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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 27 24 17
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing SAN 9 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 3.33% 1.78% 2.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 12.50% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £191 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+109.15% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £178 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £204 £231
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.88 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+32.77% -
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
27 24 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 10.00% 14.20% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 5 8
Average daily rate £456 £204 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+123.92% -23.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £175 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £241 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +22.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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
2 12 (70.59%) Windows
3 10 (58.82%) Linux
3 10 (58.82%) Tomcat
4 9 (52.94%) Java
5 8 (47.06%) MySQL
5 8 (47.06%) Apache
5 8 (47.06%) Open Source
6 7 (41.18%) Google Apps
6 7 (41.18%) Google
6 7 (41.18%) Oracle
6 7 (41.18%) VMware
7 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
7 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (29.41%) hybris
9 4 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (23.53%) Cisco Prime
9 4 (23.53%) Wireshark
9 4 (23.53%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (23.53%) SolarWinds
9 4 (23.53%) Firewall
9 4 (23.53%) CCIE
9 4 (23.53%) HP
9 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (17.65%) Migration
10 3 (17.65%) LAMP

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 10 (58.82%) Tomcat
2 8 (47.06%) Apache
3 3 (17.65%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) Google Apps
2 1 (5.88%) IaaS
2 1 (5.88%) SaaS
2 1 (5.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (82.35%) LAN
1 14 (82.35%) WAN
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (23.53%) Wireshark
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (23.53%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) MySQL
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Designer
2 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Designer
3 3 (17.65%) Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Server Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Storage Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Designer
5 1 (5.88%) Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) LAMP
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) Flash
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Open Source
2 1 (5.88%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) UNIX
3 1 (5.88%) AIX
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) CCIE
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (17.65%) Ansible
3 1 (5.88%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Cisco
2 7 (41.18%) Google
2 7 (41.18%) Oracle
2 7 (41.18%) VMware
3 5 (29.41%) hybris
4 4 (23.53%) SolarWinds
4 4 (23.53%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) IBM
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft