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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 93 86 80
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Contract jobs citing SAN 32 35 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.23% 1.44% 1.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.57% 5.40% 7.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 18
Average daily rate
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£450 £330 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -10.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £480 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.67% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £16.25 £11.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.72% -56.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.48 £28.13 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.81% +25.00%
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
574 648 682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.02% 26.70% 26.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 240 228
Average daily rate £325 £360 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 20 29
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -25.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £59.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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
Reading -1 13 £438 +9.37% 2
Slough -1 6 £515 +80.70% 1
Newbury -8 4 - - 2
Maidenhead +4 1 £380 -
Wokingham -2 1 - -
Bracknell -16 1 - -
SAN
South East

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 37 (62.71%) Windows
2 34 (57.63%) VMware
3 23 (38.98%) Linux
4 20 (33.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (30.51%) VMware Infrastructure
6 17 (28.81%) Active Directory
6 17 (28.81%) HP
6 17 (28.81%) Data Centre
7 16 (27.12%) EMC
7 16 (27.12%) Cisco
7 16 (27.12%) Oracle
8 15 (25.42%) Microsoft
8 15 (25.42%) Firewall
9 14 (23.73%) ITIL
9 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (22.03%) Citrix
11 12 (20.34%) UNIX
12 11 (18.64%) MS Exchange
12 11 (18.64%) VLAN
13 10 (16.95%) SCCM
13 10 (16.95%) vSphere
13 10 (16.95%) LAN
13 10 (16.95%) SQL Server
13 10 (16.95%) IBM
13 10 (16.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 9 (15.25%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (15.25%) Tivoli
14 9 (15.25%) WAN
14 9 (15.25%) NAS
15 8 (13.56%) PowerShell

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (18.64%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.17%) WebSphere
2 6 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (8.47%) Lync
4 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (5.08%) Apache
6 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.69%) Commerce Server
7 1 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (8.47%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Maximo
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.39%) Office 365
2 1 (1.69%) IaaS
2 1 (1.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.42%) Firewall
2 11 (18.64%) VLAN
3 10 (16.95%) LAN
4 9 (15.25%) WAN
4 9 (15.25%) NAS
5 8 (13.56%) VPN
5 8 (13.56%) DNS
6 6 (10.17%) TCP/IP
6 6 (10.17%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (10.17%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (10.17%) DHCP
7 5 (8.47%) SNMP
7 5 (8.47%) SSL
8 4 (6.78%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (5.08%) Structured Cabling
9 3 (5.08%) Intranet
10 2 (3.39%) OSPF
10 2 (3.39%) BGP
10 2 (3.39%) LDAP
10 2 (3.39%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.95%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.17%) DB2
3 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Subversion
General
1 4 (6.78%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.08%) Finance
3 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (16.95%) Consultant
2 9 (15.25%) Architect
3 7 (11.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (6.78%) Senior Consultant
5 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (6.78%) Senior Technical Consultant
6 3 (5.08%) Senior Technical Architect
6 3 (5.08%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Technical Manager
6 3 (5.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Technical Architect
6 3 (5.08%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.08%) Network Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Senior Architect
7 2 (3.39%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Administrator
7 2 (3.39%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.08%) Web Services
2 2 (3.39%) Middleware
2 2 (3.39%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.69%) XML
3 1 (1.69%) XSL
3 1 (1.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (28.81%) Data Centre
2 8 (13.56%) Clustering
3 6 (10.17%) Mainframe
3 6 (10.17%) EMC VNX
4 5 (8.47%) AS400
4 5 (8.47%) iSeries
5 3 (5.08%) Visualisation
5 3 (5.08%) EqualLogic
6 2 (3.39%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.39%) Replication
6 2 (3.39%) Fat Client
6 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.39%) Thin Client
6 2 (3.39%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.69%) CLARiiON
7 1 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.69%) FlexPod
7 1 (1.69%) iPad
7 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 37 (62.71%) Windows
2 23 (38.98%) Linux
3 20 (33.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (20.34%) UNIX
6 9 (15.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (11.86%) AIX
8 5 (8.47%) zOS
9 4 (6.78%) Solaris
10 3 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (3.39%) SUSE
12 1 (1.69%) Android
12 1 (1.69%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
12 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.73%) ITIL
2 7 (11.86%) Service Management
3 5 (8.47%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (8.47%) Load Balancing
4 4 (6.78%) Migration
4 4 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (6.78%) Project Management
4 4 (6.78%) Change Control
5 3 (5.08%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (5.08%) PRINCE2
5 3 (5.08%) Risk Management
6 2 (3.39%) Network Design
6 2 (3.39%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.39%) Release Management
6 2 (3.39%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.39%) Business Continuity
6 2 (3.39%) Data Protection
6 2 (3.39%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (3.39%) ITIL V3
6 2 (3.39%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.56%) PowerShell
2 5 (8.47%) SQL
3 4 (6.78%) VBScript
3 4 (6.78%) Java
4 2 (3.39%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.39%) Korn
5 1 (1.69%) XPath
5 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.69%) VB
5 1 (1.69%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (11.86%) Degree
2 5 (8.47%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.78%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (6.78%) MCSE
4 3 (5.08%) Sun Certification
5 2 (3.39%) MCSA
5 2 (3.39%) CCIE
5 2 (3.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.39%) MCITP
6 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.69%) CCDP
6 1 (1.69%) PMP
6 1 (1.69%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.69%) IBM Certification
6 1 (1.69%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) SLA
1 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (30.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (28.81%) Active Directory
3 10 (16.95%) vSphere
4 6 (10.17%) Hyper-V
5 5 (8.47%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (6.78%) XenApp
6 4 (6.78%) XenDesktop
7 3 (5.08%) Samba
7 3 (5.08%) VMware ESX
7 3 (5.08%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (3.39%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (3.39%) Terminal Services
8 2 (3.39%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.69%) NFS
9 1 (1.69%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.69%) SRDF
9 1 (1.69%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (1.69%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 10 (16.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 10 (16.95%) SCCM
2 9 (15.25%) Tivoli
3 7 (11.86%) SCOM
4 6 (10.17%) NetBackup
5 5 (8.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (5.08%) SCDPM
6 3 (5.08%) WSUS
7 2 (3.39%) BMC Performance Manager
7 2 (3.39%) BladeLogic
7 2 (3.39%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (3.39%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (3.39%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (3.39%) Cisco UCCE
7 2 (3.39%) yum
7 2 (3.39%) HP SIM
8 1 (1.69%) Puppet
8 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (1.69%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (1.69%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 34 (57.63%) VMware
2 17 (28.81%) HP
3 16 (27.12%) EMC
3 16 (27.12%) Oracle
3 16 (27.12%) Cisco
4 15 (25.42%) Microsoft
5 13 (22.03%) Citrix
6 10 (16.95%) IBM
7 8 (13.56%) NetApp
8 7 (11.86%) 3PAR
9 6 (10.17%) Brocade
9 6 (10.17%) Symantec
9 6 (10.17%) SAP
10 5 (8.47%) SolarWinds
11 4 (6.78%) ProCurve
11 4 (6.78%) Dell
11 4 (6.78%) Red Hat
12 2 (3.39%) McAfee
12 2 (3.39%) Websense
12 2 (3.39%) BMC
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