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 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 177 113 153
Rank change year-on-year
-64 +40
Contract jobs citing SAN 303 437 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.37% 1.93% 1.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.38% 14.48% 12.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 298 246
Median daily rate £425 £383 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £264 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 20 1
Median hourly rate - £22.83 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £32.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+20.31% +64.10%
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
2920 3018 2740
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.24% 13.34% 12.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2004 1974 1838
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 £268 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 95 80
Median hourly rate £21.34 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.15% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.90 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 28 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 28 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 -26 64 £475 +15.15% 15
Croydon -17 5 £433 +23.71% 1
Hounslow +5 4 £415 +10.66%
Surbiton - 3 £475 -
Uxbridge - 3 £404 -
Ealing - 3 - -
Harrow - 2 - - 1
Wembley +4 1 £265 -8.62%
Ilford +2 1 - -
Chessington 0 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames -3 1 £500 +138.96%
Osterley - 1 £518 -
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 306 (53.59%) Windows
2 300 (52.54%) VMware
3 276 (48.34%) Linux
4 192 (33.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 186 (32.57%) Active Directory
6 166 (29.07%) NAS
7 160 (28.02%) Finance
8 157 (27.50%) HP
9 142 (24.87%) Windows Server
10 141 (24.69%) Cisco
11 133 (23.29%) Unix
12 130 (22.77%) Data Centre
13 123 (21.54%) Firewall
14 122 (21.37%) EMC
15 115 (20.14%) Microsoft
15 115 (20.14%) ITIL
16 114 (19.96%) Citrix
17 105 (18.39%) Red Hat
18 101 (17.69%) NetApp
19 99 (17.34%) SQL
20 98 (17.16%) Windows Server 2008
21 94 (16.46%) Solaris
22 90 (15.76%) SQL Server
23 89 (15.59%) Banking
24 84 (14.71%) Oracle
25 82 (14.36%) IBM
26 80 (14.01%) Windows Server 2012
27 79 (13.84%) Migration
28 74 (12.96%) WAN
29 73 (12.78%) 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 66 (11.56%) MS Exchange
2 42 (7.36%) IIS
3 30 (5.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 29 (5.08%) SharePoint
5 28 (4.90%) Apache
6 26 (4.55%) OpenStack
7 22 (3.85%) Tomcat
8 14 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (1.93%) Skype for Business
9 11 (1.93%) WebSphere
10 8 (1.40%) Cloud Foundry
10 8 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (1.40%) JBoss
10 8 (1.40%) Node.js
10 8 (1.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 6 (1.05%) Oracle Coherence
12 5 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (0.88%) PowerExchange
12 5 (0.88%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 21 (3.68%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.80%) MS Office
3 9 (1.58%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.53%) MS Project
6 2 (0.35%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.35%) Markit EDM
1 2 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.18%) RMDS
2 1 (0.18%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.18%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 36 (6.30%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (4.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (2.45%) Office 365
5 12 (2.10%) IaaS
6 9 (1.58%) PaaS
7 7 (1.23%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.35%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.35%) SoftLayer
9 1 (0.18%) IBM PureFlex
9 1 (0.18%) SaaS
9 1 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 166 (29.07%) NAS
2 123 (21.54%) Firewall
3 74 (12.96%) WAN
4 73 (12.78%) LAN
5 64 (11.21%) DNS
6 54 (9.46%) Fibre Channel
7 52 (9.11%) iSCSI
8 46 (8.06%) DHCP
9 40 (7.01%) TCP/IP
10 39 (6.83%) VPN
11 35 (6.13%) VLAN
12 32 (5.60%) LDAP
13 23 (4.03%) Network Security
14 22 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
15 19 (3.33%) NetScaler
16 16 (2.80%) Cisco Nexus
16 16 (2.80%) FCoE
17 15 (2.63%) HTTP
17 15 (2.63%) VoIP
18 14 (2.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (15.76%) SQL Server
2 34 (5.95%) MySQL
2 34 (5.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (4.73%) Oracle Database
4 17 (2.98%) SQL Server 2005
5 15 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
6 14 (2.45%) DB2
7 13 (2.28%) Relational Database
7 13 (2.28%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (1.75%) Hadoop
9 9 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (1.40%) HBase
10 8 (1.40%) Oracle Database 10g
10 8 (1.40%) Oracle Database 12c
10 8 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (1.23%) Oracle Exadata
11 7 (1.23%) VLDB
12 6 (1.05%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (1.58%) Git (software)
1 9 (1.58%) Sonatype Nexus
2 8 (1.40%) Jenkins
3 7 (1.23%) JIRA
4 5 (0.88%) git-flow
5 4 (0.70%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.35%) Ant
6 2 (0.35%) GCC
6 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.35%) Subversion
7 1 (0.18%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.18%) Maven
7 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.18%) YourKit
General
1 160 (28.02%) Finance
2 89 (15.59%) Banking
3 22 (3.85%) Investment Banking
4 16 (2.80%) Financial Institution
5 7 (1.23%) Games
5 7 (1.23%) Legal
5 7 (1.23%) Retail
6 6 (1.05%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.70%) Advertising
7 4 (0.70%) Marketing
8 3 (0.53%) Back Office
8 3 (0.53%) French Language
8 3 (0.53%) Front Office
9 2 (0.35%) German Language
9 2 (0.35%) Law
9 2 (0.35%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.18%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.18%) Local Government
10 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 115 (20.14%) Administrator
2 100 (17.51%) Architect
3 72 (12.61%) Infrastructure Architect
3 72 (12.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 67 (11.73%) Systems Administrator
5 42 (7.36%) Analyst
6 40 (7.01%) VMware Engineer
7 39 (6.83%) Solutions Architect
8 36 (6.30%) Linux Engineer
9 33 (5.78%) Unix Administrator
10 30 (5.25%) Unix Systems Administrator
11 29 (5.08%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
11 29 (5.08%) Linux Administrator
12 25 (4.38%) DBA
12 25 (4.38%) Storage Administrator
13 23 (4.03%) Consultant
13 23 (4.03%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 23 (4.03%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 23 (4.03%) Server Engineer
14 22 (3.85%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (5.25%) Middleware
2 27 (4.73%) Web Services
3 15 (2.63%) .NET
4 11 (1.93%) XML
5 9 (1.58%) HTML
6 8 (1.40%) LAMP
7 7 (1.23%) JRuby
7 7 (1.23%) Rendezvous
8 6 (1.05%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (1.05%) XSLT
9 5 (0.88%) CGI
9 5 (0.88%) Oracle Fusion
10 4 (0.70%) .NET Framework
10 4 (0.70%) SAX
11 3 (0.53%) SAP Basis
12 2 (0.35%) FIX Protocol
12 2 (0.35%) libvirt
12 2 (0.35%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 2 (0.35%) WebSphere MQ
13 1 (0.18%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 130 (22.77%) Data Centre
2 39 (6.83%) Enterprise Storage
3 38 (6.65%) Clustering
4 37 (6.48%) Replication
5 33 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (4.38%) Management Information System
7 22 (3.85%) EMC VNX
8 20 (3.50%) EMC VMAX
8 20 (3.50%) Private Cloud
9 14 (2.45%) New Media
10 13 (2.28%) Client/Server
11 12 (2.10%) Blackberry
12 11 (1.93%) IBM XIV
12 11 (1.93%) iSeries
13 10 (1.75%) Hybrid Cloud
14 9 (1.58%) Computer Science
14 9 (1.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 9 (1.58%) User Experience
15 8 (1.40%) Digital Media
15 8 (1.40%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 306 (53.59%) Windows
2 276 (48.34%) Linux
3 142 (24.87%) Windows Server
4 133 (23.29%) Unix
5 98 (17.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 94 (16.46%) Solaris
7 80 (14.01%) Windows Server 2012
8 72 (12.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 43 (7.53%) AIX
10 37 (6.48%) Windows Server 2003
11 29 (5.08%) Windows 7
12 27 (4.73%) SUSE
13 16 (2.80%) CentOS
14 14 (2.45%) Windows 8
15 12 (2.10%) Apple iOS
16 9 (1.58%) Mac OS X
17 8 (1.40%) Data ONTAP
18 7 (1.23%) VyOS
18 7 (1.23%) Windows XP
19 6 (1.05%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (20.14%) ITIL
2 79 (13.84%) Migration
3 49 (8.58%) Performance Tuning
4 48 (8.41%) Project Management
5 47 (8.23%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (7.53%) Disaster Recovery
7 42 (7.36%) Capacity Planning
8 41 (7.18%) High Availability
9 35 (6.13%) Change Management
10 29 (5.08%) Configuration Management
11 27 (4.73%) DevOps
12 24 (4.20%) PRINCE2
12 24 (4.20%) TOGAF
13 23 (4.03%) Open Source
13 23 (4.03%) Re-Platforming
13 23 (4.03%) Root Cause Analysis
14 22 (3.85%) Capacity Management
15 20 (3.50%) Incident Management
16 19 (3.33%) Service Delivery
16 19 (3.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 99 (17.34%) SQL
2 56 (9.81%) PowerShell
3 53 (9.28%) Perl
4 52 (9.11%) Bash Shell
4 52 (9.11%) Shell Script
5 51 (8.93%) Python
6 32 (5.60%) Java
7 16 (2.80%) Ruby
8 14 (2.45%) PL/SQL
9 12 (2.10%) PHP
9 12 (2.10%) T-SQL
10 10 (1.75%) Korn
11 9 (1.58%) C
11 9 (1.58%) JavaScript
12 7 (1.23%) AWK
12 7 (1.23%) sed
13 5 (0.88%) C-shell
13 5 (0.88%) RPG IV
14 4 (0.70%) C#
15 2 (0.35%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 36 (6.30%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (4.73%) CCNA
2 27 (4.73%) Degree
3 26 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (3.50%) CCNP
4 20 (3.50%) MCSE
4 20 (3.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 18 (3.15%) RHCE
6 16 (2.80%) RHCA
7 12 (2.10%) Security Cleared
8 10 (1.75%) SC Cleared
9 9 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (1.40%) MCSA
11 6 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 6 (1.05%) RHCSA
12 4 (0.70%) JNCIS
12 4 (0.70%) MCTS
12 4 (0.70%) Oracle Certification
12 4 (0.70%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.70%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.03%) SLA
2 9 (1.58%) QA
3 6 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.70%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.35%) COBIT
6 2 (0.35%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.18%) BS7799
7 1 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.18%) ISO 9002
7 1 (0.18%) PMBOK
System Software
1 192 (33.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 186 (32.57%) Active Directory
3 70 (12.26%) NFS
4 51 (8.93%) Hyper-V
5 49 (8.58%) VMware ESXi
5 49 (8.58%) vSphere
6 47 (8.23%) VMware ESX
7 44 (7.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 35 (6.13%) XenApp
9 27 (4.73%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 22 (3.85%) KVM
11 17 (2.98%) XenDesktop
12 15 (2.63%) SRDF
13 13 (2.28%) Firmware
13 13 (2.28%) StorNext
14 11 (1.93%) VMware Server
15 10 (1.75%) Samba
15 10 (1.75%) Xen
16 8 (1.40%) Oracle RAC
16 8 (1.40%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 60 (10.51%) Puppet
2 41 (7.18%) NetBackup
3 37 (6.48%) SCCM
4 24 (4.20%) SCOM
5 20 (3.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 17 (2.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 15 (2.63%) Control-M
8 14 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
9 13 (2.28%) Oracle RMAN
10 12 (2.10%) EMC VPLEX
10 12 (2.10%) Red Hat Satellite
11 11 (1.93%) Norton AntiVirus
11 11 (1.93%) WSUS
12 10 (1.75%) Nagios
12 10 (1.75%) Tivoli
13 9 (1.58%) BladeLogic
13 9 (1.58%) Data Guard
14 8 (1.40%) HP Quality Center
14 8 (1.40%) HP SIM
14 8 (1.40%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 300 (52.54%) VMware
2 157 (27.50%) HP
3 141 (24.69%) Cisco
4 122 (21.37%) EMC
5 115 (20.14%) Microsoft
6 114 (19.96%) Citrix
7 105 (18.39%) Red Hat
8 101 (17.69%) NetApp
9 84 (14.71%) Oracle
10 82 (14.36%) IBM
11 62 (10.86%) Veritas
12 43 (7.53%) Dell
13 33 (5.78%) Symantec
14 29 (5.08%) 3PAR
14 29 (5.08%) Brocade
15 19 (3.33%) CheckPoint
15 19 (3.33%) F5
16 17 (2.98%) Sun
17 14 (2.45%) Juniper
17 14 (2.45%) Sybase
London
onezeero.
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Rate: £250 - £310 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Cyber Team
Rate: From £300 to £310 per day 3 Month Contract
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago