The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 Maidenhead 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank - 16 17
Contract jobs citing SAN 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead - 1.27% 1.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 4.76% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.04% +6.66%
Communications & Networking Category
Maidenhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
15 21 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 17.05% 26.58% 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 17 8
Average daily rate £475 £385 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.37% -3.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £85.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +580.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
SAN
Berkshire

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
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 1 August 2014, 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 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Replication
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 2 (50.00%) IIS
1 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) MPLS
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Operations Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco