Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 108 97
Rank change year-on-year -9 -11 -9
Contract jobs citing SAN 30 40 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.04% 1.33% 1.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.67% 10.47% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 26 30
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £306 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.45% +3.81% -26.25%
10th Percentile £250 £154 £181
90th Percentile £425 £469 £450
England median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
East Midlands median hourly rate £31.25 £43.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.33% +251.02% -45.56%
10th Percentile £16.78 £41.50 £11.03
90th Percentile £45.53 £44.50 £13.68
England median hourly rate £23.25 £34.75 £42.00
% change year-on-year -33.09% -17.26% +40.00%

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 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 391 382 377
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 13.50% 12.73% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 227 235
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £315 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +6.87%
10th Percentile £126 £150 £180
90th Percentile £525 £500 £595
England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 29 20
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £16.55 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.74% +12.20% -4.84%
10th Percentile £10.78 £10.30 £11.23
90th Percentile £47.50 £52.50 £37.63
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.90 £25.00
% change year-on-year +0.50% -20.40% +16.28%

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 27 May 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAN in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 27 May 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 -5 11 £394 -17.11% 4
Lincolnshire +13 8 £290 +81.25%
Northamptonshire -1 8 £250 -24.53% 1
Derbyshire 0 4 £388 +34.78%
Leicestershire +2 1 £388 +121.43% 3
SAN
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 22 (73.33%) Windows
2 20 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 15 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 12 (40.00%) Office 365
4 12 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 11 (36.67%) SQL
6 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (30.00%) VMware
8 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
8 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
8 8 (26.67%) Cisco
8 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (23.33%) Oracle BI EE
9 7 (23.33%) QlikView
9 7 (23.33%) Oracle Streams
9 7 (23.33%) SCCM
9 7 (23.33%) Oracle Database
9 7 (23.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 7 (23.33%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (23.33%) PL/SQL
9 7 (23.33%) Unix
9 7 (23.33%) FTP
9 7 (23.33%) HP
9 7 (23.33%) ETL
9 7 (23.33%) Linux
9 7 (23.33%) Oracle
10 6 (20.00%) LAN
10 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013

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 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (40.00%) Office 365
2 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) FTP
2 6 (20.00%) LAN
3 5 (16.67%) WAN
4 3 (10.00%) Firewall
4 3 (10.00%) NAS
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (6.67%) DDNS
5 2 (6.67%) DNS
5 2 (6.67%) NX-OS
5 2 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (6.67%) Wireshark
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (23.33%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (23.33%) Oracle BI EE
2 7 (23.33%) Oracle Database
2 7 (23.33%) QlikView
3 4 (13.33%) SQLPlus
4 3 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.33%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Specialist
2 4 (13.33%) Data Warehouse Specialist
3 3 (10.00%) Architect
3 3 (10.00%) Server Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (6.67%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Specialist
4 2 (6.67%) SAN Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) SAN Storage Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 7 (23.33%) Oracle Streams
2 4 (13.33%) CSS
2 4 (13.33%) HTML
2 4 (13.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) Clustering
4 1 (3.33%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 22 (73.33%) Windows
2 20 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (23.33%) Linux
4 7 (23.33%) Unix
5 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) ETL
2 4 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
3 3 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (10.00%) Prototyping
4 2 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (3.33%) High Availability
5 1 (3.33%) ITIL
5 1 (3.33%) Network Design
5 1 (3.33%) Server Patching
5 1 (3.33%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) SQL
2 7 (23.33%) PL/SQL
3 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) CCNP
1 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.33%) CCIE
2 1 (3.33%) CCNA
2 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 15 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 12 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) SCCM
2 2 (6.67%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (3.33%) FortiGate
3 1 (3.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) VMware
2 8 (26.67%) Cisco
3 7 (23.33%) HP
3 7 (23.33%) Oracle
4 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (13.33%) NetApp
5 4 (13.33%) SolarWinds
6 3 (10.00%) Veeam
7 2 (6.67%) Citrix
8 1 (3.33%) Dell
8 1 (3.33%) Dell Compellent