The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 29 25 14
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Contract jobs citing SAN 3 3 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 1.28% 1.31% 10.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.23% 5.66% 34.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Average daily rate
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£388 £280 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.39% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £280 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £280 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £360
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -9.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £19.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+64.10% -27.77%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
71 53 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 30.21% 23.14% 31.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 28 17
Average daily rate £400 £300 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +81.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 6
Average hourly rate £39.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -19.10%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 7 (87.50%) IBM
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (62.50%) EMC
4 4 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 4 (50.00%) Migration
4 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (37.50%) Operations Management
5 3 (37.50%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (37.50%) vSphere
5 3 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (37.50%) HP SIM
5 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
5 3 (37.50%) vMotion
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 3 (37.50%) HP
5 3 (37.50%) Dell
5 3 (37.50%) LAN
5 3 (37.50%) WAN
5 3 (37.50%) DHCP
5 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
5 3 (37.50%) DNS
5 3 (37.50%) IIS
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (25.00%) Tivoli
6 2 (25.00%) NetApp

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 3 (37.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) Commerce Server
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) OpenStack
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) LAN
1 3 (37.50%) WAN
1 3 (37.50%) DHCP
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) NAS
2 1 (12.50%) FCoE
2 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
General
1 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Storage Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) EMC Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) EMC Storage Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) EMC Storage Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) AIX Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Wintel Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) UNIX Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) SUSE
3 2 (25.00%) AIX
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) UNIX
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) Operations Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Korn
1 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (12.50%) Java
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) vSphere
2 3 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (37.50%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (37.50%) vMotion
2 3 (37.50%) HP SIM
3 2 (25.00%) Tivoli
3 2 (25.00%) yum
4 1 (12.50%) Puppet
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (12.50%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) IBM
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) EMC
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) Dell
4 2 (25.00%) NetApp
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco
5 1 (12.50%) 3PAR
5 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow