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 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 34 36 34
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing SAN 5 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.28% 1.11% 1.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% 12.50% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £381 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% +38.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £336 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £460 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £23.75 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.26% -1.04%
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
35 32 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 8.93% 8.89% 15.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 23 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 £250 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £469 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +2 4 £400 -1.53% 2
SAN
East Midlands

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 5 (38.46%) NetApp
1 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
2 4 (30.77%) HAProxy
2 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (30.77%) Docker
2 4 (30.77%) DevOps
2 4 (30.77%) iptables
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
2 4 (30.77%) Clustering
2 4 (30.77%) SCOM
2 4 (30.77%) CentOS
2 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
2 4 (30.77%) Open Source
2 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Project Management
2 4 (30.77%) Google
2 4 (30.77%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) Pacemaker
4 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 2 (15.38%) UNIX
4 2 (15.38%) Windows
4 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
4 2 (15.38%) MS Excel

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
2 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
1 1 (7.69%) DHCP
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) Wireshark
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (7.69%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (7.69%) Front Office
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Project Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Technical Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Designer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Designer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Flash
1 1 (7.69%) Middleware
1 1 (7.69%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
2 4 (30.77%) Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) LPAR
3 1 (7.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
1 4 (30.77%) CentOS
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (15.38%) UNIX
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Project Management
1 4 (30.77%) Open Source
1 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (30.77%) DevOps
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.69%) Change Control
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (7.69%) CCIE
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
1 4 (30.77%) Docker
1 4 (30.77%) iptables
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.69%) vSphere
3 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) SCOM
1 4 (30.77%) HAProxy
2 3 (23.08%) Pacemaker
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) NetApp
2 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
2 4 (30.77%) Google
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle