Period
to 17 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 17 October 2019 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 106 121 95
Rank change year-on-year +15 -26 +22
Contract jobs citing SAN 6 27 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.32% 0.98% 1.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.12% 6.41% 12.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 22 34
East Midlands median daily rate £183 £338 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -45.78% +1.89% +3.92%
10th Percentile £176 £244 £200
90th Percentile £261 £423 £484
England median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
East Midlands median hourly rate - £47.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +97.92% +92.00%
England median hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +42.86% -6.67% +57.89%

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 East Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 283 421 412
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 15.09% 15.34% 13.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 236 269
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.06% -13.16%
10th Percentile £150 £130 £150
90th Percentile £495 £518 £500
England median daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 31 36
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.20 £15.50 £13.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.94% +11.83% -8.36%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.50 £9.75
90th Percentile £48.38 £45.00 £52.50
England median hourly rate £27.75 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +38.75% +8.11% -17.78%

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing SAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for SAN in the East Midlands

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAN in the East Midlands

SAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAN in the East Midlands

SAN
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 October 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -7 4 £179 -53.49% 2
Leicestershire - 2 £260 - 3
SAN
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for SAN.

1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
1 4 (66.67%) LAN
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) Office 365
2 3 (50.00%) Azure
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Web Filtering
3 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (33.33%) Project Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (33.33%) SCCM
3 2 (33.33%) Retail
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) NHS
4 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
4 1 (16.67%) MPLS
4 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Azure
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) LAN
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) MPLS
3 1 (16.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) ICT Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Technical Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Technical Support
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (33.33%) NHS
2 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
2 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (33.33%) Project Delivery
1 2 (33.33%) Web Filtering
2 1 (16.67%) Break/Fix
2 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Presales
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
2 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Apple
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Ivanti
2 1 (16.67%) Meraki
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft