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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 49 57 54
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing SAN 12 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.96% 1.39% 1.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.95% 9.52% 11.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 6
Average daily rate £325 £225 £204
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% +10.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £193 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £306 £306
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
- +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +27.27%
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
86 105 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 14.03% 14.54% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 52 34
Average daily rate £413 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £220 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £390 £347
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £342 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.43% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 23
Average hourly rate £45.00 £20.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+119.51% -10.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £16.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +3 12 £325 +18.18% 2
SAN
East of England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) HP
3 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 7 (43.75%) Firewall
3 7 (43.75%) VMware
4 6 (37.50%) Linux
4 6 (37.50%) Change Control
5 5 (31.25%) Cobbler
5 5 (31.25%) Puppet
5 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (31.25%) SCCM
5 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
5 5 (31.25%) SQL
5 5 (31.25%) ITIL
5 5 (31.25%) DNS
5 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 4 (25.00%) DevOps
6 4 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (25.00%) iptables
6 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
6 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (25.00%) LAN
6 4 (25.00%) WAN
6 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 4 (25.00%) EMC
6 4 (25.00%) Oracle
6 4 (25.00%) Solaris

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
1 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (12.50%) WordPress
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) Firewall
2 5 (31.25%) DNS
3 4 (25.00%) LAN
3 4 (25.00%) WAN
4 3 (18.75%) iSCSI
4 3 (18.75%) VLAN
5 2 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (12.50%) SSL
5 2 (12.50%) VoIP
5 2 (12.50%) Wireless
6 1 (6.25%) DHCP
6 1 (6.25%) NAS
6 1 (6.25%) Network Security
6 1 (6.25%) PABX
6 1 (6.25%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (6.25%) VPN
6 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.25%) OLTP
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Administrator
2 4 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) Unix Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (12.50%) IT Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Senior IT Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Server Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Server Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) HP Storage
3 1 (6.25%) BYOD
3 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
3 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Solaris
3 4 (25.00%) Unix
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (12.50%) Data ONTAP
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Change Control
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL
3 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (25.00%) DevOps
3 4 (25.00%) High Availability
3 4 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 4 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 4 (25.00%) Open Source
4 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
4 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.25%) ERP
5 1 (6.25%) Network Design
5 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
5 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) CCNA
3 1 (6.25%) CCNP
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.25%) MCSE
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
2 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) iptables
2 4 (25.00%) Postfix
2 4 (25.00%) Sendmail
2 4 (25.00%) vSphere
3 3 (18.75%) VMware ESX
3 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Server
4 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Cobbler
1 5 (31.25%) Puppet
1 5 (31.25%) SCCM
2 4 (25.00%) OSSEC
2 4 (25.00%) SCOM
3 3 (18.75%) Nagios
3 3 (18.75%) SCVMM
4 1 (6.25%) Ansible
4 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
4 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) HP
2 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) VMware
3 4 (25.00%) EMC
3 4 (25.00%) LogRhythm
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle
3 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (25.00%) ServiceNow
3 4 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 4 (25.00%) Splunk
3 4 (25.00%) TippingPoint
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco
5 2 (12.50%) NetApp
5 2 (12.50%) Veeam
6 1 (6.25%) 3PAR
6 1 (6.25%) arcserve
6 1 (6.25%) CA
6 1 (6.25%) Citrix
6 1 (6.25%) JD Edwards
6 1 (6.25%) Juniper
Cambridgeshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
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