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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 107 103 90
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -13
Contract jobs citing SAN 106 95 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.83% 1.65% 2.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.82% 13.05% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 70 110
Average daily rate
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£400 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £315 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
Average hourly rate £25.57 £26.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £23.75 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.26% -1.04%
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
767 728 798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.27% 12.63% 11.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 491 531
Average daily rate £425 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 21 36
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.50 £43.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.29% -52.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.15 £160.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015, 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.

1 150 (61.73%) Windows
2 137 (56.38%) VMware
3 84 (34.57%) Cisco
3 84 (34.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 75 (30.86%) Microsoft
4 75 (30.86%) Active Directory
5 73 (30.04%) NAS
6 68 (27.98%) Finance
7 61 (25.10%) Linux
7 61 (25.10%) Data Centre
8 59 (24.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 59 (24.28%) HP
9 58 (23.87%) NetApp
10 57 (23.46%) EMC
10 57 (23.46%) Oracle
11 51 (20.99%) WAN
11 51 (20.99%) Citrix
12 50 (20.58%) LAN
13 45 (18.52%) SQL Server
14 44 (18.11%) Windows Server 2003
15 42 (17.28%) IBM
16 41 (16.87%) vSphere
16 41 (16.87%) Windows Server 2012
17 40 (16.46%) Firewall
18 39 (16.05%) SQL
19 38 (15.64%) ITIL
20 37 (15.23%) Solaris
21 36 (14.81%) UNIX
22 35 (14.40%) Clustering
23 33 (13.58%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 30 (12.35%) MS Exchange
2 19 (7.82%) IIS
3 15 (6.17%) SharePoint
4 13 (5.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (4.53%) Apache
6 8 (3.29%) WebSphere
7 7 (2.88%) Tomcat
8 6 (2.47%) WebLogic
8 6 (2.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 6 (2.47%) Oracle Coherence
8 6 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (2.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (1.65%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (1.23%) PowerExchange
11 3 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.82%) Lync
12 2 (0.82%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 26 (10.70%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.29%) MS Office
3 5 (2.06%) MS Project
3 5 (2.06%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.88%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (2.06%) RMDS
3 4 (1.65%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (1.65%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (1.23%) Adaptiv
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.23%) Office 365
2 3 (1.23%) IaaS
2 3 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.41%) SoftLayer
3 1 (0.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (30.04%) NAS
2 51 (20.99%) WAN
3 50 (20.58%) LAN
4 40 (16.46%) Firewall
5 29 (11.93%) DNS
6 23 (9.47%) TCP/IP
7 19 (7.82%) Fibre Channel
8 15 (6.17%) iSCSI
8 15 (6.17%) VoIP
9 14 (5.76%) DHCP
9 14 (5.76%) Wireless
10 11 (4.53%) FCoE
11 10 (4.12%) BIG-IP
11 10 (4.12%) VLAN
12 9 (3.70%) VPN
13 8 (3.29%) Ethernet
13 8 (3.29%) HTTP
14 7 (2.88%) Cisco Nexus
14 7 (2.88%) Multicast
15 6 (2.47%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 20 (8.23%) Oracle Database
3 11 (4.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (4.12%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (2.88%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.88%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (2.06%) Hadoop
7 5 (2.06%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.06%) HBase
8 4 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.65%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (1.65%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.23%) PowerCenter
9 3 (1.23%) DTS
9 3 (1.23%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.82%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.82%) Oracle Exadata
10 2 (0.82%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (0.82%) Subversion
1 2 (0.82%) JIRA
1 2 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.41%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.41%) ERwin
2 1 (0.41%) MSI
General
1 68 (27.98%) Finance
2 33 (13.58%) Banking
3 9 (3.70%) Investment Banking
4 7 (2.88%) Legal
5 6 (2.47%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.06%) Law
7 3 (1.23%) Advertising
8 2 (0.82%) Retail
8 2 (0.82%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.82%) Back Office
9 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.41%) Local Government
9 1 (0.41%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (20.58%) Administrator
2 42 (17.28%) Architect
3 36 (14.81%) Infrastructure Architect
4 28 (11.52%) Systems Administrator
5 20 (8.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 18 (7.41%) Infrastructure Manager
7 17 (7.00%) Storage Engineer
8 15 (6.17%) Storage Administrator
9 14 (5.76%) Server Engineer
10 13 (5.35%) Consultant
11 12 (4.94%) Project Manager
11 12 (4.94%) Solutions Architect
12 11 (4.53%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 11 (4.53%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
13 10 (4.12%) Systems Engineer
14 9 (3.70%) DBA
14 9 (3.70%) Analyst
14 9 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
14 9 (3.70%) IT Infrastructure Manager
14 9 (3.70%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (11.93%) Middleware
2 9 (3.70%) Oracle Fusion
3 7 (2.88%) HTML
3 7 (2.88%) XML
3 7 (2.88%) Rendezvous
4 6 (2.47%) XSLT
4 6 (2.47%) .NET
5 5 (2.06%) Ultra Messaging
6 4 (1.65%) Web Services
7 3 (1.23%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.23%) MDX
7 3 (1.23%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (0.82%) Application Packaging
8 2 (0.82%) CGI
9 1 (0.41%) SOAP
9 1 (0.41%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (0.41%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (0.41%) Regular Expression
9 1 (0.41%) Itk
9 1 (0.41%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 61 (25.10%) Data Centre
2 35 (14.40%) Clustering
3 20 (8.23%) EMC VMAX
4 17 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (6.17%) Replication
6 14 (5.76%) EMC VNX
7 11 (4.53%) Thin Client
7 11 (4.53%) Fat Client
8 9 (3.70%) Blackberry
9 8 (3.29%) Symmetrix
9 8 (3.29%) Enterprise Storage
10 6 (2.47%) Management Information System
11 5 (2.06%) CMDB
12 4 (1.65%) Credit Risk
12 4 (1.65%) EMC Centera
12 4 (1.65%) CLARiiON
12 4 (1.65%) Public Cloud
13 3 (1.23%) HACMP
13 3 (1.23%) N-Tier
13 3 (1.23%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 150 (61.73%) Windows
2 61 (25.10%) Linux
3 59 (24.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (18.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 41 (16.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 37 (15.23%) Solaris
7 36 (14.81%) UNIX
8 27 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (5.76%) Windows 7
10 12 (4.94%) Windows 8
11 10 (4.12%) Data ONTAP
11 10 (4.12%) AIX
12 5 (2.06%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (2.06%) SUSE
13 4 (1.65%) Windows 2000
13 4 (1.65%) CentOS
14 3 (1.23%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.82%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.82%) HPUX
16 1 (0.41%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (15.64%) ITIL
2 20 (8.23%) Capacity Planning
3 19 (7.82%) Migration
4 18 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 16 (6.58%) Project Management
6 13 (5.35%) Change Management
7 12 (4.94%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (4.53%) Information Security
8 11 (4.53%) Service Delivery
8 11 (4.53%) Service Management
8 11 (4.53%) PRINCE2
9 9 (3.70%) Capacity Management
9 9 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (3.70%) Server Building
10 8 (3.29%) Data Protection
10 8 (3.29%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (2.88%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (2.88%) Business Continuity
11 7 (2.88%) Workflow
11 7 (2.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 39 (16.05%) SQL
2 25 (10.29%) PowerShell
3 12 (4.94%) C
4 11 (4.53%) Perl
4 11 (4.53%) Shell Script
5 10 (4.12%) JavaScript
6 8 (3.29%) Java
6 8 (3.29%) Korn
7 7 (2.88%) Bash Shell
8 6 (2.47%) PL/SQL
9 5 (2.06%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.06%) C#
10 3 (1.23%) C-shell
10 3 (1.23%) VB
10 3 (1.23%) Python
11 2 (0.82%) VBScript
12 1 (0.41%) C++
12 1 (0.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (10.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (9.47%) MCSE
3 20 (8.23%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (4.53%) Security Cleared
5 9 (3.70%) CCNA
6 7 (2.88%) MCSA
6 7 (2.88%) CCNP
6 7 (2.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (2.88%) Degree
7 6 (2.47%) MCITP
7 6 (2.47%) NCDA
7 6 (2.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (2.06%) NCIE
8 5 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (2.06%) SC Cleared
9 4 (1.65%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.65%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (1.23%) CCA
10 3 (1.23%) MCP
10 3 (1.23%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.29%) SLA
2 6 (2.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.23%) QA
4 1 (0.41%) HL7
4 1 (0.41%) DICOM
4 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 84 (34.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 75 (30.86%) Active Directory
3 41 (16.87%) vSphere
4 30 (12.35%) XenApp
5 22 (9.05%) NFS
5 22 (9.05%) Hyper-V
6 17 (7.00%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (6.17%) Xen
8 14 (5.76%) Oracle RAC
9 10 (4.12%) VMware Server
10 9 (3.70%) KVM
10 9 (3.70%) SRDF
11 8 (3.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 8 (3.29%) VMware ESX
12 7 (2.88%) ProxySG
13 6 (2.47%) XenDesktop
14 5 (2.06%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 5 (2.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 4 (1.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 4 (1.65%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (8.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 18 (7.41%) Tivoli
3 13 (5.35%) NetBackup
3 13 (5.35%) SCCM
4 11 (4.53%) EMC VPLEX
5 10 (4.12%) SCOM
6 9 (3.70%) Data Guard
7 7 (2.88%) OpenView
8 6 (2.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 5 (2.06%) Puppet
10 4 (1.65%) EMC NetWorker
10 4 (1.65%) ZABBIX
10 4 (1.65%) HP SIM
10 4 (1.65%) BladeLogic
11 3 (1.23%) MOM
11 3 (1.23%) Control-M
11 3 (1.23%) SnapVault
12 2 (0.82%) EdgeSight
12 2 (0.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 2 (0.82%) Legato
Vendors
1 137 (56.38%) VMware
2 84 (34.57%) Cisco
3 75 (30.86%) Microsoft
4 59 (24.28%) HP
5 58 (23.87%) NetApp
6 57 (23.46%) Oracle
6 57 (23.46%) EMC
7 51 (20.99%) Citrix
8 42 (17.28%) IBM
9 24 (9.88%) Red Hat
9 24 (9.88%) 3PAR
10 17 (7.00%) CheckPoint
11 15 (6.17%) Veritas
12 14 (5.76%) Brocade
13 13 (5.35%) Symantec
14 11 (4.53%) CommVault
14 11 (4.53%) Sybase
15 10 (4.12%) Avaya
16 9 (3.70%) Dell
16 9 (3.70%) Nortel
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