Period
to 24 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 February 2018 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)
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 29 42
Rank change year-on-year -8 +13 +9
Contract jobs citing SAN 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 1.60% 0.46% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.15% 3.70% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Luton median daily rate £300 - £500
Bedfordshire median daily rate £300 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Luton median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Luton with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Luton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 33 27 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 10.58% 12.33% 9.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 12 26
Luton median daily rate £378 £575 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.35% +21.05% +25.00%
10th Percentile £200 £180 £213
90th Percentile £567 £649 £638
Bedfordshire median daily rate £343 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -21.71% +2.94% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Luton median hourly rate £16.00 £24.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.69% +88.46% -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £14.75 £24.50 £25.25
% change year-on-year -39.80% -2.97% +44.29%

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

Job vacancy trend for SAN in Luton

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAN in Luton

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SAN 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 Luton region with a requirement for SAN.

1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) MCSE
2 3 (60.00%) MCSA
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) CommVault
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Clustering
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) NAS
3 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (40.00%) EqualLogic
3 2 (40.00%) 3PAR
3 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (40.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) Replication
3 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (40.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (40.00%) SCCM

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (40.00%) iSCSI
1 2 (40.00%) NAS
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) DTS
2 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Storage Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Backup Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Office 365 Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) SAN Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) SAN Storage Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Storage and Backup Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Storage Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (60.00%) Clustering
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) Database Security
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (40.00%) VBScript
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) MCSA
1 3 (60.00%) MCSE
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (20.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (40.00%) Terminal Services
1 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (40.00%) HP Data Protector
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
1 2 (40.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) CommVault
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) 3PAR
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Dell
2 2 (40.00%) EqualLogic
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) NetApp
2 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (40.00%) Symantec
2 2 (40.00%) Veritas