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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 131 135 112
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -23
Contract jobs citing SAN 409 357 447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.75% 1.56% 1.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.22% 12.80% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 239 298
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £416
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £342
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -4.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 4 7
Average hourly rate £22.83 £26.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% +6.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £18.62 £21.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £37.15 £36.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £23.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+46.73% -8.00%
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
3094 2790 2859
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.26% 12.17% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1990 1790 1776
Average daily rate £388 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 85 123
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £21.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -8.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.75 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £34.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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 3 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the London region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

SAN Hourly Rate Histogram 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 3 July 2015. 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 +4 120 £400 - 20
Canary Wharf -6 8 £400 -20.00%
Croydon -10 8 £350 -16.41% 1
Feltham - 5 - -
New Malden - 5 - -
Docklands, London -4 4 £550 +18.91%
Wembley - 4 £290 - 1
Chessington 0 2 - -
Hounslow - 2 £325 - 2
Ilford - 2 £230 -
Wimbledon +1 1 £300 -50.81%
Hendon - 1 - -
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 508 (63.11%) Windows
2 495 (61.49%) VMware
3 298 (37.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 277 (34.41%) Cisco
5 252 (31.30%) Microsoft
6 241 (29.94%) NAS
7 236 (29.32%) Active Directory
8 221 (27.45%) Linux
9 209 (25.96%) Windows Server 2008
10 207 (25.71%) HP
11 199 (24.72%) NetApp
12 186 (23.11%) Finance
13 174 (21.61%) Data Centre
14 168 (20.87%) Oracle
15 167 (20.75%) ITIL
16 166 (20.62%) Citrix
17 161 (20.00%) LAN
17 161 (20.00%) WAN
18 160 (19.88%) SQL Server
19 158 (19.63%) Windows Server 2012
20 155 (19.25%) Windows Server 2003
21 152 (18.88%) EMC
22 146 (18.14%) UNIX
23 141 (17.52%) Firewall
24 135 (16.77%) vSphere
25 134 (16.65%) SQL
25 134 (16.65%) DNS
26 130 (16.15%) MS Exchange
27 118 (14.66%) IBM
28 105 (13.04%) Migration

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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
1 130 (16.15%) MS Exchange
2 77 (9.57%) IIS
3 71 (8.82%) SharePoint
4 56 (6.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 41 (5.09%) Exchange Server 2013
6 38 (4.72%) Apache
7 31 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
8 30 (3.73%) Tomcat
9 22 (2.73%) Lync
10 20 (2.48%) OpenStack
10 20 (2.48%) WebSphere
11 15 (1.86%) JBoss
11 15 (1.86%) SharePoint 2010
12 14 (1.74%) Oracle Workflow
12 14 (1.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 12 (1.49%) WebLogic
14 10 (1.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 8 (0.99%) Oracle Coherence
15 8 (0.99%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 7 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 96 (11.93%) MS Excel
2 45 (5.59%) MS Office
3 25 (3.11%) MS Visio
4 16 (1.99%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (1.12%) MS Project
6 2 (0.25%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 13 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (0.87%) RMDS
3 5 (0.62%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.62%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.37%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.25%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Utilities
6 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 33 (4.10%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (3.35%) Office 365
3 16 (1.99%) IaaS
4 14 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (1.61%) PaaS
6 12 (1.49%) SaaS
7 3 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.12%) SoftLayer
8 1 (0.12%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 241 (29.94%) NAS
2 161 (20.00%) LAN
2 161 (20.00%) WAN
3 141 (17.52%) Firewall
4 134 (16.65%) DNS
5 90 (11.18%) DHCP
5 90 (11.18%) TCP/IP
6 67 (8.32%) VPN
7 61 (7.58%) Fibre Channel
8 46 (5.71%) VLAN
9 42 (5.22%) Wireless
10 41 (5.09%) iSCSI
10 41 (5.09%) Cisco Nexus
11 38 (4.72%) VoIP
12 37 (4.60%) LDAP
13 35 (4.35%) NetScaler
14 33 (4.10%) MPLS
15 31 (3.85%) Network Security
16 29 (3.60%) BIG-IP
17 28 (3.48%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (19.88%) SQL Server
2 53 (6.58%) Oracle Database
3 28 (3.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (2.24%) Relational Database
5 15 (1.86%) MySQL
5 15 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (1.86%) RDBMS
6 14 (1.74%) Oracle Database 11g
7 13 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
8 12 (1.49%) Big Data
9 11 (1.37%) Hadoop
10 10 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (1.12%) MongoDB
12 8 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
13 7 (0.87%) DB2
13 7 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
13 7 (0.87%) Oracle Exadata
13 7 (0.87%) HBase
Development Applications
1 7 (0.87%) Visual Studio
2 6 (0.75%) MSI
3 4 (0.50%) JIRA
3 4 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.37%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.25%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.12%) ERwin
6 1 (0.12%) Subversion
6 1 (0.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 186 (23.11%) Finance
2 71 (8.82%) Banking
3 21 (2.61%) Investment Banking
4 20 (2.48%) Back Office
5 13 (1.61%) Legal
6 11 (1.37%) Advertising
7 10 (1.24%) Marketing
8 9 (1.12%) Retail
8 9 (1.12%) Telecoms
9 7 (0.87%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.87%) Law
10 6 (0.75%) Local Government
11 4 (0.50%) Private Banking
11 4 (0.50%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.37%) Publishing
13 2 (0.25%) Games
13 2 (0.25%) Military
14 1 (0.12%) Front Office
14 1 (0.12%) French Language
Job Titles
1 142 (17.64%) Administrator
2 117 (14.53%) Architect
3 94 (11.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 90 (11.18%) Systems Administrator
5 70 (8.70%) Infrastructure Architect
6 60 (7.45%) Analyst
7 43 (5.34%) Storage Engineer
8 41 (5.09%) Consultant
9 38 (4.72%) Server Engineer
10 33 (4.10%) 3rd Line Support
11 30 (3.73%) Support Engineer
11 30 (3.73%) Project Manager
12 27 (3.35%) Infrastructure Manager
13 26 (3.23%) Storage Administrator
13 26 (3.23%) DBA
13 26 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
14 25 (3.11%) Systems Engineer
15 24 (2.98%) UNIX Administrator
16 23 (2.86%) Wintel Engineer
17 21 (2.61%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (6.83%) Middleware
2 31 (3.85%) Web Services
3 22 (2.73%) .NET
4 16 (1.99%) XML
5 12 (1.49%) HTML
5 12 (1.49%) Oracle Fusion
6 9 (1.12%) Rendezvous
7 8 (0.99%) XSLT
7 8 (0.99%) J2EE
8 7 (0.87%) SOAP
8 7 (0.87%) Ultra Messaging
9 6 (0.75%) REST
9 6 (0.75%) Application Packaging
9 6 (0.75%) LAMP
10 3 (0.37%) WebSphere MQ
10 3 (0.37%) ASP.NET
10 3 (0.37%) JSP
10 3 (0.37%) Moose
10 3 (0.37%) Regular Expression
10 3 (0.37%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 174 (21.61%) Data Centre
2 79 (9.81%) Clustering
3 55 (6.83%) EMC VNX
3 55 (6.83%) EMC VMAX
4 51 (6.34%) Replication
5 46 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (3.23%) Symmetrix
7 23 (2.86%) Thin Client
7 23 (2.86%) Fat Client
7 23 (2.86%) EqualLogic
8 17 (2.11%) Blackberry
9 15 (1.86%) Symmetrix DMX
10 14 (1.74%) Enterprise Storage
10 14 (1.74%) CLARiiON
11 12 (1.49%) Management Information System
11 12 (1.49%) Public Cloud
12 10 (1.24%) PKI
13 9 (1.12%) Client/Server
14 7 (0.87%) Hedge funds
15 6 (0.75%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 508 (63.11%) Windows
2 221 (27.45%) Linux
3 209 (25.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 158 (19.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 155 (19.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 146 (18.14%) UNIX
7 99 (12.30%) Solaris
8 86 (10.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 42 (5.22%) Windows 7
10 33 (4.10%) Data ONTAP
11 28 (3.48%) Windows 8
12 27 (3.35%) AIX
12 27 (3.35%) HPUX
13 18 (2.24%) SUSE
13 18 (2.24%) Oracle Linux
14 14 (1.74%) CentOS
14 14 (1.74%) Ubuntu
15 9 (1.12%) Windows XP
16 7 (0.87%) VMS
17 6 (0.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (20.75%) ITIL
2 105 (13.04%) Migration
3 58 (7.20%) Project Management
3 58 (7.20%) Disaster Recovery
4 42 (5.22%) Service Management
5 41 (5.09%) Capacity Planning
6 37 (4.60%) Workflow
7 35 (4.35%) Service Delivery
8 32 (3.98%) PRINCE2
9 31 (3.85%) Change Management
10 30 (3.73%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (3.73%) Capacity Management
11 27 (3.35%) Configuration Management
12 25 (3.11%) Performance Tuning
12 25 (3.11%) SDLC
13 24 (2.98%) TOGAF
14 23 (2.86%) Network Design
14 23 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
15 22 (2.73%) ITSM
16 20 (2.48%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 134 (16.65%) SQL
2 89 (11.06%) PowerShell
3 54 (6.71%) Perl
4 33 (4.10%) Shell Script
5 32 (3.98%) C
6 31 (3.85%) Bash Shell
7 24 (2.98%) Python
8 23 (2.86%) Korn
9 21 (2.61%) Java
10 18 (2.24%) JavaScript
10 18 (2.24%) T-SQL
11 14 (1.74%) VBScript
12 13 (1.61%) C#
13 12 (1.49%) VB
14 6 (0.75%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.50%) PHP
15 4 (0.50%) Ruby
16 3 (0.37%) NATURAL
16 3 (0.37%) VBA
17 2 (0.25%) R
Qualifications
1 84 (10.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 78 (9.69%) Cisco Certification
3 64 (7.95%) MCSE
4 59 (7.33%) Security Cleared
5 45 (5.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 42 (5.22%) CCNA
7 33 (4.10%) SC Cleared
8 29 (3.60%) MCITP
8 29 (3.60%) CCNP
9 25 (3.11%) Degree
10 24 (2.98%) MCSA
11 20 (2.48%) Citrix Certification
12 19 (2.36%) NCDA
13 16 (1.99%) DV Cleared
14 14 (1.74%) NCIE
14 14 (1.74%) MCP
15 13 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
15 13 (1.61%) VCP5
16 10 (1.24%) VCAP
16 10 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (3.73%) SLA
2 15 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (0.99%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.75%) QA
6 4 (0.50%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.12%) HL7
7 1 (0.12%) DICOM
7 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.12%) COBIT
System Software
1 298 (37.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 236 (29.32%) Active Directory
3 135 (16.77%) vSphere
4 93 (11.55%) Hyper-V
5 92 (11.43%) VMware ESXi
6 79 (9.81%) XenApp
7 74 (9.19%) NFS
8 52 (6.46%) VMware ESX
9 30 (3.73%) XenDesktop
10 29 (3.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 27 (3.35%) SRDF
11 27 (3.35%) vCloud
12 26 (3.23%) Xen
13 21 (2.61%) Oracle RAC
13 21 (2.61%) KVM
14 18 (2.24%) ProxySG
15 16 (1.99%) Microsoft App-V
16 13 (1.61%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 12 (1.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 11 (1.37%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 54 (6.71%) NetBackup
2 39 (4.84%) EMC VPLEX
3 38 (4.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 35 (4.35%) SCCM
5 33 (4.10%) Tivoli
6 32 (3.98%) SCOM
7 28 (3.48%) Puppet
8 19 (2.36%) BladeLogic
8 19 (2.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 16 (1.99%) Backup Exec
10 15 (1.86%) Control-M
11 13 (1.61%) Data Guard
12 12 (1.49%) HP SIM
12 12 (1.49%) EdgeSight
13 11 (1.37%) vMotion
14 10 (1.24%) SnapVault
14 10 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
14 10 (1.24%) ZABBIX
14 10 (1.24%) SCVMM
15 9 (1.12%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 495 (61.49%) VMware
2 277 (34.41%) Cisco
3 252 (31.30%) Microsoft
4 207 (25.71%) HP
5 199 (24.72%) NetApp
6 168 (20.87%) Oracle
7 166 (20.62%) Citrix
8 152 (18.88%) EMC
9 118 (14.66%) IBM
10 89 (11.06%) Red Hat
11 83 (10.31%) Dell
12 59 (7.33%) CheckPoint
13 58 (7.20%) Symantec
14 55 (6.83%) Brocade
15 51 (6.34%) 3PAR
16 42 (5.22%) CommVault
16 42 (5.22%) Juniper
17 38 (4.72%) Veritas
18 30 (3.73%) Sybase
19 25 (3.11%) CA
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £150 - £210 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £250.00 - £293.70 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £390.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Colston Consulting
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £70k - 80k per year + v good bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Hounslow
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Rate: £300 - £315 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £240.00 - £260.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £399.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago