The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for SAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 38 42 34
Rank change year-on-year +4 -8  
Contract jobs citing SAN 2 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.64% 0.98% 1.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.45% 5.71% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Median daily rate £388 £288 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.78% -6.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £278 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £298 £331
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £378 £375
% change year-on-year -7.28% +0.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £42.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -35.29% +41.66%  

SAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 58 70 69
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 18.53% 17.16% 21.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 39 35
Median daily rate £350 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +26.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £467 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 4
Median hourly rate £21.00 £50.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.00% +143.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £42.05 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £55.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.17
% change year-on-year -39.18% +26.84%  

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing SAN as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for SAN in Cambridge

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAN in Cambridge

SAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAN in Cambridge

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for SAN.

1 3 (50.00%) VMware
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Application Virtualisation
2 2 (33.33%) Software Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Brocade
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) Riverbed
2 2 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) KVM
2 2 (33.33%) Vyatta
2 2 (33.33%) Docker
2 2 (33.33%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (33.33%) LXC
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Wireless
2 2 (33.33%) Law
2 2 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) Perl
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 2 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
1 2 (33.33%) Software-Defined Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) NAS
2 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Law
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Python Software Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) EMC Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) Clustering
3 1 (16.67%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (16.67%) EMC VNX
3 1 (16.67%) Private Cloud
3 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Application Virtualisation
1 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (33.33%) SDLC
1 2 (33.33%) Software Architecture
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Converged Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Secure Coding
2 1 (16.67%) Security Hardening
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C
1 2 (33.33%) C++
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (33.33%) Perl
1 2 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Docker
2 2 (33.33%) KVM
2 2 (33.33%) LXC
3 1 (16.67%) Firmware
3 1 (16.67%) vCloud
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) EMC VPLEX
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Brocade
2 2 (33.33%) CA
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Riverbed
2 2 (33.33%) Vyatta
3 1 (16.67%) EMC
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft