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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 98 94 82
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Contract jobs citing SAN 29 35 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.22% 1.37% 1.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.41% 9.33% 14.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 23
Average daily rate £335 £344 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.54% +16.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £275 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £475 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 £29.75 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.84% -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +44.44%
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
345 375 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.48% 14.65% 13.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 184 163
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £160 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 64 52
Average hourly rate £22.38 £23.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.71% +15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.75 £39.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 10 February 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 10 February 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
Suffolk +10 10 £406 -9.72% 1
Essex -3 9 £264 -12.08% 5
Norfolk -9 5 £345 +130.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +8 2 £235 -23.26% 3
Bedfordshire - 2 £325 - 3
Hertfordshire -3 1 - - 6
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 34 (56.67%) Windows
2 29 (48.33%) Active Directory
3 27 (45.00%) VMware
4 26 (43.33%) Firewall
5 20 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 19 (31.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (30.00%) Windows Server
8 16 (26.67%) SQL
9 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 14 (23.33%) Cisco
10 14 (23.33%) Citrix
10 14 (23.33%) Office 365
10 14 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (23.33%) Data Centre
11 13 (21.67%) DNS
11 13 (21.67%) SharePoint
11 13 (21.67%) SLA
11 13 (21.67%) Finance
12 12 (20.00%) DHCP
13 11 (18.33%) MS Exchange
13 11 (18.33%) VoIP
13 11 (18.33%) IIS
13 11 (18.33%) Disaster Recovery
13 11 (18.33%) NAS
14 10 (16.67%) Linux
14 10 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (15.00%) BizTalk Server
15 9 (15.00%) HP
15 9 (15.00%) SQL Server
15 9 (15.00%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 (21.67%) SharePoint
2 11 (18.33%) IIS
2 11 (18.33%) MS Exchange
3 9 (15.00%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (11.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 14 (23.33%) Office 365
2 8 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.67%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 26 (43.33%) Firewall
2 13 (21.67%) DNS
3 12 (20.00%) DHCP
4 11 (18.33%) NAS
4 11 (18.33%) VoIP
5 9 (15.00%) TCP/IP
6 8 (13.33%) LAN
6 8 (13.33%) WAN
7 7 (11.67%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (10.00%) iSCSI
9 3 (5.00%) Ethernet
9 3 (5.00%) Network Security
10 2 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (3.33%) Internet
10 2 (3.33%) LDAP
10 2 (3.33%) VPN
10 2 (3.33%) Wireless
11 1 (1.67%) MPLS
11 1 (1.67%) PABX
11 1 (1.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.67%) Big Data
5 1 (1.67%) OLTP
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (5.00%) Oracle APEX
1 3 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (21.67%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Publishing
3 2 (3.33%) Back Office
3 2 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (11.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 7 (11.67%) Consultant
3 6 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (8.33%) Analyst
4 5 (8.33%) Configuration Manager
5 4 (6.67%) Architect
5 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (6.67%) IT Manager
5 4 (6.67%) Team Leader
5 4 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Configuration and Release Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (5.00%) IT Technical Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Network Team Leader
6 3 (5.00%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (5.00%) Release Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Server Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Technical Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.33%) Web Services
2 3 (5.00%) .NET
3 1 (1.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.33%) Data Centre
2 8 (13.33%) Statistics
3 5 (8.33%) Clustering
4 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.33%) Chemistry
4 2 (3.33%) HP Storage
4 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.33%) Physics
5 1 (1.67%) BYOD
5 1 (1.67%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (1.67%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.67%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.67%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 34 (56.67%) Windows
2 19 (31.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 14 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (16.67%) Linux
5 10 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (11.67%) Windows XP
7 4 (6.67%) Windows 7
8 3 (5.00%) Solaris
9 2 (3.33%) Mac OS X
9 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (15.00%) CRM
3 8 (13.33%) High Availability
3 8 (13.33%) Server Building
4 7 (11.67%) ITIL
5 6 (10.00%) Change Control
5 6 (10.00%) Migration
5 6 (10.00%) Software Licensing
6 4 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (6.67%) Configuration Management
6 4 (6.67%) PRINCE2
7 3 (5.00%) Data Migration
7 3 (5.00%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (5.00%) Performance Testing
7 3 (5.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.00%) TDD
7 3 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (3.33%) DevOps
8 2 (3.33%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (3.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (26.67%) SQL
2 3 (5.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.33%) Java
3 2 (3.33%) VBA
3 2 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (5.00%) Degree
4 2 (3.33%) CCNA
4 2 (3.33%) CCNP
4 2 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.33%) MCSE
4 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (21.67%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (48.33%) Active Directory
2 20 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.00%) XenApp
4 4 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.67%) VMware ESX
5 3 (5.00%) vSphere
6 2 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (3.33%) Oracle Clusterware
6 2 (3.33%) XenServer
7 1 (1.67%) Docker
7 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.67%) vCloud
7 1 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (3.33%) Oracle ZFS
1 2 (3.33%) Puppet
2 1 (1.67%) EMC VPLEX
2 1 (1.67%) Mesos
2 1 (1.67%) OpenView
2 1 (1.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (45.00%) VMware
2 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (23.33%) Cisco
3 14 (23.33%) Citrix
4 9 (15.00%) HP
5 8 (13.33%) Oracle
6 2 (3.33%) Juniper
6 2 (3.33%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.67%) arcserve
7 1 (1.67%) CA
7 1 (1.67%) Dell
7 1 (1.67%) EMC
7 1 (1.67%) IBM
7 1 (1.67%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.67%) NetApp
7 1 (1.67%) Splunk
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