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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 54 43 49
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Contract jobs citing SAN 70 98 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 3.29% 4.73% 3.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.37% 22.12% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 36 27
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£350 £328 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% -16.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £246 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £436 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 9
Average hourly rate £23.75 £42.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.11% +142.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.83 £36.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £26.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £23.50 £23.25
% change year-on-year
+21.27% +1.07%
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
403 443 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 18.94% 21.38% 18.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 227 151
Average daily rate £388 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.31% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £195 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 34 44
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +41.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 29 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

SAN Hourly Rate Histogram 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 29 July 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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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
Gosport +4 14 £350 -15.66%
Winchester -2 12 £350 +25.00% 1
Southampton +5 8 £340 +0.74% 8
Havant -1 8 £388 -
Hook +1 7 £362 +43.61%
Farnborough -1 3 £380 +21.60% 2
Portsmouth +1 2 £248 -38.88%
Andover -1 1 £338 -
Fareham -2 1 - -
Aldershot - 1 £375 -
SAN
South East

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 68 (47.89%) Linux
2 62 (43.66%) VMware
3 60 (42.25%) Windows
4 52 (36.62%) Security Cleared
5 51 (35.92%) Microsoft
6 50 (35.21%) HP
7 49 (34.51%) UNIX
8 45 (31.69%) VMware Infrastructure
9 42 (29.58%) Oracle
10 41 (28.87%) SC Cleared
11 40 (28.17%) Citrix
12 35 (24.65%) Perl
13 33 (23.24%) Solaris
14 32 (22.54%) AIX
14 32 (22.54%) Active Directory
15 28 (19.72%) Fibre Channel
16 27 (19.01%) IBM
17 26 (18.31%) NAS
18 25 (17.61%) Tivoli
19 24 (16.90%) SQL
20 23 (16.20%) Red Hat
21 22 (15.49%) Veritas
21 22 (15.49%) Clustering
22 21 (14.79%) DV Cleared
23 20 (14.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 20 (14.08%) vSphere
24 19 (13.38%) Oracle EBS
24 19 (13.38%) Shell Script
24 19 (13.38%) Java
25 18 (12.68%) Cisco

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 11 (7.75%) MS Exchange
1 11 (7.75%) WebSphere
2 10 (7.04%) Apache
3 7 (4.93%) IIS
3 7 (4.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (3.52%) GlassFish
4 5 (3.52%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.52%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.11%) nginx
6 2 (1.41%) SAS
6 2 (1.41%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.70%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.70%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (11.27%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (13.38%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (7.04%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (19.72%) Fibre Channel
2 26 (18.31%) NAS
3 18 (12.68%) FCoE
4 15 (10.56%) Firewall
5 14 (9.86%) WAN
6 13 (9.15%) LAN
7 12 (8.45%) TCP/IP
8 11 (7.75%) IPsec
8 11 (7.75%) iSCSI
9 10 (7.04%) LDAP
10 8 (5.63%) SSL
11 7 (4.93%) NetScaler
11 7 (4.93%) Structured Cabling
12 6 (4.23%) DNS
13 4 (2.82%) Internet
13 4 (2.82%) Wireless
14 2 (1.41%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.45%) Oracle Reports
2 11 (7.75%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.11%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.11%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.11%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.11%) Wise Package Studio
1 3 (2.11%) Gerrit
1 3 (2.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.70%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.70%) StarTeam
General
1 7 (4.93%) Finance
2 5 (3.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (12.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (11.97%) Administrator
2 17 (11.97%) Systems Administrator
3 11 (7.75%) Analyst
4 10 (7.04%) Developer
5 9 (6.34%) Consultant
5 9 (6.34%) Test Specialist
6 8 (5.63%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 8 (5.63%) UNIX Administrator
6 8 (5.63%) Test Analyst
7 7 (4.93%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (4.93%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 7 (4.93%) Server Engineer
7 7 (4.93%) Wintel Engineer
8 6 (4.23%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (4.23%) Integration Engineer
8 6 (4.23%) Software Engineer
9 5 (3.52%) Software Developer
9 5 (3.52%) Architect
9 5 (3.52%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.27%) HTML
2 15 (10.56%) .NET
2 15 (10.56%) ASP.NET
2 15 (10.56%) JSP
3 5 (3.52%) SAML
4 3 (2.11%) Application Packaging
4 3 (2.11%) Software Packaging
4 3 (2.11%) ServiceStack
4 3 (2.11%) Web Services
5 2 (1.41%) JSF
6 1 (0.70%) XML
6 1 (0.70%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.49%) Clustering
2 14 (9.86%) Data Centre
3 8 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.23%) HACMP
5 5 (3.52%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.82%) Private Cloud
6 4 (2.82%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.82%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (2.82%) Device Driver
6 4 (2.82%) EMC VNX
7 3 (2.11%) EMC VMAX
8 2 (1.41%) Replication
8 2 (1.41%) CLARiiON
8 2 (1.41%) iSeries
8 2 (1.41%) LPAR
9 1 (0.70%) Symmetrix DMX
9 1 (0.70%) Symmetrix
9 1 (0.70%) EMC Centera
9 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 68 (47.89%) Linux
2 60 (42.25%) Windows
3 49 (34.51%) UNIX
4 33 (23.24%) Solaris
5 32 (22.54%) AIX
6 20 (14.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (12.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (12.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (11.97%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (6.34%) HPUX
10 7 (4.93%) Windows XP
11 6 (4.23%) NetWare
12 5 (3.52%) Windows 2000
13 4 (2.82%) Windows 7
14 3 (2.11%) Android
15 1 (0.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.70%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (11.27%) Software Testing
2 15 (10.56%) Test Scripting
2 15 (10.56%) Configuration Management
2 15 (10.56%) Migration
3 13 (9.15%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (8.45%) Project Management
4 12 (8.45%) Change Management
4 12 (8.45%) Knowledge Management
4 12 (8.45%) Performance Testing
5 11 (7.75%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (7.04%) Software Engineering
7 8 (5.63%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (4.93%) DevOps
8 7 (4.93%) Server Building
8 7 (4.93%) ITIL
9 6 (4.23%) Asset Management
9 6 (4.23%) Software Distribution
10 5 (3.52%) Identity Management
10 5 (3.52%) OO
10 5 (3.52%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 35 (24.65%) Perl
2 24 (16.90%) SQL
3 19 (13.38%) Java
3 19 (13.38%) Shell Script
4 18 (12.68%) Korn
5 17 (11.97%) C
6 16 (11.27%) JavaScript
7 13 (9.15%) PowerShell
8 9 (6.34%) Python
9 8 (5.63%) Bash Shell
9 8 (5.63%) C++
10 7 (4.93%) VBScript
11 5 (3.52%) PHP
11 5 (3.52%) VBA
12 3 (2.11%) VB
13 1 (0.70%) XPath
Qualifications
1 52 (36.62%) Security Cleared
2 41 (28.87%) SC Cleared
3 21 (14.79%) DV Cleared
4 17 (11.97%) ISTQB
5 12 (8.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (5.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (5.63%) MCSE
7 7 (4.93%) Degree
7 7 (4.93%) VCP4
8 6 (4.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 3 (2.11%) ISEB
10 1 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.70%) MCSA
10 1 (0.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.52%) SLA
2 1 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 45 (31.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (22.54%) Active Directory
3 20 (14.08%) vSphere
4 17 (11.97%) VMware ESX
5 11 (7.75%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 11 (7.75%) XenApp
5 11 (7.75%) Oracle Clusterware
6 8 (5.63%) GPFS
7 5 (3.52%) KVM
7 5 (3.52%) Shibboleth
7 5 (3.52%) Postfix
8 3 (2.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (1.41%) PowerHA
9 2 (1.41%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.70%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 25 (17.61%) Tivoli
2 16 (11.27%) SCCM
3 15 (10.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 13 (9.15%) SCOM
4 13 (9.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 8 (5.63%) Nagios
5 8 (5.63%) Netcool
6 7 (4.93%) vMotion
7 5 (3.52%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (3.52%) Puppet
7 5 (3.52%) ARCserve
8 4 (2.82%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (2.11%) Ansible
9 3 (2.11%) HP Data Protector
9 3 (2.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (2.11%) Unicenter
10 2 (1.41%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (1.41%) HP SIM
10 2 (1.41%) Oracle ZFS
11 1 (0.70%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 62 (43.66%) VMware
2 51 (35.92%) Microsoft
3 50 (35.21%) HP
4 42 (29.58%) Oracle
5 40 (28.17%) Citrix
6 27 (19.01%) IBM
7 23 (16.20%) Red Hat
8 22 (15.49%) Veritas
9 18 (12.68%) Cisco
9 18 (12.68%) 3PAR
10 17 (11.97%) EMC
11 14 (9.86%) NetApp
12 10 (7.04%) Sun
13 7 (4.93%) Brocade
14 6 (4.23%) Dell
14 6 (4.23%) Juniper
15 5 (3.52%) CA
15 5 (3.52%) Hitachi
15 5 (3.52%) Compaq
16 4 (2.82%) Symantec
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