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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 197 157 146
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -11
Contract jobs citing SAN 280 353 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.22% 1.49% 1.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.52% 11.69% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 239 243
Median daily rate £425 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £272 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £527 £557
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £336 £328
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 7
Median hourly rate £50.00 £18.15 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+175.48% -21.08%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £29.48 £28.13
% change year-on-year
-42.33% +4.81%
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
3288 3019 3120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.27% 12.72% 13.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2147 1943 1931
Median daily rate £450 £417 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.04% +4.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 86 98
Median hourly rate £20.72 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.12% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.70 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+67.24% -4.33%

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 31 August 2016.

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 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -28 41 £425 +6.25% 12
Docklands, London +14 4 £350 -28.20%
Canary Wharf +6 4 £325 -18.75%
Mayfair +1 3 £325 +1.56%
Uxbridge - 3 £350 -
New Malden +5 1 - -
Hounslow +1 1 £415 +50.90%
Croydon -23 1 - -
Southwark - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £438 -
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 London region with a requirement for SAN.

1 327 (56.48%) Windows
2 319 (55.09%) VMware
3 261 (45.08%) Linux
4 214 (36.96%) Active Directory
5 199 (34.37%) HP
6 195 (33.68%) VMware Infrastructure
7 176 (30.40%) NAS
8 171 (29.53%) Finance
9 159 (27.46%) Microsoft
10 156 (26.94%) Cisco
11 154 (26.60%) EMC
12 152 (26.25%) Windows Server
13 138 (23.83%) Citrix
14 135 (23.32%) NetApp
15 132 (22.80%) ITIL
16 129 (22.28%) Windows Server 2008
17 127 (21.93%) Firewall
18 125 (21.59%) Unix
19 118 (20.38%) Data Centre
20 116 (20.03%) DNS
21 115 (19.86%) MS Exchange
22 111 (19.17%) Red Hat
23 106 (18.31%) Solaris
24 100 (17.27%) Windows Server 2012
25 95 (16.41%) SQL
26 89 (15.37%) IBM
27 88 (15.20%) SQL Server
28 87 (15.03%) Banking
29 86 (14.85%) Oracle
30 78 (13.47%) NFS

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
1 115 (19.86%) MS Exchange
2 58 (10.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 54 (9.33%) IIS
4 37 (6.39%) Apache
5 33 (5.70%) SharePoint
6 25 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2013
7 21 (3.63%) Tomcat
8 20 (3.45%) OpenStack
9 19 (3.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 19 (3.28%) Skype for Business
10 12 (2.07%) WebLogic
10 12 (2.07%) WebSphere
11 11 (1.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 10 (1.73%) Elasticsearch
12 10 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2003
13 9 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2007
14 8 (1.38%) JBoss
14 8 (1.38%) Oracle Coherence
15 6 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 5 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 40 (6.91%) MS Excel
2 19 (3.28%) MS Office
3 7 (1.21%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.52%) MS Project
5 2 (0.35%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 12 (2.07%) Faxination
2 7 (1.21%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (1.04%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.17%) assyst
5 1 (0.17%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.17%) RMDS
5 1 (0.17%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.17%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 44 (7.60%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (6.91%) Office 365
3 32 (5.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (3.11%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (2.59%) Mimecast
6 9 (1.55%) IaaS
7 8 (1.38%) PaaS
8 7 (1.21%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.52%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.17%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.17%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 176 (30.40%) NAS
2 127 (21.93%) Firewall
3 116 (20.03%) DNS
4 75 (12.95%) DHCP
4 75 (12.95%) LAN
5 72 (12.44%) WAN
6 71 (12.26%) Fibre Channel
6 71 (12.26%) iSCSI
7 56 (9.67%) VLAN
8 50 (8.64%) TCP/IP
9 39 (6.74%) VPN
10 35 (6.04%) LDAP
11 27 (4.66%) NetScaler
12 25 (4.32%) FCoE
13 23 (3.97%) SSL
14 22 (3.80%) Network Security
15 21 (3.63%) Cisco ASA
16 19 (3.28%) Wireless
17 18 (3.11%) Internet
18 17 (2.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (15.20%) SQL Server
2 37 (6.39%) MySQL
3 23 (3.97%) Oracle Database
4 20 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (2.76%) DB2
6 15 (2.59%) Oracle Database 11g
6 15 (2.59%) Relational Database
7 12 (2.07%) Oracle Database 10g
8 11 (1.90%) Hadoop
9 10 (1.73%) HBase
10 8 (1.38%) SQL Server 2014
11 7 (1.21%) Oracle BI EE
12 6 (1.04%) RDBMS
12 6 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (1.04%) VLDB
13 5 (0.86%) NoSQL
13 5 (0.86%) OLTP
13 5 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (2.42%) Git (software)
2 10 (1.73%) Jenkins
3 9 (1.55%) JIRA
3 9 (1.55%) TeamCity
4 6 (1.04%) git-flow
5 4 (0.69%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.35%) Ant
6 2 (0.35%) GCC
6 2 (0.35%) Subversion
6 2 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.17%) MSI
7 1 (0.17%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 171 (29.53%) Finance
2 87 (15.03%) Banking
3 21 (3.63%) Financial Institution
4 18 (3.11%) Investment Banking
5 17 (2.94%) Telecoms
6 14 (2.42%) Law
7 13 (2.25%) Back Office
8 10 (1.73%) Legal
8 10 (1.73%) Retail
9 5 (0.86%) Advertising
9 5 (0.86%) Billing
10 4 (0.69%) French Language
10 4 (0.69%) Games
10 4 (0.69%) Publishing
11 3 (0.52%) Front Office
11 3 (0.52%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.35%) Local Government
12 2 (0.35%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 141 (24.35%) Administrator
2 95 (16.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 82 (14.16%) Systems Administrator
4 64 (11.05%) Architect
5 52 (8.98%) VMware Engineer
6 45 (7.77%) Linux Administrator
7 41 (7.08%) Infrastructure Architect
8 38 (6.56%) Analyst
9 36 (6.22%) Linux Engineer
10 35 (6.04%) Unix Administrator
11 34 (5.87%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 33 (5.70%) Windows Engineer
13 28 (4.84%) Storage Engineer
14 27 (4.66%) Unix Systems Administrator
15 26 (4.49%) 3rd Line Support
16 25 (4.32%) Server Engineer
17 24 (4.15%) Infrastructure Manager
17 24 (4.15%) Storage Administrator
17 24 (4.15%) Support Engineer
18 22 (3.80%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (5.18%) Middleware
2 22 (3.80%) Web Services
3 16 (2.76%) .NET
4 12 (2.07%) XML
5 11 (1.90%) LAMP
6 10 (1.73%) HTML
7 8 (1.38%) RabbitMQ
7 8 (1.38%) Rendezvous
8 7 (1.21%) .NET Framework
8 7 (1.21%) XSLT
9 6 (1.04%) libvirt
10 5 (0.86%) CGI
11 4 (0.69%) JRuby
11 4 (0.69%) SAX
12 2 (0.35%) 802.1X
12 2 (0.35%) FIX Protocol
12 2 (0.35%) J2EE
12 2 (0.35%) JSP
12 2 (0.35%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 2 (0.35%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 118 (20.38%) Data Centre
2 73 (12.61%) Clustering
3 38 (6.56%) Replication
4 29 (5.01%) Management Information System
5 28 (4.84%) Blackberry
6 26 (4.49%) EMC VNX
7 19 (3.28%) Computer Science
7 19 (3.28%) Enterprise Storage
8 18 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (2.94%) EMC VMAX
9 17 (2.94%) Private Cloud
10 15 (2.59%) CLARiiON
10 15 (2.59%) Virtual Team
11 14 (2.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 12 (2.07%) Hedge funds
12 12 (2.07%) iSeries
13 11 (1.90%) EqualLogic
14 10 (1.73%) VCE vBlock
15 8 (1.38%) Digital Media
15 8 (1.38%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 327 (56.48%) Windows
2 261 (45.08%) Linux
3 152 (26.25%) Windows Server
4 129 (22.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 125 (21.59%) Unix
6 106 (18.31%) Solaris
7 100 (17.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 71 (12.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 54 (9.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 34 (5.87%) AIX
11 30 (5.18%) SUSE
11 30 (5.18%) Windows 7
12 23 (3.97%) Apple iOS
13 16 (2.76%) CentOS
14 13 (2.25%) Android
15 12 (2.07%) Windows Mobile
16 10 (1.73%) Windows 8
17 8 (1.38%) Data ONTAP
18 7 (1.21%) VMS
19 6 (1.04%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (22.80%) ITIL
2 76 (13.13%) Migration
3 46 (7.94%) Disaster Recovery
3 46 (7.94%) High Availability
4 41 (7.08%) Performance Tuning
5 39 (6.74%) Change Management
6 38 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (6.39%) Configuration Management
8 36 (6.22%) Project Management
9 30 (5.18%) PRINCE2
10 27 (4.66%) Capacity Planning
11 24 (4.15%) Service Management
12 21 (3.63%) Load Balancing
12 21 (3.63%) Open Source
13 20 (3.45%) DevOps
14 18 (3.11%) Capacity Management
14 18 (3.11%) Root Cause Analysis
14 18 (3.11%) Stakeholder Management
15 16 (2.76%) Data Management
16 15 (2.59%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 95 (16.41%) SQL
2 67 (11.57%) PowerShell
3 66 (11.40%) Perl
4 45 (7.77%) Python
5 42 (7.25%) Bash Shell
6 41 (7.08%) Shell Script
7 27 (4.66%) Java
8 17 (2.94%) Ruby
9 14 (2.42%) PHP
10 10 (1.73%) C
10 10 (1.73%) JavaScript
11 7 (1.21%) AWK
11 7 (1.21%) Korn
11 7 (1.21%) sed
12 6 (1.04%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.86%) PL/SQL
13 5 (0.86%) RPG IV
14 3 (0.52%) R
14 3 (0.52%) VB
15 2 (0.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 55 (9.50%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (8.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 36 (6.22%) CCNA
4 30 (5.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (4.15%) RHCE
6 23 (3.97%) Degree
7 20 (3.45%) MCSE
8 19 (3.28%) RHCA
9 16 (2.76%) CCNP
10 15 (2.59%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (2.07%) Oracle Certification
12 9 (1.55%) RHCSA
13 8 (1.38%) Security Cleared
14 7 (1.21%) SC Cleared
15 5 (0.86%) MCSA
15 5 (0.86%) VCAP
15 5 (0.86%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
16 4 (0.69%) MCTS
16 4 (0.69%) PMP
16 4 (0.69%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.35%) SLA
2 7 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (1.21%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.04%) QA
3 6 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.69%) ISO22301
5 3 (0.52%) BS7799
6 2 (0.35%) COBIT
6 2 (0.35%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 214 (36.96%) Active Directory
2 195 (33.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (13.47%) NFS
4 69 (11.92%) vSphere
5 60 (10.36%) VMware ESX
6 56 (9.67%) Hyper-V
7 54 (9.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 54 (9.33%) VMware ESXi
7 54 (9.33%) XenApp
8 33 (5.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 29 (5.01%) Virtual Machines
10 28 (4.84%) KVM
11 24 (4.15%) XenDesktop
12 21 (3.63%) VMware Server
12 21 (3.63%) Xen
13 20 (3.45%) SRDF
14 19 (3.28%) Oracle RAC
15 15 (2.59%) Virtual Servers
16 13 (2.25%) Samba
16 13 (2.25%) StorNext
Systems Management
1 66 (11.40%) Puppet
2 58 (10.02%) SCCM
3 51 (8.81%) NetBackup
4 36 (6.22%) SCOM
5 22 (3.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 21 (3.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 18 (3.11%) Microsoft Clustering
7 18 (3.11%) Red Hat Satellite
8 16 (2.76%) Opscode Chef
8 16 (2.76%) WSUS
9 15 (2.59%) Nagios
9 15 (2.59%) SCVMM
10 13 (2.25%) Tivoli
11 11 (1.90%) vRealize
12 10 (1.73%) Backup Exec
12 10 (1.73%) Control-M
12 10 (1.73%) Data Guard
12 10 (1.73%) EMC VPLEX
12 10 (1.73%) HAProxy
13 9 (1.55%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 319 (55.09%) VMware
2 199 (34.37%) HP
3 159 (27.46%) Microsoft
4 156 (26.94%) Cisco
5 154 (26.60%) EMC
6 138 (23.83%) Citrix
7 135 (23.32%) NetApp
8 111 (19.17%) Red Hat
9 89 (15.37%) IBM
10 86 (14.85%) Oracle
11 74 (12.78%) Veritas
12 55 (9.50%) Symantec
13 53 (9.15%) Dell
14 31 (5.35%) Brocade
14 31 (5.35%) Sun
15 23 (3.97%) IronPort
16 22 (3.80%) 3PAR
17 17 (2.94%) Intel
17 17 (2.94%) Veeam
18 16 (2.76%) SolarWinds
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