The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 57 37 57
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +20
Contract jobs citing SAN 5 21 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.74% 3.85% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.85% 25.00% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 16 2
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£306 £319 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.92% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £370 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.75% +6.66%
SAN
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
103 84 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 15.19% 15.41% 23.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 41 50
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £235 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £370 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 29
Average hourly rate £39.50 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.50% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

SAN
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -7 5 £306 -5.76% 1
SAN
East of England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 10 (76.92%) VMware
2 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Cisco
3 7 (53.85%) HP
4 6 (46.15%) NetApp
5 5 (38.46%) Citrix
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
5 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (30.77%) EMC
7 3 (23.08%) MS Office
7 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
8 2 (15.38%) ITIL
8 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
8 2 (15.38%) CCNA
8 2 (15.38%) DHCP
8 2 (15.38%) DNS
8 2 (15.38%) Linux
8 2 (15.38%) Oracle
8 2 (15.38%) CLARiiON
8 2 (15.38%) Firewall
8 2 (15.38%) F5
8 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (15.38%) vSphere
8 2 (15.38%) 3PAR
8 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (7.69%) Lync
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (7.69%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DHCP
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) Network Security
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (7.69%) NAS
2 1 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SAP BW
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Consultant
1 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) SAN Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) IT Support
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Technical Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Support Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) CLARiiON
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) Debian
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL
1 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (7.69%) CRM
2 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
2 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (7.69%) Project Management
2 1 (7.69%) Change Management
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CCNA
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
3 2 (15.38%) vSphere
4 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) VMware
2 8 (61.54%) Cisco
3 7 (53.85%) HP
4 6 (46.15%) NetApp
5 5 (38.46%) Citrix
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
6 4 (30.77%) EMC
7 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
7 2 (15.38%) 3PAR
7 2 (15.38%) F5
7 2 (15.38%) Oracle
8 1 (7.69%) SAP
8 1 (7.69%) Juniper
8 1 (7.69%) Dell
8 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint