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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 50 60 61
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Contract jobs citing SAN 12 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.58% 1.24% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.78% 6.00% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 3
Median daily rate £550 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +9.37%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £29.48 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-42.33% +15.60%
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
177 200 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.29% 20.62% 27.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 103 90
Median daily rate £433 £388 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.61% +1.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £233 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 11
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 £22.89 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £24.26 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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 August 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 August 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 16 (72.73%) Linux
2 14 (63.64%) HP
3 12 (54.55%) Windows
3 12 (54.55%) VMware
3 12 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
4 10 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (40.91%) EMC
5 9 (40.91%) Red Hat
5 9 (40.91%) Windows Server
6 8 (36.36%) KVM
6 8 (36.36%) Oracle
6 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
6 8 (36.36%) IBM
6 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 8 (36.36%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (31.82%) EMC NetWorker
7 7 (31.82%) DV Cleared
7 7 (31.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (31.82%) Firewall
7 7 (31.82%) Clustering
7 7 (31.82%) High Availability
7 7 (31.82%) Cisco
7 7 (31.82%) AIX
7 7 (31.82%) RHCE
7 7 (31.82%) Compliance Management
8 6 (27.27%) Fibre Channel
8 6 (27.27%) Hitachi
8 6 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (27.27%) CCNA

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 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 2 (9.09%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon S3
1 1 (4.55%) CloudBees
1 1 (4.55%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
2 7 (31.82%) Firewall
3 6 (27.27%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (22.73%) Ethernet
5 4 (18.18%) DNS
5 4 (18.18%) LAN
5 4 (18.18%) MPLS
5 4 (18.18%) WAN
6 3 (13.64%) VoIP
7 2 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (9.09%) NAS
8 1 (4.55%) Asterisk PBX
8 1 (4.55%) DHCP
8 1 (4.55%) HSRP
8 1 (4.55%) IPsec
8 1 (4.55%) iSCSI
8 1 (4.55%) OSPF
8 1 (4.55%) SSL
8 1 (4.55%) VPN
8 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.55%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Linux Support
2 6 (27.27%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (27.27%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
2 6 (27.27%) Linux Specialist
2 6 (27.27%) Support Specialist
3 5 (22.73%) Architect
3 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (22.73%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior VMware Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Active Directory Architect
6 1 (4.55%) IT Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Middleware
2 1 (4.55%) ELK Stack
2 1 (4.55%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Clustering
2 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Linux
2 12 (54.55%) Windows
3 10 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (40.91%) Windows Server
5 7 (31.82%) AIX
6 3 (13.64%) CentOS
6 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (9.09%) Solaris
7 2 (9.09%) Unix
7 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (4.55%) Debian
8 1 (4.55%) Fedora
8 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
8 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000
8 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
8 1 (4.55%) Windows Vista
8 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Compliance Management
1 7 (31.82%) High Availability
2 6 (27.27%) Service Delivery
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL
3 2 (9.09%) Network Design
3 2 (9.09%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.55%) Change Management
4 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.55%) DevOps
4 1 (4.55%) Open Source
4 1 (4.55%) Project Management
4 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Scrum
4 1 (4.55%) Software Delivery
4 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) PHP
2 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 7 (31.82%) DV Cleared
2 7 (31.82%) RHCE
2 7 (31.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (27.27%) CCNA
3 6 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (27.27%) MCP
4 5 (22.73%) MCSA
4 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.55%) CCNP
6 1 (4.55%) VCP4
6 1 (4.55%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (36.36%) KVM
2 8 (36.36%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
4 5 (22.73%) vSphere
5 2 (9.09%) vCloud
5 2 (9.09%) VMware ESX
6 1 (4.55%) Docker
6 1 (4.55%) NFS
6 1 (4.55%) Postfix
6 1 (4.55%) qmail
6 1 (4.55%) Sendmail
6 1 (4.55%) Varnish
6 1 (4.55%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (4.55%) Ansible
2 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.55%) Bacula
2 1 (4.55%) Cacti
2 1 (4.55%) cPanel
2 1 (4.55%) Grafana
2 1 (4.55%) Graphite
2 1 (4.55%) Kibana
2 1 (4.55%) logstash
2 1 (4.55%) Nagios
2 1 (4.55%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (4.55%) Plesk
2 1 (4.55%) Puppet
2 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (4.55%) Salt
2 1 (4.55%) SCOM
2 1 (4.55%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) HP
2 12 (54.55%) VMware
3 9 (40.91%) EMC
3 9 (40.91%) Red Hat
4 8 (36.36%) IBM
4 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 8 (36.36%) Oracle
5 7 (31.82%) Cisco
6 6 (27.27%) Hitachi
7 5 (22.73%) Dell
7 5 (22.73%) Intel
8 2 (9.09%) Citrix
8 2 (9.09%) Splunk
9 1 (4.55%) Aruba
9 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
9 1 (4.55%) CommVault
9 1 (4.55%) NetApp
9 1 (4.55%) Rackspace
9 1 (4.55%) Sophos
9 1 (4.55%) Symantec