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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 72 62 48
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -14
Contract jobs citing SAN 15 17 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.22% 1.63% 2.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.11% 16.19% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 7
Average daily rate
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£500 £335 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.25% +48.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -1.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+45.83% +6.66%
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
211 105 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 17.21% 10.06% 21.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 18 45
Average daily rate £395 £331 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.24% +32.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £140 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 9
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.45 £12.95 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -14.27%

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
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 March 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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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 -2 15 £500 +49.25% 4
Aylesbury - - - -
Chesham - - - -
High Wycombe - - - - 1
Iver - - - -
Marlow - - - -
SAN
South East

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 26 (65.00%) VMware
2 21 (52.50%) Windows
3 17 (42.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (37.50%) UNIX
4 15 (37.50%) EMC
5 13 (32.50%) Active Directory
5 13 (32.50%) NAS
6 12 (30.00%) NetApp
6 12 (30.00%) Finance
7 11 (27.50%) Citrix
7 11 (27.50%) IBM
7 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
7 11 (27.50%) VMware ESX
7 11 (27.50%) BladeLogic
8 10 (25.00%) Clustering
8 10 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
8 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 10 (25.00%) Linux
9 9 (22.50%) Windows 2000
9 9 (22.50%) MCSE
9 9 (22.50%) IIS
9 9 (22.50%) Windows NT
9 9 (22.50%) LAN
9 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (22.50%) Windows 2000 Server
9 9 (22.50%) Brocade
10 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (20.00%) ISA Server
10 8 (20.00%) Intel

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 9 (22.50%) IIS
2 6 (15.00%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (5.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (5.00%) iPlanet
5 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.50%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (32.50%) NAS
2 10 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
3 9 (22.50%) LAN
4 8 (20.00%) WAN
5 6 (15.00%) WLAN
6 2 (5.00%) DMZ
6 2 (5.00%) MPLS
6 2 (5.00%) Firewall
6 2 (5.00%) SSH
6 2 (5.00%) VoIP
6 2 (5.00%) ADSL
6 2 (5.00%) Broadband
7 1 (2.50%) Internet
General
1 12 (30.00%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.50%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.50%) Legal
4 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Administrator
2 9 (22.50%) Storage Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) Windows Administrator
4 7 (17.50%) Architect
5 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Storage Administrator
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Leader
6 2 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) IBM Storage Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (5.00%) Wintel Administrator
7 1 (2.50%) Data Centre Specialist
7 1 (2.50%) Software Asset Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Designer
7 1 (2.50%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Clustering
2 4 (10.00%) Mainframe
3 3 (7.50%) EMC Centera
4 2 (5.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 21 (52.50%) Windows
2 15 (37.50%) UNIX
3 10 (25.00%) Linux
4 9 (22.50%) Windows 2000
4 9 (22.50%) Windows NT
4 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (22.50%) Windows 2000 Server
5 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (12.50%) HPUX
7 5 (12.50%) Solaris
8 3 (7.50%) SUSE
8 3 (7.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 3 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.50%) Change Management
1 7 (17.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (17.50%) Migration
2 3 (7.50%) TOGAF
2 3 (7.50%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (5.00%) ITIL
3 2 (5.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (2.50%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (2.50%) Project Management
4 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.50%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (2.50%) Network Design
4 1 (2.50%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (2.50%) Supplier Management
4 1 (2.50%) eTOM
4 1 (2.50%) Project Planning
4 1 (2.50%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) C
2 2 (5.00%) C++
2 2 (5.00%) Perl
2 2 (5.00%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) Korn
2 2 (5.00%) Bourne shell
2 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) MCSE
1 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (17.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (42.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (32.50%) Active Directory
3 11 (27.50%) VMware ESX
4 8 (20.00%) Terminal Services
4 8 (20.00%) ISA Server
5 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (10.00%) Hyper-V
7 2 (5.00%) vSphere
7 2 (5.00%) NFS
8 1 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (2.50%) Samba
Systems Management
1 11 (27.50%) BladeLogic
2 5 (12.50%) SCOM
2 5 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (7.50%) YaST
4 2 (5.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 2 (5.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 26 (65.00%) VMware
2 15 (37.50%) EMC
3 12 (30.00%) NetApp
4 11 (27.50%) Citrix
4 11 (27.50%) IBM
4 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
5 9 (22.50%) Brocade
6 8 (20.00%) Intel
7 5 (12.50%) Hitachi
7 5 (12.50%) 3PAR
8 4 (10.00%) Oracle
9 3 (7.50%) HP
9 3 (7.50%) Veritas
9 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
10 2 (5.00%) Symantec
10 2 (5.00%) Altiris
10 2 (5.00%) Cisco
10 2 (5.00%) Sun
11 1 (2.50%) Cognos
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