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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 40 38 35
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing SAN 12 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.31% 0.30% 2.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.53% 5.56% 27.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 11
Median daily rate £120 £195 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% -51.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £195 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £195 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £26.75 £29.88
% change year-on-year
+27.10% -10.46%
SAN
East Midlands

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
51 18 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 9.81% 5.44% 10.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 15 31
Median daily rate £325 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £188 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 £10.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -53.48%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 8 December 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
Northampton - 11 £120 - 5
Kettering - 1 £250 -
SAN
East Midlands

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for SAN.

1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) MS Exchange
2 8 (47.06%) ITIL
2 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (47.06%) NAS
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
3 7 (41.18%) Windows 7
3 7 (41.18%) Webroot
3 7 (41.18%) MS Office
3 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
3 7 (41.18%) Windows XP
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (41.18%) Firewall
4 6 (35.29%) LAN
5 5 (29.41%) CCNA
5 5 (29.41%) ISO 9001
5 5 (29.41%) Cisco Prime
5 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (29.41%) Cisco
5 5 (29.41%) Wireshark
5 5 (29.41%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (29.41%) SolarWinds
5 5 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (29.41%) NX-OS
6 4 (23.53%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
7 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012

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 8 (47.06%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
1 7 (41.18%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) NAS
2 7 (41.18%) Firewall
3 6 (35.29%) LAN
4 5 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (29.41%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (29.41%) NX-OS
4 5 (29.41%) Wireshark
5 1 (5.88%) Skype
5 1 (5.88%) WAN
5 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (5.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Service Desk Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Network Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Network Support
4 2 (11.76%) Network Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 1 (5.88%) Active Directory Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) IT Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) VMware Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server Support
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (41.18%) Windows 7
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (41.18%) Windows XP
4 2 (11.76%) Unix
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
2 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
3 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.88%) High Availability
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 1 (5.88%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) CCNA
1 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (11.76%) A+ Certification
4 1 (5.88%) MCITP
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.88%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (5.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (5.88%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) SCOM
2 1 (5.88%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 7 (41.18%) Webroot
3 5 (29.41%) Cisco
3 5 (29.41%) SolarWinds
4 2 (11.76%) VMware
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix
5 1 (5.88%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) NetApp
5 1 (5.88%) Nimble Storage
5 1 (5.88%) Novell
5 1 (5.88%) WatchGuard