The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 25 21 28
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs citing SAN 6 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.51% 5.03% 2.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.33% 43.48% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 3
Median daily rate £300 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -13.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £26.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.10% -10.83%
SAN
East of 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 Suffolk region.

Communications & Networking Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
45 23 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 18.83% 11.56% 10.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 13 17
Median daily rate £300 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £263 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £395 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £10.50 £24.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -56.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

SAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

SAN
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
Ipswich 0 3 £288 -17.85% 1
Haverhill - 2 £350 -
SAN
East of England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for SAN.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
3 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (62.50%) LAN
4 5 (62.50%) Citrix
5 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (50.00%) High Availability
5 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (37.50%) Secure Coding
6 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (37.50%) Clustering
6 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
6 3 (37.50%) NAS
6 3 (37.50%) IIS
6 3 (37.50%) WAN
6 3 (37.50%) HP
6 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (37.50%) Middleware
6 3 (37.50%) Cisco
7 2 (25.00%) EMC
7 2 (25.00%) Firewall
7 2 (25.00%) Wireless
7 2 (25.00%) Finance
7 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
7 2 (25.00%) Migration
7 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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 3 (37.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Mimecast
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) NAS
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) VLAN
3 2 (25.00%) Wireless
3 2 (25.00%) WLAN
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Project Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) EMC Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Integration Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Integration Project Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Migration Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) SAN Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Windows Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Wintel Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (37.50%) Clustering
3 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (12.50%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) High Availability
2 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
2 3 (37.50%) Secure Coding
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Network Optimisation
4 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCNA
1 2 (25.00%) CCNP
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
1 2 (25.00%) MCSA
1 2 (25.00%) MCSE
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (25.00%) EMC
5 1 (12.50%) Dell
5 1 (12.50%) Intel Security
5 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds