Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon 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 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)
South London > Croydon
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 73 35
Rank change year-on-year -15 -38 -7
Contract jobs citing SAN 9 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 1.05% 0.38% 4.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.67% 1.34% 20.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 11
Croydon median daily rate £450 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.00% -3.38%
10th Percentile £350 £425 £350
90th Percentile £483 £475 £538
South London median daily rate £400 £415 £350
% change year-on-year -3.61% +18.57% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate - - -
South London median hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 £50.00

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 Croydon with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Croydon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 135 149 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 15.73% 28.17% 19.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 63 39
Croydon median daily rate £490 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.89% - -
10th Percentile £357 £333 £211
90th Percentile £692 £525 £528
South London median daily rate £463 £450 £350
% change year-on-year +2.78% +28.57% -1.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Croydon median hourly rate - - £13.50
South London median hourly rate £47.83 £45.92 £24.00
% change year-on-year +4.17% +91.31% +20.00%

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

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

Job vacancy trend for SAN in Croydon

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAN in Croydon

For the 6 months to 21 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 Croydon region with a requirement for SAN.

1 7 (77.78%) VPN
1 7 (77.78%) WAN
1 7 (77.78%) Citrix
1 7 (77.78%) VLAN
1 7 (77.78%) Network Security
1 7 (77.78%) Data Centre
2 5 (55.56%) High Availability
2 5 (55.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 5 (55.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 5 (55.56%) DDoS Mitigation
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (55.56%) F5
2 5 (55.56%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) Wireless
2 5 (55.56%) Blue Coat
2 5 (55.56%) ProxySG
2 5 (55.56%) BIG-IP
2 5 (55.56%) Motorola
2 5 (55.56%) Internet
2 5 (55.56%) BGP
2 5 (55.56%) EIGRP
2 5 (55.56%) DHCP
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) DNS
2 5 (55.56%) SSL
2 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) LAN
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) IIS

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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 4 (44.44%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) Network Security
1 7 (77.78%) VLAN
1 7 (77.78%) VPN
1 7 (77.78%) WAN
2 5 (55.56%) BGP
2 5 (55.56%) BIG-IP
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (55.56%) DHCP
2 5 (55.56%) DNS
2 5 (55.56%) EIGRP
2 5 (55.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 5 (55.56%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) Internet
2 5 (55.56%) LAN
2 5 (55.56%) SSL
2 5 (55.56%) Wireless
3 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
4 2 (22.22%) NAS
4 2 (22.22%) OSPF
4 2 (22.22%) VSAN
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Legal
3 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Windows Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Data Centre
2 5 (55.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
1 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (44.44%) SUSE
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (22.22%) AIX
2 2 (22.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) DDoS Mitigation
1 5 (55.56%) High Availability
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL V3
2 4 (44.44%) Migration
2 4 (44.44%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
3 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 3 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) BCP
4 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
4 2 (22.22%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Measurement
5 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
5 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
1 2 (22.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CCNP
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) ProxySG
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (44.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Citrix
2 5 (55.56%) Blue Coat
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) F5
2 5 (55.56%) Motorola
3 4 (44.44%) Arista
3 4 (44.44%) EMC
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) NetApp
3 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
4 3 (33.33%) Dell
5 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint