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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 67 72 57
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -15
Contract jobs citing SAN 34 25 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.95% 1.59% 2.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.35% 15.43% 15.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 5 10
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£400 £378 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% +42.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £335 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £495 £316
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £10.50 £16.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% -45.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +1.85%
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
208 162 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 11.92% 10.27% 14.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 50 85
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £125 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 25 23
Average hourly rate £14.75 £16.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.81% -13.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £24.81 £31.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 -4 12 £347 -4.53% 3
Leicestershire +10 9 £325 - 1
Northamptonshire - 8 £450 - 8
Derbyshire +4 5 £425 -12.82% 3
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 25 (45.45%) Windows
2 20 (36.36%) VMware
3 19 (34.55%) Firewall
4 18 (32.73%) Migration
5 17 (30.91%) NetApp
6 16 (29.09%) Cisco
7 15 (27.27%) LAN
8 13 (23.64%) WAN
8 13 (23.64%) HP
8 13 (23.64%) Hyper-V
9 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 11 (20.00%) Linux
9 11 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 11 (20.00%) Clustering
10 10 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (16.36%) Red Hat
11 9 (16.36%) SQL
12 8 (14.55%) ITIL
12 8 (14.55%) Tomcat
12 8 (14.55%) UNIX
12 8 (14.55%) MS Exchange
12 8 (14.55%) DNS
12 8 (14.55%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (12.73%) FCoE
13 7 (12.73%) NAS
13 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (12.73%) TCP/IP

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 8 (14.55%) Tomcat
1 8 (14.55%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.27%) Apache
3 3 (5.45%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.45%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.45%) JBoss
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (5.45%) iPlanet
3 3 (5.45%) OpenStack
4 2 (3.64%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (3.64%) MQSeries
4 2 (3.64%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.82%) Lync
5 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.45%) MS Office
3 2 (3.64%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Google Apps
1 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (34.55%) Firewall
2 15 (27.27%) LAN
3 13 (23.64%) WAN
4 10 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (14.55%) DNS
6 7 (12.73%) TCP/IP
6 7 (12.73%) NAS
6 7 (12.73%) FCoE
6 7 (12.73%) VLAN
7 5 (9.09%) Wireshark
7 5 (9.09%) VPN
7 5 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (9.09%) NX-OS
8 4 (7.27%) iSCSI
8 4 (7.27%) NetScaler
8 4 (7.27%) DHCP
8 4 (7.27%) Reverse Proxy
8 4 (7.27%) IPsec
9 2 (3.64%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (7.27%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Retail
2 1 (1.82%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (12.73%) Infrastructure Manager
2 6 (10.91%) Architect
2 6 (10.91%) Project Manager
2 6 (10.91%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 5 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 5 (9.09%) Storage Specialist
4 4 (7.27%) Server Engineer
4 4 (7.27%) Storage Engineer
4 4 (7.27%) Server Specialist
4 4 (7.27%) VMware Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) UNIX Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Migration Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) DBA
5 3 (5.45%) Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Technical Architect
5 3 (5.45%) Support Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (5.45%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) J2EE
2 2 (3.64%) Flash
2 2 (3.64%) Middleware
2 2 (3.64%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) Clustering
2 5 (9.09%) Open Source
3 2 (3.64%) iPad
3 2 (3.64%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.64%) Grid Computing
3 2 (3.64%) LPAR
4 1 (1.82%) HACMP
4 1 (1.82%) Replication
4 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.82%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 25 (45.45%) Windows
2 11 (20.00%) Linux
3 8 (14.55%) UNIX
4 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (12.73%) AIX
5 6 (10.91%) HPUX
5 6 (10.91%) Solaris
6 4 (7.27%) CentOS
7 3 (5.45%) SUSE
8 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.82%) Android
9 1 (1.82%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.73%) Migration
2 8 (14.55%) ITIL
2 8 (14.55%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (9.09%) Software Delivery
3 5 (9.09%) Network Design
4 4 (7.27%) Load Balancing
4 4 (7.27%) Network Load Balancing
4 4 (7.27%) Project Management
4 4 (7.27%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (7.27%) DevOps
5 3 (5.45%) Procure-to-pay
5 3 (5.45%) High Availability
5 3 (5.45%) E-Commerce
5 3 (5.45%) Unit Testing
6 2 (3.64%) Requirements Management
6 2 (3.64%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.82%) Line Management
7 1 (1.82%) Business Development
7 1 (1.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.82%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.36%) SQL
2 5 (9.09%) Shell Script
2 5 (9.09%) Java
3 3 (5.45%) Perl
3 3 (5.45%) Korn
3 3 (5.45%) C-shell
3 3 (5.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (9.09%) CCIE
3 4 (7.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (7.27%) CCNA
4 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.82%) IBM AIX Certification
5 1 (1.82%) CCNP
5 1 (1.82%) MCSE
5 1 (1.82%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 13 (23.64%) Hyper-V
2 10 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (12.73%) Active Directory
4 4 (7.27%) Docker
4 4 (7.27%) iptables
5 3 (5.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (5.45%) KVM
5 3 (5.45%) Samba
5 3 (5.45%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (3.64%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.82%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.82%) NFS
7 1 (1.82%) XenApp
7 1 (1.82%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) SCOM
1 5 (9.09%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (7.27%) HAProxy
3 3 (5.45%) Pacemaker
4 2 (3.64%) OpenView
5 1 (1.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (36.36%) VMware
2 17 (30.91%) NetApp
3 16 (29.09%) Cisco
4 13 (23.64%) HP
5 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (16.36%) Red Hat
7 5 (9.09%) Juniper
7 5 (9.09%) Google
7 5 (9.09%) Oracle
7 5 (9.09%) SolarWinds
8 4 (7.27%) Veeam
8 4 (7.27%) Veritas
9 3 (5.45%) IBM
9 3 (5.45%) Sun
9 3 (5.45%) PlateSpin
9 3 (5.45%) F5
10 2 (3.64%) Opsware
10 2 (3.64%) 3PAR
10 2 (3.64%) Cognos
10 2 (3.64%) EMC
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