The first table below looks at the demand for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Bedfordshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 42 23 25
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +2
Contract jobs citing SAN 6 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.25% 4.65% 6.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.00% 28.57% 34.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 9
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£381 £238 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.52% -36.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £225 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £271 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-2.08% +6.66%
Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
40 35 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 8.32% 16.28% 18.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 20 26
Average daily rate £300 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £392 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 £42.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.11% +226.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
SAN
East of England

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAN across the Bedfordshire region.

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

SAN
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -14 2 - - 3
Bedford - 1 £425 - 2
Dunstable - - - -
Shefford - - - -
SAN
East of England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing SAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAN.

1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (37.50%) NetApp
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) DHCP
3 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (25.00%) A+ Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Dell
4 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) IIS
4 2 (25.00%) MCSE
4 2 (25.00%) DMZ
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (25.00%) PowerShell

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing SAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DHCP
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) DMZ
2 2 (25.00%) NAS
3 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) MPLS
3 1 (12.50%) VoIP
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Technical Architect
1 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Head of Operations
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Head of IT
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) iPhone
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) e-Health
1 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Software Distribution
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) A+ Certification
2 2 (25.00%) MCSE
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) VCP5
3 1 (12.50%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (12.50%) MCITP
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (25.00%) VMFS
4 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (12.50%) vCloud
4 1 (12.50%) XenApp
4 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
4 1 (12.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (12.50%) vSphere
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Server
4 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCOM
2 1 (12.50%) HP SIM
2 1 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (12.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) XenMobile
2 1 (12.50%) Tivoli
2 1 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) NetApp
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) Dell
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) Splunk
4 1 (12.50%) LANDesk
4 1 (12.50%) Tripwire
4 1 (12.50%) McAfee
4 1 (12.50%) Veritas
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 1 (12.50%) EMC
4 1 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) Juniper
4 1 (12.50%) CA
4 1 (12.50%) CommVault
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