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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 28 19 15
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Contract jobs citing SAN 5 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 2.04% 3.67% 4.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.89% 14.81% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Average daily rate £438 £463 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +2.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +44.44%
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
36 27 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 14.69% 24.77% 25.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 13
Average daily rate £375 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £125 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 9 February 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 9 February 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 (60.00%) NetApp
2 5 (50.00%) EMC
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) VLAN
3 4 (40.00%) Analytics
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (30.00%) EMC VNX
4 3 (30.00%) Cutover Planning
4 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (30.00%) Brocade
4 3 (30.00%) Migration
4 3 (30.00%) Network Design
4 3 (30.00%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) IIS
4 3 (30.00%) NFS
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 3 (30.00%) IBM
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (30.00%) VMware
5 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (20.00%) Dell
5 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 3 (30.00%) IIS
2 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
1 4 (40.00%) VLAN
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) OSPF
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Designer
1 3 (30.00%) Storage Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) ICT Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) NetApp Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Storage Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Wintel Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (30.00%) EMC VNX
2 2 (20.00%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (20.00%) SUSE
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) AIX
4 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Analytics
1 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (30.00%) Cutover Planning
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Network Design
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security
4 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (10.00%) Security Hardening
4 1 (10.00%) Server Building
4 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) BC Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (30.00%) NFS
2 2 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) NetApp
2 5 (50.00%) EMC
3 3 (30.00%) Brocade
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) IBM
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) Dell
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (10.00%) Nimble Storage
5 1 (10.00%) ProCurve