Period
to 15 July 2019

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 15 July 2019 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
15 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 44 61 46
Rank change year-on-year +17 -15 -2
Contract jobs citing SAN 16 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 2.86% 1.01% 1.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.04% 10.13% 13.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 12
Northamptonshire median daily rate £325 £250 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -25.93% -
10th Percentile £223 £250 £296
90th Percentile £480 £388 £482
East Midlands median daily rate £338 £350 £300
% change year-on-year -3.57% +16.67% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - £47.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +163.89% +44.00%

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 114 79 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 20.39% 10.00% 13.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 48 75
Northamptonshire median daily rate £325 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.80% +6.15% -10.34%
10th Percentile £200 £170 £200
90th Percentile £450 £441 £538
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% -12.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 1
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £14.38 £11.00 £13.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.68% -20.63% -60.40%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.29 £12.79
90th Percentile £16.39 £47.50 £14.93
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.23 £17.50 £14.20
% change year-on-year -18.71% +23.24% -3.73%

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 15 July 2019.

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 15 July 2019. 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 +14 12 £325 +30.00% 6
SAN
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 July 2019, 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 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
4 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 10 (62.50%) VMware
5 7 (43.75%) DHCP
5 7 (43.75%) DNS
5 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (37.50%) Hyper-V
6 6 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
7 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
7 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
7 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Office
7 5 (31.25%) NetApp
8 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (25.00%) SQL
8 4 (25.00%) Cisco
8 4 (25.00%) Nessus
8 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (25.00%) GFI Software
9 3 (18.75%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (18.75%) Office 365
9 3 (18.75%) Barracuda Networks
9 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (18.75%) SCCM
9 3 (18.75%) Juniper

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 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (18.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) DHCP
1 7 (43.75%) DNS
2 2 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) iSCSI
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) NAS
3 1 (6.25%) NX-OS
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
3 1 (6.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Big Data
2 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (12.50%) IT Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) IT Systems Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) NetApp Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Senior IT Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) IBM Storwize
3 1 (6.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (12.50%) Data ONTAP
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.25%) Linux
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (6.25%) Solaris
5 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
2 2 (12.50%) Storage Management
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) Antivirus Management
3 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (6.25%) Deployment Automation
3 1 (6.25%) DevOps
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
3 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) VBScript
4 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (18.75%) CCNA
2 3 (18.75%) CCNP
3 1 (6.25%) CCSP
3 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) MCITP
3 1 (6.25%) MCSE
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 6 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (18.75%) Terminal Services
4 3 (18.75%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (12.50%) Firmware
5 2 (12.50%) NFS
6 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Nessus
2 3 (18.75%) SCCM
3 2 (12.50%) NetApp OnCommand
3 2 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (12.50%) SnapMirror
3 2 (12.50%) SnapVault
3 2 (12.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (6.25%) Ansible
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (6.25%) SCOM
4 1 (6.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
1 10 (62.50%) VMware
2 5 (31.25%) NetApp
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco
3 4 (25.00%) GFI Software
4 3 (18.75%) Barracuda Networks
4 3 (18.75%) Juniper
4 3 (18.75%) Sun
5 2 (12.50%) HP
5 2 (12.50%) IBM
5 2 (12.50%) Symantec
6 1 (6.25%) Citrix
6 1 (6.25%) Google
6 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
6 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
6 1 (6.25%) StorageTek