The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 39 46 36
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Contract jobs citing SAN 5 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.27% 0.54% 1.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.76% 2.41% 5.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £193 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £342
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £18.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+94.44% -33.33%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
74 83 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.83% 22.43% 22.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 33 21
Average daily rate £325 £300 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +0.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £390 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 22
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -39.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+47.22% -19.10%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAN across the Cambridge region.

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

SAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the Cambridge region.

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 9 (90.00%) Windows
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (90.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) MS Exchange
3 7 (70.00%) Cisco
3 7 (70.00%) HP
4 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (60.00%) DHCP
4 6 (60.00%) DNS
4 6 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (50.00%) Linux
6 4 (40.00%) ITIL
6 4 (40.00%) Citrix
6 4 (40.00%) NetApp
6 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (40.00%) 3PAR
6 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (30.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (30.00%) F5
7 3 (30.00%) Debian
7 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (30.00%) vSphere
7 3 (30.00%) CLARiiON
7 3 (30.00%) Change Management
7 3 (30.00%) Firewall
7 3 (30.00%) Red Hat

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 8 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (10.00%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) DHCP
1 6 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) VLAN
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) SAN Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Environment Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Build Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Senior IT Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Network Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) CLARiiON
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (30.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (30.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (30.00%) vSphere
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Server
4 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (90.00%) VMware
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) HP
3 4 (40.00%) Citrix
3 4 (40.00%) NetApp
3 4 (40.00%) 3PAR
4 3 (30.00%) F5
4 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (30.00%) EMC
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle
5 2 (20.00%) Dell
6 1 (10.00%) Juniper