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 27 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank - 35 42
Contract jobs citing SAN 0 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - 2.42% 1.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 18.92% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 4
Median daily rate - £375 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -22.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £29.48 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-42.33% +15.60%
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
52 37 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 19.77% 12.80% 25.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 20 39
Median daily rate £200 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.82% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £300 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £470 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £20.83 - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 8 (80.00%) HP
2 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 5 (50.00%) Firewall
3 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) IIS
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) Citrix
4 4 (40.00%) Informatica
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle
4 4 (40.00%) Siebel
4 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (40.00%) LAN
4 4 (40.00%) WAN
4 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (40.00%) Wiki
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (40.00%) QlikView
4 4 (40.00%) IronPort
4 4 (40.00%) Finance
4 4 (40.00%) Clustering

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 5 (50.00%) IIS
2 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) LAN
2 4 (40.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) LDAP
3 1 (10.00%) VLAN
3 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (40.00%) QlikView
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) IT Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Server Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Server Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) SAN Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) SAN Storage Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Clustering
1 4 (40.00%) Wiki
2 1 (10.00%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Contingency Planning
1 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (10.00%) Line Management
1 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (10.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) SCOM
2 1 (10.00%) SCOrch
2 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) HP
2 6 (60.00%) VMware
3 5 (50.00%) Citrix
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) Informatica
4 4 (40.00%) IronPort
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle
4 4 (40.00%) Siebel
5 3 (30.00%) EMC
5 3 (30.00%) NetApp
6 1 (10.00%) Brocade
6 1 (10.00%) Dell
6 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (10.00%) SAP