The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had SAN Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAN Engineer
Rank 634 587 582
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -5
Contract jobs requiring a SAN Engineer 17 37 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.068% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.072% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 16
Median daily rate £425 £333 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.81% -21.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £205 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £446 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £295 £425
% change year-on-year
+44.06% -30.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - -

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
50742 51291 50591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.73% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33107 31579 31273
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1472 2048 2133
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

SAN Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured SAN Engineer in the job title.

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 24 May 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 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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
England -26 16 £425 +34.92% 2
South East 0 12 £425 +54.54% 1
Buckinghamshire +15 6 £428 -
Milton Keynes +9 6 £428 -
London -21 4 £304 -17.41%
Hampshire +6 3 £345 +25.45%
Oxford - 2 £400 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £400 -
Southampton +8 1 £375 +36.36%
Winchester - 1 - -
Hook - 1 £315 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £470 -
Uxbridge - 1 £407 -
Kent - 1 £470 -

SAN Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, SAN Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring SAN Engineer in the job title.

1 47 (100.00%) SAN
2 29 (61.70%) VMware
3 28 (59.57%) Windows
4 20 (42.55%) EMC
5 18 (38.30%) Microsoft
5 18 (38.30%) Active Directory
6 17 (36.17%) Finance
7 16 (34.04%) NetApp
8 15 (31.91%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (31.91%) NAS
8 15 (31.91%) Windows Server
9 14 (29.79%) Migration
10 12 (25.53%) HP
10 12 (25.53%) SQL Server
10 12 (25.53%) Data Centre
11 11 (23.40%) MS Exchange
12 10 (21.28%) SQL
12 10 (21.28%) Citrix
12 10 (21.28%) Brocade
12 10 (21.28%) Fibre Channel
13 9 (19.15%) DHCP
13 9 (19.15%) DNS
13 9 (19.15%) Cisco
14 8 (17.02%) Unix
14 8 (17.02%) Project Management
14 8 (17.02%) CommVault
14 8 (17.02%) Replication
14 8 (17.02%) XenApp
15 7 (14.89%) VMware ESXi
15 7 (14.89%) Hyper-V

SAN Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 11 (23.40%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (10.64%) SharePoint
3 5 (10.64%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.13%) TPMS
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 47 (100.00%) SAN
2 15 (31.91%) NAS
3 10 (21.28%) Fibre Channel
4 9 (19.15%) DHCP
4 9 (19.15%) DNS
5 4 (8.51%) LAN
5 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
5 4 (8.51%) WAN
6 3 (6.38%) Firewall
7 2 (4.26%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.13%) FCoE
8 1 (2.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.53%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 17 (36.17%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Financial Institution
3 4 (8.51%) Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Advertising
4 1 (2.13%) Electronics
4 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.13%) Marketing
4 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.53%) Data Centre
2 8 (17.02%) Replication
3 5 (10.64%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (8.51%) Clustering
4 4 (8.51%) EMC VNX
5 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.38%) EMC VMAX
6 2 (4.26%) CLARiiON
6 2 (4.26%) IBM XIV
7 1 (2.13%) Celerra
7 1 (2.13%) Device Driver
7 1 (2.13%) Driving Licence
7 1 (2.13%) EMC VNXe
7 1 (2.13%) Fat Client
7 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.13%) NHS
7 1 (2.13%) Symmetrix
7 1 (2.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 28 (59.57%) Windows
2 15 (31.91%) Windows Server
3 8 (17.02%) Unix
4 7 (14.89%) Linux
5 5 (10.64%) Data ONTAP
5 5 (10.64%) Windows 7
5 5 (10.64%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.13%) AIX
7 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.79%) Migration
2 8 (17.02%) Project Management
3 3 (6.38%) Capacity Management
3 3 (6.38%) Change Control
3 3 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (6.38%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (6.38%) Software Distribution
4 2 (4.26%) Asset Management
4 2 (4.26%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (4.26%) Data Migration
4 2 (4.26%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.13%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.13%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (2.13%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.13%) Performance Testing
5 1 (2.13%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.13%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.13%) Software Testing
5 1 (2.13%) System Testing
5 1 (2.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.28%) SQL
2 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
2 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.13%) Perl
3 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (12.77%) MCSE
2 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
3 5 (10.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (8.51%) DV Cleared
5 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.26%) Degree
7 1 (2.13%) DBS Check
7 1 (2.13%) MCITP
System Software
1 18 (38.30%) Active Directory
2 15 (31.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (17.02%) XenApp
4 7 (14.89%) Hyper-V
4 7 (14.89%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (12.77%) NFS
6 4 (8.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (6.38%) VMware ESX
8 1 (2.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (14.89%) NetBackup
2 5 (10.64%) SCOM
3 3 (6.38%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (6.38%) Tivoli
4 2 (4.26%) WSUS
5 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (61.70%) VMware
2 20 (42.55%) EMC
3 18 (38.30%) Microsoft
4 16 (34.04%) NetApp
5 12 (25.53%) HP
6 10 (21.28%) Brocade
6 10 (21.28%) Citrix
7 9 (19.15%) Cisco
8 8 (17.02%) CommVault
9 4 (8.51%) 3PAR
10 3 (6.38%) IBM
10 3 (6.38%) StorageTek
10 3 (6.38%) Sun
11 2 (4.26%) Symantec
12 1 (2.13%) Apple
12 1 (2.13%) arcserve
12 1 (2.13%) Hitachi
12 1 (2.13%) Juniper
12 1 (2.13%) SAP
12 1 (2.13%) Veritas