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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 204 191 127
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -64
Contract jobs citing SAN 566 628 904
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.23% 1.24% 1.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.32% 8.71% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 390 562
Median daily rate £380 £388 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 34 33
Median hourly rate £43.00 £26.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.74% -2.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £16.80 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £41.94 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £26.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.10% -10.83%
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
6799 7208 7523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.83% 14.28% 14.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4117 4285 4379
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 366 440 410
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.31 £40.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -6 226 £438 +6.06% 42
South East +37 174 £400 +5.26% 28
North West -2 32 £325 -21.21% 10
South West -1 29 £325 +2.76% 11
North East -26 27 £331 +65.25% 1
Yorkshire +10 25 £299 -12.13% 20
East Midlands -17 22 £281 -25.00% 8
East of England -9 19 £313 -19.35% 18
West Midlands -30 9 £323 -19.37% 3
Midlands +6 1 £550 +23.59%
SAN
UK

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 703 (54.37%) VMware
2 687 (53.13%) Windows
3 561 (43.39%) Linux
4 443 (34.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 412 (31.86%) HP
6 397 (30.70%) Windows Server
7 394 (30.47%) Active Directory
8 376 (29.08%) Microsoft
9 362 (28.00%) Cisco
10 332 (25.68%) ITIL
11 325 (25.14%) EMC
12 308 (23.82%) NAS
13 305 (23.59%) Unix
14 304 (23.51%) Data Centre
15 252 (19.49%) Windows Server 2008
16 251 (19.41%) Red Hat
17 248 (19.18%) Oracle
17 248 (19.18%) Firewall
18 239 (18.48%) Finance
19 238 (18.41%) SQL Server
20 235 (18.17%) DNS
21 234 (18.10%) NetApp
22 229 (17.71%) Windows Server 2012
23 226 (17.48%) Solaris
24 211 (16.32%) SQL
25 210 (16.24%) Security Cleared
26 203 (15.70%) LAN
27 197 (15.24%) WAN
28 196 (15.16%) Citrix
29 195 (15.08%) MS Exchange

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
1 195 (15.08%) MS Exchange
2 93 (7.19%) Apache
3 89 (6.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 74 (5.72%) IIS
5 72 (5.57%) SharePoint
6 52 (4.02%) Tomcat
7 43 (3.33%) Skype for Business
8 42 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2013
9 35 (2.71%) WebSphere
10 31 (2.40%) WebLogic
11 25 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2003
12 24 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2007
12 24 (1.86%) OpenStack
13 21 (1.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 20 (1.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 17 (1.31%) Oracle Coherence
16 12 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
16 12 (0.93%) JBoss
17 11 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
18 9 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 127 (9.82%) MS Excel
2 49 (3.79%) MS Office
3 23 (1.78%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.46%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (0.93%) Faxination
2 11 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (0.77%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.31%) Infor M3
7 3 (0.23%) RMDS
7 3 (0.23%) Sentinel
8 2 (0.15%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.077%) assyst
9 1 (0.077%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.077%) Maximo
9 1 (0.077%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.077%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 82 (6.34%) Office 365
2 75 (5.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 74 (5.72%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (1.24%) Mimecast
6 10 (0.77%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (0.62%) IaaS
8 7 (0.54%) SaaS
9 4 (0.31%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.23%) HP Helion
10 3 (0.23%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.15%) IBM PureFlex
11 2 (0.15%) PaaS
12 1 (0.077%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.077%) G Suite
12 1 (0.077%) GitHub
12 1 (0.077%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.077%) IBM Cloud
12 1 (0.077%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 308 (23.82%) NAS
2 248 (19.18%) Firewall
3 235 (18.17%) DNS
4 203 (15.70%) LAN
5 197 (15.24%) WAN
6 153 (11.83%) TCP/IP
7 143 (11.06%) DHCP
8 126 (9.74%) iSCSI
9 97 (7.50%) VLAN
10 88 (6.81%) VPN
11 74 (5.72%) Fibre Channel
12 60 (4.64%) Cisco Nexus
12 60 (4.64%) HTTP
13 56 (4.33%) MPLS
14 53 (4.10%) LDAP
15 50 (3.87%) Internet
16 49 (3.79%) Cisco ASA
17 47 (3.63%) SSL
18 40 (3.09%) Wireless
19 39 (3.02%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 238 (18.41%) SQL Server
2 70 (5.41%) MySQL
3 40 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 33 (2.55%) Oracle Database
5 31 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 30 (2.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 29 (2.24%) DB2
8 28 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
9 27 (2.09%) SQL Server 2005
10 25 (1.93%) SQL Server 2014
11 18 (1.39%) Hadoop
11 18 (1.39%) HBase
12 17 (1.31%) Ingres
13 16 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
14 14 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
15 12 (0.93%) Oracle BI EE
15 12 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 11 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
17 10 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
17 10 (0.77%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 16 (1.24%) ClearCase
1 16 (1.24%) StarTeam
2 15 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (1.01%) Jenkins
4 12 (0.93%) Git (software)
5 11 (0.85%) GitLab
6 10 (0.77%) TeamCity
7 8 (0.62%) JIRA
7 8 (0.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 5 (0.39%) Subversion
9 4 (0.31%) Vagrant
10 3 (0.23%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (0.15%) HP UFT
11 2 (0.15%) LoadRunner
11 2 (0.15%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (0.15%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.077%) MSI
General
1 239 (18.48%) Finance
2 99 (7.66%) Banking
3 35 (2.71%) Law
4 30 (2.32%) Telecoms
5 27 (2.09%) Back Office
6 25 (1.93%) Investment Banking
7 20 (1.55%) Financial Institution
7 20 (1.55%) Legal
8 13 (1.01%) Manufacturing
9 12 (0.93%) Retail
10 9 (0.70%) Billing
10 9 (0.70%) Games
11 7 (0.54%) Advertising
12 6 (0.46%) Military
12 6 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.46%) Publishing
13 5 (0.39%) Local Government
13 5 (0.39%) Marketing
14 3 (0.23%) Front Office
14 3 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 221 (17.09%) Administrator
2 199 (15.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 115 (8.89%) Architect
4 113 (8.74%) Systems Administrator
5 85 (6.57%) Support Engineer
6 73 (5.65%) Storage Engineer
7 71 (5.49%) Analyst
8 70 (5.41%) VMware Engineer
9 66 (5.10%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 66 (5.10%) 3rd Line Support
10 64 (4.95%) Linux Administrator
11 62 (4.80%) Consultant
11 62 (4.80%) Linux Engineer
12 59 (4.56%) Unix Administrator
13 54 (4.18%) Infrastructure Architect
14 50 (3.87%) DBA
14 50 (3.87%) Network Engineer
14 50 (3.87%) Windows Engineer
15 47 (3.63%) Infrastructure Manager
16 43 (3.33%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (6.57%) Middleware
2 41 (3.17%) LAMP
3 37 (2.86%) .NET
4 28 (2.17%) Web Services
5 18 (1.39%) HTML
5 18 (1.39%) J2EE
5 18 (1.39%) XML
5 18 (1.39%) XSLT
6 16 (1.24%) Rendezvous
7 15 (1.16%) RabbitMQ
8 14 (1.08%) LAPP Stack
9 11 (0.85%) .NET Framework
10 10 (0.77%) libvirt
11 8 (0.62%) JSP
11 8 (0.62%) Oracle Fusion
12 7 (0.54%) ELK Stack
12 7 (0.54%) Memcached
13 6 (0.46%) REST
14 5 (0.39%) 802.1X
14 5 (0.39%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 304 (23.51%) Data Centre
2 192 (14.85%) Clustering
3 88 (6.81%) EMC VNX
4 75 (5.80%) Replication
5 66 (5.10%) EMC VMAX
6 56 (4.33%) Management Information System
7 42 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
8 36 (2.78%) VCE vBlock
9 35 (2.71%) Mainframe
10 33 (2.55%) Blackberry
11 29 (2.24%) Computer Science
12 27 (2.09%) Virtual Team
13 24 (1.86%) Enterprise Storage
14 20 (1.55%) Private Cloud
15 18 (1.39%) CLARiiON
15 18 (1.39%) IBM Mainframe
16 17 (1.31%) NHS
17 16 (1.24%) Client/Server
17 16 (1.24%) HP Storage
18 15 (1.16%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 687 (53.13%) Windows
2 561 (43.39%) Linux
3 397 (30.70%) Windows Server
4 305 (23.59%) Unix
5 252 (19.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 229 (17.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 226 (17.48%) Solaris
8 176 (13.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 142 (10.98%) Windows Server 2003
10 128 (9.90%) AIX
11 74 (5.72%) Windows 7
12 43 (3.33%) CentOS
13 39 (3.02%) SUSE
14 35 (2.71%) Ubuntu
15 26 (2.01%) HPUX
15 26 (2.01%) Windows 8
16 16 (1.24%) Windows XP
17 15 (1.16%) Android
18 14 (1.08%) Data ONTAP
19 13 (1.01%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 332 (25.68%) ITIL
2 158 (12.22%) Migration
3 142 (10.98%) High Availability
4 86 (6.65%) Change Management
5 80 (6.19%) Service Delivery
6 79 (6.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 77 (5.96%) Configuration Management
8 69 (5.34%) Project Management
9 65 (5.03%) Load Balancing
10 64 (4.95%) Performance Tuning
11 58 (4.49%) Service Management
12 52 (4.02%) Stakeholder Management
13 51 (3.94%) Agile Software Development
14 49 (3.79%) PRINCE2
15 47 (3.63%) Incident Management
16 43 (3.33%) Change Control
17 40 (3.09%) DevOps
18 38 (2.94%) Server Building
19 37 (2.86%) Problem Management
20 34 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 211 (16.32%) SQL
2 152 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 84 (6.50%) Perl
3 84 (6.50%) Shell Script
4 64 (4.95%) Bash Shell
5 57 (4.41%) Python
6 38 (2.94%) JavaScript
7 34 (2.63%) Java
7 34 (2.63%) Korn
8 24 (1.86%) VB
9 23 (1.78%) VBScript
10 19 (1.47%) C
11 16 (1.24%) C-shell
11 16 (1.24%) Ruby
12 15 (1.16%) T-SQL
13 14 (1.08%) PHP
14 7 (0.54%) C#
14 7 (0.54%) Jython
15 4 (0.31%) AWK
15 4 (0.31%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 210 (16.24%) Security Cleared
2 156 (12.06%) SC Cleared
3 126 (9.74%) Cisco Certification
4 89 (6.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 79 (6.11%) CCNA
6 70 (5.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 64 (4.95%) MCSE
8 55 (4.25%) Degree
9 52 (4.02%) RHCE
10 48 (3.71%) CCNP
11 38 (2.94%) DV Cleared
12 28 (2.17%) MCSA
13 25 (1.93%) ITIL Certification
14 20 (1.55%) BPSS Clearance
15 19 (1.47%) MCITP
16 18 (1.39%) AAT
17 13 (1.01%) RHCSA
18 12 (0.93%) RHCA
18 12 (0.93%) VCP5
19 11 (0.85%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (6.81%) SLA
2 12 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (0.93%) JSP 440
3 10 (0.77%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.70%) QA
5 6 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (0.39%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.077%) BS7799
7 1 (0.077%) FISMA
7 1 (0.077%) GCP
7 1 (0.077%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.077%) HL7
System Software
1 443 (34.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 394 (30.47%) Active Directory
3 182 (14.08%) vSphere
4 136 (10.52%) Hyper-V
5 120 (9.28%) VMware ESX
6 88 (6.81%) NFS
7 86 (6.65%) XenApp
8 71 (5.49%) Oracle RAC
9 67 (5.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 66 (5.10%) VMware ESXi
11 63 (4.87%) KVM
12 45 (3.48%) Virtual Servers
13 40 (3.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 38 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
15 36 (2.78%) SRDF
15 36 (2.78%) VMware Server
16 33 (2.55%) XenDesktop
17 32 (2.47%) vCloud
18 29 (2.24%) Firmware
19 28 (2.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 127 (9.82%) SCCM
2 94 (7.27%) NetBackup
3 83 (6.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 80 (6.19%) Puppet
5 56 (4.33%) SCOM
6 47 (3.63%) Microsoft Clustering
7 46 (3.56%) EMC NetWorker
8 42 (3.25%) Nagios
9 40 (3.09%) Tivoli
10 30 (2.32%) WSUS
11 28 (2.17%) Failover Clustering
12 27 (2.09%) Backup Exec
13 21 (1.62%) HAProxy
14 20 (1.55%) OpenView
14 20 (1.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 20 (1.55%) Veritas Storage Foundation
14 20 (1.55%) Zenoss
15 19 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
16 18 (1.39%) Red Hat Satellite
17 16 (1.24%) MOM
Vendors
1 703 (54.37%) VMware
2 412 (31.86%) HP
3 376 (29.08%) Microsoft
4 362 (28.00%) Cisco
5 325 (25.14%) EMC
6 251 (19.41%) Red Hat
7 248 (19.18%) Oracle
8 234 (18.10%) NetApp
9 196 (15.16%) Citrix
10 166 (12.84%) IBM
11 116 (8.97%) Veritas
12 92 (7.12%) Symantec
13 86 (6.65%) Dell
14 85 (6.57%) 3PAR
15 78 (6.03%) Brocade
16 67 (5.18%) Sun
17 41 (3.17%) Juniper
17 41 (3.17%) Veeam
18 34 (2.63%) CheckPoint
19 32 (2.47%) SolarWinds
Surrey
Networkers
Rate: £42.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
Plan-net
Rate: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Davanti Solutions
Rate: From £450 to £550 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Huxley
Rate: £500 - £501 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Washington Frank
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Valis IT
Rate: From £150 to £200 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Posted: 22 days ago
Leeds, United Kingdom
NHS Digital
Rate: £40,028 - £48,034
Posted: 10 days ago