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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 43 54 49
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Contract jobs citing SAN 19 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.98% 2.20% 1.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.10% 13.08% 12.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 2
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£475 £215 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+120.93% -33.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £183 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £1,000 £250 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +11.11%
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
145 130 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.76% 16.84% 15.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 39 27
Average daily rate £375 £325 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £190 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 5
Average hourly rate £14.85 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £10.50 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £32.10 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+46.34% -8.88%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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
Welwyn Garden City - 6 £375 - 1
Watford +7 4 - - 1
St Albans +3 4 £1,000 - 1
Hemel Hempstead +4 2 £350 - 2
Royston - 1 - - 1
Stevenage - - - -
Borehamwood - - - - 2
SAN
East of England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 19 (73.08%) Windows
2 17 (65.38%) VMware
2 17 (65.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (42.31%) Cisco
5 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
5 10 (38.46%) NetApp
6 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
6 9 (34.62%) Hyper-V
7 8 (30.77%) HP
8 7 (26.92%) Citrix
8 7 (26.92%) DNS
8 7 (26.92%) LAN
8 7 (26.92%) WAN
9 6 (23.08%) MS Exchange
9 6 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (23.08%) NAS
9 6 (23.08%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (19.23%) Brocade
10 5 (19.23%) Firewall
11 4 (15.38%) Risk Management
11 4 (15.38%) Project Management
11 4 (15.38%) EMC
11 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
11 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
11 4 (15.38%) SQL
11 4 (15.38%) .NET
11 4 (15.38%) CLARiiON

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 6 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (7.69%) IIS
2 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.85%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) LAN
1 7 (26.92%) WAN
1 7 (26.92%) DNS
2 6 (23.08%) NAS
3 5 (19.23%) Firewall
4 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
5 2 (7.69%) Internet
5 2 (7.69%) DHCP
5 2 (7.69%) Ethernet
5 2 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (7.69%) Wireless
6 1 (3.85%) Ethereal
6 1 (3.85%) Wireshark
6 1 (3.85%) Network Security
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (3.85%) VoIP
6 1 (3.85%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Network Support
3 4 (15.38%) Network Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Support Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Network Support Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Storage Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Network Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Technical Architect
6 1 (3.85%) UNIX Technical Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) IT Support
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Wintel Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.85%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) .NET
2 2 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (3.85%) CGI
3 1 (3.85%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) CLARiiON
1 4 (15.38%) Symmetrix
1 4 (15.38%) EMC Centera
1 4 (15.38%) Clustering
1 4 (15.38%) Celerra
1 4 (15.38%) Symmetrix DMX
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.69%) VLE
3 1 (3.85%) Kindle
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
3 1 (3.85%) NHS
3 1 (3.85%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 19 (73.08%) Windows
2 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (11.54%) Windows 8
4 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
4 3 (11.54%) Linux
5 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
5 2 (7.69%) Mac OS X
5 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
5 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.85%) UNIX
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (3.85%) AIX
6 1 (3.85%) HPUX
6 1 (3.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Capacity Planning
1 6 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (15.38%) High Availability
2 4 (15.38%) Project Management
2 4 (15.38%) Risk Management
3 3 (11.54%) Migration
3 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.69%) Change Management
4 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 2 (7.69%) SOA
4 2 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (7.69%) Low Latency
4 2 (7.69%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (7.69%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.85%) Data Security
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL
5 1 (3.85%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (11.54%) Degree
3 2 (7.69%) MCSE
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.85%) CCNP
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (65.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 9 (34.62%) Hyper-V
4 4 (15.38%) vSphere
5 2 (7.69%) VMware ESX
5 2 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (7.69%) XenApp
5 2 (7.69%) XenServer
6 1 (3.85%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) WSUS
2 1 (3.85%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) VMware
2 11 (42.31%) Cisco
3 10 (38.46%) NetApp
4 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
5 8 (30.77%) HP
6 7 (26.92%) Citrix
7 5 (19.23%) Brocade
8 4 (15.38%) 3PAR
8 4 (15.38%) EMC
9 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
9 2 (7.69%) Apple
10 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
10 1 (3.85%) McAfee
10 1 (3.85%) IBM
10 1 (3.85%) F5
10 1 (3.85%) Fortinet
10 1 (3.85%) Oracle
10 1 (3.85%) Mitel
10 1 (3.85%) Blue Coat
Hertfordshire
Sanderson
Rate: £30 - £34 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
CK Group
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago