The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 17 16 21
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing SAN 4 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 3.74% 4.08% 4.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 40.00% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 8
Average daily rate
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£600 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £415 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £528 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.25 £18.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+79.16% -33.33%
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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 Docklands, London region.

Communications & Networking Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
12 10 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 11.21% 10.20% 12.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 20
Average daily rate £550 £520 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +34.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £425 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £33.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) NFS
2 3 (75.00%) Apache
2 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) IIS
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) NAS
3 2 (50.00%) Middleware
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 2 (50.00%) LDAP
3 2 (50.00%) Solaris
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) JBoss
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) FCoE
4 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (25.00%) Ultra Messaging
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Linux

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London 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 (75.00%) Apache
1 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (75.00%) IIS
2 2 (50.00%) JBoss
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) NAS
2 2 (50.00%) LDAP
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) FCoE
3 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) Multicast
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) BIG-IP
3 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) HBase
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) Ultra Messaging
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) XSLT
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Benchmarking
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) NFS
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) KVM
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) SRDF
2 1 (25.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (25.00%) Xen
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Control-M
1 1 (25.00%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) Intel
3 1 (25.00%) Nortel
3 1 (25.00%) Avaya
3 1 (25.00%) CA
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Nokia
3 1 (25.00%) Sybase
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (25.00%) DataSynapse