Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 24 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 > Kent
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 54 53
Rank change year-on-year -5 -1 +3
Contract jobs citing SAN 4 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.75% 0.41% 1.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.06% 2.74% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 11
Kent median daily rate £365 £419 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.84% +8.06% -11.93%
10th Percentile £358 £381 £356
90th Percentile £385 £442 £450
South East median daily rate £400 £390 £353
% change year-on-year +2.56% +10.64% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £37.50 £24.88 £37.25
% change year-on-year +50.75% -33.22% +19.20%

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 Kent with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 79 73 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 14.88% 14.96% 12.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 52 39
Kent median daily rate £350 £266 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.46% -29.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £129 £133 £259
90th Percentile £538 £425 £500
South East median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 6
Kent median hourly rate £25.69 £20.83 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.33% -45.18% +204.00%
South East median hourly rate £17.38 £25.50 £22.83
% change year-on-year -31.86% +11.70% +25.10%

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for SAN in Kent

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAN in Kent

SAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAN in Kent

SAN
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Kent region over the 6 months to 24 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
Maidstone - 2 £365 -
SAN
South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 Kent region with a requirement for SAN.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) Hitachi
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) Data Protection
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Brocade
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Server
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) NAS
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) NAS
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
1 2 (50.00%) Hardware Specialist
1 2 (50.00%) Support Specialist
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Specialist
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Support Specialist
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Server Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Hitachi
1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Brocade
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) IBM