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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 18 18 28
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Contract jobs citing SAN 4 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 3.31% 5.71% 1.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.18% 52.17% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 1
Average daily rate
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£463 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-2.08% +6.66%
Communications & Networking Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
22 23 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 18.18% 10.95% 12.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 22 21
Average daily rate £525 £425 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% +10.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £275 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
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 22 July 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 22 July 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 11 (78.57%) Banking
1 11 (78.57%) Investment Banking
2 8 (57.14%) UNIX
2 8 (57.14%) Finance
3 6 (42.86%) Windows
4 5 (35.71%) Linux
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle
4 5 (35.71%) NAS
4 5 (35.71%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (28.57%) Clustering
5 4 (28.57%) Solaris
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) Middleware
5 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
6 3 (21.43%) DNS
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco
6 3 (21.43%) SQL
6 3 (21.43%) NetApp
6 3 (21.43%) Veritas
6 3 (21.43%) Symantec
6 3 (21.43%) Migration
6 3 (21.43%) EMC
6 3 (21.43%) Intel
6 3 (21.43%) Sybase
6 3 (21.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (14.29%) Veritas File System
7 2 (14.29%) Replication
7 2 (14.29%) VMware
7 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (14.29%) Veritas Storage Foundation

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) NAS
2 3 (21.43%) DNS
3 2 (14.29%) LAN
3 2 (14.29%) WAN
4 1 (7.14%) Firewall
4 1 (7.14%) Wireless
4 1 (7.14%) DHCP
4 1 (7.14%) HTTP
4 1 (7.14%) SNMP
4 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.14%) VoIP
4 1 (7.14%) FCoE
4 1 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (7.14%) Multicast
4 1 (7.14%) InfiniBand
4 1 (7.14%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (7.14%) HBase
General
1 11 (78.57%) Banking
1 11 (78.57%) Investment Banking
2 8 (57.14%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Project Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Storage Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Server Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) Rendezvous
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Clustering
2 2 (14.29%) Replication
3 1 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (7.14%) PMI
3 1 (7.14%) Market Risk
3 1 (7.14%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) UNIX
2 6 (42.86%) Windows
3 5 (35.71%) Linux
4 4 (28.57%) Solaris
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (7.14%) SUSE
6 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Benchmarking
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) Matrix Management
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.14%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
1 1 (7.14%) VCP5
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Veritas File System
3 1 (7.14%) NFS
3 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (7.14%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (7.14%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (7.14%) Control-M
2 1 (7.14%) ARCserve
2 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (7.14%) WSUS
2 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco
3 3 (21.43%) NetApp
3 3 (21.43%) Veritas
3 3 (21.43%) Symantec
3 3 (21.43%) EMC
3 3 (21.43%) Intel
3 3 (21.43%) Sybase
4 2 (14.29%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) Hitachi
4 2 (14.29%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) IBM
4 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.14%) TIBCO
5 1 (7.14%) Nokia
5 1 (7.14%) Sun
5 1 (7.14%) Nortel
5 1 (7.14%) Avaya