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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 31 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing SAN 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 1.05% 2.38% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.64% 27.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £365 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.67% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.48 £28.13 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.81% +25.00%
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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 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 7.67% 8.57% 10.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 12
Average daily rate £350 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -15.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £338 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £468 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 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 3 (50.00%) Project Management
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) NetApp
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) CentOS
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (16.67%) HAProxy
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Docker
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Pacemaker
3 1 (16.67%) iptables
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (16.67%) Front Office
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) CentOS
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (16.67%) vSphere
1 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
1 1 (16.67%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
1 1 (16.67%) HAProxy
1 1 (16.67%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) Google
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle