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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 108 137 95
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -42
Contract jobs citing SAN 423 345 471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.91% 1.52% 2.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.43% 12.92% 16.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 249 310
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £528 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 2 15
Average hourly rate £22.83 £23.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -6.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.55 £15.10 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £31.90 £37.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £21.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+52.38% -22.22%
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
2931 2671 2899
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.22% 11.80% 13.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1912 1798 1777
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 77 136
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -14.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £34.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +29 138 £413 -5.71% 29
Croydon -11 13 £350 -20.00% 1
Canary Wharf -6 5 - -
New Malden - 5 - - 2
Feltham - 4 - -
Kingston Upon Thames +1 3 £209 -44.20%
Docklands, London -3 3 £600 +33.33%
Wembley - 3 £290 -
Twickenham - 2 - -
Ilford - 2 £230 -
Bromley +2 1 - -
Chessington +1 1 - -
Hounslow - 1 £375 -
Brentford - 1 £375 -
Hammersmith - 1 £775 - 1
Wimbledon - 1 £300 -
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 506 (65.54%) Windows
2 482 (62.44%) VMware
3 284 (36.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 256 (33.16%) Cisco
5 228 (29.53%) Microsoft
5 228 (29.53%) Active Directory
5 228 (29.53%) NAS
6 211 (27.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 204 (26.42%) HP
8 199 (25.78%) Linux
9 189 (24.48%) NetApp
10 178 (23.06%) Finance
11 173 (22.41%) Citrix
12 157 (20.34%) Windows Server 2003
13 154 (19.95%) ITIL
14 153 (19.82%) Windows Server 2012
15 149 (19.30%) EMC
16 147 (19.04%) Oracle
17 141 (18.26%) UNIX
18 140 (18.13%) SQL Server
19 133 (17.23%) vSphere
20 128 (16.58%) LAN
21 127 (16.45%) MS Exchange
22 126 (16.32%) WAN
23 119 (15.41%) DNS
24 113 (14.64%) Firewall
25 111 (14.38%) IBM
26 110 (14.25%) SQL
27 108 (13.99%) Migration
28 100 (12.95%) Hyper-V

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 127 (16.45%) MS Exchange
2 72 (9.33%) IIS
3 67 (8.68%) SharePoint
4 59 (7.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 39 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2013
6 32 (4.15%) Exchange Server 2007
7 31 (4.02%) Apache
8 27 (3.50%) OpenStack
9 24 (3.11%) Lync
10 23 (2.98%) Tomcat
11 17 (2.20%) WebSphere
12 15 (1.94%) SharePoint 2010
13 13 (1.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 11 (1.42%) Oracle Workflow
14 11 (1.42%) WebLogic
15 9 (1.17%) JBoss
15 9 (1.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 7 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
16 7 (0.91%) Office Communications Server
17 6 (0.78%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 78 (10.10%) MS Excel
2 39 (5.05%) MS Office
3 17 (2.20%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (1.04%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 18 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (0.91%) RMDS
3 5 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.65%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.26%) IntelliMatch
5 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.26%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 23 (2.98%) Office 365
2 22 (2.85%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (2.46%) IaaS
4 16 (2.07%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (1.42%) PaaS
6 9 (1.17%) SaaS
7 2 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.13%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 228 (29.53%) NAS
2 128 (16.58%) LAN
3 126 (16.32%) WAN
4 119 (15.41%) DNS
5 113 (14.64%) Firewall
6 90 (11.66%) TCP/IP
7 75 (9.72%) DHCP
8 59 (7.64%) Fibre Channel
9 56 (7.25%) VPN
10 41 (5.31%) VLAN
10 41 (5.31%) NetScaler
11 38 (4.92%) iSCSI
12 37 (4.79%) MPLS
13 33 (4.27%) LDAP
14 29 (3.76%) Cisco Nexus
15 26 (3.37%) Network Security
15 26 (3.37%) SSL
15 26 (3.37%) Wireless
16 23 (2.98%) VoIP
17 22 (2.85%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (18.13%) SQL Server
2 46 (5.96%) Oracle Database
3 24 (3.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (2.20%) Relational Database
5 14 (1.81%) RDBMS
6 12 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
6 12 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
6 12 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (1.42%) MongoDB
8 10 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (1.17%) MySQL
9 9 (1.17%) Big Data
9 9 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (1.04%) Oracle Database 10g
11 7 (0.91%) DB2
12 6 (0.78%) Hadoop
13 5 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (0.65%) HBase
Development Applications
1 7 (0.91%) Visual Studio
2 6 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (0.78%) MSI
3 4 (0.52%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.52%) JIRA
4 3 (0.39%) Subversion
4 3 (0.39%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.13%) ERwin
5 1 (0.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 178 (23.06%) Finance
2 65 (8.42%) Banking
3 21 (2.72%) Back Office
4 18 (2.33%) Investment Banking
5 11 (1.42%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.30%) Retail
7 9 (1.17%) Marketing
7 9 (1.17%) Legal
7 9 (1.17%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.04%) Law
8 8 (1.04%) Advertising
8 8 (1.04%) Publishing
9 4 (0.52%) Local Government
9 4 (0.52%) Private Banking
10 3 (0.39%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.26%) Electronics
11 2 (0.26%) Military
11 2 (0.26%) Games
12 1 (0.13%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 130 (16.84%) Administrator
2 100 (12.95%) Architect
3 95 (12.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 83 (10.75%) Systems Administrator
5 73 (9.46%) Analyst
6 52 (6.74%) Infrastructure Architect
7 46 (5.96%) Storage Engineer
8 42 (5.44%) Server Engineer
9 41 (5.31%) Consultant
10 28 (3.63%) 3rd Line Support
11 25 (3.24%) Storage Administrator
11 25 (3.24%) Infrastructure Manager
11 25 (3.24%) Project Manager
12 24 (3.11%) Wintel Engineer
12 24 (3.11%) DBA
13 23 (2.98%) Technical Architect
13 23 (2.98%) Systems Engineer
13 23 (2.98%) Storage Consultant
14 21 (2.72%) Senior Systems Administrator
14 21 (2.72%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (6.22%) Middleware
2 25 (3.24%) Web Services
3 24 (3.11%) .NET
4 15 (1.94%) HTML
5 13 (1.68%) XML
6 11 (1.42%) Application Packaging
7 9 (1.17%) Oracle Fusion
8 8 (1.04%) ASP.NET
8 8 (1.04%) JSP
9 7 (0.91%) Rendezvous
9 7 (0.91%) SOAP
9 7 (0.91%) J2EE
10 6 (0.78%) REST
10 6 (0.78%) XSLT
11 5 (0.65%) LAMP
11 5 (0.65%) Ultra Messaging
12 3 (0.39%) JSON
12 3 (0.39%) WebSphere MQ
12 3 (0.39%) Moose
12 3 (0.39%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 82 (10.62%) Clustering
2 57 (7.38%) Replication
3 45 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (3.76%) Symmetrix
5 20 (2.59%) Fat Client
5 20 (2.59%) Thin Client
6 18 (2.33%) Symmetrix DMX
7 15 (1.94%) Blackberry
8 12 (1.55%) Public Cloud
8 12 (1.55%) CLARiiON
9 11 (1.42%) Hedge funds
9 11 (1.42%) EqualLogic
10 9 (1.17%) PKI
10 9 (1.17%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.04%) Enterprise Storage
11 8 (1.04%) Private Cloud
11 8 (1.04%) NHS
12 7 (0.91%) Management Information System
12 7 (0.91%) Open Source
13 6 (0.78%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 506 (65.54%) Windows
2 211 (27.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 199 (25.78%) Linux
4 157 (20.34%) Windows Server 2003
5 153 (19.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 141 (18.26%) UNIX
7 85 (11.01%) Solaris
8 76 (9.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 37 (4.79%) Windows 7
10 35 (4.53%) HPUX
11 26 (3.37%) AIX
12 19 (2.46%) SUSE
13 13 (1.68%) Windows 8
14 9 (1.17%) Oracle Linux
15 8 (1.04%) CentOS
15 8 (1.04%) Windows 2000
16 7 (0.91%) VMS
17 6 (0.78%) Ubuntu
18 4 (0.52%) Android
18 4 (0.52%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (19.95%) ITIL
2 108 (13.99%) Migration
