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 3 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 17 16 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing SAN 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 2.41% 4.65% 3.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.53% 40.00% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate
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£403 £313 £494
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.80% -36.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £313 £429
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £313 £559
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £23.75 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+24.21% -1.04%
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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 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 22.89% 11.63% 15.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 7
Average daily rate £413 £340 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.32% +51.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £313 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 3 August 2015, 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 9 (90.00%) NetApp
1 9 (90.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (70.00%) VMware ESX
3 7 (70.00%) Linux
3 7 (70.00%) Cisco
4 6 (60.00%) Red Hat
4 6 (60.00%) Dell
4 6 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (50.00%) Postfix
5 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (50.00%) DV Cleared
5 5 (50.00%) vSphere
5 5 (50.00%) EMC
5 5 (50.00%) HP
5 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (50.00%) Apache
6 3 (30.00%) Windows
7 2 (20.00%) AIX
7 2 (20.00%) IBM
7 2 (20.00%) Internet
7 2 (20.00%) Tivoli
7 2 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
7 2 (20.00%) iSeries
7 2 (20.00%) Change Management
8 1 (10.00%) LPAR
8 1 (10.00%) Lync
8 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 5 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Lync
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Server Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Design Authority
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) iSeries
2 1 (10.00%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) AIX
5 1 (10.00%) Solaris
5 1 (10.00%) UNIX
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (10.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Change Management
1 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) VMware ESX
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (50.00%) Postfix
2 5 (50.00%) vSphere
3 1 (10.00%) PowerHA
3 1 (10.00%) GPFS
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (10.00%) SCOM
2 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Netcool
2 1 (10.00%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) NetApp
1 9 (90.00%) VMware
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco
3 6 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (60.00%) Dell
4 5 (50.00%) EMC
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) HP
5 2 (20.00%) IBM
6 1 (10.00%) Dell Compellent