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 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 81 69 81
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +12
Contract jobs citing SAN 238 242 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.60% 2.60% 2.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.55% 13.13% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 116 105
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £259 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 31 7
Median hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £25.00 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.40 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £32.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+20.31% +64.10%
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
1897 1843 1638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.71% 19.80% 18.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1052 894 710
Median daily rate £375 £361 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.87% +11.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 105 99
Median hourly rate £35.50 £34.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% +72.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £15.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.15 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +40.54%

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 26 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the South East region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

SAN Hourly Rate Histogram 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 26 May 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 +2 74 £375 +2.73% 10
Surrey -3 68 £425 +6.25% 11
Berkshire 0 34 £363 -13.48% 12
Buckinghamshire +31 27 £425 +54.54% 1
West Sussex -24 18 £365 +30.35% 2
Kent -14 10 £388 -20.51% 1
Oxfordshire -2 5 £423 +181.66% 3
East Sussex -22 1 £363 +3.57% 5
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 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 South East region with a requirement for SAN.

1 231 (49.04%) Linux
2 221 (46.92%) Windows
3 181 (38.43%) VMware
4 147 (31.21%) Unix
5 136 (28.87%) EMC
6 133 (28.24%) VMware Infrastructure
6 133 (28.24%) Windows Server
7 131 (27.81%) Microsoft
8 124 (26.33%) HP
9 119 (25.27%) Active Directory
10 112 (23.78%) Oracle
11 110 (23.35%) Security Cleared
12 103 (21.87%) Data Centre
13 99 (21.02%) NAS
14 92 (19.53%) SQL Server
15 89 (18.90%) SQL
15 89 (18.90%) Solaris
15 89 (18.90%) Red Hat
16 88 (18.68%) SC Cleared
17 86 (18.26%) Windows Server 2008
18 85 (18.05%) Veritas
19 83 (17.62%) ITIL
20 82 (17.41%) Finance
21 79 (16.77%) Cisco
22 78 (16.56%) Firewall
23 74 (15.71%) Migration
24 72 (15.29%) Windows Server 2012
25 71 (15.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
26 69 (14.65%) Citrix
26 69 (14.65%) Fibre Channel

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 58 (12.31%) MS Exchange
2 26 (5.52%) SharePoint
3 17 (3.61%) IIS
4 15 (3.18%) Apache
5 13 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2003
6 12 (2.55%) Skype for Business
7 10 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (1.70%) Live Communications Server
8 8 (1.70%) TPMS
9 7 (1.49%) OpenStack
9 7 (1.49%) WebSphere
10 6 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (1.06%) JBoss
12 4 (0.85%) MS Project Server
13 3 (0.64%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.42%) Tomcat
15 1 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
15 1 (0.21%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 51 (10.83%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.61%) MS Office
3 10 (2.12%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.64%) MS Project
6 1 (0.21%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.21%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 6 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.21%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.21%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.21%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.97%) Office 365
2 7 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.85%) IaaS
4 4 (0.85%) PaaS
4 4 (0.85%) SaaS
5 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.21%) CloudBees
5 1 (0.21%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 99 (21.02%) NAS
2 78 (16.56%) Firewall
3 69 (14.65%) Fibre Channel
4 61 (12.95%) DNS
5 53 (11.25%) LAN
6 50 (10.62%) TCP/IP
7 45 (9.55%) WAN
8 44 (9.34%) DHCP
9 23 (4.88%) Ethernet
10 21 (4.46%) LDAP
11 20 (4.25%) MPLS
12 19 (4.03%) IPsec
12 19 (4.03%) VLAN
13 17 (3.61%) Cisco Nexus
14 15 (3.18%) FCoE
15 14 (2.97%) VPN
16 13 (2.76%) iSCSI
16 13 (2.76%) Network Security
17 12 (2.55%) Cisco ASA
17 12 (2.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (19.53%) SQL Server
2 26 (5.52%) MySQL
3 19 (4.03%) VLDB
4 15 (3.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (2.97%) OLTP
6 10 (2.12%) SQL Server 2014
7 9 (1.91%) MS Access
8 8 (1.70%) Relational Database
9 7 (1.49%) Oracle Database
10 6 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (1.06%) Big Data
11 5 (1.06%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.06%) OpenStack Swift
11 5 (1.06%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.06%) Sybase IQ
12 4 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (0.85%) Oracle Exadata
12 4 (0.85%) QlikView
13 3 (0.64%) DB2
14 2 (0.42%) GIS
Development Applications
1 6 (1.27%) HP UFT
1 6 (1.27%) LoadRunner
2 3 (0.64%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (0.42%) JIRA
4 1 (0.21%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.21%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 82 (17.41%) Finance
2 40 (8.49%) Banking
3 15 (3.18%) Telecoms
4 13 (2.76%) Investment Banking
5 11 (2.34%) Back Office
6 6 (1.27%) Electronics
6 6 (1.27%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.27%) Marketing
7 5 (1.06%) Retail
8 4 (0.85%) Military
9 3 (0.64%) Local Government
10 2 (0.42%) Law
10 2 (0.42%) Legal
11 1 (0.21%) Advertising
11 1 (0.21%) Automotive
11 1 (0.21%) Billing
Job Titles
1 96 (20.38%) Administrator
2 56 (11.89%) Systems Administrator
3 54 (11.46%) Unix Administrator
4 47 (9.98%) Architect
5 43 (9.13%) Support Engineer
6 41 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 29 (6.16%) Storage Engineer
8 28 (5.94%) Unix Systems Administrator
9 26 (5.52%) Infrastructure Architect
9 26 (5.52%) Linux Administrator
10 23 (4.88%) Consultant
10 23 (4.88%) Server Engineer
10 23 (4.88%) Storage Administrator
10 23 (4.88%) Storage Systems Administrator
11 21 (4.46%) SAN Engineer
11 21 (4.46%) Wintel Engineer
12 20 (4.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 20 (4.25%) Technical Architect
13 19 (4.03%) Unix Engineer
14 18 (3.82%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.76%) .NET
2 12 (2.55%) HTML
3 9 (1.91%) SAML
4 7 (1.49%) ASP.NET
5 6 (1.27%) JSP
6 5 (1.06%) AngularJS
6 5 (1.06%) Apache Camel
6 5 (1.06%) jQuery
6 5 (1.06%) Kafka
6 5 (1.06%) Web Services
7 4 (0.85%) Middleware
8 2 (0.42%) AppFabric
8 2 (0.42%) XML
9 1 (0.21%) 802.1X
9 1 (0.21%) ELK Stack
9 1 (0.21%) LAMP
9 1 (0.21%) MAPI
9 1 (0.21%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 103 (21.87%) Data Centre
2 61 (12.95%) Clustering
3 43 (9.13%) EMC VMAX
4 29 (6.16%) Computer Science
4 29 (6.16%) EMC VNX
5 17 (3.61%) Enterprise Storage
5 17 (3.61%) Management Information System
5 17 (3.61%) Replication
6 16 (3.40%) PKI
7 15 (3.18%) VCE vBlock
8 11 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (1.70%) Device Driver
9 8 (1.70%) Fat Client
9 8 (1.70%) FlexPod
9 8 (1.70%) Mathematics
9 8 (1.70%) Thin Client
10 7 (1.49%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.49%) Statistics
11 6 (1.27%) Wiki
12 5 (1.06%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 231 (49.04%) Linux
2 221 (46.92%) Windows
3 147 (31.21%) Unix
4 133 (28.24%) Windows Server
5 89 (18.90%) Solaris
6 86 (18.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 72 (15.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 71 (15.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 51 (10.83%) AIX
10 45 (9.55%) Windows Server 2003
11 24 (5.10%) HPUX
12 22 (4.67%) Oracle Linux
13 21 (4.46%) Windows 7
14 12 (2.55%) Windows XP
15 9 (1.91%) CentOS
16 6 (1.27%) Data ONTAP
17 5 (1.06%) SUSE
18 4 (0.85%) Windows Vista
19 3 (0.64%) NetWare
19 3 (0.64%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (17.62%) ITIL
2 74 (15.71%) Migration
3 59 (12.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 33 (7.01%) High Availability
5 28 (5.94%) Change Management
6 27 (5.73%) Project Management
7 23 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
8 22 (4.67%) Performance Monitoring
9 21 (4.46%) CRM
9 21 (4.46%) Service Delivery
10 18 (3.82%) Load Balancing
10 18 (3.82%) Problem Management
10 18 (3.82%) Server Virtualisation
10 18 (3.82%) Service Management
11 16 (3.40%) Converged Infrastructure
12 15 (3.18%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (3.18%) Data Migration
13 14 (2.97%) DevOps
14 12 (2.55%) Capacity Management
14 12 (2.55%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 89 (18.90%) SQL
2 49 (10.40%) Shell Script
3 41 (8.70%) Perl
4 39 (8.28%) PowerShell
5 24 (5.10%) Java
6 22 (4.67%) Korn
7 20 (4.25%) VBScript
8 19 (4.03%) C
9 14 (2.97%) JavaScript
10 9 (1.91%) VB
11 7 (1.49%) Bourne shell
12 6 (1.27%) AWK
12 6 (1.27%) C#
13 5 (1.06%) Python
13 5 (1.06%) sed
14 4 (0.85%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.85%) PHP
15 2 (0.42%) C++
16 1 (0.21%) Ruby
16 1 (0.21%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 110 (23.35%) Security Cleared
2 88 (18.68%) SC Cleared
3 42 (8.92%) Cisco Certification
3 42 (8.92%) DV Cleared
4 38 (8.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 38 (8.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 28 (5.94%) MCSE
6 27 (5.73%) Degree
7 24 (5.10%) CCNA
8 17 (3.61%) CCNP
9 16 (3.40%) MCSA
10 10 (2.12%) MCP
11 9 (1.91%) NCDA
12 7 (1.49%) ISTQB
12 7 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 6 (1.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 4 (0.85%) DBS Check
14 4 (0.85%) NCIE
14 4 (0.85%) NCSA
14 4 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (8.07%) SLA
2 13 (2.76%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.64%) COBIT
3 3 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.64%) QA
4 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 133 (28.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 119 (25.27%) Active Directory
3 49 (10.40%) vSphere
4 48 (10.19%) Hyper-V
5 37 (7.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 30 (6.37%) VMware ESX
7 26 (5.52%) XenApp
8 20 (4.25%) GlusterFS
8 20 (4.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 16 (3.40%) VMware ESXi
10 12 (2.55%) Terminal Services
11 11 (2.34%) Veritas File System
12 10 (2.12%) Firmware
12 10 (2.12%) Oracle Clusterware
12 10 (2.12%) vCloud
13 6 (1.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 5 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
14 5 (1.06%) VMware Workstation
15 4 (0.85%) NFS
15 4 (0.85%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 58 (12.31%) NetBackup
2 31 (6.58%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 28 (5.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 23 (4.88%) HP Data Protector
4 23 (4.88%) Red Hat Satellite
5 20 (4.25%) Oracle ZFS
6 18 (3.82%) Tivoli
7 15 (3.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 15 (3.18%) SCCM
7 15 (3.18%) Simpana
8 14 (2.97%) Netcool
9 11 (2.34%) EMC NetWorker
9 11 (2.34%) Legato
9 11 (2.34%) SCOM
10 9 (1.91%) vMotion
11 8 (1.70%) Puppet
11 8 (1.70%) Unicenter
12 7 (1.49%) Nagios
12 7 (1.49%) WSUS
13 6 (1.27%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 181 (38.43%) VMware
2 136 (28.87%) EMC
3 131 (27.81%) Microsoft
4 124 (26.33%) HP
5 112 (23.78%) Oracle
6 89 (18.90%) Red Hat
7 85 (18.05%) Veritas
8 79 (16.77%) Cisco
9 69 (14.65%) Citrix
10 65 (13.80%) NetApp
11 48 (10.19%) Brocade
12 38 (8.07%) Sun
13 35 (7.43%) IBM
14 30 (6.37%) CommVault
15 27 (5.73%) Dell
16 26 (5.52%) StorageTek
17 21 (4.46%) 3PAR
18 19 (4.03%) Symantec
19 16 (3.40%) Juniper
20 14 (2.97%) Dell Compellent
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