The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Area Network (SAN)
England / East Midlands
Rank 75 67 72
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Contract jobs citing SAN 18 28 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.23% 1.76% 1.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.38% 14.29% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 13
Median daily rate £369 £233 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.60% -33.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £186 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £43.00 £14.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+191.52% -34.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £43.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-19.18% +24.63%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
192 196 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 13.14% 12.29% 10.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 114 83
Median daily rate £300 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £185 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 18
Median hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £12.00 £10.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £20.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

SAN
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

SAN
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +4 6 £500 +107.25% 2
Northamptonshire -10 6 £325 - 1
Derbyshire -9 3 - - 1
Leicestershire +3 2 £175 -5.40% 1
Lincolnshire -2 1 £160 -14.66%
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for SAN.

1 21 (53.85%) Windows
2 16 (41.03%) VMware
2 16 (41.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (35.90%) Firewall
4 13 (33.33%) Cisco
4 13 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 12 (30.77%) ITIL
6 11 (28.21%) HP
6 11 (28.21%) NAS
7 10 (25.64%) Citrix
8 9 (23.08%) EMC
8 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
8 9 (23.08%) MS Exchange
9 8 (20.51%) LAN
9 8 (20.51%) Windows XP
9 8 (20.51%) Linux
9 8 (20.51%) Windows 7
10 7 (17.95%) vSphere
10 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (17.95%) Unix
10 7 (17.95%) SLA
10 7 (17.95%) NetApp
11 6 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (15.38%) Cisco Prime
11 6 (15.38%) Active Directory
11 6 (15.38%) Red Hat
11 6 (15.38%) MS Office

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 9 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.26%) iPlanet
2 4 (10.26%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (5.13%) MQSeries
3 2 (5.13%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (2.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 6 (15.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Office 365
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (35.90%) Firewall
2 11 (28.21%) NAS
3 8 (20.51%) LAN
4 6 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
4 6 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (15.38%) NX-OS
4 6 (15.38%) Wireshark
5 4 (10.26%) BIG-IP
6 2 (5.13%) DNS
6 2 (5.13%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (5.13%) FTP
6 2 (5.13%) iSCSI
6 2 (5.13%) LDAP
6 2 (5.13%) SSH
6 2 (5.13%) WAN
6 2 (5.13%) Wireless
7 1 (2.56%) HTTP
7 1 (2.56%) Internet
7 1 (2.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) DB2
3 1 (2.56%) MySQL
General
1 2 (5.13%) Local Government
1 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.56%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (23.08%) Analyst
2 6 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (15.38%) Service Desk Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Support Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Network Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Network Support
5 3 (7.69%) Network Support Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) SAN Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Active Directory Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Chief Architect
6 2 (5.13%) IT Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Wintel Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Wintel Support
6 2 (5.13%) Wintel Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) J2EE
2 3 (7.69%) JSP
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (5.13%) Web Services
4 1 (2.56%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.69%) Data Centre
1 3 (7.69%) EMC VMAX
1 3 (7.69%) HP Storage
1 3 (7.69%) HP StoreVirtual
1 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.13%) Clustering
2 2 (5.13%) Grid Computing
2 2 (5.13%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.56%) CLARiiON
3 1 (2.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (53.85%) Windows
2 16 (41.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (20.51%) Linux
5 8 (20.51%) Windows 7
5 8 (20.51%) Windows XP
6 7 (17.95%) Unix
6 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (12.82%) Solaris
8 4 (10.26%) AIX
9 2 (5.13%) Data ONTAP
9 2 (5.13%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
9 2 (5.13%) Windows Vista
10 1 (2.56%) CentOS
10 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) ITIL
2 6 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (15.38%) QMS
3 5 (12.82%) Migration
3 5 (12.82%) Project Management
3 5 (12.82%) Six Sigma
4 4 (10.26%) ITIL V3
4 4 (10.26%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (5.13%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (5.13%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (5.13%) Performance Testing
5 2 (5.13%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (5.13%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.56%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.56%) Network Design
6 1 (2.56%) Requirements Management
6 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) Java
2 2 (5.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (12.82%) CCNA
3 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (5.13%) MCITP
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.56%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) SLA
2 4 (10.26%) ISO 9001
2 4 (10.26%) JSP 440
System Software
1 13 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (17.95%) vSphere
3 6 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 6 (15.38%) XenApp
4 5 (12.82%) Hyper-V
4 5 (12.82%) XenDesktop
5 2 (5.13%) Firmware
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.56%) NFS
6 1 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (12.82%) NetBackup
3 4 (10.26%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (10.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (7.69%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (5.13%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (5.13%) OpenView
6 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (2.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (2.56%) SCCM
6 1 (2.56%) SCOM
6 1 (2.56%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) VMware
2 13 (33.33%) Cisco
3 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 11 (28.21%) HP
5 10 (25.64%) Citrix
6 9 (23.08%) EMC
7 7 (17.95%) NetApp
8 6 (15.38%) Red Hat
8 6 (15.38%) SolarWinds
8 6 (15.38%) Webroot
9 5 (12.82%) Oracle
10 4 (10.26%) 3PAR
10 4 (10.26%) BEA
10 4 (10.26%) F5
10 4 (10.26%) Sun
10 4 (10.26%) Symantec
11 3 (7.69%) Brocade
11 3 (7.69%) EqualLogic
11 3 (7.69%) Veritas
12 2 (5.13%) Opsware