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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 212 148 148
Rank change year-on-year
-64 0
Contract jobs citing SAN 248 382 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.12% 1.62% 1.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.70% 12.51% 12.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 254 234
Median daily rate £425 £375 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £591 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+12.30% +0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 22 5
Median hourly rate - £22.26 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £30.25 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +28.72%
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
3220 3053 2917
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.55% 12.97% 12.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2160 1985 1814
Median daily rate £450 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 102 90
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.98 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.79% -10.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.68 £43.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -12 38 £425 +4.61% 6
Surbiton - 4 £475 -
Uxbridge - 3 £404 -
Docklands, London +10 2 £350 -36.36%
Hounslow +1 2 £415 +27.69%
Canary Wharf -2 2 £325 -18.75%
Croydon -21 2 £450 -8.86%
Mayfair +2 1 £400 +21.58%
Ealing - 1 - -
Osterley - 1 £518 -
Hammersmith - 1 £438 -
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 337 (56.17%) Windows
2 332 (55.33%) VMware
3 274 (45.67%) Linux
4 212 (35.33%) Active Directory
4 212 (35.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 196 (32.67%) HP
6 175 (29.17%) Finance
7 172 (28.67%) NAS
8 163 (27.17%) Cisco
9 155 (25.83%) Windows Server
10 148 (24.67%) Microsoft
10 148 (24.67%) EMC
11 141 (23.50%) Citrix
11 141 (23.50%) NetApp
12 134 (22.33%) Firewall
13 127 (21.17%) Data Centre
14 126 (21.00%) Unix
15 123 (20.50%) Windows Server 2008
16 121 (20.17%) ITIL
17 104 (17.33%) Red Hat
18 101 (16.83%) Solaris
18 101 (16.83%) MS Exchange
18 101 (16.83%) Windows Server 2012
19 96 (16.00%) SQL
20 93 (15.50%) WAN
20 93 (15.50%) DNS
21 92 (15.33%) Banking
22 90 (15.00%) LAN
22 90 (15.00%) SQL Server
23 89 (14.83%) Oracle

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
1 101 (16.83%) MS Exchange
2 54 (9.00%) IIS
3 47 (7.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 42 (7.00%) Apache
5 30 (5.00%) Tomcat
6 29 (4.83%) SharePoint
7 24 (4.00%) OpenStack
8 20 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
9 18 (3.00%) Skype for Business
10 16 (2.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 16 (2.67%) WebSphere
11 14 (2.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 11 (1.83%) JBoss
12 11 (1.83%) Oracle Coherence
12 11 (1.83%) WebLogic
13 7 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2003
14 6 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
14 6 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
15 5 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
15 5 (0.83%) Zimbra
Applications
1 42 (7.00%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.67%) MS Office
3 7 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (1.17%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.83%) MS Project
5 2 (0.33%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 12 (2.00%) Faxination
2 3 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.17%) assyst
4 1 (0.17%) RMDS
4 1 (0.17%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.17%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 45 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (6.00%) Office 365
3 31 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (2.50%) Mimecast
6 14 (2.33%) IaaS
7 9 (1.50%) Azure Active Directory
7 9 (1.50%) PaaS
8 2 (0.33%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.17%) IBM PureFlex
9 1 (0.17%) SaaS
9 1 (0.17%) SoftLayer
9 1 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 172 (28.67%) NAS
2 134 (22.33%) Firewall
3 93 (15.50%) DNS
3 93 (15.50%) WAN
4 90 (15.00%) LAN
5 75 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
6 65 (10.83%) iSCSI
7 61 (10.17%) VLAN
8 56 (9.33%) DHCP
9 44 (7.33%) TCP/IP
10 35 (5.83%) VPN
11 30 (5.00%) LDAP
11 30 (5.00%) NetScaler
12 23 (3.83%) Cisco ASA
12 23 (3.83%) FCoE
13 22 (3.67%) Network Security
14 21 (3.50%) SSL
15 20 (3.33%) Multicast
16 19 (3.17%) Wireless
17 18 (3.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 33 (5.50%) MySQL
3 26 (4.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (4.00%) Oracle Database
5 16 (2.67%) DB2
6 15 (2.50%) Hadoop
6 15 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
6 15 (2.50%) Relational Database
7 13 (2.17%) HBase
8 10 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (1.50%) OLTP
9 9 (1.50%) Oracle Database 10g
10 8 (1.33%) Oracle Database 12c
10 8 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (1.33%) VLDB
11 7 (1.17%) Oracle Exadata
11 7 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (1.17%) SQL Server 2014
11 7 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (2.17%) Git (software)
2 9 (1.50%) Jenkins
2 9 (1.50%) JIRA
3 6 (1.00%) git-flow
4 5 (0.83%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (0.67%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (0.67%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.33%) Ant
6 2 (0.33%) GCC
6 2 (0.33%) Subversion
6 2 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.17%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.17%) Maven
7 1 (0.17%) MSI
7 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.17%) YourKit
General
1 175 (29.17%) Finance
2 92 (15.33%) Banking
3 20 (3.33%) Investment Banking
4 19 (3.17%) Telecoms
5 18 (3.00%) Financial Institution
6 12 (2.00%) Legal
7 11 (1.83%) Retail
8 7 (1.17%) Back Office
8 7 (1.17%) Law
9 6 (1.00%) Games
10 5 (0.83%) French Language
10 5 (0.83%) Publishing
11 4 (0.67%) Advertising
12 3 (0.50%) Front Office
12 3 (0.50%) Marketing
12 3 (0.50%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.33%) Local Government
13 2 (0.33%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.33%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 124 (20.67%) Administrator
2 100 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 88 (14.67%) Architect
4 67 (11.17%) Systems Administrator
5 59 (9.83%) Infrastructure Architect
6 48 (8.00%) VMware Engineer
7 40 (6.67%) Analyst
8 38 (6.33%) Linux Administrator
8 38 (6.33%) Linux Engineer
9 35 (5.83%) Solutions Architect
9 35 (5.83%) Windows Engineer
10 30 (5.00%) Unix Administrator
11 27 (4.50%) Infrastructure Manager
11 27 (4.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 27 (4.50%) Server Engineer
12 26 (4.33%) DBA
12 26 (4.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
12 26 (4.33%) Storage Administrator
13 25 (4.17%) Support Engineer
13 25 (4.17%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (6.50%) Middleware
2 23 (3.83%) Web Services
3 15 (2.50%) HTML
3 15 (2.50%) XML
4 13 (2.17%) .NET
5 11 (1.83%) LAMP
5 11 (1.83%) Rendezvous
6 10 (1.67%) XSLT
7 8 (1.33%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (0.83%) CGI
8 5 (0.83%) libvirt
8 5 (0.83%) Node.js
8 5 (0.83%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (0.67%) JRuby
9 4 (0.67%) SAX
10 3 (0.50%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.33%) 802.1X
11 2 (0.33%) FIX Protocol
11 2 (0.33%) WebSphere MQ
12 1 (0.17%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 127 (21.17%) Data Centre
2 69 (11.50%) Clustering
3 45 (7.50%) Replication
4 29 (4.83%) EMC VNX
5 28 (4.67%) Management Information System
6 27 (4.50%) Blackberry
7 24 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
8 22 (3.67%) EMC VMAX
8 22 (3.67%) Enterprise Storage
9 21 (3.50%) Private Cloud
10 16 (2.67%) Computer Science
11 15 (2.50%) CLARiiON
11 15 (2.50%) Virtual Team
12 12 (2.00%) EqualLogic
12 12 (2.00%) iSeries
13 11 (1.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 10 (1.67%) Client/Server
14 10 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
15 9 (1.50%) IBM XIV
16 8 (1.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 337 (56.17%) Windows
2 274 (45.67%) Linux
3 155 (25.83%) Windows Server
4 126 (21.00%) Unix
5 123 (20.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 101 (16.83%) Solaris
6 101 (16.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 72 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 46 (7.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 35 (5.83%) AIX
10 30 (5.00%) Windows 7
11 24 (4.00%) Apple iOS
12 22 (3.67%) SUSE
13 15 (2.50%) CentOS
14 14 (2.33%) Android
15 13 (2.17%) Windows 8
16 12 (2.00%) Windows Mobile
17 9 (1.50%) Data ONTAP
18 8 (1.33%) VMS
19 6 (1.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (20.17%) ITIL
2 79 (13.17%) Migration
3 51 (8.50%) Performance Tuning
4 49 (8.17%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (8.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 48 (8.00%) High Availability
6 42 (7.00%) Project Management
7 38 (6.33%) Change Management
8 37 (6.17%) PRINCE2
9 32 (5.33%) Configuration Management
10 29 (4.83%) DevOps
11 27 (4.50%) Service Management
12 24 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
12 24 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
13 23 (3.83%) Open Source
14 22 (3.67%) Stakeholder Management
15 21 (3.50%) Capacity Management
15 21 (3.50%) TOGAF
16 19 (3.17%) Incident Management
17 18 (3.00%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 96 (16.00%) SQL
2 60 (10.00%) Perl
3 55 (9.17%) PowerShell
4 51 (8.50%) Python
5 48 (8.00%) Bash Shell
6 42 (7.00%) Shell Script
7 34 (5.67%) Java
8 16 (2.67%) Ruby
9 14 (2.33%) PHP
10 13 (2.17%) JavaScript
11 11 (1.83%) T-SQL
12 10 (1.67%) C
13 8 (1.33%) PL/SQL
14 7 (1.17%) AWK
14 7 (1.17%) sed
15 5 (0.83%) Korn
15 5 (0.83%) RPG IV
16 4 (0.67%) C#
17 3 (0.50%) R
18 2 (0.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 46 (7.67%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (6.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 34 (5.67%) CCNA
4 29 (4.83%) Degree
5 27 (4.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 24 (4.00%) RHCE
7 19 (3.17%) MCSE
7 19 (3.17%) RHCA
8 18 (3.00%) CCNP
9 16 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
10 11 (1.83%) Security Cleared
11 9 (1.50%) Oracle Certification
11 9 (1.50%) RHCSA
12 8 (1.33%) SC Cleared
13 7 (1.17%) MCSA
14 5 (0.83%) MCTS
14 5 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 4 (0.67%) PMI Certification
15 4 (0.67%) PMP
15 4 (0.67%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.83%) SLA
2 10 (1.67%) QA
3 7 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.00%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.67%) ISO22301
6 3 (0.50%) BS7799
6 3 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.33%) COBIT
8 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.17%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.17%) PMBOK
System Software
1 212 (35.33%) Active Directory
1 212 (35.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 77 (12.83%) NFS
3 72 (12.00%) vSphere
4 63 (10.50%) Hyper-V
5 59 (9.83%) VMware ESX
6 52 (8.67%) VMware ESXi
7 51 (8.50%) XenApp
8 46 (7.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 33 (5.50%) KVM
10 31 (5.17%) Virtual Machines
11 25 (4.17%) XenDesktop
12 24 (4.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 23 (3.83%) Xen
14 22 (3.67%) SRDF
14 22 (3.67%) VMware Server
15 18 (3.00%) Oracle RAC
16 14 (2.33%) StorNext
16 14 (2.33%) Virtual Servers
17 13 (2.17%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 67 (11.17%) Puppet
2 51 (8.50%) SCCM
3 40 (6.67%) NetBackup
4 32 (5.33%) SCOM
5 22 (3.67%) Microsoft Clustering
5 22 (3.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 21 (3.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 16 (2.67%) Control-M
7 16 (2.67%) Red Hat Satellite
8 15 (2.50%) WSUS
9 13 (2.17%) EMC VPLEX
9 13 (2.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 13 (2.17%) SCVMM
10 12 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
10 12 (2.00%) Tivoli
11 10 (1.67%) BladeLogic
11 10 (1.67%) Nagios
11 10 (1.67%) Oracle RMAN
12 9 (1.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 9 (1.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 332 (55.33%) VMware
2 196 (32.67%) HP
3 163 (27.17%) Cisco
4 148 (24.67%) EMC
4 148 (24.67%) Microsoft
5 141 (23.50%) Citrix
5 141 (23.50%) NetApp
6 104 (17.33%) Red Hat
7 89 (14.83%) Oracle
8 87 (14.50%) IBM
9 62 (10.33%) Veritas
10 57 (9.50%) Dell
11 54 (9.00%) Symantec
12 28 (4.67%) Brocade
13 23 (3.83%) 3PAR
13 23 (3.83%) IronPort
14 22 (3.67%) CheckPoint
15 20 (3.33%) Intel
15 20 (3.33%) Sun
16 18 (3.00%) F5
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