The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the East of England region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 93 66 42
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -24
Contract jobs citing SAN 53 54 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.75% 2.26% 4.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.47% 13.74% 20.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 28 86
Average daily rate
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£325 £255 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.45% -20.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £202 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £348 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £316
% change year-on-year
- +2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 6
Average hourly rate £27.63 £25.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.50% +28.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £22.51 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £36.00 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
425 393 609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.02% 16.42% 20.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 154 240
Average daily rate £313 £290 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.75% -17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £188 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 57 68
Average hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.05 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £37.00 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +4.61%
SAN
England

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014. 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
Suffolk -10 16 £363 +54.25% 3
Cambridgeshire -2 12 £293 +8.83% 7
Hertfordshire -10 10 £400 +52.38% 8
Essex -2 8 £278 -13.61% 1
Bedfordshire -26 6 £381 +60.52% 9
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 68 (62.39%) Windows
2 61 (55.96%) VMware
3 43 (39.45%) Active Directory
4 42 (38.53%) Microsoft
5 39 (35.78%) HP
6 37 (33.94%) DNS
7 36 (33.03%) Firewall
8 33 (30.28%) Linux
9 30 (27.52%) Windows Server 2008
10 29 (26.61%) VMware Infrastructure
11 28 (25.69%) SQL
11 28 (25.69%) TCP/IP
12 27 (24.77%) Cisco
13 26 (23.85%) MS Exchange
14 25 (22.94%) Hyper-V
15 24 (22.02%) PowerShell
16 23 (21.10%) UNIX
17 22 (20.18%) VPN
17 22 (20.18%) NetApp
18 20 (18.35%) DHCP
19 19 (17.43%) EMC
19 19 (17.43%) Windows Server 2003
19 19 (17.43%) Shell Script
20 18 (16.51%) Exchange Server 2010
20 18 (16.51%) Windows Server 2012
21 17 (15.60%) Microsoft Certification
21 17 (15.60%) WAN
21 17 (15.60%) ITIL
21 17 (15.60%) Replication
22 16 (14.68%) MCSE

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 26 (23.85%) MS Exchange
2 18 (16.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (12.84%) Exchange Server 2003
4 12 (11.01%) SharePoint
5 7 (6.42%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (4.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (2.75%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (2.75%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.83%) MS Project Server
8 2 (1.83%) IIS
9 1 (0.92%) Apache
9 1 (0.92%) SAS
9 1 (0.92%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (11.01%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.42%) MS Office
3 2 (1.83%) MS Project
4 1 (0.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (0.92%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.42%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.83%) SaaS
3 1 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 37 (33.94%) DNS
2 36 (33.03%) Firewall
3 28 (25.69%) TCP/IP
4 22 (20.18%) VPN
5 20 (18.35%) DHCP
6 17 (15.60%) WAN
7 16 (14.68%) LAN
8 14 (12.84%) Reverse Proxy
8 14 (12.84%) NAS
9 8 (7.34%) Fibre Channel
9 8 (7.34%) iSCSI
10 7 (6.42%) MPLS
11 4 (3.67%) SSL
11 4 (3.67%) IPv6
11 4 (3.67%) VoIP
11 4 (3.67%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (3.67%) Wireless
12 3 (2.75%) IP Telephony
12 3 (2.75%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (2.75%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.68%) NoSQL
2 13 (11.93%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.59%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (3.67%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.83%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.83%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.83%) Cognos Impromptu
6 2 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.83%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.92%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (0.92%) Selenium
1 1 (0.92%) SoapUI
General
1 13 (11.93%) Finance
2 6 (5.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.83%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.83%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.83%) Advertising
3 2 (1.83%) Billing
4 1 (0.92%) Marketing
4 1 (0.92%) Retail
4 1 (0.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (17.43%) Analyst
2 16 (14.68%) Developer
3 14 (12.84%) Consultant
4 12 (11.01%) 3rd Line Support
5 11 (10.09%) Support Analyst
6 10 (9.17%) Support Engineer
6 10 (9.17%) Architect
7 9 (8.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (6.42%) Infrastructure Architect
8 7 (6.42%) Network Engineer
9 6 (5.50%) Network Support
9 6 (5.50%) Storage Consultant
10 5 (4.59%) Server Engineer
10 5 (4.59%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 5 (4.59%) Web Developer
10 5 (4.59%) Technical Analyst
10 5 (4.59%) Technical Consultant
10 5 (4.59%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 5 (4.59%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 4 (3.67%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.68%) Web Services
2 13 (11.93%) XML
2 13 (11.93%) JSON
3 3 (2.75%) .NET
3 3 (2.75%) Middleware
4 2 (1.83%) SOAP
4 2 (1.83%) REST
4 2 (1.83%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.92%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.92%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.60%) Replication
2 5 (4.59%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.59%) Clustering
3 4 (3.67%) Thin Client
3 4 (3.67%) Fat Client
4 3 (2.75%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.75%) EqualLogic
5 2 (1.83%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.83%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.83%) CLARiiON
5 2 (1.83%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.92%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.92%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.92%) Tandem
6 1 (0.92%) e-Health
6 1 (0.92%) Statistics
6 1 (0.92%) iPhone
6 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 68 (62.39%) Windows
2 33 (30.28%) Linux
3 30 (27.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (21.10%) UNIX
5 19 (17.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (16.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (9.17%) Windows 7
8 5 (4.59%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.75%) Solaris
10 2 (1.83%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.92%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.92%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (15.60%) ITIL
2 14 (12.84%) Migration
3 10 (9.17%) DevOps
4 8 (7.34%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (6.42%) Configuration Management
5 7 (6.42%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (5.50%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (4.59%) Software Deployment
7 5 (4.59%) PRINCE2
8 4 (3.67%) Change Management
8 4 (3.67%) Business Continuity
8 4 (3.67%) Load Balancing
8 4 (3.67%) Change Control
8 4 (3.67%) Network Management
9 3 (2.75%) Project Planning
9 3 (2.75%) OO
10 2 (1.83%) CRM
10 2 (1.83%) OOA/OOD
10 2 (1.83%) Project Management
10 2 (1.83%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 28 (25.69%) SQL
2 24 (22.02%) PowerShell
3 19 (17.43%) Shell Script
4 9 (8.26%) Java
5 5 (4.59%) Bash Shell
6 4 (3.67%) Perl
6 4 (3.67%) VB
7 1 (0.92%) Python
7 1 (0.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (15.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (14.68%) MCSE
3 11 (10.09%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (9.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (9.17%) CCNA
5 8 (7.34%) Sun Certification
6 6 (5.50%) Degree
7 5 (4.59%) CCNP
7 5 (4.59%) MCITP
8 3 (2.75%) VCAP
8 3 (2.75%) MCSA
8 3 (2.75%) SC Cleared
8 3 (2.75%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.83%) NCDA
9 2 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.83%) MCP
9 2 (1.83%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.92%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.92%) ACCA
10 1 (0.92%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.75%) SLA
2 2 (1.83%) QA
2 2 (1.83%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 43 (39.45%) Active Directory
2 29 (26.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (22.94%) Hyper-V
4 12 (11.01%) vSphere
5 9 (8.26%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (8.26%) XenApp
6 7 (6.42%) XenDesktop
6 7 (6.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 7 (6.42%) KVM
7 4 (3.67%) SRDF
7 4 (3.67%) Terminal Services
8 3 (2.75%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.83%) VMware ESX
9 2 (1.83%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 2 (1.83%) VMFS
10 1 (0.92%) vCloud
10 1 (0.92%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.92%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 16 (14.68%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (13.76%) Puppet
3 10 (9.17%) SCCM
4 7 (6.42%) ARCserve
5 6 (5.50%) SCOM
6 5 (4.59%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (2.75%) NetBackup
7 3 (2.75%) Tivoli
7 3 (2.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (1.83%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (1.83%) SCVMM
8 2 (1.83%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.92%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.92%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.92%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 1 (0.92%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 61 (55.96%) VMware
2 42 (38.53%) Microsoft
3 39 (35.78%) HP
4 27 (24.77%) Cisco
5 22 (20.18%) NetApp
6 19 (17.43%) EMC
7 14 (12.84%) Citrix
8 13 (11.93%) Dell
9 11 (10.09%) CommVault
10 9 (8.26%) IBM
11 7 (6.42%) Juniper
12 6 (5.50%) Oracle
12 6 (5.50%) Brocade
12 6 (5.50%) WatchGuard
13 5 (4.59%) CA
13 5 (4.59%) Nortel
13 5 (4.59%) F5
14 3 (2.75%) 3PAR
14 3 (2.75%) Zeacom
14 3 (2.75%) Intel
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