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 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 19 26 35
Rank change year-on-year +7 +9  
Contract jobs citing SAN 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 1.43% 1.38% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.25% 5.77% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £450 £365 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.28% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £378 £375
% change year-on-year -7.28% +0.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Slough with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Slough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 32 52 81
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 22.86% 23.85% 27.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 26 38
Median daily rate £413 £365 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.01% -16.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £297 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £513 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -30.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.24% +23.33%  

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough 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 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 Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAN in Slough

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 26 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 Slough region with a requirement for SAN.

1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Data Security
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Genesys
2 2 (66.67%) BCP
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
3 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Telnet
3 1 (33.33%) Firmware
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) FTP
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS

SAN
Top Related 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 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) FTP
2 1 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Genesys Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) BCP
2 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
2 2 (66.67%) Data Security
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (33.33%) Security Auditing
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (66.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Genesys
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) VMware