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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 May 2022 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 172 133 142
Rank change year-on-year -39 +9 +50
Contract jobs citing SAN 15 24 14
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.35% 0.84% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.65% 8.73% 4.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 14
10th Percentile £238 £378 £319
25th Percentile £356 £424 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £385 £528 £427
Median % change year-on-year -27.01% +23.54% -6.41%
75th Percentile £523 £713 £475
90th Percentile £633 - £493
Central London median daily rate £431 £505 £439
% change year-on-year -14.60% +15.17% -5.19%

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 the City of London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 411 275 305
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.70% 9.64% 9.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 208 221
10th Percentile £313 £317 £213
25th Percentile £450 £387 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -5.76%
75th Percentile £625 £575 £575
90th Percentile £713 £686 £663
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -6.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 5
10th Percentile - £11.98 £24.72
25th Percentile £21.00 £12.69 £33.75
Median hourly rate £30.50 £14.75 £37.75
Median % change year-on-year +106.78% -60.93% +18.90%
75th Percentile £48.81 £17.19 £51.25
90th Percentile £62.43 £18.13 £54.40
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £15.75 £37.13
% change year-on-year +122.22% -57.58% +65.00%

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing SAN as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for SAN in the City of London

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SAN in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for SAN in the City of London

SAN
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SAN in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for SAN in the City of London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SAN in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for SAN in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 May 2022, IT contractor jobs citing SAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for SAN.

1 6 (40.00%) Windows
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
1 6 (40.00%) Migration
2 5 (33.33%) VMware
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (33.33%) Social Skills
3 4 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (26.67%) NAS
3 4 (26.67%) HP
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (20.00%) Linux
4 3 (20.00%) Veeam
4 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (20.00%) Server Management
5 2 (13.33%) Project Delivery
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (13.33%) Organisational Skills
5 2 (13.33%) Documentation Skills
5 2 (13.33%) Nutanix
5 2 (13.33%) Checkmarx
5 2 (13.33%) Static Application Security Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Dynamic Application Security Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Application Security
5 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (13.33%) Burp Suite
5 2 (13.33%) HP Fortify

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 2007
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) IaaS
1 2 (13.33%) Nutanix
2 1 (6.67%) AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) NAS
2 2 (13.33%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (13.33%) HTTP
2 2 (13.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) MPLS
3 1 (6.67%) Network Security
3 1 (6.67%) SD-WAN
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) VLAN
3 1 (6.67%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
3 1 (6.67%) Wireless
3 1 (6.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) AppScan
1 2 (13.33%) Burp Suite
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Social Skills
3 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (13.33%) Documentation Skills
3 2 (13.33%) Organisational Skills
4 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Architect
1 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) NetApp Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Security Architect
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (6.67%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Azure Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Backup Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Backup Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) IT Architect
3 1 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Network Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Operations Technician
3 1 (6.67%) Storage Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (13.33%) JSON
1 2 (13.33%) REST
1 2 (13.33%) SOAP
1 2 (13.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Replication
2 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Unix
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Migration
2 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (20.00%) Server Management
5 2 (13.33%) Actionable Insight
5 2 (13.33%) Application Security
5 2 (13.33%) Creative Thinking
5 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
5 2 (13.33%) Dynamic Application Security Testing
5 2 (13.33%) High Availability
5 2 (13.33%) OWASP
5 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (13.33%) Project Delivery
5 2 (13.33%) Secure Coding
5 2 (13.33%) Security Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) Static Application Security Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Time Management
5 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (13.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) C#
2 2 (13.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) PHP
3 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) CEH
1 2 (13.33%) CISSP
1 2 (13.33%) CSSLP
1 2 (13.33%) GIAC
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Server+ Certification
2 1 (6.67%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (13.33%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) HP Fortify
1 2 (13.33%) Nessus
1 2 (13.33%) WebInspect
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) VMware
2 4 (26.67%) HP
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco
3 3 (20.00%) Veeam
4 2 (13.33%) Apple
4 2 (13.33%) Checkmarx
4 2 (13.33%) IBM
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) NetApp
4 2 (13.33%) Qualys
5 1 (6.67%) Avaya
5 1 (6.67%) Bloomberg
5 1 (6.67%) Brocade
5 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix
5 1 (6.67%) EMC
5 1 (6.67%) Refinitiv