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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 19 10 16
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Contract jobs citing SAN 5 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 4.35% 12.09% 1.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.13% 34.38% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 1
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£475 £500 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -1.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+45.83% +6.66%
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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
31 32 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 26.96% 35.16% 13.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 21 9
Average daily rate £400 £430 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +32.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -14.27%

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
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 3 March 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 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) Linux
3 5 (71.43%) NetApp
3 5 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (71.43%) vSphere
4 4 (57.14%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
4 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 4 (57.14%) Dell
4 4 (57.14%) IIS
4 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
5 3 (42.86%) DNS
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco
5 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 3 (42.86%) EMC
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (42.86%) SUSE
5 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (28.57%) Degree
6 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
6 2 (28.57%) Clustering
6 2 (28.57%) Telecoms

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 4 (57.14%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) DHCP
4 1 (14.29%) WAN
4 1 (14.29%) MPLS
4 1 (14.29%) BGP
4 1 (14.29%) DSL
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
4 1 (14.29%) NAS
4 1 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Account Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Wintel Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Design Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Account Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (42.86%) SUSE
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) CentOS
4 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) vSphere
2 4 (57.14%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (14.29%) XenApp
4 1 (14.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
1 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) NetApp
3 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
3 4 (57.14%) Dell
4 3 (42.86%) EMC
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) IBM
6 1 (14.29%) HP
6 1 (14.29%) Citrix
6 1 (14.29%) Juniper
6 1 (14.29%) CommVault
6 1 (14.29%) Symantec
6 1 (14.29%) 3PAR
6 1 (14.29%) F5
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