The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 30 32 17
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -15
Contract jobs citing SAN 4 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 1.65% 2.72% 1.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% 17.95% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Average daily rate
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£425 £345 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.18% +9.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £25.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+16.50% +3.00%
SAN
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Derbyshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
28 39 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 11.57% 15.18% 14.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 25 11
Average daily rate £300 £340 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +7.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £110 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £556 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -59.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the Derbyshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAN across the Derbyshire region.

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the Derbyshire region.

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

SAN
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buxton - - - -
Chesterfield - - - -
Derby - - - - 3
SAN
East Midlands

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 (77.78%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) Solaris
3 3 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) UNIX
3 3 (33.33%) IBM
3 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) NetApp
3 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (33.33%) NAS
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (22.22%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 2 (22.22%) Middleware
4 2 (22.22%) EMC
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (11.11%) CCNP
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (11.11%) Clustering

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) NAS
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Integration Architect
2 2 (22.22%) SQL DBA
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) UNIX
1 3 (33.33%) Solaris
1 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
1 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) People Management
3 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCNP
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) NetApp
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (22.22%) EMC
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco