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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 67 68 44
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -24
Contract jobs citing SAN 21 30 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.49% 2.00% 3.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.21% 17.65% 17.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 10
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£350 £335 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +21.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £312 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £418 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+37.93% +1.16%
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
159 170 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 11.32% 11.31% 18.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 64 83
Average daily rate £325 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £110 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £410 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 31 50
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.47 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £97.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -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 January 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 January 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
Leicestershire +10 7 £283 -15.67% 8
Northamptonshire -6 7 £375 - 1
Nottinghamshire -16 4 £388 -6.62% 2
Derbyshire +23 3 £325 -2.98% 1
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 35 (56.45%) VMware
2 31 (50.00%) Cisco
3 23 (37.10%) HP
3 23 (37.10%) NAS
4 22 (35.48%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (35.48%) Firewall
5 20 (32.26%) CCIE
5 20 (32.26%) ITIL
5 20 (32.26%) Cisco Nexus
6 19 (30.65%) Windows
7 18 (29.03%) LAN
8 16 (25.81%) WAN
8 16 (25.81%) CCNP
8 16 (25.81%) Linux
8 16 (25.81%) Load Balancing
9 15 (24.19%) Blue Coat
9 15 (24.19%) ProxySG
9 15 (24.19%) Nortel Contivity
9 15 (24.19%) Wireless
9 15 (24.19%) Nortel
9 15 (24.19%) CheckPoint
9 15 (24.19%) Oracle
9 15 (24.19%) VMware ESXi
10 14 (22.58%) Change Control
11 13 (20.97%) VMware Infrastructure
11 13 (20.97%) CCNA
11 13 (20.97%) Migration
12 12 (19.35%) UNIX
13 10 (16.13%) Tomcat
14 9 (14.52%) Java

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 10 (16.13%) Tomcat
2 8 (12.90%) Apache
3 4 (6.45%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.84%) OpenStack
5 2 (3.23%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.23%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.29%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 23 (37.10%) NAS
2 22 (35.48%) Firewall
3 20 (32.26%) Cisco Nexus
4 18 (29.03%) LAN
5 16 (25.81%) WAN
6 15 (24.19%) Nortel Contivity
6 15 (24.19%) Wireless
7 7 (11.29%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (8.06%) Wireshark
8 5 (8.06%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (3.23%) TCP/IP
9 2 (3.23%) VPN
9 2 (3.23%) DNS
10 1 (1.61%) FCoE
10 1 (1.61%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (1.61%) NetScaler
10 1 (1.61%) IPsec
10 1 (1.61%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (1.61%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.61%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.90%) MySQL
2 5 (8.06%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (12.90%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (25.81%) Network Engineer
2 8 (12.90%) Architect
3 7 (11.29%) Analyst
4 5 (8.06%) Designer
4 5 (8.06%) Consultant
4 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Designer
5 4 (6.45%) Administrator
5 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) DBA
6 3 (4.84%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.84%) Integration Architect
6 3 (4.84%) SQL DBA
6 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (4.84%) Deployment Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Server Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Storage Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Storage Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Lead Architect
7 2 (3.23%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.84%) Middleware
2 2 (3.23%) LAMP
3 1 (1.61%) Flash
3 1 (1.61%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) Open Source
2 3 (4.84%) Clustering
3 2 (3.23%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.61%) LPAR
4 1 (1.61%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 19 (30.65%) Windows
2 16 (25.81%) Linux
3 12 (19.35%) UNIX
4 9 (14.52%) Solaris
5 8 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (9.68%) AIX
7 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (4.84%) HPUX
8 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.61%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.26%) ITIL
2 16 (25.81%) Load Balancing
3 14 (22.58%) Change Control
4 13 (20.97%) Migration
5 5 (8.06%) E-Commerce
6 4 (6.45%) TOGAF
6 4 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (4.84%) ERP
8 2 (3.23%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (3.23%) Business Development
8 2 (3.23%) Network Design
8 2 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.23%) Project Management
8 2 (3.23%) Line Management
8 2 (3.23%) Business Transformation
9 1 (1.61%) Business Continuity Management
9 1 (1.61%) Database Tuning
9 1 (1.61%) People Management
9 1 (1.61%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.52%) Java
1 9 (14.52%) SQL
2 3 (4.84%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.61%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (35.48%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (32.26%) CCIE
3 16 (25.81%) CCNP
4 13 (20.97%) CCNA
5 8 (12.90%) Degree
6 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
7 2 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.61%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (1.61%) IBM Certification
8 1 (1.61%) IBM AIX Certification
8 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 15 (24.19%) ProxySG
1 15 (24.19%) VMware ESXi
2 13 (20.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (9.68%) Active Directory
4 4 (6.45%) NFS
4 4 (6.45%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (3.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (1.61%) PowerHA
6 1 (1.61%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (4.84%) Ansible
3 2 (3.23%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (3.23%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.61%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 35 (56.45%) VMware
2 31 (50.00%) Cisco
3 23 (37.10%) HP
4 15 (24.19%) Blue Coat
4 15 (24.19%) Nortel
4 15 (24.19%) CheckPoint
4 15 (24.19%) Oracle
5 8 (12.90%) EMC
5 8 (12.90%) NetApp
6 7 (11.29%) Google
6 7 (11.29%) IBM
7 6 (9.68%) SolarWinds
8 5 (8.06%) Red Hat
9 4 (6.45%) Veritas
9 4 (6.45%) hybris
10 2 (3.23%) Juniper
10 2 (3.23%) JD Edwards
10 2 (3.23%) Citrix
10 2 (3.23%) Microsoft
10 2 (3.23%) Sun
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