) NFS
14 20 (16.67%) ITIL
14 20 (16.67%) Citrix
15 19 (15.83%) Banking
16 18 (15.00%) Firewall
16 18 (15.00%) Puppet
17 17 (14.17%) Microsoft
17 17 (14.17%) LAN
17 17 (14.17%) WAN
17 17 (14.17%) Solaris
18 16 (13.33%) SQL
18 16 (13.33%) 3PAR
18 16 (13.33%) Fibre Channel
19 15 (12.50%) Dell

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 13 (10.83%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (5.83%) Apache
3 7 (5.83%) Tomcat
4 6 (5.00%) IIS
5 5 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (3.33%) OpenStack
6 4 (3.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 4 (3.33%) Skype for Business
6 4 (3.33%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.50%) JBoss
7 3 (2.50%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.67%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (1.67%) PowerExchange
8 2 (1.67%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.67%) Zimbra
9 1 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.83%) Confluence
9 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (6.67%) MS Office
2 5 (4.17%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.83%) HipChat
3 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Markit EDM
1 1 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.83%) RMDS
1 1 (0.83%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.83%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.50%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (2.50%) IaaS
3 3 (2.50%) Office 365
4 2 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.83%) PaaS
5 1 (0.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (24.17%) NAS
2 18 (15.00%) Firewall
3 17 (14.17%) LAN
3 17 (14.17%) WAN
4 16 (13.33%) Fibre Channel
5 14 (11.67%) DNS
6 13 (10.83%) DHCP
7 11 (9.17%) iSCSI
8 8 (6.67%) Network Security
9 6 (5.00%) TCP/IP
10 5 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (4.17%) HTTP
11 4 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (3.33%) FCoE
11 4 (3.33%) LDAP
11 4 (3.33%) SSL
11 4 (3.33%) VLAN
11 4 (3.33%) Wireless
12 3 (2.50%) Internet
12 3 (2.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.83%) DB2
2 7 (5.83%) Oracle Database
3 6 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (3.33%) Hadoop
4 4 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.50%) HBase
5 3 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.50%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (1.67%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (1.67%) PowerCenter
6 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.83%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.83%) Big Data
7 1 (0.83%) Mahout
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.83%) JIRA
1 1 (0.83%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 55 (45.83%) Finance
2 19 (15.83%) Banking
3 7 (5.83%) Investment Banking
4 6 (5.00%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.33%) Legal
6 1 (0.83%) Back Office
6 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (28.33%) Administrator
2 21 (17.50%) Systems Administrator
3 16 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (12.50%) Architect
5 11 (9.17%) Linux Administrator
6 10 (8.33%) Analyst
6 10 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
6 10 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 9 (7.50%) Storage Administrator
8 8 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
9 7 (5.83%) EMC Storage Administrator
9 7 (5.83%) Windows Engineer
9 7 (5.83%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 6 (5.00%) Storage Engineer
10 6 (5.00%) Unix Administrator
10 6 (5.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
11 5 (4.17%) Consultant
12 4 (3.33%) DBA
12 4 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.83%) Middleware
2 6 (5.00%) JRuby
3 4 (3.33%) Web Services
4 2 (1.67%) CGI
4 2 (1.67%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (1.67%) SAX
4 2 (1.67%) XML
5 1 (0.83%) .NET
5 1 (0.83%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.83%) Java SE
5 1 (0.83%) JMS
5 1 (0.83%) LAMP
5 1 (0.83%) Node.js
5 1 (0.83%) Rendezvous
5 1 (0.83%) SOAP
5 1 (0.83%) Ultra Messaging
5 1 (0.83%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.17%) Data Centre
2 11 (9.17%) EMC VNX
3 10 (8.33%) Clustering
3 10 (8.33%) EMC VMAX
3 10 (8.33%) Replication
4 6 (5.00%) Hedge funds
4 6 (5.00%) iSeries
5 4 (3.33%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (3.33%) EqualLogic
5 4 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (2.50%) Derivative
6 3 (2.50%) EMC Centera
6 3 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.50%) Video on Demand
7 2 (1.67%) CMDB
7 2 (1.67%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.67%) Equities
7 2 (1.67%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 61 (50.83%) Windows
2 58 (48.33%) Linux
3 30 (25.00%) Unix
4 25 (20.83%) Windows Server
5 17 (14.17%) Solaris
6 14 (11.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (10.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (10.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (8.33%) AIX
9 8 (6.67%) Windows 7
10 7 (5.83%) Apple iOS
10 7 (5.83%) Windows 8
11 6 (5.00%) VyOS
12 4 (3.33%) CentOS
12 4 (3.33%) SUSE
13 3 (2.50%) Mac OS X
13 3 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (1.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.83%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (16.67%) ITIL
2 14 (11.67%) Migration
3 10 (8.33%) Change Management
4 7 (5.83%) High Availability
4 7 (5.83%) Incident Management
4 7 (5.83%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (5.00%) SDLC
5 6 (5.00%) Service Delivery
6 5 (4.17%) Data Management
6 5 (4.17%) Open Source
6 5 (4.17%) Risk Management
6 5 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (4.17%) Server Virtualisation
7 4 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (3.33%) DevOps
7 4 (3.33%) Portfolio Management
7 4 (3.33%) Server Building
7 4 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (13.33%) SQL
2 12 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 12 (10.00%) Python
3 10 (8.33%) Shell Script
4 9 (7.50%) Perl
5 7 (5.83%) Ruby
6 5 (4.17%) Bash Shell
6 5 (4.17%) PL/SQL
7 4 (3.33%) C
7 4 (3.33%) PHP
7 4 (3.33%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.50%) C#
8 3 (2.50%) Java
8 3 (2.50%) Korn
9 2 (1.67%) C-shell
9 2 (1.67%) RPG IV
10 1 (0.83%) AWK
10 1 (0.83%) R
10 1 (0.83%) sed
10 1 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (5.83%) RHCA
1 7 (5.83%) RHCE
2 6 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (4.17%) Degree
4 4 (3.33%) CCNP
5 3 (2.50%) CCNA
5 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.67%) MCSE
6 2 (1.67%) MCTS
6 2 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.83%) CCEA
7 1 (0.83%) CCEE
7 1 (0.83%) CCSP
7 1 (0.83%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.83%) MCSA
7 1 (0.83%) NCDA
7 1 (0.83%) NCIE
7 1 (0.83%) NCSA
7 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.00%) SLA
2 2 (1.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 39 (32.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (26.67%) Active Directory
3 20 (16.67%) NFS
4 12 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (9.17%) Hyper-V
5 11 (9.17%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (6.67%) VMware ESX
7 7 (5.83%) KVM
8 6 (5.00%) XenApp
9 5 (4.17%) SRDF
9 5 (4.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 4 (3.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 4 (3.33%) vSphere
10 4 (3.33%) Xen
11 3 (2.50%) DFS Replication
11 3 (2.50%) Firmware
11 3 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (2.50%) RHEV
11 3 (2.50%) Samba
12 2 (1.67%) StorNext
Systems Management
1 18 (15.00%) Puppet
2 9 (7.50%) EMC VPLEX
2 9 (7.50%) SCCM
2 9 (7.50%) SCOM
3 7 (5.83%) Control-M
3 7 (5.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (4.17%) Nagios
5 5 (4.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (4.17%) SCVMM
6 4 (3.33%) NetBackup
6 4 (3.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (2.50%) BMC PATROL
7 3 (2.50%) FortiGate
7 3 (2.50%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 3 (2.50%) HP SIM
7 3 (2.50%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (2.50%) Tivoli
7 3 (2.50%) WSUS
8 2 (1.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 56 (46.67%) VMware
2 35 (29.17%) HP
3 32 (26.67%) NetApp
4 29 (24.17%) EMC
5 27 (22.50%) Red Hat
6 26 (21.67%) Cisco
7 20 (16.67%) Citrix
7 20 (16.67%) IBM
8 17 (14.17%) Microsoft
9 16 (13.33%) 3PAR
10 15 (12.50%) Dell
11 14 (11.67%) Oracle
12 12 (10.00%) Veritas
13 11 (9.17%) Brocade
14 7 (5.83%) Symantec
15 6 (5.00%) Juniper
15 6 (5.00%) Vyatta
16 4 (3.33%) BMC
16 4 (3.33%) Intel
16 4 (3.33%) SolarWinds
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