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 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 107 115 81
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -34
Contract jobs citing SAN 101 121 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.67% 1.70% 2.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.58% 14.22% 16.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 86 98
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £333 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.23% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £19.50 £27.50 £25.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.09% +6.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £26.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +28.04%
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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
803 851 935
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.32% 11.96% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 561 540 618
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £273 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 40 32
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -8.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £48.75 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +7.14%

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 October 2014.

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 October 2014, 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.

1 128 (64.65%) Windows
2 118 (59.60%) VMware
3 76 (38.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 73 (36.87%) Microsoft
5 72 (36.36%) Active Directory
6 65 (32.83%) Linux
7 59 (29.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 54 (27.27%) Cisco
9 48 (24.24%) Finance
10 47 (23.74%) HP
10 47 (23.74%) EMC
11 46 (23.23%) NetApp
12 45 (22.73%) Citrix
13 44 (22.22%) UNIX
14 41 (20.71%) DNS
15 38 (19.19%) MS Exchange
15 38 (19.19%) SQL
16 37 (18.69%) NAS
17 35 (17.68%) Windows Server 2003
18 34 (17.17%) ITIL
18 34 (17.17%) Banking
19 32 (16.16%) IBM
20 30 (15.15%) Firewall
20 30 (15.15%) XenApp
21 29 (14.65%) WAN
21 29 (14.65%) SQL Server
22 28 (14.14%) Replication
22 28 (14.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 27 (13.64%) Oracle
23 27 (13.64%) LAN

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

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 38 (19.19%) MS Exchange
2 23 (11.62%) IIS
3 22 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (6.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 11 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (5.56%) SharePoint
6 10 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (4.04%) Apache
7 8 (4.04%) Tomcat
8 7 (3.54%) WebSphere
9 5 (2.53%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (2.53%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.52%) Lync
10 3 (1.52%) Oracle Coherence
10 3 (1.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (1.01%) JBoss
11 2 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (1.01%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.51%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 18 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.06%) MS Office
3 5 (2.53%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.02%) MS Project
5 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.53%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.52%) RMDS
3 1 (0.51%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.51%) Office 365
3 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 41 (20.71%) DNS
2 37 (18.69%) NAS
3 30 (15.15%) Firewall
4 29 (14.65%) WAN
5 27 (13.64%) LAN
6 22 (11.11%) DHCP
7 18 (9.09%) TCP/IP
8 17 (8.59%) Fibre Channel
9 16 (8.08%) VLAN
10 9 (4.55%) Multicast
10 9 (4.55%) Ethernet
11 8 (4.04%) VPN
11 8 (4.04%) FCoE
12 7 (3.54%) iSCSI
12 7 (3.54%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (3.54%) MPLS
12 7 (3.54%) LDAP
12 7 (3.54%) SNMP
12 7 (3.54%) VoIP
13 6 (3.03%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (14.65%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (3.03%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.53%) Hadoop
3 5 (2.53%) DB2
4 4 (2.02%) MySQL
4 4 (2.02%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (2.02%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (1.52%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.52%) HBase
5 3 (1.52%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.01%) IDOL
6 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.01%) DB2 UDB
6 2 (1.01%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.51%) Subversion
2 1 (0.51%) MSI
General
1 48 (24.24%) Finance
2 34 (17.17%) Banking
3 12 (6.06%) Investment Banking
4 9 (4.55%) Law
4 9 (4.55%) Legal
5 7 (3.54%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.02%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.02%) Back Office
6 4 (2.02%) Retail
7 3 (1.52%) Publishing
8 1 (0.51%) International Banking
8 1 (0.51%) German Language
8 1 (0.51%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 33 (16.67%) Analyst
2 30 (15.15%) Architect
3 19 (9.60%) Storage Engineer
4 18 (9.09%) Administrator
5 16 (8.08%) Infrastructure Architect
6 14 (7.07%) Server Engineer
7 11 (5.56%) Server Analyst
7 11 (5.56%) Project Manager
7 11 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (5.05%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 9 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
9 9 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
10 8 (4.04%) Systems Administrator
11 7 (3.54%) Consultant
11 7 (3.54%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (3.54%) Support Analyst
12 6 (3.03%) Server Support
12 6 (3.03%) Data Architect
12 6 (3.03%) UNIX Administrator
12 6 (3.03%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.05%) Middleware
2 9 (4.55%) .NET
3 5 (2.53%) HTML
4 3 (1.52%) Regular Expression
4 3 (1.52%) LAMP
4 3 (1.52%) Rendezvous
4 3 (1.52%) Web Services
4 3 (1.52%) XML
4 3 (1.52%) XSLT
5 2 (1.01%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.01%) JSP
6 1 (0.51%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.51%) YAML
6 1 (0.51%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.51%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.14%) Replication
2 18 (9.09%) Clustering
3 13 (6.57%) Blackberry
4 10 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (4.55%) Fat Client
5 9 (4.55%) Thin Client
6 7 (3.54%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.02%) CLARiiON
8 3 (1.52%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (1.01%) CESG
9 2 (1.01%) Symmetrix
9 2 (1.01%) Celerra
9 2 (1.01%) RMADS
9 2 (1.01%) Statistics
9 2 (1.01%) EqualLogic
9 2 (1.01%) User Experience
9 2 (1.01%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.51%) Open Source
10 1 (0.51%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.51%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 128 (64.65%) Windows
2 65 (32.83%) Linux
3 59 (29.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (22.22%) UNIX
5 35 (17.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 28 (14.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (10.61%) Solaris
8 16 (8.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (4.04%) AIX
9 8 (4.04%) Windows 7
10 4 (2.02%) SUSE
10 4 (2.02%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (1.52%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.01%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.01%) CentOS
12 2 (1.01%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.51%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.51%) Debian
13 1 (0.51%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (17.17%) ITIL
2 26 (13.13%) Migration
3 17 (8.59%) Disaster Recovery
3 17 (8.59%) Performance Tuning
4 13 (6.57%) PRINCE2
5 11 (5.56%) Change Management
6 9 (4.55%) Service Management
7 8 (4.04%) Benchmarking
7 8 (4.04%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (4.04%) Project Management
7 8 (4.04%) Risk Management
8 7 (3.54%) Problem Management
8 7 (3.54%) Configuration Management
8 7 (3.54%) Service Delivery
9 6 (3.03%) Performance Management
9 6 (3.03%) Load Balancing
9 6 (3.03%) WAN Optimisation
10 5 (2.53%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (2.53%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (2.02%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 38 (19.19%) SQL
2 17 (8.59%) PowerShell
3 11 (5.56%) Java
4 7 (3.54%) Shell Script
5 6 (3.03%) C++
6 4 (2.02%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.02%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.02%) Perl
7 3 (1.52%) VB
7 3 (1.52%) C
8 2 (1.01%) Python
8 2 (1.01%) C#
8 2 (1.01%) PHP
8 2 (1.01%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.01%) VBScript
9 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.51%) Ruby
9 1 (0.51%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 16 (8.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (7.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 11 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 11 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (5.56%) MCSE
4 9 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 9 (4.55%) CCNA
5 8 (4.04%) NCDA
6 6 (3.03%) Degree
7 5 (2.53%) NCIE
7 5 (2.53%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (2.02%) DV Cleared
8 4 (2.02%) MCITP
9 3 (1.52%) RHCT
9 3 (1.52%) RHCE
9 3 (1.52%) MCSA
10 2 (1.01%) MCP
10 2 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.01%) CCEA
10 2 (1.01%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.52%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.52%) SLA
4 1 (0.51%) QA
4 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 76 (38.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 72 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 30 (15.15%) XenApp
4 26 (13.13%) vSphere
5 19 (9.60%) NFS
5 19 (9.60%) Hyper-V
6 11 (5.56%) Xen
7 10 (5.05%) VMware ESX
7 10 (5.05%) VMware Server
7 10 (5.05%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (4.55%) SRDF
9 8 (4.04%) XenDesktop
10 6 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
11 5 (2.53%) KVM
11 5 (2.53%) DFS Replication
11 5 (2.53%) UAG
11 5 (2.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 5 (2.53%) Firmware
12 4 (2.02%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 4 (2.02%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 21 (10.61%) Tivoli
2 18 (9.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 12 (6.06%) SCCM
4 9 (4.55%) SCOM
5 8 (4.04%) NetBackup
6 5 (2.53%) Backup Exec
7 4 (2.02%) Nagios
7 4 (2.02%) WSUS
7 4 (2.02%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (1.52%) Data Guard
8 3 (1.52%) MIMEsweeper
8 3 (1.52%) MAILsweeper
8 3 (1.52%) Control-M
9 2 (1.01%) OpenView
9 2 (1.01%) Foglight
9 2 (1.01%) SCVMM
9 2 (1.01%) ServiceCenter
9 2 (1.01%) BladeLogic
9 2 (1.01%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 2 (1.01%) Puppet
Vendors
1 118 (59.60%) VMware
2 73 (36.87%) Microsoft
3 54 (27.27%) Cisco
4 47 (23.74%) HP
4 47 (23.74%) EMC
5 46 (23.23%) NetApp
6 45 (22.73%) Citrix
7 32 (16.16%) IBM
8 27 (13.64%) Oracle
8 27 (13.64%) Red Hat
9 13 (6.57%) Intel
9 13 (6.57%) Dell
10 12 (6.06%) CheckPoint
10 12 (6.06%) Hitachi
11 9 (4.55%) Symantec
11 9 (4.55%) Veritas
12 8 (4.04%) DataSynapse
12 8 (4.04%) 3PAR
13 7 (3.54%) SolarWinds
13 7 (3.54%) CommVault
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