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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Area Network (SAN)
UK / England
Rank 240 172 139
Rank change year-on-year
-68 -33
Contract jobs citing SAN 412 696 817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.98% 1.46% 1.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.60% 10.06% 11.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 454 501
Median daily rate £400 £395 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +1.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £366
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 24 47
Median hourly rate £34.75 £43.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.11% +33.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £14.77 £14.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £59.89 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £43.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-20.11% +24.28%

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
6241 6916 7226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.90% 14.50% 15.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3931 4152 4004
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 328 296 431
Median hourly rate £21.00 £27.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.63% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.80 £12.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 24 February 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 -43 170 £450 +5.88% 59
South East -39 126 £380 +0.66% 21
East of England 0 25 £288 -11.53% 13
North West +12 23 £350 - 25
Yorkshire -6 21 £350 -10.25% 19
West Midlands +14 18 £356 -25.00% 10
East Midlands -6 18 £369 +58.60% 7
South West -18 8 £250 -23.07% 8
North East -22 2 £278 -23.44% 3
Midlands - 1 £550 -
SAN
UK

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 564 (57.32%) VMware
2 517 (52.54%) Windows
3 414 (42.07%) Linux
4 371 (37.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 305 (31.00%) Windows Server
6 303 (30.79%) Cisco
7 298 (30.28%) Microsoft
8 297 (30.18%) Active Directory
9 267 (27.13%) EMC
10 265 (26.93%) Data Centre
11 257 (26.12%) HP
12 237 (24.09%) NAS
13 226 (22.97%) Unix
14 218 (22.15%) Firewall
15 206 (20.93%) Finance
16 201 (20.43%) ITIL
17 200 (20.33%) Red Hat
18 191 (19.41%) NetApp
18 191 (19.41%) Windows Server 2008
19 181 (18.39%) SQL Server
20 176 (17.89%) Solaris
21 164 (16.67%) Oracle
22 156 (15.85%) DNS
23 152 (15.45%) Windows Server 2012
24 151 (15.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 150 (15.24%) LAN
26 148 (15.04%) SQL
27 145 (14.74%) Citrix
28 140 (14.23%) Security Cleared
29 137 (13.92%) Clustering

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
1 124 (12.60%) MS Exchange
2 63 (6.40%) Apache
3 61 (6.20%) IIS
4 59 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 44 (4.47%) Skype for Business
6 43 (4.37%) SharePoint
7 39 (3.96%) Tomcat
8 27 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2013
8 27 (2.74%) WebSphere
9 23 (2.34%) WebLogic
10 14 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2007
10 14 (1.42%) OpenStack
11 13 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
12 11 (1.12%) JBoss
13 10 (1.02%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 9 (0.91%) DataSynapse
14 9 (0.91%) Oracle Coherence
15 8 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
16 6 (0.61%) Confluence
16 6 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 90 (9.15%) MS Excel
2 43 (4.37%) MS Office
3 19 (1.93%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.41%) Infor M3
4 4 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.30%) ION MarketView
5 3 (0.30%) RMDS
5 3 (0.30%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.20%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.10%) Maximo
7 1 (0.10%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 77 (7.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 70 (7.11%) Amazon AWS
3 46 (4.67%) Office 365
4 17 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (0.91%) IaaS
6 8 (0.81%) SaaS
7 4 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (0.41%) GitHub
7 4 (0.41%) PaaS
8 3 (0.30%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.30%) IBM PureFlex
8 3 (0.30%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.10%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.10%) G Suite
10 1 (0.10%) Google Compute Engine
10 1 (0.10%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 237 (24.09%) NAS
2 218 (22.15%) Firewall
3 156 (15.85%) DNS
4 150 (15.24%) LAN
5 133 (13.52%) WAN
6 95 (9.65%) TCP/IP
7 83 (8.43%) DHCP
8 78 (7.93%) iSCSI
9 73 (7.42%) VPN
10 53 (5.39%) Cisco Nexus
11 45 (4.57%) Fibre Channel
12 44 (4.47%) HTTP
12 44 (4.47%) VLAN
13 43 (4.37%) VoIP
14 41 (4.17%) MPLS
15 40 (4.07%) Network Security
16 39 (3.96%) LDAP
17 35 (3.56%) SSL
18 33 (3.35%) Internet
19 32 (3.25%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (18.39%) SQL Server
2 44 (4.47%) MySQL
3 24 (2.44%) Oracle Database
4 19 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (1.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (1.52%) DB2
6 15 (1.52%) Ingres
7 14 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
10 10 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
11 9 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
11 9 (0.91%) Hadoop
11 9 (0.91%) HBase
11 9 (0.91%) Oracle BI EE
11 9 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (0.71%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (1.93%) Jenkins
3 13 (1.32%) Git (software)
4 11 (1.12%) GitLab
5 6 (0.61%) TeamCity
6 5 (0.51%) Subversion
7 4 (0.41%) JIRA
7 4 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (0.41%) Vagrant
7 4 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (0.30%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (0.30%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.20%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.10%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.10%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.10%) Hudson
10 1 (0.10%) MSI
10 1 (0.10%) StarTeam
General
1 206 (20.93%) Finance
2 76 (7.72%) Banking
3 32 (3.25%) Telecoms
4 30 (3.05%) Legal
5 27 (2.74%) Law
6 14 (1.42%) Investment Banking
7 13 (1.32%) Back Office
7 13 (1.32%) Manufacturing
7 13 (1.32%) Retail
8 11 (1.12%) Financial Institution
9 8 (0.81%) Electronics
10 7 (0.71%) Games
10 7 (0.71%) Local Government
11 6 (0.61%) Front Office
12 5 (0.51%) Publishing
13 4 (0.41%) French Language
13 4 (0.41%) Marketing
13 4 (0.41%) Military
13 4 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.30%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 144 (14.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 142 (14.43%) Administrator
3 99 (10.06%) Architect
4 67 (6.81%) Systems Administrator
5 61 (6.20%) Storage Engineer
6 58 (5.89%) Analyst
7 53 (5.39%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 52 (5.28%) VMware Engineer
9 49 (4.98%) Linux Engineer
9 49 (4.98%) Unix Administrator
10 48 (4.88%) Consultant
10 48 (4.88%) Network Engineer
11 46 (4.67%) Windows Engineer
12 43 (4.37%) Support Engineer
13 38 (3.86%) Linux Administrator
13 38 (3.86%) Project Manager
13 38 (3.86%) Server Engineer
14 35 (3.56%) 3rd Line Support
14 35 (3.56%) Infrastructure Manager
15 34 (3.46%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (5.59%) Middleware
2 26 (2.64%) XML
3 23 (2.34%) .NET
4 22 (2.24%) LAMP
5 19 (1.93%) Web Services
6 16 (1.63%) J2EE
7 11 (1.12%) LAPP Stack
7 11 (1.12%) Regular Expression
7 11 (1.12%) XSLT
8 10 (1.02%) HTML
8 10 (1.02%) RabbitMQ
9 9 (0.91%) Rendezvous
10 8 (0.81%) Oracle Fusion
11 7 (0.71%) Elastic Stack
11 7 (0.71%) Memcached
12 6 (0.61%) libvirt
13 4 (0.41%) .NET Framework
13 4 (0.41%) MSMQ
14 3 (0.30%) JSP
14 3 (0.30%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 265 (26.93%) Data Centre
2 137 (13.92%) Clustering
3 86 (8.74%) EMC VNX
4 71 (7.22%) EMC VMAX
5 45 (4.57%) Replication
6 42 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
7 41 (4.17%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 34 (3.46%) Enterprise Storage
9 31 (3.15%) Mainframe
10 30 (3.05%) Management Information System
11 29 (2.95%) Computer Science
12 17 (1.73%) IBM Mainframe
13 15 (1.52%) HP Storage
14 14 (1.42%) Private Cloud
14 14 (1.42%) Symmetrix
15 12 (1.22%) CLARiiON
15 12 (1.22%) Public Cloud
16 11 (1.12%) Client/Server
16 11 (1.12%) NHS
16 11 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 517 (52.54%) Windows
2 414 (42.07%) Linux
3 305 (31.00%) Windows Server
4 226 (22.97%) Unix
5 191 (19.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 176 (17.89%) Solaris
7 152 (15.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 151 (15.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 113 (11.48%) Windows Server 2003
10 76 (7.72%) AIX
11 70 (7.11%) Windows 7
12 32 (3.25%) CentOS
13 28 (2.85%) SUSE
14 16 (1.63%) Windows 8
15 15 (1.52%) Windows XP
16 13 (1.32%) Data ONTAP
17 11 (1.12%) HPUX
17 11 (1.12%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 11 (1.12%) Ubuntu
17 11 (1.12%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (20.43%) ITIL
2 122 (12.40%) Migration
3 92 (9.35%) High Availability
4 69 (7.01%) Change Management
5 58 (5.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 58 (5.89%) Load Balancing
6 57 (5.79%) Service Delivery
7 56 (5.69%) Project Management
8 52 (5.28%) Problem Management
9 49 (4.98%) Performance Tuning
10 43 (4.37%) DevOps
11 42 (4.27%) Change Control
12 41 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
13 37 (3.76%) Converged Infrastructure
14 35 (3.56%) Configuration Management
15 34 (3.46%) Incident Management
16 30 (3.05%) Service Management
17 28 (2.85%) Capacity Planning
17 28 (2.85%) Virtual Environments
18 23 (2.34%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 148 (15.04%) SQL
2 133 (13.52%) PowerShell
3 72 (7.32%) Shell Script
4 64 (6.50%) Bash Shell
5 51 (5.18%) Perl
6 49 (4.98%) Python
7 27 (2.74%) JavaScript
8 24 (2.44%) Korn
8 24 (2.44%) VBScript
9 20 (2.03%) Java
10 15 (1.52%) Ruby
11 12 (1.22%) C
11 12 (1.22%) C#
11 12 (1.22%) VB
12 7 (0.71%) Jython
12 7 (0.71%) PHP
13 5 (0.51%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.41%) AWK
15 3 (0.30%) C-shell
16 2 (0.20%) VB6
Qualifications
1 140 (14.23%) Security Cleared
2 107 (10.87%) SC Cleared
3 86 (8.74%) Cisco Certification
4 85 (8.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 58 (5.89%) CCNA
5 58 (5.89%) MCSE
6 49 (4.98%) Degree
7 40 (4.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 34 (3.46%) CCNP
9 30 (3.05%) MCITP
10 28 (2.85%) MCSA
11 23 (2.34%) DV Cleared
12 18 (1.83%) RHCE
13 12 (1.22%) CCIE
14 10 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
15 9 (0.91%) Citrix Certification
16 7 (0.71%) RHCSA
17 6 (0.61%) JNCIA
17 6 (0.61%) JNCIP
17 6 (0.61%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (4.47%) SLA
2 12 (1.22%) QA
3 8 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.71%) JSP 440
4 7 (0.71%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.51%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.20%) BS25999
8 1 (0.10%) BS7799
8 1 (0.10%) GCP
8 1 (0.10%) HL7
System Software
1 371 (37.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 297 (30.18%) Active Directory
3 127 (12.91%) Hyper-V
3 127 (12.91%) vSphere
4 119 (12.09%) VMware ESX
5 69 (7.01%) NFS
5 69 (7.01%) VMware ESXi
6 60 (6.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 46 (4.67%) XenApp
8 42 (4.27%) Virtual Servers
9 37 (3.76%) Virtual Machines
10 33 (3.35%) SRDF
10 33 (3.35%) Veritas File System
11 32 (3.25%) Oracle RAC
12 26 (2.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 25 (2.54%) vCloud
14 23 (2.34%) KVM
15 18 (1.83%) XenDesktop
16 16 (1.63%) VMware Server
17 12 (1.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 80 (8.13%) NetBackup
2 77 (7.83%) SCCM
3 71 (7.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 61 (6.20%) Puppet
5 44 (4.47%) Microsoft Clustering
6 36 (3.66%) SCOM
7 32 (3.25%) Nagios
8 29 (2.95%) Failover Clustering
9 26 (2.64%) Red Hat Satellite
9 26 (2.64%) Tivoli
10 24 (2.44%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 23 (2.34%) Backup Exec
12 22 (2.24%) WMI
13 21 (2.13%) EMC NetWorker
14 18 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
15 16 (1.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
16 15 (1.52%) HAProxy
16 15 (1.52%) Zenoss
17 13 (1.32%) BladeLogic
17 13 (1.32%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 564 (57.32%) VMware
2 303 (30.79%) Cisco
3 298 (30.28%) Microsoft
4 267 (27.13%) EMC
5 257 (26.12%) HP
6 200 (20.33%) Red Hat
7 191 (19.41%) NetApp
8 164 (16.67%) Oracle
9 145 (14.74%) Citrix
10 121 (12.30%) Veritas
11 115 (11.69%) IBM
12 87 (8.84%) 3PAR
13 80 (8.13%) Symantec
14 79 (8.03%) Brocade
15 69 (7.01%) Dell
16 60 (6.10%) Sun
17 37 (3.76%) CheckPoint
18 27 (2.74%) Veeam
19 26 (2.64%) Juniper
20 23 (2.34%) F5
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