The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 38 28 33
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Contract jobs citing SAN 8 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.90% 3.50% 1.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.00% 28.95% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Average daily rate
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£349 £350 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.36% +48.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £330 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £470 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £10.50 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £21.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+52.38% -22.22%
SAN
Nottinghamshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
50 38 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 11.85% 12.10% 18.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 13 24
Average daily rate £347 £450 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.78% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £163 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £500 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 9
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.31 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% -51.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.06 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £13.56 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

SAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 8 (61.54%) Cisco
2 7 (53.85%) Firewall
2 7 (53.85%) VLAN
2 7 (53.85%) FCoE
3 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (46.15%) VMware
4 5 (38.46%) AIX
4 5 (38.46%) ITIL
4 5 (38.46%) UNIX
4 5 (38.46%) LAN
5 4 (30.77%) HPUX
5 4 (30.77%) Solaris
5 4 (30.77%) Linux
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
5 4 (30.77%) VPN
5 4 (30.77%) CCNA
5 4 (30.77%) Clustering
5 4 (30.77%) IPsec
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (30.77%) Juniper
5 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
5 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
5 4 (30.77%) Network Design
5 4 (30.77%) Network Load Balancing
5 4 (30.77%) Reverse Proxy
5 4 (30.77%) NetScaler
6 3 (23.08%) KVM

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 3 (23.08%) Oracle Application Server
1 3 (23.08%) iPlanet
1 3 (23.08%) JBoss
1 3 (23.08%) WebLogic
1 3 (23.08%) Apache
1 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
2 2 (15.38%) MQSeries
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (15.38%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (15.38%) OpenStack
3 1 (7.69%) IIS
3 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
2 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Firewall
1 7 (53.85%) VLAN
1 7 (53.85%) FCoE
2 5 (38.46%) LAN
3 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
3 4 (30.77%) VPN
3 4 (30.77%) IPsec
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (30.77%) Reverse Proxy
3 4 (30.77%) NetScaler
4 3 (23.08%) iSCSI
4 3 (23.08%) NAS
4 3 (23.08%) DNS
4 3 (23.08%) WAN
5 2 (15.38%) LDAP
6 1 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (7.69%) Internet
6 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) UNIX Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Data Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Voice Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) AIX Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) AIX Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Deskside Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Clustering
2 2 (15.38%) Grid Computing
2 2 (15.38%) Replication
3 1 (7.69%) Celerra
3 1 (7.69%) iPad
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (7.69%) HACMP
3 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) AIX
1 5 (38.46%) UNIX
2 4 (30.77%) HPUX
2 4 (30.77%) Solaris
2 4 (30.77%) Linux
3 3 (23.08%) SUSE
3 3 (23.08%) Windows
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Android
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Network Design
2 4 (30.77%) Network Load Balancing
3 3 (23.08%) Procure-to-pay
3 3 (23.08%) High Availability
3 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
3 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Requirements Management
4 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
2 3 (23.08%) Korn
2 3 (23.08%) C-shell
2 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
2 3 (23.08%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) CCNA
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) IBM AIX Certification
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
3 3 (23.08%) KVM
3 3 (23.08%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Samba
4 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (7.69%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) OpenView
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) Juniper
3 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
4 3 (23.08%) F5
4 3 (23.08%) PlateSpin
4 3 (23.08%) Veritas
4 3 (23.08%) HP
4 3 (23.08%) Sun
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle
5 2 (15.38%) Cognos
5 2 (15.38%) Citrix
5 2 (15.38%) Opsware
6 1 (7.69%) Brocade
6 1 (7.69%) 3PAR
6 1 (7.69%) EMC