Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 23 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)
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 31 41
Rank change year-on-year +1 +10 +5
Contract jobs citing SAN 5 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 1.71% 2.21% 1.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.25% 8.05% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 6
Slough median daily rate £388 £375 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -26.83% +79.82%
10th Percentile £284 £304 £366
90th Percentile £405 £418 £523
Berkshire median daily rate £377 £425 £444
% change year-on-year -11.29% -4.23% +34.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Slough median hourly rate - - £13.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £37.50 £50.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -25.00% +156.41% +85.71%

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 Slough with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 69 87 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 23.55% 27.44% 25.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 55 96
Slough median daily rate £325 £338 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.70% +2.27% +1.54%
10th Percentile £203 £204 £213
90th Percentile £545 £444 £523
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Slough median hourly rate £13.00 - £22.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £16.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year -18.18% -42.61% +64.29%

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

Job postings citing SAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Slough.

Job vacancy trend for SAN in Slough

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAN in Slough

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAN in Slough over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAN in Slough

SAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAN in Slough

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

1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Office 365
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) PowerCLI
3 1 (20.00%) vCenter Server
3 1 (20.00%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (20.00%) Lumension
3 1 (20.00%) IaaS
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (20.00%) KVM
3 1 (20.00%) Nimble Storage
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) NAS
3 1 (20.00%) Veeam
3 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (20.00%) PaaS
3 1 (20.00%) HP Storage

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
2 1 (20.00%) IaaS
2 1 (20.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) NAS
1 1 (20.00%) SNMP
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
General
1 1 (20.00%) French Language
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) SAN Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) SAN Storage Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) FMCG
1 1 (20.00%) HP Storage
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Content Management
1 1 (20.00%) Proactive Monitoring
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) KVM
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) PowerCLI
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) vCenter Server
1 1 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Brocade
3 1 (20.00%) CommVault
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) Lumension
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) Nimble Storage
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (20.00%) Veeam
3 1 (20.00%) Wonderware