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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 50 46 62
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +16
Contract jobs citing SAN 23 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.75% 2.05% 1.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.29% 12.66% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 4
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£488 £275 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.27% -10.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £258 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £380 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Average hourly rate £29.75 £24.03 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.82% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £23.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% +8.13%
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
133 79 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 15.89% 16.22% 23.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 19 79
Average daily rate £335 £283 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.58% -22.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £151 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £408 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 7
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.53 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.82% -13.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.55 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.08 £26.00 £20.09
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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
Hemel Hempstead - 8 £350 - 2
Rickmansworth - 3 £500 -
Watford - 3 £213 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - - 1
Royston - - - -
St Albans - - - - 3
Stevenage - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Baldock - - - -
Borehamwood - - - - 1
SAN
East of England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 18 (48.65%) Linux
1 18 (48.65%) VMware
2 16 (43.24%) Windows
3 15 (40.54%) HP
4 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
5 13 (35.14%) UNIX
5 13 (35.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (29.73%) NetApp
7 10 (27.03%) SQL
8 9 (24.32%) Oracle
8 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
8 9 (24.32%) Brocade
8 9 (24.32%) Oracle Database
8 9 (24.32%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
9 8 (21.62%) HPUX
9 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
9 8 (21.62%) CommVault
10 7 (18.92%) IBM
10 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange
11 6 (16.22%) Telecoms
11 6 (16.22%) vSphere
11 6 (16.22%) NoSQL
11 6 (16.22%) Fibre Channel
11 6 (16.22%) F5
11 6 (16.22%) Solaris
11 6 (16.22%) Perl
11 6 (16.22%) Middleware
12 5 (13.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (13.51%) ITIL

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 (18.92%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.70%) IIS
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (13.51%) NAS
2 5 (13.51%) DNS
3 1 (2.70%) Firewall
3 1 (2.70%) IPsec
3 1 (2.70%) VLAN
3 1 (2.70%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.70%) LDAP
3 1 (2.70%) DHCP
3 1 (2.70%) HTTP
3 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.70%) VPN
3 1 (2.70%) FCoE
3 1 (2.70%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) Oracle Database
2 6 (16.22%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (16.22%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.81%) Finance
3 2 (5.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (18.92%) Architect
1 7 (18.92%) Infrastructure Architect
2 6 (16.22%) Administrator
2 6 (16.22%) Analyst
2 6 (16.22%) Consultant
2 6 (16.22%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 5 (13.51%) Backup Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Storage Consultant
4 4 (10.81%) Technical Services Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) UNIX Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) Network Support
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Network Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Network Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) Middleware
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Replication
1 5 (13.51%) IBM XIV
2 3 (8.11%) Client/Server
2 3 (8.11%) HP Superdome
3 2 (5.41%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.70%) Clustering
4 1 (2.70%) PKI
4 1 (2.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 18 (48.65%) Linux
2 16 (43.24%) Windows
3 13 (35.14%) UNIX
4 8 (21.62%) HPUX
5 6 (16.22%) Solaris
6 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.70%) AIX
8 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (13.51%) Migration
2 5 (13.51%) ITIL
2 5 (13.51%) Project Planning
3 4 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (8.11%) Load Balancing
4 3 (8.11%) Software Deployment
5 2 (5.41%) Change Management
6 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.70%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.70%) High Availability
6 1 (2.70%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.70%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.70%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (2.70%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) SQL
2 6 (16.22%) Perl
3 5 (13.51%) PowerShell
4 4 (10.81%) Bash Shell
4 4 (10.81%) VB
5 1 (2.70%) VBScript
5 1 (2.70%) C
5 1 (2.70%) C++
5 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
2 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (5.41%) MCSE
4 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.70%) VCAP
5 1 (2.70%) MCSA
5 1 (2.70%) MCITP
System Software
1 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
2 13 (35.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (16.22%) vSphere
4 4 (10.81%) SRDF
5 2 (5.41%) ISA Server
6 1 (2.70%) NFS
6 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.70%) XenApp
6 1 (2.70%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.70%) VMFS
6 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.70%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) NetBackup
1 5 (13.51%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (48.65%) VMware
2 15 (40.54%) HP
3 11 (29.73%) NetApp
4 9 (24.32%) Oracle
4 9 (24.32%) Brocade
5 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
5 8 (21.62%) CommVault
6 7 (18.92%) IBM
7 6 (16.22%) F5
8 5 (13.51%) WatchGuard
9 4 (10.81%) EMC
10 2 (5.41%) Citrix
10 2 (5.41%) Cisco
10 2 (5.41%) CheckPoint
10 2 (5.41%) Sophos
10 2 (5.41%) Websense
10 2 (5.41%) Lumension
11 1 (2.70%) Trend Micro
11 1 (2.70%) Splunk
11 1 (2.70%) Tripwire
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
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