The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 60 55 62
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs citing SAN 22 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.86% 1.93% 1.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.77% 13.42% 8.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 5
Average daily rate
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£338 £325 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -20.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £281 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £345 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +16.27%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
149 149 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 12.63% 14.38% 12.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 63 48
Average daily rate £330 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £238 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £485 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 16
Average hourly rate £13.00 £18.00 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% -8.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £15.23 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £190.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

SAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

SAN
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 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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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
Milton Keynes 0 18 £350 +7.69% 3
High Wycombe - 2 - -
Marlow - - - -
Amersham - - - -
Aylesbury - - - - 1
SAN
South East

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 27 (77.14%) VMware
2 26 (74.29%) Windows
3 21 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
4 18 (51.43%) Citrix
5 17 (48.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (45.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (42.86%) Active Directory
8 13 (37.14%) NetApp
9 12 (34.29%) Cisco
9 12 (34.29%) NAS
10 11 (31.43%) IIS
11 10 (28.57%) HP
12 9 (25.71%) EMC
12 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (25.71%) MCSE
13 8 (22.86%) Windows NT
13 8 (22.86%) LAN
13 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
13 8 (22.86%) SQL
13 8 (22.86%) Windows 2000
13 8 (22.86%) Intel
13 8 (22.86%) Finance
13 8 (22.86%) Migration
13 8 (22.86%) Clustering
13 8 (22.86%) Degree
14 7 (20.00%) Brocade
14 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 7 (20.00%) BladeLogic
14 7 (20.00%) Change Management

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 11 (31.43%) IIS
2 7 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 4 (11.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.86%) CICS
6 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.43%) MS Office
3 1 (2.86%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (34.29%) NAS
2 8 (22.86%) LAN
3 7 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
4 6 (17.14%) WAN
4 6 (17.14%) Firewall
5 4 (11.43%) MPLS
5 4 (11.43%) DSL
5 4 (11.43%) BIG-IP
6 3 (8.57%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (5.71%) Broadband
7 2 (5.71%) iSCSI
7 2 (5.71%) DHCP
7 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
7 2 (5.71%) VPN
8 1 (2.86%) DNS
8 1 (2.86%) Internet
8 1 (2.86%) IPsec
8 1 (2.86%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 8 (22.86%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.86%) International Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.86%) Legal
4 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.86%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) Administrator
1 7 (20.00%) Storage Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Windows Administrator
2 5 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (11.43%) Project Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 3 (8.57%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Software Asset Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Technical Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) SAN Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Microsoft Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Software Manager
6 1 (2.86%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Middleware
2 1 (2.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Clustering
2 6 (17.14%) EMC Centera
3 4 (11.43%) Fat Client
3 4 (11.43%) Thin Client
3 4 (11.43%) Blackberry
3 4 (11.43%) Mainframe
4 3 (8.57%) EqualLogic
5 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.86%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 26 (74.29%) Windows
2 17 (48.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (45.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (22.86%) Windows 2000
4 8 (22.86%) Windows NT
5 7 (20.00%) UNIX
5 7 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (17.14%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) Migration
2 7 (20.00%) Change Management
2 7 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (14.29%) ITIL
4 3 (8.57%) Performance Management
4 3 (8.57%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.71%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.86%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.86%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.86%) ITSM
6 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.86%) Change Control
6 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.86%) Project Management
6 1 (2.86%) Service Management
6 1 (2.86%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.86%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) SQL
2 4 (11.43%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.86%) VBScript
3 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) MCSE
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (22.86%) Degree
3 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.86%) MCSA
5 1 (2.86%) CCNA
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 7 (20.00%) Terminal Services
3 7 (20.00%) ISA Server
3 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 6 (17.14%) VMware ESX
4 6 (17.14%) XenApp
4 6 (17.14%) vSphere
5 5 (14.29%) Hyper-V
6 4 (11.43%) Xen
6 4 (11.43%) NLBS
7 2 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.86%) NFS
8 1 (2.86%) DFS Replication
8 1 (2.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (20.00%) BladeLogic
2 6 (17.14%) SCOM
3 4 (11.43%) WSUS
4 3 (8.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (8.57%) WhatsUp Gold
4 3 (8.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (2.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (2.86%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 27 (77.14%) VMware
2 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
2 18 (51.43%) Citrix
3 13 (37.14%) NetApp
4 12 (34.29%) Cisco
5 10 (28.57%) HP
6 9 (25.71%) EMC
7 8 (22.86%) Intel
8 7 (20.00%) IBM
8 7 (20.00%) Brocade
8 7 (20.00%) 3PAR
9 6 (17.14%) Hitachi
10 5 (14.29%) CheckPoint
11 3 (8.57%) Symantec
11 3 (8.57%) Oracle
12 2 (5.71%) Veeam
13 1 (2.86%) Sophos
13 1 (2.86%) Juniper
13 1 (2.86%) BMC