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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 30 31 30
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing SAN 5 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.99% 2.64% 2.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.63% 27.27% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 5
Median daily rate £575 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.92% -18.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+13.23% +36.00%
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
43 22 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 17.13% 9.69% 11.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 7 17
Median daily rate £363 £250 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Median hourly rate - £25.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +72.41%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +40.00%

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
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 5 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
Ipswich +8 5 £575 +76.92%
SAN
East of England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 5 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for SAN.

1 9 (60.00%) Firewall
2 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) NAS
3 6 (40.00%) Server Building
3 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 6 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 6 (40.00%) SLA
3 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (40.00%) VMware
3 6 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (40.00%) Statistics
3 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (33.33%) WAN
4 5 (33.33%) LAN
4 5 (33.33%) CRM
4 5 (33.33%) IIS
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
5 4 (26.67%) Middleware
5 4 (26.67%) Citrix
6 3 (20.00%) DNS
6 3 (20.00%) Clustering
6 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
6 3 (20.00%) Secure Coding
6 3 (20.00%) High Availability
7 2 (13.33%) Software Licensing
7 2 (13.33%) Office 365
7 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012

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 6 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (33.33%) IIS
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) Firewall
2 7 (46.67%) NAS
3 5 (33.33%) LAN
3 5 (33.33%) WAN
4 3 (20.00%) DNS
5 2 (13.33%) DHCP
5 2 (13.33%) iSCSI
5 2 (13.33%) Network Security
5 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (13.33%) VoIP
5 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Configuration Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Configuration and Release Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 3 (20.00%) Integration Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Integration Project Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Release and Configuration Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Release Manager
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Firewall Support
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Data Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Middleware
2 2 (13.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
1 6 (40.00%) Statistics
2 3 (20.00%) Clustering
3 2 (13.33%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Server Building
2 5 (33.33%) CRM
3 3 (20.00%) High Availability
3 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (20.00%) Secure Coding
4 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (13.33%) Software Licensing
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Change Control
5 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.67%) Identity Management
5 1 (6.67%) Network Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Network Optimisation
5 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) SIEM
5 1 (6.67%) TDD
5 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) OpenView
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (40.00%) VMware
2 4 (26.67%) Citrix
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) Splunk