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 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 38 30 23
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Contract jobs citing SAN 10 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.39% 1.47% 2.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.78% 11.43% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £208 £219
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+92.77% -5.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £182 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £210 £232
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.88 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+32.77% -
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
36 35 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 8.59% 12.82% 8.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 10 14
Average daily rate £388 £250 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.00% -11.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £201 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £263 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 4
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.44%
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 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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 -3 9 £400 +109.15%
SAN
East Midlands

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 15 (78.95%) LAN
1 15 (78.95%) WAN
2 14 (73.68%) Cisco
2 14 (73.68%) Windows
3 11 (57.89%) Linux
3 11 (57.89%) Tomcat
4 10 (52.63%) Java
5 9 (47.37%) MySQL
5 9 (47.37%) Apache
5 9 (47.37%) Open Source
6 8 (42.11%) Google Apps
6 8 (42.11%) Oracle
6 8 (42.11%) Google
7 7 (36.84%) VMware
8 6 (31.58%) E-Commerce
8 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (26.32%) hybris
9 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (26.32%) HP
9 5 (26.32%) Firewall
10 4 (21.05%) CCIE
10 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (21.05%) Wireshark
10 4 (21.05%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (21.05%) SolarWinds
10 4 (21.05%) OpenStack
10 4 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (21.05%) Cisco Prime
11 3 (15.79%) Ansible

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 11 (57.89%) Tomcat
2 9 (47.37%) Apache
3 4 (21.05%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (42.11%) Google Apps
2 1 (5.26%) IaaS
2 1 (5.26%) SaaS
2 1 (5.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (78.95%) LAN
1 15 (78.95%) WAN
2 5 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (26.32%) Firewall
3 4 (21.05%) Wireshark
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (5.26%) BIG-IP
4 1 (5.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) MySQL
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Designer
2 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Designer
3 3 (15.79%) Server Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Storage Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Network Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) LAMP
2 1 (5.26%) Apache Flex
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) Flash
2 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Open Source
2 1 (5.26%) LPAR
2 1 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Linux
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) UNIX
4 1 (5.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) E-Commerce
2 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) CCIE
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (15.79%) Ansible
3 1 (5.26%) WSUS
3 1 (5.26%) SCCM
3 1 (5.26%) SCOM
3 1 (5.26%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Cisco
2 8 (42.11%) Oracle
2 8 (42.11%) Google
3 7 (36.84%) VMware
4 5 (26.32%) hybris
4 5 (26.32%) HP
5 4 (21.05%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.26%) F5
6 1 (5.26%) IBM
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft