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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 93 66 68
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +2
Contract jobs citing SAN 15 32 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.91% 1.98% 2.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.01% 19.51% 15.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 27
Median daily rate £344 £338 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £500 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £34.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.88 £33.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-52.25% +20.90%
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
214 164 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.95% 10.12% 13.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 81 100
Median daily rate £338 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £192 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
- +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 24
Median hourly rate £15.75 £16.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.13 £5.00 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £22.50 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 0 6 £331 -11.66% 1
Leicestershire -12 2 £265 -3.63% 1
Nottinghamshire -22 2 £384 -12.28% 1
Lincolnshire -10 1 - - 2
Derbyshire - 1 - - 2
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 18 (62.07%) Windows
2 15 (51.72%) Cisco
2 15 (51.72%) VMware
3 14 (48.28%) Windows Server
4 13 (44.83%) LAN
5 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
5 12 (41.38%) MS Exchange
6 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
7 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (31.03%) Citrix
8 9 (31.03%) ITIL
8 9 (31.03%) Firewall
9 8 (27.59%) NetApp
9 8 (27.59%) WAN
9 8 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (27.59%) Hyper-V
10 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2003
10 7 (24.14%) HP
10 7 (24.14%) Office 365
11 6 (20.69%) Windows XP
11 6 (20.69%) SolarWinds
11 6 (20.69%) Windows 7
12 5 (17.24%) NAS
12 5 (17.24%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (17.24%) Wireshark
12 5 (17.24%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
12 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification

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 (41.38%) MS Exchange
2 10 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (10.34%) Skype for Business
5 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (24.14%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (44.83%) LAN
2 9 (31.03%) Firewall
3 8 (27.59%) WAN
4 5 (17.24%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (17.24%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (17.24%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (17.24%) NAS
4 5 (17.24%) NX-OS
4 5 (17.24%) Wireshark
5 4 (13.79%) Wireless
6 3 (10.34%) DHCP
6 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
7 2 (6.90%) DNS
7 2 (6.90%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (6.90%) iSCSI
7 2 (6.90%) Skype
7 2 (6.90%) Unified Communications
7 2 (6.90%) VPN
8 1 (3.45%) IPsec
8 1 (3.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Bugzilla
General
1 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.45%) Back Office
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (13.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Support Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Support Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Support
5 3 (10.34%) Network Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Wintel Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Network Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Network Support
6 2 (6.90%) Network Support Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Replication
2 2 (6.90%) Clustering
2 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.90%) HP Storage
2 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.45%) CLARiiON
3 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.45%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (62.07%) Windows
2 14 (48.28%) Windows Server
3 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (20.69%) Windows 7
5 6 (20.69%) Windows XP
6 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (10.34%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (10.34%) Windows 8
7 3 (10.34%) Windows Vista
8 2 (6.90%) Linux
8 2 (6.90%) Unix
9 1 (3.45%) Android
9 1 (3.45%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (3.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) ITIL
2 3 (10.34%) Change Control
2 3 (10.34%) High Availability
2 3 (10.34%) Migration
2 3 (10.34%) Network Management
3 2 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (6.90%) Functional Testing
3 2 (6.90%) Network Optimisation
4 1 (3.45%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.45%) Coaching
4 1 (3.45%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.45%) Facilities Management
4 1 (3.45%) Information Security
4 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 1 (3.45%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (3.45%) People Management
4 1 (3.45%) Security Patching
4 1 (3.45%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
1 3 (10.34%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) CCNA
1 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.90%) MCSE
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.45%) A+ Certification
3 1 (3.45%) ISEB
3 1 (3.45%) MCP
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
2 8 (27.59%) Hyper-V
2 8 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (17.24%) vSphere
4 4 (13.79%) XenApp
5 3 (10.34%) XenDesktop
6 2 (6.90%) Firmware
6 2 (6.90%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
7 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (3.45%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (6.90%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (6.90%) NetBackup
2 2 (6.90%) SCCM
3 1 (3.45%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (3.45%) EdgeSight
3 1 (3.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Cisco
1 15 (51.72%) VMware
2 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
3 9 (31.03%) Citrix
4 8 (27.59%) NetApp
5 7 (24.14%) HP
6 6 (20.69%) SolarWinds
7 4 (13.79%) Brocade
8 3 (10.34%) Apple
8 3 (10.34%) EMC
9 2 (6.90%) arcserve
9 2 (6.90%) CA
9 2 (6.90%) Intel
9 2 (6.90%) Nimble Storage
10 1 (3.45%) Hitachi
10 1 (3.45%) IBM
10 1 (3.45%) Oracle
10 1 (3.45%) SAP
10 1 (3.45%) Veeam
10 1 (3.45%) Webroot