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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 16 21 22
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing SAN 5 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 3.79% 0.77% 4.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.71% 4.55% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £610 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.52% +87.69%
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 £28.50 £23.50 £23.25
% change year-on-year
+21.27% +1.07%
SAN
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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 Guildford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
34 22 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 25.76% 16.92% 19.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 12
Average daily rate £300 £383 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.56% +70.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 13
Average hourly rate £12.45 - £37.50
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 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 29 July 2015, 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
2 7 (70.00%) VMware
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (50.00%) Citrix
4 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (40.00%) DNS
5 4 (40.00%) MCSE
5 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
5 4 (40.00%) SQL
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (30.00%) VMware ESX
6 3 (30.00%) Firewall
6 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (30.00%) HTML
6 3 (30.00%) Java
6 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (30.00%) Linux
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco
6 3 (30.00%) HP
6 3 (30.00%) DHCP
6 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (30.00%) NAS

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (20.00%) OpenStack
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (10.00%) IIS
4 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) DNS
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) NAS
2 3 (30.00%) DHCP
2 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (20.00%) VPN
3 2 (20.00%) LAN
3 2 (20.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (10.00%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (10.00%) IPsec
4 1 (10.00%) SSL
4 1 (10.00%) MPLS
4 1 (10.00%) SMTP
4 1 (10.00%) VoIP
4 1 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (30.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (20.00%) OpenStack Swift
4 1 (10.00%) MySQL
4 1 (10.00%) Big Data
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (10.00%) Maven
1 1 (10.00%) YourKit
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
1 3 (30.00%) jQuery
2 2 (20.00%) Kafka
2 2 (20.00%) Apache Camel
3 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (10.00%) Spring Integration
3 1 (10.00%) J2EE
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (10.00%) Lucene
3 1 (10.00%) Spring
3 1 (10.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Informatics
3 1 (10.00%) Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (30.00%) Linux
6 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (20.00%) TDD
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Business Development
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (10.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) MCSE
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) MCITP
4 1 (10.00%) MCSA
4 1 (10.00%) CCNA
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (30.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (20.00%) XenApp
3 2 (20.00%) vSphere
4 1 (10.00%) UAG
4 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) ARCserve
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) CA
5 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (10.00%) Symantec
5 1 (10.00%) Altiris
5 1 (10.00%) 3PAR