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 31 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 115 90 70
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -20
Contract jobs citing SAN 166 231 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.92% 2.33% 2.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.70% 12.60% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 134 114
Median daily rate £390 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £336 £328
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 15
Median hourly rate £23.75 £30.63 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.44% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £21.83 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.10 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £29.48 £28.13
% change year-on-year
-42.33% +4.81%
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
1551 1833 1827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.91% 18.50% 19.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 910 985 865
Median daily rate £375 £350 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 129 98
Median hourly rate £41.00 £25.50 £20.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.78% +26.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+67.24% -4.33%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 31 August 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 0 64 £380 +5.55% 5
Berkshire +18 42 £450 - 14
Surrey +3 40 £425 +13.33% 5
Buckinghamshire 0 8 £288 -11.53% 2
West Sussex -3 8 £365 +19.67% 1
Oxfordshire -12 3 £338 +8.00% 1
East Sussex -23 1 £375 +13.63% 2
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 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 South East region with a requirement for SAN.

1 184 (45.89%) Windows
2 178 (44.39%) Linux
3 148 (36.91%) VMware
4 137 (34.16%) HP
5 131 (32.67%) Unix
6 119 (29.68%) Oracle
7 117 (29.18%) Windows Server
8 114 (28.43%) Security Cleared
9 110 (27.43%) Microsoft
10 103 (25.69%) Active Directory
10 103 (25.69%) VMware Infrastructure
11 91 (22.69%) Data Centre
12 90 (22.44%) ITIL
13 87 (21.70%) SQL
14 86 (21.45%) SC Cleared
15 84 (20.95%) EMC
16 82 (20.45%) Windows Server 2008
17 79 (19.70%) Solaris
18 78 (19.45%) SQL Server
19 76 (18.95%) Red Hat
20 73 (18.20%) Firewall
21 71 (17.71%) Windows Server 2012
22 70 (17.46%) Citrix
23 69 (17.21%) Finance
23 69 (17.21%) Migration
24 68 (16.96%) NAS
25 66 (16.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
26 64 (15.96%) NetBackup
26 64 (15.96%) Veritas
27 63 (15.71%) 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 51 (12.72%) MS Exchange
2 44 (10.97%) SharePoint
3 15 (3.74%) IIS
3 15 (3.74%) Skype for Business
4 13 (3.24%) WebSphere
5 10 (2.49%) Apache
6 9 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (2.00%) Live Communications Server
8 7 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (1.25%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.25%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (1.00%) MS Project Server
11 3 (0.75%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.50%) iPlanet
12 2 (0.50%) TPMS
13 1 (0.25%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 44 (10.97%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.74%) MS Office
3 6 (1.50%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.25%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 1 (0.25%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.49%) Office 365
2 10 (2.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.75%) HP Helion
5 2 (0.50%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.50%) IaaS
5 2 (0.50%) PaaS
5 2 (0.50%) SaaS
6 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.25%) CloudBees
6 1 (0.25%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.25%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 73 (18.20%) Firewall
2 68 (16.96%) NAS
3 61 (15.21%) Fibre Channel
4 53 (13.22%) DNS
5 50 (12.47%) DHCP
6 43 (10.72%) LAN
7 42 (10.47%) WAN
8 38 (9.48%) TCP/IP
9 27 (6.73%) Cisco Nexus
10 22 (5.49%) Ethernet
11 17 (4.24%) FCoE
11 17 (4.24%) iSCSI
12 16 (3.99%) MPLS
13 15 (3.74%) Cisco ASA
13 15 (3.74%) LDAP
14 14 (3.49%) Network Security
15 12 (2.99%) Unified Communications
15 12 (2.99%) VPN
16 11 (2.74%) VoIP
17 10 (2.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (19.45%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (4.99%) MySQL
4 14 (3.49%) VLDB
5 13 (3.24%) MS Access
5 13 (3.24%) SQL Server 2014
6 12 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (2.74%) OLTP
8 9 (2.24%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (2.00%) DB2
10 5 (1.25%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.25%) Relational Database
10 5 (1.25%) Sybase IQ
11 4 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (1.00%) QlikView
11 4 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.50%) GIS
Development Applications
1 10 (2.49%) HP UFT
1 10 (2.49%) LoadRunner
2 3 (0.75%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (0.50%) JIRA
4 1 (0.25%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 69 (17.21%) Finance
2 32 (7.98%) Banking
3 15 (3.74%) Investment Banking
4 9 (2.24%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.00%) Back Office
6 5 (1.25%) Military
7 4 (1.00%) Legal
7 4 (1.00%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.75%) Billing
8 3 (0.75%) Electronics
8 3 (0.75%) Marketing
8 3 (0.75%) Retail
9 2 (0.50%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.25%) Advertising
10 1 (0.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 63 (15.71%) Administrator
2 46 (11.47%) Architect
3 40 (9.98%) Unix Administrator
4 38 (9.48%) Support Engineer
5 33 (8.23%) Systems Administrator
6 30 (7.48%) Infrastructure Architect
7 28 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 24 (5.99%) 3rd Line Support
8 24 (5.99%) Unix Engineer
9 23 (5.74%) Consultant
10 20 (4.99%) Wintel Engineer
11 19 (4.74%) Technical Architect
12 18 (4.49%) Unix Systems Administrator
13 16 (3.99%) SAN Engineer
14 15 (3.74%) Server Engineer
14 15 (3.74%) Storage Engineer
14 15 (3.74%) Wintel Specialist
15 14 (3.49%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
15 14 (3.49%) Solaris Administrator
15 14 (3.49%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (6.23%) .NET
2 12 (2.99%) JSP
3 11 (2.74%) Middleware
4 10 (2.49%) ASP.NET
4 10 (2.49%) HTML
5 5 (1.25%) Web Services
6 4 (1.00%) J2EE
6 4 (1.00%) LAMP
6 4 (1.00%) SAML
7 3 (0.75%) LAPP Stack
7 3 (0.75%) REST
7 3 (0.75%) WSDL
8 2 (0.50%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.50%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.25%) 802.1X
9 1 (0.25%) ELK Stack
9 1 (0.25%) MAPI
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 91 (22.69%) Data Centre
2 50 (12.47%) Clustering
3 22 (5.49%) Replication
4 19 (4.74%) EMC VMAX
5 16 (3.99%) Computer Science
5 16 (3.99%) EMC VNX
6 13 (3.24%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (3.24%) FlexPod
7 11 (2.74%) LPAR
8 10 (2.49%) e-Health
9 9 (2.24%) Enterprise Storage
9 9 (2.24%) PKI
9 9 (2.24%) Statistics
10 8 (2.00%) Driving Licence
10 8 (2.00%) Fat Client
10 8 (2.00%) Management Information System
10 8 (2.00%) Thin Client
11 6 (1.50%) Device Driver
12 5 (1.25%) VCE vBlock
13 4 (1.00%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 184 (45.89%) Windows
2 178 (44.39%) Linux
3 131 (32.67%) Unix
4 117 (29.18%) Windows Server
5 82 (20.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 79 (19.70%) Solaris
7 71 (17.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 66 (16.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 49 (12.22%) AIX
10 34 (8.48%) Windows Server 2003
11 27 (6.73%) Windows 7
12 23 (5.74%) HPUX
12 23 (5.74%) Oracle Linux
13 16 (3.99%) Windows XP
