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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 68 63 75
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Contract jobs citing SAN 31 22 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.98% 1.52% 1.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.50% 12.64% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 10
Average daily rate £250 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £155 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £445 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £14.75 £22.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.44% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £22.50 £17.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.95 £22.50 £26.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +44.44%
SAN
England

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
200 174 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.76% 12.05% 10.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 87 68
Average daily rate £313 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £219 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 28
Average hourly rate £13.50 £17.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +11.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £10.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £22.50 £29.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 February 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire -6 10 £400 +23.07% 4
Nottinghamshire -5 8 £241 -37.74% 3
Northamptonshire +11 7 £325 -10.34% 3
Leicestershire -14 4 £185 -34.51% 2
Lincolnshire - 2 £188 - 3
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 56 (76.71%) VMware
2 42 (57.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (53.42%) Windows
3 39 (53.42%) HP
4 31 (42.47%) Active Directory
5 27 (36.99%) Microsoft
5 27 (36.99%) Linux
6 24 (32.88%) Security Cleared
7 23 (31.51%) Unix
8 22 (30.14%) Oracle
8 22 (30.14%) Red Hat
8 22 (30.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (30.14%) Windows Server
9 21 (28.77%) MS Exchange
10 20 (27.40%) Solaris
11 19 (26.03%) SQL Server
11 19 (26.03%) Cisco
11 19 (26.03%) IBM
11 19 (26.03%) EMC
11 19 (26.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 18 (24.66%) Software Packaging
12 18 (24.66%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 18 (24.66%) Veritas File System
12 18 (24.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 18 (24.66%) Bash Shell
12 18 (24.66%) Data Centre
12 18 (24.66%) High Availability
12 18 (24.66%) Windows Server 2012
12 18 (24.66%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 18 (24.66%) Veritas

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 21 (28.77%) MS Exchange
2 12 (16.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (12.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (12.33%) IIS
4 6 (8.22%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.11%) JBoss
5 3 (4.11%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (4.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (16.44%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.96%) MS Office
3 1 (1.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Advent Geneva
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.22%) Office 365
2 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.37%) IBM PureFlex
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (23.29%) TCP/IP
2 12 (16.44%) Firewall
3 8 (10.96%) DHCP
4 5 (6.85%) DNS
5 4 (5.48%) Converged Networks
5 4 (5.48%) iSCSI
5 4 (5.48%) LAN
5 4 (5.48%) VLAN
6 3 (4.11%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (4.11%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (4.11%) NAS
6 3 (4.11%) Network Security
7 2 (2.74%) IPv4
7 2 (2.74%) PBX
7 2 (2.74%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.74%) Wireless
8 1 (1.37%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.37%) VoIP
8 1 (1.37%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (26.03%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.96%) MySQL
3 3 (4.11%) DB2
3 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
General
1 10 (13.70%) Retail
2 4 (5.48%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (20.55%) Architect
2 12 (16.44%) Systems Engineer
3 10 (13.70%) Consultant
3 10 (13.70%) Support Engineer
4 8 (10.96%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (10.96%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 8 (10.96%) Security Engineer
5 7 (9.59%) Deployment Engineer
5 7 (9.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (9.59%) Senior Security Engineer
5 7 (9.59%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 6 (8.22%) EMC Engineer
6 6 (8.22%) SAN Engineer
6 6 (8.22%) Storage Engineer
7 5 (6.85%) Analyst
7 5 (6.85%) EMC Storage Engineer
7 5 (6.85%) Hardware Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) EMC Storage Consultant
8 4 (5.48%) HP Storage Consultant
8 4 (5.48%) HP Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (24.66%) Software Packaging
2 3 (4.11%) Middleware
3 1 (1.37%) .NET
3 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.37%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.66%) Data Centre
2 12 (16.44%) Computer Science
2 12 (16.44%) Replication
3 8 (10.96%) Clustering
4 5 (6.85%) Private Cloud
5 4 (5.48%) EMC VMAX
6 3 (4.11%) Blackberry
6 3 (4.11%) Public Cloud
6 3 (4.11%) Web 2.0
7 2 (2.74%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.74%) EMC VNX
8 1 (1.37%) Celerra
8 1 (1.37%) CLARiiON
8 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.37%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 39 (53.42%) Windows
2 27 (36.99%) Linux
3 23 (31.51%) Unix
4 22 (30.14%) Windows Server
4 22 (30.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (27.40%) Solaris
6 19 (26.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (24.66%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 18 (24.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (13.70%) Windows XP
9 9 (12.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (9.59%) Windows 7
11 4 (5.48%) AIX
12 3 (4.11%) Android
12 3 (4.11%) CentOS
13 2 (2.74%) Windows 8
14 1 (1.37%) HPUX
14 1 (1.37%) SUSE
14 1 (1.37%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.66%) Disaster Recovery
1 18 (24.66%) High Availability
2 13 (17.81%) ITIL
3 11 (15.07%) Problem Management
4 9 (12.33%) Change Management
4 9 (12.33%) Data Protection
5 8 (10.96%) Mentoring
5 8 (10.96%) Migration
6 7 (9.59%) Incident Management
7 4 (5.48%) Configuration Management
7 4 (5.48%) DevOps
7 4 (5.48%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (5.48%) Performance Management
7 4 (5.48%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.11%) Converged Infrastructure
8 3 (4.11%) ERP
8 3 (4.11%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (4.11%) Service Desk Management
8 3 (4.11%) Software Licensing
8 3 (4.11%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 18 (24.66%) Bash Shell
1 18 (24.66%) Korn
1 18 (24.66%) Perl
1 18 (24.66%) Shell Script
2 10 (13.70%) SQL
3 8 (10.96%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.11%) Java
5 1 (1.37%) C#
Qualifications
1 24 (32.88%) Security Cleared
2 17 (23.29%) SC Cleared
3 12 (16.44%) Degree
4 4 (5.48%) CCNA
4 4 (5.48%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.74%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.37%) MCSA
7 1 (1.37%) MCSE
7 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (9.59%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.11%) COBIT
3 2 (2.74%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (57.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (42.47%) Active Directory
3 18 (24.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 18 (24.66%) Veritas File System
3 18 (24.66%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 15 (20.55%) Hyper-V
5 8 (10.96%) vSphere
6 7 (9.59%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (5.48%) SRDF
7 4 (5.48%) XenApp
8 3 (4.11%) NFS
9 2 (2.74%) Firmware
9 2 (2.74%) XenDesktop
10 1 (1.37%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 11 (15.07%) SCCM
2 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 6 (8.22%) NetBackup
4 4 (5.48%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.74%) SCOM
5 2 (2.74%) Tivoli
5 2 (2.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.37%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (1.37%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 56 (76.71%) VMware
2 39 (53.42%) HP
3 27 (36.99%) Microsoft
4 22 (30.14%) Oracle
4 22 (30.14%) Red Hat
5 19 (26.03%) Cisco
5 19 (26.03%) EMC
5 19 (26.03%) IBM
6 18 (24.66%) Sun
6 18 (24.66%) Veritas
7 16 (21.92%) Opsware
8 12 (16.44%) Dell
8 12 (16.44%) NetApp
9 10 (13.70%) Citrix
10 7 (9.59%) Altiris
11 6 (8.22%) Brocade
12 3 (4.11%) Veeam
13 2 (2.74%) 3PAR
13 2 (2.74%) Huawei
13 2 (2.74%) Riverbed
Glossop, Derbyshire
LA International
Rate: £324.72 - £360.80 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicestershire
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £170 - £200 per day + On-Call Allowance
Posted: 9 days ago