Period
to 17 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 17 December 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)
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 54 59
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5 -2
Contract jobs citing SAN 14 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.78% 1.52% 1.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.84% 12.99% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 13
Northamptonshire median daily rate £350 £338 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +87.50% -52.00%
10th Percentile £247 £313 £112
90th Percentile £438 £479 £356
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £350 £319
% change year-on-year - +9.80% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - £15.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year - -65.12% +91.11%

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 109 77 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 13.83% 11.68% 9.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 60 64
Northamptonshire median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.69% -13.33%
10th Percentile £170 £150 £122
90th Percentile £450 £550 £465
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £13.62 £10.79 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.20% -31.48% +57.50%
10th Percentile £12.16 £10.29 £13.75
90th Percentile £17.57 £11.09 £38.15
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +3.57% -20.00% +25.90%

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SAN in Northamptonshire

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAN in Northamptonshire

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAN in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAN in Northamptonshire

SAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAN in Northamptonshire

SAN
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 17 December 2018. 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
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +1 11 £363 -9.38% 3
SAN
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for SAN.

1 10 (71.43%) Windows
1 10 (71.43%) VMware
2 8 (57.14%) Hyper-V
3 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (42.86%) Cisco
4 6 (42.86%) Firewall
4 6 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (28.57%) NetApp
5 4 (28.57%) VPN
5 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 4 (28.57%) ITIL
5 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
5 4 (28.57%) LAN
5 4 (28.57%) WAN
5 4 (28.57%) Finance
5 4 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (28.57%) Analytics
5 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
6 3 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (21.43%) Degree
6 3 (21.43%) Juniper
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (21.43%) Matrix Organization
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
6 3 (21.43%) Ethernet
6 3 (21.43%) OSPF
6 3 (21.43%) BGP
6 3 (21.43%) EIGRP

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Firewall
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (28.57%) LAN
2 4 (28.57%) VPN
2 4 (28.57%) WAN
3 3 (21.43%) BGP
3 3 (21.43%) EIGRP
3 3 (21.43%) Ethernet
3 3 (21.43%) OSPF
4 2 (14.29%) DHCP
4 2 (14.29%) DNS
4 2 (14.29%) NAS
4 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 1 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Network Architect
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Network Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Data Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V Architect
3 1 (7.14%) IT Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) IT Support
3 1 (7.14%) Storage Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.14%) AIX
5 1 (7.14%) Linux
5 1 (7.14%) Solaris
5 1 (7.14%) Unix
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000
5 1 (7.14%) Windows NT
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (28.57%) Analytics
2 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) Matrix Organization
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
4 2 (14.29%) CRM
4 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 2 (14.29%) People Management
4 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (7.14%) Email Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Patch Management
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (7.14%) Server Hardening
5 1 (7.14%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) MCSE
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.14%) CCNA
3 1 (7.14%) CCNP
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.14%) VCP6
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Hyper-V
2 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 3 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Nessus
2 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (7.14%) SCOrch
2 1 (7.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (7.14%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) VMware
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (42.86%) Cisco
4 4 (28.57%) NetApp
5 3 (21.43%) Juniper
6 2 (14.29%) HP
7 1 (7.14%) 3PAR
7 1 (7.14%) Brocade
7 1 (7.14%) Citrix
7 1 (7.14%) EMC
7 1 (7.14%) GFI Software
7 1 (7.14%) IBM
7 1 (7.14%) Intel
7 1 (7.14%) Symantec