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 24 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 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 20 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing SAN 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 3.23% 2.63% 1.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.53% 6.67% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £325 -
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
Maidenhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
38 30 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 30.65% 39.47% 25.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 19 1
Average daily rate £295 £248 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.19% -1.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Average hourly rate £24.50 £19.25 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -16.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
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 24 April 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 16 (84.21%) Cisco
1 16 (84.21%) VMware
2 15 (78.95%) DNS
2 15 (78.95%) Active Directory
2 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 15 (78.95%) LAN
3 14 (73.68%) HP
3 14 (73.68%) VPN
3 14 (73.68%) Symantec
3 14 (73.68%) MPLS
3 14 (73.68%) Windows 7
4 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (68.42%) WSUS
4 13 (68.42%) SCCM
4 13 (68.42%) NetBackup
4 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (63.16%) Internet
5 12 (63.16%) Norton AntiVirus
5 12 (63.16%) vSphere
6 11 (57.89%) Firewall
6 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
7 10 (52.63%) CheckPoint
8 9 (47.37%) Blue Coat
8 9 (47.37%) WAN
9 8 (42.11%) LDAP
10 7 (36.84%) SMTP
10 7 (36.84%) MS Exchange
10 7 (36.84%) HTTP
10 7 (36.84%) Brocade
10 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 7 (36.84%) MS Exchange
1 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2007
1 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (10.53%) IIS
2 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.79%) MS Office
3 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 15 (78.95%) LAN
1 15 (78.95%) DNS
2 14 (73.68%) VPN
2 14 (73.68%) MPLS
3 12 (63.16%) Internet
4 11 (57.89%) Firewall
5 9 (47.37%) WAN
6 8 (42.11%) LDAP
7 7 (36.84%) HTTP
7 7 (36.84%) SMTP
8 6 (31.58%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (15.79%) OSPF
9 3 (15.79%) BGP
10 2 (10.53%) H.323
10 2 (10.53%) SNMP
10 2 (10.53%) Ethernet
10 2 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (10.53%) Frame Relay
10 2 (10.53%) IP Telephony
10 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (26.32%) Japanese Language
2 4 (21.05%) French Language
2 4 (21.05%) German Language
2 4 (21.05%) Italian Language
3 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Team Leader
1 10 (52.63%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 7 (36.84%) Operations Team Leader
2 7 (36.84%) Infrastructure Operations Team Leader
3 3 (15.79%) Desktop Team Leader
4 2 (10.53%) Data Centre Operations Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Network Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Data Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Data Centre Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Service Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Operations Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) DBA
5 1 (5.26%) SQL DBA
5 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Team Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Replication
1 1 (5.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 14 (73.68%) Windows 7
3 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (21.05%) Linux
5 2 (10.53%) CentOS
6 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Problem Management
2 5 (26.32%) Project Management
3 3 (15.79%) Security Management
4 2 (10.53%) Operations Management
4 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) Service Management
4 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.53%) Network Management
4 2 (10.53%) Change Control
5 1 (5.26%) High Availability
5 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.26%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) CCNA
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.26%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 15 (78.95%) Active Directory
2 12 (63.16%) vSphere
3 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (68.42%) NetBackup
1 13 (68.42%) WSUS
1 13 (68.42%) SCCM
2 12 (63.16%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Cisco
1 16 (84.21%) VMware
2 14 (73.68%) HP
2 14 (73.68%) Symantec
3 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
4 10 (52.63%) CheckPoint
5 9 (47.37%) Blue Coat
6 7 (36.84%) Brocade
7 5 (26.32%) McAfee
8 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
8 2 (10.53%) EMC
8 2 (10.53%) Barracuda Networks
8 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds
8 2 (10.53%) F5
9 1 (5.26%) MobileIron
9 1 (5.26%) Nokia