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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 68 68 55
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Contract jobs citing SAN 23 13 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.85% 1.00% 2.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.39% 9.22% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 11
Average daily rate
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£310 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £403 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £23.75 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+24.21% -1.04%
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
202 141 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 16.25% 10.80% 12.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 48 61
Average daily rate £400 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £218 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 5
Average hourly rate £20.19 £13.00 £14.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.26% -13.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £12.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £18.10 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 19 £325 -7.14% 3
Amersham - 1 - -
Aylesbury - 1 £200 -
SAN
South East

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 18 (48.65%) VMware
2 17 (45.95%) Finance
2 17 (45.95%) Data Centre
3 15 (40.54%) Linux
4 14 (37.84%) IBM
4 14 (37.84%) Firewall
5 13 (35.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (32.43%) HP
6 12 (32.43%) Red Hat
7 11 (29.73%) NetApp
7 11 (29.73%) EMC
7 11 (29.73%) Oracle
7 11 (29.73%) Windows
7 11 (29.73%) Change Management
7 11 (29.73%) VMware ESX
8 10 (27.03%) 3PAR
8 10 (27.03%) AIX
8 10 (27.03%) UNIX
8 10 (27.03%) ITIL
8 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
8 10 (27.03%) Active Directory
8 10 (27.03%) Shell Script
9 9 (24.32%) LAN
9 9 (24.32%) WAN
9 9 (24.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
10 8 (21.62%) Perl
11 7 (18.92%) Symantec
11 7 (18.92%) Veritas
11 7 (18.92%) Citrix

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (16.22%) IIS
2 5 (13.51%) Apache
2 5 (13.51%) Tomcat
3 3 (8.11%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.70%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Visio
1 4 (10.81%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.41%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (5.41%) MS Office
4 1 (2.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (37.84%) Firewall
2 9 (24.32%) LAN
2 9 (24.32%) WAN
3 5 (13.51%) SMTP
3 5 (13.51%) DHCP
3 5 (13.51%) VPN
3 5 (13.51%) DNS
3 5 (13.51%) SSL
3 5 (13.51%) Wireshark
3 5 (13.51%) NetScaler
4 3 (8.11%) Broadband
4 3 (8.11%) Intranet
4 3 (8.11%) Internet
4 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.41%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.22%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.41%) SAP HANA
3 2 (5.41%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.70%) PowerCenter
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.70%) Big Data
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
General
1 17 (45.95%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Banking
2 3 (8.11%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.70%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Project Manager
2 7 (18.92%) Infrastructure Manager
2 7 (18.92%) Linux Administrator
3 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 6 (16.22%) Administrator
4 5 (13.51%) Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (10.81%) IT Project Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Implementation Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Implementation Project Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (10.81%) Storage Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (10.81%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (8.11%) AIX Administrator
6 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) Web Services
2 2 (5.41%) SAP Basis
3 1 (2.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (45.95%) Data Centre
2 7 (18.92%) Clustering
3 4 (10.81%) HACMP
3 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
4 3 (8.11%) Mainframe
4 3 (8.11%) LPAR
4 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.41%) EMC VNX
5 2 (5.41%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (2.70%) Telematics
6 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 15 (40.54%) Linux
2 11 (29.73%) Windows
3 10 (27.03%) AIX
3 10 (27.03%) UNIX
4 9 (24.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (13.51%) VMS
6 4 (10.81%) Solaris
7 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (5.41%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.70%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Change Management
2 10 (27.03%) ITIL
3 7 (18.92%) Migration
4 6 (16.22%) Capacity Management
5 5 (13.51%) Performance Analysis
5 5 (13.51%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (13.51%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (13.51%) Project Management
5 5 (13.51%) Data Migration
6 4 (10.81%) Problem Management
7 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2
7 3 (8.11%) Software Distribution
8 2 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (5.41%) High Availability
8 2 (5.41%) Change Control
8 2 (5.41%) Workflow
8 2 (5.41%) Network Design
8 2 (5.41%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (2.70%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) Shell Script
2 8 (21.62%) Perl
3 6 (16.22%) PowerShell
4 5 (13.51%) Python
5 3 (8.11%) sed
5 3 (8.11%) AWK
6 1 (2.70%) VBScript
6 1 (2.70%) VB
6 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) SLA
2 2 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 13 (35.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (29.73%) VMware ESX
3 10 (27.03%) Active Directory
4 7 (18.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 7 (18.92%) XenApp
5 5 (13.51%) XenDesktop
5 5 (13.51%) Veritas File System
5 5 (13.51%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) Nagios
1 5 (13.51%) Zenoss
2 2 (5.41%) EMC VPLEX
3 1 (2.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (48.65%) VMware
2 14 (37.84%) IBM
3 12 (32.43%) HP
3 12 (32.43%) Red Hat
4 11 (29.73%) NetApp
4 11 (29.73%) EMC
4 11 (29.73%) Oracle
5 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
5 10 (27.03%) 3PAR
6 7 (18.92%) Citrix
6 7 (18.92%) Veritas
6 7 (18.92%) Symantec
7 6 (16.22%) Brocade
8 5 (13.51%) Cisco
8 5 (13.51%) Splunk
8 5 (13.51%) AppSense
9 3 (8.11%) Remedy
9 3 (8.11%) CheckPoint
9 3 (8.11%) Hitachi
10 2 (5.41%) SAP