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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 22 29 26
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing SAN 5 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 2.53% 2.28% 1.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.80% 8.77% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £343 £355
% change year-on-year
+8.02% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £27.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+23.63% +1.85%
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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
51 57 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 25.76% 26.03% 22.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 8 16
Average daily rate £320 £265 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.75% -17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £138 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £423 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £37.50 £13.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+177.77% -64.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.11%

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 1 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 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) Citrix
4 3 (37.50%) Firewall
4 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
4 3 (37.50%) DNS
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) MCSE
5 2 (25.00%) DHCP
5 2 (25.00%) IIS
5 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (25.00%) NAS
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (25.00%) VPN
5 2 (25.00%) Network Management
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (25.00%) vSphere
5 2 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 2 (25.00%) DHCP
3 2 (25.00%) NAS
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (12.50%) IPsec
4 1 (12.50%) VoIP
4 1 (12.50%) HTTP
4 1 (12.50%) SSL
4 1 (12.50%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) YourKit
1 1 (12.50%) Maven
1 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Spring Integration
1 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
1 1 (12.50%) Lucene
1 1 (12.50%) Spring
1 1 (12.50%) Spring MVC
1 1 (12.50%) jQuery
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) J2EE
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
4 1 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) Network Management
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) MCSE
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) MCITP
2 1 (12.50%) MCSA
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (12.50%) UAG
4 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
1 1 (12.50%) Cobbler
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
1 1 (12.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
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