The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 56 43 50
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +7
Contract jobs citing SAN 2 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.51% 2.23% 1.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.94% 17.74% 7.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 2
Median daily rate - £264 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -54.13%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £43.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year
-19.18% +29.32%

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

Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
68 62 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 17.48% 12.58% 17.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 37 45
Median daily rate £400 £438 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +68.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £250 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £589 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 7
Median hourly rate £16.50 £11.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -26.66%
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 Essex

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Essex

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

SAN
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 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
Billericay - 1 - -
Witham - 1 - -
SAN
East of England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 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 Essex region with a requirement for SAN.

1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Service Management
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Management
5 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (16.67%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) People Management
5 1 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (16.67%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) NAS
5 1 (16.67%) Veeam

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Project
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) BGP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DMZ
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) HSRP
2 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
2 1 (16.67%) NAS
2 1 (16.67%) OSPF
2 1 (16.67%) SMTP
2 1 (16.67%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
2 1 (16.67%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Environment Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Operations Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Platform Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Systems Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Service Operations Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (16.67%) NHS
2 1 (16.67%) PKI
2 1 (16.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Android
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Security
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Informatics
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (16.67%) ITSM
3 1 (16.67%) Network Management
3 1 (16.67%) Network Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (16.67%) MCSA
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP SIM
1 1 (16.67%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Clearswift
4 1 (16.67%) F5
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Huawei
4 1 (16.67%) Intel Security
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
4 1 (16.67%) Veeam