The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 82 87 70
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -17
Contract jobs citing SAN 45 53 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.69% 1.73% 1.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.09% 13.62% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 29 8
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -9.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £196 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £425 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £340 £365
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 9
Average hourly rate £34.75 £17.50 £23.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+98.57% -26.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.55 £17.50 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.95 £17.50 £30.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +11.11%
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 of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
446 389 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.77% 12.70% 17.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 162 122
Average daily rate £325 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 33 67
Average hourly rate £30.50 £23.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.60% +21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+49.55% -10.84%

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 28 April 2015.

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 28 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
Hertfordshire +5 21 £475 +120.93% 9
Cambridgeshire -6 11 £225 +10.42% 10
Essex +2 7 £150 -63.63% 4
Suffolk +5 6 £325 -18.75% 3
Bedfordshire 0 1 £190 - 2
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 55 (74.32%) Windows
2 49 (66.22%) VMware
3 37 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 35 (47.30%) Microsoft
5 34 (45.95%) Active Directory
6 30 (40.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 27 (36.49%) MS Exchange
8 26 (35.14%) HP
8 26 (35.14%) Cisco
8 26 (35.14%) Citrix
9 25 (33.78%) Windows Server 2008
10 23 (31.08%) Linux
11 21 (28.38%) SQL
12 20 (27.03%) NetApp
13 19 (25.68%) DNS
14 18 (24.32%) Windows Server 2012
15 17 (22.97%) Firewall
16 16 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2010
17 15 (20.27%) Hyper-V
18 13 (17.57%) 3PAR
18 13 (17.57%) LAN
19 12 (16.22%) WAN
19 12 (16.22%) TCP/IP
19 12 (16.22%) SQL Server
19 12 (16.22%) XenApp
20 11 (14.86%) NAS
20 11 (14.86%) Clustering
20 11 (14.86%) Brocade
20 11 (14.86%) MS Office
21 10 (13.51%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 27 (36.49%) MS Exchange
2 16 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (12.16%) Lync
4 8 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (9.46%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (9.46%) SharePoint
6 5 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (4.05%) IIS
8 2 (2.70%) Apache
9 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.35%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 11 (14.86%) MS Office
2 10 (13.51%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) SAP Business One
1 1 (1.35%) TeleForm
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.76%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.41%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (4.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (25.68%) DNS
2 17 (22.97%) Firewall
3 13 (17.57%) LAN
4 12 (16.22%) WAN
4 12 (16.22%) TCP/IP
5 11 (14.86%) NAS
6 9 (12.16%) DHCP
7 8 (10.81%) Wireless
8 7 (9.46%) VPN
9 6 (8.11%) VLAN
10 5 (6.76%) Reverse Proxy
11 4 (5.41%) Network Security
12 3 (4.05%) LDAP
12 3 (4.05%) Internet
13 2 (2.70%) BGP
13 2 (2.70%) EIGRP
13 2 (2.70%) Ethernet
13 2 (2.70%) iSCSI
13 2 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (2.70%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.41%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.05%) MS Access
4 2 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.70%) SQLBase
5 1 (1.35%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (8.11%) Finance
2 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (27.03%) Analyst
2 9 (12.16%) Architect
2 9 (12.16%) Administrator
3 8 (10.81%) Consultant
3 8 (10.81%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (9.46%) Network Analyst
5 6 (8.11%) Support Analyst
6 5 (6.76%) Network Support
7 4 (5.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.41%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (5.41%) Storage Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) Network Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Developer
7 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) Network Support Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) AWS Developer
7 4 (5.41%) AWS Architect
8 3 (4.05%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.46%) Web Services
2 4 (5.41%) XML
2 4 (5.41%) .NET
2 4 (5.41%) JSON
3 2 (2.70%) Flash
4 1 (1.35%) JMS
4 1 (1.35%) WSDL
4 1 (1.35%) CGI
4 1 (1.35%) Middleware
4 1 (1.35%) SAP Basis
4 1 (1.35%) COM
4 1 (1.35%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.86%) Clustering
2 5 (6.76%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.41%) Replication
3 4 (5.41%) CLARiiON
3 4 (5.41%) Symmetrix
3 4 (5.41%) EMC Centera
3 4 (5.41%) Celerra
3 4 (5.41%) Symmetrix DMX
3 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.05%) iSeries
4 3 (4.05%) AS400
5 2 (2.70%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.70%) VLE
5 2 (2.70%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.35%) NHS
6 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.35%) Kindle
6 1 (1.35%) User Experience
6 1 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.35%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 55 (74.32%) Windows
2 30 (40.54%) Windows Server 2003
3 25 (33.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (31.08%) Linux
5 18 (24.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (12.16%) UNIX
7 8 (10.81%) Windows 7
8 7 (9.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (6.76%) Solaris
10 4 (5.41%) AIX
10 4 (5.41%) VMS
10 4 (5.41%) CentOS
11 3 (4.05%) Windows 8
11 3 (4.05%) Windows XP
11 3 (4.05%) HPUX
12 2 (2.70%) Mac OS X
12 2 (2.70%) Apple iOS
13 1 (1.35%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (1.35%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (12.16%) Migration
1 9 (12.16%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (10.81%) ITIL
3 7 (9.46%) Project Management
4 6 (8.11%) Service Delivery
5 4 (5.41%) Change Management
5 4 (5.41%) SOA
5 4 (5.41%) Risk Management
5 4 (5.41%) High Availability
5 4 (5.41%) Change Control
6 3 (4.05%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (4.05%) Capacity Management
6 3 (4.05%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (4.05%) Network Management
6 3 (4.05%) E-Commerce
7 2 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.70%) Information Security
7 2 (2.70%) Quality Management
7 2 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 21 (28.38%) SQL
2 6 (8.11%) PowerShell
3 5 (6.76%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.70%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (9.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (5.41%) Degree
3 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.05%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.70%) MCSE
4 2 (2.70%) CCNP
4 2 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.35%) CCIE
5 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 37 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (45.95%) Active Directory
3 15 (20.27%) Hyper-V
4 12 (16.22%) XenApp
5 8 (10.81%) VMware ESX
5 8 (10.81%) vSphere
6 7 (9.46%) XenDesktop
7 5 (6.76%) XenServer
8 4 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (2.70%) Terminal Services
10 1 (1.35%) VMware Server
10 1 (1.35%) PowerHA
10 1 (1.35%) KVM
10 1 (1.35%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 8 (10.81%) SCCM
2 4 (5.41%) WSUS
2 4 (5.41%) ARCserve
2 4 (5.41%) Puppet
2 4 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.05%) Tivoli
3 3 (4.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (4.05%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.35%) SCOM
4 1 (1.35%) CA Wily
4 1 (1.35%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (1.35%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.35%) SCDPM
4 1 (1.35%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 49 (66.22%) VMware
2 35 (47.30%) Microsoft
3 26 (35.14%) HP
3 26 (35.14%) Cisco
3 26 (35.14%) Citrix
4 20 (27.03%) NetApp
5 13 (17.57%) 3PAR
6 11 (14.86%) Brocade
7 9 (12.16%) Red Hat
7 9 (12.16%) Oracle
8 7 (9.46%) EMC
9 4 (5.41%) IBM
10 3 (4.05%) Juniper
10 3 (4.05%) BMC
10 3 (4.05%) CA
11 2 (2.70%) Intel
11 2 (2.70%) SAP
11 2 (2.70%) Apple
11 2 (2.70%) Mitel
11 2 (2.70%) SolarWinds
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