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 3 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 66 45 61
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +16
Contract jobs citing SAN 7 25 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.85% 3.06% 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.14% 14.53% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 5
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£283 £295 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.23% +9.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £242 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £345 £309
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.46 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.12% +22.22%
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
114 172 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 13.82% 21.05% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 81 36
Average daily rate £275 £325 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +20.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £130 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £390 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 45 13
Average hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% -19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £20.00 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +2.12%

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 3 September 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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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough 0 4 £250 +7.52%
Cambridge -18 1 £315 +0.80% 1
SAN
East of England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 21 (91.30%) Windows
1 21 (91.30%) HP
2 19 (82.61%) Active Directory
3 18 (78.26%) MS Exchange
4 15 (65.22%) SQL Server
4 15 (65.22%) Cisco
4 15 (65.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (60.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (60.87%) Firewall
5 14 (60.87%) VMware
6 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
6 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (43.48%) Hyper-V
7 9 (39.13%) Windows 7
7 9 (39.13%) HP Storage
7 9 (39.13%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (39.13%) SharePoint
7 9 (39.13%) Wireless
8 8 (34.78%) ARCserve
8 8 (34.78%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (34.78%) CA
8 8 (34.78%) Linux
8 8 (34.78%) LAN
8 8 (34.78%) WAN
8 8 (34.78%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (34.78%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (34.78%) Change Control
8 8 (34.78%) Network Management
9 7 (30.43%) DHCP

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 18 (78.26%) MS Exchange
2 9 (39.13%) SharePoint
2 9 (39.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (8.70%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (60.87%) Firewall
2 9 (39.13%) Wireless
3 8 (34.78%) LAN
3 8 (34.78%) WAN
4 7 (30.43%) DHCP
4 7 (30.43%) DNS
5 5 (21.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 5 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (8.70%) VLAN
6 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
7 1 (4.35%) VPN
7 1 (4.35%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (65.22%) SQL Server
2 8 (34.78%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (34.78%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (13.04%) Banking
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Analyst
2 11 (47.83%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Support Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Administrator
6 2 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (8.70%) Environment Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Wintel Specialist
7 1 (4.35%) Backup Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Migration Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.35%) SAN Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Storage Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Data Storage Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Build Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) HP Storage Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) HP Storage
2 5 (21.74%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 21 (91.30%) Windows
2 15 (65.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (60.87%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (39.13%) Windows 7
6 8 (34.78%) Linux
7 5 (21.74%) Debian
8 1 (4.35%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Capacity Planning
1 8 (34.78%) Network Management
1 8 (34.78%) Change Control
2 5 (21.74%) ITIL
2 5 (21.74%) Change Management
3 4 (17.39%) Load Balancing
4 2 (8.70%) Migration
4 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
5 1 (4.35%) Test Strategy
5 1 (4.35%) Functional Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Resilience Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) CCNA
1 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (21.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (8.70%) MCSE
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.70%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (82.61%) Active Directory
2 10 (43.48%) Hyper-V
3 6 (26.09%) vSphere
4 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
6 1 (4.35%) VMware Server
6 1 (4.35%) XenApp
6 1 (4.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) ARCserve
2 2 (8.70%) SCCM
2 2 (8.70%) SCOM
3 1 (4.35%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (4.35%) SCDPM
3 1 (4.35%) AirWatch
3 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 21 (91.30%) HP
2 15 (65.22%) Cisco
3 14 (60.87%) VMware
4 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
5 8 (34.78%) CA
6 6 (26.09%) Dell
6 6 (26.09%) 3PAR
7 5 (21.74%) F5
7 5 (21.74%) Oracle
7 5 (21.74%) Red Hat
7 5 (21.74%) CheckPoint
7 5 (21.74%) EMC
8 4 (17.39%) Dell Compellent
9 3 (13.04%) Citrix
10 2 (8.70%) Symantec
11 1 (4.35%) Brocade
11 1 (4.35%) Aruba
11 1 (4.35%) Lumension
11 1 (4.35%) Juniper
11 1 (4.35%) Alcatel-Lucent