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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 47 41 51
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Contract jobs citing SAN 10 21 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.40% 3.22% 2.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.20% 13.38% 15.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 7
Average daily rate £425 £475 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +106.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £365 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £1,000 £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £34.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £34.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+13.23% +13.33%
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
122 157 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.04% 24.08% 17.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 65 43
Average daily rate £425 £375 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £215 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 5
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.85 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.74% -50.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.28 £32.00 £34.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 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
Welwyn Garden City -9 3 £425 +13.33% 1
Watford +4 1 £245 -
St Albans -5 1 £400 -60.00%
Stevenage - 1 - -
SAN
East of England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) Windows
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 4 (36.36%) HP
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) NetApp
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
4 4 (36.36%) Database Mirroring
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (27.27%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (27.27%) NAS
5 3 (27.27%) CommVault
5 3 (27.27%) Intel Security
5 3 (27.27%) Project Management
5 3 (27.27%) Citrix
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL
6 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
6 2 (18.18%) Unix
6 2 (18.18%) LAN
6 2 (18.18%) VoIP
6 2 (18.18%) WAN
6 2 (18.18%) Linux
6 2 (18.18%) Time Management
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (18.18%) CMDB
6 2 (18.18%) Clustering

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Fibre Channel
1 3 (27.27%) NAS
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) LAN
2 2 (18.18%) VoIP
2 2 (18.18%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) DHCP
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) SSL
3 1 (9.09%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Architect
1 2 (18.18%) DBA
1 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (18.18%) IT Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (18.18%) IT Manager
1 2 (18.18%) SQL DBA
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (9.09%) Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Network Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Storage Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Clustering
1 2 (18.18%) CMDB
1 2 (18.18%) Replication
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Unix
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (9.09%) Solaris
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Database Mirroring
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Change Control
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) Time Management
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
3 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MCITP
1 1 (9.09%) MCSE
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (9.09%) NFS
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) HP
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) NetApp
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix
3 3 (27.27%) CommVault
3 3 (27.27%) Intel Security
4 1 (9.09%) 3PAR
4 1 (9.09%) Avaya
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) PlateSpin
4 1 (9.09%) WatchGuard
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