The first table below looks at the demand for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Luton region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank - 14 -
Contract jobs citing SAN 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton - 1.41% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 7.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £27.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +3.84%
Communications & Networking Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 1.01% 18.31% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 4
Average daily rate £338 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -23.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -18.18%
SAN
Bedfordshire

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Luton

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

SAN
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) SLA
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware