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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 32 35 28
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing SAN 4 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 1.44% 0.63% 4.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.45% 2.53% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate
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£388 £280 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.39% +12.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.65 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +11.11%
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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
62 79 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 22.38% 25.00% 28.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 34 17
Average daily rate £400 £325 £183
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +78.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £250 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 4
Average hourly rate £39.00 £27.88 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.91% +92.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+46.34% -8.88%

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 21 April 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 11 (73.33%) IBM
2 10 (66.67%) VMware
3 8 (53.33%) Linux
4 7 (46.67%) Windows
4 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (40.00%) vSphere
5 6 (40.00%) IIS
5 6 (40.00%) SQL
5 6 (40.00%) EMC
5 6 (40.00%) DNS
6 5 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 5 (33.33%) SUSE
6 5 (33.33%) AIX
6 5 (33.33%) Bash Shell
7 4 (26.67%) NAS
7 4 (26.67%) Migration
7 4 (26.67%) Apache
7 4 (26.67%) Oracle
7 4 (26.67%) DB2
7 4 (26.67%) Java
7 4 (26.67%) Cisco
8 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint
8 3 (20.00%) Citrix
8 3 (20.00%) CA
8 3 (20.00%) Hitachi
8 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
8 3 (20.00%) HP
8 3 (20.00%) Dell
8 3 (20.00%) LAN

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 6 (40.00%) IIS
2 4 (26.67%) Apache
3 1 (6.67%) Commerce Server
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) DNS
2 4 (26.67%) NAS
3 3 (20.00%) Internet
3 3 (20.00%) BGP
3 3 (20.00%) Firewall
3 3 (20.00%) IPsec
3 3 (20.00%) VLAN
3 3 (20.00%) Network Security
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (20.00%) LAN
3 3 (20.00%) WAN
3 3 (20.00%) DHCP
3 3 (20.00%) Ethernet
3 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (20.00%) VPN
3 3 (20.00%) NetScaler
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
3 3 (20.00%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (6.67%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) DB2
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Administrator
2 3 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Storage Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) UNIX Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) EMC Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) EMC Storage Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) EMC Storage Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) AIX Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Wintel Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) HTML
1 3 (20.00%) SOAP
1 3 (20.00%) Middleware
1 3 (20.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (20.00%) Ajax
1 3 (20.00%) JSON
1 3 (20.00%) REST
1 3 (20.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Replication
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Linux
2 7 (46.67%) Windows
3 5 (33.33%) AIX
3 5 (33.33%) SUSE
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (20.00%) Web Development
2 3 (20.00%) Operations Management
2 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (20.00%) OO
2 3 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.67%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 4 (26.67%) Java
4 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (20.00%) Perl
4 3 (20.00%) C++
4 3 (20.00%) Python
4 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (20.00%) Ruby
5 2 (13.33%) Korn
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (40.00%) vSphere
3 3 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (20.00%) FreeRADIUS
3 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (13.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (20.00%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (20.00%) HP SIM
2 3 (20.00%) CA Spectrum
2 3 (20.00%) Tivoli
2 3 (20.00%) vMotion
3 2 (13.33%) yum
4 1 (6.67%) Puppet
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (6.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) IBM
2 10 (66.67%) VMware
3 6 (40.00%) EMC
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco
5 3 (20.00%) Splunk
5 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (20.00%) Citrix
5 3 (20.00%) CA
5 3 (20.00%) Hitachi
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) HP
5 3 (20.00%) Dell
6 2 (13.33%) NetApp
6 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
6 2 (13.33%) ServiceNow
7 1 (6.67%) 3PAR