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 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 69 96 96
Rank change year-on-year
+27 0
Contract jobs citing SAN 58 34 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.19% 1.35% 1.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.84% 5.83% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 14 19
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£330 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £280 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £489 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Average hourly rate £10.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.00% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.63 £24.40 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+17.31% +19.02%
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
656 583 884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.73% 23.23% 33.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 216 247
Average daily rate £335 £338 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.74% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £164 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £438 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 33 35
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +108.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.28 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.88 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+5.17% +3.57%

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 November 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 28 November 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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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 +26 20 £369 +15.23% 6
Bracknell +5 16 £330 - 1
Slough -4 6 £285 -32.94% 1
Maidenhead -7 5 £400 -
Newbury 0 1 £375 -1.63%
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
SAN
South East

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 49 (52.69%) Windows
2 47 (50.54%) VMware
3 34 (36.56%) Cisco
4 30 (32.26%) Microsoft
5 27 (29.03%) Active Directory
5 27 (29.03%) Linux
5 27 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
6 25 (26.88%) SQL
7 23 (24.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (23.66%) IBM
9 21 (22.58%) HP
9 21 (22.58%) MS Excel
9 21 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
10 20 (21.51%) SQL Server
11 17 (18.28%) vSphere
11 17 (18.28%) EMC
11 17 (18.28%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (16.13%) DNS
12 15 (16.13%) Firewall
13 14 (15.05%) MS Exchange
13 14 (15.05%) LAN
13 14 (15.05%) NAS
14 13 (13.98%) WAN
15 12 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
15 12 (12.90%) Load Balancing
15 12 (12.90%) Computer Science
15 12 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
16 11 (11.83%) Clustering
16 11 (11.83%) Citrix
16 11 (11.83%) Dell

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 14 (15.05%) MS Exchange
2 10 (10.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (9.68%) IIS
4 7 (7.53%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (5.38%) Apache
6 4 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (3.23%) Lync
7 3 (3.23%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 1 (1.08%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.08%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.08%) GroupWise
Applications
1 21 (22.58%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.45%) MS Office
3 2 (2.15%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.15%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.13%) DNS
1 15 (16.13%) Firewall
2 14 (15.05%) LAN
2 14 (15.05%) NAS
3 13 (13.98%) WAN
4 10 (10.75%) Ethernet
5 9 (9.68%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (8.60%) Internet
6 8 (8.60%) TCP/IP
6 8 (8.60%) DHCP
6 8 (8.60%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (8.60%) VLAN
7 7 (7.53%) VPN
8 6 (6.45%) BGP
8 6 (6.45%) Network Security
8 6 (6.45%) NetScaler
9 5 (5.38%) Cisco ISE
9 5 (5.38%) IPsec
10 4 (4.30%) LDAP
11 3 (3.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (21.51%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.75%) SQL Server 2000
2 10 (10.75%) SQL Server 2005
2 10 (10.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (7.53%) EDRMS
4 5 (5.38%) DB2
5 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 7
6 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (5.38%) Retail
2 4 (4.30%) Finance
2 4 (4.30%) Back Office
3 3 (3.23%) Banking
4 1 (1.08%) Games
4 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (19.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (13.98%) Architect
3 11 (11.83%) Support Engineer
4 9 (9.68%) Technical Architect
5 7 (7.53%) Administrator
5 7 (7.53%) Network Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (6.45%) Software Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) Security Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) Consultant
7 5 (5.38%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.30%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (4.30%) Test Engineer
9 3 (3.23%) Infrastructure Technician
9 3 (3.23%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (3.23%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.60%) Middleware
2 6 (6.45%) Hibernate
2 6 (6.45%) SOAP
2 6 (6.45%) HTML
2 6 (6.45%) Ajax
2 6 (6.45%) JSON
2 6 (6.45%) REST
3 5 (5.38%) Regular Expression
4 3 (3.23%) X-Windows
5 1 (1.08%) LINQ
5 1 (1.08%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.90%) Computer Science
1 12 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.83%) Clustering
3 10 (10.75%) Blackberry
3 10 (10.75%) User Experience
4 4 (4.30%) iPad
5 2 (2.15%) Replication
6 1 (1.08%) Kindle
6 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 49 (52.69%) Windows
2 27 (29.03%) Linux
3 23 (24.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (18.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (9.68%) Windows 7
7 8 (8.60%) AIX
7 8 (8.60%) UNIX
8 5 (5.38%) Oracle Linux
8 5 (5.38%) SUSE
9 4 (4.30%) Android
10 3 (3.23%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (2.15%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.08%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (12.90%) Load Balancing
2 11 (11.83%) Change Management
3 10 (10.75%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (9.68%) ITIL
5 6 (6.45%) Service Management
5 6 (6.45%) Workflow
5 6 (6.45%) OO
5 6 (6.45%) Software Engineering
5 6 (6.45%) Web Development
6 5 (5.38%) Problem Management
6 5 (5.38%) Migration
7 4 (4.30%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (4.30%) Project Management
7 4 (4.30%) Performance Management
7 4 (4.30%) Data Protection
7 4 (4.30%) Mentoring
8 3 (3.23%) Line Management
8 3 (3.23%) Technical Analysis
8 3 (3.23%) Investment Management
8 3 (3.23%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 25 (26.88%) SQL
2 10 (10.75%) Python
2 10 (10.75%) Java
3 6 (6.45%) Shell Script
3 6 (6.45%) JavaScript
3 6 (6.45%) Perl
3 6 (6.45%) C++
3 6 (6.45%) Ruby
3 6 (6.45%) Bash Shell
4 3 (3.23%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (10.75%) Security Cleared
3 8 (8.60%) MCTS
4 7 (7.53%) Degree
5 4 (4.30%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.23%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.23%) CCNP
6 3 (3.23%) MCSE
7 2 (2.15%) MCP
7 2 (2.15%) MCSA
7 2 (2.15%) CCNA
7 2 (2.15%) CCIE
7 2 (2.15%) CCA
7 2 (2.15%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (2.15%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.08%) MCITP
8 1 (1.08%) RHCE
8 1 (1.08%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.08%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.53%) SLA
2 6 (6.45%) QA
3 1 (1.08%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 27 (29.03%) Active Directory
1 27 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (18.28%) vSphere
3 8 (8.60%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.38%) FreeRADIUS
5 4 (4.30%) Firmware
5 4 (4.30%) Terminal Services
5 4 (4.30%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (4.30%) KVM
6 3 (3.23%) DFS Replication
6 3 (3.23%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.15%) NFS
7 2 (2.15%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.08%) XenApp
8 1 (1.08%) XenServer
8 1 (1.08%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.08%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (1.08%) Veritas File System
8 1 (1.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (6.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (5.38%) CA Spectrum
2 5 (5.38%) Tivoli
3 4 (4.30%) WSUS
4 3 (3.23%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.15%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (2.15%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (2.15%) SCCM
6 1 (1.08%) EdgeSight
6 1 (1.08%) nmon
6 1 (1.08%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.08%) SCOM
6 1 (1.08%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 47 (50.54%) VMware
2 34 (36.56%) Cisco
3 30 (32.26%) Microsoft
4 22 (23.66%) IBM
5 21 (22.58%) HP
6 17 (18.28%) EMC
7 11 (11.83%) Citrix
7 11 (11.83%) Dell
8 9 (9.68%) CheckPoint
9 8 (8.60%) Oracle
9 8 (8.60%) CA
10 6 (6.45%) Hitachi
10 6 (6.45%) NetApp
11 5 (5.38%) Splunk
12 4 (4.30%) Symantec
12 4 (4.30%) ServiceNow
13 3 (3.23%) Juniper
13 3 (3.23%) Red Hat
14 1 (1.08%) Infoblox
14 1 (1.08%) F5
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