The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Area Network (SAN)
England / London
Rank 199 194 142
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -52
Contract jobs citing SAN 219 253 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.13% 1.21% 1.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.86% 9.50% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 180 243
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £300 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £650 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 5
Median hourly rate £50.00 £26.00 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.30% +14.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £27.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+59.25% -9.24%

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

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2471 2662 2771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.73% 12.71% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1659 1739 1852
Median daily rate £438 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
- +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 79 69
Median hourly rate £44.50 £24.23 £18.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.65% +28.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.38 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in London

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in London

SAN
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the London region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram in London

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in London

SAN
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the London region over the 3 months to 19 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
City of London -13 40 £413 -2.94% 17
Harrow - 7 £515 -
New Malden -7 3 - -
Docklands, London - 2 £600 -
Canary Wharf -2 1 £675 +86.20%
Southwark - 1 £425 -
Hammersmith - 1 £375 -
Wimbledon - 1 £265 -
Bromley - 1 £325 -
Feltham - 1 £490 -
West Drayton - 1 £375 -
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 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 London region with a requirement for SAN.

1 294 (64.33%) VMware
2 268 (58.64%) Windows
3 186 (40.70%) Linux
4 184 (40.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 156 (34.14%) Active Directory
6 151 (33.04%) HP
7 149 (32.60%) Finance
8 148 (32.39%) Windows Server
9 142 (31.07%) EMC
10 136 (29.76%) Cisco
11 131 (28.67%) Microsoft
12 121 (26.48%) DNS
13 111 (24.29%) Firewall
14 107 (23.41%) NAS
15 105 (22.98%) Data Centre
16 102 (22.32%) Red Hat
16 102 (22.32%) Windows Server 2008
17 96 (21.01%) Unix
18 94 (20.57%) ITIL
19 93 (20.35%) Citrix
19 93 (20.35%) Windows Server 2012
20 87 (19.04%) SQL Server
21 81 (17.72%) PowerShell
22 80 (17.51%) DHCP
23 79 (17.29%) Solaris
24 75 (16.41%) NetApp
25 73 (15.97%) WAN
26 72 (15.75%) LAN
26 72 (15.75%) SQL
26 72 (15.75%) Banking

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 69 (15.10%) MS Exchange
2 43 (9.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 42 (9.19%) Apache
4 40 (8.75%) IIS
5 30 (6.56%) Tomcat
6 25 (5.47%) Exchange Server 2013
7 22 (4.81%) SharePoint
8 21 (4.60%) Skype for Business
9 14 (3.06%) WebLogic
10 13 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2007
11 10 (2.19%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 9 (1.97%) OpenStack
12 9 (1.97%) WebSphere
13 8 (1.75%) Oracle Coherence
14 7 (1.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 7 (1.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 6 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
15 6 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2003
16 4 (0.88%) Confluence
16 4 (0.88%) JBoss
Applications
1 44 (9.63%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.06%) MS Visio
3 11 (2.41%) MS Office
4 1 (0.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.75%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (1.53%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.09%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.66%) RMDS
4 3 (0.66%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.22%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 55 (12.04%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (11.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (6.56%) Office 365
4 20 (4.38%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (1.75%) IaaS
5 8 (1.75%) SaaS
6 5 (1.09%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (0.88%) PaaS
8 3 (0.66%) GitHub
9 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.22%) iTunes
9 1 (0.22%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.22%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 121 (26.48%) DNS
2 111 (24.29%) Firewall
3 107 (23.41%) NAS
4 80 (17.51%) DHCP
5 73 (15.97%) WAN
6 72 (15.75%) LAN
7 60 (13.13%) TCP/IP
8 49 (10.72%) iSCSI
9 42 (9.19%) VPN
10 35 (7.66%) VLAN
11 31 (6.78%) HTTP
12 29 (6.35%) LDAP
13 26 (5.69%) Internet
14 21 (4.60%) FCoE
15 17 (3.72%) Fibre Channel
16 14 (3.06%) MPLS
16 14 (3.06%) NetScaler
16 14 (3.06%) Network Security
17 13 (2.84%) Cisco ASA
18 12 (2.63%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (19.04%) SQL Server
2 36 (7.88%) MySQL
3 16 (3.50%) Oracle Database
4 12 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (1.97%) Hadoop
6 9 (1.97%) HBase
6 9 (1.97%) Oracle BI EE
7 8 (1.75%) NoSQL
7 8 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (1.53%) Oracle Database 10g
8 7 (1.53%) Redis
9 4 (0.88%) DB2
9 4 (0.88%) Ingres
9 4 (0.88%) Oracle Exadata
9 4 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.66%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.44%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 16 (3.50%) Jenkins
2 12 (2.63%) Git (software)
2 12 (2.63%) TeamCity
3 11 (2.41%) GitLab
4 4 (0.88%) Subversion
4 4 (0.88%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.22%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.22%) JIRA
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 149 (32.60%) Finance
2 72 (15.75%) Banking
3 17 (3.72%) Law
4 16 (3.50%) Investment Banking
5 14 (3.06%) Back Office
6 12 (2.63%) Legal
7 10 (2.19%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.53%) Billing
9 6 (1.31%) Publishing
10 5 (1.09%) Advertising
10 5 (1.09%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.09%) Retail
11 4 (0.88%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.66%) Front Office
12 3 (0.66%) Marketing
12 3 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.44%) Electronics
13 2 (0.44%) French Language
13 2 (0.44%) Games
14 1 (0.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 97 (21.23%) Administrator
2 85 (18.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 64 (14.00%) Systems Administrator
4 41 (8.97%) Architect
5 34 (7.44%) Analyst
6 33 (7.22%) VMware Engineer
7 28 (6.13%) Linux Administrator
8 27 (5.91%) Network Engineer
9 25 (5.47%) Storage Engineer
10 24 (5.25%) Unix Administrator
11 23 (5.03%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 23 (5.03%) 3rd Line Support
11 23 (5.03%) Support Engineer
12 22 (4.81%) Windows Administrator
12 22 (4.81%) Windows Engineer
13 21 (4.60%) Linux Engineer
13 21 (4.60%) VMWare Administrator
14 19 (4.16%) Infrastructure Architect
14 19 (4.16%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 19 (4.16%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (5.91%) Middleware
2 20 (4.38%) LAMP
3 19 (4.16%) Web Services
4 15 (3.28%) .NET
5 12 (2.63%) RabbitMQ
6 11 (2.41%) LAPP Stack
7 9 (1.97%) Regular Expression
8 8 (1.75%) HTML
8 8 (1.75%) J2EE
8 8 (1.75%) libvirt
8 8 (1.75%) Rendezvous
8 8 (1.75%) XML
8 8 (1.75%) XSLT
9 7 (1.53%) ELK Stack
9 7 (1.53%) Memcached
10 6 (1.31%) .NET Framework
11 4 (0.88%) MSMQ
12 2 (0.44%) JSP
12 2 (0.44%) Oracle Fusion
13 1 (0.22%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 105 (22.98%) Data Centre
2 62 (13.57%) Clustering
3 26 (5.69%) EMC VNX
4 20 (4.38%) Management Information System
5 17 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (3.50%) EMC VMAX
6 16 (3.50%) VCE vBlock
7 14 (3.06%) Replication
8 13 (2.84%) Computer Science
9 10 (2.19%) Video Conferencing
10 9 (1.97%) Hedge funds
11 8 (1.75%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.75%) Mainframe
11 8 (1.75%) Private Cloud
12 6 (1.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (1.09%) Blackberry
13 5 (1.09%) Online Banking
13 5 (1.09%) Public Cloud
14 4 (0.88%) HP StoreVirtual
14 4 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 268 (58.64%) Windows
2 186 (40.70%) Linux
3 148 (32.39%) Windows Server
4 102 (22.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 96 (21.01%) Unix
6 93 (20.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 79 (17.29%) Solaris
8 69 (15.10%) Windows Server 2003
9 59 (12.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 29 (6.35%) SUSE
11 25 (5.47%) Windows 7
12 20 (4.38%) AIX
13 8 (1.75%) CentOS
13 8 (1.75%) Windows 8
14 5 (1.09%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 5 (1.09%) Windows 10
15 4 (0.88%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.66%) Data ONTAP
17 2 (0.44%) HPUX
17 2 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (20.57%) ITIL
2 63 (13.79%) Migration
3 49 (10.72%) High Availability
4 34 (7.44%) DevOps
5 33 (7.22%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (7.22%) Load Balancing
6 30 (6.56%) Change Management
7 26 (5.69%) Performance Tuning
8 25 (5.47%) Project Management
9 23 (5.03%) Configuration Management
10 21 (4.60%) Disaster Recovery
11 20 (4.38%) Open Source
12 19 (4.16%) Service Management
13 18 (3.94%) Capacity Planning
14 16 (3.50%) Network Management
15 15 (3.28%) Problem Management
15 15 (3.28%) SOA
16 13 (2.84%) Capacity Management
16 13 (2.84%) Kernel Tuning
17 12 (2.63%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 81 (17.72%) PowerShell
2 72 (15.75%) SQL
3 46 (10.07%) Bash Shell
4 39 (8.53%) Perl
5 37 (8.10%) Python
6 27 (5.91%) Shell Script
7 14 (3.06%) Ruby
8 13 (2.84%) Java
9 12 (2.63%) C
10 10 (2.19%) C#
10 10 (2.19%) JavaScript
10 10 (2.19%) VB
11 9 (1.97%) PHP
12 8 (1.75%) Korn
13 2 (0.44%) VBScript
14 1 (0.22%) COBOL
14 1 (0.22%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 55 (12.04%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (7.44%) CCNA
3 30 (6.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 29 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 27 (5.91%) Security Cleared
6 26 (5.69%) MCSE
7 23 (5.03%) SC Cleared
8 22 (4.81%) CCNP
9 18 (3.94%) Degree
10 12 (2.63%) RHCE
11 8 (1.75%) RHCA
11 8 (1.75%) RHCSA
11 8 (1.75%) VCAP
12 7 (1.53%) CCDA
12 7 (1.53%) JNCIA
12 7 (1.53%) JNCIP
12 7 (1.53%) JNCIS
12 7 (1.53%) Oracle Certification
13 6 (1.31%) VCP5
13 6 (1.31%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.69%) SLA
2 5 (1.09%) PCI DSS
2 5 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.88%) QA
4 2 (0.44%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.22%) BS25999
5 1 (0.22%) BS7799
5 1 (0.22%) GCP
5 1 (0.22%) HL7
System Software
1 184 (40.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 156 (34.14%) Active Directory
3 68 (14.88%) VMware ESX
4 63 (13.79%) Hyper-V
5 51 (11.16%) NFS
6 49 (10.72%) VMware ESXi
7 46 (10.07%) vSphere
8 34 (7.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 33 (7.22%) XenApp
10 23 (5.03%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 20 (4.38%) Oracle RAC
12 18 (3.94%) KVM
13 17 (3.72%) SRDF
14 13 (2.84%) Virtual Machines
15 12 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
16 11 (2.41%) XenServer
17 10 (2.19%) Xen
18 9 (1.97%) GPFS
19 8 (1.75%) iptables
19 8 (1.75%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 48 (10.50%) Puppet
2 46 (10.07%) SCCM
3 37 (8.10%) NetBackup
4 25 (5.47%) Microsoft Clustering
5 23 (5.03%) SCOM
6 20 (4.38%) Nagios
6 20 (4.38%) WMI
7 18 (3.94%) HAProxy
8 15 (3.28%) Red Hat Satellite
9 14 (3.06%) Control-M
10 12 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
10 12 (2.63%) Terraform
10 12 (2.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 12 (2.63%) Zenoss
11 11 (2.41%) Backup Exec
12 8 (1.75%) BladeLogic
12 8 (1.75%) Cobbler
12 8 (1.75%) OpenView
13 7 (1.53%) SCOrch
13 7 (1.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 294 (64.33%) VMware
2 151 (33.04%) HP
3 142 (31.07%) EMC
4 136 (29.76%) Cisco
5 131 (28.67%) Microsoft
6 102 (22.32%) Red Hat
7 93 (20.35%) Citrix
8 75 (16.41%) NetApp
9 67 (14.66%) Oracle
10 60 (13.13%) IBM
11 55 (12.04%) Veritas
12 44 (9.63%) 3PAR
13 32 (7.00%) Dell
14 27 (5.91%) Sun
14 27 (5.91%) Symantec
15 18 (3.94%) CheckPoint
15 18 (3.94%) Juniper
16 17 (3.72%) CommVault
17 16 (3.50%) Intel
17 16 (3.50%) Veeam
London
onezeero.
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City of London
TDA Group
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Venn Group
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £115 - £150 per day + 45p per mile
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £275.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £500 to £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £340 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £340 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago