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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 203 185 121
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -64
Contract jobs citing SAN 645 725 967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.30% 1.37% 1.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.44% 9.91% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 447 564
Median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £496 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £344 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 28 47
Median hourly rate £22.00 £32.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.82% +31.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.46 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.60 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.88 £34.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-53.30% +23.63%
SAN
UK

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
7640 7314 7898
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.40% 13.86% 14.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4705 4264 4449
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 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £344
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 496 449
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 29 September 2016.

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 29 September 2016.

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 29 September 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
London -34 259 £434 +11.21% 44
South East -6 137 £380 +8.57% 48
North East +28 55 £310 +27.83% 2
North West +9 47 £375 -6.25% 17
East of England +9 45 £488 +39.08% 9
South West -3 29 £278 +6.73% 14
West Midlands -16 29 £335 -4.28% 21
Yorkshire -21 26 £300 - 15
East Midlands -22 17 £338 - 8
SAN
UK

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 England region with a requirement for SAN.

1 790 (53.96%) Windows
2 721 (49.25%) VMware
3 627 (42.83%) Linux
4 547 (37.36%) HP
5 467 (31.90%) Active Directory
6 465 (31.76%) Windows Server
7 440 (30.05%) VMware Infrastructure
8 415 (28.35%) Microsoft
9 395 (26.98%) ITIL
10 372 (25.41%) Unix
11 360 (24.59%) Cisco
12 344 (23.50%) Oracle
13 334 (22.81%) EMC
14 313 (21.38%) SQL
15 310 (21.17%) SQL Server
16 307 (20.97%) Windows Server 2008
17 302 (20.63%) Data Centre
18 296 (20.22%) NAS
19 284 (19.40%) Firewall
20 283 (19.33%) Citrix
21 282 (19.26%) Security Cleared
22 277 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
23 264 (18.03%) DNS
24 259 (17.69%) Red Hat
25 254 (17.35%) Solaris
26 242 (16.53%) Finance
27 240 (16.39%) WAN
28 230 (15.71%) MS Exchange
29 228 (15.57%) NetApp
30 226 (15.44%) LAN

