The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 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 Midlands / Derbyshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 23 31
Rank change year-on-year -17 +8  
Contract jobs citing SAN 3 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 1.08% 2.51% 1.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.09% 13.89% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Median daily rate £288 £275 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.54% -33.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £343
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
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 Derbyshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Derbyshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 33 36 38
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 11.87% 18.09% 16.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 19 25
Median daily rate £313 £288 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.69% -13.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £525 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £345
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £14.20 £12.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.60% -68.75%  
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 Derbyshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Derbyshire 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 Derbyshire

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAN in Derbyshire

SAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN in Derbyshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAN in Derbyshire

SAN
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Derbyshire 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
Chesterfield 0 2 £288 +4.54%
Derby -19 1 £225 - 1
SAN
East Midlands

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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for SAN.

1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) MCSE
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) NetApp
3 2 (33.33%) Clustering
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (33.33%) Intel
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (16.67%) MCITP
4 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (16.67%) SCOM
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) XenApp
4 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Derbyshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
2 1 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (16.67%) MCITP
3 1 (16.67%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
3 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Intel
3 2 (33.33%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Rackspace