The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
Rank 40 44 37
Rank change year-on-year +4 -7  
Contract jobs citing SAN 2 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 0.56% 0.82% 2.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.41% 15.38% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £488 £600 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +72.67%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £10.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £42.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -35.29% +41.66%  

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 Nottingham with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Nottingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 27 26 49
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 7.58% 5.32% 13.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 17
Median daily rate £350 £400 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +15.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £180 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Median hourly rate £10.75 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.86% +3.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottingham 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 Nottingham

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAN in Nottingham

SAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAN in Nottingham

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for SAN.

1 6 (100.00%) SLA
1 6 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 6 (100.00%) QMS
1 6 (100.00%) IT Strategy
2 5 (83.33%) Six Sigma
2 5 (83.33%) Project Management
3 4 (66.67%) Symantec
3 4 (66.67%) iPlanet
3 4 (66.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (66.67%) EMC
3 4 (66.67%) BEA
3 4 (66.67%) WebLogic
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 4 (66.67%) Sun
3 4 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) J2EE
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) Unix
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) AIX
3 4 (66.67%) Solaris
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) JSP 440
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) F5
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL V3
3 4 (66.67%) 3PAR

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham 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 4 (66.67%) iPlanet
1 4 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (33.33%) MQSeries
2 2 (33.33%) WebLogic Portal
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) BIG-IP
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) FTP
2 2 (33.33%) LDAP
2 2 (33.33%) NAS
2 2 (33.33%) SSH
3 1 (16.67%) HTTP
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (33.33%) DB2
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Chief Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Chief Enterprise Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) J2EE
2 3 (50.00%) JSP
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) HP Storage
1 3 (50.00%) HP StoreVirtual
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Clustering
2 2 (33.33%) Grid Computing
2 2 (33.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) AIX
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Solaris
1 4 (66.67%) Unix
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 6 (100.00%) IT Strategy
1 6 (100.00%) QMS
2 5 (83.33%) Project Management
2 5 (83.33%) Six Sigma
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL V3
3 4 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (16.67%) Application Virtualisation
5 1 (16.67%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) SLA
2 4 (66.67%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) EMC NetWorker
1 4 (66.67%) NetBackup
1 4 (66.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (50.00%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (33.33%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (33.33%) OpenView
4 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) 3PAR
1 4 (66.67%) BEA
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) EMC
1 4 (66.67%) F5
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
1 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 4 (66.67%) Sun
1 4 (66.67%) Symantec
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) BMC
3 2 (33.33%) Cognos
3 2 (33.33%) NetApp
3 2 (33.33%) Opsware
3 2 (33.33%) Qualys
3 2 (33.33%) Veritas