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 29 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 39 41 57
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +16
Contract jobs citing SAN 31 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.18% 2.41% 1.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.20% 12.31% 6.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 5
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£350 £281 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £375 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.25 £18.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+79.16% -33.33%
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
204 130 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 27.49% 19.58% 17.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 55 33
Average daily rate £325 £291 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.58% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £190 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 11
Average hourly rate £11.38 £10.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +5 14 £338 +1.88%
Watford - 8 - - 2
Royston - 4 - - 2
St Albans - 3 - - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £350 -
Hertford - 2 - -
SAN
East of England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 32 (69.57%) Windows
2 25 (54.35%) VMware
3 23 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (45.65%) HP
5 18 (39.13%) Active Directory
6 17 (36.96%) NetApp
7 16 (34.78%) Cisco
8 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
8 15 (32.61%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (28.26%) NAS
10 12 (26.09%) Brocade
10 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (23.91%) DNS
11 11 (23.91%) UNIX
11 11 (23.91%) Migration
12 9 (19.57%) Change Management
12 9 (19.57%) SCCM
12 9 (19.57%) Data Centre
13 8 (17.39%) Hyper-V
13 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (17.39%) Citrix
14 7 (15.22%) MS Excel
14 7 (15.22%) Mentoring
14 7 (15.22%) Capacity Planning
15 6 (13.04%) 3PAR
15 6 (13.04%) LAN
15 6 (13.04%) WAN
15 6 (13.04%) IBM
15 6 (13.04%) MS Exchange
15 6 (13.04%) Degree

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.35%) IIS
2 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.26%) NAS
2 11 (23.91%) DNS
3 6 (13.04%) LAN
3 6 (13.04%) WAN
4 4 (8.70%) LDAP
4 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 4 (8.70%) Firewall
5 2 (4.35%) Internet
5 2 (4.35%) DHCP
5 2 (4.35%) Ethernet
5 2 (4.35%) Network Security
5 2 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.17%) Wireless
6 1 (2.17%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Retail
2 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (21.74%) Analyst
2 6 (13.04%) Administrator
3 5 (10.87%) Storage Analyst
3 5 (10.87%) Consultant
4 4 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (8.70%) Support Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Architect
4 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Network Support
5 3 (6.52%) Network Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (6.52%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.52%) Technical Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Network Support Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (6.52%) IT Support
6 2 (4.35%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.35%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Support Technician
6 2 (4.35%) Implementation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) .NET
2 2 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.87%) Replication
3 4 (8.70%) Symmetrix DMX
3 4 (8.70%) Kindle
3 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.70%) Celerra
3 4 (8.70%) CLARiiON
3 4 (8.70%) Symmetrix
3 4 (8.70%) EMC Centera
3 4 (8.70%) Clustering
4 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.35%) VLE
5 1 (2.17%) HACMP
5 1 (2.17%) User Experience
5 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.17%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 32 (69.57%) Windows
2 15 (32.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (23.91%) UNIX
5 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (10.87%) Windows 7
7 4 (8.70%) HPUX
8 3 (6.52%) Linux
8 3 (6.52%) Windows 8
9 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
9 2 (4.35%) Mac OS X
9 2 (4.35%) Windows XP
10 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (2.17%) Solaris
10 1 (2.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) Migration
2 9 (19.57%) Change Management
3 7 (15.22%) Mentoring
3 7 (15.22%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (8.70%) High Availability
5 4 (8.70%) Project Management
5 4 (8.70%) ITIL
5 4 (8.70%) Risk Management
6 3 (6.52%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (6.52%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (4.35%) Low Latency
7 2 (4.35%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.35%) SOA
7 2 (4.35%) Strategic Planning
7 2 (4.35%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.17%) Business Continuity
8 1 (2.17%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) C
1 4 (8.70%) SQL
2 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) Degree
2 4 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (6.52%) HP ASE
4 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.35%) MCSE
5 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) SLA
1 4 (8.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 23 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (39.13%) Active Directory
3 8 (17.39%) Hyper-V
4 4 (8.70%) vSphere
5 2 (4.35%) XenApp
5 2 (4.35%) XenServer
5 2 (4.35%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.17%) PowerHA
6 1 (2.17%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 9 (19.57%) SCCM
2 4 (8.70%) Tivoli
3 3 (6.52%) NetBackup
3 3 (6.52%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (6.52%) WSUS
3 3 (6.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (4.35%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.17%) SCOM
5 1 (2.17%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (2.17%) OpenView
Vendors
1 25 (54.35%) VMware
2 21 (45.65%) HP
3 17 (36.96%) NetApp
4 16 (34.78%) Cisco
5 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
6 12 (26.09%) Brocade
7 8 (17.39%) Citrix
8 6 (13.04%) 3PAR
8 6 (13.04%) IBM
9 4 (8.70%) EMC
9 4 (8.70%) Veritas
10 3 (6.52%) Oracle
10 3 (6.52%) CommVault
11 2 (4.35%) McAfee
11 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
11 2 (4.35%) Apple
12 1 (2.17%) BMC
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