The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 30 15 6
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -9
Contract jobs citing SAN 8 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 3.11% 8.63% 18.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.62% 36.36% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 15
Average daily rate £433 £350 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.71% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £350 £406
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £34.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+13.23% +13.33%
SAN
London

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

Communications & Networking Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
37 33 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 14.40% 23.74% 33.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 32 20
Average daily rate £393 £350 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -18.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £32.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

SAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) VLAN
4 3 (33.33%) Degree
4 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 3 (33.33%) Network Design
4 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (33.33%) Analytics
4 3 (33.33%) Cutover Planning
4 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 2 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
5 2 (22.22%) CCNP
5 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
5 2 (22.22%) EMC
5 2 (22.22%) Citrix
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 2 (22.22%) IIS
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) VLAN
3 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (11.11%) DHCP
4 1 (11.11%) DNS
4 1 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (11.11%) LAN
4 1 (11.11%) OSPF
4 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) VLDB
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Designer
2 3 (33.33%) Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Designer
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) IT Architect
3 2 (22.22%) IT Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Azure Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Exchange Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Security Architect
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Wintel Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Unix
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) AIX
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris
3 1 (11.11%) SUSE
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Analytics
1 3 (33.33%) Cutover Planning
1 3 (33.33%) Network Design
1 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 1 (11.11%) High Availability
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) BC Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (22.22%) CCNP
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) MCSE
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
2 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) GlusterFS
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
2 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (11.11%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) EMC
3 2 (22.22%) Juniper
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 1 (11.11%) Brocade
4 1 (11.11%) Dell
4 1 (11.11%) NetApp
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) StorageTek
4 1 (11.11%) Veritas