The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 132 121 104
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -17
Contract jobs citing SAN 377 450 453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.61% 1.82% 2.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.59% 14.83% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 325 301
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£388 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 11
Average hourly rate £21.50 £31.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.74% +14.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £29.10 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.85 £38.10 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.63 £23.80 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+20.27% +16.80%
SAN
England

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
2995 3034 3187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.78% 12.24% 14.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2040 2004 2013
Average daily rate £388 £400 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 91 155
Average hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £41.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.04% +3.57%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 26 November 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the London region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +2 80 £375 -6.25% 41
Docklands, London +8 2 £600 +4.34% 1
Uxbridge +2 2 £290 -17.14% 3
Croydon -16 2 £400 -11.11% 1
Bromley -1 1 - - 1
Wimbledon - 1 £375 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £375 - 2
New Malden - - - - 2
Romford - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Southall - - - -
Stanmore - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Ilford - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Barnet - - - -
Bexley - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing SAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAN.

1 464 (61.05%) Windows
2 428 (56.32%) VMware
3 274 (36.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 270 (35.53%) Active Directory
5 248 (32.63%) Microsoft
6 246 (32.37%) Cisco
7 228 (30.00%) Linux
8 214 (28.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 201 (26.45%) Citrix
10 193 (25.39%) NAS
11 184 (24.21%) HP
12 177 (23.29%) MS Exchange
13 170 (22.37%) EMC
14 165 (21.71%) DNS
14 165 (21.71%) UNIX
15 157 (20.66%) NetApp
15 157 (20.66%) Firewall
16 150 (19.74%) Finance
17 139 (18.29%) Windows Server 2003
17 139 (18.29%) SQL Server
18 130 (17.11%) SQL
19 127 (16.71%) WAN
20 124 (16.32%) Oracle
21 121 (15.92%) ITIL
22 117 (15.39%) vSphere
23 116 (15.26%) Exchange Server 2010
24 113 (14.87%) LAN
25 111 (14.61%) IBM
26 109 (14.34%) DHCP
27 106 (13.95%) XenApp

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing SAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 177 (23.29%) MS Exchange
2 116 (15.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 72 (9.47%) IIS
4 62 (8.16%) SharePoint
4 62 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2007
5 39 (5.13%) Lync
5 39 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 37 (4.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 33 (4.34%) Exchange Server 2003
8 32 (4.21%) Apache
9 28 (3.68%) Tomcat
10 13 (1.71%) SharePoint 2010
10 13 (1.71%) SharePoint 2013
11 12 (1.58%) OpenStack
11 12 (1.58%) WebSphere
12 10 (1.32%) Office Communications Server
12 10 (1.32%) JBoss
13 6 (0.79%) NetWeaver
14 4 (0.53%) Oracle Coherence
14 4 (0.53%) Documentum
Applications
1 65 (8.55%) MS Excel
2 47 (6.18%) MS Office
3 14 (1.84%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.58%) MS Project
5 7 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.79%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.13%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 21 (2.76%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.53%) Adaptiv
3 3 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.26%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (0.26%) RMDS
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 22 (2.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (2.11%) Office 365
3 6 (0.79%) IaaS
3 6 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.26%) PaaS
6 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 193 (25.39%) NAS
2 165 (21.71%) DNS
