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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 50 33 35
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +2
Contract jobs citing SAN 72 115 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 3.83% 5.74% 4.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.60% 28.05% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 61 42
Average daily rate £413 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £523 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 15 4
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.75 £30.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +33.33%
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
493 410 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 26.25% 20.45% 20.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 192 178
Average daily rate £388 £368 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.44% -5.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £191 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 44 22
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.30 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £70.25 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Fareham +6 16 £625 +13.63%
Gosport +5 9 £410 +4.82%
Winchester -17 8 £400 -
Basingstoke - 5 £413 -
Hook +10 4 £380 +26.32%
Andover -6 4 £300 -29.41%
Southampton +8 3 £358 -8.91% 2
Portsmouth -12 2 £365 +25.86%
Havant -7 1 £338 -3.57%
Farnborough - 1 £220 - 2
Aldershot - 1 £425 -
SAN
South East

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 57 (47.11%) Security Cleared
2 54 (44.63%) SC Cleared
3 50 (41.32%) VMware
4 44 (36.36%) Linux
5 37 (30.58%) HP
6 36 (29.75%) Unix
7 35 (28.93%) VMware Infrastructure
7 35 (28.93%) NAS
8 32 (26.45%) Oracle
8 32 (26.45%) Data Centre
9 31 (25.62%) Microsoft
10 30 (24.79%) Cisco
10 30 (24.79%) Windows
11 24 (19.83%) AIX
12 23 (19.01%) LAN
12 23 (19.01%) Red Hat
13 21 (17.36%) EMC
14 19 (15.70%) DNS
14 19 (15.70%) MS Excel
14 19 (15.70%) Service Management
15 18 (14.88%) DV Cleared
16 17 (14.05%) VLAN
16 17 (14.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 17 (14.05%) MPLS
16 17 (14.05%) NetApp
16 17 (14.05%) Multicast
16 17 (14.05%) Cybersecurity
17 16 (13.22%) vSphere
18 15 (12.40%) HP Data Protector
18 15 (12.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (4.96%) Apache
2 5 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (4.13%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.13%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.13%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.31%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.48%) IIS
5 1 (0.83%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (15.70%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.13%) MS Office
3 2 (1.65%) MS Project
3 2 (1.65%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.83%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.83%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 6 (4.96%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.83%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 35 (28.93%) NAS
2 23 (19.01%) LAN
3 19 (15.70%) DNS
4 17 (14.05%) MPLS
4 17 (14.05%) Multicast
4 17 (14.05%) VLAN
5 13 (10.74%) Firewall
5 13 (10.74%) IPsec
6 11 (9.09%) SSL
6 11 (9.09%) VPN
7 10 (8.26%) Intrusion Detection
7 10 (8.26%) TCP/IP
8 7 (5.79%) WAN
9 6 (4.96%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (4.96%) Network Security
9 6 (4.96%) Software-Defined Networking
10 5 (4.13%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (4.13%) iSCSI
11 4 (3.31%) Internet
11 4 (3.31%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.13%) Oracle Database
2 4 (3.31%) Oracle Exadata
2 4 (3.31%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.48%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (2.48%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle APEX
General
1 10 (8.26%) Telecoms
2 7 (5.79%) Finance
3 4 (3.31%) Local Government
4 1 (0.83%) Military
4 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (15.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (14.05%) Architect
2 17 (14.05%) Support Engineer
3 12 (9.92%) Unix Engineer
4 10 (8.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 9 (7.44%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 8 (6.61%) Administrator
6 8 (6.61%) Analyst
6 8 (6.61%) Test Analyst
6 8 (6.61%) VMware Specialist
7 7 (5.79%) Infrastructure Architect
7 7 (5.79%) Network Engineer
7 7 (5.79%) Technical Architect
8 6 (4.96%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (4.96%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (4.96%) AIX Engineer
8 6 (4.96%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (4.96%) Senior Architect
8 6 (4.96%) Storage Engineer
9 5 (4.13%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.79%) .NET
2 6 (4.96%) ASP.NET
2 6 (4.96%) HTML
3 3 (2.48%) JSF
3 3 (2.48%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 32 (26.45%) Data Centre
2 11 (9.09%) EMC VMAX
2 11 (9.09%) EMC VNX
3 10 (8.26%) VCE vBlock
4 6 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.13%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.31%) Symmetrix DMX
6 4 (3.31%) Wiki
7 3 (2.48%) HACMP
8 2 (1.65%) Clustering
8 2 (1.65%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.65%) LPAR
8 2 (1.65%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.83%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.83%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 44 (36.36%) Linux
2 36 (29.75%) Unix
3 30 (24.79%) Windows
4 24 (19.83%) AIX
5 15 (12.40%) HPUX
5 15 (12.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (10.74%) Oracle Linux
7 11 (9.09%) Solaris
8 9 (7.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (6.61%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (5.79%) Windows Server
11 5 (4.13%) SUSE
12 3 (2.48%) Windows 2000
12 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (2.48%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.83%) NetWare
13 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (15.70%) Service Management
2 17 (14.05%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (9.09%) Migration
4 10 (8.26%) Converged Infrastructure
5 9 (7.44%) ITIL
5 9 (7.44%) Project Management
5 9 (7.44%) Software Testing
6 7 (5.79%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (5.79%) Test Scripting
7 6 (4.96%) BCP
7 6 (4.96%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (4.96%) Defect Management
7 6 (4.96%) Network Architecture
7 6 (4.96%) Security Architecture
8 5 (4.13%) Patch Management
9 4 (3.31%) Coaching
9 4 (3.31%) Software Engineering
10 3 (2.48%) Application Packaging
10 3 (2.48%) Knowledge Management
10 3 (2.48%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (9.92%) Shell Script
2 10 (8.26%) Korn
3 9 (7.44%) Perl
4 6 (4.96%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.31%) C
5 4 (3.31%) VBA
6 3 (2.48%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.48%) SQL
6 3 (2.48%) VB
7 2 (1.65%) Java
8 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.83%) C++
8 1 (0.83%) PHP
8 1 (0.83%) Python
Qualifications
1 57 (47.11%) Security Cleared
2 54 (44.63%) SC Cleared
3 18 (14.88%) DV Cleared
4 12 (9.92%) ISTQB
4 12 (9.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (6.61%) Degree
6 5 (4.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (3.31%) ISEB
7 4 (3.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.65%) IBM AIX Certification
9 1 (0.83%) APMP
9 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.83%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.83%) MCSA
9 1 (0.83%) MCSE
9 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.31%) QA
2 3 (2.48%) SLA
3 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (28.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (13.22%) vSphere
3 11 (9.09%) Active Directory
4 9 (7.44%) VMware ESX
5 5 (4.13%) Oracle Clusterware
6 4 (3.31%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 4 (3.31%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (2.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (2.48%) GPFS
7 3 (2.48%) XenApp
8 2 (1.65%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.65%) NFS
8 2 (1.65%) OpenSSH
8 2 (1.65%) Samba
8 2 (1.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (1.65%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.83%) vCloud
9 1 (0.83%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 17 (14.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 15 (12.40%) HP Data Protector
3 7 (5.79%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (4.13%) Tivoli
5 4 (3.31%) Backup Exec
5 4 (3.31%) SCCM
5 4 (3.31%) WSUS
6 3 (2.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (2.48%) Unicenter
7 2 (1.65%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (1.65%) HP SIM
7 2 (1.65%) vMotion
8 1 (0.83%) HP UCMDB
8 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.83%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.83%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 50 (41.32%) VMware
2 37 (30.58%) HP
3 32 (26.45%) Oracle
4 31 (25.62%) Microsoft
5 30 (24.79%) Cisco
6 23 (19.01%) Red Hat
7 21 (17.36%) EMC
8 17 (14.05%) NetApp
9 15 (12.40%) Citrix
10 9 (7.44%) IBM
11 8 (6.61%) Veritas
12 6 (4.96%) IronPort
13 5 (4.13%) Brocade
13 5 (4.13%) Symantec
14 4 (3.31%) McAfee
15 3 (2.48%) 3PAR
15 3 (2.48%) arcserve
15 3 (2.48%) CA
15 3 (2.48%) Lumension
15 3 (2.48%) Veeam