The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 47 28 13
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -15
Contract jobs citing SAN 1 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 0.36% 5.68% 5.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.22% 31.25% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 5
Median daily rate - £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £336 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £29.48 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.33% +11.24%
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 Croydon region.

Communications & Networking Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
82 32 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 29.71% 18.18% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 21 14
Median daily rate £450 £488 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £345 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Croydon region citing SAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAN across the Croydon region.

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the Croydon region.

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 Croydon region with a requirement for SAN.

1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL V3
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) EMC VMAX
2 2 (33.33%) High Availability
2 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 2 (33.33%) Brocade
2 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 2 (33.33%) CCNP
2 2 (33.33%) EMC
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Juniper
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) NFS
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Windows

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon 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 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) BGP
3 1 (16.67%) BIG-IP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
3 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) SSL
3 1 (16.67%) VLAN
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) VLDB
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
1 2 (33.33%) IT Architect
1 2 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Azure Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Security Architect
2 1 (16.67%) NetApp Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Security Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) EMC VMAX
2 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (16.67%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Data ONTAP
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Solaris
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) High Availability
2 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) CCNP
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) MCSE
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) GlusterFS
2 1 (16.67%) NFS
2 1 (16.67%) ProxySG
2 1 (16.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (16.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Brocade
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) EMC
2 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Motorola
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) StorageTek
3 1 (16.67%) Veritas