3 157 (20.66%) Firewall
4 127 (16.71%) WAN
5 113 (14.87%) LAN
6 109 (14.34%) DHCP
7 83 (10.92%) TCP/IP
8 65 (8.55%) VPN
9 63 (8.29%) VLAN
10 58 (7.63%) Fibre Channel
11 44 (5.79%) Wireless
12 40 (5.26%) MPLS
12 40 (5.26%) iSCSI
13 37 (4.87%) VoIP
13 37 (4.87%) NetScaler
14 36 (4.74%) Cisco Nexus
15 33 (4.34%) Cisco ASA
16 32 (4.21%) Internet
17 30 (3.95%) Network Security
18 25 (3.29%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (18.29%) SQL Server
2 50 (6.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (4.74%) Oracle Database
4 16 (2.11%) DB2
5 15 (1.97%) MySQL
6 14 (1.84%) Oracle Database 11g
7 13 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
8 12 (1.58%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (1.45%) Oracle Database 10g
9 11 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (1.18%) MongoDB
11 8 (1.05%) Relational Database
11 8 (1.05%) Oracle Exadata
12 6 (0.79%) NoSQL
12 6 (0.79%) Hadoop
12 6 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (0.79%) RDBMS
12 6 (0.79%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 9 (1.18%) MSI
2 6 (0.79%) Jenkins
3 5 (0.66%) Subversion
3 5 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.53%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (0.39%) JIRA
6 2 (0.26%) Hudson
6 2 (0.26%) Selenium
6 2 (0.26%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.26%) Maven
7 1 (0.13%) ProC
General
1 150 (19.74%) Finance
2 82 (10.79%) Banking
3 29 (3.82%) Investment Banking
4 21 (2.76%) Telecoms
5 20 (2.63%) Law
5 20 (2.63%) Legal
6 15 (1.97%) Retail
7 9 (1.18%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.05%) Back Office
8 8 (1.05%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.05%) Games
9 7 (0.92%) Publishing
10 5 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.26%) Advertising
12 1 (0.13%) Billing
12 1 (0.13%) International Banking
12 1 (0.13%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.13%) Marketing
12 1 (0.13%) German Language
Job Titles
1 112 (14.74%) Architect
2 104 (13.68%) Analyst
3 78 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 74 (9.74%) Administrator
5 64 (8.42%) Storage Engineer
6 56 (7.37%) Infrastructure Architect
7 44 (5.79%) Consultant
7 44 (5.79%) Systems Administrator
8 34 (4.47%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 34 (4.47%) 3rd Line Support
9 29 (3.82%) Network Engineer
9 29 (3.82%) Systems Engineer
10 26 (3.42%) Support Analyst
11 25 (3.29%) Support Engineer
12 24 (3.16%) Project Manager
13 22 (2.89%) Server Engineer
13 22 (2.89%) Infrastructure Manager
14 20 (2.63%) Data Architect
14 20 (2.63%) UNIX Administrator
14 20 (2.63%) Storage Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (4.34%) Middleware
2 29 (3.82%) .NET
3 15 (1.97%) HTML
4 13 (1.71%) ASP.NET
4 13 (1.71%) Web Services
5 10 (1.32%) Regular Expression
5 10 (1.32%) JSP
6 6 (0.79%) Oracle Fusion
7 5 (0.66%) LAMP
7 5 (0.66%) XML
7 5 (0.66%) MDX
8 3 (0.39%) Rendezvous
8 3 (0.39%) XSLT
8 3 (0.39%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (0.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (0.26%) WCF
9 2 (0.26%) JSON
9 2 (0.26%) Application Packaging
9 2 (0.26%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.26%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 77 (10.13%) Clustering
2 76 (10.00%) Replication
3 38 (5.00%) Blackberry
4 25 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (2.89%) Fat Client
5 22 (2.89%) Thin Client
6 14 (1.84%) Open Source
7 13 (1.71%) Management Information System
7 13 (1.71%) Enterprise Storage
8 11 (1.45%) Symmetrix DMX
9 10 (1.32%) CLARiiON
9 10 (1.32%) CESG
10 9 (1.18%) HACMP
10 9 (1.18%) EqualLogic
11 8 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
11 8 (1.05%) Mainframe
12 7 (0.92%) Online Games
12 7 (0.92%) Celerra
12 7 (0.92%) Wiki
13 6 (0.79%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 464 (61.05%) Windows
2 228 (30.00%) Linux
3 214 (28.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 165 (21.71%) UNIX
5 139 (18.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 94 (12.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 90 (11.84%) Solaris
8 86 (11.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 48 (6.32%) AIX
10 41 (5.39%) Windows 7
11 34 (4.47%) SUSE
11 34 (4.47%) Windows XP
12 18 (2.37%) Oracle Linux
13 15 (1.97%) Windows 8
14 13 (1.71%) HPUX
15 10 (1.32%) CentOS
16 9 (1.18%) Ubuntu
17 6 (0.79%) VMS
18 5 (0.66%) Debian
19 4 (0.53%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (15.92%) ITIL
2 104 (13.68%) Migration
3 56 (7.37%) Project Management
3 56 (7.37%) Disaster Recovery
4 40 (5.26%) Change Management
5 37 (4.87%) Configuration Management
6 33 (4.34%) Load Balancing
7 32 (4.21%) Service Management
8 31 (4.08%) Service Delivery
9 29 (3.82%) Performance Tuning
10 28 (3.68%) Capacity Management
11 27 (3.55%) WAN Optimisation
12 26 (3.42%) Agile Software Development
13 22 (2.89%) Knowledge Management
14 21 (2.76%) Benchmarking
14 21 (2.76%) Root Cause Analysis
15 20 (2.63%) Performance Management
15 20 (2.63%) Problem Management
16 19 (2.50%) Network Design
17 18 (2.37%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 130 (17.11%) SQL
2 59 (7.76%) PowerShell
3 53 (6.97%) Shell Script
4 39 (5.13%) Perl
5 24 (3.16%) Java
6 22 (2.89%) VBScript
6 22 (2.89%) Python
7 17 (2.24%) VB
8 14 (1.84%) Bash Shell
8 14 (1.84%) JavaScript
9 13 (1.71%) C#
10 11 (1.45%) Korn
10 11 (1.45%) C
11 10 (1.32%) C++
11 10 (1.32%) PHP
12 7 (0.92%) PL/SQL
12 7 (0.92%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.53%) VBA
14 3 (0.39%) Ruby
14 3 (0.39%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Qualifications
1 66 (8.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 65 (8.55%) Cisco Certification
3 57 (7.50%) Security Cleared
4 48 (6.32%) CCNA
5 47 (6.18%) MCSE
6 40 (5.26%) SC Cleared
7 37 (4.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 25 (3.29%) MCITP
9 21 (2.76%) DV Cleared
10 19 (2.50%) NCDA
11 16 (2.11%) ISTQB
12 14 (1.84%) Degree
13 13 (1.71%) Citrix Certification
14 12 (1.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 11 (1.45%) ISEB
15 11 (1.45%) NCIE
16 10 (1.32%) CCNP
17 9 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
17 9 (1.18%) MCP
18 7 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.11%) SLA
2 12 (1.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.53%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.13%) QA
5 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 274 (36.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 270 (35.53%) Active Directory
3 117 (15.39%) vSphere
4 106 (13.95%) XenApp
4 106 (13.95%) Hyper-V
5 71 (9.34%) VMware ESX
6 59 (7.76%) NFS
7 53 (6.97%) VMware ESXi
8 32 (4.21%) Xen
9 28 (3.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 25 (3.29%) Oracle RAC
11 21 (2.76%) XenDesktop
11 21 (2.76%) KVM
12 20 (2.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 19 (2.50%) VMware Server
14 15 (1.97%) SRDF
14 15 (1.97%) XenServer
15 13 (1.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 12 (1.58%) DFS Replication
16 12 (1.58%) UAG
Systems Management
1 66 (8.68%) SCCM
2 57 (7.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 56 (7.37%) Tivoli
4 45 (5.92%) Backup Exec
5 44 (5.79%) SCOM
6 30 (3.95%) NetBackup
7 24 (3.16%) Puppet
8 23 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
9 21 (2.76%) Nagios
10 18 (2.37%) Data Guard
11 17 (2.24%) MIMEsweeper
12 16 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
13 14 (1.84%) SCVMM
14 13 (1.71%) BladeLogic
14 13 (1.71%) HP SIM
14 13 (1.71%) EdgeSight
15 12 (1.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 12 (1.58%) MAILsweeper
16 11 (1.45%) Control-M
16 11 (1.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 428 (56.32%) VMware
2 248 (32.63%) Microsoft
3 246 (32.37%) Cisco
4 201 (26.45%) Citrix
5 184 (24.21%) HP
6 170 (22.37%) EMC
7 157 (20.66%) NetApp
8 124 (16.32%) Oracle
9 111 (14.61%) IBM
10 89 (11.71%) Red Hat
11 71 (9.34%) Dell
12 69 (9.08%) Symantec
13 63 (8.29%) CheckPoint
14 41 (5.39%) Brocade
15 40 (5.26%) Veritas
16 39 (5.13%) Juniper
17 28 (3.68%) Sun
18 26 (3.42%) Veeam
19 25 (3.29%) SolarWinds
20 23 (3.03%) 3PAR
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £228.31 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Reed Professional Services
Rate: NEGOTIABLE
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: Excellent Market Rate on Offer
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Synergize Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harris Global
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
London & Partners
Rate: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
OHO Group
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Ealing
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 19 days ago