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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 82 84 68
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -16
Contract jobs citing SAN 61 65 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.95% 2.05% 2.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.82% 13.71% 16.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 33 27
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£305 £325 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.15% +27.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £215 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £495 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 7
Average hourly rate £29.75 £29.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £24.40 £20.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £83.25 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.46 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.12% +22.22%
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
516 474 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.49% 14.98% 14.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 250 135
Average daily rate £335 £338 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.74% +22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £435 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 70 43
Average hourly rate £21.53 £25.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.90% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.70 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £38.70 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 1 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

SAN Hourly Rate Histogram 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 1 September 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 23 £400 -17.94% 8
Essex +7 18 £222 -32.36% 2
Norfolk +17 9 £203 -40.44%
Bedfordshire +19 8 £350 +27.27% 3
Cambridgeshire -20 7 £283 -1.73% 1
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 103 (70.07%) Windows
2 97 (65.99%) VMware
3 71 (48.30%) Active Directory
4 68 (46.26%) HP
5 59 (40.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 55 (37.41%) Microsoft
7 50 (34.01%) Windows Server 2003
7 50 (34.01%) VMware Infrastructure
8 48 (32.65%) Citrix
9 44 (29.93%) Cisco
10 38 (25.85%) Windows 7
11 37 (25.17%) SQL
12 36 (24.49%) SharePoint
13 35 (23.81%) MS Exchange
13 35 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
14 33 (22.45%) Firewall
15 31 (21.09%) SQL Server
16 28 (19.05%) Migration
17 26 (17.69%) Symantec
17 26 (17.69%) Linux
17 26 (17.69%) DNS
18 24 (16.33%) SLA
18 24 (16.33%) Oracle
18 24 (16.33%) Backup Exec
19 23 (15.65%) SAP
20 22 (14.97%) ITIL
20 22 (14.97%) Change Management
21 21 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
21 21 (14.29%) Xen
21 21 (14.29%) CRM

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 36 (24.49%) SharePoint
2 35 (23.81%) MS Exchange
3 20 (13.61%) Exchange Server 2003
4 17 (11.56%) BizTalk Server
5 15 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (6.12%) IIS
7 8 (5.44%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (5.44%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (3.40%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.36%) Apache
10 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.68%) SAS
10 1 (0.68%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (10.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.04%) MS Office
3 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (6.80%) SAP CRM
3 2 (1.36%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.68%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.68%) TeleForm
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.72%) Office 365
3 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (22.45%) Firewall
2 26 (17.69%) DNS
3 21 (14.29%) NAS
4 19 (12.93%) WAN
4 19 (12.93%) DHCP
5 16 (10.88%) LAN
6 13 (8.84%) Wireless
7 12 (8.16%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (7.48%) TCP/IP
9 6 (4.08%) LDAP
9 6 (4.08%) VLAN
9 6 (4.08%) Internet
10 5 (3.40%) IP Telephony
10 5 (3.40%) Network Security
10 5 (3.40%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 4 (2.72%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (2.72%) VPN
12 3 (2.04%) IPv4
12 3 (2.04%) Intranet
12 3 (2.04%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (21.09%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.84%) SQL Server 2005
3 12 (8.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (4.76%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.72%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.04%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.68%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.68%) Sybase IQ
7 1 (0.68%) SQLBase
7 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.68%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.68%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.68%) Big Data
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (2.04%) LoadRunner
1 3 (2.04%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
General
1 19 (12.93%) Finance
2 3 (2.04%) Publishing
2 3 (2.04%) Banking
2 3 (2.04%) Retail
2 3 (2.04%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.36%) Marketing
3 2 (1.36%) Automotive
3 2 (1.36%) Legal
3 2 (1.36%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 29 (19.73%) Analyst
2 19 (12.93%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 18 (12.24%) Operations Engineer
4 16 (10.88%) Administrator
5 12 (8.16%) Support Analyst
6 11 (7.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (7.48%) Project Manager
6 11 (7.48%) Systems Administrator
7 9 (6.12%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 8 (5.44%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (4.76%) Support Engineer
9 7 (4.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 7 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
10 6 (4.08%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (4.08%) Consultant
11 5 (3.40%) DBA
11 5 (3.40%) Architect
11 5 (3.40%) Senior Operations Engineer
11 5 (3.40%) Backup Engineer
11 5 (3.40%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.04%) Middleware
2 2 (1.36%) .NET
2 2 (1.36%) Web Services
3 1 (0.68%) JMS
3 1 (0.68%) WSDL
3 1 (0.68%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.68%) JDBC
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.61%) Data Centre
2 12 (8.16%) Replication
3 9 (6.12%) Clustering
3 9 (6.12%) HP Storage
4 7 (4.76%) Kindle
5 6 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.08%) CLARiiON
6 5 (3.40%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.04%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.04%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.36%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.36%) HACMP
8 2 (1.36%) PKI
8 2 (1.36%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.36%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.68%) VLE
9 1 (0.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.68%) User Experience
9 1 (0.68%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 103 (70.07%) Windows
2 59 (40.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 50 (34.01%) Windows Server 2003
4 38 (25.85%) Windows 7
5 35 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (17.69%) Linux
7 13 (8.84%) UNIX
8 6 (4.08%) Windows XP
8 6 (4.08%) SUSE
8 6 (4.08%) Windows 8
9 5 (3.40%) Data ONTAP
9 5 (3.40%) Debian
10 4 (2.72%) HPUX
11 3 (2.04%) Solaris
11 3 (2.04%) Android
11 3 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.36%) AIX
13 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (19.05%) Migration
2 22 (14.97%) ITIL
2 22 (14.97%) Change Management
3 21 (14.29%) CRM
4 16 (10.88%) Capacity Planning
5 11 (7.48%) Network Management
5 11 (7.48%) Mentoring
6 8 (5.44%) Change Control
7 6 (4.08%) High Availability
7 6 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (4.08%) Load Balancing
8 5 (3.40%) Process Management
8 5 (3.40%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (2.72%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (2.72%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (2.72%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (2.72%) Network Load Balancing
9 4 (2.72%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (2.72%) Performance Testing
10 3 (2.04%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 37 (25.17%) SQL
2 6 (4.08%) Perl
3 5 (3.40%) C
4 3 (2.04%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.36%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.36%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.36%) VBScript
6 1 (0.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (8.16%) Degree
2 11 (7.48%) Security Cleared
3 9 (6.12%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (5.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (4.08%) CCNA
5 6 (4.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (3.40%) MCSE
7 4 (2.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (2.04%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (2.04%) HP ASE
8 3 (2.04%) CCNP
9 2 (1.36%) CCIE
10 1 (0.68%) MCSA
10 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.68%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (16.33%) SLA
2 7 (4.76%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 71 (48.30%) Active Directory
2 50 (34.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (14.29%) Xen
4 18 (12.24%) vSphere
5 13 (8.84%) Hyper-V
6 12 (8.16%) XenApp
7 9 (6.12%) VMware ESX
8 6 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (3.40%) Terminal Services
10 4 (2.72%) XenServer
11 2 (1.36%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (1.36%) PowerHA
12 1 (0.68%) Docker
12 1 (0.68%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.68%) Sendmail
12 1 (0.68%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.68%) Firmware
12 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.68%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 24 (16.33%) Backup Exec
2 17 (11.56%) SCCM
3 9 (6.12%) ARCserve
3 9 (6.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 8 (5.44%) Tivoli
5 6 (4.08%) NetBackup
6 4 (2.72%) SCOM
7 3 (2.04%) Puppet
7 3 (2.04%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (1.36%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.36%) Cisco IPCC
9 1 (0.68%) WSUS
9 1 (0.68%) OpenView
9 1 (0.68%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.68%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.68%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.68%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.68%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.68%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 97 (65.99%) VMware
2 68 (46.26%) HP
3 55 (37.41%) Microsoft
4 48 (32.65%) Citrix
5 44 (29.93%) Cisco
6 26 (17.69%) Symantec
7 24 (16.33%) Oracle
8 23 (15.65%) SAP
9 21 (14.29%) Hitachi
10 18 (12.24%) IBM
11 16 (10.88%) NetApp
12 10 (6.80%) EMC
13 9 (6.12%) CA
13 9 (6.12%) Brocade
13 9 (6.12%) 3PAR
14 8 (5.44%) Red Hat
15 7 (4.76%) Dell
16 5 (3.40%) CheckPoint
16 5 (3.40%) Veritas
16 5 (3.40%) F5
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