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 3 months to 23 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)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 39 40
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1  
Contract jobs citing SAN 7 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.91% 1.29% 0.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.89% 17.24% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 3
Median daily rate £356 £313 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.00% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £204 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £378 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 47 29 32
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 12.84% 7.47% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 24 21
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 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.86 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 June 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
Northampton +11 6 £356 +119.23% 1
SAN
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for SAN.

1 9 (64.29%) Windows
1 9 (64.29%) Windows Server
2 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 8 (57.14%) VMware
3 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (50.00%) Citrix
3 7 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 6 (42.86%) Hyper-V
4 6 (42.86%) Linux
5 5 (35.71%) NetApp
5 5 (35.71%) Cisco
5 5 (35.71%) vSphere
5 5 (35.71%) Data ONTAP
6 4 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (28.57%) Firewall
7 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (21.43%) Apache
7 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
7 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
7 3 (21.43%) MySQL
7 3 (21.43%) LAN
7 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (14.29%) G Suite
8 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds
8 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (14.29%) Open Source
8 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (14.29%) NX-OS
8 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
8 2 (14.29%) SDLC

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 3 (21.43%) Apache
1 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
1 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (14.29%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (28.57%) Firewall
2 3 (21.43%) LAN
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (14.29%) NX-OS
3 2 (14.29%) Wireshark
4 1 (7.14%) ADSL
4 1 (7.14%) DNS
4 1 (7.14%) Internet
4 1 (7.14%) MPLS
4 1 (7.14%) NAS
4 1 (7.14%) SMTP
4 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.14%) VLAN
4 1 (7.14%) WAN
4 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Support Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Wintel Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Wintel Support
3 3 (21.43%) Wintel Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (14.29%) Designer
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Exchange Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Messaging Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Network Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Network Support
5 1 (7.14%) Network Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
1 9 (64.29%) Windows Server
2 6 (42.86%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) Data ONTAP
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (7.14%) Unix
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (14.29%) Open Source
2 2 (14.29%) SDLC
2 2 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (7.14%) Cryptography
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Server Hardening
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) CCNA
2 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (42.86%) Hyper-V
3 5 (35.71%) vSphere
4 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) Ansible
2 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 8 (57.14%) VMware
2 7 (50.00%) Citrix
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco
3 5 (35.71%) NetApp
4 2 (14.29%) Google
4 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds
5 1 (7.14%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (7.14%) Dell
5 1 (7.14%) EMC
5 1 (7.14%) HP
5 1 (7.14%) Juniper
5 1 (7.14%) Nimble Storage