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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 38 64 43
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -21
Contract jobs citing SAN 27 4 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.47% 0.53% 2.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.43% 4.44% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 14
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£291 £278 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.95% -13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £272 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £284 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +16.27%
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
175 90 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 22.49% 12.00% 18.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 35 41
Average daily rate £325 £260 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 17 37
Average hourly rate £27.50 £31.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% -17.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £13.41 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 September 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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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
Cambridge +11 15 £325 +17.11% 5
Peterborough - 5 £225 - 3
Huntingdon - 3 - - 1
SAN
East of England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 26 (76.47%) Windows
2 19 (55.88%) Active Directory
3 16 (47.06%) VMware
4 15 (44.12%) HP
5 14 (41.18%) DNS
5 14 (41.18%) Cisco
5 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
5 14 (41.18%) LAN
5 14 (41.18%) WAN
5 14 (41.18%) Firewall
5 14 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (38.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (38.24%) DHCP
7 12 (35.29%) Windows 7
8 9 (26.47%) MS Exchange
8 9 (26.47%) Hyper-V
9 8 (23.53%) Windows 8
9 8 (23.53%) MS Office
9 8 (23.53%) TCP/IP
9 8 (23.53%) EMC
10 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
10 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (20.59%) vSphere
11 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (17.65%) SCCM
11 6 (17.65%) MCSE
11 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
11 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (14.71%) Nortel
12 5 (14.71%) CCNA

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 9 (26.47%) MS Exchange
2 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (23.53%) MS Office
2 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (41.18%) LAN
1 14 (41.18%) WAN
1 14 (41.18%) DNS
1 14 (41.18%) Firewall
2 13 (38.24%) DHCP
3 8 (23.53%) TCP/IP
4 4 (11.76%) MPLS
4 4 (11.76%) Wireless
5 3 (8.82%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (8.82%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (8.82%) IPv6
6 2 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (5.88%) NAS
7 1 (2.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (8.82%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
1 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
1 2 (5.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Support Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Server Support
4 4 (11.76%) Support Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (11.76%) Server Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) IT Support
5 3 (8.82%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Network Support
5 3 (8.82%) Support Specialist
5 3 (8.82%) Technical Support
5 3 (8.82%) Windows Support Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Support Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) CLARiiON
1 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.94%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 26 (76.47%) Windows
2 14 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (38.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (35.29%) Windows 7
5 8 (23.53%) Windows 8
6 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (8.82%) Linux
8 2 (5.88%) Debian
9 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.94%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.76%) ITIL
1 4 (11.76%) Network Management
2 3 (8.82%) Change Control
2 3 (8.82%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (8.82%) Load Balancing
3 2 (5.88%) Computer Architecture
3 2 (5.88%) Change Management
3 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) Shell Script
1 5 (14.71%) PowerShell
2 4 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) MCSE
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (14.71%) CCNA
2 5 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (11.76%) Degree
4 2 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.94%) MCSD
5 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (55.88%) Active Directory
2 9 (26.47%) Hyper-V
3 7 (20.59%) vSphere
4 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.94%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) SCCM
2 4 (11.76%) ARCserve
3 3 (8.82%) SCOM
3 3 (8.82%) SCVMM
3 3 (8.82%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.94%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) VMware
2 15 (44.12%) HP
3 14 (41.18%) Cisco
3 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 8 (23.53%) EMC
5 5 (14.71%) Nortel
5 5 (14.71%) F5
6 4 (11.76%) CA
6 4 (11.76%) Citrix
7 3 (8.82%) Juniper
7 3 (8.82%) NetApp
7 3 (8.82%) CheckPoint
7 3 (8.82%) 3PAR
8 2 (5.88%) Oracle
8 2 (5.88%) Red Hat
8 2 (5.88%) Dell
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