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 3 months to 29 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.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 57 59
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2  
Contract jobs citing SAN 3 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.56% 0.63% 0.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.06% 4.60% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Median daily rate £425 £288 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.82% -6.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £278 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £298 £331
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £380 £375
% change year-on-year -7.89% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -36.04% +43.33%  

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 98 87 100
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 18.15% 13.77% 14.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 45 46
Median daily rate £375 £393 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.58% +20.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £290 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £441 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 14 17
Median hourly rate £22.50 £50.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.00% +42.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £42.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +7 2 £388 +34.78%
SAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for SAN.

1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
3 2 (25.00%) Software Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (25.00%) Application Virtualisation
3 2 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (25.00%) High Availability
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) KVM
3 2 (25.00%) Vyatta
3 2 (25.00%) Docker
3 2 (25.00%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (25.00%) LXC
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) C
3 2 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) Perl
3 2 (25.00%) Internet

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 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
1 2 (25.00%) Software-Defined Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) NAS
2 1 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Law
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Python Software Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) DBA
2 1 (12.50%) EMC Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) SQL DBA
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) Clustering
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (12.50%) EMC VNX
3 1 (12.50%) Private Cloud
3 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Application Virtualisation
1 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (25.00%) High Availability
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) SDLC
1 2 (25.00%) Software Architecture
1 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Change Control
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) Converged Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Secure Coding
2 1 (12.50%) Security Hardening
2 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C
1 2 (25.00%) C++
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (25.00%) Perl
1 2 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) MCITP
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Docker
2 2 (25.00%) KVM
2 2 (25.00%) LXC
2 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (12.50%) Firmware
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) vCloud
3 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) EMC VPLEX
1 1 (12.50%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Brocade
3 2 (25.00%) CA
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Riverbed
3 2 (25.00%) Vyatta
4 1 (12.50%) EMC