The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 82 92 92
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Contract jobs citing SAN 42 39 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.71% 1.51% 1.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.32% 5.77% 5.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 18 25
Average daily rate
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£330 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £265 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £470 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Average hourly rate £10.50 £25.00 £20.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.00% +24.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +16.27%
SAN
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
665 676 1076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.10% 26.20% 34.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 213 226
Average daily rate £350 £330 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £445 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 26 28
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

SAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

SAN
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 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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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
Bracknell +7 10 £250 - 1
Slough +2 10 £285 -20.00% 4
Reading +5 7 £413 +26.92% 5
Newbury - 2 £450 -
Wokingham - 1 - -
Windsor - - - -
Ascot - - - -
SAN
South East

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 40 (51.28%) Windows
2 35 (44.87%) VMware
3 26 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 26 (33.33%) Cisco
3 26 (33.33%) EMC
4 25 (32.05%) Active Directory
5 19 (24.36%) Linux
5 19 (24.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (24.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (24.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (20.51%) SQL
7 15 (19.23%) SQL Server
7 15 (19.23%) MS Excel
7 15 (19.23%) HP
7 15 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (17.95%) IBM
9 13 (16.67%) NAS
10 12 (15.38%) Security Cleared
10 12 (15.38%) WAN
11 11 (14.10%) DNS
11 11 (14.10%) MS Exchange
11 11 (14.10%) LAN
11 11 (14.10%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (12.82%) Blackberry
12 10 (12.82%) vSphere
12 10 (12.82%) Clustering
13 9 (11.54%) ITIL
13 9 (11.54%) DHCP
13 9 (11.54%) NetApp
14 8 (10.26%) Citrix

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 11 (14.10%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.97%) IIS
3 6 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 2 (2.56%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.56%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.28%) GroupWise
6 1 (1.28%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.28%) Apache
Applications
1 15 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.13%) MS Office
3 2 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.56%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.67%) NAS
2 12 (15.38%) WAN
3 11 (14.10%) DNS
3 11 (14.10%) LAN
4 9 (11.54%) DHCP
5 8 (10.26%) TCP/IP
6 5 (6.41%) Firewall
6 5 (6.41%) Ethernet
7 4 (5.13%) LDAP
8 3 (3.85%) Internet
8 3 (3.85%) VPN
8 3 (3.85%) VLAN
8 3 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (2.56%) iSCSI
9 2 (2.56%) NetScaler
9 2 (2.56%) Network Security
9 2 (2.56%) SSL
9 2 (2.56%) Intranet
10 1 (1.28%) IPsec
10 1 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (5.13%) EDRMS
4 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 7
6 1 (1.28%) SQLPlus
6 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.28%) DB2
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 6 (7.69%) Finance
2 4 (5.13%) Back Office
3 3 (3.85%) Banking
4 2 (2.56%) Retail
4 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (21.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (14.10%) Support Engineer
2 11 (14.10%) Architect
2 11 (14.10%) Consultant
3 7 (8.97%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (5.13%) Test Engineer
4 4 (5.13%) Storage Consultant
4 4 (5.13%) Administrator
4 4 (5.13%) Technical Architect
5 3 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (3.85%) Project Manager
5 3 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (3.85%) SAN Consultant
5 3 (3.85%) Deskside Support
5 3 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (2.56%) SAN Technical Architect
6 2 (2.56%) Storage Architect
6 2 (2.56%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (2.56%) Backup Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.56%) Middleware
1 2 (2.56%) X-Windows
2 1 (1.28%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.28%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (1.28%) SOAP
2 1 (1.28%) HTML
2 1 (1.28%) Ajax
2 1 (1.28%) JSON
2 1 (1.28%) REST
2 1 (1.28%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.10%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (12.82%) Blackberry
2 10 (12.82%) Clustering
3 7 (8.97%) User Experience
4 5 (6.41%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.13%) iPad
6 1 (1.28%) Replication
6 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.28%) Firmware
6 1 (1.28%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 40 (51.28%) Windows
2 19 (24.36%) Linux
2 19 (24.36%) Windows Server 2003
2 19 (24.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (8.97%) UNIX
4 7 (8.97%) Windows 7
5 5 (6.41%) AIX
5 5 (6.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (5.13%) Android
7 2 (2.56%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (2.56%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (2.56%) Solaris
8 1 (1.28%) SUSE
8 1 (1.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (11.54%) ITIL
2 8 (10.26%) Migration
3 7 (8.97%) Change Management
3 7 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (8.97%) Load Balancing
4 6 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 4 (5.13%) Data Protection
5 4 (5.13%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (5.13%) Problem Management
5 4 (5.13%) PRINCE2
5 4 (5.13%) Service Management
5 4 (5.13%) Workflow
6 3 (3.85%) Risk Management
6 3 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (3.85%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (3.85%) Investment Management
7 2 (2.56%) Service Desk Management
7 2 (2.56%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (2.56%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.51%) SQL
2 5 (6.41%) Python
2 5 (6.41%) Java
3 4 (5.13%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.85%) VBScript
5 2 (2.56%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.56%) Perl
5 2 (2.56%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.28%) AWK
6 1 (1.28%) VB
6 1 (1.28%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.28%) C++
6 1 (1.28%) Ruby
6 1 (1.28%) Korn
Qualifications
1 12 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.97%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (6.41%) Degree
4 5 (6.41%) MCTS
5 3 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (3.85%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.28%) CCNP
6 1 (1.28%) CCNA
6 1 (1.28%) RHCE
6 1 (1.28%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.28%) PMP
6 1 (1.28%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.28%) CCA
6 1 (1.28%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.28%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.69%) SLA
2 2 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 25 (32.05%) Active Directory
2 19 (24.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (12.82%) vSphere
4 7 (8.97%) Hyper-V
5 4 (5.13%) NFS
6 3 (3.85%) Terminal Services
6 3 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.85%) VMware Server
6 3 (3.85%) XenApp
7 2 (2.56%) DFS Replication
7 2 (2.56%) NLBS
7 2 (2.56%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (2.56%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.28%) Samba
8 1 (1.28%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (1.28%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.28%) Xen
8 1 (1.28%) FreeRADIUS
8 1 (1.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (6.41%) WSUS
2 4 (5.13%) Tivoli
3 3 (3.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (3.85%) NetBackup
3 3 (3.85%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (2.56%) SCCM
4 2 (2.56%) SCOM
5 1 (1.28%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.28%) Cobbler
5 1 (1.28%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (1.28%) nmon
5 1 (1.28%) Puppet
5 1 (1.28%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 35 (44.87%) VMware
2 26 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 26 (33.33%) Cisco
2 26 (33.33%) EMC
3 15 (19.23%) HP
4 14 (17.95%) IBM
5 9 (11.54%) NetApp
6 8 (10.26%) Citrix
7 6 (7.69%) Dell
8 5 (6.41%) Red Hat
8 5 (6.41%) Oracle
9 4 (5.13%) Brocade
10 3 (3.85%) CheckPoint
10 3 (3.85%) CA
10 3 (3.85%) ServiceNow
11 2 (2.56%) Fujitsu
11 2 (2.56%) Juniper
11 2 (2.56%) Sun
11 2 (2.56%) Symantec
12 1 (1.28%) Hitachi
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £320.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Bracknell
Austin Fraser Limited
Posted: 18 days ago
Slough
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £320.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago