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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 71 67 63
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing SAN 11 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.21% 0.34% 1.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.91% 1.62% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 10
Median daily rate £350 £485 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.83% +14.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £485 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £485 £685
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £32.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+19.37% +79.16%
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
224 185 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.70% 21.24% 25.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 67 85
Median daily rate £378 £379 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.33% +16.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 9
Median hourly rate £19.61 £22.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.84% +40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £17.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.50 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +44.44%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 (82.35%) Windows
2 23 (67.65%) Windows Server
3 21 (61.76%) VMware
4 19 (55.88%) Linux
5 16 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (47.06%) Fibre Channel
6 15 (44.12%) HP
7 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
8 13 (38.24%) Hyper-V
9 12 (35.29%) Cisco
9 12 (35.29%) TCP/IP
9 12 (35.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 11 (32.35%) CCNA
10 11 (32.35%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (29.41%) Hitachi
11 10 (29.41%) Dell
11 10 (29.41%) EMC
11 10 (29.41%) IBM
11 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
11 10 (29.41%) Firewall
12 9 (26.47%) Active Directory
12 9 (26.47%) MCSA
12 9 (26.47%) MCP
12 9 (26.47%) Ethernet
12 9 (26.47%) MS Exchange
12 9 (26.47%) Intel
12 9 (26.47%) NAS
12 9 (26.47%) Data Centre
13 8 (23.53%) DNS

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 9 (26.47%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.88%) OpenStack
2 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.94%) Apache
3 1 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.94%) IIS
3 1 (2.94%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.88%) Office 365
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.94%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 16 (47.06%) Fibre Channel
2 12 (35.29%) TCP/IP
3 10 (29.41%) Firewall
4 9 (26.47%) Ethernet
4 9 (26.47%) NAS
5 8 (23.53%) DNS
6 4 (11.76%) DHCP
7 3 (8.82%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (5.88%) IMAP
8 2 (5.88%) iSCSI
8 2 (5.88%) MPLS
8 2 (5.88%) POP3
8 2 (5.88%) SMTP
8 2 (5.88%) VoIP
9 1 (2.94%) EIGRP
9 1 (2.94%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (2.94%) IPsec
9 1 (2.94%) OSPF
9 1 (2.94%) VRRP
9 1 (2.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.94%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Architect
2 6 (17.65%) Exchange Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) SAN Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Active Directory Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Administrator
3 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Server Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) VMware Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Windows Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Windows Server Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) EMC Storage Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) SAN Storage Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Storage Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Storage Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) ELK Stack
1 1 (2.94%) LAMP
1 1 (2.94%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Data Centre
2 7 (20.59%) Clustering
3 6 (17.65%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (11.76%) Replication
5 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.94%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 28 (82.35%) Windows
2 23 (67.65%) Windows Server
3 19 (55.88%) Linux
4 6 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (17.65%) Solaris
4 6 (17.65%) Unix
5 4 (11.76%) CentOS
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.94%) AIX
7 1 (2.94%) Debian
7 1 (2.94%) Fedora
7 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (14.71%) Migration
3 3 (8.82%) Capacity Management
3 3 (8.82%) Data Protection
3 3 (8.82%) High Availability
3 3 (8.82%) ITIL
3 3 (8.82%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (8.82%) Performance Optimisation
4 2 (5.88%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (5.88%) Open Source
4 2 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (2.94%) DevOps
5 1 (2.94%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.94%) Server Building
5 1 (2.94%) Software Delivery
5 1 (2.94%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) PHP
1 2 (5.88%) Python
2 1 (2.94%) C
2 1 (2.94%) Perl
2 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (35.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 11 (32.35%) CCNA
2 11 (32.35%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (26.47%) MCP
4 9 (26.47%) MCSA
5 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
6 3 (8.82%) DV Cleared
6 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
7 2 (5.88%) CCNP
7 2 (5.88%) Degree
7 2 (5.88%) VCP5
8 1 (2.94%) CCDP
8 1 (2.94%) MCITP
8 1 (2.94%) MCTS
8 1 (2.94%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 16 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (38.24%) Hyper-V
3 9 (26.47%) Active Directory
4 4 (11.76%) vSphere
5 3 (8.82%) NFS
5 3 (8.82%) vCloud
5 3 (8.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (5.88%) KVM
7 1 (2.94%) Docker
7 1 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (2.94%) Postfix
7 1 (2.94%) qmail
7 1 (2.94%) RHEV
7 1 (2.94%) Sendmail
7 1 (2.94%) Varnish
7 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.94%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (2.94%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (8.82%) vMotion
2 2 (5.88%) Puppet
3 1 (2.94%) Ansible
3 1 (2.94%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.94%) Bacula
3 1 (2.94%) Cacti
3 1 (2.94%) cPanel
3 1 (2.94%) Grafana
3 1 (2.94%) Graphite
3 1 (2.94%) Kibana
3 1 (2.94%) logstash
3 1 (2.94%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.94%) Plesk
3 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (2.94%) Salt
3 1 (2.94%) SCOM
3 1 (2.94%) Simpana
3 1 (2.94%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 21 (61.76%) VMware
2 15 (44.12%) HP
3 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 12 (35.29%) Cisco
5 10 (29.41%) Dell
5 10 (29.41%) EMC
5 10 (29.41%) Hitachi
5 10 (29.41%) IBM
6 9 (26.47%) Intel
7 4 (11.76%) Brocade
7 4 (11.76%) Oracle
7 4 (11.76%) Red Hat
8 3 (8.82%) 3PAR
8 3 (8.82%) StorageTek
8 3 (8.82%) Sun
8 3 (8.82%) Veritas
9 2 (5.88%) Citrix
9 2 (5.88%) CommVault
9 2 (5.88%) Symantec
10 1 (2.94%) Intel Security
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