The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Bracknell region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 26 8 20
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +12
Contract jobs citing SAN 5 34 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 2.26% 13.23% 2.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.14% 36.56% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 1
Average daily rate
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£290 £300 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.38% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £23.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+1.07% +3.33%
Communications & Networking Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
70 93 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 31.67% 36.19% 24.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 21 12
Average daily rate £350 £341 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +51.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £438 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -45.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
SAN
Berkshire

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 28 July 2014, 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 5 (55.56%) EMC
2 4 (44.44%) IBM
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
4 2 (22.22%) Tivoli
4 2 (22.22%) NetApp
4 2 (22.22%) NFS
4 2 (22.22%) Python
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) NAS
4 2 (22.22%) ServiceNow
5 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 1 (11.11%) REST
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
5 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (11.11%) Perl
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle
5 1 (11.11%) SOAP
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 1 (11.11%) UNIX
5 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
5 1 (11.11%) MS Visio

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) NAS
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Administrator
1 2 (22.22%) Technical Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Backup Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Storage Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
1 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
1 1 (11.11%) Ajax
1 1 (11.11%) JSON
1 1 (11.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) FMCG
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Change Management
1 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) Web Development
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 1 (11.11%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
1 2 (22.22%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
2 1 (11.11%) Ruby
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) PMP
1 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) NFS
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Tivoli
3 1 (11.11%) SCCM
3 1 (11.11%) SCOM
3 1 (11.11%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) EMC
2 4 (44.44%) IBM
3 2 (22.22%) NetApp
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) ServiceNow
4 1 (11.11%) Hitachi
4 1 (11.11%) Brocade
4 1 (11.11%) Fujitsu
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco
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