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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 103 123 94
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -29
Contract jobs citing SAN 85 77 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.68% 1.33% 1.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.82% 11.99% 12.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 57 70
Average daily rate
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£420 £425 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +5.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £603 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.07% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +6.66%
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
663 642 815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.09% 11.12% 14.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 403 546
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 24 41
Average hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £43.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.50% -53.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.05 £14.65 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+47.27% -10.97%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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.

1 109 (64.88%) Windows
2 101 (60.12%) VMware
3 68 (40.48%) Cisco
4 65 (38.69%) Active Directory
5 62 (36.90%) VMware Infrastructure
6 53 (31.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 48 (28.57%) NAS
8 46 (27.38%) Microsoft
8 46 (27.38%) NetApp
9 40 (23.81%) Citrix
10 39 (23.21%) EMC
10 39 (23.21%) MS Exchange
11 38 (22.62%) Finance
12 37 (22.02%) HP
13 36 (21.43%) Linux
14 33 (19.64%) LAN
14 33 (19.64%) DNS
14 33 (19.64%) Windows Server 2003
15 31 (18.45%) WAN
15 31 (18.45%) Migration
16 30 (17.86%) SQL Server
17 29 (17.26%) vSphere
18 28 (16.67%) ITIL
18 28 (16.67%) Firewall
19 26 (15.48%) Microsoft Certification
20 23 (13.69%) Exchange Server 2010
21 22 (13.10%) DHCP
22 21 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
23 20 (11.90%) XenApp
23 20 (11.90%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 39 (23.21%) MS Exchange
2 23 (13.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (10.12%) IIS
4 14 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (7.74%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (5.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 8 (4.76%) SharePoint
8 7 (4.17%) WebSphere
9 4 (2.38%) Apache
9 4 (2.38%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.19%) Oracle Coherence
10 2 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.19%) Lync
10 2 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.19%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.60%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.60%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.60%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 13 (7.74%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.55%) MS Office
3 4 (2.38%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.79%) MS Project
5 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.79%) RMDS
2 2 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.17%) Office 365
2 5 (2.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.60%) IaaS
3 1 (0.60%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (28.57%) NAS
2 33 (19.64%) LAN
2 33 (19.64%) DNS
3 31 (18.45%) WAN
4 28 (16.67%) Firewall
5 22 (13.10%) DHCP
6 15 (8.93%) Fibre Channel
7 14 (8.33%) VLAN
8 13 (7.74%) TCP/IP
9 10 (5.95%) LDAP
9 10 (5.95%) WLAN
9 10 (5.95%) SNMP
10 9 (5.36%) VPN
10 9 (5.36%) VoIP
11 8 (4.76%) MPLS
11 8 (4.76%) Wireless
12 7 (4.17%) Internet
12 7 (4.17%) Kerberos
12 7 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (3.57%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.98%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.38%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.38%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (1.79%) QlikView
4 3 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.60%) MySQL
6 1 (0.60%) DB2
6 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.60%) MS Access
6 1 (0.60%) Big Data
6 1 (0.60%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.60%) HBase
6 1 (0.60%) Hadoop
General
1 38 (22.62%) Finance
2 15 (8.93%) Banking
3 8 (4.76%) Back Office
4 6 (3.57%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.38%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.38%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.79%) Publishing
6 3 (1.79%) Law
6 3 (1.79%) Legal
6 3 (1.79%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.79%) Local Government
7 1 (0.60%) Advertising
7 1 (0.60%) Games
7 1 (0.60%) Electronics
7 1 (0.60%) German Language
7 1 (0.60%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.60%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (11.90%) Analyst
2 19 (11.31%) Architect
3 18 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (9.52%) Administrator
5 15 (8.93%) Server Engineer
6 13 (7.74%) Storage Engineer
7 12 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
8 9 (5.36%) Network Engineer
8 9 (5.36%) Consultant
9 8 (4.76%) Project Manager
10 7 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
10 7 (4.17%) Windows Server Engineer
11 6 (3.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 5 (2.98%) Systems Engineer
12 5 (2.98%) Server Analyst
12 5 (2.98%) Citrix Engineer
12 5 (2.98%) Storage Administrator
12 5 (2.98%) Senior Systems Administrator
12 5 (2.98%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.36%) Middleware
2 7 (4.17%) .NET
3 6 (3.57%) Application Packaging
4 3 (1.79%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (1.79%) XML
4 3 (1.79%) HTML
5 2 (1.19%) XSLT
5 2 (1.19%) Rendezvous
6 1 (0.60%) LAMP
6 1 (0.60%) SOAP
6 1 (0.60%) Web Services
6 1 (0.60%) J2EE
6 1 (0.60%) Itk
6 1 (0.60%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.60%) RESTful
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.71%) Clustering
2 11 (6.55%) Replication
3 10 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.95%) Blackberry
4 8 (4.76%) Fat Client
4 8 (4.76%) Thin Client
5 6 (3.57%) Symmetrix
6 5 (2.98%) Symmetrix DMX
7 4 (2.38%) NHS
8 3 (1.79%) Handset
8 3 (1.79%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.79%) CLARiiON
8 3 (1.79%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.79%) Celerra
8 3 (1.79%) PDA
9 2 (1.19%) CMDB
9 2 (1.19%) EqualLogic
9 2 (1.19%) CESG
10 1 (0.60%) DTV
10 1 (0.60%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 109 (64.88%) Windows
2 53 (31.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (21.43%) Linux
4 33 (19.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (11.90%) UNIX
7 18 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (9.52%) Solaris
9 7 (4.17%) AIX
10 6 (3.57%) Windows 7
11 4 (2.38%) HPUX
12 2 (1.19%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.19%) SUSE
13 1 (0.60%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.60%) CentOS
13 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (18.45%) Migration
2 28 (16.67%) ITIL
3 15 (8.93%) Change Management
4 12 (7.14%) Project Management
5 11 (6.55%) Service Delivery
5 11 (6.55%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (6.55%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (4.76%) Problem Management
6 8 (4.76%) PRINCE2
7 6 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (2.98%) Configuration Management
8 5 (2.98%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (2.98%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (2.98%) Load Balancing
9 4 (2.38%) WAN Optimisation
9 4 (2.38%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (2.38%) Information Security
9 4 (2.38%) Risk Management
10 3 (1.79%) Validation
10 3 (1.79%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (11.31%) SQL
2 10 (5.95%) PowerShell
3 8 (4.76%) Java
4 6 (3.57%) C
5 5 (2.98%) C++
6 4 (2.38%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.79%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.79%) VBScript
7 3 (1.79%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.79%) Perl
7 3 (1.79%) PHP
7 3 (1.79%) Python
7 3 (1.79%) Korn
8 1 (0.60%) C#
8 1 (0.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (15.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (11.31%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (10.71%) MCSE
4 12 (7.14%) CCNA
4 12 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 10 (5.95%) Security Cleared
6 9 (5.36%) MCITP
7 8 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
8 7 (4.17%) CCNP
8 7 (4.17%) NCDA
8 7 (4.17%) NCIE
8 7 (4.17%) VCP4
9 5 (2.98%) SC Cleared
10 4 (2.38%) MCSA
10 4 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.79%) CCIE
11 3 (1.79%) DV Cleared
12 2 (1.19%) Degree
12 2 (1.19%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.38%) SLA
2 1 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.60%) HL7
2 1 (0.60%) DICOM
2 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 65 (38.69%) Active Directory
2 62 (36.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (17.26%) vSphere
4 20 (11.90%) XenApp
5 17 (10.12%) Hyper-V
6 14 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (8.33%) VMware Server
7 8 (4.76%) Xen
8 7 (4.17%) NFS
8 7 (4.17%) SRDF
8 7 (4.17%) DFS Replication
9 6 (3.57%) KVM
9 6 (3.57%) VMware ESX
10 5 (2.98%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (2.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (2.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 3 (1.79%) Firmware
12 3 (1.79%) RHEV
12 3 (1.79%) Platform Symphony
12 3 (1.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (8.93%) Tivoli
2 13 (7.74%) SCCM
3 12 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 8 (4.76%) SCOM
5 7 (4.17%) NetBackup
6 4 (2.38%) Puppet
7 3 (1.79%) Backup Exec
7 3 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (1.79%) Red Hat Satellite
7 3 (1.79%) HP SIM
7 3 (1.79%) BladeLogic
8 2 (1.19%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (1.19%) SCVMM
8 2 (1.19%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.60%) MIMEsweeper
9 1 (0.60%) MAILsweeper
9 1 (0.60%) OpenView
9 1 (0.60%) Control-M
9 1 (0.60%) Nagios
9 1 (0.60%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 101 (60.12%) VMware
2 68 (40.48%) Cisco
3 46 (27.38%) Microsoft
3 46 (27.38%) NetApp
4 40 (23.81%) Citrix
5 39 (23.21%) EMC
6 37 (22.02%) HP
7 17 (10.12%) Red Hat
7 17 (10.12%) IBM
8 16 (9.52%) Oracle
9 10 (5.95%) Brocade
9 10 (5.95%) Dell
9 10 (5.95%) Juniper
10 8 (4.76%) 3PAR
11 7 (4.17%) AppSense
11 7 (4.17%) CheckPoint
11 7 (4.17%) DataSynapse
12 6 (3.57%) CommVault
12 6 (3.57%) Symantec
13 5 (2.98%) Mitel
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Connectus
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
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I.T. Skillfinder
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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I.T. Skillfinder
Rate: £260 - £270 per day
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Reed Professional Services
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
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E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
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I.T. Skillfinder
Rate: £260 - £270 per day
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Real Staffing
Rate: £150 - £200 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
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Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Connectus
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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LA International
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Lorien Resourcing
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Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
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Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + Expenses
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