The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Croydon region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 13 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SAN 4 0 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 5.00% - 12.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.67% - 34.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 8
Average daily rate
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£373 - £455
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 - £417
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 - £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.04% +6.66%
Communications & Networking Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
15 20 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 18.75% 23.26% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 22
Average daily rate £400 £325 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -29.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £436 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
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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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014, 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 20 (86.96%) Windows
2 19 (82.61%) VMware
3 18 (78.26%) VMware ESX
4 16 (69.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (56.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (56.52%) Active Directory
6 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
6 12 (52.17%) BladeLogic
7 11 (47.83%) EMC
7 11 (47.83%) UNIX
7 11 (47.83%) IIS
8 10 (43.48%) TCP/IP
9 9 (39.13%) Linux
10 7 (30.43%) HP
10 7 (30.43%) BMC
10 7 (30.43%) Red Hat
10 7 (30.43%) Telecoms
10 7 (30.43%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (30.43%) SUSE
10 7 (30.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (30.43%) vSphere
10 7 (30.43%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (26.09%) Clustering
11 6 (26.09%) Cisco
12 5 (21.74%) Citrix
12 5 (21.74%) Windows 2000
12 5 (21.74%) ITIL
12 5 (21.74%) AIX
12 5 (21.74%) MS Office

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 11 (47.83%) IIS
2 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
3 3 (13.04%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
2 2 (8.70%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) TCP/IP
2 4 (17.39%) LAN
2 4 (17.39%) WAN
2 4 (17.39%) DMZ
2 4 (17.39%) OSPF
2 4 (17.39%) VLAN
3 1 (4.35%) DHCP
3 1 (4.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) MySQL
1 1 (4.35%) DB2
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (30.43%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Architect
2 4 (17.39%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (17.39%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (17.39%) Administrator
2 4 (17.39%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Network Support
4 2 (8.70%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Support
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Hardware Technician
5 1 (4.35%) Backup Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Wintel Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Wintel Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Wintel Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) Middleware
2 1 (4.35%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Clustering
2 5 (21.74%) AS400
3 4 (17.39%) Replication
3 4 (17.39%) Firmware
3 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
4 3 (13.04%) Mainframe
5 2 (8.70%) Taxonomies
6 1 (4.35%) CMDB
6 1 (4.35%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 20 (86.96%) Windows
2 16 (69.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (47.83%) UNIX
5 9 (39.13%) Linux
6 7 (30.43%) SUSE
6 7 (30.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (21.74%) Windows 2000
7 5 (21.74%) AIX
8 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (30.43%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (21.74%) ITIL
2 5 (21.74%) Release Management
3 4 (17.39%) Data Protection
3 4 (17.39%) Data Virtualisation
3 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
4 3 (13.04%) Workflow
5 2 (8.70%) Migration
5 2 (8.70%) Information Management
6 1 (4.35%) Resource Management
6 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (4.35%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (4.35%) High Availability
6 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.35%) C
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) CCNP
2 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.70%) MCSE
3 2 (8.70%) MCSA
3 2 (8.70%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) SLA
2 4 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 18 (78.26%) VMware ESX
2 13 (56.52%) Active Directory
2 13 (56.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (30.43%) vSphere
4 5 (21.74%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 5 (21.74%) Hyper-V
5 4 (17.39%) SRDF
5 4 (17.39%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (13.04%) XenApp
7 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
7 1 (4.35%) Terminal Services
7 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 12 (52.17%) BladeLogic
2 1 (4.35%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) SCOM
2 1 (4.35%) SCVMM
2 1 (4.35%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 19 (82.61%) VMware
2 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
3 11 (47.83%) EMC
4 7 (30.43%) HP
4 7 (30.43%) BMC
4 7 (30.43%) Red Hat
5 6 (26.09%) Cisco
6 5 (21.74%) Citrix
6 5 (21.74%) Hitachi
6 5 (21.74%) Brocade
7 4 (17.39%) NetApp
7 4 (17.39%) Symantec
7 4 (17.39%) Avaya
7 4 (17.39%) IBM
8 3 (13.04%) Oracle
8 3 (13.04%) Dell
9 1 (4.35%) Sybase
9 1 (4.35%) 3PAR
9 1 (4.35%) AppSense
Croydon, Surrey
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