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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 31 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SAN 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 2.30% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.44% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£456 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +16.66%
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
36 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 11.84% 5.13% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 5 8
Average daily rate £425 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £205 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £499 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £13.75 - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 17 April 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 7 (50.00%) LAN
1 7 (50.00%) WAN
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco
1 7 (50.00%) CCIE
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (50.00%) Firewall
1 7 (50.00%) Wireshark
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 7 (50.00%) SolarWinds
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco Prime
1 7 (50.00%) NX-OS
2 6 (42.86%) Hyper-V
2 6 (42.86%) Migration
3 5 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (28.57%) Docker
4 4 (28.57%) DevOps
4 4 (28.57%) HAProxy
4 4 (28.57%) iptables
4 4 (28.57%) Open Source
4 4 (28.57%) CentOS
4 4 (28.57%) SCOM
4 4 (28.57%) Google
4 4 (28.57%) Clustering
4 4 (28.57%) NetApp
4 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 4 (28.57%) Java
4 4 (28.57%) Linux
4 4 (28.57%) Tomcat

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (28.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) LAN
1 7 (50.00%) WAN
1 7 (50.00%) Firewall
1 7 (50.00%) Wireshark
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 7 (50.00%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Network Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Technical Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Network Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Flash
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
1 1 (7.14%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Clustering
1 4 (28.57%) Open Source
2 1 (7.14%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
1 4 (28.57%) CentOS
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (7.14%) AIX
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Migration
2 5 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (28.57%) DevOps
4 3 (21.43%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) CCIE
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Hyper-V
2 4 (28.57%) Docker
2 4 (28.57%) iptables
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (28.57%) SCOM
2 4 (28.57%) HAProxy
3 3 (21.43%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco
1 7 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 4 (28.57%) Google
2 4 (28.57%) NetApp
2 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft