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 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 21 29 33
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Contract jobs citing SAN 2 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 1.79% 2.75% 1.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.70% 50.00% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
Average daily rate
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£500 £490 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% -10.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £23.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% +8.13%
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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
23 14 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 20.54% 5.49% 12.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 24
Average daily rate £525 £475 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £375 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £706
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

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 15 September 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 3 (60.00%) UNIX
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
1 3 (60.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) NAS
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) SNMP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Nortel
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Avaya
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) Nokia
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Symantec
3 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) NAS
2 1 (20.00%) InfiniBand
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) SNMP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
1 3 (60.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Market Risk
1 1 (20.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) SUSE
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (20.00%) VCP5
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Nortel
1 1 (20.00%) Avaya
1 1 (20.00%) NetApp
1 1 (20.00%) Nokia
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (20.00%) Symantec
1 1 (20.00%) VMware
1 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat