The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Area Network (SAN)
England / East of England
Rank 99 107 98
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Contract jobs citing SAN 22 21 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.03% 0.89% 1.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.66% 5.93% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 9
Median daily rate £288 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.68% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £229 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £460 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +0.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £27.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+59.25% -9.24%

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 of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
389 354 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.18% 15.08% 14.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 177 206
Median daily rate £325 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.72% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £250 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
- +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 41 52
Median hourly rate £21.50 £22.38 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.91% -10.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.05 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.68 £55.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 of England

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

SAN
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

SAN
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 19 January 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
Suffolk -6 10 £288 -25.80% 1
Cambridgeshire +1 5 £400 +25.98% 5
Hertfordshire -2 5 £236 - 5
Bedfordshire +5 1 - - 1
Essex -3 1 - - 1
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 of England region with a requirement for SAN.

1 26 (53.06%) Windows
2 23 (46.94%) VMware
3 21 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 20 (40.82%) SQL Server
5 18 (36.73%) Microsoft
5 18 (36.73%) Windows Server
6 17 (34.69%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (28.57%) Firewall
8 13 (26.53%) HP
8 13 (26.53%) Cisco
8 13 (26.53%) NAS
9 12 (24.49%) Clustering
9 12 (24.49%) Middleware
10 11 (22.45%) Citrix
10 11 (22.45%) High Availability
10 11 (22.45%) Data Centre
11 10 (20.41%) EMC
11 10 (20.41%) Linux
12 9 (18.37%) LAN
12 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (16.33%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (16.33%) ITIL
13 8 (16.33%) Oracle
13 8 (16.33%) IIS
13 8 (16.33%) SQL
13 8 (16.33%) Performance Monitoring
13 8 (16.33%) Load Balancing
13 8 (16.33%) Replication
14 7 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 8 (16.33%) IIS
2 6 (12.24%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.12%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (6.12%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.04%) iPlanet
5 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.12%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.08%) MS Office
3 2 (4.08%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.24%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.04%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.04%) G Suite
3 1 (2.04%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 14 (28.57%) Firewall
2 13 (26.53%) NAS
3 9 (18.37%) LAN
4 7 (14.29%) Internet
5 6 (12.24%) WAN
6 5 (10.20%) Wireless
7 4 (8.16%) DNS
7 4 (8.16%) FTP
7 4 (8.16%) HTTP
7 4 (8.16%) SSH
8 3 (6.12%) DHCP
8 3 (6.12%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (6.12%) VLAN
9 2 (4.08%) Ethernet
9 2 (4.08%) iSCSI
9 2 (4.08%) Software-Defined Networking
9 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
9 2 (4.08%) VoIP
9 2 (4.08%) WLAN
10 1 (2.04%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (40.82%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (8.16%) Oracle Database
4 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.04%) MySQL
7 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (8.16%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) French Language
3 2 (4.08%) Law
3 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.08%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.04%) Legal
4 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (18.37%) DBA
2 8 (16.33%) SQL DBA
3 7 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 6 (12.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Windows Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) SQL Server DBA
5 5 (10.20%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Administrator
6 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (6.12%) Architect
7 3 (6.12%) SAN Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Technical Architect
7 3 (6.12%) Technical Leader
7 3 (6.12%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Integration Project Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.49%) Middleware
2 3 (6.12%) Web Services
3 2 (4.08%) .NET
3 2 (4.08%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.04%) J2EE
4 1 (2.04%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.49%) Clustering
2 11 (22.45%) Data Centre
3 8 (16.33%) Replication
4 5 (10.20%) Management Information System
5 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
6 3 (6.12%) EMC VNX
6 3 (6.12%) Virtual Team
7 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (2.04%) CCTV
8 1 (2.04%) Driving Licence
8 1 (2.04%) Fat Client
8 1 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (2.04%) Informatics
8 1 (2.04%) NHS
8 1 (2.04%) PKI
8 1 (2.04%) Smartphone
8 1 (2.04%) Thin Client
8 1 (2.04%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 26 (53.06%) Windows
2 18 (36.73%) Windows Server
3 10 (20.41%) Linux
4 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (10.20%) Solaris
6 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (8.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (6.12%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (2.04%) AIX
9 1 (2.04%) Android
9 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X Server
9 1 (2.04%) Unix
9 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) High Availability
2 8 (16.33%) ITIL
2 8 (16.33%) Load Balancing
2 8 (16.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 8 (16.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (14.29%) Change Management
3 7 (14.29%) Secure Coding
4 6 (12.24%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (12.24%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (10.20%) Configuration Management
5 5 (10.20%) Network Optimisation
5 5 (10.20%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (10.20%) Project Management
5 5 (10.20%) Virtual Environments
6 4 (8.16%) Database Security
6 4 (8.16%) Database Tuning
6 4 (8.16%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (8.16%) Line Management
6 4 (8.16%) Presales
6 4 (8.16%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.33%) SQL
2 5 (10.20%) T-SQL
3 4 (8.16%) Python
4 2 (4.08%) C
4 2 (4.08%) C++
4 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.08%) Jython
4 2 (4.08%) Perl
4 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.04%) Java
5 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) Degree
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.12%) CCNA
3 3 (6.12%) CCNP
3 3 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (6.12%) MCSE
3 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.08%) MCSA
4 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.04%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.04%) MCITP
5 1 (2.04%) NCDA
5 1 (2.04%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) QA
1 2 (4.08%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) JSP 440
System Software
1 21 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 17 (34.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 6 (12.24%) vSphere
5 4 (8.16%) XenApp
6 3 (6.12%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (4.08%) Docker
7 2 (4.08%) KVM
7 2 (4.08%) LXC
7 2 (4.08%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.04%) DFS Replication
8 1 (2.04%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (2.04%) iptables
8 1 (2.04%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (8.16%) OpenView
3 3 (6.12%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (6.12%) NetBackup
4 2 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.08%) Puppet
4 2 (4.08%) SCCM
5 1 (2.04%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (2.04%) HP SIM
5 1 (2.04%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (2.04%) Nagios
5 1 (2.04%) OSSEC
5 1 (2.04%) PowerCLI
5 1 (2.04%) Simpana
5 1 (2.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (2.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (46.94%) VMware
2 18 (36.73%) Microsoft
3 13 (26.53%) Cisco
3 13 (26.53%) HP
4 11 (22.45%) Citrix
5 10 (20.41%) EMC
6 8 (16.33%) Oracle
7 6 (12.24%) NetApp
8 5 (10.20%) Brocade
9 4 (8.16%) Opsware
10 3 (6.12%) Dell
10 3 (6.12%) Intel Security
10 3 (6.12%) Veeam
11 2 (4.08%) 3PAR
11 2 (4.08%) CA
11 2 (4.08%) CheckPoint
11 2 (4.08%) F5
11 2 (4.08%) Juniper
11 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
11 2 (4.08%) Riverbed
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