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 22 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank - 19 18
Contract jobs citing SAN 0 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex - 3.21% 4.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 15.38% 27.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 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 1 0
Average hourly rate - £31.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +2.27%
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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
24 52 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 9.80% 20.88% 16.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 26 16
Average daily rate £375 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £31.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) Online Games
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Games
3 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) DBA
1 2 (66.67%) SQL DBA
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Online Games
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec