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 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)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 59 57 56
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing SAN 5 25 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.70% 2.46% 1.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.92% 8.47% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 8
Median daily rate £325 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £261 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £63.00 -
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 Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
171 295 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.98% 29.06% 20.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 161 81
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 £55.65 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +158.83%
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 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 23 February 2017.

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 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 Reading region with a requirement for SAN.

1 27 (84.38%) NetApp
2 24 (75.00%) Linux
3 23 (71.88%) Cisco
4 21 (65.63%) IBM
5 20 (62.50%) Windows
6 19 (59.38%) Unix
6 19 (59.38%) VMware
7 18 (56.25%) AIX
7 18 (56.25%) Solaris
7 18 (56.25%) Mainframe
8 17 (53.13%) Shell Script
8 17 (53.13%) IBM Mainframe
9 16 (50.00%) EMC
9 16 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (50.00%) Data Centre
10 15 (46.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 15 (46.88%) Law
11 14 (43.75%) EMC VNX
11 14 (43.75%) EMC VMAX
12 8 (25.00%) Finance
12 8 (25.00%) Tivoli
13 5 (15.63%) Veritas
13 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
13 5 (15.63%) Oracle
13 5 (15.63%) 3PAR
14 4 (12.50%) Firmware
14 4 (12.50%) Business Continuity
14 4 (12.50%) Clustering
15 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
15 3 (9.38%) Active Directory

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 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) LAN
1 2 (6.25%) WAN
2 1 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (3.13%) Firewall
2 1 (3.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) DB2
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
General
1 15 (46.88%) Law
2 8 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Storage Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Architect
3 5 (15.63%) Storage Architect
4 4 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) IBM Storage Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Storage Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Storage Specialist
5 3 (9.38%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.13%) Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Lead Architect
6 1 (3.13%) SAN Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) SAN Storage Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 18 (56.25%) Mainframe
2 17 (53.13%) IBM Mainframe
3 16 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 14 (43.75%) EMC VMAX
4 14 (43.75%) EMC VNX
5 4 (12.50%) Clustering
6 1 (3.13%) AS400
6 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (3.13%) iSeries
6 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (75.00%) Linux
2 20 (62.50%) Windows
3 19 (59.38%) Unix
4 18 (56.25%) AIX
4 18 (56.25%) Solaris
5 3 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
6 1 (3.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.50%) Business Continuity
2 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.13%) Capacity Management
3 1 (3.13%) Data Management
3 1 (3.13%) Data Protection
3 1 (3.13%) ITIL
3 1 (3.13%) Migration
3 1 (3.13%) Performance Management
3 1 (3.13%) Project Management
3 1 (3.13%) SDLC
3 1 (3.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) Shell Script
2 3 (9.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
1 1 (3.13%) MCSA
1 1 (3.13%) MCSE
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.13%) NCDA
1 1 (3.13%) NCIE
1 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) JSP 440
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.50%) Firmware
3 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.13%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (46.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 8 (25.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (3.13%) SnapMirror
3 1 (3.13%) vMotion
Vendors
1 27 (84.38%) NetApp
2 23 (71.88%) Cisco
3 21 (65.63%) IBM
4 19 (59.38%) VMware
5 16 (50.00%) EMC
6 5 (15.63%) 3PAR
6 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
6 5 (15.63%) Oracle
6 5 (15.63%) Veritas
7 2 (6.25%) Citrix
7 2 (6.25%) HP
8 1 (3.13%) Brocade
8 1 (3.13%) SAP