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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 17 12 12
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing SAN 2 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 1.96% 9.26% 7.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 43.48% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £441
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +1.98%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.08% -3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+32.22% -
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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
12 23 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 11.76% 21.30% 17.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 8
Average daily rate £400 £440 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £693 £450 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 24 December 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) VMware ESX
3 4 (66.67%) vSphere
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (66.67%) UNIX
3 4 (66.67%) IIS
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) BMC
4 3 (50.00%) Dell
4 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (50.00%) DNS
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (50.00%) SUSE
4 3 (50.00%) BladeLogic
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (33.33%) Degree
5 2 (33.33%) AS400
5 2 (33.33%) Clustering
5 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (33.33%) AIX
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (66.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) MPLS
4 1 (16.67%) BGP
4 1 (16.67%) DSL
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Account Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Account Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) AS400
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) UNIX
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) SUSE
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) AIX
5 1 (16.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) VMware ESX
2 4 (66.67%) vSphere
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
3 1 (16.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) BMC
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Dell
3 2 (33.33%) EMC
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) 3PAR
4 1 (16.67%) F5