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 3 months to 29 April 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)
South East / Surrey
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 26 47
Rank change year-on-year -50 +21  
Contract jobs citing SAN 23 89 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.74% 6.73% 3.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.74% 24.59% 15.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 62 34
Median daily rate £445 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.70% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £260 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £370
% change year-on-year -6.66% +1.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £49.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.96 £38.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year -50.75% +13.23%  

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 Surrey with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 156 362 287
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 11.78% 27.36% 20.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 212 157
Median daily rate £475 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +9.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £427
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +6.16% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 32 11
Median hourly rate £40.13 £27.50 £40.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.90% -31.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.31 £19.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -16.66% -  

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 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 3 months to 29 April 2017.

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 3 months to 29 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Epsom +4 11 £363 +101.38% 1
Camberley -9 2 £488 +14.70%
Dorking - 1 £413 - 1
SAN
South East

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Surrey region with a requirement for SAN.

1 50 (86.21%) Linux
2 41 (70.69%) Unix
2 41 (70.69%) NAS
3 39 (67.24%) Red Hat
4 36 (62.07%) Solaris
5 35 (60.34%) Oracle
5 35 (60.34%) Veritas
6 34 (58.62%) Sun
6 34 (58.62%) Enterprise Storage
7 33 (56.90%) High Availability
8 30 (51.72%) Veritas File System
8 30 (51.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 28 (48.28%) Finance
10 26 (44.83%) Service Delivery
10 26 (44.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 25 (43.10%) NetBackup
12 22 (37.93%) Symantec
13 20 (34.48%) Team Foundation Server
14 18 (31.03%) NetApp
15 17 (29.31%) Change Management
15 17 (29.31%) Legal
15 17 (29.31%) Brocade
15 17 (29.31%) Problem Management
15 17 (29.31%) Change Control
16 16 (27.59%) FTP
17 15 (25.86%) Disaster Recovery
17 15 (25.86%) VMware
17 15 (25.86%) Load Balancing
17 15 (25.86%) VMware Infrastructure
18 14 (24.14%) SSH

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 3 (5.17%) SAS
2 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.72%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 41 (70.69%) NAS
2 16 (27.59%) FTP
3 14 (24.14%) SSH
4 11 (18.97%) iSCSI
5 7 (12.07%) SSL
5 7 (12.07%) VPN
6 6 (10.34%) TCP/IP
7 5 (8.62%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (8.62%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (8.62%) Firewall
7 5 (8.62%) IPsec
8 3 (5.17%) DNS
8 3 (5.17%) LAN
8 3 (5.17%) WAN
9 2 (3.45%) HTTP
9 2 (3.45%) HTTPS
9 2 (3.45%) LDAP
9 2 (3.45%) VLAN
9 2 (3.45%) VSAN
10 1 (1.72%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) InterSystems Cache
2 2 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (34.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (3.45%) Jenkins
General
1 28 (48.28%) Finance
2 17 (29.31%) Legal
3 4 (6.90%) Banking
4 2 (3.45%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.72%) Military
Job Titles
1 36 (62.07%) Administrator
2 31 (53.45%) Storage Administrator
2 31 (53.45%) Unix Administrator
3 24 (41.38%) Systems Administrator
4 21 (36.21%) Storage Systems Administrator
4 21 (36.21%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 17 (29.31%) Solaris Administrator
6 9 (15.52%) SAN Administrator
6 9 (15.52%) SAN Storage Administrator
7 8 (13.79%) Linux Engineer
7 8 (13.79%) Solaris Systems Administrator
8 5 (8.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (6.90%) Linux Administrator
9 4 (6.90%) Storage Engineer
9 4 (6.90%) Unix Engineer
10 3 (5.17%) Data Centre Engineer
10 3 (5.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 3 (5.17%) SAN Engineer
10 3 (5.17%) SAN Storage Engineer
10 3 (5.17%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) Middleware
1 2 (3.45%) YAML
2 1 (1.72%) Flash
2 1 (1.72%) HTML
2 1 (1.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (58.62%) Enterprise Storage
2 10 (17.24%) Data Centre
3 7 (12.07%) Replication
4 5 (8.62%) EMC VNX
5 2 (3.45%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.72%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 50 (86.21%) Linux
2 41 (70.69%) Unix
3 36 (62.07%) Solaris
4 26 (44.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (24.14%) Windows
6 8 (13.79%) CentOS
7 7 (12.07%) HPUX
8 4 (6.90%) Data ONTAP
8 4 (6.90%) Windows Server
8 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (5.17%) AIX
10 2 (3.45%) Windows 10
10 2 (3.45%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (56.90%) High Availability
2 26 (44.83%) Service Delivery
3 17 (29.31%) Change Control
3 17 (29.31%) Change Management
3 17 (29.31%) Problem Management
4 15 (25.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (25.86%) Load Balancing
5 10 (17.24%) Capacity Management
6 8 (13.79%) ITIL
7 5 (8.62%) Project Management
8 4 (6.90%) Coaching
8 4 (6.90%) Migration
8 4 (6.90%) Regulatory Compliance
8 4 (6.90%) Service Management
9 2 (3.45%) Business Activity Monitoring
9 2 (3.45%) Business Analysis
9 2 (3.45%) DevOps
9 2 (3.45%) Network Packet Analysis
9 2 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (3.45%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.34%) Perl
2 2 (3.45%) ActionScript
2 2 (3.45%) ActionScript 2.0
2 2 (3.45%) ActionScript 3.0
2 2 (3.45%) PHP
2 2 (3.45%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.45%) Python
2 2 (3.45%) Ruby
3 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (12.07%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.34%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.62%) Degree
4 1 (1.72%) MCITP
4 1 (1.72%) MCSA
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (51.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 30 (51.72%) Veritas File System
2 15 (25.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (24.14%) NFS
4 11 (18.97%) Virtual Servers
5 9 (15.52%) vSphere
6 7 (12.07%) vCloud
7 3 (5.17%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (5.17%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (3.45%) Active Directory
9 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
9 1 (1.72%) PowerHA
9 1 (1.72%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (1.72%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.72%) Xen
9 1 (1.72%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 25 (43.10%) NetBackup
2 13 (22.41%) Nagios
2 13 (22.41%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 11 (18.97%) EMC Navisphere
4 5 (8.62%) vCenter Server
5 4 (6.90%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (6.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (3.45%) Ansible
6 2 (3.45%) BladeLogic
6 2 (3.45%) Control-M
6 2 (3.45%) OpenView
6 2 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (3.45%) Puppet
6 2 (3.45%) vRealize
7 1 (1.72%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.72%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (1.72%) HP SIM
7 1 (1.72%) NetApp OnCommand
7 1 (1.72%) SCCM
Vendors
1 39 (67.24%) Red Hat
2 35 (60.34%) Oracle
2 35 (60.34%) Veritas
3 34 (58.62%) Sun
4 22 (37.93%) Symantec
5 18 (31.03%) NetApp
6 17 (29.31%) Brocade
7 15 (25.86%) VMware
8 8 (13.79%) Cisco
8 8 (13.79%) EMC
9 5 (8.62%) HP
9 5 (8.62%) Microsoft
10 4 (6.90%) Nimble Storage
11 3 (5.17%) 3PAR
12 2 (3.45%) Axway
12 2 (3.45%) BMC
13 1 (1.72%) Citrix
13 1 (1.72%) Dell
13 1 (1.72%) IBM
13 1 (1.72%) Splunk