The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Farnborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 14 10 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing SAN 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 3.49% 4.65% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.04% 33.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £20.07
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +24.56%
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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 Farnborough region.

Communications & Networking Category
Farnborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
23 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 26.74% 13.95% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 6
Average daily rate £345 £675 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.88% +80.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £395 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £675 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £43.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Farnborough

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Farnborough

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Farnborough 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 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) NetApp
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
1 4 (57.14%) EMC
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) F5
3 2 (28.57%) Office 365
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Clustering
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) Avaya
3 2 (28.57%) CommVault
3 2 (28.57%) IP Telephony
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (28.57%) Huawei

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Farnborough 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 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) IP Telephony
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2000
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Server Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (28.57%) DevOps
1 2 (28.57%) Change Management
1 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
1 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
1 2 (28.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) NetApp
1 4 (57.14%) EMC
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) F5
2 2 (28.57%) Avaya
2 2 (28.57%) CommVault
2 2 (28.57%) Huawei
2 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) Brocade