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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 29 28 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Contract jobs citing SAN 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 1.28% 0.47% 2.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 8.33% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£425 £338 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £360
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -9.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £19.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+64.10% -27.77%
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 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 10.26% 5.58% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 8
Average daily rate £425 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -19.10%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 8 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (40.00%) iptables
2 4 (40.00%) NX-OS
2 4 (40.00%) Wireshark
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (40.00%) SCOM
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (40.00%) CentOS
2 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (40.00%) SolarWinds
2 4 (40.00%) Google
2 4 (40.00%) Open Source
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (40.00%) HAProxy
2 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (40.00%) Docker
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (40.00%) DevOps
2 4 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (40.00%) LAN
2 4 (40.00%) WAN
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (40.00%) NetApp
2 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (40.00%) CCIE
2 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) Clustering

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 4 (40.00%) LAN
1 4 (40.00%) WAN
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
1 4 (40.00%) Wireshark
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (40.00%) NX-OS
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Architect
1 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
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%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) 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%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Migration
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%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) CCIE
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (40.00%) Docker
1 4 (40.00%) iptables
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) SCOM
1 4 (40.00%) HAProxy
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (30.00%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco
1 4 (40.00%) NetApp
1 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (40.00%) Google
1 4 (40.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix