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 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Area Network (SAN)
England / London
Rank 224 188 139
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -49
Contract jobs citing SAN 185 262 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.97% 1.22% 1.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.60% 9.57% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 176 253
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 £284 £291 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 7
Median hourly rate - £33.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +22.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £43.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-19.18% +32.30%

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
2433 2738 2881
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.78% 12.80% 13.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1640 1795 1872
Median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 70 83
Median hourly rate £33.00 £24.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +13.20%

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 February 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 February 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 -2 42 £450 +5.88% 6
Harrow - 3 £515 -
Docklands, London -1 2 £600 +14.28%
Chessington - 1 - -
West Drayton - 1 £375 -
Southwark - 1 £425 -
Hammersmith - 1 £375 -
Wimbledon - 1 £265 -
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 266 (65.68%) VMware
2 233 (57.53%) Windows
3 166 (40.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 155 (38.27%) Linux
5 136 (33.58%) Windows Server
6 133 (32.84%) Active Directory
7 131 (32.35%) Finance
8 129 (31.85%) HP
9 123 (30.37%) Cisco
10 118 (29.14%) EMC
11 111 (27.41%) Microsoft
12 109 (26.91%) Firewall
13 104 (25.68%) DNS
14 92 (22.72%) Data Centre
15 87 (21.48%) Red Hat
15 87 (21.48%) Windows Server 2008
16 86 (21.23%) Windows Server 2012
17 84 (20.74%) NAS
18 82 (20.25%) Citrix
19 79 (19.51%) Unix
20 73 (18.02%) ITIL
20 73 (18.02%) PowerShell
21 71 (17.53%) SQL Server
22 67 (16.54%) WAN
22 67 (16.54%) NetApp
22 67 (16.54%) Hyper-V
23 66 (16.30%) LAN
24 64 (15.80%) Solaris
24 64 (15.80%) Banking
25 63 (15.56%) SQL

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 53 (13.09%) MS Exchange
2 39 (9.63%) Apache
3 31 (7.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 30 (7.41%) IIS
5 28 (6.91%) Tomcat
6 22 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2013
7 21 (5.19%) SharePoint
8 20 (4.94%) Skype for Business
9 13 (3.21%) WebLogic
10 9 (2.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 9 (2.22%) WebSphere
11 8 (1.98%) DataSynapse
11 8 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2007
11 8 (1.98%) OpenStack
11 8 (1.98%) Oracle Coherence
11 8 (1.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 5 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (0.99%) Confluence
13 4 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 44 (10.86%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.21%) MS Office
2 13 (3.21%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (2.22%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (1.98%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (1.48%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.74%) ION MarketView
4 3 (0.74%) RMDS
4 3 (0.74%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.25%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 56 (13.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (13.09%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (6.91%) Office 365
4 15 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (2.22%) IaaS
6 8 (1.98%) SaaS
7 4 (0.99%) PaaS
8 3 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.74%) GitHub
9 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.25%) iTunes
9 1 (0.25%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.25%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 109 (26.91%) Firewall
2 104 (25.68%) DNS
3 84 (20.74%) NAS
4 67 (16.54%) WAN
5 66 (16.30%) LAN
6 59 (14.57%) DHCP
7 52 (12.84%) TCP/IP
8 42 (10.37%) VPN
9 39 (9.63%) iSCSI
10 29 (7.16%) LDAP
11 28 (6.91%) HTTP
11 28 (6.91%) VLAN
12 25 (6.17%) Internet
13 20 (4.94%) Fibre Channel
14 15 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
14 15 (3.70%) FCoE
14 15 (3.70%) MPLS
14 15 (3.70%) Network Security
15 14 (3.46%) NetScaler
15 14 (3.46%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (17.53%) SQL Server
2 31 (7.65%) MySQL
3 12 (2.96%) Oracle Database
3 12 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (2.47%) Oracle BI EE
5 8 (1.98%) Hadoop
5 8 (1.98%) HBase
6 7 (1.73%) NoSQL
6 7 (1.73%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (1.73%) Redis
6 7 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (1.48%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.99%) DB2
10 3 (0.74%) Ingres
10 3 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.49%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (0.49%) Oracle Exadata
11 2 (0.49%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 17 (4.20%) Jenkins
2 12 (2.96%) Git (software)
3 11 (2.72%) GitLab
4 7 (1.73%) TeamCity
5 4 (0.99%) Subversion
5 4 (0.99%) Vagrant
6 3 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.25%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.25%) JIRA
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 131 (32.35%) Finance
2 64 (15.80%) Banking
3 15 (3.70%) Legal
4 14 (3.46%) Investment Banking
5 9 (2.22%) Back Office
5 9 (2.22%) Law
6 8 (1.98%) Retail
7 6 (1.48%) Front Office
8 5 (1.23%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.23%) Publishing
9 4 (0.99%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.74%) Advertising
10 3 (0.74%) Billing
10 3 (0.74%) Marketing
10 3 (0.74%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.49%) Electronics
12 1 (0.25%) Games
12 1 (0.25%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 85 (20.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 69 (17.04%) Administrator
3 44 (10.86%) Systems Administrator
4 40 (9.88%) Architect
5 30 (7.41%) VMware Engineer
6 27 (6.67%) Analyst
6 27 (6.67%) Network Engineer
7 24 (5.93%) Linux Engineer
8 23 (5.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 22 (5.43%) Storage Engineer
10 21 (5.19%) Linux Administrator
11 18 (4.44%) Infrastructure Architect
11 18 (4.44%) Server Engineer
11 18 (4.44%) Support Engineer
11 18 (4.44%) VMWare Administrator
11 18 (4.44%) Windows Administrator
11 18 (4.44%) Windows Engineer
12 16 (3.95%) 3rd Line Support
12 16 (3.95%) Consultant
12 16 (3.95%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (5.68%) Middleware
2 19 (4.69%) LAMP
3 13 (3.21%) .NET
4 12 (2.96%) Web Services
5 11 (2.72%) LAPP Stack
6 10 (2.47%) RabbitMQ
6 10 (2.47%) Regular Expression
7 8 (1.98%) HTML
7 8 (1.98%) Rendezvous
7 8 (1.98%) XML
7 8 (1.98%) XSLT
8 7 (1.73%) Elastic Stack
8 7 (1.73%) Memcached
9 6 (1.48%) J2EE
9 6 (1.48%) libvirt
10 4 (0.99%) .NET Framework
10 4 (0.99%) MSMQ
11 2 (0.49%) Oracle Fusion
11 2 (0.49%) WAP
12 1 (0.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 92 (22.72%) Data Centre
2 60 (14.81%) Clustering
3 25 (6.17%) EMC VNX
4 18 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (3.70%) Replication
6 14 (3.46%) Management Information System
7 13 (3.21%) EMC VMAX
8 11 (2.72%) Video Conferencing
9 10 (2.47%) Computer Science
9 10 (2.47%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 7 (1.73%) Mainframe
11 6 (1.48%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.48%) Private Cloud
12 5 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (1.23%) NHS
12 5 (1.23%) Public Cloud
13 4 (0.99%) Blackberry
13 4 (0.99%) HP Storage
13 4 (0.99%) Online Banking
13 4 (0.99%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 233 (57.53%) Windows
2 155 (38.27%) Linux
3 136 (33.58%) Windows Server
4 87 (21.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 86 (21.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 79 (19.51%) Unix
7 64 (15.80%) Solaris
8 60 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 59 (14.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 24 (5.93%) Windows 7
11 18 (4.44%) SUSE
12 11 (2.72%) AIX
13 9 (2.22%) CentOS
14 7 (1.73%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 7 (1.73%) Windows 8
15 6 (1.48%) Windows 10
16 4 (0.99%) VMS
17 2 (0.49%) Data ONTAP
17 2 (0.49%) Oracle Linux
17 2 (0.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (18.02%) ITIL
2 53 (13.09%) Migration
3 40 (9.88%) High Availability
4 36 (8.89%) DevOps
5 35 (8.64%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (7.16%) Load Balancing
7 27 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
8 26 (6.42%) Project Management
9 25 (6.17%) Change Management
10 20 (4.94%) Configuration Management
10 20 (4.94%) Disaster Recovery
11 17 (4.20%) Service Management
12 16 (3.95%) Open Source
13 15 (3.70%) Problem Management
13 15 (3.70%) SOA
14 14 (3.46%) Root Cause Analysis
15 13 (3.21%) Network Management
16 11 (2.72%) Benchmarking
16 11 (2.72%) Change Control
16 11 (2.72%) Kernel Tuning
Programming Languages
1 73 (18.02%) PowerShell
2 63 (15.56%) SQL
3 48 (11.85%) Bash Shell
4 33 (8.15%) Python
5 31 (7.65%) Perl
6 25 (6.17%) Shell Script
7 14 (3.46%) Ruby
8 11 (2.72%) C#
8 11 (2.72%) Java
9 9 (2.22%) JavaScript
9 9 (2.22%) VB
10 8 (1.98%) C
10 8 (1.98%) Korn
11 4 (0.99%) PHP
12 2 (0.49%) VBScript
13 1 (0.25%) PL/1
13 1 (0.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (10.12%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (7.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (6.91%) CCNA
4 26 (6.42%) MCSE
5 25 (6.17%) Security Cleared
6 21 (5.19%) SC Cleared
6 21 (5.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 18 (4.44%) CCNP
8 15 (3.70%) Degree
9 10 (2.47%) RHCE
10 8 (1.98%) Citrix Certification
11 6 (1.48%) CCDA
11 6 (1.48%) JNCIA
11 6 (1.48%) JNCIP
11 6 (1.48%) JNCIS
11 6 (1.48%) Oracle Certification
11 6 (1.48%) RHCA
11 6 (1.48%) RHCSA
12 5 (1.23%) CCIE
12 5 (1.23%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.95%) SLA
2 6 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.74%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.74%) QA
4 2 (0.49%) BS25999
4 2 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.25%) BS7799
5 1 (0.25%) GCP
5 1 (0.25%) HL7
5 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 166 (40.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 133 (32.84%) Active Directory
3 67 (16.54%) Hyper-V
4 59 (14.57%) VMware ESX
5 43 (10.62%) VMware ESXi
6 41 (10.12%) NFS
7 40 (9.88%) vSphere
8 29 (7.16%) XenApp
9 23 (5.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 20 (4.94%) Oracle RAC
11 16 (3.95%) SRDF
12 15 (3.70%) KVM
13 14 (3.46%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 13 (3.21%) Virtual Machines
15 12 (2.96%) Virtual Servers
16 9 (2.22%) GPFS
16 9 (2.22%) VMware Server
16 9 (2.22%) Xen
16 9 (2.22%) XenServer
17 8 (1.98%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 43 (10.62%) Puppet
2 38 (9.38%) SCCM
3 30 (7.41%) NetBackup
4 28 (6.91%) Microsoft Clustering
5 22 (5.43%) WMI
6 20 (4.94%) SCOM
7 18 (4.44%) Nagios
8 16 (3.95%) HAProxy
9 15 (3.70%) Red Hat Satellite
10 11 (2.72%) Zenoss
11 10 (2.47%) Control-M
11 10 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
12 9 (2.22%) Backup Exec
12 9 (2.22%) Cobbler
13 8 (1.98%) Ansible
13 8 (1.98%) BladeLogic
13 8 (1.98%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 8 (1.98%) Terraform
14 7 (1.73%) Norton AntiVirus
14 7 (1.73%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 266 (65.68%) VMware
2 129 (31.85%) HP
3 123 (30.37%) Cisco
4 118 (29.14%) EMC
5 111 (27.41%) Microsoft
6 87 (21.48%) Red Hat
7 82 (20.25%) Citrix
8 67 (16.54%) NetApp
9 57 (14.07%) Oracle
10 46 (11.36%) 3PAR
10 46 (11.36%) IBM
11 39 (9.63%) Veritas
12 29 (7.16%) Symantec
13 28 (6.91%) Dell
14 24 (5.93%) CheckPoint
15 20 (4.94%) Sun
16 17 (4.20%) Juniper
17 16 (3.95%) CommVault
17 16 (3.95%) Intel
17 16 (3.95%) Sybase
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