The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Norfolk 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 30 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)
East of England / Norfolk
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 24 24
Rank change year-on-year +3 0  
Contract jobs citing SAN 4 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norfolk 2.86% 3.02% 1.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 15.38% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
Median daily rate - £268 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +78.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £380 £375
% change year-on-year -7.89% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £22.25
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 Norfolk with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Norfolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 24 39 28
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Norfolk 17.14% 19.60% 14.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 23 17
Median daily rate £365 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.66% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 10
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -30.43%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Norfolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Norfolk 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 Norfolk

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAN in Norfolk

SAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAN in Norfolk

SAN
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 30 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
Norwich +3 2 - -
King's Lynn - 2 - -
SAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 30 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 Norfolk region with a requirement for SAN.

1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) EMC
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (50.00%) MCITP
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) NAS
2 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) High Availability
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Norfolk 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
1 2 (50.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) DBA
2 2 (50.00%) Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) Senior DBA
2 2 (50.00%) Senior SQL DBA
2 2 (50.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) High Availability
1 2 (50.00%) Information Management
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (50.00%) Security Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CompTIA Security+
1 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) MCITP
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security+ Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) EMC Navisphere
1 2 (50.00%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle