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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 108 107 88
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -19
Contract jobs citing SAN 103 128 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.72% 1.76% 2.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.91% 14.68% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 90 95
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£400 £430 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £339 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £600 £509
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.15% -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 £28.63 £25.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+14.50% +17.64%
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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
798 872 935
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.34% 11.99% 13.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 553 617
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £273 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 38 33
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £51.75 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 24 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 24 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.

1 129 (65.48%) Windows
2 117 (59.39%) VMware
3 77 (39.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 73 (37.06%) Microsoft
5 72 (36.55%) Active Directory
6 65 (32.99%) Linux
7 60 (30.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 56 (28.43%) Cisco
9 49 (24.87%) HP
9 49 (24.87%) EMC
10 48 (24.37%) Finance
11 45 (22.84%) Citrix
11 45 (22.84%) UNIX
12 43 (21.83%) NetApp
13 41 (20.81%) DNS
14 39 (19.80%) SQL
15 37 (18.78%) NAS
16 36 (18.27%) MS Exchange
17 35 (17.77%) Windows Server 2003
18 34 (17.26%) ITIL
18 34 (17.26%) Banking
19 32 (16.24%) IBM
20 31 (15.74%) WAN
20 31 (15.74%) Firewall
20 31 (15.74%) XenApp
21 29 (14.72%) Replication
21 29 (14.72%) LAN
21 29 (14.72%) SQL Server
22 28 (14.21%) Oracle
23 27 (13.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 36 (18.27%) MS Exchange
2 23 (11.68%) IIS
3 21 (10.66%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (6.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 11 (5.58%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (5.58%) SharePoint
6 10 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (4.06%) Apache
7 8 (4.06%) Tomcat
8 7 (3.55%) WebSphere
9 5 (2.54%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (2.54%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (1.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 3 (1.52%) Lync
10 3 (1.52%) Oracle Coherence
11 2 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (1.02%) JBoss
11 2 (1.02%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.51%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (9.14%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.09%) MS Office
3 5 (2.54%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.03%) MS Project
5 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.54%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.52%) RMDS
3 1 (0.51%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.51%) Office 365
3 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 41 (20.81%) DNS
2 37 (18.78%) NAS
3 31 (15.74%) WAN
3 31 (15.74%) Firewall
4 29 (14.72%) LAN
5 22 (11.17%) DHCP
6 19 (9.64%) TCP/IP
7 17 (8.63%) Fibre Channel
8 16 (8.12%) VLAN
9 9 (4.57%) VPN
9 9 (4.57%) Ethernet
9 9 (4.57%) Multicast
10 8 (4.06%) FCoE
10 8 (4.06%) VoIP
10 8 (4.06%) MPLS
11 7 (3.55%) SNMP
11 7 (3.55%) iSCSI
11 7 (3.55%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (3.55%) NetScaler
12 6 (3.05%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (14.72%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.55%) Oracle Database
3 6 (3.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.54%) Hadoop
4 5 (2.54%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (2.54%) DB2
4 5 (2.54%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (2.03%) MySQL
6 3 (1.52%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.52%) HBase
6 3 (1.52%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.02%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.02%) IDOL
7 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.02%) DB2 UDB
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.51%) Toad
2 1 (0.51%) MSI
2 1 (0.51%) Subversion
General
1 48 (24.37%) Finance
2 34 (17.26%) Banking
3 12 (6.09%) Investment Banking
4 9 (4.57%) Legal
5 8 (4.06%) Law
6 6 (3.05%) Financial Institution
7 4 (2.03%) Back Office
7 4 (2.03%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.03%) Retail
8 3 (1.52%) Publishing
9 1 (0.51%) International Banking
9 1 (0.51%) German Language
9 1 (0.51%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 33 (16.75%) Analyst
2 31 (15.74%) Architect
3 19 (9.64%) Storage Engineer
4 18 (9.14%) Administrator
5 17 (8.63%) Infrastructure Architect
6 14 (7.11%) Server Engineer
7 11 (5.58%) Server Analyst
7 11 (5.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (5.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 10 (5.08%) Project Manager
9 9 (4.57%) Systems Engineer
9 9 (4.57%) Infrastructure Manager
10 7 (3.55%) Support Analyst
10 7 (3.55%) Systems Administrator
10 7 (3.55%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (3.05%) Server Support
11 6 (3.05%) UNIX Administrator
11 6 (3.05%) Data Architect
11 6 (3.05%) Consultant
11 6 (3.05%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.08%) Middleware
2 9 (4.57%) .NET
3 6 (3.05%) HTML
4 4 (2.03%) XML
5 3 (1.52%) XSLT
5 3 (1.52%) Web Services
5 3 (1.52%) LAMP
5 3 (1.52%) Rendezvous
5 3 (1.52%) Regular Expression
6 2 (1.02%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.02%) JSP
7 1 (0.51%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.51%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.51%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.51%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (14.72%) Replication
2 20 (10.15%) Clustering
3 13 (6.60%) Blackberry
4 10 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (4.57%) Fat Client
5 9 (4.57%) Thin Client
6 7 (3.55%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.03%) CLARiiON
8 3 (1.52%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (1.02%) FlexPod
9 2 (1.02%) User Experience
9 2 (1.02%) EqualLogic
9 2 (1.02%) Celerra
9 2 (1.02%) RMADS
9 2 (1.02%) Symmetrix
9 2 (1.02%) CESG
9 2 (1.02%) Statistics
10 1 (0.51%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.51%) Psychology
10 1 (0.51%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 129 (65.48%) Windows
2 65 (32.99%) Linux
3 60 (30.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 45 (22.84%) UNIX
5 35 (17.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 27 (13.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (10.66%) Solaris
8 17 (8.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (4.57%) Windows 7
10 8 (4.06%) AIX
11 4 (2.03%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (2.03%) SUSE
12 3 (1.52%) Windows 2000
13 2 (1.02%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.51%) VMS
14 1 (0.51%) Debian
14 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.51%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.51%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (17.26%) ITIL
2 26 (13.20%) Migration
3 17 (8.63%) Disaster Recovery
3 17 (8.63%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (6.09%) PRINCE2
5 11 (5.58%) Change Management
6 9 (4.57%) Service Management
7 8 (4.06%) Benchmarking
7 8 (4.06%) Risk Management
7 8 (4.06%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (3.55%) Configuration Management
8 7 (3.55%) Project Management
8 7 (3.55%) Service Delivery
8 7 (3.55%) Problem Management
9 6 (3.05%) Performance Management
9 6 (3.05%) Load Balancing
9 6 (3.05%) WAN Optimisation
10 5 (2.54%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (2.54%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (2.03%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 39 (19.80%) SQL
2 17 (8.63%) PowerShell
3 12 (6.09%) Java
4 8 (4.06%) Shell Script
5 6 (3.05%) C++
6 4 (2.03%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.03%) Perl
6 4 (2.03%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.52%) VB
7 3 (1.52%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.52%) C
8 2 (1.02%) C#
8 2 (1.02%) PHP
8 2 (1.02%) Python
8 2 (1.02%) VBScript
9 1 (0.51%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.51%) Ruby
9 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (8.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (7.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 11 (5.58%) Security Cleared
3 11 (5.58%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (5.58%) MCSE
4 9 (4.57%) CCNA
4 9 (4.57%) SC Cleared
5 8 (4.06%) NCDA
6 5 (2.54%) NCIE
6 5 (2.54%) Degree
6 5 (2.54%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (2.03%) MCITP
7 4 (2.03%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.52%) MCSA
8 3 (1.52%) RHCE
8 3 (1.52%) RHCT
9 2 (1.02%) MCP
9 2 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.02%) CCEA
9 2 (1.02%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (2.54%) 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 77 (39.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 72 (36.55%) Active Directory
3 31 (15.74%) XenApp
4 26 (13.20%) vSphere
5 20 (10.15%) Hyper-V
6 19 (9.64%) NFS
7 11 (5.58%) Xen
7 11 (5.58%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (5.08%) SRDF
8 10 (5.08%) VMware Server
8 10 (5.08%) VMware ESX
9 9 (4.57%) XenDesktop
10 7 (3.55%) Oracle RAC
11 6 (3.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 5 (2.54%) DFS Replication
12 5 (2.54%) UAG
12 5 (2.54%) Firmware
13 4 (2.03%) Oracle RMAN
13 4 (2.03%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (2.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 21 (10.66%) Tivoli
2 18 (9.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 13 (6.60%) SCCM
4 9 (4.57%) SCOM
4 9 (4.57%) NetBackup
5 5 (2.54%) Backup Exec
6 4 (2.03%) WSUS
6 4 (2.03%) Control-M
6 4 (2.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (2.03%) Data Guard
7 3 (1.52%) Nagios
7 3 (1.52%) MIMEsweeper
7 3 (1.52%) MAILsweeper
8 2 (1.02%) Foglight
8 2 (1.02%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 2 (1.02%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (1.02%) BladeLogic
8 2 (1.02%) OpenView
8 2 (1.02%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (1.02%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 117 (59.39%) VMware
2 73 (37.06%) Microsoft
3 56 (28.43%) Cisco
4 49 (24.87%) HP
4 49 (24.87%) EMC
5 45 (22.84%) Citrix
6 43 (21.83%) NetApp
7 32 (16.24%) IBM
8 28 (14.21%) Oracle
9 26 (13.20%) Red Hat
10 13 (6.60%) Dell
10 13 (6.60%) Intel
11 12 (6.09%) Hitachi
11 12 (6.09%) CheckPoint
12 10 (5.08%) Veritas
13 9 (4.57%) Symantec
13 9 (4.57%) 3PAR
14 8 (4.06%) DataSynapse
15 7 (3.55%) CommVault
15 7 (3.55%) Sybase
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