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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAN Engineer
Rank 614 593 571
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -22
Contract jobs requiring a SAN Engineer 6 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.033% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.036% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 5
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£282 £345 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.26% -5.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £269 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate - £340 £408
% change year-on-year
- -16.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00

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
52581 50525 47327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.45% 92.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 33383 30630 27733
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1941 1999 2141
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.56 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -5.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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
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 9 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 31 July 2015. 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
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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 -36 6 £282 -18.26% 1
London -8 3 £282 -31.63%
South East -11 1 - - 1
South West - 1 - -
Bournemouth - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Dorset - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -

SAN Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 20 (100.00%) SAN
2 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 12 (60.00%) Fibre Channel
3 11 (55.00%) NetApp
3 11 (55.00%) VMware
4 9 (45.00%) Brocade
4 9 (45.00%) SQL
4 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (40.00%) Data ONTAP
5 8 (40.00%) NAS
6 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
6 7 (35.00%) Data Centre
6 7 (35.00%) NFS
6 7 (35.00%) UNIX
7 5 (25.00%) Cisco
7 5 (25.00%) HP
7 5 (25.00%) EMC
8 4 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
9 3 (15.00%) Tivoli
9 3 (15.00%) Migration
9 3 (15.00%) IBM
10 2 (10.00%) Citrix
10 2 (10.00%) BMC
10 2 (10.00%) ITIL
10 2 (10.00%) Service Management
10 2 (10.00%) Firmware
10 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
10 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008

SAN Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 20 (100.00%) SAN
2 12 (60.00%) Fibre Channel
3 8 (40.00%) NAS
4 1 (5.00%) FCoE
4 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) HP StoreVirtual
2 1 (5.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (5.00%) Replication
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (5.00%) iPad
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Data ONTAP
3 7 (35.00%) UNIX
4 1 (5.00%) AIX
4 1 (5.00%) Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Migration
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) Service Management
2 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (5.00%) System Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Change Control
3 1 (5.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) NFS
2 2 (10.00%) Firmware
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) NetApp
1 11 (55.00%) VMware
2 9 (45.00%) Brocade
2 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (25.00%) HP
3 5 (25.00%) EMC
3 5 (25.00%) Cisco
4 3 (15.00%) IBM
5 2 (10.00%) Citrix
5 2 (10.00%) BMC
6 1 (5.00%) Veritas
6 1 (5.00%) 3PAR