The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 34 43 32
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Contract jobs citing SAN 3 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.07% 1.90% 2.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.55% 14.81% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 4
Median daily rate £375 £393 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.45% +23.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £346 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £538 £374
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £343
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £34.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+13.23% +23.63%
SAN
Hampshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
66 54 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 23.49% 12.86% 10.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 32 29
Median daily rate £350 £420 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +36.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £315 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £525 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £15.75 £22.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -55.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.59 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +47.92%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 3 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 Southampton region with a requirement for SAN.

1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) EMC
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) Tivoli
3 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Clustering
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) NetApp
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) Replication
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (16.67%) NAS
4 1 (16.67%) Veeam
4 1 (16.67%) Budget Control
4 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Office 365

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (16.67%) IPsec
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) MPLS
3 1 (16.67%) Multicast
3 1 (16.67%) NAS
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (16.67%) SSL
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) VLAN
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Administrator
1 1 (16.67%) Architect
1 1 (16.67%) Backup Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Development Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) SAN Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) SAN Storage Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Software Development Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
1 2 (33.33%) Replication
2 1 (16.67%) CLARiiON
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (16.67%) HACMP
2 1 (16.67%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) AIX
3 1 (16.67%) HPUX
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) NetWare
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
1 1 (16.67%) Budget Control
1 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
1 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Transformation
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
1 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
1 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
1 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
1 1 (16.67%) Service Management
1 1 (16.67%) Software Distribution
1 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
1 1 (16.67%) Storage Virtualisation
1 1 (16.67%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) C++
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) Korn
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) CCSA
2 1 (16.67%) CCSE
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) GPFS
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) ISA Server
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 2 (33.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) EMC
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
4 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Compaq
4 1 (16.67%) Forcepoint
4 1 (16.67%) Hitachi
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) IronPort
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (16.67%) Nokia
4 1 (16.67%) Symantec
4 1 (16.67%) Veeam
4 1 (16.67%) Veritas