The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 82 67 58
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -9
Contract jobs citing SAN 15 23 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.94% 1.59% 2.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.93% 13.07% 15.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 19
Average daily rate
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£350 £338 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +37.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £239 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £52.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £23.75 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+24.21% -1.04%
SAN
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
168 176 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 10.49% 12.17% 15.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 80 121
Average daily rate £325 £350 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £463 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 10
Average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.94 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.80 £24.00 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

SAN
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

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

SAN Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

SAN
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 August 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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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
Nottinghamshire -15 7 £350 +9.80% 6
Northamptonshire +1 5 £400 +4.91% 1
Leicestershire +3 2 £300 -33.33% 4
Lincolnshire +1 1 £235 - 2
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 24 (48.00%) VMware
2 19 (38.00%) Windows
3 17 (34.00%) Microsoft
4 15 (30.00%) NetApp
4 15 (30.00%) ITIL
4 15 (30.00%) Firewall
4 15 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (26.00%) Active Directory
6 12 (24.00%) HP
6 12 (24.00%) Migration
7 11 (22.00%) UNIX
7 11 (22.00%) Hyper-V
7 11 (22.00%) Data Centre
8 10 (20.00%) Cisco
9 9 (18.00%) Clustering
9 9 (18.00%) AIX
9 9 (18.00%) Linux
9 9 (18.00%) MS Exchange
10 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
10 8 (16.00%) DNS
10 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (16.00%) Replication
10 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (14.00%) VLAN
11 7 (14.00%) Red Hat
11 7 (14.00%) Citrix
11 7 (14.00%) LAN
11 7 (14.00%) WAN
11 7 (14.00%) Tomcat
12 6 (12.00%) SQL

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 9 (18.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (14.00%) Tomcat
3 5 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (8.00%) WebLogic
5 3 (6.00%) JBoss
5 3 (6.00%) Apache
5 3 (6.00%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (6.00%) iPlanet
6 2 (4.00%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (4.00%) OpenStack
6 2 (4.00%) MQSeries
6 2 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (2.00%) IIS
7 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
7 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (2.00%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.00%) MS Office
3 2 (4.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Office 365
1 1 (2.00%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 15 (30.00%) Firewall
2 8 (16.00%) DNS
3 7 (14.00%) LAN
3 7 (14.00%) WAN
3 7 (14.00%) VLAN
4 6 (12.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (12.00%) NAS
4 6 (12.00%) FCoE
5 5 (10.00%) DHCP
6 4 (8.00%) Internet
6 4 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (6.00%) NetScaler
7 3 (6.00%) IPsec
7 3 (6.00%) iSCSI
7 3 (6.00%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (6.00%) VPN
8 2 (4.00%) LDAP
9 1 (2.00%) Wireless
9 1 (2.00%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (2.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Retail
2 1 (2.00%) Front Office
2 1 (2.00%) Back Office
2 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (22.00%) Project Manager
2 10 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 10 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 7 (14.00%) Storage Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Architect
5 5 (10.00%) Storage Specialist
6 4 (8.00%) Server Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Support Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Server Specialist
7 3 (6.00%) UNIX Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (6.00%) Technical Architect
7 3 (6.00%) Consultant
7 3 (6.00%) Migration Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (4.00%) Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Network Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) J2EE
2 1 (2.00%) Flash
2 1 (2.00%) Middleware
2 1 (2.00%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) Data Centre
2 9 (18.00%) Clustering
3 8 (16.00%) Replication
4 3 (6.00%) EMC VMAX
5 2 (4.00%) Grid Computing
5 2 (4.00%) Blackberry
5 2 (4.00%) iPad
5 2 (4.00%) HP Storage
6 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (2.00%) Celerra
6 1 (2.00%) LPAR
6 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.00%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (2.00%) EMC VNX
6 1 (2.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (38.00%) Windows
2 11 (22.00%) UNIX
3 9 (18.00%) AIX
3 9 (18.00%) Linux
4 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (10.00%) Solaris
7 4 (8.00%) CentOS
8 3 (6.00%) HPUX
8 3 (6.00%) SUSE
9 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
10 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.00%) Android
10 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) ITIL
2 12 (24.00%) Migration
3 6 (12.00%) Project Management
4 5 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (10.00%) Software Delivery
5 4 (8.00%) DevOps
5 4 (8.00%) Open Source
6 3 (6.00%) High Availability
6 3 (6.00%) Change Control
6 3 (6.00%) Procure-to-pay
6 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (6.00%) Network Design
6 3 (6.00%) Load Balancing
6 3 (6.00%) Network Load Balancing
6 3 (6.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.00%) Performance Management
7 2 (4.00%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.00%) Requirements Management
7 2 (4.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.00%) SQL
2 4 (8.00%) Java
3 3 (6.00%) Perl
3 3 (6.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (6.00%) Korn
3 3 (6.00%) C-shell
3 3 (6.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.00%) CCNA
3 2 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.00%) MCSE
4 1 (2.00%) MCSA
4 1 (2.00%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) QA
1 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (26.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (22.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (8.00%) Docker
4 4 (8.00%) iptables
5 3 (6.00%) KVM
5 3 (6.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Samba
6 2 (4.00%) VMware ESX
6 2 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (4.00%) SRDF
6 2 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.00%) vSphere
7 1 (2.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) SCOM
2 4 (8.00%) HAProxy
3 3 (6.00%) Pacemaker
4 2 (4.00%) OpenView
4 2 (4.00%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.00%) SCCM
5 1 (2.00%) ARCserve
5 1 (2.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 24 (48.00%) VMware
2 17 (34.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (30.00%) NetApp
4 12 (24.00%) HP
5 10 (20.00%) Cisco
6 7 (14.00%) Citrix
6 7 (14.00%) Red Hat
7 5 (10.00%) IBM
7 5 (10.00%) Oracle
8 4 (8.00%) EMC
8 4 (8.00%) Google
8 4 (8.00%) Brocade
9 3 (6.00%) PlateSpin
9 3 (6.00%) Juniper
9 3 (6.00%) Veritas
9 3 (6.00%) Sun
9 3 (6.00%) F5
10 2 (4.00%) Opsware
10 2 (4.00%) 3PAR
10 2 (4.00%) Cognos
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