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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 60 55 48
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Contract jobs citing SAN 10 22 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.41% 2.33% 2.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.13% 8.98% 10.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 11
Median daily rate £425 £378 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.58% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £252 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £543 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £63.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £27.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+59.25% -9.24%

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
195 245 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.46% 25.93% 21.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 120 99
Median daily rate £325 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
- +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 23 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +109.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 26 (76.47%) NetApp
2 24 (70.59%) Linux
3 23 (67.65%) IBM
4 22 (64.71%) Cisco
4 22 (64.71%) VMware
5 21 (61.76%) Windows
6 19 (55.88%) Unix
6 19 (55.88%) VMware Infrastructure
7 18 (52.94%) AIX
7 18 (52.94%) Solaris
7 18 (52.94%) Mainframe
8 17 (50.00%) Shell Script
8 17 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
9 16 (47.06%) Data Centre
10 15 (44.12%) EMC
10 15 (44.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 15 (44.12%) Law
11 14 (41.18%) EMC VNX
11 14 (41.18%) EMC VMAX
12 8 (23.53%) Finance
12 8 (23.53%) Tivoli
13 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
13 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
14 5 (14.71%) Veritas
14 5 (14.71%) LAN
14 5 (14.71%) WAN
14 5 (14.71%) SQL
14 5 (14.71%) Oracle
14 5 (14.71%) 3PAR
15 4 (11.76%) Firmware

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 (8.82%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) LAN
1 5 (14.71%) WAN
2 3 (8.82%) DNS
2 3 (8.82%) Firewall
2 3 (8.82%) MPLS
3 2 (5.88%) VoIP
4 1 (2.94%) DHCP
4 1 (2.94%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) DB2
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
General
1 15 (44.12%) Law
2 8 (23.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Storage Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Architect
3 5 (14.71%) Storage Architect
4 4 (11.76%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) IBM Storage Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Storage Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Storage Specialist
5 3 (8.82%) Team Leader
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (2.94%) Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Network Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) Middleware
2 1 (2.94%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 18 (52.94%) Mainframe
2 17 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 16 (47.06%) Data Centre
4 14 (41.18%) EMC VMAX
4 14 (41.18%) EMC VNX
5 4 (11.76%) Clustering
6 1 (2.94%) AS400
6 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (2.94%) iSeries
6 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (70.59%) Linux
2 21 (61.76%) Windows
3 19 (55.88%) Unix
4 18 (52.94%) AIX
4 18 (52.94%) Solaris
5 3 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.94%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.76%) Business Continuity
2 3 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (5.88%) Network Design
3 2 (5.88%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (2.94%) Capacity Management
4 1 (2.94%) Data Protection
4 1 (2.94%) ITIL
4 1 (2.94%) Migration
4 1 (2.94%) Performance Management
4 1 (2.94%) Project Management
4 1 (2.94%) SDLC
4 1 (2.94%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 5 (14.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
1 1 (2.94%) MCP
1 1 (2.94%) MCSA
1 1 (2.94%) MCSE
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) JSP 440
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (55.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
3 4 (11.76%) Firmware
4 2 (5.88%) VMware ESX
4 2 (5.88%) vSphere
5 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.94%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.94%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (44.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 8 (23.53%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.94%) SnapMirror
3 1 (2.94%) vMotion
Vendors
1 26 (76.47%) NetApp
2 23 (67.65%) IBM
3 22 (64.71%) Cisco
3 22 (64.71%) VMware
4 15 (44.12%) EMC
5 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 5 (14.71%) 3PAR
6 5 (14.71%) Oracle
6 5 (14.71%) Veritas
7 4 (11.76%) HP
8 2 (5.88%) Citrix
8 2 (5.88%) Splunk
9 1 (2.94%) Aruba
9 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.94%) SAP
9 1 (2.94%) Sophos
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