The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 125 112 70
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -42
Contract jobs citing SAN 141 170 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.68% 1.71% 2.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.42% 9.85% 13.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 102 126
Median daily rate £390 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £300 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £475 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 16
Median hourly rate £20.38 £40.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.06% +77.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.68 £35.05 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.08 £43.02 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £34.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-50.00% +23.63%
SAN
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1497 1726 1832
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.87% 17.39% 20.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 889 947 866
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 111 97
Median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £19.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +38.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -8.05%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing SAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAN across the South East region.

SAN Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SAN
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the South East region.

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

SAN
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +6 41 £375 +4.16% 9
Berkshire +19 39 £425 -5.55% 9
Surrey +5 33 £425 +17.24% 12
Buckinghamshire +24 13 £300 -14.28% 5
Oxfordshire -9 7 £275 -12.00% 3
East Sussex -13 5 £300 -8.39% 5
West Sussex -5 3 £365 +19.67% 1
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 South East region with a requirement for SAN.

1 165 (46.74%) Windows
2 150 (42.49%) Linux
3 136 (38.53%) VMware
4 127 (35.98%) HP
5 117 (33.14%) Oracle
6 116 (32.86%) Unix
7 106 (30.03%) Security Cleared
8 100 (28.33%) Active Directory
8 100 (28.33%) Microsoft
8 100 (28.33%) Windows Server
9 98 (27.76%) Data Centre
10 83 (23.51%) VMware Infrastructure
11 79 (22.38%) SC Cleared
12 75 (21.25%) ITIL
12 75 (21.25%) SQL
13 71 (20.11%) Windows Server 2008
14 69 (19.55%) EMC
15 66 (18.70%) Solaris
16 65 (18.41%) Firewall
17 60 (17.00%) Windows Server 2012
18 59 (16.71%) Cisco
18 59 (16.71%) Red Hat
19 58 (16.43%) SQL Server
19 58 (16.43%) NetBackup
20 57 (16.15%) NAS
21 56 (15.86%) Migration
21 56 (15.86%) Citrix
22 55 (15.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 54 (15.30%) Finance
24 53 (15.01%) Veritas

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 51 (14.45%) MS Exchange
2 44 (12.46%) SharePoint
3 20 (5.67%) IIS
4 14 (3.97%) WebSphere
5 13 (3.68%) Apache
6 11 (3.12%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (2.83%) Skype for Business
8 8 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (2.27%) Live Communications Server
9 7 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (1.98%) Tomcat
10 6 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (1.70%) WebLogic
11 4 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.85%) JBoss
13 2 (0.57%) iPlanet
13 2 (0.57%) MS Project Server
14 1 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.28%) TPMS
Applications
1 41 (11.61%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.25%) MS Office
3 4 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.13%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.28%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 1 (0.28%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.12%) Office 365
2 10 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.70%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.85%) HP Helion
5 2 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.57%) IaaS
5 2 (0.57%) PaaS
5 2 (0.57%) SaaS
6 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.28%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.28%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 65 (18.41%) Firewall
2 57 (16.15%) NAS
3 46 (13.03%) Fibre Channel
4 42 (11.90%) LAN
5 39 (11.05%) DNS
5 39 (11.05%) WAN
6 38 (10.76%) DHCP
7 30 (8.50%) TCP/IP
8 26 (7.37%) Cisco Nexus
9 22 (6.23%) MPLS
10 16 (4.53%) iSCSI
11 15 (4.25%) Ethernet
11 15 (4.25%) LDAP
12 14 (3.97%) Unified Communications
13 13 (3.68%) VoIP
14 12 (3.40%) Cisco ASA
14 12 (3.40%) Network Security
14 12 (3.40%) VPN
15 11 (3.12%) FCoE
16 10 (2.83%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (16.43%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.53%) MySQL
2 16 (4.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (4.25%) MS Access
4 12 (3.40%) VLDB
5 11 (3.12%) DB2
5 11 (3.12%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (2.83%) OLTP
7 9 (2.55%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (1.13%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (1.13%) QlikView
9 4 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.28%) EDRMS
12 1 (0.28%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 10 (2.83%) HP UFT
1 10 (2.83%) LoadRunner
2 2 (0.57%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 54 (15.30%) Finance
2 20 (5.67%) Banking
3 9 (2.55%) Investment Banking
4 8 (2.27%) Back Office
5 7 (1.98%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.42%) Law
6 5 (1.42%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.85%) Billing
7 3 (0.85%) Legal
7 3 (0.85%) Retail
8 2 (0.57%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.57%) Military
9 1 (0.28%) Electronics
9 1 (0.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (12.75%) Administrator
2 41 (11.61%) Architect
3 34 (9.63%) Support Engineer
4 28 (7.93%) Unix Administrator
5 27 (7.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 24 (6.80%) 3rd Line Support
6 24 (6.80%) Infrastructure Architect
7 21 (5.95%) Consultant
7 21 (5.95%) Unix Engineer
8 19 (5.38%) Systems Administrator
9 17 (4.82%) Storage Engineer
10 16 (4.53%) Analyst
11 15 (4.25%) Technical Architect
12 13 (3.68%) Network Engineer
12 13 (3.68%) Project Manager
12 13 (3.68%) Server Engineer
12 13 (3.68%) Solaris Administrator
13 12 (3.40%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 12 (3.40%) SAN Engineer
14 11 (3.12%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (7.08%) .NET
2 12 (3.40%) JSP
3 11 (3.12%) Middleware
4 10 (2.83%) ASP.NET
4 10 (2.83%) HTML
5 6 (1.70%) J2EE
6 5 (1.42%) Web Services
7 4 (1.13%) SAML
8 3 (0.85%) LAMP
8 3 (0.85%) LAPP Stack
8 3 (0.85%) REST
8 3 (0.85%) WSDL
9 2 (0.57%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.57%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (0.28%) 802.1X
10 1 (0.28%) Flash
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 98 (27.76%) Data Centre
2 46 (13.03%) Clustering
3 14 (3.97%) Replication
4 13 (3.68%) Computer Science
5 12 (3.40%) EMC VMAX
5 12 (3.40%) PKI
6 11 (3.12%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (3.12%) LPAR
6 11 (3.12%) Statistics
7 10 (2.83%) EMC VNX
8 9 (2.55%) FlexPod
8 9 (2.55%) Mainframe
9 8 (2.27%) Fat Client
9 8 (2.27%) Thin Client
10 7 (1.98%) Device Driver
10 7 (1.98%) Management Information System
11 6 (1.70%) e-Health
12 5 (1.42%) Enterprise Storage
12 5 (1.42%) HP Storage
12 5 (1.42%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 165 (46.74%) Windows
2 150 (42.49%) Linux
3 116 (32.86%) Unix
4 100 (28.33%) Windows Server
5 71 (20.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 66 (18.70%) Solaris
7 60 (17.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 55 (15.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 47 (13.31%) AIX
10 39 (11.05%) Windows Server 2003
11 25 (7.08%) Windows 7
12 23 (6.52%) HPUX
12 23 (6.52%) Oracle Linux
13 17 (4.82%) Windows XP
14 13 (3.68%) Data ONTAP
15 6 (1.70%) CentOS
16 4 (1.13%) zOS
17 3 (0.85%) Android
17 3 (0.85%) Windows 10
18 2 (0.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (21.25%) ITIL
2 56 (15.86%) Migration
3 36 (10.20%) Disaster Recovery
4 34 (9.63%) High Availability
5 30 (8.50%) Project Management
6 24 (6.80%) Virtual Environments
7 23 (6.52%) Service Delivery
8 20 (5.67%) Data Protection
9 18 (5.10%) Server Building
10 17 (4.82%) CRM
11 16 (4.53%) Problem Management
11 16 (4.53%) Service Management
12 15 (4.25%) Performance Tuning
13 12 (3.40%) Network Design
13 12 (3.40%) PRINCE2
13 12 (3.40%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (3.12%) Change Control
14 11 (3.12%) Change Management
14 11 (3.12%) Functional Testing
14 11 (3.12%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 75 (21.25%) SQL
2 38 (10.76%) PowerShell
3 24 (6.80%) Shell Script
4 17 (4.82%) Java
5 15 (4.25%) JavaScript
6 13 (3.68%) VBScript
7 11 (3.12%) Korn
7 11 (3.12%) Perl
7 11 (3.12%) VB
8 10 (2.83%) C#
9 5 (1.42%) Python
10 4 (1.13%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.85%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.85%) Bourne shell
11 3 (0.85%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.57%) C
13 1 (0.28%) Jython
13 1 (0.28%) PHP
13 1 (0.28%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 106 (30.03%) Security Cleared
2 79 (22.38%) SC Cleared
3 49 (13.88%) DV Cleared
4 39 (11.05%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (8.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 23 (6.52%) CCNA
7 20 (5.67%) MCSE
8 15 (4.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 14 (3.97%) CCNP
10 11 (3.12%) Degree
10 11 (3.12%) MCSA
11 10 (2.83%) ISTQB
11 10 (2.83%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 10 (2.83%) MCP
11 10 (2.83%) RHCE
12 6 (1.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 6 (1.70%) MCITP
13 5 (1.42%) VCP5
14 4 (1.13%) VCP4
15 3 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.52%) SLA
2 11 (3.12%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.42%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.28%) COBIT
5 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 100 (28.33%) Active Directory
2 83 (23.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (12.46%) vSphere
4 25 (7.08%) XenApp
5 24 (6.80%) Virtual Servers
6 23 (6.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 22 (6.23%) Hyper-V
8 16 (4.53%) VMware ESX
9 15 (4.25%) Oracle RAC
10 12 (3.40%) VMware ESXi
11 11 (3.12%) Firmware
11 11 (3.12%) vCloud
12 10 (2.83%) GlusterFS
12 10 (2.83%) KVM
13 8 (2.27%) NFS
13 8 (2.27%) Oracle Clusterware
14 7 (1.98%) Terminal Services
14 7 (1.98%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 3 (0.85%) Veritas File System
15 3 (0.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 58 (16.43%) NetBackup
2 31 (8.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 25 (7.08%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 23 (6.52%) HP Data Protector
5 22 (6.23%) SCCM
6 20 (5.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 18 (5.10%) SCOM
8 15 (4.25%) Netcool
8 15 (4.25%) Oracle ZFS
9 13 (3.68%) Red Hat Satellite
10 11 (3.12%) EMC NetWorker
10 11 (3.12%) Unicenter
11 10 (2.83%) Tivoli
12 8 (2.27%) Microsoft Clustering
12 8 (2.27%) Puppet
13 7 (1.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 6 (1.70%) Norton AntiVirus
15 4 (1.13%) Backup Exec
15 4 (1.13%) Cisco Prime
15 4 (1.13%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 136 (38.53%) VMware
2 127 (35.98%) HP
3 117 (33.14%) Oracle
4 100 (28.33%) Microsoft
5 69 (19.55%) EMC
6 59 (16.71%) Cisco
6 59 (16.71%) Red Hat
7 56 (15.86%) Citrix
8 53 (15.01%) Veritas
9 50 (14.16%) IBM
10 48 (13.60%) NetApp
11 33 (9.35%) Brocade
12 25 (7.08%) Sun
13 17 (4.82%) StorageTek
14 16 (4.53%) Juniper
15 15 (4.25%) Symantec
16 14 (3.97%) Dell
17 13 (3.68%) 3PAR
18 12 (3.40%) Intel Security
19 11 (3.12%) F5
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