The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 49 42 51
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Contract jobs citing SAN 11 26 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.72% 3.24% 1.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.73% 14.36% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 5
Median daily rate £375 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £271 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £406 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 4
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £27.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +35.74%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £29.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year
-24.13% +24.73%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
126 181 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 19.72% 22.54% 17.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 81 49
Median daily rate £375 £344 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 24 15
Median hourly rate £18.25 £21.53 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.21% -6.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.20 £37.50 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

SAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2016.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

SAN
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Hemel Hempstead - 7 £375 -
Watford +2 1 £270 -
SAN
East of England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for SAN.

1 16 (76.19%) VMware
2 13 (61.90%) Windows
3 11 (52.38%) SQL
4 10 (47.62%) HP
5 9 (42.86%) Linux
6 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
6 8 (38.10%) ITIL
6 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
7 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 7 (33.33%) vSphere
7 7 (33.33%) 3PAR
8 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
8 6 (28.57%) NetApp
8 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2
8 6 (28.57%) Project Management
9 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
10 4 (19.05%) Database Mirroring
10 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (19.05%) Migration
10 4 (19.05%) Change Management
10 4 (19.05%) Citrix
11 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
11 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (14.29%) CommVault
11 3 (14.29%) Unix

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.76%) Mimecast
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
1 3 (14.29%) Firewall
1 3 (14.29%) LAN
1 3 (14.29%) NAS
1 3 (14.29%) VoIP
2 2 (9.52%) DHCP
2 2 (9.52%) SSL
2 2 (9.52%) WAN
3 1 (4.76%) DNS
3 1 (4.76%) Internet
3 1 (4.76%) Intranet
3 1 (4.76%) IP Telephony
3 1 (4.76%) LDAP
3 1 (4.76%) VLAN
3 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 5 (23.81%) Architect
2 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 5 (23.81%) Project Manager
3 4 (19.05%) Technical Architect
4 3 (14.29%) DBA
4 3 (14.29%) SQL DBA
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
4 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (9.52%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (9.52%) IT Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Technical Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Clustering
2 2 (9.52%) CMDB
2 2 (9.52%) Replication
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) CCTV
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.76%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) Linux
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (14.29%) CentOS
5 3 (14.29%) Unix
6 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X Server
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (4.76%) Solaris
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) ITIL
2 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 6 (28.57%) Project Management
3 4 (19.05%) Change Management
3 4 (19.05%) Database Mirroring
3 4 (19.05%) Migration
4 3 (14.29%) Project Governance
4 3 (14.29%) SDLC
5 2 (9.52%) Change Control
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (9.52%) Time Management
6 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
6 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (4.76%) High Availability
6 1 (4.76%) Identity Management
6 1 (4.76%) Information Management
6 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (9.52%) MCITP
2 2 (9.52%) MCSE
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) FISMA
1 1 (4.76%) HIPAA
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 7 (33.33%) vSphere
3 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (4.76%) NFS
6 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
6 1 (4.76%) XenApp
6 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (9.52%) NetBackup
1 2 (9.52%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (4.76%) SCOM
2 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) VMware
2 10 (47.62%) HP
3 7 (33.33%) 3PAR
3 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (28.57%) NetApp
5 4 (19.05%) Citrix
6 3 (14.29%) CommVault
6 3 (14.29%) Intel Security
6 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
7 2 (9.52%) Avaya
7 2 (9.52%) Brocade
7 2 (9.52%) Cisco
7 2 (9.52%) EMC
7 2 (9.52%) Veeam
8 1 (4.76%) Apple
8 1 (4.76%) Dell
8 1 (4.76%) Oracle
8 1 (4.76%) PlateSpin
8 1 (4.76%) SonicWALL
8 1 (4.76%) WatchGuard