3 73 (9.46%) Project Management
4 53 (6.87%) Disaster Recovery
5 42 (5.44%) Capacity Planning
6 37 (4.79%) Change Management
7 32 (4.15%) Service Management
7 32 (4.15%) Workflow
8 29 (3.76%) Configuration Management
9 28 (3.63%) Service Delivery
9 28 (3.63%) PRINCE2
10 26 (3.37%) ITSM
10 26 (3.37%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (3.11%) Performance Tuning
12 23 (2.98%) Root Cause Analysis
13 20 (2.59%) Capacity Management
13 20 (2.59%) Incident Management
14 19 (2.46%) Stakeholder Management
15 17 (2.20%) Load Balancing
15 17 (2.20%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 110 (14.25%) SQL
2 92 (11.92%) PowerShell
3 42 (5.44%) Perl
4 32 (4.15%) Shell Script
5 28 (3.63%) C
6 23 (2.98%) VBScript
7 21 (2.72%) JavaScript
8 20 (2.59%) C#
8 20 (2.59%) T-SQL
8 20 (2.59%) Python
8 20 (2.59%) Korn
9 19 (2.46%) Bash Shell
10 14 (1.81%) Java
11 5 (0.65%) VBA
11 5 (0.65%) VB
11 5 (0.65%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.39%) Ruby
13 2 (0.26%) R
13 2 (0.26%) PHP
14 1 (0.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 76 (9.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 63 (8.16%) Cisco Certification
3 59 (7.64%) Security Cleared
4 54 (6.99%) MCSE
5 42 (5.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 39 (5.05%) SC Cleared
6 39 (5.05%) CCNA
7 31 (4.02%) MCITP
8 25 (3.24%) CCNP
9 21 (2.72%) NCDA
10 20 (2.59%) Degree
11 19 (2.46%) Citrix Certification
12 18 (2.33%) MCSA
13 17 (2.20%) NCIE
14 13 (1.68%) VCAP
14 13 (1.68%) VCP5
14 13 (1.68%) DV Cleared
15 12 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
16 11 (1.42%) ISTQB
16 11 (1.42%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.76%) SLA
2 11 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (0.91%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.65%) QA
6 4 (0.52%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.13%) COBIT
7 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.13%) HL7
7 1 (0.13%) DICOM
System Software
1 284 (36.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 228 (29.53%) Active Directory
3 133 (17.23%) vSphere
4 100 (12.95%) Hyper-V
5 86 (11.14%) VMware ESXi
6 83 (10.75%) XenApp
7 66 (8.55%) NFS
8 55 (7.12%) VMware ESX
9 35 (4.53%) XenDesktop
10 34 (4.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 29 (3.76%) vCloud
12 27 (3.50%) SRDF
13 23 (2.98%) Xen
14 17 (2.20%) Oracle RAC
14 17 (2.20%) KVM
15 16 (2.07%) VMware Server
16 13 (1.68%) Microsoft App-V
17 10 (1.30%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 10 (1.30%) XenServer
18 9 (1.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 48 (6.22%) SCOM
2 43 (5.57%) SCCM
3 42 (5.44%) NetBackup
4 36 (4.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 33 (4.27%) Tivoli
6 25 (3.24%) Puppet
7 19 (2.46%) HP SIM
8 18 (2.33%) EdgeSight
9 16 (2.07%) SCVMM
10 14 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
11 13 (1.68%) Backup Exec
12 12 (1.55%) BladeLogic
13 11 (1.42%) Data Guard
13 11 (1.42%) EMC NetWorker
14 10 (1.30%) vMotion
14 10 (1.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 8 (1.04%) Nagios
15 8 (1.04%) Control-M
16 7 (0.91%) WSUS
16 7 (0.91%) Icinga
Vendors
1 482 (62.44%) VMware
2 256 (33.16%) Cisco
3 228 (29.53%) Microsoft
4 204 (26.42%) HP
5 189 (24.48%) NetApp
6 173 (22.41%) Citrix
7 149 (19.30%) EMC
8 147 (19.04%) Oracle
9 111 (14.38%) IBM
10 83 (10.75%) Red Hat
11 71 (9.20%) Dell
12 56 (7.25%) Brocade
13 50 (6.48%) 3PAR
14 41 (5.31%) CheckPoint
15 39 (5.05%) Juniper
16 38 (4.92%) Veritas
17 37 (4.79%) CommVault
18 34 (4.40%) Symantec
19 29 (3.76%) F5
20 26 (3.37%) Sybase
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £351 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £600 - 660 per day + .
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
LA International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £475 - 535 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £535 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £28.3 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £280.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £399.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £350 per hour
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Posted: 24 days ago