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 27 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 83 58 95
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +37
Contract jobs citing SAN 46 95 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.83% 3.23% 1.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.07% 16.87% 12.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 55 26
Median daily rate £425 £200 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+112.50% -38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £165 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £390 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 16 1
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +47.05%
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 of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
381 563 408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 15.12% 19.13% 13.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 301 214
Median daily rate £375 £315 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 62 39
Median hourly rate £40.00 £23.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.91% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £9.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.50 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

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 27 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 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
Cambridgeshire +21 19 £340 +15.74% 2
Suffolk +6 14 £575 +187.50%
Hertfordshire -5 9 £375 +7.14% 10
Essex 0 3 £450 +44.00% 1
Bedfordshire -3 1 - - 1
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 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 of England region with a requirement for SAN.

1 52 (65.82%) Windows
2 39 (49.37%) VMware
3 38 (48.10%) Microsoft
4 35 (44.30%) Active Directory
5 31 (39.24%) Firewall
6 27 (34.18%) High Availability
7 24 (30.38%) Windows Server
7 24 (30.38%) SQL
8 22 (27.85%) SQL Server
8 22 (27.85%) ITIL
9 21 (26.58%) Data Centre
9 21 (26.58%) VMware Infrastructure
10 19 (24.05%) Load Balancing
10 19 (24.05%) Linux
11 18 (22.78%) HP
11 18 (22.78%) DNS
12 17 (21.52%) Clustering
12 17 (21.52%) NAS
12 17 (21.52%) Change Control
13 16 (20.25%) LAN
13 16 (20.25%) WAN
13 16 (20.25%) Citrix
14 15 (18.99%) Unix
14 15 (18.99%) Disaster Recovery
15 14 (17.72%) Kalman Filter
16 13 (16.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 13 (16.46%) Finance
16 13 (16.46%) Oracle
16 13 (16.46%) Middleware
17 12 (15.19%) Configuration Management

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 12 (15.19%) IIS
2 11 (13.92%) SharePoint
3 9 (11.39%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (5.06%) MS Exchange
5 3 (3.80%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.53%) WordPress
7 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.27%) MS Office
2 1 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (8.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.27%) Mimecast
2 1 (1.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (39.24%) Firewall
2 18 (22.78%) DNS
3 17 (21.52%) NAS
4 16 (20.25%) LAN
4 16 (20.25%) WAN
5 7 (8.86%) DHCP
6 6 (7.59%) SSL
7 5 (6.33%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (5.06%) Network Security
8 4 (5.06%) VLAN
9 3 (3.80%) iSCSI
10 2 (2.53%) VoIP
11 1 (1.27%) Internet
11 1 (1.27%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (1.27%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (27.85%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.59%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.53%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.53%) MySQL
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (11.39%) JIRA
2 4 (5.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (16.46%) Finance
2 2 (2.53%) Back Office
2 2 (2.53%) Banking
2 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (15.19%) Administrator
2 11 (13.92%) Architect
3 10 (12.66%) Infrastructure Architect
3 10 (12.66%) Infrastructure Manager
3 10 (12.66%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (11.39%) Consultant
4 9 (11.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (11.39%) Project Manager
5 8 (10.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 6 (7.59%) Linux Administrator
6 6 (7.59%) Server Engineer
6 6 (7.59%) Wintel Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) Integration Manager
7 5 (6.33%) Integration Project Manager
7 5 (6.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 5 (6.33%) Unix Administrator
8 4 (5.06%) Data Architect
8 4 (5.06%) SQL Server DBA
8 4 (5.06%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.46%) Middleware
2 2 (2.53%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (26.58%) Data Centre
2 17 (21.52%) Clustering
3 7 (8.86%) Statistics
4 3 (3.80%) Reinsurance
4 3 (3.80%) Replication
5 2 (2.53%) CMDB
5 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.53%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.53%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.27%) FMCG
6 1 (1.27%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 52 (65.82%) Windows
2 24 (30.38%) Windows Server
3 19 (24.05%) Linux
4 15 (18.99%) Unix
5 13 (16.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (13.92%) Solaris
7 10 (12.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (11.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (10.13%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (5.06%) Windows 7
11 2 (2.53%) CentOS
11 2 (2.53%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (1.27%) AIX
12 1 (1.27%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (1.27%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (1.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (34.18%) High Availability
2 22 (27.85%) ITIL
3 19 (24.05%) Load Balancing
4 17 (21.52%) Change Control
5 15 (18.99%) Disaster Recovery
6 14 (17.72%) Kalman Filter
7 12 (15.19%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (15.19%) Configuration Management
8 11 (13.92%) Virtual Environments
9 10 (12.66%) Open Source
9 10 (12.66%) Secure Coding
10 9 (11.39%) CRM
10 9 (11.39%) Incident Management
11 8 (10.13%) Server Building
12 7 (8.86%) Project Management
13 6 (7.59%) DevOps
13 6 (7.59%) Network Optimisation
13 6 (7.59%) PRINCE2
14 5 (6.33%) SIEM
14 5 (6.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 24 (30.38%) SQL
2 12 (15.19%) Shell Script
3 10 (12.66%) PL/SQL
3 10 (12.66%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.53%) PHP
4 2 (2.53%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (15.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.33%) Degree
2 5 (6.33%) MCSE
3 3 (3.80%) MCITP
4 2 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.27%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.92%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (44.30%) Active Directory
2 21 (26.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (15.19%) vSphere
4 11 (13.92%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (12.66%) iptables
6 9 (11.39%) Hyper-V
6 9 (11.39%) Postfix
6 9 (11.39%) Sendmail
7 4 (5.06%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (5.06%) VMware ESX
8 2 (2.53%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.27%) KVM
9 1 (1.27%) NFS
9 1 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (1.27%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.27%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (15.19%) Puppet
2 11 (13.92%) Cobbler
2 11 (13.92%) Microsoft Clustering
3 10 (12.66%) OSSEC
3 10 (12.66%) SCCM
4 9 (11.39%) Nagios
5 7 (8.86%) SCOM
6 4 (5.06%) Failover Clustering
6 4 (5.06%) SCVMM
7 2 (2.53%) Ansible
7 2 (2.53%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (2.53%) NetBackup
7 2 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.27%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (1.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 39 (49.37%) VMware
2 38 (48.10%) Microsoft
3 18 (22.78%) HP
4 16 (20.25%) Citrix
5 13 (16.46%) Oracle
6 12 (15.19%) EMC
6 12 (15.19%) Red Hat
7 10 (12.66%) LogRhythm
7 10 (12.66%) NetApp
7 10 (12.66%) TippingPoint
8 9 (11.39%) ServiceNow
8 9 (11.39%) SolarWinds
8 9 (11.39%) Splunk
9 4 (5.06%) 3PAR
10 3 (3.80%) CommVault
10 3 (3.80%) Intel Security
11 2 (2.53%) Avaya
11 2 (2.53%) Dell
11 2 (2.53%) Veeam
12 1 (1.27%) PlateSpin
Essex
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Energon People
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Norfolk
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £130 - £160 per day
Posted: 6 days ago