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 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 65 63 64
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing SAN 22 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.70% 1.14% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.48% 10.26% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 0
Average daily rate
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£303 £370 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.24% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.32% -3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.88 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+32.77% -
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
210 117 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 16.27% 11.10% 12.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 42 21
Average daily rate £388 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £218 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 19
Average hourly rate £12.00 £27.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.36% +30.95%
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 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 December 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 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -4 18 £225 -39.18%
High Wycombe +5 2 £380 -20.00%
Marlow - - - -
Buckingham - - - -
Chesham - - - -
SAN
South East

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 35 (79.55%) VMware
2 29 (65.91%) Windows
3 22 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (47.73%) Citrix
5 20 (45.45%) Active Directory
6 18 (40.91%) NAS
7 17 (38.64%) Microsoft
7 17 (38.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (38.64%) IIS
7 17 (38.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (36.36%) BladeLogic
9 15 (34.09%) VMware ESX
9 15 (34.09%) Clustering
9 15 (34.09%) UNIX
10 14 (31.82%) Windows 2000
10 14 (31.82%) MCSE
10 14 (31.82%) MS Excel
10 14 (31.82%) Windows NT
10 14 (31.82%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (31.82%) EMC
11 13 (29.55%) Intel
11 13 (29.55%) Terminal Services
11 13 (29.55%) ISA Server
11 13 (29.55%) Windows 2000 Server
12 12 (27.27%) Change Management
12 12 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (27.27%) Finance
12 12 (27.27%) SLA
12 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (25.00%) BizTalk Server

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 17 (38.64%) IIS
2 11 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (11.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (4.55%) iPlanet
4 2 (4.55%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.27%) CICS
Applications
1 14 (31.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 18 (40.91%) NAS
2 8 (18.18%) Fibre Channel
3 6 (13.64%) LAN
4 5 (11.36%) WAN
5 4 (9.09%) Firewall
5 4 (9.09%) Broadband
6 2 (4.55%) SSH
6 2 (4.55%) MPLS
6 2 (4.55%) DMZ
6 2 (4.55%) VPN
6 2 (4.55%) VoIP
6 2 (4.55%) WLAN
6 2 (4.55%) ADSL
6 2 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.27%) DHCP
7 1 (2.27%) Internet
7 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 12 (27.27%) Finance
2 8 (18.18%) Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.55%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.27%) International Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.27%) Legal
4 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Administrator
2 10 (22.73%) Windows Administrator
3 7 (15.91%) Storage Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Architect
4 3 (6.82%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 3 (6.82%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (6.82%) Network Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Project Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (4.55%) Server Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Storage Administrator
5 2 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.55%) Wintel Administrator
5 2 (4.55%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) Designer
6 1 (2.27%) Software Asset Manager
6 1 (2.27%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) Middleware
2 1 (2.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.09%) Clustering
2 7 (15.91%) EMC Centera
3 6 (13.64%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.55%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.27%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (2.27%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 29 (65.91%) Windows
2 17 (38.64%) Windows Server 2003
2 17 (38.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (34.09%) UNIX
4 14 (31.82%) Windows 2000
4 14 (31.82%) Windows NT
5 13 (29.55%) Windows 2000 Server
6 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (20.45%) Linux
8 5 (11.36%) HPUX
8 5 (11.36%) Solaris
9 4 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (6.82%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 3 (6.82%) SUSE
11 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) Change Management
1 12 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (11.36%) Migration
3 4 (9.09%) ITIL
4 3 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (6.82%) TOGAF
5 2 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.27%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.27%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (2.27%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (2.27%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.27%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.27%) Network Design
6 1 (2.27%) Supply Chain Management
6 1 (2.27%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.27%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (2.27%) Supplier Management
6 1 (2.27%) eTOM
6 1 (2.27%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.91%) 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 14 (31.82%) MCSE
1 14 (31.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 15 (34.09%) VMware ESX
4 13 (29.55%) Terminal Services
4 13 (29.55%) ISA Server
5 11 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (9.09%) XenApp
6 4 (9.09%) vSphere
7 2 (4.55%) NFS
7 2 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.27%) Samba
8 1 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (36.36%) BladeLogic
2 9 (20.45%) SCOM
3 8 (18.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (6.82%) YaST
5 2 (4.55%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (4.55%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (2.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (2.27%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 35 (79.55%) VMware
2 21 (47.73%) Citrix
3 17 (38.64%) Microsoft
4 14 (31.82%) EMC
5 13 (29.55%) Intel
6 10 (22.73%) Brocade
6 10 (22.73%) NetApp
6 10 (22.73%) IBM
7 9 (20.45%) HP
7 9 (20.45%) Cisco
8 8 (18.18%) 3PAR
9 7 (15.91%) Hitachi
10 5 (11.36%) Oracle
11 3 (6.82%) Veritas
11 3 (6.82%) Red Hat
12 2 (4.55%) Altiris
12 2 (4.55%) Sun
12 2 (4.55%) Symantec
13 1 (2.27%) Veeam
13 1 (2.27%) Cognos