The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Area Network (SAN)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 40 30 43
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +13
Contract jobs citing SAN 6 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.50% 2.47% 1.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.54% 26.67% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 4
Median daily rate £325 £325 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -28.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £200 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £400 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £43.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-19.18% +24.63%

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

Communications & Networking Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
52 30 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 13.03% 9.26% 7.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 25 24
Median daily rate £300 £265 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -24.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £10.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

SAN
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 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
Northampton -10 5 £325 +18.18% 1
SAN
East Midlands

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

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

1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (41.18%) Firewall
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (35.29%) Cisco
4 6 (35.29%) Cisco Prime
4 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (35.29%) MS Office
4 6 (35.29%) ITIL
4 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
4 6 (35.29%) Windows XP
4 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
4 6 (35.29%) LAN
4 6 (35.29%) NAS
4 6 (35.29%) SolarWinds
4 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
4 6 (35.29%) Cisco IOS
4 6 (35.29%) Webroot
4 6 (35.29%) Wireshark
4 6 (35.29%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (35.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (35.29%) NX-OS
5 5 (29.41%) CCNA
6 4 (23.53%) ISO 9001
7 3 (17.65%) Citrix
7 3 (17.65%) VMware
7 3 (17.65%) NetApp
8 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 (35.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
1 6 (35.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) Firewall
2 6 (35.29%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (35.29%) Cisco IOS
2 6 (35.29%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (35.29%) LAN
2 6 (35.29%) NAS
2 6 (35.29%) NX-OS
2 6 (35.29%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Service Desk Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Support Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Network Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Network Support
4 3 (17.65%) Network Support Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Wintel Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Wintel Support
5 2 (11.76%) Wintel Support Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Active Directory Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) IT Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) IT Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (35.29%) Windows XP
5 2 (11.76%) Data ONTAP
5 2 (11.76%) Linux
5 2 (11.76%) Unix
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
2 2 (11.76%) Server Virtualisation
2 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
3 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (29.41%) CCNA
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.88%) A+ Certification
4 1 (5.88%) MCITP
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (11.76%) vSphere
2 1 (5.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (5.88%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) Cisco
2 6 (35.29%) SolarWinds
2 6 (35.29%) Webroot
3 3 (17.65%) Citrix
3 3 (17.65%) NetApp
3 3 (17.65%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Novell
4 1 (5.88%) WatchGuard