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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for VSAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VSAN over the 6 months to 23 May 2022 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.

Virtual Storage Area Network (VSAN)
England > London
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 548 450 427
Rank change year-on-year -98 -23 +138
Contract jobs citing VSAN 29 22 6
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.076% 0.091% 0.030%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.80% 1.02% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 3
10th Percentile £464 £273 £339
25th Percentile £513 £400 £366
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £533 £475 £425
Median % change year-on-year +12.11% +11.76% -5.56%
75th Percentile £584 £525 £469
90th Percentile £591 - £488
England median daily rate £468 £425 £475
% change year-on-year +10.12% -10.53% -11.63%

VSAN 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 London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 3,623 2,167 2,168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 9.47% 8.93% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,516 1,498 1,507
10th Percentile £313 £293 £213
25th Percentile £450 £381 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +15.79% +5.56% -5.26%
75th Percentile £656 £579 £575
90th Percentile £750 £675 £650
England median daily rate £500 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +13.64% +3.53% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 20 60
10th Percentile £20.95 £13.85 £15.18
25th Percentile £23.91 £21.53 £18.50
Median hourly rate £29.12 £47.33 £37.13
Median % change year-on-year -38.47% +27.48% +65.00%
75th Percentile £46.96 £64.06 £47.83
90th Percentile £67.50 £76.03 £52.63
England median hourly rate £23.91 £23.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +3.96% +12.20% +8.61%

VSAN
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing VSAN as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for VSAN in London

VSAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VSAN in London.

Daily rate trend for VSAN in London

VSAN
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing VSAN in London over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for VSAN in London

VSAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing VSAN in London.

Hourly rate trend for VSAN in London

VSAN
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 VSAN within the London region over the 6 months to 23 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -26 10 £525 - 2
VSAN
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, IT contractor jobs citing VSAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for VSAN.

1 28 (96.55%) VMware
2 17 (58.62%) VMware NSX
3 16 (55.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (55.17%) Data Centre
4 15 (51.72%) Dell
5 12 (41.38%) Windows
5 12 (41.38%) Migration
6 11 (37.93%) vRealize
7 10 (34.48%) vSphere
8 9 (31.03%) Windows Server
8 9 (31.03%) Firewall
8 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
9 8 (27.59%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (24.14%) vCloud
10 7 (24.14%) vCenter Server
11 6 (20.69%) Virtual Machines
11 6 (20.69%) Replication
11 6 (20.69%) Use Case
11 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
11 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
11 6 (20.69%) Cisco
12 5 (17.24%) CheckPoint
12 5 (17.24%) Symantec
12 5 (17.24%) Network Security
12 5 (17.24%) F5
12 5 (17.24%) SIEM
12 5 (17.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 5 (17.24%) VxRail
13 4 (13.79%) Private Cloud
13 4 (13.79%) Mavenir

VSAN
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 2 (6.90%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) AWS
1 3 (10.34%) Azure
2 2 (6.90%) GCP
2 2 (6.90%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) Firewall
2 5 (17.24%) Network Security
3 3 (10.34%) SAN
4 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.45%) BGP
5 1 (3.45%) Broadband
5 1 (3.45%) Connectrix
5 1 (3.45%) DNS
5 1 (3.45%) Ethernet VPN
5 1 (3.45%) NAS
5 1 (3.45%) VLAN
5 1 (3.45%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) DB2
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Presentation Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) Architect
2 8 (27.59%) Infrastructure Architect
3 7 (24.14%) VMware Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Data Centre Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Data Centre Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Data Architect
7 1 (3.45%) IP Specialist
7 1 (3.45%) Network Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Network Design Specialist
7 1 (3.45%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Network Specialist
7 1 (3.45%) Switch Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) VMware Architect
7 1 (3.45%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) REST
1 2 (6.90%) SOAP
2 1 (3.45%) Spine.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (55.17%) Data Centre
2 6 (20.69%) Replication
3 4 (13.79%) Private Cloud
4 2 (6.90%) Cloud Native
4 2 (6.90%) CMDB
4 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (6.90%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (6.90%) PKI
4 2 (6.90%) Public Cloud
4 2 (6.90%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (3.45%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (3.45%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Windows
2 9 (31.03%) Windows Server
3 3 (10.34%) Linux
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Migration
2 6 (20.69%) Use Case
3 5 (17.24%) SIEM
4 4 (13.79%) ITIL
4 4 (13.79%) Project Management
5 3 (10.34%) Decision-Making
5 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.90%) Agile
6 2 (6.90%) Business Continuity
6 2 (6.90%) Business Continuity Management
6 2 (6.90%) CI/CD
6 2 (6.90%) Commercial Awareness
6 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (6.90%) Network Virtualisation
6 2 (6.90%) Operations Management
6 2 (6.90%) Requirements Gathering
6 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.90%) Test Scripting
6 2 (6.90%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.90%) Bash
2 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.90%) Perl
2 2 (6.90%) Python
3 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
1 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (6.90%) CCIE
3 2 (6.90%) CCNA
3 2 (6.90%) CCNP
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (3.45%) TOGAF Certification
System Software
1 17 (58.62%) VMware NSX
2 16 (55.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (34.48%) vSphere
4 8 (27.59%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (24.14%) vCloud
6 6 (20.69%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (6.90%) Docker
7 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (6.90%) Terminal Services
7 2 (6.90%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (3.45%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 11 (37.93%) vRealize
2 7 (24.14%) vCenter Server
3 5 (17.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 5 (17.24%) VxRail
4 3 (10.34%) Ansible
4 3 (10.34%) Kubernetes
4 3 (10.34%) WSUS
5 2 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (6.90%) Puppet
5 2 (6.90%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 28 (96.55%) VMware
2 15 (51.72%) Dell
3 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
4 6 (20.69%) Cisco
5 5 (17.24%) CheckPoint
5 5 (17.24%) F5
5 5 (17.24%) Symantec
6 4 (13.79%) Ericsson
6 4 (13.79%) Mavenir
6 4 (13.79%) NetApp
6 4 (13.79%) Nokia
7 2 (6.90%) Commvault
7 2 (6.90%) Hitachi
8 1 (3.45%) Arista
8 1 (3.45%) Citrix
8 1 (3.45%) HP
8 1 (3.45%) Isilon
8 1 (3.45%) Oracle
8 1 (3.45%) Remedy
8 1 (3.45%) Zerto