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 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Area Network (SAN)
London / City of London
Rank 112 97 111
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +14
Contract jobs citing SAN 41 53 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.39% 1.69% 1.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.42% 15.36% 11.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 45 64
Median daily rate £438 £425 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +11.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £565 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £43.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year
-19.18% +29.32%

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
359 345 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.17% 10.99% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 241 508
Median daily rate £425 £405 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 12
Median hourly rate £19.00 £29.82 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.28% +59.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £24.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £30.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 February 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 February 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 44 (61.97%) Windows
2 42 (59.15%) VMware
3 36 (50.70%) Finance
4 31 (43.66%) Windows Server
5 24 (33.80%) VMware Infrastructure
5 24 (33.80%) HP
6 23 (32.39%) Data Centre
7 22 (30.99%) Microsoft
7 22 (30.99%) Firewall
8 21 (29.58%) Banking
9 20 (28.17%) Cisco
9 20 (28.17%) Active Directory
9 20 (28.17%) Citrix
10 19 (26.76%) Unix
11 18 (25.35%) Windows Server 2008
12 16 (22.54%) Windows Server 2012
13 15 (21.13%) DNS
14 14 (19.72%) Linux
14 14 (19.72%) Hyper-V
15 13 (18.31%) DHCP
16 12 (16.90%) EMC
16 12 (16.90%) Migration
16 12 (16.90%) Microsoft Azure
16 12 (16.90%) 3PAR
17 11 (15.49%) VMware ESX
17 11 (15.49%) SCCM
17 11 (15.49%) NetApp
17 11 (15.49%) Symantec
18 10 (14.08%) Internet
18 10 (14.08%) NAS

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 (11.27%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (11.27%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.86%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (9.86%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.04%) Skype for Business
4 3 (4.23%) IIS
5 2 (2.82%) Apache
5 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.82%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.41%) JBoss
6 1 (1.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (8.45%) MS Office
2 3 (4.23%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) ION MarketView
2 2 (2.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.41%) Markit EDM
3 1 (1.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (8.45%) Office 365
3 4 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.82%) IaaS
5 1 (1.41%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (30.99%) Firewall
2 15 (21.13%) DNS
3 13 (18.31%) DHCP
4 10 (14.08%) Internet
4 10 (14.08%) NAS
5 9 (12.68%) LAN
6 8 (11.27%) VPN
6 8 (11.27%) WAN
7 7 (9.86%) iSCSI
7 7 (9.86%) SSL
8 5 (7.04%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (7.04%) NetScaler
8 5 (7.04%) VSAN
9 4 (5.63%) IPsec
9 4 (5.63%) TCP/IP
9 4 (5.63%) Wireless
10 3 (4.23%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (4.23%) DMZ
10 3 (4.23%) FTP
10 3 (4.23%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.63%) MySQL
3 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.41%) Ingres
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.82%) Jenkins
General
1 36 (50.70%) Finance
2 21 (29.58%) Banking
3 4 (5.63%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.23%) Front Office
5 2 (2.82%) Electronics
5 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.82%) Marketing
5 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.41%) Legal
6 1 (1.41%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (1.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (25.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (18.31%) Architect
3 9 (12.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 7 (9.86%) Support Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) Consultant
5 6 (8.45%) Data Centre Architect
5 6 (8.45%) Infrastructure Support
5 6 (8.45%) Migration Architect
6 5 (7.04%) Analyst
6 5 (7.04%) Data Architect
6 5 (7.04%) Data Migration Architect
6 5 (7.04%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 5 (7.04%) Storage Specialist
6 5 (7.04%) Support Specialist
7 4 (5.63%) Storage Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Integration Specialist
8 3 (4.23%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.04%) .NET
1 5 (7.04%) J2EE
2 3 (4.23%) Middleware
3 2 (2.82%) LAMP
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 23 (32.39%) Data Centre
2 10 (14.08%) Clustering
3 6 (8.45%) EMC VNX
4 5 (7.04%) Mainframe
5 4 (5.63%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.63%) Replication
5 4 (5.63%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (4.23%) Fixed Income
7 2 (2.82%) HP Storage
8 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.41%) CMDB
8 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.41%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.41%) HP StoreVirtual
8 1 (1.41%) NHS
8 1 (1.41%) SWIFT
8 1 (1.41%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 44 (61.97%) Windows
2 31 (43.66%) Windows Server
3 19 (26.76%) Unix
4 18 (25.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (22.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (19.72%) Linux
7 7 (9.86%) Solaris
7 7 (9.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (8.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (7.04%) Windows 7
9 5 (7.04%) Windows 8
10 3 (4.23%) CentOS
11 2 (2.82%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.41%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (1.41%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.90%) Migration
2 7 (9.86%) ITIL
2 7 (9.86%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (9.86%) Project Management
2 7 (9.86%) Server Building
3 6 (8.45%) Asset Management
3 6 (8.45%) High Availability
3 6 (8.45%) Load Balancing
4 5 (7.04%) EAI
4 5 (7.04%) Infrastructure Management
4 5 (7.04%) Network Management
4 5 (7.04%) SOA
4 5 (7.04%) Workflow
5 4 (5.63%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (5.63%) Problem Management
5 4 (5.63%) Server Virtualisation
5 4 (5.63%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.23%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.23%) Electronic Trading
6 3 (4.23%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.08%) PowerShell
2 8 (11.27%) Bash Shell
3 7 (9.86%) SQL
4 5 (7.04%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.23%) Python
6 2 (2.82%) Korn
6 2 (2.82%) Perl
6 2 (2.82%) Ruby
7 1 (1.41%) C
7 1 (1.41%) C#
7 1 (1.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.63%) MCSE
3 3 (4.23%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.82%) CCNA
4 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.41%) CCA
5 1 (1.41%) CCNP
5 1 (1.41%) CCSA
5 1 (1.41%) CCSE
5 1 (1.41%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.41%) Degree
5 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.41%) MCSD
5 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.41%) QA
1 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (33.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (28.17%) Active Directory
3 14 (19.72%) Hyper-V
4 11 (15.49%) VMware ESX
5 9 (12.68%) XenApp
6 5 (7.04%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (4.23%) BitLocker
7 3 (4.23%) Terminal Services
7 3 (4.23%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (4.23%) vSphere
7 3 (4.23%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.82%) DFS Replication
8 2 (2.82%) VMware Server
8 2 (2.82%) XenServer
9 1 (1.41%) GPFS
9 1 (1.41%) NFS
9 1 (1.41%) SRDF
9 1 (1.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (1.41%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 11 (15.49%) SCCM
2 7 (9.86%) NetBackup
3 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (7.04%) Red Hat Satellite
3 5 (7.04%) SCOM
3 5 (7.04%) SCVMM
4 4 (5.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (4.23%) Backup Exec
5 3 (4.23%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (2.82%) Ansible
6 2 (2.82%) Cobbler
6 2 (2.82%) Control-M
6 2 (2.82%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (2.82%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (2.82%) Puppet
6 2 (2.82%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 2 (2.82%) SCOrch
6 2 (2.82%) SCSM
6 2 (2.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (1.41%) Xymon
Vendors
1 42 (59.15%) VMware
2 24 (33.80%) HP
3 22 (30.99%) Microsoft
4 20 (28.17%) Cisco
4 20 (28.17%) Citrix
5 12 (16.90%) 3PAR
5 12 (16.90%) EMC
6 11 (15.49%) NetApp
6 11 (15.49%) Symantec
7 7 (9.86%) Red Hat
8 6 (8.45%) Brocade
8 6 (8.45%) CheckPoint
9 5 (7.04%) Dell
9 5 (7.04%) Oracle
9 5 (7.04%) Veritas
10 4 (5.63%) CommVault
10 4 (5.63%) ServiceNow
10 4 (5.63%) Veeam
11 3 (4.23%) Dell Compellent
11 3 (4.23%) SAP
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