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 24 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 53 45 47
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs citing SAN 12 9 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.71% 1.55% 2.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.88% 6.92% 16.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 16
Average daily rate £204 - £320
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 - £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £306 - £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -6.66%
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 £27.50 £27.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +3.84%
Communications & Networking Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
101 130 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 14.39% 22.45% 15.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 27 54
Average daily rate £250 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.63% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 30 24
Average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.50 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £45.00 £56.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
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 24 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 24 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
Peterborough -17 6 - - 1
Cambridge -4 4 £253 - 2
Huntingdon - - - -
SAN
East of England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 26 (83.87%) VMware
2 20 (64.52%) Windows
3 19 (61.29%) Firewall
4 18 (58.06%) Cisco
4 18 (58.06%) Active Directory
5 17 (54.84%) MS Exchange
6 16 (51.61%) HP
7 13 (41.94%) SQL Server
8 12 (38.71%) Linux
9 11 (35.48%) MCSE
9 11 (35.48%) WAN
9 11 (35.48%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (35.48%) Exchange Server 2010
10 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (32.26%) LAN
11 9 (29.03%) CheckPoint
11 9 (29.03%) Finance
11 9 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (29.03%) XenApp
12 8 (25.81%) NetApp
12 8 (25.81%) IIS
12 8 (25.81%) ITIL
13 7 (22.58%) Hyper-V
13 7 (22.58%) NetBackup
14 6 (19.35%) Backup Exec
14 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (19.35%) SQL
14 6 (19.35%) SharePoint
14 6 (19.35%) FTP

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (54.84%) MS Exchange
2 11 (35.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (25.81%) IIS
4 6 (19.35%) SharePoint
5 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (6.45%) Apache
6 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
6 2 (6.45%) Documentum
7 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 19 (61.29%) Firewall
2 11 (35.48%) WAN
3 10 (32.26%) LAN
4 6 (19.35%) FTP
4 6 (19.35%) DNS
5 3 (9.68%) DHCP
5 3 (9.68%) Wireless
5 3 (9.68%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (9.68%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (41.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) MySQL
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Consultant
3 5 (16.13%) Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Wintel Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Wintel Systems Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Technical Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) Support Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Technical Support
4 4 (12.90%) Support Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Server Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Wintel Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Technical Design Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Network Support
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Thin Client
1 3 (9.68%) Clustering
1 3 (9.68%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.23%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 20 (64.52%) Windows
2 12 (38.71%) Linux
3 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (12.90%) UNIX
7 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
8 2 (6.45%) Debian
8 2 (6.45%) VMS
9 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) ITIL
2 3 (9.68%) Business Continuity
2 3 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (9.68%) Network Management
2 3 (9.68%) Software Deployment
3 2 (6.45%) Change Control
3 2 (6.45%) Change Management
3 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.23%) Security Management
4 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.23%) PHP
3 1 (3.23%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) MCSE
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.90%) CCNA
2 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (9.68%) MCSA
3 3 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (58.06%) Active Directory
2 9 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (29.03%) XenApp
3 7 (22.58%) Hyper-V
4 3 (9.68%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (9.68%) XenDesktop
4 3 (9.68%) vSphere
4 3 (9.68%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) NetBackup
2 6 (19.35%) Backup Exec
3 4 (12.90%) SCCM
4 3 (9.68%) ARCserve
5 1 (3.23%) SCOM
5 1 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (83.87%) VMware
2 18 (58.06%) Cisco
3 16 (51.61%) HP
4 9 (29.03%) CheckPoint
5 8 (25.81%) NetApp
6 6 (19.35%) Dell
6 6 (19.35%) Citrix
7 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
8 3 (9.68%) IBM
8 3 (9.68%) CA
8 3 (9.68%) EMC
8 3 (9.68%) Mercator
8 3 (9.68%) Brocade
8 3 (9.68%) F5
9 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
9 2 (6.45%) Oracle
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