The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 21 - 22
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing SAN 2 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.65% - 4.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.38% - 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £378 £375
% change year-on-year -7.28% +0.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £29.75
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 Watford with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Watford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 13 11 21
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 10.74% 11.34% 17.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 7
Median daily rate £165 £375 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -56.00% +74.41%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +26.05%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.17
% change year-on-year -39.18% +26.84%  

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford 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 Watford

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAN in Watford

SAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAN in Watford

SAN
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 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 Watford region with a requirement for SAN.

1 3 (100.00%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) Data Management
2 2 (66.67%) Brocade
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) NCDA
2 2 (66.67%) NCIE
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
3 1 (33.33%) VMware

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) NetApp Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) SAN Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
1 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) NCDA
1 2 (66.67%) NCIE
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) Brocade
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) VMware