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 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 141 139 111
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -28
Contract jobs citing SAN 382 367 471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.62% 1.56% 1.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.57% 12.62% 16.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 234 324
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.06% +0.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £293 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £324 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.38% -0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 5 7
Average hourly rate £22.26 £34.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.52% +36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.65 £18.68 £18.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £36.90 £98.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £23.50 £23.25
% change year-on-year
+28.72% +1.07%
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
3040 2909 2831
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.91% 12.33% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1979 1809 1790
Average daily rate £410 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 89 101
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.22 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+11.10% -21.56%

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 30 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 30 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 30 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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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 -1 104 £406 -4.41% 22
Canary Wharf -5 8 £400 -20.00%
Croydon -12 8 £494 +32.55%
Docklands, London -1 6 £550 +18.91%
New Malden - 5 - -
Feltham - 4 £330 -
Wembley - 4 £290 -
Chessington -3 2 - -
Hounslow - 2 £325 - 1
Mayfair - 2 £329 -
Wimbledon -2 1 £300 -50.81%
Kingston Upon Thames -4 1 £340 -
Hendon - 1 - -
Ilford - 1 - -
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 492 (63.48%) Windows
2 475 (61.29%) VMware
3 279 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 256 (33.03%) Cisco
5 244 (31.48%) Microsoft
6 241 (31.10%) NAS
7 230 (29.68%) Active Directory
8 221 (28.52%) Linux
9 198 (25.55%) Windows Server 2008
10 194 (25.03%) HP
10 194 (25.03%) NetApp
11 187 (24.13%) Data Centre
12 177 (22.84%) Finance
13 168 (21.68%) Oracle
14 166 (21.42%) Citrix
15 161 (20.77%) SQL Server
15 161 (20.77%) Windows Server 2012
16 158 (20.39%) WAN
17 157 (20.26%) ITIL
18 155 (20.00%) LAN
19 151 (19.48%) EMC
20 144 (18.58%) vSphere
21 143 (18.45%) Firewall
22 142 (18.32%) Windows Server 2003
23 137 (17.68%) UNIX
24 136 (17.55%) SQL
25 121 (15.61%) DNS
26 116 (14.97%) MS Exchange
27 114 (14.71%) IBM
28 98 (12.65%) Migration

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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
1 116 (14.97%) MS Exchange
2 78 (10.06%) IIS
3 73 (9.42%) SharePoint
4 53 (6.84%) Exchange Server 2010
5 34 (4.39%) Apache
6 32 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2013
7 31 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 24 (3.10%) OpenStack
8 24 (3.10%) Tomcat
9 21 (2.71%) Lync
10 19 (2.45%) WebSphere
11 16 (2.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 15 (1.94%) SharePoint 2010
13 14 (1.81%) Oracle Workflow
13 14 (1.81%) JBoss
14 13 (1.68%) WebLogic
15 10 (1.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 9 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
17 8 (1.03%) Oracle Coherence
17 8 (1.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 92 (11.87%) MS Excel
2 42 (5.42%) MS Office
3 23 (2.97%) MS Visio
4 15 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (1.16%) MS Project
6 2 (0.26%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 9 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (0.90%) RMDS
3 5 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.65%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.65%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.26%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.13%) Maximo
5 1 (0.13%) Adaptiv
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 35 (4.52%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (3.10%) Office 365
3 15 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (1.55%) IaaS
5 11 (1.42%) SaaS
5 11 (1.42%) PaaS
6 4 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.13%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 241 (31.10%) NAS
2 158 (20.39%) WAN
3 155 (20.00%) LAN
4 143 (18.45%) Firewall
5 121 (15.61%) DNS
6 81 (10.45%) TCP/IP
6 81 (10.45%) DHCP
7 59 (7.61%) VPN
8 53 (6.84%) VLAN
9 52 (6.71%) Fibre Channel
10 40 (5.16%) Cisco Nexus
10 40 (5.16%) Wireless
11 35 (4.52%) VoIP
12 34 (4.39%) iSCSI
13 33 (4.26%) NetScaler
14 32 (4.13%) LDAP
15 31 (4.00%) Network Security
16 28 (3.61%) BIG-IP
17 27 (3.48%) MPLS
18 25 (3.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (20.77%) SQL Server
2 55 (7.10%) Oracle Database
3 29 (3.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (2.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 16 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (2.06%) Relational Database
5 15 (1.94%) MySQL
6 14 (1.81%) Big Data
6 14 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
7 13 (1.68%) Hadoop
7 13 (1.68%) RDBMS
8 11 (1.42%) Oracle Exadata
9 10 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
10 8 (1.03%) DB2
11 7 (0.90%) HBase
12 6 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (0.77%) MSI
1 6 (0.77%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.52%) JIRA
3 3 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.13%) ERwin
5 1 (0.13%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.13%) Git (software)
General
1 177 (22.84%) Finance
2 77 (9.94%) Banking
3 23 (2.97%) Investment Banking
4 16 (2.06%) Legal
4 16 (2.06%) Back Office
5 11 (1.42%) Retail
5 11 (1.42%) Advertising
6 9 (1.16%) Marketing
6 9 (1.16%) Law
7 7 (0.90%) Manufacturing
7 7 (0.90%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.65%) Local Government
9 4 (0.52%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.39%) Private Banking
10 3 (0.39%) French Language
11 2 (0.26%) Military
12 1 (0.13%) Games
12 1 (0.13%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 133 (17.16%) Administrator
2 118 (15.23%) Architect
3 95 (12.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 78 (10.06%) Systems Administrator
5 70 (9.03%) Infrastructure Architect
6 46 (5.94%) Analyst
7 42 (5.42%) Storage Engineer
8 39 (5.03%) Consultant
8 39 (5.03%) 3rd Line Support
9 36 (4.65%) Server Engineer
10 34 (4.39%) Support Engineer
11 31 (4.00%) Project Manager
12 30 (3.87%) Systems Engineer
13 28 (3.61%) Solutions Architect
13 28 (3.61%) Storage Administrator
14 27 (3.48%) Infrastructure Manager
14 27 (3.48%) DBA
15 24 (3.10%) Wintel Engineer
16 22 (2.84%) UNIX Administrator
17 21 (2.71%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (7.74%) Middleware
2 26 (3.35%) Web Services
3 17 (2.19%) .NET
4 16 (2.06%) XML
4 16 (2.06%) Oracle Fusion
5 9 (1.16%) Rendezvous
5 9 (1.16%) HTML
6 8 (1.03%) J2EE
6 8 (1.03%) XSLT
7 7 (0.90%) SOAP
7 7 (0.90%) Ultra Messaging
8 6 (0.77%) REST
8 6 (0.77%) LAMP
9 4 (0.52%) Application Packaging
10 3 (0.39%) Moose
10 3 (0.39%) Regular Expression
10 3 (0.39%) JSON
11 2 (0.26%) CGI
11 2 (0.26%) Flash
12 1 (0.13%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 187 (24.13%) Data Centre
2 71 (9.16%) Clustering
3 56 (7.23%) EMC VMAX
4 54 (6.97%) EMC VNX
5 48 (6.19%) Replication
6 44 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
7 25 (3.23%) Symmetrix
8 23 (2.97%) Thin Client
8 23 (2.97%) Fat Client
9 22 (2.84%) EqualLogic
9 22 (2.84%) Blackberry
10 20 (2.58%) Enterprise Storage
11 14 (1.81%) Symmetrix DMX
11 14 (1.81%) Public Cloud
12 13 (1.68%) CLARiiON
12 13 (1.68%) Management Information System
13 12 (1.55%) PKI
14 9 (1.16%) Client/Server
15 8 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
16 7 (0.90%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 492 (63.48%) Windows
2 221 (28.52%) Linux
3 198 (25.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 161 (20.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 142 (18.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 137 (17.68%) UNIX
7 96 (12.39%) Solaris
8 88 (11.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 43 (5.55%) Windows 7
10 37 (4.77%) Windows 8
11 31 (4.00%) Data ONTAP
12 26 (3.35%) AIX
12 26 (3.35%) HPUX
13 22 (2.84%) SUSE
13 22 (2.84%) Oracle Linux
14 21 (2.71%) Ubuntu
15 15 (1.94%) CentOS
16 9 (1.16%) Android
16 9 (1.16%) Windows XP
17 5 (0.65%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (20.26%) ITIL
2 98 (12.65%) Migration
3 66 (8.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 52 (6.71%) Project Management
5 45 (5.81%) Service Management
6 39 (5.03%) Capacity Planning
7 36 (4.65%) Service Delivery
8 35 (4.52%) PRINCE2
9 32 (4.13%) Change Management
10 31 (4.00%) Workflow
10 31 (4.00%) Capacity Management
11 29 (3.74%) Stakeholder Management
12 28 (3.61%) Agile Software Development
13 27 (3.48%) TOGAF
14 25 (3.23%) SDLC
15 21 (2.71%) Network Design
15 21 (2.71%) Analytics
15 21 (2.71%) Performance Tuning
16 20 (2.58%) Configuration Management
17 19 (2.45%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 136 (17.55%) SQL
2 89 (11.48%) PowerShell
3 52 (6.71%) Perl
4 36 (4.65%) Bash Shell
5 30 (3.87%) Shell Script
6 24 (3.10%) C
7 23 (2.97%) Korn
8 21 (2.71%) Python
9 18 (2.32%) Java
9 18 (2.32%) T-SQL
10 15 (1.94%) JavaScript
11 12 (1.55%) VBScript
12 11 (1.42%) C#
13 10 (1.29%) VB
14 9 (1.16%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.39%) Ruby
15 3 (0.39%) NATURAL
15 3 (0.39%) C-shell
16 2 (0.26%) R
16 2 (0.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 90 (11.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 77 (9.94%) Cisco Certification
3 76 (9.81%) MCSE
4 64 (8.26%) Security Cleared
5 48 (6.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 41 (5.29%) CCNA
7 36 (4.65%) SC Cleared
8 34 (4.39%) MCSA
9 30 (3.87%) CCNP
10 26 (3.35%) Degree
11 22 (2.84%) MCITP
12 18 (2.32%) Citrix Certification
13 16 (2.06%) NCDA
14 15 (1.94%) MCP
15 14 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
15 14 (1.81%) DV Cleared
16 12 (1.55%) VCAP
17 11 (1.42%) NCIE
17 11 (1.42%) MCTS
18 9 (1.16%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.35%) SLA
2 16 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (1.03%) QA
4 8 (1.03%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.52%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.13%) HL7
6 1 (0.13%) DICOM
6 1 (0.13%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.13%) COBIT
System Software
1 279 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 230 (29.68%) Active Directory
3 144 (18.58%) vSphere
4 94 (12.13%) VMware ESXi
5 85 (10.97%) Hyper-V
6 74 (9.55%) XenApp
7 67 (8.65%) NFS
8 46 (5.94%) VMware ESX
9 27 (3.48%) SRDF
10 26 (3.35%) vCloud
11 25 (3.23%) XenDesktop
11 25 (3.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 23 (2.97%) Xen
13 22 (2.84%) Oracle RAC
13 22 (2.84%) KVM
14 19 (2.45%) ProxySG
15 16 (2.06%) Microsoft App-V
16 13 (1.68%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 12 (1.55%) VMware Server
17 12 (1.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 50 (6.45%) NetBackup
2 41 (5.29%) EMC VPLEX
3 39 (5.03%) SCCM
4 38 (4.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 37 (4.77%) Tivoli
6 25 (3.23%) SCOM
7 21 (2.71%) BladeLogic
7 21 (2.71%) Puppet
8 19 (2.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 15 (1.94%) Control-M
10 14 (1.81%) Data Guard
11 12 (1.55%) SnapVault
12 10 (1.29%) vMotion
12 10 (1.29%) ZABBIX
12 10 (1.29%) Backup Exec
13 9 (1.16%) OpenView
13 9 (1.16%) EdgeSight
14 8 (1.03%) SnapMirror
15 7 (0.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 7 (0.90%) MOM
Vendors
1 475 (61.29%) VMware
2 256 (33.03%) Cisco
3 244 (31.48%) Microsoft
4 194 (25.03%) HP
4 194 (25.03%) NetApp
5 168 (21.68%) Oracle
6 166 (21.42%) Citrix
7 151 (19.48%) EMC
8 114 (14.71%) IBM
9 91 (11.74%) Red Hat
10 86 (11.10%) Dell
11 57 (7.35%) CheckPoint
11 57 (7.35%) Symantec
12 56 (7.23%) Brocade
13 49 (6.32%) 3PAR
14 40 (5.16%) Juniper
15 38 (4.90%) Veritas
16 37 (4.77%) CommVault
17 30 (3.87%) Sybase
18 24 (3.10%) Avaya
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TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £400 per day + competitive
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London
Thebes IT
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
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Cititec
Rate: £500 - 550 per day
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