The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex 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 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 22 26 8
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -18
Contract jobs citing SAN 1 3 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.62% 1.22% 10.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 11.54% 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 9
Average daily rate
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£185 £300 £572
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.33% -47.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £34.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +1.85%
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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 Middlesex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
10 26 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 6.17% 10.57% 26.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 21
Average daily rate £185 £400 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.75% -7.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £288 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 10
Average hourly rate - £34.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

SAN
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) FCoE
2 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (50.00%) Windows

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (50.00%) NAS
1 1 (50.00%) FCoE
1 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architect
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Google