The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 38 34 37
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing SAN 4 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.96% 1.63% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.38% 17.65% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 1
Average daily rate
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£425 £351 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.99% +8.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.46 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.12% +22.22%
SAN
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
26 34 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 6.25% 9.26% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 24 29
Average daily rate £350 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £463 £510
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 Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAN across the Northamptonshire region.

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the Northamptonshire region.

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

SAN
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -8 3 £425 +16.43% 4
SAN
East Midlands

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) NetApp
3 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 2 (22.22%) UNIX
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
4 1 (11.11%) HAProxy
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (11.11%) Docker
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) Pacemaker
4 1 (11.11%) iptables
4 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 1 (11.11%) IBM PureFlex
4 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
4 1 (11.11%) Clustering
4 1 (11.11%) CentOS
4 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (11.11%) LPAR
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (11.11%) vSphere

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (11.11%) Front Office
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Project Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) AWS Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Flash
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) NHS
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) LPAR
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) UNIX
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) CentOS
2 1 (11.11%) AIX
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Open Source
3 1 (11.11%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
1 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
2 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (11.11%) Docker
2 1 (11.11%) iptables
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCOM
1 1 (11.11%) HAProxy
1 1 (11.11%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
2 2 (22.22%) NetApp
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) Google
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) IBM