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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 81 75 66
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Contract jobs citing SAN 13 25 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.86% 1.56% 1.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.14% 12.08% 15.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 12
Median daily rate £300 £331 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% -3.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £226 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £425 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 £52.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.96% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £35.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-32.14% +84.21%
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
182 207 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.00% 12.94% 11.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 119 73
Median daily rate £425 £341 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.72% -2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £204 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £450 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 23
Median hourly rate £13.75 £22.83 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.77% +69.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £65.85 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.33 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.35% +40.72%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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
Derbyshire +10 5 £275 -33.33%
Northamptonshire +2 5 £313 -13.79% 3
Nottinghamshire -2 2 £350 - 8
Lincolnshire +3 1 - -
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 28 (70.00%) VMware
2 26 (65.00%) Windows
3 19 (47.50%) Active Directory
4 17 (42.50%) Windows Server
5 16 (40.00%) Cisco
6 15 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 12 (30.00%) MS Exchange
7 12 (30.00%) Citrix
7 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (27.50%) ITIL
8 11 (27.50%) EMC
8 11 (27.50%) DHCP
8 11 (27.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 9 (22.50%) Data Centre
10 9 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2003
11 8 (20.00%) Windows XP
11 8 (20.00%) IBM
11 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
11 8 (20.00%) MS Office
11 8 (20.00%) LAN
11 8 (20.00%) Linux
11 8 (20.00%) Windows 7
12 7 (17.50%) Office 365
12 7 (17.50%) Intel
12 7 (17.50%) HP
12 7 (17.50%) DNS
12 7 (17.50%) NetApp
12 7 (17.50%) Clustering

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 12 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (10.00%) WebSphere
5 2 (5.00%) Skype for Business
6 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.50%) Office 365
2 1 (2.50%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 11 (27.50%) DHCP
2 8 (20.00%) LAN
2 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (17.50%) DNS
4 5 (12.50%) Firewall
5 4 (10.00%) iSCSI
5 4 (10.00%) Wireless
6 3 (7.50%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (7.50%) NAS
6 3 (7.50%) VLAN
6 3 (7.50%) WAN
7 2 (5.00%) VPN
8 1 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.50%) IPv4
8 1 (2.50%) NetScaler
8 1 (2.50%) PBX
8 1 (2.50%) Skype
8 1 (2.50%) Unified Communications
8 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Bugzilla
General
1 4 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (7.50%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Back Office
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 8 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 8 (20.00%) Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) Support Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Deployment Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Hardware Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) SAN Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Unix Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Unix Technical Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) VMware Support Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) SAN Support
7 3 (7.50%) Technical Support
7 3 (7.50%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
8 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
8 2 (5.00%) EMC Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Data Centre
2 7 (17.50%) Clustering
3 4 (10.00%) EMC VNX
3 4 (10.00%) Replication
4 3 (7.50%) Blackberry
4 3 (7.50%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.50%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 26 (65.00%) Windows
2 17 (42.50%) Windows Server
3 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (20.00%) Linux
5 8 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 8 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 6 (15.00%) Unix
6 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (12.50%) Solaris
8 4 (10.00%) AIX
8 4 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (7.50%) Android
10 1 (2.50%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) ITIL
2 4 (10.00%) Change Management
2 4 (10.00%) Project Planning
2 4 (10.00%) Service Management
3 3 (7.50%) Configuration Management
3 3 (7.50%) High Availability
3 3 (7.50%) Project Management
3 3 (7.50%) Service Desk Management
4 2 (5.00%) Change Control
4 2 (5.00%) Data Centre Operations
4 2 (5.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (5.00%) Migration
4 2 (5.00%) Network Management
4 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.00%) Security Patching
5 1 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.50%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.50%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.50%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (2.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) MCSE
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.50%) CCNA
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.50%) CISSP
4 1 (2.50%) ISEB
4 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.50%) MCSA
System Software
1 19 (47.50%) Active Directory
2 11 (27.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.00%) Firmware
4 3 (7.50%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.00%) NFS
5 2 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.00%) VMware Server
5 2 (5.00%) XenApp
6 1 (2.50%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.50%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 4 (10.00%) Foglight
1 4 (10.00%) nmon
2 2 (5.00%) SCCM
3 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.50%) EdgeSight
3 1 (2.50%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (2.50%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (70.00%) VMware
2 16 (40.00%) Cisco
3 15 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 12 (30.00%) Citrix
5 11 (27.50%) EMC
6 8 (20.00%) IBM
7 7 (17.50%) HP
7 7 (17.50%) Intel
7 7 (17.50%) NetApp
8 5 (12.50%) Red Hat
9 4 (10.00%) Sun
10 3 (7.50%) Dell
11 2 (5.00%) Huawei
11 2 (5.00%) Nimble Storage
11 2 (5.00%) Remedy
12 1 (2.50%) 3PAR
12 1 (2.50%) Intel Security
12 1 (2.50%) Palo Alto
12 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds
12 1 (2.50%) Veeam