The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 29 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)
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 42 48
Rank change year-on-year -23 +6  
Contract jobs citing SAN 47 102 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.51% 4.60% 3.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.53% 17.41% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 74 39
Median daily rate £359 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.04% +5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £314 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £380 £375
% change year-on-year -7.89% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 14
Median hourly rate - £40.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -36.04% +43.33%  

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 Hampshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 493 586 410
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 26.31% 26.43% 18.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 377 208
Median daily rate £405 £350 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.71% -10.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 26 37
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £22.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £47.83 £45.00
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 Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAN in Hampshire

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAN in Hampshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAN in Hampshire

SAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAN in Hampshire

SAN
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hook +6 13 £330 -4.06%
Havant -4 11 £350 -7.89% 1
Winchester +1 6 £450 +12.50%
Southampton +3 2 £450 +20.00% 1
Andover - 1 £538 -
Basingstoke - 1 £325 - 1
SAN
South East

For the 6 months to 29 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for SAN.

1 62 (59.62%) VMware
2 52 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (49.04%) Security Cleared
4 47 (45.19%) Linux
5 40 (38.46%) vSphere
6 38 (36.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 37 (35.58%) Red Hat
8 35 (33.65%) EMC
8 35 (33.65%) Data Centre
9 34 (32.69%) NAS
9 34 (32.69%) SC Cleared
9 34 (32.69%) Windows
10 33 (31.73%) Cisco
11 30 (28.85%) EMC VNX
12 29 (27.88%) Microsoft
13 28 (26.92%) EMC VMAX
13 28 (26.92%) VxBlock/Vblock
14 27 (25.96%) Converged Infrastructure
15 25 (24.04%) Windows Server
15 25 (24.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 25 (24.04%) Active Directory
16 23 (22.12%) SQL Server
17 20 (19.23%) ITIL
18 19 (18.27%) AIX
18 19 (18.27%) VMware ESX
18 19 (18.27%) Windows Server 2008
19 17 (16.35%) Clustering
19 17 (16.35%) Firewall
19 17 (16.35%) Solaris
19 17 (16.35%) Veritas

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 13 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 13 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 13 (12.50%) Skype for Business
2 10 (9.62%) Apache
2 10 (9.62%) WebSphere
3 9 (8.65%) JBoss
4 1 (0.96%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.96%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.92%) MS Office
2 2 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.96%) IaaS
1 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.96%) PaaS
1 1 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (32.69%) NAS
2 17 (16.35%) Firewall
3 13 (12.50%) Skype
3 13 (12.50%) VoIP
4 12 (11.54%) IPsec
5 11 (10.58%) TCP/IP
6 10 (9.62%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (7.69%) LAN
7 8 (7.69%) WAN
8 6 (5.77%) IP Telephony
9 4 (3.85%) SSL
9 4 (3.85%) VPN
10 3 (2.88%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (2.88%) VSAN
11 2 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (1.92%) DNS
11 2 (1.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 2 (1.92%) VLAN
12 1 (0.96%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.96%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (22.12%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.73%) MySQL
3 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.96%) DB2
4 1 (0.96%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.96%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (6.73%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.81%) Local Government
3 4 (3.85%) Finance
4 2 (1.92%) Games
5 1 (0.96%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (16.35%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 13 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
3 11 (10.58%) EMC Engineer
3 11 (10.58%) Infrastructure Operations Specialist
4 10 (9.62%) Linux Engineer
5 9 (8.65%) AIX Engineer
5 9 (8.65%) VMware Specialist
6 8 (7.69%) Consultant
6 8 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (7.69%) Integration Engineer
7 7 (6.73%) Server Engineer
7 7 (6.73%) VMware Engineer
8 5 (4.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 5 (4.81%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (4.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (4.81%) Administrator
8 5 (4.81%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (4.81%) Support Engineer
8 5 (4.81%) VMware Support Engineer
8 5 (4.81%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.46%) XML
2 1 (0.96%) JSF
2 1 (0.96%) LAMP
2 1 (0.96%) Middleware
2 1 (0.96%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (33.65%) Data Centre
2 30 (28.85%) EMC VNX
3 28 (26.92%) EMC VMAX
3 28 (26.92%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 17 (16.35%) Clustering
5 8 (7.69%) Smart Meter
6 7 (6.73%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.92%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.96%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.96%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.96%) IBM XIV
8 1 (0.96%) LPAR
8 1 (0.96%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.96%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.96%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 47 (45.19%) Linux
2 34 (32.69%) Windows
3 25 (24.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 25 (24.04%) Windows Server
4 19 (18.27%) AIX
4 19 (18.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (16.35%) Solaris
6 15 (14.42%) Unix
7 14 (13.46%) Windows 7
8 6 (5.77%) CentOS
9 5 (4.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (25.96%) Converged Infrastructure
2 20 (19.23%) ITIL
3 9 (8.65%) Server Building
4 8 (7.69%) Change Control
4 8 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 8 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (7.69%) Software Distribution
5 7 (6.73%) Customer Requirements
6 6 (5.77%) Incident Management
6 6 (5.77%) Software Engineering
6 6 (5.77%) Validation
7 5 (4.81%) Service Delivery
8 4 (3.85%) Migration
8 4 (3.85%) Patch Management
8 4 (3.85%) PRINCE2
9 3 (2.88%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (2.88%) Service Management
10 2 (1.92%) Coaching
10 2 (1.92%) Information Security Management
10 2 (1.92%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.42%) PowerShell
1 15 (14.42%) VBScript
2 13 (12.50%) Korn
2 13 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 11 (10.58%) SQL
4 9 (8.65%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.96%) Java
5 1 (0.96%) Perl
5 1 (0.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 51 (49.04%) Security Cleared
2 34 (32.69%) SC Cleared
3 15 (14.42%) MCITP
3 15 (14.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (13.46%) MCSA
5 12 (11.54%) Degree
6 5 (4.81%) DV Cleared
6 5 (4.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.92%) PMP
8 1 (0.96%) CCDP
8 1 (0.96%) CCIE
8 1 (0.96%) CCNA
8 1 (0.96%) CCNP
8 1 (0.96%) MCSE
8 1 (0.96%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 52 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (38.46%) vSphere
3 25 (24.04%) Active Directory
4 19 (18.27%) VMware ESX
5 9 (8.65%) Oracle Clusterware
6 6 (5.77%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (3.85%) Samba
7 4 (3.85%) vCloud
8 3 (2.88%) SRDF
9 2 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.96%) PowerHA
10 1 (0.96%) Shibboleth
10 1 (0.96%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.96%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 38 (36.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 13 (12.50%) EMC NetWorker
3 9 (8.65%) Red Hat Satellite
4 8 (7.69%) Netcool
4 8 (7.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 8 (7.69%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.96%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.96%) Puppet
Vendors
1 62 (59.62%) VMware
2 37 (35.58%) Red Hat
3 35 (33.65%) EMC
4 33 (31.73%) Cisco
5 29 (27.88%) Microsoft
6 17 (16.35%) Veritas
7 14 (13.46%) NetApp
8 13 (12.50%) HP
9 12 (11.54%) Oracle
10 10 (9.62%) Citrix
11 4 (3.85%) F5
11 4 (3.85%) IBM
12 2 (1.92%) Brocade
12 2 (1.92%) Fujitsu
12 2 (1.92%) Hitachi
13 1 (0.96%) 3PAR
13 1 (0.96%) ArcSight
13 1 (0.96%) Dell
13 1 (0.96%) Gemalto
13 1 (0.96%) Juniper