Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a SAN Engineer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

SAN Engineer
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 869 841 850
Rank change year-on-year -28 +9 -38
Contract jobs requiring a SAN Engineer 27 45 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.043% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.045% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 35 20
UK median daily rate £400 £365 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.59% +21.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £185 £261 £262
90th Percentile £538 £460 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £300
% change year-on-year -12.50% +33.33% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
UK median hourly rate £30.00 - £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 - £24.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97695 99488 108685
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.75% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64489 64865 69136
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2905 3326 4142
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.81% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.93 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.45 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

SAN Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured SAN Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SAN Engineer in the UK

SAN Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAN Engineer in the UK

SAN Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAN Engineer over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAN Engineer in the UK

SAN Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAN Engineer in the UK

SAN Engineer
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
England -22 26 £400 +14.29% 3
London -6 19 £425 +32.81%
UK excluding London +13 8 £350 -12.50% 3
Midlands +34 5 £325 - 1
West Midlands +22 3 £300 - 1
East Midlands 0 2 £350 -
Wales +12 1 £413 -17.50%
East of England -4 1 £305 +6.55%
South East -8 1 £400 -

SAN Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, SAN Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring SAN Engineer in the job title.

1 27 (100.00%) SAN
2 15 (55.56%) VMware
3 13 (48.15%) EMC
4 12 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (37.04%) Linux
6 8 (29.63%) Windows
6 8 (29.63%) Citrix
7 7 (25.93%) Cisco
7 7 (25.93%) NetApp
7 7 (25.93%) Solaris
7 7 (25.93%) Windows Server
8 6 (22.22%) Unix
9 5 (18.52%) NAS
9 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
9 5 (18.52%) AIX
9 5 (18.52%) Finance
10 4 (14.81%) Banking
10 4 (14.81%) CommVault
10 4 (14.81%) Red Hat
10 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
10 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
10 4 (14.81%) NFS
10 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
10 4 (14.81%) SLA
10 4 (14.81%) Puppet
10 4 (14.81%) XenServer
10 4 (14.81%) VLAN
10 4 (14.81%) iSCSI
10 4 (14.81%) Oracle ZFS
10 4 (14.81%) vCenter Server

SAN Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (11.11%) Apache
1 3 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (11.11%) OpenStack
1 3 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (100.00%) SAN
2 5 (18.52%) NAS
3 4 (14.81%) iSCSI
3 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
3 4 (14.81%) VLAN
4 3 (11.11%) LDAP
5 2 (7.41%) DMZ
5 2 (7.41%) Internet
5 2 (7.41%) LAN
5 2 (7.41%) NetScaler
5 2 (7.41%) VSAN
5 2 (7.41%) WAN
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Banking
3 3 (11.11%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Private Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.11%) EMC VNX
3 2 (7.41%) CLARiiON
3 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (3.70%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.70%) Replication
4 1 (3.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Linux
2 8 (29.63%) Windows
3 7 (25.93%) Solaris
3 7 (25.93%) Windows Server
4 6 (22.22%) Unix
5 5 (18.52%) AIX
6 3 (11.11%) CoreOS
6 3 (11.11%) Debian
6 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (11.11%) Ubuntu
6 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
8 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
1 3 (11.11%) High Availability
1 3 (11.11%) Kernel Tuning
1 3 (11.11%) Low Latency
1 3 (11.11%) Open Source
1 3 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
1 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
1 3 (11.11%) Task Automation
1 3 (11.11%) Validation
2 2 (7.41%) ITIL
2 2 (7.41%) Migration
2 2 (7.41%) Time Management
3 1 (3.70%) Content Management
3 1 (3.70%) Data Management
3 1 (3.70%) Investment Management
3 1 (3.70%) ITSM
3 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
3 1 (3.70%) Service Management
3 1 (3.70%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) Bash Shell
1 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 3 (11.11%) Python
1 3 (11.11%) Ruby
2 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) RHCE
1 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) MCSA
2 1 (3.70%) MCSE
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.81%) NFS
2 4 (14.81%) XenServer
3 3 (11.11%) Docker
3 3 (11.11%) KVM
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (11.11%) Samba
4 2 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (7.41%) vSphere
4 2 (7.41%) XenApp
5 1 (3.70%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (3.70%) Firmware
5 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle ZFS
1 4 (14.81%) Puppet
1 4 (14.81%) vCenter Server
2 3 (11.11%) Ansible
2 3 (11.11%) Kibana
2 3 (11.11%) logstash
2 3 (11.11%) Rancher
2 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (3.70%) EMC VPLEX
3 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.70%) SCOM
3 1 (3.70%) Simpana
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) VMware
2 13 (48.15%) EMC
3 8 (29.63%) Citrix
4 7 (25.93%) Cisco
4 7 (25.93%) NetApp
5 4 (14.81%) CommVault
5 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
5 4 (14.81%) Red Hat
6 3 (11.11%) Dell
6 3 (11.11%) HP
6 3 (11.11%) Oracle
6 3 (11.11%) Veritas
7 2 (7.41%) 3PAR
7 2 (7.41%) Brocade
7 2 (7.41%) ServiceNow
8 1 (3.70%) F5
8 1 (3.70%) Hitachi
8 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds