The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 44 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing SAN 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.00% 1.19% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 7.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £263 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £41.80 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £26.75 £29.88
% change year-on-year
+27.10% -10.46%
SAN
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
24 66 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 8.00% 15.71% 15.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 41 40
Median daily rate £525 £338 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £163 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £635 £557
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 5
Median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +27.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for SAN.

1 4 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) Dell
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Symantec
1 4 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
1 4 (100.00%) SCOM
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 4 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 4 (100.00%) Technical Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) Canon

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (75.00%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (100.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) IT Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) SAN Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Technical Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (25.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 4 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
1 4 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Canon
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Dell
1 4 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Symantec
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) EqualLogic
2 3 (75.00%) Veeam
3 1 (25.00%) HP