The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 34 42 45
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Contract jobs citing SAN 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.31% 0.76% 0.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.45% 6.25% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £325 £239 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.12% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +9.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £39.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +124.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £34.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+13.23% +43.15%
SAN
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
29 48 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 8.95% 12.09% 5.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 32 13
Median daily rate £300 £375 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +22.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £190 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £488 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +5.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +128.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+23.21% +40.00%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing SAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for SAN.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) Server Virtualisation

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Server Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Server Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware