The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 48 64 55
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -9
Contract jobs citing SAN 13 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.79% 1.18% 0.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.83% 5.41% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 3
Median daily rate £475 £369 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.81% -10.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £300 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £331
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £34.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-50.00% +23.63%
SAN
Berkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
166 222 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.90% 21.89% 24.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 121 89
Median daily rate £388 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 12
Median hourly rate £37.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.38 £11.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £17.50 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Reading

SAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Reading region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 Reading region with a requirement for SAN.

1 15 (71.43%) Linux
2 12 (57.14%) HP
3 10 (47.62%) Oracle
3 10 (47.62%) AIX
4 9 (42.86%) Windows
4 9 (42.86%) Clustering
4 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
5 8 (38.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (38.10%) DV Cleared
6 7 (33.33%) KVM
6 7 (33.33%) Compliance Management
6 7 (33.33%) High Availability
6 7 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (33.33%) EMC NetWorker
6 7 (33.33%) VMware
6 7 (33.33%) RHCE
6 7 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 7 (33.33%) EMC
6 7 (33.33%) IBM
7 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 6 (28.57%) Service Delivery
7 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (23.81%) NetApp
8 5 (23.81%) Cisco
8 5 (23.81%) SQL
9 4 (19.05%) Unix
9 4 (19.05%) Solaris
9 4 (19.05%) LAN
9 4 (19.05%) WAN

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Firewall
1 4 (19.05%) LAN
1 4 (19.05%) WAN
2 3 (14.29%) DNS
2 3 (14.29%) MPLS
2 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.52%) Ethernet
3 2 (9.52%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (9.52%) VoIP
4 1 (4.76%) DHCP
4 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (14.29%) Law
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Linux Support
2 6 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
2 6 (28.57%) Linux Specialist
2 6 (28.57%) Support Specialist
3 5 (23.81%) Architect
3 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) IT Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Network Support
6 1 (4.76%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) SAN Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Storage Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Storage Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Storage Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Middleware
2 1 (4.76%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Clustering
2 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 3 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (14.29%) Mainframe
3 2 (9.52%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 15 (71.43%) Linux
2 10 (47.62%) AIX
3 9 (42.86%) Windows
4 8 (38.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (19.05%) Solaris
5 4 (19.05%) Unix
5 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Vista
7 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Compliance Management
1 7 (33.33%) High Availability
2 6 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL
3 2 (9.52%) Network Design
3 2 (9.52%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.76%) Change Management
4 1 (4.76%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 8 (38.10%) DV Cleared
3 7 (33.33%) RHCE
4 3 (14.29%) MCP
4 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 2 (9.52%) CCNA
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (9.52%) MCSA
5 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) JSP 440
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 7 (33.33%) KVM
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) Firmware
3 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
3 2 (9.52%) VMware ESX
3 2 (9.52%) vSphere
4 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (14.29%) Tivoli
2 3 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (4.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (4.76%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) HP
2 10 (47.62%) Oracle
3 7 (33.33%) EMC
3 7 (33.33%) IBM
3 7 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 7 (33.33%) VMware
4 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 5 (23.81%) Cisco
5 5 (23.81%) NetApp
6 2 (9.52%) 3PAR
6 2 (9.52%) Dell
6 2 (9.52%) Hitachi
6 2 (9.52%) Intel
6 2 (9.52%) Splunk
6 2 (9.52%) Veritas
7 1 (4.76%) Aruba
7 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.76%) Citrix
7 1 (4.76%) Sophos