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 30 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 154 103 130
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +27
Contract jobs citing SAN 828 1024 836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.68% 2.01% 1.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.51% 13.69% 12.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 586 626 470
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £505 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.70% +4.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 87 23
Median hourly rate £23.75 £28.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.17% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.92 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.80 £52.17 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.38 £35.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-33.21% +59.09%
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
7879 7480 6637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.02% 14.68% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4871 4285 3609
Median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 361 447 370
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +29.72%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 30 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
London -56 273 £425 +13.33% 67
South East -25 211 £390 +6.84% 43
North East +32 131 £315 -7.20% 4
Yorkshire -17 51 £400 +37.93% 14
East of England -18 50 £400 +100.00% 9
North West -32 44 £425 +6.25% 14
South West +11 32 £400 +26.98% 13
West Midlands -37 21 £319 -16.66% 20
East Midlands -7 14 £275 -16.98% 14
Midlands -7 1 - -
SAN
UK

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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 England region with a requirement for SAN.

1 883 (54.01%) Windows
2 752 (45.99%) VMware
3 713 (43.61%) Linux
4 493 (30.15%) HP
4 493 (30.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 487 (29.79%) Windows Server
6 471 (28.81%) Active Directory
7 444 (27.16%) Unix
8 413 (25.26%) Microsoft
9 391 (23.91%) EMC
10 376 (23.00%) ITIL
11 358 (21.90%) SQL
12 339 (20.73%) Cisco
13 337 (20.61%) Oracle
14 329 (20.12%) NAS
14 329 (20.12%) Data Centre
15 324 (19.82%) Finance
16 320 (19.57%) SQL Server
17 315 (19.27%) Windows Server 2008
18 308 (18.84%) Citrix
19 292 (17.86%) Firewall
20 283 (17.31%) Windows Server 2012
21 282 (17.25%) Red Hat
22 278 (17.00%) Security Cleared
23 277 (16.94%) Solaris
24 268 (16.39%) NetApp
25 231 (14.13%) DNS
26 227 (13.88%) WAN
27 224 (13.70%) Clustering
28 222 (13.58%) Migration

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
1 211 (12.91%) MS Exchange
2 111 (6.79%) SharePoint
3 108 (6.61%) IIS
4 82 (5.02%) Apache
5 80 (4.89%) Exchange Server 2010
6 42 (2.57%) Tomcat
7 41 (2.51%) Skype for Business
8 40 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2013
9 38 (2.32%) OpenStack
10 35 (2.14%) WebSphere
11 30 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2003
12 22 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
13 20 (1.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 17 (1.04%) Oracle Coherence
15 16 (0.98%) WebLogic
16 15 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
17 14 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
18 12 (0.73%) JBoss
19 11 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
20 10 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 139 (8.50%) MS Excel
2 47 (2.87%) MS Office
3 17 (1.04%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.61%) MS Project
6 2 (0.12%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 14 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.49%) Faxination
2 8 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.24%) Markit EDM
3 4 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.12%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.061%) assyst
6 1 (0.061%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
6 1 (0.061%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.061%) RMDS
6 1 (0.061%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.061%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.061%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.061%) SAP SCM
6 1 (0.061%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 66 (4.04%) Office 365
2 57 (3.49%) Amazon AWS
3 56 (3.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 26 (1.59%) IaaS
5 21 (1.28%) PaaS
6 17 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (0.67%) Mimecast
8 10 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
9 7 (0.43%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.31%) SaaS
11 2 (0.12%) Google Apps
11 2 (0.12%) IBM PureFlex
11 2 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.061%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.061%) CloudBees
12 1 (0.061%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.061%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 329 (20.12%) NAS
2 292 (17.86%) Firewall
3 231 (14.13%) DNS
4 227 (13.88%) WAN
5 217 (13.27%) LAN
6 189 (11.56%) Fibre Channel
7 158 (9.66%) DHCP
8 155 (9.48%) TCP/IP
9 120 (7.34%) iSCSI
10 75 (4.59%) VLAN
11 66 (4.04%) LDAP
12 65 (3.98%) VPN
13 51 (3.12%) FCoE
14 50 (3.06%) Cisco ASA
15 45 (2.75%) Network Security
16 44 (2.69%) Cisco Nexus
17 42 (2.57%) SSL
18 40 (2.45%) MPLS
18 40 (2.45%) Wireless
19 38 (2.32%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 320 (19.57%) SQL Server
2 75 (4.59%) MySQL
3 65 (3.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 48 (2.94%) DB2
5 41 (2.51%) Oracle Database
6 31 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
7 30 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
8 29 (1.77%) VLDB
9 26 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 25 (1.53%) Hadoop
10 25 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 24 (1.47%) OLTP
12 22 (1.35%) Relational Database
13 20 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
14 19 (1.16%) HBase
15 17 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 14 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
16 14 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
17 13 (0.80%) MS Access
17 13 (0.80%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 24 (1.47%) JIRA
2 14 (0.86%) Git (software)
3 13 (0.80%) LoadRunner
4 12 (0.73%) Jenkins
4 12 (0.73%) Sonatype Nexus
5 9 (0.55%) HP UFT
5 9 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (0.37%) ClearCase
6 6 (0.37%) git-flow
6 6 (0.37%) StarTeam
7 4 (0.24%) Oracle APEX
7 4 (0.24%) Subversion
8 2 (0.12%) Ant
8 2 (0.12%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.12%) GCC
8 2 (0.12%) Hudson
8 2 (0.12%) MSI
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.12%) Selenium
8 2 (0.12%) TeamCity
General
1 324 (19.82%) Finance
2 161 (9.85%) Banking
3 39 (2.39%) Investment Banking
4 33 (2.02%) Telecoms
5 24 (1.47%) Back Office
5 24 (1.47%) Legal
6 23 (1.41%) Financial Institution
7 13 (0.80%) Games
7 13 (0.80%) Retail
8 11 (0.67%) Manufacturing
8 11 (0.67%) Marketing
9 6 (0.37%) Electronics
9 6 (0.37%) Military
10 5 (0.31%) Law
11 4 (0.24%) Advertising
11 4 (0.24%) Local Government
11 4 (0.24%) Publishing
12 3 (0.18%) French Language
12 3 (0.18%) Front Office
13 2 (0.12%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 309 (18.90%) Administrator
2 191 (11.68%) Architect
3 188 (11.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 160 (9.79%) Systems Administrator
5 134 (8.20%) Infrastructure Architect
6 110 (6.73%) Unix Administrator
7 109 (6.67%) Support Engineer
8 91 (5.57%) Analyst
9 81 (4.95%) 3rd Line Support
9 81 (4.95%) VMware Engineer
10 78 (4.77%) Linux Administrator
10 78 (4.77%) Server Engineer
11 76 (4.65%) Linux Engineer
12 75 (4.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 74 (4.53%) Consultant
13 74 (4.53%) Storage Engineer
14 68 (4.16%) Windows Engineer
15 67 (4.10%) Unix Systems Administrator
16 61 (3.73%) Unix Engineer
17 54 (3.30%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (4.40%) Middleware
2 48 (2.94%) Web Services
3 40 (2.45%) .NET
4 35 (2.14%) HTML
5 34 (2.08%) XML
6 20 (1.22%) LAMP
7 17 (1.04%) Rendezvous
8 16 (0.98%) JSP
8 16 (0.98%) XSLT
9 11 (0.67%) RabbitMQ
10 9 (0.55%) ASP.NET
10 9 (0.55%) SAML
11 8 (0.49%) J2EE
11 8 (0.49%) Oracle Fusion
11 8 (0.49%) REST
11 8 (0.49%) WSDL
11 8 (0.49%) XSD
12 7 (0.43%) Node.js
13 6 (0.37%) CGI
13 6 (0.37%) JRuby
Miscellaneous
1 329 (20.12%) Data Centre
2 224 (13.70%) Clustering
3 90 (5.50%) Replication
4 69 (4.22%) EMC VMAX
5 67 (4.10%) EMC VNX
6 65 (3.98%) Enterprise Storage
7 54 (3.30%) Management Information System
8 53 (3.24%) Analytical Skills
9 51 (3.12%) Computer Science
10 36 (2.20%) Private Cloud
11 29 (1.77%) Blackberry
12 20 (1.22%) PKI
13 19 (1.16%) CLARiiON
13 19 (1.16%) NHS
14 18 (1.10%) Client/Server
14 18 (1.10%) Virtual Team
15 17 (1.04%) FlexPod
15 17 (1.04%) Statistics
16 16 (0.98%) HP Storage
16 16 (0.98%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 883 (54.01%) Windows
2 713 (43.61%) Linux
3 487 (29.79%) Windows Server
4 444 (27.16%) Unix
5 315 (19.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 283 (17.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 277 (16.94%) Solaris
8 219 (13.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 165 (10.09%) AIX
10 142 (8.69%) Windows Server 2003
11 87 (5.32%) Windows 7
12 40 (2.45%) HPUX
13 39 (2.39%) CentOS
14 35 (2.14%) Oracle Linux
15 34 (2.08%) Data ONTAP
15 34 (2.08%) SUSE
16 30 (1.83%) Windows XP
17 22 (1.35%) Apple iOS
17 22 (1.35%) Windows 8
18 17 (1.04%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 376 (23.00%) ITIL
2 222 (13.58%) Migration
3 172 (10.52%) High Availability
4 156 (9.54%) Disaster Recovery
5 116 (7.09%) Project Management
6 106 (6.48%) Change Management
7 93 (5.69%) Agile Software Development
8 91 (5.57%) Performance Tuning
9 90 (5.50%) Configuration Management
10 87 (5.32%) Service Delivery
11 73 (4.46%) Incident Management
12 71 (4.34%) Root Cause Analysis
13 70 (4.28%) Service Management
14 66 (4.04%) Load Balancing
15 65 (3.98%) Virtual Environments
16 59 (3.61%) Change Control
17 54 (3.30%) Server Building
18 52 (3.18%) DevOps
19 51 (3.12%) PRINCE2
20 47 (2.87%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 358 (21.90%) SQL
2 161 (9.85%) PowerShell
3 155 (9.48%) Shell Script
4 149 (9.11%) Perl
5 80 (4.89%) Java
6 75 (4.59%) Bash Shell
7 61 (3.73%) Python
8 51 (3.12%) Korn
9 38 (2.32%) VB
10 35 (2.14%) JavaScript
11 29 (1.77%) VBScript
12 26 (1.59%) C
13 22 (1.35%) PHP
13 22 (1.35%) PL/SQL
14 20 (1.22%) C-shell
15 19 (1.16%) T-SQL
16 16 (0.98%) Ruby
17 15 (0.92%) C#
18 11 (0.67%) AWK
18 11 (0.67%) sed
Qualifications
1 278 (17.00%) Security Cleared
2 217 (13.27%) SC Cleared
3 122 (7.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 111 (6.79%) Cisco Certification
5 96 (5.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 82 (5.02%) MCSE
7 71 (4.34%) Degree
8 68 (4.16%) DV Cleared
9 67 (4.10%) CCNA
10 54 (3.30%) RHCE
11 52 (3.18%) MCSA
12 45 (2.75%) CCNP
13 32 (1.96%) AAT
14 23 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
15 20 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
16 16 (0.98%) RHCA
17 14 (0.86%) MCP
17 14 (0.86%) NCDA
17 14 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 13 (0.80%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (8.32%) SLA
2 26 (1.59%) PCI DSS
3 20 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.67%) JSP 440
4 11 (0.67%) QA
5 7 (0.43%) HL7
6 6 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.31%) ISO22301
8 4 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (0.18%) BS7799
9 3 (0.18%) COBIT
10 2 (0.12%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.061%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.061%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 493 (30.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 471 (28.81%) Active Directory
3 169 (10.34%) Hyper-V
4 151 (9.24%) vSphere
5 113 (6.91%) XenApp
6 102 (6.24%) NFS
7 98 (5.99%) VMware ESX
8 94 (5.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 76 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
10 73 (4.46%) KVM
11 71 (4.34%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 71 (4.34%) Virtual Machines
12 66 (4.04%) Virtual Servers
13 62 (3.79%) Oracle RAC
14 41 (2.51%) Firmware
14 41 (2.51%) Xen
15 39 (2.39%) VMware Server
16 38 (2.32%) XenDesktop
17 29 (1.77%) Samba
18 28 (1.71%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 146 (8.93%) NetBackup
2 125 (7.65%) SCCM
3 86 (5.26%) Puppet
4 75 (4.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 70 (4.28%) SCOM
6 61 (3.73%) EMC NetWorker
7 56 (3.43%) Tivoli
8 47 (2.87%) Failover Clustering
8 47 (2.87%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 44 (2.69%) Microsoft Clustering
10 42 (2.57%) Oracle ZFS
11 39 (2.39%) Red Hat Satellite
12 32 (1.96%) HP Data Protector
13 31 (1.90%) Nagios
14 27 (1.65%) WSUS
15 24 (1.47%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 24 (1.47%) MOM
16 22 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
17 21 (1.28%) Simpana
18 20 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 752 (45.99%) VMware
2 493 (30.15%) HP
3 413 (25.26%) Microsoft
4 391 (23.91%) EMC
5 339 (20.73%) Cisco
6 337 (20.61%) Oracle
7 308 (18.84%) Citrix
8 282 (17.25%) Red Hat
9 268 (16.39%) NetApp
10 211 (12.91%) IBM
11 181 (11.07%) Veritas
12 100 (6.12%) Brocade
13 93 (5.69%) Dell
14 90 (5.50%) Sun
15 82 (5.02%) Symantec
16 71 (4.34%) 3PAR
17 47 (2.87%) CommVault
18 44 (2.69%) Intel
19 43 (2.63%) CA
20 41 (2.51%) BMC
City, London
Ashdown IT
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
South East
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £460 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Surrey
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 - £470 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Norfolk
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £10 - £12.50 per hour
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gosport, Hampshire
EXCELerate
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Lucid Support Services Ltd
Rate: Competitive Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £380.00 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £250 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
LA International
Rate: £300 - £420 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Harris Global
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Tech
Rate: Market related
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Harris Rubbert Associates
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Sutton, London UK
Reed Business Information
Posted: 3 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Harris Global
Posted: Yesterday
London
onezeero.
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £425 - £465 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Spectrum IT
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £495.00 per day + DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Leek, Staffordshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £370 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
iKas International
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
North West
Venn Group
Rate: £300 - £375 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago