The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 28 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)
England / London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 233 169 124
Rank change year-on-year -64 -45  
Contract jobs citing SAN 175 321 387
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.90% 1.44% 1.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.20% 11.29% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 236 269
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £380 £375
% change year-on-year -7.89% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 10
Median hourly rate £50.00 £14.20 £25.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +252.11% -44.93%  
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 London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2430 2843 2922
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 12.46% 12.75% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1618 1935 1877
Median daily rate £450 £425 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +8.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 54 85
Median hourly rate £42.00 £21.34 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.81% +6.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.05 £12.60 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.40 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAN in London

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAN in London over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAN in London

SAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAN in London

SAN
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the London region over the 3 months to 28 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
City of London -34 46 £425 -0.87% 11
New Malden - 3 - -
Bromley - 2 £325 -
Chessington +2 1 - -
West End of London +1 1 £163 -35.00% 2
Canary Wharf -2 1 £400 -20.00%
Kingston Upon Thames -4 1 £400 +23.07%
West Drayton - 1 £375 -
Hackney - 1 £325 -
SAN
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 London region with a requirement for SAN.

1 249 (63.36%) VMware
2 230 (58.52%) Windows
3 161 (40.97%) Linux
4 153 (38.93%) VMware Infrastructure
5 134 (34.10%) Finance
6 132 (33.59%) Active Directory
7 129 (32.82%) Windows Server
8 116 (29.52%) Cisco
9 110 (27.99%) Firewall
10 105 (26.72%) DNS
11 103 (26.21%) EMC
12 100 (25.45%) HP
13 97 (24.68%) Data Centre
14 96 (24.43%) Microsoft
15 88 (22.39%) Red Hat
16 87 (22.14%) NAS
17 84 (21.37%) Windows Server 2008
18 79 (20.10%) Unix
19 78 (19.85%) Windows Server 2012
20 75 (19.08%) WAN
20 75 (19.08%) Citrix
21 74 (18.83%) LAN
21 74 (18.83%) Hyper-V
21 74 (18.83%) PowerShell
22 73 (18.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 73 (18.58%) NetApp
23 71 (18.07%) Solaris
23 71 (18.07%) SQL Server
24 65 (16.54%) SQL
24 65 (16.54%) Banking

SAN
Co-occurring 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 49 (12.47%) MS Exchange
2 37 (9.41%) Apache
3 28 (7.12%) Tomcat
4 27 (6.87%) Exchange Server 2010
4 27 (6.87%) Exchange Server 2013
4 27 (6.87%) IIS
5 23 (5.85%) Skype for Business
6 21 (5.34%) SharePoint
7 9 (2.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 9 (2.29%) WebSphere
8 8 (2.04%) DataSynapse
8 8 (2.04%) Oracle Coherence
9 7 (1.78%) WebLogic
10 6 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (1.27%) OpenStack
12 4 (1.02%) Confluence
12 4 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 3 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.76%) JBoss
14 2 (0.51%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 40 (10.18%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.56%) MS Office
3 11 (2.80%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.51%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.27%) ION MarketView
1 5 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.02%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (1.02%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.76%) RMDS
3 3 (0.76%) Sentinel
4 2 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 60 (15.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 59 (15.01%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (8.65%) Office 365
4 16 (4.07%) IaaS
5 13 (3.31%) SaaS
6 8 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (1.53%) Mimecast
8 5 (1.27%) PaaS
9 3 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.76%) GitHub
10 2 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.25%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.25%) iTunes
11 1 (0.25%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 110 (27.99%) Firewall
2 105 (26.72%) DNS
3 87 (22.14%) NAS
4 75 (19.08%) WAN
5 74 (18.83%) LAN
6 62 (15.78%) DHCP
7 53 (13.49%) TCP/IP
8 45 (11.45%) VPN
9 43 (10.94%) iSCSI
10 32 (8.14%) HTTP
11 30 (7.63%) LDAP
12 25 (6.36%) Fibre Channel
12 25 (6.36%) VLAN
13 21 (5.34%) Internet
14 17 (4.33%) Cisco ASA
14 17 (4.33%) Wireless
15 15 (3.82%) FCoE
15 15 (3.82%) VoIP
16 13 (3.31%) Network Security
16 13 (3.31%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (18.07%) SQL Server
2 24 (6.11%) MySQL
3 13 (3.31%) Oracle Database
4 12 (3.05%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (2.04%) Hadoop
5 8 (2.04%) HBase
5 8 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (1.78%) NoSQL
6 7 (1.78%) Redis
7 6 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (1.27%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.76%) DB2
10 3 (0.76%) Ingres
10 3 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.76%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.51%) Informix
11 2 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.51%) Oracle Exadata
11 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 18 (4.58%) Jenkins
2 11 (2.80%) GitLab
3 9 (2.29%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.02%) Subversion
4 4 (1.02%) TeamCity
4 4 (1.02%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.25%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.25%) GoCD
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 134 (34.10%) Finance
2 65 (16.54%) Banking
3 16 (4.07%) Legal
4 13 (3.31%) Investment Banking
5 12 (3.05%) Law
6 11 (2.80%) Retail
7 8 (2.04%) Front Office
8 7 (1.78%) Back Office
8 7 (1.78%) Publishing
9 6 (1.53%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.27%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.76%) Marketing
12 2 (0.51%) Electronics
12 2 (0.51%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.25%) Advertising
13 1 (0.25%) Billing
13 1 (0.25%) Games
13 1 (0.25%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 84 (21.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 62 (15.78%) Administrator
3 41 (10.43%) Architect
4 33 (8.40%) Analyst
5 32 (8.14%) Systems Administrator
6 26 (6.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 24 (6.11%) Linux Engineer
8 23 (5.85%) Linux Administrator
9 21 (5.34%) Consultant
9 21 (5.34%) Network Engineer
10 20 (5.09%) VMware Engineer
11 18 (4.58%) Infrastructure Architect
12 17 (4.33%) Support Engineer
12 17 (4.33%) Unix Administrator
12 17 (4.33%) Unix Engineer
12 17 (4.33%) Windows Engineer
13 16 (4.07%) VMWare Administrator
14 15 (3.82%) Infrastructure Manager
14 15 (3.82%) Server Engineer
15 14 (3.56%) SAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.83%) Middleware
2 18 (4.58%) LAMP
3 13 (3.31%) Regular Expression
4 12 (3.05%) Web Services
5 11 (2.80%) LAPP Stack
6 10 (2.54%) .NET
7 8 (2.04%) HTML
7 8 (2.04%) RabbitMQ
7 8 (2.04%) Rendezvous
7 8 (2.04%) XML
7 8 (2.04%) XSLT
8 7 (1.78%) Elastic Stack
8 7 (1.78%) Memcached
9 6 (1.53%) J2EE
10 4 (1.02%) MSMQ
11 3 (0.76%) libvirt
11 3 (0.76%) WAP
12 2 (0.51%) Moose
12 2 (0.51%) Oracle Fusion
12 2 (0.51%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 97 (24.68%) Data Centre
2 58 (14.76%) Clustering
3 22 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (5.60%) Replication
4 16 (4.07%) Management Information System
5 12 (3.05%) EMC VMAX
5 12 (3.05%) Video Conferencing
6 9 (2.29%) Enterprise Storage
6 9 (2.29%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 8 (2.04%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.78%) EMC VNX
8 7 (1.78%) Private Cloud
9 6 (1.53%) Mainframe
10 5 (1.27%) Fixed Income
10 5 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
10 5 (1.27%) Public Cloud
11 4 (1.02%) Blackberry
11 4 (1.02%) Fintech
11 4 (1.02%) Online Banking
11 4 (1.02%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 230 (58.52%) Windows
2 161 (40.97%) Linux
3 129 (32.82%) Windows Server
4 84 (21.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 79 (20.10%) Unix
6 78 (19.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 73 (18.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 71 (18.07%) Solaris
9 45 (11.45%) Windows Server 2003
10 27 (6.87%) Windows 7
11 17 (4.33%) AIX
11 17 (4.33%) SUSE
12 16 (4.07%) CentOS
13 13 (3.31%) Windows 10
14 7 (1.78%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 6 (1.53%) Data ONTAP
16 5 (1.27%) Windows 8
17 3 (0.76%) Oracle Linux
17 3 (0.76%) VMS
18 2 (0.51%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (14.50%) ITIL
1 57 (14.50%) Migration
2 47 (11.96%) DevOps
3 37 (9.41%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (8.91%) High Availability
5 31 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
6 30 (7.63%) Performance Tuning
7 27 (6.87%) Project Management
8 24 (6.11%) Load Balancing
9 21 (5.34%) Change Management
10 17 (4.33%) Change Control
10 17 (4.33%) Network Management
10 17 (4.33%) Root Cause Analysis
11 16 (4.07%) Configuration Management
12 15 (3.82%) Open Source
12 15 (3.82%) Service Management
13 14 (3.56%) Problem Management
14 13 (3.31%) API Integration
15 12 (3.05%) Capacity Management
15 12 (3.05%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 74 (18.83%) PowerShell
2 65 (16.54%) SQL
3 44 (11.20%) Bash Shell
4 34 (8.65%) Perl
5 31 (7.89%) Python
6 28 (7.12%) Shell Script
7 15 (3.82%) C#
7 15 (3.82%) Java
7 15 (3.82%) Ruby
8 13 (3.31%) Korn
9 9 (2.29%) JavaScript
10 8 (2.04%) C
10 8 (2.04%) VB
11 3 (0.76%) PHP
11 3 (0.76%) VBScript
12 2 (0.51%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.25%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.25%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 40 (10.18%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (7.89%) CCNA
3 29 (7.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (6.87%) MCSE
4 27 (6.87%) Security Cleared
5 23 (5.85%) CCNP
6 21 (5.34%) SC Cleared
7 20 (5.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (2.54%) Degree
9 8 (2.04%) Citrix Certification
10 7 (1.78%) CCDA
10 7 (1.78%) JNCIA
10 7 (1.78%) JNCIP
10 7 (1.78%) JNCIS
10 7 (1.78%) RHCE
11 6 (1.53%) CCIE
11 6 (1.53%) MCSA
11 6 (1.53%) VCP6
12 5 (1.27%) EMC Certification
13 4 (1.02%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.56%) SLA
2 9 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.02%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.76%) QA
5 2 (0.51%) BS25999
5 2 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.25%) BS7799
6 1 (0.25%) GCP
6 1 (0.25%) HL7
6 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.25%) PMO
System Software
1 153 (38.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 132 (33.59%) Active Directory
3 74 (18.83%) Hyper-V
4 39 (9.92%) VMware ESXi
5 38 (9.67%) NFS
5 38 (9.67%) VMware ESX
5 38 (9.67%) vSphere
6 22 (5.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 22 (5.60%) XenApp
7 16 (4.07%) SRDF
8 15 (3.82%) Oracle RAC
9 14 (3.56%) GPFS
10 13 (3.31%) KVM
10 13 (3.31%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 12 (3.05%) Virtual Machines
11 12 (3.05%) XenDesktop
12 9 (2.29%) Virtual Servers
12 9 (2.29%) VMware Server
12 9 (2.29%) Xen
13 7 (1.78%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 48 (12.21%) Puppet
2 43 (10.94%) SCCM
3 36 (9.16%) NetBackup
4 26 (6.62%) Microsoft Clustering
5 22 (5.60%) WMI
6 20 (5.09%) Nagios
7 19 (4.83%) SCOM
8 15 (3.82%) Red Hat Satellite
9 14 (3.56%) Opscode Chef
10 11 (2.80%) Ansible
10 11 (2.80%) Zenoss
11 10 (2.54%) HAProxy
12 9 (2.29%) Cobbler
12 9 (2.29%) Norton AntiVirus
13 8 (2.04%) BladeLogic
14 7 (1.78%) AirWatch
14 7 (1.78%) Backup Exec
14 7 (1.78%) Linux-HA
15 6 (1.53%) SCOrch
15 6 (1.53%) vMotion
Vendors
1 249 (63.36%) VMware
2 116 (29.52%) Cisco
3 103 (26.21%) EMC
4 100 (25.45%) HP
5 96 (24.43%) Microsoft
6 88 (22.39%) Red Hat
7 75 (19.08%) Citrix
8 73 (18.58%) NetApp
9 59 (15.01%) Oracle
10 48 (12.21%) IBM
11 35 (8.91%) Veritas
12 29 (7.38%) 3PAR
13 25 (6.36%) CheckPoint
13 25 (6.36%) Dell
14 23 (5.85%) Symantec
15 18 (4.58%) Brocade
16 17 (4.33%) Sun
16 17 (4.33%) Sybase
17 16 (4.07%) Intel
18 15 (3.82%) Juniper
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