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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 125 132 128
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing SAN 34 31 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.05% 0.90% 1.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.74% 8.61% 11.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 26 62
Median daily rate £430 £413 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.24% +14.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £326 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £575 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £23.22
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £26.75 £29.88
% change year-on-year
+27.10% -10.46%
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
439 360 762
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.60% 10.51% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 269 552
Median daily rate £450 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 17
Median hourly rate £55.00 £23.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.13% +17.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing SAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 December 2016.

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 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for SAN.

1 46 (61.33%) Windows
1 46 (61.33%) VMware
2 40 (53.33%) Finance
3 30 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 29 (38.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 28 (37.33%) HP
6 27 (36.00%) Data Centre
6 27 (36.00%) Windows Server
7 23 (30.67%) Active Directory
7 23 (30.67%) Cisco
8 20 (26.67%) EMC
9 19 (25.33%) Unix
10 18 (24.00%) Citrix
11 17 (22.67%) NetApp
11 17 (22.67%) Linux
11 17 (22.67%) NAS
12 16 (21.33%) ITIL
12 16 (21.33%) Banking
13 15 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 15 (20.00%) DNS
14 14 (18.67%) Firewall
14 14 (18.67%) Windows Server 2012
15 13 (17.33%) 3PAR
15 13 (17.33%) Migration
16 12 (16.00%) MS Exchange
16 12 (16.00%) WAN
16 12 (16.00%) PowerShell
16 12 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
17 11 (14.67%) VMware ESX
17 11 (14.67%) LAN

