Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 50 80
Rank change year-on-year -4 +30 -25
Contract jobs citing SAN 11 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.56% 1.29% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.63% 8.25% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 2
Cambridge median daily rate £275 £350 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.43% -2.10% +10.00%
10th Percentile £184 £329 £321
90th Percentile £338 £388 £414
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £260 £350 £315
% change year-on-year -25.71% +11.11% +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Cambridge median hourly rate £16.63 - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.07 - £23.50

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 Cambridge with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 166 97 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 23.55% 15.65% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 21 71
Cambridge median daily rate £350 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +9.59% +10.61%
10th Percentile £179 £325 £185
90th Percentile £407 £525 £475
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £375 £365
% change year-on-year -6.67% +2.74% +15.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 26 30
Cambridge median hourly rate £41.00 £39.38 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.13% +21.15% +30.00%
10th Percentile £22.40 £15.75 £20.25
90th Percentile £50.65 £77.50 £50.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.50 £39.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year +2.53% +7.48% +47.00%

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAN in Cambridge over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAN in Cambridge

SAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAN in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 5 (45.45%) HP
4 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
4 4 (36.36%) NetBackup
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL
5 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
6 2 (18.18%) People Management
6 2 (18.18%) Unix
6 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (18.18%) Degree
6 2 (18.18%) Linux
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (18.18%) vCenter Server
7 1 (9.09%) Master's Degree
7 1 (9.09%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 1 (9.09%) Firewall
7 1 (9.09%) ITSM
7 1 (9.09%) Wireless
7 1 (9.09%) Migration
7 1 (9.09%) Service Management
7 1 (9.09%) MCP
7 1 (9.09%) Java

SAN
Co-occurring 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 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (9.09%) DHCP
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) Network Security
1 1 (9.09%) OSPF
1 1 (9.09%) SNMP
1 1 (9.09%) VPN
1 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Server Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 4 (36.36%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 4 (36.36%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (36.36%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Support
2 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Server Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Server Support Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Support Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Server Support
2 4 (36.36%) Server Support Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
2 1 (9.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (18.18%) People Management
3 1 (9.09%) ITSM
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (9.09%) Master's Degree
2 1 (9.09%) MCP
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (9.09%) ISA Server
4 1 (9.09%) vSphere
4 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) NetBackup
2 2 (18.18%) vCenter Server
3 1 (9.09%) SCCM
3 1 (9.09%) vMotion
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) NetApp