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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 17 6 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing SAN 13 16 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 9.09% 15.69% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 55.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £438 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £21.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+52.38% -22.22%
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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
39 29 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 27.27% 28.43% 37.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 15 12
Average daily rate £350 £430 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% +32.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015, 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 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (88.89%) Windows
3 14 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (66.67%) IIS
5 11 (61.11%) VMware ESX
6 10 (55.56%) Linux
6 10 (55.56%) Red Hat
6 10 (55.56%) vSphere
6 10 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
7 9 (50.00%) Finance
7 9 (50.00%) Dell
8 8 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (44.44%) SUSE
8 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
8 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (44.44%) ITIL
8 8 (44.44%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (38.89%) SharePoint
9 7 (38.89%) NetApp
10 6 (33.33%) EMC
10 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (33.33%) Workflow
10 6 (33.33%) MCSE
10 6 (33.33%) MCSA
10 6 (33.33%) Visual Studio
10 6 (33.33%) PowerShell

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 12 (66.67%) IIS
2 7 (38.89%) SharePoint
3 6 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Project
1 4 (22.22%) MS Visio
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
3 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 4 (22.22%) DNS
2 4 (22.22%) DHCP
3 2 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (11.11%) NAS
3 2 (11.11%) iSCSI
4 1 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Wintel Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Design Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Account Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Data Centre Manager
5 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Operations Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (16.67%) Taxonomies
3 2 (11.11%) AS400
4 1 (5.56%) CMDB
4 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 14 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (55.56%) Linux
3 10 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (44.44%) SUSE
4 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (16.67%) UNIX
7 2 (11.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (44.44%) ITIL
1 8 (44.44%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (33.33%) Workflow
3 3 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (11.11%) Resource Management
5 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.56%) Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Information Security
5 1 (5.56%) Software Deployment
5 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.56%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.11%) R
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (33.33%) MCSE
1 6 (33.33%) MCSA
2 4 (22.22%) MCSM
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) ISO 9001
2 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (5.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 11 (61.11%) VMware ESX
3 10 (55.56%) vSphere
4 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) BladeLogic
2 2 (11.11%) NetBackup
2 2 (11.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (55.56%) Red Hat
3 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (50.00%) Dell
4 7 (38.89%) NetApp
5 6 (33.33%) EMC
6 3 (16.67%) HP
6 3 (16.67%) BMC
7 2 (11.11%) CommVault
7 2 (11.11%) IBM
7 2 (11.11%) Symantec
8 1 (5.56%) Oracle
8 1 (5.56%) Cisco
8 1 (5.56%) Atlassian
8 1 (5.56%) Citrix