The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 27 28 29
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing SAN 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 1.45% 0.98% 1.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 12.50% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £406 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +80.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £23.75 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+24.21% -1.04%
SAN
Northamptonshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
24 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 8.70% 7.84% 12.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 13
Average daily rate £350 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £338 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £475 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

SAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

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

SAN Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 (50.00%) NetApp
1 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (40.00%) Project Management
2 4 (40.00%) Clustering
2 4 (40.00%) Google
2 4 (40.00%) SCOM
2 4 (40.00%) CentOS
2 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (40.00%) Open Source
2 4 (40.00%) HAProxy
2 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (40.00%) Docker
2 4 (40.00%) DevOps
2 4 (40.00%) iptables
3 3 (30.00%) Pacemaker
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (20.00%) Citrix
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
5 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 4 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (10.00%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (10.00%) Front Office
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Architect
1 4 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (40.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
1 4 (40.00%) CentOS
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Project Management
1 4 (40.00%) Open Source
1 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (40.00%) DevOps
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (10.00%) CCIE
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (40.00%) Docker
1 4 (40.00%) iptables
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) SCOM
1 4 (40.00%) HAProxy
2 3 (30.00%) Pacemaker
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) NetApp
2 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (40.00%) Google
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Citrix
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco
5 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds