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 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 95 78 77
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -1
Contract jobs citing SAN 33 50 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.29% 2.19% 1.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.07% 15.48% 10.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 26 26
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£331 £288 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.21% -0.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £231 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £384 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 3
Average hourly rate £29.75 £24.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.95% -4.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -2.32%
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
364 323 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.23% 14.16% 17.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 157 170
Average daily rate £350 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £235 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 50 57
Average hourly rate £23.13 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.45 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.65 £42.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 30 January 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 30 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
Essex +9 13 £300 - 3
Hertfordshire +5 7 £325 -30.85% 10
Suffolk 0 5 £450 +200.00%
Cambridgeshire -27 5 £306 -5.76% 9
Norfolk +5 3 £150 -63.85%
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 65 (74.71%) Windows
2 51 (58.62%) VMware
3 38 (43.68%) Linux
4 34 (39.08%) Active Directory
5 29 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 27 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
7 26 (29.89%) Cisco
8 24 (27.59%) DNS
8 24 (27.59%) SQL
9 23 (26.44%) HP
10 22 (25.29%) MS Exchange
10 22 (25.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 21 (24.14%) Citrix
12 20 (22.99%) Windows Server 2003
13 18 (20.69%) IBM
13 18 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
14 15 (17.24%) vSphere
14 15 (17.24%) Brocade
14 15 (17.24%) Firewall
15 14 (16.09%) UNIX
15 14 (16.09%) DHCP
15 14 (16.09%) MS Excel
15 14 (16.09%) HPUX
16 13 (14.94%) Oracle
16 13 (14.94%) Security Cleared
17 12 (13.79%) SC Cleared
17 12 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
17 12 (13.79%) Backup Exec
17 12 (13.79%) TCP/IP
17 12 (13.79%) NetApp

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 22 (25.29%) MS Exchange
2 12 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (9.20%) Lync
5 5 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.30%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.15%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.15%) IIS
7 1 (1.15%) NetWeaver
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 14 (16.09%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.34%) MS Office
3 3 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (27.59%) DNS
2 15 (17.24%) Firewall
3 14 (16.09%) DHCP
4 12 (13.79%) TCP/IP
5 8 (9.20%) NAS
5 8 (9.20%) VPN
6 7 (8.05%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (5.75%) Reverse Proxy
8 4 (4.60%) VLAN
8 4 (4.60%) WAN
9 3 (3.45%) Wireless
9 3 (3.45%) LAN
9 3 (3.45%) iSCSI
10 2 (2.30%) Network Security
10 2 (2.30%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (2.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (2.30%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (2.30%) VoIP
10 2 (2.30%) LDAP
11 1 (1.15%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.49%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.05%) NoSQL
3 6 (6.90%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.60%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.45%) MS Access
5 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.30%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.15%) SAP BW
7 1 (1.15%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 9 (10.34%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.60%) Finance
3 2 (2.30%) Banking
3 2 (2.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (14.94%) Analyst
2 12 (13.79%) Administrator
3 11 (12.64%) Backup Engineer
4 10 (11.49%) Support Engineer
5 9 (10.34%) Architect
6 7 (8.05%) Network Analyst
6 7 (8.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (8.05%) Consultant
6 7 (8.05%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (5.75%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (5.75%) Support Analyst
7 5 (5.75%) Network Support
8 4 (4.60%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (4.60%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (4.60%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.60%) IT Support
8 4 (4.60%) Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Network Support Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.75%) Web Services
2 4 (4.60%) JSON
2 4 (4.60%) XML
3 3 (3.45%) Middleware
4 2 (2.30%) Flash
5 1 (1.15%) SAP Basis
5 1 (1.15%) COM
5 1 (1.15%) CGI
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.34%) Clustering
1 9 (10.34%) IBM XIV
2 8 (9.20%) Replication
3 5 (5.75%) CLARiiON
3 5 (5.75%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.45%) AS400
4 3 (3.45%) Thin Client
4 3 (3.45%) HP Superdome
4 3 (3.45%) iSeries
4 3 (3.45%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.30%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.15%) NHS
6 1 (1.15%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.15%) PKI
6 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 65 (74.71%) Windows
2 38 (43.68%) Linux
3 22 (25.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (22.99%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (16.09%) UNIX
6 14 (16.09%) HPUX
7 6 (6.90%) Windows 7
7 6 (6.90%) Solaris
8 5 (5.75%) VMS
9 4 (4.60%) CentOS
9 4 (4.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (4.60%) AIX
9 4 (4.60%) SUSE
10 3 (3.45%) Windows 8
11 2 (2.30%) Debian
12 1 (1.15%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.15%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (11.49%) ITIL
2 8 (9.20%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (8.05%) Load Balancing
3 7 (8.05%) Project Planning
4 6 (6.90%) Migration
5 5 (5.75%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (4.60%) Change Management
7 3 (3.45%) Capacity Management
7 3 (3.45%) Software Deployment
8 2 (2.30%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (2.30%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.30%) Change Control
8 2 (2.30%) Quality Management
8 2 (2.30%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.30%) Information Security
8 2 (2.30%) DevOps
9 1 (1.15%) Scrum
9 1 (1.15%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.15%) Data Security
9 1 (1.15%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (27.59%) SQL
2 7 (8.05%) Shell Script
2 7 (8.05%) PowerShell
3 6 (6.90%) Perl
4 2 (2.30%) Java
5 1 (1.15%) C
5 1 (1.15%) C++
5 1 (1.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (14.94%) Security Cleared
2 12 (13.79%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.05%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (6.90%) CCNA
5 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (5.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (4.60%) MCSE
7 3 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.15%) MCSD
9 1 (1.15%) CCNP
9 1 (1.15%) MCITP
9 1 (1.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 34 (39.08%) Active Directory
2 27 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (17.24%) vSphere
4 8 (9.20%) XenApp
5 7 (8.05%) XenDesktop
6 6 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (6.90%) VMware ESX
7 4 (4.60%) Hyper-V
7 4 (4.60%) Terminal Services
8 2 (2.30%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.15%) NFS
9 1 (1.15%) KVM
9 1 (1.15%) XenServer
9 1 (1.15%) VMFS
9 1 (1.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 12 (13.79%) Backup Exec
2 9 (10.34%) NetBackup
3 8 (9.20%) SCCM
4 7 (8.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 7 (8.05%) WSUS
5 4 (4.60%) SCOM
5 4 (4.60%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (4.60%) Puppet
6 3 (3.45%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.15%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.15%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 51 (58.62%) VMware
2 29 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 26 (29.89%) Cisco
4 23 (26.44%) HP
5 21 (24.14%) Citrix
6 18 (20.69%) IBM
7 15 (17.24%) Brocade
8 13 (14.94%) Oracle
9 12 (13.79%) NetApp
10 10 (11.49%) 3PAR
11 9 (10.34%) EMC
11 9 (10.34%) F5
12 8 (9.20%) Red Hat
13 4 (4.60%) CheckPoint
14 3 (3.45%) Wyse
14 3 (3.45%) BMC
14 3 (3.45%) CommVault
15 2 (2.30%) SolarWinds
15 2 (2.30%) Dell
16 1 (1.15%) McAfee
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