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 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)
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 53 47
Rank change year-on-year +1 -6  
Contract jobs citing SAN 6 6 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.02% 0.86% 2.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.31% 5.04% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 8
Median daily rate £288 £400 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.12% -13.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £320 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £430 £1,000
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 113 119 133
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 19.25% 17.05% 19.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 64 57
Median daily rate £365 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.11% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £300 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 15
Median hourly rate £31.50 £15.00 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.00% +1.01%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.66 £13.10 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.90 £37.90 £37.50
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 Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 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
Watford - 2 - -
Hatfield -8 1 £375 +25.00%
Welwyn - 1 £388 - 1
SAN
East of England

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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for SAN.

1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
1 7 (63.64%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) LAN
4 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
4 4 (36.36%) vSphere
5 3 (27.27%) SCCM
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (27.27%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
5 3 (27.27%) WAN
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco
5 3 (27.27%) EMC
5 3 (27.27%) Citrix
5 3 (27.27%) NetApp
5 3 (27.27%) VMware ESX
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (18.18%) Firewall
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (18.18%) Thin Client
6 2 (18.18%) Fat Client
6 2 (18.18%) VLAN
6 2 (18.18%) Java SE
6 2 (18.18%) Data Management
6 2 (18.18%) Brocade
6 2 (18.18%) Lotus

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 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) IBM Notes
3 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) LAN
2 3 (27.27%) WAN
3 2 (18.18%) DHCP
3 2 (18.18%) DNS
3 2 (18.18%) Firewall
3 2 (18.18%) NAS
3 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
3 2 (18.18%) VLAN
4 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (9.09%) Internet
4 1 (9.09%) Intranet
4 1 (9.09%) IP Telephony
4 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
4 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
4 1 (9.09%) SNMP
4 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 1 (9.09%) VoIP
4 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Administrator
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) NetApp Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Support
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Database Manager
3 1 (9.09%) DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) SAN Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Storage Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (18.18%) Fat Client
2 2 (18.18%) Thin Client
3 1 (9.09%) CCTV
3 1 (9.09%) Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
3 1 (9.09%) EMC VNX
3 1 (9.09%) Replication
3 1 (9.09%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X Server
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (18.18%) Data Management
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
2 2 (18.18%) Software Deployment
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Database Mirroring
3 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) VB
2 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) NCDA
1 2 (18.18%) NCIE
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) DBS Check
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (36.36%) vSphere
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (27.27%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (27.27%) VMware ESX
5 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (9.09%) DFS Replication
6 1 (9.09%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (9.09%) XenApp
6 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) Simpana
2 1 (9.09%) WMI
2 1 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix
3 3 (27.27%) EMC
3 3 (27.27%) NetApp
4 2 (18.18%) Brocade
4 2 (18.18%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) Lotus
5 1 (9.09%) Apple
5 1 (9.09%) CommVault
5 1 (9.09%) Dell
5 1 (9.09%) EqualLogic
5 1 (9.09%) IBM
5 1 (9.09%) Isilon
5 1 (9.09%) Juniper
5 1 (9.09%) Remedy
5 1 (9.09%) SonicWALL
Welwyn, Hertfordshire
Parallel Consulting
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