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 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 46 51
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing SAN 15 18 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.97% 2.43% 2.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.09% 10.98% 18.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 9
Median daily rate £375 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £406 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.05%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
165 164 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.68% 22.10% 16.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 64 63
Median daily rate £375 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £248 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 19 13
Median hourly rate £33.50 £21.53 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.63% +32.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £14.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £35.25 £35.18
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 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 27 September 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 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
Hemel Hempstead - 6 £413 - 1
Watford 0 4 £330 - 1
Rickmansworth - 2 £450 -
SAN
East of England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for SAN.

1 13 (54.17%) SQL
2 12 (50.00%) Windows
2 12 (50.00%) Linux
3 11 (45.83%) VMware
4 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
5 9 (37.50%) HP
6 8 (33.33%) Oracle
6 8 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (33.33%) 3PAR
7 7 (29.17%) Hyper-V
7 7 (29.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (29.17%) vSphere
7 7 (29.17%) ITIL
8 6 (25.00%) Clustering
8 6 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (20.83%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (20.83%) Replication
9 5 (20.83%) Firewall
9 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
9 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2
9 5 (20.83%) T-SQL
9 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (16.67%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
10 4 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure

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 2 (8.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) Firewall
2 2 (8.33%) SSL
3 1 (4.17%) DHCP
3 1 (4.17%) DNS
3 1 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (4.17%) Internet
3 1 (4.17%) Intranet
3 1 (4.17%) IP Telephony
3 1 (4.17%) LAN
3 1 (4.17%) LDAP
3 1 (4.17%) NAS
3 1 (4.17%) VoIP
3 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) DBA
1 7 (29.17%) SQL DBA
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server DBA
2 5 (20.83%) Architect
2 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Manager
2 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 5 (20.83%) Project Manager
2 5 (20.83%) Technical Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Senior Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Senior Technical Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Middleware Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (4.17%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Clustering
2 5 (20.83%) Replication
3 1 (4.17%) CCTV
3 1 (4.17%) CMDB
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Linux
1 12 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (16.67%) Oracle Linux
4 4 (16.67%) Solaris
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (12.50%) CentOS
5 3 (12.50%) Unix
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X Server
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) ITIL
2 6 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (20.83%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2
4 4 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (16.67%) Change Management
4 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (16.67%) Database Security
4 4 (16.67%) Database Tuning
4 4 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 4 (16.67%) Line Management
4 4 (16.67%) Project Management
4 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (12.50%) Database Mirroring
5 3 (12.50%) Migration
5 3 (12.50%) Project Governance
5 3 (12.50%) SDLC
6 1 (4.17%) Data Protection
6 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) SQL
2 5 (20.83%) T-SQL
3 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 2 (8.33%) Jython
4 2 (8.33%) Python
4 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) DBS Check
2 1 (4.17%) MCITP
2 1 (4.17%) MCSE
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) FISMA
1 1 (4.17%) HIPAA
1 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Hyper-V
1 7 (29.17%) vSphere
2 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
3 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
5 1 (4.17%) XenApp
5 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) NetBackup
2 2 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (8.33%) Puppet
2 2 (8.33%) SCCM
3 1 (4.17%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (4.17%) SCOM
3 1 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) VMware
2 9 (37.50%) HP
3 8 (33.33%) 3PAR
3 8 (33.33%) Oracle
4 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (16.67%) NetApp
5 3 (12.50%) Brocade
5 3 (12.50%) Cisco
5 3 (12.50%) EMC
5 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 3 (12.50%) Veeam
6 2 (8.33%) Avaya
7 1 (4.17%) Apple
7 1 (4.17%) Citrix
7 1 (4.17%) CommVault
7 1 (4.17%) Dell
7 1 (4.17%) Intel Security
7 1 (4.17%) SonicWALL
7 1 (4.17%) WatchGuard