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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 36 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing SAN 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 2.27% 0.61% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 10.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -1.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+45.83% +6.66%
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
28 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 9.09% 6.06% 11.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 0 6
Average daily rate £400 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -14.27%

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 3 March 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 12 (66.67%) LAN
1 12 (66.67%) WAN
2 11 (61.11%) Cisco
3 8 (44.44%) Tomcat
3 8 (44.44%) Linux
4 7 (38.89%) Windows
4 7 (38.89%) Java
4 7 (38.89%) CCIE
4 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (38.89%) Firewall
4 7 (38.89%) Wireshark
4 7 (38.89%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (38.89%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (38.89%) SolarWinds
4 7 (38.89%) Open Source
4 7 (38.89%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (38.89%) Cisco Prime
5 6 (33.33%) Migration
5 6 (33.33%) Google
6 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
7 4 (22.22%) VMware
7 4 (22.22%) MySQL
7 4 (22.22%) Apache
7 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
8 3 (16.67%) Google Apps
8 3 (16.67%) DevOps
8 3 (16.67%) HAProxy
8 3 (16.67%) Docker
8 3 (16.67%) Oracle

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 8 (44.44%) Tomcat
2 4 (22.22%) Apache
3 1 (5.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) LAN
1 12 (66.67%) WAN
2 7 (38.89%) Firewall
2 7 (38.89%) Wireshark
2 7 (38.89%) Cisco IOS
2 7 (38.89%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (38.89%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) MySQL
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Architect
1 4 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Designer
2 3 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Designer
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Network Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Server Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Storage Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Flash
1 1 (5.56%) Middleware
1 1 (5.56%) LAMP
1 1 (5.56%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Open Source
2 3 (16.67%) Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Linux
2 7 (38.89%) Windows
3 3 (16.67%) CentOS
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) AIX
4 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Migration
2 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (16.67%) DevOps
3 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) CCIE
1 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.56%) VCP4
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
2 3 (16.67%) Docker
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (16.67%) SCOM
2 3 (16.67%) HAProxy
3 2 (11.11%) Ansible
4 1 (5.56%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Cisco
2 7 (38.89%) SolarWinds
3 6 (33.33%) Google
4 4 (22.22%) VMware
5 3 (16.67%) NetApp
5 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 3 (16.67%) Oracle
6 2 (11.11%) HP
6 2 (11.11%) hybris
7 1 (5.56%) IBM
7 1 (5.56%) Microsoft