The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Area Network (SAN)
South East / Kent
Rank 36 34 38
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing SAN 5 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.95% 1.21% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.63% 10.71% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
Median daily rate £315 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+56.36% -7.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
32 28 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 12.50% 11.34% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 19 26
Median daily rate £350 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £240 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £38.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +266.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Kent

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

SAN
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Kent region over the 3 months to 22 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
Dartford - 1 £400 - 1
Gravesend - 1 £438 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £313 -
SAN
South East

SAN
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 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 Kent region with a requirement for SAN.

1 3 (60.00%) Unix
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Solaris
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
1 3 (60.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (20.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) Unix Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) DBA
2 2 (40.00%) Solaris Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) SQL DBA
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Unix Systems Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Azure Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL DBA
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Solaris
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) VMware