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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 117 132 86
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -46
Contract jobs citing SAN 81 76 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.60% 1.29% 2.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.09% 11.03% 14.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 59 72
Average daily rate
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£375 £380 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +3.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £302 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £605 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £23.22 - £40.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 - £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.64 - £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -2.32%
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
670 689 769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.20% 11.65% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 440 504
Average daily rate £388 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 26 45
Average hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £12.75 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £23.40 £157.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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.

1 121 (66.85%) Windows
2 110 (60.77%) VMware
3 73 (40.33%) Active Directory
4 66 (36.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 55 (30.39%) Cisco
6 54 (29.83%) Linux
6 54 (29.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 51 (28.18%) Microsoft
8 50 (27.62%) Citrix
9 48 (26.52%) EMC
9 48 (26.52%) NetApp
10 46 (25.41%) Finance
11 45 (24.86%) MS Exchange
12 44 (24.31%) HP
13 43 (23.76%) DNS
14 42 (23.20%) NAS
15 35 (19.34%) UNIX
16 32 (17.68%) vSphere
17 31 (17.13%) Windows Server 2003
18 30 (16.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 29 (16.02%) Exchange Server 2010
19 29 (16.02%) Firewall
19 29 (16.02%) Red Hat
20 27 (14.92%) DHCP
20 27 (14.92%) XenApp
21 26 (14.36%) LAN
21 26 (14.36%) SQL
22 25 (13.81%) SQL Server
22 25 (13.81%) WAN
22 25 (13.81%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 45 (24.86%) MS Exchange
2 29 (16.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (10.50%) IIS
4 14 (7.73%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (7.18%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (5.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 9 (4.97%) SharePoint
8 7 (3.87%) Apache
8 7 (3.87%) Tomcat
8 7 (3.87%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.66%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.66%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.10%) Lync
11 1 (0.55%) JBoss
11 1 (0.55%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.55%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.55%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.55%) GlassFish
Applications
1 14 (7.73%) MS Excel
2 13 (7.18%) MS Office
3 3 (1.66%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.21%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.10%) RMDS
3 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.42%) Office 365
2 6 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.55%) IaaS
4 1 (0.55%) PaaS
4 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 43 (23.76%) DNS
2 42 (23.20%) NAS
3 29 (16.02%) Firewall
4 27 (14.92%) DHCP
5 26 (14.36%) LAN
6 25 (13.81%) WAN
7 20 (11.05%) Fibre Channel
8 18 (9.94%) TCP/IP
9 17 (9.39%) VLAN
10 11 (6.08%) VPN
11 10 (5.52%) LDAP
12 9 (4.97%) SNMP
12 9 (4.97%) Internet
13 8 (4.42%) iSCSI
13 8 (4.42%) Wireless
13 8 (4.42%) MPLS
13 8 (4.42%) VoIP
13 8 (4.42%) WLAN
13 8 (4.42%) Ethernet
13 8 (4.42%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (13.81%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.76%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.21%) MySQL
3 4 (2.21%) DB2
4 3 (1.66%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.66%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.10%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.10%) QlikView
5 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.55%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.55%) HBase
6 1 (0.55%) DB2 UDB
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 46 (25.41%) Finance
2 22 (12.15%) Banking
3 7 (3.87%) Law
3 7 (3.87%) Legal
3 7 (3.87%) Investment Banking
4 6 (3.31%) Financial Institution
4 6 (3.31%) Back Office
4 6 (3.31%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.66%) Publishing
5 3 (1.66%) Retail
6 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.55%) Advertising
6 1 (0.55%) Electronics
6 1 (0.55%) Games
6 1 (0.55%) Local Government
6 1 (0.55%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.55%) Marketing
6 1 (0.55%) German Language
Job Titles
1 30 (16.57%) Analyst
2 21 (11.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (11.60%) Administrator
3 20 (11.05%) Architect
4 14 (7.73%) Systems Administrator
4 14 (7.73%) Storage Engineer
5 11 (6.08%) Server Analyst
6 10 (5.52%) Server Engineer
7 9 (4.97%) Consultant
8 8 (4.42%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 8 (4.42%) Systems Engineer
8 8 (4.42%) Network Engineer
9 7 (3.87%) Project Manager
9 7 (3.87%) Support Analyst
9 7 (3.87%) Storage Architect
10 6 (3.31%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (2.76%) Server Support
11 5 (2.76%) EMC Engineer
11 5 (2.76%) UNIX Systems Administrator
11 5 (2.76%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.87%) .NET
1 7 (3.87%) Middleware
2 6 (3.31%) Application Packaging
3 3 (1.66%) Web Services
3 3 (1.66%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (1.66%) LAMP
3 3 (1.66%) Regular Expression
4 2 (1.10%) HTML
5 1 (0.55%) J2EE
5 1 (0.55%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.55%) JSP
5 1 (0.55%) XML
5 1 (0.55%) XSLT
5 1 (0.55%) Rendezvous
5 1 (0.55%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.39%) Replication
2 15 (8.29%) Clustering
3 11 (6.08%) Blackberry
4 9 (4.97%) Thin Client
4 9 (4.97%) Fat Client
5 8 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.21%) Symmetrix
7 3 (1.66%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.66%) CLARiiON
7 3 (1.66%) Handset
7 3 (1.66%) PDA
7 3 (1.66%) Celerra
7 3 (1.66%) Symmetrix DMX
8 2 (1.10%) EqualLogic
8 2 (1.10%) CMDB
8 2 (1.10%) CESG
8 2 (1.10%) NHS
9 1 (0.55%) DTV
9 1 (0.55%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.55%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 121 (66.85%) Windows
2 54 (29.83%) Linux
2 54 (29.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (19.34%) UNIX
4 31 (17.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 30 (16.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (10.50%) Solaris
7 11 (6.08%) AIX
8 8 (4.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (3.31%) Windows 7
10 5 (2.76%) SUSE
11 3 (1.66%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (1.10%) CentOS
12 2 (1.10%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.10%) HPUX
13 1 (0.55%) VMS
13 1 (0.55%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.55%) Debian
13 1 (0.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (13.81%) Migration
2 21 (11.60%) ITIL
3 17 (9.39%) Change Management
4 13 (7.18%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (6.08%) Service Delivery
6 10 (5.52%) Project Management
7 8 (4.42%) Load Balancing
7 8 (4.42%) Problem Management
8 6 (3.31%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (3.31%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (3.31%) Configuration Management
9 5 (2.76%) Service Management
9 5 (2.76%) WAN Optimisation
9 5 (2.76%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (2.21%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (2.21%) Line Management
10 4 (2.21%) Mentoring
10 4 (2.21%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (2.21%) Benchmarking
11 3 (1.66%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 26 (14.36%) SQL
2 14 (7.73%) PowerShell
3 8 (4.42%) Java
4 6 (3.31%) Shell Script
4 6 (3.31%) C
4 6 (3.31%) C++
5 5 (2.76%) Perl
6 4 (2.21%) PHP
6 4 (2.21%) Python
7 3 (1.66%) VBScript
7 3 (1.66%) VB
7 3 (1.66%) Korn
8 2 (1.10%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.10%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.55%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (10.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (9.39%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (7.18%) CCNA
3 13 (7.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 11 (6.08%) MCSE
5 9 (4.97%) NCDA
6 8 (4.42%) NCIE
7 7 (3.87%) Security Cleared
8 6 (3.31%) MCITP
8 6 (3.31%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (2.21%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.66%) MCSA
10 3 (1.66%) CCNP
10 3 (1.66%) RHCE
10 3 (1.66%) RHCT
10 3 (1.66%) Degree
10 3 (1.66%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.10%) CCEE
11 2 (1.10%) CCIE
11 2 (1.10%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (2.21%) SLA
3 2 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 73 (40.33%) Active Directory
2 66 (36.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (17.68%) vSphere
4 27 (14.92%) XenApp
5 17 (9.39%) Hyper-V
6 12 (6.63%) NFS
7 11 (6.08%) VMware Server
8 10 (5.52%) Xen
8 10 (5.52%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (4.97%) XenDesktop
10 7 (3.87%) VMware ESX
10 7 (3.87%) DFS Replication
11 6 (3.31%) SRDF
11 6 (3.31%) KVM
11 6 (3.31%) Firmware
12 5 (2.76%) VMware Workstation
13 4 (2.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 4 (2.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 4 (2.21%) UAG
13 4 (2.21%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 17 (9.39%) Tivoli
2 14 (7.73%) SCCM
3 12 (6.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 9 (4.97%) SCOM
5 5 (2.76%) NetBackup
5 5 (2.76%) Backup Exec
5 5 (2.76%) Puppet
6 4 (2.21%) Nagios
7 3 (1.66%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (1.66%) MIMEsweeper
7 3 (1.66%) MAILsweeper
7 3 (1.66%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (1.66%) Red Hat Satellite
7 3 (1.66%) BladeLogic
8 2 (1.10%) SCVMM
8 2 (1.10%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (1.10%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (1.10%) HP SIM
8 2 (1.10%) SCDPM
8 2 (1.10%) Control-M
Vendors
1 110 (60.77%) VMware
2 55 (30.39%) Cisco
3 51 (28.18%) Microsoft
4 50 (27.62%) Citrix
5 48 (26.52%) EMC
5 48 (26.52%) NetApp
6 44 (24.31%) HP
7 29 (16.02%) Red Hat
8 22 (12.15%) IBM
9 21 (11.60%) Oracle
10 9 (4.97%) Symantec
10 9 (4.97%) Hitachi
10 9 (4.97%) Juniper
10 9 (4.97%) Dell
10 9 (4.97%) Brocade
11 8 (4.42%) Intel
11 8 (4.42%) CommVault
11 8 (4.42%) CheckPoint
12 7 (3.87%) AppSense
13 6 (3.31%) SolarWinds
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