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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 73 53 54
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +1
Contract jobs citing SAN 10 24 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.78% 2.39% 1.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.52% 20.00% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 4
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£325 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £221 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £397 £329
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £24.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-2.08% +9.09%
Communications & Networking Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
133 120 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 10.36% 11.95% 15.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 56 51
Average daily rate £330 £365 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.58% +16.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £240 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 10
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.96 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.10% -57.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.54% +2.00%
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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -13 5 £350 +7.69% 2
High Wycombe - 5 £300 -
Iver - - - -
Marlow - - - -
Amersham - - - -
SAN
South East

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 28 (82.35%) Windows
1 28 (82.35%) VMware
2 18 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 16 (47.06%) Citrix
4 16 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (44.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (44.12%) Active Directory
5 15 (44.12%) MS Exchange
6 14 (41.18%) Firewall
7 12 (35.29%) NAS
7 12 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2010
8 11 (32.35%) Migration
9 10 (29.41%) iSCSI
9 10 (29.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 9 (26.47%) MPLS
10 9 (26.47%) Blackberry
10 9 (26.47%) UNIX
10 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
11 8 (23.53%) Cisco
11 8 (23.53%) SQL
12 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
12 7 (20.59%) Linux
12 7 (20.59%) HP
12 7 (20.59%) Windows 7
13 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
13 6 (17.65%) DV Cleared
13 6 (17.65%) LAN
13 6 (17.65%) SMTP
13 6 (17.65%) DHCP

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (44.12%) MS Exchange
2 12 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (29.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2000
6 4 (11.76%) IIS
7 1 (2.94%) CICS
7 1 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Office
2 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.94%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 14 (41.18%) Firewall
2 12 (35.29%) NAS
3 10 (29.41%) iSCSI
4 9 (26.47%) MPLS
5 6 (17.65%) DNS
5 6 (17.65%) Internet
5 6 (17.65%) LAN
5 6 (17.65%) SMTP
5 6 (17.65%) DHCP
6 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
6 5 (14.71%) ICMP
6 5 (14.71%) VLAN
6 5 (14.71%) WAN
7 4 (11.76%) DSL
7 4 (11.76%) BIG-IP
8 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.94%) WLAN
8 1 (2.94%) BGP
8 1 (2.94%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) International Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.94%) Back Office
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Administrator
2 6 (17.65%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (11.76%) Support Specialist
3 4 (11.76%) Project Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Blackberry Support
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Administrator
4 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Data Centre Project Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery Project Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Technical Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Specialist
6 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Blackberry
2 6 (17.65%) CESG
2 6 (17.65%) Cryptography
3 5 (14.71%) PKI
4 4 (11.76%) Fat Client
4 4 (11.76%) Thin Client
5 3 (8.82%) EqualLogic
5 3 (8.82%) Clustering
6 1 (2.94%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.94%) HACMP
6 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.94%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 28 (82.35%) Windows
2 16 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (44.12%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (26.47%) UNIX
5 7 (20.59%) Linux
5 7 (20.59%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.88%) Windows 2000
6 2 (5.88%) Windows NT
7 1 (2.94%) AIX
7 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Migration
2 6 (17.65%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (17.65%) ITIL
3 4 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (8.82%) Performance Management
5 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.88%) Change Management
5 2 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.94%) Change Control
6 1 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.94%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.94%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (2.94%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (2.94%) ITSM
6 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.94%) Project Management
6 1 (2.94%) Service Management
6 1 (2.94%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) SQL
2 4 (11.76%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.94%) AWK
3 1 (2.94%) sed
3 1 (2.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
2 6 (17.65%) DV Cleared
2 6 (17.65%) MCSE
2 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (11.76%) MCSA
3 4 (11.76%) CCNA
3 4 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.88%) Degree
5 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) QA
2 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (44.12%) Active Directory
3 5 (14.71%) Hyper-V
3 5 (14.71%) vSphere
4 4 (11.76%) XenApp
4 4 (11.76%) DFS Replication
4 4 (11.76%) Xen
4 4 (11.76%) NLBS
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (2.94%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.94%) ISA Server
5 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.94%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) WSUS
2 3 (8.82%) WhatsUp Gold
2 3 (8.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (2.94%) SCOM
3 1 (2.94%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (2.94%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 28 (82.35%) VMware
2 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 16 (47.06%) Citrix
4 8 (23.53%) Cisco
5 7 (20.59%) HP
6 6 (17.65%) NetApp
7 5 (14.71%) StorageTek
7 5 (14.71%) Veeam
7 5 (14.71%) Sun
7 5 (14.71%) Lumension
8 4 (11.76%) EMC
8 4 (11.76%) CheckPoint
9 3 (8.82%) Symantec
9 3 (8.82%) 3PAR
9 3 (8.82%) IBM
10 2 (5.88%) Intel
10 2 (5.88%) Brocade
10 2 (5.88%) Oracle
11 1 (2.94%) Fujitsu
11 1 (2.94%) BMC