The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northampton 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 27 June 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)
Northamptonshire / Northampton
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 30 27
Rank change year-on-year +6 -3  
Contract jobs citing SAN 6 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 2.44% 0.45% 1.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% 5.88% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
Median daily rate £356 £163 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +119.23% -61.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +3.44% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.48 £23.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year -22.18% -32.14%  

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 Northampton with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Northampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 42 17 19
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 17.07% 7.59% 8.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 15 14
Median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northampton 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 Northampton

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAN in Northampton

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAN in Northampton over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAN in Northampton

SAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAN in Northampton

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Northampton region with a requirement for SAN.

1 7 (63.64%) Windows
1 7 (63.64%) Citrix
1 7 (63.64%) VMware
1 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
1 7 (63.64%) Server Virtualisation
2 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) Linux
3 5 (45.45%) NetApp
3 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
3 5 (45.45%) vSphere
3 5 (45.45%) Data ONTAP
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco
5 3 (27.27%) MySQL
5 3 (27.27%) Apache
5 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (18.18%) Open Source
6 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (18.18%) Firewall
6 2 (18.18%) G Suite
6 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
6 2 (18.18%) SDLC
6 2 (18.18%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
6 2 (18.18%) Java
6 2 (18.18%) Google
7 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton 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 3 (27.27%) Apache
1 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
3 1 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (9.09%) Internet
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) NAS
3 1 (9.09%) NX-OS
3 1 (9.09%) SMTP
3 1 (9.09%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Support Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Wintel Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Wintel Support
3 3 (27.27%) Wintel Support Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Designer
4 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (9.09%) Exchange Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) Messaging Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) Network Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Network Support
5 1 (9.09%) Network Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
1 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
2 6 (54.55%) Linux
3 5 (45.45%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (9.09%) Unix
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Server Virtualisation
2 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (18.18%) Open Source
2 2 (18.18%) SDLC
2 2 (18.18%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (9.09%) Cryptography
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Server Hardening
3 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CCNA
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
2 5 (45.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Ansible
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Citrix
1 7 (63.64%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) NetApp
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco
5 2 (18.18%) Google
6 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds