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 7 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 78 61 63
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +2
Contract jobs citing SAN 22 37 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.32% 2.37% 1.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.58% 16.16% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 25
Median daily rate £281 £375 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £192 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £500 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 £15.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+177.41% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £26.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.10% -10.83%
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
208 229 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.49% 14.65% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 127 111
Median daily rate £315 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £188 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 20
Median hourly rate £19.88 £13.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.88% -31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £5.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £21.00 £24.00
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 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 7 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Northamptonshire -4 12 £120 -38.46% 7
Derbyshire -9 5 £375 -6.25%
Leicestershire -7 2 - -
Lincolnshire -3 1 - -
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for SAN.

1 22 (57.89%) Windows
2 18 (47.37%) Windows Server
3 16 (42.11%) MS Exchange
3 16 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (39.47%) VMware
4 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
5 14 (36.84%) Cisco
5 14 (36.84%) ITIL
6 13 (34.21%) Active Directory
6 13 (34.21%) NAS
7 11 (28.95%) Windows XP
7 11 (28.95%) LAN
7 11 (28.95%) Windows 7
8 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (26.32%) Citrix
8 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (23.68%) MS Office
9 9 (23.68%) HP
9 9 (23.68%) Firewall
10 8 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
10 8 (21.05%) Office 365
11 7 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (18.42%) NetApp
11 7 (18.42%) WAN
11 7 (18.42%) Migration
11 7 (18.42%) Webroot
12 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
12 6 (15.79%) vSphere
13 5 (13.16%) Cisco Nexus

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 16 (42.11%) MS Exchange
2 7 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (10.53%) Skype for Business
5 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (23.68%) MS Office
2 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.05%) Office 365
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (34.21%) NAS
2 11 (28.95%) LAN
3 9 (23.68%) Firewall
4 7 (18.42%) WAN
5 5 (13.16%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (13.16%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (13.16%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (13.16%) NX-OS
5 5 (13.16%) Wireshark
6 3 (7.89%) Unified Communications
6 3 (7.89%) Wireless
7 2 (5.26%) DHCP
7 2 (5.26%) Skype
8 1 (2.63%) DNS
8 1 (2.63%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (2.63%) IPsec
8 1 (2.63%) MPLS
8 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.63%) VPN
8 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.63%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.63%) Back Office
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Local Government
2 1 (2.63%) Retail
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) Analyst
1 8 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Service Desk Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Consultant
4 4 (10.53%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Network Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) SAN Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Wintel Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) IT Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Network Support
6 2 (5.26%) Network Support Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.89%) Data Centre
1 3 (7.89%) EMC VMAX
2 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.26%) Replication
3 1 (2.63%) CLARiiON
3 1 (2.63%) Clustering
3 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.63%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 22 (57.89%) Windows
2 18 (47.37%) Windows Server
3 16 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (28.95%) Windows 7
4 11 (28.95%) Windows XP
5 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (10.53%) Unix
7 3 (7.89%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (7.89%) Windows 8
7 3 (7.89%) Windows Vista
8 2 (5.26%) Linux
8 2 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) ITIL
2 7 (18.42%) Migration
3 2 (5.26%) Change Control
3 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (5.26%) High Availability
3 2 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (5.26%) Performance Testing
3 2 (5.26%) Test Scripting
4 1 (2.63%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (2.63%) Coaching
4 1 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 1 (2.63%) Network Architecture
4 1 (2.63%) Network Management
4 1 (2.63%) Network Optimisation
4 1 (2.63%) People Management
4 1 (2.63%) Project Management
4 1 (2.63%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) CCNA
1 5 (13.16%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
2 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) A+ Certification
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.63%) MCITP
4 1 (2.63%) MCP
4 1 (2.63%) MCSE
4 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (34.21%) Active Directory
2 8 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (15.79%) vSphere
4 5 (13.16%) Hyper-V
4 5 (13.16%) XenApp
5 4 (10.53%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.63%) Firmware
6 1 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.63%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.63%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (2.63%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.63%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) SCOM
2 1 (2.63%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
1 15 (39.47%) VMware
2 14 (36.84%) Cisco
3 10 (26.32%) Citrix
4 9 (23.68%) HP
5 7 (18.42%) NetApp
5 7 (18.42%) Webroot
6 5 (13.16%) EMC
6 5 (13.16%) SolarWinds
7 4 (10.53%) Brocade
8 3 (7.89%) Apple
9 2 (5.26%) EqualLogic
9 2 (5.26%) Oracle
9 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.63%) Dell Compellent
10 1 (2.63%) Meraki
10 1 (2.63%) Nimble Storage
10 1 (2.63%) QNAP
10 1 (2.63%) Rockwell
10 1 (2.63%) SAP