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 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 34 26 29
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing SAN 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 0.44% 1.60% 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% 20.00% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Median daily rate £110 £400 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-72.50% -1.53%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £28.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-22.80% +21.27%
SAN
Northamptonshire

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
13 20 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 5.78% 8.00% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 15
Median daily rate £400 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £260 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £418 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+37.04% +7.62%

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 July 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 Northampton region with a requirement for SAN.

1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) EMC
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) NAS
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) EMC VNX
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) Android
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Dell
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Management
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Nimble Storage

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 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) NAS
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Deployment Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) EMC Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) EMC Storage Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall Support
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) SAN Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) SAN Storage Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Support
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Technical Support
1 1 (20.00%) Server Support
1 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Storage Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (20.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Deployment Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (40.00%) EMC VNX
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) Android
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Management
1 1 (20.00%) Storage Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) EMC
4 1 (20.00%) Dell
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) Nimble Storage
4 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (20.00%) Webroot