The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 27 27 21
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing SAN 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.04% 1.11% 1.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.05% 9.52% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
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£450 £456 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +26.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +16.27%
SAN
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

Communications & Networking Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19 21 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 9.69% 11.67% 12.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 8
Average daily rate £350 £313 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +2.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £125.00 £20.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+525.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAN across the Liverpool region.

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the Liverpool region.

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 5 (55.56%) UNIX
1 5 (55.56%) HP
1 5 (55.56%) Firmware
2 4 (44.44%) Shell Script
2 4 (44.44%) HPUX
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Change Control
3 3 (33.33%) Wealth Management
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) EMC
3 3 (33.33%) NetApp
3 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (22.22%) Publishing
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
4 2 (22.22%) CLARiiON
4 2 (22.22%) EMC Centera
4 2 (22.22%) NAS
4 2 (22.22%) Symmetrix DMX
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (11.11%) VMFS
5 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (11.11%) vCloud

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) NAS
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) DMZ
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (44.44%) Administrator
1 4 (44.44%) HPUX Systems Administrator
1 4 (44.44%) HPUX Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Storage Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Customer Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Customer Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Firmware
2 2 (22.22%) CLARiiON
2 2 (22.22%) EMC Centera
2 2 (22.22%) Symmetrix DMX
3 1 (11.11%) e-Health
3 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) UNIX
2 4 (44.44%) HPUX
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Change Control
1 3 (33.33%) Wealth Management
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Shell Script
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMFS
1 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (11.11%) vCloud
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Server
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) HP
2 3 (33.33%) EMC
2 3 (33.33%) NetApp
2 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) SAP
4 1 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) CA
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