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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 98 103 98
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing SAN 118 102 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.05% 1.75% 1.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.12% 14.61% 16.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 75 87
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £306 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £565 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 1
Average hourly rate £22.83 £19.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.15% -52.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £23.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+46.73% -8.00%
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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
732 698 838
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.71% 11.95% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 547 496 551
Average daily rate £413 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 21 42
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.29% -48.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £16.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.43 £38.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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.

1 143 (59.83%) Windows
2 132 (55.23%) VMware
3 94 (39.33%) Cisco
4 82 (34.31%) VMware Infrastructure
5 70 (29.29%) Microsoft
6 67 (28.03%) Finance
7 66 (27.62%) Active Directory
7 66 (27.62%) NAS
8 61 (25.52%) EMC
8 61 (25.52%) NetApp
9 59 (24.69%) HP
9 59 (24.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 57 (23.85%) Linux
11 54 (22.59%) LAN
11 54 (22.59%) Oracle
11 54 (22.59%) Data Centre
12 51 (21.34%) WAN
13 48 (20.08%) Windows Server 2003
14 44 (18.41%) Citrix
15 43 (17.99%) IBM
16 42 (17.57%) SQL Server
16 42 (17.57%) Windows Server 2012
17 41 (17.15%) Firewall
18 40 (16.74%) ITIL
19 39 (16.32%) Solaris
19 39 (16.32%) vSphere
20 38 (15.90%) UNIX
20 38 (15.90%) Clustering
21 35 (14.64%) MS Exchange
22 33 (13.81%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 35 (14.64%) MS Exchange
2 19 (7.95%) IIS
3 16 (6.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (4.60%) Apache
4 11 (4.60%) SharePoint
5 9 (3.77%) WebSphere
6 8 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (2.93%) Tomcat
8 6 (2.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 6 (2.51%) Oracle Coherence
8 6 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (2.51%) WebLogic
9 5 (2.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (1.67%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (1.26%) Lync
12 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.84%) Office Communications Server
13 1 (0.42%) nginx
Applications
1 26 (10.88%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.60%) MS Office
3 6 (2.51%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.09%) MS Project
5 2 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.93%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (2.09%) RMDS
3 4 (1.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (1.67%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.09%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.67%) Office 365
2 4 (1.67%) IaaS
2 4 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.84%) PaaS
4 1 (0.42%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 66 (27.62%) NAS
2 54 (22.59%) LAN
3 51 (21.34%) WAN
4 41 (17.15%) Firewall
5 33 (13.81%) DNS
6 24 (10.04%) TCP/IP
7 23 (9.62%) Fibre Channel
8 17 (7.11%) DHCP
9 15 (6.28%) VoIP
9 15 (6.28%) Wireless
10 14 (5.86%) iSCSI
11 13 (5.44%) VPN
12 12 (5.02%) VLAN
12 12 (5.02%) FCoE
13 10 (4.18%) BIG-IP
14 8 (3.35%) MPLS
14 8 (3.35%) HTTP
14 8 (3.35%) Cisco Nexus
15 7 (2.93%) Multicast
15 7 (2.93%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (17.57%) SQL Server
2 20 (8.37%) Oracle Database
3 9 (3.77%) Relational Database
4 8 (3.35%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (3.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (3.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (2.93%) RDBMS
6 5 (2.09%) Hadoop
6 5 (2.09%) HBase
7 4 (1.67%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.26%) DTS
9 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.42%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.42%) Redis
10 1 (0.42%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.42%) ERwin
1 1 (0.42%) MSI
1 1 (0.42%) Jenkins
General
1 67 (28.03%) Finance
2 29 (12.13%) Banking
3 8 (3.35%) Investment Banking
4 7 (2.93%) Back Office
5 6 (2.51%) Legal
5 6 (2.51%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.67%) Local Government
7 3 (1.26%) Advertising
7 3 (1.26%) Law
8 2 (0.84%) Private Banking
8 2 (0.84%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.42%) Retail
9 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.42%) Publishing
9 1 (0.42%) Games
Job Titles
1 53 (22.18%) Administrator
2 42 (17.57%) Architect
3 34 (14.23%) Infrastructure Architect
4 31 (12.97%) Systems Administrator
5 18 (7.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 18 (7.53%) Storage Engineer
6 17 (7.11%) Infrastructure Manager
7 16 (6.69%) Solutions Architect
8 15 (6.28%) Storage Administrator
9 14 (5.86%) Server Engineer
9 14 (5.86%) Project Manager
10 11 (4.60%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
11 10 (4.18%) Analyst
11 10 (4.18%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 10 (4.18%) Systems Engineer
11 10 (4.18%) DBA
11 10 (4.18%) UNIX Administrator
12 8 (3.35%) IT Infrastructure Manager
12 8 (3.35%) Windows Administrator
12 8 (3.35%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (9.21%) Middleware
2 8 (3.35%) Oracle Fusion
3 7 (2.93%) Rendezvous
3 7 (2.93%) HTML
3 7 (2.93%) XML
4 6 (2.51%) XSLT
5 5 (2.09%) Web Services
5 5 (2.09%) Ultra Messaging
6 4 (1.67%) .NET
7 2 (0.84%) CGI
7 2 (0.84%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (0.84%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.42%) J2EE
8 1 (0.42%) SOAP
8 1 (0.42%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.42%) Itk
8 1 (0.42%) RESTful
8 1 (0.42%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (0.42%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 54 (22.59%) Data Centre
2 38 (15.90%) Clustering
3 21 (8.79%) EMC VMAX
4 17 (7.11%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (6.28%) EMC VNX
6 13 (5.44%) Replication
7 11 (4.60%) Thin Client
7 11 (4.60%) Fat Client
8 9 (3.77%) Symmetrix
9 8 (3.35%) Blackberry
10 7 (2.93%) Enterprise Storage
11 5 (2.09%) CMDB
11 5 (2.09%) Management Information System
11 5 (2.09%) CLARiiON
12 3 (1.26%) HACMP
12 3 (1.26%) N-Tier
12 3 (1.26%) HP Storage
12 3 (1.26%) Public Cloud
13 2 (0.84%) EqualLogic
13 2 (0.84%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 143 (59.83%) Windows
2 59 (24.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 57 (23.85%) Linux
4 48 (20.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 42 (17.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 39 (16.32%) Solaris
7 38 (15.90%) UNIX
8 26 (10.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (5.02%) Windows 7
10 11 (4.60%) AIX
11 10 (4.18%) Data ONTAP
12 8 (3.35%) Windows 8
13 5 (2.09%) SUSE
14 4 (1.67%) Oracle Linux
14 4 (1.67%) CentOS
14 4 (1.67%) Windows 2000
15 3 (1.26%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.84%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.84%) HPUX
17 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (16.74%) ITIL
2 20 (8.37%) Project Management
2 20 (8.37%) Migration
3 19 (7.95%) Capacity Planning
4 16 (6.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (5.86%) Change Management
6 11 (4.60%) PRINCE2
6 11 (4.60%) Service Delivery
6 11 (4.60%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (4.18%) Service Management
7 10 (4.18%) Capacity Management
8 9 (3.77%) Information Security
8 9 (3.77%) Workflow
8 9 (3.77%) Server Building
9 8 (3.35%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (2.93%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (2.93%) Business Continuity
10 7 (2.93%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (2.93%) Network Design
11 6 (2.51%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 33 (13.81%) SQL
2 15 (6.28%) PowerShell
3 14 (5.86%) C
4 13 (5.44%) Perl
5 10 (4.18%) JavaScript
6 9 (3.77%) Shell Script
7 7 (2.93%) Java
8 6 (2.51%) T-SQL
8 6 (2.51%) Python
8 6 (2.51%) Korn
9 5 (2.09%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.67%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.67%) VB
11 2 (0.84%) VBScript
11 2 (0.84%) PHP
12 1 (0.42%) C#
12 1 (0.42%) C++
12 1 (0.42%) Ruby
12 1 (0.42%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 23 (9.62%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (9.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (7.95%) MCSE
4 10 (4.18%) CCNA
5 9 (3.77%) Security Cleared
6 7 (2.93%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (2.93%) MCITP
6 7 (2.93%) CCNP
7 6 (2.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (2.51%) NCDA
8 5 (2.09%) NCIE
8 5 (2.09%) DV Cleared
8 5 (2.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (1.67%) MCSA
9 4 (1.67%) Degree
10 3 (1.26%) CCIE
10 3 (1.26%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (0.84%) CCA
11 2 (0.84%) MCP
11 2 (0.84%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (2.09%) SLA
3 3 (1.26%) QA
4 1 (0.42%) HL7
4 1 (0.42%) DICOM
System Software
1 82 (34.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 66 (27.62%) Active Directory
3 39 (16.32%) vSphere
4 28 (11.72%) XenApp
5 22 (9.21%) NFS
5 22 (9.21%) Hyper-V
6 15 (6.28%) Xen
7 14 (5.86%) Oracle RAC
8 13 (5.44%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (4.18%) SRDF
9 10 (4.18%) KVM
9 10 (4.18%) VMware Server
10 9 (3.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 8 (3.35%) VMware ESX
12 7 (2.93%) ProxySG
13 5 (2.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 5 (2.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 4 (1.67%) XenDesktop
14 4 (1.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 3 (1.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (8.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 17 (7.11%) Tivoli
3 14 (5.86%) NetBackup
4 12 (5.02%) EMC VPLEX
5 10 (4.18%) SCOM
6 9 (3.77%) Data Guard
7 8 (3.35%) SCCM
8 7 (2.93%) Puppet
9 6 (2.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 5 (2.09%) HP SIM
11 4 (1.67%) OpenView
11 4 (1.67%) EMC NetWorker
11 4 (1.67%) ZABBIX
11 4 (1.67%) BladeLogic
12 3 (1.26%) MOM
12 3 (1.26%) Control-M
12 3 (1.26%) SnapVault
13 2 (0.84%) EdgeSight
13 2 (0.84%) Red Hat Satellite
13 2 (0.84%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 132 (55.23%) VMware
2 94 (39.33%) Cisco
3 70 (29.29%) Microsoft
4 61 (25.52%) EMC
4 61 (25.52%) NetApp
5 59 (24.69%) HP
6 54 (22.59%) Oracle
7 44 (18.41%) Citrix
8 43 (17.99%) IBM
9 21 (8.79%) Red Hat
9 21 (8.79%) 3PAR
10 17 (7.11%) Brocade
10 17 (7.11%) CheckPoint
11 14 (5.86%) Symantec
12 13 (5.44%) CommVault
13 11 (4.60%) Veritas
13 11 (4.60%) Sybase
13 11 (4.60%) Avaya
14 10 (4.18%) Dell
14 10 (4.18%) Nokia
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