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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 26 23 46
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +23
Contract jobs citing SAN 13 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 4.74% 2.03% 1.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.31% 12.50% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 4
Average daily rate £413 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £325 £347
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.75 £30.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +33.33%
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
61 24 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 22.26% 16.22% 15.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 11 41
Average daily rate £375 £410 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +272.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £260 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £448 £347
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £9.92
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +61.33%
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Derby -3 10 £425 +30.76%
SAN
East Midlands

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 20 (95.24%) Unix
2 19 (90.48%) Solaris
2 19 (90.48%) Linux
2 19 (90.48%) HP
2 19 (90.48%) Red Hat
2 19 (90.48%) VMware
2 19 (90.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (90.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (85.71%) Software Packaging
3 18 (85.71%) Korn
3 18 (85.71%) Veritas
3 18 (85.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 18 (85.71%) Veritas File System
3 18 (85.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 18 (85.71%) Bash Shell
3 18 (85.71%) High Availability
3 18 (85.71%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 18 (85.71%) Shell Script
3 18 (85.71%) Sun
3 18 (85.71%) Perl
3 18 (85.71%) Oracle
4 16 (76.19%) Opsware
4 16 (76.19%) Security Cleared
5 12 (57.14%) Computer Science
5 12 (57.14%) Degree
6 11 (52.38%) SC Cleared
7 9 (42.86%) Data Centre
8 3 (14.29%) Windows
9 2 (9.52%) Firewall
9 2 (9.52%) Kalman Filter

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
1 1 (4.76%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) NAS
2 1 (4.76%) VLAN
2 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Architect
2 4 (19.05%) Consultant
2 4 (19.05%) Linux Consultant
2 4 (19.05%) Solaris Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Solaris Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Unix Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) IT Support
4 1 (4.76%) IT Support Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Support Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Unix Support
4 1 (4.76%) Unix Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (85.71%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 9 (42.86%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (95.24%) Unix
2 19 (90.48%) Linux
2 19 (90.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 19 (90.48%) Solaris
3 18 (85.71%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 3 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (4.76%) HPUX
5 1 (4.76%) SUSE
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) High Availability
2 2 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (4.76%) Change Management
3 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.76%) Facilities Management
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL
3 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.76%) Migration
3 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) Bash Shell
1 18 (85.71%) Korn
1 18 (85.71%) Perl
1 18 (85.71%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (76.19%) Security Cleared
2 12 (57.14%) Degree
3 11 (52.38%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 19 (90.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (85.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 18 (85.71%) Veritas File System
2 18 (85.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.76%) Terminal Server
3 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 19 (90.48%) HP
1 19 (90.48%) Red Hat
1 19 (90.48%) VMware
2 18 (85.71%) Oracle
2 18 (85.71%) Sun
2 18 (85.71%) Veritas
3 16 (76.19%) Opsware
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) NetApp