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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 14 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing SAN 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 5.48% 3.92% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.05% 28.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£313 £494 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.70% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +1.12%
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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
19 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 26.03% 13.73% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 5
Average daily rate £340 £325 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £488 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £43.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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 29 August 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 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) NetApp
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) F5
3 2 (33.33%) Office 365
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) Clustering
3 2 (33.33%) IP Telephony
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (33.33%) EMC
3 2 (33.33%) Avaya
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (33.33%) VB
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) IP Telephony
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Server Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (33.33%) DevOps
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
1 2 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) NetApp
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) F5
3 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (33.33%) EMC
3 2 (33.33%) Avaya
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Huawei
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Brocade
4 1 (16.67%) IBM