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 6 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 56 52 56
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing SAN 6 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.93% 0.78% 1.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.29% 3.85% 9.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Median daily rate £368 £413 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.90% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £403 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £423 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +0.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £26.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.10% -10.83%
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
140 130 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.71% 20.19% 17.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 54 57
Median daily rate £450 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 11
Median hourly rate £33.50 £21.00 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.52% +29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £34.77 £90.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 6 December 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 6 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
Hemel Hempstead - 2 - -
Rickmansworth - 2 £450 -
Watford -3 1 £285 -32.94% 1
SAN
East of England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

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

1 8 (44.44%) Linux
2 7 (38.89%) Oracle
2 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) Windows
3 6 (33.33%) HP
3 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 6 (33.33%) VMware
3 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 6 (33.33%) vSphere
4 5 (27.78%) 3PAR
4 5 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (22.22%) Database Tuning
5 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (22.22%) Incident Management
5 4 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (22.22%) Database Security
5 4 (22.22%) Line Management
5 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (22.22%) Replication
5 4 (22.22%) Clustering
5 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 4 (22.22%) Firewall

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 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) DHCP
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) Intranet
2 1 (5.56%) IP Telephony
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) LDAP
2 1 (5.56%) NAS
2 1 (5.56%) VoIP
2 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Architect
1 4 (22.22%) DBA
1 4 (22.22%) SQL DBA
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server DBA
1 4 (22.22%) Technical Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Technical Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Middleware Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Storage Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Clustering
1 4 (22.22%) Replication
2 1 (5.56%) CCTV
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.56%) EMC VNX
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.56%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.56%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Linux
2 7 (38.89%) Windows
3 5 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (16.67%) Solaris
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 2 (11.11%) CentOS
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (22.22%) Database Security
1 4 (22.22%) Database Tuning
1 4 (22.22%) Incident Management
1 4 (22.22%) Line Management
1 4 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
1 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (22.22%) Virtual Environments
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.11%) Change Management
3 2 (11.11%) Project Governance
3 2 (11.11%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.56%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 2 (11.11%) Jython
3 2 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.56%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) FISMA
1 1 (5.56%) HIPAA
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 6 (33.33%) vSphere
2 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.56%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.56%) XenApp
4 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) NetBackup
2 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (11.11%) Puppet
3 1 (5.56%) SCCM
3 1 (5.56%) Simpana
3 1 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle
2 6 (33.33%) HP
2 6 (33.33%) VMware
3 5 (27.78%) 3PAR
4 4 (22.22%) Cisco
4 4 (22.22%) EMC
4 4 (22.22%) NetApp
5 3 (16.67%) Brocade
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (16.67%) Veeam
6 2 (11.11%) Citrix
6 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.56%) Apple
7 1 (5.56%) CommVault
7 1 (5.56%) Dell
7 1 (5.56%) EqualLogic
7 1 (5.56%) Isilon
7 1 (5.56%) Juniper
7 1 (5.56%) SonicWALL