The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Maidenhead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 16 22 16
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing SAN 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 2.88% 2.68% 2.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.11% 9.38% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£347 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £21.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+52.38% -22.22%
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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 Maidenhead region.

Communications & Networking Category
Maidenhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
37 32 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 35.58% 28.57% 30.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 5 16
Average daily rate £398 £338 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.77% +1.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £24.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

SAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Maidenhead

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Maidenhead region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram in Maidenhead

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) Thin Client
2 2 (66.67%) Terminal Services
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) ISA Server
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) McAfee
2 2 (66.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (66.67%) Websense
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) WSUS
2 2 (66.67%) Fat Client

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) VLAN
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Thin Client
1 2 (66.67%) Fat Client
2 1 (33.33%) iSeries
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (66.67%) Change Control
1 2 (66.67%) Software Deployment
1 2 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (66.67%) Line Management
1 2 (66.67%) Malware Detection\Protection
1 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) VBScript
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCITP
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
1 2 (66.67%) Terminal Services
1 2 (66.67%) ISA Server
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (66.67%) WSUS
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
1 2 (66.67%) HP SIM
1 2 (66.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) McAfee
2 2 (66.67%) Websense
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SAP