Period
to 21 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for SAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAN over the 6 months to 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 147 138 103
Rank change year-on-year -9 -35 +26
Contract jobs citing SAN 14 19 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.35% 0.50% 1.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.10% 2.64% 6.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 45
Berkshire median daily rate £350 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +2.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £269 £299
90th Percentile £500 £494 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £389 £390
% change year-on-year +9.32% -0.32% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Berkshire median hourly rate - £27.50 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +35.80% +48.35%
South East median hourly rate £49.50 £27.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year +80.00% -28.57% +10.00%

SAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 667 721 1,141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 16.70% 18.94% 23.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 313 546
Berkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £186 £225 £250
90th Percentile £549 £575 £525
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £381
% change year-on-year +3.13% +4.92% +1.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 52 38
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.00 £13.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.54% -20.00% -53.57%
10th Percentile £13.28 £12.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £53.63 £47.95 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +42.86% -30.00% -7.41%

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing SAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for SAN in Berkshire

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAN in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAN in Berkshire

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAN in Berkshire over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAN in Berkshire

SAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAN in Berkshire

SAN
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 21 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -7 8 £369 -1.60% 5
Slough -8 2 £325 -27.78%
Bracknell -3 1 £450 +67.29% 2
SAN
South East

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for SAN.

1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (42.86%) Migration
3 6 (42.86%) Office 365
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (35.71%) Hyper-V
4 5 (35.71%) Firewall
4 5 (35.71%) VMware
4 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 5 (35.71%) VPN
4 5 (35.71%) DNS
4 5 (35.71%) Cisco
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
5 4 (28.57%) HP
5 4 (28.57%) LAN
5 4 (28.57%) WAN
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle
5 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 4 (28.57%) Replication
5 4 (28.57%) SCCM
5 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
6 3 (21.43%) Clustering
6 3 (21.43%) NAS
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
6 3 (21.43%) Internet
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (21.43%) Solaris

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (7.14%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Office 365
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (7.14%) IaaS
4 1 (7.14%) PaaS
4 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) DNS
1 5 (35.71%) Firewall
1 5 (35.71%) VPN
2 4 (28.57%) LAN
2 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 4 (28.57%) WAN
3 3 (21.43%) DHCP
3 3 (21.43%) Internet
3 3 (21.43%) NAS
4 2 (14.29%) MPLS
4 2 (14.29%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (14.29%) VLAN
5 1 (7.14%) BGP
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (7.14%) IPsec
5 1 (7.14%) OSPF
5 1 (7.14%) SSL
5 1 (7.14%) VoIP
5 1 (7.14%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Hudson
General
1 1 (7.14%) Military
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (14.29%) DBA
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.14%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Solaris Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) COM
2 1 (7.14%) Entity Framework
2 1 (7.14%) JSON
2 1 (7.14%) LINQ
2 1 (7.14%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Replication
2 3 (21.43%) Clustering
3 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Licensing
4 1 (7.14%) CCTV
4 1 (7.14%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (7.14%) PKI
4 1 (7.14%) Private Cloud
4 1 (7.14%) Public Cloud
4 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (21.43%) Solaris
4 2 (14.29%) Unix
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.14%) Linux
5 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Migration
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (14.29%) Information Security
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Service Management
3 2 (14.29%) Software Licensing
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Demand Management
4 1 (7.14%) DoDAF
4 1 (7.14%) High Availability
4 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (7.14%) Network Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
4 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
1 5 (35.71%) Hyper-V
2 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (14.29%) vSphere
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Clusterware
4 1 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) SCCM
2 2 (14.29%) SCOM
3 1 (7.14%) Data Guard
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (7.14%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (7.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
1 5 (35.71%) VMware
2 4 (28.57%) HP
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) Dell
3 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds
3 2 (14.29%) Twitter
3 2 (14.29%) Veeam
4 1 (7.14%) 3PAR
4 1 (7.14%) Avaya
4 1 (7.14%) Capita
4 1 (7.14%) Huawei
4 1 (7.14%) McAfee
4 1 (7.14%) SonicWALL
4 1 (7.14%) WatchGuard