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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 52 86 72
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -14
Contract jobs citing SAN 100 53 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.38% 1.84% 2.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.12% 13.09% 13.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 27 25
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £202 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £400 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £342
% change year-on-year
+1.92% -4.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 3 8
Average hourly rate £37.50 £25.50 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% -11.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.30 £23.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.55 £28.90 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £23.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+52.17% -8.00%
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
552 405 409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.65% 14.04% 17.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 214 156
Average daily rate £315 £300 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +0.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £165 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £405 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 47 67
Average hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.65 £11.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £35.50 £37.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +13 35 £350 -5.40% 7
Norfolk - 31 £175 - 1
Cambridgeshire +6 17 £313 +52.43% 5
Bedfordshire +7 9 £288 -24.59% 4
Essex -10 9 £313 +17.92% 1
Suffolk +5 2 - -
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 106 (75.18%) Windows
2 97 (68.79%) VMware
3 71 (50.35%) Active Directory
4 70 (49.65%) HP
5 60 (42.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 57 (40.43%) Microsoft
7 53 (37.59%) VMware Infrastructure
8 52 (36.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 51 (36.17%) Cisco
10 48 (34.04%) Citrix
11 38 (26.95%) MS Exchange
11 38 (26.95%) Windows 7
12 36 (25.53%) SQL
13 34 (24.11%) Firewall
14 33 (23.40%) SharePoint
15 32 (22.70%) SQL Server
16 30 (21.28%) Windows Server 2012
17 27 (19.15%) NetApp
18 26 (18.44%) Symantec
18 26 (18.44%) DNS
19 25 (17.73%) Migration
19 25 (17.73%) Backup Exec
20 23 (16.31%) SLA
21 22 (15.60%) SAP
21 22 (15.60%) Linux
22 21 (14.89%) ITIL
22 21 (14.89%) CRM
22 21 (14.89%) Hitachi
22 21 (14.89%) Dynamics CRM
22 21 (14.89%) Xen

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 38 (26.95%) MS Exchange
2 33 (23.40%) SharePoint
3 20 (14.18%) Exchange Server 2003
4 17 (12.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (12.06%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (7.09%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (5.67%) IIS
7 6 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (3.55%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (2.13%) Apache
10 1 (0.71%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.71%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.71%) SAS
10 1 (0.71%) Lync
Applications
1 17 (12.06%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.38%) MS Office
3 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (14.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (7.09%) SAP CRM
3 2 (1.42%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.71%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.71%) TeleForm
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.84%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.13%) Office 365
2 3 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (24.11%) Firewall
2 26 (18.44%) DNS
3 19 (13.48%) DHCP
3 19 (13.48%) NAS
4 18 (12.77%) WAN
4 18 (12.77%) LAN
5 13 (9.22%) Wireless
6 12 (8.51%) TCP/IP
7 11 (7.80%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (5.67%) VLAN
9 6 (4.26%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (4.26%) Internet
10 5 (3.55%) IP Telephony
10 5 (3.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 5 (3.55%) LDAP
11 4 (2.84%) VPN
11 4 (2.84%) Network Security
12 3 (2.13%) VoIP
12 3 (2.13%) IPv4
12 3 (2.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (22.70%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.51%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (7.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.13%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.42%) SQLBase
7 1 (0.71%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.71%) Big Data
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.71%) MS Access
7 1 (0.71%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
General
1 16 (11.35%) Finance
2 3 (2.13%) Legal
2 3 (2.13%) Banking
2 3 (2.13%) Retail
2 3 (2.13%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.42%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (24.11%) Analyst
2 18 (12.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 18 (12.77%) Administrator
2 18 (12.77%) Operations Engineer
3 13 (9.22%) Systems Administrator
4 11 (7.80%) Support Analyst
5 10 (7.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support
6 9 (6.38%) Consultant
6 9 (6.38%) Project Manager
7 8 (5.67%) Support Engineer
7 8 (5.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 6 (4.26%) Infrastructure Manager
8 6 (4.26%) Architect
8 6 (4.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 6 (4.26%) IT Support
9 5 (3.55%) Senior Operations Engineer
9 5 (3.55%) Storage Analyst
9 5 (3.55%) Network Engineer
10 4 (2.84%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.84%) .NET
2 2 (1.42%) Middleware
2 2 (1.42%) Web Services
3 1 (0.71%) Flash
3 1 (0.71%) JMS
3 1 (0.71%) WSDL
3 1 (0.71%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.71%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.35%) Data Centre
2 12 (8.51%) Replication
3 10 (7.09%) HP Storage
4 9 (6.38%) CLARiiON
5 8 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (4.96%) HP StoreVirtual
6 7 (4.96%) Kindle
7 5 (3.55%) Blackberry
7 5 (3.55%) Clustering
8 4 (2.84%) Celerra
8 4 (2.84%) Symmetrix
8 4 (2.84%) EMC Centera
8 4 (2.84%) Symmetrix DMX
8 4 (2.84%) EMC VNX
9 3 (2.13%) Fat Client
9 3 (2.13%) Thin Client
9 3 (2.13%) Mainframe
9 3 (2.13%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.42%) VLE
10 2 (1.42%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 106 (75.18%) Windows
2 60 (42.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 52 (36.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 38 (26.95%) Windows 7
5 30 (21.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (15.60%) Linux
7 12 (8.51%) UNIX
8 6 (4.26%) Windows XP
8 6 (4.26%) Windows 8
8 6 (4.26%) Data ONTAP
9 5 (3.55%) Debian
9 5 (3.55%) HPUX
9 5 (3.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.13%) Solaris
10 3 (2.13%) Android
11 2 (1.42%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.42%) AIX
11 2 (1.42%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.71%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (17.73%) Migration
2 21 (14.89%) ITIL
2 21 (14.89%) CRM
3 20 (14.18%) Change Management
4 17 (12.06%) Capacity Planning
5 11 (7.80%) Mentoring
6 10 (7.09%) Network Management
6 10 (7.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (5.67%) Change Control
8 7 (4.96%) Project Management
9 6 (4.26%) Service Delivery
9 6 (4.26%) Load Balancing
9 6 (4.26%) Performance Monitoring
10 5 (3.55%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (3.55%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (3.55%) High Availability
10 5 (3.55%) Process Management
11 4 (2.84%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (2.84%) SOA
11 4 (2.84%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (25.53%) SQL
2 5 (3.55%) C
3 2 (1.42%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.42%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.42%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.71%) VBScript
4 1 (0.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (9.22%) Degree
2 9 (6.38%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (4.96%) SC Cleared
4 7 (4.96%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (4.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (3.55%) CCNA
6 5 (3.55%) MCSE
7 3 (2.13%) HP ASE
8 2 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.42%) CCIE
8 2 (1.42%) CCNP
8 2 (1.42%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.71%) RHCE
9 1 (0.71%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (16.31%) SLA
2 7 (4.96%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 71 (50.35%) Active Directory
2 53 (37.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (14.89%) Xen
4 20 (14.18%) Hyper-V
4 20 (14.18%) vSphere
5 10 (7.09%) XenApp
6 7 (4.96%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (4.96%) VMware ESX
7 5 (3.55%) Terminal Services
8 4 (2.84%) XenServer
9 2 (1.42%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.71%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.71%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.71%) PowerHA
10 1 (0.71%) Docker
10 1 (0.71%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.71%) Firmware
10 1 (0.71%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.71%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 25 (17.73%) Backup Exec
2 19 (13.48%) SCCM
3 9 (6.38%) ARCserve
4 6 (4.26%) NetBackup
5 5 (3.55%) Tivoli
6 4 (2.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (2.84%) SCOM
7 3 (2.13%) Puppet
7 3 (2.13%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (1.42%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.42%) Cisco IPCC
9 1 (0.71%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.71%) OpenView
9 1 (0.71%) WSUS
9 1 (0.71%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.71%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.71%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.71%) WhatsUp Gold
9 1 (0.71%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 97 (68.79%) VMware
2 70 (49.65%) HP
3 57 (40.43%) Microsoft
4 51 (36.17%) Cisco
5 48 (34.04%) Citrix
6 27 (19.15%) NetApp
7 26 (18.44%) Symantec
8 22 (15.60%) SAP
9 21 (14.89%) Hitachi
10 14 (9.93%) Oracle
11 13 (9.22%) Brocade
12 12 (8.51%) EMC
12 12 (8.51%) 3PAR
13 11 (7.80%) IBM
14 10 (7.09%) Red Hat
15 8 (5.67%) CA
16 7 (4.96%) Dell
17 5 (3.55%) Veritas
17 5 (3.55%) CheckPoint
17 5 (3.55%) F5
Peterborough
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £27 - £30 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Royston
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 19 days ago