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 27 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 47 38 60
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +22
Contract jobs citing SAN 4 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.93% 3.33% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.40% 20.00% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £222 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £29.48 £110.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -73.41%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £34.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-50.00% +23.63%
SAN
East of England

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
91 85 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 21.26% 16.67% 24.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 32 68
Median daily rate £325 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £538 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 11
Median hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -8.67%

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 27 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
Brentwood +5 1 - -
SAN
East of England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 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 Essex region with a requirement for SAN.

1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) Change Control
4 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (42.86%) Email Filtering
4 3 (42.86%) Web Filtering
4 3 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) Service Management
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) VMware
6 1 (14.29%) Clustering
6 1 (14.29%) ITSM
6 1 (14.29%) Data Security
6 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
6 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
6 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (14.29%) Android
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (14.29%) 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 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Project
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Wintel Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Environment Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Service Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (14.29%) Informatics
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) NHS
1 1 (14.29%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) AIX
3 1 (14.29%) Android
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Change Control
1 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (42.86%) Email Filtering
1 3 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
1 3 (42.86%) Web Filtering
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Security
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 1 (14.29%) ITSM
3 1 (14.29%) Network Management
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (14.29%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) KVM
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow
3 1 (14.29%) Veeam