The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Buckinghamshire region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 58 44 43
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Contract jobs citing SAN 25 21 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.08% 2.52% 3.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.71% 14.79% 23.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 11
Average daily rate £300 £238 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -32.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £181 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £440 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.07% -6.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Average hourly rate - £27.00 £48.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Communications & Networking Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
170 142 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 14.17% 17.03% 14.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 45 49
Average daily rate £300 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £188 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 18
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £9.35 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.70 £27.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
SAN
South East

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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -17 13 £363 -14.70% 1
High Wycombe +2 5 £250 +33.33%
Marlow - 1 - - 1
Beaconsfield - - - -
Iver - - - - 1
SAN
South East

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (71.05%) Windows
1 27 (71.05%) VMware
2 17 (44.74%) Active Directory
3 16 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (39.47%) Citrix
4 15 (39.47%) Migration
5 14 (36.84%) Firewall
6 13 (34.21%) MS Exchange
7 12 (31.58%) UNIX
7 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
8 11 (28.95%) Linux
8 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
8 11 (28.95%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (23.68%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (23.68%) iSCSI
10 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
11 8 (21.05%) SQL
12 7 (18.42%) DNS
12 7 (18.42%) SMTP
12 7 (18.42%) HP
12 7 (18.42%) vSphere
13 6 (15.79%) NAS
13 6 (15.79%) SC Cleared
13 6 (15.79%) DV Cleared
13 6 (15.79%) Cisco
13 6 (15.79%) IBM
13 6 (15.79%) Internet
13 6 (15.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (34.21%) MS Exchange
2 11 (28.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (15.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (13.16%) IIS
4 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Project
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (36.84%) Firewall
2 9 (23.68%) iSCSI
3 7 (18.42%) DNS
3 7 (18.42%) SMTP
4 6 (15.79%) NAS
4 6 (15.79%) Internet
4 6 (15.79%) MPLS
4 6 (15.79%) DHCP
4 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
5 5 (13.16%) ICMP
6 4 (10.53%) LAN
6 4 (10.53%) VLAN
7 3 (7.89%) WAN
7 3 (7.89%) BGP
8 2 (5.26%) Network Security
8 2 (5.26%) OSPF
8 2 (5.26%) VoIP
9 1 (2.63%) IP Telephony
9 1 (2.63%) Frame Relay
9 1 (2.63%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Introscope
General
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Administrator
2 6 (15.79%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (15.79%) Project Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) AIX Administrator
3 5 (13.16%) Consultant
4 4 (10.53%) Support Specialist
4 4 (10.53%) Blackberry Support
5 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (7.89%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Technical Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Technician
6 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Clustering
1 6 (15.79%) CESG
1 6 (15.79%) Cryptography
2 5 (13.16%) PKI
2 5 (13.16%) HACMP
2 5 (13.16%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.26%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 27 (71.05%) Windows
2 12 (31.58%) UNIX
3 11 (28.95%) Linux
4 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (13.16%) AIX
5 5 (13.16%) Windows 7
6 4 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) Migration
2 9 (23.68%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (13.16%) Service Delivery
5 4 (10.53%) ITIL
5 4 (10.53%) Change Management
6 3 (7.89%) Data Migration
7 2 (5.26%) Change Control
7 2 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (5.26%) Project Management
7 2 (5.26%) Service Management
7 2 (5.26%) Business Development
7 2 (5.26%) Business Continuity
7 2 (5.26%) Asset Management
8 1 (2.63%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.63%) B2B
8 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.63%) Network Management
8 1 (2.63%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (2.63%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) SQL
2 5 (13.16%) T-SQL
3 3 (7.89%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.26%) sed
4 2 (5.26%) Perl
4 2 (5.26%) AWK
5 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.79%) SC Cleared
2 6 (15.79%) DV Cleared
3 5 (13.16%) MCSE
3 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (10.53%) CCNA
5 3 (7.89%) MCSA
6 1 (2.63%) CCSA
6 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) SLA
1 5 (13.16%) QA
System Software
1 17 (44.74%) Active Directory
2 16 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (18.42%) vSphere
4 3 (7.89%) DFS Replication
4 3 (7.89%) XenApp
4 3 (7.89%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.26%) Terminal Server
5 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.63%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) MOM
2 1 (2.63%) WSUS
2 1 (2.63%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.63%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.63%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 27 (71.05%) VMware
2 15 (39.47%) Citrix
3 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
4 7 (18.42%) HP
5 6 (15.79%) Cisco
5 6 (15.79%) IBM
6 5 (13.16%) Sun
6 5 (13.16%) EMC
6 5 (13.16%) StorageTek
6 5 (13.16%) Lumension
7 4 (10.53%) Veeam
7 4 (10.53%) 3PAR
8 3 (7.89%) Red Hat
9 2 (5.26%) CheckPoint
9 2 (5.26%) Avaya
9 2 (5.26%) Genesys
9 2 (5.26%) Brocade
9 2 (5.26%) Altiris
9 2 (5.26%) Blue Coat
10 1 (2.63%) Fujitsu
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