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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 74 60 68
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +8
Contract jobs citing SAN 29 34 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.80% 2.27% 1.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.21% 16.50% 12.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 24 14
Average daily rate
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£350 £364 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.78% +48.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £291 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £468 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.46 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.12% +22.22%
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
151 206 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 9.38% 13.73% 13.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 94 115
Average daily rate £350 £388 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +40.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £288 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 14
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.94 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £24.00 £20.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

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 4 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

SAN Hourly Rate Histogram 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 4 September 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
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -12 14 £363 -12.12% 2
Leicestershire +5 8 £263 -41.66% 6
Northamptonshire -5 5 £400 +10.34% 3
Lincolnshire +3 2 £235 -
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 34 (59.65%) VMware
2 27 (47.37%) Windows
3 22 (38.60%) Microsoft
3 22 (38.60%) HP
4 20 (35.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (29.82%) Active Directory
5 17 (29.82%) NetApp
5 17 (29.82%) ITIL
5 17 (29.82%) Replication
6 15 (26.32%) Firewall
6 15 (26.32%) SQL Server
7 14 (24.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 14 (24.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (22.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (22.81%) Citrix
9 12 (21.05%) EMC
9 12 (21.05%) Cisco
9 12 (21.05%) IBM
9 12 (21.05%) UNIX
9 12 (21.05%) MS Exchange
9 12 (21.05%) Migration
9 12 (21.05%) Hyper-V
10 10 (17.54%) AIX
10 10 (17.54%) Security Cleared
11 9 (15.79%) Linux
11 9 (15.79%) MS Excel
11 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (14.04%) Clustering
12 8 (14.04%) Brocade
12 8 (14.04%) Problem Management

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 12 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 7 (12.28%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.02%) Tomcat
3 4 (7.02%) WebLogic
3 4 (7.02%) IIS
3 4 (7.02%) JBoss
4 3 (5.26%) Apache
4 3 (5.26%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (5.26%) iPlanet
5 2 (3.51%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (3.51%) OpenStack
5 2 (3.51%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.51%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (3.51%) MQSeries
5 2 (3.51%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.51%) MS Project
2 2 (3.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 15 (26.32%) Firewall
2 7 (12.28%) TCP/IP
2 7 (12.28%) DNS
3 6 (10.53%) NAS
4 5 (8.77%) VLAN
4 5 (8.77%) WAN
5 4 (7.02%) Internet
5 4 (7.02%) iSCSI
6 3 (5.26%) FCoE
6 3 (5.26%) DHCP
7 2 (3.51%) LDAP
7 2 (3.51%) LAN
7 2 (3.51%) PBX
7 2 (3.51%) IPv4
7 2 (3.51%) Wireless
7 2 (3.51%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.75%) Converged Networks
8 1 (1.75%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.77%) MySQL
3 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.75%) DB2
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (8.77%) Telecoms
1 5 (8.77%) Retail
2 3 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (1.75%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 11 (19.30%) Project Manager
2 10 (17.54%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 10 (17.54%) Infrastructure Manager
2 10 (17.54%) Storage Engineer
3 7 (12.28%) Consultant
3 7 (12.28%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Architect
4 5 (8.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Storage Specialist
5 4 (7.02%) Operations Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Server Specialist
5 4 (7.02%) Storage Consultant
6 3 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Security Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) UNIX Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Administrator
6 3 (5.26%) DBA
6 3 (5.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) J2EE
2 1 (1.75%) Flash
2 1 (1.75%) Middleware
2 1 (1.75%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 17 (29.82%) Replication
2 8 (14.04%) Clustering
2 8 (14.04%) Data Centre
3 6 (10.53%) EMC VMAX
4 4 (7.02%) Private Cloud
5 3 (5.26%) HP Storage
6 2 (3.51%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.75%) NHS
7 1 (1.75%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.75%) Web 2.0
7 1 (1.75%) Celerra
7 1 (1.75%) LPAR
7 1 (1.75%) iPad
7 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.75%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.75%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (1.75%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 27 (47.37%) Windows
2 14 (24.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (22.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (21.05%) UNIX
5 10 (17.54%) AIX
6 9 (15.79%) Linux
6 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (8.77%) Solaris
8 4 (7.02%) CentOS
9 3 (5.26%) HPUX
9 3 (5.26%) SUSE
10 2 (3.51%) Windows XP
10 2 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (3.51%) Windows 7
10 2 (3.51%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.75%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.82%) ITIL
2 14 (24.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (21.05%) Migration
4 8 (14.04%) Problem Management
5 5 (8.77%) Performance Management
5 5 (8.77%) Change Management
5 5 (8.77%) Project Management
5 5 (8.77%) Software Delivery
6 4 (7.02%) Data Protection
6 4 (7.02%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (7.02%) Change Control
7 3 (5.26%) Procure-to-pay
7 3 (5.26%) DevOps
7 3 (5.26%) High Availability
7 3 (5.26%) Unit Testing
7 3 (5.26%) Load Balancing
7 3 (5.26%) Incident Management
7 3 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (5.26%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.51%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.28%) SQL
2 3 (5.26%) Shell Script
2 3 (5.26%) Korn
2 3 (5.26%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.26%) C-shell
2 3 (5.26%) Bash Shell
2 3 (5.26%) Perl
3 2 (3.51%) Java
4 1 (1.75%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.28%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.75%) CCNA
5 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) PCI DSS
2 3 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.75%) COBIT
3 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 20 (35.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (29.82%) Active Directory
3 12 (21.05%) Hyper-V
4 7 (12.28%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (8.77%) SRDF
6 4 (7.02%) XenApp
7 3 (5.26%) XenDesktop
7 3 (5.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (5.26%) vSphere
7 3 (5.26%) Samba
7 3 (5.26%) KVM
8 2 (3.51%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (1.75%) Docker
9 1 (1.75%) iptables
9 1 (1.75%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) NetBackup
2 4 (7.02%) SCCM
3 2 (3.51%) SCOM
3 2 (3.51%) OpenView
3 2 (3.51%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.75%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.75%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.75%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 34 (59.65%) VMware
2 22 (38.60%) Microsoft
2 22 (38.60%) HP
3 17 (29.82%) NetApp
4 13 (22.81%) Citrix
5 12 (21.05%) Cisco
5 12 (21.05%) IBM
5 12 (21.05%) EMC
6 8 (14.04%) Brocade
7 6 (10.53%) Oracle
8 5 (8.77%) Red Hat
8 5 (8.77%) Veeam
9 4 (7.02%) Dell
10 3 (5.26%) Sun
10 3 (5.26%) Sophos
10 3 (5.26%) Altiris
10 3 (5.26%) Veritas
10 3 (5.26%) PlateSpin
10 3 (5.26%) 3PAR
10 3 (5.26%) F5
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