The table below looks at the statistics for the SAN Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAN Engineer
Rank 593 579 556
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -23
Contract jobs requiring a SAN Engineer 26 22 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.043% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.046% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 17
Average daily rate £281 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £375 £336
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +11.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £63.00 £27.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.09% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £63.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48576 47854 45775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.46% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 31231 29881 27104
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1759 1870 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

SAN Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAN Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SAN Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAN Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAN Engineer within the UK.

SAN Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAN Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

SAN Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAN Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAN Engineer within the UK.

SAN Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SAN Engineer
Top 20 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +5 26 £281 -25.00% 4
South East +1 7 £250 -33.33% 1
Reading - 6 £250 -
Berkshire - 6 £250 -
Sheffield - 5 - -
South Yorkshire - 5 - -
Yorkshire - 5 - -
London -12 4 £500 +17.64% 2
East Midlands - 4 - - 1
Nottinghamshire - 4 - -
Nottingham - 4 - -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £220 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £220 -
North East - 3 £220 -
Dorset +6 2 - -
South West +4 2 - -
Bournemouth +4 2 - -
City of London +38 1 - - 1
Surrey -4 1 £325 -
Staines - 1 £325 -

SAN Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited SAN Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with SAN Engineer in their job title.

1 51 (100.00%) SAN
2 35 (68.63%) Windows
3 30 (58.82%) NAS
4 29 (56.86%) EMC
5 28 (54.90%) VMware
6 25 (49.02%) Migration
7 24 (47.06%) Windows Server
8 22 (43.14%) Cisco
9 17 (33.33%) Replication
10 16 (31.37%) Brocade
11 15 (29.41%) Data Centre
11 15 (29.41%) EMC VNX
11 15 (29.41%) Finance
11 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
12 14 (27.45%) Security Cleared
13 13 (25.49%) NetApp
14 12 (23.53%) Active Directory
14 12 (23.53%) Unix
15 11 (21.57%) NFS
15 11 (21.57%) NetBackup
15 11 (21.57%) Fibre Channel
16 10 (19.61%) CLARiiON
16 10 (19.61%) ITIL
17 9 (17.65%) SQL
17 9 (17.65%) Symmetrix
17 9 (17.65%) SC Cleared
17 9 (17.65%) Celerra
18 8 (15.69%) VMware ESXi
18 8 (15.69%) Financial Institution
18 8 (15.69%) MS Exchange

SAN Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited SAN Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with SAN Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (15.69%) MS Exchange
2 6 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.96%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Office
2 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 51 (100.00%) SAN
2 30 (58.82%) NAS
3 11 (21.57%) Fibre Channel
4 7 (13.73%) DHCP
5 6 (11.76%) iSCSI
5 6 (11.76%) TCP/IP
6 4 (7.84%) DNS
7 2 (3.92%) Firewall
7 2 (3.92%) FTP
7 2 (3.92%) SSH
8 1 (1.96%) LAN
8 1 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) InterSystems Cache
General
1 15 (29.41%) Finance
2 8 (15.69%) Financial Institution
3 5 (9.80%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 17 (33.33%) Replication
2 15 (29.41%) Data Centre
2 15 (29.41%) EMC VNX
3 10 (19.61%) CLARiiON
4 9 (17.65%) Celerra
4 9 (17.65%) Symmetrix
5 7 (13.73%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (3.92%) Clustering
7 2 (3.92%) EMC VMAX
7 2 (3.92%) IBM XIV
8 1 (1.96%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 35 (68.63%) Windows
2 24 (47.06%) Windows Server
3 12 (23.53%) Unix
4 8 (15.69%) Data ONTAP
5 5 (9.80%) Linux
5 5 (9.80%) Windows 7
6 4 (7.84%) Windows XP
7 3 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (3.92%) Solaris
9 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (49.02%) Migration
2 10 (19.61%) ITIL
3 7 (13.73%) Incident Management
4 6 (11.76%) Capacity Management
4 6 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (9.80%) Data Migration
6 4 (7.84%) Asset Management
6 4 (7.84%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (7.84%) Service Management
7 3 (5.88%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.92%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (3.92%) Change Control
8 2 (3.92%) Data Protection
8 2 (3.92%) High Availability
8 2 (3.92%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.96%) Business Continuity
9 1 (1.96%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (1.96%) Records Management
9 1 (1.96%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.65%) SQL
2 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
2 2 (3.92%) Perl
2 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (27.45%) Security Cleared
2 9 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 6 (11.76%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 12 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 11 (21.57%) NFS
3 8 (15.69%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (7.84%) Hyper-V
5 3 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (3.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (3.92%) Veritas File System
7 1 (1.96%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.96%) vSphere
7 1 (1.96%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (21.57%) NetBackup
2 4 (7.84%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (5.88%) EMC Navisphere
4 2 (3.92%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (3.92%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (1.96%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.96%) SCCM
5 1 (1.96%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.96%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 29 (56.86%) EMC
2 28 (54.90%) VMware
3 22 (43.14%) Cisco
4 16 (31.37%) Brocade
5 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
6 13 (25.49%) NetApp
7 6 (11.76%) HP
8 5 (9.80%) Sun
9 4 (7.84%) Symantec
10 3 (5.88%) IBM
10 3 (5.88%) Red Hat
10 3 (5.88%) StorageTek
11 2 (3.92%) Citrix
11 2 (3.92%) CommVault
11 2 (3.92%) Oracle
11 2 (3.92%) Veritas
12 1 (1.96%) 3PAR
12 1 (1.96%) Fujitsu
12 1 (1.96%) Hitachi
12 1 (1.96%) Kaspersky