The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 11 24 21
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -3
Contract jobs citing SAN 9 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 8.26% 1.57% 1.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.57% 4.17% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £185 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.75 £30.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +33.33%
SAN
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
46 72 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 42.20% 37.70% 16.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 30 8
Average daily rate £350 £260 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £244 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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%) Windows
1 9 (90.00%) Clustering
1 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 9 (90.00%) Hyper-V
1 9 (90.00%) Windows Server
2 8 (80.00%) Simpana
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) ITIL
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 8 (80.00%) Dell Compellent
2 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) SLA
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) CommVault
3 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
4 5 (50.00%) Data Centre Operations
5 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 1 (10.00%) HP
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
6 1 (10.00%) SCVMM
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (10.00%) Firewall
6 1 (10.00%) Re-Platforming
6 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (10.00%) New Media

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Operations Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Backup Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) Clustering
2 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (10.00%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
1 9 (90.00%) Windows Server
1 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (10.00%) Re-Platforming
3 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (80.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (80.00%) Simpana
2 1 (10.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) CommVault
1 8 (80.00%) Dell Compellent
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) HP