Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 100 111 111
Rank change year-on-year +11 0 -19
Contract jobs citing SAN 22 31 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.07% 1.06% 1.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.07% 7.89% 10.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 25 26
East Midlands median daily rate £365 £375 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.67% +22.45% +2.08%
10th Percentile £204 £250 £154
90th Percentile £486 £425 £469
England median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
East Midlands median hourly rate - £15.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -65.12% +244.00%
England median hourly rate £44.10 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +96.00% -18.18% -31.68%

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 311 393 379
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 15.06% 13.47% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 231 228
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £350 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +12.45% -11.07%
10th Percentile £148 £123 £150
90th Percentile £516 £525 £500
England median daily rate £435 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +2.35% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 38 27
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.75 £17.50 £16.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.43% +5.74% +12.20%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.80 £10.23
90th Percentile £22.40 £47.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.90
% change year-on-year - +0.50% -19.15%

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 May 2019.

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 May 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
Northamptonshire +9 17 £338 +35.00% 1
Derbyshire +14 2 £450 +16.13%
Leicestershire +7 2 £405 +4.52%
SAN
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 18 (81.82%) Windows
2 16 (72.73%) Windows Server
3 14 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 14 (63.64%) VMware
4 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
5 11 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (36.36%) Cisco
6 8 (36.36%) Hyper-V
7 7 (31.82%) Data Centre
7 7 (31.82%) DHCP
7 7 (31.82%) DNS
8 6 (27.27%) NetApp
8 6 (27.27%) SQL
8 6 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (22.73%) Office 365
9 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Office
9 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
9 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
9 5 (22.73%) SCCM
9 5 (22.73%) Firewall
10 4 (18.18%) Nessus
10 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (18.18%) Sun
10 4 (18.18%) HP
10 4 (18.18%) Juniper
10 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis

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 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (22.73%) Office 365
3 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (4.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) DHCP
1 7 (31.82%) DNS
2 5 (22.73%) Firewall
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (13.64%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (13.64%) LAN
3 3 (13.64%) WAN
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (9.09%) iSCSI
4 2 (9.09%) MPLS
4 2 (9.09%) NAS
5 1 (4.55%) BGP
5 1 (4.55%) EIGRP
5 1 (4.55%) Internet
5 1 (4.55%) Network Security
5 1 (4.55%) OSPF
5 1 (4.55%) VoIP
5 1 (4.55%) VPLS
5 1 (4.55%) Wireshark
5 1 (4.55%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Big Data
2 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (9.09%) IT Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) IT Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) NetApp Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Senior IT Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) WAP
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) IBM Storwize
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 18 (81.82%) Windows
2 16 (72.73%) Windows Server
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (9.09%) Data ONTAP
5 2 (9.09%) Linux
5 2 (9.09%) Solaris
5 2 (9.09%) Windows 10
6 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
6 1 (4.55%) Unix
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Vista
6 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (9.09%) ITIL
2 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
2 2 (9.09%) Server Virtualisation
2 2 (9.09%) Storage Management
2 2 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.55%) Antivirus Management
3 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
3 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
3 1 (4.55%) Change Management
3 1 (4.55%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
3 1 (4.55%) E-business
3 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.55%) Migration
3 1 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (4.55%) Service Management
3 1 (4.55%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
2 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
3 3 (13.64%) VBScript
4 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.55%) Korn
5 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (13.64%) CCNA
2 3 (13.64%) CCNP
3 1 (4.55%) CCSP
3 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) MCITP
3 1 (4.55%) MCSE
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 11 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (36.36%) Hyper-V
4 6 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (13.64%) NFS
5 3 (13.64%) Terminal Services
5 3 (13.64%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (13.64%) XenApp
6 2 (9.09%) Firmware
6 2 (9.09%) XenDesktop
7 1 (4.55%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (4.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) SCCM
2 4 (18.18%) Nessus
3 3 (13.64%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (9.09%) NetApp OnCommand
4 2 (9.09%) SnapMirror
4 2 (9.09%) SnapVault
4 2 (9.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (9.09%) WSUS
5 1 (4.55%) Ansible
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (4.55%) FortiGate
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (4.55%) SCOM
5 1 (4.55%) Terraform
5 1 (4.55%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) VMware
2 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 8 (36.36%) Cisco
4 6 (27.27%) NetApp
5 4 (18.18%) GFI Software
5 4 (18.18%) HP
5 4 (18.18%) Juniper
5 4 (18.18%) Sun
6 3 (13.64%) Barracuda Networks
6 3 (13.64%) Citrix
6 3 (13.64%) IBM
6 3 (13.64%) Symantec
7 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
8 1 (4.55%) Apple
8 1 (4.55%) Dell
8 1 (4.55%) EMC
8 1 (4.55%) Google
8 1 (4.55%) Oracle
8 1 (4.55%) StorageTek
8 1 (4.55%) Veritas