The first table below looks at the demand for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the East of England region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 91 69 37
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -32
Contract jobs citing SAN 51 53 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.74% 2.22% 4.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.38% 13.25% 21.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 27 88
Average daily rate
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£325 £255 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.45% -20.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £200 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 7
Average hourly rate £27.63 £25.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.50% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £22.51 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £36.00 £22.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-2.08% +6.66%
Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
412 400 611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.08% 16.75% 20.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 156 236
Average daily rate £311 £285 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% -16.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £188 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 59 64
Average hourly rate £25.50 £26.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.92% +15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.58 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £37.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
SAN
England

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAN across the East of England region.

SAN Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

SAN
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the East of England region.

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

SAN
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 22 July 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
Suffolk -15 14 £375 +59.57% 4
Hertfordshire +3 12 £350 +27.27% 7
Cambridgeshire -4 10 £285 +6.04% 6
Essex -2 8 £278 -13.61% 1
Bedfordshire -19 6 £381 +60.52% 8
Norfolk -17 1 £350 +37.25% 1
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 67 (63.21%) Windows
2 61 (57.55%) VMware
3 43 (40.57%) Active Directory
4 40 (37.74%) Microsoft
4 40 (37.74%) HP
5 37 (34.91%) Firewall
6 36 (33.96%) DNS
7 32 (30.19%) Linux
8 31 (29.25%) VMware Infrastructure
9 29 (27.36%) Windows Server 2008
10 27 (25.47%) Cisco
11 26 (24.53%) SQL
11 26 (24.53%) MS Exchange
11 26 (24.53%) Hyper-V
12 25 (23.58%) TCP/IP
13 24 (22.64%) NetApp
14 23 (21.70%) PowerShell
15 22 (20.75%) UNIX
15 22 (20.75%) VPN
16 19 (17.92%) DHCP
17 18 (16.98%) ITIL
17 18 (16.98%) WAN
17 18 (16.98%) EMC
17 18 (16.98%) Windows Server 2003
17 18 (16.98%) Shell Script
17 18 (16.98%) Windows Server 2012
18 17 (16.04%) LAN
18 17 (16.04%) Microsoft Certification
18 17 (16.04%) Replication
18 17 (16.04%) Exchange Server 2010

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 26 (24.53%) MS Exchange
2 17 (16.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (11.32%) SharePoint
3 12 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (4.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (2.83%) IIS
6 3 (2.83%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (2.83%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.89%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.94%) Apache
8 1 (0.94%) SAS
8 1 (0.94%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (12.26%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.66%) MS Office
3 2 (1.89%) MS Project
4 1 (0.94%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (0.94%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.60%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.89%) SaaS
3 1 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 37 (34.91%) Firewall
2 36 (33.96%) DNS
3 25 (23.58%) TCP/IP
4 22 (20.75%) VPN
5 19 (17.92%) DHCP
6 18 (16.98%) WAN
7 17 (16.04%) LAN
8 14 (13.21%) Reverse Proxy
8 14 (13.21%) NAS
9 8 (7.55%) iSCSI
10 7 (6.60%) Fibre Channel
10 7 (6.60%) MPLS
11 4 (3.77%) SSL
11 4 (3.77%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (3.77%) Wireless
12 3 (2.83%) IP Telephony
12 3 (2.83%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (2.83%) NetScaler
12 3 (2.83%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (2.83%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.26%) NoSQL
2 12 (11.32%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.89%) Cognos Impromptu
5 2 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.89%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.94%) MS Access
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.94%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.94%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (0.94%) Selenium
1 1 (0.94%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (11.32%) Finance
2 6 (5.66%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.89%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.89%) Billing
3 2 (1.89%) Legal
3 2 (1.89%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.89%) Advertising
4 1 (0.94%) Retail
4 1 (0.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (16.98%) Analyst
2 16 (15.09%) Developer
3 15 (14.15%) Consultant
4 10 (9.43%) Support Analyst
4 10 (9.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (8.49%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (8.49%) Support Engineer
6 7 (6.60%) Network Engineer
6 7 (6.60%) Architect
7 6 (5.66%) Technical Consultant
7 6 (5.66%) Storage Consultant
8 5 (4.72%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (4.72%) Web Developer
8 5 (4.72%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (4.72%) Server Engineer
8 5 (4.72%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 5 (4.72%) Network Support
9 4 (3.77%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (3.77%) Administrator
9 4 (3.77%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.09%) Web Services
2 13 (12.26%) XML
2 13 (12.26%) JSON
3 3 (2.83%) .NET
4 2 (1.89%) SOAP
4 2 (1.89%) REST
4 2 (1.89%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.94%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.94%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.04%) Replication
2 5 (4.72%) Thin Client
2 5 (4.72%) Clustering
2 5 (4.72%) Fat Client
3 4 (3.77%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.77%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.83%) EqualLogic
5 2 (1.89%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.89%) CLARiiON
5 2 (1.89%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.89%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.94%) iPhone
6 1 (0.94%) iSeries
6 1 (0.94%) Tandem
6 1 (0.94%) e-Health
6 1 (0.94%) Statistics
6 1 (0.94%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.94%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.94%) AS400
6 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 67 (63.21%) Windows
2 32 (30.19%) Linux
3 29 (27.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (20.75%) UNIX
5 18 (16.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (16.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (8.49%) Windows 7
7 4 (3.77%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.89%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.94%) AIX
9 1 (0.94%) Solaris
9 1 (0.94%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.98%) ITIL
2 14 (13.21%) Migration
3 10 (9.43%) DevOps
4 9 (8.49%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (6.60%) Configuration Management
5 7 (6.60%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (5.66%) Software Deployment
6 6 (5.66%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (4.72%) Change Control
7 5 (4.72%) PRINCE2
7 5 (4.72%) Business Continuity
8 4 (3.77%) Load Balancing
8 4 (3.77%) Change Management
8 4 (3.77%) Network Management
9 3 (2.83%) OO
9 3 (2.83%) Project Planning
10 2 (1.89%) Refactoring
10 2 (1.89%) TOGAF
10 2 (1.89%) Performance Testing
10 2 (1.89%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 26 (24.53%) SQL
2 23 (21.70%) PowerShell
3 18 (16.98%) Shell Script
4 9 (8.49%) Java
5 5 (4.72%) Bash Shell
6 4 (3.77%) Perl
6 4 (3.77%) VB
7 1 (0.94%) Python
7 1 (0.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (16.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (15.09%) MCSE
3 11 (10.38%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (9.43%) CCNA
5 9 (8.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (7.55%) Sun Certification
7 5 (4.72%) MCITP
7 5 (4.72%) Degree
7 5 (4.72%) CCNP
8 4 (3.77%) MCSA
9 3 (2.83%) SC Cleared
9 3 (2.83%) Security Cleared
9 3 (2.83%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (2.83%) VCAP
10 2 (1.89%) NCDA
10 2 (1.89%) MCP
10 2 (1.89%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.94%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.94%) NCIE
11 1 (0.94%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.77%) SLA
2 2 (1.89%) QA
2 2 (1.89%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 43 (40.57%) Active Directory
2 31 (29.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (24.53%) Hyper-V
4 11 (10.38%) XenApp
4 11 (10.38%) vSphere
5 9 (8.49%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (7.55%) XenDesktop
6 8 (7.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 7 (6.60%) KVM
8 4 (3.77%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (3.77%) SRDF
9 3 (2.83%) Terminal Services
9 3 (2.83%) VMware ESX
10 2 (1.89%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 2 (1.89%) VMFS
11 1 (0.94%) vCloud
11 1 (0.94%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 16 (15.09%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (14.15%) Puppet
3 10 (9.43%) SCCM
4 6 (5.66%) ARCserve
5 5 (4.72%) SCOM
5 5 (4.72%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (3.77%) NetBackup
6 4 (3.77%) Tivoli
6 4 (3.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.94%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.94%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.94%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.94%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (0.94%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.94%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.94%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 61 (57.55%) VMware
2 40 (37.74%) Microsoft
2 40 (37.74%) HP
3 27 (25.47%) Cisco
4 24 (22.64%) NetApp
5 18 (16.98%) EMC
6 16 (15.09%) Citrix
7 14 (13.21%) Dell
8 11 (10.38%) IBM
8 11 (10.38%) CommVault
9 7 (6.60%) Juniper
9 7 (6.60%) Brocade
10 6 (5.66%) WatchGuard
11 5 (4.72%) CA
11 5 (4.72%) Nortel
12 4 (3.77%) Oracle
12 4 (3.77%) CheckPoint
13 3 (2.83%) Mercator
13 3 (2.83%) Red Hat
13 3 (2.83%) 3PAR
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Posted: 17 hours ago
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EMBS- People Transfer
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Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
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Rate: £23 - £25 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £25 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Volt
Rate: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Peterborough
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridge
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £400 per annum
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