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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 37 57
Rank change year-on-year -6 +20  
Contract jobs citing SAN 12 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.08% 3.21% 2.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.17% 24.68% 16.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 12
Median daily rate £193 £340 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.38% +15.74%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £325 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £435 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £343
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Median hourly rate £18.23 - £23.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.64 - £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 - £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.48 £23.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year -22.18% -32.14%  

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 118 77 109
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 20.42% 13.03% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 45 56
Median daily rate £290 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.50% +45.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £333 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £625 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £345
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 9 28
Median hourly rate £21.44 £45.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.35% +95.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.84 £37.00 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.84% +30.00%  

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 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 24 June 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 -9 4 £203 -40.44% 3
Peterborough - 2 £193 -
Huntingdon - 1 - - 1
SAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 12 (80.00%) VMware
2 10 (66.67%) Windows
3 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 8 (53.33%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (53.33%) Data Centre
5 7 (46.67%) vCenter Server
5 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (33.33%) Unix
7 4 (26.67%) DNS
7 4 (26.67%) Change Control
7 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (20.00%) Cisco
8 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (20.00%) DHCP
8 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
9 2 (13.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (13.33%) Driving Licence
9 2 (13.33%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
9 2 (13.33%) Change Management
9 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (13.33%) NetApp
9 2 (13.33%) NHS
9 2 (13.33%) MCP
9 2 (13.33%) Linux
9 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
9 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
9 2 (13.33%) PowerShell

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 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) DNS
2 3 (20.00%) DHCP
3 2 (13.33%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (13.33%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) VMware Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Technician
4 2 (13.33%) ICT Support
4 2 (13.33%) ICT Support Technician
4 2 (13.33%) ICT Technician
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Support Technician
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) EMC Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) SAN Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) SAN Storage Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
2 2 (13.33%) Driving Licence
2 2 (13.33%) NHS
2 2 (13.33%) User Experience
3 1 (6.67%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (6.67%) EMC VNX
3 1 (6.67%) Private Cloud
3 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Unix
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (13.33%) Linux
5 2 (13.33%) Ubuntu
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Change Control
2 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (13.33%) Change Management
2 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
2 2 (13.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) Converged Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) Email Filtering
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) ITSM
3 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Security Hardening
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
1 2 (13.33%) MCP
2 1 (6.67%) DBS Check
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (6.67%) Master's Degree
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (53.33%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.67%) Firmware
4 1 (6.67%) vCloud
4 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) vCenter Server
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) NetApp
4 1 (6.67%) Capita
4 1 (6.67%) EMC
4 1 (6.67%) HP