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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 68 66 49
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -17
Contract jobs citing SAN 18 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.58% 1.08% 2.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 10.68% 10.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 6
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£500 £370 £206
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.13% +79.39%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -2.32%
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
180 103 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 15.79% 10.11% 20.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 26 34
Average daily rate £400 £395 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +58.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £140 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 9
Average hourly rate £15.75 £21.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.04 £14.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 £37.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -1 17 £500 +35.13% 8
High Wycombe +1 1 £380 -20.00%
Iver - - - -
Marlow - - - -
Aylesbury - - - -
Buckingham - - - -
SAN
South East

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 35 (79.55%) VMware
2 30 (68.18%) Windows
3 23 (52.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (45.45%) Citrix
5 19 (43.18%) Active Directory
6 18 (40.91%) UNIX
7 17 (38.64%) NAS
8 16 (36.36%) IIS
8 16 (36.36%) Microsoft
8 16 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (34.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (34.09%) BladeLogic
10 14 (31.82%) VMware ESX
10 14 (31.82%) Clustering
10 14 (31.82%) EMC
11 13 (29.55%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (29.55%) Windows 2000
11 13 (29.55%) MCSE
11 13 (29.55%) MS Excel
11 13 (29.55%) Windows NT
12 12 (27.27%) Windows 2000 Server
12 12 (27.27%) Intel
12 12 (27.27%) Terminal Services
12 12 (27.27%) ISA Server
13 11 (25.00%) SLA
13 11 (25.00%) Change Management
13 11 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
13 11 (25.00%) Migration
13 11 (25.00%) Finance
13 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 16 (36.36%) IIS
2 10 (22.73%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (11.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (4.55%) iPlanet
4 2 (4.55%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (29.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (38.64%) NAS
2 10 (22.73%) LAN
3 9 (20.45%) WAN
4 8 (18.18%) Fibre Channel
5 6 (13.64%) WLAN
6 4 (9.09%) Firewall
7 3 (6.82%) Broadband
8 2 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (4.55%) SSH
8 2 (4.55%) MPLS
8 2 (4.55%) DMZ
8 2 (4.55%) VoIP
8 2 (4.55%) ADSL
8 2 (4.55%) VPN
9 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
9 1 (2.27%) DHCP
9 1 (2.27%) Internet
9 1 (2.27%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 11 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (15.91%) Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
4 1 (2.27%) Legal
4 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Administrator
2 10 (22.73%) Windows Administrator
3 7 (15.91%) Architect
4 5 (11.36%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (11.36%) Storage Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.82%) Project Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Technical Leader
6 2 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Server Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Storage Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Wintel Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Designer
7 1 (2.27%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Data Centre Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) Middleware
2 1 (2.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.82%) Clustering
2 6 (13.64%) Mainframe
3 5 (11.36%) EMC Centera
4 2 (4.55%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 30 (68.18%) Windows
2 18 (40.91%) UNIX
3 16 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (34.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (29.55%) Windows 2000
5 13 (29.55%) Windows NT
6 12 (27.27%) Windows 2000 Server
7 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (20.45%) Linux
9 5 (11.36%) HPUX
9 5 (11.36%) Solaris
10 3 (6.82%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 3 (6.82%) SUSE
10 3 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.00%) Change Management
1 11 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 11 (25.00%) Migration
2 3 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (6.82%) ITIL
2 3 (6.82%) TOGAF
3 2 (4.55%) Data Migration
4 1 (2.27%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (2.27%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (2.27%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (2.27%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (2.27%) Network Design
4 1 (2.27%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (2.27%) Business Continuity
4 1 (2.27%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.27%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.27%) Project Planning
4 1 (2.27%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (2.27%) Supplier Management
4 1 (2.27%) eTOM
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.64%) SQL
2 3 (6.82%) Bash Shell
2 3 (6.82%) C
3 2 (4.55%) Korn
3 2 (4.55%) C++
3 2 (4.55%) Perl
3 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.55%) Bourne shell
4 1 (2.27%) VBScript
4 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (29.55%) Microsoft Certification
1 13 (29.55%) MCSE
2 10 (22.73%) Degree
3 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (52.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (43.18%) Active Directory
3 14 (31.82%) VMware ESX
4 12 (27.27%) Terminal Services
4 12 (27.27%) ISA Server
5 10 (22.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 6 (13.64%) vSphere
7 4 (9.09%) XenApp
7 4 (9.09%) Hyper-V
8 2 (4.55%) NFS
8 2 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (2.27%) Samba
Systems Management
1 15 (34.09%) BladeLogic
2 8 (18.18%) SCOM
3 7 (15.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (6.82%) YaST
5 2 (4.55%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 2 (4.55%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (2.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 35 (79.55%) VMware
2 20 (45.45%) Citrix
3 16 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 14 (31.82%) EMC
5 12 (27.27%) Intel
6 10 (22.73%) NetApp
7 7 (15.91%) 3PAR
7 7 (15.91%) Brocade
7 7 (15.91%) IBM
7 7 (15.91%) HP
8 6 (13.64%) Cisco
9 4 (9.09%) Hitachi
9 4 (9.09%) Oracle
10 3 (6.82%) Veritas
10 3 (6.82%) Red Hat
11 2 (4.55%) Altiris
11 2 (4.55%) Symantec
11 2 (4.55%) Sun
12 1 (2.27%) Cognos
12 1 (2.27%) Juniper
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