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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 83 95 45
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -50
Contract jobs citing SAN 30 31 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.25% 1.27% 3.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.05% 4.94% 13.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 26
Average daily rate
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£390 £450 £342
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £257 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £643 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £342
% change year-on-year
+1.92% -4.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £23.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+52.17% -8.00%
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
594 627 620
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.78% 25.75% 25.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 203 202
Average daily rate £335 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £455 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 11 23
Average hourly rate £36.00 £17.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.71% -25.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £37.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 6 £463 +15.62% 6
Slough +4 5 £288 - 1
Maidenhead +6 4 £380 - 1
Bracknell -3 3 £388 +35.96% 1
Newbury -5 2 - - 1
Wokingham - 1 - - 1
SAN
South East

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 25 (42.37%) Active Directory
4 22 (37.29%) Microsoft
5 20 (33.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (33.90%) Data Centre
6 18 (30.51%) VMware Infrastructure
6 18 (30.51%) Linux
7 17 (28.81%) HP
8 16 (27.12%) MS Exchange
8 16 (27.12%) Firewall
9 15 (25.42%) Oracle
9 15 (25.42%) DNS
9 15 (25.42%) Cisco
10 14 (23.73%) ITIL
10 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (22.03%) EMC
12 11 (18.64%) Citrix
12 11 (18.64%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (18.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 10 (16.95%) Tivoli
13 10 (16.95%) IBM
13 10 (16.95%) UNIX
13 10 (16.95%) SQL Server
13 10 (16.95%) vSphere
14 9 (15.25%) NAS
14 9 (15.25%) SCCM
14 9 (15.25%) VLAN
14 9 (15.25%) Degree
14 9 (15.25%) Microsoft Certification

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 16 (27.12%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.86%) IIS
2 7 (11.86%) WebSphere
3 5 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (8.47%) IBM Notes
3 5 (8.47%) GroupWise
4 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (6.78%) Office Communications Server
4 4 (6.78%) Lync
5 1 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.69%) Commerce Server
5 1 (1.69%) Apache
5 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (13.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Maximo
2 3 (5.08%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (27.12%) Firewall
2 15 (25.42%) DNS
3 9 (15.25%) VLAN
3 9 (15.25%) NAS
4 8 (13.56%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (13.56%) LAN
4 8 (13.56%) WAN
5 7 (11.86%) DHCP
5 7 (11.86%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (10.17%) VPN
7 5 (8.47%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (8.47%) SNMP
7 5 (8.47%) TCP/IP
7 5 (8.47%) IMAP
7 5 (8.47%) POP3
7 5 (8.47%) SMTP
8 4 (6.78%) VoIP
9 3 (5.08%) SSL
9 3 (5.08%) Network Security
9 3 (5.08%) Structured Cabling
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 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Subversion
General
1 3 (5.08%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (16.95%) Consultant
2 7 (11.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (10.17%) Administrator
4 5 (8.47%) Field Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) Project Manager
4 5 (8.47%) Network Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (6.78%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Server Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Exchange Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Storage Administrator
6 3 (5.08%) Junior Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (5.08%) Storage Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (5.08%) Technical Manager
6 3 (5.08%) Junior Project Manager
6 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (5.08%) Junior
6 3 (5.08%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) HTML
1 1 (1.69%) Web Services
1 1 (1.69%) XML
1 1 (1.69%) XSL
1 1 (1.69%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (1.69%) Middleware
1 1 (1.69%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 20 (33.90%) Data Centre
2 9 (15.25%) Clustering
3 5 (8.47%) iSeries
3 5 (8.47%) Mainframe
3 5 (8.47%) AS400
3 5 (8.47%) EMC VNX
4 3 (5.08%) EqualLogic
5 2 (3.39%) Thin Client
5 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.39%) Replication
5 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.39%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.69%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 37 (62.71%) Windows
2 20 (33.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (30.51%) Linux
4 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (18.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (16.95%) UNIX
7 8 (13.56%) AIX
8 5 (8.47%) zOS
9 3 (5.08%) Solaris
10 2 (3.39%) SUSE
10 2 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.73%) ITIL
2 7 (11.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (10.17%) Migration
4 5 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (8.47%) Service Management
5 4 (6.78%) Project Management
5 4 (6.78%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (5.08%) Project Governance
6 3 (5.08%) Change Control
6 3 (5.08%) Load Balancing
7 2 (3.39%) Release Management
7 2 (3.39%) Risk Management
7 2 (3.39%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.39%) Operations Management
7 2 (3.39%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.39%) Business Continuity
7 2 (3.39%) Software Deployment
7 2 (3.39%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (3.39%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (3.39%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.56%) SQL
1 8 (13.56%) PowerShell
2 4 (6.78%) VBScript
2 4 (6.78%) Java
3 2 (3.39%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.39%) Korn
4 1 (1.69%) XPath
4 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (15.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (15.25%) Degree
2 6 (10.17%) MCITP
3 5 (8.47%) Security Cleared
3 5 (8.47%) MCSE
4 4 (6.78%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (6.78%) MCTS
4 4 (6.78%) SC Cleared
5 3 (5.08%) Sun Certification
5 3 (5.08%) MCSA
5 3 (5.08%) CCNP
6 2 (3.39%) CCIE
7 1 (1.69%) MCP
7 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (42.37%) Active Directory
2 18 (30.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (16.95%) vSphere
4 7 (11.86%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (6.78%) XenApp
5 4 (6.78%) XenDesktop
6 3 (5.08%) Samba
6 3 (5.08%) VMware ESX
6 3 (5.08%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (3.39%) Hyper-V
7 2 (3.39%) Terminal Services
7 2 (3.39%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.69%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.69%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 11 (18.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 10 (16.95%) Tivoli
3 9 (15.25%) SCCM
4 5 (8.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (6.78%) NetBackup
5 4 (6.78%) SCOM
5 4 (6.78%) HP Data Protector
5 4 (6.78%) HP SIM
6 3 (5.08%) WSUS
7 2 (3.39%) BMC Performance Manager
7 2 (3.39%) Cisco UCCE
7 2 (3.39%) yum
7 2 (3.39%) BladeLogic
7 2 (3.39%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (3.39%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (3.39%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (3.39%) SCDPM
7 2 (3.39%) vMotion
8 1 (1.69%) Ansible
8 1 (1.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 34 (57.63%) VMware
2 22 (37.29%) Microsoft
3 17 (28.81%) HP
4 15 (25.42%) Oracle
4 15 (25.42%) Cisco
5 13 (22.03%) EMC
6 11 (18.64%) Citrix
7 10 (16.95%) IBM
8 8 (13.56%) 3PAR
9 6 (10.17%) Dell
10 5 (8.47%) SAP
10 5 (8.47%) BMC
10 5 (8.47%) NetApp
10 5 (8.47%) Novell
10 5 (8.47%) SolarWinds
10 5 (8.47%) Brocade
10 5 (8.47%) Lotus
11 4 (6.78%) ProCurve
11 4 (6.78%) F5
11 4 (6.78%) Symantec
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