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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 128 139 98
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -41
Contract jobs citing SAN 363 340 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.72% 1.58% 2.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.99% 12.92% 15.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 241 259
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 24
Average hourly rate £22.69 - £32.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 - £19.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 - £44.31
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -2.32%
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
2794 2632 2713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.23% 12.21% 14.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1849 1703 1682
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 68 154
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.50 £44.31
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 January 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
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 January 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 +15 81 £375 -1.31% 38
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £293 - 1
Bromley - 1 - -
Enfield - - - -
Hayes - - - - 2
Hounslow - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Westminster - - - - 1
Greenwich - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Rainham - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - -
Southall - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Wembley - - - - 1
Worcester Park - - - - 1
Barnet - - - -
Brentford - - - -
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 473 (62.48%) Windows
2 472 (62.35%) VMware
3 296 (39.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 274 (36.20%) Active Directory
5 253 (33.42%) Cisco
6 245 (32.36%) Microsoft
7 229 (30.25%) Linux
8 207 (27.34%) Citrix
9 206 (27.21%) Windows Server 2008
10 201 (26.55%) NAS
11 189 (24.97%) HP
12 174 (22.99%) EMC
13 167 (22.06%) MS Exchange
14 164 (21.66%) NetApp
15 162 (21.40%) DNS
16 150 (19.82%) Finance
17 146 (19.29%) UNIX
18 145 (19.15%) Firewall
19 140 (18.49%) Windows Server 2003
20 132 (17.44%) SQL Server
21 128 (16.91%) vSphere
22 127 (16.78%) WAN
23 124 (16.38%) ITIL
24 114 (15.06%) LAN
24 114 (15.06%) IBM
25 113 (14.93%) Hyper-V
26 108 (14.27%) DHCP
27 107 (14.13%) Exchange Server 2010
28 104 (13.74%) XenApp
28 104 (13.74%) Oracle

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 167 (22.06%) MS Exchange
2 107 (14.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 70 (9.25%) IIS
4 60 (7.93%) SharePoint
5 55 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2007
6 49 (6.47%) Exchange Server 2013
7 31 (4.10%) Apache
7 31 (4.10%) Lync
8 29 (3.83%) Tomcat
9 28 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 26 (3.43%) OpenStack
11 23 (3.04%) Exchange Server 2003
12 14 (1.85%) WebSphere
13 11 (1.45%) Office Communications Server
14 8 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
14 8 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
15 6 (0.79%) NetWeaver
16 5 (0.66%) JBoss
17 4 (0.53%) Oracle Coherence
17 4 (0.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 59 (7.79%) MS Excel
2 40 (5.28%) MS Office
3 10 (1.32%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.92%) MS Project
5 5 (0.66%) PowerPivot
6 3 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.13%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 22 (2.91%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.40%) RMDS
2 3 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.26%) IntelliMatch
3 2 (0.26%) ResourceLink
3 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.13%) Adaptiv
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (2.64%) Office 365
3 15 (1.98%) IaaS
4 6 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.53%) SaaS
5 4 (0.53%) PaaS
5 4 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 201 (26.55%) NAS
2 162 (21.40%) DNS
3 145 (19.15%) Firewall
4 127 (16.78%) WAN
5 114 (15.06%) LAN
6 108 (14.27%) DHCP
7 96 (12.68%) TCP/IP
8 68 (8.98%) VLAN
9 64 (8.45%) VPN
10 62 (8.19%) Fibre Channel
11 49 (6.47%) NetScaler
12 47 (6.21%) MPLS
12 47 (6.21%) iSCSI
13 36 (4.76%) Wireless
14 34 (4.49%) VoIP
15 29 (3.83%) LDAP
15 29 (3.83%) Network Security
16 28 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
17 27 (3.57%) Internet
18 26 (3.43%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (17.44%) SQL Server
2 44 (5.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (3.57%) Oracle Database
4 15 (1.98%) MongoDB
5 13 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
5 13 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (1.59%) DB2
7 9 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (1.06%) MySQL
9 7 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (0.66%) OLAP
11 5 (0.66%) RDBMS
11 5 (0.66%) Star Schema
11 5 (0.66%) Data Mining
11 5 (0.66%) ProClarity
11 5 (0.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (0.66%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (1.06%) MSI
2 7 (0.92%) Jenkins
3 6 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (0.66%) Subversion
5 4 (0.53%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (0.40%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.13%) JIRA
7 1 (0.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 150 (19.82%) Finance
2 65 (8.59%) Banking
3 26 (3.43%) Telecoms
4 23 (3.04%) Investment Banking
5 19 (2.51%) Law
6 15 (1.98%) Publishing
7 14 (1.85%) Legal
8 13 (1.72%) Retail
9 9 (1.19%) Back Office
10 8 (1.06%) Games
11 7 (0.92%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.79%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.40%) Marketing
15 2 (0.26%) Private Banking
15 2 (0.26%) Advertising
15 2 (0.26%) Electronics
16 1 (0.13%) Local Government
16 1 (0.13%) German Language
Job Titles
1 101 (13.34%) Analyst
2 93 (12.29%) Architect
3 91 (12.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 88 (11.62%) Administrator
5 59 (7.79%) Systems Administrator
6 57 (7.53%) Storage Engineer
7 49 (6.47%) Consultant
8 36 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
9 34 (4.49%) Server Engineer
10 32 (4.23%) Network Engineer
10 32 (4.23%) 3rd Line Support
11 25 (3.30%) Systems Engineer
12 23 (3.04%) UNIX Administrator
13 22 (2.91%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 20 (2.64%) Support Analyst
14 20 (2.64%) Support Engineer
15 19 (2.51%) Technical Architect
15 19 (2.51%) Storage Administrator
16 18 (2.38%) Storage Architect
17 17 (2.25%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (4.89%) Middleware
2 31 (4.10%) .NET
3 19 (2.51%) HTML
4 17 (2.25%) ASP.NET
4 17 (2.25%) Web Services
5 14 (1.85%) JSP
6 9 (1.19%) Application Packaging
7 8 (1.06%) Regular Expression
8 5 (0.66%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (0.66%) MDX
9 4 (0.53%) XML
10 3 (0.40%) Rendezvous
10 3 (0.40%) XSLT
10 3 (0.40%) LAMP
10 3 (0.40%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (0.40%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (0.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 2 (0.26%) WCF
11 2 (0.26%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.26%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 76 (10.04%) Replication
2 69 (9.11%) Clustering
3 30 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (3.83%) Blackberry
5 19 (2.51%) Thin Client
5 19 (2.51%) Fat Client
6 17 (2.25%) Open Source
7 12 (1.59%) Symmetrix DMX
8 9 (1.19%) HACMP
8 9 (1.19%) CLARiiON
9 8 (1.06%) Hedge funds
9 8 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
10 7 (0.92%) CESG
10 7 (0.92%) Symmetrix
10 7 (0.92%) Management Information System
10 7 (0.92%) Spread Betting
10 7 (0.92%) Wiki
10 7 (0.92%) Online Games
11 6 (0.79%) EqualLogic
11 6 (0.79%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 473 (62.48%) Windows
2 229 (30.25%) Linux
3 206 (27.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 146 (19.29%) UNIX
5 140 (18.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 97 (12.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 91 (12.02%) Solaris
8 83 (10.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 42 (5.55%) AIX
10 38 (5.02%) Windows 7
11 32 (4.23%) SUSE
12 24 (3.17%) Windows XP
13 21 (2.77%) HPUX
14 14 (1.85%) Windows 8
15 13 (1.72%) Oracle Linux
16 8 (1.06%) CentOS
17 7 (0.92%) Ubuntu
18 6 (0.79%) VMS
19 5 (0.66%) Slackware
20 4 (0.53%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (16.38%) ITIL
2 104 (13.74%) Migration
3 64 (8.45%) Project Management
4 51 (6.74%) Disaster Recovery
5 45 (5.94%) Change Management
6 42 (5.55%) Configuration Management
7 36 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
8 32 (4.23%) Load Balancing
9 30 (3.96%) Service Delivery
10 28 (3.70%) ITSM
11 27 (3.57%) Service Management
11 27 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (3.57%) Problem Management
12 26 (3.43%) WAN Optimisation
13 25 (3.30%) Incident Management
13 25 (3.30%) Knowledge Management
14 23 (3.04%) Capacity Planning
15 22 (2.91%) Capacity Management
16 21 (2.77%) Benchmarking
16 21 (2.77%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 99 (13.08%) SQL
2 78 (10.30%) PowerShell
3 48 (6.34%) Shell Script
4 44 (5.81%) Perl
5 31 (4.10%) VBScript
6 24 (3.17%) Java
7 23 (3.04%) Python
8 19 (2.51%) JavaScript
9 18 (2.38%) C
9 18 (2.38%) C#
10 17 (2.25%) Korn
11 12 (1.59%) VB
12 10 (1.32%) C++
13 8 (1.06%) Bash Shell
14 7 (0.92%) VBA
14 7 (0.92%) PHP
15 5 (0.66%) Ruby
16 3 (0.40%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.40%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.40%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Qualifications
1 72 (9.51%) Cisco Certification
2 57 (7.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 53 (7.00%) Security Cleared
4 51 (6.74%) CCNA
5 48 (6.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 41 (5.42%) SC Cleared
7 37 (4.89%) MCSE
8 24 (3.17%) MCITP
9 19 (2.51%) NCDA
10 18 (2.38%) ISTQB
11 16 (2.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 16 (2.11%) NCIE
12 15 (1.98%) Citrix Certification
13 14 (1.85%) CCNP
14 13 (1.72%) ISEB
14 13 (1.72%) Degree
14 13 (1.72%) DV Cleared
15 9 (1.19%) VCAP
16 8 (1.06%) VCP5
16 8 (1.06%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.04%) SLA
2 6 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.13%) QA
System Software
1 296 (39.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 274 (36.20%) Active Directory
3 128 (16.91%) vSphere
4 113 (14.93%) Hyper-V
5 104 (13.74%) XenApp
6 70 (9.25%) VMware ESX
6 70 (9.25%) VMware ESXi
7 67 (8.85%) NFS
8 40 (5.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 37 (4.89%) XenDesktop
10 35 (4.62%) Xen
11 25 (3.30%) KVM
12 20 (2.64%) vCloud
13 19 (2.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 18 (2.38%) VMware Server
14 18 (2.38%) SRDF
15 15 (1.98%) XenServer
16 14 (1.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 12 (1.59%) UAG
18 11 (1.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 62 (8.19%) SCCM
2 56 (7.40%) SCOM
3 47 (6.21%) Tivoli
3 47 (6.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 38 (5.02%) Backup Exec
5 36 (4.76%) NetBackup
6 34 (4.49%) Puppet
7 24 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
7 24 (3.17%) Nagios
8 23 (3.04%) EdgeSight
8 23 (3.04%) SCVMM
9 22 (2.91%) HP SIM
10 20 (2.64%) Norton AntiVirus
11 15 (1.98%) MIMEsweeper
12 12 (1.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 12 (1.59%) Icinga
12 12 (1.59%) WSUS
13 11 (1.45%) MAILsweeper
13 11 (1.45%) Legato
13 11 (1.45%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 472 (62.35%) VMware
2 253 (33.42%) Cisco
3 245 (32.36%) Microsoft
4 207 (27.34%) Citrix
5 189 (24.97%) HP
6 174 (22.99%) EMC
7 164 (21.66%) NetApp
8 114 (15.06%) IBM
9 104 (13.74%) Oracle
10 97 (12.81%) Red Hat
11 63 (8.32%) Dell
12 57 (7.53%) Symantec
13 51 (6.74%) Veritas
13 51 (6.74%) CheckPoint
14 44 (5.81%) Brocade
15 36 (4.76%) Juniper
15 36 (4.76%) Veeam
16 32 (4.23%) F5
17 30 (3.96%) 3PAR
18 26 (3.43%) ServiceNow
London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
North London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £405.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £405 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City, London
Austen Smythe Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified Market rate depending on experience, initial 3 months
Posted: 20 days ago
City, London
Austen Smythe Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified Market rate depending on experience, initial 3 months
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago