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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 52 64 63
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Contract jobs citing SAN 30 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.38% 1.18% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.54% 8.33% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 4
Average daily rate
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£313 £335 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.71% -19.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £308 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £363 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.63 £25.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+14.50% +17.64%
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
193 144 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 15.32% 14.16% 12.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 57 40
Average daily rate £330 £406 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.76% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £236 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £459 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 20
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.23 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.64% -1.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.48 £13.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £38.99 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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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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 +12 24 £338 +0.59% 3
High Wycombe - 2 - -
Marlow - - - -
Aylesbury - - - -
SAN
South East

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 32 (80.00%) VMware
2 30 (75.00%) Windows
3 23 (57.50%) Citrix
3 23 (57.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (47.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (47.50%) NAS
4 19 (47.50%) Microsoft
4 19 (47.50%) Active Directory
4 19 (47.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (37.50%) IIS
6 13 (32.50%) MCSE
6 13 (32.50%) Cisco
6 13 (32.50%) NetApp
6 13 (32.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (32.50%) BladeLogic
7 12 (30.00%) VMware ESX
7 12 (30.00%) Intel
7 12 (30.00%) Windows NT
7 12 (30.00%) Windows 2000
8 11 (27.50%) EMC
8 11 (27.50%) Terminal Services
8 11 (27.50%) ISA Server
9 10 (25.00%) Finance
9 10 (25.00%) Clustering
9 10 (25.00%) Degree
9 10 (25.00%) HP
9 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
9 10 (25.00%) UNIX
9 10 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
10 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 15 (37.50%) IIS
2 9 (22.50%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (22.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (12.50%) MS Exchange
4 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.50%) CICS
5 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.50%) iPlanet
Applications
1 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (15.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 19 (47.50%) NAS
2 9 (22.50%) LAN
3 8 (20.00%) WAN
4 7 (17.50%) Fibre Channel
4 7 (17.50%) Firewall
5 5 (12.50%) MPLS
6 4 (10.00%) DSL
6 4 (10.00%) BIG-IP
7 3 (7.50%) Broadband
7 3 (7.50%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (5.00%) DHCP
8 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
8 2 (5.00%) VPN
9 1 (2.50%) DNS
9 1 (2.50%) DMZ
9 1 (2.50%) Internet
9 1 (2.50%) ADSL
9 1 (2.50%) VoIP
9 1 (2.50%) WLAN
9 1 (2.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 10 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (17.50%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.50%) International Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Legal
4 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.50%) Back Office
4 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Administrator
2 9 (22.50%) Windows Administrator
3 7 (17.50%) Storage Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (10.00%) Network Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 3 (7.50%) Project Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Server Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Wintel Administrator
7 2 (5.00%) Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Software Asset Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Designer
8 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) Middleware
2 1 (2.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Clustering
2 7 (17.50%) EMC Centera
3 6 (15.00%) Blackberry
4 5 (12.50%) Mainframe
5 4 (10.00%) Fat Client
5 4 (10.00%) Thin Client
6 3 (7.50%) EqualLogic
7 1 (2.50%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
7 1 (2.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 30 (75.00%) Windows
2 19 (47.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 19 (47.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (30.00%) Windows 2000
3 12 (30.00%) Windows NT
4 10 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 10 (25.00%) UNIX
5 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 4 (10.00%) Linux
8 1 (2.50%) HPUX
8 1 (2.50%) Solaris
8 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) Change Management
1 9 (22.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (15.00%) Migration
3 5 (12.50%) ITIL
4 3 (7.50%) Performance Management
4 3 (7.50%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (5.00%) TOGAF
5 2 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.50%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (2.50%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.50%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (2.50%) Network Design
6 1 (2.50%) Supply Chain Management
6 1 (2.50%) Supplier Management
6 1 (2.50%) eTOM
6 1 (2.50%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.50%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (2.50%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.50%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (7.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.50%) VBScript
3 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (32.50%) MCSE
1 13 (32.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.50%) MCSA
4 1 (2.50%) CCNA
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (22.50%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (57.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (47.50%) Active Directory
3 12 (30.00%) VMware ESX
4 11 (27.50%) Terminal Services
4 11 (27.50%) ISA Server
5 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 5 (12.50%) XenApp
7 4 (10.00%) Hyper-V
7 4 (10.00%) vSphere
7 4 (10.00%) Xen
7 4 (10.00%) NLBS
8 2 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (2.50%) DFS Replication
9 1 (2.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (32.50%) BladeLogic
2 7 (17.50%) SCOM
3 6 (15.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (10.00%) WSUS
5 3 (7.50%) WhatsUp Gold
5 3 (7.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (2.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (2.50%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (2.50%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 32 (80.00%) VMware
2 23 (57.50%) Citrix
3 19 (47.50%) Microsoft
4 13 (32.50%) Cisco
4 13 (32.50%) NetApp
5 12 (30.00%) Intel
6 11 (27.50%) EMC
7 10 (25.00%) HP
8 8 (20.00%) IBM
8 8 (20.00%) Brocade
8 8 (20.00%) 3PAR
9 7 (17.50%) Hitachi
10 5 (12.50%) CheckPoint
11 4 (10.00%) Oracle
12 3 (7.50%) Symantec
13 2 (5.00%) Veeam
14 1 (2.50%) Sophos
14 1 (2.50%) Juniper
14 1 (2.50%) BMC
14 1 (2.50%) Altiris