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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 220 216 142
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -74
Contract jobs citing SAN 236 238 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.09% 1.07% 1.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.34% 8.52% 12.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 165 279
Median daily rate £430 £413 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.24% +8.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £300 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 7
Median hourly rate £50.00 £26.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.30% +20.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £26.75 £29.88
% change year-on-year
+27.10% -10.46%
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
2830 2794 3120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.04% 12.51% 13.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1865 1881 2118
Median daily rate £438 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 88 85
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.62 £20.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.67% +11.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.65 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +7 34 £430 +4.24% 11
Harrow - 8 £515 - 1
New Malden -6 6 - -
Canary Wharf -1 3 £375 +3.44%
Uxbridge +6 2 £500 +61.29% 1
Bromley - 1 £325 -
Feltham - 1 £490 -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Westminster - 1 £650 -
Southwark - 1 £425 -
Hammersmith - 1 £375 -
Wimbledon - 1 £265 -
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 (63.16%) VMware
2 293 (57.12%) Windows
3 213 (41.52%) Linux
4 207 (40.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 186 (36.26%) Active Directory
6 182 (35.48%) HP
7 162 (31.58%) EMC
8 161 (31.38%) Windows Server
9 158 (30.80%) Finance
10 155 (30.21%) Cisco
10 155 (30.21%) Microsoft
11 131 (25.54%) NAS
12 126 (24.56%) DNS
13 116 (22.61%) ITIL
13 116 (22.61%) Windows Server 2008
14 115 (22.42%) Data Centre
15 109 (21.25%) Firewall
16 108 (21.05%) Citrix
16 108 (21.05%) NetApp
17 105 (20.47%) Red Hat
18 104 (20.27%) Windows Server 2012
19 100 (19.49%) MS Exchange
20 96 (18.71%) Unix
21 79 (15.40%) SQL Server
21 79 (15.40%) VMware ESX
21 79 (15.40%) Clustering
22 77 (15.01%) Solaris
22 77 (15.01%) PowerShell
23 75 (14.62%) SQL
24 74 (14.42%) 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
1 100 (19.49%) MS Exchange
2 59 (11.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 50 (9.75%) Apache
4 45 (8.77%) IIS
5 33 (6.43%) Tomcat
6 26 (5.07%) Exchange Server 2013
7 21 (4.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 21 (4.09%) SharePoint
8 18 (3.51%) Skype for Business
9 16 (3.12%) WebLogic
10 15 (2.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 13 (2.53%) WebSphere
12 12 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2007
12 12 (2.34%) Oracle Coherence
13 10 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2003
13 10 (1.95%) OpenStack
14 9 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 6 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
16 5 (0.97%) Confluence
16 5 (0.97%) JBoss
Applications
1 53 (10.33%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.53%) MS Visio
3 10 (1.95%) MS Office
4 2 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (2.34%) Faxination
2 10 (1.95%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (1.36%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.58%) RMDS
5 3 (0.58%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.19%) assyst
7 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.19%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 50 (9.75%) Amazon AWS
1 50 (9.75%) Office 365
2 45 (8.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (4.09%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (2.73%) Mimecast
5 7 (1.36%) IaaS
6 5 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (0.78%) SaaS
8 3 (0.58%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.19%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.19%) PaaS
9 1 (0.19%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 131 (25.54%) NAS
2 126 (24.56%) DNS
3 109 (21.25%) Firewall
4 74 (14.42%) DHCP
4 74 (14.42%) WAN
5 72 (14.04%) LAN
6 67 (13.06%) TCP/IP
7 62 (12.09%) iSCSI
8 60 (11.70%) VLAN
9 41 (7.99%) VPN
10 33 (6.43%) Fibre Channel
11 31 (6.04%) HTTP
12 27 (5.26%) FCoE
12 27 (5.26%) Internet
13 24 (4.68%) NetScaler
14 23 (4.48%) LDAP
15 18 (3.51%) Network Security
15 18 (3.51%) SSL
16 17 (3.31%) MPLS
16 17 (3.31%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (15.40%) SQL Server
2 39 (7.60%) MySQL
3 17 (3.31%) Oracle Database
4 14 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (2.53%) Hadoop
5 13 (2.53%) HBase
6 11 (2.14%) Oracle BI EE
6 11 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (1.95%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
9 8 (1.56%) NoSQL
9 8 (1.56%) Redis
10 6 (1.17%) DB2
11 5 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (0.97%) SQL Server 2014
12 4 (0.78%) Ingres
12 4 (0.78%) OLTP
12 4 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (0.58%) BusinessObjects XI
13 3 (0.58%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 12 (2.34%) Jenkins
2 11 (2.14%) Git (software)
2 11 (2.14%) GitLab
3 10 (1.95%) TeamCity
4 4 (0.78%) Subversion
4 4 (0.78%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.39%) JIRA
5 2 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.19%) MSI
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle APEX
General
1 158 (30.80%) Finance
2 74 (14.42%) Banking
3 20 (3.90%) Law
4 18 (3.51%) Investment Banking
5 13 (2.53%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.34%) Back Office
7 11 (2.14%) Financial Institution
8 10 (1.95%) Legal
9 8 (1.56%) Retail
10 6 (1.17%) Advertising
10 6 (1.17%) Billing
10 6 (1.17%) Publishing
11 3 (0.58%) Front Office
11 3 (0.58%) Games
11 3 (0.58%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.58%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.39%) French Language
12 2 (0.39%) Marketing
13 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 111 (21.64%) Administrator
2 102 (19.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 69 (13.45%) Systems Administrator
4 46 (8.97%) Architect
5 40 (7.80%) VMware Engineer
6 36 (7.02%) Linux Administrator
7 30 (5.85%) 3rd Line Support
7 30 (5.85%) Support Engineer
8 29 (5.65%) Analyst
9 28 (5.46%) Windows Engineer
10 27 (5.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 27 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
11 26 (5.07%) Storage Engineer
11 26 (5.07%) Unix Administrator
12 25 (4.87%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 24 (4.68%) Infrastructure Manager
14 23 (4.48%) Network Engineer
15 22 (4.29%) Linux Engineer
15 22 (4.29%) Server Engineer
15 22 (4.29%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (6.04%) Middleware
2 23 (4.48%) LAMP
3 21 (4.09%) Web Services
4 15 (2.92%) RabbitMQ
5 12 (2.34%) HTML
6 11 (2.14%) .NET
6 11 (2.14%) LAPP Stack
6 11 (2.14%) Rendezvous
6 11 (2.14%) XML
6 11 (2.14%) XSLT
7 10 (1.95%) libvirt
8 7 (1.36%) ELK Stack
8 7 (1.36%) Memcached
9 6 (1.17%) .NET Framework
9 6 (1.17%) J2EE
10 5 (0.97%) MSMQ
11 4 (0.78%) Regular Expression
12 2 (0.39%) JSP
13 1 (0.19%) JMS
13 1 (0.19%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 115 (22.42%) Data Centre
2 79 (15.40%) Clustering
3 32 (6.24%) EMC VNX
4 28 (5.46%) Replication
5 24 (4.68%) Management Information System
6 22 (4.29%) Blackberry
7 19 (3.70%) Computer Science
8 17 (3.31%) EMC VMAX
9 16 (3.12%) Analytical Skills
9 16 (3.12%) VCE vBlock
10 14 (2.73%) CLARiiON
10 14 (2.73%) Virtual Team
11 11 (2.14%) Private Cloud
12 10 (1.95%) Client/Server
13 9 (1.75%) Hedge funds
14 6 (1.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 6 (1.17%) Hybrid Cloud
14 6 (1.17%) Mainframe
14 6 (1.17%) Online Banking
14 6 (1.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 293 (57.12%) Windows
2 213 (41.52%) Linux
3 161 (31.38%) Windows Server
4 116 (22.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 104 (20.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 96 (18.71%) Unix
7 77 (15.01%) Solaris
8 68 (13.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 57 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 29 (5.65%) SUSE
11 26 (5.07%) Windows 7
12 23 (4.48%) AIX
13 13 (2.53%) Apple iOS
14 12 (2.34%) Android
14 12 (2.34%) Windows Mobile
15 9 (1.75%) CentOS
16 7 (1.36%) Ubuntu
16 7 (1.36%) Windows 8
17 6 (1.17%) Windows 10
18 4 (0.78%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (22.61%) ITIL
2 69 (13.45%) Migration
3 58 (11.31%) High Availability
4 36 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (6.82%) Load Balancing
6 33 (6.43%) DevOps
7 30 (5.85%) Performance Tuning
8 29 (5.65%) Configuration Management
8 29 (5.65%) Project Management
9 27 (5.26%) Change Management
10 26 (5.07%) Disaster Recovery
11 24 (4.68%) Service Management
12 23 (4.48%) PRINCE2
13 18 (3.51%) Capacity Planning
14 17 (3.31%) Open Source
15 16 (3.12%) Benchmarking
16 15 (2.92%) SOA
17 14 (2.73%) Kernel Tuning
17 14 (2.73%) Network Management
18 13 (2.53%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 77 (15.01%) PowerShell
2 75 (14.62%) SQL
3 42 (8.19%) Python
4 41 (7.99%) Perl
5 39 (7.60%) Bash Shell
6 23 (4.48%) Shell Script
7 17 (3.31%) Java
7 17 (3.31%) Ruby
8 14 (2.73%) C
9 12 (2.34%) JavaScript
9 12 (2.34%) PHP
10 10 (1.95%) VB
11 6 (1.17%) Korn
12 5 (0.97%) C#
13 2 (0.39%) R
14 1 (0.19%) COBOL
14 1 (0.19%) PL/1
14 1 (0.19%) SystemTap
14 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 59 (11.50%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (7.80%) CCNA
3 38 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 26 (5.07%) Security Cleared
5 25 (4.87%) Degree
5 25 (4.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 23 (4.48%) CCNP
7 22 (4.29%) SC Cleared
8 19 (3.70%) RHCE
9 18 (3.51%) MCSE
10 12 (2.34%) RHCA
10 12 (2.34%) RHCSA
11 10 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (1.75%) Oracle Certification
13 8 (1.56%) VCAP
14 7 (1.36%) CCDA
14 7 (1.36%) JNCIA
14 7 (1.36%) JNCIP
14 7 (1.36%) JNCIS
15 6 (1.17%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.68%) SLA
2 7 (1.36%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.58%) QA
5 2 (0.39%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.19%) BS7799
6 1 (0.19%) GCP
6 1 (0.19%) HL7
6 1 (0.19%) ISO22301
System Software
1 207 (40.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 186 (36.26%) Active Directory
3 79 (15.40%) VMware ESX
4 67 (13.06%) vSphere
5 63 (12.28%) Hyper-V
6 60 (11.70%) NFS
7 46 (8.97%) XenApp
8 44 (8.58%) VMware ESXi
9 33 (6.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 27 (5.26%) KVM
11 26 (5.07%) Oracle RAC
12 23 (4.48%) SRDF
13 22 (4.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 20 (3.90%) Xen
15 16 (3.12%) DFS Replication
15 16 (3.12%) XenDesktop
16 15 (2.92%) VMware Server
17 14 (2.73%) Virtual Machines
18 13 (2.53%) Virtual Servers
19 12 (2.34%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 58 (11.31%) Puppet
2 50 (9.75%) SCCM
3 41 (7.99%) NetBackup
4 36 (7.02%) Microsoft Clustering
5 28 (5.46%) SCOM
6 21 (4.09%) HAProxy
6 21 (4.09%) Nagios
7 19 (3.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 16 (3.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 16 (3.12%) Zenoss
9 14 (2.73%) Control-M
10 13 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
10 13 (2.53%) Terraform
11 12 (2.34%) Red Hat Satellite
11 12 (2.34%) SCVMM
12 10 (1.95%) Backup Exec
12 10 (1.95%) vRealize
12 10 (1.95%) WSUS
13 8 (1.56%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
13 8 (1.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 324 (63.16%) VMware
2 182 (35.48%) HP
3 162 (31.58%) EMC
4 155 (30.21%) Cisco
4 155 (30.21%) Microsoft
5 108 (21.05%) Citrix
5 108 (21.05%) NetApp
6 105 (20.47%) Red Hat
7 70 (13.65%) IBM
8 68 (13.26%) Oracle
9 50 (9.75%) Veritas
10 48 (9.36%) 3PAR
11 47 (9.16%) Symantec
12 39 (7.60%) Dell
13 28 (5.46%) Sun
14 22 (4.29%) Juniper
15 20 (3.90%) Brocade
15 20 (3.90%) Veeam
16 18 (3.51%) CommVault
16 18 (3.51%) IronPort
London
Huxley
Rate: £500 - £501 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £600.00 - £603.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
East London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago