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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 72 83 52
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -31
Contract jobs citing SAN 33 23 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.78% 1.24% 2.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.83% 10.45% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 16 19
Median daily rate £363 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £463 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £336 £328
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Median hourly rate - £16.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £29.48 £28.13
% change year-on-year
-42.33% +4.81%
SAN
North West

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
279 220 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.05% 11.89% 14.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 119 88
Median daily rate £375 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 17 19
Median hourly rate £20.73 £14.19 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.08% -43.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.41 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £21.85 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+67.24% -4.33%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
Stockport - 3 £503 -
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £375 -
SAN
North West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 Manchester region with a requirement for SAN.

1 25 (55.56%) VMware
2 22 (48.89%) Windows
3 20 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 19 (42.22%) Active Directory
5 15 (33.33%) ITIL
5 15 (33.33%) LAN
5 15 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 14 (31.11%) Data Centre
6 14 (31.11%) Cisco
7 13 (28.89%) HP
7 13 (28.89%) WAN
7 13 (28.89%) Solaris
7 13 (28.89%) Firewall
8 12 (26.67%) Oracle
8 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
8 12 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (22.22%) DHCP
9 10 (22.22%) DNS
9 10 (22.22%) Service Management
10 9 (20.00%) Citrix
10 9 (20.00%) Unix
10 9 (20.00%) AIX
10 9 (20.00%) SCCM
11 8 (17.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 8 (17.78%) Oracle ZFS
11 8 (17.78%) IBM
11 8 (17.78%) NetBackup
11 8 (17.78%) Clustering
12 7 (15.56%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (15.56%) MS Exchange

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 7 (15.56%) MS Exchange
1 7 (15.56%) Skype for Business
2 5 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.44%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (4.44%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.22%) Apache
4 1 (2.22%) IIS
4 1 (2.22%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Markit EDM
2 1 (2.22%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (33.33%) LAN
2 13 (28.89%) Firewall
2 13 (28.89%) WAN
3 10 (22.22%) DHCP
3 10 (22.22%) DNS
4 7 (15.56%) VoIP
4 7 (15.56%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (13.33%) NAS
5 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
5 6 (13.33%) Unified Communications
5 6 (13.33%) VLAN
6 5 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (11.11%) VPN
7 4 (8.89%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (6.67%) IP Telephony
8 3 (6.67%) Network Security
8 3 (6.67%) PBX
8 3 (6.67%) SSL
8 3 (6.67%) Wireless
9 2 (4.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) DB2
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Legal
3 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (20.00%) Architect
2 7 (15.56%) Administrator
3 4 (8.89%) Analyst
3 4 (8.89%) Azure Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (8.89%) Wintel Support
4 3 (6.67%) Data Centre Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support
4 3 (6.67%) Security Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Solaris Administrator
4 3 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Technical Architect
4 3 (6.67%) Unix Administrator
5 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (4.44%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.22%) .NET
2 1 (2.22%) CGI
2 1 (2.22%) Middleware
2 1 (2.22%) SAX
2 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.11%) Data Centre
2 8 (17.78%) Clustering
3 3 (6.67%) Blackberry
3 3 (6.67%) BYOD
3 3 (6.67%) HACMP
3 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.44%) HP Storage
4 2 (4.44%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.22%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.22%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.22%) EMC VNX
5 1 (2.22%) FlexPod
5 1 (2.22%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 22 (48.89%) Windows
2 15 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 13 (28.89%) Solaris
4 9 (20.00%) AIX
4 9 (20.00%) Unix
5 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.44%) HPUX
8 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.22%) Linux
8 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) ITIL
2 10 (22.22%) Service Management
3 5 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 5 (11.11%) ERP
3 5 (11.11%) Migration
4 4 (8.89%) Software Engineering
5 3 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.67%) Information Security
5 3 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (6.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 3 (6.67%) TOGAF
5 3 (6.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.44%) Coaching
6 2 (4.44%) Email Filtering
6 2 (4.44%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.44%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (4.44%) Risk Management
6 2 (4.44%) Web Filtering
6 2 (4.44%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.33%) SQL
2 5 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.22%) Java
3 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.22%) PHP
3 1 (2.22%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) CISA
1 3 (6.67%) CISSP
1 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) GSEC
2 2 (4.44%) GSLC
2 2 (4.44%) GSNA
2 2 (4.44%) MCSE
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.44%) SANS
2 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) CCNA
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.22%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.22%) Degree
3 1 (2.22%) MCDST
3 1 (2.22%) MCITP
3 1 (2.22%) MCTS
3 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (42.22%) Active Directory
2 12 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (17.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 4 (8.89%) XenApp
5 3 (6.67%) GPFS
6 1 (2.22%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.22%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.22%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (20.00%) SCCM
2 8 (17.78%) NetBackup
2 8 (17.78%) Oracle ZFS
3 6 (13.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (11.11%) Ansible
5 4 (8.89%) Backup Exec
6 3 (6.67%) Tivoli
7 2 (4.44%) Cacti
7 2 (4.44%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (4.44%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (2.22%) Dollar Universe
8 1 (2.22%) EMC VPLEX
8 1 (2.22%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 25 (55.56%) VMware
2 20 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 14 (31.11%) Cisco
4 13 (28.89%) HP
5 12 (26.67%) Oracle
6 9 (20.00%) Citrix
7 8 (17.78%) IBM
8 5 (11.11%) Red Hat
8 5 (11.11%) Veritas
9 4 (8.89%) EMC
9 4 (8.89%) Sun
10 3 (6.67%) 3PAR
10 3 (6.67%) Symantec
11 2 (4.44%) arcserve
11 2 (4.44%) Axway
11 2 (4.44%) Bloomberg
11 2 (4.44%) Blue Coat
11 2 (4.44%) Intel Security
11 2 (4.44%) Reuters
11 2 (4.44%) Trend Micro
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