Period
to 21 January 2021

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 January 2021 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 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 109 177 218
Rank change year-on-year +68 +41 -22
Contract jobs citing SAN 20 22 35
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.96% 0.44% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% 4.02% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 31
Median daily rate £450 £396 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.56% -6.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £225 £313 £288
90th Percentile £588 £525 £544
Central London median daily rate £451 £425 £394
% change year-on-year +6.18% +7.94% -10.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £23.00 - £22.50
Central London median hourly rate £23.00 - £22.50

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 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 260 547 732
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.43% 10.96% 10.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 417 559
Median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £238 £203 £163
90th Percentile £632 £675 £628
Central London median daily rate £500 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 29
Median hourly rate £23.00 £19.75 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.46% +5.61% +13.33%
10th Percentile £22.65 £16.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £50.13 £38.03 £25.50
Median hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £18.76
% change year-on-year +12.20% +9.28% +19.11%

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 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for SAN in the City of London

SAN
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 January 2021, 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 11 (55.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) VMware
3 8 (40.00%) Cisco
3 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (40.00%) Azure
4 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (30.00%) EMC
5 6 (30.00%) Citrix
5 6 (30.00%) NetApp
6 5 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (25.00%) HP
6 5 (25.00%) DNS
6 5 (25.00%) Banking
6 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2016
7 4 (20.00%) Office 365
7 4 (20.00%) Ivanti
7 4 (20.00%) SCCM
7 4 (20.00%) AWS
7 4 (20.00%) Firewall
7 4 (20.00%) Finance
7 4 (20.00%) Migration
7 4 (20.00%) CheckPoint
8 3 (15.00%) Hitachi
8 3 (15.00%) Avaya
8 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
8 3 (15.00%) SQL

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 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (5.00%) Apache
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.00%) JBoss
3 1 (5.00%) Liferay
3 1 (5.00%) nginx
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (40.00%) Azure
2 4 (20.00%) AWS
2 4 (20.00%) Office 365
3 2 (10.00%) IaaS
3 2 (10.00%) PaaS
3 2 (10.00%) SaaS
4 1 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (5.00%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) DNS
2 4 (20.00%) Firewall
3 3 (15.00%) NetScaler
4 2 (10.00%) NAS
4 2 (10.00%) Skype
4 2 (10.00%) SMTP
4 2 (10.00%) VLAN
5 1 (5.00%) DHCP
5 1 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (5.00%) HTTP
5 1 (5.00%) HTTPS
5 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
5 1 (5.00%) SNMP
5 1 (5.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (25.00%) Banking
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (10.00%) International Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Billing
4 1 (5.00%) Public Sector
4 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (20.00%) NetApp Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (15.00%) Desktop Support
2 3 (15.00%) NetApp Specialist
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) LAMP
1 1 (5.00%) LDAP
1 1 (5.00%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (15.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (10.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.00%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (5.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2016
4 2 (10.00%) Linux
5 1 (5.00%) CentOS
5 1 (5.00%) Debian
5 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.00%) Unix
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (20.00%) Migration
3 3 (15.00%) Business Continuity
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) Patch Management
4 2 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (10.00%) Build Automation
4 2 (10.00%) Decision-Making
4 2 (10.00%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.00%) Information Security
5 1 (5.00%) Information Security Management
5 1 (5.00%) ISMS
5 1 (5.00%) ITSM
5 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.00%) Scrum
5 1 (5.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.00%) Perl
3 1 (5.00%) Python
3 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.00%) XenApp
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (10.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (5.00%) Docker
4 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.00%) NFS
4 1 (5.00%) UAG
4 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) Ansible
2 1 (5.00%) BladeLogic
2 1 (5.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (5.00%) Nagios
2 1 (5.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (5.00%) Terraform
2 1 (5.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) VMware
2 8 (40.00%) Cisco
3 6 (30.00%) Citrix
3 6 (30.00%) EMC
3 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (30.00%) NetApp
4 5 (25.00%) HP
5 4 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 4 (20.00%) Ivanti
6 3 (15.00%) Avaya
6 3 (15.00%) Hitachi
7 2 (10.00%) 3PAR
7 2 (10.00%) Dell
7 2 (10.00%) IBM
7 2 (10.00%) Oracle
7 2 (10.00%) Symantec
8 1 (5.00%) Brocade
8 1 (5.00%) Remedy
8 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
8 1 (5.00%) Veeam