The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Docklands, London region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 15 25 32
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +7
Contract jobs citing SAN 10 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 7.09% 4.08% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 62.50% 24.00% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 1
Average daily rate £550 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £27.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +3.84%
Communications & Networking Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
16 25 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 11.35% 17.01% 12.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 20 20
Average daily rate £520 £425 £548
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.35% -22.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £203 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £518 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £33.75 - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
SAN
London

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Docklands, London region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 April 2014, 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 16 (88.89%) Banking
2 13 (72.22%) Investment Banking
3 11 (61.11%) UNIX
3 11 (61.11%) Windows
4 9 (50.00%) Solaris
4 9 (50.00%) Linux
4 9 (50.00%) Oracle
5 8 (44.44%) Intel
5 8 (44.44%) SQL
5 8 (44.44%) NAS
6 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
6 7 (38.89%) EMC
7 6 (33.33%) HP
7 6 (33.33%) Cisco
7 6 (33.33%) NetApp
7 6 (33.33%) Middleware
7 6 (33.33%) Finance
7 6 (33.33%) Clustering
8 5 (27.78%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (27.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 5 (27.78%) SRDF
8 5 (27.78%) Veritas
8 5 (27.78%) Sybase
9 4 (22.22%) WebLogic
9 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
9 4 (22.22%) IBM
9 4 (22.22%) DNS
9 4 (22.22%) NFS
9 4 (22.22%) LAN
9 4 (22.22%) WAN

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 4 (22.22%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) NAS
2 4 (22.22%) FCoE
2 4 (22.22%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (22.22%) Multicast
2 4 (22.22%) LAN
2 4 (22.22%) WAN
2 4 (22.22%) DNS
3 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.56%) HBase
General
1 16 (88.89%) Banking
2 13 (72.22%) Investment Banking
3 6 (33.33%) Finance
4 1 (5.56%) Back Office
4 1 (5.56%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Architect
2 6 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (27.78%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (16.67%) IT Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Project Leader
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) CSS
2 1 (5.56%) XML
2 1 (5.56%) XSLT
2 1 (5.56%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Clustering
2 4 (22.22%) Replication
3 1 (5.56%) Symmetrix DMX
3 1 (5.56%) PMI
3 1 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) UNIX
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) Solaris
2 9 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (22.22%) Benchmarking
2 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.56%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) Change Management
3 1 (5.56%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Data Management
3 1 (5.56%) Matrix Management
3 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
1 1 (5.56%) NCDA
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 5 (27.78%) SRDF
2 4 (22.22%) Veritas File System
2 4 (22.22%) NFS
3 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (11.11%) VMware ESX
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (5.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 2 (11.11%) HP SIM
2 2 (11.11%) BladeLogic
3 1 (5.56%) WSUS
3 1 (5.56%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (5.56%) Control-M
3 1 (5.56%) ARCserve
3 1 (5.56%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Oracle
2 8 (44.44%) Intel
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 7 (38.89%) EMC
4 6 (33.33%) HP
4 6 (33.33%) Cisco
4 6 (33.33%) NetApp
5 5 (27.78%) Veritas
5 5 (27.78%) Sybase
6 4 (22.22%) IBM
6 4 (22.22%) Symantec
7 3 (16.67%) VMware
8 2 (11.11%) Hitachi
8 2 (11.11%) Dell
9 1 (5.56%) Sun
9 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
9 1 (5.56%) TIBCO
9 1 (5.56%) BMC
9 1 (5.56%) CA
9 1 (5.56%) CommVault