The median contractor rate for a SAN Engineer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAN Engineer
England / London
Rank 398 422 393
Rank change year-on-year +24 -29  
Contract jobs requiring a SAN Engineer 2 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.010% 0.027% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.029% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 13
Median daily rate £400 £325 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% -9.72%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £375 £275
% change year-on-year -20.00% +36.36%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £63.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +68.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18463 20944 19902
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.85% 94.98% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 13124 15012 13730
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 285 369
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.29% -12.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

SAN Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured SAN Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for SAN Engineer in London

SAN Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAN Engineer in London

SAN Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAN Engineer in London

SAN Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, SAN Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring SAN Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) SAN
2 12 (80.00%) VMware
3 9 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (53.33%) HP
4 8 (53.33%) Windows
5 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
6 6 (40.00%) EMC
6 6 (40.00%) Migration
7 5 (33.33%) Office 365
7 5 (33.33%) iSCSI
7 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
8 4 (26.67%) 3PAR
8 4 (26.67%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
8 4 (26.67%) Cisco
9 3 (20.00%) Linux
9 3 (20.00%) NetApp
9 3 (20.00%) VLAN
9 3 (20.00%) VMware ESX
9 3 (20.00%) NAS
9 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (20.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 2 (13.33%) EMC VNX
10 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
10 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
10 2 (13.33%) Veeam
10 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
10 2 (13.33%) SCCM
10 2 (13.33%) CLARiiON
10 2 (13.33%) Banking

SAN Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) SAN
2 5 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 3 (20.00%) NAS
3 3 (20.00%) VLAN
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (6.67%) DHCP
4 1 (6.67%) DMZ
4 1 (6.67%) DNS
4 1 (6.67%) FTP
4 1 (6.67%) Internet
4 1 (6.67%) LAN
4 1 (6.67%) NetScaler
4 1 (6.67%) Skype
4 1 (6.67%) SSH
4 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.67%) VSAN
4 1 (6.67%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (13.33%) Banking
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) CLARiiON
2 2 (13.33%) EMC VNX
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) HP Storage
3 1 (6.67%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (6.67%) Replication
3 1 (6.67%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (13.33%) Unix
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Solaris
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Application Packaging
3 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Investment Management
3 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) MCSE
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) CCNA
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) MCSA
2 1 (6.67%) VCP5
2 1 (6.67%) VCP6
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) GCP
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (26.67%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (20.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (13.33%) NFS
6 1 (6.67%) DFS Replication
6 1 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) Ansible
2 1 (6.67%) Foglight
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) VMware
2 8 (53.33%) HP
3 6 (40.00%) EMC
4 4 (26.67%) 3PAR
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) NetApp
6 2 (13.33%) Veeam
7 1 (6.67%) Citrix
7 1 (6.67%) Dell
7 1 (6.67%) EqualLogic
7 1 (6.67%) Forcepoint
7 1 (6.67%) Hitachi
7 1 (6.67%) IBM
7 1 (6.67%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (6.67%) Oracle
7 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
7 1 (6.67%) Snow
7 1 (6.67%) Sun
7 1 (6.67%) Veritas