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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 165 131 153
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +22
Contract jobs citing SAN 352 399 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.53% 1.75% 1.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.86% 13.07% 11.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 275 241
Median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £263 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 2
Median hourly rate - £23.29 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +79.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £34.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+13.23% +13.33%
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
2967 3053 2829
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.89% 13.40% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2053 1945 1857
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 90 90
Median hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% +17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.46 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £50.00 £33.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +6 84 £450 +9.09% 10
Croydon -15 8 £433 +23.71%
Kingston Upon Thames +1 3 £325 +51.86% 1
Harrow - 3 £480 -
Hounslow - 3 £415 -
Docklands, London +11 2 £525 -19.23%
Ealing - 2 - -
Chessington +3 1 - -
Ilford +2 1 - -
Wembley - 1 £265 -
Westminster - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £500 -
Paddington - 1 £500 -
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 326 (54.70%) VMware
2 317 (53.19%) Windows
3 271 (45.47%) Linux
4 215 (36.07%) VMware Infrastructure
5 202 (33.89%) Active Directory
6 189 (31.71%) NAS
7 169 (28.36%) Finance
8 168 (28.19%) Windows Server
9 155 (26.01%) Cisco
10 150 (25.17%) HP
11 141 (23.66%) Firewall
12 136 (22.82%) Unix
12 136 (22.82%) Data Centre
13 131 (21.98%) Microsoft
14 125 (20.97%) EMC
15 116 (19.46%) ITIL
16 109 (18.29%) Red Hat
16 109 (18.29%) Citrix
17 99 (16.61%) Windows Server 2008
18 98 (16.44%) NetApp
19 92 (15.44%) Windows Server 2012
20 91 (15.27%) Migration
21 89 (14.93%) LAN
21 89 (14.93%) SQL
22 88 (14.77%) Solaris
22 88 (14.77%) Banking
23 87 (14.60%) SQL Server
24 80 (13.42%) Oracle
25 79 (13.26%) IBM
26 77 (12.92%) WAN

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 71 (11.91%) MS Exchange
2 43 (7.21%) IIS
3 33 (5.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 31 (5.20%) Apache
5 28 (4.70%) SharePoint
6 27 (4.53%) OpenStack
7 24 (4.03%) Tomcat
8 15 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (1.85%) Skype for Business
10 10 (1.68%) Cloud Foundry
10 10 (1.68%) Node.js
11 9 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2007
11 9 (1.51%) JBoss
11 9 (1.51%) WebSphere
12 8 (1.34%) Confluence
13 5 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
13 5 (0.84%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 5 (0.84%) PowerExchange
13 5 (0.84%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.67%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 22 (3.69%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.68%) MS Office
3 12 (2.01%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.01%) HipChat
6 3 (0.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.34%) Markit EDM
1 2 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.34%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.17%) RMDS
2 1 (0.17%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 42 (7.05%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (3.69%) Cloud Computing
3 21 (3.52%) IaaS
4 20 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (2.52%) Office 365
5 15 (2.52%) PaaS
6 9 (1.51%) SaaS
7 6 (1.01%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.34%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.34%) SoftLayer
9 1 (0.17%) IBM PureFlex
9 1 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 189 (31.71%) NAS
2 141 (23.66%) Firewall
3 89 (14.93%) LAN
4 77 (12.92%) WAN
5 65 (10.91%) DNS
6 59 (9.90%) iSCSI
7 56 (9.40%) VPN
8 47 (7.89%) TCP/IP
9 45 (7.55%) DHCP
9 45 (7.55%) Fibre Channel
10 35 (5.87%) VLAN
11 30 (5.03%) LDAP
12 26 (4.36%) Cisco ASA
13 23 (3.86%) Network Security
14 22 (3.69%) Cisco Nexus
15 20 (3.36%) Wi-Fi
16 19 (3.19%) HTTP
17 18 (3.02%) NetScaler
17 18 (3.02%) SSL
18 17 (2.85%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (14.60%) SQL Server
2 36 (6.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (5.37%) MySQL
4 25 (4.19%) Oracle Database
5 17 (2.85%) SQL Server 2005
6 15 (2.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (2.35%) DB2
7 14 (2.35%) Oracle Database 11g
8 11 (1.85%) Relational Database
9 10 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (1.34%) MongoDB
10 8 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (1.17%) Hadoop
12 6 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
12 6 (1.01%) Oracle Database 12c
12 6 (1.01%) Oracle Exadata
12 6 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (1.01%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 17 (2.85%) Git (software)
2 14 (2.35%) Subversion
3 11 (1.85%) Sonatype Nexus
4 8 (1.34%) Jenkins
5 7 (1.17%) JIRA
6 5 (0.84%) Maven
7 4 (0.67%) Gradle
7 4 (0.67%) Hudson
7 4 (0.67%) IntelliJ
7 4 (0.67%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.34%) Ant
8 2 (0.34%) GCC
8 2 (0.34%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.17%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.17%) git-flow
9 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.17%) YourKit
General
1 169 (28.36%) Finance
2 88 (14.77%) Banking
3 23 (3.86%) Investment Banking
4 16 (2.68%) Financial Institution
5 8 (1.34%) Legal
6 7 (1.17%) Games
6 7 (1.17%) Retail
7 5 (0.84%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.67%) Marketing
9 3 (0.50%) Advertising
9 3 (0.50%) French Language
9 3 (0.50%) Front Office
9 3 (0.50%) Law
10 2 (0.34%) Back Office
10 2 (0.34%) German Language
10 2 (0.34%) Publishing
11 1 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.17%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 114 (19.13%) Administrator
2 111 (18.62%) Architect
3 81 (13.59%) Infrastructure Architect
4 74 (12.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 68 (11.41%) Systems Administrator
6 44 (7.38%) Analyst
7 38 (6.38%) VMware Engineer
8 36 (6.04%) Solutions Architect
9 34 (5.70%) Linux Engineer
9 34 (5.70%) Unix Administrator
10 31 (5.20%) Unix Systems Administrator
11 27 (4.53%) 3rd Line Support
11 27 (4.53%) Server Engineer
12 26 (4.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 26 (4.36%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 25 (4.19%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
13 25 (4.19%) Storage Administrator
13 25 (4.19%) Support Engineer
14 24 (4.03%) Consultant
14 24 (4.03%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (4.53%) Web Services
2 26 (4.36%) Middleware
3 13 (2.18%) .NET
4 12 (2.01%) LAMP
5 9 (1.51%) XML
6 6 (1.01%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (0.84%) CGI
7 5 (0.84%) HTML
7 5 (0.84%) Oracle Fusion
7 5 (0.84%) Rendezvous
8 4 (0.67%) .NET Framework
8 4 (0.67%) JRuby
8 4 (0.67%) LAPP Stack
8 4 (0.67%) SAX
9 3 (0.50%) SAP Basis
9 3 (0.50%) XSLT
10 2 (0.34%) FIX Protocol
10 2 (0.34%) libvirt
10 2 (0.34%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 2 (0.34%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 136 (22.82%) Data Centre
2 41 (6.88%) Enterprise Storage
3 37 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (6.21%) Clustering
4 32 (5.37%) Replication
5 23 (3.86%) Management Information System
6 21 (3.52%) EMC VNX
7 20 (3.36%) EMC VMAX
8 18 (3.02%) Private Cloud
9 17 (2.85%) New Media
10 14 (2.35%) User Experience
11 13 (2.18%) Blackberry
11 13 (2.18%) Client/Server
12 11 (1.85%) IBM XIV
12 11 (1.85%) iSeries
13 10 (1.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 9 (1.51%) Derivative
14 9 (1.51%) Hybrid Cloud
15 7 (1.17%) Computer Science
15 7 (1.17%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 317 (53.19%) Windows
2 271 (45.47%) Linux
3 168 (28.19%) Windows Server
4 136 (22.82%) Unix
5 99 (16.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 92 (15.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 88 (14.77%) Solaris
8 75 (12.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 43 (7.21%) Windows Server 2003
10 41 (6.88%) AIX
11 31 (5.20%) SUSE
11 31 (5.20%) Windows 7
12 23 (3.86%) CentOS
13 14 (2.35%) Windows 8
14 12 (2.01%) Apple iOS
15 9 (1.51%) Mac OS X
16 8 (1.34%) Windows XP
17 7 (1.17%) Data ONTAP
17 7 (1.17%) Mac OS X Server
18 6 (1.01%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (19.46%) ITIL
2 91 (15.27%) Migration
3 50 (8.39%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (8.05%) Performance Tuning
5 47 (7.89%) Capacity Planning
6 45 (7.55%) Project Management
7 44 (7.38%) Configuration Management
8 37 (6.21%) High Availability
9 34 (5.70%) Change Management
9 34 (5.70%) DevOps
9 34 (5.70%) Open Source
10 32 (5.37%) Disaster Recovery
11 28 (4.70%) TOGAF
12 26 (4.36%) Service Delivery
13 25 (4.19%) Capacity Management
13 25 (4.19%) Re-Platforming
14 23 (3.86%) PRINCE2
15 22 (3.69%) Root Cause Analysis
16 21 (3.52%) Service Management
17 19 (3.19%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (14.93%) SQL
2 60 (10.07%) PowerShell
3 57 (9.56%) Perl
4 55 (9.23%) Bash Shell
4 55 (9.23%) Python
5 53 (8.89%) Shell Script
6 30 (5.03%) Java
7 13 (2.18%) PHP
7 13 (2.18%) Ruby
8 12 (2.01%) PL/SQL
8 12 (2.01%) T-SQL
9 10 (1.68%) C
10 8 (1.34%) Korn
11 7 (1.17%) C-shell
12 6 (1.01%) AWK
12 6 (1.01%) JavaScript
12 6 (1.01%) sed
13 5 (0.84%) RPG IV
14 4 (0.67%) C#
15 2 (0.34%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 36 (6.04%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (5.03%) Degree
3 26 (4.36%) CCNA
3 26 (4.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (4.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 24 (4.03%) CCNP
6 20 (3.36%) MCSE
7 17 (2.85%) RHCE
8 15 (2.52%) RHCA
9 14 (2.35%) Security Cleared
10 11 (1.85%) MCSA
10 11 (1.85%) SC Cleared
11 8 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (1.17%) JNCIS
13 6 (1.01%) CCDA
13 6 (1.01%) JNCIA
13 6 (1.01%) JNCIP
13 6 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 6 (1.01%) RHCSA
14 5 (0.84%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.52%) SLA
2 9 (1.51%) QA
3 5 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.84%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.34%) COBIT
6 2 (0.34%) ISO27002
7 1 (0.17%) BS7799
7 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.17%) ISO 9002
7 1 (0.17%) PMBOK
System Software
1 215 (36.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 202 (33.89%) Active Directory
3 65 (10.91%) NFS
4 58 (9.73%) Hyper-V
5 56 (9.40%) VMware ESXi
6 54 (9.06%) vSphere
7 51 (8.56%) VMware ESX
8 42 (7.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 41 (6.88%) XenApp
10 28 (4.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 24 (4.03%) XenDesktop
12 17 (2.85%) KVM
13 16 (2.68%) Firmware
14 14 (2.35%) Microsoft App-V
15 12 (2.01%) StorNext
16 11 (1.85%) Samba
16 11 (1.85%) VMware Server
17 10 (1.68%) SRDF
18 8 (1.34%) Oracle RAC
18 8 (1.34%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 67 (11.24%) Puppet
2 41 (6.88%) NetBackup
2 41 (6.88%) SCCM
3 28 (4.70%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (3.69%) SCOM
5 19 (3.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 15 (2.52%) BladeLogic
6 15 (2.52%) ZABBIX
7 14 (2.35%) Control-M
7 14 (2.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 12 (2.01%) EMC VPLEX
8 12 (2.01%) Red Hat Satellite
8 12 (2.01%) Salt
9 11 (1.85%) Oracle RMAN
9 11 (1.85%) Tivoli
10 10 (1.68%) CFEngine
10 10 (1.68%) Nagios
10 10 (1.68%) Norton AntiVirus
10 10 (1.68%) WSUS
11 8 (1.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 326 (54.70%) VMware
2 155 (26.01%) Cisco
3 150 (25.17%) HP
4 131 (21.98%) Microsoft
5 125 (20.97%) EMC
6 109 (18.29%) Citrix
6 109 (18.29%) Red Hat
7 98 (16.44%) NetApp
8 80 (13.42%) Oracle
9 79 (13.26%) IBM
10 64 (10.74%) Veritas
11 59 (9.90%) Dell
12 28 (4.70%) Symantec
13 25 (4.19%) 3PAR
14 24 (4.03%) Brocade
14 24 (4.03%) F5
15 22 (3.69%) CheckPoint
16 17 (2.85%) BMC
16 17 (2.85%) Juniper
17 16 (2.68%) SolarWinds
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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London
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Rate: £375 - £425 per day
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City, London
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Rate: £550.00 - £620.00 per day
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London
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