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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 40 49 45
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Contract jobs citing SAN 25 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.12% 1.61% 2.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.43% 9.32% 13.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 6
Average daily rate
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£337 £438 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.96% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £301 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £27.63 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.74% -15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £24.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+23.95% -
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
162 118 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.22% 17.25% 16.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 53 26
Average daily rate £360 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.90% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 14 10
Average hourly rate £21.53 £21.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% -17.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.50 £32.50
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 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 5 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

SAN Hourly Rate Histogram 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 5 August 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Royston - 8 £175 -
Welwyn Garden City - 8 £324 - 1
Watford 0 4 - - 1
Hertford - 3 - -
St Albans - 3 - -
SAN
East of England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 36 (70.59%) Windows
2 27 (52.94%) VMware
3 23 (45.10%) Active Directory
3 23 (45.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (43.14%) Microsoft
5 21 (41.18%) HP
6 15 (29.41%) Cisco
7 14 (27.45%) NetApp
7 14 (27.45%) Migration
7 14 (27.45%) Change Management
8 13 (25.49%) SCCM
8 13 (25.49%) NAS
9 12 (23.53%) Data Centre
9 12 (23.53%) MS Excel
10 11 (21.57%) UNIX
11 10 (19.61%) Brocade
11 10 (19.61%) Mentoring
11 10 (19.61%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (15.69%) Citrix
13 8 (15.69%) DNS
13 8 (15.69%) Finance
14 7 (13.73%) Replication
14 7 (13.73%) Firewall
14 7 (13.73%) ISO 9001
14 7 (13.73%) MS Exchange
14 7 (13.73%) IBM
14 7 (13.73%) Kindle
15 6 (11.76%) vSphere

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 7 (13.73%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.96%) IIS
5 1 (1.96%) Apache
5 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 12 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS Office
3 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (25.49%) NAS
2 8 (15.69%) DNS
3 7 (13.73%) Firewall
4 5 (9.80%) TCP/IP
4 5 (9.80%) LAN
4 5 (9.80%) WAN
5 4 (7.84%) LDAP
6 2 (3.92%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (3.92%) Network Security
7 1 (1.96%) Wireless
7 1 (1.96%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.96%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.96%) Internet
7 1 (1.96%) DHCP
7 1 (1.96%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (15.69%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Retail
3 2 (3.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (15.69%) Analyst
2 7 (13.73%) Project Manager
2 7 (13.73%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 7 (13.73%) Administrator
2 7 (13.73%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (7.84%) Implementation Project Manager
3 4 (7.84%) Storage Analyst
3 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (7.84%) IT Project Manager
3 4 (7.84%) Consultant
3 4 (7.84%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (7.84%) Architect
3 4 (7.84%) IT Support
3 4 (7.84%) Implementation Manager
3 4 (7.84%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (7.84%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (5.88%) Technical Architect
4 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (3.92%) Support Technician
5 2 (3.92%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (1.96%) Web Services
2 1 (1.96%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (1.96%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.53%) Data Centre
2 7 (13.73%) Kindle
2 7 (13.73%) Replication
3 3 (5.88%) CLARiiON
3 3 (5.88%) Symmetrix
3 3 (5.88%) EMC Centera
3 3 (5.88%) Clustering
3 3 (5.88%) Celerra
3 3 (5.88%) Symmetrix DMX
3 3 (5.88%) EMC VNX
3 3 (5.88%) HP StoreVirtual
3 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.92%) HP Storage
4 2 (3.92%) VLE
5 1 (1.96%) PKI
5 1 (1.96%) HP Superdome
5 1 (1.96%) HACMP
5 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (70.59%) Windows
2 11 (21.57%) UNIX
3 10 (19.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (11.76%) Windows 7
6 4 (7.84%) Data ONTAP
6 4 (7.84%) Linux
6 4 (7.84%) HPUX
7 3 (5.88%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
8 2 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.92%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.92%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.96%) Solaris
9 1 (1.96%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (27.45%) Change Management
1 14 (27.45%) Migration
2 10 (19.61%) Mentoring
3 5 (9.80%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (9.80%) ITIL
4 4 (7.84%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (5.88%) Project Management
5 3 (5.88%) High Availability
5 3 (5.88%) Risk Management
5 3 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (3.92%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (3.92%) Low Latency
6 2 (3.92%) SOA
6 2 (3.92%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.92%) Strategic Planning
7 1 (1.96%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.96%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (1.96%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.96%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (1.96%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.84%) C
1 4 (7.84%) SQL
2 2 (3.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) Degree
2 3 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (5.88%) HP ASE
3 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) MCSE
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.96%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.73%) ISO 9001
2 3 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (45.10%) Active Directory
1 23 (45.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (11.76%) Hyper-V
2 6 (11.76%) vSphere
3 2 (3.92%) XenApp
3 2 (3.92%) XenServer
4 1 (1.96%) Sendmail
4 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.96%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.96%) PowerHA
4 1 (1.96%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (25.49%) SCCM
2 4 (7.84%) Tivoli
3 3 (5.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (5.88%) NetBackup
3 3 (5.88%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (3.92%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (3.92%) Puppet
5 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.96%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.96%) OpenView
5 1 (1.96%) SCOM
5 1 (1.96%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (1.96%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.96%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 27 (52.94%) VMware
2 22 (43.14%) Microsoft
3 21 (41.18%) HP
4 15 (29.41%) Cisco
5 14 (27.45%) NetApp
6 10 (19.61%) Brocade
7 8 (15.69%) Citrix
8 7 (13.73%) IBM
9 5 (9.80%) Oracle
9 5 (9.80%) 3PAR
10 4 (7.84%) Veritas
11 3 (5.88%) CommVault
11 3 (5.88%) EMC
12 2 (3.92%) Red Hat
12 2 (3.92%) Apple
12 2 (3.92%) McAfee
13 1 (1.96%) Imperva
13 1 (1.96%) Symantec
13 1 (1.96%) BMC
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