The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 56 41 60
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +19
Contract jobs citing SAN 66 83 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 3.18% 4.25% 3.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.91% 20.70% 16.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 35 36
Average daily rate
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£370 £358 £402
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.49% -11.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £256 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £470 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 6
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +233.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £21.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+52.38% -22.22%
SAN
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
349 401 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 16.81% 20.53% 19.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 206 170
Average daily rate £375 £345 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -7.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £223 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 27 65
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.50 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

SAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

SAN
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Winchester -3 14 £265 -17.18%
Havant -7 9 £388 -6.06% 1
Farnborough 0 6 £358 - 5
Southampton -5 5 £340 +1.49% 4
Aldershot +13 4 £300 -7.69%
Hook -7 4 £425 +36.04%
Andover +2 2 £338 -
Gosport +18 1 £325 -
Fareham -3 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 £170 -
SAN
South East

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 82 (47.95%) Linux
2 77 (45.03%) VMware
3 76 (44.44%) Windows
4 66 (38.60%) HP
4 66 (38.60%) Security Cleared
5 56 (32.75%) Microsoft
6 54 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
7 51 (29.82%) SC Cleared
7 51 (29.82%) AIX
8 48 (28.07%) Perl
9 45 (26.32%) UNIX
10 43 (25.15%) Citrix
11 42 (24.56%) Oracle
12 39 (22.81%) Software Testing
13 36 (21.05%) Fibre Channel
14 35 (20.47%) IBM
14 35 (20.47%) Veritas
15 31 (18.13%) Solaris
16 30 (17.54%) Active Directory
17 29 (16.96%) SQL
17 29 (16.96%) Red Hat
18 27 (15.79%) MS Excel
18 27 (15.79%) ISTQB
18 27 (15.79%) Clustering
19 26 (15.20%) Migration
19 26 (15.20%) 3PAR
20 25 (14.62%) FCoE
20 25 (14.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
21 24 (14.04%) Tivoli
21 24 (14.04%) Shell Script

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 13 (7.60%) WebSphere
2 11 (6.43%) IIS
2 11 (6.43%) MS Exchange
3 10 (5.85%) Apache
4 6 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (3.51%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.92%) GlassFish
5 5 (2.92%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.75%) nginx
6 3 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (1.75%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.75%) JBoss
7 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 27 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 21 (12.28%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (4.09%) Maximo
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (21.05%) Fibre Channel
2 25 (14.62%) FCoE
3 24 (14.04%) NAS
4 22 (12.87%) Firewall
5 21 (12.28%) iSCSI
6 13 (7.60%) TCP/IP
7 11 (6.43%) LDAP
8 10 (5.85%) IPsec
9 9 (5.26%) DNS
9 9 (5.26%) WAN
10 8 (4.68%) LAN
10 8 (4.68%) SSL
11 4 (2.34%) NetScaler
11 4 (2.34%) Multicast
11 4 (2.34%) BGP
11 4 (2.34%) ATM
12 3 (1.75%) SMTP
12 3 (1.75%) Kerberos
13 2 (1.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.43%) Oracle Reports
2 8 (4.68%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.92%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.34%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.75%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.75%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.75%) SQLPlus
5 3 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (1.75%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.75%) Wise Package Studio
1 3 (1.75%) Gerrit
1 3 (1.75%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (3.51%) Finance
2 4 (2.34%) Multimedia
3 2 (1.17%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (9.94%) Developer
1 17 (9.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (9.36%) Test Specialist
3 13 (7.60%) Systems Administrator
3 13 (7.60%) Administrator
4 12 (7.02%) Systems Engineer
5 9 (5.26%) Server Engineer
5 9 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
5 9 (5.26%) Consultant
6 8 (4.68%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (4.68%) Storage Engineer
7 7 (4.09%) Architect
7 7 (4.09%) Software Engineer
8 6 (3.51%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 6 (3.51%) UNIX Engineer
9 5 (2.92%) Test Leader
9 5 (2.92%) Performance Test Leader
9 5 (2.92%) Integration Engineer
9 5 (2.92%) UNIX Administrator
9 5 (2.92%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.77%) .NET
2 12 (7.02%) HTML
3 11 (6.43%) ASP.NET
3 11 (6.43%) JSP
4 5 (2.92%) SAML
5 4 (2.34%) Middleware
6 3 (1.75%) Software Packaging
6 3 (1.75%) Application Packaging
6 3 (1.75%) Web Services
6 3 (1.75%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (1.75%) ServiceStack
7 2 (1.17%) JSF
8 1 (0.58%) XML
8 1 (0.58%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 27 (15.79%) Clustering
2 11 (6.43%) HACMP
2 11 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.09%) Device Driver
4 5 (2.92%) Open Source
4 5 (2.92%) PKI
5 4 (2.34%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (2.34%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.34%) N-Tier
5 4 (2.34%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.17%) Replication
7 1 (0.58%) iSeries
7 1 (0.58%) Symmetrix DMX
7 1 (0.58%) LPAR
7 1 (0.58%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.58%) Symmetrix
7 1 (0.58%) EMC Centera
7 1 (0.58%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 82 (47.95%) Linux
2 76 (44.44%) Windows
3 51 (29.82%) AIX
4 45 (26.32%) UNIX
5 31 (18.13%) Solaris
6 22 (12.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (11.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (11.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (11.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (5.26%) HPUX
9 8 (4.68%) NetWare
10 6 (3.51%) Windows XP
11 5 (2.92%) Windows 2000
12 3 (1.75%) Android
12 3 (1.75%) Windows 7
12 3 (1.75%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.58%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.58%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (22.81%) Software Testing
2 26 (15.20%) Migration
3 24 (14.04%) Knowledge Management
4 21 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (11.11%) Performance Testing
6 15 (8.77%) ITIL
6 15 (8.77%) Performance Tuning
7 14 (8.19%) Software Engineering
8 13 (7.60%) Test Scripting
8 13 (7.60%) Root Cause Analysis
9 12 (7.02%) Project Management
9 12 (7.02%) OO
9 12 (7.02%) Test Automation
10 11 (6.43%) Configuration Management
11 9 (5.26%) Data Migration
12 7 (4.09%) Service Delivery
12 7 (4.09%) DevOps
12 7 (4.09%) Change Control
13 5 (2.92%) Identity Management
13 5 (2.92%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 48 (28.07%) Perl
2 29 (16.96%) SQL
3 24 (14.04%) Shell Script
4 23 (13.45%) Java
5 22 (12.87%) C
6 19 (11.11%) Korn
7 15 (8.77%) VBA
8 13 (7.60%) PowerShell
8 13 (7.60%) C++
9 12 (7.02%) JavaScript
10 10 (5.85%) Bash Shell
11 7 (4.09%) Python
12 5 (2.92%) PHP
13 4 (2.34%) VBScript
13 4 (2.34%) VB
14 3 (1.75%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.58%) XPath
15 1 (0.58%) C#
Qualifications
1 66 (38.60%) Security Cleared
2 51 (29.82%) SC Cleared
3 27 (15.79%) ISTQB
4 25 (14.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 24 (14.04%) DV Cleared
6 6 (3.51%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 6 (3.51%) Degree
7 4 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.34%) MCSE
7 4 (2.34%) ISEB
7 4 (2.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (2.34%) VCP4
8 1 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.92%) SLA
2 1 (0.58%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 54 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (17.54%) Active Directory
3 17 (9.94%) vSphere
4 15 (8.77%) VMware ESX
5 10 (5.85%) Oracle Clusterware
5 10 (5.85%) GPFS
5 10 (5.85%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 8 (4.68%) XenApp
7 7 (4.09%) Samba
8 5 (2.92%) Postfix
8 5 (2.92%) Shibboleth
8 5 (2.92%) KVM
9 3 (1.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (1.75%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.75%) OCFS2
10 2 (1.17%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.58%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 24 (14.04%) Tivoli
2 19 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 16 (9.36%) HP Quality Center
4 14 (8.19%) SCCM
5 11 (6.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 9 (5.26%) SCOM
7 8 (4.68%) Nagios
8 7 (4.09%) Netcool
9 6 (3.51%) ARCserve
9 6 (3.51%) EMC NetWorker
10 5 (2.92%) vMotion
10 5 (2.92%) Puppet
11 3 (1.75%) HP Data Protector
11 3 (1.75%) Unicenter
11 3 (1.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (1.75%) Ansible
12 2 (1.17%) HP SIM
13 1 (0.58%) HP Operations Orchestration
13 1 (0.58%) OpenView
13 1 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 77 (45.03%) VMware
2 66 (38.60%) HP
3 56 (32.75%) Microsoft
4 43 (25.15%) Citrix
5 42 (24.56%) Oracle
6 35 (20.47%) IBM
6 35 (20.47%) Veritas
7 29 (16.96%) Red Hat
8 26 (15.20%) 3PAR
9 19 (11.11%) NetApp
9 19 (11.11%) EMC
10 16 (9.36%) Cisco
11 10 (5.85%) Sun
11 10 (5.85%) Brocade
12 8 (4.68%) Dell
13 7 (4.09%) Compaq
13 7 (4.09%) Hitachi
14 6 (3.51%) Juniper
14 6 (3.51%) CA
15 4 (2.34%) Symantec