Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 18 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)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 73 97
Rank change year-on-year +8 +24 -20
Contract jobs citing SAN 31 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.20% 0.97% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% 7.86% 6.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 4
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £260 £350 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.71% -2.10% +22.75%
10th Percentile £184 £280 £270
90th Percentile £338 £393 £478
East of England median daily rate £325 £450 £337
% change year-on-year -27.78% +33.52% +12.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.07 - £23.50
10th Percentile £13.58 - £22.23
90th Percentile £21.07 - £27.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.07 £13.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +26.41% -55.00% +8.60%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 279 140 208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 19.80% 12.33% 13.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 38 96
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% +12.00%
10th Percentile £178 £211 £185
90th Percentile £471 £508 £475
East of England median daily rate £370 £364 £375
% change year-on-year +1.72% -3.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 31 53
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.25 £39.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.90% +9.72% +42.57%
10th Percentile £13.73 £15.75 £20.25
90th Percentile £49.75 £77.50 £57.50
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £36.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -30.56% +20.00% +22.45%

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SAN in Cambridgeshire

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAN in Cambridgeshire

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAN in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAN in Cambridgeshire

SAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAN in Cambridgeshire

SAN
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Cambridge -3 11 £275 -21.43%
Peterborough -4 10 £260 - 2
Huntingdon - 1 - - 1
SAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for SAN.

1 27 (87.10%) Windows
2 19 (61.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (58.06%) VMware
4 17 (54.84%) Active Directory
5 14 (45.16%) HP
6 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (35.48%) Data Centre
7 11 (35.48%) Windows Server
8 10 (32.26%) Capacity Planning
8 10 (32.26%) Cisco
9 9 (29.03%) MS Exchange
9 9 (29.03%) LAN
9 9 (29.03%) Linux
10 8 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (25.81%) PowerShell
10 8 (25.81%) Hyper-V
10 8 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2003
10 8 (25.81%) SharePoint
10 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
10 8 (25.81%) WAN
10 8 (25.81%) NetApp
10 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (22.58%) E-Commerce
11 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (22.58%) Change Control
12 6 (19.35%) Windows 7
13 5 (16.13%) VMware ESXi
13 5 (16.13%) vCenter Server
13 5 (16.13%) Unix
13 5 (16.13%) Firewall

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 9 (29.03%) MS Exchange
2 8 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (25.81%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) LAN
2 8 (25.81%) WAN
3 5 (16.13%) Firewall
3 5 (16.13%) Wireless
4 2 (6.45%) DHCP
4 2 (6.45%) DNS
4 2 (6.45%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.23%) Network Security
5 1 (3.23%) OSPF
5 1 (3.23%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (3.23%) SNMP
5 1 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Analyst
2 9 (29.03%) Infrastructure Support
3 8 (25.81%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (25.81%) Server Support
3 8 (25.81%) Support Analyst
4 7 (22.58%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 7 (22.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (19.35%) VMware Engineer
6 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 5 (16.13%) Server Engineer
7 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 4 (12.90%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (12.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (12.90%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 4 (12.90%) Senior Server Engineer
7 4 (12.90%) Senior Support Engineer
7 4 (12.90%) Server Analyst
7 4 (12.90%) Server Support Analyst
7 4 (12.90%) Server Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.90%) HP Storage
3 2 (6.45%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.45%) Driving Licence
3 2 (6.45%) NHS
4 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (87.10%) Windows
2 19 (61.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (35.48%) Windows Server
5 9 (29.03%) Linux
6 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (19.35%) Windows 7
8 5 (16.13%) Unix
9 3 (9.68%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (22.58%) Change Control
2 7 (22.58%) E-Commerce
3 4 (12.90%) Network Management
3 4 (12.90%) Network Optimisation
4 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (9.68%) ITIL
5 2 (6.45%) People Management
5 2 (6.45%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 1 (3.23%) Change Management
6 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.23%) ITSM
6 1 (3.23%) Migration
6 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.23%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.23%) Java
2 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) MCP
3 1 (3.23%) DBS Check
3 1 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.23%) Master's Degree
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 17 (54.84%) Active Directory
2 8 (25.81%) Hyper-V
3 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (16.13%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (3.23%) ISA Server
5 1 (3.23%) vSphere
5 1 (3.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) vCenter Server
2 4 (12.90%) NetBackup
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (3.23%) SCCM
4 1 (3.23%) vMotion
Vendors
1 18 (58.06%) VMware
2 14 (45.16%) HP
3 10 (32.26%) Cisco
4 8 (25.81%) NetApp
5 4 (12.90%) arcserve
5 4 (12.90%) CA
6 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.23%) Citrix