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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 212 176 143
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -33
Contract jobs citing SAN 253 317 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.12% 1.35% 1.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.78% 10.92% 12.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 209 266
Median daily rate £433 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.89% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £274 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £525 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £344 £335
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 5
Median hourly rate £50.00 £17.40 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+187.35% -24.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £33.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-48.87% +20.90%
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
3252 2902 3242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.37% 12.40% 13.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2093 1923 2072
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 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 89 94
Median hourly rate £17.25 £17.25 £22.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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 24 September 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
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 24 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the London region over the 3 months to 24 September 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 -18 36 £425 +6.25% 15
Canary Wharf - 5 £325 -
Uxbridge - 4 £350 -
Docklands, London +12 2 £350 -28.20%
Mayfair +1 2 £325 +1.56%
New Malden - 2 - -
Southwark - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £438 -
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 324 (60.00%) VMware
2 313 (57.96%) Windows
3 239 (44.26%) Linux
4 212 (39.26%) Active Directory
5 204 (37.78%) HP
6 199 (36.85%) VMware Infrastructure
7 168 (31.11%) Cisco
8 160 (29.63%) Windows Server
9 158 (29.26%) Microsoft
10 156 (28.89%) Finance
11 154 (28.52%) NAS
12 146 (27.04%) EMC
13 130 (24.07%) Citrix
14 125 (23.15%) NetApp
14 125 (23.15%) Windows Server 2008
15 124 (22.96%) Firewall
16 116 (21.48%) DNS
16 116 (21.48%) ITIL
17 114 (21.11%) MS Exchange
18 113 (20.93%) Data Centre
19 107 (19.81%) Unix
20 105 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
21 96 (17.78%) Red Hat
22 95 (17.59%) Solaris
23 87 (16.11%) SQL
24 83 (15.37%) SQL Server
25 79 (14.63%) Oracle
26 76 (14.07%) DHCP
27 75 (13.89%) LAN
27 75 (13.89%) Banking

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
1 114 (21.11%) MS Exchange
2 60 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 51 (9.44%) IIS
4 32 (5.93%) Apache
5 31 (5.74%) SharePoint
6 25 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2013
7 21 (3.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 20 (3.70%) Skype for Business
8 20 (3.70%) Tomcat
9 19 (3.52%) OpenStack
10 16 (2.96%) WebLogic
11 11 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
11 11 (2.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 10 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
13 9 (1.67%) WebSphere
14 8 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2007
14 8 (1.48%) Oracle Coherence
14 8 (1.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 7 (1.30%) JBoss
16 5 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 45 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.96%) MS Office
3 9 (1.67%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.37%) HipChat
4 2 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (2.22%) Faxination
2 10 (1.85%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (1.48%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (1.30%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.19%) assyst
7 1 (0.19%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.19%) RMDS
7 1 (0.19%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.19%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 45 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (7.59%) Office 365
3 34 (6.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (2.96%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (2.78%) Mimecast
6 8 (1.48%) IaaS
7 7 (1.30%) PaaS
8 6 (1.11%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.56%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.19%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.19%) SaaS
10 1 (0.19%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 154 (28.52%) NAS
2 124 (22.96%) Firewall
3 116 (21.48%) DNS
4 76 (14.07%) DHCP
5 75 (13.89%) LAN
6 73 (13.52%) WAN
7 72 (13.33%) iSCSI
8 60 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
9 55 (10.19%) VLAN
10 51 (9.44%) TCP/IP
11 37 (6.85%) VPN
12 31 (5.74%) LDAP
13 26 (4.81%) NetScaler
14 25 (4.63%) FCoE
15 21 (3.89%) Internet
16 20 (3.70%) Network Security
17 19 (3.52%) Cisco ASA
18 18 (3.33%) HTTP
18 18 (3.33%) MPLS
18 18 (3.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (15.37%) SQL Server
2 34 (6.30%) MySQL
3 26 (4.81%) Oracle Database
4 19 (3.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (3.15%) Oracle Database 11g
6 13 (2.41%) Oracle Database 10g
7 12 (2.22%) Relational Database
8 11 (2.04%) Hadoop
9 10 (1.85%) HBase
9 10 (1.85%) Oracle BI EE
10 7 (1.30%) DB2
10 7 (1.30%) SQL Server 2014
11 6 (1.11%) RDBMS
12 5 (0.93%) MongoDB
12 5 (0.93%) NoSQL
12 5 (0.93%) OLTP
12 5 (0.93%) Oracle Database 12c
13 4 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (0.74%) Oracle Exadata
13 4 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (2.59%) Git (software)
2 9 (1.67%) Jenkins
2 9 (1.67%) JIRA
2 9 (1.67%) TeamCity
3 6 (1.11%) git-flow
4 4 (0.74%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.19%) Ant
6 1 (0.19%) GCC
6 1 (0.19%) MSI
6 1 (0.19%) Subversion
General
1 156 (28.89%) Finance
2 75 (13.89%) Banking
3 18 (3.33%) Financial Institution
4 17 (3.15%) Investment Banking
5 16 (2.96%) Telecoms
6 15 (2.78%) Law
7 13 (2.41%) Back Office
8 11 (2.04%) Legal
9 9 (1.67%) Retail
10 7 (1.30%) Advertising
11 6 (1.11%) Billing
12 4 (0.74%) French Language
12 4 (0.74%) Publishing
13 3 (0.56%) Games
13 3 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.56%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.37%) Front Office
14 2 (0.37%) Local Government
14 2 (0.37%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 119 (22.04%) Administrator
2 97 (17.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 72 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
4 56 (10.37%) Architect
5 54 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
6 41 (7.59%) Linux Administrator
7 35 (6.48%) Infrastructure Architect
8 34 (6.30%) Windows Engineer
9 32 (5.93%) Analyst
9 32 (5.93%) Storage Engineer
10 30 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
10 30 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 27 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
11 27 (5.00%) Unix Administrator
12 26 (4.81%) Support Engineer
13 25 (4.63%) Server Engineer
14 23 (4.26%) DBA
14 23 (4.26%) Infrastructure Manager
15 22 (4.07%) Solutions Architect
16 21 (3.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (5.19%) Middleware
2 20 (3.70%) Web Services
3 11 (2.04%) .NET
3 11 (2.04%) LAMP
4 10 (1.85%) HTML
5 8 (1.48%) RabbitMQ
5 8 (1.48%) Rendezvous
5 8 (1.48%) XML
6 7 (1.30%) libvirt
6 7 (1.30%) XSLT
7 4 (0.74%) .NET Framework
7 4 (0.74%) JRuby
8 2 (0.37%) 802.1X
8 2 (0.37%) J2EE
8 2 (0.37%) JSP
8 2 (0.37%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 1 (0.19%) CGI
9 1 (0.19%) JMS
9 1 (0.19%) MSMQ
9 1 (0.19%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 113 (20.93%) Data Centre
2 71 (13.15%) Clustering
3 37 (6.85%) Replication
4 33 (6.11%) EMC VNX
5 28 (5.19%) Blackberry
6 27 (5.00%) Management Information System
7 19 (3.52%) Computer Science
8 16 (2.96%) Private Cloud
9 15 (2.78%) CLARiiON
9 15 (2.78%) Virtual Team
10 14 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (2.59%) EMC VMAX
10 14 (2.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 12 (2.22%) Hedge funds
12 10 (1.85%) Enterprise Storage
13 9 (1.67%) VCE vBlock
14 7 (1.30%) Client/Server
14 7 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
14 7 (1.30%) SWIFT
15 6 (1.11%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 313 (57.96%) Windows
2 239 (44.26%) Linux
3 160 (29.63%) Windows Server
4 125 (23.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 107 (19.81%) Unix
6 105 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 95 (17.59%) Solaris
8 63 (11.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 56 (10.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 29 (5.37%) SUSE
11 27 (5.00%) Windows 7
12 26 (4.81%) AIX
13 14 (2.59%) Apple iOS
14 13 (2.41%) Android
15 12 (2.22%) CentOS
15 12 (2.22%) Windows Mobile
16 8 (1.48%) Ubuntu
16 8 (1.48%) VMS
16 8 (1.48%) Windows 8
17 6 (1.11%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (21.48%) ITIL
2 64 (11.85%) Migration
3 46 (8.52%) High Availability
4 43 (7.96%) Disaster Recovery
5 38 (7.04%) Performance Tuning
6 35 (6.48%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (6.48%) Configuration Management
7 31 (5.74%) Project Management
8 30 (5.56%) PRINCE2
9 25 (4.63%) Capacity Planning
10 24 (4.44%) Change Management
11 21 (3.89%) Load Balancing
11 21 (3.89%) Open Source
12 20 (3.70%) Service Management
13 19 (3.52%) DevOps
14 16 (2.96%) Stakeholder Management
15 15 (2.78%) Asset Management
16 14 (2.59%) Benchmarking
16 14 (2.59%) Data Management
16 14 (2.59%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 87 (16.11%) SQL
2 71 (13.15%) PowerShell
3 53 (9.81%) Perl
4 41 (7.59%) Bash Shell
4 41 (7.59%) Python
5 31 (5.74%) Shell Script
6 24 (4.44%) Java
7 16 (2.96%) Ruby
8 11 (2.04%) PHP
9 9 (1.67%) JavaScript
10 8 (1.48%) C
11 7 (1.30%) Korn
12 5 (0.93%) AWK
12 5 (0.93%) PL/SQL
12 5 (0.93%) sed
13 4 (0.74%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.56%) R
15 2 (0.37%) VB
16 1 (0.19%) COBOL
16 1 (0.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 57 (10.56%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (8.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 36 (6.67%) CCNA
4 30 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (4.44%) Degree
6 22 (4.07%) RHCE
7 19 (3.52%) MCSE
8 18 (3.33%) RHCA
9 17 (3.15%) CCNP
10 14 (2.59%) ITIL Certification
11 13 (2.41%) Oracle Certification
12 12 (2.22%) Security Cleared
13 11 (2.04%) SC Cleared
14 9 (1.67%) RHCSA
15 7 (1.30%) VCAP
16 6 (1.11%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
17 4 (0.74%) MCSA
17 4 (0.74%) PMI Certification
17 4 (0.74%) PMP
17 4 (0.74%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.00%) SLA
2 7 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (1.30%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.11%) QA
3 6 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.74%) ISO22301
5 3 (0.56%) BS7799
6 2 (0.37%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.19%) COBIT
7 1 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 212 (39.26%) Active Directory
2 199 (36.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 73 (13.52%) NFS
4 70 (12.96%) VMware ESX
5 63 (11.67%) vSphere
6 61 (11.30%) Hyper-V
7 55 (10.19%) VMware ESXi
8 53 (9.81%) XenApp
9 46 (8.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 28 (5.19%) KVM
11 27 (5.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 25 (4.63%) XenDesktop
13 24 (4.44%) Virtual Machines
14 22 (4.07%) Oracle RAC
15 21 (3.89%) Xen
16 20 (3.70%) SRDF
17 19 (3.52%) VMware Server
18 16 (2.96%) Virtual Servers
19 15 (2.78%) DFS Replication
20 14 (2.59%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 62 (11.48%) Puppet
2 57 (10.56%) SCCM
3 48 (8.89%) NetBackup
4 35 (6.48%) SCOM
5 21 (3.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 20 (3.70%) Microsoft Clustering
7 17 (3.15%) Opscode Chef
8 16 (2.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 16 (2.96%) WSUS
9 15 (2.78%) Nagios
10 14 (2.59%) Red Hat Satellite
10 14 (2.59%) SCVMM
11 12 (2.22%) Control-M
11 12 (2.22%) vRealize
12 11 (2.04%) Backup Exec
12 11 (2.04%) Data Guard
12 11 (2.04%) HAProxy
13 9 (1.67%) EMC NetWorker
14 8 (1.48%) ServiceCenter
14 8 (1.48%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 324 (60.00%) VMware
2 204 (37.78%) HP
3 168 (31.11%) Cisco
4 158 (29.26%) Microsoft
5 146 (27.04%) EMC
6 130 (24.07%) Citrix
7 125 (23.15%) NetApp
8 96 (17.78%) Red Hat
9 79 (14.63%) Oracle
10 72 (13.33%) IBM
11 61 (11.30%) Veritas
12 56 (10.37%) Symantec
13 50 (9.26%) Dell
14 33 (6.11%) 3PAR
15 28 (5.19%) Sun
16 23 (4.26%) Brocade
16 23 (4.26%) IronPort
17 17 (3.15%) Intel
17 17 (3.15%) Juniper
18 16 (2.96%) Veeam
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