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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 87 62 79
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +17
Contract jobs citing SAN 213 291 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.42% 3.08% 2.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.49% 16.01% 12.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 147 101
Median daily rate £390 £365 £352
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.84% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £274 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £500 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 34 8
Median hourly rate £31.75 £35.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.28% +45.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.35 £22.83 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.10 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £35.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-32.14% +84.21%
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
1705 1818 1749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.35% 19.25% 19.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 944 886 737
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 124 103
Median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +84.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £14.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £41.29 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.33 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.35% +40.72%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -8 73 £390 +6.84% 7
Surrey -16 50 £425 +6.25% 13
Berkshire +4 41 £363 -13.48% 10
West Sussex -14 22 £365 +40.38% 3
Buckinghamshire +10 15 £420 +35.48% 3
Kent +3 5 £328 -32.82% 5
Oxfordshire -3 3 £435 +45.00%
East Sussex -21 1 £363 +8.61% 1
Home Counties - 1 £285 -
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 262 (52.09%) Linux
2 239 (47.51%) Windows
3 182 (36.18%) Unix
4 175 (34.79%) VMware
5 154 (30.62%) Windows Server
6 145 (28.83%) HP
7 139 (27.63%) Oracle
7 139 (27.63%) Security Cleared
8 138 (27.44%) EMC
9 128 (25.45%) VMware Infrastructure
10 127 (25.25%) Microsoft
11 121 (24.06%) Active Directory
12 116 (23.06%) SC Cleared
13 108 (21.47%) Data Centre
14 105 (20.87%) Solaris
15 96 (19.09%) Veritas
15 96 (19.09%) Windows Server 2008
16 95 (18.89%) Red Hat
16 95 (18.89%) SQL
17 92 (18.29%) SQL Server
18 91 (18.09%) NAS
19 90 (17.89%) ITIL
20 88 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
21 86 (17.10%) Fibre Channel
21 86 (17.10%) Finance
22 85 (16.90%) Migration
23 84 (16.70%) Firewall
24 81 (16.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 79 (15.71%) NetBackup
26 76 (15.11%) Cisco

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 57 (11.33%) MS Exchange
2 34 (6.76%) SharePoint
3 21 (4.17%) IIS
4 17 (3.38%) Apache
5 14 (2.78%) Skype for Business
6 10 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (1.59%) Live Communications Server
8 8 (1.59%) TPMS
8 8 (1.59%) WebSphere
9 7 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (1.19%) OpenStack
11 5 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (0.99%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (0.80%) MS Project Server
12 4 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.60%) JBoss
13 3 (0.60%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.20%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 50 (9.94%) MS Excel
2 19 (3.78%) MS Office
3 10 (1.99%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.80%) MS Project
6 1 (0.20%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.20%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 5 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.20%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 1 (0.20%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.78%) Office 365
2 5 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.60%) IaaS
3 3 (0.60%) PaaS
3 3 (0.60%) SaaS
4 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.20%) CloudBees
4 1 (0.20%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 91 (18.09%) NAS
2 86 (17.10%) Fibre Channel
3 84 (16.70%) Firewall
4 60 (11.93%) DNS
5 47 (9.34%) DHCP
5 47 (9.34%) LAN
5 47 (9.34%) TCP/IP
6 41 (8.15%) WAN
7 29 (5.77%) Ethernet
8 25 (4.97%) LDAP
9 22 (4.37%) Cisco Nexus
10 20 (3.98%) FCoE
11 18 (3.58%) MPLS
12 17 (3.38%) IPsec
13 16 (3.18%) Cisco ASA
13 16 (3.18%) iSCSI
14 15 (2.98%) Unified Communications
15 14 (2.78%) VPN
16 12 (2.39%) SSL
16 12 (2.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (18.29%) SQL Server
2 29 (5.77%) MySQL
3 22 (4.37%) VLDB
4 17 (3.38%) OLTP
5 16 (3.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (2.58%) MS Access
7 10 (1.99%) SQL Server 2014
8 7 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (0.99%) Oracle Database
10 5 (0.99%) RDBMS
10 5 (0.99%) Relational Database
10 5 (0.99%) Sybase IQ
11 4 (0.80%) Big Data
11 4 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (0.80%) DB2
11 4 (0.80%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.80%) OpenStack Swift
11 4 (0.80%) QlikView
12 3 (0.60%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 9 (1.79%) HP UFT
1 9 (1.79%) LoadRunner
2 3 (0.60%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (0.40%) JIRA
3 2 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.20%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 86 (17.10%) Finance
2 43 (8.55%) Banking
3 15 (2.98%) Investment Banking
4 14 (2.78%) Back Office
5 13 (2.58%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.19%) Military
7 5 (0.99%) Electronics
7 5 (0.99%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.99%) Marketing
8 3 (0.60%) Legal
8 3 (0.60%) Retail
9 1 (0.20%) Advertising
9 1 (0.20%) Automotive
9 1 (0.20%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 108 (21.47%) Administrator
2 62 (12.33%) Unix Administrator
3 58 (11.53%) Systems Administrator
4 53 (10.54%) Support Engineer
5 51 (10.14%) Architect
6 39 (7.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 31 (6.16%) Unix Engineer
8 30 (5.96%) Infrastructure Architect
9 29 (5.77%) Unix Systems Administrator
10 28 (5.57%) Storage Engineer
11 24 (4.77%) 3rd Line Support
11 24 (4.77%) Technical Architect
12 23 (4.57%) Linux Administrator
12 23 (4.57%) Storage Administrator
12 23 (4.57%) Storage Systems Administrator
13 22 (4.37%) Server Engineer
13 22 (4.37%) Wintel Engineer
14 21 (4.17%) Consultant
14 21 (4.17%) SAN Engineer
15 19 (3.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (4.57%) .NET
2 13 (2.58%) HTML
3 9 (1.79%) ASP.NET
3 9 (1.79%) JSP
3 9 (1.79%) SAML
4 5 (0.99%) Middleware
4 5 (0.99%) Web Services
5 4 (0.80%) AngularJS
5 4 (0.80%) Apache Camel
5 4 (0.80%) jQuery
5 4 (0.80%) Kafka
5 4 (0.80%) LAMP
6 3 (0.60%) LAPP Stack
7 2 (0.40%) AppFabric
7 2 (0.40%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (0.40%) XML
8 1 (0.20%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.20%) ELK Stack
8 1 (0.20%) MAPI
8 1 (0.20%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 108 (21.47%) Data Centre
2 68 (13.52%) Clustering
3 38 (7.55%) EMC VMAX
4 32 (6.36%) Computer Science
5 21 (4.17%) EMC VNX
5 21 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
5 21 (4.17%) Replication
6 16 (3.18%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (3.18%) PKI
7 15 (2.98%) LPAR
7 15 (2.98%) Management Information System
8 13 (2.58%) FlexPod
9 10 (1.99%) e-Health
10 8 (1.59%) Device Driver
10 8 (1.59%) Fat Client
10 8 (1.59%) Statistics
10 8 (1.59%) Thin Client
11 7 (1.39%) Driving Licence
11 7 (1.39%) Mathematics
11 7 (1.39%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 262 (52.09%) Linux
2 239 (47.51%) Windows
3 182 (36.18%) Unix
4 154 (30.62%) Windows Server
5 105 (20.87%) Solaris
6 96 (19.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 88 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 81 (16.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 58 (11.53%) AIX
10 49 (9.74%) Windows Server 2003
11 35 (6.96%) HPUX
12 34 (6.76%) Oracle Linux
13 24 (4.77%) Windows 7
14 15 (2.98%) Windows XP
15 13 (2.58%) Data ONTAP
16 9 (1.79%) CentOS
17 5 (0.99%) SUSE
18 4 (0.80%) VMS
19 3 (0.60%) Android
19 3 (0.60%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (17.89%) ITIL
2 85 (16.90%) Migration
3 64 (12.72%) Disaster Recovery
4 41 (8.15%) High Availability
4 41 (8.15%) Virtual Environments
5 31 (6.16%) Project Management
6 29 (5.77%) Change Management
7 26 (5.17%) Performance Tuning
8 25 (4.97%) Service Delivery
8 25 (4.97%) Service Management
9 22 (4.37%) CRM
9 22 (4.37%) Performance Monitoring
10 20 (3.98%) Data Protection
10 20 (3.98%) Problem Management
11 18 (3.58%) Load Balancing
12 16 (3.18%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (2.98%) Server Virtualisation
14 14 (2.78%) Capacity Management
15 13 (2.58%) Change Control
16 12 (2.39%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 95 (18.89%) SQL
2 47 (9.34%) Shell Script
3 45 (8.95%) PowerShell
4 42 (8.35%) Perl
5 27 (5.37%) Java
6 21 (4.17%) Korn
6 21 (4.17%) VBScript
7 17 (3.38%) C
8 15 (2.98%) JavaScript
9 12 (2.39%) VB
10 9 (1.79%) C#
11 7 (1.39%) Python
12 6 (1.19%) Bourne shell
13 5 (0.99%) AWK
13 5 (0.99%) sed
14 4 (0.80%) PHP
15 3 (0.60%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.40%) C++
16 2 (0.40%) T-SQL
17 1 (0.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 139 (27.63%) Security Cleared
2 116 (23.06%) SC Cleared
3 53 (10.54%) DV Cleared
4 44 (8.75%) Cisco Certification
5 38 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 34 (6.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 26 (5.17%) MCSE
8 24 (4.77%) CCNA
8 24 (4.77%) Degree
9 17 (3.38%) CCNP
10 16 (3.18%) MCSA
11 12 (2.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 11 (2.19%) NCDA
13 9 (1.79%) ISTQB
13 9 (1.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 9 (1.79%) MCP
14 5 (0.99%) DBS Check
14 5 (0.99%) RHCE
15 4 (0.80%) NCIE
15 4 (0.80%) NCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (8.15%) SLA
2 18 (3.58%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.40%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.20%) COBIT
5 1 (0.20%) QA
System Software
1 128 (25.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 121 (24.06%) Active Directory
3 46 (9.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 46 (9.15%) Virtual Servers
4 45 (8.95%) vSphere
5 44 (8.75%) Hyper-V
6 31 (6.16%) XenApp
7 30 (5.96%) VMware ESX
8 22 (4.37%) GlusterFS
9 21 (4.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 19 (3.78%) VMware ESXi
11 13 (2.58%) Terminal Services
12 10 (1.99%) Oracle Clusterware
12 10 (1.99%) Oracle RAC
12 10 (1.99%) Veritas File System
13 9 (1.79%) Firmware
13 9 (1.79%) vCloud
14 8 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
15 7 (1.39%) KVM
16 6 (1.19%) NFS
Systems Management
1 79 (15.71%) NetBackup
2 38 (7.55%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 33 (6.56%) HP Data Protector
4 32 (6.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 27 (5.37%) Oracle ZFS
6 25 (4.97%) Red Hat Satellite
7 19 (3.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 18 (3.58%) Failover Clustering
8 18 (3.58%) Netcool
9 17 (3.38%) SCCM
9 17 (3.38%) Tivoli
10 15 (2.98%) Simpana
11 13 (2.58%) EMC NetWorker
12 12 (2.39%) SCOM
13 11 (2.19%) Legato
14 9 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
14 9 (1.79%) Puppet
15 8 (1.59%) Microsoft Clustering
15 8 (1.59%) Unicenter
16 7 (1.39%) Nagios
Vendors
1 175 (34.79%) VMware
2 145 (28.83%) HP
3 139 (27.63%) Oracle
4 138 (27.44%) EMC
5 127 (25.25%) Microsoft
6 96 (19.09%) Veritas
7 95 (18.89%) Red Hat
8 76 (15.11%) Cisco
9 70 (13.92%) NetApp
10 69 (13.72%) Citrix
11 58 (11.53%) Brocade
12 51 (10.14%) IBM
13 46 (9.15%) Sun
14 33 (6.56%) StorageTek
15 29 (5.77%) CommVault
16 25 (4.97%) Dell
16 25 (4.97%) Symantec
17 20 (3.98%) 3PAR
18 16 (3.18%) Juniper
19 15 (2.98%) Sybase
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Connectus
Rate: £20.59 - £25.69 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
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Nationwide People Ltd
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Berkshire
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Rate: £250 - £350 per day
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Camberley, Surrey
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
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Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Negotiable
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Surrey
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Rate: £450 - £490 per day
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Surrey
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