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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 55 56 31
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -25
Contract jobs citing SAN 14 4 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.69% 0.56% 4.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.79% 4.04% 22.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 30
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.83% -14.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £225 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £318 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.04% +6.66%
Communications & Networking Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
143 99 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 17.31% 13.87% 21.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 40 60
Average daily rate £325 £298 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.24% -6.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £188 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 20 45
Average hourly rate £27.50 £31.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.38% -9.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £13.05 £12.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -1 10 £325 +19.26% 4
Peterborough - 2 £233 - 1
Huntingdon - - - -
SAN
East of England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 15 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 14 (58.33%) LAN
3 14 (58.33%) WAN
4 12 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (45.83%) Firewall
6 10 (41.67%) HP
6 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
6 10 (41.67%) Windows 7
6 10 (41.67%) Hyper-V
7 9 (37.50%) VMware
8 8 (33.33%) DNS
8 8 (33.33%) Cisco
8 8 (33.33%) DHCP
9 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
9 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
9 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 6 (25.00%) MS Office
9 6 (25.00%) Windows 8
10 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (20.83%) SCCM
10 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (20.83%) MCSE
10 5 (20.83%) Nortel
10 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
11 4 (16.67%) ARCserve
11 4 (16.67%) MPLS

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (58.33%) LAN
1 14 (58.33%) WAN
2 11 (45.83%) Firewall
3 8 (33.33%) DNS
3 8 (33.33%) DHCP
4 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (16.67%) MPLS
5 4 (16.67%) Wireless
6 2 (8.33%) IPv6
6 2 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (8.33%) NAS
7 1 (4.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (8.33%) Hadoop
General
1 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
1 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
1 2 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Server Engineer
1 5 (20.83%) Support Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Server Support
2 4 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Network Support
3 3 (12.50%) Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (8.33%) Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Support Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Server Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Server Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Network Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Network Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.17%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 12 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (41.67%) Windows 7
5 6 (25.00%) Windows 8
6 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (12.50%) Linux
8 1 (4.17%) UNIX
8 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Network Management
2 3 (12.50%) Change Control
2 3 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (8.33%) ITIL
3 2 (8.33%) Computer Architecture
4 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.17%) Software Deployment
4 1 (4.17%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
1 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) MCSE
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.17%) MCSA
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 10 (41.67%) Hyper-V
3 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (4.17%) XenApp
5 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) SCCM
2 4 (16.67%) ARCserve
3 2 (8.33%) SCOM
3 2 (8.33%) SCVMM
3 2 (8.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) HP
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (37.50%) VMware
3 8 (33.33%) Cisco
4 5 (20.83%) Nortel
5 4 (16.67%) CA
6 3 (12.50%) Juniper
7 2 (8.33%) NetApp
7 2 (8.33%) Citrix
8 1 (4.17%) IBM
8 1 (4.17%) Dell
8 1 (4.17%) EMC
8 1 (4.17%) Mercator
Cambridge
Volt
Rate: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Peterborough
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago