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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 50 58 45
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Contract jobs citing SAN 16 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.14% 1.14% 1.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.41% 6.78% 6.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 0
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£275 £203 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.80% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £23.00 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £21.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+52.38% -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
111 118 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 14.82% 16.81% 21.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 43 39
Average daily rate £313 £285 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.64% +3.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £194 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £450 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 21 24
Average hourly rate £22.13 £27.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.54% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.05 £12.40 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough +10 6 £225 -
Cambridge +1 5 £275 +34.14%
SAN
East of England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 19 (90.48%) Windows
2 17 (80.95%) HP
3 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
4 15 (71.43%) MS Exchange
5 14 (66.67%) VMware
6 13 (61.90%) Cisco
7 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
7 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
7 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (47.62%) Firewall
9 7 (33.33%) Citrix
9 7 (33.33%) Linux
9 7 (33.33%) DHCP
9 7 (33.33%) DNS
9 7 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (28.57%) Hyper-V
10 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
10 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
10 6 (28.57%) Wireless
11 5 (23.81%) LAN
11 5 (23.81%) WAN
11 5 (23.81%) ITIL
11 5 (23.81%) SQL
11 5 (23.81%) ARCserve
11 5 (23.81%) CA
11 5 (23.81%) NetApp
11 5 (23.81%) Dell

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 15 (71.43%) MS Exchange
2 7 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (9.52%) IIS
6 1 (4.76%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Office
2 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) Firewall
2 7 (33.33%) DHCP
2 7 (33.33%) DNS
3 6 (28.57%) Wireless
4 5 (23.81%) LAN
4 5 (23.81%) WAN
5 4 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (19.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (9.52%) VLAN
6 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
7 1 (4.76%) VPN
7 1 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Network Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) SAN Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Environment Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Network Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) IT Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Applications Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Migration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) CLARiiON
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (90.48%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (33.33%) Linux
5 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
6 4 (19.05%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) ITIL
1 5 (23.81%) Network Management
1 5 (23.81%) Capacity Planning
1 5 (23.81%) Change Control
2 4 (19.05%) Change Management
3 3 (14.29%) Migration
3 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.76%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.76%) Resilience Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Test Strategy
4 1 (4.76%) Functional Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
4 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 4 (19.05%) CCNA
1 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (9.52%) MCSE
3 2 (9.52%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (4.76%) Degree
System Software
1 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
2 6 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 5 (23.81%) vSphere
3 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (9.52%) VMware ESX
5 1 (4.76%) XenApp
5 1 (4.76%) XenServer
5 1 (4.76%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) ARCserve
2 2 (9.52%) SCCM
2 2 (9.52%) SCOM
3 1 (4.76%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.76%) AirWatch
3 1 (4.76%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) HP
2 14 (66.67%) VMware
3 13 (61.90%) Cisco
4 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
5 7 (33.33%) Citrix
6 5 (23.81%) CA
6 5 (23.81%) NetApp
6 5 (23.81%) Dell
6 5 (23.81%) 3PAR
7 4 (19.05%) F5
7 4 (19.05%) EMC
7 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
7 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint
7 4 (19.05%) Oracle
8 2 (9.52%) Juniper
8 2 (9.52%) Symantec
9 1 (4.76%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 1 (4.76%) Aruba
9 1 (4.76%) Lumension
9 1 (4.76%) Brocade