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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 31 28 19
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Contract jobs citing SAN 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 1.80% 0.56% 0.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.73% 6.67% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
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£350 - £213
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -2.32%
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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
22 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 7.91% 8.38% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 5
Average daily rate £350 - £265
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 - £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 - £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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
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 30 January 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 14 (82.35%) LAN
1 14 (82.35%) WAN
2 12 (70.59%) Cisco
3 11 (64.71%) Windows
4 9 (52.94%) Linux
4 9 (52.94%) Tomcat
5 8 (47.06%) Java
6 7 (41.18%) MySQL
6 7 (41.18%) Apache
6 7 (41.18%) Open Source
7 6 (35.29%) Google Apps
7 6 (35.29%) Google
7 6 (35.29%) Oracle
7 6 (35.29%) VMware
8 5 (29.41%) E-Commerce
8 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (29.41%) Firewall
8 5 (29.41%) CCIE
8 5 (29.41%) Wireshark
8 5 (29.41%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (29.41%) SolarWinds
8 5 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (29.41%) Cisco Prime
9 4 (23.53%) hybris
9 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (23.53%) HP
9 4 (23.53%) Migration
10 3 (17.65%) Ansible

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 9 (52.94%) Tomcat
2 7 (41.18%) Apache
3 2 (11.76%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 14 (82.35%) LAN
1 14 (82.35%) WAN
2 5 (29.41%) Firewall
2 5 (29.41%) Wireshark
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) MySQL
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Designer
1 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Designer
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Server Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Storage Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) LAMP
2 1 (5.88%) Flash
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Open Source
2 1 (5.88%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) UNIX
3 1 (5.88%) AIX
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) E-Commerce
2 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (29.41%) CCIE
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (17.65%) Ansible
3 1 (5.88%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Cisco
2 6 (35.29%) Google
2 6 (35.29%) Oracle
2 6 (35.29%) VMware
3 5 (29.41%) SolarWinds
4 4 (23.53%) hybris
4 4 (23.53%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) IBM
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft