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 11 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 42 60 48
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -12
Contract jobs citing SAN 28 9 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.75% 0.96% 2.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.21% 4.25% 10.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 12
Median daily rate £400 £378 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% +2.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £310 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £463 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £26.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £26.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+28.30% -11.66%
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
212 212 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.42% 22.53% 20.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 109 97
Median daily rate £325 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 3
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +150.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.05 £16.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £45.31 £175.00
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 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
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 11 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 Reading region with a requirement for SAN.

1 28 (75.68%) Linux
2 25 (67.57%) NetApp
3 24 (64.86%) AIX
4 23 (62.16%) IBM
5 21 (56.76%) Cisco
6 20 (54.05%) EMC
6 20 (54.05%) Windows
6 20 (54.05%) VMware
7 18 (48.65%) Mainframe
7 18 (48.65%) Unix
7 18 (48.65%) VMware Infrastructure
8 17 (45.95%) IBM Mainframe
8 17 (45.95%) Solaris
8 17 (45.95%) Shell Script
9 15 (40.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 15 (40.54%) Law
9 15 (40.54%) Data Centre
10 14 (37.84%) EMC VNX
10 14 (37.84%) EMC VMAX
11 10 (27.03%) Clustering
11 10 (27.03%) Oracle
12 9 (24.32%) HP
12 9 (24.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (21.62%) Finance
13 8 (21.62%) Tivoli
14 7 (18.92%) DV Cleared
14 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
15 6 (16.22%) Oracle RAC
15 6 (16.22%) EMC NetWorker
15 6 (16.22%) Compliance Management

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 3 (8.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) LAN
1 4 (10.81%) WAN
2 3 (8.11%) DNS
2 3 (8.11%) Firewall
2 3 (8.11%) MPLS
3 2 (5.41%) VoIP
4 1 (2.70%) DHCP
4 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) DB2
General
1 15 (40.54%) Law
2 8 (21.62%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Storage Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Architect
2 6 (16.22%) Linux Support
3 5 (13.51%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (13.51%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
3 5 (13.51%) Linux Specialist
3 5 (13.51%) Support Specialist
4 4 (10.81%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Storage Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) IBM Storage Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Storage Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Storage Specialist
5 3 (8.11%) Team Leader
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) Middleware
2 1 (2.70%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 18 (48.65%) Mainframe
2 17 (45.95%) IBM Mainframe
3 15 (40.54%) Data Centre
4 14 (37.84%) EMC VMAX
4 14 (37.84%) EMC VNX
5 10 (27.03%) Clustering
6 1 (2.70%) AS400
6 1 (2.70%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 28 (75.68%) Linux
2 24 (64.86%) AIX
3 20 (54.05%) Windows
4 18 (48.65%) Unix
5 17 (45.95%) Solaris
6 9 (24.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.70%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.22%) Compliance Management
1 6 (16.22%) High Availability
2 5 (13.51%) Service Delivery
3 4 (10.81%) Business Continuity
4 3 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.41%) ITIL
5 2 (5.41%) Network Design
5 2 (5.41%) Target Operating Model
6 1 (2.70%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.70%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) Shell Script
2 5 (13.51%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) DV Cleared
1 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
2 6 (16.22%) RHCE
3 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) JSP 440
System Software
1 18 (48.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (16.22%) KVM
2 6 (16.22%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
4 4 (10.81%) Firmware
5 2 (5.41%) VMware ESX
5 2 (5.41%) vSphere
6 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (40.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 8 (21.62%) Tivoli
3 6 (16.22%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (2.70%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 25 (67.57%) NetApp
2 23 (62.16%) IBM
3 21 (56.76%) Cisco
4 20 (54.05%) EMC
4 20 (54.05%) VMware
5 10 (27.03%) Oracle
6 9 (24.32%) HP
7 6 (16.22%) Red Hat
8 4 (10.81%) 3PAR
8 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
8 4 (10.81%) Veritas
9 2 (5.41%) Splunk
10 1 (2.70%) Aruba
10 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.70%) Citrix
10 1 (2.70%) SAP
10 1 (2.70%) Sophos