Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 95 107
Rank change year-on-year -24 +12 -6
Contract jobs citing SAN 29 55 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.02% 1.78% 1.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.18% 13.38% 9.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 37 23
East Midlands median daily rate £370 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.63% -1.54% -18.75%
10th Percentile £250 £170 £197
90th Percentile £425 £460 £450
England median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
East Midlands median hourly rate £47.50 £24.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +97.92% +92.00% -66.67%
10th Percentile £46.25 £18.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £28.85 £13.75
England median hourly rate £28.00 £37.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -25.33% +44.23% -11.74%

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 404 411 370
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 14.15% 13.30% 11.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 252 234
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -18.75% +21.21%
10th Percentile £128 £146 £218
90th Percentile £500 £536 £615
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 32 22
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £14.20 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.24% -2.07% -17.14%
10th Percentile £10.85 £10.96 £8.87
90th Percentile £47.50 £52.50 £23.83
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -28.00% +21.95%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 -9 16 £388 +5.08% 4
Northamptonshire -18 9 £250 -25.93% 4
Lincolnshire +6 3 £335 +57.65% 1
Derbyshire +9 2 £388 +34.78% 1
Leicestershire -8 1 £388 +115.28% 3
SAN
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 (68.97%) Windows
2 16 (55.17%) Windows Server
3 15 (51.72%) Hyper-V
4 13 (44.83%) Active Directory
5 11 (37.93%) VMware
6 10 (34.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 9 (31.03%) Office 365
7 9 (31.03%) HP
7 9 (31.03%) SQL
8 8 (27.59%) Unix
8 8 (27.59%) Linux
8 8 (27.59%) MS Exchange
8 8 (27.59%) Cisco
8 8 (27.59%) SCCM
9 7 (24.14%) Oracle BI EE
9 7 (24.14%) Oracle Database
9 7 (24.14%) QlikView
9 7 (24.14%) Oracle Streams
9 7 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (24.14%) FTP
9 7 (24.14%) ETL
9 7 (24.14%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (24.14%) Oracle
9 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
9 7 (24.14%) PL/SQL
9 7 (24.14%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
10 6 (20.69%) LAN
10 6 (20.69%) WAN
10 6 (20.69%) Microsoft

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 8 (27.59%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (31.03%) Office 365
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.90%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) FTP
2 6 (20.69%) LAN
2 6 (20.69%) WAN
3 3 (10.34%) Firewall
3 3 (10.34%) NAS
3 3 (10.34%) VPN
4 2 (6.90%) DDNS
4 2 (6.90%) DNS
4 2 (6.90%) iSCSI
4 2 (6.90%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (6.90%) VLAN
4 2 (6.90%) VoIP
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (3.45%) NX-OS
5 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.45%) Wireless
5 1 (3.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (24.14%) Oracle BI EE
1 7 (24.14%) Oracle Database
1 7 (24.14%) QlikView
1 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) SQLPlus
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.45%) Qlik Sense
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence Specialist
2 4 (13.79%) Data Warehouse Specialist
3 3 (10.34%) Server Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Cisco Specialist
4 2 (6.90%) Cisco Support
4 2 (6.90%) SAN Specialist
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Server Specialist
4 2 (6.90%) Server Support
4 2 (6.90%) Server Support Specialist
4 2 (6.90%) Support Specialist
4 2 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 7 (24.14%) Oracle Streams
2 4 (13.79%) CSS
2 4 (13.79%) HTML
2 4 (13.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
2 5 (17.24%) Clustering
3 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (68.97%) Windows
2 16 (55.17%) Windows Server
3 8 (27.59%) Linux
3 8 (27.59%) Unix
4 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.90%) Solaris
6 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (24.14%) ETL
3 4 (13.79%) Migration
4 3 (10.34%) Collaborative Working
4 3 (10.34%) Load Balancing
4 3 (10.34%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (10.34%) Prototyping
5 2 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (6.90%) Network Design
6 1 (3.45%) Change Control
6 1 (3.45%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.45%) ITIL
6 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.45%) Project Management
6 1 (3.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) SQL
2 7 (24.14%) PL/SQL
3 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
4 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) CCNA
1 1 (3.45%) CCNP
1 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.45%) DBS Check
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
System Software
1 15 (51.72%) Hyper-V
2 13 (44.83%) Active Directory
3 4 (13.79%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (13.79%) vSphere
4 1 (3.45%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) SCCM
2 3 (10.34%) vCenter Server
3 2 (6.90%) Backup Exec
3 2 (6.90%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) VMware
2 9 (31.03%) HP
3 8 (27.59%) Cisco
4 7 (24.14%) Oracle
5 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
5 6 (20.69%) Veeam
6 5 (17.24%) NetApp
7 3 (10.34%) Dell
7 3 (10.34%) SolarWinds
8 2 (6.90%) Citrix
8 2 (6.90%) EqualLogic
8 2 (6.90%) Mitel
8 2 (6.90%) Red Box
9 1 (3.45%) 3PAR
9 1 (3.45%) Aerohive Networks
9 1 (3.45%) Aruba
9 1 (3.45%) Brocade
9 1 (3.45%) Dell Compellent
9 1 (3.45%) EMC
9 1 (3.45%) IBM