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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 70 79 52
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -27
Contract jobs citing SAN 20 9 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.66% 0.69% 2.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.15% 5.26% 19.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 10
Average daily rate
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£310 £300 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -21.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £285 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £385 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £345
% change year-on-year
+4.14% -5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £23.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+52.17% -8.00%
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
197 171 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 16.38% 13.06% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 52 50
Average daily rate £400 £360 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -15.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 6
Average hourly rate £26.00 £15.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.74% +14.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £12.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £14.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -24.00%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +10 14 £338 +3.84% 2
Aylesbury - 5 £200 -
SAN
South East

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 21 (60.00%) VMware
2 20 (57.14%) Data Centre
3 18 (51.43%) EMC
4 17 (48.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (45.71%) Finance
5 16 (45.71%) IBM
6 15 (42.86%) Windows
7 14 (40.00%) NetApp
8 13 (37.14%) Linux
8 13 (37.14%) Migration
8 13 (37.14%) 3PAR
9 11 (31.43%) UNIX
10 10 (28.57%) WAN
10 10 (28.57%) Shell Script
10 10 (28.57%) LAN
11 9 (25.71%) AIX
11 9 (25.71%) Brocade
12 8 (22.86%) VMware ESX
12 8 (22.86%) Perl
12 8 (22.86%) Active Directory
12 8 (22.86%) Firewall
13 7 (20.00%) Symantec
13 7 (20.00%) Veritas
13 7 (20.00%) Red Hat
13 7 (20.00%) Citrix
13 7 (20.00%) Oracle
13 7 (20.00%) ITIL
13 7 (20.00%) Clustering
13 7 (20.00%) Data Migration
13 7 (20.00%) Fibre Channel

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (17.14%) IIS
2 5 (14.29%) Apache
2 5 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.86%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Visio
1 4 (11.43%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.71%) MS Office
2 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.86%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (11.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) WAN
1 10 (28.57%) LAN
2 8 (22.86%) Firewall
3 7 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (14.29%) NetScaler
4 5 (14.29%) Wireshark
4 5 (14.29%) VPN
4 5 (14.29%) DNS
4 5 (14.29%) SSL
4 5 (14.29%) SMTP
4 5 (14.29%) DHCP
5 4 (11.43%) WLAN
6 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
6 3 (8.57%) Broadband
7 1 (2.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
1 6 (17.14%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.86%) Big Data
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.86%) PowerCenter
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 16 (45.71%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Banking
2 3 (8.57%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 7 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
1 7 (20.00%) Storage Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Administrator
3 4 (11.43%) Architect
3 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (11.43%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (11.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (8.57%) Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Project Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) IBM Storage Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.71%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Implementation Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Implementation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) Web Services
2 1 (2.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 7 (20.00%) Clustering
3 5 (14.29%) EMC VNX
3 5 (14.29%) EMC VMAX
4 3 (8.57%) LPAR
4 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.57%) HACMP
4 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.86%) EMC Centera
5 1 (2.86%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 15 (42.86%) Windows
2 13 (37.14%) Linux
3 11 (31.43%) UNIX
4 9 (25.71%) AIX
5 7 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (14.29%) VMS
7 4 (11.43%) Solaris
8 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.86%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Migration
2 7 (20.00%) ITIL
2 7 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 6 (17.14%) Change Management
4 5 (14.29%) Project Management
4 5 (14.29%) Capacity Management
4 5 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
4 5 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (11.43%) Problem Management
6 3 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.71%) Workflow
7 2 (5.71%) Change Control
8 1 (2.86%) High Availability
8 1 (2.86%) Programme Management
8 1 (2.86%) Data Modelling
8 1 (2.86%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) Shell Script
2 8 (22.86%) Perl
3 6 (17.14%) PowerShell
4 5 (14.29%) Python
5 3 (8.57%) sed
5 3 (8.57%) AWK
6 1 (2.86%) VBScript
6 1 (2.86%) VB
6 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) SLA
2 2 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 17 (48.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (22.86%) Active Directory
2 8 (22.86%) VMware ESX
3 7 (20.00%) XenApp
3 7 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (14.29%) XenDesktop
4 5 (14.29%) Veritas File System
4 5 (14.29%) HDFS
5 4 (11.43%) Hyper-V
6 2 (5.71%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) Nagios
1 5 (14.29%) Zenoss
1 5 (14.29%) EMC VPLEX
2 1 (2.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (60.00%) VMware
2 18 (51.43%) EMC
3 16 (45.71%) IBM
4 14 (40.00%) NetApp
5 13 (37.14%) 3PAR
6 9 (25.71%) Brocade
7 7 (20.00%) Veritas
7 7 (20.00%) Red Hat
7 7 (20.00%) Symantec
7 7 (20.00%) Oracle
7 7 (20.00%) Citrix
8 6 (17.14%) HP
9 5 (14.29%) AppSense
9 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 5 (14.29%) Splunk
10 3 (8.57%) Hitachi
11 2 (5.71%) Cisco
12 1 (2.86%) Informatica
12 1 (2.86%) Cloudera