The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 59 72 62
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Contract jobs citing SAN 30 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.94% 0.84% 1.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.22% 6.76% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 2
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£425 £300 £178
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% +69.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £212 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £320 £180
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.24% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.25 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -25.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £14.25 £27.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £28.25 £29.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.54% +6.66%
SAN
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
211 148 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.67% 12.36% 15.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 63 57
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 20
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.50 £25.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -51.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £10.55 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.90% -8.88%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

SAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

SAN
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - - - - 1
Cheadle - - - -
Rochdale - - - - 2
Salford - - - -
Stockport - - - - 1
Wigan - - - -
SAN
North West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 44 (70.97%) Windows
2 43 (69.35%) VMware
3 36 (58.06%) Citrix
4 33 (53.23%) Active Directory
5 31 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 30 (48.39%) Microsoft
6 30 (48.39%) Migration
7 24 (38.71%) SQL Server
8 22 (35.48%) Firewall
9 21 (33.87%) NAS
10 20 (32.26%) Cisco
11 19 (30.65%) LAN
11 19 (30.65%) UNIX
12 18 (29.03%) Fibre Channel
13 17 (27.42%) Change Control
13 17 (27.42%) EMC
13 17 (27.42%) Replication
14 16 (25.81%) IIS
14 16 (25.81%) WAN
14 16 (25.81%) Hyper-V
15 15 (24.19%) iSCSI
15 15 (24.19%) Solaris
16 14 (22.58%) HP
16 14 (22.58%) Terminal Services
16 14 (22.58%) VMware ESX
16 14 (22.58%) Finance
16 14 (22.58%) Clustering
16 14 (22.58%) Celerra
16 14 (22.58%) EMC RecoverPoint
17 13 (20.97%) VCP4

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 16 (25.81%) IIS
2 10 (16.13%) MS Exchange
3 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.61%) Apache
5 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.61%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.06%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (8.06%) MS Project
3 1 (1.61%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 22 (35.48%) Firewall
2 21 (33.87%) NAS
3 19 (30.65%) LAN
4 18 (29.03%) Fibre Channel
5 16 (25.81%) WAN
6 15 (24.19%) iSCSI
7 12 (19.35%) BGP
7 12 (19.35%) EIGRP
8 11 (17.74%) Wireless
8 11 (17.74%) DMZ
8 11 (17.74%) Internet
8 11 (17.74%) MPLS
8 11 (17.74%) OSPF
8 11 (17.74%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (17.74%) VPLS
9 5 (8.06%) NetScaler
10 4 (6.45%) VLAN
10 4 (6.45%) TCP/IP
11 3 (4.84%) DHCP
11 3 (4.84%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (38.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.61%) MySQL
General
1 14 (22.58%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Banking
3 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (12.90%) Architect
1 8 (12.90%) Programme Manager
1 8 (12.90%) 3rd Line Support
1 8 (12.90%) Server Engineer
2 7 (11.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (11.29%) Project Manager
3 6 (9.68%) Technical Architect
3 6 (9.68%) Data Centre Project Manager
4 5 (8.06%) Senior Manager
4 5 (8.06%) Senior Programme Manager
4 5 (8.06%) Support Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Project Leader
5 4 (6.45%) Technical Project Leader
6 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Data Centre Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Storage Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Server Specialist
6 3 (4.84%) Consultant
6 3 (4.84%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (27.42%) Replication
2 14 (22.58%) Clustering
2 14 (22.58%) Celerra
3 6 (9.68%) Life Science
4 3 (4.84%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.61%) Open Source
5 1 (1.61%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 44 (70.97%) Windows
2 19 (30.65%) UNIX
3 15 (24.19%) Solaris
4 13 (20.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (11.29%) Windows 7
7 6 (9.68%) Linux
8 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (4.84%) CentOS
10 2 (3.23%) Windows XP
10 2 (3.23%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.61%) HPUX
11 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (48.39%) Migration
2 17 (27.42%) Change Control
3 13 (20.97%) Programme Management
4 10 (16.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (12.90%) Technical Architecture
5 8 (12.90%) Matrix Management
5 8 (12.90%) Business Continuity
6 7 (11.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (11.29%) PRINCE2
6 7 (11.29%) Configuration Management
7 6 (9.68%) Project Management
8 4 (6.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (3.23%) Software Deployment
9 2 (3.23%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.23%) ITIL
10 1 (1.61%) Change Management
10 1 (1.61%) Security Testing
10 1 (1.61%) Information Assurance
10 1 (1.61%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (1.61%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.13%) SQL
2 3 (4.84%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (20.97%) VCP4
2 3 (4.84%) MCP
2 3 (4.84%) MCSE
2 3 (4.84%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.23%) CCNA
3 2 (3.23%) Degree
4 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.61%) CCIE
4 1 (1.61%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (53.23%) Active Directory
2 31 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (25.81%) Hyper-V
4 14 (22.58%) Terminal Services
4 14 (22.58%) VMware ESX
4 14 (22.58%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 9 (14.52%) XenApp
6 4 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.61%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) NetBackup
2 4 (6.45%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (4.84%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (4.84%) SCCM
4 1 (1.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.61%) XenMobile
4 1 (1.61%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (1.61%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 43 (69.35%) VMware
2 36 (58.06%) Citrix
3 30 (48.39%) Microsoft
4 20 (32.26%) Cisco
5 17 (27.42%) EMC
6 14 (22.58%) HP
7 12 (19.35%) SolarWinds
8 11 (17.74%) Oracle
8 11 (17.74%) Nortel
8 11 (17.74%) NetApp
8 11 (17.74%) CheckPoint
9 6 (9.68%) Symantec
10 5 (8.06%) 3PAR
11 4 (6.45%) Veeam
12 3 (4.84%) Veritas
12 3 (4.84%) Red Hat
12 3 (4.84%) Avaya
12 3 (4.84%) Dell
13 1 (1.61%) IBM
13 1 (1.61%) Sun
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