Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 22 January 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)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 66 62
Rank change year-on-year -35 -4 -9
Contract jobs citing SAN 42 50 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.52% 2.52% 3.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.22% 12.14% 17.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 23 42
Surrey median daily rate £388 £375 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -5.06% +5.33%
10th Percentile £306 £213 £300
90th Percentile £438 £518 £488
South East median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Surrey median hourly rate - £42.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -16.00% +56.25%
South East median hourly rate £29.08 £50.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -41.85% +25.00% +23.08%

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 Surrey with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 411 412 458
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 14.92% 20.78% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 225 262
Surrey median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £132 £164 £220
90th Percentile £600 £545 £550
South East median daily rate £395 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +1.94% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 41 30
Surrey median hourly rate £15.38 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.56% - +126.95%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.98
90th Percentile £25.00 £42.00 £52.63
South East median hourly rate £17.44 £22.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -22.50% -30.77% +62.50%

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for SAN in Surrey

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAN in Surrey

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAN in Surrey over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAN in Surrey

SAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAN in Surrey

SAN
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 22 January 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
Epsom -6 17 £410 -
Camberley -2 6 £323 -26.29%
Woking +9 4 £375 -6.25% 1
Guildford +5 3 £230 -17.93% 4
Staines - 2 £300 -
Chertsey - 1 £425 -
SAN
South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Surrey region with a requirement for SAN.

1 30 (71.43%) Windows
2 25 (59.52%) NAS
3 24 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 23 (54.76%) Linux
5 22 (52.38%) NetApp
5 22 (52.38%) Load Balancing
6 21 (50.00%) Solaris
6 21 (50.00%) Unix
7 20 (47.62%) Red Hat
8 19 (45.24%) Brocade
8 19 (45.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (45.24%) Enterprise Storage
9 18 (42.86%) NetBackup
10 17 (40.48%) Veritas
10 17 (40.48%) NFS
10 17 (40.48%) VMware ESXi
10 17 (40.48%) Veritas File System
10 17 (40.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 17 (40.48%) Fibre Channel
11 16 (38.10%) Performance Monitoring
12 15 (35.71%) SQL
13 14 (33.33%) Finance
14 13 (30.95%) Legal
14 13 (30.95%) Migration
14 13 (30.95%) Symantec
15 12 (28.57%) VMware
15 12 (28.57%) Active Directory
16 10 (23.81%) Citrix
17 8 (19.05%) EMC
17 8 (19.05%) Oracle

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 6 (14.29%) SAS
2 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (4.76%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.38%) Apache
3 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.05%) Office 365
2 4 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (59.52%) NAS
2 17 (40.48%) Fibre Channel
3 6 (14.29%) SSH
4 5 (11.90%) DNS
4 5 (11.90%) Firewall
4 5 (11.90%) FTP
5 3 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (7.14%) DHCP
5 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
5 3 (7.14%) Unified Communications
6 2 (4.76%) LAN
6 2 (4.76%) WAN
7 1 (2.38%) SMS
7 1 (2.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.76%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 2 (4.76%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 14 (33.33%) Finance
2 13 (30.95%) Legal
3 1 (2.38%) Advertising
3 1 (2.38%) Marketing
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (42.86%) Administrator
2 14 (33.33%) Storage Administrator
3 12 (28.57%) NetApp Engineer
4 10 (23.81%) Solaris Administrator
5 7 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (16.67%) Solaris Engineer
5 7 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
5 7 (16.67%) Unix Administrator
6 5 (11.90%) Storage Systems Administrator
6 5 (11.90%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (11.90%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 4 (9.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) Data Administrator
8 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 3 (7.14%) Project Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) Support Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
9 2 (4.76%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 19 (45.24%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (9.52%) Clustering
3 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.76%) HP Storage
5 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.38%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 30 (71.43%) Windows
2 23 (54.76%) Linux
3 21 (50.00%) Solaris
3 21 (50.00%) Unix
4 19 (45.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (14.29%) Windows Server
6 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (7.14%) Ubuntu
8 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (4.76%) Windows 10
10 1 (2.38%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (2.38%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (2.38%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (52.38%) Load Balancing
2 16 (38.10%) Performance Monitoring
3 13 (30.95%) Migration
4 5 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (11.90%) High Availability
5 4 (9.52%) ITIL
5 4 (9.52%) Problem Management
6 3 (7.14%) Capacity Management
6 3 (7.14%) Change Management
6 3 (7.14%) Content Management
6 3 (7.14%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (7.14%) Incident Management
6 3 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (7.14%) Project Management
6 3 (7.14%) Release Management
6 3 (7.14%) Server Patching
6 3 (7.14%) Service Design
6 3 (7.14%) Software Distribution
6 3 (7.14%) Visualisation
7 2 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (35.71%) SQL
2 5 (11.90%) PowerShell
3 4 (9.52%) Perl
4 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) MCP
1 4 (9.52%) MCSE
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 17 (40.48%) NFS
1 17 (40.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 17 (40.48%) Veritas File System
1 17 (40.48%) VMware ESXi
2 12 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 4 (9.52%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 3 (7.14%) vSphere
5 2 (4.76%) DFS Replication
5 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (2.38%) iptables
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (2.38%) Samba
6 1 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (42.86%) NetBackup
2 7 (16.67%) SCCM
3 6 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (11.90%) SnapMirror
4 5 (11.90%) SnapVault
4 5 (11.90%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 4 (9.52%) Ansible
5 4 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (9.52%) Puppet
5 4 (9.52%) SCOM
6 1 (2.38%) AirWatch
6 1 (2.38%) Cacti
6 1 (2.38%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (2.38%) NetApp OnCommand
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (2.38%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 24 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 22 (52.38%) NetApp
3 20 (47.62%) Red Hat
4 19 (45.24%) Brocade
5 17 (40.48%) Veritas
6 13 (30.95%) Symantec
7 12 (28.57%) VMware
8 10 (23.81%) Citrix
9 8 (19.05%) EMC
9 8 (19.05%) Oracle
10 6 (14.29%) Sun
11 5 (11.90%) Cisco
12 4 (9.52%) HP
13 3 (7.14%) F5
14 1 (2.38%) arcserve
14 1 (2.38%) DoubleClick
14 1 (2.38%) Extreme Networks
14 1 (2.38%) Facebook
14 1 (2.38%) Google
14 1 (2.38%) Sophos