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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 62 65 57
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing SAN 34 33 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.01% 2.10% 2.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.72% 15.71% 16.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 19 8
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.26% +36.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £210 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £412 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.63 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+14.50% +21.95%
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
231 210 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 13.64% 13.36% 14.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 90 85
Average daily rate £338 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £415 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 36 22
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -42.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.90 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £73.55 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.88 £21.88 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +4.16%

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014. 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
Northamptonshire -3 12 £388 +86.74% 2
Nottinghamshire +3 10 £380 +26.66% 3
Derbyshire +7 4 £400 +8.10%
Leicestershire +15 2 £400 +19.40% 1
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 44 (66.67%) VMware
2 32 (48.48%) Cisco
3 29 (43.94%) HP
4 25 (37.88%) ITIL
4 25 (37.88%) Windows
5 24 (36.36%) NAS
6 22 (33.33%) Firewall
7 21 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
8 19 (28.79%) Linux
9 18 (27.27%) Oracle
9 18 (27.27%) CCIE
9 18 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
9 18 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
10 16 (24.24%) VMware ESXi
10 16 (24.24%) LAN
10 16 (24.24%) WAN
11 15 (22.73%) CCNP
11 15 (22.73%) Nortel
11 15 (22.73%) CheckPoint
11 15 (22.73%) Wireless
11 15 (22.73%) Blue Coat
11 15 (22.73%) ProxySG
11 15 (22.73%) Nortel Contivity
11 15 (22.73%) Load Balancing
12 14 (21.21%) EMC
12 14 (21.21%) UNIX
12 14 (21.21%) Change Control
13 12 (18.18%) CCNA
13 12 (18.18%) Active Directory
14 11 (16.67%) Tomcat

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 11 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 9 (13.64%) Apache
3 4 (6.06%) WebLogic
3 4 (6.06%) OpenStack
4 3 (4.55%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.55%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) MS Office
1 3 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.12%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.52%) IaaS
2 1 (1.52%) SaaS
2 1 (1.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (36.36%) NAS
2 22 (33.33%) Firewall
3 18 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
4 16 (24.24%) LAN
4 16 (24.24%) WAN
5 15 (22.73%) Nortel Contivity
5 15 (22.73%) Wireless
6 4 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (4.55%) DNS
7 3 (4.55%) Connectrix
7 3 (4.55%) Wireshark
7 3 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (3.03%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.52%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.64%) MySQL
2 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (13.64%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (22.73%) Network Engineer
2 8 (12.12%) Architect
3 6 (9.09%) Analyst
3 6 (9.09%) Administrator
3 6 (9.09%) Designer
4 5 (7.58%) Storage Engineer
4 5 (7.58%) Infrastructure Designer
4 5 (7.58%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (7.58%) Support Engineer
5 4 (6.06%) Consultant
6 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Integration Architect
6 3 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (4.55%) Server Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) Storage Analyst
7 2 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (3.03%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (3.03%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 2 (3.03%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.55%) Middleware
1 3 (4.55%) LAMP
2 1 (1.52%) Apache Flex
2 1 (1.52%) Web Services
2 1 (1.52%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) Open Source
2 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.03%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.03%) Clustering
4 1 (1.52%) Statistics
4 1 (1.52%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.52%) LPAR
4 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.52%) Replication
4 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.52%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 25 (37.88%) Windows
2 19 (28.79%) Linux
3 14 (21.21%) UNIX
4 11 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (15.15%) Solaris
6 7 (10.61%) AIX
7 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (4.55%) Windows 7
9 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (3.03%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.52%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (37.88%) ITIL
2 15 (22.73%) Load Balancing
3 14 (21.21%) Change Control
4 10 (15.15%) Migration
5 6 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 5 (7.58%) ERP
6 5 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (6.06%) TOGAF
8 3 (4.55%) Performance Management
9 2 (3.03%) Line Management
9 2 (3.03%) Business Transformation
9 2 (3.03%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (3.03%) Business Development
9 2 (3.03%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (3.03%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.03%) Project Management
10 1 (1.52%) Service Delivery
10 1 (1.52%) Change Management
10 1 (1.52%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (1.52%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.15%) Java
2 7 (10.61%) SQL
3 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.52%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (27.27%) CCIE
1 18 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (22.73%) CCNP
3 12 (18.18%) CCNA
4 8 (12.12%) Degree
5 7 (10.61%) SC Cleared
5 7 (10.61%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.52%) IBM Certification
7 1 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.52%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) SLA
1 1 (1.52%) COBIT
System Software
1 21 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (24.24%) VMware ESXi
3 15 (22.73%) ProxySG
4 12 (18.18%) Active Directory
5 6 (9.09%) Hyper-V
5 6 (9.09%) NFS
6 4 (6.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (4.55%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 2 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (1.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.52%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.52%) vSphere
9 1 (1.52%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) SCCM
1 3 (4.55%) SCOM
1 3 (4.55%) Ansible
1 3 (4.55%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (3.03%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (3.03%) NetBackup
2 2 (3.03%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.52%) WSUS
3 1 (1.52%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 44 (66.67%) VMware
2 32 (48.48%) Cisco
3 29 (43.94%) HP
4 18 (27.27%) Oracle
5 15 (22.73%) Nortel
5 15 (22.73%) CheckPoint
5 15 (22.73%) Blue Coat
6 14 (21.21%) EMC
7 8 (12.12%) IBM
7 8 (12.12%) Google
8 7 (10.61%) Red Hat
9 6 (9.09%) NetApp
9 6 (9.09%) Veritas
9 6 (9.09%) Microsoft
10 5 (7.58%) SolarWinds
10 5 (7.58%) hybris
11 4 (6.06%) Sun
11 4 (6.06%) JD Edwards
12 3 (4.55%) Dell
12 3 (4.55%) Brocade