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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Area Network (SAN)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 50 53 56
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing SAN 5 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.85% 0.51% 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.68% 2.46% 5.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £236 - £306
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 - £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 - £321
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +0.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £26.75 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+60.74% -10.08%

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
136 122 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 23.13% 20.78% 15.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 41 40
Median daily rate £315 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £300 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 18 18
Median hourly rate £41.13 £21.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.83% -29.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £27.50 £80.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

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
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 18 January 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
Watford +2 2 £285 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - - 1
SAN
East of England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for SAN.

1 7 (43.75%) Oracle
2 6 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (31.25%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
3 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) Linux
3 5 (31.25%) Windows
3 5 (31.25%) Replication
3 5 (31.25%) VMware
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (25.00%) Clustering
4 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (25.00%) Firewall
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco
4 4 (25.00%) EMC
4 4 (25.00%) NetApp
4 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (25.00%) Line Management
4 4 (25.00%) Database Tuning
4 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (25.00%) Database Security
4 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (25.00%) Incident Management

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 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) Intranet
2 1 (6.25%) IP Telephony
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) LDAP
2 1 (6.25%) NAS
2 1 (6.25%) VLAN
2 1 (6.25%) VoIP
2 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) DBA
1 5 (31.25%) SQL DBA
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 3 (18.75%) Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Middleware Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Database Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) NetApp Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Storage Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) WebLogic Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Replication
2 4 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) CCTV
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.25%) EMC VNX
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
3 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
3 1 (6.25%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle Linux
3 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (18.75%) Solaris
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X Server
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (25.00%) Database Security
2 4 (25.00%) Database Tuning
2 4 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (25.00%) Line Management
2 4 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) Data Management
4 1 (6.25%) Database Mirroring
4 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Identity Management
4 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (12.50%) Jython
3 2 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) DBS Check
2 1 (6.25%) NCDA
2 1 (6.25%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) FISMA
1 1 (6.25%) HIPAA
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Hyper-V
2 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (18.75%) vSphere
4 1 (6.25%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
4 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (6.25%) XenApp
4 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) NetBackup
1 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (12.50%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) Simpana
2 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle
2 5 (31.25%) VMware
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco
3 4 (25.00%) EMC
3 4 (25.00%) NetApp
4 3 (18.75%) Brocade
4 3 (18.75%) HP
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 2 (12.50%) 3PAR
5 2 (12.50%) Citrix
5 2 (12.50%) Veeam
6 1 (6.25%) Apple
6 1 (6.25%) CommVault
6 1 (6.25%) Dell
6 1 (6.25%) EqualLogic
6 1 (6.25%) Isilon
6 1 (6.25%) Juniper
6 1 (6.25%) SonicWALL