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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Area Network (SAN)
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 24 17 29
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Contract jobs citing SAN 10 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 4.27% 7.04% 2.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.61% 50.00% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 3
Median daily rate £288 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.80% -13.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.50 £27.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+72.22% -9.24%

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
51 20 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 21.79% 14.08% 11.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 14 9
Median daily rate £290 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.16% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £395 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.58 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-11.41% +26.31%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 -5 5 £413 +17.85%
Bury St Edmunds - 2 £288 -
Haverhill - 2 £350 -
SAN
East of England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (92.86%) VMware
3 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
4 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
4 10 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (64.29%) Windows Server
6 8 (57.14%) High Availability
6 8 (57.14%) Data Centre
6 8 (57.14%) LAN
6 8 (57.14%) Citrix
7 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (42.86%) IIS
8 6 (42.86%) WAN
8 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (42.86%) Middleware
8 6 (42.86%) Load Balancing
8 6 (42.86%) NAS
8 6 (42.86%) Clustering
8 6 (42.86%) Secure Coding
8 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Clustering
9 5 (35.71%) Network Optimisation
9 5 (35.71%) Cisco
9 5 (35.71%) EMC
10 4 (28.57%) Firewall
10 4 (28.57%) HP
10 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (21.43%) vSphere
11 3 (21.43%) Migration
11 3 (21.43%) French Language
12 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008

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 (42.86%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (14.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (7.14%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) LAN
2 6 (42.86%) NAS
2 6 (42.86%) WAN
3 4 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 2 (14.29%) VLAN
4 2 (14.29%) Wireless
4 2 (14.29%) WLAN
5 1 (7.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (21.43%) French Language
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 2 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) EMC Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Integration Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Integration Project Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) SAN Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Windows Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 6 (42.86%) Clustering
3 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 2 (14.29%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) High Availability
2 6 (42.86%) Load Balancing
2 6 (42.86%) Secure Coding
3 5 (35.71%) Network Optimisation
4 3 (21.43%) Migration
5 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) CCNA
1 2 (14.29%) CCNP
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
1 2 (14.29%) MCSA
1 2 (14.29%) MCSE
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
1 10 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (21.43%) vSphere
3 2 (14.29%) XenApp
4 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) VMware
2 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
3 8 (57.14%) Citrix
4 5 (35.71%) Cisco
4 5 (35.71%) EMC
5 4 (28.57%) HP
6 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
6 2 (14.29%) Dell
7 1 (7.14%) Fortinet
7 1 (7.14%) Intel Security
7 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds