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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 16 6 14
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Contract jobs citing SAN 11 20 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 7.80% 19.42% 1.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.35% 57.14% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +9.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +1.85%
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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
34 35 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 24.11% 33.98% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 20 11
Average daily rate £381 £430 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.33% +32.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (86.67%) Windows
3 12 (80.00%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (73.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (60.00%) IIS
5 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (53.33%) VMware ESX
6 8 (53.33%) Finance
7 7 (46.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (46.67%) vSphere
7 7 (46.67%) Dell
7 7 (46.67%) NetApp
7 7 (46.67%) Red Hat
7 7 (46.67%) Linux
7 7 (46.67%) SharePoint
8 6 (40.00%) MCSE
8 6 (40.00%) MCSA
8 6 (40.00%) Visual Studio
8 6 (40.00%) ITIL
8 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
8 6 (40.00%) PowerShell
8 6 (40.00%) Hyper-V
8 6 (40.00%) Workflow
8 6 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (33.33%) SUSE
9 5 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 9 (60.00%) IIS
2 7 (46.67%) SharePoint
3 6 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Project
1 4 (26.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (13.33%) MS Office
3 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (26.67%) DNS
2 4 (26.67%) DHCP
3 2 (13.33%) iSCSI
3 2 (13.33%) NAS
3 2 (13.33%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Design Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Wintel Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Account Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Data Centre Manager
5 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (20.00%) Taxonomies
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (46.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (46.67%) Linux
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (33.33%) SUSE
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
1 6 (40.00%) Workflow
2 5 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (13.33%) Resource Management
5 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security
5 1 (6.67%) Network Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (13.33%) R
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) MCSE
1 6 (40.00%) MCSA
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (26.67%) MCSM
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) ISO 9001
2 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) VMware ESXi
2 8 (53.33%) VMware ESX
3 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (46.67%) vSphere
4 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (40.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) NetBackup
1 2 (13.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (46.67%) Dell
3 7 (46.67%) NetApp
3 7 (46.67%) Red Hat
4 5 (33.33%) EMC
5 2 (13.33%) IBM
5 2 (13.33%) HP
5 2 (13.33%) CommVault
5 2 (13.33%) Symantec
6 1 (6.67%) Citrix
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco
6 1 (6.67%) Atlassian