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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 18 25 31
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Contract jobs citing SAN 6 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 3.47% 1.60% 1.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.95% 6.82% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Average daily rate
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£338 £363 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -34.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -6.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £18.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+77.77% -33.33%
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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
43 44 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 24.86% 23.40% 20.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 7 14
Average daily rate £320 £383 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.33% +19.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £438 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 9
Average hourly rate £24.97 £13.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.98% -64.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -19.10%

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 28 May 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 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (55.56%) Citrix
3 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
4 4 (44.44%) DNS
4 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
5 3 (33.33%) DHCP
5 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 3 (33.33%) MCSE
5 3 (33.33%) Firewall
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 3 (33.33%) NAS
6 2 (22.22%) vSphere
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
6 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
6 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (22.22%) Mobile Device Management

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (44.44%) SharePoint
2 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (11.11%) IIS
4 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) DHCP
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) NAS
3 2 (22.22%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
4 1 (11.11%) SSL
4 1 (11.11%) LAN
4 1 (11.11%) VoIP
4 1 (11.11%) WAN
4 1 (11.11%) SMTP
4 1 (11.11%) HTTP
4 1 (11.11%) IPsec
4 1 (11.11%) MPLS
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (11.11%) MySQL
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
1 1 (11.11%) Maven
1 1 (11.11%) YourKit
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) J2EE
1 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
1 1 (11.11%) Spring MVC
1 1 (11.11%) jQuery
1 1 (11.11%) Lucene
1 1 (11.11%) Spring
1 1 (11.11%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Informatics
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
5 1 (11.11%) Solaris
5 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (22.22%) Network Management
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) MVC
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) MCSE
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) MCSA
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (11.11%) MCITP
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) vSphere
2 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
2 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Server
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (11.11%) UAG
3 1 (11.11%) XenApp
3 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Nagios
1 1 (11.11%) ARCserve
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) SCOM
1 1 (11.11%) Cobbler
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) CA
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 1 (11.11%) Symantec
4 1 (11.11%) Altiris
4 1 (11.11%) 3PAR