The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Area Network (SAN)
North West / Manchester
Rank 88 87 64
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -23
Contract jobs citing SAN 4 14 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.30% 0.77% 2.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.93% 5.45% 14.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 7
Median daily rate £275 £275 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £217 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £358 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £43.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-36.04% +22.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
207 257 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.65% 14.19% 13.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 140 101
Median daily rate £400 £389 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% +19.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £259 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 14
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.15 £19.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.02% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.97 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £48.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing SAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAN across the Manchester region.

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the Manchester region.

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for SAN.

1 14 (60.87%) Windows
2 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 10 (43.48%) VMware
2 10 (43.48%) Windows Server
3 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
3 8 (34.78%) Migration
3 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (30.43%) Firewall
4 7 (30.43%) Data Centre
5 6 (26.09%) LAN
5 6 (26.09%) ITIL
5 6 (26.09%) MS Office
5 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (21.74%) NAS
6 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (21.74%) Linux
6 5 (21.74%) Cisco
7 4 (17.39%) WAN
7 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
7 4 (17.39%) Oracle
7 4 (17.39%) SQL
7 4 (17.39%) Finance
7 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
7 4 (17.39%) NetApp
7 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
7 4 (17.39%) Webroot
7 4 (17.39%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (13.04%) EMC VPLEX
8 3 (13.04%) Oracle RAC

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.70%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) Firewall
2 6 (26.09%) LAN
3 5 (21.74%) NAS
4 4 (17.39%) WAN
5 3 (13.04%) DNS
5 3 (13.04%) Network Security
6 2 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (8.70%) Internet
6 2 (8.70%) IP Telephony
6 2 (8.70%) IPv4
6 2 (8.70%) SSL
6 2 (8.70%) VLAN
6 2 (8.70%) Wireless
7 1 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
7 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) Service Desk Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 2 (8.70%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) Analyst
2 2 (8.70%) Architect
2 2 (8.70%) Data Analyst
2 2 (8.70%) Data Centre Analyst
2 2 (8.70%) Database Specialist
2 2 (8.70%) Designer
2 2 (8.70%) IT Technician
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Specialist
2 2 (8.70%) Senior IT Technician
2 2 (8.70%) Senior Technician
2 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
2 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Clustering
2 2 (8.70%) EMC VMAX
2 2 (8.70%) Fat Client
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.35%) BYOD
3 1 (4.35%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.35%) EMC VNX
3 1 (4.35%) HP Storage
3 1 (4.35%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Windows
2 10 (43.48%) Windows Server
3 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (21.74%) Linux
4 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
5 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (8.70%) Unix
7 1 (4.35%) AIX
7 1 (4.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Migration
2 6 (26.09%) ITIL
3 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
4 3 (13.04%) Stress Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Customer-Centric Approach
5 2 (8.70%) High Availability
5 2 (8.70%) Patch Management
5 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.70%) Project Management
5 2 (8.70%) Server Building
6 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.35%) CRM
6 1 (4.35%) DevOps
6 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.35%) ERP
6 1 (4.35%) Line Management
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.35%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (4.35%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.70%) PHP
3 1 (4.35%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
1 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (17.39%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (8.70%) Terminal Services
4 2 (8.70%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
4 2 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.35%) NFS
5 1 (4.35%) Varnish
5 1 (4.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) EMC VPLEX
2 2 (8.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (8.70%) SCCM
2 2 (8.70%) SmoothWall
3 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (4.35%) Puppet
3 1 (4.35%) SCOM
3 1 (4.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
1 10 (43.48%) VMware
2 5 (21.74%) Cisco
3 4 (17.39%) NetApp
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle
3 4 (17.39%) Webroot
4 3 (13.04%) EMC
5 2 (8.70%) Apple
5 2 (8.70%) Dell
5 2 (8.70%) Fortinet
5 2 (8.70%) Motorola
5 2 (8.70%) Sophos
5 2 (8.70%) Veritas
6 1 (4.35%) Bloomberg
6 1 (4.35%) Brocade
6 1 (4.35%) HP
6 1 (4.35%) Intel
6 1 (4.35%) Isilon
6 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.35%) Reuters
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