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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 16 28 24
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -4
Contract jobs citing SAN 16 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 6.58% 0.82% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.18% 3.64% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 1
Average daily rate
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£330 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £13.65 £30.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.24% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.88 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+32.77% -
SAN
Berkshire

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
88 55 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 36.21% 22.54% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 19 9
Average daily rate £330 £352 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £247 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £446 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 8
Average hourly rate £39.50 £30.00 £11.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.66% +164.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 December 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 17 (65.38%) Linux
2 14 (53.85%) IBM
3 11 (42.31%) VMware
4 10 (38.46%) Cisco
4 10 (38.46%) Python
4 10 (38.46%) Java
4 10 (38.46%) SQL
4 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (38.46%) Computer Science
4 10 (38.46%) NAS
4 10 (38.46%) User Experience
5 8 (30.77%) vSphere
6 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (26.92%) Windows
6 7 (26.92%) Middleware
7 6 (23.08%) Hitachi
7 6 (23.08%) Tivoli
7 6 (23.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 6 (23.08%) Shell Script
7 6 (23.08%) Hibernate
7 6 (23.08%) OO
7 6 (23.08%) SOAP
7 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
7 6 (23.08%) Perl
7 6 (23.08%) C++
7 6 (23.08%) HTML
7 6 (23.08%) EMC
7 6 (23.08%) Bash Shell
7 6 (23.08%) QA
7 6 (23.08%) Web Development

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (19.23%) IIS
2 4 (15.38%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (38.46%) NAS
2 5 (19.23%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (19.23%) DNS
2 5 (19.23%) Firewall
3 4 (15.38%) IPsec
3 4 (15.38%) Internet
3 4 (15.38%) BGP
3 4 (15.38%) VPN
3 4 (15.38%) Ethernet
3 4 (15.38%) Network Security
3 4 (15.38%) VLAN
3 4 (15.38%) NetScaler
3 4 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (15.38%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (7.69%) LAN
4 2 (7.69%) WAN
5 1 (3.85%) FCoE
5 1 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (3.85%) DHCP
5 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 4 (15.38%) DB2
General
1 3 (11.54%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Software Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Administrator
3 4 (15.38%) Test Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Security Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Storage Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Network Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Backup Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) Middleware
2 6 (23.08%) Hibernate
2 6 (23.08%) SOAP
2 6 (23.08%) HTML
2 6 (23.08%) JSON
2 6 (23.08%) Ajax
2 6 (23.08%) REST
3 4 (15.38%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Computer Science
1 10 (38.46%) User Experience
2 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (65.38%) Linux
2 7 (26.92%) Windows
3 4 (15.38%) SUSE
3 4 (15.38%) AIX
3 4 (15.38%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (11.54%) UNIX
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (23.08%) OO
2 6 (23.08%) Web Development
2 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
3 4 (15.38%) Change Management
3 4 (15.38%) Load Balancing
4 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.69%) Service Management
5 2 (7.69%) ITIL
5 2 (7.69%) Problem Management
5 2 (7.69%) System Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Line Management
5 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.85%) Operations Management
6 1 (3.85%) Project Management
6 1 (3.85%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) Python
1 10 (38.46%) Java
1 10 (38.46%) SQL
2 6 (23.08%) Shell Script
2 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 6 (23.08%) Perl
2 6 (23.08%) C++
2 6 (23.08%) Bash Shell
2 6 (23.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) QA
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) vSphere
2 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (15.38%) FreeRADIUS
4 3 (11.54%) KVM
4 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
4 3 (11.54%) Firmware
5 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
6 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.85%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) Tivoli
1 6 (23.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (15.38%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (3.85%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (3.85%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) IBM
2 11 (42.31%) VMware
3 10 (38.46%) Cisco
4 6 (23.08%) Hitachi
4 6 (23.08%) EMC
5 4 (15.38%) CheckPoint
5 4 (15.38%) Oracle
5 4 (15.38%) Citrix
5 4 (15.38%) CA
5 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 4 (15.38%) HP
5 4 (15.38%) Dell
5 4 (15.38%) Splunk
5 4 (15.38%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.85%) 3PAR
6 1 (3.85%) Juniper
6 1 (3.85%) NetApp