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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 76 107 99
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -8
Contract jobs citing SAN 140 110 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.52% 1.80% 1.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.64% 15.36% 14.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 87 79
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£413 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £321 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £531 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -6.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 4
Average hourly rate £22.83 - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £18.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+77.77% -33.33%
SAN
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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
713 716 842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.84% 11.70% 12.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 535 524 560
Average daily rate £413 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 41
Average hourly rate £18.70 £21.00 £43.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% -51.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.12 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -19.10%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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.

1 140 (61.95%) Windows
2 134 (59.29%) VMware
3 86 (38.05%) Cisco
4 83 (36.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 67 (29.65%) Active Directory
6 64 (28.32%) Finance
7 62 (27.43%) Microsoft
7 62 (27.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 60 (26.55%) NetApp
9 57 (25.22%) EMC
9 57 (25.22%) NAS
10 54 (23.89%) HP
11 50 (22.12%) Windows Server 2003
12 49 (21.68%) Data Centre
13 48 (21.24%) Oracle
14 47 (20.80%) Citrix
15 43 (19.03%) Linux
16 42 (18.58%) LAN
16 42 (18.58%) Windows Server 2012
17 40 (17.70%) vSphere
17 40 (17.70%) MS Exchange
18 39 (17.26%) SQL Server
19 38 (16.81%) WAN
19 38 (16.81%) Clustering
20 35 (15.49%) ITIL
21 33 (14.60%) IBM
22 30 (13.27%) UNIX
23 29 (12.83%) DNS
23 29 (12.83%) Firewall
24 28 (12.39%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 40 (17.70%) MS Exchange
2 23 (10.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (6.64%) IIS
4 11 (4.87%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (4.87%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (3.98%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.65%) WebSphere
6 6 (2.65%) Apache
6 6 (2.65%) WebLogic
7 5 (2.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (1.77%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (1.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 3 (1.33%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.33%) Oracle Coherence
10 2 (0.88%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.88%) Lync
10 2 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 23 (10.18%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.87%) MS Office
3 5 (2.21%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.77%) MS Project
5 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.10%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.77%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (1.77%) RMDS
2 4 (1.77%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.98%) Office 365
2 4 (1.77%) IaaS
3 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (25.22%) NAS
2 42 (18.58%) LAN
3 38 (16.81%) WAN
4 29 (12.83%) DNS
4 29 (12.83%) Firewall
5 22 (9.73%) TCP/IP
6 21 (9.29%) Fibre Channel
7 17 (7.52%) DHCP
8 15 (6.64%) VLAN
9 10 (4.42%) iSCSI
9 10 (4.42%) VPN
9 10 (4.42%) WLAN
10 9 (3.98%) LDAP
11 8 (3.54%) FCoE
11 8 (3.54%) Wireless
12 7 (3.10%) Ethernet
12 7 (3.10%) MPLS
13 6 (2.65%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (2.65%) VoIP
13 6 (2.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (17.26%) SQL Server
2 19 (8.41%) Oracle Database
3 9 (3.98%) Relational Database
4 8 (3.54%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (3.10%) RDBMS
6 6 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.77%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (1.77%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.33%) DTS
9 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.33%) QlikView
10 2 (0.88%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.88%) HBase
10 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.44%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (0.44%) ERwin
1 1 (0.44%) MSI
General
1 64 (28.32%) Finance
2 24 (10.62%) Banking
3 8 (3.54%) Back Office
4 7 (3.10%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.65%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.21%) Legal
7 4 (1.77%) Local Government
8 2 (0.88%) Private Banking
8 2 (0.88%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.88%) Publishing
9 1 (0.44%) Retail
9 1 (0.44%) Games
9 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.44%) Advertising
9 1 (0.44%) Law
9 1 (0.44%) Electronics
9 1 (0.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (19.47%) Administrator
2 32 (14.16%) Architect
3 25 (11.06%) Systems Administrator
4 24 (10.62%) Infrastructure Architect
5 22 (9.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 17 (7.52%) Infrastructure Manager
7 16 (7.08%) Storage Engineer
8 15 (6.64%) Project Manager
9 14 (6.19%) Server Engineer
9 14 (6.19%) Storage Administrator
10 13 (5.75%) Solutions Architect
11 12 (5.31%) DBA
12 11 (4.87%) Systems Engineer
13 10 (4.42%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 9 (3.98%) Consultant
14 9 (3.98%) Analyst
15 8 (3.54%) IT Infrastructure Manager
15 8 (3.54%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
15 8 (3.54%) Windows Server Engineer
16 7 (3.10%) Storage Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.64%) Middleware
2 8 (3.54%) Oracle Fusion
3 7 (3.10%) Application Packaging
4 4 (1.77%) .NET
4 4 (1.77%) XML
4 4 (1.77%) HTML
4 4 (1.77%) Rendezvous
5 3 (1.33%) XSLT
5 3 (1.33%) Web Services
5 3 (1.33%) Ultra Messaging
6 2 (0.88%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (0.88%) CGI
7 1 (0.44%) SOAP
7 1 (0.44%) J2EE
7 1 (0.44%) Itk
7 1 (0.44%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.44%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 49 (21.68%) Data Centre
2 38 (16.81%) Clustering
3 16 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (6.19%) Replication
5 11 (4.87%) Symmetrix
6 10 (4.42%) Fat Client
6 10 (4.42%) Thin Client
7 6 (2.65%) Blackberry
8 5 (2.21%) CLARiiON
8 5 (2.21%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (2.21%) CMDB
9 4 (1.77%) Symmetrix DMX
9 4 (1.77%) NHS
10 3 (1.33%) HACMP
10 3 (1.33%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.33%) Handset
10 3 (1.33%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.33%) PDA
10 3 (1.33%) Celerra
11 2 (0.88%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 140 (61.95%) Windows
2 62 (27.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 50 (22.12%) Windows Server 2003
4 43 (19.03%) Linux
5 42 (18.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (13.27%) UNIX
7 26 (11.50%) Solaris
8 25 (11.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (4.42%) Windows 7
10 9 (3.98%) AIX
11 4 (1.77%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.77%) Windows 2000
11 4 (1.77%) HPUX
12 3 (1.33%) SUSE
13 2 (0.88%) CentOS
13 2 (0.88%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.88%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.44%) Debian
14 1 (0.44%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (15.49%) ITIL
2 27 (11.95%) Migration
3 20 (8.85%) Project Management
4 18 (7.96%) Capacity Planning
5 16 (7.08%) Change Management
6 14 (6.19%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (4.87%) Server Building
8 9 (3.98%) PRINCE2
8 9 (3.98%) Service Delivery
8 9 (3.98%) Workflow
9 8 (3.54%) Infrastructure Management
9 8 (3.54%) Capacity Management
9 8 (3.54%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (3.54%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (3.10%) Information Security
10 7 (3.10%) Service Management
11 6 (2.65%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (2.65%) Configuration Management
11 6 (2.65%) Business Continuity
11 6 (2.65%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (12.39%) SQL
2 14 (6.19%) PowerShell
3 12 (5.31%) C
4 8 (3.54%) Perl
4 8 (3.54%) T-SQL
5 7 (3.10%) Shell Script
5 7 (3.10%) JavaScript
6 5 (2.21%) Python
6 5 (2.21%) Korn
7 4 (1.77%) Java
7 4 (1.77%) VBScript
8 3 (1.33%) VB
8 3 (1.33%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.88%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.88%) PHP
10 1 (0.44%) C#
10 1 (0.44%) C++
Qualifications
1 27 (11.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (9.29%) MCSE
2 21 (9.29%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (4.87%) CCNA
4 9 (3.98%) Security Cleared
5 8 (3.54%) MCITP
5 8 (3.54%) CCNP
6 7 (3.10%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (2.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (2.65%) NCDA
7 6 (2.65%) NCIE
7 6 (2.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (2.21%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (2.21%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.77%) MCSA
10 3 (1.33%) CCIE
11 2 (0.88%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.88%) Degree
11 2 (0.88%) CCA
12 1 (0.44%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (1.77%) SLA
3 3 (1.33%) QA
4 1 (0.44%) HL7
4 1 (0.44%) DICOM
System Software
1 83 (36.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 67 (29.65%) Active Directory
3 40 (17.70%) vSphere
4 26 (11.50%) XenApp
5 20 (8.85%) Hyper-V
6 15 (6.64%) NFS
7 13 (5.75%) VMware Server
8 11 (4.87%) Oracle RAC
8 11 (4.87%) Xen
8 11 (4.87%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (3.98%) SRDF
10 8 (3.54%) VMware ESX
11 7 (3.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 6 (2.65%) KVM
13 5 (2.21%) VMware Workstation
13 5 (2.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 3 (1.33%) DFS Replication
14 3 (1.33%) vCloud
14 3 (1.33%) ProxySG
14 3 (1.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (7.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 15 (6.64%) Tivoli
3 12 (5.31%) NetBackup
4 9 (3.98%) Data Guard
4 9 (3.98%) SCCM
4 9 (3.98%) SCOM
5 5 (2.21%) HP SIM
5 5 (2.21%) Puppet
6 4 (1.77%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (1.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (1.33%) OpenView
7 3 (1.33%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (0.88%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.88%) BladeLogic
8 2 (0.88%) WSUS
8 2 (0.88%) EdgeSight
8 2 (0.88%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.88%) Legato
8 2 (0.88%) MOM
9 1 (0.44%) Control-M
Vendors
1 134 (59.29%) VMware
2 86 (38.05%) Cisco
3 62 (27.43%) Microsoft
4 60 (26.55%) NetApp
5 57 (25.22%) EMC
6 54 (23.89%) HP
7 48 (21.24%) Oracle
8 47 (20.80%) Citrix
9 33 (14.60%) IBM
10 20 (8.85%) 3PAR
11 18 (7.96%) Red Hat
12 17 (7.52%) Brocade
13 12 (5.31%) CommVault
14 8 (3.54%) Juniper
14 8 (3.54%) CheckPoint
14 8 (3.54%) Dell
15 7 (3.10%) Sybase
15 7 (3.10%) AppSense
16 6 (2.65%) Veritas
16 6 (2.65%) Symantec
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