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
1 230 (15.71%) MS Exchange
2 100 (6.83%) SharePoint
3 97 (6.63%) IIS
4 96 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 79 (5.40%) Apache
6 45 (3.07%) Skype for Business
7 40 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2013
8 37 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2003
9 35 (2.39%) OpenStack
10 34 (2.32%) Tomcat
10 34 (2.32%) WebLogic
11 30 (2.05%) WebSphere
12 22 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2007
13 21 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 17 (1.16%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 17 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
15 14 (0.96%) iPlanet
15 14 (0.96%) Oracle Coherence
16 11 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
16 11 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 138 (9.43%) MS Excel
2 51 (3.48%) MS Office
3 22 (1.50%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.48%) MS Project
6 2 (0.14%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 12 (0.82%) Faxination
2 10 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (0.34%) Markit EDM
6 5 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.068%) assyst
8 1 (0.068%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
8 1 (0.068%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.068%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.068%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.068%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.068%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.068%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 76 (5.19%) Office 365
2 66 (4.51%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (4.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
4 18 (1.23%) Mimecast
5 13 (0.89%) IaaS
6 9 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
6 9 (0.61%) PaaS
7 7 (0.48%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.34%) SaaS
9 3 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.20%) HP Helion
9 3 (0.20%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.068%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.068%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.068%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.068%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 296 (20.22%) NAS
2 284 (19.40%) Firewall
3 264 (18.03%) DNS
4 240 (16.39%) WAN
5 226 (15.44%) LAN
6 184 (12.57%) DHCP
7 157 (10.72%) TCP/IP
8 142 (9.70%) iSCSI
9 131 (8.95%) Fibre Channel
10 83 (5.67%) VLAN
11 80 (5.46%) VPN
12 65 (4.44%) LDAP
13 52 (3.55%) Cisco ASA
13 52 (3.55%) MPLS
14 50 (3.42%) Cisco Nexus
15 45 (3.07%) Internet
15 45 (3.07%) Network Security
16 44 (3.01%) FCoE
16 44 (3.01%) HTTP
17 43 (2.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 310 (21.17%) SQL Server
2 70 (4.78%) MySQL
3 61 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 47 (3.21%) Oracle Database
5 44 (3.01%) DB2
6 35 (2.39%) SQL Server 2005
7 32 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 30 (2.05%) SQL Server 2014
8 30 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 28 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
10 19 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
11 17 (1.16%) Hadoop
12 16 (1.09%) HBase
12 16 (1.09%) OLTP
13 15 (1.02%) MS Access
13 15 (1.02%) VLDB
14 14 (0.96%) Oracle Database 10g
14 14 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 13 (0.89%) Ingres
16 12 (0.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (1.43%) JIRA
2 17 (1.16%) Git (software)
3 16 (1.09%) ClearCase
3 16 (1.09%) StarTeam
4 13 (0.89%) LoadRunner
5 10 (0.68%) HP UFT
5 10 (0.68%) Jenkins
5 10 (0.68%) TeamCity
6 6 (0.41%) git-flow
7 5 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (0.27%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.14%) Subversion
10 1 (0.068%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.068%) GCC
10 1 (0.068%) Hudson
10 1 (0.068%) MSI
10 1 (0.068%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.068%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.068%) Travis CI
General
1 242 (16.53%) Finance
2 104 (7.10%) Banking
3 28 (1.91%) Back Office
4 27 (1.84%) Telecoms
5 26 (1.78%) Financial Institution
6 25 (1.71%) Investment Banking
7 24 (1.64%) Legal
8 21 (1.43%) Law
9 13 (0.89%) Retail
10 11 (0.75%) Manufacturing
11 9 (0.61%) Billing
12 7 (0.48%) Advertising
13 6 (0.41%) Marketing
14 5 (0.34%) Games
15 4 (0.27%) French Language
15 4 (0.27%) Publishing
16 3 (0.20%) Electronics
16 3 (0.20%) Local Government
16 3 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 244 (16.67%) Administrator
2 189 (12.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 154 (10.52%) Architect
4 118 (8.06%) Systems Administrator
5 105 (7.17%) Support Engineer
6 99 (6.76%) Infrastructure Architect
7 85 (5.81%) Analyst
8 84 (5.74%) 3rd Line Support
9 83 (5.67%) VMware Engineer
10 82 (5.60%) Linux Administrator
11 80 (5.46%) Storage Engineer
12 70 (4.78%) Linux Engineer
13 69 (4.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 68 (4.64%) Unix Administrator
15 60 (4.10%) DBA
16 59 (4.03%) Windows Engineer
17 58 (3.96%) Consultant
18 57 (3.89%) Server Engineer
19 53 (3.62%) Infrastructure Manager
20 50 (3.42%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (5.87%) Middleware
2 46 (3.14%) .NET
3 42 (2.87%) Web Services
4 30 (2.05%) LAMP
5 29 (1.98%) HTML
6 23 (1.57%) JSP
7 22 (1.50%) XML
8 16 (1.09%) J2EE
9 14 (0.96%) Rendezvous
9 14 (0.96%) XSLT
10 12 (0.82%) REST
11 11 (0.75%) RabbitMQ
11 11 (0.75%) WSDL
12 10 (0.68%) ASP.NET
13 9 (0.61%) .NET Framework
14 8 (0.55%) libvirt
14 8 (0.55%) XSD
15 6 (0.41%) 802.1X
15 6 (0.41%) Oracle GoldenGate
16 4 (0.27%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 302 (20.63%) Data Centre
2 224 (15.30%) Clustering
3 84 (5.74%) Replication
4 69 (4.71%) Management Information System
5 62 (4.23%) EMC VNX
6 43 (2.94%) Blackberry
6 43 (2.94%) EMC VMAX
7 36 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
8 35 (2.39%) Computer Science
9 34 (2.32%) Private Cloud
10 29 (1.98%) Virtual Team
11 28 (1.91%) NHS
12 27 (1.84%) Enterprise Storage
13 26 (1.78%) HP Storage
14 24 (1.64%) CLARiiON
15 20 (1.37%) HP StoreVirtual
16 17 (1.16%) Mainframe
17 16 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
18 15 (1.02%) Fat Client
18 15 (1.02%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 790 (53.96%) Windows
2 627 (42.83%) Linux
3 465 (31.76%) Windows Server
4 372 (25.41%) Unix
5 307 (20.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 277 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 254 (17.35%) Solaris
8 184 (12.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 161 (11.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 158 (10.79%) AIX
11 83 (5.67%) Windows 7
12 46 (3.14%) CentOS
12 46 (3.14%) HPUX
13 39 (2.66%) Ubuntu
14 38 (2.60%) SUSE
15 32 (2.19%) Oracle Linux
16 24 (1.64%) Windows 8
16 24 (1.64%) Windows XP
17 20 (1.37%) Data ONTAP
18 19 (1.30%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 395 (26.98%) ITIL
2 177 (12.09%) Migration
3 173 (11.82%) High Availability
4 123 (8.40%) Disaster Recovery
5 100 (6.83%) Configuration Management
6 94 (6.42%) Project Management
7 89 (6.08%) Service Delivery
8 88 (6.01%) Change Management
9 77 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
10 75 (5.12%) Incident Management
11 67 (4.58%) Load Balancing
12 63 (4.30%) Virtual Environments
13 61 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
14 59 (4.03%) Service Management
15 57 (3.89%) PRINCE2
16 54 (3.69%) Stakeholder Management
17 50 (3.42%) Root Cause Analysis
18 48 (3.28%) Change Control
18 48 (3.28%) Compliance Management
18 48 (3.28%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 313 (21.38%) SQL
2 170 (11.61%) PowerShell
3 123 (8.40%) Shell Script
4 120 (8.20%) Perl
5 73 (4.99%) Bash Shell
6 60 (4.10%) Java
7 51 (3.48%) Python
8 46 (3.14%) Korn
9 40 (2.73%) JavaScript
10 39 (2.66%) VB
11 29 (1.98%) VBScript
12 25 (1.71%) C-shell
13 20 (1.37%) T-SQL
14 18 (1.23%) PHP
15 17 (1.16%) PL/SQL
16 16 (1.09%) Ruby
17 11 (0.75%) C
18 10 (0.68%) C#
19 7 (0.48%) Jython
20 5 (0.34%) AWK
Qualifications
1 282 (19.26%) Security Cleared
2 213 (14.55%) SC Cleared
3 140 (9.56%) Cisco Certification
4 118 (8.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 86 (5.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 84 (5.74%) CCNA
7 78 (5.33%) MCSE
8 71 (4.85%) RHCE
9 67 (4.58%) DV Cleared
10 61 (4.17%) Degree
11 49 (3.35%) MCSA
12 45 (3.07%) CCNP
13 35 (2.39%) AAT
14 27 (1.84%) BPSS Clearance
15 25 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
16 19 (1.30%) RHCA
17 16 (1.09%) MCITP
18 13 (0.89%) MCP
18 13 (0.89%) MCTS
18 13 (0.89%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 134 (9.15%) SLA
2 22 (1.50%) PCI DSS
3 19 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (1.16%) JSP 440
5 8 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
5 8 (0.55%) QA
6 7 (0.48%) HL7
6 7 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.34%) ISO22301
8 3 (0.20%) BS7799
9 1 (0.068%) COBIT
9 1 (0.068%) FISMA
9 1 (0.068%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.068%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.068%) PMBOK
System Software
1 467 (31.90%) Active Directory
2 440 (30.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 157 (10.72%) vSphere
4 144 (9.84%) Hyper-V
5 108 (7.38%) XenApp
6 105 (7.17%) VMware ESX
7 90 (6.15%) Oracle RAC
8 89 (6.08%) NFS
9 85 (5.81%) KVM
10 78 (5.33%) VMware ESXi
11 70 (4.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 55 (3.76%) Virtual Machines
13 50 (3.42%) Virtual Servers
14 49 (3.35%) VMware Server
15 48 (3.28%) XenDesktop
16 47 (3.21%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 39 (2.66%) Xen
18 36 (2.46%) Samba
19 35 (2.39%) Firmware
20 29 (1.98%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 138 (9.43%) NetBackup
1 138 (9.43%) SCCM
2 88 (6.01%) Puppet
3 73 (4.99%) EMC NetWorker
4 70 (4.78%) SCOM
5 66 (4.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 48 (3.28%) Microsoft Clustering
7 47 (3.21%) Tivoli
8 39 (2.66%) Nagios
9 33 (2.25%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 32 (2.19%) Oracle ZFS
10 32 (2.19%) WSUS
11 31 (2.12%) HP Data Protector
12 28 (1.91%) Backup Exec
12 28 (1.91%) MOM
13 26 (1.78%) Failover Clustering
14 25 (1.71%) Red Hat Satellite
15 23 (1.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 23 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
16 22 (1.50%) OpenView
Vendors
1 721 (49.25%) VMware
2 547 (37.36%) HP
3 415 (28.35%) Microsoft
4 360 (24.59%) Cisco
5 344 (23.50%) Oracle
6 334 (22.81%) EMC
7 283 (19.33%) Citrix
8 259 (17.69%) Red Hat
9 228 (15.57%) NetApp
10 170 (11.61%) IBM
11 134 (9.15%) Veritas
12 105 (7.17%) Dell
13 89 (6.08%) Symantec
14 86 (5.87%) Brocade
15 84 (5.74%) 3PAR
16 72 (4.92%) Sun
17 46 (3.14%) SolarWinds
18 45 (3.07%) CA
19 44 (3.01%) ServiceNow
20 41 (2.80%) Juniper
South East
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £460 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: Market Rates Apply
Posted: 14 hours ago
Billingham, Cleveland
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £11 - £30000 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
PCR
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300 - £310 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
East Sussex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
East Sussex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Ebury
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of Westminster
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of Westminster
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £350.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £350.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago