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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 184 136 158
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +22
Contract jobs citing SAN 287 403 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.33% 1.73% 1.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.51% 13.03% 12.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 276 235
Median daily rate £415 £389 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.75% -2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 19 4
Median hourly rate - £22.83 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £35.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-32.14% +94.44%
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
3017 3094 2788
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.94% 13.25% 11.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2053 1996 1796
Median daily rate £425 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 93 81
Median hourly rate £22.00 £18.86 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.67% -2.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £13.00 £15.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +38.88%

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 June 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 24 June 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 -25 47 £467 +13.15% 18
Hounslow +3 5 £415 +10.66%
Croydon -15 4 £433 +23.71% 2
Surbiton - 4 £475 -
Uxbridge - 3 £404 -
Docklands, London +7 2 £350 -41.66%
Ealing - 2 - -
Ilford +3 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £500 -
Osterley - 1 £518 -
Mayfair - 1 £400 -
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 335 (55.93%) Windows
2 319 (53.26%) VMware
3 281 (46.91%) Linux
4 202 (33.72%) Active Directory
5 201 (33.56%) VMware Infrastructure
6 183 (30.55%) HP
7 177 (29.55%) Finance
8 173 (28.88%) NAS
9 157 (26.21%) Cisco
10 145 (24.21%) Windows Server
11 141 (23.54%) Citrix
12 136 (22.70%) EMC
13 131 (21.87%) Unix
14 130 (21.70%) Microsoft
15 128 (21.37%) Firewall
16 124 (20.70%) NetApp
16 124 (20.70%) Data Centre
17 119 (19.87%) ITIL
18 113 (18.86%) Windows Server 2008
19 106 (17.70%) SQL
20 101 (16.86%) Solaris
20 101 (16.86%) Red Hat
21 96 (16.03%) Banking
22 93 (15.53%) SQL Server
23 92 (15.36%) Windows Server 2012
24 88 (14.69%) IBM
25 87 (14.52%) WAN
25 87 (14.52%) MS Exchange
26 85 (14.19%) Oracle
27 84 (14.02%) LAN

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 87 (14.52%) MS Exchange
2 49 (8.18%) IIS
3 43 (7.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 33 (5.51%) Apache
5 30 (5.01%) SharePoint
6 26 (4.34%) OpenStack
7 25 (4.17%) Tomcat
8 20 (3.34%) Exchange Server 2013
9 15 (2.50%) WebSphere
10 14 (2.34%) Skype for Business
11 13 (2.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 10 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 10 (1.67%) Oracle Coherence
13 9 (1.50%) JBoss
14 7 (1.17%) Cloud Foundry
15 6 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
16 5 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
16 5 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
16 5 (0.83%) WebLogic
16 5 (0.83%) Zimbra
Applications
1 30 (5.01%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.50%) MS Office
3 6 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (1.00%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.67%) MS Project
5 2 (0.33%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 8 (1.34%) Faxination
2 3 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.17%) assyst
4 1 (0.17%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.17%) RMDS
4 1 (0.17%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.17%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 40 (6.68%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (4.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (4.67%) Office 365
3 13 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (2.00%) IaaS
5 10 (1.67%) PaaS
6 9 (1.50%) Mimecast
7 7 (1.17%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.17%) IBM PureFlex
8 1 (0.17%) SaaS
8 1 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 173 (28.88%) NAS
2 128 (21.37%) Firewall
3 87 (14.52%) WAN
4 84 (14.02%) LAN
5 74 (12.35%) DNS
6 68 (11.35%) Fibre Channel
7 62 (10.35%) iSCSI
8 52 (8.68%) DHCP
9 51 (8.51%) VLAN
10 41 (6.84%) TCP/IP
11 35 (5.84%) VPN
12 32 (5.34%) LDAP
13 27 (4.51%) NetScaler
14 25 (4.17%) Network Security
15 22 (3.67%) Cisco ASA
15 22 (3.67%) FCoE
16 18 (3.01%) Multicast
16 18 (3.01%) Wireless
17 17 (2.84%) HTTP
18 15 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (15.53%) SQL Server
2 33 (5.51%) MySQL
3 30 (5.01%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (3.84%) Oracle Database
5 16 (2.67%) DB2
6 14 (2.34%) Hadoop
7 13 (2.17%) Relational Database
8 12 (2.00%) HBase
8 12 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 11 (1.84%) SQL Server 2005
10 10 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (1.34%) Oracle Database 12c
12 8 (1.34%) VLDB
13 7 (1.17%) OLTP
13 7 (1.17%) Oracle Exadata
13 7 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 10 (1.67%) Git (software)
2 9 (1.50%) Jenkins
3 8 (1.34%) JIRA
3 8 (1.34%) Sonatype Nexus
4 6 (1.00%) git-flow
5 4 (0.67%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.33%) Ant
6 2 (0.33%) GCC
6 2 (0.33%) Subversion
6 2 (0.33%) TeamCity
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%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.17%) YourKit
General
1 177 (29.55%) Finance
2 96 (16.03%) Banking
3 22 (3.67%) Investment Banking
4 16 (2.67%) Financial Institution
5 12 (2.00%) Telecoms
6 11 (1.84%) Legal
7 7 (1.17%) Games
7 7 (1.17%) Retail
8 6 (1.00%) Back Office
9 4 (0.67%) Marketing
10 3 (0.50%) Advertising
10 3 (0.50%) French Language
10 3 (0.50%) Front Office
10 3 (0.50%) Law
10 3 (0.50%) Publishing
11 2 (0.33%) German Language
11 2 (0.33%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.33%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 124 (20.70%) Administrator
2 94 (15.69%) Architect
3 91 (15.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 69 (11.52%) Systems Administrator
5 68 (11.35%) Infrastructure Architect
6 44 (7.35%) VMware Engineer
7 41 (6.84%) Analyst
8 38 (6.34%) Linux Engineer
9 36 (6.01%) Linux Administrator
10 33 (5.51%) Solutions Architect
10 33 (5.51%) Unix Administrator
11 29 (4.84%) Unix Systems Administrator
12 28 (4.67%) Windows Engineer
13 27 (4.51%) Storage Administrator
14 26 (4.34%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 25 (4.17%) Server Engineer
16 24 (4.01%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 24 (4.01%) Infrastructure Manager
16 24 (4.01%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
17 23 (3.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (6.01%) Middleware
2 24 (4.01%) Web Services
3 14 (2.34%) .NET
3 14 (2.34%) HTML
3 14 (2.34%) XML
4 10 (1.67%) Rendezvous
5 9 (1.50%) XSLT
6 8 (1.34%) LAMP
7 7 (1.17%) JRuby
7 7 (1.17%) Node.js
7 7 (1.17%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (0.83%) CGI
8 5 (0.83%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (0.67%) SAX
10 3 (0.50%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.33%) FIX Protocol
11 2 (0.33%) libvirt
11 2 (0.33%) MSMQ
11 2 (0.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 2 (0.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 124 (20.70%) Data Centre
2 54 (9.02%) Clustering
3 45 (7.51%) Replication
4 34 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
6 24 (4.01%) EMC VNX
7 23 (3.84%) Management Information System
8 21 (3.51%) EMC VMAX
9 20 (3.34%) Private Cloud
10 19 (3.17%) Blackberry
11 14 (2.34%) Virtual Team
12 13 (2.17%) Computer Science
13 12 (2.00%) iSeries
14 11 (1.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 10 (1.67%) Client/Server
15 10 (1.67%) EqualLogic
15 10 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
15 10 (1.67%) IBM XIV
16 9 (1.50%) CLARiiON
16 9 (1.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 335 (55.93%) Windows
2 281 (46.91%) Linux
3 145 (24.21%) Windows Server
4 131 (21.87%) Unix
5 113 (18.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 101 (16.86%) Solaris
7 92 (15.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 71 (11.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 39 (6.51%) AIX
9 39 (6.51%) Windows Server 2003
10 28 (4.67%) Windows 7
11 24 (4.01%) SUSE
12 21 (3.51%) Apple iOS
13 15 (2.50%) CentOS
14 13 (2.17%) Windows 8
15 11 (1.84%) Android
16 9 (1.50%) Mac OS X
17 8 (1.34%) Data ONTAP
17 8 (1.34%) VMS
17 8 (1.34%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (19.87%) ITIL
2 77 (12.85%) Migration
3 47 (7.85%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (7.85%) Performance Tuning
4 46 (7.68%) High Availability
4 46 (7.68%) Project Management
5 43 (7.18%) Disaster Recovery
6 37 (6.18%) Change Management
7 31 (5.18%) Configuration Management
8 29 (4.84%) Capacity Planning
8 29 (4.84%) PRINCE2
9 26 (4.34%) DevOps
10 24 (4.01%) Root Cause Analysis
11 23 (3.84%) Open Source
11 23 (3.84%) Service Management
12 22 (3.67%) Capacity Management
12 22 (3.67%) Incident Management
12 22 (3.67%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (3.17%) Service Delivery
13 19 (3.17%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 106 (17.70%) SQL
2 57 (9.52%) Perl
3 53 (8.85%) PowerShell
4 52 (8.68%) Python
5 47 (7.85%) Bash Shell
6 44 (7.35%) Shell Script
7 35 (5.84%) Java
8 16 (2.67%) Ruby
9 13 (2.17%) PHP
10 12 (2.00%) JavaScript
10 12 (2.00%) PL/SQL
10 12 (2.00%) T-SQL
11 10 (1.67%) C
12 8 (1.34%) Korn
13 7 (1.17%) AWK
13 7 (1.17%) sed
14 5 (0.83%) RPG IV
15 4 (0.67%) C#
16 3 (0.50%) C-shell
17 1 (0.17%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 37 (6.18%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (5.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 30 (5.01%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (4.51%) CCNA
4 27 (4.51%) Degree
5 23 (3.84%) MCSE
6 20 (3.34%) RHCE
7 17 (2.84%) CCNP
8 16 (2.67%) RHCA
9 11 (1.84%) Security Cleared
10 10 (1.67%) MCSA
11 9 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (1.34%) SC Cleared
13 6 (1.00%) RHCSA
14 5 (0.83%) MCTS
14 5 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 4 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
15 4 (0.67%) MCP
15 4 (0.67%) Oracle Certification
16 3 (0.50%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.84%) SLA
2 9 (1.50%) QA
3 8 (1.34%) 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%) ISO 9002
8 1 (0.17%) PMBOK
System Software
1 202 (33.72%) Active Directory
2 201 (33.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (13.02%) NFS
4 65 (10.85%) Hyper-V
5 57 (9.52%) vSphere
6 53 (8.85%) VMware ESX
7 50 (8.35%) XenApp
8 47 (7.85%) VMware ESXi
9 45 (7.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 33 (5.51%) Virtual Machines
11 29 (4.84%) KVM
12 27 (4.51%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 25 (4.17%) XenDesktop
14 21 (3.51%) Xen
15 20 (3.34%) SRDF
16 18 (3.01%) VMware Server
17 14 (2.34%) Firmware
18 13 (2.17%) StorNext
18 13 (2.17%) Virtual Servers
19 12 (2.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 64 (10.68%) Puppet
2 47 (7.85%) SCCM
3 39 (6.51%) NetBackup
4 30 (5.01%) SCOM
5 21 (3.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 17 (2.84%) Microsoft Clustering
7 16 (2.67%) Control-M
7 16 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (2.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 16 (2.67%) WSUS
8 14 (2.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 14 (2.34%) Red Hat Satellite
9 13 (2.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 12 (2.00%) EMC VPLEX
10 12 (2.00%) SCVMM
11 11 (1.84%) Tivoli
12 10 (1.67%) BladeLogic
13 9 (1.50%) Nagios
13 9 (1.50%) Oracle RMAN
13 9 (1.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 319 (53.26%) VMware
2 183 (30.55%) HP
3 157 (26.21%) Cisco
4 141 (23.54%) Citrix
5 136 (22.70%) EMC
6 130 (21.70%) Microsoft
7 124 (20.70%) NetApp
8 101 (16.86%) Red Hat
9 88 (14.69%) IBM
10 85 (14.19%) Oracle
11 60 (10.02%) Veritas
12 47 (7.85%) Dell
13 43 (7.18%) Symantec
14 28 (4.67%) 3PAR
15 27 (4.51%) Brocade
16 20 (3.34%) Sun
17 18 (3.01%) CheckPoint
17 18 (3.01%) F5
17 18 (3.01%) Intel
18 14 (2.34%) IronPort
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