The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Norfolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 33 21 29
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Contract jobs citing SAN 5 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 1.75% 4.89% 1.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.63% 25.71% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
Average daily rate
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£204 £245 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.83% -44.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £228 £439
10% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £245 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.63 £25.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+14.50% +17.64%
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East of England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Norfolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
32 35 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 11.23% 19.02% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 4
Average daily rate £185 £250 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% -42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £227 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £292 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 0
Average hourly rate £16.10 £21.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.97% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

SAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Norfolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram in Norfolk

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (33.33%) VLAN
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (16.67%) vSphere
5 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (16.67%) VoIP
5 1 (16.67%) WAN
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) Intranet
5 1 (16.67%) Internet
5 1 (16.67%) ISA Server
5 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) VLAN
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) Intranet
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
1 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (16.67%) ISA Server
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft