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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 81 80 86
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing SAN 42 54 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.66% 1.96% 1.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.93% 11.07% 13.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 24 31
Average daily rate £333 £344 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.27% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £545 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +114.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £34.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+13.23% +13.33%
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 of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
352 488 401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.88% 17.70% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 240 174
Average daily rate £375 £325 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £470 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 59 33
Average hourly rate £45.00 £30.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.54% +32.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.50 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 May 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
Cambridgeshire +12 14 £333 +47.77% 5
Essex +10 11 £265 +76.66% 1
Hertfordshire -7 10 £425 +13.33% 3
Suffolk 0 3 £513 +57.69% 1
Bedfordshire -1 2 £325 +71.05%
Norfolk - 2 £170 - 1
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 39 (60.00%) Windows
2 33 (50.77%) VMware
3 29 (44.62%) Active Directory
4 26 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 26 (40.00%) Firewall
5 20 (30.77%) SQL
6 17 (26.15%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (24.62%) Windows Server
8 14 (21.54%) SQL Server
8 14 (21.54%) Linux
8 14 (21.54%) DNS
9 13 (20.00%) SharePoint
9 13 (20.00%) ITIL
9 13 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 13 (20.00%) Change Control
9 13 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (18.46%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (18.46%) HP
10 12 (18.46%) Data Centre
11 11 (16.92%) SLA
11 11 (16.92%) Finance
11 11 (16.92%) High Availability
12 10 (15.38%) SCCM
12 10 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
13 9 (13.85%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (13.85%) CRM
13 9 (13.85%) VoIP
13 9 (13.85%) DHCP
13 9 (13.85%) NAS
13 9 (13.85%) Server Building

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 13 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 10 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (12.31%) MS Exchange
4 6 (9.23%) IIS
5 5 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (6.15%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (3.08%) WordPress
8 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.54%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) MS Office
2 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (12.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.77%) Office 365
2 5 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.54%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.54%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.54%) IBM PureFlex
4 1 (1.54%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 26 (40.00%) Firewall
2 14 (21.54%) DNS
3 9 (13.85%) DHCP
3 9 (13.85%) NAS
3 9 (13.85%) VoIP
4 8 (12.31%) LAN
4 8 (12.31%) WAN
5 6 (9.23%) iSCSI
6 5 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (6.15%) VLAN
7 4 (6.15%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (4.62%) SSL
8 3 (4.62%) TCP/IP
9 2 (3.08%) Network Security
9 2 (3.08%) Wireless
10 1 (1.54%) Internet
10 1 (1.54%) PABX
10 1 (1.54%) Software-Defined Networking
10 1 (1.54%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.54%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.54%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 4 (6.15%) JIRA
2 3 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (16.92%) Finance
2 2 (3.08%) Back Office
2 2 (3.08%) Banking
3 1 (1.54%) Retail
3 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (13.85%) Consultant
1 9 (13.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (10.77%) Administrator
2 7 (10.77%) Infrastructure Support
3 6 (9.23%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (9.23%) Infrastructure Manager
4 5 (7.69%) Architect
4 5 (7.69%) Configuration Manager
4 5 (7.69%) Server Engineer
4 5 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 4 (6.15%) IT Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (6.15%) IT Manager
5 4 (6.15%) Project Manager
5 4 (6.15%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Release and Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.62%) Middleware
1 3 (4.62%) Web Services
2 2 (3.08%) HTML
3 1 (1.54%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.46%) Data Centre
2 8 (12.31%) Statistics
3 5 (7.69%) Clustering
4 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.62%) Replication
5 2 (3.08%) Chemistry
5 2 (3.08%) CMDB
5 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.08%) HP Storage
5 2 (3.08%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (3.08%) Physics
6 1 (1.54%) BYOD
6 1 (1.54%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.54%) FMCG
6 1 (1.54%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.54%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.54%) Reinsurance
6 1 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 39 (60.00%) Windows
2 16 (24.62%) Windows Server
3 14 (21.54%) Linux
4 13 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (18.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (12.31%) Unix
7 7 (10.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (9.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (9.23%) Solaris
9 5 (7.69%) Windows 7
10 4 (6.15%) Windows XP
11 2 (3.08%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (1.54%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.00%) Change Control
1 13 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 13 (20.00%) ITIL
2 11 (16.92%) High Availability
3 9 (13.85%) CRM
3 9 (13.85%) Server Building
4 8 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (12.31%) Kalman Filter
5 7 (10.77%) Configuration Management
6 6 (9.23%) DevOps
6 6 (9.23%) PRINCE2
6 6 (9.23%) Project Management
7 5 (7.69%) Load Balancing
7 5 (7.69%) Open Source
8 4 (6.15%) Database Mirroring
8 4 (6.15%) Incident Management
9 3 (4.62%) Email Filtering
9 3 (4.62%) Software Licensing
9 3 (4.62%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (4.62%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 20 (30.77%) SQL
2 8 (12.31%) PowerShell
3 6 (9.23%) Shell Script
4 5 (7.69%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.08%) Java
5 2 (3.08%) PHP
5 2 (3.08%) VBA
6 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (13.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (7.69%) Degree
3 3 (4.62%) MCSE
4 2 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (3.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.54%) CCNA
5 1 (1.54%) CCNP
5 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.54%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.92%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (44.62%) Active Directory
2 17 (26.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (12.31%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.69%) iptables
4 5 (7.69%) vSphere
5 4 (6.15%) Postfix
5 4 (6.15%) Sendmail
5 4 (6.15%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.08%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.54%) NFS
7 1 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.54%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.54%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (15.38%) SCCM
2 8 (12.31%) Puppet
2 8 (12.31%) SCOM
3 6 (9.23%) Cobbler
4 5 (7.69%) OSSEC
5 4 (6.15%) Nagios
5 4 (6.15%) SCVMM
6 3 (4.62%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (3.08%) Ansible
7 2 (3.08%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (1.54%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.54%) OpenView
8 1 (1.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 33 (50.77%) VMware
2 26 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (18.46%) HP
4 8 (12.31%) NetApp
5 7 (10.77%) Cisco
5 7 (10.77%) Citrix
5 7 (10.77%) Oracle
6 5 (7.69%) EMC
6 5 (7.69%) LogRhythm
6 5 (7.69%) Red Hat
6 5 (7.69%) Splunk
6 5 (7.69%) TippingPoint
7 4 (6.15%) ServiceNow
7 4 (6.15%) SolarWinds
8 3 (4.62%) CommVault
8 3 (4.62%) Intel Security
9 2 (3.08%) 3PAR
9 2 (3.08%) Veeam
10 1 (1.54%) PlateSpin
10 1 (1.54%) WatchGuard
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Posted: 2 days ago
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