The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Area Network (SAN)
UK / England
Rank 199 172 128
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -44
Contract jobs citing SAN 503 655 830
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.21% 1.43% 1.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.00% 9.91% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 421 520
Median daily rate £400 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 36 36
Median hourly rate £46.50 £27.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.22% -9.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £15.80 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £51.75 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+56.36% -7.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6290 6610 6847
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.14% 14.44% 14.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3873 3896 3923
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £245 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.02% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 311 339 386
Median hourly rate £26.23 £27.50 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.63% +21.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £12.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing SAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in England

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in England

SAN
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram in England

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in England

SAN
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

SAN Hourly Rate Histogram in England

SAN
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 23 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
London -14 217 £450 +5.88% 45
South East -12 148 £400 +6.66% 28
North West +17 30 £350 -1.75% 12
Yorkshire -3 27 £330 -12.58% 16
East of England +6 22 £288 -23.33% 11
West Midlands -16 18 £356 -20.83% 8
East Midlands -17 17 £313 -16.66% 10
South West -18 13 £350 +12.00% 7
North East -20 7 £285 +42.50% 2
Midlands +2 1 £550 +23.59% 1
SAN
UK

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 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 England region with a requirement for SAN.

1 625 (57.82%) VMware
2 571 (52.82%) Windows
3 459 (42.46%) Linux
4 395 (36.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 330 (30.53%) Active Directory
5 330 (30.53%) HP
6 327 (30.25%) Cisco
7 326 (30.16%) Windows Server
8 320 (29.60%) Microsoft
9 296 (27.38%) EMC
10 286 (26.46%) Data Centre
11 263 (24.33%) NAS
12 250 (23.13%) ITIL
13 249 (23.03%) Unix
14 227 (21.00%) Firewall
15 224 (20.72%) Red Hat
16 218 (20.17%) Finance
17 214 (19.80%) Windows Server 2008
18 197 (18.22%) Solaris
19 196 (18.13%) DNS
20 195 (18.04%) SQL Server
21 193 (17.85%) Oracle
22 192 (17.76%) NetApp
23 175 (16.19%) Windows Server 2012
24 170 (15.73%) LAN
25 167 (15.45%) SQL
26 164 (15.17%) Citrix
27 162 (14.99%) Security Cleared
28 158 (14.62%) WAN
29 155 (14.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in 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
1 140 (12.95%) MS Exchange
2 68 (6.29%) Apache
2 68 (6.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 67 (6.20%) IIS
4 57 (5.27%) SharePoint
5 41 (3.79%) Tomcat
6 40 (3.70%) Skype for Business
7 31 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2013
8 27 (2.50%) WebLogic
8 27 (2.50%) WebSphere
9 20 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
10 18 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
10 18 (1.67%) OpenStack
11 11 (1.02%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 10 (0.93%) JBoss
13 9 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
13 9 (0.83%) Oracle Coherence
14 8 (0.74%) iPlanet
15 7 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 7 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 96 (8.88%) MS Excel
2 45 (4.16%) MS Office
3 23 (2.13%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (0.74%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.37%) Infor M3
5 3 (0.28%) RMDS
5 3 (0.28%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.19%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.093%) Maximo
7 1 (0.093%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 80 (7.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 74 (6.85%) Amazon AWS
3 58 (5.37%) Office 365
4 24 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (0.74%) IaaS
5 8 (0.74%) SaaS
6 6 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (0.37%) GitHub
7 4 (0.37%) PaaS
8 3 (0.28%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.28%) HP Helion
8 3 (0.28%) IBM PureFlex
9 2 (0.19%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.093%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.093%) G Suite
10 1 (0.093%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.093%) iTunes
10 1 (0.093%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 263 (24.33%) NAS
2 227 (21.00%) Firewall
3 196 (18.13%) DNS
4 170 (15.73%) LAN
5 158 (14.62%) WAN
6 123 (11.38%) DHCP
7 114 (10.55%) TCP/IP
8 94 (8.70%) iSCSI
9 80 (7.40%) VPN
10 61 (5.64%) VLAN
11 56 (5.18%) Cisco Nexus
12 49 (4.53%) HTTP
13 46 (4.26%) LDAP
14 45 (4.16%) MPLS
15 44 (4.07%) Fibre Channel
15 44 (4.07%) Network Security
16 41 (3.79%) Internet
17 40 (3.70%) VoIP
18 35 (3.24%) Cisco ASA
19 34 (3.15%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (18.04%) SQL Server
2 57 (5.27%) MySQL
3 31 (2.87%) Oracle Database
4 26 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 18 (1.67%) SQL Server 2014
8 16 (1.48%) DB2
8 16 (1.48%) Ingres
9 14 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
11 11 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (0.93%) Hadoop
12 10 (0.93%) HBase
12 10 (0.93%) Oracle BI EE
13 9 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
13 9 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 8 (0.74%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (1.57%) Jenkins
2 16 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (1.20%) Git (software)
4 11 (1.02%) GitLab
5 10 (0.93%) TeamCity
6 8 (0.74%) ClearCase
6 8 (0.74%) StarTeam
7 5 (0.46%) Subversion
8 4 (0.37%) JIRA
8 4 (0.37%) Vagrant
8 4 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (0.28%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (0.28%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (0.28%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.19%) Oracle APEX
11 1 (0.093%) Artifactory
General
1 218 (20.17%) Finance
2 82 (7.59%) Banking
3 33 (3.05%) Law
3 33 (3.05%) Telecoms
4 24 (2.22%) Legal
5 21 (1.94%) Back Office
6 17 (1.57%) Financial Institution
6 17 (1.57%) Investment Banking
7 14 (1.30%) Manufacturing
8 13 (1.20%) Retail
9 9 (0.83%) Billing
10 8 (0.74%) Electronics
10 8 (0.74%) Games
11 6 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.46%) Advertising
12 5 (0.46%) Local Government
13 4 (0.37%) Marketing
13 4 (0.37%) Military
13 4 (0.37%) Publishing
14 3 (0.28%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 174 (16.10%) Administrator
2 157 (14.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 104 (9.62%) Architect
4 87 (8.05%) Systems Administrator
5 69 (6.38%) Storage Engineer
6 64 (5.92%) Analyst
7 58 (5.37%) VMware Engineer
8 57 (5.27%) Support Engineer
9 53 (4.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 51 (4.72%) Linux Administrator
10 51 (4.72%) Unix Administrator
11 50 (4.63%) Consultant
11 50 (4.63%) Network Engineer
12 48 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support
12 48 (4.44%) Linux Engineer
13 45 (4.16%) Windows Engineer
14 40 (3.70%) DBA
15 39 (3.61%) Infrastructure Manager
16 38 (3.52%) Project Manager
17 36 (3.33%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (5.64%) Middleware
2 28 (2.59%) .NET
2 28 (2.59%) LAMP
3 27 (2.50%) Web Services
4 19 (1.76%) J2EE
5 17 (1.57%) XML
6 12 (1.11%) RabbitMQ
7 11 (1.02%) LAPP Stack
7 11 (1.02%) XSLT
8 10 (0.93%) HTML
9 9 (0.83%) .NET Framework
9 9 (0.83%) Regular Expression
9 9 (0.83%) Rendezvous
10 8 (0.74%) libvirt
10 8 (0.74%) Oracle Fusion
11 7 (0.65%) ELK Stack
11 7 (0.65%) Memcached
12 6 (0.56%) JSP
12 6 (0.56%) REST
13 4 (0.37%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 286 (26.46%) Data Centre
2 138 (12.77%) Clustering
3 88 (8.14%) EMC VNX
4 73 (6.75%) EMC VMAX
5 54 (5.00%) Replication
6 46 (4.26%) VCE vBlock
7 42 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
8 39 (3.61%) Management Information System
9 33 (3.05%) Mainframe
10 27 (2.50%) Computer Science
11 26 (2.41%) Enterprise Storage
12 18 (1.67%) HP Storage
12 18 (1.67%) IBM Mainframe
13 15 (1.39%) NHS
13 15 (1.39%) Private Cloud
14 14 (1.30%) Client/Server
14 14 (1.30%) HP StoreVirtual
15 13 (1.20%) CLARiiON
16 12 (1.11%) Blackberry
16 12 (1.11%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 571 (52.82%) Windows
2 459 (42.46%) Linux
3 326 (30.16%) Windows Server
4 249 (23.03%) Unix
5 214 (19.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 197 (18.22%) Solaris
7 175 (16.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 155 (14.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 127 (11.75%) Windows Server 2003
10 94 (8.70%) AIX
11 69 (6.38%) Windows 7
12 43 (3.98%) SUSE
13 37 (3.42%) CentOS
14 20 (1.85%) Ubuntu
15 19 (1.76%) Windows 8
16 18 (1.67%) HPUX
17 16 (1.48%) Windows XP
18 12 (1.11%) Data ONTAP
19 11 (1.02%) Windows 10
20 9 (0.83%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (23.13%) ITIL
2 146 (13.51%) Migration
3 103 (9.53%) High Availability
4 75 (6.94%) Change Management
5 64 (5.92%) Project Management
6 58 (5.37%) Disaster Recovery
6 58 (5.37%) Service Delivery
7 56 (5.18%) Load Balancing
8 54 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
9 51 (4.72%) Problem Management
10 41 (3.79%) Configuration Management
10 41 (3.79%) DevOps
11 39 (3.61%) Agile Software Development
12 38 (3.52%) Capacity Planning
13 36 (3.33%) Incident Management
13 36 (3.33%) Service Management
14 35 (3.24%) Change Control
15 34 (3.15%) Stakeholder Management
16 33 (3.05%) Converged Infrastructure
17 31 (2.87%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 167 (15.45%) SQL
2 146 (13.51%) PowerShell
3 77 (7.12%) Shell Script
4 63 (5.83%) Bash Shell
5 61 (5.64%) Perl
6 51 (4.72%) Python
7 31 (2.87%) JavaScript
8 28 (2.59%) Korn
9 23 (2.13%) Java
9 23 (2.13%) VBScript
10 19 (1.76%) C
11 14 (1.30%) Ruby
12 13 (1.20%) VB
13 12 (1.11%) PHP
13 12 (1.11%) T-SQL
14 10 (0.93%) C#
15 8 (0.74%) C-shell
16 7 (0.65%) Jython
17 4 (0.37%) AWK
18 2 (0.19%) VB6
Qualifications
1 162 (14.99%) Security Cleared
2 124 (11.47%) SC Cleared
3 105 (9.71%) Cisco Certification
4 77 (7.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 67 (6.20%) CCNA
6 58 (5.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 56 (5.18%) Degree
7 56 (5.18%) MCSE
8 41 (3.79%) CCNP
9 27 (2.50%) DV Cleared
10 26 (2.41%) MCSA
10 26 (2.41%) RHCE
11 21 (1.94%) MCITP
12 14 (1.30%) CCIE
13 11 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
13 11 (1.02%) VCP5
14 9 (0.83%) RHCSA
15 8 (0.74%) RHCA
15 8 (0.74%) VCAP
16 7 (0.65%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (6.11%) SLA
2 12 (1.11%) QA
3 10 (0.93%) JSP 440
4 8 (0.74%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.37%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.093%) BS25999
7 1 (0.093%) BS7799
7 1 (0.093%) GCP
7 1 (0.093%) HL7
System Software
1 395 (36.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 330 (30.53%) Active Directory
3 142 (13.14%) vSphere
4 127 (11.75%) Hyper-V
5 120 (11.10%) VMware ESX
6 78 (7.22%) NFS
7 70 (6.48%) VMware ESXi
8 65 (6.01%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 59 (5.46%) XenApp
10 43 (3.98%) Virtual Servers
11 42 (3.89%) Oracle RAC
12 37 (3.42%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 34 (3.15%) SRDF
13 34 (3.15%) Virtual Machines
14 30 (2.78%) KVM
15 26 (2.41%) VMware Server
16 24 (2.22%) vCloud
16 24 (2.22%) Veritas File System
17 19 (1.76%) Samba
18 18 (1.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 92 (8.51%) SCCM
2 82 (7.59%) NetBackup
3 78 (7.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 65 (6.01%) Puppet
5 42 (3.89%) Nagios
6 40 (3.70%) SCOM
7 35 (3.24%) Microsoft Clustering
8 32 (2.96%) EMC NetWorker
9 27 (2.50%) Tivoli
10 26 (2.41%) Backup Exec
10 26 (2.41%) Failover Clustering
11 23 (2.13%) Red Hat Satellite
12 20 (1.85%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 20 (1.85%) WMI
13 19 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
14 18 (1.67%) HAProxy
15 16 (1.48%) Zenoss
16 14 (1.30%) Control-M
16 14 (1.30%) OpenView
16 14 (1.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 625 (57.82%) VMware
2 330 (30.53%) HP
3 327 (30.25%) Cisco
4 320 (29.60%) Microsoft
5 296 (27.38%) EMC
6 224 (20.72%) Red Hat
7 193 (17.85%) Oracle
8 192 (17.76%) NetApp
9 164 (15.17%) Citrix
10 143 (13.23%) IBM
11 124 (11.47%) Veritas
12 94 (8.70%) 3PAR
13 82 (7.59%) Dell
14 81 (7.49%) Brocade
15 70 (6.48%) Symantec
16 63 (5.83%) Sun
17 34 (3.15%) CheckPoint
18 30 (2.78%) Veeam
19 29 (2.68%) Juniper
20 28 (2.59%) Intel Security
Hook, Hampshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £320 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £115 - £150 per day + 45p per mile
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £275.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
TDA Group
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: £50,000 per annum + Bonus and Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Venn Group
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £500 to £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Plan-net
Rate: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £150 - £200 per day + Overtime & Training & On-Call Allowance
Posted: 13 days ago