The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon 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 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 30 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SAN 8 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 2.70% - 2.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.79% - 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
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£250 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £23.75 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+22.10% -1.04%
SAN
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
58 39 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 19.59% 14.34% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 26 15
Average daily rate £300 £230 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -26.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 4
Average hourly rate £21.00 £17.00 £17.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -1.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Devon

SAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Devon region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

SAN
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Devon region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Exeter - 6 £200 - 2
Plymouth - 2 £375 - 1
SAN
South West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) VMware
4 4 (44.44%) Firewall
4 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
4 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
4 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
4 4 (44.44%) VPN
4 4 (44.44%) DNS
4 4 (44.44%) Apache
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) MySQL
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 4 (44.44%) IIS
4 4 (44.44%) Load Balancing
4 4 (44.44%) Network Security
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (44.44%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
4 4 (44.44%) Server Hardening
5 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (33.33%) vSphere
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (33.33%) VoIP
5 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
6 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 2 (22.22%) Replication
6 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 (44.44%) IIS
1 4 (44.44%) Apache
1 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
2 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (11.11%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
1 4 (44.44%) VPN
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
1 4 (44.44%) Network Security
2 3 (33.33%) VoIP
3 2 (22.22%) VLAN
4 1 (11.11%) LAN
4 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) MySQL
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Server Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Principal Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Wintel Server Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Server Support
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Replication
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Load Balancing
1 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (44.44%) Performance Monitoring
1 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
1 4 (44.44%) Server Hardening
2 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Service Management
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) MCSA
1 1 (11.11%) CCNA
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (11.11%) VCP5
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 3 (33.33%) vSphere
2 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
4 2 (22.22%) Veeam
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (11.11%) IBM
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) Dell
5 1 (11.11%) EMC