Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 58 60
Rank change year-on-year +6 +2 -15
Contract jobs citing SAN 12 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.76% 1.73% 0.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.46% 22.86% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 6
Northamptonshire median daily rate £344 £215 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +59.88% -36.30% -11.76%
10th Percentile £313 £113 £220
90th Percentile £488 £356 £453
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £313 £375
% change year-on-year +12.00% -16.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £16.50 - £36.00

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 83 70 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 12.21% 7.58% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 56 36
Northamptonshire median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% -9.68%
10th Percentile £150 £120 £220
90th Percentile £550 £475 £444
East Midlands median daily rate £328 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -12.67% +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £10.59 £29.13 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.66% - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.93 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -20.40% +16.67% -13.29%

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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 9 £400 +233.33%
Wellingborough - 2 £325 -
SAN
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
3 6 (50.00%) VMware
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
6 3 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco
6 3 (25.00%) NAS
6 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (25.00%) WAN
6 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 2 (16.67%) LAN
7 2 (16.67%) Apache
7 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
7 2 (16.67%) MySQL
7 2 (16.67%) Java
7 2 (16.67%) ITIL
7 2 (16.67%) Firmware
7 2 (16.67%) SCCM
7 2 (16.67%) SCOM
7 2 (16.67%) Google
7 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (16.67%) Open Source
7 2 (16.67%) vSphere
7 2 (16.67%) Citrix
7 2 (16.67%) Firewall
7 2 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (16.67%) 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) Apache
2 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (16.67%) G Suite
2 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) NAS
1 3 (25.00%) WAN
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (8.33%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Designer
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) SAN Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Storage Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Data ONTAP
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) Windows NT
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Open Source
2 2 (16.67%) SDLC
2 2 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (8.33%) Content Management
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) High Availability
3 1 (8.33%) IT Strategy
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (8.33%) Network Design
3 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) Server Building
3 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCNA
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) Firmware
3 2 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
1 2 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) Google
5 1 (8.33%) Dell
5 1 (8.33%) EMC
5 1 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) NetApp
5 1 (8.33%) Nimble Storage
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle
5 1 (8.33%) SAP
5 1 (8.33%) Siebel