Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 48 56
Rank change year-on-year -16 +8 -2
Contract jobs citing SAN 10 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.18% 1.80% 1.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.09% 13.33% 21.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 13
Northamptonshire median daily rate £310 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.15% +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £234 £313 £112
90th Percentile £376 £488 £356
East Midlands median daily rate £338 £325 £319
% change year-on-year +3.85% +1.96% -8.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £47.50 £24.00 -
% change year-on-year +97.92% - -

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 110 90 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 12.99% 13.51% 7.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 73 54
Northamptonshire median daily rate £358 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.14% +3.70% -3.57%
10th Percentile £191 £150 £154
90th Percentile £450 £550 £530
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £331 £378
% change year-on-year +5.66% -12.31% +16.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £13.62 £10.59 £29.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.67% -63.66% -
10th Percentile £12.16 £10.29 £18.30
90th Percentile £17.57 £14.12 £40.95
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £13.86 £15.13
% change year-on-year +11.83% -8.36% +4.31%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -18 7 £302 -23.30% 4
SAN
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 6 (60.00%) VMware
4 4 (40.00%) Finance
4 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (40.00%) NetApp
4 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
6 2 (20.00%) NAS
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (20.00%) Office 365
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (20.00%) Firewall
6 2 (20.00%) Nessus
6 2 (20.00%) ITIL
6 2 (20.00%) MCSE
6 2 (20.00%) DHCP
6 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (20.00%) DNS
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco
6 2 (20.00%) HP

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 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DHCP
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
1 2 (20.00%) NAS
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (10.00%) Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Data Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Data Manager
2 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Storage Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Support
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Support Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Support Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (10.00%) AIX
5 1 (10.00%) Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Solaris
5 1 (10.00%) Unix
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000
5 1 (10.00%) Windows NT
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (10.00%) Change Control
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) Email Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Server Hardening
3 1 (10.00%) Server Management
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) MCSE
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) CCNP
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) VCP6
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Nessus
2 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (10.00%) SCOrch
2 1 (10.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (10.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) NetApp
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) 3PAR
5 1 (10.00%) Brocade
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (10.00%) EMC
5 1 (10.00%) GFI Software
5 1 (10.00%) IBM
5 1 (10.00%) Intel
5 1 (10.00%) Symantec