Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 66 72
Rank change year-on-year -25 +6 -31
Contract jobs citing SAN 72 113 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.03% 2.91% 2.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.56% 12.93% 13.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 84 78
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £380 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +5.94%
10th Percentile £332 £314 £308
90th Percentile £438 £475 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 15
Hampshire median hourly rate - £23.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -36.67% +7.14%
South East median hourly rate £37.50 £24.88 £37.50
% change year-on-year +50.75% -33.67% +20.00%

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 Hampshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 841 874 914
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 23.69% 22.47% 20.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 544 538
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £213 £258 £263
90th Percentile £500 £504 £491
South East median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 71 93
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.46% +8.33% -7.69%
10th Percentile £10.40 £12.50 £11.74
90th Percentile £46.05 £59.31 £47.83
South East median hourly rate £17.38 £25.50 £22.83
% change year-on-year -31.86% +11.70% +26.83%

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing SAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Havant +6 24 £400 +5.26%
Southampton +14 9 £328 +0.77% 1
Hook +9 7 £375 +17.19%
Portsmouth -5 4 £400 +2.56%
Basingstoke -22 4 - - 1
Aldershot -2 1 £300 -
SAN
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 30 (41.67%) Linux
2 28 (38.89%) Windows
3 27 (37.50%) Oracle
3 27 (37.50%) VMware
4 25 (34.72%) AIX
5 24 (33.33%) Solaris
6 23 (31.94%) Red Hat
6 23 (31.94%) Shell Script
7 22 (30.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 22 (30.56%) Korn
8 21 (29.17%) WebSphere
8 21 (29.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (26.39%) Oracle Clusterware
10 18 (25.00%) Security Cleared
11 16 (22.22%) Windows Server
12 15 (20.83%) Firewall
13 14 (19.44%) Microsoft
14 13 (18.06%) Cisco
14 13 (18.06%) IBM
14 13 (18.06%) Service Delivery
14 13 (18.06%) Windows Server 2012
15 12 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (16.67%) Data Centre
15 12 (16.67%) Migration
15 12 (16.67%) HP
16 11 (15.28%) VMware Infrastructure
17 10 (13.89%) vSphere
17 10 (13.89%) EMC
17 10 (13.89%) Tivoli
17 10 (13.89%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler

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 21 (29.17%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.56%) Documentum
2 4 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.78%) Apache
3 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.39%) IIS
4 1 (1.39%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.17%) Office 365
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.39%) IaaS
4 1 (1.39%) PaaS
4 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.83%) Firewall
2 5 (6.94%) NAS
3 4 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (5.56%) WAN
4 3 (4.17%) LAN
4 3 (4.17%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.78%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.39%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.39%) DNS
6 1 (1.39%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.39%) LTE
6 1 (1.39%) MPLS
6 1 (1.39%) Network Security
6 1 (1.39%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.72%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.17%) SQLPlus
4 1 (1.39%) EDRMS
4 1 (1.39%) MS Access
4 1 (1.39%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 3 (4.17%) Toad
2 2 (2.78%) MSI
General
1 3 (4.17%) Retail
2 1 (1.39%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (16.67%) AIX Engineer
2 11 (15.28%) Administrator
2 11 (15.28%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (13.89%) VMware Engineer
4 9 (12.50%) Consultant
5 8 (11.11%) AIX Administrator
5 8 (11.11%) AIX Systems Administrator
6 7 (9.72%) Analyst
6 7 (9.72%) CISSP Consultant
6 7 (9.72%) Migration Analyst
6 7 (9.72%) Migration Engineer
6 7 (9.72%) Network Engineer
6 7 (9.72%) Security Consultant
7 6 (8.33%) Data Centre Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Data Centre Analyst
8 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Integration Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Service Analyst
9 4 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support
9 4 (5.56%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.39%) .NET
1 1 (1.39%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 9 (12.50%) PKI
3 7 (9.72%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.17%) Clustering
5 2 (2.78%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.78%) LPAR
6 1 (1.39%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.39%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.39%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 30 (41.67%) Linux
2 28 (38.89%) Windows
3 25 (34.72%) AIX
4 24 (33.33%) Solaris
5 21 (29.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (22.22%) Windows Server
7 13 (18.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (6.94%) Unix
9 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (4.17%) Windows Vista
11 2 (2.78%) Windows 10
11 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (1.39%) Debian
12 1 (1.39%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.06%) Service Delivery
2 12 (16.67%) Migration
3 9 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
4 8 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 8 (11.11%) Validation
5 7 (9.72%) Data Protection
5 7 (9.72%) Information Security
5 7 (9.72%) SIEM
5 7 (9.72%) Systems Analysis
5 7 (9.72%) Vulnerability Management
6 6 (8.33%) ITIL
7 5 (6.94%) Fault Analysis
7 5 (6.94%) Virtual Environments
8 4 (5.56%) Load Balancing
8 4 (5.56%) Service Management
8 4 (5.56%) Software Delivery
9 3 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (4.17%) High Availability
10 2 (2.78%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 23 (31.94%) Shell Script
2 22 (30.56%) Korn
3 6 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 6 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (12.50%) DV Cleared
3 7 (9.72%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 7 (9.72%) CISM
3 7 (9.72%) CISSP
3 7 (9.72%) SANS
4 5 (6.94%) SC Cleared
5 4 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.78%) CCDP
7 2 (2.78%) CCNA
7 2 (2.78%) CCNP
7 2 (2.78%) CCSA
7 2 (2.78%) MCSE
8 1 (1.39%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (6.94%) QA
3 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (26.39%) Oracle Clusterware
2 11 (15.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (13.89%) Active Directory
3 10 (13.89%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 10 (13.89%) vSphere
4 3 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.78%) BitLocker
5 2 (2.78%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.39%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.39%) KVM
6 1 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.39%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 22 (30.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 10 (13.89%) Tivoli
3 7 (9.72%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (5.56%) SCCM
5 3 (4.17%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (4.17%) vCenter Server
6 2 (2.78%) Puppet
6 2 (2.78%) SCOM
7 1 (1.39%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.39%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.39%) Nagios
7 1 (1.39%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.39%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.39%) PowerCLI
7 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (1.39%) Terraform
7 1 (1.39%) vMotion
7 1 (1.39%) vRealize
Vendors
1 27 (37.50%) Oracle
1 27 (37.50%) VMware
2 23 (31.94%) Red Hat
3 14 (19.44%) Microsoft
4 13 (18.06%) Cisco
4 13 (18.06%) IBM
5 12 (16.67%) HP
6 10 (13.89%) EMC
7 8 (11.11%) Citrix
8 7 (9.72%) Brocade
9 5 (6.94%) 3PAR
9 5 (6.94%) F5
9 5 (6.94%) Fortinet
9 5 (6.94%) NetApp
10 4 (5.56%) Lumension
10 4 (5.56%) McAfee
11 3 (4.17%) RedGate
11 3 (4.17%) Sophos
11 3 (4.17%) Veritas
12 2 (2.78%) CheckPoint