The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 43 62 55
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -7
Contract jobs citing SAN 16 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.56% 1.41% 1.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.53% 8.93% 8.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 1
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£475 £200 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+137.50% -40.74%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £29.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.75% +6.66%
SAN
East of England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
103 112 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.51% 15.77% 17.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 35 24
Average daily rate £390 £325 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 8 7
Average hourly rate £29.75 £23.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.59% -21.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £15.00 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £83.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £21.00 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+30.95% -8.09%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

SAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

SAN
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 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
Watford +16 6 - - 1
Welwyn Garden City +9 3 £375 - 2
St Albans -3 3 £1,000 -
Stevenage - - - -
Borehamwood - - - - 1
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
SAN
East of England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 23 (74.19%) Windows
2 13 (41.94%) VMware
2 13 (41.94%) Brocade
2 13 (41.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (38.71%) SC Cleared
3 12 (38.71%) Security Cleared
3 12 (38.71%) HPUX
4 11 (35.48%) Linux
4 11 (35.48%) HP
4 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
6 9 (29.03%) IBM
6 9 (29.03%) NetBackup
6 9 (29.03%) Backup Exec
6 9 (29.03%) IBM XIV
7 8 (25.81%) Hyper-V
7 8 (25.81%) NetApp
7 8 (25.81%) Telecoms
8 7 (22.58%) Cisco
8 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
8 7 (22.58%) Project Planning
9 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
9 6 (19.35%) DNS
10 5 (16.13%) LAN
10 5 (16.13%) WAN
10 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (12.90%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (12.90%) High Availability
11 4 (12.90%) WSUS

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (12.90%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (6.45%) IIS
3 1 (3.23%) Lync
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) DNS
2 5 (16.13%) LAN
2 5 (16.13%) WAN
3 4 (12.90%) Firewall
4 3 (9.68%) NAS
4 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.45%) DHCP
5 2 (6.45%) Ethernet
5 2 (6.45%) Internet
6 1 (3.23%) VoIP
6 1 (3.23%) HTTP
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.23%) Wireless
6 1 (3.23%) Ethereal
6 1 (3.23%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (25.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Backup Engineer
2 8 (25.81%) Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Administrator
4 5 (16.13%) Network Support
5 4 (12.90%) Network Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Support Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Network Support Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) UNIX Administrator
6 3 (9.68%) Storage Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Technical Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.45%) Architect
8 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Storage Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Network Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Storage Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) Operations Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) .NET
2 2 (6.45%) Web Services
3 1 (3.23%) CGI
3 1 (3.23%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) IBM XIV
2 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.68%) Celerra
2 3 (9.68%) Symmetrix DMX
2 3 (9.68%) HP Superdome
2 3 (9.68%) Client/Server
2 3 (9.68%) CLARiiON
2 3 (9.68%) Symmetrix
2 3 (9.68%) EMC Centera
3 2 (6.45%) Clustering
3 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) Replication
4 1 (3.23%) NHS
4 1 (3.23%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 23 (74.19%) Windows
2 12 (38.71%) HPUX
3 11 (35.48%) Linux
3 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (9.68%) UNIX
7 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
8 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
8 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Project Planning
2 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (12.90%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (12.90%) High Availability
2 4 (12.90%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (9.68%) Software Deployment
3 3 (9.68%) Project Management
3 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
3 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
4 2 (6.45%) ITIL
4 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
4 2 (6.45%) SOA
4 2 (6.45%) Low Latency
4 2 (6.45%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) Data Security
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.23%) Migration
5 1 (3.23%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) SC Cleared
1 12 (38.71%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (6.45%) Degree
3 2 (6.45%) MCSE
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.23%) VCP4
4 1 (3.23%) CCNP
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (41.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (25.81%) Hyper-V
3 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
4 3 (9.68%) vSphere
5 2 (6.45%) VMware ESX
5 2 (6.45%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (6.45%) XenApp
6 1 (3.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (29.03%) NetBackup
1 9 (29.03%) Backup Exec
2 4 (12.90%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) VMware
1 13 (41.94%) Brocade
2 11 (35.48%) HP
3 9 (29.03%) IBM
4 8 (25.81%) NetApp
5 7 (22.58%) Cisco
6 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
7 4 (12.90%) Citrix
8 3 (9.68%) Oracle
8 3 (9.68%) EMC
8 3 (9.68%) 3PAR
9 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
10 1 (3.23%) Apple
10 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
10 1 (3.23%) McAfee
10 1 (3.23%) F5
10 1 (3.23%) Fortinet
10 1 (3.23%) Mitel
10 1 (3.23%) Blue Coat
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