14 15 (3.74%) Data ONTAP
15 7 (1.75%) CentOS
16 3 (0.75%) Android
16 3 (0.75%) SUSE
16 3 (0.75%) Windows 10
17 2 (0.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (22.44%) ITIL
2 69 (17.21%) Migration
3 44 (10.97%) Disaster Recovery
4 38 (9.48%) Project Management
5 33 (8.23%) High Availability
6 27 (6.73%) Virtual Environments
7 24 (5.99%) Performance Tuning
8 23 (5.74%) Service Delivery
9 20 (4.99%) Service Management
10 19 (4.74%) Server Building
11 18 (4.49%) Change Management
11 18 (4.49%) CRM
11 18 (4.49%) Data Protection
12 15 (3.74%) Problem Management
13 13 (3.24%) Network Design
13 13 (3.24%) Performance Monitoring
14 12 (2.99%) PRINCE2
15 11 (2.74%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (2.74%) Functional Testing
15 11 (2.74%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 87 (21.70%) SQL
2 49 (12.22%) PowerShell
3 33 (8.23%) Shell Script
4 26 (6.48%) Perl
5 25 (6.23%) VBScript
6 20 (4.99%) Java
7 17 (4.24%) Korn
8 14 (3.49%) JavaScript
9 12 (2.99%) VB
10 10 (2.49%) C#
11 6 (1.50%) Bourne shell
12 5 (1.25%) Python
13 4 (1.00%) C
13 4 (1.00%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.75%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.50%) PHP
16 1 (0.25%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 114 (28.43%) Security Cleared
2 86 (21.45%) SC Cleared
3 51 (12.72%) DV Cleared
4 44 (10.97%) Cisco Certification
5 42 (10.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 28 (6.98%) MCSE
7 27 (6.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 24 (5.99%) CCNA
9 20 (4.99%) CCNP
10 16 (3.99%) MCSA
11 13 (3.24%) Degree
11 13 (3.24%) MCP
12 10 (2.49%) ISTQB
12 10 (2.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 10 (2.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 10 (2.49%) RHCE
13 9 (2.24%) NCDA
14 6 (1.50%) MCITP
14 6 (1.50%) VCP5
15 5 (1.25%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.23%) SLA
2 16 (3.99%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.00%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.25%) COBIT
5 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 103 (25.69%) Active Directory
1 103 (25.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (11.72%) vSphere
3 38 (9.48%) XenApp
4 29 (7.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 27 (6.73%) Virtual Servers
6 26 (6.48%) Hyper-V
7 18 (4.49%) VMware ESX
8 17 (4.24%) Terminal Services
9 16 (3.99%) Oracle RAC
10 14 (3.49%) VMware ESXi
11 13 (3.24%) GlusterFS
11 13 (3.24%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 11 (2.74%) KVM
13 10 (2.49%) Oracle Clusterware
13 10 (2.49%) vCloud
14 9 (2.24%) Firmware
15 7 (1.75%) NFS
16 6 (1.50%) Veritas File System
17 4 (1.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 64 (15.96%) NetBackup
2 31 (7.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 28 (6.98%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 23 (5.74%) HP Data Protector
5 19 (4.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 17 (4.24%) Oracle ZFS
6 17 (4.24%) SCOM
7 16 (3.99%) SCCM
8 15 (3.74%) Red Hat Satellite
9 14 (3.49%) Netcool
10 13 (3.24%) Tivoli
11 11 (2.74%) EMC NetWorker
11 11 (2.74%) Legato
11 11 (2.74%) Unicenter
12 10 (2.49%) Puppet
13 9 (2.24%) Microsoft Clustering
14 8 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
15 6 (1.50%) HP Quality Center
15 6 (1.50%) NetApp OnCommand
16 5 (1.25%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 148 (36.91%) VMware
2 137 (34.16%) HP
3 119 (29.68%) Oracle
4 110 (27.43%) Microsoft
5 84 (20.95%) EMC
6 76 (18.95%) Red Hat
7 70 (17.46%) Citrix
8 64 (15.96%) Veritas
9 63 (15.71%) Cisco
10 57 (14.21%) IBM
11 49 (12.22%) NetApp
12 40 (9.98%) Brocade
13 30 (7.48%) Sun
14 20 (4.99%) StorageTek
15 17 (4.24%) Dell
16 16 (3.99%) Sybase
16 16 (3.99%) Symantec
17 14 (3.49%) Juniper
18 13 (3.24%) CommVault
19 12 (2.99%) Hitachi
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