The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 63 56 48
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Contract jobs citing SAN 19 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.91% 2.25% 1.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.48% 12.86% 11.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 3
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£425 £325 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £294 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £730 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £20.19 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.89% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £19.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+64.10% -27.77%
SAN
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
141 140 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 14.20% 17.48% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 53 48
Average daily rate £420 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £594 £500 £526
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 11 10
Average hourly rate £16.84 £31.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.53% -21.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.75 £18.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -18.18%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAN across the Cheshire region.

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

SAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the Cheshire region.

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

SAN
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 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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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
Chester -8 3 £463 +46.82% 3
Macclesfield - 2 £435 -
Warrington - 2 £420 - 1
Runcorn - 1 - - 1
Crewe - 1 - -
SAN
North West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 17 (60.71%) Windows
1 17 (60.71%) VMware
2 11 (39.29%) NAS
2 11 (39.29%) Data Centre
3 10 (35.71%) Firewall
4 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 8 (28.57%) HP
6 7 (25.00%) Cisco
6 7 (25.00%) NetApp
6 7 (25.00%) Linux
6 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (21.43%) ITIL
8 5 (17.86%) SQL
8 5 (17.86%) CMDB
8 5 (17.86%) Migration
8 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V
8 5 (17.86%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (17.86%) Software Delivery
9 4 (14.29%) FlexPod
9 4 (14.29%) NCIE
9 4 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (14.29%) Perl
9 4 (14.29%) IIS
9 4 (14.29%) DHCP
9 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
9 4 (14.29%) Citrix
10 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (10.71%) EMC

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 4 (14.29%) IIS
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Project
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
1 1 (3.57%) PaaS
1 1 (3.57%) IaaS
1 1 (3.57%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) NAS
2 10 (35.71%) Firewall
3 4 (14.29%) DHCP
3 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 3 (10.71%) LAN
4 3 (10.71%) WAN
4 3 (10.71%) DNS
4 3 (10.71%) VLAN
4 3 (10.71%) iSCSI
4 3 (10.71%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (7.14%) NX-OS
6 1 (3.57%) tcpdump
6 1 (3.57%) LDAP
6 1 (3.57%) SSL
6 1 (3.57%) IPv4
6 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.57%) Wireless
6 1 (3.57%) SSH
6 1 (3.57%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) DTS
2 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
1 1 (3.57%) Banking
1 1 (3.57%) Retail
1 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Consultant
2 6 (21.43%) Project Manager
3 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 5 (17.86%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (14.29%) Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Data Centre Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Storage Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (3.57%) SQL DBA
6 1 (3.57%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Junior
6 1 (3.57%) DBA
6 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) Middleware
2 1 (3.57%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Data Centre
2 5 (17.86%) CMDB
3 4 (14.29%) FlexPod
4 3 (10.71%) Replication
5 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.57%) Clustering
6 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (60.71%) Windows
2 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (25.00%) Linux
4 3 (10.71%) UNIX
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
5 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.57%) AIX
6 1 (3.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) ITIL
2 5 (17.86%) Migration
2 5 (17.86%) Software Delivery
3 3 (10.71%) Server Building
3 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.14%) ITSM
4 2 (7.14%) Change Control
4 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity
4 2 (7.14%) Web Development
4 2 (7.14%) Service Management
5 1 (3.57%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (3.57%) SIEM
5 1 (3.57%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.57%) Converged Infrastructure
5 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) SQL
2 4 (14.29%) Perl
3 3 (10.71%) PHP
3 3 (10.71%) Jython
4 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.57%) Ruby
5 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.57%) Python
5 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (14.29%) NCIE
2 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 3 (10.71%) CCNA
2 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.14%) MCSE
4 1 (3.57%) CCNP
4 1 (3.57%) NCDA
4 1 (3.57%) PMP
4 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.57%) VCAP
4 1 (3.57%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V
2 5 (17.86%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (10.71%) NFS
3 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.57%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.57%) Samba
4 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (3.57%) iptables
4 1 (3.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) OpenView
1 2 (7.14%) Backup Exec
1 2 (7.14%) BladeLogic
1 2 (7.14%) SCCM
1 2 (7.14%) SCDPM
2 1 (3.57%) Opsview
2 1 (3.57%) SCOM
2 1 (3.57%) Puppet
2 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.57%) WSUS
2 1 (3.57%) MOM
2 1 (3.57%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (60.71%) VMware
2 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 8 (28.57%) HP
3 7 (25.00%) Cisco
3 7 (25.00%) NetApp
4 4 (14.29%) Citrix
5 3 (10.71%) Oracle
5 3 (10.71%) EMC
6 2 (7.14%) Dell
6 2 (7.14%) IBM
6 2 (7.14%) Veritas
6 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
6 2 (7.14%) CheckPoint
6 2 (7.14%) Remedy
6 2 (7.14%) Veeam
6 2 (7.14%) Opsware
6 2 (7.14%) BMC
7 1 (3.57%) ArcSight
7 1 (3.57%) Sophos
7 1 (3.57%) Sun
Cheshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago