The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Guildford region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 28 28 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 -14
Contract jobs citing SAN 6 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 2.74% 1.95% 8.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.53% 8.16% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Average daily rate £400 £550 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +15.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.07% -6.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Communications & Networking Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
57 49 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 26.03% 23.90% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 5
Average daily rate £295 £323 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.52% -32.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Average hourly rate £13.50 £35.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.42% -26.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
SAN
Surrey

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 2014, 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 5 (71.43%) MySQL
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) Struts
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) Eclipse
2 4 (57.14%) HTTP
2 4 (57.14%) Hibernate
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Lucene
2 4 (57.14%) Spring
2 4 (57.14%) Maven
2 4 (57.14%) jQuery
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (57.14%) Spring Integration
2 4 (57.14%) Hadoop
2 4 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (42.86%) Spring MVC
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) MVC
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 2 (28.57%) Windows

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) MySQL
2 4 (57.14%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Eclipse
1 4 (57.14%) Maven
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Network Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
1 4 (57.14%) Struts
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
1 4 (57.14%) Hibernate
1 4 (57.14%) Lucene
1 4 (57.14%) Spring
1 4 (57.14%) jQuery
1 4 (57.14%) Spring Integration
2 3 (42.86%) Spring MVC
3 1 (14.29%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (42.86%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Budget Control
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Release Management
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
1 2 (28.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) Avaya
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft