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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 78 68 43
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -25
Contract jobs citing SAN 13 20 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.08% 1.57% 2.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.22% 10.53% 22.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 9
Average daily rate
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£275 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £418 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £341
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £26.00 - £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+84.21% -29.62%
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
209 190 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 17.29% 14.96% 12.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 67 36
Average daily rate £395 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.53% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £335 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 10
Average hourly rate £26.00 £15.75 £14.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.07% +5.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £14.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.60 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

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 3 June 2015.

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 3 June 2015. 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 8 £350 -12.50% 4
Aylesbury - 5 £200 -
SAN
South East

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 14 (50.00%) Windows
1 14 (50.00%) EMC
1 14 (50.00%) NetApp
1 14 (50.00%) VMware
2 13 (46.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (46.43%) Data Centre
3 12 (42.86%) IBM
4 11 (39.29%) Finance
5 10 (35.71%) Brocade
6 9 (32.14%) LAN
6 9 (32.14%) WAN
7 8 (28.57%) Migration
7 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
7 8 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
8 7 (25.00%) 3PAR
8 7 (25.00%) Firewall
8 7 (25.00%) Oracle
8 7 (25.00%) ITIL
9 6 (21.43%) Linux
9 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
9 6 (21.43%) IIS
9 6 (21.43%) UNIX
9 6 (21.43%) Citrix
9 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
9 6 (21.43%) XenApp
10 5 (17.86%) XenDesktop
10 5 (17.86%) Wireshark
10 5 (17.86%) AppSense
10 5 (17.86%) Zenoss
10 5 (17.86%) Hadoop

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 6 (21.43%) IIS
2 5 (17.86%) Apache
2 5 (17.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Visio
1 4 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (7.14%) MS Office
2 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.57%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) WAN
1 9 (32.14%) LAN
2 8 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
3 7 (25.00%) Firewall
4 5 (17.86%) Wireshark
4 5 (17.86%) NetScaler
4 5 (17.86%) VPN
4 5 (17.86%) DNS
4 5 (17.86%) SSL
4 5 (17.86%) SMTP
4 5 (17.86%) DHCP
5 4 (14.29%) WLAN
6 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.86%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 11 (39.29%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 7 (25.00%) Storage Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Architect
2 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (7.14%) IBM Storage Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Implementation Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Implementation Project Manager
4 2 (7.14%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (7.14%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Storage Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) AIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (46.43%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) EMC Centera
3 1 (3.57%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (21.43%) UNIX
2 6 (21.43%) Linux
3 5 (17.86%) AIX
4 4 (14.29%) Solaris
5 1 (3.57%) VMS
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Migration
2 7 (25.00%) ITIL
3 5 (17.86%) Project Management
3 5 (17.86%) Capacity Management
3 5 (17.86%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
4 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (10.71%) Problem Management
5 2 (7.14%) Data Migration
5 2 (7.14%) Change Control
5 2 (7.14%) Workflow
6 1 (3.57%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.57%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 5 (17.86%) Perl
2 5 (17.86%) Python
2 5 (17.86%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.57%) VBScript
3 1 (3.57%) VB
3 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 13 (46.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 6 (21.43%) XenApp
4 5 (17.86%) XenDesktop
4 5 (17.86%) HDFS
5 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
6 2 (7.14%) vSphere
7 1 (3.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Nagios
1 5 (17.86%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) NetApp
1 14 (50.00%) EMC
1 14 (50.00%) VMware
2 12 (42.86%) IBM
3 10 (35.71%) Brocade
4 7 (25.00%) 3PAR
4 7 (25.00%) Oracle
5 6 (21.43%) Citrix
6 5 (17.86%) AppSense
6 5 (17.86%) Splunk
6 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
6 5 (17.86%) HP
7 3 (10.71%) Hitachi
8 1 (3.57%) Cisco
8 1 (3.57%) Veritas
8 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.57%) Symantec