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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 92 85 61
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -24
Contract jobs citing SAN 38 51 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.46% 1.79% 2.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.84% 14.87% 13.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 32 17
Average daily rate
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£450 £370 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% +39.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £203 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £745 £425 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 12
Average hourly rate £22.25 £20.75 £24.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.22% -14.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.65 £18.15 £17.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.85 £23.35 £29.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £25.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+16.50% +3.00%
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
386 343 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.82% 12.03% 17.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 149 152
Average daily rate £375 £370 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +21.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £212 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 37 65
Average hourly rate £24.75 £23.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.31% +23.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.18 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.45 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +9 18 £475 +120.93% 4
Essex +5 7 £363 -14.70% 5
Cambridgeshire -9 6 £306 -16.66% 8
Suffolk -5 4 £450 +12.50% 1
Norfolk -3 3 £150 -38.77%
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 48 (71.64%) Windows
2 46 (68.66%) VMware
3 35 (52.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (43.28%) Microsoft
5 28 (41.79%) Citrix
6 27 (40.30%) Active Directory
7 25 (37.31%) Cisco
7 25 (37.31%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (32.84%) SQL
8 22 (32.84%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (31.34%) HP
10 20 (29.85%) NetApp
10 20 (29.85%) Linux
11 19 (28.36%) MS Exchange
12 17 (25.37%) DNS
13 14 (20.90%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (19.40%) Hyper-V
14 13 (19.40%) Firewall
15 12 (17.91%) NAS
15 12 (17.91%) XenApp
15 12 (17.91%) Exchange Server 2010
16 11 (16.42%) 3PAR
16 11 (16.42%) Clustering
16 11 (16.42%) Brocade
17 10 (14.93%) TCP/IP
17 10 (14.93%) SQL Server
18 9 (13.43%) ITIL
18 9 (13.43%) MS Office
18 9 (13.43%) MS Excel
18 9 (13.43%) Red Hat

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 19 (28.36%) MS Exchange
2 12 (17.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (13.43%) Lync
4 8 (11.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (4.48%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.99%) IIS
7 2 (2.99%) Apache
8 1 (1.49%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.49%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 9 (13.43%) MS Office
1 9 (13.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.48%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (25.37%) DNS
2 13 (19.40%) Firewall
3 12 (17.91%) NAS
4 10 (14.93%) TCP/IP
5 8 (11.94%) LAN
5 8 (11.94%) WAN
6 7 (10.45%) DHCP
7 5 (7.46%) VPN
7 5 (7.46%) Reverse Proxy
8 4 (5.97%) Wireless
8 4 (5.97%) VLAN
8 4 (5.97%) Network Security
9 2 (2.99%) iSCSI
9 2 (2.99%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (2.99%) LDAP
9 2 (2.99%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (2.99%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (2.99%) Internet
9 2 (2.99%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.49%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.97%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.48%) MS Access
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.99%) SQLBase
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.49%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (7.46%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.99%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (23.88%) Analyst
2 10 (14.93%) Architect
3 9 (13.43%) Consultant
4 8 (11.94%) Administrator
5 7 (10.45%) Network Analyst
6 6 (8.96%) Support Analyst
6 6 (8.96%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (8.96%) Network Support
7 5 (7.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Network Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Network Support Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.97%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (5.97%) Storage Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) AWS Developer
8 4 (5.97%) AWS Architect
9 3 (4.48%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (4.48%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.45%) Web Services
2 4 (5.97%) XML
2 4 (5.97%) .NET
2 4 (5.97%) JSON
3 2 (2.99%) Flash
4 1 (1.49%) JMS
4 1 (1.49%) WSDL
4 1 (1.49%) CGI
4 1 (1.49%) SAP Basis
4 1 (1.49%) COM
4 1 (1.49%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.42%) Clustering
2 6 (8.96%) Replication
3 5 (7.46%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.97%) CLARiiON
4 4 (5.97%) Symmetrix
4 4 (5.97%) EMC Centera
4 4 (5.97%) Celerra
4 4 (5.97%) Symmetrix DMX
4 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.48%) iSeries
5 3 (4.48%) AS400
6 2 (2.99%) VLE
7 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.49%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.49%) NHS
7 1 (1.49%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.49%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 48 (71.64%) Windows
2 25 (37.31%) Windows Server 2003
3 22 (32.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (29.85%) Linux
5 14 (20.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (11.94%) UNIX
7 7 (10.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (5.97%) CentOS
8 4 (5.97%) Solaris
8 4 (5.97%) VMS
9 3 (4.48%) AIX
9 3 (4.48%) Windows 8
9 3 (4.48%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.99%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.99%) HPUX
10 2 (2.99%) Mac OS X
10 2 (2.99%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.49%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (1.49%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.43%) ITIL
2 8 (11.94%) Migration
3 7 (10.45%) Project Management
3 7 (10.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (8.96%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (7.46%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.97%) SOA
6 4 (5.97%) Risk Management
6 4 (5.97%) High Availability
7 3 (4.48%) E-Commerce
7 3 (4.48%) Capacity Management
8 2 (2.99%) Information Security
8 2 (2.99%) Quality Management
8 2 (2.99%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.99%) Change Control
8 2 (2.99%) Low Latency
8 2 (2.99%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (2.99%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (2.99%) DevOps
8 2 (2.99%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 22 (32.84%) SQL
2 5 (7.46%) Shell Script
3 4 (5.97%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.49%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (10.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (5.97%) Degree
2 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.48%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.99%) MCSE
4 2 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.49%) MCITP
5 1 (1.49%) CCNP
5 1 (1.49%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) SLA
2 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 35 (52.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (40.30%) Active Directory
3 13 (19.40%) Hyper-V
4 12 (17.91%) XenApp
5 8 (11.94%) VMware ESX
6 7 (10.45%) XenDesktop
6 7 (10.45%) vSphere
7 5 (7.46%) XenServer
8 4 (5.97%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (2.99%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (1.49%) Terminal Services
10 1 (1.49%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) WSUS
1 4 (5.97%) SCCM
1 4 (5.97%) Puppet
1 4 (5.97%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.48%) Tivoli
2 3 (4.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (2.99%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.49%) SCDPM
4 1 (1.49%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.49%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.49%) SCOM
4 1 (1.49%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 46 (68.66%) VMware
2 29 (43.28%) Microsoft
3 28 (41.79%) Citrix
4 25 (37.31%) Cisco
5 21 (31.34%) HP
6 20 (29.85%) NetApp
7 11 (16.42%) Brocade
7 11 (16.42%) 3PAR
8 9 (13.43%) Red Hat
9 7 (10.45%) Oracle
10 6 (8.96%) EMC
11 4 (5.97%) IBM
12 3 (4.48%) BMC
13 2 (2.99%) Apple
13 2 (2.99%) SolarWinds
14 1 (1.49%) F5
14 1 (1.49%) Fortinet
14 1 (1.49%) Veeam
14 1 (1.49%) Veritas
14 1 (1.49%) Mitel
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