The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Northamptonshire / Northampton
Rank 39 23 29
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +6
Contract jobs citing SAN 5 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 1.44% 2.70% 2.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.82% 35.71% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 5
Median daily rate £120 £200 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -50.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+56.36% -7.56%

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

Communications & Networking Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
39 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 11.21% 7.57% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 14 15
Median daily rate £258 £265 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.83% -37.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £200 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £388 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.02% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Northampton region with a requirement for SAN.

1 6 (46.15%) Windows
1 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
1 6 (46.15%) Windows XP
1 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
1 6 (46.15%) MS Office
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL
1 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
1 6 (46.15%) Webroot
1 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (46.15%) NAS
1 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
1 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
2 5 (38.46%) NX-OS
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (38.46%) SolarWinds
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (38.46%) Wireshark
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (38.46%) CCNA
2 5 (38.46%) Firewall
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco
2 5 (38.46%) LAN
3 4 (30.77%) ISO 9001
4 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton 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 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
1 6 (46.15%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) NAS
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (38.46%) Firewall
2 5 (38.46%) LAN
2 5 (38.46%) NX-OS
2 5 (38.46%) Wireshark
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Service Desk Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Network Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Network Support
4 2 (15.38%) Network Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Active Directory Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
1 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
1 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
1 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (46.15%) Windows XP
2 2 (15.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) CCNA
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (7.69%) A+ Certification
3 1 (7.69%) MCITP
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
1 6 (46.15%) Webroot
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco
2 5 (38.46%) SolarWinds