The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cambridgeshire region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 51 49 49
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing SAN 16 8 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.22% 1.33% 2.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.84% 5.80% 16.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 17
Average daily rate £298 - £320
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 - £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 - £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.07% -6.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £12.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -71.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Communications & Networking Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
101 138 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 14.01% 23.00% 16.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 35 58
Average daily rate £263 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £201 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £375 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 29 29
Average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -45.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.45 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £45.65 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
SAN
East of England

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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +3 7 £300 - 3
Peterborough -20 6 - - 1
Huntingdon - - - -
SAN
East of England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 31 (86.11%) VMware
2 24 (66.67%) Windows
3 21 (58.33%) Firewall
4 19 (52.78%) Cisco
4 19 (52.78%) Active Directory
5 18 (50.00%) HP
6 17 (47.22%) MS Exchange
7 16 (44.44%) Linux
8 15 (41.67%) SQL Server
8 15 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (30.56%) MCSE
10 11 (30.56%) WAN
10 11 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (30.56%) Exchange Server 2010
11 10 (27.78%) XenApp
11 10 (27.78%) LAN
12 9 (25.00%) NetApp
12 9 (25.00%) CheckPoint
12 9 (25.00%) SQL
12 9 (25.00%) Finance
13 8 (22.22%) IIS
13 8 (22.22%) ITIL
14 7 (19.44%) UNIX
14 7 (19.44%) Citrix
14 7 (19.44%) NetBackup
14 7 (19.44%) Hyper-V
15 6 (16.67%) Backup Exec
15 6 (16.67%) Dell

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 17 (47.22%) MS Exchange
2 11 (30.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (22.22%) IIS
4 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (5.56%) Documentum
6 2 (5.56%) Apache
6 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 21 (58.33%) Firewall
2 11 (30.56%) WAN
3 10 (27.78%) LAN
4 6 (16.67%) FTP
4 6 (16.67%) DNS
5 3 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (8.33%) DHCP
5 3 (8.33%) Wireless
5 3 (8.33%) NAS
6 1 (2.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.78%) MySQL
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Consultant
3 5 (13.89%) Wintel Systems Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) Support Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Wintel Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
4 4 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Technical Support
5 3 (8.33%) Wintel Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Administrator
5 3 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Server Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Technical Design Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Thin Client
1 3 (8.33%) Clustering
1 3 (8.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.78%) CLARiiON
2 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (66.67%) Windows
2 16 (44.44%) Linux
3 15 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (19.44%) UNIX
6 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
8 2 (5.56%) Debian
8 2 (5.56%) VMS
8 2 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) ITIL
2 4 (11.11%) Network Management
3 3 (8.33%) Software Deployment
3 3 (8.33%) Business Continuity
3 3 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (5.56%) Load Balancing
4 2 (5.56%) Change Management
4 2 (5.56%) Project Management
4 2 (5.56%) Change Control
5 1 (2.78%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.78%) Security Management
5 1 (2.78%) Migration
5 1 (2.78%) Scrum
5 1 (2.78%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.78%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (2.78%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.78%) Python
3 1 (2.78%) Perl
3 1 (2.78%) PHP
3 1 (2.78%) PHP5
3 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (30.56%) MCSE
2 4 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (11.11%) CCNA
3 3 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (8.33%) MCSA
4 2 (5.56%) Degree
5 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (52.78%) Active Directory
2 11 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (27.78%) XenApp
4 7 (19.44%) Hyper-V
5 3 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (8.33%) vSphere
5 3 (8.33%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.78%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) NetBackup
2 6 (16.67%) Backup Exec
3 4 (11.11%) SCCM
4 3 (8.33%) ARCserve
5 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.78%) SCOM
5 1 (2.78%) WSUS
5 1 (2.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 31 (86.11%) VMware
2 19 (52.78%) Cisco
3 18 (50.00%) HP
4 9 (25.00%) NetApp
4 9 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 7 (19.44%) Citrix
6 6 (16.67%) Dell
6 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 5 (13.89%) Oracle
8 3 (8.33%) F5
8 3 (8.33%) Red Hat
8 3 (8.33%) EMC
8 3 (8.33%) CA
8 3 (8.33%) Mercator
8 3 (8.33%) IBM
8 3 (8.33%) Brocade
9 1 (2.78%) Hitachi
9 1 (2.78%) Sun
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