The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Exeter region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 20 - 16
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SAN 6 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 4.17% - 4.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.69% - 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£185 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.67% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.48 £28.13 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.81% +25.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Exeter region.

Communications & Networking Category
Exeter
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
29 32 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 20.14% 15.84% 30.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 24 17
Average daily rate £288 £190 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.31% -35.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £331
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £37.75 £13.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+190.38% -13.33%
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 Exeter

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the Exeter region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAN across the Exeter region.

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

SAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Exeter

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Exeter region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram in Exeter

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the Exeter region.

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (50.00%) VPN
3 4 (50.00%) DNS
3 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (50.00%) Apache
3 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) MySQL
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) IIS
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) Network Security
3 4 (50.00%) vSphere
3 4 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (50.00%) Server Hardening
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (37.50%) VoIP
5 2 (25.00%) VLAN
5 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (25.00%) Replication
5 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (25.00%) Veeam

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 4 (50.00%) IIS
1 4 (50.00%) Apache
1 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (50.00%) VPN
1 4 (50.00%) DNS
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
1 4 (50.00%) Network Security
2 3 (37.50%) VoIP
3 2 (25.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) MySQL
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Server Support
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 4 (50.00%) Server Hardening
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) vSphere
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Veeam
3 2 (25.00%) HP