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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 20 37 16
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -21
Contract jobs citing SAN 6 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 4.00% 0.51% 2.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 46.15% 7.14% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate
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£294 - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £23.75 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+24.21% -1.04%
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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
13 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 8.67% 7.14% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 12
Average daily rate £300 £313 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £363 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Luton region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 August 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (57.14%) Citrix
4 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
4 4 (57.14%) DHCP
4 4 (57.14%) DNS
5 3 (42.86%) ITIL
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (28.57%) Terminal Services
6 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
6 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (28.57%) WAN
6 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
6 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 2 (28.57%) VPN
6 2 (28.57%) SQL
6 2 (28.57%) Oracle
6 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
7 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
7 1 (14.29%) Mitel
7 1 (14.29%) Document Management
7 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Business One
1 1 (14.29%) TeleForm
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DHCP
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) ADSL
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) Internet
3 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (14.29%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) VMWare Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
2 1 (14.29%) Replication
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
2 1 (14.29%) iPhone
2 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Patch Management
3 1 (14.29%) Server Patching
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Process Management
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Document Management
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) Terminal Services
4 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (14.29%) Firmware
4 1 (14.29%) XenApp
4 1 (14.29%) vSphere
4 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
1 1 (14.29%) WSUS
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) Citrix
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle
6 1 (14.29%) SAP
6 1 (14.29%) Mitel
6 1 (14.29%) RightFax
6 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow
6 1 (14.29%) CommVault
6 1 (14.29%) Symantec
6 1 (14.29%) Wyse
6 1 (14.29%) Metastorm
6 1 (14.29%) Sun
6 1 (14.29%) HP
6 1 (14.29%) Dell
6 1 (14.29%) EMC