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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 64 72 68
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs citing SAN 32 27 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.04% 1.65% 1.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.61% 13.24% 11.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 14 8
Average daily rate
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£365 £245 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.97% +22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £203 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £336 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £20.79
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +20.27%
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
205 204 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 13.07% 12.47% 12.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 103 93
Average daily rate £400 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 18 19
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -25.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.07 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.30 £20.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 23 September 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 23 September 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
Nottinghamshire +16 13 £433 +82.10% 6
Northamptonshire +11 9 £363 +11.53% 2
Leicestershire +5 4 £350 +75.00% 3
Derbyshire -1 1 £325 -4.41% 1
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 35 (61.40%) VMware
2 28 (49.12%) HP
3 25 (43.86%) Cisco
4 22 (38.60%) ITIL
4 22 (38.60%) Windows
5 18 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (31.58%) NAS
6 17 (29.82%) Firewall
7 15 (26.32%) Linux
7 15 (26.32%) EMC
8 13 (22.81%) Oracle
8 13 (22.81%) VMware ESXi
9 12 (21.05%) Change Control
9 12 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
9 12 (21.05%) CCIE
9 12 (21.05%) CCNP
9 12 (21.05%) Nortel
9 12 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (21.05%) CheckPoint
9 12 (21.05%) Wireless
9 12 (21.05%) Blue Coat
9 12 (21.05%) ProxySG
9 12 (21.05%) SC Cleared
9 12 (21.05%) Security Cleared
9 12 (21.05%) Load Balancing
9 12 (21.05%) Nortel Contivity
10 11 (19.30%) LAN
10 11 (19.30%) WAN
11 10 (17.54%) CCNA
12 9 (15.79%) Brocade

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 9 (15.79%) Tomcat
2 7 (12.28%) Apache
3 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.02%) MS Exchange
4 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (5.26%) OpenStack
5 2 (3.51%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.75%) Lync
6 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) MS Office
2 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.28%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.75%) IaaS
2 1 (1.75%) SaaS
2 1 (1.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (31.58%) NAS
2 17 (29.82%) Firewall
3 12 (21.05%) Wireless
3 12 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
3 12 (21.05%) Nortel Contivity
4 11 (19.30%) LAN
4 11 (19.30%) WAN
5 8 (14.04%) Connectrix
6 1 (1.75%) BIG-IP
6 1 (1.75%) DNS
6 1 (1.75%) Internet
6 1 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) MySQL
2 3 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 4 (7.02%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (17.54%) Network Engineer
1 10 (17.54%) Storage Engineer
2 7 (12.28%) Analyst
3 6 (10.53%) Support Engineer
3 6 (10.53%) Operations Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Designer
4 5 (8.77%) Consultant
5 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Architect
5 4 (7.02%) Server Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Designer
5 4 (7.02%) Storage Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Administrator
6 3 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (3.51%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.51%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (3.51%) Senior Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) LAMP
2 1 (1.75%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (1.75%) Web Services
2 1 (1.75%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (1.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Open Source
2 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.51%) Firmware
4 1 (1.75%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.75%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.75%) Replication
4 1 (1.75%) Clustering
4 1 (1.75%) Statistics
4 1 (1.75%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 22 (38.60%) Windows
2 15 (26.32%) Linux
3 9 (15.79%) UNIX
4 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (8.77%) Windows 7
6 5 (8.77%) Solaris
7 4 (7.02%) AIX
7 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (5.26%) Windows XP
8 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.75%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (38.60%) ITIL
2 12 (21.05%) Load Balancing
2 12 (21.05%) Change Control
3 8 (14.04%) Performance Management
4 6 (10.53%) Migration
5 5 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (8.77%) E-Commerce
5 5 (8.77%) ERP
6 2 (3.51%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.51%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (1.75%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (1.75%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.75%) Network Management
7 1 (1.75%) Capacity Management
7 1 (1.75%) Business Transformation
7 1 (1.75%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.75%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.75%) TOGAF
7 1 (1.75%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.79%) Java
2 4 (7.02%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (21.05%) CCIE
1 12 (21.05%) CCNP
1 12 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (21.05%) SC Cleared
1 12 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 10 (17.54%) CCNA
3 8 (14.04%) Degree
4 3 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.75%) IBM Certification
5 1 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) COBIT
System Software
1 18 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (22.81%) VMware ESXi
3 12 (21.05%) ProxySG
4 9 (15.79%) Active Directory
5 8 (14.04%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 4 (7.02%) Hyper-V
6 4 (7.02%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (7.02%) NFS
7 2 (3.51%) vSphere
7 2 (3.51%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.75%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) Backup Exec
1 3 (5.26%) SCCM
1 3 (5.26%) SCOM
2 2 (3.51%) Ansible
3 1 (1.75%) WSUS
3 1 (1.75%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 35 (61.40%) VMware
2 28 (49.12%) HP
3 25 (43.86%) Cisco
4 15 (26.32%) EMC
5 13 (22.81%) Oracle
6 12 (21.05%) Nortel
6 12 (21.05%) Blue Coat
6 12 (21.05%) CheckPoint
7 9 (15.79%) Brocade
8 7 (12.28%) Google
9 6 (10.53%) IBM
9 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
10 5 (8.77%) NetApp
10 5 (8.77%) Red Hat
10 5 (8.77%) hybris
11 4 (7.02%) JD Edwards
11 4 (7.02%) Veritas
11 4 (7.02%) Dell
11 4 (7.02%) Sun
12 2 (3.51%) Hitachi
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