Period
to 23 October 2018

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 23 October 2018 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 96 120
Rank change year-on-year -20 +24 -29
Contract jobs citing SAN 27 59 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.98% 1.89% 1.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.41% 13.82% 8.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 36 22
East Midlands median daily rate £338 £325 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.85% +1.96% -8.93%
10th Percentile £244 £203 £120
90th Percentile £423 £481 £411
England median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £47.50 £24.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +97.92% - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -6.67% +57.89% -13.64%

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 421 427 411
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 15.33% 13.69% 12.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 278 268
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £329 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.46% -12.97% +8.08%
10th Percentile £133 £150 £200
90th Percentile £517 £500 £598
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 37 24
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.25 £13.86 £15.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.03% -8.36% +4.31%
10th Percentile £11.41 £9.75 £8.69
90th Percentile £45.38 £52.50 £30.90
England median hourly rate £19.69 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +5.31% -16.89% +12.50%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAN in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 23 October 2018. 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 +1 13 £384 +2.33% 3
Northamptonshire -13 10 £310 -8.15% 8
Lincolnshire +2 4 £300 +15.38% 4
SAN
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, 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 20 (74.07%) Windows
2 17 (62.96%) Windows Server
3 16 (59.26%) VMware
4 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
5 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
5 11 (40.74%) Hyper-V
6 9 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 8 (29.63%) Unix
8 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
8 7 (25.93%) Cisco
8 7 (25.93%) HP
8 7 (25.93%) Migration
9 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (22.22%) Office 365
9 6 (22.22%) NetApp
9 6 (22.22%) Linux
9 6 (22.22%) Data Centre
10 5 (18.52%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 5 (18.52%) PL/SQL
10 5 (18.52%) SQL
10 5 (18.52%) Oracle
10 5 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (18.52%) ETL
10 5 (18.52%) FTP
10 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (18.52%) Oracle Database
10 5 (18.52%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (18.52%) Oracle BI EE
10 5 (18.52%) Degree

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 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) Office 365
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (7.41%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (7.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) FTP
2 4 (14.81%) Firewall
2 4 (14.81%) LAN
3 3 (11.11%) VPN
3 3 (11.11%) Wireless
4 2 (7.41%) DHCP
4 2 (7.41%) DNS
4 2 (7.41%) iSCSI
4 2 (7.41%) NAS
4 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.41%) VLAN
4 2 (7.41%) VoIP
4 2 (7.41%) WAN
5 1 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 5 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (18.52%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (18.52%) Oracle Database
2 5 (18.52%) QlikView
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (7.41%) SQLPlus
4 1 (3.70%) Qlik Sense
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Specialist
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco Specialist
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco Support
3 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse Specialist
3 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Specialist
3 2 (7.41%) SAN Specialist
3 2 (7.41%) SAN Support
3 2 (7.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Server Specialist
3 2 (7.41%) Server Support
3 2 (7.41%) Server Support Specialist
3 2 (7.41%) Support Specialist
3 2 (7.41%) Technical Leader
4 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V Specialist
4 1 (3.70%) OBIEE Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle Streams
2 2 (7.41%) CSS
2 2 (7.41%) HTML
2 2 (7.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.11%) Clustering
3 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.70%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (74.07%) Windows
2 17 (62.96%) Windows Server
3 8 (29.63%) Unix
4 6 (22.22%) Linux
5 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (11.11%) Solaris
7 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.70%) AIX
8 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000
8 1 (3.70%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (25.93%) Migration
3 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (18.52%) ETL
4 3 (11.11%) Change Control
4 3 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 2 (7.41%) ITIL
5 2 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (7.41%) Prototyping
5 2 (7.41%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (3.70%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (3.70%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.70%) Network Design
6 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.70%) Project Management
6 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Server Management
6 1 (3.70%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 1 (3.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) PL/SQL
1 5 (18.52%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (7.41%) MCSE
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.70%) CCNA
3 1 (3.70%) CCNP
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.70%) DBS Check
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) VCP6
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 11 (40.74%) Hyper-V
3 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (18.52%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (11.11%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (11.11%) vSphere
6 2 (7.41%) XenApp
6 2 (7.41%) XenDesktop
7 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) SCCM
2 3 (11.11%) vCenter Server
3 2 (7.41%) Backup Exec
3 2 (7.41%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (7.41%) Nessus
4 1 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.70%) SCOrch
4 1 (3.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) VMware
2 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
3 7 (25.93%) Cisco
3 7 (25.93%) HP
4 6 (22.22%) NetApp
5 5 (18.52%) Oracle
6 4 (14.81%) Veeam
7 3 (11.11%) Citrix
8 2 (7.41%) Dell
8 2 (7.41%) EqualLogic
8 2 (7.41%) Meraki
8 2 (7.41%) Mitel
8 2 (7.41%) Red Box
8 2 (7.41%) Synology
9 1 (3.70%) 3PAR
9 1 (3.70%) Aerohive Networks
9 1 (3.70%) Aruba
9 1 (3.70%) Brocade
9 1 (3.70%) EMC
9 1 (3.70%) GFI Software