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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 87 95 84
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Contract jobs citing SAN 34 34 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.34% 1.25% 1.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.99% 4.64% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 25
Average daily rate £350 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £293 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £455 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Average hourly rate £63.00 £13.65 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+361.53% +3.01%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +44.44%
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
568 733 607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.35% 27.03% 22.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 324 233
Average daily rate £363 £325 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -10.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £201 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 16 38
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +51.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.65 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £39.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 10 February 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

SAN Hourly Rate Histogram 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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Reading +3 25 £363 -9.37% 5
Bracknell -8 2 £335 +11.66%
Wokingham - 2 - - 1
SAN
South East

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 32 (69.57%) Windows
2 26 (56.52%) VMware
3 17 (36.96%) Windows Server
4 16 (34.78%) HP
4 16 (34.78%) EMC
5 15 (32.61%) Data Centre
5 15 (32.61%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (30.43%) Linux
7 13 (28.26%) SQL Server
7 13 (28.26%) Cisco
8 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
8 12 (26.09%) Active Directory
9 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (23.91%) Hyper-V
10 10 (21.74%) ITIL
10 10 (21.74%) Oracle
10 10 (21.74%) Firewall
11 9 (19.57%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (19.57%) Telecoms
11 9 (19.57%) Migration
11 9 (19.57%) TCP/IP
11 9 (19.57%) NAS
11 9 (19.57%) Fibre Channel
12 8 (17.39%) Security Cleared
12 8 (17.39%) SharePoint
12 8 (17.39%) MS Exchange
13 7 (15.22%) Unix
13 7 (15.22%) SQL
13 7 (15.22%) Finance
13 7 (15.22%) DV Cleared

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 8 (17.39%) MS Exchange
1 8 (17.39%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.52%) Apache
2 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (4.35%) IIS
3 2 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.17%) Line 500
3 1 (2.17%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.35%) Office 365
2 1 (2.17%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.74%) Firewall
2 9 (19.57%) Fibre Channel
2 9 (19.57%) NAS
2 9 (19.57%) TCP/IP
3 6 (13.04%) DNS
4 5 (10.87%) DHCP
4 5 (10.87%) LAN
4 5 (10.87%) WAN
5 4 (8.70%) Ethernet
5 4 (8.70%) VPN
6 3 (6.52%) FTP
6 3 (6.52%) HTTP
6 3 (6.52%) HTTPS
6 3 (6.52%) Intranet
6 3 (6.52%) LDAP
6 3 (6.52%) SSH
6 3 (6.52%) SSL
7 2 (4.35%) MPLS
7 2 (4.35%) Wireless
8 1 (2.17%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.26%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.87%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.70%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
General
1 9 (19.57%) Telecoms
2 7 (15.22%) Finance
3 3 (6.52%) Electronics
3 3 (6.52%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.52%) Marketing
4 1 (2.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (13.04%) Architect
1 6 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (13.04%) SAN Engineer
2 5 (10.87%) Consultant
2 5 (10.87%) Support Engineer
3 4 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (8.70%) Active Directory Engineer
3 4 (8.70%) Exchange Engineer
3 4 (8.70%) Project Manager
3 4 (8.70%) Server Engineer
3 4 (8.70%) Storage Engineer
3 4 (8.70%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 4 (8.70%) Windows Engineer
3 4 (8.70%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (8.70%) Windows Server Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Capacity and Availability Specialist
4 3 (6.52%) EMC Consultant
4 3 (6.52%) EMC Storage Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Hyper-V Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) Web Services
2 1 (2.17%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (32.61%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.87%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (8.70%) Clustering
4 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.52%) EMC VNX
4 3 (6.52%) Mobile Payment
4 3 (6.52%) Replication
5 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (4.35%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.17%) CCTV
6 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.17%) SCADA
6 1 (2.17%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 32 (69.57%) Windows
2 17 (36.96%) Windows Server
3 14 (30.43%) Linux
4 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (15.22%) Unix
6 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (8.70%) Solaris
8 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (4.35%) NetWare
10 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000
10 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
10 1 (2.17%) Windows Vista
10 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) ITIL
2 9 (19.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (19.57%) Migration
3 6 (13.04%) Configuration Management
4 5 (10.87%) Change Control
4 5 (10.87%) Project Management
4 5 (10.87%) TOGAF
5 4 (8.70%) Business Continuity
5 4 (8.70%) Data Protection
5 4 (8.70%) High Availability
5 4 (8.70%) Presales
5 4 (8.70%) Programme Management
6 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (6.52%) CRM
6 3 (6.52%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (6.52%) Load Balancing
6 3 (6.52%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2
6 3 (6.52%) Risk Management
6 3 (6.52%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.22%) SQL
2 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.17%) C
3 1 (2.17%) Perl
3 1 (2.17%) Python
3 1 (2.17%) VB
3 1 (2.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 7 (15.22%) DV Cleared
3 5 (10.87%) CCNA
3 5 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (10.87%) MCP
3 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (8.70%) MCSA
4 4 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (6.52%) Degree
6 2 (4.35%) MBA
6 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (2.17%) CCDP
7 1 (2.17%) CCNP
7 1 (2.17%) HND
7 1 (2.17%) MCSE
7 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.17%) PMP
7 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (32.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (26.09%) Active Directory
3 11 (23.91%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (6.52%) vSphere
5 2 (4.35%) NFS
5 2 (4.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (4.35%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.35%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (2.17%) KVM
6 1 (2.17%) Xen
6 1 (2.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) NetBackup
2 4 (8.70%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (4.35%) EMC VPLEX
3 2 (4.35%) SCCM
3 2 (4.35%) vMotion
4 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.17%) Puppet
4 1 (2.17%) Simpana
4 1 (2.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 26 (56.52%) VMware
2 16 (34.78%) EMC
2 16 (34.78%) HP
3 13 (28.26%) Cisco
4 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
5 10 (21.74%) Oracle
6 6 (13.04%) Dell
6 6 (13.04%) SAP
6 6 (13.04%) Symantec
7 5 (10.87%) Brocade
7 5 (10.87%) IBM
7 5 (10.87%) Intel
7 5 (10.87%) NetApp
8 4 (8.70%) F5
8 4 (8.70%) Hitachi
8 4 (8.70%) Juniper
8 4 (8.70%) Red Hat
9 3 (6.52%) Sage
9 3 (6.52%) StorageTek
9 3 (6.52%) Veritas
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