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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 36 39 43
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing SAN 5 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.55% 2.55% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 14.29% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 1
Median daily rate £328 £488 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.82% +39.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £35.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-32.14% +84.21%
SAN
South East

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
50 49 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 15.48% 17.88% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 29 29
Median daily rate £325 £488 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +39.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £185 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £550 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £20.83 £13.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.20% -22.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.33 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.35% +40.72%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Kent region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 June 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
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £321 -
SAN
South East

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Kent region with a requirement for SAN.

1 13 (76.47%) HP
2 11 (64.71%) Windows
3 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
3 10 (58.82%) VMware
3 10 (58.82%) Windows Server
4 8 (47.06%) Finance
4 8 (47.06%) Citrix
5 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
5 7 (41.18%) SQL
5 7 (41.18%) IIS
5 7 (41.18%) VMware ESX
5 7 (41.18%) Firewall
5 7 (41.18%) PowerShell
5 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (35.29%) NetApp
7 5 (29.41%) EMC
7 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
7 5 (29.41%) .NET
7 5 (29.41%) Oracle
7 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
7 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
7 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
8 4 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (23.53%) Wiki
8 4 (23.53%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (23.53%) QlikView
8 4 (23.53%) IronPort

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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (41.18%) IIS
2 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
3 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) Firewall
2 4 (23.53%) LAN
2 4 (23.53%) WAN
3 3 (17.65%) DHCP
3 3 (17.65%) DNS
3 3 (17.65%) LDAP
3 3 (17.65%) VLAN
3 3 (17.65%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (23.53%) QlikView
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Electronics
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Storage Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) IT Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Server Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Server Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Active Directory Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) IT Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) IT Support
5 1 (5.88%) NetBackup Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) SAN Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) SAN Storage Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Clustering
1 4 (23.53%) Wiki
2 3 (17.65%) Grid Computing
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Economics
3 1 (5.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Windows Server
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (17.65%) Unix
6 2 (11.76%) Linux
6 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
2 2 (11.76%) Contingency Planning
2 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.88%) CMMI
3 1 (5.88%) Coaching
3 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) Line Management
3 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) PowerShell
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
1 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 7 (41.18%) VMware ESX
3 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (17.65%) XenServer
6 1 (5.88%) XenApp
6 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (17.65%) SCCM
2 3 (17.65%) SCOM
2 3 (17.65%) SCOrch
2 3 (17.65%) WSUS
3 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
3 1 (5.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) HP
2 10 (58.82%) VMware
3 8 (47.06%) Citrix
4 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
5 6 (35.29%) NetApp
6 5 (29.41%) EMC
6 5 (29.41%) Oracle
7 4 (23.53%) Informatica
7 4 (23.53%) IronPort
7 4 (23.53%) Siebel
8 3 (17.65%) Dell
9 1 (5.88%) BMC
9 1 (5.88%) Brocade
9 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
9 1 (5.88%) SAP