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (16.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (10.67%) IIS
4 5 (6.67%) Apache
5 4 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (5.33%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.33%) Tomcat
6 3 (4.00%) Skype for Business
7 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.67%) JBoss
7 2 (2.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.33%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (1.33%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.67%) MS Office
3 2 (2.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Faxination
1 1 (1.33%) Markit EDM
1 1 (1.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (12.00%) Office 365
3 4 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.00%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.33%) IaaS
5 1 (1.33%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (1.33%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 17 (22.67%) NAS
2 15 (20.00%) DNS
3 14 (18.67%) Firewall
4 12 (16.00%) WAN
5 11 (14.67%) LAN
6 10 (13.33%) iSCSI
7 9 (12.00%) DHCP
8 7 (9.33%) NetScaler
9 6 (8.00%) Fibre Channel
9 6 (8.00%) Internet
9 6 (8.00%) SSL
10 5 (6.67%) FCoE
10 5 (6.67%) VLAN
10 5 (6.67%) VPN
11 4 (5.33%) DMZ
12 3 (4.00%) HTTP
12 3 (4.00%) TCP/IP
12 3 (4.00%) Wireless
13 2 (2.67%) DWDM
13 2 (2.67%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.33%) MySQL
3 2 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.67%) Ingres
4 1 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.33%) DB2
4 1 (1.33%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.33%) HBase
4 1 (1.33%) OLAP
4 1 (1.33%) OLTP
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (1.33%) Redis
General
1 40 (53.33%) Finance
2 16 (21.33%) Banking
3 3 (4.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.67%) Advertising
4 2 (2.67%) Law
5 1 (1.33%) Back Office
5 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.33%) French Language
5 1 (1.33%) Games
5 1 (1.33%) Legal
5 1 (1.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (18.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (17.33%) Architect
3 9 (12.00%) Infrastructure Support
4 8 (10.67%) Storage Engineer
5 7 (9.33%) Administrator
5 7 (9.33%) Analyst
5 7 (9.33%) Consultant
6 6 (8.00%) Support Engineer
6 6 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) Migration Architect
8 4 (5.33%) Data Architect
8 4 (5.33%) Data Centre Architect
8 4 (5.33%) Data Migration Architect
8 4 (5.33%) Storage Specialist
8 4 (5.33%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) Windows Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 3 (4.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.67%) Middleware
2 4 (5.33%) .NET
2 4 (5.33%) J2EE
3 1 (1.33%) JMS
3 1 (1.33%) JRuby
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.33%) SOAP
3 1 (1.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (36.00%) Data Centre
2 9 (12.00%) EMC VNX
3 5 (6.67%) Clustering
3 5 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.33%) EMC VMAX
4 4 (5.33%) Mainframe
4 4 (5.33%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.00%) CLARiiON
5 3 (4.00%) Replication
5 3 (4.00%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.67%) EMC Centera
6 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (2.67%) HP StoreVirtual
6 2 (2.67%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.33%) BYOD
7 1 (1.33%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.33%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.33%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 46 (61.33%) Windows
2 27 (36.00%) Windows Server
3 19 (25.33%) Unix
4 17 (22.67%) Linux
5 15 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (18.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (10.67%) Solaris
8 5 (6.67%) Windows 7
8 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (4.00%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.67%) CentOS
11 1 (1.33%) Android
11 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.33%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (1.33%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (1.33%) SUSE
11 1 (1.33%) VyOS
11 1 (1.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.33%) ITIL
2 13 (17.33%) Migration
3 7 (9.33%) Asset Management
3 7 (9.33%) PRINCE2
3 7 (9.33%) Project Management
4 6 (8.00%) Problem Management
5 5 (6.67%) Load Balancing
5 5 (6.67%) Network Management
6 4 (5.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.33%) EAI
6 4 (5.33%) High Availability
6 4 (5.33%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.33%) Service Management
6 4 (5.33%) SOA
6 4 (5.33%) Workflow
7 3 (4.00%) Change Management
7 3 (4.00%) Data Management
7 3 (4.00%) Investment Management
7 3 (4.00%) Time Management
7 3 (4.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.33%) SQL
3 3 (4.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.67%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.33%) C
5 1 (1.33%) C#
5 1 (1.33%) Java
5 1 (1.33%) Python
5 1 (1.33%) Ruby
5 1 (1.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (5.33%) CCNA
2 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.67%) CCNP
4 2 (2.67%) Degree
4 2 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.67%) MCSE
4 2 (2.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.33%) CCSA
5 1 (1.33%) CCSE
5 1 (1.33%) MCSD
5 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) PCI DSS
1 3 (4.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.33%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (38.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (30.67%) Active Directory
3 11 (14.67%) VMware ESX
4 9 (12.00%) Hyper-V
5 7 (9.33%) NFS
5 7 (9.33%) vSphere
5 7 (9.33%) XenApp
6 5 (6.67%) SRDF
6 5 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (5.33%) DFS Replication
7 4 (5.33%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (4.00%) Xen
8 3 (4.00%) XenDesktop
9 2 (2.67%) KVM
10 1 (1.33%) Firmware
10 1 (1.33%) GPFS
10 1 (1.33%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (1.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (1.33%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (1.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (9.33%) SCCM
2 5 (6.67%) NetBackup
3 4 (5.33%) SCOM
3 4 (5.33%) SCVMM
3 4 (5.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (4.00%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (4.00%) Tivoli
4 3 (4.00%) WSUS
5 2 (2.67%) Control-M
5 2 (2.67%) FortiGate
5 2 (2.67%) HP SIM
5 2 (2.67%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (2.67%) MOM
5 2 (2.67%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (2.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (1.33%) PowerCLI
6 1 (1.33%) Puppet
6 1 (1.33%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 46 (61.33%) VMware
2 30 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 28 (37.33%) HP
4 23 (30.67%) Cisco
5 20 (26.67%) EMC
6 18 (24.00%) Citrix
7 17 (22.67%) NetApp
8 13 (17.33%) 3PAR
9 11 (14.67%) Dell
10 8 (10.67%) Brocade
11 7 (9.33%) IBM
11 7 (9.33%) Oracle
11 7 (9.33%) Symantec
12 5 (6.67%) CommVault
13 4 (5.33%) CheckPoint
13 4 (5.33%) Juniper
13 4 (5.33%) Red Hat
13 4 (5.33%) ServiceNow
14 3 (4.00%) IronPort
14 3 (4.00%) Proofpoint