Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 20 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)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 74 68
Rank change year-on-year -2 -6 +5
Contract jobs citing SAN 23 19 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.47% 1.39% 2.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.17% 6.69% 9.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 16
Hertfordshire median daily rate £438 £370 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.24% -7.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £270 £284 £275
90th Percentile £506 £493 £433
East of England median daily rate £325 £450 £320
% change year-on-year -27.78% +40.63% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £37.50
East of England median hourly rate £17.07 £13.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +26.41% -55.00% +8.60%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 321 284 354
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 20.56% 20.71% 21.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 157 146
Hertfordshire median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% - +5.63%
10th Percentile £125 £245 £256
90th Percentile £535 £525 £544
East of England median daily rate £365 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +1.39% -4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 9 42
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.81 £20.00 £21.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.98% -7.08% +39.82%
10th Percentile £13.25 £13.00 £10.68
90th Percentile £33.15 £44.15 £41.50
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £36.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -30.56% +20.00% +22.45%

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SAN in Hertfordshire

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAN in Hertfordshire

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAN in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAN in Hertfordshire

SAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAN in Hertfordshire

SAN
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 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
Watford 0 9 £320 - 1
Hemel Hempstead 0 6 £450 +9.09%
Borehamwood - 2 - -
Stevenage - 1 £650 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
SAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for SAN.

1 15 (65.22%) Windows
2 14 (60.87%) VMware
3 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
4 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
4 9 (39.13%) NetApp
5 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (34.78%) Data Centre
5 8 (34.78%) Windows Server
6 7 (30.43%) WSUS
6 7 (30.43%) Citrix
6 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
7 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
7 6 (26.09%) Hyper-V
8 5 (21.74%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
8 5 (21.74%) Firewall
8 5 (21.74%) Cisco
8 5 (21.74%) Linux
9 4 (17.39%) SQL
9 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
9 4 (17.39%) HP
9 4 (17.39%) Dell
9 4 (17.39%) Project Management
9 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
10 3 (13.04%) Internet
10 3 (13.04%) Symantec
10 3 (13.04%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (13.04%) EMC
10 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (8.70%) IIS
2 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) Firewall
2 3 (13.04%) Internet
2 3 (13.04%) NAS
2 3 (13.04%) SSL
3 2 (8.70%) DHCP
3 2 (8.70%) DNS
3 2 (8.70%) LAN
3 2 (8.70%) VLAN
3 2 (8.70%) WAN
4 1 (4.35%) Intranet
4 1 (4.35%) IP Telephony
4 1 (4.35%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.35%) VoIP
4 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (8.70%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Law
1 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Backup Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Backup Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) IT Manager
3 2 (8.70%) SAN Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (4.35%) PowerShell Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Hyper-V Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior VMware Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) SAML
1 2 (8.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Data Centre
2 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
3 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (13.04%) PKI
4 2 (8.70%) Fat Client
4 2 (8.70%) Thin Client
5 1 (4.35%) CCTV
5 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (4.35%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (65.22%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Windows Server
2 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (21.74%) Linux
4 3 (13.04%) Ubuntu
5 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X Server
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Project Management
2 3 (13.04%) Capacity Management
2 3 (13.04%) Data Security
2 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
2 3 (13.04%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity
3 2 (8.70%) Change Management
3 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (8.70%) Identity Management
3 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (8.70%) Line Management
4 1 (4.35%) BCP
4 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL
4 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.35%) Service Management
4 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.35%) TOGAF
4 1 (4.35%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
2 4 (17.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) DV Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) MCSE
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.70%) CCNA
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (4.35%) DBS Check
4 1 (4.35%) Degree
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) GMP
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 6 (26.09%) Hyper-V
2 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (21.74%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (13.04%) XenApp
4 3 (13.04%) XenDesktop
5 1 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) WSUS
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (13.04%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (8.70%) Data Guard
3 2 (8.70%) SCCM
3 2 (8.70%) SCOM
4 1 (4.35%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) VMware
2 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
3 9 (39.13%) NetApp
4 7 (30.43%) Citrix
5 5 (21.74%) Cisco
6 4 (17.39%) Dell
6 4 (17.39%) HP
7 3 (13.04%) 3PAR
7 3 (13.04%) CommVault
7 3 (13.04%) EMC
7 3 (13.04%) Symantec
8 2 (8.70%) Brocade
8 2 (8.70%) Lumension
8 2 (8.70%) Oracle
8 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
9 1 (4.35%) Apple
9 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
9 1 (4.35%) SonicWALL