The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford with a requirement for SAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 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)
Surrey / Guildford
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 10 27
Contract jobs citing SAN 0 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford - 12.33% 2.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 27.27% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 4
Median daily rate - £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £380 £375
% change year-on-year -7.89% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £42.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -35.29% +41.66%  

SAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Guildford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 24 66 62
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 18.60% 45.21% 29.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 30 33
Median daily rate £385 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.66% +36.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £463 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.50% +6.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Guildford citing SAN as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for SAN in Guildford

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAN in Guildford

SAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAN in Guildford

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Guildford region with a requirement for SAN.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) arcserve
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) HP StoreVirtual
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Server Virtualisation

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Server Virtualisation
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) arcserve
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) VMware