The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 21 28 16
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Contract jobs citing SAN 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 3.40% 1.09% 2.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 50.00% 22.22% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£190 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 - £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £268 - £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £23.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+46.73% -8.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
10 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 6.80% 4.89% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 10
Average daily rate £288 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £338 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) VPN
4 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (20.00%) TeleForm
5 1 (20.00%) vSphere
5 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (20.00%) RightFax
5 1 (20.00%) Process Management
5 1 (20.00%) Change Management
5 1 (20.00%) Wyse
5 1 (20.00%) Metastorm

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Business One
1 1 (20.00%) TeleForm
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) ADSL
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) VMWare Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (20.00%) Replication
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (20.00%) iPhone
2 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (20.00%) Server Patching
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Process Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Document Management
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (20.00%) Firmware
3 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (20.00%) WSUS
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) SAP
4 1 (20.00%) Mitel
4 1 (20.00%) RightFax
4 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (20.00%) CommVault
4 1 (20.00%) Symantec
4 1 (20.00%) Wyse
4 1 (20.00%) Metastorm
4 1 (20.00%) Sun
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Dell
4 1 (20.00%) EMC